The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 39 41 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Permanent jobs citing SOA 35 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.51% 6.16% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.94% 7.38% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 34 15 15
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,050 £56,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
SOA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
504 447 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.37% 83.40% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 463 338 489
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

SOA
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Suffolk region.

SOA Salary Trend in Suffolk

SOA
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Suffolk

SOA
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +2 34 £45,000 -18.18%
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 46 (66.67%) Java
2 43 (62.32%) .NET
3 34 (49.28%) Scrum
4 32 (46.38%) J2EE
5 28 (40.58%) C#
6 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 21 (30.43%) PRINCE2
8 20 (28.99%) jQuery
9 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 15 (21.74%) N-Tier
10 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
10 15 (21.74%) MVC
10 15 (21.74%) .NET Framework
10 15 (21.74%) NoSQL
10 15 (21.74%) Entity Framework
11 14 (20.29%) Degree
11 14 (20.29%) Computer Science
11 14 (20.29%) CSS
11 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
11 14 (20.29%) HTML
12 13 (18.84%) Unit Testing
12 13 (18.84%) Ruby
12 13 (18.84%) Kendo UI
13 12 (17.39%) REST
13 12 (17.39%) Big Data
13 12 (17.39%) Web Application Development
13 12 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (17.39%) Mathematics
13 12 (17.39%) Java EE

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.14%) Apache Pig
1 7 (10.14%) WebSphere
1 7 (10.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (10.14%) WebLogic
1 7 (10.14%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.70%) JBoss
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) IaaS
1 2 (2.90%) PaaS
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 12 (17.39%) Big Data
4 9 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (10.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (10.14%) Hadoop
5 7 (10.14%) Apache Hive
5 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
6 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
1 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
1 10 (14.49%) Subversion
2 9 (13.04%) Maven
2 9 (13.04%) SoapUI
2 9 (13.04%) Gradle
3 4 (5.80%) RSpec
3 4 (5.80%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.80%) Capybara
3 4 (5.80%) Selenium
4 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (17.39%) Games
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 7 (10.14%) Electronics
4 6 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.80%) Retail
6 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (53.62%) Developer
2 22 (31.88%) Project Manager
3 14 (20.29%) Software Manager
3 14 (20.29%) Software Project Manager
4 13 (18.84%) C# Developer
5 12 (17.39%) Java Developer
6 11 (15.94%) .NET Developer
6 11 (15.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (2.90%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.90%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Tester
9 2 (2.90%) Lead Developer
10 1 (1.45%) Junior
10 1 (1.45%) Analyst
10 1 (1.45%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (62.32%) .NET
2 32 (46.38%) J2EE
3 20 (28.99%) jQuery
4 15 (21.74%) ASP.NET
4 15 (21.74%) .NET Framework
4 15 (21.74%) Entity Framework
5 14 (20.29%) CSS
5 14 (20.29%) HTML
6 13 (18.84%) Kendo UI
7 12 (17.39%) REST
7 12 (17.39%) Java EE
7 12 (17.39%) SOAP
7 12 (17.39%) Web Services
7 12 (17.39%) XML
8 11 (15.94%) Spring
9 9 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (10.14%) Apache Camel
10 7 (10.14%) OSGi
10 7 (10.14%) Ajax
10 7 (10.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) N-Tier
2 14 (20.29%) Computer Science
3 12 (17.39%) Mathematics
3 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (13.04%) Mobile App
5 5 (7.25%) DataPower
6 4 (5.80%) PMI
7 3 (4.35%) Online Games
8 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (49.28%) Scrum
2 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.43%) PRINCE2
4 15 (21.74%) MVC
5 13 (18.84%) Unit Testing
6 12 (17.39%) Web Application Development
7 11 (15.94%) CRM
8 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.49%) TDD
9 9 (13.04%) UML
9 9 (13.04%) Integration Testing
10 7 (10.14%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (10.14%) TOGAF
10 7 (10.14%) Project Management
11 5 (7.25%) Software Delivery
12 4 (5.80%) SDLC
12 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.80%) Software Testing
12 4 (5.80%) Performance Testing
12 4 (5.80%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (66.67%) Java
2 28 (40.58%) C#
3 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.84%) Ruby
5 9 (13.04%) Python
5 9 (13.04%) C++
5 9 (13.04%) Go
6 7 (10.14%) Groovy
7 1 (1.45%) SQL
7 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Degree
2 12 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (10.14%) MCPD
4 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) IBM
4 1 (1.45%) SAP