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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 48 22 55
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +33
Permanent jobs citing SOA 14 44 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.15% 8.03% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 9.76% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 41 17
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
337 451 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 75.90% 82.30% 71.99%
Number of salaries quoted 272 415 432
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 -16 13 £49,250 -10.45% 1
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 19 (63.33%) Web Services
2 18 (60.00%) .NET
3 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (53.33%) TDD
4 16 (53.33%) C#
5 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
7 13 (43.33%) jQuery
8 11 (36.67%) Java
9 9 (30.00%) MVC
9 9 (30.00%) REST
10 8 (26.67%) SQL
10 8 (26.67%) XML
10 8 (26.67%) Oracle
10 8 (26.67%) SOAP
10 8 (26.67%) Ajax
11 7 (23.33%) Groovy
11 7 (23.33%) DataPower
11 7 (23.33%) Hadoop
11 7 (23.33%) UML
11 7 (23.33%) HTML
11 7 (23.33%) CSS
11 7 (23.33%) Big Data
11 7 (23.33%) Web Application Development
11 7 (23.33%) Apache Pig
11 7 (23.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (23.33%) Apache Hive
11 7 (23.33%) MongoDB

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (23.33%) Apache Pig
2 4 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 4 (13.33%) Node.js
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 4 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Project
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) Hadoop
2 7 (23.33%) Big Data
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 7 (23.33%) Apache Hive
2 7 (23.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Gradle
1 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 4 (13.33%) Subversion
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) NUnit
3 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.33%) NCover
3 1 (3.33%) FxCop
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Technical Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Lead Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (10.00%) DBA
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Architect
6 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Middleware Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Head of Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) Web Services
2 18 (60.00%) .NET
3 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
3 13 (43.33%) jQuery
4 9 (30.00%) REST
5 8 (26.67%) XML
5 8 (26.67%) SOAP
5 8 (26.67%) Ajax
6 7 (23.33%) HTML
6 7 (23.33%) CSS
6 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (23.33%) OSGi
6 7 (23.33%) Apache Camel
7 6 (20.00%) Java EE
8 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (13.33%) Spring
8 4 (13.33%) WCF
8 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) DataPower
2 5 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 2 (6.67%) PMI
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) TDD
3 9 (30.00%) MVC
4 7 (23.33%) UML
4 7 (23.33%) Web Application Development
5 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
6 4 (13.33%) MVVM
6 4 (13.33%) ETL
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (10.00%) CRM
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Data Architecture
8 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) Groovy
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.00%) Scala
6 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCP
2 2 (6.67%) MCSD
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.33%) MCPD
3 1 (3.33%) MCTS
3 1 (3.33%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) Salesforce.com