The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 55 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 10 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.75% 3.70% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 4.43% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 13
Median salary £70,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,750 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
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
487 497 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 85.14% 83.67% 82.57%
Number of salaries quoted 457 433 301
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Suffolk

SOA
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -5 6 £71,250 +103.57%
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £35,000 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for SOA.

1 23 (71.88%) Web Services
2 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) REST
4 14 (43.75%) TOGAF
5 13 (40.63%) SOAP
5 13 (40.63%) Unix
6 12 (37.50%) Java
6 12 (37.50%) TDD
7 9 (28.13%) .NET
7 9 (28.13%) UML
7 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.00%) OO
8 8 (25.00%) RUP
8 8 (25.00%) XML
8 8 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
8 8 (25.00%) DataPower
8 8 (25.00%) Web Application Development
8 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (25.00%) iptables
9 7 (21.88%) Java EE
10 6 (18.75%) Big Data
10 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
10 6 (18.75%) C#
10 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
10 6 (18.75%) IBM
11 5 (15.63%) JBoss
11 5 (15.63%) Oracle
11 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
11 5 (15.63%) WCF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.63%) JBoss
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (15.63%) WebLogic
2 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Big Data
1 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Hive
3 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.38%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Architect
2 10 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (28.13%) Developer
4 8 (25.00%) Applications Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Applications Support
5 5 (15.63%) Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# Web Applications Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Java Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) Web Services
2 15 (46.88%) REST
3 13 (40.63%) SOAP
4 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 8 (25.00%) XML
6 7 (21.88%) Java EE
7 5 (15.63%) WCF
8 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 4 (12.50%) J2EE
8 4 (12.50%) Silverlight
9 3 (9.38%) Ajax
9 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
9 3 (9.38%) jQuery
9 3 (9.38%) JSON
9 3 (9.38%) OSGi
9 3 (9.38%) Regular Expression
9 3 (9.38%) XSD
9 3 (9.38%) XSLT
10 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) DataPower
1 8 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) TOGAF
3 12 (37.50%) TDD
4 9 (28.13%) UML
5 8 (25.00%) OO
5 8 (25.00%) RUP
5 8 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 8 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (12.50%) BDD
6 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) API Design
7 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
7 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.25%) CRM
8 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) C#
3 4 (12.50%) XAML
4 3 (9.38%) Groovy
5 1 (3.13%) Scala
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.25%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) iptables
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) IBM
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Sun
5 1 (3.13%) Apigee
5 1 (3.13%) CA
5 1 (3.13%) Mashery
5 1 (3.13%) WSO2