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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 44 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 12 12 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.45% 2.97% 7.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.88% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 40
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
409 309 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 83.64% 76.49% 78.69%
Number of salaries quoted 345 276 401
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 12 £35,000 -26.31%
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (75.51%) C#
2 34 (69.39%) Java
3 28 (57.14%) Scrum
4 24 (48.98%) Ruby
5 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (44.90%) Games
6 19 (38.78%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (38.78%) C++
6 19 (38.78%) Python
6 19 (38.78%) RabbitMQ
6 19 (38.78%) Go
7 18 (36.73%) .NET
8 14 (28.57%) HTML
8 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 14 (28.57%) CSS
8 14 (28.57%) jQuery
9 13 (26.53%) Online Games
9 13 (26.53%) Unit Testing
9 13 (26.53%) Entity Framework
9 13 (26.53%) Kendo UI
9 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
9 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
9 13 (26.53%) N-Tier
9 13 (26.53%) MVC
9 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
10 12 (24.49%) Degree
10 12 (24.49%) Mathematics
10 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
10 12 (24.49%) Mentoring
10 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.04%) JBoss
1 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.78%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
3 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.24%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.24%) Gradle
2 6 (12.24%) SoapUI
2 6 (12.24%) Subversion
2 6 (12.24%) Maven
2 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.20%) RSpec
3 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.20%) Selenium
3 5 (10.20%) Capybara
General
1 22 (44.90%) Games
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Electronics
4 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Swedish Language
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (81.63%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) C# Developer
3 11 (22.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (22.45%) .NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Software Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Software Project Manager
8 2 (4.08%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Tester
9 1 (2.04%) Junior
9 1 (2.04%) Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Integration Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Junior C# Developer
9 1 (2.04%) QA Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) RabbitMQ
2 18 (36.73%) .NET
3 14 (28.57%) HTML
3 14 (28.57%) CSS
3 14 (28.57%) jQuery
4 13 (26.53%) Kendo UI
4 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
4 13 (26.53%) Entity Framework
4 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
5 10 (20.41%) J2EE
6 7 (14.29%) SOAP
6 7 (14.29%) Web Services
6 7 (14.29%) XML
6 7 (14.29%) REST
7 6 (12.24%) Java EE
7 6 (12.24%) Spring
8 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (4.08%) OSGi
9 2 (4.08%) Apache Camel
10 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) N-Tier
1 13 (26.53%) Online Games
2 12 (24.49%) Mathematics
2 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
2 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (18.37%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.08%) DataPower
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Scrum
2 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.53%) MVC
3 13 (26.53%) Unit Testing
4 12 (24.49%) Mentoring
5 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.29%) TDD
7 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Web Application Development
8 5 (10.20%) Performance Testing
8 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.08%) CRM
10 2 (4.08%) Project Management
10 2 (4.08%) Analytics
10 2 (4.08%) Automation Testing
11 1 (2.04%) DevOps
11 1 (2.04%) SDLC
11 1 (2.04%) Service Management
11 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 37 (75.51%) C#
2 34 (69.39%) Java
3 24 (48.98%) Ruby
4 19 (38.78%) Python
4 19 (38.78%) Go
4 19 (38.78%) C++
5 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) SQL
6 1 (2.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) iptables
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) SAP
2 1 (2.04%) IBM