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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 48 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 12 35 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.96% 6.39% 6.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 8.37% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 40
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
307 418 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 75.62% 76.28% 75.48%
Number of salaries quoted 269 385 475
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 August 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 9 £47,500 -13.63% 1
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 39 (82.98%) C#
1 39 (82.98%) .NET
2 35 (74.47%) ASP.NET
3 33 (70.21%) SQL Server
4 31 (65.96%) Web Services
5 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
6 25 (53.19%) N-Tier
7 21 (44.68%) .NET Framework
8 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 16 (34.04%) MVC
10 15 (31.91%) jQuery
10 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
11 14 (29.79%) CSS
12 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
12 12 (25.53%) UML
12 12 (25.53%) TDD
12 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (23.40%) SQL
13 11 (23.40%) XML
13 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (23.40%) Degree
14 10 (21.28%) MS Project
14 10 (21.28%) MCP
14 10 (21.28%) MCSD
14 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
15 9 (19.15%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (19.15%) MCTS
15 9 (19.15%) Computer Science

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
1 9 (19.15%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (12.77%) Node.js
2 6 (12.77%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Project
2 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) VPN
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (70.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) Big Data
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
1 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) NCover
2 3 (6.38%) FxCop
2 3 (6.38%) NUnit
2 3 (6.38%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (14.89%) Financial Institution
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (65.96%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) C# Developer
3 15 (31.91%) .NET Developer
4 14 (29.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Architect
6 7 (14.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Technical Architect
7 6 (12.77%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (10.64%) Analyst
9 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (6.38%) SQL DBA
10 3 (6.38%) SQL Server DBA
10 3 (6.38%) DBA
10 3 (6.38%) Lead Architect
10 3 (6.38%) Lead Technical Architect
11 2 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (82.98%) .NET
2 35 (74.47%) ASP.NET
3 31 (65.96%) Web Services
4 21 (44.68%) .NET Framework
5 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 15 (31.91%) jQuery
6 15 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (29.79%) CSS
8 11 (23.40%) XML
9 8 (17.02%) HTML
9 8 (17.02%) REST
10 7 (14.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (14.89%) WCF
11 6 (12.77%) WinForms
11 6 (12.77%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (10.64%) WSH
13 3 (6.38%) Ajax
14 2 (4.26%) Java EE
14 2 (4.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (53.19%) N-Tier
2 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.77%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.26%) Replication
6 1 (2.13%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) UNIX
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) MVC
2 12 (25.53%) UML
2 12 (25.53%) TDD
3 8 (17.02%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) CRM
4 7 (14.89%) Analytics
4 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
5 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.77%) MVVM
6 5 (10.64%) User Stories
6 5 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.51%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) ETL
8 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (6.38%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (82.98%) C#
2 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 7 (14.89%) Java
5 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.26%) Scala
7 2 (4.26%) Groovy
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) XAML
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 10 (21.28%) MCP
2 10 (21.28%) MCSD
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (19.15%) MCTS
4 2 (4.26%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (4.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
1 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 3 (6.38%) Salesforce.com