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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 46 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 18 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.25% 3.58% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 4.57% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 24
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -18.18%
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
449 328 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 81.05% 78.28% 74.41%
Number of salaries quoted 387 281 406
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 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 -8 18 £35,000 -36.36%
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 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 41 (73.21%) Java
2 36 (64.29%) C#
3 34 (60.71%) Scrum
4 25 (44.64%) .NET
5 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (41.07%) Ruby
6 21 (37.50%) Games
7 18 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (32.14%) C++
7 18 (32.14%) Python
7 18 (32.14%) RabbitMQ
7 18 (32.14%) Go
8 17 (30.36%) J2EE
9 15 (26.79%) jQuery
10 14 (25.00%) HTML
10 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (25.00%) CSS
11 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
11 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
11 13 (23.21%) N-Tier
11 13 (23.21%) MVC
11 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
11 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
11 13 (23.21%) Entity Framework
11 13 (23.21%) Kendo UI
12 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (21.43%) Degree
12 12 (21.43%) Mathematics
12 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
12 12 (21.43%) Online Games

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.57%) JBoss
1 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.57%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
3 10 (17.86%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.50%) Big Data
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.50%) Gradle
2 7 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 7 (12.50%) Subversion
2 7 (12.50%) Maven
2 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.93%) RSpec
3 5 (8.93%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.93%) Selenium
3 5 (8.93%) Capybara
General
1 21 (37.50%) Games
2 7 (12.50%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Electronics
4 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) C# Developer
3 12 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 11 (19.64%) .NET Developer
4 11 (19.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Software Manager
5 9 (16.07%) Software Project Manager
6 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Tester
7 2 (3.57%) QA Tester
8 1 (1.79%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Junior C# Developer
8 1 (1.79%) QA Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Applications Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Applications Project Manager
8 1 (1.79%) Junior
8 1 (1.79%) Architect
8 1 (1.79%) Integration Architect
8 1 (1.79%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) .NET
2 18 (32.14%) RabbitMQ
3 17 (30.36%) J2EE
4 15 (26.79%) jQuery
5 14 (25.00%) CSS
5 14 (25.00%) HTML
6 13 (23.21%) Kendo UI
6 13 (23.21%) ASP.NET
6 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
6 13 (23.21%) Entity Framework
7 8 (14.29%) REST
7 8 (14.29%) SOAP
7 8 (14.29%) Web Services
7 8 (14.29%) XML
8 7 (12.50%) Spring
8 7 (12.50%) Java EE
9 3 (5.36%) OSGi
9 3 (5.36%) Apache Camel
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) N-Tier
2 12 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 12 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 12 (21.43%) Online Games
2 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (16.07%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.36%) PMI
4 3 (5.36%) DataPower
5 1 (1.79%) DTV
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) Scrum
2 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
3 13 (23.21%) MVC
4 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 11 (19.64%) Mentoring
6 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.29%) TDD
8 7 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 7 (12.50%) CRM
8 7 (12.50%) Web Application Development
9 5 (8.93%) Performance Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Project Management
10 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Quality Management
11 3 (5.36%) Software Delivery
12 2 (3.57%) SDLC
12 2 (3.57%) Analytics
12 2 (3.57%) Automation Testing
13 1 (1.79%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 41 (73.21%) Java
2 36 (64.29%) C#
3 23 (41.07%) Ruby
4 18 (32.14%) Python
4 18 (32.14%) Go
4 18 (32.14%) C++
5 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.57%) Groovy
7 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) iptables
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) IBM
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) SAP