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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 46 43 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 27 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.20% 5.35% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.25% 6.61% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 18
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
514 378 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.94% 80.94% 74.44%
Number of salaries quoted 460 315 466
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 July 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
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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 -7 27 £35,000 -36.36%
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 46 (69.70%) Java
2 38 (57.58%) .NET
3 37 (56.06%) Scrum
4 33 (50.00%) C#
5 27 (40.91%) J2EE
5 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (28.79%) PRINCE2
7 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 18 (27.27%) Ruby
8 17 (25.76%) jQuery
8 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
8 17 (25.76%) Games
9 15 (22.73%) MVC
9 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 15 (22.73%) N-Tier
9 15 (22.73%) .NET Framework
9 15 (22.73%) Entity Framework
10 14 (21.21%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
10 14 (21.21%) Degree
10 14 (21.21%) Python
10 14 (21.21%) CSS
10 14 (21.21%) C++
10 14 (21.21%) HTML
10 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
10 14 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (21.21%) Go
11 13 (19.70%) Unit Testing
11 13 (19.70%) Kendo UI
12 12 (18.18%) NoSQL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
1 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
1 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
1 4 (6.06%) Apache Pig
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (4.55%) JBoss
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.03%) PaaS
1 2 (3.03%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.21%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 9 (13.64%) Big Data
5 4 (6.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (6.06%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.06%) Apache Hive
5 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.64%) Subversion
2 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.12%) Maven
3 8 (12.12%) SoapUI
3 8 (12.12%) Gradle
4 4 (6.06%) Capybara
4 4 (6.06%) RSpec
4 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.06%) Selenium
5 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (25.76%) Games
2 8 (12.12%) Finance
3 7 (10.61%) Electronics
4 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Project Manager
3 14 (21.21%) Software Project Manager
3 14 (21.21%) Software Manager
4 13 (19.70%) C# Developer
5 11 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 11 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.03%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Tester
10 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (3.03%) QA Tester
11 1 (1.52%) Applications Project Manager
11 1 (1.52%) Junior
11 1 (1.52%) Integration Architect
11 1 (1.52%) Analyst
11 1 (1.52%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (57.58%) .NET
2 27 (40.91%) J2EE
3 17 (25.76%) jQuery
4 15 (22.73%) .NET Framework
4 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
4 15 (22.73%) Entity Framework
5 14 (21.21%) CSS
5 14 (21.21%) HTML
5 14 (21.21%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (19.70%) Kendo UI
7 12 (18.18%) XML
8 10 (15.15%) SOAP
8 10 (15.15%) Web Services
8 10 (15.15%) REST
9 9 (13.64%) Java EE
10 8 (12.12%) Spring
11 5 (7.58%) OSGi
11 5 (7.58%) Apache Camel
11 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (6.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) N-Tier
2 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
3 12 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (13.64%) Mobile App
5 8 (12.12%) Online Games
6 5 (7.58%) DataPower
7 3 (4.55%) PMI
7 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Scrum
2 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.79%) PRINCE2
4 15 (22.73%) MVC
5 13 (19.70%) Unit Testing
6 10 (15.15%) TDD
6 10 (15.15%) CRM
6 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (13.64%) Web Application Development
8 8 (12.12%) Integration Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Project Management
9 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.09%) UML
11 5 (7.58%) TOGAF
12 4 (6.06%) Software Testing
12 4 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
12 4 (6.06%) Software Delivery
12 4 (6.06%) SDLC
12 4 (6.06%) Performance Testing
13 3 (4.55%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (69.70%) Java
2 33 (50.00%) C#
3 18 (27.27%) Ruby
4 14 (21.21%) Python
4 14 (21.21%) Go
4 14 (21.21%) C++
4 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.06%) Groovy
6 1 (1.52%) Scala
6 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Degree
2 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.06%) MCPD
5 3 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) iptables
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) SAP