The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 69 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.75% 3.82% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 4.43% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 15
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,875
% change year-on-year
- +7.41%
SOA
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
544 542 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 81.80% 86.17% 79.40%
Number of salaries quoted 422 436 294
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

SOA
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Swindon region.

SOA Salary Trend in Swindon

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 16 (57.14%) SAP
2 12 (42.86%) SOAP
2 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (42.86%) REST
2 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (35.71%) Degree
3 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (35.71%) Middleware
4 8 (28.57%) Web Services
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (25.00%) QA
5 7 (25.00%) Selenium
5 7 (25.00%) Use Case
5 7 (25.00%) TestNG
5 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.00%) XML
5 7 (25.00%) UNIX
5 7 (25.00%) Windows
5 7 (25.00%) Java
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) MSMQ
5 7 (25.00%) Process Management
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.00%) ISEB

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) DB2
3 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Selenium
1 7 (25.00%) TestNG
1 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Architect
2 9 (32.14%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Technical Leader
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Information Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Information Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) SOAP
1 12 (42.86%) REST
2 10 (35.71%) Middleware
3 8 (28.57%) Web Services
4 7 (25.00%) XML
4 7 (25.00%) MSMQ
5 5 (17.86%) WCF
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) .NET
6 1 (3.57%) PhoneGap
6 1 (3.57%) Sencha Touch
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.14%) Reference Data
4 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) UNIX
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.00%) Scrum
2 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Process Management
2 7 (25.00%) Use Case
2 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (25.00%) Line Management
3 4 (14.29%) People Management
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) BPR
4 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (10.71%) Network Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Virtualisation
5 2 (7.14%) Metadata Management
5 2 (7.14%) Information Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 7 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) SAP
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
3 7 (25.00%) Unisys
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Sencha
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