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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 61 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 7 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.16% 5.19% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 6.43% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 25
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
521 451 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 86.12% 80.68% 81.40%
Number of salaries quoted 394 382 391
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,814 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 17 December 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 10 (50.00%) DB2
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
1 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SAP
2 7 (35.00%) SOAP
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) XML
2 7 (35.00%) UNIX
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) ISEB
2 7 (35.00%) Process Management
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (35.00%) QA
2 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 7 (35.00%) Use Case
2 7 (35.00%) TestNG
2 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
2 7 (35.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 4 (20.00%) HTTP
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) TOGAF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (15.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) DB2
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
1 7 (35.00%) TestNG
1 7 (35.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) REST
1 7 (35.00%) SOAP
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) UNIX
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Use Case
1 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (35.00%) Process Management
1 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 4 (20.00%) Line Management
2 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) Network Management
3 3 (15.00%) BPR
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
1 7 (35.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) IBM