The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 31 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 0.92% 5.08% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 6.12% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £47,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
SOA
Somerset

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 49 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 80.73% 83.05% 82.00%
Number of salaries quoted 83 30 31
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,222 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SOA
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

SOA Salary Trend in Taunton

SOA
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) GIS
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (100.00%) CMS
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) ArchiMate
1 4 (100.00%) Event-Driven Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 (100.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) GIS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) ArchiMate
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (100.00%) UML
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow