The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 4 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 29.41% - 21.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.25% - 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 9
Average salary £90,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
SOA
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 94.12% 87.88% 80.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 25
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £47,500 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

SOA
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

SOA Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

SOA
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 5 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) Principal Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft