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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley - - 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
12 7 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 75.00% 87.50% 86.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 32
Median salary £60,000 £75,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +63.04%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

The demand trend of job ads across the Thames Valley region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Thames Valley region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft