The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 64 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.16% 0.99% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 1.21% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 5
Average salary £72,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
512 412 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 81.79% 81.75% 75.35%
Number of salaries quoted 366 359 315
Average salary £37,250 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SOA
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SOA Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

SOA
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 1 £72,500 +81.25%
SOA
North East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Jython
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP