The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 59 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.47% 1.36% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.65% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 10
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -24.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
469 423 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 73.05% 82.46% 72.87%
Number of salaries quoted 324 355 329
Average salary £37,050 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
North East

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 28 July 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
Gateshead - 2 £34,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 1 - -
SOA
North East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
4 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Play Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) JMS
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (20.00%) Intranet
4 2 (20.00%) Internet

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (20.00%) Tuxedo
1 2 (20.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (20.00%) WPF
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) OO
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) RUP
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) C
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) TIBCO