The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 48 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 15 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.80% 0.17% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 0.21% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +9.52%
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
470 478 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 87.85% 80.74% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 375 418 325
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SOA
Salary Trend in Watford

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

SOA Salary Trend in Watford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Watford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 17 (60.71%) XML
2 15 (53.57%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 15 (53.57%) WebSphere
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) SOAP
3 14 (50.00%) Web Services
4 12 (42.86%) Finance
4 12 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 12 (42.86%) UML
4 12 (42.86%) Unix
4 12 (42.86%) OO
4 12 (42.86%) OOD
4 12 (42.86%) REST
5 11 (39.29%) Java EE
5 11 (39.29%) Spring
5 11 (39.29%) Hibernate
6 10 (35.71%) IBM
6 10 (35.71%) Windows
7 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
7 9 (32.14%) HTML
7 9 (32.14%) Middleware
8 8 (28.57%) BPR
8 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
8 8 (28.57%) WebLogic
8 8 (28.57%) JBoss
8 8 (28.57%) Ajax
8 8 (28.57%) TDD
8 8 (28.57%) GWT
8 8 (28.57%) Relational Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 15 (53.57%) WebSphere
2 8 (28.57%) JBoss
2 8 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) G Suite
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
1 2 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JUnit
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Java Analyst Developer
5 4 (14.29%) SOA Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) XML Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) CRM Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) XML
2 14 (50.00%) SOAP
2 14 (50.00%) Web Services
3 12 (42.86%) REST
4 11 (39.29%) Hibernate
4 11 (39.29%) Java EE
4 11 (39.29%) Spring
5 9 (32.14%) HTML
5 9 (32.14%) Middleware
6 8 (28.57%) Ajax
6 8 (28.57%) GWT
7 7 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (17.86%) AngularJS
8 5 (17.86%) CSS
8 5 (17.86%) CSS3
8 5 (17.86%) Ember.js
8 5 (17.86%) HTML5
8 5 (17.86%) JSON
9 4 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
10 2 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) DataPower
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Unix
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
4 7 (25.00%) AIX
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) OO
1 12 (42.86%) OOD
1 12 (42.86%) UML
2 8 (28.57%) BPR
2 8 (28.57%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (17.86%) Release Management
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) CRM
5 3 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (10.71%) Presales
5 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Defect Management
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) XPath
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Firmware
2 1 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.14%) Google
3 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft
3 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.14%) WSO2
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Rushworths
Salary: Competitive base + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago