The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 56 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Permanent jobs citing SOA 14 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.41% 2.00% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.61% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 1
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
450 268 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 77.32% 76.57% 82.79%
Number of salaries quoted 332 222 193
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SOA
Hertfordshire

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 12 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) WebLogic
2 8 (53.33%) Middleware
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
3 7 (46.67%) ATM
3 7 (46.67%) Apache
3 7 (46.67%) Retail
3 7 (46.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Marketing
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
5 4 (26.67%) ATG
5 4 (26.67%) JSP
5 4 (26.67%) Servlets
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) OOP
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) DHTML
5 4 (26.67%) J2EE
5 4 (26.67%) Content Management
5 4 (26.67%) Release Management
5 4 (26.67%) Magento
5 4 (26.67%) Ajax
5 4 (26.67%) hybris
5 4 (26.67%) Demandware

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 8 (53.33%) WebLogic
2 7 (46.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) ATM
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 5 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Middleware Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) JSP
3 4 (26.67%) Servlets
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) DHTML
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
3 4 (26.67%) Ajax
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) EPoS
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Content Management
3 4 (26.67%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stress Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) ATG
1 4 (26.67%) hybris
1 4 (26.67%) Demandware
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
Mothercare
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago