The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 67 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 6 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.13% 0.27% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.35% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 8
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
Hertfordshire

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
440 283 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.02% 76.90% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 303 207 191
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Watford region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Watford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (65.22%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Retail
3 9 (39.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 9 (39.13%) WebLogic
3 9 (39.13%) Apache
3 9 (39.13%) ATM
3 9 (39.13%) Middleware
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) ATG
5 4 (17.39%) J2EE
5 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
5 4 (17.39%) CRM
5 4 (17.39%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) OOP
5 4 (17.39%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) JSP
5 4 (17.39%) Servlets
5 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 4 (17.39%) DHTML
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 4 (17.39%) Demandware
5 4 (17.39%) hybris
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
5 4 (17.39%) CyberSource
5 4 (17.39%) DataCash
5 4 (17.39%) Ogone
5 4 (17.39%) Content Management
5 4 (17.39%) Ajax

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (39.13%) WebLogic
1 9 (39.13%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
1 2 (8.70%) PaaS
1 2 (8.70%) Google Apps
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) ATM
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (52.17%) Retail
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Middleware Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) J2EE
2 4 (17.39%) XML
2 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) JSP
2 4 (17.39%) Servlets
2 4 (17.39%) DHTML
2 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) Ajax
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
1 4 (17.39%) EPoS
2 2 (8.70%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) E-Commerce
2 4 (17.39%) CRM
2 4 (17.39%) OOP
2 4 (17.39%) OO
2 4 (17.39%) Content Management
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Release Management
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Use Case
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) UML
3 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) ATG
1 4 (17.39%) Demandware
1 4 (17.39%) hybris
1 4 (17.39%) CyberSource
1 4 (17.39%) DataCash
1 4 (17.39%) Ogone
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Rackspace
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft