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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 66 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 8 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.31% - 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% - 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 2
Average salary £52,500 - £45,500
90% offered a salary of more than £51,750 - £39,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 - £51,100
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
489 294 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 80.30% 79.25% 82.93%
Number of salaries quoted 352 218 274
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Watford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (76.47%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 8 (47.06%) UML
2 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) Banking
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) LAMP
4 5 (29.41%) Google
4 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) JIRA
4 5 (29.41%) CMDB
4 5 (29.41%) Use Case
4 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (29.41%) RESTful
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (29.41%) SaaS
4 5 (29.41%) PaaS
4 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) Puppet
4 5 (29.41%) Google Apps
4 5 (29.41%) OpenStack

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (29.41%) OpenStack
2 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) JBoss
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (29.41%) SaaS
1 5 (29.41%) PaaS
1 5 (29.41%) Google Apps
1 5 (29.41%) IaaS
1 5 (29.41%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Business Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Business Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) LAMP
2 5 (29.41%) RESTful
3 3 (17.65%) Ajax
3 3 (17.65%) Spring Security
3 3 (17.65%) GWT
3 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) J2EE
3 3 (17.65%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) JMS
4 1 (5.88%) Struts
4 1 (5.88%) JSF
4 1 (5.88%) Java EE
4 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) CMDB
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) UML
1 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) Use Case
2 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) BPR
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
1 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) Google
1 5 (29.41%) Rackspace