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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 58 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.21% 0.37% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.42% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
396 478 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 82.85% 88.03% 88.27%
Number of salaries quoted 342 346 414
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 June 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Ionic Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) C#

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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (66.67%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Ionic Framework
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase