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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 55 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.85% 0.19% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.22% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 9
Median salary £62,500 £45,000 £100,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -55.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +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
413 460 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 88.06% 85.82% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 342 373 342
Median salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £75,000
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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Watford region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Watford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Fintech
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Sybase
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) AIX

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 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Enterprise Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) DataPower
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase