The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 44 60 46
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.20% 0.39% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 0.44% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 10
Median salary - £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -2.91%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 200 458 346
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 88.11% 89.45% 89.64%
Number of salaries quoted 156 250 276
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +14.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing SOA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Cheltenham

SOA
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA in Cheltenham.

Salary trend for SOA in Cheltenham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for SOA.

1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) OO
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) Release Management
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (33.33%) Finance

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) C# Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 6 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
1 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
1 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
1 7 (77.78%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Release Management
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Domain Models
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) Product Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Reference Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) MCSD
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft