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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 63 43
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.43% 0.74% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.84% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

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 216 357 308
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 91.91% 88.37% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 180 294 273
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) Release Management
2 5 (83.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Degree

SOA
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Foundation
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (83.33%) C# Developer
3 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (16.67%) Ajax
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Kendo UI
6 1 (16.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Wealth Management
5 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (16.67%) MVVM
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) MCSD
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) DevExpress