The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 1.22% 0.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% -  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -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 Halifax with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 153 154 144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 93.29% 89.02% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 140 131 83
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,500 £26,825
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

SOA
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for SOA in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 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 Halifax region with a requirement for SOA.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
3 6 (75.00%) EPiServer
3 6 (75.00%) Node.js
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (50.00%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (50.00%) JSON
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
6 3 (37.50%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (37.50%) DevOps
6 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
6 3 (37.50%) JIRA
6 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 3 (37.50%) Umbraco

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 6 (75.00%) EPiServer
2 3 (37.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA Agile
2 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
3 1 (12.50%) gulp
3 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Architect
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Architect
4 2 (25.00%) C# Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Principal Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Software Architect
4 2 (25.00%) UML Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Web Architect
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior WinForms Developer
5 1 (12.50%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) WCF
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
3 6 (75.00%) Node.js
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) JSON
4 4 (50.00%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) WinForms
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (25.00%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) CSS
7 1 (12.50%) CSS3
7 1 (12.50%) EDI
7 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) Line Management
6 1 (12.50%) Microservices
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) SOLID
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft