The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South East / Kent
Rank 79 88 80
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.25% 1.48% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.64% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 9
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -4.76%  

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 Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 714 1039 787
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 88.92% 90.74% 84.08%
Number of salaries quoted 573 895 701
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £29,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

SOA
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SOA in Kent

SOA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -10 1 - -
SOA
South East

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 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 Kent region with a requirement for SOA.

1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) Redux
3 2 (40.00%) SignalR
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (40.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (40.00%) Redis
3 2 (40.00%) NServiceBus
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) MVVM
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (40.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Redis
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (20.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (20.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (20.00%) gulp
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Architect
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PHP WordPress Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior WordPress Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) EDI
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) MSMQ
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) Redux
3 2 (40.00%) SignalR
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) MVVM
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) PHP 5
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Apple
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook