The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 46 50
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.51% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.75% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Median salary - £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.37%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.84%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 373 285 374
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 89.02% 85.84% 86.57%
Number of salaries quoted 341 241 330
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

SOA
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for SOA in Lancashire