The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / North East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 63 71
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 6 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.05% 2.40% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 2.82% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 17
Median salary £69,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.50% -20.00%  
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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 520 674 665
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 91.07% 85.10% 84.61%
Number of salaries quoted 456 599 549
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

SOA
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for SOA in the North East

SOA
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in the North East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in the North East

SOA
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Tyne and Wear +9 5 £69,000 +72.50% 4
Durham -8 1 £37,500 -25.00% 1
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region with a requirement for SOA.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) REST
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Pega
4 4 (57.14%) QMS
4 4 (57.14%) BPMN
4 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) Data Management
4 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
4 4 (57.14%) BPEL
4 4 (57.14%) Document Management
4 4 (57.14%) Quality Management
4 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
4 4 (57.14%) Validation
4 4 (57.14%) Documentum
4 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (57.14%) SLA
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) EMC
4 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) Build Automation
4 4 (57.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Disclosure Scotland

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (57.14%) Documentum
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Pega Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Middleware Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) JavaFX
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) OpenVMS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) BPEL
3 4 (57.14%) BPMN
3 4 (57.14%) Build Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Case Management
3 4 (57.14%) Data Management
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Document Management
3 4 (57.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) QMS
3 4 (57.14%) Quality Management
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Pascal
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) EMC
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Pega
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
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