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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 45 57 60
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.80% 2.85% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 3.14% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 6
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +9.09%  
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 Northampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 334 509 472
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 88.59% 90.57% 88.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283 368 423
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

SOA
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for SOA in Northampton

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

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

1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) Web Services
2 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) MicroStrategy
2 9 (64.29%) MATLAB
2 9 (64.29%) Simulink
2 9 (64.29%) Automotive
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Spotfire
2 9 (64.29%) Tableau
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) IBM
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) IT Strategy
6 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) SDLC
8 2 (14.29%) ArchiMate
8 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (14.29%) Multichannel Retail
8 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) J2EE
8 2 (14.29%) C#
8 2 (14.29%) SAP
8 2 (14.29%) ERP
8 2 (14.29%) OO

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 8 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Simulink
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Spotfire
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (64.29%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) MATLAB Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Development Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) MATLAB Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Product Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Software Development Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Architect
5 1 (7.14%) ERP Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) IT Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) ArchiMate
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) Multichannel Retail
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Physics
5 1 (7.14%) Process Management
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) MATLAB
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) MicroStrategy
1 9 (64.29%) Tableau
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 7 (50.00%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) SAP