The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 59 70
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 6 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.26% 1.90% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 2.26% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 9
Median salary £52,500 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.26% +5.62%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 448 531 710
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 94.32% 84.15% 91.61%
Number of salaries quoted 361 449 601
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

SOA
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for SOA in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SOA.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Spring
4 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) Scrum
5 7 (53.85%) TDD
6 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
7 5 (38.46%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (38.46%) J2EE
7 5 (38.46%) Ant
7 5 (38.46%) JUnit
7 5 (38.46%) SOAP
7 5 (38.46%) OO
7 5 (38.46%) JBoss
7 5 (38.46%) Apache
7 5 (38.46%) Gradle
7 5 (38.46%) Apache Camel
7 5 (38.46%) Maven
7 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (38.46%) RESTful
7 5 (38.46%) Mockito
7 5 (38.46%) REST
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (30.77%) BDD
8 4 (30.77%) Puppet
8 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Docker

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) Apache
2 5 (38.46%) JBoss
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Ant
1 5 (38.46%) Gradle
1 5 (38.46%) JUnit
1 5 (38.46%) Maven
1 5 (38.46%) Mockito
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Angular Developer
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Spring
2 5 (38.46%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (38.46%) Apache Camel
2 5 (38.46%) J2EE
2 5 (38.46%) REST
2 5 (38.46%) RESTful
2 5 (38.46%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) OO
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
5 3 (23.08%) OWASP
5 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle