The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans 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.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Hertfordshire / St Albans
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 27 28
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans - 8.25% 10.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 9.41% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 16
Median salary - £60,000 £60,000
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 St Albans with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
St Albans
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 160 85 133
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 90.91% 87.63% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 144 78 127
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,950 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Albans 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 St Albans

SOA
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Salary trend for SOA in St Albans

SOA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 27 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 St Albans region with a requirement for SOA.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Microservices
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) NoSQL
3 4 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (57.14%) LINQ
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) NServiceBus
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) CQRS
3 4 (57.14%) TypeScript
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (28.57%) Sass
5 2 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) React
5 2 (28.57%) SOLID
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) MSMQ
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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%) NServiceBus
2 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Architect
2 6 (85.71%) Technical Architect
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Architect
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (28.57%) C# Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Web Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Messaging Architect
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL Architect
5 1 (14.29%) SOA Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) LINQ
3 4 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (28.57%) MSMQ
4 2 (28.57%) React
4 2 (28.57%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Microservices
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) CQRS
3 4 (57.14%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) TypeScript
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef