The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 23 21 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 13 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 8.39% 9.90% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.29% 10.27% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 4
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.17% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £41,250 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 140 185 136
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 90.32% 96.35% 74.32%
Number of salaries quoted 113 165 126
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

SOA
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Salary trend for SOA in Stoke-on-Trent

SOA
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Stoke-on-Trent over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Stoke-on-Trent

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 23 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for SOA.

1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (88.64%) C#
3 32 (72.73%) HTML
3 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 32 (72.73%) CSS
3 32 (72.73%) MVC
3 32 (72.73%) jQuery
3 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 32 (72.73%) HTML5
4 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
5 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
6 23 (52.27%) Software Engineering
7 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
8 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (47.73%) XML
9 20 (45.45%) NoSQL
10 19 (43.18%) WCF
10 19 (43.18%) React
10 19 (43.18%) Continuous Delivery
10 19 (43.18%) AngularJS
10 19 (43.18%) Functional Programming
10 19 (43.18%) SQL
10 19 (43.18%) T-SQL
10 19 (43.18%) OO
10 19 (43.18%) N-Tier
10 19 (43.18%) Scrum
10 19 (43.18%) SOLID
11 18 (40.91%) Degree
12 16 (36.36%) QA

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 20 (45.45%) NoSQL
3 11 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 10 (22.73%) Riak
5 4 (9.09%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 12 (27.27%) Selenium
1 12 (27.27%) Subversion
1 12 (27.27%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Architect
2 13 (29.55%) Software Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Software Architect
5 7 (15.91%) .NET Architect
5 7 (15.91%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.36%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Architect
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Database Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (6.82%) Linux Developer
9 2 (4.55%) .NET Technical Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 32 (72.73%) CSS
2 32 (72.73%) HTML
2 32 (72.73%) HTML5
2 32 (72.73%) jQuery
3 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 21 (47.73%) XML
4 19 (43.18%) AngularJS
4 19 (43.18%) React
4 19 (43.18%) WCF
5 11 (25.00%) SOAP
6 9 (20.45%) Velocity
7 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 6 (13.64%) Ajax
7 6 (13.64%) WinForms
7 6 (13.64%) XHTML
8 5 (11.36%) WPF
9 4 (9.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (43.18%) N-Tier
3 14 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 4 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 4 (9.09%) Replication
5 3 (6.82%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) MVC
2 23 (52.27%) Software Engineering
3 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (43.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 19 (43.18%) Functional Programming
4 19 (43.18%) OO
4 19 (43.18%) Scrum
4 19 (43.18%) SOLID
5 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (27.27%) Open Source
7 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 11 (25.00%) OOP
7 11 (25.00%) Service Design
8 10 (22.73%) High Availability
8 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
9 9 (20.45%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (18.18%) Refactoring
11 7 (15.91%) Web Development
12 6 (13.64%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) C#
2 25 (56.82%) JavaScript
3 19 (43.18%) SQL
3 19 (43.18%) T-SQL
4 13 (29.55%) Erlang
4 13 (29.55%) Java
5 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 6 (13.64%) TypeScript
6 6 (13.64%) VB
7 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
8 4 (9.09%) Clojure
8 4 (9.09%) F#
8 4 (9.09%) Go
8 4 (9.09%) Haskell
9 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) TOWER Software