The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 44 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.54% 4.50% 4.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 5.43% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 15
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
SOA
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 313 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 84.00% 82.80% 82.96%
Number of salaries quoted 249 266 250
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

SOA
Salary Trend in Bath

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

SOA Salary Trend in Bath

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 15 (88.24%) Relational Database
1 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (52.94%) TOGAF
3 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) Banking
3 9 (52.94%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) COBIT
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Wealth Management
5 6 (35.29%) UML
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
7 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) Coaching
8 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
8 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Redis
8 1 (5.88%) Riak
8 1 (5.88%) OO
8 1 (5.88%) CSS
8 1 (5.88%) Web Services
8 1 (5.88%) HTML5
8 1 (5.88%) CSS3
8 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
8 1 (5.88%) Sass

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) nginx
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) Grunt
General
1 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Architect
2 15 (88.24%) Technical Architect
3 11 (64.71%) Senior Technical Architect
3 11 (64.71%) Senior Architect
4 8 (47.06%) Consultant
5 5 (29.41%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (29.41%) Technical Designer
5 5 (29.41%) Designer
5 5 (29.41%) Senior Designer
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
2 1 (5.88%) Sass
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Wiki
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
1 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Technical Architecture
2 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) TOGAF
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) UML
4 6 (35.29%) Wealth Management
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Data Transformation
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
1 1 (5.88%) Graphite