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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 45 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 0.35% 5.20% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 6.23% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 22 14
Average salary - £52,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.29%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
224 353 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 78.32% 83.45% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 202 310 286
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 5 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java