The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 29 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.75% 0.48% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.51% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £47,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -29.62%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.47%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 198 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 79.85% 95.65% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 91 187 220
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

SOA
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

SOA Salary Trend in Bedford

SOA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 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 Bedford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 4 (100.00%) ERP
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Designer
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Architect
2 1 (25.00%) ERP Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle