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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 37 44 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.55% 0.78% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.84% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 11
Median salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
Bedfordshire

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
174 239 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 90.16% 92.64% 82.23%
Number of salaries quoted 138 165 306
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate