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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 36 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.14% 1.15% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.24% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £47,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -29.62%
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.93% +1.00%
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
156 242 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 88.64% 92.37% 84.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139 235 273
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
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 6 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) ERP
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 10 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Designer
1 10 (100.00%) Solutions Designer
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Designer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Applications Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Designer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) ERP
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate