The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 65 63 77
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 51 41 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.88% 3.54% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 4.43% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 46 39 11
Average salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £61,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1080 925 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.07% 79.95% 69.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 821 621
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SOA
East of England

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SOA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

SOA Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SOA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 27 £75,000 +36.36% 3
Bedford -19 20 £50,000 -4.76% 2
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 63 (77.78%) .NET
2 59 (72.84%) N-Tier
3 58 (71.60%) C#
4 55 (67.90%) SQL Server
5 52 (64.20%) Web Services
6 46 (56.79%) Microsoft
7 43 (53.09%) OO
8 41 (50.62%) SharePoint
8 41 (50.62%) TDD
9 39 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 37 (45.68%) WCF
10 37 (45.68%) ASP.NET
11 36 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (44.44%) Relational Database
12 35 (43.21%) Domain-Driven Design
13 34 (41.98%) Scrum
14 33 (40.74%) Project Management
15 31 (38.27%) Business Analysis
15 31 (38.27%) Product Management
16 30 (37.04%) Software Engineering
17 28 (34.57%) XML
17 28 (34.57%) Visual Studio
18 25 (30.86%) Windows
18 25 (30.86%) OOD
19 23 (28.40%) BizTalk Server
19 23 (28.40%) SQL
19 23 (28.40%) .NET Framework
20 22 (27.16%) SQL Server 2008
21 21 (25.93%) Technical Architecture
21 21 (25.93%) MS Excel

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 41 (50.62%) SharePoint
2 23 (28.40%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (18.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (13.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.47%) Papyrus
6 1 (1.23%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (25.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Exstream
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.46%) Internet
2 4 (4.94%) LAN
2 4 (4.94%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (67.90%) SQL Server
2 36 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 22 (27.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.47%) SQLPlus
5 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.47%) Big Data
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 39 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (34.57%) Visual Studio
3 20 (24.69%) Subversion
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Advertising
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Automotive
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 61 (75.31%) Architect
2 54 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (20.99%) Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 11 (13.58%) Senior Architect
5 6 (7.41%) SharePoint Architect
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Administrator
9 2 (2.47%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.47%) Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (77.78%) .NET
2 52 (64.20%) Web Services
3 37 (45.68%) WCF
3 37 (45.68%) ASP.NET
4 28 (34.57%) XML
5 23 (28.40%) .NET Framework
6 18 (22.22%) WinForms
7 16 (19.75%) HTML
7 16 (19.75%) CSS
8 15 (18.52%) jQuery
8 15 (18.52%) Ajax
8 15 (18.52%) HTML5
9 14 (17.28%) Middleware
10 9 (11.11%) ADO.NET
10 9 (11.11%) LINQ
10 9 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
11 7 (8.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (6.17%) WPF
12 5 (6.17%) Silverlight
12 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 59 (72.84%) N-Tier
2 15 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.64%) Open Source
4 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.09%) OO
2 41 (50.62%) TDD
3 36 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (43.21%) Domain-Driven Design
5 34 (41.98%) Scrum
6 33 (40.74%) Project Management
7 31 (38.27%) Business Analysis
7 31 (38.27%) Product Management
8 30 (37.04%) Software Engineering
9 25 (30.86%) OOD
10 21 (25.93%) Technical Architecture
11 20 (24.69%) Multithreading
12 18 (22.22%) Change Management
12 18 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (22.22%) AOP
13 17 (20.99%) Refactoring
13 17 (20.99%) Unit Testing
14 11 (13.58%) MVC
15 8 (9.88%) Workflow
16 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (71.60%) C#
2 23 (28.40%) SQL
3 20 (24.69%) T-SQL
4 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.35%) Java
6 4 (4.94%) XPath
7 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.47%) Delphi
8 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) MOM
Vendors
1 46 (56.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.46%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) HP
4 2 (2.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.23%) hybris
5 1 (1.23%) Northgate
5 1 (1.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.23%) Sybase
5 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
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Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
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Salary: US$45000 - US$50000 per annum
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Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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