The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 67 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 18 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.87% 2.76% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 3.24% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 32
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,250 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,750 £57,335
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
SOA
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
760 863 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.00% 85.11% 80.89%
Number of salaries quoted 678 756 850
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +7 9 £51,500 -8.44% 2
Bedford -16 3 £67,500 +15.87%
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) Web Services
2 11 (52.38%) OO
2 11 (52.38%) MVC
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
4 8 (38.10%) J2EE
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) ITIL
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
5 7 (33.33%) FMCG
5 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 7 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 7 (33.33%) Change Management
5 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 7 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (33.33%) JMS
5 7 (33.33%) HTML5
5 7 (33.33%) CSS3
5 7 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 7 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (33.33%) UNIX
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) HPUX

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 7 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (9.52%) NServiceBus
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
2 9 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Web Services
2 9 (42.86%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) J2EE
3 8 (38.10%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) JMS
4 7 (33.33%) HTML5
4 7 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 3 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (14.29%) jQuery
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (14.29%) Spring
6 3 (14.29%) Ajax
7 2 (9.52%) Java EE
7 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.76%) EJB
8 1 (4.76%) Struts
8 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) FMCG
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) UNIX
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
1 7 (33.33%) HPUX
1 7 (33.33%) Solaris
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) OO
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (52.38%) MVC
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 7 (33.33%) Change Management
3 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 7 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 7 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
4 2 (9.52%) EAM
4 2 (9.52%) Content Management
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) UML
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
2 2 (9.52%) hybris
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.76%) webMethods
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 11 days ago