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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 67 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 15 38 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.60% 3.85% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 4.56% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 40
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,550 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
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
771 834 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.02% 84.41% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 645 743 900
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 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -4 6 £65,000 -3.70% 2
Bedford -9 3 £67,500 +17.39%
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (56.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) OO
3 12 (48.00%) Oracle
4 11 (44.00%) Web Services
5 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 10 (40.00%) .NET
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (36.00%) MVC
6 9 (36.00%) Windows
7 7 (28.00%) HPUX
7 7 (28.00%) Solaris
7 7 (28.00%) Linux
7 7 (28.00%) CSS
7 7 (28.00%) UNIX
7 7 (28.00%) JMS
7 7 (28.00%) J2EE
7 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) WebLogic
7 7 (28.00%) HTML
7 7 (28.00%) Change Management
7 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (28.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 7 (28.00%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (28.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (28.00%) Business Continuity
7 7 (28.00%) Problem Management
7 7 (28.00%) FMCG
7 7 (28.00%) HTML5
7 7 (28.00%) CSS3
7 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (28.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (28.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (8.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Architect
1 14 (56.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (8.00%) Designer
2 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Integration Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Integration Project Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Web Services
2 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 7 (28.00%) CSS
3 7 (28.00%) JMS
3 7 (28.00%) J2EE
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) HTML5
3 7 (28.00%) CSS3
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.00%) WCF
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.00%) Java EE
5 2 (8.00%) Ajax
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (8.00%) Spring
5 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) FMCG
2 3 (12.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) HPUX
2 7 (28.00%) Solaris
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) OO
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) Change Management
4 7 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (28.00%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (28.00%) Business Continuity
4 7 (28.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.00%) UML
6 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) EAM
7 2 (8.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (12.00%) webMethods
4 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (8.00%) hybris
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Sybase
4 2 (8.00%) Adobe
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + car, pension & shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago