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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 70 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 19 49 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.69% 3.78% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 4.56% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 45 41
Average salary £65,000 £58,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,250 £77,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +5.26%
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
948 1074 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.12% 82.93% 79.93%
Number of salaries quoted 703 994 811
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -14 12 £65,000 -13.33% 2
Bedford +24 2 £50,000 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (54.29%) Oracle
2 17 (48.57%) .NET
2 17 (48.57%) OO
3 16 (45.71%) Web Services
4 13 (37.14%) Java
4 13 (37.14%) Windows
5 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 11 (31.43%) C#
6 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
7 10 (28.57%) SQL
8 9 (25.71%) HTML
8 9 (25.71%) CSS
8 9 (25.71%) MVC
8 9 (25.71%) HTML5
9 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (22.86%) N-Tier
9 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
10 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (20.00%) CSS3
10 7 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
10 7 (20.00%) JMS
10 7 (20.00%) HPUX
10 7 (20.00%) Solaris
10 7 (20.00%) Linux
10 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 7 (20.00%) UNIX
10 7 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (20.00%) J2EE
10 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
10 7 (20.00%) TOGAF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.71%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
1 3 (8.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Automotive
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Architect
2 20 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Support Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Support Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Designer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Head of Project Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) .NET
2 16 (45.71%) Web Services
3 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) CSS
3 9 (25.71%) HTML5
4 7 (20.00%) CSS3
4 7 (20.00%) J2EE
4 7 (20.00%) JMS
5 6 (17.14%) XML
5 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
6 5 (14.29%) WCF
6 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 4 (11.43%) jQuery
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (8.57%) Ajax
9 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.71%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (5.71%) WinForms
10 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.57%) FMCG
3 2 (5.71%) Open Source
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) HPUX
2 7 (20.00%) Solaris
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) OO
2 9 (25.71%) MVC
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) Change Management
6 5 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 4 (11.43%) TDD
7 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.43%) ETL
7 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.43%) ERP
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
8 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.57%) CRM
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) C#
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) HND
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Oracle
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Sybase
3 4 (11.43%) TIBCO
3 4 (11.43%) webMethods
4 2 (5.71%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.86%) hybris
Bedfordshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 pa + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
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