The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 44 75 80
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 46 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.01% 1.92% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 2.19% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 28
Median salary £62,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
857 958 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.36% 87.49% 82.81%
Number of salaries quoted 727 758 886
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

SOA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +24 41 £47,500 -40.62%
Bedford +9 3 - -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 25 (29.41%) .NET
4 23 (27.06%) Kanban
5 18 (21.18%) Windows
5 18 (21.18%) Retail
6 16 (18.82%) TOGAF
6 16 (18.82%) Management Information System
6 16 (18.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (16.47%) OO
8 14 (16.47%) CRM
8 14 (16.47%) Java
9 13 (15.29%) Change Management
9 13 (15.29%) Business Analysis
10 12 (14.12%) BPMN
10 12 (14.12%) Scrum
10 12 (14.12%) C#
10 12 (14.12%) SQL
10 12 (14.12%) EAI
10 12 (14.12%) Waterfall
11 11 (12.94%) Middleware
12 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
12 10 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (11.76%) Data Modelling
12 10 (11.76%) Mentoring
12 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (10.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (10.59%) Software Architecture
13 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
1 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.53%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.53%) JBoss
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.18%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.53%) DOC1
3 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Exstream
2 1 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.88%) Big Data
4 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) ERwin
2 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.18%) Subversion
3 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (21.18%) Retail
2 7 (8.24%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (56.47%) Architect
2 21 (24.71%) Integration Architect
3 14 (16.47%) Digital Architect
4 11 (12.94%) Lead Architect
4 11 (12.94%) Platform Architect
5 10 (11.76%) Developer
5 10 (11.76%) Information Architect
5 10 (11.76%) SOA Architect
6 9 (10.59%) Analyst
6 9 (10.59%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (7.06%) Enterprise Information Architect
9 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Data Architect
10 4 (4.71%) Designer
10 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce Architect
10 4 (4.71%) Software Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.53%) Big Data Architect
11 3 (3.53%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.41%) .NET
2 11 (12.94%) Middleware
3 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET
3 8 (9.41%) Web Services
4 7 (8.24%) SOAP
5 6 (7.06%) J2EE
6 4 (4.71%) JSON
6 4 (4.71%) RESTful
6 4 (4.71%) XML
7 3 (3.53%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.53%) JSP
7 3 (3.53%) REST
7 3 (3.53%) Spring
8 2 (2.35%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.35%) Apache Flex
8 2 (2.35%) CSS
8 2 (2.35%) HTML
8 2 (2.35%) J2SE
8 2 (2.35%) jQuery
9 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 16 (18.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.71%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.18%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) E-Commerce
3 23 (27.06%) Kanban
4 16 (18.82%) TOGAF
5 15 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
6 14 (16.47%) CRM
6 14 (16.47%) OO
7 13 (15.29%) Business Analysis
7 13 (15.29%) Change Management
8 12 (14.12%) BPMN
8 12 (14.12%) EAI
8 12 (14.12%) Scrum
8 12 (14.12%) Waterfall
9 10 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 10 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (10.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) Java
2 12 (14.12%) C#
2 12 (14.12%) SQL
3 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) Degree
1 4 (4.71%) HND
1 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
1 8 (9.41%) TIBCO
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle
3 4 (4.71%) BEA
3 4 (4.71%) IBM
3 4 (4.71%) Informatica
4 3 (3.53%) Facebook
4 3 (3.53%) Google
4 3 (3.53%) HP
4 3 (3.53%) hybris
4 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.53%) SAP