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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 47 20 74
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +54
Permanent jobs citing SOA 41 87 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.75% 8.82% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 9.92% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 78 16
Median salary £60,000 £72,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.24% +31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £46,750 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,250 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.95%
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
789 877 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 91.32% 88.95% 82.32%
Number of salaries quoted 690 780 731
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -6 36 £60,000 -17.24% 5
Bedford +10 3 - -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.31%) .NET
3 21 (31.34%) SQL Server
3 21 (31.34%) TOGAF
3 21 (31.34%) Enterprise Architecture
4 18 (26.87%) C#
4 18 (26.87%) Java
5 17 (25.37%) DevOps
6 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (22.39%) J2EE
7 15 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (20.90%) Web Services
8 14 (20.90%) Data Integration
9 13 (19.40%) hybris
9 13 (19.40%) Retail
9 13 (19.40%) Presales
10 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
10 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (16.42%) ITIL
11 11 (16.42%) SQL
11 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
11 11 (16.42%) Kanban
11 11 (16.42%) Linked Data
11 11 (16.42%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (14.93%) Document Composition
12 10 (14.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
12 10 (14.93%) ERP
12 10 (14.93%) Finance
13 9 (13.43%) Scrum

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 12 (17.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.43%) JBoss
3 5 (7.46%) Apache
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.34%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
3 10 (14.93%) Relational Database
4 9 (13.43%) MySQL
5 5 (7.46%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (7.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (7.46%) QlikView
6 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.99%) Big Data
7 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (19.40%) Retail
2 10 (14.93%) Finance
3 6 (8.96%) Advertising
4 5 (7.46%) Billing
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Architect
2 20 (29.85%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (17.91%) Hybris Architect
4 11 (16.42%) Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) Designer
5 10 (14.93%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (11.94%) Senior Designer
7 6 (8.96%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Digital Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Java Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Lead Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Applications Designer
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Leader
9 4 (5.97%) J2EE Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 4 (5.97%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) .NET
2 15 (22.39%) J2EE
3 14 (20.90%) Web Services
4 9 (13.43%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (13.43%) Apache Camel
4 9 (13.43%) Apache CXF
5 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.46%) Spring
7 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (5.97%) HTML
7 4 (5.97%) HTML5
7 4 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (5.97%) WinForms
8 3 (4.48%) WCF
9 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.99%) RESTful
9 2 (2.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Data Integration
2 11 (16.42%) Linked Data
3 5 (7.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.99%) EPoS
5 2 (2.99%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.99%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Enterprise Architecture
2 21 (31.34%) TOGAF
3 17 (25.37%) DevOps
4 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (19.40%) Presales
7 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (16.42%) ITIL
8 11 (16.42%) Kanban
9 10 (14.93%) Document Composition
9 10 (14.93%) ERP
10 9 (13.43%) ETL
10 9 (13.43%) Scrum
10 9 (13.43%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (13.43%) Zachman Framework
11 8 (11.94%) OO
11 8 (11.94%) Project Management
12 7 (10.45%) Change Management
12 7 (10.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.87%) C#
1 18 (26.87%) Java
2 11 (16.42%) SQL
3 6 (8.96%) C
4 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (10.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (16.42%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (8.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) hybris
2 7 (10.45%) SAP
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle
3 5 (7.46%) Talend
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.99%) IBM
5 2 (2.99%) Splunk
5 2 (2.99%) Tableau
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