The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 70 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing SOA 8 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.42% 3.40% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 4.23% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 1
Average salary £50,000 £63,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% +34.21%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,875
% change year-on-year
- +7.41%
SOA
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
459 449 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 81.24% 80.32% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 222 267 296
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,450 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

SOA
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Bracknell region.

SOA Salary Trend in Bracknell

SOA
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Bracknell

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 21 (61.76%) UML
2 18 (52.94%) Web Services
2 18 (52.94%) Middleware
2 18 (52.94%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) EAI
6 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (23.53%) Windows
7 8 (23.53%) .NET
8 7 (20.59%) Change Management
8 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
8 7 (20.59%) B2B
8 7 (20.59%) B2C
8 7 (20.59%) IBM
8 7 (20.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 6 (17.65%) SQL
10 5 (14.71%) J2EE
10 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
10 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
10 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
10 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
10 5 (14.71%) Product Management
10 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Vista
11 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
11 4 (11.76%) French Language
11 4 (11.76%) German Language

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (2.94%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) DTS
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.88%) Essbase
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
1 4 (11.76%) French Language
1 4 (11.76%) German Language
2 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (20.59%) Integration Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Support Technician
4 5 (14.71%) IT Support Technician
4 5 (14.71%) IT Support
4 5 (14.71%) Senior IT Support
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Technician
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) DBA
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) Middleware
1 18 (52.94%) Web Services
2 8 (23.53%) .NET
3 7 (20.59%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (14.71%) J2EE
5 4 (11.76%) EJB
5 4 (11.76%) Servlets
5 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.76%) Spring
5 4 (11.76%) WPF
5 4 (11.76%) XML
5 4 (11.76%) Struts
6 1 (2.94%) WSDL
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.94%) REST
6 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Enterprise Software
1 18 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
2 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Vista
2 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.82%) Solaris
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) UML
2 17 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (41.18%) EAI
5 10 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (20.59%) Change Management
6 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
6 7 (20.59%) B2B
6 7 (20.59%) B2C
7 5 (14.71%) Performance Management
7 5 (14.71%) Product Management
8 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.76%) OOD
8 4 (11.76%) Project Management
8 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.82%) MVVM
10 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) VB
2 4 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) IBM
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.94%) BEA