The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bracknell region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 53 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 20 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.87% 0.63% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 0.84% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
418 359 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 80.85% 75.26% 67.98%
Number of salaries quoted 237 192 240
Average salary £41,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
Berkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (52.50%) UML
1 21 (52.50%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (45.00%) Middleware
2 18 (45.00%) Project Management
3 17 (42.50%) Web Services
3 17 (42.50%) TOGAF
4 14 (35.00%) EAI
5 12 (30.00%) IBM
5 12 (30.00%) Degree
6 11 (27.50%) .NET
7 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (22.50%) French Language
8 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (22.50%) Spring
8 9 (22.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 9 (22.50%) J2EE
9 7 (17.50%) EJB
9 7 (17.50%) Servlets
9 7 (17.50%) Struts
9 7 (17.50%) ITIL
9 7 (17.50%) B2B
9 7 (17.50%) B2C
9 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
9 7 (17.50%) Change Management
9 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
9 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
9 7 (17.50%) Performance Management
9 7 (17.50%) Product Management
9 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
9 7 (17.50%) Hibernate

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (5.00%) Quickr
1 2 (5.00%) IBM Connections
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.00%) FileNet
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (2.50%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (5.00%) VoLTE
2 2 (5.00%) LTE
2 2 (5.00%) 3G
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (10.00%) DTS
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (22.50%) French Language
2 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.50%) German Language
3 6 (15.00%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Integration Architect
2 7 (17.50%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) Middleware
2 17 (42.50%) Web Services
3 11 (27.50%) .NET
4 9 (22.50%) Spring
4 9 (22.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 9 (22.50%) J2EE
5 7 (17.50%) EJB
5 7 (17.50%) Servlets
5 7 (17.50%) Struts
5 7 (17.50%) Hibernate
6 6 (15.00%) XML
7 4 (10.00%) WPF
8 2 (5.00%) Ajax
8 2 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (52.50%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (17.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Solaris
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) UML
2 18 (45.00%) Project Management
3 17 (42.50%) TOGAF
4 14 (35.00%) EAI
5 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.50%) ITIL
7 7 (17.50%) B2B
7 7 (17.50%) B2C
7 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
7 7 (17.50%) Change Management
7 7 (17.50%) Performance Management
7 7 (17.50%) Product Management
7 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
8 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.50%) eTOM
8 5 (12.50%) Service Management
8 5 (12.50%) Fault Management
9 4 (10.00%) OOD
10 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) C#
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
1 4 (10.00%) VB
2 2 (5.00%) Jython
2 2 (5.00%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (7.50%) Netcool
2 3 (7.50%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.50%) OpenView
2 3 (7.50%) HP NNM
2 3 (7.50%) TeMIP
2 3 (7.50%) OVPI
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) IBM
2 5 (12.50%) Ericsson
2 5 (12.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (7.50%) BMC
3 3 (7.50%) HP
3 3 (7.50%) EMC
4 2 (5.00%) Cadence
4 2 (5.00%) Fujitsu
4 2 (5.00%) Huawei
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Adobe
4 2 (5.00%) Lotus
4 2 (5.00%) Apple
4 2 (5.00%) Cognos
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) BEA