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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 59 35 75
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +40
Permanent jobs citing SOA 11 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.96% 6.13% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 7.37% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 4
Average salary £71,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £55,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
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
481 353 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 85.59% 83.25% 85.25%
Number of salaries quoted 330 193 213
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 March 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Bracknell

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 11 (52.38%) Migration
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) AppDynamics
3 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 9 (42.86%) Product Management
3 9 (42.86%) Degree
3 9 (42.86%) Project Management
3 9 (42.86%) J2EE
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (33.33%) French Language
5 7 (33.33%) EJB
5 7 (33.33%) Servlets
5 7 (33.33%) Struts
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 7 (33.33%) Spring
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
7 4 (19.05%) Hyperion
7 4 (19.05%) Solaris
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (19.05%) Essbase
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle RMAN

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (19.05%) Essbase
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) French Language
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
3 2 (9.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
1 7 (33.33%) Account Manager
1 7 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 7 (33.33%) Technical Account Manager
1 7 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) DBA
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) J2EE
2 7 (33.33%) EJB
2 7 (33.33%) Servlets
2 7 (33.33%) Struts
2 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (14.29%) REST
3 3 (14.29%) SOAP
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) WSDL
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Solaris
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
2 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Migration
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Product Management
3 9 (42.86%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) ETL
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) Practice Management
6 2 (9.52%) Social Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) People Management
7 1 (4.76%) High Availability
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) PMP
3 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.76%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) AppDynamics
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) Software AG
4 1 (4.76%) SAP