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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 66 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 11 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.03% 1.16% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.47% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £56,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
449 409 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 82.99% 78.96% 78.36%
Number of salaries quoted 216 247 310
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £56,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 (56.76%) UML
1 21 (56.76%) Enterprise Software
1 21 (56.76%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (48.65%) Middleware
4 17 (45.95%) TOGAF
4 17 (45.95%) Web Services
5 14 (37.84%) EAI
6 11 (29.73%) .NET
7 10 (27.03%) Project Management
7 10 (27.03%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (27.03%) Degree
8 8 (21.62%) Performance Management
8 8 (21.62%) Windows
8 8 (21.62%) IBM
9 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
9 7 (18.92%) B2B
9 7 (18.92%) B2C
9 7 (18.92%) J2EE
9 7 (18.92%) EJB
9 7 (18.92%) Servlets
9 7 (18.92%) Struts
9 7 (18.92%) Change Management
9 7 (18.92%) Spring
9 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
9 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
9 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 7 (18.92%) Product Management
9 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
9 7 (18.92%) French Language

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (2.70%) AquaLogic Service Bus
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (5.41%) VoLTE
2 2 (5.41%) 3G
2 2 (5.41%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) DTS
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (18.92%) French Language
1 7 (18.92%) German Language
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Integration Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Support Technician
3 5 (13.51%) IT Support Technician
3 5 (13.51%) IT Support
3 5 (13.51%) Senior IT Support
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Technician
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) Middleware
2 17 (45.95%) Web Services
3 11 (29.73%) .NET
4 7 (18.92%) J2EE
4 7 (18.92%) EJB
4 7 (18.92%) Servlets
4 7 (18.92%) Struts
4 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
4 7 (18.92%) Spring
4 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (10.81%) XML
5 4 (10.81%) WPF
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) Enterprise Software
1 21 (56.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
2 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Vista
2 5 (13.51%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Solaris
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) UML
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (45.95%) TOGAF
4 14 (37.84%) EAI
5 10 (27.03%) Project Management
5 10 (27.03%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (21.62%) Performance Management
7 7 (18.92%) Product Management
7 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
7 7 (18.92%) Change Management
7 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
7 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
7 7 (18.92%) B2B
7 7 (18.92%) B2C
8 4 (10.81%) OOD
9 3 (8.11%) ITIL
9 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C#
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
1 4 (10.81%) VB
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.70%) OpenView
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.70%) Netcool
2 1 (2.70%) TeMIP
2 1 (2.70%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.70%) OVPI
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) IBM
2 3 (8.11%) Ericsson
2 3 (8.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (5.41%) Huawei
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) BEA
4 1 (2.70%) BMC