The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 49 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Permanent jobs citing SOA 8 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.91% 5.92% 9.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 7.27% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 14
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
SOA
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
353 275 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 84.25% 81.36% 77.55%
Number of salaries quoted 269 210 209
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

SOA
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

SOA Salary Trend in Bradford

SOA
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Bradford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 19 (73.08%) Oracle
2 17 (65.38%) UNIX
2 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 17 (65.38%) Middleware
3 13 (50.00%) ITIL
3 13 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (46.15%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (42.31%) Java
6 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
6 10 (38.46%) QA
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 9 (34.62%) Hyperion
7 9 (34.62%) Change Management
7 9 (34.62%) Data Integration
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
8 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
8 8 (30.77%) Finance
8 8 (30.77%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (30.77%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (26.92%) .NET
9 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
10 6 (23.08%) BPEL
11 5 (19.23%) C#
11 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
11 5 (19.23%) CSS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 9 (34.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
3 4 (15.38%) Tuxedo
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (7.69%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.85%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 4 (15.38%) SQLPlus
4 4 (15.38%) Essbase
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (7.69%) MySQL
5 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.69%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
1 10 (38.46%) Administrator
2 8 (30.77%) Middleware Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) DBA
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) Middleware
2 13 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
4 5 (19.23%) CSS
4 5 (19.23%) XML
4 5 (19.23%) WebCenter
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (7.69%) HTML
6 2 (7.69%) HTML5
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.85%) WCF
7 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Integration
2 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) UNIX
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
3 9 (34.62%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (34.62%) Change Management
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (23.08%) BPEL
6 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) Service Management
7 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Validation
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) DevOps
8 2 (7.69%) Line Management
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (7.69%) Database Security
8 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.85%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
4 4 (15.38%) AWK
4 4 (15.38%) Korn
4 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 4 (15.38%) sed
4 4 (15.38%) Perl
4 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISEB
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (15.38%) OCP
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (7.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) Hyperion
3 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
4 4 (15.38%) Siebel
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft