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 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 39 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 20 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 4.46% 6.91% 10.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 7.98% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 34
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
388 326 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 86.61% 86.70% 80.25%
Number of salaries quoted 294 231 220
Average salary £40,000 £41,875 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Bradford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (52.78%) Oracle
1 19 (52.78%) UNIX
2 16 (44.44%) Data Integration
3 15 (41.67%) Linux
3 15 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (41.67%) XML
3 15 (41.67%) Middleware
4 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 13 (36.11%) HPUX
5 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
5 13 (36.11%) Shell Script
5 13 (36.11%) Oracle Fusion
5 13 (36.11%) Oracle ODI
5 13 (36.11%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (36.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (33.33%) Finance
6 12 (33.33%) Java
7 11 (30.56%) Web Services
7 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
7 11 (30.56%) DNS
7 11 (30.56%) Firewall
7 11 (30.56%) Hyperion
7 11 (30.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (30.56%) WebCenter
7 11 (30.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (27.78%) .NET
8 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
8 10 (27.78%) CSS
8 10 (27.78%) C#
9 9 (25.00%) Microsoft

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (30.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (11.11%) CMS
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
1 11 (30.56%) DNS
1 11 (30.56%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle ODI
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
5 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Administrator
2 8 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Middleware Administrator
5 5 (13.89%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Data Architect
6 4 (11.11%) DBA
6 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) XML
1 15 (41.67%) Middleware
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (30.56%) WebCenter
3 11 (30.56%) Web Services
4 10 (27.78%) .NET
4 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
4 10 (27.78%) CSS
5 6 (16.67%) HTML
5 6 (16.67%) WCF
6 4 (11.11%) XHTML
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.56%) jQuery
7 2 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Data Integration
2 5 (13.89%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.56%) W3C
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) UNIX
2 15 (41.67%) Linux
3 13 (36.11%) HPUX
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (36.11%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (36.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 6 (16.67%) MVC
4 5 (13.89%) Migration
4 5 (13.89%) Data Management
4 5 (13.89%) TOGAF
4 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.89%) ETL
4 5 (13.89%) Data Security
4 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
4 5 (13.89%) Data Architecture
4 5 (13.89%) Coaching
4 5 (13.89%) Master Data Management
5 4 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 4 (11.11%) Service Management
5 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Shell Script
2 12 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (27.78%) C#
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) COBOL
6 2 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ISEB
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) RHEV
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.56%) HP SIM
2 2 (5.56%) OpenView
2 2 (5.56%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle
2 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
3 11 (30.56%) Hyperion
4 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Micro Focus
6 2 (5.56%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) Brocade