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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 38 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 13 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.52% 6.01% 7.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 7.49% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 17
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
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
312 267 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 84.55% 80.18% 74.40%
Number of salaries quoted 214 190 205
Average salary £40,000 £38,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (58.06%) Oracle
2 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 16 (51.61%) UNIX
2 16 (51.61%) Middleware
2 16 (51.61%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (45.16%) QA
4 13 (41.94%) XML
4 13 (41.94%) Java
4 13 (41.94%) Data Integration
5 12 (38.71%) Incident Management
6 11 (35.48%) .NET
6 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
6 11 (35.48%) C#
6 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
6 11 (35.48%) CSS
7 10 (32.26%) ITIL
7 10 (32.26%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
7 10 (32.26%) Change Management
7 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (32.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (29.03%) Oracle ODI
8 9 (29.03%) Finance
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
8 9 (29.03%) SQL
8 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
9 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (22.58%) BPEL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (32.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.45%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
1 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
1 6 (19.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle ODI
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) Big Data
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Administrator
2 10 (32.26%) Middleware Administrator
3 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Data Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) Middleware
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (41.94%) XML
3 11 (35.48%) .NET
3 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
3 11 (35.48%) CSS
4 6 (19.35%) WebCenter
5 4 (12.90%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) HTML
6 2 (6.45%) XHTML
6 2 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Data Integration
2 10 (32.26%) Management Information System
2 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
1 16 (51.61%) UNIX
2 6 (19.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Incident Management
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Change Management
2 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (25.81%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (22.58%) BPEL
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (12.90%) Coaching
7 2 (6.45%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (6.45%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (6.45%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Master Data Management
7 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.45%) ETL
7 2 (6.45%) MVC
7 2 (6.45%) Validation
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) T-SQL
4 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
1 6 (19.35%) ISEB
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Hyperion
2 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft