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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 52 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 12 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 2.49% 5.31% 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 6.43% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 5
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,750 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
424 280 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 88.15% 82.60% 84.34%
Number of salaries quoted 362 217 179
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Bradford

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 9 (50.00%) Middleware
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (38.89%) QA
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) WCF
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (27.78%) Data Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (27.78%) WebCenter
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) HPUX
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (27.78%) DNS
5 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
5 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (27.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 4 (22.22%) Tuxedo
3 3 (16.67%) Joomla!
4 2 (11.11%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 4 (22.22%) SQLPlus
3 4 (22.22%) Essbase
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) TKPROF
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) DBA
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (11.11%) Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) Tester
6 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
1 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (50.00%) Middleware
2 6 (33.33%) WCF
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (27.78%) WebCenter
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (22.22%) Coaching
3 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) Database Security
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C#
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
3 4 (22.22%) AWK
3 4 (22.22%) Korn
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) sed
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) OCP
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
1 9 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) Siebel