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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 48 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 6 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.69% 6.61% 8.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 8.15% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 18
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,388 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.07%
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
294 270 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 82.58% 81.08% 74.14%
Number of salaries quoted 213 193 205
Average salary £38,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,650
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 27 February 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 (65.52%) Oracle
2 17 (58.62%) UNIX
2 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) Middleware
3 16 (55.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 14 (48.28%) QA
5 13 (44.83%) Java
6 12 (41.38%) Incident Management
6 12 (41.38%) Data Integration
7 11 (37.93%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (37.93%) ITIL
8 10 (34.48%) Change Management
8 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
8 10 (34.48%) SQL
8 10 (34.48%) XML
8 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
8 10 (34.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (34.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (34.48%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
9 9 (31.03%) CSS
9 9 (31.03%) C#
9 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
9 9 (31.03%) .NET
9 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
9 9 (31.03%) Finance
9 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (24.14%) BPEL
10 7 (24.14%) Hyperion

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (34.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (17.24%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle ODI
3 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.45%) SQLPlus
6 1 (3.45%) Essbase
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.45%) MySQL
6 1 (3.45%) TKPROF
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Administrator
3 10 (34.48%) Middleware Administrator
4 9 (31.03%) Test Analyst
5 8 (27.59%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (20.69%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Junior
9 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
9 1 (3.45%) DBA
9 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) Middleware
2 16 (55.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (34.48%) XML
4 9 (31.03%) .NET
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 9 (31.03%) CSS
5 6 (20.69%) WebCenter
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Data Integration
2 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (34.48%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) UNIX
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Incident Management
2 11 (37.93%) ITIL
3 10 (34.48%) Change Management
3 10 (34.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (24.14%) BPEL
5 6 (20.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.34%) Coaching
7 2 (6.90%) Line Management
7 2 (6.90%) Validation
8 1 (3.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.45%) Data Management
8 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.45%) Service Management
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.45%) ETL
8 1 (3.45%) Master Data Management
8 1 (3.45%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
3 9 (31.03%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) AWK
5 1 (3.45%) Korn
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) sed
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISEB
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (3.45%) OCP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Hyperion
3 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Siebel
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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