The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 49 82 71
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -11
Permanent jobs citing SOA 71 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.98% 1.85% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 2.22% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 31
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £20,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1501 1309 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.09% 83.32% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 1144 1055
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SOA
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

SOA Salary Trend in Bristol

SOA
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Bristol

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 47 (43.93%) Web Services
2 44 (41.12%) Java
3 37 (34.58%) Business Transformation
4 33 (30.84%) Spring
5 31 (28.97%) Middleware
5 31 (28.97%) J2EE
6 30 (28.04%) Legal
7 27 (25.23%) Oracle
8 25 (23.36%) Integration Testing
8 25 (23.36%) Oracle Fusion
9 24 (22.43%) XML
10 22 (20.56%) Security Cleared
11 21 (19.63%) Migration
11 21 (19.63%) Hibernate
11 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (19.63%) Data Migration
12 20 (18.69%) Oracle Database
12 20 (18.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (17.76%) Oracle Service Bus
13 19 (17.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (15.89%) Linux
14 17 (15.89%) UML
14 17 (15.89%) Eclipse
14 17 (15.89%) Finance
15 16 (14.95%) Technical Architecture
16 15 (14.02%) JDBC
16 15 (14.02%) JSP
16 15 (14.02%) JUnit
16 15 (14.02%) Apache CXF
17 14 (13.08%) HP Quality Center

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 19 (17.76%) Oracle Service Bus
1 19 (17.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (11.21%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.69%) Oracle Database
1 20 (18.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.87%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (15.89%) Eclipse
2 15 (14.02%) JUnit
3 12 (11.21%) JDeveloper
4 10 (9.35%) Hudson
4 10 (9.35%) Maven
5 7 (6.54%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (6.54%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (6.54%) LoadRunner
6 5 (4.67%) Subversion
7 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.93%) Selenium
8 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
General
1 30 (28.04%) Legal
2 17 (15.89%) Finance
3 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) Developer
2 18 (16.82%) Architect
3 13 (12.15%) Middleware Developer
4 12 (11.21%) Hybris Developer
4 12 (11.21%) Analyst
5 11 (10.28%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (10.28%) Designer
6 10 (9.35%) Technical Leader
7 9 (8.41%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Project Manager
9 7 (6.54%) Data Analyst
9 7 (6.54%) Data Migration Analyst
10 6 (5.61%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.67%) Consultant
12 4 (3.74%) Integration Consultant
12 4 (3.74%) Test Consultant
12 4 (3.74%) Software Architect
13 3 (2.80%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (43.93%) Web Services
2 33 (30.84%) Spring
3 31 (28.97%) Middleware
3 31 (28.97%) J2EE
4 25 (23.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 24 (22.43%) XML
6 21 (19.63%) Hibernate
7 15 (14.02%) JDBC
7 15 (14.02%) JSP
7 15 (14.02%) Apache CXF
8 13 (12.15%) HTML
8 13 (12.15%) HTML5
9 12 (11.21%) Ajax
10 10 (9.35%) .NET
11 8 (7.48%) XML Schema
12 7 (6.54%) WCF
13 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET
13 5 (4.67%) J2SE
14 4 (3.74%) WinForms
14 4 (3.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Mobile App
2 10 (9.35%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.61%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.89%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.58%) Business Transformation
2 25 (23.36%) Integration Testing
3 21 (19.63%) Migration
3 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.63%) Data Migration
4 17 (15.89%) UML
5 16 (14.95%) Technical Architecture
6 14 (13.08%) Project Management
6 14 (13.08%) Supplier Management
6 14 (13.08%) Logistics
6 14 (13.08%) Test Scripting
7 13 (12.15%) BPEL
7 13 (12.15%) CRM
7 13 (12.15%) E-Commerce
8 12 (11.21%) ETL
9 11 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.28%) Matrix Management
10 10 (9.35%) Supply Chain Management
11 8 (7.48%) Data Analysis
12 7 (6.54%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.12%) Java
2 10 (9.35%) C#
2 10 (9.35%) SQL
3 7 (6.54%) XQuery
4 5 (4.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.87%) F#
5 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.93%) Clojure
6 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (20.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.61%) ISEB
2 6 (5.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.80%) Degree
4 2 (1.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (13.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.87%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) Kibana
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) Oracle
2 14 (13.08%) HP
3 12 (11.21%) hybris
3 12 (11.21%) JBoss
4 8 (7.48%) IBM
5 5 (4.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
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