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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 83 91 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Permanent jobs citing SOA 41 29 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.15% 1.69% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.97% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 63
Average salary £45,000 £56,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
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
1597 1475 1361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.57% 85.91% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1318 1170 1194
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 March 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Bristol

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 61 (66.30%) Java
2 55 (59.78%) Oracle
2 55 (59.78%) Linux
3 52 (56.52%) Spring
4 51 (55.43%) Middleware
5 50 (54.35%) XML
6 43 (46.74%) Hibernate
7 41 (44.57%) Oracle Fusion
8 39 (42.39%) J2EE
8 39 (42.39%) Web Services
9 38 (41.30%) Eclipse
10 36 (39.13%) Integration Testing
11 33 (35.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 32 (34.78%) Oracle Service Bus
12 32 (34.78%) JDeveloper
12 32 (34.78%) JDBC
12 32 (34.78%) JSP
12 32 (34.78%) WebLogic
12 32 (34.78%) JUnit
13 31 (33.70%) JBoss
13 31 (33.70%) Apache CXF
14 22 (23.91%) JavaScript
15 20 (21.74%) Security Cleared
16 19 (20.65%) HTML
16 19 (20.65%) CSS
17 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
18 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
19 15 (16.30%) UML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 33 (35.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 32 (34.78%) Oracle Service Bus
2 32 (34.78%) WebLogic
3 31 (33.70%) JBoss
4 8 (8.70%) Node.js
4 8 (8.70%) nginx
4 8 (8.70%) WordPress
4 8 (8.70%) Drupal
5 4 (4.35%) Apache
5 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.17%) IIS
7 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.09%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.09%) MS Project
1 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) PaaS
2 4 (4.35%) IaaS
2 4 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.13%) MongoDB
3 12 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 12 (13.04%) Hadoop
3 12 (13.04%) MySQL
3 12 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (8.70%) Neo4j
5 8 (8.70%) MariaDB
5 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 8 (8.70%) Redis
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.09%) Big Data
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (41.30%) Eclipse
2 32 (34.78%) JDeveloper
2 32 (34.78%) JUnit
3 14 (15.22%) Maven
4 13 (14.13%) Hudson
5 11 (11.96%) Jenkins
6 8 (8.70%) Subversion
7 6 (6.52%) Ant
7 6 (6.52%) NetBeans
8 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.17%) NUnit
11 1 (1.09%) CruiseControl
11 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
11 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (16.30%) Legal
2 9 (9.78%) Finance
3 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.52%) Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Military
5 4 (4.35%) Law
5 4 (4.35%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (68.48%) Developer
2 27 (29.35%) Java Developer
3 25 (27.17%) Middleware Developer
4 19 (20.65%) Architect
5 11 (11.96%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.35%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.26%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Testing Manager
11 2 (2.17%) Testing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (56.52%) Spring
2 51 (55.43%) Middleware
3 50 (54.35%) XML
4 43 (46.74%) Hibernate
5 41 (44.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 39 (42.39%) J2EE
6 39 (42.39%) Web Services
7 32 (34.78%) JDBC
7 32 (34.78%) JSP
8 31 (33.70%) Apache CXF
9 19 (20.65%) HTML
9 19 (20.65%) CSS
10 14 (15.22%) .NET
11 8 (8.70%) Backbone.js
11 8 (8.70%) Ember.js
11 8 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (8.70%) REST
11 8 (8.70%) Spring Batch
11 8 (8.70%) Ajax
11 8 (8.70%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (14.13%) Open Source
3 10 (10.87%) Management Information System
4 9 (9.78%) Client/Server
4 9 (9.78%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.43%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.09%) BBC
7 1 (1.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (59.78%) Linux
2 10 (10.87%) Windows
3 4 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) Integration Testing
2 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (16.30%) UML
4 14 (15.22%) OO
5 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
6 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
7 9 (9.78%) TOGAF
8 8 (8.70%) Web Application Development
8 8 (8.70%) OO PHP
8 8 (8.70%) Logistics
8 8 (8.70%) ETL
9 7 (7.61%) OOP
10 5 (5.43%) Data Management
10 5 (5.43%) MVC
10 5 (5.43%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.43%) ArchiMate
10 5 (5.43%) DevOps
10 5 (5.43%) Master Data Management
10 5 (5.43%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (66.30%) Java
2 22 (23.91%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.04%) Ruby
3 12 (13.04%) PHP
3 12 (13.04%) C#
4 9 (9.78%) SQL
5 7 (7.61%) XQuery
6 6 (6.52%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.35%) PHP5
7 4 (4.35%) Python
7 4 (4.35%) Perl
7 4 (4.35%) Jython
8 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.17%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.17%) C++
10 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) VCP4
4 2 (2.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.09%) MCAD
5 1 (1.09%) MCSD
5 1 (1.09%) MCPD
5 1 (1.09%) MCTS
5 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (4.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (13.04%) Vagrant
3 5 (5.43%) Puppet
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (59.78%) Oracle
2 7 (7.61%) IBM
3 5 (5.43%) SAP
3 5 (5.43%) RedPrairie
4 4 (4.35%) HP
4 4 (4.35%) VMware
5 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.17%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.17%) Adobe
7 1 (1.09%) BT
7 1 (1.09%) Toshiba
7 1 (1.09%) Citrix
7 1 (1.09%) Nokia
7 1 (1.09%) Siemens
7 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
Bristol
360 Resourcing
Salary: £24,000 - £40,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 28 days ago