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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 104 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 33 59 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.76% 3.23% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 3.73% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 28
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £41,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £85,000
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
1647 1581 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 87.84% 86.68% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1249 1199
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Bristol

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 37 (60.66%) Oracle
2 34 (55.74%) Middleware
3 27 (44.26%) Java
3 27 (44.26%) Linux
4 26 (42.62%) XML
4 26 (42.62%) Oracle Fusion
4 26 (42.62%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (37.70%) Apache
5 23 (37.70%) Tomcat
6 22 (36.07%) Open Source
7 20 (32.79%) Puppet
7 20 (32.79%) Python
7 20 (32.79%) Perl
8 19 (31.15%) UNIX
8 19 (31.15%) Configuration Management
8 19 (31.15%) Jython
8 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (31.15%) SaaS
8 19 (31.15%) Hadoop
8 19 (31.15%) Computer Science
8 19 (31.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 19 (31.15%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (29.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 18 (29.51%) Vagrant
9 18 (29.51%) MCollective
9 18 (29.51%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (29.51%) DevOps
9 18 (29.51%) Data Centre
9 18 (29.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (29.51%) PaaS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 23 (37.70%) Apache
1 23 (37.70%) Tomcat
2 10 (16.39%) JBoss
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (9.84%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (9.84%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.64%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.64%) IIS
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) SaaS
2 18 (29.51%) PaaS
2 18 (29.51%) IaaS
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) Oracle BI EE
1 19 (31.15%) Hadoop
2 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.92%) MySQL
7 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.64%) Big Data
8 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Eclipse
2 7 (11.48%) Ant
3 6 (9.84%) JUnit
3 6 (9.84%) JDeveloper
4 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.92%) Subversion
6 3 (4.92%) Maven
7 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.28%) NetBeans
7 2 (3.28%) Hudson
8 1 (1.64%) Grunt
8 1 (1.64%) CasperJS
8 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.64%) NUnit
8 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (18.03%) Law
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (52.46%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) Senior Developer
4 12 (19.67%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Architect
6 6 (9.84%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Middleware Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Software Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Solutions Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Analyst
11 1 (1.64%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (55.74%) Middleware
2 26 (42.62%) Oracle Fusion
2 26 (42.62%) XML
3 18 (29.51%) Web Services
3 18 (29.51%) WebCenter
3 18 (29.51%) MCollective
4 16 (26.23%) J2EE
5 15 (24.59%) HTML
6 14 (22.95%) .NET
6 14 (22.95%) CSS
7 11 (18.03%) JDBC
8 10 (16.39%) Hibernate
8 10 (16.39%) jQuery
9 9 (14.75%) Spring
9 9 (14.75%) SOAP
10 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
10 7 (11.48%) XSD
10 7 (11.48%) JSON
11 6 (9.84%) Apache CXF
11 6 (9.84%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (42.62%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (31.15%) Computer Science
3 18 (29.51%) Data Centre
4 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.92%) AS400
5 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Linux
2 19 (31.15%) UNIX
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Open Source
2 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.15%) Configuration Management
3 18 (29.51%) Service Delivery
3 18 (29.51%) Identity Management
3 18 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (29.51%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (29.51%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (29.51%) DevOps
3 18 (29.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 17 (27.87%) SDLC
5 15 (24.59%) Mentoring
6 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (13.11%) TDD
8 7 (11.48%) OO
9 6 (9.84%) UML
9 6 (9.84%) MVC
9 6 (9.84%) Scrum
9 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
9 6 (9.84%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) Java
2 20 (32.79%) Python
2 20 (32.79%) Perl
3 19 (31.15%) Jython
4 17 (27.87%) SQL
5 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
5 13 (21.31%) C#
6 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.28%) ActionScript
8 2 (3.28%) C++
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.64%) Clojure
9 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.64%) PHP5
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) MCAD
3 1 (1.64%) MCSD
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) MCTS
3 1 (1.64%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) HL7
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 18 (29.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (29.51%) VirtualBox
1 18 (29.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (32.79%) Puppet
2 19 (31.15%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (29.51%) Oracle Identity Management
3 18 (29.51%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (60.66%) Oracle
2 18 (29.51%) VMware
3 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.28%) Adobe
4 2 (3.28%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.64%) MuleSoft
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago