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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 100 57 91
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +34
Permanent jobs citing SOA 37 73 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.93% 4.02% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 4.66% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 18
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £42,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,900 £64,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
1688 1568 1349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.05% 86.34% 84.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1238 1179
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Bristol

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 32 (56.14%) Oracle
2 27 (47.37%) Middleware
3 26 (45.61%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (43.86%) Linux
5 24 (42.11%) Java
5 24 (42.11%) Python
6 22 (38.60%) Configuration Management
6 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (38.60%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (36.84%) Apache
7 21 (36.84%) Tomcat
7 21 (36.84%) Perl
8 20 (35.09%) SQL
8 20 (35.09%) Computer Science
8 20 (35.09%) Oracle Fusion
8 20 (35.09%) Open Source
9 19 (33.33%) Hadoop
9 19 (33.33%) Puppet
9 19 (33.33%) Jython
9 19 (33.33%) UNIX
10 17 (29.82%) XML
10 17 (29.82%) Oracle BI EE
10 17 (29.82%) SaaS
11 16 (28.07%) PaaS
11 16 (28.07%) WebCenter
11 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (28.07%) VirtualBox
11 16 (28.07%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (28.07%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (28.07%) Apache ZooKeeper

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 21 (36.84%) Apache
1 21 (36.84%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.77%) JBoss
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.26%) Mule
3 3 (5.26%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.82%) SaaS
2 16 (28.07%) PaaS
2 16 (28.07%) IaaS
3 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.75%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 17 (29.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
5 6 (10.53%) MySQL
6 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
7 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (5.26%) Big Data
9 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Ant
1 5 (8.77%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.51%) Grunt
3 2 (3.51%) CasperJS
4 1 (1.75%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.75%) Maven
4 1 (1.75%) JUnit
General
1 9 (15.79%) Law
2 6 (10.53%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (47.37%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Java Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Architect
7 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.51%) Principal Software Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.51%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.51%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) Middleware
2 20 (35.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 17 (29.82%) XML
4 16 (28.07%) WebCenter
4 16 (28.07%) MCollective
5 15 (26.32%) HTML
6 14 (24.56%) CSS
7 13 (22.81%) .NET
8 10 (17.54%) J2EE
8 10 (17.54%) SOAP
8 10 (17.54%) Web Services
9 8 (14.04%) REST
9 8 (14.04%) Spring
10 7 (12.28%) jQuery
10 7 (12.28%) ASP.NET
11 6 (10.53%) JDBC
11 6 (10.53%) XSD
12 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
12 5 (8.77%) Servlets
12 5 (8.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (45.61%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (35.09%) Computer Science
3 16 (28.07%) Data Centre
4 9 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.26%) AS400
5 3 (5.26%) Replication
5 3 (5.26%) Web 2.0
5 3 (5.26%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Linux
2 19 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Configuration Management
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Open Source
3 16 (28.07%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (28.07%) Root Cause Analysis
3 16 (28.07%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (28.07%) DevOps
3 16 (28.07%) Service Delivery
3 16 (28.07%) Identity Management
3 16 (28.07%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 13 (22.81%) SDLC
6 11 (19.30%) TDD
7 9 (15.79%) Scrum
7 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.28%) OOP
9 6 (10.53%) OO
9 6 (10.53%) MVC
9 6 (10.53%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) Java
1 24 (42.11%) Python
2 21 (36.84%) Perl
3 20 (35.09%) SQL
4 19 (33.33%) Jython
5 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
5 11 (19.30%) C#
6 5 (8.77%) C++
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby
7 3 (5.26%) PHP
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) Clojure
8 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.51%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.75%) PHP5
9 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) HL7
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (28.07%) VirtualBox
1 16 (28.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (38.60%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (33.33%) Puppet
3 16 (28.07%) Oracle Identity Management
3 16 (28.07%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (56.14%) Oracle
2 16 (28.07%) VMware
3 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Adobe
4 2 (3.51%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago