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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 108 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 36 54 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.84% 2.82% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 3.28% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 35
Average salary £44,500 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.83% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £37,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1687 1648 1367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 86.20% 85.97% 83.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1443 1294 1206
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Bristol

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 42 (61.76%) Oracle
2 39 (57.35%) Middleware
3 34 (50.00%) XML
4 32 (47.06%) Java
5 31 (45.59%) Linux
6 30 (44.12%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (39.71%) Oracle Fusion
8 25 (36.76%) Open Source
9 24 (35.29%) SDLC
10 23 (33.82%) Apache
10 23 (33.82%) Tomcat
11 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
13 20 (29.41%) Web Services
14 19 (27.94%) J2EE
14 19 (27.94%) SaaS
14 19 (27.94%) Puppet
14 19 (27.94%) Oracle BI EE
14 19 (27.94%) Computer Science
15 18 (26.47%) Hadoop
15 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (26.47%) VirtualBox
15 18 (26.47%) PaaS
15 18 (26.47%) WebCenter
15 18 (26.47%) Capacity Planning
15 18 (26.47%) Vagrant
15 18 (26.47%) MCollective
15 18 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (26.47%) IaaS
15 18 (26.47%) Oracle Identity Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (33.82%) Apache
1 23 (33.82%) Tomcat
2 12 (17.65%) JBoss
3 11 (16.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (11.76%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.47%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.94%) SaaS
2 18 (26.47%) PaaS
2 18 (26.47%) IaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.94%) Oracle BI EE
3 18 (26.47%) Hadoop
4 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.88%) MySQL
6 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Eclipse
2 9 (13.24%) Ant
3 8 (11.76%) JUnit
3 8 (11.76%) JDeveloper
4 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.35%) SoapUI
5 5 (7.35%) Subversion
5 5 (7.35%) Maven
6 4 (5.88%) NetBeans
6 4 (5.88%) Hudson
7 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.47%) NUnit
9 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.47%) MSBuild
General
1 13 (19.12%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Law
3 6 (8.82%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.94%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) Cloud Engineer
3 16 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Architect
6 8 (11.76%) Middleware Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.41%) Software Architect
10 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Solutions Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) PHP Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (57.35%) Middleware
2 34 (50.00%) XML
3 27 (39.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 20 (29.41%) Web Services
5 19 (27.94%) J2EE
6 18 (26.47%) WebCenter
6 18 (26.47%) MCollective
7 17 (25.00%) HTML
8 16 (23.53%) CSS
9 15 (22.06%) .NET
10 14 (20.59%) Spring
11 13 (19.12%) JDBC
11 13 (19.12%) Hibernate
12 12 (17.65%) jQuery
13 9 (13.24%) SOAP
13 9 (13.24%) JSON
14 8 (11.76%) Apache CXF
14 8 (11.76%) JSP
15 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
15 7 (10.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.12%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (27.94%) Computer Science
3 18 (26.47%) Data Centre
4 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
5 7 (10.29%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (10.29%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.41%) AS400
7 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (45.59%) Linux
2 18 (26.47%) UNIX
3 5 (7.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Open Source
2 24 (35.29%) SDLC
3 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (26.47%) Configuration Management
4 18 (26.47%) Service Delivery
4 18 (26.47%) Identity Management
4 18 (26.47%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (26.47%) DevOps
4 18 (26.47%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (26.47%) Root Cause Analysis
5 16 (23.53%) Mentoring
6 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.76%) UML
8 8 (11.76%) OO
8 8 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 7 (10.29%) OOP
10 6 (8.82%) MVC
10 6 (8.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) Java
2 18 (26.47%) SQL
2 18 (26.47%) Python
2 18 (26.47%) Jython
2 18 (26.47%) Perl
3 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.59%) C#
4 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.41%) ActionScript
5 3 (4.41%) C++
5 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.94%) PHP
6 2 (2.94%) Ruby
6 2 (2.94%) PHP5
7 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) SC Cleared
1 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) MCAD
2 1 (1.47%) MCSD
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.47%) MCTS
2 1 (1.47%) MCPD
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) HL7
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (26.47%) VirtualBox
1 18 (26.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (27.94%) Puppet
2 18 (26.47%) Oracle Identity Management
2 18 (26.47%) Vagrant
2 18 (26.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (61.76%) Oracle
2 18 (26.47%) VMware
3 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.41%) Adobe
4 3 (4.41%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft
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