The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 75 58 88
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +30
Permanent jobs citing SOA 7 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.84% 2.80% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 3.73% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
629 617 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 75.24% 75.24% 71.81%
Number of salaries quoted 515 547 786
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SOA
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SOA Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

SOA
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -14 4 £45,000 +20.00%
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 22 (57.89%) SQL
1 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 21 (55.26%) Oracle
2 21 (55.26%) Web Services
3 19 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 16 (42.11%) SLA
4 16 (42.11%) webMethods
4 16 (42.11%) Time Management
5 13 (34.21%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (31.58%) C#
7 11 (28.95%) .NET
7 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
7 11 (28.95%) OO
8 10 (26.32%) Internet
8 10 (26.32%) Finance
8 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 9 (23.68%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (23.68%) jQuery
10 8 (21.05%) Matrix Management
10 8 (21.05%) COBIT
10 8 (21.05%) Supplier Management
10 8 (21.05%) SaaS
10 8 (21.05%) RAD
10 8 (21.05%) Quality Management
10 8 (21.05%) CMMI
10 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
10 8 (21.05%) TOGAF
10 8 (21.05%) PRINCE
10 8 (21.05%) Project Management
11 7 (18.42%) CSS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Technical Leader
2 11 (28.95%) Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Architect
4 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Applications Architect
5 6 (15.79%) Senior Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# Application Developer
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Applications Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) Web Services
2 11 (28.95%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET
3 9 (23.68%) jQuery
4 7 (18.42%) CSS
4 7 (18.42%) HTML
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.53%) HTML5
6 4 (10.53%) Sass
6 4 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.53%) CSS3
7 3 (7.89%) WPF
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (7.89%) XML
8 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.26%) JSF
8 2 (5.26%) EJB
8 2 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) UNIX
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Time Management
2 13 (34.21%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (28.95%) OO
4 9 (23.68%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (21.05%) Matrix Management
5 8 (21.05%) Supplier Management
5 8 (21.05%) RAD
5 8 (21.05%) Project Management
5 8 (21.05%) Quality Management
5 8 (21.05%) CMMI
5 8 (21.05%) PRINCE
5 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 8 (21.05%) TOGAF
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.53%) B2B
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) UML
7 4 (10.53%) OOP
7 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 19 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 12 (31.58%) C#
4 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.16%) Java
6 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) C
7 2 (5.26%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) SLA
2 8 (21.05%) COBIT
3 2 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Oracle
2 16 (42.11%) webMethods
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) EPiServer
4 2 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) VMware