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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 74 57 91
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +34
Permanent jobs citing SOA 7 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.88% 3.43% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 4.51% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 22 7
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.19%
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
594 554 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.72% 75.99% 73.37%
Number of salaries quoted 497 488 821
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 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 17 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 -18 4 £45,000 +20.00%
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 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 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 16 (50.00%) Oracle
3 16 (50.00%) Web Services
4 15 (46.88%) PL/SQL
4 15 (46.88%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (43.75%) SLA
5 14 (43.75%) webMethods
5 14 (43.75%) Time Management
6 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (31.25%) Internet
7 10 (31.25%) Finance
8 9 (28.13%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (25.00%) C#
9 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (25.00%) .NET
9 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (25.00%) OO
9 8 (25.00%) RAD
9 8 (25.00%) PRINCE
9 8 (25.00%) Project Management
9 8 (25.00%) Quality Management
9 8 (25.00%) CMMI
9 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 8 (25.00%) TOGAF
9 8 (25.00%) Supplier Management
9 8 (25.00%) COBIT
9 8 (25.00%) Matrix Management
9 8 (25.00%) SaaS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) Intranet
3 1 (3.13%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Technical Leader
2 9 (28.13%) Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Applications Architect
4 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) webMethods Developer
7 1 (3.13%) webMethods Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (18.75%) CSS
3 6 (18.75%) HTML
4 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (15.63%) jQuery
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 4 (12.50%) Sass
5 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.50%) HTML5
5 4 (12.50%) CSS3
6 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.25%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.13%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (3.13%) REST
8 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.13%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Time Management
2 12 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 8 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 8 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 8 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 8 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (25.00%) OO
4 8 (25.00%) RAD
4 8 (25.00%) Project Management
4 8 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 8 (25.00%) CMMI
5 4 (12.50%) B2B
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) UML
7 2 (6.25%) OOD
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) PL/SQL
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) R
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) SLA
2 8 (25.00%) COBIT
3 2 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (43.75%) webMethods
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) EPiServer
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) JBoss