The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 64 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 9 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.49% 2.72% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 3.39% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 29
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
509 560 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 84.41% 80.23% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 448 485 463
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,469
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SOA
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

SOA Salary Trend in Somerset

SOA
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Bath -7 5 £60,000 +14.28%
Taunton - 2 - -
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 15 (68.18%) Relational Database
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) ITIL
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) TOGAF
5 9 (40.91%) COBIT
5 9 (40.91%) .NET
5 9 (40.91%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) Wealth Management
6 6 (27.27%) UML
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.64%) Migration
8 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (13.64%) Data Transformation
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.64%) Coaching
8 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.64%) Web Services
9 2 (9.09%) XML
9 2 (9.09%) XSD
9 2 (9.09%) JMS
9 2 (9.09%) WSDL
9 2 (9.09%) Middleware
9 2 (9.09%) JMX
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (9.09%) REST
9 2 (9.09%) SoapUI

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Redis
2 1 (4.55%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Grunt
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Architect
2 15 (68.18%) Technical Architect
3 11 (50.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 11 (50.00%) Senior Architect
4 9 (40.91%) Designer
5 8 (36.36%) Consultant
6 5 (22.73%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (22.73%) Technical Designer
6 5 (22.73%) Senior Designer
7 4 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
8 1 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Information Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) XSD
3 2 (9.09%) JMS
3 2 (9.09%) WSDL
3 2 (9.09%) Middleware
3 2 (9.09%) JMX
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (9.09%) JSP
3 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.55%) Sass
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Wiki
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) TOGAF
4 6 (27.27%) Wealth Management
4 6 (27.27%) UML
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.64%) Data Transformation
6 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) Coaching
7 2 (9.09%) BPEL
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.55%) OO
8 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) XQuery
2 2 (9.09%) XPath
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) COBIT
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
1 1 (4.55%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle