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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 46 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 28 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.55% 1.72% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 2.08% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 7
Average salary £54,750 £56,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,250 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,000
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
495 626 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 80.49% 83.02% 78.46%
Number of salaries quoted 402 523 366
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 August 2015. 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
Yeovil - 12 - - 2
Bath +3 4 £50,000 -11.11%
Street - 3 - -
Wells - 2 £55,000 -
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Scrum
3 16 (51.61%) DSDM
4 14 (45.16%) Selenium
5 13 (41.94%) Pair Programming
6 12 (38.71%) TDD
6 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (38.71%) BDD
6 12 (38.71%) Oracle
7 11 (35.48%) UNIX
7 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
7 11 (35.48%) Retail
8 10 (32.26%) Windows
9 8 (25.81%) UML
9 8 (25.81%) Web Services
9 8 (25.81%) HTML
9 8 (25.81%) ATG
9 8 (25.81%) Fredhopper
9 8 (25.81%) WorldPay
10 7 (22.58%) Java
10 7 (22.58%) .NET
11 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
12 5 (16.13%) CSS
12 5 (16.13%) Linux
13 4 (12.90%) XML
13 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
13 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
13 4 (12.90%) CSS3
13 4 (12.90%) HTML5
14 3 (9.68%) Software Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) nginx
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Fredhopper
2 1 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) LDAP
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) DB2
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.45%) Redis
2 2 (6.45%) Riak
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Informix
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) Rational Functional Tester
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) HP UFT
2 3 (9.68%) SilkTest
2 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) gulp
4 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.23%) Sahi
4 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 11 (35.48%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Test Analyst
3 12 (38.71%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (35.48%) Senior Test Analyst
4 11 (35.48%) Architect
5 10 (32.26%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (19.35%) Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
2 7 (22.58%) .NET
3 5 (16.13%) CSS
4 4 (12.90%) HTML5
4 4 (12.90%) CSS3
4 4 (12.90%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) J2EE
5 3 (9.68%) XBRL
5 3 (9.68%) RESTful
5 3 (9.68%) SOAP
6 2 (6.45%) Sass
6 2 (6.45%) PostGIS
6 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.45%) Smarty
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
6 2 (6.45%) WebGL
6 2 (6.45%) OpenGL
6 2 (6.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Wiki
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) UNIX
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Scrum
3 16 (51.61%) DSDM
4 13 (41.94%) Pair Programming
5 12 (38.71%) TDD
5 12 (38.71%) BDD
5 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.81%) UML
8 3 (9.68%) OO
8 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Wealth Management
8 3 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Test Management
8 3 (9.68%) Open Source
8 3 (9.68%) Software Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.68%) Functional Testing
8 3 (9.68%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
1 2 (6.45%) Vagrant
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.45%) Graphite
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) ATG
2 8 (25.81%) WorldPay
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) VeriFone
5 1 (3.23%) BEA
5 1 (3.23%) Sybase
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Ilchester, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 6 days ago