The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 59 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 22 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.74% 2.67% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 3.56% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 8
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,844 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
649 421 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 80.82% 74.91% 76.17%
Number of salaries quoted 569 369 380
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
South West

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram 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 July 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 -5 21 £55,000 +22.22%
Taunton -9 1 - - 2
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (78.72%) Finance
2 34 (72.34%) Relational Database
3 31 (65.96%) .NET
4 28 (59.57%) Java
5 23 (48.94%) ITIL
5 23 (48.94%) Banking
6 22 (46.81%) TOGAF
6 22 (46.81%) COBIT
7 18 (38.30%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
9 13 (27.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (21.28%) UML
10 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (21.28%) Wealth Management
11 8 (17.02%) Digital Media
12 6 (12.77%) REST
12 6 (12.77%) HTML5
12 6 (12.77%) jQuery
12 6 (12.77%) IIS
12 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
12 6 (12.77%) C#
12 6 (12.77%) HTML
12 6 (12.77%) MVC
12 6 (12.77%) SQL
12 6 (12.77%) VoIP
13 4 (8.51%) Migration
13 4 (8.51%) Data Transformation
14 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (6.38%) Web Services
15 2 (4.26%) SOAP

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (12.77%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (72.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.26%) JMeter
1 2 (4.26%) Selenium
1 2 (4.26%) FitNesse
1 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 37 (78.72%) Finance
2 23 (48.94%) Banking
3 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (74.47%) Architect
2 19 (40.43%) Technical Architect
3 16 (34.04%) Developer
3 16 (34.04%) Senior Architect
4 15 (31.91%) Consultant
4 15 (31.91%) Senior Developer
5 14 (29.79%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (19.15%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
7 6 (12.77%) Senior Technical Architect
7 6 (12.77%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (10.64%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (10.64%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Trainer
9 2 (4.26%) Tester
9 2 (4.26%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.26%) Software Tester
10 1 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.13%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (2.13%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (65.96%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) REST
2 6 (12.77%) HTML5
2 6 (12.77%) jQuery
2 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
2 6 (12.77%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) Web Services
4 2 (4.26%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.13%) J2EE
5 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) UNIX
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) ITIL
2 22 (46.81%) TOGAF
3 18 (38.30%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (27.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (21.28%) UML
5 10 (21.28%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (21.28%) Wealth Management
6 6 (12.77%) MVC
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Data Transformation
8 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Information Management
9 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.26%) Analytics
9 2 (4.26%) Software Architecture
9 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Performance Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) Java
2 6 (12.77%) C#
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) Python
3 2 (4.26%) C
3 2 (4.26%) C++
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (46.81%) COBIT
2 2 (4.26%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Twitter