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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.54% 3.51% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 4.25% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 26 22
Average salary £75,000 £53,750 £41,861
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% +28.40%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
440 612 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 79.85% 82.59% 79.40%
Number of salaries quoted 384 532 465
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,327
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +0.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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
Bath -3 1 - -
Taunton - 1 £75,000 -
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (57.14%) AS400
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
1 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle ODI
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Publishing
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) AS400
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle