The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 25 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 South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 95 102 81
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Permanent jobs citing SOA 148 124 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.42% 2.37% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.99% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 86 90 136
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,306 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4908 4149 4286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.37% 79.21% 77.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3998 3577 3795
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,646 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
England

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SOA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SOA Salary Trend in the South West

SOA
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in the South West

SOA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol +5 52 £60,000 +20.00% 14
Wiltshire -8 27 £55,000 +42.96% 5
Somerset -15 24 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Dorset +6 15 £42,500 +27.81% 2
Gloucestershire -6 12 £50,000 +42.85% 3
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 100 (34.97%) Finance
2 96 (33.57%) Java
3 92 (32.17%) .NET
4 87 (30.42%) Web Services
5 73 (25.52%) Oracle
6 72 (25.17%) SQL
7 69 (24.13%) SQL Server
8 57 (19.93%) ASP.NET
9 56 (19.58%) Middleware
10 54 (18.88%) Technical Architecture
11 45 (15.73%) C#
12 43 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (13.64%) HTML
14 37 (12.94%) MVC
14 37 (12.94%) Microsoft
14 37 (12.94%) Relational Database
15 36 (12.59%) CRM
16 34 (11.89%) XML
16 34 (11.89%) HTML5
17 33 (11.54%) TOGAF
17 33 (11.54%) Spring
18 31 (10.84%) COBIT
18 31 (10.84%) PL/SQL
18 31 (10.84%) Linux
19 30 (10.49%) J2EE
20 29 (10.14%) Banking
21 28 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
21 28 (9.79%) Project Management
22 27 (9.44%) SAP
22 27 (9.44%) WCF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 17 (5.94%) IIS
2 11 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.80%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.10%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 6 (2.10%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (3.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.15%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.10%) JDE OneWorld
3 6 (2.10%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.75%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (1.40%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.80%) SaaS
2 6 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.15%) Internet
2 6 (2.10%) VoIP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (24.13%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.94%) Relational Database
3 26 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 16 (5.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (3.85%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.15%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (1.75%) DB2
8 4 (1.40%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.70%) Big Data
11 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.24%) Eclipse
3 11 (3.85%) JDeveloper
4 10 (3.50%) LoadRunner
4 10 (3.50%) JUnit
5 9 (3.15%) Maven
5 9 (3.15%) Hudson
5 9 (3.15%) SoapUI
6 8 (2.80%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (2.45%) Subversion
7 7 (2.45%) Selenium
8 6 (2.10%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (1.75%) RSpec
9 5 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.40%) TestNG
10 4 (1.40%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.05%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.70%) FitNesse
General
1 100 (34.97%) Finance
2 29 (10.14%) Banking
3 22 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.29%) Marketing
5 16 (5.59%) Legal
6 13 (4.55%) Retail
7 5 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.40%) Advertising
9 3 (1.05%) Publishing
10 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 120 (41.96%) Architect
2 89 (31.12%) Developer
3 54 (18.88%) Solutions Architect
4 37 (12.94%) .NET Developer
5 29 (10.14%) Technical Architect
5 29 (10.14%) Senior Architect
6 27 (9.44%) Technical Leader
7 26 (9.09%) Consultant
8 25 (8.74%) Senior Developer
9 22 (7.69%) C# Developer
10 21 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (6.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (6.64%) ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (5.94%) Analyst
14 12 (4.20%) Designer
15 11 (3.85%) Technical Solutions Architect
16 10 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
16 10 (3.50%) Enterprise Architect
16 10 (3.50%) Information Architect
16 10 (3.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (32.17%) .NET
2 87 (30.42%) Web Services
3 57 (19.93%) ASP.NET
4 56 (19.58%) Middleware
5 39 (13.64%) HTML
6 34 (11.89%) XML
6 34 (11.89%) HTML5
7 33 (11.54%) Spring
8 30 (10.49%) J2EE
9 27 (9.44%) WCF
10 26 (9.09%) WPF
10 26 (9.09%) jQuery
11 25 (8.74%) SOAP
11 25 (8.74%) REST
12 24 (8.39%) Hibernate
13 23 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
15 19 (6.64%) .NET Framework
16 16 (5.59%) Ajax
17 15 (5.24%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.74%) N-Tier
2 22 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 17 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.94%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.15%) Data Integration
4 9 (3.15%) Digital Media
5 8 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.45%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.75%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.05%) CESG
10 2 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.35%) Open Source
11 1 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.84%) Linux
2 14 (4.90%) Windows
3 9 (3.15%) UNIX
4 7 (2.45%) Android
4 7 (2.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.88%) Technical Architecture
2 43 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (12.94%) MVC
4 36 (12.59%) CRM
5 33 (11.54%) TOGAF
6 28 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (9.79%) Project Management
7 26 (9.09%) OO
7 26 (9.09%) ITIL
8 25 (8.74%) Business Transformation
9 23 (8.04%) UML
9 23 (8.04%) Scrum
9 23 (8.04%) Enterprise Architecture
10 21 (7.34%) ETL
11 19 (6.64%) OOP
11 19 (6.64%) BPEL
12 18 (6.29%) Software Engineering
12 18 (6.29%) Integration Testing
12 18 (6.29%) E-Commerce
13 17 (5.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (33.57%) Java
2 72 (25.17%) SQL
3 45 (15.73%) C#
4 31 (10.84%) PL/SQL
5 24 (8.39%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.15%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.80%) C
7 8 (2.80%) Ruby
8 6 (2.10%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.10%) XQuery
9 5 (1.75%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.40%) C++
11 2 (0.70%) Perl
11 2 (0.70%) VBScript
11 2 (0.70%) VB
11 2 (0.70%) Python
11 2 (0.70%) XPath
12 1 (0.35%) Clojure
12 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (6.64%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.59%) ISEB
3 13 (4.55%) Degree
4 6 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.40%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.84%) COBIT
2 17 (5.94%) QA
3 16 (5.59%) SLA
4 8 (2.80%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (2.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (4.20%) Puppet
1 12 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 73 (25.52%) Oracle
2 37 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 27 (9.44%) SAP
4 17 (5.94%) TIBCO
5 16 (5.59%) webMethods
6 15 (5.24%) JBoss
6 15 (5.24%) hybris
7 12 (4.20%) HP
8 8 (2.80%) Unisys
9 7 (2.45%) Twitter
10 6 (2.10%) IBM
11 5 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.75%) Google
11 5 (1.75%) Facebook
12 4 (1.40%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.70%) Siebel
14 1 (0.35%) Adobe
14 1 (0.35%) VMware
14 1 (0.35%) Teradata
14 1 (0.35%) Yantra
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