The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 169 144 100
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -44
Permanent jobs citing SOA 69 111 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.32% 1.85% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 2.16% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 45 86 101
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
SOA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4591 5128 5354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.56% 85.54% 85.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3851 4290 4364
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +20 29 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Wiltshire -8 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Gloucestershire -2 12 £33,500 -25.55% 1
Somerset -6 6 £55,000 -
Devon +7 2 - -
Bristol -4 2 £42,500 -5.02% 3
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SOA.

1 109 (47.81%) Oracle
2 104 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (33.33%) Web Services
4 73 (32.02%) Java
5 66 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 66 (28.95%) .NET
6 64 (28.07%) Finance
7 63 (27.63%) Degree
8 60 (26.32%) C#
9 54 (23.68%) Middleware
10 52 (22.81%) SQL
11 50 (21.93%) SQL Server
12 47 (20.61%) Scrum
13 42 (18.42%) AngularJS
14 41 (17.98%) Security Cleared
14 41 (17.98%) Retail
14 41 (17.98%) XML
14 41 (17.98%) CSS
15 40 (17.54%) jQuery
16 39 (17.11%) Software Engineering
17 38 (16.67%) HTML
18 37 (16.23%) Banking
18 37 (16.23%) Relational Database
18 37 (16.23%) SDLC
19 36 (15.79%) REST
19 36 (15.79%) Linux
20 35 (15.35%) IBM
20 35 (15.35%) Spring
21 32 (14.04%) UML
22 30 (13.16%) ERP

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (9.21%) JBoss
2 18 (7.89%) WebSphere
3 17 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.46%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (7.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 12 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
6 10 (4.39%) IBM HTTP Server
7 9 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (3.07%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.75%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.75%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.88%) IIS
10 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.44%) Apache
11 1 (0.44%) Confluence
11 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (9.21%) Oracle Retail
2 15 (6.58%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (3.07%) Temenos T24
4 3 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.44%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.82%) IBM SmartCloud
2 8 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.19%) IaaS
4 4 (1.75%) SaaS
5 2 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.88%) AWS OpsWorks
5 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 15 (6.58%) HTTP
3 14 (6.14%) Internet
4 8 (3.51%) Intranet
5 2 (0.88%) 2G
5 2 (0.88%) 3G
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.44%) DHCP
6 1 (0.44%) DNS
6 1 (0.44%) Firewall
6 1 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (21.93%) SQL Server
2 37 (16.23%) Relational Database
3 30 (13.16%) Oracle Database
4 25 (10.96%) NoSQL
5 23 (10.09%) Hadoop
5 23 (10.09%) MongoDB
6 21 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (8.77%) Oracle Database 12c
8 15 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (6.14%) DB2
10 13 (5.70%) MySQL
11 11 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (4.39%) RDBMS
13 9 (3.95%) SQLite
14 6 (2.63%) Big Data
14 6 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (2.19%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 27 (11.84%) Selenium
2 24 (10.53%) JIRA
3 22 (9.65%) JUnit
4 20 (8.77%) Visual Studio
5 18 (7.89%) Cucumber
6 16 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (5.26%) Subversion
8 9 (3.95%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.63%) Git (software)
9 6 (2.63%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.63%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.75%) Maven
11 3 (1.32%) Ant
11 3 (1.32%) DbUnit
11 3 (1.32%) Gradle
11 3 (1.32%) HttpUnit
11 3 (1.32%) NUnit
11 3 (1.32%) XMLUnit
12 2 (0.88%) MSTest
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 64 (28.07%) Finance
2 41 (17.98%) Retail
3 37 (16.23%) Banking
4 21 (9.21%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.07%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.63%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Billing
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 86 (37.72%) Developer
2 61 (26.75%) Architect
3 25 (10.96%) Software Engineer
4 21 (9.21%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 21 (9.21%) Java Developer
4 21 (9.21%) Lead Developer
5 20 (8.77%) .NET Developer
6 19 (8.33%) Applications Developer
7 17 (7.46%) SharePoint Developer
7 17 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (7.02%) C# Developer
8 16 (7.02%) Enterprise Architect
8 16 (7.02%) Senior Developer
9 15 (6.58%) Java Software Developer
9 15 (6.58%) Technical Leader
10 14 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (6.14%) Java Engineer
10 14 (6.14%) Java Software Engineer
10 14 (6.14%) Technical Developer
11 13 (5.70%) Technical Design Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (33.33%) Web Services
2 66 (28.95%) .NET
3 54 (23.68%) Middleware
4 42 (18.42%) AngularJS
5 41 (17.98%) CSS
5 41 (17.98%) XML
6 40 (17.54%) jQuery
7 38 (16.67%) HTML
8 36 (15.79%) REST
9 35 (15.35%) Spring
10 30 (13.16%) J2EE
11 26 (11.40%) Hibernate
12 25 (10.96%) Java EE
12 25 (10.96%) RESTful
13 23 (10.09%) ASP.NET
14 22 (9.65%) SOAP
15 19 (8.33%) EJB
16 18 (7.89%) IBM Integration Bus
16 18 (7.89%) JSF
16 18 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.77%) Virtual Team
3 15 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.58%) User Experience
4 13 (5.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.51%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.51%) N-Tier
7 8 (3.51%) Social Media
8 6 (2.63%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.19%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.75%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (1.75%) Clustering
10 4 (1.75%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.75%) DataPower
10 4 (1.75%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.32%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.32%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.79%) Linux
2 28 (12.28%) Unix
3 13 (5.70%) Windows
4 6 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.75%) Android
5 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (20.61%) Scrum
3 39 (17.11%) Software Engineering
4 37 (16.23%) SDLC
5 32 (14.04%) UML
6 30 (13.16%) ERP
6 30 (13.16%) Software Testing
7 27 (11.84%) MVC
8 24 (10.53%) ITIL
8 24 (10.53%) Project Management
8 24 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (10.53%) TDD
9 23 (10.09%) Open Source
10 22 (9.65%) Configuration Management
10 22 (9.65%) Requirements Analysis
10 22 (9.65%) TOGAF
11 20 (8.77%) E-Commerce
11 20 (8.77%) High Availability
11 20 (8.77%) Kanban
12 17 (7.46%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (32.02%) Java
2 66 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 60 (26.32%) C#
4 52 (22.81%) SQL
5 22 (9.65%) C++
6 19 (8.33%) C
7 15 (6.58%) PowerShell
7 15 (6.58%) T-SQL
8 13 (5.70%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.51%) Groovy
10 7 (3.07%) PHP
11 6 (2.63%) Ruby
11 6 (2.63%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.19%) Perl
13 4 (1.75%) Python
13 4 (1.75%) R
13 4 (1.75%) XPath
14 1 (0.44%) F#
14 1 (0.44%) Scala
14 1 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 63 (27.63%) Degree
2 41 (17.98%) Security Cleared
3 20 (8.77%) SC Cleared
4 18 (7.89%) DV Cleared
5 13 (5.70%) BC Cleared
6 8 (3.51%) ISEB
7 7 (3.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.44%) CCNA
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.44%) MCSE
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.44%) RHCE
9 1 (0.44%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.82%) QA
2 3 (1.32%) COBIT
3 1 (0.44%) HL7
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (4.39%) PowerHA
2 5 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) Docker
3 1 (0.44%) Gluster
3 1 (0.44%) iptables
3 1 (0.44%) KVM
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (4.82%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.19%) Control-M
3 3 (1.32%) Nagios
4 2 (0.88%) Grafana
4 2 (0.88%) Graphite
4 2 (0.88%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.88%) logstash
4 2 (0.88%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.88%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.44%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.44%) Graylog
5 1 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.44%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 109 (47.81%) Oracle
2 35 (15.35%) IBM
3 24 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.51%) HP
4 8 (3.51%) Sitecore
5 7 (3.07%) Green Hat
5 7 (3.07%) TIBCO
5 7 (3.07%) VMware
5 7 (3.07%) webMethods
6 6 (2.63%) Cegedim Rx
6 6 (2.63%) Cisco
6 6 (2.63%) Informatica
6 6 (2.63%) SAP
6 6 (2.63%) Splunk
7 5 (2.19%) Avaya
7 5 (2.19%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.32%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.88%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.88%) Incapsula
9 2 (0.88%) Sencha
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