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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 120 108 85
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Permanent jobs citing SOA 129 123 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.10% 2.24% 3.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.74% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 94 106 161
Average salary £45,000 £48,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.73% +17.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
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
5121 4493 4331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 83.32% 81.97% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4265 3791 3805
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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
Dorset +5 34 £44,000 -29.60% 5
Wiltshire +18 32 £43,750 -22.56% 5
Bristol 0 32 £45,000 -14.28% 11
Gloucestershire -44 16 £45,000 +45.16%
Somerset -10 4 £75,000 +42.85% 1
Devon - 3 £90,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 97 (37.16%) Oracle
2 95 (36.40%) .NET
2 95 (36.40%) SQL Server
3 94 (36.02%) CSS
4 92 (35.25%) Middleware
5 88 (33.72%) HTML
6 85 (32.57%) Java
7 83 (31.80%) C#
7 83 (31.80%) JavaScript
8 79 (30.27%) MVC
9 78 (29.89%) XML
10 74 (28.35%) SQL
11 72 (27.59%) Web Services
12 69 (26.44%) ASP.NET
13 68 (26.05%) jQuery
14 64 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
15 62 (23.75%) Linux
16 56 (21.46%) Oracle Fusion
17 55 (21.07%) OO
17 55 (21.07%) Finance
17 55 (21.07%) ASP.NET MVC
18 54 (20.69%) WCF
19 53 (20.31%) T-SQL
19 53 (20.31%) ASP.NET Web API
20 51 (19.54%) Spring
21 49 (18.77%) J2EE
22 47 (18.01%) SQL Server 2008
23 46 (17.62%) Microsoft
23 46 (17.62%) Mentoring
24 41 (15.71%) Hibernate

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 40 (15.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 34 (13.03%) JBoss
3 31 (11.88%) Oracle Service Bus
4 30 (11.49%) WebLogic
5 18 (6.90%) WebSphere
6 17 (6.51%) IIS
6 17 (6.51%) nginx
7 14 (5.36%) Apache
8 13 (4.98%) Tomcat
8 13 (4.98%) Node.js
9 9 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (3.07%) Apache Solr
10 8 (3.07%) WordPress
10 8 (3.07%) Drupal
11 6 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (1.92%) CMS
12 5 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (1.53%) IBM HTTP Server
13 4 (1.53%) WebSphere Process Server
14 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (7.28%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.77%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.38%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.38%) Magento
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.36%) PaaS
2 7 (2.68%) SaaS
3 6 (2.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.92%) HTTP
2 3 (1.15%) Internet
3 2 (0.77%) SAN
4 1 (0.38%) DMZ
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.38%) WAN
4 1 (0.38%) DHCP
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) VPN
4 1 (0.38%) DNS
4 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.38%) MPLS
4 1 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (36.40%) SQL Server
2 47 (18.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (12.26%) Oracle Database
4 29 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 28 (10.73%) Relational Database
6 22 (8.43%) MySQL
6 22 (8.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (7.28%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (6.90%) RDBMS
9 16 (6.13%) Hadoop
9 16 (6.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 16 (6.13%) NoSQL
9 16 (6.13%) Redis
10 14 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (3.83%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (3.07%) DB2
13 8 (3.07%) Riak
13 8 (3.07%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 35 (13.41%) Subversion
2 33 (12.64%) Eclipse
3 28 (10.73%) JUnit
4 27 (10.34%) JDeveloper
5 26 (9.96%) Jenkins
6 22 (8.43%) Git (software)
7 21 (8.05%) Visual Studio
8 18 (6.90%) NUnit
9 15 (5.75%) Log4Net
9 15 (5.75%) TeamCity
9 15 (5.75%) Rhino Mocks
10 13 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (4.60%) Hudson
12 11 (4.21%) Maven
13 8 (3.07%) Grunt
13 8 (3.07%) Bower
14 6 (2.30%) Ant
14 6 (2.30%) NetBeans
15 3 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
16 2 (0.77%) JMeter
General
1 55 (21.07%) Finance
2 25 (9.58%) Banking
3 11 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.21%) Legal
4 10 (3.83%) Multimedia
5 6 (2.30%) Law
6 5 (1.92%) Military
6 5 (1.92%) Retail
7 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Marketing
8 2 (0.77%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 138 (52.87%) Developer
2 51 (19.54%) Architect
3 48 (18.39%) Senior Developer
4 45 (17.24%) .NET Developer
5 35 (13.41%) C# Developer
6 31 (11.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 31 (11.88%) Middleware Developer
6 31 (11.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 25 (9.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (8.43%) Java Developer
8 22 (8.43%) Senior .NET Developer
9 21 (8.05%) Analyst
10 16 (6.13%) Support Analyst
11 15 (5.75%) Web Developer
12 14 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (5.36%) Middleware Analyst
13 13 (4.98%) Technical Architect
13 13 (4.98%) Senior C# Developer
14 12 (4.60%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (4.60%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (36.40%) .NET
2 94 (36.02%) CSS
3 92 (35.25%) Middleware
4 88 (33.72%) HTML
5 78 (29.89%) XML
6 72 (27.59%) Web Services
7 69 (26.44%) ASP.NET
8 68 (26.05%) jQuery
9 56 (21.46%) Oracle Fusion
10 55 (21.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 54 (20.69%) WCF
12 53 (20.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 51 (19.54%) Spring
14 49 (18.77%) J2EE
15 41 (15.71%) Hibernate
16 39 (14.94%) AngularJS
17 37 (14.18%) .NET Framework
18 31 (11.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 28 (10.73%) Entity Framework
19 28 (10.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.41%) Open Source
2 25 (9.58%) Management Information System
3 21 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (6.13%) Client/Server
5 14 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.45%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.07%) Wiki
8 8 (3.07%) User Experience
9 7 (2.68%) N-Tier
10 6 (2.30%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.92%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.92%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.53%) AS400
13 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.38%) Social Media
14 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
14 1 (0.38%) BBC
14 1 (0.38%) Clustering
14 1 (0.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (23.75%) Linux
2 37 (14.18%) Windows
3 9 (3.45%) UNIX
4 6 (2.30%) Android
4 6 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (30.27%) MVC
2 64 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (21.07%) OO
4 46 (17.62%) Mentoring
5 41 (15.71%) Software Engineering
6 33 (12.64%) Integration Testing
7 31 (11.88%) CRM
8 27 (10.34%) UML
8 27 (10.34%) TOGAF
8 27 (10.34%) BPEL
9 23 (8.81%) OOP
10 22 (8.43%) Wealth Management
11 20 (7.66%) ITIL
11 20 (7.66%) Coaching
12 18 (6.90%) Release Management
13 17 (6.51%) Enterprise Architecture
13 17 (6.51%) Time Management
14 15 (5.75%) Active Record
14 15 (5.75%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (5.75%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 85 (32.57%) Java
2 83 (31.80%) JavaScript
2 83 (31.80%) C#
3 74 (28.35%) SQL
4 53 (20.31%) T-SQL
5 28 (10.73%) PHP
6 20 (7.66%) Ruby
7 13 (4.98%) XPath
8 12 (4.60%) Bash Shell
9 10 (3.83%) PHP5
10 8 (3.07%) Perl
11 7 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.68%) Python
11 7 (2.68%) XQuery
12 6 (2.30%) Jython
13 5 (1.92%) C++
14 4 (1.53%) C
14 4 (1.53%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.77%) AWK
15 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 34 (13.03%) MCSD
2 34 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (8.81%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.75%) MCP
5 14 (5.36%) Degree
6 4 (1.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MCTS
8 1 (0.38%) MCPD
8 1 (0.38%) MCAD
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.36%) SLA
2 2 (0.77%) COBIT
2 2 (0.77%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.30%) VirtualBox
2 6 (2.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (8.43%) Vagrant
2 16 (6.13%) Puppet
3 14 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (3.07%) Graphite
5 7 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.30%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 97 (37.16%) Oracle
2 46 (17.62%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.28%) IBM
4 16 (6.13%) Siebel
5 13 (4.98%) VMware
6 9 (3.45%) TIBCO
6 9 (3.45%) SAP
7 8 (3.07%) HP
8 7 (2.68%) Citrix
8 7 (2.68%) Cisco
9 6 (2.30%) Avaya
9 6 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.92%) RedPrairie
11 3 (1.15%) Informatica
12 2 (0.77%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.77%) Adobe
12 2 (0.77%) Remedy
13 1 (0.38%) Toshiba
13 1 (0.38%) BT
13 1 (0.38%) Rackspace
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