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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / South West
Rank 167 97 116
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +19
Permanent jobs citing SOA 73 176 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.44% 3.04% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 3.40% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 44 94 115
Median salary £58,750 £47,304 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.19% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £35,400 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £71,900 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -

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
4549 5177 5223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 89.51% 89.34% 87.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3713 4272 4391
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,550 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Gloucestershire +3 22 £65,000 +92.59%
Wiltshire -11 21 £58,750 +30.55% 4
Somerset +2 10 £38,500 -9.41%
Bristol -7 10 £62,294 -7.71% 3
Dorset -21 3 £42,500 -34.61% 4
Cornwall - 2 - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 92 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (38.18%) Java
3 59 (35.76%) Finance
4 54 (32.73%) C#
5 49 (29.70%) Scrum
6 47 (28.48%) .NET
7 44 (26.67%) HTML
8 42 (25.45%) MVC
9 41 (24.85%) Microsoft
10 35 (21.21%) JavaScript
10 35 (21.21%) Relational Database
11 31 (18.79%) Mentoring
12 30 (18.18%) SQL
13 28 (16.97%) WCF
14 27 (16.36%) Security Cleared
14 27 (16.36%) Web Services
14 27 (16.36%) XML
15 26 (15.76%) ASP.NET
15 26 (15.76%) CSS
15 26 (15.76%) SQL Server
15 26 (15.76%) Presales
16 25 (15.15%) Management Information System
16 25 (15.15%) Degree
17 23 (13.94%) TOGAF
17 23 (13.94%) ITIL
17 23 (13.94%) Linux
17 23 (13.94%) UML
17 23 (13.94%) Middleware
17 23 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
18 22 (13.33%) AngularJS

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 19 (11.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (7.27%) JBoss
3 11 (6.67%) OpenStack
4 8 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (4.85%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.82%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.82%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.82%) IIS
6 3 (1.82%) Mule
7 2 (1.21%) Documentum
7 2 (1.21%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.21%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (10.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.42%) AutoCAD
3 4 (2.42%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.21%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.21%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (1.21%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.61%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.03%) PaaS
4 4 (2.42%) SaaS
5 3 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.82%) IaaS
6 2 (1.21%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.21%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (1.21%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.91%) Internet
2 9 (5.45%) Junos
3 8 (4.85%) Network Security
4 3 (1.82%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) DHCP
5 1 (0.61%) DNS
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.21%) Relational Database
2 26 (15.76%) SQL Server
3 17 (10.30%) RDBMS
4 12 (7.27%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.45%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.85%) Big Data
7 7 (4.24%) MySQL
7 7 (4.24%) Redis
8 6 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.42%) GIS
10 4 (2.42%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.42%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.82%) Essbase
11 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (8.48%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (6.67%) Maven
3 9 (5.45%) JUnit
4 8 (4.85%) Mockito
4 8 (4.85%) Selenium
5 7 (4.24%) Subversion
6 6 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (3.64%) EasyMock
6 6 (3.64%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.64%) IntelliJ
6 6 (3.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (3.64%) Vagrant
7 5 (3.03%) Ant
7 5 (3.03%) QUnit
8 3 (1.82%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 59 (35.76%) Finance
2 12 (7.27%) Retail
3 10 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.85%) Banking
4 8 (4.85%) Military
5 6 (3.64%) Advertising
5 6 (3.64%) Publishing
6 5 (3.03%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.42%) Marketing
8 2 (1.21%) Local Government
9 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Electronics
9 1 (0.61%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (41.82%) Architect
2 41 (24.85%) Developer
3 39 (23.64%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (14.55%) .NET Developer
4 24 (14.55%) C# Developer
5 20 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (10.30%) Designer
7 12 (7.27%) Technical Architect
8 9 (5.45%) Consultant
8 9 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.45%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (4.85%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.85%) Middleware Specialist
9 8 (4.85%) Senior Architect
9 8 (4.85%) Solutions Designer
9 8 (4.85%) SQL Developer
10 7 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (4.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.24%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (28.48%) .NET
2 44 (26.67%) HTML
3 28 (16.97%) WCF
4 27 (16.36%) Web Services
4 27 (16.36%) XML
5 26 (15.76%) ASP.NET
5 26 (15.76%) CSS
6 23 (13.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (13.94%) Middleware
7 22 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 22 (13.33%) SOAP
7 22 (13.33%) Spring
8 21 (12.73%) .NET Framework
9 19 (11.52%) REST
10 16 (9.70%) Entity Framework
11 15 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (9.09%) JSON
11 15 (9.09%) RESTful
12 13 (7.88%) Hibernate
13 10 (6.06%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 19 (11.52%) Data Centre
3 15 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 14 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.06%) N-Tier
6 9 (5.45%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (4.85%) DataPower
8 5 (3.03%) Clustering
8 5 (3.03%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.82%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.21%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.21%) Social Media
11 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.61%) Fintech
11 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.94%) Linux
2 14 (8.48%) Windows
3 6 (3.64%) Unix
4 5 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.82%) Android
5 3 (1.82%) Solaris
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (29.70%) Scrum
3 42 (25.45%) MVC
4 31 (18.79%) Mentoring
5 26 (15.76%) Presales
6 23 (13.94%) ITIL
6 23 (13.94%) TOGAF
6 23 (13.94%) UML
7 22 (13.33%) TDD
8 20 (12.12%) Customer Requirements
8 20 (12.12%) Software Engineering
9 19 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (10.91%) OO
11 17 (10.30%) Unit Testing
12 16 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (9.70%) Service Management
13 15 (9.09%) Open Source
13 15 (9.09%) Web Development
14 14 (8.48%) MODAF
15 13 (7.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 63 (38.18%) Java
2 54 (32.73%) C#
3 35 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 30 (18.18%) SQL
5 21 (12.73%) C
6 17 (10.30%) PHP
7 15 (9.09%) T-SQL
8 12 (7.27%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.64%) C++
10 5 (3.03%) Groovy
10 5 (3.03%) VB
11 4 (2.42%) Python
11 4 (2.42%) VB6
12 3 (1.82%) Perl
12 3 (1.82%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.21%) VBScript
14 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.15%) Degree
3 20 (12.12%) DV Cleared
4 13 (7.88%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.45%) CCNA
5 9 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (5.45%) JNCIA
6 5 (3.03%) GIAC
6 5 (3.03%) GSEC
6 5 (3.03%) MBCS
7 4 (2.42%) Postgraduate
8 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.21%) ISEB
9 2 (1.21%) MCSD
10 1 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) QA
2 5 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.82%) HIPAA
3 3 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.82%) Ceph
2 3 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.21%) Docker
4 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) vCloud
4 1 (0.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.21%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) MOM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 41 (24.85%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.33%) Oracle
3 13 (7.88%) VMware
4 11 (6.67%) SAP
5 9 (5.45%) Cisco
5 9 (5.45%) Juniper
6 8 (4.85%) IBM
7 6 (3.64%) Infobright
8 5 (3.03%) Cloudera
8 5 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.42%) Siebel
10 3 (1.82%) ATG
10 3 (1.82%) hybris
10 3 (1.82%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.82%) Intel
10 3 (1.82%) Sencha
10 3 (1.82%) Software AG
11 2 (1.21%) OpenText
11 2 (1.21%) Pegasus
11 2 (1.21%) Sitecore
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