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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 102 81 54
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -27
Permanent jobs citing SOA 140 172 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.41% 3.20% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 4.11% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 111 161 144
Average salary £50,000 £41,861 £40,001
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% +4.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4639 4186 4361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.91% 77.98% 77.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3856 3678 3713
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +42 43 £31,500 -14.86% 2
Bristol -35 38 £52,500 +22.80% 2
Wiltshire -29 23 £62,500 +73.61% 1
Somerset 0 22 £52,500 +25.41% 2
Dorset -17 7 £72,500 +75.75% 4
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 128 (51.41%) .NET
2 102 (40.96%) Java
2 102 (40.96%) Finance
3 87 (34.94%) C#
4 82 (32.93%) SQL
5 77 (30.92%) Web Services
6 76 (30.52%) SQL Server
7 75 (30.12%) ASP.NET
8 70 (28.11%) Oracle
9 62 (24.90%) MVC
10 57 (22.89%) Microsoft
11 52 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (19.68%) OO
13 41 (16.47%) N-Tier
13 41 (16.47%) OOP
14 40 (16.06%) T-SQL
15 38 (15.26%) PL/SQL
15 38 (15.26%) HTML
16 37 (14.86%) Relational Database
17 35 (14.06%) Visual Studio
17 35 (14.06%) MS Excel
18 34 (13.65%) Banking
18 34 (13.65%) jQuery
19 31 (12.45%) Scrum
19 31 (12.45%) Technical Architecture
20 30 (12.05%) CRM
20 30 (12.05%) XML
20 30 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
21 29 (11.65%) Telecoms
21 29 (11.65%) TOGAF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (4.02%) IIS
2 9 (3.61%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (2.81%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.81%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (2.81%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.01%) Apache
5 3 (1.20%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 3 (1.20%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (1.20%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.20%) CMS
6 2 (0.80%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.80%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.80%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 35 (14.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (4.82%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.41%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (2.01%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (2.01%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (2.01%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.80%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.41%) SaaS
2 4 (1.61%) PaaS
2 4 (1.61%) IaaS
3 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.02%) Internet
2 2 (0.80%) VoIP
2 2 (0.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (30.52%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.86%) Relational Database
3 26 (10.44%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.81%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.81%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.41%) Big Data
9 5 (2.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.40%) MySQL
13 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (14.06%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.82%) JDeveloper
2 12 (4.82%) RSpec
3 11 (4.42%) Maven
4 10 (4.02%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.61%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.21%) JMeter
7 6 (2.41%) LoadRunner
7 6 (2.41%) SoapUI
7 6 (2.41%) JProfiler
8 5 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (2.01%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.20%) JUnit
10 3 (1.20%) Selenium
11 2 (0.80%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.80%) Subversion
11 2 (0.80%) JIRA
11 2 (0.80%) ReSharper
General
1 102 (40.96%) Finance
2 34 (13.65%) Banking
3 29 (11.65%) Telecoms
4 28 (11.24%) Marketing
5 21 (8.43%) Retail
6 5 (2.01%) Military
6 5 (2.01%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.01%) Billing
7 4 (1.61%) Advertising
8 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 100 (40.16%) Developer
2 97 (38.96%) Architect
3 66 (26.51%) Solutions Architect
4 50 (20.08%) .NET Developer
5 40 (16.06%) Technical Architect
6 39 (15.66%) C# Developer
7 33 (13.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (12.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (12.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (12.05%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 26 (10.44%) Senior Developer
11 18 (7.23%) Software Developer
11 18 (7.23%) Analyst
12 14 (5.62%) Consultant
12 14 (5.62%) Enterprise Architect
13 13 (5.22%) Java Developer
14 12 (4.82%) Technical Leader
14 12 (4.82%) Applications Developer
15 11 (4.42%) .NET Architect
15 11 (4.42%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (51.41%) .NET
2 77 (30.92%) Web Services
3 75 (30.12%) ASP.NET
4 38 (15.26%) HTML
5 34 (13.65%) jQuery
6 30 (12.05%) XML
6 30 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (10.84%) WPF
8 23 (9.24%) Middleware
9 22 (8.84%) Spring
9 22 (8.84%) HTML5
10 21 (8.43%) CSS
11 20 (8.03%) WCF
12 17 (6.83%) J2EE
12 17 (6.83%) SOAP
13 15 (6.02%) Oracle Fusion
14 12 (4.82%) .NET Framework
15 11 (4.42%) Ajax
15 11 (4.42%) JSP
16 10 (4.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.47%) N-Tier
2 23 (9.24%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (5.22%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.02%) Digital Media
4 10 (4.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.81%) Clustering
7 6 (2.41%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.01%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.20%) GIS
11 2 (0.80%) DataPower
11 2 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.24%) Linux
2 9 (3.61%) UNIX
3 4 (1.61%) Android
3 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.90%) MVC
2 52 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (19.68%) OO
4 41 (16.47%) OOP
5 31 (12.45%) Scrum
5 31 (12.45%) Technical Architecture
6 30 (12.05%) CRM
7 29 (11.65%) TOGAF
8 28 (11.24%) V-Model
9 27 (10.84%) Unit Testing
10 26 (10.44%) Product Marketing
11 25 (10.04%) Enterprise Architecture
12 24 (9.64%) ITIL
13 22 (8.84%) E-Commerce
14 20 (8.03%) Project Management
14 20 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (8.03%) BPEL
15 16 (6.43%) Logistics
15 16 (6.43%) ETL
16 14 (5.62%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (40.96%) Java
2 87 (34.94%) C#
3 82 (32.93%) SQL
4 40 (16.06%) T-SQL
5 38 (15.26%) PL/SQL
6 25 (10.04%) JavaScript
7 14 (5.62%) Ruby
8 12 (4.82%) C
9 8 (3.21%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.21%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.01%) VB
10 5 (2.01%) XQuery
11 4 (1.61%) C++
12 3 (1.20%) Uniface
12 3 (1.20%) XPath
13 2 (0.80%) Python
13 2 (0.80%) VBScript
13 2 (0.80%) Perl
14 1 (0.40%) PHP
14 1 (0.40%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 20 (8.03%) Degree
2 8 (3.21%) ISEB
3 4 (1.61%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.64%) COBIT
2 8 (3.21%) QA
3 7 (2.81%) SLA
4 5 (2.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (5.22%) Puppet
2 12 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (28.11%) Oracle
2 57 (22.89%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.83%) SAP
4 12 (4.82%) JBoss
5 8 (3.21%) hybris
6 7 (2.81%) webMethods
7 6 (2.41%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.01%) Siebel
8 5 (2.01%) Cisco
9 4 (1.61%) HP
9 4 (1.61%) Twitter
10 3 (1.20%) Informatica
10 3 (1.20%) IBM
11 2 (0.80%) VMware
11 2 (0.80%) Google
11 2 (0.80%) Kony
11 2 (0.80%) Facebook
12 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.40%) Teradata
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