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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 135 118 103
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Permanent jobs citing SOA 110 104 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.75% 1.97% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 2.41% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 54 72 105
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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
5124 4315 4184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.46% 81.88% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4208 3735 3640
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +38 61 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Wiltshire -17 16 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Gloucestershire -28 15 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Somerset -4 10 £60,000 +23.07% 2
Dorset -13 3 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Devon -20 1 £52,500 +110.00%
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 97 (37.31%) Java
2 86 (33.08%) Web Services
3 80 (30.77%) Finance
4 71 (27.31%) Oracle
5 69 (26.54%) Middleware
6 65 (25.00%) .NET
7 62 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (20.38%) XML
9 47 (18.08%) J2EE
10 45 (17.31%) Spring
10 45 (17.31%) Technical Architecture
11 43 (16.54%) Business Transformation
12 41 (15.77%) Integration Testing
12 41 (15.77%) Hibernate
12 41 (15.77%) Linux
13 40 (15.38%) Legal
14 39 (15.00%) HTML
14 39 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
15 38 (14.62%) SQL Server
16 37 (14.23%) UML
17 36 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (13.46%) SQL
19 33 (12.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 33 (12.69%) Oracle Service Bus
20 32 (12.31%) Eclipse
21 31 (11.92%) JUnit
21 31 (11.92%) JSP
21 31 (11.92%) TOGAF
22 30 (11.54%) HTML5
22 30 (11.54%) Relational Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 33 (12.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 33 (12.69%) Oracle Service Bus
2 28 (10.77%) JBoss
3 25 (9.62%) WebLogic
4 11 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.08%) IIS
6 7 (2.69%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.31%) CMS
8 4 (1.54%) nginx
8 4 (1.54%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.15%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.77%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (0.77%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPEL
11 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.38%) Apache
11 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.69%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.54%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.15%) SAP ECC
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.15%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.15%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.38%) Magento
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.38%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.92%) SaaS
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.69%) Internet
2 4 (1.54%) VoIP
3 2 (0.77%) Intranet
4 1 (0.38%) SMPP
4 1 (0.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.62%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 30 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 30 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (2.69%) DB2
4 5 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.54%) Redis
5 4 (1.54%) Riak
5 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (1.15%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (12.31%) Eclipse
2 31 (11.92%) JUnit
3 25 (9.62%) JDeveloper
4 19 (7.31%) Maven
5 17 (6.54%) Hudson
6 11 (4.23%) Subversion
7 8 (3.08%) Selenium
8 7 (2.69%) TestNG
8 7 (2.69%) SoapUI
8 7 (2.69%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (2.69%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (2.69%) LoadRunner
9 6 (2.31%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.92%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.54%) Grunt
12 3 (1.15%) Bower
13 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.38%) JMeter
General
1 80 (30.77%) Finance
2 40 (15.38%) Legal
3 23 (8.85%) Banking
4 9 (3.46%) Retail
4 9 (3.46%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.92%) Marketing
5 5 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.15%) Publishing
7 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (35.00%) Developer
2 88 (33.85%) Architect
3 40 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 31 (11.92%) Solutions Architect
4 31 (11.92%) Senior Architect
5 25 (9.62%) Technical Leader
5 25 (9.62%) Technical Architect
6 20 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 18 (6.92%) Consultant
8 17 (6.54%) Middleware Developer
9 16 (6.15%) .NET Developer
10 15 (5.77%) Analyst
11 13 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
11 13 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 13 (5.00%) Designer
12 11 (4.23%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.08%) Senior Consultant
14 7 (2.69%) Hybris Developer
14 7 (2.69%) Senior QA Engineer
14 7 (2.69%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (33.08%) Web Services
2 69 (26.54%) Middleware
3 65 (25.00%) .NET
4 53 (20.38%) XML
5 47 (18.08%) J2EE
6 45 (17.31%) Spring
7 41 (15.77%) Hibernate
8 39 (15.00%) HTML
8 39 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 31 (11.92%) JSP
10 30 (11.54%) HTML5
10 30 (11.54%) JDBC
11 28 (10.77%) ASP.NET
11 28 (10.77%) Apache CXF
12 25 (9.62%) REST
13 19 (7.31%) CSS
13 19 (7.31%) SOAP
14 18 (6.92%) WCF
15 17 (6.54%) .NET Framework
16 16 (6.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.31%) Open Source
7 5 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.92%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.54%) Wiki
8 4 (1.54%) User Experience
9 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.15%) CESG
10 2 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.77%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.77%) Linux
2 19 (7.31%) Windows
3 10 (3.85%) UNIX
4 3 (1.15%) Android
4 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (17.31%) Technical Architecture
3 43 (16.54%) Business Transformation
4 41 (15.77%) Integration Testing
5 37 (14.23%) UML
6 31 (11.92%) TOGAF
7 29 (11.15%) Project Management
8 27 (10.38%) Migration
9 25 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (9.62%) MVC
10 23 (8.85%) ITIL
10 23 (8.85%) ETL
11 21 (8.08%) Data Migration
12 19 (7.31%) Supplier Management
12 19 (7.31%) Enterprise Architecture
12 19 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (7.31%) CRM
13 18 (6.92%) OO
14 17 (6.54%) Test Scripting
14 17 (6.54%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (37.31%) Java
2 35 (13.46%) SQL
3 24 (9.23%) C#
4 23 (8.85%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.38%) XQuery
6 11 (4.23%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.54%) PHP
8 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.15%) ABAP
9 2 (0.77%) F#
10 1 (0.38%) R
10 1 (0.38%) AWK
10 1 (0.38%) Ruby
10 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.38%) Perl
10 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.31%) Degree
3 11 (4.23%) ISEB
4 4 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.77%) PhD
5 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.00%) COBIT
2 16 (6.15%) QA
3 9 (3.46%) SLA
4 3 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (2.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (6.54%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.85%) Puppet
3 8 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.54%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (27.31%) Oracle
2 25 (9.62%) SAP
3 22 (8.46%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.54%) HP
5 11 (4.23%) TIBCO
6 8 (3.08%) IBM
6 8 (3.08%) Unisys
6 8 (3.08%) webMethods
7 7 (2.69%) hybris
8 5 (1.92%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.15%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.77%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.77%) Google
10 2 (0.77%) Facebook
10 2 (0.77%) Twitter
11 1 (0.38%) Sencha
11 1 (0.38%) Remedy
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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HospitalityGEM
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus profit-related bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Debenhams
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Poole
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago