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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 111 112 125
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing SOA 154 132 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.58% 2.17% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 2.63% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 102 64 71
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,300 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £68,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
5086 5022 4169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 85.05% 82.54% 82.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4250 4068 3569
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,125
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Wiltshire +24 49 £45,000 - 2
Bristol -43 41 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Somerset +18 27 £54,750 -2.66% 3
Dorset +16 20 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Gloucestershire -15 8 £45,000 -
Devon - 3 £62,500 - 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 108 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (37.60%) Oracle
3 88 (36.36%) Middleware
4 74 (30.58%) .NET
5 71 (29.34%) Java
6 67 (27.69%) JavaScript
7 60 (24.79%) SQL Server
8 59 (24.38%) C#
9 52 (21.49%) ASP.NET
10 50 (20.66%) HTML
10 50 (20.66%) Finance
11 49 (20.25%) MVC
11 49 (20.25%) Scrum
11 49 (20.25%) XML
12 48 (19.83%) Degree
12 48 (19.83%) WCF
13 47 (19.42%) Oracle Fusion
13 47 (19.42%) CSS
14 46 (19.01%) SQL
14 46 (19.01%) UML
15 45 (18.60%) SOAP
15 45 (18.60%) Microsoft
16 44 (18.18%) Linux
17 41 (16.94%) TDD
18 40 (16.53%) Banking
18 40 (16.53%) Windows
18 40 (16.53%) Mentoring
19 39 (16.12%) jQuery
20 38 (15.70%) Web Services
21 37 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (11.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 25 (10.33%) Apache
2 25 (10.33%) Tomcat
3 18 (7.44%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.55%) IIS
5 9 (3.72%) JBoss
6 8 (3.31%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.07%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.07%) CMS
7 5 (2.07%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.24%) Mule
8 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.24%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.24%) Node.js
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.83%) nginx
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.83%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (4.55%) MS Office
2 7 (2.89%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (9.92%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.31%) Oracle Retail
3 7 (2.89%) Fredhopper
4 6 (2.48%) FLEXCUBE
5 3 (1.24%) Maximo
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.41%) Magento
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.92%) SaaS
2 16 (6.61%) PaaS
2 16 (6.61%) IaaS
3 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.41%) GitHub
6 1 (0.41%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.89%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (2.48%) DMZ
3 3 (1.24%) Internet
3 3 (1.24%) LDAP
4 2 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.41%) DNS
5 1 (0.41%) SAN
5 1 (0.41%) Firewall
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (24.79%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.29%) Oracle Database
3 27 (11.16%) Relational Database
3 27 (11.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (8.26%) Oracle BI EE
5 19 (7.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (7.85%) Hadoop
6 15 (6.20%) Oracle Database 12c
7 13 (5.37%) MySQL
8 12 (4.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (4.96%) Oracle ODI
9 11 (4.55%) RDBMS
10 9 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (2.48%) Data Mining
13 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (2.07%) MongoDB
13 5 (2.07%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (6.61%) Selenium
3 14 (5.79%) Ant
4 13 (5.37%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.72%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.72%) NUnit
6 7 (2.89%) Subversion
7 6 (2.48%) Mercurial
7 6 (2.48%) Sahi
7 6 (2.48%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.07%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.07%) Maven
8 5 (2.07%) JUnit
8 5 (2.07%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.65%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.24%) Rational Functional Tester
10 3 (1.24%) SilkTest
10 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.24%) JDeveloper
10 3 (1.24%) HP UFT
General
1 50 (20.66%) Finance
2 40 (16.53%) Banking
3 18 (7.44%) Retail
4 12 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.72%) Law
6 6 (2.48%) Legal
6 6 (2.48%) Billing
6 6 (2.48%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.48%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.83%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (38.84%) Developer
2 54 (22.31%) Architect
3 49 (20.25%) Analyst
4 29 (11.98%) Senior Developer
5 24 (9.92%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (9.92%) Senior Analyst
6 23 (9.50%) Oracle Analyst
6 23 (9.50%) Middleware Analyst
7 22 (9.09%) .NET Developer
8 21 (8.68%) Java Developer
9 19 (7.85%) Cloud Engineer
10 18 (7.44%) Technical Specialist
11 17 (7.02%) C# Developer
12 14 (5.79%) Test Analyst
13 13 (5.37%) Support Analyst
14 12 (4.96%) Enterprise Architect
14 12 (4.96%) Oracle Support Analyst
15 11 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
15 11 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
15 11 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (36.36%) Middleware
2 74 (30.58%) .NET
3 52 (21.49%) ASP.NET
4 50 (20.66%) HTML
5 49 (20.25%) XML
6 48 (19.83%) WCF
7 47 (19.42%) CSS
7 47 (19.42%) Oracle Fusion
8 45 (18.60%) SOAP
9 39 (16.12%) jQuery
10 38 (15.70%) Web Services
11 37 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (14.88%) REST
12 36 (14.88%) WSDL
13 29 (11.98%) .NET Framework
14 28 (11.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (10.74%) XSD
15 26 (10.74%) J2EE
16 25 (10.33%) XSLT
17 24 (9.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.57%) Management Information System
1 28 (11.57%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (10.33%) Data Centre
3 22 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.55%) DataPower
5 8 (3.31%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (3.31%) User Experience
6 6 (2.48%) SWIFT
6 6 (2.48%) Credit Risk
6 6 (2.48%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.48%) GIS
6 6 (2.48%) Clustering
6 6 (2.48%) PKI
7 5 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.65%) AS400
8 4 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.24%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.24%) Replication
9 3 (1.24%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.83%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.18%) Linux
2 40 (16.53%) Windows
3 33 (13.64%) UNIX
4 10 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.31%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.31%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (3.31%) Windows Phone
5 8 (3.31%) Android
6 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (20.25%) Scrum
2 49 (20.25%) MVC
3 46 (19.01%) UML
4 41 (16.94%) TDD
5 40 (16.53%) Mentoring
6 36 (14.88%) Open Source
7 34 (14.05%) CRM
7 34 (14.05%) OO
8 31 (12.81%) SDLC
9 29 (11.98%) ITIL
10 28 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (11.16%) BPEL
11 27 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (11.16%) Configuration Management
12 26 (10.74%) TOGAF
13 25 (10.33%) Software Engineering
13 25 (10.33%) Performance Tuning
14 24 (9.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (29.34%) Java
2 67 (27.69%) JavaScript
3 59 (24.38%) C#
4 46 (19.01%) SQL
5 24 (9.92%) Python
6 22 (9.09%) Perl
7 21 (8.68%) XPath
8 19 (7.85%) Jython
9 18 (7.44%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.72%) C++
10 9 (3.72%) PHP
11 5 (2.07%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.07%) C
12 4 (1.65%) Ruby
12 4 (1.65%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.24%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.83%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.83%) XQuery
14 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.83%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 48 (19.83%) Degree
2 14 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.31%) MCSD
4 8 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.65%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.24%) MCP
6 3 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.24%) ISEB
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.41%) CCNA
7 1 (0.41%) RHCE
7 1 (0.41%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.09%) SLA
2 7 (2.89%) QA
3 6 (2.48%) COBIT
4 5 (2.07%) HL7
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.61%) VirtualBox
2 16 (6.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.41%) Gluster
4 1 (0.41%) KVM
4 1 (0.41%) iptables
Systems Management
1 24 (9.92%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (9.09%) Puppet
3 18 (7.44%) Vagrant
4 16 (6.61%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.83%) Graphite
6 1 (0.41%) Nagios
6 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.41%) Ansible
6 1 (0.41%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.41%) Graylog
6 1 (0.41%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 91 (37.60%) Oracle
2 45 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.33%) VMware
4 24 (9.92%) Siebel
5 13 (5.37%) IBM
6 11 (4.55%) SAP
7 10 (4.13%) Cisco
8 9 (3.72%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.72%) TIBCO
8 9 (3.72%) Avaya
9 8 (3.31%) Sencha
10 7 (2.89%) ATG
10 7 (2.89%) WorldPay
11 6 (2.48%) Fundtech
11 6 (2.48%) Misys
11 6 (2.48%) Temenos
11 6 (2.48%) Unisys
12 4 (1.65%) Software AG
13 3 (1.24%) ESRI
14 2 (0.83%) Informatica
Swindon
Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ilchester, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
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