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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 149 121 148
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Permanent jobs citing SOA 88 138 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.67% 2.40% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.71% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 70 87 68
Median salary £55,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,980 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +1.95%
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
4631 5098 5571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.97% 88.71% 85.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3841 4289 4576
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +13 37 £49,500 +15.11% 5
Gloucestershire -16 16 £48,500 -9.34%
Somerset +4 14 £60,000 +26.31% 3
Dorset -14 7 £60,000 +53.84% 1
Wiltshire -9 6 £51,250 -10.08%
Cornwall - 2 - -
Devon - 2 £55,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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.

1 108 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (48.33%) Java
3 57 (31.67%) Finance
4 55 (30.56%) Scrum
5 50 (27.78%) HTML
6 48 (26.67%) C#
7 47 (26.11%) Linux
8 42 (23.33%) Microsoft
9 39 (21.67%) AngularJS
10 38 (21.11%) SQL
11 37 (20.56%) Oracle
11 37 (20.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 36 (20.00%) .NET
12 36 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 36 (20.00%) Web Services
13 32 (17.78%) Mentoring
13 32 (17.78%) Security Cleared
14 31 (17.22%) Internet
15 29 (16.11%) Degree
15 29 (16.11%) Data Centre
16 26 (14.44%) JBoss
16 26 (14.44%) Spring
16 26 (14.44%) Presales
17 25 (13.89%) CSS
18 24 (13.33%) UML
18 24 (13.33%) ITIL
18 24 (13.33%) TOGAF
18 24 (13.33%) Kanban
19 23 (12.78%) Relational Database
19 23 (12.78%) High Availability

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 37 (20.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (14.44%) JBoss
3 12 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 11 (6.11%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.89%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.78%) Apache
6 5 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.78%) Confluence
6 5 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.67%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.67%) Documentum
7 3 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.67%) Mule
7 3 (1.67%) nginx
7 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (1.11%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 17 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.78%) AutoCAD
3 5 (2.78%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.67%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.11%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.56%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.89%) PaaS
3 7 (3.89%) SaaS
4 5 (2.78%) IaaS
5 3 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (1.67%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (1.67%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (1.67%) Route 53
5 3 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.11%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.22%) Internet
2 12 (6.67%) Junos
3 8 (4.44%) Network Security
4 3 (1.67%) DHCP
4 3 (1.67%) DNS
4 3 (1.67%) Firewall
4 3 (1.67%) HTTP
5 2 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.78%) Relational Database
2 22 (12.22%) Hadoop
3 21 (11.67%) NoSQL
3 21 (11.67%) SQL Server
4 16 (8.89%) MySQL
5 15 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (7.78%) Big Data
6 14 (7.78%) RDBMS
7 12 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (6.67%) Redis
8 10 (5.56%) MongoDB
9 9 (5.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.22%) GIS
12 4 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.67%) Essbase
13 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (12.22%) JUnit
2 21 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 17 (9.44%) Jenkins
3 17 (9.44%) Maven
4 16 (8.89%) Mockito
4 16 (8.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (7.78%) Selenium
6 13 (7.22%) EasyMock
6 13 (7.22%) Eclipse
6 13 (7.22%) IntelliJ
6 13 (7.22%) Subversion
6 13 (7.22%) Vagrant
7 12 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (5.56%) JIRA
9 8 (4.44%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.89%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.33%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (2.22%) Ant
14 3 (1.67%) JDeveloper
General
1 57 (31.67%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Retail
3 11 (6.11%) Financial Institution
3 11 (6.11%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.33%) Publishing
5 3 (1.67%) Advertising
5 3 (1.67%) Banking
5 3 (1.67%) Marketing
6 2 (1.11%) Law
6 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (35.00%) Architect
2 43 (23.89%) Developer
3 35 (19.44%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (10.56%) Java Developer
5 18 (10.00%) Designer
6 13 (7.22%) .NET Developer
6 13 (7.22%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.67%) Consultant
7 12 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 11 (6.11%) Middleware Specialist
8 11 (6.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 11 (6.11%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (5.56%) Senior WebLogic Specialist
9 10 (5.56%) SOA Specialist
9 10 (5.56%) WebLogic Specialist
10 9 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
11 8 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (27.78%) HTML
2 39 (21.67%) AngularJS
3 36 (20.00%) .NET
3 36 (20.00%) Web Services
4 26 (14.44%) Spring
5 25 (13.89%) CSS
6 22 (12.22%) Hibernate
7 21 (11.67%) HTML5
7 21 (11.67%) Middleware
7 21 (11.67%) REST
7 21 (11.67%) XML
8 16 (8.89%) J2EE
8 16 (8.89%) JSON
9 15 (8.33%) ASP.NET
9 15 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
10 14 (7.78%) RESTful
10 14 (7.78%) SOAP
11 13 (7.22%) .NET Framework
11 13 (7.22%) Spring Integration
11 13 (7.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.11%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.56%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (6.11%) Clustering
5 8 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.44%) N-Tier
6 7 (3.89%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.78%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.78%) Physics
8 4 (2.22%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.67%) Blog
9 3 (1.67%) DataPower
9 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (1.67%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.67%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.67%) Statistics
9 3 (1.67%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 47 (26.11%) Linux
2 14 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (7.22%) Windows
4 11 (6.11%) Unix
5 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.67%) Android
6 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (30.56%) Scrum
3 32 (17.78%) Mentoring
4 26 (14.44%) Presales
5 24 (13.33%) ITIL
5 24 (13.33%) Kanban
5 24 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 24 (13.33%) UML
6 23 (12.78%) High Availability
6 23 (12.78%) MVC
7 21 (11.67%) Service Management
7 21 (11.67%) Software Engineering
8 18 (10.00%) Open Source
9 17 (9.44%) MODAF
9 17 (9.44%) Waterfall
9 17 (9.44%) Web Development
10 15 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (7.78%) Business Analysis
11 14 (7.78%) Information Assurance
12 13 (7.22%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (48.33%) Java
2 48 (26.67%) C#
3 38 (21.11%) SQL
4 36 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.78%) PHP
6 22 (12.22%) C
7 11 (6.11%) C++
7 11 (6.11%) Perl
8 8 (4.44%) Python
9 6 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.33%) VB
10 5 (2.78%) Scala
11 3 (1.67%) Groovy
11 3 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.67%) Ruby
11 3 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.67%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.67%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 32 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 29 (16.11%) Degree
3 17 (9.44%) DV Cleared
4 16 (8.89%) SC Cleared
5 14 (7.78%) CCNA
5 14 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 12 (6.67%) JNCIA
7 7 (3.89%) GIAC
7 7 (3.89%) GSEC
7 7 (3.89%) MBCS
8 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.67%) MCSE
10 2 (1.11%) ISEB
10 2 (1.11%) Postgraduate
10 2 (1.11%) RHCE
10 2 (1.11%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.56%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.11%) QA
2 6 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.67%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.11%) SEPA
5 2 (1.11%) SLA
6 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.67%) Ceph
2 3 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.67%) XenApp
3 2 (1.11%) Gluster
3 2 (1.11%) iptables
3 2 (1.11%) KVM
4 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.33%) Puppet
2 5 (2.78%) Graylog
3 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (1.67%) Kibana
3 3 (1.67%) logstash
3 3 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.67%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.67%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.11%) Check_MK
4 2 (1.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.11%) Nagios
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.11%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 42 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.56%) Oracle
3 18 (10.00%) VMware
4 14 (7.78%) Cisco
5 13 (7.22%) Infobright
6 12 (6.67%) Juniper
6 12 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 9 (5.00%) SAP
8 7 (3.89%) Cloudera
8 7 (3.89%) IBM
9 6 (3.33%) Siebel
10 3 (1.67%) ATG
10 3 (1.67%) Citrix
10 3 (1.67%) HP
10 3 (1.67%) hybris
10 3 (1.67%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.67%) Informatica
10 3 (1.67%) Intel
10 3 (1.67%) OpenText
11 2 (1.11%) Cognos
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