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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 124 121 92
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -29
Permanent jobs citing SOA 117 93 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.92% 1.83% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.24% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 51 72 122
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,657 £36,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
4965 4160 4361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.27% 81.83% 75.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4044 3572 3843
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 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 +34 69 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Wiltshire -5 20 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Somerset -12 12 £57,500 +31.42% 2
Gloucestershire -17 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Dorset -6 3 £40,000 +11.11% 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 98 (35.00%) Java
2 89 (31.79%) Finance
3 86 (30.71%) Web Services
4 73 (26.07%) Oracle
5 69 (24.64%) Middleware
6 68 (24.29%) .NET
7 66 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 55 (19.64%) Technical Architecture
10 47 (16.79%) XML
11 44 (15.71%) Spring
11 44 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (15.36%) HTML
12 43 (15.36%) SQL
13 41 (14.64%) J2EE
14 40 (14.29%) Business Transformation
15 37 (13.21%) ASP.NET
15 37 (13.21%) HTML5
16 35 (12.50%) Linux
16 35 (12.50%) Hibernate
17 34 (12.14%) UML
18 33 (11.79%) Legal
18 33 (11.79%) Oracle Fusion
19 32 (11.43%) TOGAF
19 32 (11.43%) Integration Testing
19 32 (11.43%) Relational Database
20 29 (10.36%) CRM
20 29 (10.36%) Project Management
21 28 (10.00%) SAP
21 28 (10.00%) MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 26 (9.29%) Oracle Service Bus
1 26 (9.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 18 (6.43%) WebLogic
3 17 (6.07%) IIS
4 11 (3.93%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.14%) TIBCO EMS
6 6 (2.14%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 5 (1.79%) CMS
8 3 (1.07%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.36%) nginx
10 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 3 (1.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (2.14%) JDE OneWorld
3 6 (2.14%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (1.79%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.07%) SAP ECC
5 3 (1.07%) SAP ERP
5 3 (1.07%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.86%) SaaS
2 5 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.57%) Internet
2 6 (2.14%) VoIP
3 2 (0.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 26 (9.29%) Oracle Database
4 25 (8.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.21%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.86%) DB2
6 8 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.07%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.71%) Big Data
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 24 (8.57%) Eclipse
2 22 (7.86%) JUnit
3 19 (6.79%) JDeveloper
4 14 (5.00%) Maven
5 13 (4.64%) Hudson
6 8 (2.86%) Selenium
7 7 (2.50%) TestNG
7 7 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (2.50%) LoadRunner
7 7 (2.50%) Subversion
7 7 (2.50%) SoapUI
7 7 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (1.79%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.07%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.36%) Grunt
General
1 89 (31.79%) Finance
2 33 (11.79%) Legal
3 23 (8.21%) Banking
4 16 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.21%) Retail
5 9 (3.21%) Marketing
6 5 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.07%) Publishing
8 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 111 (39.64%) Architect
2 86 (30.71%) Developer
3 44 (15.71%) Solutions Architect
4 34 (12.14%) Senior Developer
5 29 (10.36%) Technical Leader
5 29 (10.36%) Senior Architect
6 24 (8.57%) Technical Architect
7 20 (7.14%) Consultant
8 19 (6.79%) .NET Developer
9 15 (5.36%) Java Developer
10 14 (5.00%) Analyst
10 14 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
11 13 (4.64%) Hybris Developer
12 12 (4.29%) Designer
12 12 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (3.21%) Enterprise Architect
13 9 (3.21%) Information Architect
14 8 (2.86%) Senior Technical Architect
14 8 (2.86%) Applications Architect
14 8 (2.86%) Enterprise Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (30.71%) Web Services
2 69 (24.64%) Middleware
3 68 (24.29%) .NET
4 47 (16.79%) XML
5 44 (15.71%) Spring
6 43 (15.36%) HTML
7 41 (14.64%) J2EE
8 37 (13.21%) ASP.NET
8 37 (13.21%) HTML5
9 35 (12.50%) Hibernate
10 33 (11.79%) Oracle Fusion
11 28 (10.00%) REST
12 25 (8.93%) SOAP
13 22 (7.86%) JDBC
13 22 (7.86%) JSP
13 22 (7.86%) WCF
14 21 (7.50%) Apache CXF
15 19 (6.79%) .NET Framework
16 18 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (5.36%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.79%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.64%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.57%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.86%) Data Integration
8 7 (2.50%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.14%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.79%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.43%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.07%) Open Source
12 3 (1.07%) CESG
13 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
14 1 (0.36%) Inversion of Control
14 1 (0.36%) User Experience
14 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.50%) Linux
2 18 (6.43%) Windows
3 11 (3.93%) UNIX
4 6 (2.14%) Android
4 6 (2.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (19.64%) Technical Architecture
3 40 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 34 (12.14%) UML
5 32 (11.43%) Integration Testing
5 32 (11.43%) TOGAF
6 29 (10.36%) CRM
6 29 (10.36%) Project Management
7 28 (10.00%) MVC
8 27 (9.64%) Migration
9 25 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (8.21%) ETL
10 23 (8.21%) Enterprise Architecture
11 22 (7.86%) Supplier Management
11 22 (7.86%) ITIL
12 21 (7.50%) E-Commerce
12 21 (7.50%) Data Migration
13 19 (6.79%) Matrix Management
14 18 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (6.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 98 (35.00%) Java
2 43 (15.36%) SQL
3 26 (9.29%) C#
4 17 (6.07%) PL/SQL
5 12 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.57%) XQuery
7 5 (1.79%) C
8 4 (1.43%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.07%) ABAP
9 3 (1.07%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.07%) C++
10 2 (0.71%) Perl
10 2 (0.71%) Python
10 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.71%) Ruby
10 2 (0.71%) F#
11 1 (0.36%) Clojure
11 1 (0.36%) R
11 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.79%) Degree
3 13 (4.64%) ISEB
4 6 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.71%) PhD
5 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.00%) COBIT
2 17 (6.07%) QA
3 14 (5.00%) SLA
4 7 (2.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (2.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.86%) Puppet
3 7 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.36%) Kibana
4 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (26.07%) Oracle
2 28 (10.00%) SAP
3 25 (8.93%) JBoss
4 21 (7.50%) Microsoft
5 17 (6.07%) TIBCO
6 14 (5.00%) webMethods
6 14 (5.00%) HP
7 13 (4.64%) hybris
8 8 (2.86%) Unisys
8 8 (2.86%) IBM
9 7 (2.50%) Sitecore
9 7 (2.50%) Twitter
10 5 (1.79%) Facebook
10 5 (1.79%) Google
11 3 (1.07%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.71%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.36%) Sencha
13 1 (0.36%) VMware
13 1 (0.36%) Teradata
13 1 (0.36%) Siebel
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