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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 128 99 103
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 131 151 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.23% 2.46% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.97% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 105 88 87
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £31,622
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
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
4945 5083 4251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 84.16% 82.70% 81.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4176 4141 3657
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +15 49 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Bristol -35 32 £45,000 -25.00% 8
Dorset +13 19 £42,500 - 8
Gloucestershire -12 14 £45,000 - 1
Somerset -9 4 £55,000 - 8
Devon - 1 £60,000 - 4
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 105 (43.75%) Middleware
2 93 (38.75%) Oracle
3 83 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (32.50%) SQL Server
4 78 (32.50%) .NET
5 70 (29.17%) C#
6 66 (27.50%) Java
7 64 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 62 (25.83%) XML
9 60 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 59 (24.58%) Finance
10 59 (24.58%) WCF
11 57 (23.75%) MVC
12 56 (23.33%) Oracle Fusion
13 53 (22.08%) CSS
14 52 (21.67%) SQL
14 52 (21.67%) Microsoft
14 52 (21.67%) jQuery
15 51 (21.25%) HTML
16 47 (19.58%) Web Services
16 47 (19.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 47 (19.58%) Mentoring
17 46 (19.17%) Linux
18 44 (18.33%) SOAP
19 41 (17.08%) SDLC
20 40 (16.67%) UML
20 40 (16.67%) CRM
20 40 (16.67%) Banking
21 39 (16.25%) Oracle Database
22 38 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (14.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 27 (11.25%) Tomcat
3 25 (10.42%) Apache
4 23 (9.58%) WebSphere
5 18 (7.50%) IIS
6 17 (7.08%) JBoss
7 13 (5.42%) WebLogic
8 11 (4.58%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (2.92%) SharePoint
10 6 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.67%) CMS
12 3 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (1.25%) ArcGIS
12 3 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.83%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.42%) Confluence
14 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (4.17%) MS Office
2 6 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (11.25%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.50%) FLEXCUBE
3 5 (2.08%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.25%) Maximo
5 3 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.17%) SaaS
2 18 (7.50%) PaaS
2 18 (7.50%) IaaS
3 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.92%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (2.50%) DMZ
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) DNS
3 1 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.25%) Oracle Database
3 30 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (11.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 25 (10.42%) Oracle BI EE
6 22 (9.17%) Relational Database
7 21 (8.75%) Hadoop
8 15 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
8 15 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
9 14 (5.83%) RDBMS
9 14 (5.83%) Oracle Database 10g
10 13 (5.42%) MongoDB
11 12 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (4.17%) MySQL
13 7 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (2.50%) Data Mining
14 6 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (1.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (7.08%) NUnit
3 14 (5.83%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.83%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.42%) Ant
4 13 (5.42%) Subversion
5 11 (4.58%) Eclipse
6 10 (4.17%) JDeveloper
6 10 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.75%) Log4Net
7 9 (3.75%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (2.92%) JUnit
9 6 (2.50%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.08%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.08%) Sahi
10 5 (2.08%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.08%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.67%) Hudson
11 4 (1.67%) Maven
12 3 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 59 (24.58%) Finance
2 40 (16.67%) Banking
3 11 (4.58%) Law
4 9 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.92%) Retail
6 6 (2.50%) Legal
6 6 (2.50%) Billing
6 6 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (2.08%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.83%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 103 (42.92%) Developer
2 48 (20.00%) Architect
3 37 (15.42%) Analyst
4 35 (14.58%) Senior Developer
5 34 (14.17%) .NET Developer
6 25 (10.42%) C# Developer
7 24 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
8 23 (9.58%) Oracle Analyst
8 23 (9.58%) Middleware Analyst
9 19 (7.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (7.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
11 16 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (6.25%) Java Developer
12 15 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (5.83%) Middleware Developer
14 13 (5.42%) Support Analyst
14 13 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
15 12 (5.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
15 12 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (43.75%) Middleware
2 78 (32.50%) .NET
3 62 (25.83%) XML
4 60 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 59 (24.58%) WCF
6 56 (23.33%) Oracle Fusion
7 53 (22.08%) CSS
8 52 (21.67%) jQuery
9 51 (21.25%) HTML
10 47 (19.58%) Web Services
10 47 (19.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (18.33%) SOAP
12 38 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 34 (14.17%) REST
13 34 (14.17%) .NET Framework
13 34 (14.17%) WSDL
14 29 (12.08%) J2EE
15 28 (11.67%) JSON
16 26 (10.83%) XSD
17 24 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (12.92%) Management Information System
3 27 (11.25%) Data Centre
4 21 (8.75%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.17%) DataPower
6 9 (3.75%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
7 8 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.92%) AS400
8 7 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.50%) GIS
9 6 (2.50%) Clustering
9 6 (2.50%) PKI
9 6 (2.50%) Credit Risk
9 6 (2.50%) SWIFT
10 5 (2.08%) User Experience
11 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.17%) Linux
2 37 (15.42%) Windows
3 22 (9.17%) UNIX
4 10 (4.17%) Android
4 10 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.33%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (3.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (23.75%) MVC
3 47 (19.58%) Mentoring
4 41 (17.08%) SDLC
5 40 (16.67%) UML
5 40 (16.67%) CRM
6 37 (15.42%) OO
7 34 (14.17%) Open Source
8 33 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (12.92%) BPEL
10 30 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (11.25%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (10.83%) Root Cause Analysis
12 26 (10.83%) ITIL
12 26 (10.83%) Scrum
13 24 (10.00%) Configuration Management
14 22 (9.17%) Software Engineering
14 22 (9.17%) TDD
14 22 (9.17%) DevOps
15 21 (8.75%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (29.17%) C#
2 66 (27.50%) Java
3 64 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 52 (21.67%) SQL
5 31 (12.92%) T-SQL
6 21 (8.75%) XPath
7 20 (8.33%) Python
7 20 (8.33%) Perl
8 19 (7.92%) Jython
9 8 (3.33%) Ruby
10 7 (2.92%) PHP
11 6 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.08%) PHP5
12 5 (2.08%) C++
13 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.67%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.25%) XQuery
14 3 (1.25%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.25%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.83%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 38 (15.83%) Degree
2 18 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.50%) MCSD
2 18 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.75%) MCP
5 3 (1.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.42%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.42%) MCAD
6 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) RHCE
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.42%) MCTS
6 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.42%) MCPD
6 1 (0.42%) CCNA
6 1 (0.42%) ISEB
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.33%) SLA
2 5 (2.08%) QA
2 5 (2.08%) HL7
3 2 (0.83%) COBIT
3 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (7.50%) VirtualBox
2 18 (7.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) Gluster
4 1 (0.42%) KVM
4 1 (0.42%) iptables
Systems Management
1 22 (9.17%) Puppet
2 19 (7.92%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (7.50%) Oracle Identity Management
3 18 (7.50%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.42%) Nagios
4 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.42%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.42%) Graylog
4 1 (0.42%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 93 (38.75%) Oracle
2 52 (21.67%) Microsoft
3 27 (11.25%) Siebel
3 27 (11.25%) VMware
4 14 (5.83%) IBM
5 10 (4.17%) Cisco
6 9 (3.75%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.75%) TIBCO
6 9 (3.75%) Avaya
7 8 (3.33%) Sencha
8 6 (2.50%) Fundtech
8 6 (2.50%) Misys
8 6 (2.50%) Temenos
8 6 (2.50%) SAP
9 5 (2.08%) Unisys
10 4 (1.67%) Software AG
10 4 (1.67%) Informatica
11 3 (1.25%) Citrix
11 3 (1.25%) ESRI
12 2 (0.83%) Adobe
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Salary: £competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £3500 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Engage PSG
Salary: Shares and Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Exeter, Devon
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ilchester, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
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Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
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Yeovil, Somerset
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Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
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Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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Wells
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