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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 111 110 131
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Permanent jobs citing SOA 161 145 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.81% 2.42% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 2.79% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 90 110 95
Average salary £47,304 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.12% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,900 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
5019 5189 4618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.53% 86.48% 84.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4157 4360 3903
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Dorset +26 54 £56,875 +42.18% 8
Wiltshire +17 44 £45,000 -2.70% 4
Bristol -32 24 £67,500 +50.00% 3
Gloucestershire +2 16 £31,500 -30.00% 2
Somerset -1 9 £45,000 -25.00% 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 153 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (42.05%) Java
2 127 (42.05%) Oracle
3 96 (31.79%) Finance
4 86 (28.48%) Web Services
5 78 (25.83%) .NET
6 74 (24.50%) Degree
7 73 (24.17%) SQL
8 70 (23.18%) Scrum
9 67 (22.19%) Software Engineering
10 64 (21.19%) JavaScript
11 60 (19.87%) UML
12 57 (18.87%) Relational Database
13 55 (18.21%) C#
13 55 (18.21%) XML
14 53 (17.55%) Banking
14 53 (17.55%) TOGAF
14 53 (17.55%) REST
15 50 (16.56%) CSS
16 49 (16.23%) HTML
17 48 (15.89%) Middleware
18 47 (15.56%) SQL Server
18 47 (15.56%) ITIL
18 47 (15.56%) Linux
18 47 (15.56%) TDD
19 46 (15.23%) Unix
20 44 (14.57%) Retail
21 43 (14.24%) Spring
21 43 (14.24%) AngularJS
22 40 (13.25%) Security Cleared

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (7.62%) WebSphere
2 17 (5.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (4.97%) JBoss
3 15 (4.97%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (3.97%) Apache
5 12 (3.97%) MQSeries
6 8 (2.65%) WebSphere Process Server
7 7 (2.32%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (2.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.99%) CMS
9 5 (1.66%) Mule
10 4 (1.32%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.99%) IIS
11 3 (0.99%) nginx
12 2 (0.66%) Node.js
12 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (5.96%) Oracle Retail
2 12 (3.97%) Temenos T24
3 9 (2.98%) Fredhopper
4 4 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.64%) SaaS
2 10 (3.31%) IaaS
3 9 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.32%) PaaS
5 4 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.32%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.33%) AWS OpsWorks
7 1 (0.33%) GitHub
7 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.33%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.95%) TCP/IP
2 20 (6.62%) Internet
3 10 (3.31%) HTTP
4 5 (1.66%) Intranet
4 5 (1.66%) SSL
5 3 (0.99%) LDAP
5 3 (0.99%) Network Security
6 2 (0.66%) AMQP
7 1 (0.33%) 2G
7 1 (0.33%) 3G
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.33%) DHCP
7 1 (0.33%) DNS
7 1 (0.33%) Firewall
7 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (18.87%) Relational Database
2 47 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 27 (8.94%) NoSQL
4 22 (7.28%) DB2
5 19 (6.29%) MySQL
6 18 (5.96%) Hadoop
7 17 (5.63%) MongoDB
8 16 (5.30%) Big Data
9 14 (4.64%) Oracle Database
10 13 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (2.98%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.99%) GIS
13 6 (1.99%) Informix
13 6 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (1.66%) QlikView
14 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (10.93%) Selenium
2 22 (7.28%) JIRA
3 21 (6.95%) JUnit
4 18 (5.96%) Subversion
4 18 (5.96%) Visual Studio
5 16 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (4.64%) Cucumber
7 13 (4.30%) Git (software)
8 11 (3.64%) Jenkins
8 11 (3.64%) Maven
8 11 (3.64%) SoapUI
9 8 (2.65%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (1.66%) Ant
10 5 (1.66%) DbUnit
10 5 (1.66%) HttpUnit
10 5 (1.66%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.66%) XMLUnit
11 3 (0.99%) Geb
11 3 (0.99%) gulp
11 3 (0.99%) HP UFT
General
1 96 (31.79%) Finance
2 53 (17.55%) Banking
3 44 (14.57%) Retail
4 27 (8.94%) Investment Banking
5 21 (6.95%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.31%) Legal
7 7 (2.32%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.66%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.66%) Military
10 4 (1.32%) Local Government
11 3 (0.99%) Back Office
12 2 (0.66%) Games
12 2 (0.66%) Law
12 2 (0.66%) Marketing
13 1 (0.33%) Billing
13 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 101 (33.44%) Architect
2 88 (29.14%) Developer
3 53 (17.55%) Solutions Architect
4 40 (13.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 38 (12.58%) Software Engineer
6 27 (8.94%) Java Developer
7 24 (7.95%) Applications Developer
8 21 (6.95%) Lead Developer
9 18 (5.96%) Java Engineer
9 18 (5.96%) Technical Leader
10 17 (5.63%) Java Software Developer
11 16 (5.30%) Java Software Engineer
11 16 (5.30%) Technical Design Authority
11 16 (5.30%) Technical Developer
12 15 (4.97%) Senior Developer
12 15 (4.97%) Software Developer
12 15 (4.97%) Technical Design Leader
12 15 (4.97%) Tester
13 13 (4.30%) SharePoint Developer
13 13 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (28.48%) Web Services
2 78 (25.83%) .NET
3 55 (18.21%) XML
4 53 (17.55%) REST
5 50 (16.56%) CSS
6 49 (16.23%) HTML
7 48 (15.89%) Middleware
8 43 (14.24%) AngularJS
8 43 (14.24%) Spring
9 35 (11.59%) SOAP
10 34 (11.26%) J2EE
11 28 (9.27%) RESTful
12 26 (8.61%) ASP.NET
13 25 (8.28%) Hibernate
13 25 (8.28%) JMS
13 25 (8.28%) jQuery
14 24 (7.95%) .NET Framework
15 18 (5.96%) WCF
16 16 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (4.97%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.95%) Management Information System
3 19 (6.29%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.63%) User Experience
5 16 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (5.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (3.31%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.98%) Fintech
8 8 (2.65%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.65%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.99%) DataPower
9 6 (1.99%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.66%) Blockchain
10 5 (1.66%) CESG
10 5 (1.66%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.66%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.66%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.66%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.66%) W3C
11 4 (1.32%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.56%) Linux
2 46 (15.23%) Unix
3 34 (11.26%) Windows
4 6 (1.99%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.66%) AIX
5 5 (1.66%) HPUX
5 5 (1.66%) Solaris
5 5 (1.66%) Tru64
6 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.99%) Android
7 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (50.66%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (23.18%) Scrum
3 67 (22.19%) Software Engineering
4 60 (19.87%) UML
5 53 (17.55%) TOGAF
6 47 (15.56%) ITIL
6 47 (15.56%) TDD
7 38 (12.58%) Project Management
8 34 (11.26%) Open Source
9 32 (10.60%) SDLC
10 31 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 31 (10.26%) ERP
11 29 (9.60%) MVC
11 29 (9.60%) Software Testing
12 28 (9.27%) OO
13 26 (8.61%) Configuration Management
14 24 (7.95%) DevOps
14 24 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (7.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 127 (42.05%) Java
2 73 (24.17%) SQL
3 64 (21.19%) JavaScript
4 55 (18.21%) C#
5 27 (8.94%) C++
6 15 (4.97%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.30%) C
7 13 (4.30%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.97%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.64%) PHP
10 10 (3.31%) Python
11 7 (2.32%) ActionScript
11 7 (2.32%) Groovy
12 5 (1.66%) Perl
12 5 (1.66%) Ruby
13 4 (1.32%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.32%) XPath
14 3 (0.99%) Clojure
14 3 (0.99%) Jython
15 2 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 74 (24.50%) Degree
2 40 (13.25%) Security Cleared
3 21 (6.95%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.30%) DV Cleared
5 13 (4.30%) ISEB
6 12 (3.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (3.64%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.33%) CCNA
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.33%) CITP
9 1 (0.33%) MCSE
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.33%) RHCE
9 1 (0.33%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.28%) QA
2 15 (4.97%) COBIT
3 5 (1.66%) GPG13
3 5 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.66%) ISO22301
3 5 (1.66%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.99%) ISO15022
5 3 (0.99%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.99%) SLA
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.32%) PowerHA
2 6 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.66%) Docker
4 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.33%) Gluster
5 1 (0.33%) iptables
5 1 (0.33%) KVM
5 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.65%) Puppet
3 5 (1.66%) Control-M
4 4 (1.32%) Graphite
4 4 (1.32%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.66%) Nagios
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.33%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.33%) Grafana
6 1 (0.33%) Graylog
6 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.33%) logstash
6 1 (0.33%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 127 (42.05%) Oracle
2 36 (11.92%) IBM
3 28 (9.27%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.97%) SAP
5 14 (4.64%) HP
6 12 (3.97%) Green Hat
6 12 (3.97%) webMethods
7 9 (2.98%) ATG
7 9 (2.98%) Sybase
7 9 (2.98%) WorldPay
8 7 (2.32%) Adobe
9 6 (1.99%) Citrix
9 6 (1.99%) Splunk
9 6 (1.99%) VMware
10 5 (1.66%) Informatica
11 4 (1.32%) Cisco
11 4 (1.32%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.99%) Avaya
12 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.99%) Unisys
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
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