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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 109 115 91
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Permanent jobs citing SOA 136 100 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.19% 1.93% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.40% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 69 77 132
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £33,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £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
4956 4161 4246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 79.94% 80.41% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4001 3545 3748
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +30 69 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Wiltshire -8 22 £45,000 +12.50%
Somerset -16 15 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Dorset -4 8 £42,500 +18.05% 1
Gloucestershire -21 7 £45,000 +5.88% 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 93 (32.98%) Finance
2 91 (32.27%) Java
3 80 (28.37%) Web Services
4 78 (27.66%) .NET
5 70 (24.82%) Oracle
6 62 (21.99%) Middleware
7 61 (21.63%) SQL Server
8 55 (19.50%) Technical Architecture
9 54 (19.15%) SQL
10 46 (16.31%) ASP.NET
11 43 (15.25%) HTML
12 40 (14.18%) Business Transformation
13 37 (13.12%) XML
14 36 (12.77%) C#
14 36 (12.77%) HTML5
15 35 (12.41%) Spring
16 33 (11.70%) J2EE
16 33 (11.70%) MVC
16 33 (11.70%) Relational Database
17 32 (11.35%) TOGAF
18 31 (10.99%) UML
18 31 (10.99%) CRM
19 30 (10.64%) Linux
19 30 (10.64%) Project Management
20 28 (9.93%) COBIT
20 28 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (9.93%) Legal
20 28 (9.93%) Hibernate
20 28 (9.93%) SAP
21 27 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (6.03%) IIS
1 17 (6.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 17 (6.03%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (3.90%) WebLogic
2 11 (3.90%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.13%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 6 (2.13%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.71%) CMS
6 2 (0.71%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (1.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.13%) JDE OneWorld
2 6 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (1.77%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.71%) SAP ECC
6 2 (0.71%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.71%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.84%) SaaS
2 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.55%) Internet
2 6 (2.13%) VoIP
3 2 (0.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.35%) SMPP
4 1 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (21.63%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.70%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.80%) Oracle Database
4 19 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (3.90%) Hadoop
6 9 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.48%) DB2
9 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.71%) Big Data
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.71%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (5.67%) Eclipse
2 13 (4.61%) JUnit
2 13 (4.61%) JDeveloper
3 9 (3.19%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.19%) Maven
3 9 (3.19%) Hudson
4 7 (2.48%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (2.48%) LoadRunner
4 7 (2.48%) Selenium
4 7 (2.48%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (2.13%) SoapUI
5 6 (2.13%) TestNG
5 6 (2.13%) Subversion
6 4 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.71%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.35%) RSpec
8 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 93 (32.98%) Finance
2 28 (9.93%) Legal
3 23 (8.16%) Banking
4 18 (6.38%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.55%) Retail
5 10 (3.55%) Marketing
6 5 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.06%) Publishing
8 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 116 (41.13%) Architect
2 82 (29.08%) Developer
3 47 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 33 (11.70%) Senior Developer
5 30 (10.64%) Technical Leader
5 30 (10.64%) Senior Architect
6 26 (9.22%) .NET Developer
7 25 (8.87%) Technical Architect
8 23 (8.16%) Consultant
9 15 (5.32%) Analyst
10 14 (4.96%) Senior .NET Developer
11 13 (4.61%) Middleware Developer
11 13 (4.61%) Hybris Developer
12 11 (3.90%) Designer
13 10 (3.55%) Enterprise Architect
13 10 (3.55%) Java Developer
13 10 (3.55%) Information Architect
14 9 (3.19%) Enterprise Information Architect
15 8 (2.84%) C# Developer
15 8 (2.84%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (28.37%) Web Services
2 78 (27.66%) .NET
3 62 (21.99%) Middleware
4 46 (16.31%) ASP.NET
5 43 (15.25%) HTML
6 37 (13.12%) XML
7 36 (12.77%) HTML5
8 35 (12.41%) Spring
9 33 (11.70%) J2EE
10 28 (9.93%) Hibernate
11 27 (9.57%) Oracle Fusion
11 27 (9.57%) REST
12 25 (8.87%) WCF
13 24 (8.51%) SOAP
14 22 (7.80%) .NET Framework
15 21 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (5.67%) jQuery
17 15 (5.32%) MSMQ
18 14 (4.96%) Ajax
18 14 (4.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.74%) Mobile App
2 17 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.55%) N-Tier
5 9 (3.19%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.19%) Data Integration
6 7 (2.48%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.77%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.77%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.06%) CESG
10 2 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.71%) Open Source
10 2 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.35%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.64%) Linux
2 17 (6.03%) Windows
3 11 (3.90%) UNIX
4 6 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.50%) Technical Architecture
2 40 (14.18%) Business Transformation
3 33 (11.70%) MVC
4 32 (11.35%) TOGAF
5 31 (10.99%) UML
5 31 (10.99%) CRM
6 30 (10.64%) Project Management
7 28 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (9.22%) Migration
10 25 (8.87%) Enterprise Architecture
11 23 (8.16%) Integration Testing
12 22 (7.80%) Supplier Management
13 21 (7.45%) Scrum
13 21 (7.45%) ITIL
13 21 (7.45%) Data Migration
14 20 (7.09%) OO
14 20 (7.09%) ETL
15 19 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (6.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (32.27%) Java
2 54 (19.15%) SQL
3 36 (12.77%) C#
4 23 (8.16%) PL/SQL
5 14 (4.96%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.84%) C
6 8 (2.84%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.13%) XQuery
8 4 (1.42%) Ruby
8 4 (1.42%) C++
8 4 (1.42%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.71%) F#
9 2 (0.71%) Python
9 2 (0.71%) ABAP
9 2 (0.71%) Perl
10 1 (0.35%) XPath
10 1 (0.35%) Clojure
10 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.03%) Degree
3 12 (4.26%) ISEB
4 6 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.93%) COBIT
2 16 (5.67%) QA
2 16 (5.67%) SLA
3 8 (2.84%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (4.96%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.84%) Puppet
2 8 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.35%) Kibana
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 70 (24.82%) Oracle
2 28 (9.93%) SAP
3 24 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.38%) JBoss
5 17 (6.03%) TIBCO
6 16 (5.67%) webMethods
7 14 (4.96%) HP
8 13 (4.61%) hybris
9 9 (3.19%) IBM
10 8 (2.84%) Unisys
11 7 (2.48%) Twitter
12 6 (2.13%) Sitecore
13 5 (1.77%) Google
13 5 (1.77%) Facebook
14 2 (0.71%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.71%) Siebel
14 2 (0.71%) Business Objects
15 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
15 1 (0.35%) Yantra
15 1 (0.35%) Teradata
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