The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton 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 - 24 16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton - 1.15% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.25% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
26 80 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 70.27% 91.95% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 70 38
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,150 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SOA
Salary Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Taunton region.

SOA Salary Trend in Taunton

SOA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) AS400
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Publishing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) AS400
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle