The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 34 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.77% 1.64% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.76% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 107 170 260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 82.31% 92.90% 91.87%
Number of salaries quoted 93 137 183
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -7.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing SOA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Bedford

SOA
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for SOA in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Data Flow Diagram
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Architect
1 1 (100.00%) ERP Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SOA Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Flow Diagram
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle