Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 56 43
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 +87
Permanent jobs citing SOA 39 64 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.53% 3.99% 6.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 4.30% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 28 55 103
Bedfordshire median annual salary £66,250 £60,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.42% -17.24% +20.83%
10th Percentile £47,500 £40,350 £43,650
90th Percentile £78,000 £90,000 £80,000
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% -

SOA is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 983 1489 1765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 88.88% 92.71% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 821 1301 1558
Bedfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £72,725
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Bedfordshire

SOA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for SOA in Bedfordshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Bedfordshire

SOA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 24 £70,000 +16.67% 3
Bedford +13 8 £60,000 -
SOA
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 25 (64.10%) TOGAF
2 17 (43.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (41.03%) Java
4 15 (38.46%) Retail
5 13 (33.33%) Oracle
5 13 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 12 (30.77%) Web Services
7 11 (28.21%) OO
7 11 (28.21%) Finance
8 10 (25.64%) RDBMS
8 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
8 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
9 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
9 9 (23.08%) CRM
9 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (23.08%) Change Management
10 8 (20.51%) ETL
10 8 (20.51%) Windows
10 8 (20.51%) SOAP
10 8 (20.51%) REST
10 8 (20.51%) Office 365
10 8 (20.51%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (20.51%) Marketing
10 8 (20.51%) IT Strategy
11 7 (17.95%) JPA
11 7 (17.95%) Data Integration
11 7 (17.95%) Linux
11 7 (17.95%) JBoss
11 7 (17.95%) EJB

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 13 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (17.95%) JBoss
3 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
4 4 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (7.69%) CMS
5 3 (7.69%) WildFly
6 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Exstream
2 3 (7.69%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (7.69%) Unica
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Office 365
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 6 (15.38%) SaaS
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.69%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) RDBMS
2 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
3 9 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (7.69%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (38.46%) Retail
2 11 (28.21%) Finance
3 8 (20.51%) Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Publishing
5 1 (2.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Architect
2 17 (43.59%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Data Architect
4 6 (15.38%) ERP Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Integration Architect
4 6 (15.38%) SaaS Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Systems Integration Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Product Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Architect
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) SOA Architect
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Web Services
2 8 (20.51%) REST
2 8 (20.51%) SOAP
3 7 (17.95%) .NET
3 7 (17.95%) EJB
3 7 (17.95%) JDBC
3 7 (17.95%) JPA
3 7 (17.95%) Servlets
3 7 (17.95%) Spring
4 6 (15.38%) Java EE
5 3 (7.69%) JMS
6 1 (2.56%) Middleware
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Data Structures
3 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Linked Data
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) TOGAF
2 17 (43.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (28.21%) OO
4 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.08%) Change Management
4 9 (23.08%) CRM
5 8 (20.51%) ETL
5 8 (20.51%) IT Strategy
6 7 (17.95%) Data Integration
6 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
7 6 (15.38%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (15.38%) ERP
8 5 (12.82%) BPR
8 5 (12.82%) Financial Modelling
8 5 (12.82%) Network Architecture
8 5 (12.82%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (12.82%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) C
3 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) TIBCO
4 4 (10.26%) CA
4 4 (10.26%) Informatica
4 4 (10.26%) OpenText
4 4 (10.26%) SAP
4 4 (10.26%) Tableau
5 3 (7.69%) hybris
5 3 (7.69%) IBM
5 3 (7.69%) Pega
6 2 (5.13%) webMethods