Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 134 145
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -43
Permanent jobs citing SOA 61 50 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.72% 1.49% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.62% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 51 44 32
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,325 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
South West median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% +5.56%

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,226 3,090 3,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 91.10% 92.16% 91.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,714 2,510 2,965
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £71,250 £67,200
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Bristol

SOA
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for SOA in Bristol

SOA
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SOA in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for SOA.

1 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (55.74%) C#
3 31 (50.82%) JavaScript
4 30 (49.18%) .NET
5 28 (45.90%) ASP.NET
5 28 (45.90%) Microservices
6 25 (40.98%) AngularJS
7 22 (36.07%) HTML
7 22 (36.07%) MVC
8 19 (31.15%) .NET Framework
8 19 (31.15%) Java
9 18 (29.51%) CSS
9 18 (29.51%) Scrum
10 17 (27.87%) TDD
10 17 (27.87%) XML
11 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
11 16 (26.23%) SQL
11 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
13 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (22.95%) Entity Framework
13 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
15 12 (19.67%) React
16 11 (18.03%) Docker
16 11 (18.03%) Node.js
16 11 (18.03%) SaaS
16 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
17 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
17 9 (14.75%) NoSQL

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (8.20%) NServiceBus
2 4 (6.56%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.92%) Confluence
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.92%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.28%) ThingWorx
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (18.03%) SaaS
3 9 (14.75%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (9.84%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (9.84%) npm
4 6 (9.84%) Serverless
5 2 (3.28%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.64%) IaaS
6 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Wireless
2 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) MQTT
3 1 (1.64%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.84%) Redis
4 5 (8.20%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (6.56%) Big Data
5 4 (6.56%) Hadoop
5 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.64%) Biml
8 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.84%) gulp
4 5 (8.20%) NUnit
4 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.56%) MSTest
6 3 (4.92%) JIRA
6 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.64%) PostCSS
7 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 8 (13.11%) Marketing
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
3 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.56%) Legal
5 3 (4.92%) Electronics
5 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.28%) Back Office
6 2 (3.28%) Retail
7 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Developer
2 21 (34.43%) Architect
3 20 (32.79%) .NET Developer
4 17 (27.87%) Technical Architect
5 9 (14.75%) Lead Architect
5 9 (14.75%) Senior Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Digital Architect
6 8 (13.11%) Technical Leader
7 7 (11.48%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (11.48%) Team Leader
8 6 (9.84%) C# Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Digital Technical Architect
8 6 (9.84%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Technical Team Leader
9 4 (6.56%) .NET Architect
9 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Head of Engineering
10 3 (4.92%) Head of Software Engineering
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (49.18%) .NET
2 28 (45.90%) ASP.NET
3 25 (40.98%) AngularJS
4 22 (36.07%) HTML
5 19 (31.15%) .NET Framework
6 18 (29.51%) CSS
7 17 (27.87%) XML
8 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (22.95%) Entity Framework
9 12 (19.67%) React
10 11 (18.03%) Node.js
11 9 (14.75%) Redux
11 9 (14.75%) Web Services
12 8 (13.11%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (13.11%) REST
13 6 (9.84%) JSON
13 6 (9.84%) RESTful
14 5 (8.20%) .NET Core
14 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Client/Server
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.92%) iPad
3 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.28%) Arduino
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Fintech
4 2 (3.28%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) Robotics
4 2 (3.28%) Tandem
5 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) iPhone
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) Unix
3 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.90%) Microservices
3 22 (36.07%) MVC
4 18 (29.51%) Scrum
5 17 (27.87%) TDD
6 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
7 7 (11.48%) API Development
7 7 (11.48%) BDD
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.84%) Open Source
8 6 (9.84%) SDLC
9 5 (8.20%) Front End Development
9 5 (8.20%) OO
9 5 (8.20%) SOLID
9 5 (8.20%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.20%) UML
9 5 (8.20%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) C#
2 31 (50.82%) JavaScript
3 19 (31.15%) Java
4 16 (26.23%) SQL
5 9 (14.75%) TypeScript
6 4 (6.56%) Scala
6 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.92%) C
7 3 (4.92%) ES7
7 3 (4.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.28%) ES8
8 2 (3.28%) Python
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby
9 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.28%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.64%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 3 (4.92%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) LXC
3 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Kibana
2 1 (1.64%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) SAP
2 3 (4.92%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
3 2 (3.28%) Intel
3 2 (3.28%) Nokia
3 2 (3.28%) Pega
3 2 (3.28%) webMethods
4 1 (1.64%) Citrix
4 1 (1.64%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) Zend