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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 118 96
Rank change year-on-year 0 -22  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 14 16 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.75% 0.85% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.95% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 14
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £40,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £70,000 £55,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -0.99%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1685 1688 1729
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 90.45% 89.84% 85.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1468 1443
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SOA.

1 18 (52.94%) .NET
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) MVC
3 14 (41.18%) Java
4 11 (32.35%) C#
4 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 10 (29.41%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) HTML
5 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
6 9 (26.47%) CSS
6 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
7 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (20.59%) Scrum
8 7 (20.59%) RDBMS
8 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
8 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (20.59%) SOLID
8 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 7 (20.59%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (17.65%) Presales
9 6 (17.65%) N-Tier
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 6 (17.65%) PHP
9 6 (17.65%) RESTful
9 6 (17.65%) Open Source
9 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (14.71%) Umbraco
10 5 (14.71%) Sitecore

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 (14.71%) Umbraco
2 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
2 3 (8.82%) Confluence
2 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.94%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) RDBMS
1 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Redis
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Advertising
2 5 (14.71%) Publishing
3 4 (11.76%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Electronics
5 1 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Local Government
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Architect
2 16 (47.06%) Developer
3 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) AWS Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (11.76%) Head of Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Architect
7 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Java Architect
8 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.88%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) HTML
3 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
3 9 (26.47%) CSS
4 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (17.65%) RESTful
6 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
6 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
6 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
6 5 (14.71%) NHibernate
6 5 (14.71%) React
7 4 (11.76%) HTML5
7 4 (11.76%) WCF
7 4 (11.76%) XML
8 3 (8.82%) CSS3
8 3 (8.82%) Redux
8 3 (8.82%) SOAP
8 3 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (17.65%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Fintech
3 2 (5.88%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) MVC
3 7 (20.59%) Scrum
3 7 (20.59%) SOLID
4 6 (17.65%) Open Source
4 6 (17.65%) Presales
5 5 (14.71%) ITIL
5 5 (14.71%) Microservices
5 5 (14.71%) Service Management
5 5 (14.71%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (11.76%) DevOps
6 4 (11.76%) High Availability
6 4 (11.76%) Process Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) Scala
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.94%) WSO2
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