Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 128 135
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 -55
Permanent jobs citing SOA 62 59 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.63% 1.81% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.98% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 47 55 41
Bristol median annual salary £50,000 £54,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.26% +21.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,000 £77,500
South West median annual salary £50,000 £54,750 £49,750
% change year-on-year -8.68% +10.05% +10.56%

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 3487 2974 3410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 91.59% 91.17% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2887 2495 2973
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,900 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £67,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%

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 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 42 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
3 30 (48.39%) CSS
4 29 (46.77%) HTML
4 29 (46.77%) Java
5 28 (45.16%) TDD
5 28 (45.16%) Microservices
6 27 (43.55%) .NET
7 26 (41.94%) C#
7 26 (41.94%) XML
8 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET
8 25 (40.32%) Git (software)
9 24 (38.71%) MVC
10 22 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (32.26%) AngularJS
11 20 (32.26%) Redux
12 19 (30.65%) React
13 18 (29.03%) Finance
14 17 (27.42%) Web Services
14 17 (27.42%) .NET Framework
15 15 (24.19%) Banking
15 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
15 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (24.19%) Entity Framework
15 15 (24.19%) Multithreading
16 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (22.58%) Confluence
16 14 (22.58%) JIRA
16 14 (22.58%) Scrum
17 13 (20.97%) SQL

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 14 (22.58%) Confluence
2 5 (8.06%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.06%) NServiceBus
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.84%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.23%) ThingWorx
5 1 (1.61%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (35.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (20.97%) SaaS
3 12 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (9.68%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (9.68%) npm
4 6 (9.68%) Serverless
5 3 (4.84%) PaaS
6 2 (3.23%) IaaS
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
1 2 (3.23%) MQTT
1 2 (3.23%) Wireless
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.68%) Redis
4 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.23%) MySQL
6 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (40.32%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.58%) JIRA
3 12 (19.35%) TeamCity
4 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
5 6 (9.68%) gulp
6 5 (8.06%) NUnit
7 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (3.23%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.23%) Selenium
9 1 (1.61%) MSTest
9 1 (1.61%) PostCSS
9 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 15 (24.19%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.06%) Marketing
5 3 (4.84%) Electronics
5 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Law
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) Architect
3 14 (22.58%) .NET Developer
3 14 (22.58%) Technical Architect
4 13 (20.97%) Senior Developer
5 12 (19.35%) Java Developer
5 12 (19.35%) Lead Developer
6 10 (16.13%) Lead Architect
6 10 (16.13%) Lead Java Developer
7 9 (14.52%) Technical Leader
8 7 (11.29%) Digital Architect
9 6 (9.68%) Development Team Leader
9 6 (9.68%) Digital Technical Architect
9 6 (9.68%) Team Leader
9 6 (9.68%) Technical Team Leader
10 5 (8.06%) .NET Architect
10 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
10 5 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (4.84%) .NET Technical Architect
11 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) CSS
2 29 (46.77%) HTML
3 27 (43.55%) .NET
4 26 (41.94%) XML
5 25 (40.32%) ASP.NET
6 20 (32.26%) AngularJS
6 20 (32.26%) Redux
7 19 (30.65%) React
8 17 (27.42%) .NET Framework
8 17 (27.42%) Web Services
9 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (24.19%) Entity Framework
10 14 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (19.35%) CSS3
11 12 (19.35%) DHTML
11 12 (19.35%) EJB
11 12 (19.35%) HTML5
11 12 (19.35%) JMS
12 9 (14.52%) Node.js
12 9 (14.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Greenfield Project
1 12 (19.35%) iPad
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.84%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.84%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.23%) Arduino
5 2 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.23%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.61%) Fintech
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Unix
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Windows
4 3 (4.84%) Android
5 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.16%) Microservices
2 28 (45.16%) TDD
3 24 (38.71%) MVC
4 15 (24.19%) Multithreading
5 14 (22.58%) Scrum
6 13 (20.97%) DevOps
7 12 (19.35%) Concurrent Programming
8 10 (16.13%) BDD
9 8 (12.90%) API Development
9 8 (12.90%) High Availability
9 8 (12.90%) SOLID
10 7 (11.29%) OO
10 7 (11.29%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.68%) Open Source
11 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (8.06%) SDLC
12 5 (8.06%) UML
12 5 (8.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) JavaScript
2 29 (46.77%) Java
3 26 (41.94%) C#
4 13 (20.97%) SQL
5 9 (14.52%) TypeScript
6 5 (8.06%) PHP
7 3 (4.84%) C
8 2 (3.23%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.23%) Python
8 2 (3.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
1 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Docker
2 2 (3.23%) LXC
3 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Kibana
2 1 (1.61%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) Google
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) SAP
4 3 (4.84%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.23%) Intel
5 2 (3.23%) Nokia
5 2 (3.23%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.61%) Citrix
6 1 (1.61%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.61%) VMware
6 1 (1.61%) Zend