The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 88 86 85
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 13 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.54% 1.49% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.65% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 16
Median salary £68,750 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +96.42% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £26,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £51,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 778 967 907
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 91.96% 89.95% 89.36%
Number of salaries quoted 635 605 731
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

SOA
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for SOA in Gloucestershire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Gloucestershire

SOA
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +17 5 - -
SOA
South West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) C
3 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (50.00%) MVC
4 14 (46.67%) XML
5 13 (43.33%) OO
5 13 (43.33%) HTML
6 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
7 11 (36.67%) Java
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
8 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 10 (33.33%) MODAF
9 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
9 9 (30.00%) TOGAF
9 9 (30.00%) Spring
9 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (30.00%) .NET
9 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
10 8 (26.67%) CSS
10 8 (26.67%) SOAP
10 8 (26.67%) Web Services
10 8 (26.67%) TDD
10 8 (26.67%) Military
10 8 (26.67%) Spring MVC
10 8 (26.67%) JSON
11 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
11 7 (23.33%) Data Protection Act

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) Alfresco
2 2 (6.67%) Documentum
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
1 7 (23.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.00%) AutoCAD
2 3 (10.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
1 7 (23.33%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (10.00%) Big Data
6 2 (6.67%) EDRMS
6 2 (6.67%) GIS
6 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Ant
1 5 (16.67%) Maven
1 5 (16.67%) QUnit
1 5 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Mockito
General
1 8 (26.67%) Military
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Architect
2 9 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (23.33%) C# Developer
4 7 (23.33%) Developer
5 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Java Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Graduate
6 3 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Data Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) XML
2 13 (43.33%) HTML
3 9 (30.00%) .NET
3 9 (30.00%) Spring
4 8 (26.67%) CSS
4 8 (26.67%) JSON
4 8 (26.67%) SOAP
4 8 (26.67%) Spring MVC
4 8 (26.67%) Web Services
5 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
5 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
5 7 (23.33%) jQuery
6 6 (20.00%) RESTful
7 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (16.67%) Dojo
7 5 (16.67%) WCF
8 4 (13.33%) REST
9 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (23.33%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Driving Licence
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
5 2 (6.67%) Reference Data
5 2 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Solaris
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) MVC
3 13 (43.33%) OO
4 12 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
6 10 (33.33%) MODAF
7 9 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (30.00%) TOGAF
7 9 (30.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (26.67%) TDD
9 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
9 7 (23.33%) DoDAF
9 7 (23.33%) Information Assurance
9 7 (23.33%) ITIL
9 7 (23.33%) ITSM
9 7 (23.33%) RUP
9 7 (23.33%) Service Management
9 7 (23.33%) SSADM
9 7 (23.33%) UML
9 7 (23.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (36.67%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) C#
5 5 (16.67%) Groovy
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) CCNA
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (23.33%) JNCIA
4 6 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (13.33%) GIAC
5 4 (13.33%) GSEC
5 4 (13.33%) MBCS
6 2 (6.67%) ISEB
6 2 (6.67%) MCSD
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) Juniper
2 7 (23.33%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (13.33%) Cloudera
5 2 (6.67%) ESRI
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) OpenText