The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 170 145
Rank change year-on-year +30 -25  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 91 71 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.72% 1.36% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.54% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 65 46 84
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4780 4623 5225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.24% 88.26% 86.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3880 4372
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

SOA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for SOA in the South West

SOA
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in the South West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in the South West

SOA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Bristol +4 28 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wiltshire +14 26 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Somerset +6 18 £56,250 +2.27% 1
Dorset -20 10 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Gloucestershire -3 7 £42,500 +26.86%
Cornwall - 3 - -
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South West region with a requirement for SOA.

1 79 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (41.18%) Finance
3 67 (39.41%) .NET
4 65 (38.24%) C#
5 64 (37.65%) JavaScript
6 60 (35.29%) MVC
7 59 (34.71%) HTML
8 50 (29.41%) XML
9 49 (28.82%) ASP.NET
9 49 (28.82%) Web Services
10 47 (27.65%) CSS
11 45 (26.47%) Relational Database
12 44 (25.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 42 (24.71%) TDD
14 41 (24.12%) Microsoft
15 40 (23.53%) SQL
16 39 (22.94%) WCF
17 38 (22.35%) Java
18 37 (21.76%) SQL Server
19 36 (21.18%) REST
19 36 (21.18%) ASP.NET Web API
20 35 (20.59%) Git (software)
21 33 (19.41%) Mentoring
21 33 (19.41%) Stakeholder Management
21 33 (19.41%) Banking
22 32 (18.82%) SOAP
23 29 (17.06%) .NET Framework
23 29 (17.06%) Degree
23 29 (17.06%) DevOps
23 29 (17.06%) AngularJS

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 23 (13.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (9.41%) Confluence
3 12 (7.06%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.29%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (4.12%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.94%) CMS
7 4 (2.35%) IIS
8 3 (1.76%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.76%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.18%) Apache
9 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.18%) JBoss
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.59%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.18%) HipChat
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Oracle HRMS
2 5 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) Internet
2 2 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.59%) HTTP
3 1 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.47%) Relational Database
2 37 (21.76%) SQL Server
3 20 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.71%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.53%) MySQL
7 4 (2.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.35%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.18%) Infinispan
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.59%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.41%) JIRA
3 13 (7.65%) TeamCity
4 9 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.71%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.53%) Ant
6 6 (3.53%) Maven
6 6 (3.53%) NuGet
7 5 (2.94%) Selenium
8 4 (2.35%) QUnit
9 2 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.18%) Subversion
10 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.59%) gulp
10 1 (0.59%) JUnit
10 1 (0.59%) MSTest
10 1 (0.59%) NUnit
10 1 (0.59%) Protractor
10 1 (0.59%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (0.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 70 (41.18%) Finance
2 33 (19.41%) Banking
3 7 (4.12%) Retail
4 6 (3.53%) Military
5 5 (2.94%) Legal
6 3 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (1.18%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Electronics
8 1 (0.59%) Games
8 1 (0.59%) Local Government
8 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (44.12%) Developer
2 58 (34.12%) Architect
3 45 (26.47%) .NET Developer
4 26 (15.29%) Technical Architect
5 20 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (11.18%) C# Developer
7 17 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (9.41%) Senior Developer
9 14 (8.24%) Java Developer
9 14 (8.24%) Lead Developer
10 11 (6.47%) Lead Java Developer
10 11 (6.47%) Middleware Architect
11 10 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (5.29%) Analyst
12 9 (5.29%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (5.29%) SQL Developer
13 8 (4.71%) Software Engineer
14 7 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
14 7 (4.12%) Solutions Analyst
14 7 (4.12%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (39.41%) .NET
2 59 (34.71%) HTML
3 50 (29.41%) XML
4 49 (28.82%) ASP.NET
4 49 (28.82%) Web Services
5 47 (27.65%) CSS
6 44 (25.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (22.94%) WCF
8 36 (21.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 36 (21.18%) REST
9 32 (18.82%) SOAP
10 29 (17.06%) .NET Framework
10 29 (17.06%) AngularJS
11 26 (15.29%) Entity Framework
12 23 (13.53%) Middleware
13 22 (12.94%) HTML5
14 21 (12.35%) CSS3
15 20 (11.76%) React
16 18 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 17 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.35%) Management Information System
2 20 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.65%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (7.06%) DataPower
5 12 (7.06%) iPad
6 6 (3.53%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.53%) N-Tier
7 4 (2.35%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.18%) Fintech
9 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.35%) Windows
2 16 (9.41%) Linux
3 9 (5.29%) Android
3 9 (5.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.18%) Solaris
4 2 (1.18%) Unix
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (35.29%) MVC
3 42 (24.71%) TDD
4 33 (19.41%) Mentoring
4 33 (19.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (17.06%) DevOps
6 28 (16.47%) SDLC
7 27 (15.88%) Scrum
8 25 (14.71%) Software Engineering
9 24 (14.12%) UML
10 22 (12.94%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (12.35%) OO
12 16 (9.41%) Unit Testing
12 16 (9.41%) Web Development
13 15 (8.82%) Microservices
14 14 (8.24%) Business Process Modelling
14 14 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (8.24%) Mobile Development
14 14 (8.24%) Presales
15 13 (7.65%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.24%) C#
2 64 (37.65%) JavaScript
3 40 (23.53%) SQL
4 38 (22.35%) Java
5 15 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 15 (8.82%) VB.NET
6 14 (8.24%) PHP
7 10 (5.88%) Python
8 9 (5.29%) C
8 9 (5.29%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.94%) Groovy
10 4 (2.35%) VB
10 4 (2.35%) VB6
11 2 (1.18%) C++
11 2 (1.18%) RPG
12 1 (0.59%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.59%) Go
12 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (17.06%) Degree
2 24 (14.12%) Security Cleared
3 20 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.47%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.53%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.18%) CCNA
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.18%) MCSD
6 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.18%) RHCE
6 2 (1.18%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.06%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.35%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (2.35%) QA
3 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) Docker
2 2 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.18%) Gluster
2 2 (1.18%) iptables
2 2 (1.18%) KVM
3 1 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Check_MK
1 2 (1.18%) Grafana
1 2 (1.18%) Graylog
1 2 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (1.18%) Kibana
1 2 (1.18%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.18%) Nagios
1 2 (1.18%) Pingdom
1 2 (1.18%) Puppet
2 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (0.59%) MOM
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 41 (24.12%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.71%) Oracle
3 12 (7.06%) Google
4 9 (5.29%) IBM
5 8 (4.71%) SAP
5 8 (4.71%) Software AG
6 7 (4.12%) Sencha
6 7 (4.12%) Sitecore
6 7 (4.12%) Unisys
7 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.18%) Cisco
7 2 (1.18%) Infobright
7 2 (1.18%) New Relic
7 2 (1.18%) PagerDuty
7 2 (1.18%) Qualys
7 2 (1.18%) Siebel
7 2 (1.18%) Splunk
8 1 (0.59%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.59%) Informatica
8 1 (0.59%) Pegasus
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