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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / South West
Rank 150 104 123
Rank change year-on-year -46 +19  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 79 160 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.58% 2.74% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 3.08% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 47 92 98
Median salary £50,990 £47,304 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.79% +5.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,421 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  

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 4521 5187 5224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.17% 88.91% 87.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4227 4353
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,804 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 March 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 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
Wiltshire -1 29 £55,750 +23.88% 7
Somerset -2 15 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Gloucestershire +3 13 £68,750 +93.66%
Bristol -4 10 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Dorset -17 6 £42,500 -41.37% 2
Cornwall - 4 - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 83 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (37.58%) Finance
3 57 (36.31%) C#
3 57 (36.31%) .NET
4 51 (32.48%) Java
5 49 (31.21%) MVC
6 46 (29.30%) Microsoft
7 45 (28.66%) HTML
8 42 (26.75%) Relational Database
9 40 (25.48%) JavaScript
10 39 (24.84%) Scrum
11 37 (23.57%) WCF
12 34 (21.66%) ASP.NET
13 33 (21.02%) SQL Server
14 32 (20.38%) SQL
15 31 (19.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (19.11%) Management Information System
17 28 (17.83%) CSS
17 28 (17.83%) SOAP
17 28 (17.83%) REST
18 27 (17.20%) Mentoring
18 27 (17.20%) Web Services
18 27 (17.20%) XML
18 27 (17.20%) .NET Framework
19 25 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
20 24 (15.29%) Degree
20 24 (15.29%) Presales
20 24 (15.29%) AngularJS
21 23 (14.65%) TDD
21 23 (14.65%) UML

SOA
Top Related 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 15 (9.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (7.01%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (6.37%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.73%) OpenStack
5 8 (5.10%) JBoss
6 4 (2.55%) Confluence
6 4 (2.55%) IIS
7 3 (1.91%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.27%) Apache
8 2 (1.27%) Documentum
8 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.27%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.64%) CMS
9 1 (0.64%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.91%) AutoCAD
3 3 (1.91%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (1.27%) HipChat
4 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.55%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.55%) Oracle HRMS
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.27%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.82%) SaaS
4 3 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.91%) IaaS
4 3 (1.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.64%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.55%) Internet
2 7 (4.46%) Junos
3 5 (3.18%) Network Security
4 2 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.75%) Relational Database
2 33 (21.02%) SQL Server
3 20 (12.74%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.73%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.10%) MySQL
5 8 (5.10%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.82%) Big Data
7 6 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.18%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.18%) Redis
9 4 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.55%) GIS
9 4 (2.55%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.91%) Essbase
10 3 (1.91%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (9.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.01%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.73%) Maven
4 5 (3.18%) Ant
4 5 (3.18%) JUnit
4 5 (3.18%) Mockito
4 5 (3.18%) QUnit
4 5 (3.18%) Selenium
4 5 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.55%) EasyMock
5 4 (2.55%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.55%) IntelliJ
5 4 (2.55%) JIRA
5 4 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.55%) Subversion
5 4 (2.55%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.91%) NuGet
7 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (37.58%) Finance
2 18 (11.46%) Banking
3 8 (5.10%) Military
3 8 (5.10%) Retail
4 6 (3.82%) Advertising
5 5 (3.18%) Publishing
6 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.55%) Marketing
7 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.27%) Local Government
7 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
8 1 (0.64%) Electronics
8 1 (0.64%) Games
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (42.04%) Architect
2 50 (31.85%) Developer
3 33 (21.02%) Solutions Architect
4 32 (20.38%) .NET Developer
5 25 (15.92%) C# Developer
6 22 (14.01%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (10.83%) Technical Architect
8 10 (6.37%) SQL Developer
9 9 (5.73%) Java Developer
9 9 (5.73%) Middleware Architect
9 9 (5.73%) Software Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.10%) Consultant
10 8 (5.10%) Designer
10 8 (5.10%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.46%) Senior Architect
12 6 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 6 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Java Engineer
12 6 (3.82%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (36.31%) .NET
2 45 (28.66%) HTML
3 37 (23.57%) WCF
4 34 (21.66%) ASP.NET
5 31 (19.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (17.83%) CSS
6 28 (17.83%) REST
6 28 (17.83%) SOAP
7 27 (17.20%) .NET Framework
7 27 (17.20%) Web Services
7 27 (17.20%) XML
8 24 (15.29%) AngularJS
9 21 (13.38%) Entity Framework
9 21 (13.38%) Middleware
10 19 (12.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (11.46%) Spring
12 15 (9.55%) JSON
12 15 (9.55%) RESTful
13 10 (6.37%) HTML5
13 10 (6.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.11%) Management Information System
2 15 (9.55%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.55%) Data Centre
3 14 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.37%) DataPower
4 10 (6.37%) N-Tier
5 9 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.46%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.55%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.91%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.27%) Clustering
9 2 (1.27%) iPad
9 2 (1.27%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.27%) Social Media
10 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.64%) Fintech
10 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.10%) Linux
2 14 (8.92%) Windows
3 5 (3.18%) Android
3 5 (3.18%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.55%) Unix
5 3 (1.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.21%) MVC
3 39 (24.84%) Scrum
4 27 (17.20%) Mentoring
5 25 (15.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (15.29%) Presales
7 23 (14.65%) OO
7 23 (14.65%) TDD
7 23 (14.65%) UML
8 22 (14.01%) ITIL
9 21 (13.38%) Unit Testing
10 18 (11.46%) TOGAF
11 17 (10.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (10.83%) Customer Requirements
11 17 (10.83%) Software Engineering
12 15 (9.55%) DevOps
12 15 (9.55%) Open Source
13 14 (8.92%) Web Development
14 13 (8.28%) Business Process Modelling
14 13 (8.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.31%) C#
2 51 (32.48%) Java
3 40 (25.48%) JavaScript
4 32 (20.38%) SQL
5 18 (11.46%) PHP
5 18 (11.46%) T-SQL
6 16 (10.19%) C
6 16 (10.19%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.82%) Groovy
8 5 (3.18%) VB
8 5 (3.18%) VB6
9 3 (1.91%) C++
9 3 (1.91%) Python
10 2 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (15.29%) Degree
2 22 (14.01%) Security Cleared
3 18 (11.46%) DV Cleared
4 12 (7.64%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.73%) CCNA
5 9 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (4.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (4.46%) JNCIA
7 6 (3.82%) Postgraduate
8 4 (2.55%) GIAC
8 4 (2.55%) GSEC
8 4 (2.55%) MBCS
9 2 (1.27%) ISEB
9 2 (1.27%) MCSD
9 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.27%) RHCE
9 2 (1.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.73%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.18%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.55%) QA
4 3 (1.91%) HIPAA
4 3 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.91%) Ceph
2 3 (1.91%) Docker
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.27%) Gluster
3 2 (1.27%) iptables
3 2 (1.27%) KVM
4 1 (0.64%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Check_MK
1 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (1.27%) Grafana
1 2 (1.27%) Graylog
1 2 (1.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (1.27%) Kibana
1 2 (1.27%) Nagios
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.27%) Pingdom
1 2 (1.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.64%) MOM
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 46 (29.30%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.46%) Oracle
3 10 (6.37%) IBM
3 10 (6.37%) SAP
3 10 (6.37%) VMware
4 9 (5.73%) Cisco
5 7 (4.46%) Juniper
5 7 (4.46%) Software AG
6 6 (3.82%) Infobright
6 6 (3.82%) Unisys
7 5 (3.18%) Sencha
8 4 (2.55%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.55%) Siebel
9 3 (1.91%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.91%) Intel
10 2 (1.27%) ESRI
10 2 (1.27%) Google
10 2 (1.27%) OpenText
10 2 (1.27%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £67200 - £81600 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £36,880 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £36,880 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £30,507 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Nakama
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + see advert
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £46500 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
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