Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 173 138
Rank change year-on-year -16 -35 +9
Permanent jobs citing SOA 151 181 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.47% 1.68% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.89% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 113 150 187
South West median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -5.00%
10th Percentile £37,875 £34,900 £33,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £68,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9209 9564 10559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.54% 88.84% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7585 7966 8870
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -16 63 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Wiltshire +26 38 £50,000 +16.28% 5
Somerset -7 30 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Dorset -20 16 £41,125 -13.42% 1
Gloucestershire +3 3 £42,500 -5.56% 4
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 95 (62.91%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (44.37%) JavaScript
3 59 (39.07%) .NET
4 57 (37.75%) C#
5 54 (35.76%) MVC
6 52 (34.44%) AngularJS
7 48 (31.79%) ASP.NET
8 45 (29.80%) HTML
8 45 (29.80%) TDD
9 44 (29.14%) XML
10 41 (27.15%) CSS
11 40 (26.49%) Finance
12 39 (25.83%) Java
13 38 (25.17%) Microservices
14 37 (24.50%) SQL Server
15 36 (23.84%) Microsoft
15 36 (23.84%) .NET Framework
15 36 (23.84%) Microsoft Azure
15 36 (23.84%) REST
16 35 (23.18%) Entity Framework
16 35 (23.18%) Git (software)
16 35 (23.18%) Web Development
17 32 (21.19%) Web Services
18 30 (19.87%) SC Cleared
18 30 (19.87%) Security Cleared
19 27 (17.88%) Degree
19 27 (17.88%) TOGAF
19 27 (17.88%) Scrum
20 26 (17.22%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (17.22%) SQL

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 25 (16.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 21 (13.91%) SharePoint
3 18 (11.92%) Confluence
4 10 (6.62%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.65%) NServiceBus
6 4 (2.65%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.99%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.32%) CMS
8 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.66%) Apache
9 1 (0.66%) JBoss
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.66%) ThingWorx
9 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.66%) HipChat
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.65%) Lawson
2 4 (2.65%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (2.65%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (23.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (13.25%) SaaS
4 5 (3.31%) npm
5 4 (2.65%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (2.65%) PaaS
5 4 (2.65%) Serverless
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.32%) IaaS
7 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.99%) Firewall
2 2 (1.32%) AMQP
2 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (1.32%) LAN
2 2 (1.32%) NAS
2 2 (1.32%) SAN
2 2 (1.32%) WAN
3 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.66%) Internet
3 1 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.66%) MQTT
3 1 (0.66%) Skype
3 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.27%) NoSQL
2 14 (9.27%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.30%) MySQL
3 8 (5.30%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.97%) Big Data
5 5 (3.31%) Data Mining
5 5 (3.31%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.31%) Redis
6 4 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.66%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.66%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 35 (23.18%) Git (software)
2 23 (15.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (11.92%) JIRA
4 13 (8.61%) TeamCity
5 10 (6.62%) gulp
5 10 (6.62%) NuGet
6 8 (5.30%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.31%) Jasmine
7 5 (3.31%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (3.31%) NUnit
8 4 (2.65%) Ant
8 4 (2.65%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.65%) Maven
8 4 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.99%) Gradle
9 3 (1.99%) Mockito
9 3 (1.99%) Selenium
10 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.32%) MSTest
10 2 (1.32%) ReSharper
General
1 40 (26.49%) Finance
2 18 (11.92%) Banking
3 14 (9.27%) Military
4 12 (7.95%) Retail
4 12 (7.95%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.30%) Law
6 4 (2.65%) Legal
6 4 (2.65%) Marketing
7 3 (1.99%) Electronics
7 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 84 (55.63%) Developer
2 50 (33.11%) Architect
3 30 (19.87%) Lead Developer
4 24 (15.89%) .NET Developer
5 21 (13.91%) Technical Architect
6 19 (12.58%) Senior Developer
7 16 (10.60%) Java Developer
8 12 (7.95%) Lead Java Developer
9 11 (7.28%) Applications Developer
9 11 (7.28%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (6.62%) PHP Developer
10 10 (6.62%) Senior Architect
11 9 (5.96%) Lead Architect
12 8 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (5.30%) Telecoms Developer
13 7 (4.64%) Consultant
13 7 (4.64%) Enterprise Architect
13 7 (4.64%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (4.64%) Technical Leader
14 6 (3.97%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (39.07%) .NET
2 52 (34.44%) AngularJS
3 48 (31.79%) ASP.NET
4 45 (29.80%) HTML
5 44 (29.14%) XML
6 41 (27.15%) CSS
7 36 (23.84%) .NET Framework
7 36 (23.84%) REST
8 35 (23.18%) Entity Framework
9 32 (21.19%) Web Services
10 26 (17.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (17.22%) React
11 25 (16.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 20 (13.25%) Redux
13 18 (11.92%) Middleware
14 17 (11.26%) HTML5
14 17 (11.26%) Node.js
15 16 (10.60%) CSS3
16 15 (9.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.60%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (8.61%) iPad
3 12 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.30%) N-Tier
5 7 (4.64%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.64%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.99%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.99%) User Experience
9 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.66%) Arduino
10 1 (0.66%) DataPower
10 1 (0.66%) iPhone
10 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.60%) Windows
2 13 (8.61%) Linux
3 9 (5.96%) Unix
4 7 (4.64%) Android
5 6 (3.97%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.32%) AIX
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (62.91%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (35.76%) MVC
3 45 (29.80%) TDD
4 38 (25.17%) Microservices
5 35 (23.18%) Web Development
6 27 (17.88%) Scrum
6 27 (17.88%) TOGAF
7 26 (17.22%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (15.89%) DevOps
8 24 (15.89%) SOLID
9 22 (14.57%) Enterprise Architecture
9 22 (14.57%) SDLC
10 19 (12.58%) UML
11 18 (11.92%) Mentoring
11 18 (11.92%) Project Management
11 18 (11.92%) Software Engineering
12 17 (11.26%) BDD
12 17 (11.26%) Open Source
13 16 (10.60%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 67 (44.37%) JavaScript
2 57 (37.75%) C#
3 39 (25.83%) Java
4 26 (17.22%) SQL
5 13 (8.61%) PHP
6 9 (5.96%) Python
7 8 (5.30%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.31%) C
9 4 (2.65%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.99%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.99%) Groovy
10 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.32%) RPG
11 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.66%) Go
12 1 (0.66%) Ruby
12 1 (0.66%) VB
12 1 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (19.87%) SC Cleared
1 30 (19.87%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.88%) Degree
3 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.31%) MCPD
5 4 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.66%) CCNA
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.66%) ISEB
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.66%) RHCE
6 1 (0.66%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.62%) QA
2 7 (4.64%) ISO 9001
2 7 (4.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (8.61%) Docker
2 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.66%) Gluster
3 1 (0.66%) iptables
3 1 (0.66%) KVM
3 1 (0.66%) LXC
3 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Kibana
2 3 (1.99%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.66%) Ansible
4 1 (0.66%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.66%) Grafana
4 1 (0.66%) Graylog
4 1 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.66%) Nagios
4 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.66%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (23.84%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.56%) Oracle
3 11 (7.28%) Google
4 8 (5.30%) Zend
5 6 (3.97%) IBM
6 5 (3.31%) Remedy
7 4 (2.65%) Infor
7 4 (2.65%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.65%) Workday
8 3 (1.99%) Cisco
8 3 (1.99%) Nokia
8 3 (1.99%) SAP
8 3 (1.99%) VMware
8 3 (1.99%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.32%) F5
9 2 (1.32%) HP
9 2 (1.32%) hybris
9 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.66%) Sencha