The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 67 106 85
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Permanent jobs citing SOA 60 25 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.76% 1.17% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 1.48% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 54 22 23
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,300 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,250 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1680 1693 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.38% 79.00% 71.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1508 1029
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SOA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SOA Salary Trend in Birmingham

SOA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 41 (50.62%) Java
2 40 (49.38%) Security Cleared
3 39 (48.15%) SC Cleared
4 33 (40.74%) Windows
5 30 (37.04%) Oracle
6 26 (32.10%) XML
7 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (25.93%) CSS
8 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 20 (24.69%) HTML
10 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
10 19 (23.46%) MVC
11 18 (22.22%) Migration
11 18 (22.22%) SQL
11 18 (22.22%) Ajax
11 18 (22.22%) JIRA
11 18 (22.22%) jQuery
12 17 (20.99%) Ant
12 17 (20.99%) Finance
13 16 (19.75%) .NET
13 16 (19.75%) OOP
13 16 (19.75%) Oracle Forms
13 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
13 16 (19.75%) JSON
13 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
13 16 (19.75%) Android
13 16 (19.75%) HTML5
13 16 (19.75%) Sencha
13 16 (19.75%) Apple iOS
13 16 (19.75%) PhoneGap

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (12.35%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (12.35%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.47%) LiveCycle
4 2 (2.47%) Confluence
4 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.47%) FileNet
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (14.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Heroku
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Firewall
1 5 (6.17%) Network Security
2 1 (1.23%) DHCP
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 13 (16.05%) Relational Database
3 12 (14.81%) RDBMS
4 10 (12.35%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (12.35%) EDRMS
4 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (12.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (22.22%) JIRA
2 17 (20.99%) Ant
3 16 (19.75%) Oracle Forms
3 16 (19.75%) Git (software)
4 14 (17.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (4.94%) Subversion
6 3 (3.70%) Maven
6 3 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.47%) Hudson
8 1 (1.23%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 15 (18.52%) Retail
3 11 (13.58%) Back Office
4 5 (6.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.94%) Banking
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Local Government
7 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Architect
1 29 (35.80%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (18.52%) Applications Developer
4 14 (17.28%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 14 (17.28%) Mobile Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Senior Developer
6 10 (12.35%) Team Leader
6 10 (12.35%) Development Team Leader
6 10 (12.35%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 10 (12.35%) Senior Architect
6 10 (12.35%) SharePoint Architect
6 10 (12.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 10 (12.35%) Oracle Team Leader
6 10 (12.35%) Senior SharePoint Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Applications Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Consultant
8 5 (6.17%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.10%) XML
2 21 (25.93%) CSS
3 20 (24.69%) HTML
4 18 (22.22%) Ajax
4 18 (22.22%) jQuery
5 16 (19.75%) .NET
5 16 (19.75%) JSON
5 16 (19.75%) HTML5
5 16 (19.75%) PhoneGap
5 16 (19.75%) AngularJS
6 14 (17.28%) Silverlight
7 11 (13.58%) Web Services
8 8 (9.88%) XSLT
8 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET
9 7 (8.64%) WCF
10 6 (7.41%) .NET Framework
10 6 (7.41%) Middleware
11 5 (6.17%) WinForms
11 5 (6.17%) J2EE
11 5 (6.17%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Blackberry
1 14 (17.28%) N-Tier
1 14 (17.28%) Mobile App
2 13 (16.05%) Data Integration
3 10 (12.35%) Taxonomies
4 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.70%) Open Source
6 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) CESG
7 1 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.23%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.74%) Windows
2 16 (19.75%) Android
2 16 (19.75%) Apple iOS
2 16 (19.75%) Windows 8
3 12 (14.81%) UNIX
4 2 (2.47%) Linux
5 1 (1.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.46%) MVC
3 18 (22.22%) Migration
4 16 (19.75%) OOP
5 14 (17.28%) Scrum
5 14 (17.28%) Android Development
5 14 (17.28%) iOS Development
6 13 (16.05%) TOGAF
6 13 (16.05%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.35%) CRM
7 10 (12.35%) Workflow
7 10 (12.35%) Systems Analysis
7 10 (12.35%) Knowledge Management
7 10 (12.35%) Metadata Management
8 9 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (7.41%) ITIL
10 5 (6.17%) Information Management
10 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.62%) Java
2 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
3 18 (22.22%) SQL
4 15 (18.52%) ActionScript
5 14 (17.28%) Objective-C
5 14 (17.28%) ActionScript 3.0
6 11 (13.58%) Shell Script
7 10 (12.35%) PL/SQL
8 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.70%) C#
9 3 (3.70%) Ruby
10 2 (2.47%) Groovy
10 2 (2.47%) Scala
10 2 (2.47%) Clojure
10 2 (2.47%) ABAP
11 1 (1.23%) C++
11 1 (1.23%) Perl
11 1 (1.23%) PHP
11 1 (1.23%) XPath
11 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (49.38%) Security Cleared
2 39 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.35%) OCP
3 10 (12.35%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (4.94%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) Oracle
2 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.75%) Sencha
4 14 (17.28%) Appcelerator
5 10 (12.35%) EMC
5 10 (12.35%) Open Text
6 6 (7.41%) IBM
7 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.17%) McAfee
7 5 (6.17%) Cisco
7 5 (6.17%) Sourcefire
7 5 (6.17%) Splunk
8 4 (4.94%) SAP
9 3 (3.70%) Informatica
9 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
9 3 (3.70%) VMware
9 3 (3.70%) Citrix
9 3 (3.70%) Twitter
9 3 (3.70%) Talend
10 2 (2.47%) Adobe
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