The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 115 93 66
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -27
Permanent jobs citing SOA 28 34 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.15% 1.80% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 2.09% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 70
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,933 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,600 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
2122 1628 1984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 87.25% 86.32% 85.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1554 1376 1721
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SOA.

1 37 (56.06%) Oracle
2 36 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 33 (50.00%) C#
3 33 (50.00%) HTML
4 31 (46.97%) XML
5 30 (45.45%) .NET
6 29 (43.94%) MVC
7 24 (36.36%) Java
8 23 (34.85%) WCF
9 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (31.82%) UML
10 21 (31.82%) CSS
11 20 (30.30%) Unix
12 18 (27.27%) MS Excel
12 18 (27.27%) Relational Database
13 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
13 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (25.76%) SQL
13 17 (25.76%) Finance
14 16 (24.24%) Scrum
14 16 (24.24%) WebLogic
15 15 (22.73%) SOAP
15 15 (22.73%) jQuery
16 14 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (21.21%) REST
16 14 (21.21%) Web Services
17 13 (19.70%) XSLT
17 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET
17 13 (19.70%) JBoss
17 13 (19.70%) RDBMS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 16 (24.24%) WebLogic
2 13 (19.70%) JBoss
3 12 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 12 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (9.09%) IIS
5 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 4 (6.06%) Apache
6 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.52%) CICS
7 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.61%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.58%) SaaS
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) SSL
1 12 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 13 (19.70%) RDBMS
3 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (18.18%) DB2
5 10 (15.15%) MySQL
6 5 (7.58%) SAP HANA
7 4 (6.06%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.18%) Subversion
3 11 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 7 (10.61%) Gradle
4 7 (10.61%) JUnit
5 5 (7.58%) Ant
5 5 (7.58%) Maven
6 3 (4.55%) DbUnit
6 3 (4.55%) HttpUnit
6 3 (4.55%) XMLUnit
7 2 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.03%) JIRA
8 1 (1.52%) MSBuild
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Banking
2 12 (18.18%) Retail
2 12 (18.18%) Retail Banking
2 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (46.97%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) .NET Developer
3 12 (18.18%) Consultant
3 12 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 10 (15.15%) Architect
5 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 9 (13.64%) C# WCF Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Java Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) Software Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) WCF Developer
6 8 (12.12%) Administrator
6 8 (12.12%) SOA Administrator
6 8 (12.12%) WebLogic Administrator
6 8 (12.12%) WebSphere Consultant
7 6 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 6 (9.09%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.00%) HTML
2 31 (46.97%) XML
3 30 (45.45%) .NET
4 23 (34.85%) WCF
5 21 (31.82%) CSS
6 15 (22.73%) jQuery
6 15 (22.73%) SOAP
7 14 (21.21%) REST
7 14 (21.21%) Web Services
8 13 (19.70%) ASP.NET
8 13 (19.70%) Java EE
8 13 (19.70%) XSLT
9 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 12 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
10 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (7.58%) EDI
11 5 (7.58%) Spring
12 4 (6.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.09%) e-Learning
4 5 (7.58%) Blockchain
4 5 (7.58%) Cryptography
4 5 (7.58%) Fintech
5 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.55%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.55%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.03%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.52%) FMCG
7 1 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Unix
2 12 (18.18%) Linux
2 12 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) MVC
2 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (31.82%) UML
4 16 (24.24%) Scrum
5 13 (19.70%) Data Management
6 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (18.18%) High Availability
6 12 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 12 (18.18%) Time Management
7 11 (16.67%) SOLID
8 10 (15.15%) Mobile Application Development
8 10 (15.15%) Web Development
9 9 (13.64%) Project Management
10 8 (12.12%) ETL
11 7 (10.61%) Automated Testing
11 7 (10.61%) EAI
12 6 (9.09%) Open Source
13 5 (7.58%) ArchiMate
13 5 (7.58%) SDLC
13 5 (7.58%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.00%) C#
2 24 (36.36%) Java
3 17 (25.76%) SQL
4 12 (18.18%) XPath
5 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.55%) PHP
7 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.03%) VBA
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) Oracle
2 5 (7.58%) Rackspace
2 5 (7.58%) SAP
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) BEA
4 1 (1.52%) IBM
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