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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 90 86 116
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +30
Permanent jobs citing SOA 42 39 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.07% 1.96% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.46% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 15
Average salary £50,500 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.30% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £44,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £75,000
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
1657 1583 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.71% 79.51% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1365 1380 1441
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 71 (68.93%) Java
2 56 (54.37%) HTML
3 54 (52.43%) Oracle
4 52 (50.49%) WebSphere
5 48 (46.60%) SQL
6 46 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (40.78%) JavaScript
8 41 (39.81%) MVC
9 39 (37.86%) CSS
9 39 (37.86%) XML
9 39 (37.86%) JBoss
10 38 (36.89%) SQL Server
11 37 (35.92%) UNIX
11 37 (35.92%) jQuery
12 34 (33.01%) Linux
13 33 (32.04%) DB2
13 33 (32.04%) WebSphere Application Server
14 29 (28.16%) Ant
15 28 (27.18%) PhoneGap
15 28 (27.18%) Mobile Development
16 27 (26.21%) Retail
16 27 (26.21%) Java EE
16 27 (26.21%) WebLogic
17 26 (25.24%) HTML5
17 26 (25.24%) AngularJS
18 24 (23.30%) Finance
18 24 (23.30%) .NET
18 24 (23.30%) Web Services
19 22 (21.36%) Perl
20 21 (20.39%) PHP

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 52 (50.49%) WebSphere
2 39 (37.86%) JBoss
3 33 (32.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 27 (26.21%) WebLogic
5 17 (16.50%) MQSeries
5 17 (16.50%) CICS
6 9 (8.74%) Umbraco
7 4 (3.88%) Apache
7 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.91%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.91%) NServiceBus
9 2 (1.94%) IIS
9 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.97%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP
1 16 (15.53%) SSL
2 4 (3.88%) SAN
3 2 (1.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.89%) SQL Server
2 33 (32.04%) DB2
3 20 (19.42%) Relational Database
4 19 (18.45%) RDBMS
5 17 (16.50%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.91%) MySQL
6 3 (2.91%) RavenDB
6 3 (2.91%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (28.16%) Ant
2 21 (20.39%) Selenium
3 20 (19.42%) Git (software)
4 19 (18.45%) JUnit
4 19 (18.45%) JIRA
5 11 (10.68%) Subversion
6 10 (9.71%) Maven
7 6 (5.83%) Gradle
8 4 (3.88%) NetBeans
8 4 (3.88%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.94%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.94%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.94%) JMeter
9 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.94%) SilkPerformer
10 1 (0.97%) NUnit
10 1 (0.97%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.97%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (26.21%) Retail
2 24 (23.30%) Finance
3 20 (19.42%) Banking
4 18 (17.48%) Retail Banking
5 15 (14.56%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.83%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
7 1 (0.97%) Billing
7 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (49.51%) Developer
2 33 (32.04%) Consultant
3 31 (30.10%) Java Developer
4 26 (25.24%) Technical Consultant
5 19 (18.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 19 (18.45%) Software Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) Software Developer
6 10 (9.71%) Architect
7 6 (5.83%) Implementation Consultant
8 4 (3.88%) Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.88%) Java Architect
9 3 (2.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.91%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.91%) Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (54.37%) HTML
2 39 (37.86%) CSS
2 39 (37.86%) XML
3 37 (35.92%) jQuery
4 28 (27.18%) PhoneGap
5 27 (26.21%) Java EE
6 26 (25.24%) AngularJS
6 26 (25.24%) HTML5
7 24 (23.30%) Web Services
7 24 (23.30%) .NET
8 20 (19.42%) CSS3
9 19 (18.45%) JSON
9 19 (18.45%) .NET Framework
10 17 (16.50%) ISPF
10 17 (16.50%) WebSphere MQ
11 14 (13.59%) ASP.NET
12 13 (12.62%) Spring
12 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (10.68%) Apache Camel
14 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Mainframe
1 17 (16.50%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.85%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.97%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.97%) Life Science
4 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.92%) UNIX
2 34 (33.01%) Linux
3 18 (17.48%) Windows
3 18 (17.48%) Solaris
4 17 (16.50%) MVS
4 17 (16.50%) AIX
5 1 (0.97%) OS/390
5 1 (0.97%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.66%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.81%) MVC
3 28 (27.18%) Mobile Development
4 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
5 20 (19.42%) Open Source
6 19 (18.45%) Web Development
6 19 (18.45%) OOP
7 18 (17.48%) TDD
8 17 (16.50%) Release Management
8 17 (16.50%) API Design
9 15 (14.56%) High Availability
9 15 (14.56%) Time Management
10 13 (12.62%) Unit Testing
11 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (9.71%) Build Automation
13 9 (8.74%) Web Application Development
14 8 (7.77%) Refactoring
15 6 (5.83%) Wealth Management
15 6 (5.83%) SDLC
16 5 (4.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 71 (68.93%) Java
2 48 (46.60%) SQL
3 42 (40.78%) JavaScript
4 22 (21.36%) Perl
5 21 (20.39%) PHP
6 20 (19.42%) Ruby
7 19 (18.45%) Python
8 17 (16.50%) JCL
9 15 (14.56%) C#
10 9 (8.74%) COBOL
11 4 (3.88%) XPath
11 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.97%) C
13 1 (0.97%) C++
13 1 (0.97%) VB
13 1 (0.97%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) Degree
1 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.94%) ISEB
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.97%) MCTS
3 1 (0.97%) MCAD
3 1 (0.97%) MCSD
3 1 (0.97%) MCPD
3 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) SLA
Systems Management
1 17 (16.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (52.43%) Oracle
2 17 (16.50%) IBM
3 16 (15.53%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.74%) Adobe
5 4 (3.88%) NetApp
6 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.91%) Ab Initio
6 3 (2.91%) Informatica
7 2 (1.94%) webMethods
7 2 (1.94%) Software AG
8 1 (0.97%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.97%) Zend
8 1 (0.97%) MuleSoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £37846.00 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
University of Birmingham
Salary: Starting salary is normally in the range £38,511 to £45,954 . With potential progression once in post to £51,702 a year.
Posted: 18 days ago