The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 86 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 36 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.85% 0.99% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.28% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 21
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,250 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1481 1568 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.30% 77.97% 71.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1378 1061
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
West Midlands

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 24 July 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 21 (42.00%) Oracle
2 19 (38.00%) Java
2 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (36.00%) SC Cleared
4 17 (34.00%) Windows
5 15 (30.00%) SQL
5 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (26.00%) Oracle Forms
6 13 (26.00%) .NET
7 12 (24.00%) Migration
7 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
8 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
8 11 (22.00%) TOGAF
9 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 9 (18.00%) UNIX
10 9 (18.00%) XML
10 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
10 9 (18.00%) RDBMS
10 9 (18.00%) Oracle EBS
10 9 (18.00%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (18.00%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
11 8 (16.00%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (16.00%) Taxonomies
11 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
11 8 (16.00%) EDRMS
11 8 (16.00%) Back Office

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (16.00%) SharePoint Server
1 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.00%) LiveCycle
3 2 (4.00%) Confluence
3 2 (4.00%) FileNet
3 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (18.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DHCP
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) Modbus
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (18.00%) RDBMS
4 8 (16.00%) EDRMS
5 7 (14.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (14.00%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (10.00%) JIRA
3 4 (8.00%) Subversion
3 4 (8.00%) Ant
4 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.00%) PhoneGap
4 3 (6.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (6.00%) Maven
5 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) Hudson
6 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.00%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (16.00%) Back Office
2 6 (12.00%) Retail
3 5 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (8.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.00%) Games
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) Architect
3 12 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (16.00%) SharePoint Architect
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Architect
5 8 (16.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 8 (16.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 8 (16.00%) Senior SharePoint Architect
6 7 (14.00%) Team Leader
6 7 (14.00%) Development Team Leader
6 7 (14.00%) Oracle Team Leader
7 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
9 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Applications Developer
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) XML
2 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (16.00%) CSS
3 8 (16.00%) Web Services
4 7 (14.00%) HTML
4 7 (14.00%) WCF
5 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (10.00%) J2EE
6 5 (10.00%) WinForms
6 5 (10.00%) WF
6 5 (10.00%) jQuery
6 5 (10.00%) Ajax
7 4 (8.00%) Spring
7 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.00%) XSLT
8 3 (6.00%) SOAP
8 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.00%) HTML5
8 3 (6.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Taxonomies
2 7 (14.00%) Data Integration
3 6 (12.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.00%) Open Source
4 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) CESG
6 1 (2.00%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) UNIX
3 3 (6.00%) Android
3 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) Migration
3 11 (22.00%) TOGAF
4 9 (18.00%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (16.00%) Knowledge Management
5 8 (16.00%) CRM
5 8 (16.00%) Metadata Management
6 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.00%) MVC
6 7 (14.00%) Workflow
7 5 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Information Management
8 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.00%) UML
9 3 (6.00%) OOP
9 3 (6.00%) Android Development
9 3 (6.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.00%) C#
7 4 (8.00%) ActionScript
8 3 (6.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (6.00%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (6.00%) Ruby
9 2 (4.00%) Clojure
9 2 (4.00%) Groovy
9 2 (4.00%) Scala
9 2 (4.00%) ABAP
10 1 (2.00%) C++
10 1 (2.00%) Perl
10 1 (2.00%) PHP
10 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) OCP
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (8.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Oracle
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.00%) Open Text
3 8 (16.00%) EMC
4 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 3 (6.00%) IBM
4 3 (6.00%) Twitter
4 3 (6.00%) Appcelerator
4 3 (6.00%) Sencha
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (4.00%) Cognizant
5 2 (4.00%) webMethods
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Mercator
6 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.00%) Software AG
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