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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 65 96 69
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -27
Permanent jobs citing SOA 62 21 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.47% 1.14% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 1.40% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 58 17 34
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £31,500 £43,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1503 1499 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 84.01% 81.20% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1330 1096
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 26 May 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 61 (69.32%) Java
2 55 (62.50%) HTML
3 49 (55.68%) Oracle
4 47 (53.41%) SQL
5 45 (51.14%) JavaScript
5 45 (51.14%) WebSphere
6 41 (46.59%) MVC
7 39 (44.32%) SQL Server
7 39 (44.32%) CSS
8 38 (43.18%) jQuery
9 35 (39.77%) XML
9 35 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (37.50%) UNIX
11 31 (35.23%) JBoss
12 30 (34.09%) WebSphere Application Server
12 30 (34.09%) Mobile Development
13 29 (32.95%) PhoneGap
13 29 (32.95%) DB2
13 29 (32.95%) Linux
14 27 (30.68%) Ant
15 26 (29.55%) .NET
15 26 (29.55%) WebLogic
16 24 (27.27%) .NET Framework
17 23 (26.14%) TDD
17 23 (26.14%) Retail
18 22 (25.00%) Web Services
18 22 (25.00%) Release Management
18 22 (25.00%) Java EE
18 22 (25.00%) HTML5
19 21 (23.86%) AngularJS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 45 (51.14%) WebSphere
2 31 (35.23%) JBoss
3 30 (34.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 26 (29.55%) WebLogic
5 15 (17.05%) CICS
5 15 (17.05%) MQSeries
6 14 (15.91%) Umbraco
7 6 (6.82%) Apache
7 6 (6.82%) Tomcat
8 3 (3.41%) Apache Solr
8 3 (3.41%) NServiceBus
9 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.14%) IIS
9 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
2 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) SSL
1 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (1.14%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (44.32%) SQL Server
2 29 (32.95%) DB2
3 19 (21.59%) Relational Database
3 19 (21.59%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.41%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (30.68%) Ant
2 17 (19.32%) Selenium
3 15 (17.05%) JUnit
3 15 (17.05%) JIRA
3 15 (17.05%) Git (software)
4 12 (13.64%) Maven
4 12 (13.64%) Subversion
5 6 (6.82%) Eclipse
5 6 (6.82%) NetBeans
5 6 (6.82%) Gradle
6 2 (2.27%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (2.27%) JMeter
6 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (2.27%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.14%) NUnit
7 1 (1.14%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.14%) Lombardi
7 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
General
1 23 (26.14%) Retail
2 17 (19.32%) Finance
3 15 (17.05%) Banking
4 14 (15.91%) Retail Banking
5 13 (14.77%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.27%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (48.86%) Developer
2 29 (32.95%) Consultant
3 24 (27.27%) Technical Consultant
3 24 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 15 (17.05%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (17.05%) Software Engineer
4 15 (17.05%) Software Developer
5 8 (9.09%) Architect
6 6 (6.82%) Java Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Administrator
7 4 (4.55%) Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (62.50%) HTML
2 39 (44.32%) CSS
3 38 (43.18%) jQuery
4 35 (39.77%) XML
5 29 (32.95%) PhoneGap
6 26 (29.55%) .NET
7 24 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 22 (25.00%) Web Services
8 22 (25.00%) Java EE
8 22 (25.00%) HTML5
9 21 (23.86%) AngularJS
10 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET
11 17 (19.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (18.18%) JSON
13 15 (17.05%) WebSphere MQ
13 15 (17.05%) ISPF
13 15 (17.05%) Entity Framework
13 15 (17.05%) CSS3
14 14 (15.91%) Spring
14 14 (15.91%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Mainframe
2 13 (14.77%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.95%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.14%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.50%) UNIX
2 29 (32.95%) Linux
3 15 (17.05%) Windows
3 15 (17.05%) AIX
3 15 (17.05%) Solaris
3 15 (17.05%) MVS
4 1 (1.14%) OS/390
4 1 (1.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) MVC
2 35 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (34.09%) Mobile Development
4 23 (26.14%) TDD
5 22 (25.00%) Release Management
6 20 (22.73%) Unit Testing
7 16 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 15 (17.05%) OOP
8 15 (17.05%) Web Development
8 15 (17.05%) Open Source
8 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (15.91%) Web Application Development
10 13 (14.77%) Time Management
10 13 (14.77%) High Availability
11 12 (13.64%) Build Automation
12 9 (10.23%) SDLC
13 8 (9.09%) Refactoring
14 7 (7.95%) UML
15 6 (6.82%) Web Design
15 6 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 61 (69.32%) Java
2 47 (53.41%) SQL
3 45 (51.14%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.86%) Perl
5 20 (22.73%) C#
6 15 (17.05%) Python
6 15 (17.05%) PHP
6 15 (17.05%) Ruby
6 15 (17.05%) JCL
7 7 (7.95%) COBOL
8 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
8 6 (6.82%) XPath
9 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.14%) VB
10 1 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) MCAD
3 1 (1.14%) MCSD
3 1 (1.14%) MCTS
3 1 (1.14%) MCPD
3 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (55.68%) Oracle
2 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.18%) IBM
4 15 (17.05%) Business Objects
5 14 (15.91%) Adobe
6 4 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (1.14%) Avaya
7 1 (1.14%) Genesys
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco
7 1 (1.14%) ILOG
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.14%) Verint
7 1 (1.14%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.14%) Pega
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