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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 69 104 83
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Permanent jobs citing SOA 73 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.06% 0.97% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 1.18% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 68 19 29
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £35,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,800 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1947 1697 1191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.60% 82.18% 70.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1730 1547 988
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 67 (63.81%) Java
1 67 (63.81%) Security Cleared
2 66 (62.86%) SC Cleared
3 56 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (46.67%) Windows
5 46 (43.81%) XML
6 43 (40.95%) Oracle
7 38 (36.19%) JavaScript
8 37 (35.24%) CSS
8 37 (35.24%) MVC
8 37 (35.24%) JIRA
9 36 (34.29%) HTML
9 36 (34.29%) Ant
9 36 (34.29%) Mentoring
10 35 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 35 (33.33%) OOP
10 35 (33.33%) JSON
10 35 (33.33%) jQuery
10 35 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 35 (33.33%) HTML5
10 35 (33.33%) PhoneGap
11 29 (27.62%) Sencha
11 29 (27.62%) Apple iOS
11 29 (27.62%) Android
11 29 (27.62%) Ajax
11 29 (27.62%) Windows 8
11 29 (27.62%) User Experience
12 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
13 26 (24.76%) Scrum
14 25 (23.81%) Objective-C

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 17 (16.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (15.24%) WebSphere
3 14 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 14 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (9.52%) WebLogic
4 10 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (6.67%) JBoss
5 7 (6.67%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.90%) FileNet
7 2 (1.90%) LiveCycle
7 2 (1.90%) Confluence
8 1 (0.95%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.95%) Sonic ESB
8 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.95%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 24 (22.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (11.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (7.62%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.95%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
1 1 (0.95%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Firewall
1 5 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) EDRMS
2 12 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.48%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.48%) RDBMS
4 10 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (9.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.95%) DB2
8 1 (0.95%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 37 (35.24%) JIRA
2 36 (34.29%) Ant
3 35 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 25 (23.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 13 (12.38%) Talend Open Studio
5 13 (12.38%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (6.67%) JUnit
7 6 (5.71%) Selenium
8 3 (2.86%) Subversion
8 3 (2.86%) Maven
9 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.90%) Hudson
10 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.95%) NetBeans
General
1 24 (22.86%) Retail
2 19 (18.10%) Finance
3 15 (14.29%) Back Office
4 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.71%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.90%) Local Government
5 2 (1.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (39.05%) Architect
2 35 (33.33%) Developer
3 25 (23.81%) Applications Developer
3 25 (23.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 25 (23.81%) Mobile Developer
4 22 (20.95%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (17.14%) Senior Developer
6 14 (13.33%) Senior Applications Developer
6 14 (13.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 14 (13.33%) SharePoint Architect
6 14 (13.33%) Senior Architect
6 14 (13.33%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 14 (13.33%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 14 (13.33%) Senior SharePoint Architect
7 10 (9.52%) Oracle Team Leader
7 10 (9.52%) Team Leader
7 10 (9.52%) Development Team Leader
8 9 (8.57%) Consultant
9 8 (7.62%) Applications Architect
10 7 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (43.81%) XML
2 37 (35.24%) CSS
3 36 (34.29%) HTML
4 35 (33.33%) JSON
4 35 (33.33%) jQuery
4 35 (33.33%) PhoneGap
4 35 (33.33%) HTML5
4 35 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 29 (27.62%) Ajax
6 25 (23.81%) Silverlight
7 19 (18.10%) .NET
8 11 (10.48%) Middleware
9 10 (9.52%) XSLT
9 10 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
10 9 (8.57%) Web Services
11 7 (6.67%) Java EE
11 7 (6.67%) J2EE
12 6 (5.71%) CSS3
12 6 (5.71%) Apache Camel
13 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.62%) User Experience
2 25 (23.81%) Mobile App
2 25 (23.81%) N-Tier
2 25 (23.81%) Blackberry
3 17 (16.19%) Data Integration
4 14 (13.33%) Taxonomies
5 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.86%) Open Source
7 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.95%) RMADS
8 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.95%) CESG
8 1 (0.95%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 49 (46.67%) Windows
2 29 (27.62%) Android
2 29 (27.62%) Apple iOS
2 29 (27.62%) Windows 8
3 13 (12.38%) UNIX
4 2 (1.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.24%) MVC
3 36 (34.29%) Mentoring
4 35 (33.33%) OOP
5 26 (24.76%) Scrum
6 25 (23.81%) Android Development
6 25 (23.81%) iOS Development
7 24 (22.86%) Migration
7 24 (22.86%) E-Commerce
8 17 (16.19%) TOGAF
9 14 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
9 14 (13.33%) CRM
9 14 (13.33%) Metadata Management
9 14 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
10 13 (12.38%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (10.48%) Workflow
12 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (7.62%) EAI
13 8 (7.62%) Project Management
13 8 (7.62%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 67 (63.81%) Java
2 38 (36.19%) JavaScript
3 25 (23.81%) ActionScript
3 25 (23.81%) Objective-C
3 25 (23.81%) ActionScript 3.0
4 15 (14.29%) SQL
5 11 (10.48%) Shell Script
6 10 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.90%) C#
7 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.90%) Clojure
7 2 (1.90%) Groovy
7 2 (1.90%) Scala
8 1 (0.95%) XPath
8 1 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (63.81%) Security Cleared
2 66 (62.86%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.52%) OCP
3 10 (9.52%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (3.81%) Degree
5 1 (0.95%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 43 (40.95%) Oracle
2 29 (27.62%) Sencha
3 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 25 (23.81%) Appcelerator
5 14 (13.33%) EMC
5 14 (13.33%) Open Text
6 13 (12.38%) Talend
7 11 (10.48%) IBM
8 7 (6.67%) Informatica
8 7 (6.67%) TIBCO
9 5 (4.76%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.76%) McAfee
9 5 (4.76%) Cisco
9 5 (4.76%) Splunk
9 5 (4.76%) Sourcefire
10 3 (2.86%) Citrix
10 3 (2.86%) VMware
11 2 (1.90%) Cognizant
11 2 (1.90%) webMethods
11 2 (1.90%) Mercator
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