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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 102 97 112
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing SOA 39 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.73% 1.73% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 2.00% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 36
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,400 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1990 1647 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 88.17% 86.32% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1385 1720
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £68,500
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 4 December 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 41 (59.42%) SQL Server
2 40 (57.97%) HTML
3 37 (53.62%) Java
4 29 (42.03%) MVC
4 29 (42.03%) XML
5 28 (40.58%) .NET
5 28 (40.58%) C#
6 27 (39.13%) SQL
6 27 (39.13%) Oracle
6 27 (39.13%) Finance
7 25 (36.23%) CSS
8 24 (34.78%) UML
9 23 (33.33%) Linux
9 23 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 21 (30.43%) Relational Database
11 20 (28.99%) WebSphere
11 20 (28.99%) Windows
11 20 (28.99%) JBoss
12 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
12 19 (27.54%) Unix
12 19 (27.54%) Java EE
13 18 (26.09%) Banking
14 17 (24.64%) WCF
15 16 (23.19%) DB2
15 16 (23.19%) TCP/IP
15 16 (23.19%) RDBMS
16 15 (21.74%) SSL
16 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (21.74%) High Availability

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 23 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (28.99%) JBoss
2 20 (28.99%) WebSphere
3 14 (20.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (17.39%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.35%) IIS
5 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.45%) Apache
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.25%) SaaS
4 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) TCP/IP
2 15 (21.74%) SSL
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (59.42%) SQL Server
2 21 (30.43%) Relational Database
3 16 (23.19%) DB2
3 16 (23.19%) RDBMS
4 14 (20.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (15.94%) MySQL
6 8 (11.59%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.35%) SAP HANA
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.45%) Big Data
8 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.25%) Subversion
4 4 (5.80%) Ant
4 4 (5.80%) Gradle
4 4 (5.80%) JUnit
4 4 (5.80%) Maven
4 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.35%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.45%) CA Gen
6 1 (1.45%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.45%) HttpUnit
6 1 (1.45%) Log4j
6 1 (1.45%) XMLUnit
General
1 27 (39.13%) Finance
2 18 (26.09%) Banking
3 14 (20.29%) Retail
3 14 (20.29%) Retail Banking
3 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.70%) Publishing
5 4 (5.80%) International Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Developer
2 21 (30.43%) Consultant
3 19 (27.54%) .NET Developer
3 19 (27.54%) Technical Consultant
4 15 (21.74%) Architect
5 14 (20.29%) Java Consultant
6 12 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (14.49%) Software Consultant
8 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (13.04%) C# Developer
8 9 (13.04%) C# WCF Developer
8 9 (13.04%) SOA Consultant
8 9 (13.04%) SOA Technical Consultant
8 9 (13.04%) WCF Developer
9 8 (11.59%) IT Architect
9 8 (11.59%) WebSphere Consultant
10 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
10 6 (8.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 6 (8.70%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (57.97%) HTML
2 29 (42.03%) XML
3 28 (40.58%) .NET
4 25 (36.23%) CSS
5 19 (27.54%) Java EE
6 17 (24.64%) WCF
7 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 14 (20.29%) Razor View Engine
8 13 (18.84%) jQuery
9 12 (17.39%) SOAP
10 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (13.04%) Web Services
11 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
11 8 (11.59%) J2EE
12 7 (10.14%) JSON
12 7 (10.14%) REST
12 7 (10.14%) Spring
12 7 (10.14%) XSLT
13 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (7.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.70%) Fintech
2 6 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Blockchain
3 3 (4.35%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.35%) e-Learning
3 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Linux
2 20 (28.99%) Windows
3 19 (27.54%) Unix
4 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) MVC
2 24 (34.78%) UML
3 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.74%) High Availability
4 14 (20.29%) Time Management
5 7 (10.14%) ArchiMate
5 7 (10.14%) BPMN
5 7 (10.14%) EAI
5 7 (10.14%) Open Source
5 7 (10.14%) Presales
6 6 (8.70%) ITIL
6 6 (8.70%) Scrum
6 6 (8.70%) Service Management
6 6 (8.70%) SOLID
6 6 (8.70%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.25%) Automated Testing
7 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.80%) SDLC
8 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) Java
2 28 (40.58%) C#
3 27 (39.13%) SQL
4 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.70%) PHP
5 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.35%) XPath
6 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.90%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Docker
Vendors
1 27 (39.13%) Oracle
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Sybase
3 4 (5.80%) IBM
3 4 (5.80%) Rackspace
4 3 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) CA
5 1 (1.45%) Google
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