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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 88 61 111
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +50
Permanent jobs citing SOA 36 74 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.85% 3.35% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 4.15% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 29 67 19
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
1593 1781 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.65% 80.55% 81.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1529 1581
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 65 (63.73%) Java
2 54 (52.94%) Oracle
3 45 (44.12%) HTML
4 44 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (40.20%) WebSphere
6 39 (38.24%) SQL
7 35 (34.31%) JavaScript
7 35 (34.31%) MVC
8 34 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 33 (32.35%) CSS
9 33 (32.35%) JBoss
10 32 (31.37%) XML
10 32 (31.37%) jQuery
11 29 (28.43%) UNIX
12 26 (25.49%) Linux
13 25 (24.51%) WebSphere Application Server
13 25 (24.51%) WebLogic
13 25 (24.51%) DB2
13 25 (24.51%) Ant
14 24 (23.53%) Web Services
14 24 (23.53%) Java EE
14 24 (23.53%) HTML5
15 23 (22.55%) AngularJS
15 23 (22.55%) .NET
16 22 (21.57%) Retail
16 22 (21.57%) Mobile Development
16 22 (21.57%) PhoneGap
17 19 (18.63%) Finance
17 19 (18.63%) PHP
18 18 (17.65%) Perl

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 41 (40.20%) WebSphere
2 33 (32.35%) JBoss
3 25 (24.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 25 (24.51%) WebLogic
4 16 (15.69%) MQSeries
4 16 (15.69%) CICS
5 8 (7.84%) Apache
6 6 (5.88%) Umbraco
7 5 (4.90%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.94%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.94%) NServiceBus
9 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) TCP/IP
1 11 (10.78%) SSL
2 4 (3.92%) SAN
3 2 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 25 (24.51%) DB2
3 15 (14.71%) Relational Database
4 14 (13.73%) RDBMS
4 14 (13.73%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (5.88%) MySQL
6 4 (3.92%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.94%) RavenDB
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (24.51%) Ant
2 18 (17.65%) Selenium
2 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 16 (15.69%) JIRA
3 16 (15.69%) JUnit
4 11 (10.78%) Subversion
5 9 (8.82%) Maven
6 6 (5.88%) Gradle
7 3 (2.94%) NetBeans
7 3 (2.94%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.96%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.96%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.96%) JMeter
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.96%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (21.57%) Retail
2 19 (18.63%) Finance
3 16 (15.69%) Banking
4 14 (13.73%) Retail Banking
5 11 (10.78%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.88%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.98%) Billing
7 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (50.98%) Developer
2 30 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 25 (24.51%) Consultant
4 19 (18.63%) Technical Consultant
5 16 (15.69%) Software Engineer
5 16 (15.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (11.76%) Architect
7 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
8 6 (5.88%) Oracle Project Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Middleware Project Manager
9 4 (3.92%) ETL Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Administrator
9 4 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.94%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (44.12%) HTML
2 33 (32.35%) CSS
3 32 (31.37%) XML
3 32 (31.37%) jQuery
4 24 (23.53%) HTML5
4 24 (23.53%) Web Services
4 24 (23.53%) Java EE
5 23 (22.55%) .NET
5 23 (22.55%) AngularJS
6 22 (21.57%) PhoneGap
7 18 (17.65%) CSS3
8 16 (15.69%) JSON
8 16 (15.69%) Middleware
9 15 (14.71%) .NET Framework
10 14 (13.73%) WebSphere MQ
10 14 (13.73%) Spring
10 14 (13.73%) ISPF
11 11 (10.78%) ASP.NET
11 11 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (10.78%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Mainframe
1 14 (13.73%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.96%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.98%) PKI
4 1 (0.98%) Life Science
4 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.43%) UNIX
2 26 (25.49%) Linux
3 15 (14.71%) Solaris
4 14 (13.73%) AIX
4 14 (13.73%) MVS
5 12 (11.76%) Windows
6 1 (0.98%) OS/390
6 1 (0.98%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.31%) MVC
3 22 (21.57%) Mobile Development
4 17 (16.67%) Open Source
4 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 16 (15.69%) Web Development
5 16 (15.69%) OOP
6 15 (14.71%) TDD
7 14 (13.73%) Release Management
7 14 (13.73%) API Design
8 11 (10.78%) Time Management
8 11 (10.78%) High Availability
9 10 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.82%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.82%) Build Automation
10 9 (8.82%) EAI
11 8 (7.84%) Refactoring
12 7 (6.86%) Project Management
12 7 (6.86%) SDLC
13 6 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (63.73%) Java
2 39 (38.24%) SQL
3 35 (34.31%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.63%) PHP
5 18 (17.65%) Perl
6 17 (16.67%) Ruby
7 16 (15.69%) Python
8 15 (14.71%) C#
9 14 (13.73%) JCL
10 9 (8.82%) COBOL
11 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.94%) XPath
13 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.98%) C
14 1 (0.98%) C++
14 1 (0.98%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.98%) VB6
14 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) Degree
1 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.96%) ISEB
2 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (13.73%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (52.94%) Oracle
2 14 (13.73%) IBM
3 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.88%) Adobe
5 4 (3.92%) Informatica
5 4 (3.92%) NetApp
5 4 (3.92%) Ab Initio
6 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.94%) webMethods
6 3 (2.94%) Software AG
7 2 (1.96%) BEA
8 1 (0.98%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.98%) Zend
8 1 (0.98%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
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