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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 115 69 101
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +32
Permanent jobs citing SOA 34 65 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.43% 3.57% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 4.19% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24 61 17
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
2056 1551 1601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.46% 85.22% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1246 1411
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 May 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 50 (57.47%) Oracle
2 40 (45.98%) SQL Server
3 37 (42.53%) MVC
4 36 (41.38%) C#
5 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (36.78%) .NET
7 31 (35.63%) XML
8 30 (34.48%) ASP.NET
9 29 (33.33%) SOAP
9 29 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (29.89%) REST
11 24 (27.59%) Mobile App
11 24 (27.59%) Git (software)
12 23 (26.44%) Web Development
12 23 (26.44%) Scrum
12 23 (26.44%) Data Management
12 23 (26.44%) Web Services
12 23 (26.44%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (25.29%) Unix
13 22 (25.29%) SQL
13 22 (25.29%) Service Delivery
14 21 (24.14%) QA
15 20 (22.99%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (22.99%) HTML
15 20 (22.99%) Java
16 19 (21.84%) Visual Studio
16 19 (21.84%) BizTalk Server
17 18 (20.69%) XSLT
17 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
17 18 (20.69%) Finance

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 19 (21.84%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (17.24%) WebLogic
3 14 (16.09%) SharePoint
4 12 (13.79%) IIS
5 11 (12.64%) JBoss
6 9 (10.34%) WebSphere
6 9 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (8.05%) Apache
7 7 (8.05%) Tomcat
8 4 (4.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (3.45%) Apache Solr
10 2 (2.30%) CICS
10 2 (2.30%) MQSeries
10 2 (2.30%) Node.js
11 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.90%) SaaS
4 5 (5.75%) PaaS
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.30%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) SSL
1 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (45.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.34%) DB2
3 9 (10.34%) MySQL
3 9 (10.34%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.60%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.30%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 20 (22.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (21.84%) Visual Studio
4 16 (18.39%) Subversion
5 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.60%) Gradle
5 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.60%) JUnit
5 4 (4.60%) NUnit
5 4 (4.60%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.30%) Ant
6 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.30%) DbUnit
6 2 (2.30%) HttpUnit
6 2 (2.30%) JIRA
6 2 (2.30%) Maven
6 2 (2.30%) XMLUnit
General
1 18 (20.69%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Local Government
3 13 (14.94%) Retail
3 13 (14.94%) Telecoms
4 9 (10.34%) Banking
4 9 (10.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Developer
2 25 (28.74%) Architect
3 14 (16.09%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (14.94%) Administrator
4 13 (14.94%) SOA Administrator
5 11 (12.64%) Senior Developer
5 11 (12.64%) WebLogic Administrator
6 9 (10.34%) Consultant
6 9 (10.34%) Oracle Consultant
6 9 (10.34%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 9 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (9.20%) Implementation Consultant
7 8 (9.20%) Software Consultant
7 8 (9.20%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Consultant
7 8 (9.20%) Technical Implementation Consultant
8 7 (8.05%) Oracle SOA Administrator
8 7 (8.05%) SOA Architect
8 7 (8.05%) Technical Architect
9 6 (6.90%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (36.78%) .NET
2 31 (35.63%) XML
3 30 (34.48%) ASP.NET
4 29 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (33.33%) SOAP
5 26 (29.89%) REST
6 23 (26.44%) Web Services
7 20 (22.99%) HTML
8 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (20.69%) WCF
8 18 (20.69%) XSLT
9 11 (12.64%) CSS
10 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (10.34%) Java EE
12 8 (9.20%) jQuery
13 7 (8.05%) CSS3
13 7 (8.05%) HTML5
14 6 (6.90%) AngularJS
14 6 (6.90%) Entity Framework
14 6 (6.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.59%) Mobile App
2 16 (18.39%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (9.20%) e-Learning
3 8 (9.20%) User Experience
4 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.60%) VLE
6 3 (3.45%) Linked Data
6 3 (3.45%) Semantic Web
7 2 (2.30%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.30%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.30%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.30%) Fintech
7 2 (2.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Unix
2 12 (13.79%) Linux
2 12 (13.79%) Windows
3 3 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (1.15%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) MVC
2 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (26.44%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (26.44%) Data Management
3 23 (26.44%) Scrum
3 23 (26.44%) Web Development
4 22 (25.29%) Service Delivery
5 17 (19.54%) SOLID
6 16 (18.39%) Mobile Application Development
7 15 (17.24%) ArchiMate
7 15 (17.24%) ETL
7 15 (17.24%) TOGAF
8 14 (16.09%) CRM
9 13 (14.94%) Project Management
10 12 (13.79%) Presales
11 10 (11.49%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 10 (11.49%) UML
12 9 (10.34%) EAI
12 9 (10.34%) High Availability
12 9 (10.34%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.38%) C#
2 22 (25.29%) SQL
3 20 (22.99%) Java
4 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.69%) XPath
5 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.60%) C++
6 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.45%) C
7 3 (3.45%) Perl
7 3 (3.45%) PHP
7 3 (3.45%) Ruby
8 2 (2.30%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.15%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 50 (57.47%) Oracle
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (2.30%) BEA
4 2 (2.30%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.30%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.15%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.15%) Software AG
5 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.15%) webMethods
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