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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 103 97 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 18 19 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.98% 1.18% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.50% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 29
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
1471 1263 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.38% 78.54% 71.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1093 991
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 January 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (67.03%) Java
2 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (59.34%) Security Cleared
4 53 (58.24%) SC Cleared
5 51 (56.04%) JavaScript
6 49 (53.85%) HTML
7 48 (52.75%) CSS
8 46 (50.55%) XML
8 46 (50.55%) jQuery
9 45 (49.45%) MVC
10 44 (48.35%) PhoneGap
11 41 (45.05%) Windows
12 39 (42.86%) Ant
12 39 (42.86%) HTML5
13 38 (41.76%) JSON
14 37 (40.66%) JIRA
14 37 (40.66%) Git (software)
14 37 (40.66%) AngularJS
14 37 (40.66%) OOP
15 35 (38.46%) Mentoring
16 31 (34.07%) Ajax
16 31 (34.07%) Oracle
17 30 (32.97%) Android
17 30 (32.97%) User Experience
17 30 (32.97%) Windows 8
17 30 (32.97%) Sencha
17 30 (32.97%) Apple iOS
18 27 (29.67%) .NET
19 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
19 26 (28.57%) Retail

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 16 (17.58%) WebSphere
2 11 (12.09%) WebLogic
3 9 (9.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (7.69%) MQSeries
4 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.69%) JBoss
4 7 (7.69%) Umbraco
4 7 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (5.49%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.20%) Apache
6 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.10%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.10%) IIS
7 1 (1.10%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (1.10%) Sonic ESB
7 1 (1.10%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.10%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.10%) AquaLogic BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Network Security
1 4 (4.40%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) EDRMS
3 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.10%) DB2
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.10%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 39 (42.86%) Ant
2 37 (40.66%) JIRA
2 37 (40.66%) Git (software)
3 25 (27.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 13 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (8.79%) JUnit
6 7 (7.69%) Selenium
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.20%) NetBeans
8 2 (2.20%) Subversion
8 2 (2.20%) Maven
9 1 (1.10%) NUnit
9 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (28.57%) Retail
2 18 (19.78%) Finance
3 8 (8.79%) Back Office
4 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (45.05%) Developer
2 31 (34.07%) Architect
3 25 (27.47%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 25 (27.47%) Mobile Developer
3 25 (27.47%) Applications Developer
4 16 (17.58%) Senior Developer
5 14 (15.38%) Senior Applications Developer
5 14 (15.38%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 12 (13.19%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (10.99%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.79%) Technical Architect
9 7 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (7.69%) Consultant
9 7 (7.69%) Applications Architect
9 7 (7.69%) Senior Architect
9 7 (7.69%) SharePoint Architect
9 7 (7.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 7 (7.69%) Senior SharePoint Architect
9 7 (7.69%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
10 6 (6.59%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (53.85%) HTML
2 48 (52.75%) CSS
3 46 (50.55%) XML
3 46 (50.55%) jQuery
4 44 (48.35%) PhoneGap
5 39 (42.86%) HTML5
6 38 (41.76%) JSON
7 37 (40.66%) AngularJS
8 31 (34.07%) Ajax
9 27 (29.67%) .NET
10 26 (28.57%) Silverlight
11 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET
12 9 (9.89%) Middleware
12 9 (9.89%) Web Services
13 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (8.79%) .NET Framework
13 8 (8.79%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (8.79%) XSLT
14 7 (7.69%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.97%) User Experience
2 25 (27.47%) Mobile App
2 25 (27.47%) Blackberry
2 25 (27.47%) N-Tier
3 10 (10.99%) Data Integration
4 7 (7.69%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.20%) Open Source
5 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 41 (45.05%) Windows
2 30 (32.97%) Android
2 30 (32.97%) Windows 8
2 30 (32.97%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.49%) UNIX
4 1 (1.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (49.45%) MVC
3 37 (40.66%) OOP
4 35 (38.46%) Mentoring
5 25 (27.47%) Android Development
5 25 (27.47%) iOS Development
6 24 (26.37%) E-Commerce
6 24 (26.37%) Scrum
7 15 (16.48%) Migration
8 11 (12.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (10.99%) UML
10 9 (9.89%) TDD
10 9 (9.89%) TOGAF
10 9 (9.89%) Unit Testing
10 9 (9.89%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.79%) Release Management
12 7 (7.69%) Project Management
12 7 (7.69%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 61 (67.03%) Java
2 51 (56.04%) JavaScript
3 25 (27.47%) ActionScript 3.0
3 25 (27.47%) Objective-C
3 25 (27.47%) ActionScript
4 15 (16.48%) SQL
5 11 (12.09%) C#
6 5 (5.49%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.20%) XPath
8 2 (2.20%) Perl
9 1 (1.10%) PHP
9 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.10%) Python
9 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (59.34%) Security Cleared
2 53 (58.24%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) OCP
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (34.07%) Oracle
2 30 (32.97%) Sencha
3 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 25 (27.47%) Appcelerator
5 13 (14.29%) Talend
6 8 (8.79%) IBM
7 7 (7.69%) EMC
7 7 (7.69%) TIBCO
7 7 (7.69%) Informatica
7 7 (7.69%) Open Text
7 7 (7.69%) Adobe
8 5 (5.49%) Cisco
9 4 (4.40%) Splunk
9 4 (4.40%) Sourcefire
9 4 (4.40%) McAfee
9 4 (4.40%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.10%) Avaya
10 1 (1.10%) Genesys
10 1 (1.10%) Mercator
10 1 (1.10%) Citrix
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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