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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 78 103 93
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -10
Permanent jobs citing SOA 50 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.42% 1.22% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 1.52% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 45 22 11
Average salary £54,285 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.10% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
1757 1450 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 84.96% 80.15% 81.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1441 1284 1041
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.08%) MVC
2 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
3 33 (37.93%) Oracle
4 29 (33.33%) C#
4 29 (33.33%) .NET
5 28 (32.18%) ASP.NET
6 26 (29.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
7 21 (24.14%) Scrum
8 20 (22.99%) Web Services
8 20 (22.99%) Git (software)
9 19 (21.84%) XML
9 19 (21.84%) Java
9 19 (21.84%) SOAP
9 19 (21.84%) Finance
10 18 (20.69%) TOGAF
10 18 (20.69%) SQL
10 18 (20.69%) QA
10 18 (20.69%) Mobile App
11 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (18.39%) Local Government
12 16 (18.39%) REST
12 16 (18.39%) HTML
13 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
13 15 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (16.09%) ArchiMate
14 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (16.09%) Data Management
14 14 (16.09%) Service Delivery

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (14.94%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (14.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.05%) JBoss
4 6 (6.90%) IIS
5 5 (5.75%) Umbraco
5 5 (5.75%) WebSphere
6 4 (4.60%) Apache
6 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.30%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.30%) CICS
8 2 (2.30%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.90%) PaaS
3 6 (6.90%) SaaS
4 3 (3.45%) IaaS
5 2 (2.30%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) SSL
1 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (39.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) MySQL
3 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.45%) DB2
5 3 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (22.99%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.79%) Subversion
2 12 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.60%) NUnit
3 4 (4.60%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.30%) Ant
4 2 (2.30%) JIRA
4 2 (2.30%) JUnit
4 2 (2.30%) Selenium
General
1 19 (21.84%) Finance
2 16 (18.39%) Local Government
3 6 (6.90%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
3 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.75%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (44.83%) Developer
2 31 (35.63%) Architect
3 19 (21.84%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (11.49%) Senior Developer
4 10 (11.49%) SOA Architect
5 8 (9.20%) Technical Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Middleware Project Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Oracle Project Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.75%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.75%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.75%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.33%) .NET
2 28 (32.18%) ASP.NET
3 26 (29.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (22.99%) Web Services
5 19 (21.84%) SOAP
5 19 (21.84%) XML
6 16 (18.39%) HTML
6 16 (18.39%) REST
7 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (13.79%) CSS
7 12 (13.79%) WCF
7 12 (13.79%) XSLT
8 11 (12.64%) Middleware
9 9 (10.34%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (9.20%) jQuery
10 8 (9.20%) RESTful
11 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (8.05%) PhoneGap
12 6 (6.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.20%) User Experience
3 6 (6.90%) e-Learning
4 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.75%) VLE
5 3 (3.45%) Linked Data
5 3 (3.45%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.30%) PKI
6 2 (2.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Linux
1 8 (9.20%) Unix
2 7 (8.05%) Windows
3 3 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (1.15%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (39.08%) MVC
3 21 (24.14%) Scrum
4 18 (20.69%) TOGAF
5 15 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (16.09%) ArchiMate
6 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (16.09%) Data Management
6 14 (16.09%) Service Delivery
7 13 (14.94%) CRM
8 11 (12.64%) Mobile Application Development
8 11 (12.64%) Presales
8 11 (12.64%) SOLID
9 10 (11.49%) EAI
9 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
9 10 (11.49%) ETL
9 10 (11.49%) Project Management
10 9 (10.34%) SDLC
11 8 (9.20%) Release Management
11 8 (9.20%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.33%) C#
2 21 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 19 (21.84%) Java
4 18 (20.69%) SQL
5 12 (13.79%) XPath
6 7 (8.05%) PHP
7 5 (5.75%) Ruby
8 3 (3.45%) C
8 3 (3.45%) C++
8 3 (3.45%) Perl
8 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.30%) Python
9 2 (2.30%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.15%) VB
10 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.15%) MCPD
3 1 (1.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (37.93%) Oracle
2 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Adobe
4 3 (3.45%) Ab Initio
4 3 (3.45%) IBM
4 3 (3.45%) Informatica
5 2 (2.30%) BEA
5 2 (2.30%) SAP
5 2 (2.30%) Software AG
5 2 (2.30%) Zend
6 1 (1.15%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.15%) webMethods
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