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

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 86 101 94
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 50 26 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.48% 1.37% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 1.74% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 48 22 20
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +4.16%
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
1671 1493 1516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.93% 78.41% 79.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1314 1325
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 8 July 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 74 (72.55%) Java
2 60 (58.82%) HTML
3 55 (53.92%) WebSphere
4 54 (52.94%) Oracle
5 49 (48.04%) SQL
6 47 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (45.10%) JavaScript
8 43 (42.16%) MVC
9 42 (41.18%) CSS
10 41 (40.20%) XML
10 41 (40.20%) JBoss
11 40 (39.22%) jQuery
12 38 (37.25%) SQL Server
13 37 (36.27%) UNIX
14 34 (33.33%) Linux
14 34 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
15 33 (32.35%) DB2
16 32 (31.37%) Mobile Development
17 31 (30.39%) PhoneGap
17 31 (30.39%) Ant
18 30 (29.41%) WebLogic
19 29 (28.43%) HTML5
20 27 (26.47%) Retail
20 27 (26.47%) Java EE
20 27 (26.47%) AngularJS
21 24 (23.53%) .NET
21 24 (23.53%) Web Services
22 23 (22.55%) Selenium
23 22 (21.57%) Git (software)
23 22 (21.57%) Open Source

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 55 (53.92%) WebSphere
2 41 (40.20%) JBoss
3 34 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 30 (29.41%) WebLogic
5 17 (16.67%) CICS
5 17 (16.67%) MQSeries
6 10 (9.80%) Umbraco
7 4 (3.92%) Apache
7 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.94%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.94%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.98%) IIS
9 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 16 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.69%) TCP/IP
1 16 (15.69%) SSL
2 4 (3.92%) SAN
3 2 (1.96%) VoIP
4 1 (0.98%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 33 (32.35%) DB2
3 20 (19.61%) Relational Database
4 19 (18.63%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.94%) RavenDB
5 3 (2.94%) MySQL
6 2 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (30.39%) Ant
2 23 (22.55%) Selenium
3 22 (21.57%) Git (software)
4 21 (20.59%) JIRA
4 21 (20.59%) JUnit
5 11 (10.78%) Subversion
6 10 (9.80%) Maven
7 6 (5.88%) Gradle
8 4 (3.92%) NetBeans
8 4 (3.92%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.96%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.96%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.96%) JMeter
9 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.96%) SilkPerformer
10 1 (0.98%) Lombardi
10 1 (0.98%) NUnit
10 1 (0.98%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (26.47%) Retail
2 21 (20.59%) Finance
3 20 (19.61%) Banking
4 18 (17.65%) Retail Banking
5 15 (14.71%) Telecoms
6 6 (5.88%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (50.00%) Developer
2 33 (32.35%) Consultant
2 33 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 26 (25.49%) Technical Consultant
4 21 (20.59%) Java Software Engineer
4 21 (20.59%) Software Engineer
5 11 (10.78%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Architect
7 6 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
8 4 (3.92%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.92%) Administrator
8 4 (3.92%) Java Architect
9 3 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (58.82%) HTML
2 42 (41.18%) CSS
3 41 (40.20%) XML
4 40 (39.22%) jQuery
5 31 (30.39%) PhoneGap
6 29 (28.43%) HTML5
7 27 (26.47%) AngularJS
7 27 (26.47%) Java EE
8 24 (23.53%) Web Services
8 24 (23.53%) .NET
9 22 (21.57%) JSON
9 22 (21.57%) CSS3
10 20 (19.61%) .NET Framework
11 17 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
11 17 (16.67%) ISPF
12 15 (14.71%) ASP.NET
13 13 (12.75%) Spring
13 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (10.78%) Entity Framework
14 11 (10.78%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 15 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) IVR
5 1 (0.98%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.27%) UNIX
2 34 (33.33%) Linux
3 18 (17.65%) Windows
3 18 (17.65%) Solaris
4 17 (16.67%) MVS
4 17 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (0.98%) OS/390
5 1 (0.98%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (42.16%) MVC
3 32 (31.37%) Mobile Development
4 22 (21.57%) Open Source
4 22 (21.57%) Software Engineering
5 21 (20.59%) Web Development
5 21 (20.59%) OOP
6 19 (18.63%) TDD
7 18 (17.65%) Release Management
7 18 (17.65%) API Design
8 15 (14.71%) High Availability
8 15 (14.71%) Time Management
9 14 (13.73%) Unit Testing
10 13 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.80%) Build Automation
11 10 (9.80%) Web Application Development
12 8 (7.84%) Refactoring
13 7 (6.86%) SDLC
14 6 (5.88%) Wealth Management
15 5 (4.90%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 74 (72.55%) Java
2 49 (48.04%) SQL
3 46 (45.10%) JavaScript
4 22 (21.57%) Perl
4 22 (21.57%) PHP
4 22 (21.57%) Ruby
5 21 (20.59%) Python
6 17 (16.67%) JCL
7 16 (15.69%) C#
8 9 (8.82%) COBOL
9 4 (3.92%) XPath
9 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.98%) VB
11 1 (0.98%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.98%) VB6
11 1 (0.98%) C
11 1 (0.98%) C++
11 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.92%) Degree
1 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.98%) MCTS
3 1 (0.98%) MCAD
3 1 (0.98%) MCSD
3 1 (0.98%) MCPD
3 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 17 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (52.94%) Oracle
2 18 (17.65%) IBM
2 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 10 (9.80%) Adobe
5 4 (3.92%) NetApp
6 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.96%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.96%) Informatica
8 1 (0.98%) Zend
8 1 (0.98%) Pega
8 1 (0.98%) Verint
8 1 (0.98%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.98%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.98%) ILOG
8 1 (0.98%) Avaya
8 1 (0.98%) Genesys
8 1 (0.98%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.98%) Cisco
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