The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 90 99 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 29 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.53% 1.28% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.63% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 22
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £45,000 £40,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1421 1536 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 75.07% 78.65% 71.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1349 1086
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
SOA
West Midlands

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 14 July 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 17 (40.48%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) Java
3 13 (30.95%) Windows
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
4 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 11 (26.19%) .NET
5 11 (26.19%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
6 10 (23.81%) TOGAF
7 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
7 9 (21.43%) Migration
8 8 (19.05%) Web Services
8 8 (19.05%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
9 7 (16.67%) Metadata Management
9 7 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (16.67%) Taxonomies
9 7 (16.67%) WCF
9 7 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (16.67%) UNIX
9 7 (16.67%) CRM
9 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
9 7 (16.67%) Open Text
9 7 (16.67%) Back Office

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 7 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.76%) FileNet
5 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.76%) LiveCycle
5 2 (4.76%) Confluence
6 1 (2.38%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (2.38%) AquaLogic
6 1 (2.38%) Apache
6 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.38%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Heroku
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DHCP
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) Network Security
1 1 (2.38%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 7 (16.67%) EDRMS
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (9.52%) Subversion
3 3 (7.14%) Maven
4 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) Hudson
4 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.38%) Ant
General
1 7 (16.67%) Back Office
2 5 (11.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Architect
3 11 (26.19%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 7 (16.67%) SharePoint Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 7 (16.67%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Senior SharePoint Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle Team Leader
5 5 (11.90%) Team Leader
5 5 (11.90%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Integration Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) .NET
2 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 8 (19.05%) Web Services
4 7 (16.67%) WCF
5 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 6 (14.29%) XML
6 5 (11.90%) CSS
6 5 (11.90%) J2EE
6 5 (11.90%) WinForms
6 5 (11.90%) WF
7 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (9.52%) Spring
7 4 (9.52%) HTML
7 4 (9.52%) XSLT
8 3 (7.14%) SOAP
8 3 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.76%) JSF
9 2 (4.76%) Ajax
9 2 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Taxonomies
2 5 (11.90%) Data Integration
3 4 (9.52%) Open Source
3 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) RMADS
6 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) CESG
6 1 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) TOGAF
3 9 (21.43%) Migration
4 8 (19.05%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (16.67%) CRM
5 7 (16.67%) Metadata Management
6 6 (14.29%) Workflow
7 5 (11.90%) Information Management
7 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.52%) MVC
9 3 (7.14%) UML
9 3 (7.14%) RUP
9 3 (7.14%) Release Management
10 2 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Java
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
3 5 (11.90%) VB.NET
4 4 (9.52%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) ABAP
6 2 (4.76%) Clojure
6 2 (4.76%) Groovy
6 2 (4.76%) Scala
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) XPath
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) OCP
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (4.76%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) EMC
3 7 (16.67%) Open Text
4 4 (9.52%) IBM
5 3 (7.14%) Twitter
5 3 (7.14%) SAP
6 2 (4.76%) Adobe
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) Cognizant
6 2 (4.76%) webMethods
6 2 (4.76%) VMware
7 1 (2.38%) Yahoo!
7 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.38%) Mercator
7 1 (2.38%) Software AG
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) JBoss
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