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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 94 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 29 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.61% 0.81% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.03% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 23
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,000 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
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
1450 1160 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.42% 77.96% 73.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1249 987 1034
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,770 £28,500 £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 3 March 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 48 (71.64%) Java
2 47 (70.15%) HTML
3 45 (67.16%) JavaScript
4 41 (61.19%) CSS
5 38 (56.72%) MVC
5 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (56.72%) jQuery
6 36 (53.73%) PhoneGap
6 36 (53.73%) XML
7 29 (43.28%) Oracle
7 29 (43.28%) Ant
8 28 (41.79%) HTML5
9 27 (40.30%) JSON
9 27 (40.30%) Security Cleared
9 27 (40.30%) WebSphere
10 26 (38.81%) JIRA
10 26 (38.81%) SC Cleared
10 26 (38.81%) Git (software)
10 26 (38.81%) AngularJS
10 26 (38.81%) OOP
11 25 (37.31%) Windows
12 23 (34.33%) SQL
13 22 (32.84%) .NET
14 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
15 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
15 19 (28.36%) WebLogic
15 19 (28.36%) Retail
16 18 (26.87%) JBoss
16 18 (26.87%) Mentoring
17 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 27 (40.30%) WebSphere
2 19 (28.36%) WebLogic
3 18 (26.87%) JBoss
4 11 (16.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (14.93%) MQSeries
5 10 (14.93%) Umbraco
6 6 (8.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.48%) CICS
8 3 (4.48%) Apache
8 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
8 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.99%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (2.99%) IIS
10 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.49%) AquaLogic
10 1 (1.49%) PegaRULES
10 1 (1.49%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.49%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
1 5 (7.46%) SSL
2 1 (1.49%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) DB2
3 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
3 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.48%) EDRMS
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (43.28%) Ant
2 26 (38.81%) JIRA
2 26 (38.81%) Git (software)
3 14 (20.90%) JUnit
4 13 (19.40%) Selenium
5 10 (14.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 9 (13.43%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (4.48%) Subversion
7 3 (4.48%) Maven
7 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.48%) NetBeans
8 2 (2.99%) NUnit
8 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.49%) Lombardi
9 1 (1.49%) CruiseControl
General
1 19 (28.36%) Retail
2 10 (14.93%) Finance
3 8 (11.94%) Banking
4 7 (10.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.97%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.48%) Back Office
7 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Developer
2 17 (25.37%) Architect
3 13 (19.40%) Software Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Consultant
4 11 (16.42%) Java Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Applications Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Senior Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Software Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Mobile Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Senior Applications Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (10.45%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Java Architect
9 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.48%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (70.15%) HTML
2 41 (61.19%) CSS
3 38 (56.72%) jQuery
4 36 (53.73%) PhoneGap
4 36 (53.73%) XML
5 28 (41.79%) HTML5
6 27 (40.30%) JSON
7 26 (38.81%) AngularJS
8 22 (32.84%) .NET
9 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
10 14 (20.90%) Ajax
11 13 (19.40%) CSS3
12 12 (17.91%) .NET Framework
13 11 (16.42%) Silverlight
13 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (16.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (14.93%) LESS
14 10 (14.93%) Adobe AIR
15 8 (11.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) User Experience
2 10 (14.93%) Mobile App
2 10 (14.93%) N-Tier
2 10 (14.93%) Blackberry
3 8 (11.94%) Open Source
4 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.48%) Taxonomies
6 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
6 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.49%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Windows
2 13 (19.40%) Android
2 13 (19.40%) Apple iOS
2 13 (19.40%) Windows 8
3 10 (14.93%) UNIX
4 8 (11.94%) Linux
5 4 (5.97%) AIX
6 3 (4.48%) Solaris
6 3 (4.48%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) MVC
1 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) OOP
3 18 (26.87%) Mentoring
4 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
5 13 (19.40%) Unit Testing
6 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (17.91%) TDD
7 11 (16.42%) UML
7 11 (16.42%) Scrum
7 11 (16.42%) Release Management
8 10 (14.93%) Android Development
8 10 (14.93%) iOS Development
8 10 (14.93%) Web Application Development
8 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.45%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (10.45%) Web Development
9 7 (10.45%) Time Management
10 6 (8.96%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (7.46%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 48 (71.64%) Java
2 45 (67.16%) JavaScript
3 23 (34.33%) SQL
4 15 (22.39%) C#
5 10 (14.93%) ActionScript
5 10 (14.93%) Objective-C
5 10 (14.93%) ActionScript 3.0
6 7 (10.45%) Ruby
6 7 (10.45%) Python
6 7 (10.45%) PHP
7 6 (8.96%) Perl
8 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.48%) JCL
8 3 (4.48%) XPath
9 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) Security Cleared
2 26 (38.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) VCP4
4 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) MCAD
5 1 (1.49%) MCSD
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) MCTS
5 1 (1.49%) MCPD
5 1 (1.49%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (43.28%) Oracle
2 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
3 13 (19.40%) Sencha
4 10 (14.93%) Appcelerator
4 10 (14.93%) Adobe
5 9 (13.43%) Talend
6 8 (11.94%) IBM
7 4 (5.97%) TIBCO
8 3 (4.48%) Open Text
8 3 (4.48%) Business Objects
8 3 (4.48%) EMC
8 3 (4.48%) Informatica
9 2 (2.99%) Pega
10 1 (1.49%) Verint
10 1 (1.49%) ILOG
10 1 (1.49%) Avaya
10 1 (1.49%) Genesys
10 1 (1.49%) Cisco
10 1 (1.49%) HP
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