The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 103 77 103
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +26
Permanent jobs citing SOA 37 55 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.57% 2.73% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 3.21% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28 55 19
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,050 £41,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
2042 1713 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.56% 85.14% 84.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1394 1397
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SOA.

1 55 (63.22%) Oracle
2 43 (49.43%) SQL Server
3 38 (43.68%) C#
4 37 (42.53%) XML
4 37 (42.53%) MVC
5 34 (39.08%) .NET
6 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (34.48%) ASP.NET
7 30 (34.48%) SOAP
8 29 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (32.18%) Git (software)
10 27 (31.03%) Scrum
11 26 (29.89%) REST
12 25 (28.74%) Data Management
13 24 (27.59%) Unix
13 24 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (27.59%) Web Development
14 23 (26.44%) Mobile App
14 23 (26.44%) Web Services
14 23 (26.44%) HTML
14 23 (26.44%) Java
14 23 (26.44%) Service Delivery
15 22 (25.29%) SQL
15 22 (25.29%) QA
15 22 (25.29%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (24.14%) WCF
17 20 (22.99%) XPath
17 20 (22.99%) XSLT
17 20 (22.99%) Visual Studio
17 20 (22.99%) BizTalk Server

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (22.99%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 14 (16.09%) WebLogic
4 13 (14.94%) IIS
5 12 (13.79%) JBoss
6 11 (12.64%) WebSphere
6 11 (12.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (6.90%) Apache
7 6 (6.90%) Tomcat
8 4 (4.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (2.30%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.15%) CICS
10 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.75%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.05%) SaaS
4 4 (4.60%) PaaS
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.30%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.64%) SSL
1 11 (12.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (49.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.84%) Relational Database
3 13 (14.94%) MySQL
4 11 (12.64%) DB2
4 11 (12.64%) RDBMS
5 8 (9.20%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.75%) SAP HANA
7 4 (4.60%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (32.18%) Git (software)
2 22 (25.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (22.99%) Subversion
3 20 (22.99%) Visual Studio
4 7 (8.05%) Gradle
4 7 (8.05%) JUnit
5 5 (5.75%) Ant
5 5 (5.75%) Maven
6 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.45%) DbUnit
6 3 (3.45%) HttpUnit
6 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.45%) NUnit
6 3 (3.45%) PHPUnit
6 3 (3.45%) XMLUnit
7 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.30%) JIRA
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Retail
2 15 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 11 (12.64%) Banking
3 11 (12.64%) Retail Banking
4 9 (10.34%) Local Government
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) Architect
3 13 (14.94%) Administrator
3 13 (14.94%) SOA Administrator
4 11 (12.64%) Consultant
4 11 (12.64%) Oracle Consultant
4 11 (12.64%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 11 (12.64%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.64%) Technical Consultant
4 11 (12.64%) WebLogic Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) .NET Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Implementation Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) Software Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) Technical Implementation Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) Oracle SOA Administrator
6 7 (8.05%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (42.53%) XML
2 34 (39.08%) .NET
3 30 (34.48%) ASP.NET
3 30 (34.48%) SOAP
4 29 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (29.89%) REST
6 23 (26.44%) HTML
6 23 (26.44%) Web Services
7 21 (24.14%) WCF
8 20 (22.99%) XSLT
9 19 (21.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (13.79%) CSS
10 12 (13.79%) Java EE
11 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 10 (11.49%) jQuery
12 8 (9.20%) .NET Framework
13 7 (8.05%) Entity Framework
14 6 (6.90%) RESTful
14 6 (6.90%) Spring
15 5 (5.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Mobile App
2 18 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (10.34%) e-Learning
4 7 (8.05%) User Experience
5 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.75%) Blockchain
5 5 (5.75%) Cryptography
5 5 (5.75%) Fintech
5 5 (5.75%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.30%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.30%) Linked Data
7 2 (2.30%) Semantic Web
8 1 (1.15%) FMCG
8 1 (1.15%) PKI
8 1 (1.15%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.59%) Unix
2 13 (14.94%) Linux
2 13 (14.94%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) MVC
2 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.03%) Scrum
4 25 (28.74%) Data Management
5 24 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (27.59%) Web Development
6 23 (26.44%) Service Delivery
7 19 (21.84%) SOLID
8 18 (20.69%) Mobile Application Development
9 17 (19.54%) ETL
9 17 (19.54%) UML
10 16 (18.39%) Project Management
11 14 (16.09%) ArchiMate
12 12 (13.79%) TOGAF
13 11 (12.64%) CRM
13 11 (12.64%) High Availability
13 11 (12.64%) Presales
13 11 (12.64%) SDLC
13 11 (12.64%) Time Management
14 10 (11.49%) Business Activity Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (43.68%) C#
2 23 (26.44%) Java
3 22 (25.29%) SQL
4 20 (22.99%) XPath
5 16 (18.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.45%) C++
8 2 (2.30%) C
8 2 (2.30%) Perl
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
8 2 (2.30%) Ruby
8 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.30%) VBA
9 1 (1.15%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.29%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 55 (63.22%) Oracle
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Rackspace
3 5 (5.75%) SAP
4 3 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) BEA
5 1 (1.15%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.15%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.15%) Software AG
5 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.15%) webMethods
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago