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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 94 81 97
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 21 51 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.19% 2.39% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 2.79% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20 46 24
Median salary £57,500 £54,285 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.92% +20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,493 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £75,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -

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
1593 1827 1446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.90% 85.49% 81.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1208 1488 1272
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 19 February 2017.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 34 (57.63%) SQL Server
2 33 (55.93%) Java
3 28 (47.46%) HTML
3 28 (47.46%) SQL
3 28 (47.46%) Finance
4 23 (38.98%) Linux
5 21 (35.59%) Oracle
6 20 (33.90%) MVC
6 20 (33.90%) JBoss
6 20 (33.90%) Windows
6 20 (33.90%) WebSphere
7 19 (32.20%) Java EE
7 19 (32.20%) Unix
7 19 (32.20%) XML
8 18 (30.51%) Banking
9 17 (28.81%) CSS
9 17 (28.81%) .NET
9 17 (28.81%) C#
10 14 (23.73%) WebLogic
11 13 (22.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
12 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (20.34%) DB2
12 12 (20.34%) J2EE
12 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
13 11 (18.64%) RDBMS
13 11 (18.64%) SSL
13 11 (18.64%) UML
13 11 (18.64%) High Availability
13 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development

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 (33.90%) JBoss
1 20 (33.90%) WebSphere
2 14 (23.73%) WebLogic
3 13 (22.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (16.95%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.69%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.78%) SaaS
4 3 (5.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
2 11 (18.64%) SSL
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (57.63%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.03%) Relational Database
3 12 (20.34%) DB2
4 11 (18.64%) RDBMS
5 7 (11.86%) MongoDB
5 7 (11.86%) MySQL
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.69%) Big Data
8 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MSBuild
1 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) Ant
2 1 (1.69%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) Gradle
2 1 (1.69%) JUnit
2 1 (1.69%) Log4j
2 1 (1.69%) Maven
General
1 28 (47.46%) Finance
2 18 (30.51%) Banking
3 10 (16.95%) Retail
3 10 (16.95%) Retail Banking
3 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
4 8 (13.56%) International Banking
5 5 (8.47%) Publishing
6 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Consultant
2 19 (32.20%) Developer
2 19 (32.20%) Technical Consultant
3 15 (25.42%) Architect
4 14 (23.73%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (20.34%) .NET Developer
6 10 (16.95%) Java Consultant
6 10 (16.95%) Senior Developer
7 9 (15.25%) IT Architect
8 8 (13.56%) J2EE Consultant
8 8 (13.56%) Software Consultant
9 7 (11.86%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (11.86%) SOA Consultant
9 7 (11.86%) SOA Technical Consultant
10 5 (8.47%) Senior Architect
10 5 (8.47%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 4 (6.78%) AWS Architect
11 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (6.78%) Integration Developer
11 4 (6.78%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (47.46%) HTML
2 19 (32.20%) Java EE
2 19 (32.20%) XML
3 17 (28.81%) .NET
3 17 (28.81%) CSS
4 12 (20.34%) J2EE
5 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (13.56%) SOAP
7 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
7 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (10.17%) JSON
8 6 (10.17%) Web Services
9 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (8.47%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (8.47%) WCF
10 4 (6.78%) Middleware
10 4 (6.78%) REST
10 4 (6.78%) RESTful
10 4 (6.78%) Spring
10 4 (6.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.08%) Fintech
5 1 (1.69%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Linux
2 20 (33.90%) Windows
3 19 (32.20%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) MVC
2 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.64%) High Availability
2 11 (18.64%) UML
3 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
3 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
3 10 (16.95%) Time Management
4 9 (15.25%) TOGAF
5 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
5 7 (11.86%) BDD
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.86%) CQRS
5 7 (11.86%) Database Security
5 7 (11.86%) Performance Testing
5 7 (11.86%) Re-Platforming
5 7 (11.86%) SOLID
5 7 (11.86%) TDD
5 7 (11.86%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (10.17%) ArchiMate
6 6 (10.17%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) Java
2 28 (47.46%) SQL
3 17 (28.81%) C#
4 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.86%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.47%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Sybase
3 4 (6.78%) IBM
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) CA
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
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