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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 107 101 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -28
Permanent jobs citing SOA 23 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 1.12% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.40% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 35
Average salary £60,000 £39,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.89% -39.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £52,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
1711 1502 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.86% 79.89% 73.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1329 1065
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
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 19 December 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 68 (66.67%) Java
2 62 (60.78%) Security Cleared
3 60 (58.82%) SC Cleared
4 59 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (46.08%) XML
6 46 (45.10%) JavaScript
7 44 (43.14%) CSS
8 43 (42.16%) HTML
8 43 (42.16%) Windows
9 42 (41.18%) MVC
10 41 (40.20%) Oracle
10 41 (40.20%) jQuery
11 40 (39.22%) PhoneGap
12 39 (38.24%) Ant
13 38 (37.25%) HTML5
13 38 (37.25%) JIRA
14 37 (36.27%) Git (software)
14 37 (36.27%) JSON
14 37 (36.27%) AngularJS
14 37 (36.27%) OOP
14 37 (36.27%) Mentoring
15 32 (31.37%) Ajax
16 31 (30.39%) User Experience
16 31 (30.39%) Android
16 31 (30.39%) Apple iOS
16 31 (30.39%) Windows 8
16 31 (30.39%) Sencha
17 27 (26.47%) Retail
17 27 (26.47%) Silverlight
18 26 (25.49%) Mobile App

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (14.71%) WebSphere
1 15 (14.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (10.78%) WebLogic
3 10 (9.80%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.84%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (6.86%) MQSeries
6 6 (5.88%) JBoss
7 3 (2.94%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.96%) Apache
8 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.98%) IIS
9 1 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.98%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.98%) FileNet
9 1 (0.98%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.98%) Sonic ESB
9 1 (0.98%) Confluence
9 1 (0.98%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 17 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (9.80%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (9.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.98%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
1 1 (0.98%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Firewall
1 5 (4.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) RDBMS
1 10 (9.80%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 8 (7.84%) EDRMS
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.98%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.98%) DB2
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (38.24%) Ant
2 38 (37.25%) JIRA
3 37 (36.27%) Git (software)
4 26 (25.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 13 (12.75%) Talend Open Studio
6 8 (7.84%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (6.86%) JUnit
8 6 (5.88%) Selenium
9 3 (2.94%) Subversion
9 3 (2.94%) Maven
10 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.96%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.98%) NUnit
11 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.98%) Hudson
11 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (26.47%) Retail
2 20 (19.61%) Finance
3 9 (8.82%) Back Office
4 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.86%) Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Local Government
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (37.25%) Architect
1 38 (37.25%) Developer
2 26 (25.49%) Applications Developer
2 26 (25.49%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 26 (25.49%) Mobile Developer
3 17 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 16 (15.69%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (14.71%) Senior Applications Developer
5 15 (14.71%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 10 (9.80%) Technical Architect
7 9 (8.82%) Consultant
8 8 (7.84%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.84%) Oracle Team Leader
8 8 (7.84%) Team Leader
8 8 (7.84%) Development Team Leader
8 8 (7.84%) Applications Architect
8 8 (7.84%) Senior SharePoint Architect
8 8 (7.84%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.84%) SharePoint Architect
8 8 (7.84%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (46.08%) XML
2 44 (43.14%) CSS
3 43 (42.16%) HTML
4 41 (40.20%) jQuery
5 40 (39.22%) PhoneGap
6 38 (37.25%) HTML5
7 37 (36.27%) AngularJS
7 37 (36.27%) JSON
8 32 (31.37%) Ajax
9 27 (26.47%) Silverlight
10 24 (23.53%) .NET
11 11 (10.78%) Web Services
12 10 (9.80%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (9.80%) Middleware
13 9 (8.82%) XSLT
14 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET
14 7 (6.86%) Java EE
15 6 (5.88%) J2EE
15 6 (5.88%) Apache Camel
15 6 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (30.39%) User Experience
2 26 (25.49%) Mobile App
2 26 (25.49%) N-Tier
2 26 (25.49%) Blackberry
3 15 (14.71%) Data Integration
4 8 (7.84%) Taxonomies
5 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.96%) Open Source
6 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.98%) RMADS
7 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.98%) CESG
7 1 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 43 (42.16%) Windows
2 31 (30.39%) Android
2 31 (30.39%) Apple iOS
2 31 (30.39%) Windows 8
3 10 (9.80%) UNIX
4 1 (0.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (41.18%) MVC
3 37 (36.27%) OOP
3 37 (36.27%) Mentoring
4 26 (25.49%) Android Development
4 26 (25.49%) iOS Development
4 26 (25.49%) Scrum
5 25 (24.51%) E-Commerce
6 18 (17.65%) Migration
7 12 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 12 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (10.78%) Workflow
9 9 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (8.82%) UML
9 9 (8.82%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.84%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (7.84%) Use Case
10 8 (7.84%) Data Migration
10 8 (7.84%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.84%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (66.67%) Java
2 46 (45.10%) JavaScript
3 26 (25.49%) ActionScript
3 26 (25.49%) Objective-C
3 26 (25.49%) ActionScript 3.0
4 15 (14.71%) SQL
5 10 (9.80%) Shell Script
6 8 (7.84%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.86%) C#
8 2 (1.96%) Perl
8 2 (1.96%) XPath
9 1 (0.98%) Groovy
9 1 (0.98%) Scala
9 1 (0.98%) Clojure
9 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (60.78%) Security Cleared
2 60 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.84%) OCP
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 41 (40.20%) Oracle
2 31 (30.39%) Sencha
3 26 (25.49%) Appcelerator
4 25 (24.51%) Microsoft
5 13 (12.75%) Talend
6 9 (8.82%) IBM
7 8 (7.84%) EMC
7 8 (7.84%) Open Text
8 7 (6.86%) Informatica
8 7 (6.86%) TIBCO
9 5 (4.90%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.90%) Sourcefire
9 5 (4.90%) Cisco
9 5 (4.90%) McAfee
9 5 (4.90%) Splunk
10 4 (3.92%) Adobe
11 3 (2.94%) Citrix
11 3 (2.94%) VMware
12 2 (1.96%) Mercator
12 2 (1.96%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £750000 per annum + corporate benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago