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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 52 110 84
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -26
Permanent jobs citing SOA 78 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.37% 0.95% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 1.17% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 71 17 27
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,200 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1851 1712 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.06% 80.95% 69.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 1541 998
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,998
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 57 (58.16%) Java
1 57 (58.16%) Security Cleared
2 56 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (46.94%) Windows
5 38 (38.78%) Oracle
6 36 (36.73%) XML
7 27 (27.55%) CSS
7 27 (27.55%) JavaScript
7 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
7 27 (27.55%) JIRA
7 27 (27.55%) Mentoring
8 26 (26.53%) Ajax
8 26 (26.53%) HTML
8 26 (26.53%) Ant
8 26 (26.53%) MVC
9 25 (25.51%) OOP
9 25 (25.51%) JSON
9 25 (25.51%) jQuery
9 25 (25.51%) Sencha
9 25 (25.51%) Apple iOS
9 25 (25.51%) PhoneGap
9 25 (25.51%) Windows 8
9 25 (25.51%) AngularJS
9 25 (25.51%) Android
9 25 (25.51%) Git (software)
9 25 (25.51%) HTML5
9 25 (25.51%) User Experience
10 24 (24.49%) MS Excel
10 24 (24.49%) Migration

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 14 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 11 (11.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (10.20%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (9.18%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.04%) Confluence
6 2 (2.04%) LiveCycle
6 2 (2.04%) FileNet
6 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.02%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.02%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.02%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 24 (24.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Oracle EBS R12
1 12 (12.24%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.02%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) Firewall
1 5 (5.10%) Network Security
2 1 (1.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) Oracle Database
2 14 (14.29%) EDRMS
3 12 (12.24%) RDBMS
3 12 (12.24%) Relational Database
4 10 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (10.20%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (10.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.02%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 27 (27.55%) JIRA
2 26 (26.53%) Ant
3 25 (25.51%) Git (software)
4 22 (22.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 16 (16.33%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (3.06%) Subversion
7 3 (3.06%) Maven
8 2 (2.04%) Hudson
8 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.02%) NetBeans
General
1 23 (23.47%) Retail
2 17 (17.35%) Finance
3 15 (15.31%) Back Office
4 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (5.10%) Banking
6 2 (2.04%) Marketing
6 2 (2.04%) Local Government
7 1 (1.02%) Games
7 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (38.78%) Architect
2 32 (32.65%) Developer
3 22 (22.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 22 (22.45%) Mobile Developer
3 22 (22.45%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (22.45%) Applications Developer
4 16 (16.33%) Senior Developer
5 14 (14.29%) Senior SharePoint Architect
5 14 (14.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 14 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
5 14 (14.29%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 14 (14.29%) Senior Architect
6 11 (11.22%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Senior Applications Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Oracle Team Leader
7 10 (10.20%) Team Leader
7 10 (10.20%) Development Team Leader
8 9 (9.18%) Consultant
9 8 (8.16%) Applications Architect
10 7 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.73%) XML
2 27 (27.55%) CSS
3 26 (26.53%) Ajax
3 26 (26.53%) HTML
4 25 (25.51%) JSON
4 25 (25.51%) jQuery
4 25 (25.51%) PhoneGap
4 25 (25.51%) AngularJS
4 25 (25.51%) HTML5
5 22 (22.45%) Silverlight
6 21 (21.43%) .NET
7 11 (11.22%) Web Services
8 10 (10.20%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (10.20%) Middleware
9 9 (9.18%) XSLT
10 7 (7.14%) Java EE
11 6 (6.12%) .NET Framework
11 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET
12 5 (5.10%) WinForms
12 5 (5.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.51%) User Experience
2 22 (22.45%) Blackberry
2 22 (22.45%) N-Tier
2 22 (22.45%) Mobile App
3 17 (17.35%) Data Integration
4 14 (14.29%) Taxonomies
5 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.08%) Open Source
7 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) CESG
8 1 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.02%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 46 (46.94%) Windows
2 25 (25.51%) Apple iOS
2 25 (25.51%) Windows 8
2 25 (25.51%) Android
3 11 (11.22%) UNIX
4 1 (1.02%) AIX
4 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.55%) Mentoring
3 26 (26.53%) MVC
4 25 (25.51%) OOP
5 24 (24.49%) Migration
6 22 (22.45%) Scrum
6 22 (22.45%) Android Development
6 22 (22.45%) iOS Development
7 21 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 17 (17.35%) TOGAF
9 14 (14.29%) Metadata Management
9 14 (14.29%) CRM
9 14 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
9 14 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
10 13 (13.27%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (11.22%) Workflow
12 10 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (8.16%) Use Case
13 8 (8.16%) Data Migration
13 8 (8.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 57 (58.16%) Java
2 27 (27.55%) JavaScript
3 22 (22.45%) ActionScript 3.0
3 22 (22.45%) Objective-C
3 22 (22.45%) ActionScript
4 18 (18.37%) SQL
5 11 (11.22%) Shell Script
6 10 (10.20%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.10%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.04%) Clojure
8 2 (2.04%) Scala
8 2 (2.04%) Groovy
8 2 (2.04%) ABAP
9 1 (1.02%) C#
9 1 (1.02%) Perl
9 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 57 (58.16%) Security Cleared
2 56 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.20%) OCP
3 10 (10.20%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (4.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.02%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 38 (38.78%) Oracle
2 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
3 25 (25.51%) Sencha
4 22 (22.45%) Appcelerator
5 14 (14.29%) Open Text
5 14 (14.29%) EMC
6 11 (11.22%) IBM
7 7 (7.14%) TIBCO
7 7 (7.14%) Informatica
7 7 (7.14%) Talend
8 5 (5.10%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.10%) McAfee
8 5 (5.10%) Cisco
8 5 (5.10%) Sourcefire
8 5 (5.10%) Splunk
9 4 (4.08%) SAP
10 3 (3.06%) Citrix
10 3 (3.06%) VMware
10 3 (3.06%) Twitter
11 2 (2.04%) webMethods
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