The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 67 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.81% 0.99% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.39% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 13
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £77,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -41.93%
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
477 359 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 77.69% 70.81% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 402 278 391
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

SOA
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Coventry region.

SOA Salary Trend in Coventry

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 11 (68.75%) SharePoint
2 10 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) ISEB
2 10 (62.50%) ETL
2 10 (62.50%) Back Office
2 10 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 10 (62.50%) QA
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) Retail
4 4 (25.00%) Product Management
4 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.25%) B2B
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Software AG
5 1 (6.25%) Cognizant
5 1 (6.25%) webMethods
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 11 (68.75%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (62.50%) Back Office
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Tester
1 8 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Product Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Test Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) ETL
1 10 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 10 (62.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (25.00%) Product Management
2 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) B2B
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) Software AG
1 1 (6.25%) Cognizant
1 1 (6.25%) webMethods