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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 69 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 9 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.11% 1.93% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 2.33% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
696 515 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 85.82% 82.66% 71.15%
Number of salaries quoted 558 436 370
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 1 July 2015, 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 22 (59.46%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (35.14%) webMethods
5 12 (32.43%) C#
5 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
6 11 (29.73%) Java
6 11 (29.73%) MVC
7 10 (27.03%) GIS
7 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (27.03%) J2EE
7 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
7 10 (27.03%) UML
7 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (24.32%) XML
9 8 (21.62%) EAI
9 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (21.62%) MSTest
9 8 (21.62%) Moq
9 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
9 8 (21.62%) Silverlight
9 8 (21.62%) Ninject
9 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (21.62%) TDD
9 8 (21.62%) NUnit
9 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
10 7 (18.92%) XML Schema
10 7 (18.92%) JDBC
11 6 (16.22%) Degree

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) SAS
1 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) MQSI
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) OLAP
2 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.41%) BODI
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (5.41%) QlikView
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) NUnit
1 8 (21.62%) MSTest
1 8 (21.62%) Moq
2 3 (8.11%) Hudson
2 3 (8.11%) Subversion
2 3 (8.11%) Maven
2 3 (8.11%) Ant
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Applications Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (5.41%) Programmer
8 2 (5.41%) Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Applications Developer
9 1 (2.70%) webMethods Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.03%) J2EE
4 9 (24.32%) XML
5 8 (21.62%) .NET Framework
5 8 (21.62%) Silverlight
5 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (21.62%) Ninject
6 7 (18.92%) XML Schema
6 7 (18.92%) JDBC
7 6 (16.22%) Spring
8 5 (13.51%) Entity Framework
8 5 (13.51%) JSP
8 5 (13.51%) Servlets
8 5 (13.51%) EJB
8 5 (13.51%) HTML
8 5 (13.51%) XSLT
9 3 (8.11%) JMS
9 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
9 3 (8.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) GIS
2 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.51%) N-Tier
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) MVC
3 10 (27.03%) UML
3 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (24.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
5 8 (21.62%) TDD
5 8 (21.62%) EAI
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) OO
7 3 (8.11%) RUP
8 2 (5.41%) CRM
8 2 (5.41%) OOP
8 2 (5.41%) ETL
8 2 (5.41%) Unified Process
8 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 12 (32.43%) C#
3 11 (29.73%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) webMethods
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Software AG
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.41%) Informatica
4 2 (5.41%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.70%) BT