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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 61 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 9 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.51% 0.61% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 0.82% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 14
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £76,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -40.98%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
486 366 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 81.41% 74.39% 83.43%
Number of salaries quoted 424 291 376
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Coventry

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (55.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Retail
4 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (40.00%) QA
4 8 (40.00%) Back Office
4 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (40.00%) ETL
4 8 (40.00%) ISEB
4 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (35.00%) Product Management
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Apple
7 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) webMethods
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (55.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (40.00%) Retail
1 8 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Product Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Software Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Test Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) XSD
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (40.00%) ETL
2 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (35.00%) Waterfall
3 7 (35.00%) Product Management
4 3 (15.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Content Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Korn
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Apple
1 2 (10.00%) webMethods
1 2 (10.00%) Software AG
2 1 (5.00%) Cognizant
2 1 (5.00%) HP