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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 51 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 20 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.62% 1.81% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.14% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £52,500
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
606 514 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 79.42% 84.54% 73.40%
Number of salaries quoted 501 429 383
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Coventry

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 21 (58.33%) .NET
2 18 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (36.11%) webMethods
5 12 (33.33%) MVC
5 12 (33.33%) Java
6 11 (30.56%) J2EE
6 11 (30.56%) GIS
7 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (27.78%) C#
7 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
7 10 (27.78%) UML
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (25.00%) EAI
9 8 (22.22%) XML Schema
9 8 (22.22%) XML
9 8 (22.22%) JDBC
9 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 8 (22.22%) Ninject
9 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (22.22%) MSTest
9 8 (22.22%) Moq
9 8 (22.22%) TDD
9 8 (22.22%) NUnit
9 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
9 8 (22.22%) Silverlight
10 7 (19.44%) Spring

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.56%) SAS
1 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) MQSI
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.56%) OLAP
2 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) BODI
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (5.56%) QlikView
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MSTest
1 8 (22.22%) Moq
1 8 (22.22%) NUnit
2 4 (11.11%) Ant
2 4 (11.11%) Hudson
2 4 (11.11%) Maven
2 4 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Applications Developer
2 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Senior webMethods Developer
8 1 (2.78%) webMethods Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) J2EE
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
4 8 (22.22%) XML Schema
4 8 (22.22%) XML
4 8 (22.22%) JDBC
4 8 (22.22%) Ninject
4 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 8 (22.22%) Silverlight
5 7 (19.44%) Spring
6 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
6 5 (13.89%) JSP
6 5 (13.89%) Servlets
6 5 (13.89%) EJB
7 4 (11.11%) JMS
7 4 (11.11%) XSLT
7 4 (11.11%) Struts
8 3 (8.33%) Ajax
8 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) GIS
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.89%) N-Tier
4 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) MVC
3 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (27.78%) UML
4 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (25.00%) EAI
5 8 (22.22%) TDD
6 5 (13.89%) Integration Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Scrum
6 5 (13.89%) ITIL
7 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.33%) RUP
8 2 (5.56%) CRM
8 2 (5.56%) ETL
8 2 (5.56%) Unified Process
8 2 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (5.56%) Inmon Methodology
8 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) Java
3 10 (27.78%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) XPath
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) webMethods
2 3 (8.33%) Software AG
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.56%) Ab Initio
3 2 (5.56%) Informatica
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) BT