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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 64 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 11 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.74% 0.50% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 0.65% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 11
Average salary £53,750 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.27% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,612 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £37,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
534 461 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 84.49% 77.09% 82.46%
Number of salaries quoted 467 371 362
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Coventry

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (75.00%) Java
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Retail
4 7 (43.75%) Product Management
4 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) webMethods
6 4 (25.00%) Software AG
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) C#
6 4 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
7 3 (18.75%) B2B
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) SAP
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) HP
8 2 (12.50%) Cognizant
8 2 (12.50%) Apple
8 2 (12.50%) Relational Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Product Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) XSD
4 2 (12.50%) XSLT
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) AIX
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Product Management
2 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) B2B
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) EAI
5 2 (12.50%) OOD
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VB
5 2 (12.50%) VB6
6 1 (6.25%) Korn
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Software AG
2 4 (25.00%) webMethods
3 2 (12.50%) Cognizant
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) HP