The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 43 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.90% 3.70% 7.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 4.18% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 39
Average salary £40,000 £49,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.19% -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
SOA
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
274 383 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 82.04% 88.45% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 219 266 444
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SOA
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

SOA Salary Trend in Liverpool

SOA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 28 (100.00%) Oracle
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
2 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) Middleware
3 16 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 16 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 16 (57.14%) SDLC
4 15 (53.57%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 11 (39.29%) jQuery
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle APEX
6 11 (39.29%) HTML
6 11 (39.29%) CSS
6 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
6 11 (39.29%) Unix
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (17.86%) JMS
7 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
7 5 (17.86%) Java
8 4 (14.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 28 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
2 16 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 25 (89.29%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL Developer
3 9 (32.14%) SOA Developer
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Team Leader
4 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 16 (57.14%) Middleware
3 11 (39.29%) CSS
3 11 (39.29%) HTML
3 11 (39.29%) jQuery
4 5 (17.86%) JMS
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) SDLC
3 15 (53.57%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) PL/SQL
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle