The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 47 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 12 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.32% 2.65% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 3.29% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 12
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
424 395 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 82.01% 80.45% 68.88%
Number of salaries quoted 364 356 335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,805
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,613 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
Merseyside

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
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 38 (80.85%) Java
2 33 (70.21%) SQL
3 31 (65.96%) Linux
4 26 (55.32%) EAI
5 24 (51.06%) DB2
5 24 (51.06%) Change Management
5 24 (51.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (46.81%) Degree
7 21 (44.68%) Computer Science
7 21 (44.68%) ITIL
7 21 (44.68%) Middleware
8 19 (40.43%) Windows
8 19 (40.43%) Web Services
8 19 (40.43%) .NET
8 19 (40.43%) QA
8 19 (40.43%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (36.17%) OO
9 17 (36.17%) TIBCO
10 14 (29.79%) Python
10 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
11 13 (27.66%) JMS
11 13 (27.66%) Shell Script
12 12 (25.53%) TIBCO Hawk
12 12 (25.53%) BusinessWorks
12 12 (25.53%) Project Management
12 12 (25.53%) SLA
12 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
12 12 (25.53%) Ruby
12 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
12 12 (25.53%) TIBCO EMS

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 12 (25.53%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.26%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 12 (25.53%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (51.06%) DB2
2 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
3 10 (21.28%) MySQL
4 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.51%) Big Data
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Subversion
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Team Leader
2 12 (25.53%) Release Manager
3 9 (19.15%) Architect
3 9 (19.15%) Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Test Manager
3 9 (19.15%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Technical Team Leader
4 8 (17.02%) Integration Manager
5 7 (14.89%) Test Team Leader
5 7 (14.89%) Technical Leader
5 7 (14.89%) Testing Manager
6 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Java Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) Middleware
2 19 (40.43%) Web Services
2 19 (40.43%) .NET
3 13 (27.66%) JMS
4 8 (17.02%) CSS
4 8 (17.02%) HTML
5 7 (14.89%) CSS3
5 7 (14.89%) HTML5
6 6 (12.77%) SOAP
7 5 (10.64%) XHTML
7 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
7 5 (10.64%) REST
8 4 (8.51%) XML
9 3 (6.38%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (6.38%) jQuery
9 3 (6.38%) JSON
9 3 (6.38%) Ajax
10 2 (4.26%) Backbone.js
10 2 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (44.68%) Computer Science
2 19 (40.43%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (10.64%) W3C
4 2 (4.26%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) DataPower
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 31 (65.96%) Linux
2 19 (40.43%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) EAI
2 24 (51.06%) Change Management
2 24 (51.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (44.68%) ITIL
4 17 (36.17%) OO
5 12 (25.53%) Project Management
5 12 (25.53%) Software Testing
6 10 (21.28%) UML
7 9 (19.15%) OOD
7 9 (19.15%) Release Management
7 9 (19.15%) Integration Testing
8 8 (17.02%) MVC
8 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (10.64%) Validation
9 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (10.64%) Use Case
9 5 (10.64%) Load Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Progressive Enhancement
9 5 (10.64%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 38 (80.85%) Java
2 33 (70.21%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) Python
4 13 (27.66%) Shell Script
5 12 (25.53%) Ruby
6 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.38%) C
8 2 (4.26%) C#
8 2 (4.26%) C++
8 2 (4.26%) Perl
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) QA
2 12 (25.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (4.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) TIBCO
2 12 (25.53%) Red Hat
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle
4 7 (14.89%) WSO2
5 3 (6.38%) webMethods
6 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
6 2 (4.26%) Twitter
7 1 (2.13%) JBoss
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Zend
7 1 (2.13%) Kony