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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 40 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing SOA 15 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.28% 1.95% 4.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 2.54% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 17
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
363 355 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.26% 77.01% 72.06%
Number of salaries quoted 305 315 336
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,925 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 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 32 (76.19%) SQL
2 29 (69.05%) Java
3 27 (64.29%) Linux
4 24 (57.14%) EAI
5 22 (52.38%) Change Management
5 22 (52.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (52.38%) DB2
6 19 (45.24%) .NET
6 19 (45.24%) ITIL
6 19 (45.24%) Degree
6 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
7 17 (40.48%) QA
7 17 (40.48%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (40.48%) Windows
8 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
8 16 (38.10%) Middleware
9 15 (35.71%) TIBCO
10 14 (33.33%) Python
11 13 (30.95%) JMS
11 13 (30.95%) Web Services
12 12 (28.57%) TIBCO Hawk
12 12 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
12 12 (28.57%) Shell Script
12 12 (28.57%) SLA
12 12 (28.57%) Ruby
12 12 (28.57%) TIBCO EMS
13 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
13 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
13 10 (23.81%) Project Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (28.57%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.76%) NServiceBus
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (4.76%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 12 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) DB2
2 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (4.76%) MySQL
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Team Leader
2 13 (30.95%) Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Release Manager
4 8 (19.05%) Technical Team Leader
5 7 (16.67%) Technical Leader
5 7 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
5 7 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 7 (16.67%) Integration Manager
5 7 (16.67%) Testing Manager
6 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
7 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Trainer
9 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) Middleware
3 13 (30.95%) JMS
3 13 (30.95%) Web Services
4 9 (21.43%) HTML
4 9 (21.43%) HTML5
5 7 (16.67%) REST
5 7 (16.67%) CSS3
5 7 (16.67%) CSS
5 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 6 (14.29%) SOAP
7 5 (11.90%) XHTML
8 4 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.14%) XML
10 2 (4.76%) JSON
10 2 (4.76%) WCF
10 2 (4.76%) LINQ
10 2 (4.76%) jQuery
10 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
2 17 (40.48%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.90%) W3C
4 2 (4.76%) NHS
5 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Linux
2 17 (40.48%) Windows
3 10 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) EAI
2 22 (52.38%) Change Management
2 22 (52.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (45.24%) ITIL
4 10 (23.81%) Project Management
4 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
5 9 (21.43%) OO
5 9 (21.43%) MVC
6 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (16.67%) Release Management
6 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Progressive Enhancement
7 5 (11.90%) Validation
8 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Use Case
9 3 (7.14%) Load Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Change Control
10 2 (4.76%) Analytics
10 2 (4.76%) Scrum
10 2 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) SQL
2 29 (69.05%) Java
3 14 (33.33%) Python
4 12 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 12 (28.57%) Ruby
5 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.52%) C#
7 2 (4.76%) C++
7 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.76%) Perl
7 2 (4.76%) C
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (40.48%) QA
2 12 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) TIBCO
2 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) webMethods
5 2 (4.76%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.76%) Twitter
5 2 (4.76%) WSO2
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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