The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 50 30 34
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 7 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.55% 5.67% 5.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 6.48% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 21
Median salary £26,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
380 355 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 83.89% 87.44% 87.70%
Number of salaries quoted 295 273 272
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for SOA.

1 30 (85.71%) Oracle
1 30 (85.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 27 (77.14%) SC Cleared
2 27 (77.14%) Security Cleared
3 25 (71.43%) XML
4 19 (54.29%) Oracle Service Bus
5 16 (45.71%) XPath
5 16 (45.71%) XSD
5 16 (45.71%) XSLT
5 16 (45.71%) SOAP
5 16 (45.71%) Web Services
5 16 (45.71%) JMS
5 16 (45.71%) FTP
5 16 (45.71%) HTTP
5 16 (45.71%) WSDL
5 16 (45.71%) HTTPS
5 16 (45.71%) SSL
5 16 (45.71%) SDLC
5 16 (45.71%) Service Design
6 13 (37.14%) Java
7 11 (31.43%) WebLogic
7 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (31.43%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (25.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 9 (25.71%) Oracle Identity Management
8 9 (25.71%) JDeveloper
8 9 (25.71%) SAML
8 9 (25.71%) LDAP
8 9 (25.71%) J2EE
8 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (85.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (54.29%) Oracle Service Bus
3 11 (31.43%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.57%) Mule
5 2 (5.71%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) FTP
1 16 (45.71%) HTTP
1 16 (45.71%) HTTPS
1 16 (45.71%) SSL
2 9 (25.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) Informix
3 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) JDeveloper
2 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Administrator
2 15 (42.86%) Technical Administrator
3 12 (34.29%) Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Identity Management Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Project Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) WebLogic Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) XML
2 16 (45.71%) JMS
2 16 (45.71%) SOAP
2 16 (45.71%) Web Services
2 16 (45.71%) WSDL
2 16 (45.71%) XSD
2 16 (45.71%) XSLT
3 9 (25.71%) J2EE
3 9 (25.71%) SAML
4 3 (8.57%) Java SE
4 3 (8.57%) Middleware
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (5.71%) JAAS
5 2 (5.71%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Statistics
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Unix
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) SDLC
1 16 (45.71%) Service Design
2 11 (31.43%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) Budget Control
6 2 (5.71%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.71%) JVM Tuning
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) XPath
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (77.14%) SC Cleared
1 27 (77.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle Identity Management
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (85.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Remedy
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) IDERA