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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 39 49 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 15 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.90% 2.81% 7.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 3.49% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 24
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £40,450
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
313 372 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 81.30% 80.52% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 257 330 349
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 October 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 25 (71.43%) SQL
2 22 (62.86%) Java
3 18 (51.43%) Linux
4 15 (42.86%) EAI
4 15 (42.86%) .NET
5 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
5 13 (37.14%) DB2
5 13 (37.14%) Middleware
5 13 (37.14%) Change Management
5 13 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 12 (34.29%) QA
7 11 (31.43%) Degree
7 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
7 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (31.43%) ITIL
8 10 (28.57%) TIBCO
9 9 (25.71%) MVC
9 9 (25.71%) Python
9 9 (25.71%) JMS
9 9 (25.71%) HTML
9 9 (25.71%) HTML5
10 8 (22.86%) Oracle Service Bus
10 8 (22.86%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database
10 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (22.86%) Ruby
10 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
10 8 (22.86%) TIBCO EMS
10 8 (22.86%) Oracle

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8 (22.86%) Oracle Service Bus
1 8 (22.86%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.71%) NServiceBus
3 2 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
1 13 (37.14%) DB2
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 7 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Release Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Team Leader
5 4 (11.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Integration Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Test Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Testing Manager
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) Middleware
3 9 (25.71%) JMS
3 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) HTML5
4 8 (22.86%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
4 8 (22.86%) Web Services
5 7 (20.00%) CSS
5 7 (20.00%) REST
5 7 (20.00%) CSS3
6 6 (17.14%) SOAP
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 5 (14.29%) XHTML
8 4 (11.43%) XML
9 3 (8.57%) LINQ
9 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
10 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (5.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Computer Science
1 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.29%) W3C
3 2 (5.71%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 7 (20.00%) UNIX
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) EAI
2 13 (37.14%) Change Management
2 13 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL
4 9 (25.71%) MVC
5 7 (20.00%) OO
5 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) Validation
6 5 (14.29%) Project Management
6 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Release Management
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.71%) Change Control
8 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Load Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Use Case
8 2 (5.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) SQL
2 22 (62.86%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) Python
4 8 (22.86%) Ruby
4 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
5 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.43%) C#
7 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.86%) Perl
8 1 (2.86%) C++
8 1 (2.86%) C
8 1 (2.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) QA
2 8 (22.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) TIBCO
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.57%) webMethods
5 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) Twitter
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