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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 50 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 14 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.63% 2.95% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 3.58% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 13
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 £55,000 £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
436 391 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 81.95% 82.32% 69.98%
Number of salaries quoted 376 350 348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,613 £30,000 £28,500
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 24 July 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 44 (83.02%) Java
2 35 (66.04%) SQL
3 31 (58.49%) Linux
4 27 (50.94%) Middleware
5 26 (49.06%) EAI
6 24 (45.28%) DB2
6 24 (45.28%) Change Management
6 24 (45.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (43.40%) Degree
8 22 (41.51%) OO
9 21 (39.62%) ITIL
9 21 (39.62%) Computer Science
10 20 (37.74%) Web Services
11 19 (35.85%) .NET
11 19 (35.85%) Windows
11 19 (35.85%) QA
11 19 (35.85%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (32.08%) TIBCO
12 17 (32.08%) Oracle
13 15 (28.30%) MySQL
13 15 (28.30%) UML
14 14 (26.42%) Python
14 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
14 14 (26.42%) Shell Script
14 14 (26.42%) JMS
15 13 (24.53%) OOD
16 12 (22.64%) TIBCO Hawk
16 12 (22.64%) BusinessWorks
16 12 (22.64%) SLA
16 12 (22.64%) Red Hat

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (22.64%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Mule
4 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 12 (22.64%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) GitHub
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) Intranet
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) DB2
2 15 (28.30%) MySQL
3 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
4 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
5 6 (11.32%) Big Data
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Subversion
2 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.77%) JUnit
3 2 (3.77%) Maven
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Banking
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Team Leader
2 13 (24.53%) Architect
2 13 (24.53%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (22.64%) Release Manager
4 10 (18.87%) Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Test Manager
6 8 (15.09%) Technical Team Leader
6 8 (15.09%) Integration Manager
7 7 (13.21%) Test Team Leader
7 7 (13.21%) Technical Leader
7 7 (13.21%) Testing Manager
8 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Java Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.55%) Java Architect
9 4 (7.55%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Trainer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) Middleware
2 20 (37.74%) Web Services
3 19 (35.85%) .NET
4 14 (26.42%) JMS
5 9 (16.98%) HTML
5 9 (16.98%) CSS
6 7 (13.21%) CSS3
6 7 (13.21%) HTML5
7 6 (11.32%) SOAP
8 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
8 5 (9.43%) XHTML
8 5 (9.43%) XML
8 5 (9.43%) REST
9 4 (7.55%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (7.55%) jQuery
9 4 (7.55%) Ajax
9 4 (7.55%) JSON
9 4 (7.55%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (5.66%) J2EE
11 2 (3.77%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Computer Science
2 19 (35.85%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (9.43%) W3C
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.77%) DataPower
4 2 (3.77%) NHS
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Linux
2 19 (35.85%) Windows
3 12 (22.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (11.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) EAI
2 24 (45.28%) Change Management
2 24 (45.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (41.51%) OO
4 21 (39.62%) ITIL
5 15 (28.30%) UML
6 13 (24.53%) OOD
7 12 (22.64%) Project Management
7 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
8 9 (16.98%) Integration Testing
8 9 (16.98%) Release Management
8 9 (16.98%) MVC
8 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
11 6 (11.32%) TDD
12 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
12 5 (9.43%) Validation
12 5 (9.43%) Operations Management
12 5 (9.43%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) Java
2 35 (66.04%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) Python
3 14 (26.42%) Shell Script
4 12 (22.64%) Ruby
5 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.55%) C
7 3 (5.66%) PHP
8 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.77%) C#
8 2 (3.77%) C++
8 2 (3.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.85%) QA
2 12 (22.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (3.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) TIBCO
1 17 (32.08%) Oracle
2 12 (22.64%) Red Hat
3 11 (20.75%) WSO2
4 3 (5.66%) JBoss
4 3 (5.66%) webMethods
5 2 (3.77%) Kony
5 2 (3.77%) Twitter
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) Zend
5 2 (3.77%) Sitecore