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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 34 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 14 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.66% 2.63% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 3.13% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 14
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
296 448 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 77.28% 84.21% 85.68%
Number of salaries quoted 229 382 362
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,625 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 29 (96.67%) Oracle
1 29 (96.67%) Java
2 28 (93.33%) UNIX
2 28 (93.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 28 (93.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 28 (93.33%) Oracle ODI
3 27 (90.00%) Oracle Database
3 27 (90.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (86.67%) Middleware
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (23.33%) SDLC
6 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.67%) BPEL
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.67%) Degree
8 2 (6.67%) XML
8 2 (6.67%) SQL
9 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.33%) .NET
9 1 (3.33%) J2EE
9 1 (3.33%) MS Office
9 1 (3.33%) SAP
9 1 (3.33%) SOAP
9 1 (3.33%) Web Services
9 1 (3.33%) Linux
9 1 (3.33%) UML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 28 (93.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (93.33%) Oracle ODI
2 27 (90.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 27 (90.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.33%) SilkTest
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Banking
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 21 (70.00%) Oracle Developer
3 19 (63.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 19 (63.33%) SOA Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 26 (86.67%) Middleware
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) XBRL
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (23.33%) SDLC
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) BPEL
3 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Test Management
4 1 (3.33%) UML
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) Wealth Management
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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