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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 32 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 10 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.18% 3.15% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 3.89% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 10
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
250 360 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 79.62% 81.08% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 206 299 342
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 24 (100.00%) Java
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
1 24 (100.00%) UNIX
2 21 (87.50%) Middleware
2 21 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 21 (87.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 21 (87.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 21 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 21 (87.50%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) SDLC
4 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.83%) BPEL
6 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.50%) SilkTest
6 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 3 (12.50%) QA
6 3 (12.50%) Selenium
6 3 (12.50%) Wealth Management
6 3 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (12.50%) Test Management
6 3 (12.50%) Banking
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 21 (87.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 21 (87.50%) Oracle ODI
1 21 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 3 (12.50%) SilkTest
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
1 3 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 16 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
3 15 (62.50%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 15 (62.50%) SOA Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) Middleware
1 21 (87.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) SOAP
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) XBRL
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (25.00%) SDLC
3 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
3 5 (20.83%) BPEL
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Test Management
4 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
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