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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 30 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 30 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.19% 3.35% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.99% 4.00% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 12
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,250 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.45% +3.00%
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
429 275 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 88.45% 83.84% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 299 220 328
Median salary £40,000 £44,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.60% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £28,625
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
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
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 23 (76.67%) Oracle
2 14 (46.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (40.00%) XML
4 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (30.00%) SDLC
6 9 (30.00%) Service Design
6 9 (30.00%) XSD
6 9 (30.00%) XSLT
6 9 (30.00%) Java
6 9 (30.00%) SOAP
6 9 (30.00%) Web Services
6 9 (30.00%) JMS
6 9 (30.00%) FTP
6 9 (30.00%) HTTP
6 9 (30.00%) WSDL
6 9 (30.00%) HTTPS
6 9 (30.00%) SSL
6 9 (30.00%) XPath
7 8 (26.67%) MySQL
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
7 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
8 7 (23.33%) Unix
8 7 (23.33%) Scrum
9 6 (20.00%) Middleware
10 5 (16.67%) Windows
10 5 (16.67%) Informix

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 14 (46.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.00%) Mule
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) FTP
1 9 (30.00%) HTTP
1 9 (30.00%) HTTPS
1 9 (30.00%) SSL
2 3 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.67%) Informix
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JDeveloper
1 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Technical Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) DBA
4 5 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (13.33%) Project Delivery Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Support Manager
8 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) XML
2 9 (30.00%) JMS
2 9 (30.00%) SOAP
2 9 (30.00%) Web Services
2 9 (30.00%) WSDL
2 9 (30.00%) XSD
2 9 (30.00%) XSLT
3 6 (20.00%) Middleware
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (10.00%) J2EE
5 3 (10.00%) Java SE
5 3 (10.00%) SAML
6 1 (3.33%) JAAS
6 1 (3.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Unix
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) SDLC
2 9 (30.00%) Service Design
3 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) Budget Control
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (6.67%) Logistics
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) UML
8 1 (3.33%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
1 9 (30.00%) XPath
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Remedy
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) IDERA