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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 39 30 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs citing SOA 18 37 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.14% 6.54% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 7.31% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 3
Average salary £43,000 £60,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.33% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
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
376 506 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 86.44% 89.40% 82.99%
Number of salaries quoted 283 444 281
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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 31 March 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (80.56%) Java
2 27 (75.00%) Oracle
2 27 (75.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 26 (72.22%) Oracle ODI
3 26 (72.22%) Oracle Database
3 26 (72.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 26 (72.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 26 (72.22%) UNIX
4 23 (63.89%) Middleware
5 9 (25.00%) SQL
6 8 (22.22%) HTML
6 8 (22.22%) Linux
6 8 (22.22%) CSS
6 8 (22.22%) SOAP
6 8 (22.22%) CSS3
6 8 (22.22%) HTML5
7 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 6 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (16.67%) REST
8 6 (16.67%) MVC
8 6 (16.67%) Validation
8 6 (16.67%) OO
8 6 (16.67%) XHTML
8 6 (16.67%) HTTP
8 6 (16.67%) W3C
8 6 (16.67%) Windows
8 6 (16.67%) .NET
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 27 (75.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (72.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 26 (72.22%) Oracle ODI
1 26 (72.22%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (2.78%) Back Office
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
2 24 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (38.89%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 14 (38.89%) SOA Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Web Developer
5 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 23 (63.89%) Middleware
3 8 (22.22%) HTML
3 8 (22.22%) CSS
3 8 (22.22%) SOAP
3 8 (22.22%) HTML5
3 8 (22.22%) CSS3
4 6 (16.67%) XHTML
4 6 (16.67%) REST
4 6 (16.67%) .NET
4 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.56%) JSON
5 2 (5.56%) jQuery
5 2 (5.56%) Ajax
5 2 (5.56%) SQLAlchemy
5 2 (5.56%) Flask
5 2 (5.56%) Jinja
6 1 (2.78%) J2EE
6 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) W3C
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) UNIX
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) MVC
2 6 (16.67%) Validation
2 6 (16.67%) OO
2 6 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
3 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.56%) OOP
4 2 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) UML
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
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