The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 46 43
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 3.35% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.86% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 29
Median salary - £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
315 414 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.95% 86.61% 89.92%
Number of salaries quoted 253 289 494
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SOA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Merseyside region.

SOA Salary Trend in Merseyside

SOA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SOA.

1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
2 13 (65.00%) Middleware
2 13 (65.00%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (65.00%) SDLC
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) CSS
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) Unix
4 7 (35.00%) jQuery
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.00%) JMS
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.00%) Java

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 20 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (95.00%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 7 (35.00%) SOA Developer
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (65.00%) Middleware
3 7 (35.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (65.00%) SDLC
3 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Java
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension
Posted: 8 days ago