The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 50 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 12 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.94% 1.29% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.69% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 18
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average 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
494 472 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.81% 76.13% 70.66%
Number of salaries quoted 399 412 417
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Merseyside

SOA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +8 12 £50,000 - 2
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 33 (78.57%) SQL
2 31 (73.81%) Java
3 29 (69.05%) Linux
4 26 (61.90%) EAI
5 24 (57.14%) DB2
5 24 (57.14%) Change Management
5 24 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (50.00%) ITIL
6 21 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 21 (50.00%) Degree
7 20 (47.62%) .NET
8 19 (45.24%) QA
8 19 (45.24%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (42.86%) Windows
10 17 (40.48%) TIBCO
10 17 (40.48%) Middleware
11 16 (38.10%) Web Services
12 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
13 14 (33.33%) Python
14 13 (30.95%) JMS
15 12 (28.57%) SLA
15 12 (28.57%) Red Hat
15 12 (28.57%) Project Management
15 12 (28.57%) TIBCO Hawk
15 12 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
15 12 (28.57%) Shell Script
15 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
15 12 (28.57%) Ruby
15 12 (28.57%) TIBCO EMS
15 12 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (28.57%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.38%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 12 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (57.14%) DB2
2 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.14%) MySQL
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Team Leader
2 12 (28.57%) Release Manager
3 10 (23.81%) Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Test Manager
5 8 (19.05%) Integration Manager
5 8 (19.05%) Technical Team Leader
6 7 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
6 7 (16.67%) Testing Manager
6 7 (16.67%) Technical Leader
7 6 (14.29%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Architect
8 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Trainer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) .NET
2 17 (40.48%) Middleware
3 16 (38.10%) Web Services
4 13 (30.95%) JMS
5 8 (19.05%) HTML5
5 8 (19.05%) HTML
6 7 (16.67%) CSS
6 7 (16.67%) CSS3
7 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 6 (14.29%) REST
7 6 (14.29%) SOAP
8 5 (11.90%) XHTML
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.14%) XML
10 2 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (4.76%) Backbone.js
10 2 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (4.76%) JSON
10 2 (4.76%) jQuery
10 2 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (45.24%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.90%) W3C
4 2 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Linux
2 18 (42.86%) Windows
3 12 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) EAI
2 24 (57.14%) Change Management
2 24 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (50.00%) ITIL
4 12 (28.57%) Project Management
4 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 10 (23.81%) OO
6 9 (21.43%) Integration Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Release Management
7 8 (19.05%) MVC
8 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.90%) Validation
9 5 (11.90%) Progressive Enhancement
9 5 (11.90%) Use Case
9 5 (11.90%) Change Control
9 5 (11.90%) Load Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.14%) OOD
11 3 (7.14%) UML
12 2 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) SQL
2 31 (73.81%) Java
3 14 (33.33%) Python
4 12 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 12 (28.57%) Ruby
5 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.14%) C#
7 2 (4.76%) C++
7 2 (4.76%) C
7 2 (4.76%) Perl
8 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (45.24%) QA
2 12 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) TIBCO
2 12 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) webMethods
5 2 (4.76%) Sitecore
5 2 (4.76%) Twitter
5 2 (4.76%) WSO2
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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