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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 17 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.53% 2.83% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 3.14% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 16
Median salary £36,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
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
580 446 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 86.18% 90.10% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 378 316 369
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,725 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Merseyside

SOA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -16 17 £36,500 -27.00%
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 45 (86.54%) Oracle
1 45 (86.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 34 (65.38%) Security Cleared
3 33 (63.46%) SC Cleared
4 31 (59.62%) XML
5 26 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 21 (40.38%) XPath
6 21 (40.38%) SDLC
6 21 (40.38%) Service Design
6 21 (40.38%) XSD
6 21 (40.38%) XSLT
6 21 (40.38%) SOAP
6 21 (40.38%) Web Services
6 21 (40.38%) FTP
6 21 (40.38%) HTTP
6 21 (40.38%) WSDL
6 21 (40.38%) HTTPS
6 21 (40.38%) JMS
6 21 (40.38%) SSL
7 16 (30.77%) Java
8 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (25.00%) WebLogic
10 13 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
12 10 (19.23%) Oracle Identity Management
12 10 (19.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
12 10 (19.23%) JDeveloper
12 10 (19.23%) SAML

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 45 (86.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 13 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.77%) Mule
4 3 (5.77%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 21 (40.38%) FTP
1 21 (40.38%) HTTP
1 21 (40.38%) HTTPS
1 21 (40.38%) SSL
2 10 (19.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
2 8 (15.38%) MySQL
3 5 (9.62%) Informix
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) JDeveloper
2 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Administrator
2 19 (36.54%) Technical Administrator
3 13 (25.00%) Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (9.62%) DBA
5 5 (9.62%) SQL DBA
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (7.69%) Project Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.77%) WebLogic Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Identity Management Administrator
9 1 (1.92%) Production DBA
9 1 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) XML
2 21 (40.38%) JMS
2 21 (40.38%) SOAP
2 21 (40.38%) Web Services
2 21 (40.38%) WSDL
2 21 (40.38%) XSD
2 21 (40.38%) XSLT
3 10 (19.23%) J2EE
3 10 (19.23%) SAML
4 6 (11.54%) Middleware
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (5.77%) JAAS
6 3 (5.77%) Java SE
6 3 (5.77%) WebCenter
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.62%) Statistics
3 3 (5.77%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Unix
2 5 (9.62%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) SDLC
1 21 (40.38%) Service Design
2 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 7 (13.46%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Budget Control
7 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (5.77%) JVM Tuning
8 3 (5.77%) UML
9 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.85%) Identity Management
9 2 (3.85%) Logical Data Model
9 2 (3.85%) Logistics
9 2 (3.85%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) XPath
2 16 (30.77%) Java
3 8 (15.38%) SQL
4 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 33 (63.46%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle Identity Management
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 45 (86.54%) Oracle
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Remedy
3 2 (3.85%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) IDERA