The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 51 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 16 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.52% 2.14% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.65% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 15
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
519 453 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.73% 80.60% 70.12%
Number of salaries quoted 434 393 435
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
SOA
North West

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +4 16 £45,000 -10.00% 2
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 47 (83.93%) Java
2 35 (62.50%) SQL
3 30 (53.57%) Linux
3 30 (53.57%) Middleware
4 27 (48.21%) EAI
5 24 (42.86%) OO
5 24 (42.86%) DB2
5 24 (42.86%) Change Management
5 24 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (42.86%) Degree
6 21 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 21 (37.50%) ITIL
6 21 (37.50%) Web Services
7 20 (35.71%) Oracle
7 20 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (33.93%) QA
9 18 (32.14%) .NET
9 18 (32.14%) Windows
9 18 (32.14%) UML
9 18 (32.14%) TIBCO
10 17 (30.36%) MySQL
11 15 (26.79%) OOD
11 15 (26.79%) JMS
12 14 (25.00%) Python
12 14 (25.00%) Shell Script
12 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 13 (23.21%) TIBCO Hawk
13 13 (23.21%) BusinessWorks
13 13 (23.21%) TIBCO EMS
14 12 (21.43%) Ruby

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 13 (23.21%) TIBCO EMS
2 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Process Server
3 3 (5.36%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (5.36%) WebLogic Integration
3 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.36%) Apache
3 3 (5.36%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.79%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.79%) Mule
Business Applications
1 13 (23.21%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
1 2 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) Intranet
2 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) DB2
2 17 (30.36%) MySQL
3 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
5 7 (12.50%) Big Data
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Subversion
1 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) Maven
2 3 (5.36%) JUnit
2 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Architect
1 15 (26.79%) Solutions Architect
1 15 (26.79%) Team Leader
2 12 (21.43%) Release Manager
3 10 (17.86%) Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Test Manager
5 8 (14.29%) Integration Manager
5 8 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
6 7 (12.50%) Technical Leader
6 7 (12.50%) Testing Manager
6 7 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
7 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Java Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Java Architect
9 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) Middleware
2 21 (37.50%) Web Services
3 18 (32.14%) .NET
4 15 (26.79%) JMS
5 9 (16.07%) HTML
5 9 (16.07%) CSS
6 6 (10.71%) XML
6 6 (10.71%) HTML5
6 6 (10.71%) CSS3
7 5 (8.93%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (8.93%) jQuery
7 5 (8.93%) Ajax
7 5 (8.93%) JSON
7 5 (8.93%) SOAP
8 4 (7.14%) XHTML
8 4 (7.14%) J2EE
8 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (7.14%) REST
9 3 (5.36%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 20 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.14%) W3C
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 3 (5.36%) DataPower
4 3 (5.36%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (53.57%) Linux
2 18 (32.14%) Windows
3 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) EAI
2 24 (42.86%) Change Management
2 24 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (42.86%) OO
3 21 (37.50%) ITIL
4 18 (32.14%) UML
5 15 (26.79%) OOD
6 12 (21.43%) Project Management
6 12 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.07%) MVC
7 9 (16.07%) Release Management
7 9 (16.07%) Integration Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 7 (12.50%) TDD
9 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.93%) Use Case
10 5 (8.93%) Load Testing
10 5 (8.93%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) Java
2 35 (62.50%) SQL
3 14 (25.00%) Python
3 14 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 12 (21.43%) Ruby
5 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.14%) C
7 3 (5.36%) PHP
7 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.57%) C#
8 2 (3.57%) C++
8 2 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.93%) QA
2 12 (21.43%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Oracle
2 18 (32.14%) TIBCO
3 12 (21.43%) WSO2
3 12 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.14%) JBoss
5 3 (5.36%) IBM
5 3 (5.36%) Kony
5 3 (5.36%) webMethods
6 2 (3.57%) Zend
6 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.57%) Twitter
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