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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 38 34 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Permanent jobs citing SOA 23 40 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.59% 6.72% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 7.60% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 4
Average salary £42,500 £61,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.32% +47.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,388 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.07%
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
436 526 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 87.03% 88.40% 79.67%
Number of salaries quoted 359 460 377
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 27 February 2015. 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 -1 23 £42,500 -32.00% 6
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 28 (77.78%) 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 11 (30.56%) SQL
6 8 (22.22%) HTML
6 8 (22.22%) CSS
6 8 (22.22%) SOAP
6 8 (22.22%) Linux
6 8 (22.22%) HTML5
6 8 (22.22%) CSS3
7 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
7 7 (19.44%) .NET
8 6 (16.67%) Windows
8 6 (16.67%) XHTML
8 6 (16.67%) HTTP
8 6 (16.67%) MVC
8 6 (16.67%) Validation
8 6 (16.67%) OO
8 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (16.67%) REST
8 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 6 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (16.67%) W3C
9 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 27 (75.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
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
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Ant
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (63.89%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 11 (30.56%) 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%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 23 (63.89%) Middleware
3 8 (22.22%) CSS
3 8 (22.22%) SOAP
3 8 (22.22%) HTML
3 8 (22.22%) HTML5
3 8 (22.22%) CSS3
4 7 (19.44%) .NET
4 7 (19.44%) .NET Framework
5 6 (16.67%) XHTML
5 6 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (5.56%) Flask
6 2 (5.56%) Jinja
6 2 (5.56%) jQuery
6 2 (5.56%) SQLAlchemy
6 2 (5.56%) JSON
6 2 (5.56%) Ajax
7 1 (2.78%) RESTful
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) UNIX
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) OO
1 6 (16.67%) MVC
1 6 (16.67%) Validation
1 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
2 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (5.56%) OOP
3 2 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (2.78%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) VCP4
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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