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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 53 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 15 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.49% 1.83% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.32% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 21
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 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
487 518 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.90% 78.84% 74.03%
Number of salaries quoted 404 454 444
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +12 15 £45,000 -10.00% 2
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 30 (73.17%) SQL
2 27 (65.85%) Java
3 23 (56.10%) Linux
4 20 (48.78%) EAI
5 18 (43.90%) .NET
5 18 (43.90%) DB2
5 18 (43.90%) Change Management
5 18 (43.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (39.02%) Middleware
7 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
7 15 (36.59%) ITIL
7 15 (36.59%) Windows
7 15 (36.59%) Degree
7 15 (36.59%) Computer Science
7 15 (36.59%) QA
7 15 (36.59%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (31.71%) TIBCO
9 12 (29.27%) Python
10 11 (26.83%) Web Services
10 11 (26.83%) JMS
11 10 (24.39%) SLA
11 10 (24.39%) Shell Script
11 10 (24.39%) TIBCO Hawk
11 10 (24.39%) BusinessWorks
11 10 (24.39%) Ruby
11 10 (24.39%) TIBCO EMS
12 9 (21.95%) HTML
12 9 (21.95%) MVC
12 9 (21.95%) HTML5
13 8 (19.51%) Oracle

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (24.39%) TIBCO EMS
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.88%) CMS
4 2 (4.88%) NServiceBus
4 2 (4.88%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 10 (24.39%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) DB2
2 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
3 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Subversion
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.44%) Ant
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Team Leader
3 8 (19.51%) Release Manager
4 7 (17.07%) Technical Leader
5 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Technical Team Leader
6 5 (12.20%) Test Team Leader
6 5 (12.20%) Test Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Integration Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Testing Manager
7 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Trainer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) .NET
2 16 (39.02%) Middleware
3 11 (26.83%) JMS
3 11 (26.83%) Web Services
4 9 (21.95%) HTML
4 9 (21.95%) HTML5
5 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
6 7 (17.07%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (17.07%) REST
6 7 (17.07%) CSS3
6 7 (17.07%) CSS
7 6 (14.63%) SOAP
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
8 5 (12.20%) XHTML
9 4 (9.76%) XML
10 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (7.32%) LINQ
11 2 (4.88%) jQuery
11 2 (4.88%) JSON
11 2 (4.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Computer Science
1 15 (36.59%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (12.20%) W3C
3 2 (4.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Linux
2 15 (36.59%) Windows
3 8 (19.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (17.07%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) EAI
2 18 (43.90%) Change Management
2 18 (43.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (36.59%) ITIL
4 9 (21.95%) MVC
5 8 (19.51%) OO
5 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
5 8 (19.51%) Project Management
6 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.20%) Validation
7 5 (12.20%) Release Management
7 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Progressive Enhancement
8 3 (7.32%) Change Control
8 3 (7.32%) Load Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.32%) Use Case
9 2 (4.88%) TDD
9 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) SQL
2 27 (65.85%) Java
3 12 (29.27%) Python
4 10 (24.39%) Shell Script
4 10 (24.39%) Ruby
5 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.76%) C#
7 2 (4.88%) C++
7 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.88%) Perl
7 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.88%) C
8 1 (2.44%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (36.59%) QA
2 10 (24.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) TIBCO
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.32%) webMethods
4 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.88%) Twitter
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) WSO2
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