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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 34 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 39 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.80% 2.08% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.61% 2.43% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 15
Median salary £47,500 £28,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+65.21% -36.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
590 370 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 87.80% 85.65% 83.19%
Number of salaries quoted 392 285 410
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £70,000
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +6 38 £47,500 +65.21% 1
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 34 (82.93%) Oracle
2 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
3 22 (53.66%) SC Cleared
3 22 (53.66%) XML
4 19 (46.34%) Oracle Service Bus
5 15 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (34.15%) SDLC
6 14 (34.15%) Service Design
6 14 (34.15%) XSD
6 14 (34.15%) XSLT
6 14 (34.15%) SOAP
6 14 (34.15%) Web Services
6 14 (34.15%) Java
6 14 (34.15%) FTP
6 14 (34.15%) HTTP
6 14 (34.15%) WSDL
6 14 (34.15%) HTTPS
6 14 (34.15%) JMS
6 14 (34.15%) SSL
6 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (34.15%) XPath
7 9 (21.95%) WebLogic
7 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
7 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (19.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
8 8 (19.51%) Oracle Identity Management
8 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
8 8 (19.51%) SQL
8 8 (19.51%) J2EE

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 19 (46.34%) Oracle Service Bus
2 9 (21.95%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.32%) Mule
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) FTP
1 14 (34.15%) HTTP
1 14 (34.15%) HTTPS
1 14 (34.15%) SSL
2 8 (19.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
2 8 (19.51%) MySQL
3 5 (12.20%) Informix
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) JDeveloper
2 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Administrator
2 12 (29.27%) Technical Administrator
3 11 (26.83%) Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (12.20%) DBA
5 5 (12.20%) SQL DBA
6 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (9.76%) Project Delivery Manager
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Agile Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) XML
2 14 (34.15%) JMS
2 14 (34.15%) SOAP
2 14 (34.15%) Web Services
2 14 (34.15%) WSDL
2 14 (34.15%) XSD
2 14 (34.15%) XSLT
3 8 (19.51%) J2EE
3 8 (19.51%) SAML
4 6 (14.63%) Middleware
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (7.32%) Java SE
7 1 (2.44%) JAAS
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.44%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Unix
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (34.15%) SDLC
1 14 (34.15%) Service Design
2 9 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
3 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
4 7 (17.07%) Scrum
5 4 (9.76%) Budget Control
5 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) UML
7 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.88%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (4.88%) Logistics
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.88%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Java
1 14 (34.15%) XPath
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 22 (53.66%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle Identity Management
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Remedy
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) IDERA
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