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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 56 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.43% 2.94% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 3.48% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 24
Median salary - £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
382 431 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.62% 84.51% 87.79%
Number of salaries quoted 306 313 489
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 24 June 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 -12 2 - - 5
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle
3 13 (86.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (86.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 13 (86.67%) Oracle ODI
4 10 (66.67%) Middleware
4 10 (66.67%) SDLC
4 10 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) Unix
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
9 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
9 1 (6.67%) Retail
9 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) JIRA
9 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (6.67%) Project Management

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 13 (86.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SOA Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (66.67%) Middleware
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) JMS
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (66.67%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
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