The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 18 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.75% - 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% - 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
97 187 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 85.09% 74.21% 62.18%
Number of salaries quoted 56 139 83
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £40,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SOA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Midlands region.

SOA Salary Trend in the Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Back Office
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Essbase
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) Essbase
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Hyperion