The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 16 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.70% 0.34% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 0.46% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 218 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 80.74% 74.91% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 59 161 107
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
England

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 29 July 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 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (50.00%) Back Office
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) WSDL
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) HL7
4 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (25.00%) Itk
4 2 (25.00%) MVVM
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Essbase
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) Itk
2 2 (25.00%) WSDL
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) SystemC
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) MVVM
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) BPEL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) HL7
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
2 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle