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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 33
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
114 148 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 83.82% 73.63% 74.79%
Number of salaries quoted 77 113 119
Average salary £40,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Test Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA