The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Redditch region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 26 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 1.39% - 4.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% - 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
Worcestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 49 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 86.11% 84.48% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 59 39 47
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

SOA
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ScrumMaster
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA