The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 46 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.78% 1.75% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.01% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
SOA
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
216 249 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 76.87% 87.37% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 195 147 120
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

SOA
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

SOA Salary Trend in Solihull

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 11 (78.57%) PL/SQL
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
1 11 (78.57%) WebLogic
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
1 11 (78.57%) Hyperion
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle BI EE
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Essbase
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 11 (78.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle BI EE
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (21.43%) Essbase
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle DBA
1 11 (78.57%) DBA
2 8 (57.14%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Solaris
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) PL/SQL
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
1 11 (78.57%) Hyperion
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft