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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 43 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.71% - 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% - 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £47,500 - £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
201 239 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 71.53% 85.05% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 190 191 188
Average salary £39,000 £41,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.87% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,359 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperion