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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 34 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.42% 1.41% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.80% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
196 222 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 81.67% 78.17% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 164 203 151
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (66.67%) PHPUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) LAMP
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Lucene
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) JDBC
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) NUnit
1 4 (66.67%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Full Stack Developer
1 4 (66.67%) LAMP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) LAMP
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) JDBC
2 2 (33.33%) Lucene
2 2 (33.33%) ODBC
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Linked Data
2 2 (33.33%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test-First Development
3 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) SPARQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft