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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 46 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.04% 0.33% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.42% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -12.19%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
241 236 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 83.68% 78.15% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 184 173 104
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £28,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Essbase
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) Essbase
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (66.67%) Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Hyperion