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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 45 39
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 1.00% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.33% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £37,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.23%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
224 225 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 78.05% 74.75% 82.79%
Number of salaries quoted 178 173 132
Average salary £41,000 £38,765 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +10.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £26,816 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Fujitsu