The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 26 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.47% - 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% - 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £82,500 - £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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 Walsall region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
121 57 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 88.97% 76.00% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 101 46 51
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £19,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

SOA
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

SOA Salary Trend in Walsall

SOA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Walsall 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%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Apache CXF
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Talend
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Walsall 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
1 2 (66.67%) Apache CXF
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Talend