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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 1.41% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
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 Walsall region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
60 78 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 84.51% 90.70% 87.72%
Number of salaries quoted 51 74 48
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £43,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 10 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP