The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 134 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 101 124 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.74% 2.16% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.48% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75 106 98
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,065 £36,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.97% +3.00%
SOA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5075 4996 4508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.33% 87.04% 83.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3998 4069 3734
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SOA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SOA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SOA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SOA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -18 39 £50,000 - 3
Warwickshire -11 29 £50,000 +5.26%
Staffordshire +8 17 £48,500 +23.56% 2
Coventry -3 4 £44,750 -14.76% 3
Solihull +16 1 £90,000 +89.47%
Walsall +3 1 £80,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SOA.

1 178 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (56.67%) .NET
3 169 (56.33%) SQL
4 153 (51.00%) C#
5 121 (40.33%) ASP.NET
6 115 (38.33%) XML
7 113 (37.67%) Java
8 111 (37.00%) Scrum
9 110 (36.67%) Oracle
10 109 (36.33%) SQL Server
11 106 (35.33%) HTML
11 106 (35.33%) Degree
12 93 (31.00%) MVC
13 86 (28.67%) Software Engineering
14 84 (28.00%) RESTful
15 82 (27.33%) Web Services
15 82 (27.33%) Unit Testing
16 81 (27.00%) JavaScript
17 79 (26.33%) TDD
17 79 (26.33%) Continuous Integration
18 78 (26.00%) WCF
18 78 (26.00%) CSS
19 74 (24.67%) MySQL
19 74 (24.67%) JBoss
20 73 (24.33%) Dependency Injection
21 72 (24.00%) Mentoring
21 72 (24.00%) Java EE
22 71 (23.67%) ASP.NET MVC
23 68 (22.67%) Spring
24 67 (22.33%) PostgreSQL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 74 (24.67%) JBoss
2 62 (20.67%) GlassFish
3 56 (18.67%) WildFly
4 34 (11.33%) Apache Spark
5 21 (7.00%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (7.00%) SharePoint
6 15 (5.00%) WebLogic
7 12 (4.00%) WebSphere
8 11 (3.67%) IIS
9 10 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (2.33%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (1.33%) Apache
13 2 (0.67%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.67%) Mule
14 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.33%) CICS
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 31 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.67%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.67%) Exstream
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.33%) SaaS
4 2 (0.67%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 2 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.67%) Heroku
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.67%) SSL
1 14 (4.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.33%) Internet
3 2 (0.67%) Firewall
3 2 (0.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) ATM
4 1 (0.33%) LAN
4 1 (0.33%) SAN
4 1 (0.33%) VoIP
4 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (36.33%) SQL Server
2 74 (24.67%) MySQL
3 67 (22.33%) PostgreSQL
3 67 (22.33%) Relational Database
4 52 (17.33%) RDBMS
5 42 (14.00%) MongoDB
6 39 (13.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 39 (13.00%) NoSQL
7 38 (12.67%) Big Data
8 35 (11.67%) Hadoop
9 25 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (4.00%) DB2
11 12 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.67%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.67%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.67%) SAP HANA
14 3 (1.00%) GIS
15 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 64 (21.33%) Jenkins
1 64 (21.33%) JUnit
2 62 (20.67%) Hudson
3 56 (18.67%) JBehave
4 46 (15.33%) Git (software)
5 39 (13.00%) Visual Studio
6 34 (11.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (9.00%) Cucumber
7 27 (9.00%) Selenium
8 24 (8.00%) RSpec
9 22 (7.33%) Subversion
10 21 (7.00%) WATIR
11 16 (5.33%) NUnit
11 16 (5.33%) ReSharper
12 14 (4.67%) NSubstitute
13 9 (3.00%) Maven
13 9 (3.00%) Moq
14 8 (2.67%) Ant
15 7 (2.33%) Gradle
16 4 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 62 (20.67%) Retail
2 48 (16.00%) Finance
3 27 (9.00%) Billing
4 17 (5.67%) Banking
4 17 (5.67%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.67%) Back Office
9 4 (1.33%) Marketing
10 2 (0.67%) Games
10 2 (0.67%) Legal
10 2 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 208 (69.33%) Developer
2 95 (31.67%) .NET Developer
3 85 (28.33%) Senior Developer
4 83 (27.67%) C# Developer
5 73 (24.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 70 (23.33%) Java Developer
7 47 (15.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 47 (15.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 40 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
9 37 (12.33%) Senior C# Developer
10 36 (12.00%) Architect
11 35 (11.67%) C# Software Developer
11 35 (11.67%) Lead Developer
12 33 (11.00%) Senior .NET Developer
13 32 (10.67%) .NET Software Developer
14 31 (10.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 22 (7.33%) Lead Java Developer
16 21 (7.00%) Senior Software Developer
17 20 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 20 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (56.67%) .NET
2 121 (40.33%) ASP.NET
3 115 (38.33%) XML
4 106 (35.33%) HTML
5 84 (28.00%) RESTful
6 82 (27.33%) Web Services
7 78 (26.00%) CSS
7 78 (26.00%) WCF
8 72 (24.00%) Java EE
9 71 (23.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 68 (22.67%) Spring
11 64 (21.33%) JMS
12 60 (20.00%) Hibernate
13 59 (19.67%) JAX-RS
14 56 (18.67%) JPA
14 56 (18.67%) RESTEasy
15 53 (17.67%) HornetQ
16 49 (16.33%) jQuery
17 47 (15.67%) REST
18 41 (13.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 65 (21.67%) Mathematics
2 56 (18.67%) Mobile App
3 37 (12.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 26 (8.67%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (7.33%) Computer Science
5 22 (7.33%) Smart Meter
6 16 (5.33%) N-Tier
7 14 (4.67%) Inversion of Control
8 13 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (3.00%) e-Learning
9 9 (3.00%) Fintech
9 9 (3.00%) User Experience
10 7 (2.33%) NHS
10 7 (2.33%) PMI
11 5 (1.67%) Blockchain
11 5 (1.67%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.67%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.33%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.33%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.67%) Android
1 32 (10.67%) Apple iOS
2 26 (8.67%) Windows
3 20 (6.67%) Unix
4 19 (6.33%) Linux
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (37.00%) Scrum
3 93 (31.00%) MVC
4 86 (28.67%) Software Engineering
5 82 (27.33%) Unit Testing
6 79 (26.33%) Continuous Integration
6 79 (26.33%) TDD
7 73 (24.33%) Dependency Injection
8 72 (24.00%) Mentoring
9 53 (17.67%) Functional Testing
9 53 (17.67%) OO
10 51 (17.00%) Coaching
11 40 (13.33%) Software Delivery
12 39 (13.00%) Release Management
12 39 (13.00%) Wealth Management
13 38 (12.67%) DSDM
14 37 (12.33%) Analytics
15 35 (11.67%) UML
16 33 (11.00%) Kanban
16 33 (11.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 169 (56.33%) SQL
2 153 (51.00%) C#
3 113 (37.67%) Java
4 81 (27.00%) JavaScript
5 64 (21.33%) T-SQL
6 37 (12.33%) Python
7 36 (12.00%) Clojure
8 34 (11.33%) XPath
9 32 (10.67%) Scala
10 21 (7.00%) Ruby
11 14 (4.67%) XAML
12 7 (2.33%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.00%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.33%) Erlang
14 4 (1.33%) F#
14 4 (1.33%) Go
14 4 (1.33%) Haskell
14 4 (1.33%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.00%) Groovy
15 3 (1.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 106 (35.33%) Degree
2 43 (14.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (8.67%) MCSD
4 15 (5.00%) MCTS
5 14 (4.67%) MCPD
6 7 (2.33%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.00%) PhD
8 1 (0.33%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (8.00%) Docker
2 3 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (7.33%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 110 (36.67%) Oracle
2 57 (19.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (10.67%) Facebook
3 32 (10.67%) Twitter
4 14 (4.67%) DevExpress
5 7 (2.33%) Rackspace
6 6 (2.00%) SAP
7 5 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.33%) Talend
9 3 (1.00%) IBM
10 2 (0.67%) HP
10 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.67%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.33%) Adobe
11 1 (0.33%) BEA
11 1 (0.33%) Kronos
11 1 (0.33%) Netezza
11 1 (0.33%) Sybase
11 1 (0.33%) VMware
11 1 (0.33%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Gym
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Annapurna HR
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Contact Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits are applied after probation
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Utility
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31k - 47k per year + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago