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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 139 121 96
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -25
Permanent jobs citing SOA 65 73 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.30% 1.69% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 2.12% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 58 54 113
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £57,250 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
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
4091 3436 3594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.00% 79.54% 75.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3528 2780 3095
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 19 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Staffordshire +4 14 £40,000 +14.28%
Warwickshire -18 11 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Solihull +1 8 £46,250 - 3
Coventry -3 8 £45,925 +24.12% 7
Worcestershire +7 1 £39,000 -23.90%
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 120 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (44.62%) Java
3 79 (40.51%) JavaScript
4 75 (38.46%) HTML
5 74 (37.95%) .NET
6 69 (35.38%) CSS
6 69 (35.38%) MVC
7 63 (32.31%) XML
8 60 (30.77%) SQL
8 60 (30.77%) Security Cleared
9 59 (30.26%) SC Cleared
10 56 (28.72%) jQuery
11 55 (28.21%) Oracle
12 48 (24.62%) C#
13 47 (24.10%) HTML5
14 46 (23.59%) Mentoring
14 46 (23.59%) Ant
14 46 (23.59%) Windows
15 43 (22.05%) PhoneGap
16 42 (21.54%) JIRA
17 39 (20.00%) Microsoft
17 39 (20.00%) Ajax
18 38 (19.49%) TDD
18 38 (19.49%) Git (software)
18 38 (19.49%) AngularJS
19 37 (18.97%) JSON
19 37 (18.97%) Scrum
19 37 (18.97%) OOP
20 36 (18.46%) SQL Server
21 35 (17.95%) ASP.NET

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 24 (12.31%) WebLogic
2 19 (9.74%) WebSphere
3 13 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.15%) JBoss
5 10 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (4.10%) Umbraco
7 7 (3.59%) Tomcat
7 7 (3.59%) MQSeries
7 7 (3.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (2.05%) Apache
10 3 (1.54%) IIS
10 3 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.54%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.03%) Sonic ESB
11 2 (1.03%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.51%) SAS
12 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Integration
12 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (3.08%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.05%) SPSS
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.54%) Internet
1 3 (1.54%) Firewall
1 3 (1.54%) Network Security
2 1 (0.51%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.21%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (5.64%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.08%) Big Data
7 6 (3.08%) MySQL
7 6 (3.08%) EDRMS
7 6 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.56%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.05%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (2.05%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.05%) Essbase
9 4 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.05%) OLAP
9 4 (2.05%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 46 (23.59%) Ant
2 42 (21.54%) JIRA
3 38 (19.49%) Git (software)
4 22 (11.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 13 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 12 (6.15%) Hudson
6 12 (6.15%) Talend Open Studio
7 11 (5.64%) Subversion
7 11 (5.64%) Selenium
8 10 (5.13%) Maven
8 10 (5.13%) JUnit
9 9 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (4.62%) Jenkins
10 8 (4.10%) Cucumber
11 6 (3.08%) Phing
12 4 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (1.54%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.54%) NetBeans
13 3 (1.54%) ReSharper
13 3 (1.54%) WATIR
General
1 32 (16.41%) Finance
2 29 (14.87%) Retail
3 11 (5.64%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.62%) Banking
5 8 (4.10%) Back Office
6 4 (2.05%) Marketing
7 2 (1.03%) Local Government
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 86 (44.10%) Developer
2 57 (29.23%) Architect
3 39 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 25 (12.82%) Applications Developer
5 22 (11.28%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 22 (11.28%) Mobile Developer
6 19 (9.74%) .NET Developer
7 17 (8.72%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (8.21%) Java Developer
9 14 (7.18%) Senior Applications Developer
10 13 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 13 (6.67%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
11 12 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (5.64%) Senior Architect
13 10 (5.13%) Consultant
13 10 (5.13%) DBA
13 10 (5.13%) Oracle DBA
13 10 (5.13%) Team Leader
14 9 (4.62%) Analyst
14 9 (4.62%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (38.46%) HTML
2 74 (37.95%) .NET
3 69 (35.38%) CSS
4 63 (32.31%) XML
5 56 (28.72%) jQuery
6 47 (24.10%) HTML5
7 43 (22.05%) PhoneGap
8 39 (20.00%) Ajax
9 38 (19.49%) AngularJS
10 37 (18.97%) JSON
11 35 (17.95%) ASP.NET
12 31 (15.90%) Web Services
13 23 (11.79%) Silverlight
14 21 (10.77%) CSS3
15 20 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (10.26%) XSLT
16 19 (9.74%) .NET Framework
16 19 (9.74%) REST
17 18 (9.23%) WCF
18 16 (8.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.38%) N-Tier
2 27 (13.85%) User Experience
3 24 (12.31%) Mobile App
4 22 (11.28%) Blackberry
5 10 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (5.13%) Data Integration
6 6 (3.08%) Taxonomies
7 5 (2.56%) GIS
7 5 (2.56%) Open Source
8 3 (1.54%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.51%) IVR
10 1 (0.51%) Clustering
10 1 (0.51%) VSAM
10 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.59%) Windows
2 29 (14.87%) Android
3 27 (13.85%) Apple iOS
3 27 (13.85%) Windows 8
4 7 (3.59%) UNIX
5 5 (2.56%) Solaris
5 5 (2.56%) Linux
6 3 (1.54%) AIX
6 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (35.38%) MVC
3 46 (23.59%) Mentoring
4 38 (19.49%) TDD
5 37 (18.97%) Scrum
5 37 (18.97%) OOP
6 27 (13.85%) Enterprise Architecture
7 24 (12.31%) Unit Testing
8 23 (11.79%) E-Commerce
9 22 (11.28%) Android Development
9 22 (11.28%) iOS Development
10 20 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (8.72%) Migration
12 15 (7.69%) Waterfall
13 14 (7.18%) TOGAF
13 14 (7.18%) OO
14 12 (6.15%) Release Management
14 12 (6.15%) Software Engineering
14 12 (6.15%) Project Management
15 11 (5.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 87 (44.62%) Java
2 79 (40.51%) JavaScript
3 60 (30.77%) SQL
4 48 (24.62%) C#
5 22 (11.28%) ActionScript
5 22 (11.28%) Objective-C
5 22 (11.28%) ActionScript 3.0
6 20 (10.26%) PL/SQL
7 17 (8.72%) VB.NET
8 11 (5.64%) PHP
9 9 (4.62%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.08%) XPath
11 5 (2.56%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.54%) VB
12 3 (1.54%) Groovy
13 2 (1.03%) VB6
13 2 (1.03%) Ruby
13 2 (1.03%) Korn
13 2 (1.03%) Python
13 2 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 60 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 59 (30.26%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.54%) OCP
5 3 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.54%) MCSD
5 3 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.51%) PMP
6 1 (0.51%) ISEB
6 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 55 (28.21%) Oracle
2 39 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (13.85%) Sencha
4 22 (11.28%) Appcelerator
5 14 (7.18%) Adobe
6 12 (6.15%) Talend
7 10 (5.13%) Hyperion
8 9 (4.62%) IBM
9 8 (4.10%) TIBCO
10 7 (3.59%) Informatica
10 7 (3.59%) AccuRev
11 6 (3.08%) Open Text
11 6 (3.08%) EMC
12 5 (2.56%) Splunk
13 4 (2.05%) webMethods
13 4 (2.05%) Cisco
14 3 (1.54%) McAfee
14 3 (1.54%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.54%) HP
14 3 (1.54%) Software AG
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
set2recruit
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Sainsbury
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Full Benefits inc Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + it
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Negotiable, Competitive Bens.
Posted: 19 days ago
Solihull
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension and Health Care
Posted: 23 days ago