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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 83 144 127
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 170 71 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.99% 1.40% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 1.70% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 131 62 48
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £64,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
4945 4186 3553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.86% 82.73% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 3569 2861
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Warwickshire +41 74 £52,500 -4.54% 6
Birmingham +25 50 £54,285 +55.10% 12
Staffordshire -3 12 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Coventry -7 11 £50,000 +6.72% 2
Solihull +8 6 £43,750 +12.90% 1
Dudley - 5 £25,000 -
Worcestershire -6 2 £33,750 -13.46% 1
Walsall - 2 £82,500 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 174 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (52.86%) SQL
3 112 (40.00%) .NET
4 107 (38.21%) Continuous Integration
5 106 (37.86%) Java
6 105 (37.50%) C#
7 104 (37.14%) Scrum
8 101 (36.07%) TDD
9 97 (34.64%) ASP.NET
10 92 (32.86%) JavaScript
11 90 (32.14%) HTML
12 87 (31.07%) SQL Server
12 87 (31.07%) Software Engineering
12 87 (31.07%) Degree
13 86 (30.71%) RESTful
14 83 (29.64%) Unit Testing
15 82 (29.29%) MySQL
16 76 (27.14%) CSS
16 76 (27.14%) Web Services
17 72 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
18 71 (25.36%) JBoss
18 71 (25.36%) Mathematics
19 68 (24.29%) Java EE
19 68 (24.29%) Jenkins
20 67 (23.93%) Dependency Injection
21 66 (23.57%) JMS
21 66 (23.57%) Billing
21 66 (23.57%) Spring
22 65 (23.21%) XML
23 64 (22.86%) Hibernate

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 71 (25.36%) JBoss
2 64 (22.86%) GlassFish
3 31 (11.07%) WildFly
4 13 (4.64%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (4.64%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.93%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.14%) IIS
6 6 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.79%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.79%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.43%) Apache
8 4 (1.43%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.43%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.71%) CICS
10 2 (0.71%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.71%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.36%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.14%) SaaS
3 7 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.50%) Force.com
4 6 (2.14%) PaaS
5 4 (1.43%) Bluemix
6 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.07%) IaaS
7 2 (0.71%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.29%) Firewall
1 12 (4.29%) SAN
2 11 (3.93%) LAN
2 11 (3.93%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (3.93%) WLAN
3 3 (1.07%) SSL
3 3 (1.07%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (31.07%) SQL Server
2 82 (29.29%) MySQL
3 72 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (11.07%) Relational Database
5 26 (9.29%) RDBMS
6 18 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (3.21%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.86%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.50%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.14%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.79%) Big Data
13 4 (1.43%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.43%) QlikView
14 3 (1.07%) DB2
14 3 (1.07%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 68 (24.29%) Jenkins
2 64 (22.86%) Hudson
3 63 (22.50%) Cucumber
4 59 (21.07%) RSpec
5 40 (14.29%) Selenium
6 35 (12.50%) WATIR
7 33 (11.79%) JUnit
8 32 (11.43%) Visual Studio
9 31 (11.07%) JBehave
10 25 (8.93%) Git (software)
10 25 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (4.64%) Subversion
12 9 (3.21%) NUnit
13 6 (2.14%) ReSharper
13 6 (2.14%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.43%) PHPUnit
15 3 (1.07%) NSubstitute
15 3 (1.07%) Ranorex
16 2 (0.71%) JIRA
16 2 (0.71%) Moq
General
1 66 (23.57%) Billing
2 49 (17.50%) Finance
3 26 (9.29%) Retail
4 16 (5.71%) Local Government
5 11 (3.93%) Marketing
6 10 (3.57%) Banking
7 8 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.79%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 168 (60.00%) Developer
2 63 (22.50%) Senior Developer
3 61 (21.79%) Java Developer
4 57 (20.36%) .NET Developer
5 51 (18.21%) Agile Developer
5 51 (18.21%) Architect
6 49 (17.50%) Agile Java Developer
7 45 (16.07%) C# Developer
8 40 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
9 35 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 32 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
11 31 (11.07%) Lead Developer
12 26 (9.29%) Senior Agile Developer
12 26 (9.29%) Solutions Architect
13 25 (8.93%) Java Engineer
13 25 (8.93%) Lead Java Developer
13 25 (8.93%) Senior Agile Java Developer
14 23 (8.21%) Senior Java Engineer
15 17 (6.07%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (40.00%) .NET
2 97 (34.64%) ASP.NET
3 90 (32.14%) HTML
4 86 (30.71%) RESTful
5 76 (27.14%) CSS
5 76 (27.14%) Web Services
6 68 (24.29%) Java EE
7 66 (23.57%) JMS
7 66 (23.57%) Spring
8 65 (23.21%) XML
9 64 (22.86%) Hibernate
9 64 (22.86%) JAX-RS
9 64 (22.86%) JPA
9 64 (22.86%) RESTEasy
10 48 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (13.21%) HTML5
11 37 (13.21%) WCF
12 30 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 29 (10.36%) AngularJS
14 28 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 71 (25.36%) Mathematics
2 25 (8.93%) Smart Meter
3 23 (8.21%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.93%) Private Cloud
5 10 (3.57%) N-Tier
6 9 (3.21%) User Experience
7 8 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.50%) Economics
9 6 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.14%) e-Learning
9 6 (2.14%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.79%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.79%) Linked Data
10 5 (1.79%) Semantic Web
10 5 (1.79%) VLE
11 3 (1.07%) PKI
12 2 (0.71%) Clustering
12 2 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.00%) Windows
2 21 (7.50%) Linux
3 18 (6.43%) Unix
4 10 (3.57%) Android
4 10 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.21%) Mac OS X
5 9 (3.21%) MVS
6 5 (1.79%) Solaris
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (38.21%) Continuous Integration
3 104 (37.14%) Scrum
4 101 (36.07%) TDD
5 87 (31.07%) Software Engineering
6 83 (29.64%) Unit Testing
7 67 (23.93%) Dependency Injection
8 61 (21.79%) MVC
9 54 (19.29%) Mentoring
10 52 (18.57%) Coaching
10 52 (18.57%) OO
11 48 (17.14%) DSDM
11 48 (17.14%) Workflow
12 35 (12.50%) Software Delivery
13 33 (11.79%) Web Development
14 29 (10.36%) Release Management
14 29 (10.36%) SDLC
15 28 (10.00%) OOP
15 28 (10.00%) TOGAF
16 26 (9.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 148 (52.86%) SQL
2 106 (37.86%) Java
3 105 (37.50%) C#
4 92 (32.86%) JavaScript
5 44 (15.71%) Ruby
6 34 (12.14%) T-SQL
7 25 (8.93%) Groovy
8 24 (8.57%) XPath
9 18 (6.43%) C
10 15 (5.36%) PHP
11 13 (4.64%) VB.NET
12 10 (3.57%) Python
13 9 (3.21%) Apex Code
13 9 (3.21%) Perl
14 8 (2.86%) C++
15 5 (1.79%) Clojure
15 5 (1.79%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.79%) Scala
16 4 (1.43%) SPARQL
17 3 (1.07%) VB
Qualifications
1 87 (31.07%) Degree
2 38 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.00%) MCSD
4 9 (3.21%) MCTS
5 8 (2.86%) MCPD
6 7 (2.50%) A+ Certification
6 7 (2.50%) MCP
7 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.36%) CCNA
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.36%) MCITP
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.50%) QA
2 9 (3.21%) SLA
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (8.93%) Docker
2 3 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 25 (8.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 61 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 47 (16.79%) Oracle
3 9 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.79%) Adobe
4 5 (1.79%) Facebook
4 5 (1.79%) Twitter
5 4 (1.43%) DevExpress
5 4 (1.43%) Kony
6 3 (1.07%) Ab Initio
6 3 (1.07%) IBM
6 3 (1.07%) Informatica
6 3 (1.07%) webMethods
7 2 (0.71%) BEA
7 2 (0.71%) Metastorm
7 2 (0.71%) OpenText
7 2 (0.71%) Pega
7 2 (0.71%) SAP
7 2 (0.71%) Software AG
7 2 (0.71%) Talend
7 2 (0.71%) Zend
Warwick, Warwickshire
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 23 Days Holiday+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + pension +25 days hol +salary reviews
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
REPL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 46 days hols + exc bens
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
First Utility
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £54285 per annum + 40d Hol+Final Sal Pen+Health
Posted: 15 days ago
Solihull
aap3
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £54285 per annum + 40d Hol+Final Sal Pen+Health
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Vsolvit4u
Salary: £25,000
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Vsolvit4u
Salary: £38,000
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Vsolvit4u
Salary: £34,000
Posted: 23 days ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago