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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 101 137 85
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -52
Permanent jobs citing SOA 114 76 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.10% 1.36% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 1.76% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 98 58 125
Average salary £56,250 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,200 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
4141 4315 3651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.40% 77.33% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3419 3640 3109
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +34 58 £65,000 +30.00% 7
Staffordshire +4 32 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Warwickshire +11 9 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Coventry -4 7 £70,000 +60.00%
Shropshire -7 2 £35,000 -26.31%
Dudley - 2 £38,000 - 1
Worcestershire -5 1 £47,500 - 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 93 (41.52%) .NET
2 84 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (35.71%) SQL
4 79 (35.27%) SQL Server
5 75 (33.48%) JavaScript
6 74 (33.04%) HTML
7 71 (31.70%) CSS
8 70 (31.25%) ASP.NET
9 68 (30.36%) XML
10 61 (27.23%) TDD
11 59 (26.34%) Unit Testing
12 57 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
12 57 (25.45%) Java
13 56 (25.00%) VB.NET
14 52 (23.21%) HTML5
15 51 (22.77%) N-Tier
16 48 (21.43%) Ajax
16 48 (21.43%) JIRA
17 47 (20.98%) C#
18 44 (19.64%) Windows
18 44 (19.64%) Security Cleared
19 43 (19.20%) Microsoft
19 43 (19.20%) MVC
20 42 (18.75%) Oracle
21 41 (18.30%) Web Services
22 40 (17.86%) XSLT
23 38 (16.96%) SC Cleared
24 36 (16.07%) jQuery
24 36 (16.07%) CSS3
25 35 (15.63%) WCF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 23 (10.27%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (4.46%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (4.46%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (4.02%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.34%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.34%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.89%) LiveCycle
7 2 (0.89%) Confluence
7 2 (0.89%) FileNet
7 2 (0.89%) Drupal
7 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.45%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 29 (12.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.91%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (4.91%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (5.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.34%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.45%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) SaaS
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Heroku
3 1 (0.45%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.57%) HTTP
2 4 (1.79%) Intranet
2 4 (1.79%) Firewall
2 4 (1.79%) Network Security
3 1 (0.45%) Modbus
3 1 (0.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (35.27%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.16%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.80%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.36%) RDBMS
5 11 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.46%) EDRMS
6 10 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (4.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (4.02%) Data Mining
8 8 (3.57%) MySQL
8 8 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.68%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.79%) Big Data
10 4 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (21.43%) JIRA
2 27 (12.05%) Ant
3 24 (10.71%) Oracle Forms
4 20 (8.93%) Subversion
4 20 (8.93%) Git (software)
5 16 (7.14%) Visual Studio
6 13 (5.80%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 11 (4.91%) Phing
8 10 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.68%) Selenium
10 5 (2.23%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.23%) Hudson
11 4 (1.79%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.34%) RSpec
12 3 (1.34%) Moq
12 3 (1.34%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (1.34%) ReSharper
12 3 (1.34%) Maven
13 2 (0.89%) WATIR
General
1 26 (11.61%) Finance
1 26 (11.61%) Retail
2 22 (9.82%) Back Office
3 13 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.23%) Marketing
7 4 (1.79%) Banking
8 3 (1.34%) Games
8 3 (1.34%) Law
9 2 (0.89%) Automotive
9 2 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 124 (55.36%) Developer
2 55 (24.55%) .NET Developer
3 46 (20.54%) Architect
4 39 (17.41%) Senior Developer
5 18 (8.04%) Software Developer
5 18 (8.04%) C# Developer
5 18 (8.04%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 14 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
8 13 (5.80%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 13 (5.80%) Mobile Developer
9 12 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (4.91%) Web Developer
10 11 (4.91%) Senior Architect
11 10 (4.46%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.46%) SharePoint Architect
11 10 (4.46%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
11 10 (4.46%) .NET Software Developer
11 10 (4.46%) Senior SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (41.52%) .NET
2 74 (33.04%) HTML
3 71 (31.70%) CSS
4 70 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 68 (30.36%) XML
6 52 (23.21%) HTML5
7 48 (21.43%) Ajax
8 41 (18.30%) Web Services
9 40 (17.86%) XSLT
10 36 (16.07%) jQuery
10 36 (16.07%) CSS3
11 35 (15.63%) WCF
12 31 (13.84%) XHTML
13 29 (12.95%) .NET Framework
14 24 (10.71%) REST
15 18 (8.04%) JSON
15 18 (8.04%) Middleware
16 15 (6.70%) PhoneGap
16 15 (6.70%) AngularJS
17 13 (5.80%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.77%) N-Tier
2 15 (6.70%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.80%) Blackberry
3 13 (5.80%) Data Integration
4 12 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.46%) Taxonomies
5 10 (4.46%) Mathematics
6 9 (4.02%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (2.23%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.23%) Open Source
8 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.89%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.45%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.45%) SCORM
9 1 (0.45%) CESG
9 1 (0.45%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.45%) RMADS
9 1 (0.45%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.64%) Windows
2 16 (7.14%) Android
3 15 (6.70%) Apple iOS
3 15 (6.70%) Windows 8
4 12 (5.36%) UNIX
5 4 (1.79%) Linux
6 1 (0.45%) AIX
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (27.23%) TDD
3 59 (26.34%) Unit Testing
4 57 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (19.20%) MVC
6 31 (13.84%) SEO
7 27 (12.05%) Software Engineering
8 26 (11.61%) Document Management
8 26 (11.61%) E-Commerce
9 24 (10.71%) OO
10 22 (9.82%) Scrum
11 21 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
12 18 (8.04%) Migration
13 17 (7.59%) CRM
14 16 (7.14%) TOGAF
15 15 (6.70%) OOP
16 13 (5.80%) ITIL
16 13 (5.80%) ETL
16 13 (5.80%) Information Management
16 13 (5.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (35.71%) SQL
2 75 (33.48%) JavaScript
3 57 (25.45%) Java
4 56 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 47 (20.98%) C#
6 19 (8.48%) PHP
7 14 (6.25%) ActionScript
8 13 (5.80%) Objective-C
8 13 (5.80%) ActionScript 3.0
9 11 (4.91%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.46%) PL/SQL
11 9 (4.02%) Python
11 9 (4.02%) ABAP
12 7 (3.13%) VB
13 5 (2.23%) Groovy
14 3 (1.34%) Ruby
14 3 (1.34%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.89%) C++
15 2 (0.89%) VB6
15 2 (0.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 38 (16.96%) SC Cleared
3 32 (14.29%) Degree
4 13 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.46%) OCP
5 10 (4.46%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (4.46%) ISEB
6 8 (3.57%) MCSD
6 8 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.80%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 43 (19.20%) Microsoft
2 42 (18.75%) Oracle
3 31 (13.84%) AccuRev
4 15 (6.70%) Sencha
5 14 (6.25%) SAP
5 14 (6.25%) Adobe
6 13 (5.80%) Appcelerator
7 10 (4.46%) EMC
7 10 (4.46%) Open Text
7 10 (4.46%) IBM
8 6 (2.68%) Splunk
9 5 (2.23%) JBoss
10 4 (1.79%) Cisco
10 4 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.79%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.79%) webMethods
10 4 (1.79%) McAfee
10 4 (1.79%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.34%) VMware
11 3 (1.34%) Citrix
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Hays IT
Salary: Car, Pension, Bonus and More
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, mobile etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Hays IT
Salary: Car, Pension, Bonus and More
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £46000 - £53000 per annum + Negotiable, Competitive Bens.
Posted: 8 days ago
Dudley
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stoke on Trent
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car, pension, bonus and more
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