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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 118 110 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 124 117 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.14% 2.20% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.53% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 100 104 120
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,150 £52,500 £51,750
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +1.44%
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
5093 4616 4722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.86% 86.90% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4002 3821 3959
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Staffordshire +16 31 £48,500 +23.56% 5
Birmingham -31 31 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Warwickshire -8 30 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Coventry +1 13 £45,000 -21.73% 6
Worcestershire +2 3 £27,500 -
Shropshire - 3 £50,000 -
Solihull +11 2 £70,000 +50.53% 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 153 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (55.76%) .NET
3 145 (53.90%) SQL
4 139 (51.67%) C#
5 113 (42.01%) XML
6 107 (39.78%) HTML
7 105 (39.03%) ASP.NET
7 105 (39.03%) Scrum
8 103 (38.29%) Oracle
9 99 (36.80%) SQL Server
9 99 (36.80%) Java
10 93 (34.57%) MVC
11 83 (30.86%) Web Services
12 79 (29.37%) JavaScript
12 79 (29.37%) Degree
13 74 (27.51%) TDD
13 74 (27.51%) Software Engineering
14 71 (26.39%) CSS
14 71 (26.39%) WCF
15 69 (25.65%) Relational Database
15 69 (25.65%) Mentoring
16 67 (24.91%) Unit Testing
17 66 (24.54%) Continuous Integration
18 64 (23.79%) RESTful
18 64 (23.79%) ASP.NET MVC
19 62 (23.05%) JBoss
20 59 (21.93%) Java EE
21 58 (21.56%) MySQL
22 56 (20.82%) Microsoft
23 51 (18.96%) JUnit

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 62 (23.05%) JBoss
2 45 (16.73%) GlassFish
3 42 (15.61%) WildFly
4 26 (9.67%) Apache Spark
5 23 (8.55%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (8.18%) SharePoint
7 21 (7.81%) WebLogic
8 20 (7.43%) WebSphere
9 13 (4.83%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (4.09%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (3.35%) Tomcat
12 8 (2.97%) IIS
13 6 (2.23%) Apache
14 4 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.74%) MQSeries
16 1 (0.37%) CICS
16 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.37%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 29 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (5.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.86%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.74%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.72%) SaaS
3 6 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.12%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.43%) TCP/IP
2 17 (6.32%) SSL
3 7 (2.60%) Internet
4 2 (0.74%) Firewall
5 1 (0.37%) HTTP
5 1 (0.37%) LAN
5 1 (0.37%) SAN
5 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (36.80%) SQL Server
2 69 (25.65%) Relational Database
3 58 (21.56%) MySQL
4 51 (18.96%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (17.10%) RDBMS
6 37 (13.75%) MongoDB
7 35 (13.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 29 (10.78%) Big Data
9 28 (10.41%) NoSQL
10 26 (9.67%) Hadoop
11 20 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (6.32%) DB2
12 17 (6.32%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (1.86%) Data Mining
15 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database
15 5 (1.86%) SAP HANA
16 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (18.96%) JUnit
2 50 (18.59%) Jenkins
3 44 (16.36%) Git (software)
4 42 (15.61%) Hudson
4 42 (15.61%) JBehave
5 40 (14.87%) Visual Studio
6 22 (8.18%) Selenium
7 21 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (7.06%) Subversion
9 17 (6.32%) Cucumber
10 13 (4.83%) RSpec
10 13 (4.83%) WATIR
11 12 (4.46%) Moq
12 9 (3.35%) NUnit
13 8 (2.97%) ReSharper
14 7 (2.60%) NSubstitute
15 6 (2.23%) Gradle
15 6 (2.23%) Maven
16 5 (1.86%) Ant
17 4 (1.49%) CruiseControl
General
1 49 (18.22%) Retail
2 46 (17.10%) Finance
3 16 (5.95%) Banking
3 16 (5.95%) Billing
4 15 (5.58%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.83%) Retail Banking
6 11 (4.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.86%) Back Office
8 4 (1.49%) Marketing
9 3 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.12%) Publishing
10 2 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 174 (64.68%) Developer
2 80 (29.74%) .NET Developer
3 75 (27.88%) Senior Developer
4 71 (26.39%) C# Developer
5 64 (23.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 51 (18.96%) Java Developer
7 40 (14.87%) ASP.NET Developer
7 40 (14.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (11.90%) Senior C# Developer
9 31 (11.52%) Senior Java Developer
10 29 (10.78%) Senior .NET Developer
11 28 (10.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 27 (10.04%) C# Software Developer
13 26 (9.67%) Lead Developer
14 25 (9.29%) .NET Software Developer
14 25 (9.29%) Architect
15 22 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 22 (8.18%) Software Developer
16 20 (7.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 20 (7.43%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (55.76%) .NET
2 113 (42.01%) XML
3 107 (39.78%) HTML
4 105 (39.03%) ASP.NET
5 83 (30.86%) Web Services
6 71 (26.39%) CSS
6 71 (26.39%) WCF
7 64 (23.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 64 (23.79%) RESTful
8 59 (21.93%) Java EE
9 47 (17.47%) Spring
10 46 (17.10%) JMS
11 45 (16.73%) Hibernate
11 45 (16.73%) XSLT
12 44 (16.36%) JAX-RS
13 42 (15.61%) HornetQ
14 41 (15.24%) JPA
15 40 (14.87%) jQuery
16 39 (14.50%) RESTEasy
17 37 (13.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.22%) Mathematics
2 42 (15.61%) Mobile App
3 31 (11.52%) Artificial Intelligence
4 26 (9.67%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (6.69%) Computer Science
6 16 (5.95%) Smart Meter
7 11 (4.09%) NHS
7 11 (4.09%) N-Tier
7 11 (4.09%) PMI
8 10 (3.72%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (3.35%) Fintech
10 8 (2.97%) e-Learning
11 7 (2.60%) Algorithms
11 7 (2.60%) Data Structures
11 7 (2.60%) Physics
12 6 (2.23%) User Experience
13 5 (1.86%) Blockchain
13 5 (1.86%) Cryptography
14 4 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.41%) Linux
2 27 (10.04%) Windows
3 26 (9.67%) Android
3 26 (9.67%) Apple iOS
4 23 (8.55%) Unix
5 3 (1.12%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.37%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (39.03%) Scrum
3 93 (34.57%) MVC
4 74 (27.51%) Software Engineering
4 74 (27.51%) TDD
5 69 (25.65%) Mentoring
6 67 (24.91%) Unit Testing
7 66 (24.54%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (18.22%) Dependency Injection
8 49 (18.22%) OO
9 42 (15.61%) Coaching
9 42 (15.61%) Functional Testing
10 40 (14.87%) UML
11 34 (12.64%) SOLID
12 30 (11.15%) Analytics
12 30 (11.15%) Release Management
12 30 (11.15%) Wealth Management
13 28 (10.41%) DSDM
13 28 (10.41%) Software Delivery
14 27 (10.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 145 (53.90%) SQL
2 139 (51.67%) C#
3 99 (36.80%) Java
4 79 (29.37%) JavaScript
5 48 (17.84%) T-SQL
6 33 (12.27%) Clojure
7 31 (11.52%) Python
8 26 (9.67%) Scala
9 23 (8.55%) XPath
10 13 (4.83%) Ruby
11 9 (3.35%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.97%) PHP
13 7 (2.60%) Erlang
13 7 (2.60%) F#
13 7 (2.60%) Go
13 7 (2.60%) Haskell
13 7 (2.60%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.60%) XAML
14 5 (1.86%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 79 (29.37%) Degree
2 31 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (7.43%) MCSD
4 11 (4.09%) PMI Certification
5 10 (3.72%) MCPD
5 10 (3.72%) MCTS
6 2 (0.74%) PhD
7 1 (0.37%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.32%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (6.69%) Docker
2 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (5.95%) Puppet
2 2 (0.74%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 103 (38.29%) Oracle
2 56 (20.82%) Microsoft
3 26 (9.67%) Facebook
3 26 (9.67%) Twitter
4 10 (3.72%) IBM
5 8 (2.97%) SAP
6 7 (2.60%) DevExpress
7 5 (1.86%) Rackspace
7 5 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.49%) Talend
9 3 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.74%) Adobe
10 2 (0.74%) Finjan
10 2 (0.74%) Google
10 2 (0.74%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.37%) Kronos
11 1 (0.37%) Netezza
11 1 (0.37%) VMware
11 1 (0.37%) webMethods
11 1 (0.37%) WSO2
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 46 days hols + exc pension + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £82000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: bonus, gym, Pension + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 18 days ago