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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / West Midlands
Rank 123 81 140
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +59
Permanent jobs citing SOA 84 180 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.79% 3.07% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 3.49% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 68 135 64
Median salary £48,750 £52,500 £46,925
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -

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
4160 5156 4186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.83% 87.96% 83.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3305 4243 3556
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -13 21 £57,500 +5.92% 6
Staffordshire +7 20 £58,750 +38.23% 1
Coventry +17 13 £42,500 -15.00%
Shropshire +3 9 £44,716 +5.21% 1
Warwickshire -34 7 £72,500 +38.09% 2
Solihull -2 6 £33,500 -23.42% 2
Worcestershire -12 2 £35,032 +27.38%
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 162 (61.83%) .NET
2 153 (58.40%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (57.63%) C#
4 123 (46.95%) HTML
5 121 (46.18%) SQL
5 121 (46.18%) ASP.NET
6 117 (44.66%) MVC
7 110 (41.98%) SQL Server
8 108 (41.22%) JavaScript
9 104 (39.69%) XML
10 96 (36.64%) Scrum
11 87 (33.21%) Web Services
12 85 (32.44%) CSS
12 85 (32.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 82 (31.30%) TDD
14 78 (29.77%) Mentoring
15 75 (28.63%) Java
16 70 (26.72%) Microsoft
17 68 (25.95%) Software Engineering
18 63 (24.05%) Relational Database
19 62 (23.66%) AngularJS
20 60 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
21 56 (21.37%) WCF
22 55 (20.99%) HTML5
23 54 (20.61%) OO
24 51 (19.47%) Finance
25 50 (19.08%) jQuery
26 49 (18.70%) Linux
27 47 (17.94%) SOLID
28 44 (16.79%) Oracle

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 36 (13.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 29 (11.07%) WebSphere
3 25 (9.54%) JBoss
4 19 (7.25%) WebLogic
5 14 (5.34%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (5.34%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.96%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (3.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.29%) Documentum
9 4 (1.53%) Apache
9 4 (1.53%) Confluence
10 3 (1.15%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.76%) CMS
11 2 (0.76%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.76%) WildFly
12 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.38%) IIS
12 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 19 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (8.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.29%) OpenText MBPM
2 6 (2.29%) OpenText Process Suite
3 2 (0.76%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.58%) SaaS
3 10 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.67%) GitHub
5 3 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.87%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.58%) SSL
3 9 (3.44%) Internet
4 3 (1.15%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) HTTP
5 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (41.98%) SQL Server
2 63 (24.05%) Relational Database
3 35 (13.36%) RDBMS
4 26 (9.92%) NoSQL
5 19 (7.25%) MySQL
6 16 (6.11%) MongoDB
6 16 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (5.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (5.73%) DB2
7 15 (5.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (2.67%) Data Mining
10 6 (2.29%) Riak
10 6 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.53%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.76%) Big Data
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (16.79%) Visual Studio
2 41 (15.65%) Git (software)
3 34 (12.98%) Jenkins
4 26 (9.92%) Selenium
5 22 (8.40%) Subversion
6 18 (6.87%) TeamCity
7 13 (4.96%) Moq
8 12 (4.58%) MSBuild
9 8 (3.05%) PHPUnit
10 7 (2.67%) CruiseControl
10 7 (2.67%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.67%) Hudson
10 7 (2.67%) JSUnit
10 7 (2.67%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (2.67%) Maven
10 7 (2.67%) Mocha
10 7 (2.67%) PhpStorm
10 7 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.29%) JUnit
12 5 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 51 (19.47%) Finance
2 18 (6.87%) Banking
3 16 (6.11%) Retail
4 13 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (3.82%) Retail Banking
5 10 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.05%) International Banking
7 7 (2.67%) Back Office
8 5 (1.91%) Marketing
8 5 (1.91%) Publishing
9 2 (0.76%) Billing
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 119 (45.42%) Developer
2 66 (25.19%) Senior Developer
3 51 (19.47%) .NET Developer
4 47 (17.94%) Architect
5 38 (14.50%) C# Developer
6 31 (11.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (11.07%) Senior .NET Developer
8 28 (10.69%) Senior C# Developer
8 28 (10.69%) Software Engineer
8 28 (10.69%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (9.16%) Consultant
10 23 (8.78%) Software Developer
11 22 (8.40%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 20 (7.63%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (7.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (7.25%) Technical Consultant
14 17 (6.49%) Team Leader
15 16 (6.11%) JavaScript Developer
15 16 (6.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (6.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (61.83%) .NET
2 123 (46.95%) HTML
3 121 (46.18%) ASP.NET
4 104 (39.69%) XML
5 87 (33.21%) Web Services
6 85 (32.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 85 (32.44%) CSS
7 62 (23.66%) AngularJS
8 56 (21.37%) WCF
9 55 (20.99%) HTML5
10 50 (19.08%) jQuery
11 44 (16.79%) SOAP
12 43 (16.41%) Middleware
13 35 (13.36%) XSLT
14 32 (12.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 30 (11.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 28 (10.69%) React
17 25 (9.54%) .NET Framework
17 25 (9.54%) Java EE
18 24 (9.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.45%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (9.54%) Computer Science
3 24 (9.16%) N-Tier
4 13 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.96%) Inversion of Control
4 13 (4.96%) NHS
4 13 (4.96%) PMI
5 7 (2.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.67%) User Experience
6 6 (2.29%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.29%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.29%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.29%) Physics
7 5 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.53%) Data Conversion
8 4 (1.53%) DataPower
8 4 (1.53%) Replication
9 3 (1.15%) Fintech
9 3 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.70%) Linux
2 41 (15.65%) Windows
3 24 (9.16%) Unix
4 8 (3.05%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.53%) Solaris
6 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (58.40%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (44.66%) MVC
3 96 (36.64%) Scrum
4 82 (31.30%) TDD
5 78 (29.77%) Mentoring
6 68 (25.95%) Software Engineering
7 60 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (20.61%) OO
9 47 (17.94%) SOLID
10 38 (14.50%) UML
11 37 (14.12%) Microservices
12 34 (12.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 34 (12.98%) Unit Testing
13 33 (12.60%) Open Source
14 28 (10.69%) CRM
14 28 (10.69%) High Availability
14 28 (10.69%) OOP
15 26 (9.92%) Coaching
16 25 (9.54%) SDLC
17 24 (9.16%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 151 (57.63%) C#
2 121 (46.18%) SQL
3 108 (41.22%) JavaScript
4 75 (28.63%) Java
5 42 (16.03%) T-SQL
6 18 (6.87%) PowerShell
7 17 (6.49%) PHP
8 15 (5.73%) Erlang
9 14 (5.34%) Python
10 12 (4.58%) VB.NET
11 11 (4.20%) Go
12 8 (3.05%) C
13 7 (2.67%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.67%) VB
13 7 (2.67%) XPath
14 6 (2.29%) C++
14 6 (2.29%) Clojure
14 6 (2.29%) F#
14 6 (2.29%) Haskell
15 3 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (11.83%) Degree
2 13 (4.96%) PMI Certification
3 9 (3.44%) CITP
4 8 (3.05%) MCSD
4 8 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.15%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.31%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (8.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.20%) Puppet
2 5 (1.91%) Ansible
2 5 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.91%) Terraform
3 2 (0.76%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 70 (26.72%) Microsoft
2 44 (16.79%) Oracle
3 12 (4.58%) Pega
3 12 (4.58%) Sybase
4 11 (4.20%) IBM
5 10 (3.82%) OpenText
6 9 (3.44%) Google
7 7 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.67%) WSO2
8 4 (1.53%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.53%) EMC
8 4 (1.53%) SAP
8 4 (1.53%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.76%) Adobe
9 2 (0.76%) Finjan
9 2 (0.76%) Sun
10 1 (0.38%) Apple
10 1 (0.38%) CA
10 1 (0.38%) webMethods
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