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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 120 121 118
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 120 118 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.96% 2.00% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.29% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 73 103 76
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,333 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,400 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
5326 5147 4438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.00% 87.13% 83.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4143 4185 3676
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Warwickshire +14 53 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Birmingham -17 38 £52,500 +3.96% 3
Staffordshire 0 10 £46,750 +16.87% 2
Coventry +2 5 £49,500 +10.00%
Walsall - 4 £75,000 -
Solihull +15 2 £90,000 +100.00%
Willenhall - 1 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 223 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (57.29%) SQL
3 203 (53.85%) .NET
4 181 (48.01%) C#
5 152 (40.32%) ASP.NET
6 149 (39.52%) Java
7 146 (38.73%) Degree
8 140 (37.14%) Scrum
9 135 (35.81%) SQL Server
10 133 (35.28%) Oracle
11 131 (34.75%) XML
12 127 (33.69%) HTML
13 114 (30.24%) Software Engineering
14 113 (29.97%) Continuous Integration
14 113 (29.97%) RESTful
15 111 (29.44%) Unit Testing
16 107 (28.38%) TDD
17 105 (27.85%) MVC
17 105 (27.85%) JavaScript
18 104 (27.59%) Web Services
19 103 (27.32%) Dependency Injection
20 101 (26.79%) JBoss
20 101 (26.79%) MySQL
21 99 (26.26%) Java EE
22 97 (25.73%) PostgreSQL
22 97 (25.73%) Mentoring
23 96 (25.46%) Spring
23 96 (25.46%) CSS
24 92 (24.40%) JMS
25 91 (24.14%) Jenkins

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
1 101 (26.79%) JBoss
2 89 (23.61%) GlassFish
3 77 (20.42%) WildFly
4 43 (11.41%) Apache Spark
5 20 (5.31%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (5.31%) SharePoint
6 17 (4.51%) WebLogic
7 13 (3.45%) IIS
8 10 (2.65%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (2.39%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.59%) Apache
11 5 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.80%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.53%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.53%) Mule
14 1 (0.27%) CICS
14 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (9.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (1.06%) Exstream
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.24%) SaaS
3 14 (3.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.53%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.53%) Heroku
4 2 (0.53%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.71%) SSL
2 11 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.53%) Firewall
3 2 (0.53%) HTTP
3 2 (0.53%) LAN
3 2 (0.53%) SAN
3 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.53%) WLAN
4 1 (0.27%) ATM
4 1 (0.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (35.81%) SQL Server
2 101 (26.79%) MySQL
3 97 (25.73%) PostgreSQL
4 82 (21.75%) Relational Database
5 64 (16.98%) RDBMS
6 53 (14.06%) NoSQL
7 51 (13.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 51 (13.53%) MongoDB
8 47 (12.47%) Big Data
9 44 (11.67%) Hadoop
10 33 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (2.92%) DB2
13 10 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (1.33%) SAP HANA
16 4 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
16 4 (1.06%) Data Mining
16 4 (1.06%) GIS
17 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 91 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 90 (23.87%) Hudson
3 85 (22.55%) JUnit
4 77 (20.42%) JBehave
5 48 (12.73%) Visual Studio
6 46 (12.20%) Cucumber
6 46 (12.20%) Git (software)
7 45 (11.94%) Selenium
7 45 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 42 (11.14%) RSpec
9 33 (8.75%) WATIR
10 25 (6.63%) NUnit
10 25 (6.63%) Subversion
11 24 (6.37%) ReSharper
12 17 (4.51%) NSubstitute
13 10 (2.65%) Maven
13 10 (2.65%) Moq
14 9 (2.39%) Ant
15 7 (1.86%) Gradle
15 7 (1.86%) SoapUI
General
1 79 (20.95%) Retail
2 62 (16.45%) Finance
3 45 (11.94%) Billing
4 20 (5.31%) Banking
5 17 (4.51%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.65%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.59%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.33%) Marketing
10 4 (1.06%) Back Office
11 3 (0.80%) Local Government
11 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.53%) Games
12 2 (0.53%) Legal
12 2 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 258 (68.44%) Developer
2 112 (29.71%) Senior Developer
3 108 (28.65%) .NET Developer
4 98 (25.99%) Java Developer
5 95 (25.20%) C# Developer
6 81 (21.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 58 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 58 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 58 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 56 (14.85%) Architect
9 49 (13.00%) Lead Developer
10 45 (11.94%) C# Software Developer
11 43 (11.41%) Senior C# Developer
12 41 (10.88%) .NET Software Developer
13 36 (9.55%) Senior .NET Developer
14 34 (9.02%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 31 (8.22%) Lead Java Developer
16 28 (7.43%) Solutions Architect
17 25 (6.63%) Senior Software Developer
18 22 (5.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (53.85%) .NET
2 152 (40.32%) ASP.NET
3 131 (34.75%) XML
4 127 (33.69%) HTML
5 113 (29.97%) RESTful
6 104 (27.59%) Web Services
7 99 (26.26%) Java EE
8 96 (25.46%) CSS
8 96 (25.46%) Spring
9 92 (24.40%) JMS
10 89 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 88 (23.34%) WCF
12 87 (23.08%) Hibernate
13 86 (22.81%) JAX-RS
14 83 (22.02%) JPA
14 83 (22.02%) RESTEasy
15 68 (18.04%) HornetQ
16 63 (16.71%) REST
17 58 (15.38%) jQuery
18 57 (15.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 89 (23.61%) Mathematics
2 70 (18.57%) Mobile App
3 45 (11.94%) Artificial Intelligence
4 31 (8.22%) Smart Meter
5 27 (7.16%) Computer Science
6 25 (6.63%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (5.31%) Inversion of Control
8 19 (5.04%) N-Tier
9 13 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (3.45%) User Experience
10 9 (2.39%) e-Learning
11 7 (1.86%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.33%) Blockchain
12 5 (1.33%) Cryptography
12 5 (1.33%) Fintech
13 3 (0.80%) Linked Data
13 3 (0.80%) NHS
13 3 (0.80%) PMI
13 3 (0.80%) Semantic Web
14 2 (0.53%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.88%) Android
1 41 (10.88%) Apple iOS
2 37 (9.81%) Windows
3 26 (6.90%) Unix
4 19 (5.04%) Linux
5 3 (0.80%) Solaris
5 3 (0.80%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.53%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (37.14%) Scrum
3 114 (30.24%) Software Engineering
4 113 (29.97%) Continuous Integration
5 111 (29.44%) Unit Testing
6 107 (28.38%) TDD
7 105 (27.85%) MVC
8 103 (27.32%) Dependency Injection
9 97 (25.73%) Mentoring
10 78 (20.69%) OO
11 71 (18.83%) Coaching
12 68 (18.04%) Functional Testing
13 59 (15.65%) Software Delivery
14 58 (15.38%) DSDM
15 52 (13.79%) Release Management
16 51 (13.53%) Wealth Management
17 47 (12.47%) Analytics
18 42 (11.14%) Kanban
19 41 (10.88%) Predictive Analytics
20 37 (9.81%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 216 (57.29%) SQL
2 181 (48.01%) C#
3 149 (39.52%) Java
4 105 (27.85%) JavaScript
5 82 (21.75%) T-SQL
6 45 (11.94%) Python
7 43 (11.41%) XPath
8 42 (11.14%) Clojure
9 41 (10.88%) Scala
10 36 (9.55%) Ruby
11 17 (4.51%) XAML
12 15 (3.98%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.39%) Groovy
14 6 (1.59%) C
14 6 (1.59%) PHP
15 5 (1.33%) C++
16 4 (1.06%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.80%) Perl
17 3 (0.80%) VB
18 2 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 146 (38.73%) Degree
2 62 (16.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (9.55%) MCSD
4 22 (5.84%) MCTS
5 19 (5.04%) MCPD
6 6 (1.59%) PhD
7 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.53%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.31%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (8.49%) Docker
2 4 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (8.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 133 (35.28%) Oracle
2 76 (20.16%) Microsoft
3 42 (11.14%) Twitter
4 41 (10.88%) Facebook
5 17 (4.51%) DevExpress
6 7 (1.86%) Rackspace
7 6 (1.59%) SAP
8 5 (1.33%) Talend
9 4 (1.06%) HP
9 4 (1.06%) IBM
9 4 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.80%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.53%) webMethods
12 1 (0.27%) BEA
12 1 (0.27%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.27%) Kronos
12 1 (0.27%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.27%) Software AG
12 1 (0.27%) Sybase
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