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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 111 107 141
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +34
Permanent jobs citing SOA 124 113 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.12% 2.09% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 2.63% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 109 85 57
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £70,000 £55,000
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
4961 4291 4375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.72% 79.46% 78.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4009 3565 3688
Average salary £42,500 £41,405 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.64% +3.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +20 49 £47,500 +3.82% 3
Birmingham -4 42 £50,500 -22.30% 7
Staffordshire -28 9 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Coventry -16 8 £47,500 -32.14% 2
Worcestershire - 7 £40,000 -
Solihull - 2 £46,250 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 161 (56.89%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (53.00%) SQL
3 127 (44.88%) .NET
4 123 (43.46%) Java
5 106 (37.46%) JavaScript
6 104 (36.75%) HTML
7 101 (35.69%) SQL Server
8 97 (34.28%) C#
9 94 (33.22%) CSS
10 90 (31.80%) ASP.NET
11 89 (31.45%) MVC
12 88 (31.10%) XML
13 82 (28.98%) Web Services
14 79 (27.92%) Oracle
15 71 (25.09%) TDD
16 64 (22.61%) Finance
17 61 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
18 59 (20.85%) Microsoft
18 59 (20.85%) jQuery
19 57 (20.14%) .NET Framework
20 55 (19.43%) Retail
20 55 (19.43%) Software Engineering
21 53 (18.73%) ASP.NET MVC
22 52 (18.37%) WebSphere
22 52 (18.37%) JBoss
23 51 (18.02%) Java EE
24 47 (16.61%) RESTful
25 46 (16.25%) Unit Testing
26 42 (14.84%) OO
27 41 (14.49%) WCF

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 52 (18.37%) JBoss
1 52 (18.37%) WebSphere
2 34 (12.01%) WebLogic
3 33 (11.66%) WebSphere Application Server
4 17 (6.01%) MQSeries
4 17 (6.01%) CICS
5 12 (4.24%) GlassFish
6 9 (3.18%) Umbraco
7 8 (2.83%) Apache Spark
8 6 (2.12%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.77%) Apache
9 5 (1.77%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.41%) NServiceBus
11 3 (1.06%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.06%) IIS
11 3 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.71%) CMS
12 2 (0.71%) Mule
Applications
1 37 (13.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.41%) SPSS
3 2 (0.71%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (1.77%) Cordys
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.47%) Heroku
4 2 (0.71%) Office 365
5 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.65%) TCP/IP
1 16 (5.65%) SSL
2 4 (1.41%) SAN
3 3 (1.06%) VoIP
4 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (35.69%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.72%) Relational Database
3 33 (11.66%) DB2
3 33 (11.66%) MySQL
4 30 (10.60%) NoSQL
5 29 (10.25%) PostgreSQL
6 27 (9.54%) RDBMS
7 25 (8.83%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (4.59%) Hadoop
11 12 (4.24%) MongoDB
11 12 (4.24%) Oracle Database
11 12 (4.24%) Big Data
12 10 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (2.83%) Data Mining
14 7 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (1.41%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 32 (11.31%) Ant
2 27 (9.54%) Selenium
3 25 (8.83%) Git (software)
4 20 (7.07%) Visual Studio
5 19 (6.71%) JUnit
5 19 (6.71%) JIRA
5 19 (6.71%) Subversion
6 17 (6.01%) Maven
6 17 (6.01%) Hudson
6 17 (6.01%) Jenkins
7 12 (4.24%) ReSharper
8 11 (3.89%) NUnit
9 10 (3.53%) Moq
10 9 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (2.83%) MSTest
12 6 (2.12%) Gradle
13 5 (1.77%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.41%) NetBeans
14 4 (1.41%) Eclipse
15 3 (1.06%) WATIR
General
1 64 (22.61%) Finance
2 55 (19.43%) Retail
3 21 (7.42%) Billing
4 20 (7.07%) Banking
5 18 (6.36%) Retail Banking
6 17 (6.01%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.53%) Back Office
8 7 (2.47%) Advertising
8 7 (2.47%) Games
9 6 (2.12%) Private Banking
9 6 (2.12%) Marketing
10 5 (1.77%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.71%) Automotive
11 2 (0.71%) Electronics
12 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 153 (54.06%) Developer
2 60 (21.20%) Java Developer
3 38 (13.43%) Architect
3 38 (13.43%) Senior Developer
4 36 (12.72%) Consultant
5 33 (11.66%) Software Engineer
6 32 (11.31%) .NET Developer
7 29 (10.25%) Technical Consultant
8 26 (9.19%) C# Developer
9 22 (7.77%) Java Software Engineer
10 19 (6.71%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (6.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (6.01%) Senior C# Developer
12 16 (5.65%) Software Developer
13 15 (5.30%) Technical Architect
14 13 (4.59%) ASP.NET Developer
15 12 (4.24%) Senior .NET Developer
16 9 (3.18%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 9 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
17 8 (2.83%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (44.88%) .NET
2 104 (36.75%) HTML
3 94 (33.22%) CSS
4 90 (31.80%) ASP.NET
5 88 (31.10%) XML
6 82 (28.98%) Web Services
7 59 (20.85%) jQuery
8 57 (20.14%) .NET Framework
9 53 (18.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 51 (18.02%) Java EE
11 47 (16.61%) RESTful
12 41 (14.49%) HTML5
12 41 (14.49%) WCF
13 34 (12.01%) Spring
13 34 (12.01%) Hibernate
14 29 (10.25%) Entity Framework
14 29 (10.25%) CSS3
15 28 (9.89%) PhoneGap
16 27 (9.54%) AngularJS
17 25 (8.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.60%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (6.01%) Mainframe
3 16 (5.65%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.53%) N-Tier
5 10 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.83%) Artificial Intelligence
6 8 (2.83%) GIS
7 6 (2.12%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.77%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.71%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.71%) DTV
11 2 (0.71%) User Experience
12 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.35%) PKI
12 1 (0.35%) Statistics
12 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.07%) UNIX
1 37 (13.07%) Linux
2 31 (10.95%) Windows
3 19 (6.71%) AIX
4 18 (6.36%) Solaris
5 17 (6.01%) MVS
6 1 (0.35%) OS/390
6 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (56.89%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (31.45%) MVC
3 71 (25.09%) TDD
4 61 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (19.43%) Software Engineering
6 46 (16.25%) Unit Testing
7 42 (14.84%) OO
8 36 (12.72%) OOP
9 34 (12.01%) Web Development
10 30 (10.60%) Mobile Development
11 27 (9.54%) Scrum
12 25 (8.83%) Open Source
13 23 (8.13%) Release Management
14 21 (7.42%) SDLC
15 20 (7.07%) UML
16 18 (6.36%) Coaching
16 18 (6.36%) Waterfall
17 17 (6.01%) Mentoring
17 17 (6.01%) API Design
18 16 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 150 (53.00%) SQL
2 123 (43.46%) Java
3 106 (37.46%) JavaScript
4 97 (34.28%) C#
5 28 (9.89%) PHP
5 28 (9.89%) T-SQL
6 27 (9.54%) Python
7 23 (8.13%) Perl
8 21 (7.42%) Ruby
9 17 (6.01%) JCL
10 13 (4.59%) VB.NET
11 10 (3.53%) Scala
11 10 (3.53%) XPath
12 9 (3.18%) COBOL
13 8 (2.83%) Clojure
14 7 (2.47%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.77%) VB
16 4 (1.41%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.41%) C
16 4 (1.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (12.01%) Degree
2 8 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.47%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.47%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.12%) MCSD
5 2 (0.71%) ISEB
5 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.35%) MCPD
6 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) MCTS
6 1 (0.35%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.53%) QA
2 7 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (6.01%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 79 (27.92%) Oracle
2 59 (20.85%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.01%) IBM
4 15 (5.30%) webMethods
5 9 (3.18%) Adobe
6 7 (2.47%) Rackspace
7 5 (1.77%) Pega
7 5 (1.77%) Software AG
7 5 (1.77%) Informatica
7 5 (1.77%) Metastorm
7 5 (1.77%) OpenText
7 5 (1.77%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.41%) NetApp
8 4 (1.41%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.41%) Citrix
8 4 (1.41%) SAP
8 4 (1.41%) Zend
9 3 (1.06%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.06%) WSO2
9 3 (1.06%) Kony
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £37846.00 per annum + 40d Hol+final sal pen+Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
University of Birmingham
Salary: Starting salary is normally in the range £38,511 to £45,954 . With potential progression once in post to £51,702 a year.
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Solihull
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago