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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 118 139 91
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -48
Permanent jobs citing SOA 105 74 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.86% 1.43% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.83% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 97 60 115
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +10.52%
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
4643 4040 3685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.28% 78.11% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4091 3427 3204
Average salary £41,902 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +6 37 £60,000 +62.16% 2
Staffordshire 0 23 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Warwickshire -8 16 £52,500 - 1
Coventry -3 11 £53,750 +45.27% 2
Solihull +5 8 £50,000 - 2
Worcestershire +7 7 £39,000 -29.09% 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 130 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (42.08%) Java
3 77 (34.84%) JavaScript
3 77 (34.84%) HTML
4 75 (33.94%) .NET
5 74 (33.48%) Security Cleared
6 73 (33.03%) CSS
7 72 (32.58%) SC Cleared
8 70 (31.67%) MVC
9 65 (29.41%) XML
10 63 (28.51%) Oracle
11 57 (25.79%) SQL
12 56 (25.34%) jQuery
13 53 (23.98%) HTML5
13 53 (23.98%) Windows
14 48 (21.72%) Ant
15 47 (21.27%) Microsoft
15 47 (21.27%) JIRA
15 47 (21.27%) Mentoring
16 45 (20.36%) C#
17 42 (19.00%) SQL Server
17 42 (19.00%) Ajax
17 42 (19.00%) Scrum
18 41 (18.55%) Web Services
18 41 (18.55%) Git (software)
19 40 (18.10%) AngularJS
19 40 (18.10%) TDD
20 39 (17.65%) OOP
20 39 (17.65%) PhoneGap
21 38 (17.19%) JSON

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 20 (9.05%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.14%) WebSphere
2 18 (8.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 14 (6.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 11 (4.98%) JBoss
6 10 (4.52%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (3.17%) MQSeries
8 5 (2.26%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.81%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.36%) IIS
11 2 (0.90%) Apache
11 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.90%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.90%) Sonic ESB
11 2 (0.90%) Drupal
11 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.45%) Confluence
12 1 (0.45%) AquaLogic Service Bus
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 25 (11.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.52%) Photoshop
2 10 (4.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (8.60%) Oracle EBS
1 19 (8.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (4.52%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.45%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.81%) SaaS
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Heroku
3 1 (0.45%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.26%) Firewall
1 5 (2.26%) Network Security
2 3 (1.36%) Intranet
2 3 (1.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.50%) Oracle Database
3 19 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 10 (4.52%) EDRMS
6 10 (4.52%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (4.52%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.07%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (3.62%) MySQL
8 8 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (2.26%) Big Data
12 4 (1.81%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (1.81%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.81%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 48 (21.72%) Ant
2 47 (21.27%) JIRA
3 41 (18.55%) Git (software)
4 26 (11.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 20 (9.05%) Visual Studio
6 16 (7.24%) Subversion
7 14 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
9 11 (4.98%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (4.52%) Selenium
10 10 (4.52%) Phing
10 10 (4.52%) Hudson
11 9 (4.07%) Jenkins
12 7 (3.17%) Cucumber
12 7 (3.17%) JUnit
13 5 (2.26%) Maven
14 4 (1.81%) RSpec
15 3 (1.36%) Mercurial
15 3 (1.36%) ReSharper
15 3 (1.36%) WATIR
General
1 36 (16.29%) Retail
2 34 (15.38%) Finance
3 14 (6.33%) Back Office
4 11 (4.98%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.62%) Banking
6 6 (2.71%) Marketing
7 4 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.90%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 87 (39.37%) Developer
2 67 (30.32%) Architect
3 32 (14.48%) Senior Developer
4 28 (12.67%) .NET Developer
5 27 (12.22%) Applications Developer
6 26 (11.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 26 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
7 23 (10.41%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (7.24%) C# Developer
9 15 (6.79%) Senior Applications Developer
9 15 (6.79%) Senior Architect
9 15 (6.79%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
10 14 (6.33%) Team Leader
11 13 (5.88%) Consultant
11 13 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (5.43%) Web Developer
13 11 (4.98%) Development Team Leader
14 10 (4.52%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 10 (4.52%) Technical Architect
14 10 (4.52%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (34.84%) HTML
2 75 (33.94%) .NET
3 73 (33.03%) CSS
4 65 (29.41%) XML
5 56 (25.34%) jQuery
6 53 (23.98%) HTML5
7 42 (19.00%) Ajax
8 41 (18.55%) Web Services
9 40 (18.10%) AngularJS
10 39 (17.65%) PhoneGap
11 38 (17.19%) JSON
12 35 (15.84%) ASP.NET
13 27 (12.22%) Silverlight
14 26 (11.76%) REST
15 23 (10.41%) WCF
16 22 (9.95%) CSS3
17 20 (9.05%) XSLT
18 17 (7.69%) Middleware
19 16 (7.24%) .NET Framework
20 15 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.29%) N-Tier
2 31 (14.03%) User Experience
3 26 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 26 (11.76%) Blackberry
4 18 (8.14%) Data Integration
5 12 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (4.52%) Taxonomies
7 7 (3.17%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.81%) Open Source
9 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.36%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.45%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.45%) RMADS
10 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.45%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.45%) SCORM
10 1 (0.45%) CESG
10 1 (0.45%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.45%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 53 (23.98%) Windows
2 33 (14.93%) Android
3 31 (14.03%) Apple iOS
3 31 (14.03%) Windows 8
4 14 (6.33%) UNIX
5 6 (2.71%) Linux
6 5 (2.26%) Solaris
7 3 (1.36%) AIX
7 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (31.67%) MVC
3 47 (21.27%) Mentoring
4 42 (19.00%) Scrum
5 40 (18.10%) TDD
6 39 (17.65%) OOP
7 34 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 32 (14.48%) E-Commerce
9 26 (11.76%) Android Development
9 26 (11.76%) iOS Development
10 24 (10.86%) Migration
11 21 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (9.05%) Unit Testing
13 19 (8.60%) TOGAF
13 19 (8.60%) OO
14 18 (8.14%) Waterfall
15 16 (7.24%) Software Engineering
16 15 (6.79%) ITIL
16 15 (6.79%) Project Management
16 15 (6.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 93 (42.08%) Java
2 77 (34.84%) JavaScript
3 57 (25.79%) SQL
4 45 (20.36%) C#
5 26 (11.76%) Objective-C
5 26 (11.76%) ActionScript
5 26 (11.76%) ActionScript 3.0
6 24 (10.86%) PL/SQL
7 21 (9.50%) VB.NET
8 17 (7.69%) PHP
9 10 (4.52%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.52%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.26%) Groovy
11 3 (1.36%) VB
12 2 (0.90%) VB6
12 2 (0.90%) Korn
12 2 (0.90%) XPath
13 1 (0.45%) Scala
13 1 (0.45%) C
13 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 74 (33.48%) Security Cleared
2 72 (32.58%) SC Cleared
3 25 (11.31%) Degree
4 10 (4.52%) OCP
4 10 (4.52%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.62%) MCSD
6 8 (3.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.90%) ISEB
8 1 (0.45%) CISSP
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.71%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.90%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 63 (28.51%) Oracle
2 47 (21.27%) Microsoft
3 31 (14.03%) Sencha
4 26 (11.76%) Appcelerator
5 13 (5.88%) Talend
5 13 (5.88%) Adobe
6 11 (4.98%) IBM
7 10 (4.52%) EMC
7 10 (4.52%) Open Text
8 9 (4.07%) AccuRev
8 9 (4.07%) TIBCO
9 7 (3.17%) Hyperion
9 7 (3.17%) Informatica
9 7 (3.17%) Splunk
10 6 (2.71%) webMethods
11 5 (2.26%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.26%) Cisco
11 5 (2.26%) SAP
11 5 (2.26%) Sourcefire
11 5 (2.26%) McAfee
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Negotiable, Competitive Bens.
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + 46 days hols + Great Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Based on Exp+ Bonus, Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Marine Information Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Dependant upon experience + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago