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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 86 131 85
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -46
Permanent jobs citing SOA 153 69 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.91% 1.41% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 1.74% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 127 51 116
Average salary £47,500 £41,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.77% -12.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £32,750 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
4230 3971 3950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.45% 81.06% 77.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3533 3294 3309
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Birmingham +46 59 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Coventry +9 28 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Warwickshire +5 25 £52,500 +10.52% 7
Staffordshire -5 24 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Solihull +1 5 - -
Wolverhampton - 5 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £50,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 127 (57.99%) SQL
2 119 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (49.32%) .NET
4 92 (42.01%) JavaScript
5 90 (41.10%) C#
6 89 (40.64%) HTML
7 83 (37.90%) Java
8 82 (37.44%) MVC
9 77 (35.16%) SQL Server
10 75 (34.25%) CSS
11 74 (33.79%) ASP.NET
12 67 (30.59%) XML
13 65 (29.68%) TDD
14 61 (27.85%) Oracle
15 58 (26.48%) jQuery
16 54 (24.66%) .NET Framework
17 53 (24.20%) Continuous Integration
18 51 (23.29%) Unit Testing
19 45 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC
20 43 (19.63%) Web Services
21 40 (18.26%) Microsoft
21 40 (18.26%) HTML5
22 37 (16.89%) Entity Framework
23 36 (16.44%) Mobile Development
23 36 (16.44%) Finance
24 33 (15.07%) Retail
25 31 (14.16%) PhoneGap
25 31 (14.16%) WebSphere
26 30 (13.70%) WCF
26 30 (13.70%) WebLogic

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (14.16%) WebSphere
2 30 (13.70%) WebLogic
3 26 (11.87%) JBoss
4 18 (8.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (6.85%) Umbraco
6 9 (4.11%) Apache
6 9 (4.11%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.65%) MQSeries
7 8 (3.65%) CICS
8 6 (2.74%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.28%) IIS
10 4 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.83%) NServiceBus
11 3 (1.37%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.37%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.91%) SAS
13 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.46%) CMS
13 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.28%) SPSS
3 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.91%) MS Office
4 1 (0.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.02%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (5.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.28%) Cordys
3 3 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.91%) Office 365
3 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.11%) TCP/IP
1 9 (4.11%) SSL
2 1 (0.46%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.50%) Relational Database
3 18 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (7.76%) DB2
5 16 (7.31%) RDBMS
6 15 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (6.39%) NoSQL
8 13 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (5.94%) MySQL
8 13 (5.94%) Oracle Database
9 11 (5.02%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (3.65%) Data Mining
11 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.28%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (2.28%) OLAP
12 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (2.28%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.37%) Essbase
13 3 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 30 (13.70%) Ant
2 24 (10.96%) Visual Studio
3 23 (10.50%) JIRA
4 22 (10.05%) Git (software)
5 21 (9.59%) Maven
6 18 (8.22%) Selenium
7 16 (7.31%) Subversion
8 13 (5.94%) JUnit
9 12 (5.48%) ReSharper
9 12 (5.48%) Jenkins
10 11 (5.02%) Hudson
11 9 (4.11%) NUnit
12 8 (3.65%) AccuRev
12 8 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (3.20%) Moq
13 7 (3.20%) Cucumber
13 7 (3.20%) NetBeans
13 7 (3.20%) Eclipse
14 5 (2.28%) MSTest
14 5 (2.28%) Gradle
General
1 36 (16.44%) Finance
2 33 (15.07%) Retail
3 11 (5.02%) Banking
4 10 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.65%) Billing
5 8 (3.65%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.20%) Back Office
7 2 (0.91%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 120 (54.79%) Developer
2 40 (18.26%) Java Developer
3 38 (17.35%) Architect
4 30 (13.70%) Senior Developer
5 27 (12.33%) .NET Developer
6 24 (10.96%) Software Developer
7 23 (10.50%) Consultant
8 19 (8.68%) Technical Consultant
9 16 (7.31%) Software Engineer
10 15 (6.85%) C# Developer
11 14 (6.39%) Technical Architect
12 13 (5.94%) Java Software Engineer
13 12 (5.48%) DBA
14 11 (5.02%) Oracle DBA
15 10 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
16 9 (4.11%) Applications Developer
16 9 (4.11%) Analyst
16 9 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
17 8 (3.65%) Administrator
17 8 (3.65%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (49.32%) .NET
2 89 (40.64%) HTML
3 75 (34.25%) CSS
4 74 (33.79%) ASP.NET
5 67 (30.59%) XML
6 58 (26.48%) jQuery
7 54 (24.66%) .NET Framework
8 45 (20.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (19.63%) Web Services
10 40 (18.26%) HTML5
11 37 (16.89%) Entity Framework
12 31 (14.16%) PhoneGap
13 30 (13.70%) WCF
14 29 (13.24%) Ajax
15 24 (10.96%) J2EE
16 23 (10.50%) Java EE
16 23 (10.50%) CSS3
17 22 (10.05%) SOAP
18 21 (9.59%) AngularJS
18 21 (9.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.96%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (7.76%) Open Source
2 17 (7.76%) N-Tier
3 9 (4.11%) GIS
3 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.65%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.65%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (3.20%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.74%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.74%) User Experience
7 5 (2.28%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.37%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.46%) Clustering
11 1 (0.46%) IVR
11 1 (0.46%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.87%) Windows
2 21 (9.59%) Linux
3 18 (8.22%) UNIX
4 12 (5.48%) Solaris
5 9 (4.11%) AIX
6 8 (3.65%) MVS
7 4 (1.83%) Android
7 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.83%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (37.44%) MVC
3 65 (29.68%) TDD
4 53 (24.20%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (23.29%) Unit Testing
6 36 (16.44%) Mobile Development
7 26 (11.87%) Release Management
8 25 (11.42%) Web Development
9 23 (10.50%) Software Engineering
10 21 (9.59%) OOP
10 21 (9.59%) OO
11 20 (9.13%) Scrum
12 17 (7.76%) UML
12 17 (7.76%) Mentoring
13 16 (7.31%) Web Application Development
14 13 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (5.48%) Build Automation
15 12 (5.48%) Waterfall
16 11 (5.02%) ITIL
16 11 (5.02%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (57.99%) SQL
2 92 (42.01%) JavaScript
3 90 (41.10%) C#
4 83 (37.90%) Java
5 26 (11.87%) T-SQL
5 26 (11.87%) VB.NET
6 20 (9.13%) Python
7 18 (8.22%) PL/SQL
8 16 (7.31%) PHP
9 14 (6.39%) Perl
10 13 (5.94%) Ruby
11 8 (3.65%) JCL
11 8 (3.65%) XPath
12 6 (2.74%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.74%) VB
13 3 (1.37%) Groovy
13 3 (1.37%) VB6
14 2 (0.91%) ActionScript 3.0
14 2 (0.91%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (11.42%) Degree
2 18 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.37%) ISEB
4 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) MCPD
6 1 (0.46%) MCAD
6 1 (0.46%) MCSD
6 1 (0.46%) PMP
6 1 (0.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.28%) SLA
1 5 (2.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.02%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (3.65%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (27.85%) Oracle
2 40 (18.26%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.31%) Business Objects
3 16 (7.31%) webMethods
4 15 (6.85%) Adobe
5 11 (5.02%) Hyperion
6 10 (4.57%) IBM
7 6 (2.74%) Pega
8 5 (2.28%) Metastorm
8 5 (2.28%) OpenText
8 5 (2.28%) Software AG
9 4 (1.83%) Sencha
10 3 (1.37%) Telerik
11 2 (0.91%) Zend
11 2 (0.91%) Appcelerator
11 2 (0.91%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.91%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.91%) Informatica
11 2 (0.91%) SAP
12 1 (0.46%) Cisco
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IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
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Hafele
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% Bonus - Flex Bens
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + inc FE Car + Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + FE Car + Bonus + Bens
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