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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 74 117 146
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +29
Permanent jobs citing SOA 187 110 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.40% 2.15% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 2.51% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 155 94 86
Median salary £48,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.51% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,459 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +2.91%
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
4872 4387 4860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.55% 85.83% 85.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3784 3676 4275
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Staffordshire +34 55 £46,500 +20.00% 2
Birmingham -3 39 £57,500 +5.22% 3
Warwickshire +4 28 £59,500 +13.33% 1
Coventry +15 23 £43,750 -2.77% 5
Shropshire - 18 £51,269 -
Worcestershire -11 7 £29,000 +5.45%
Solihull -4 5 £43,000 -5.49% 3
Bilston - 4 £40,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 187 (66.55%) .NET
2 178 (63.35%) C#
3 156 (55.52%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (51.96%) HTML
5 140 (49.82%) ASP.NET
5 140 (49.82%) MVC
6 139 (49.47%) SQL
7 131 (46.62%) XML
8 127 (45.20%) SQL Server
9 120 (42.70%) JavaScript
10 100 (35.59%) CSS
11 98 (34.88%) Web Services
12 97 (34.52%) Scrum
12 97 (34.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 85 (30.25%) Microsoft
13 85 (30.25%) Mentoring
14 82 (29.18%) TDD
15 79 (28.11%) WCF
16 74 (26.33%) Relational Database
17 72 (25.62%) AngularJS
18 70 (24.91%) Java
19 69 (24.56%) OO
19 69 (24.56%) Software Engineering
20 57 (20.28%) jQuery
21 56 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
21 56 (19.93%) T-SQL
22 54 (19.22%) Finance
23 52 (18.51%) Git (software)
23 52 (18.51%) HTML5
24 51 (18.15%) SOLID

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 46 (16.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 29 (10.32%) WebSphere
3 27 (9.61%) JBoss
4 25 (8.90%) SharePoint
5 23 (8.19%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (6.76%) SharePoint Server
7 18 (6.41%) WebLogic
8 13 (4.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.14%) Documentum
10 4 (1.42%) Apache
10 4 (1.42%) Confluence
10 4 (1.42%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.42%) IIS
10 4 (1.42%) WildFly
11 3 (1.07%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.71%) CMS
13 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 27 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (10.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.42%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (1.42%) OpenText Process Suite
3 2 (0.71%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 45 (16.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.63%) SaaS
3 7 (2.49%) GitHub
4 6 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.90%) TCP/IP
2 15 (5.34%) SSL
3 13 (4.63%) Internet
4 3 (1.07%) Firewall
5 1 (0.36%) HTTP
5 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (45.20%) SQL Server
2 74 (26.33%) Relational Database
3 44 (15.66%) RDBMS
4 24 (8.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 22 (7.83%) MySQL
6 19 (6.76%) DB2
7 18 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (6.05%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (5.69%) MongoDB
10 14 (4.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (2.85%) NoSQL
13 6 (2.14%) Data Mining
13 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database
15 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 2 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (18.51%) Git (software)
2 50 (17.79%) Visual Studio
3 30 (10.68%) Jenkins
4 28 (9.96%) Selenium
5 27 (9.61%) Subversion
6 19 (6.76%) Moq
7 13 (4.63%) TeamCity
8 10 (3.56%) JUnit
9 9 (3.20%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.20%) Maven
10 8 (2.85%) JSUnit
10 8 (2.85%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (2.85%) Mocha
10 8 (2.85%) PHPUnit
11 7 (2.49%) CruiseControl
11 7 (2.49%) PhpStorm
12 6 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.78%) JIRA
14 4 (1.42%) RSpec
14 4 (1.42%) WATIR
General
1 54 (19.22%) Finance
2 19 (6.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 18 (6.41%) Banking
4 15 (5.34%) Retail
5 13 (4.63%) Retail Banking
5 13 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.14%) Back Office
6 6 (2.14%) Publishing
7 5 (1.78%) International Banking
7 5 (1.78%) Marketing
8 4 (1.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 158 (56.23%) Developer
2 86 (30.60%) .NET Developer
3 74 (26.33%) Senior Developer
4 69 (24.56%) C# Developer
5 62 (22.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (14.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 41 (14.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 39 (13.88%) Senior C# Developer
8 38 (13.52%) Senior .NET Developer
9 37 (13.17%) Architect
10 33 (11.74%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 28 (9.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 28 (9.96%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 28 (9.96%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (8.90%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (7.83%) Consultant
13 22 (7.83%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (7.83%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 22 (7.83%) Software Engineer
14 19 (6.76%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (66.55%) .NET
2 146 (51.96%) HTML
3 140 (49.82%) ASP.NET
4 131 (46.62%) XML
5 100 (35.59%) CSS
6 98 (34.88%) Web Services
7 97 (34.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 79 (28.11%) WCF
9 72 (25.62%) AngularJS
10 57 (20.28%) jQuery
11 52 (18.51%) HTML5
12 46 (16.37%) Middleware
13 43 (15.30%) XSLT
14 42 (14.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 37 (13.17%) SOAP
16 34 (12.10%) ASP.NET Web API
17 31 (11.03%) KnockoutJS
18 30 (10.68%) React
19 27 (9.61%) .NET Framework
19 27 (9.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.96%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (7.47%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.76%) NHS
3 19 (6.76%) PMI
4 16 (5.69%) N-Tier
5 14 (4.98%) Mathematics
6 12 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.56%) Algorithms
7 10 (3.56%) Data Structures
7 10 (3.56%) Physics
8 9 (3.20%) Fintech
9 7 (2.49%) User Experience
10 6 (2.14%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (1.42%) DataPower
11 4 (1.42%) Smart Meter
12 3 (1.07%) e-Learning
12 3 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.71%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.01%) Linux
2 39 (13.88%) Windows
3 22 (7.83%) Unix
4 8 (2.85%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (55.52%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (49.82%) MVC
3 97 (34.52%) Scrum
4 85 (30.25%) Mentoring
5 82 (29.18%) TDD
6 69 (24.56%) OO
6 69 (24.56%) Software Engineering
7 56 (19.93%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (18.15%) SOLID
9 49 (17.44%) UML
10 38 (13.52%) Coaching
11 36 (12.81%) Open Source
12 35 (12.46%) CRM
13 31 (11.03%) Continuous Delivery
13 31 (11.03%) SDLC
14 30 (10.68%) Microservices
15 29 (10.32%) Unit Testing
16 28 (9.96%) Workflow
17 24 (8.54%) Release Management
17 24 (8.54%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (63.35%) C#
2 139 (49.47%) SQL
3 120 (42.70%) JavaScript
4 70 (24.91%) Java
5 56 (19.93%) T-SQL
6 18 (6.41%) PHP
7 16 (5.69%) XPath
8 14 (4.98%) VB.NET
9 13 (4.63%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.27%) Erlang
11 10 (3.56%) Clojure
11 10 (3.56%) F#
11 10 (3.56%) Go
11 10 (3.56%) Haskell
12 8 (2.85%) C
12 8 (2.85%) Python
13 6 (2.14%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.78%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.42%) Ruby
16 3 (1.07%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (12.10%) Degree
2 24 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (6.76%) PMI Certification
4 18 (6.41%) MCSD
5 6 (2.14%) CITP
5 6 (2.14%) MCPD
5 6 (2.14%) MCTS
6 3 (1.07%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.07%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.41%) QA
2 3 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (5.69%) Docker
2 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.56%) Puppet
2 2 (0.71%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 85 (30.25%) Microsoft
2 51 (18.15%) Oracle
3 11 (3.91%) IBM
4 10 (3.56%) Pega
5 8 (2.85%) OpenText
6 7 (2.49%) Sybase
7 6 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.14%) SAP
7 6 (2.14%) WSO2
8 5 (1.78%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.42%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.42%) EMC
9 4 (1.42%) Google
9 4 (1.42%) TOWER Software
10 3 (1.07%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.71%) Adobe
11 2 (0.71%) Finjan
11 2 (0.71%) webMethods
12 1 (0.36%) Apple
12 1 (0.36%) CA
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