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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 114 103 146
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +43
Permanent jobs citing SOA 113 124 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.02% 2.30% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 2.86% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 98 113 51
Average salary £49,250 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.91% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
4733 4342 4305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.47% 80.45% 79.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3874 3606 3659
Average salary £42,500 £42,350 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.35% +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,299 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +28 42 £47,500 -25.49% 5
Birmingham -35 36 £52,500 -12.50% 6
Staffordshire -13 13 £39,250 -1.87% 5
Coventry -7 8 £52,500 -25.00%
Worcestershire +3 5 £27,500 -42.10% 1
Solihull - 2 £47,500 - 3
Walsall - 1 - -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 156 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (48.86%) SQL
3 121 (45.83%) .NET
4 113 (42.80%) Java
5 100 (37.88%) JavaScript
6 98 (37.12%) SQL Server
7 97 (36.74%) HTML
8 94 (35.61%) C#
9 91 (34.47%) CSS
10 88 (33.33%) Web Services
11 85 (32.20%) ASP.NET
12 80 (30.30%) XML
13 76 (28.79%) Oracle
14 73 (27.65%) MVC
15 63 (23.86%) TDD
16 62 (23.48%) Finance
17 59 (22.35%) Microsoft
18 54 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
19 52 (19.70%) Software Engineering
20 50 (18.94%) .NET Framework
21 49 (18.56%) Retail
22 48 (18.18%) jQuery
23 47 (17.80%) Java EE
23 47 (17.80%) RESTful
24 45 (17.05%) JBoss
25 43 (16.29%) OO
25 43 (16.29%) ASP.NET MVC
26 42 (15.91%) WebSphere
27 40 (15.15%) WCF
27 40 (15.15%) HTML5

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 45 (17.05%) JBoss
2 42 (15.91%) WebSphere
3 31 (11.74%) WebLogic
4 25 (9.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (6.06%) MQSeries
5 16 (6.06%) CICS
6 11 (4.17%) GlassFish
7 9 (3.41%) Apache
8 8 (3.03%) Apache Spark
9 6 (2.27%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.27%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.89%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.14%) IIS
11 3 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (1.14%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.14%) NServiceBus
11 3 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 33 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.14%) SPSS
2 3 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.76%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Cordys
2 3 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.65%) Heroku
4 3 (1.14%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Office 365
5 1 (0.38%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 11 (4.17%) SSL
2 5 (1.89%) SAN
3 3 (1.14%) VoIP
4 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (37.12%) SQL Server
2 35 (13.26%) MySQL
3 29 (10.98%) Relational Database
4 26 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (9.47%) DB2
6 22 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 21 (7.95%) RDBMS
8 20 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (4.92%) Hadoop
11 12 (4.55%) Oracle Database
12 10 (3.79%) Big Data
12 10 (3.79%) MongoDB
13 9 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
14 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (1.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (10.61%) Ant
2 23 (8.71%) Selenium
3 21 (7.95%) Git (software)
4 19 (7.20%) Visual Studio
5 17 (6.44%) Subversion
6 16 (6.06%) JIRA
6 16 (6.06%) JUnit
7 15 (5.68%) Hudson
8 14 (5.30%) Maven
9 13 (4.92%) Jenkins
10 11 (4.17%) ReSharper
11 10 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (3.03%) Moq
12 8 (3.03%) NUnit
13 7 (2.65%) MSTest
14 6 (2.27%) Gradle
15 5 (1.89%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 4 (1.52%) Cucumber
16 4 (1.52%) Ranorex
17 3 (1.14%) RSpec
General
1 62 (23.48%) Finance
2 49 (18.56%) Retail
3 21 (7.95%) Billing
4 16 (6.06%) Banking
5 14 (5.30%) Retail Banking
6 13 (4.92%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.65%) Advertising
7 7 (2.65%) Games
8 6 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.27%) Back Office
8 6 (2.27%) Private Banking
8 6 (2.27%) Marketing
9 4 (1.52%) Automotive
10 2 (0.76%) Electronics
11 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 149 (56.44%) Developer
2 54 (20.45%) Java Developer
3 33 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 33 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 33 (12.50%) Architect
4 31 (11.74%) C# Developer
5 30 (11.36%) Software Engineer
6 27 (10.23%) Consultant
7 24 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (7.95%) Technical Consultant
10 20 (7.58%) Senior C# Developer
11 19 (7.20%) Java Software Engineer
12 14 (5.30%) Technical Architect
13 13 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
14 11 (4.17%) Software Developer
15 9 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
15 9 (3.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (3.41%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (45.83%) .NET
2 97 (36.74%) HTML
3 91 (34.47%) CSS
4 88 (33.33%) Web Services
5 85 (32.20%) ASP.NET
6 80 (30.30%) XML
7 50 (18.94%) .NET Framework
8 48 (18.18%) jQuery
9 47 (17.80%) Java EE
9 47 (17.80%) RESTful
10 43 (16.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (15.15%) HTML5
11 40 (15.15%) WCF
12 34 (12.88%) Spring
13 32 (12.12%) Hibernate
14 29 (10.98%) CSS3
15 27 (10.23%) AngularJS
16 26 (9.85%) SOAP
17 24 (9.09%) Middleware
18 23 (8.71%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (5.30%) Mainframe
2 14 (5.30%) Mathematics
3 9 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.89%) GIS
8 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.14%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (0.76%) PKI
10 2 (0.76%) DTV
10 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.76%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.76%) User Experience
11 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.98%) UNIX
1 29 (10.98%) Linux
2 21 (7.95%) Windows
3 16 (6.06%) AIX
4 15 (5.68%) Solaris
5 14 (5.30%) MVS
6 1 (0.38%) OS/390
6 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (27.65%) MVC
3 63 (23.86%) TDD
4 54 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (19.70%) Software Engineering
6 43 (16.29%) OO
7 38 (14.39%) OOP
8 37 (14.02%) Unit Testing
9 34 (12.88%) Web Development
10 29 (10.98%) Scrum
11 24 (9.09%) Mobile Development
12 23 (8.71%) SDLC
13 20 (7.58%) Coaching
14 19 (7.20%) Release Management
15 18 (6.82%) Workflow
15 18 (6.82%) Open Source
15 18 (6.82%) Waterfall
16 17 (6.44%) UML
17 15 (5.68%) EAI
18 14 (5.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (48.86%) SQL
2 113 (42.80%) Java
3 100 (37.88%) JavaScript
4 94 (35.61%) C#
5 24 (9.09%) PHP
5 24 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 20 (7.58%) Perl
7 19 (7.20%) Python
8 18 (6.82%) Ruby
9 14 (5.30%) JCL
10 10 (3.79%) Scala
11 9 (3.41%) XPath
11 9 (3.41%) COBOL
12 8 (3.03%) C
12 8 (3.03%) Clojure
13 7 (2.65%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.89%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.14%) VB
15 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.14%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 25 (9.47%) Degree
2 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.89%) MCSD
4 4 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.76%) ISEB
5 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.38%) CCNA
6 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.65%) QA
2 5 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (5.30%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 76 (28.79%) Oracle
2 59 (22.35%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.30%) IBM
4 8 (3.03%) webMethods
5 7 (2.65%) Rackspace
6 6 (2.27%) Ab Initio
6 6 (2.27%) Adobe
7 5 (1.89%) Citrix
7 5 (1.89%) VMware
7 5 (1.89%) Metastorm
7 5 (1.89%) OpenText
7 5 (1.89%) Informatica
7 5 (1.89%) Pega
7 5 (1.89%) Appcelerator
7 5 (1.89%) WSO2
7 5 (1.89%) Kony
8 4 (1.52%) NetApp
8 4 (1.52%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.52%) Software AG
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Version 1
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Law Society
Salary: From £40,414 to £47,546 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago