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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / West Midlands
Rank 88 114 149
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +35
Permanent jobs citing SOA 137 113 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.81% 2.17% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.49% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 113 84 61
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £46,850
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +6.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,513 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
4335 4542 4244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.80% 87.03% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3370 3763 3695
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +40 39 £47,000 +21.29% 2
Birmingham -18 36 £60,000 +10.52% 4
Coventry +23 16 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Shropshire - 16 £52,387 -
Warwickshire -9 10 £59,500 +13.33%
Solihull -6 6 £38,250 -10.00% 2
Worcestershire -14 4 £29,250 +6.36% 1
Bilston - 2 £40,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 177 (63.67%) .NET
2 166 (59.71%) C#
3 158 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (48.92%) HTML
5 131 (47.12%) MVC
6 130 (46.76%) ASP.NET
7 129 (46.40%) SQL
8 120 (43.17%) SQL Server
9 117 (42.09%) JavaScript
10 115 (41.37%) XML
11 98 (35.25%) Scrum
12 93 (33.45%) CSS
13 92 (33.09%) Web Services
14 91 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 89 (32.01%) TDD
16 81 (29.14%) Mentoring
17 75 (26.98%) Microsoft
18 72 (25.90%) Java
19 69 (24.82%) AngularJS
20 68 (24.46%) WCF
20 68 (24.46%) Software Engineering
21 66 (23.74%) Relational Database
22 61 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
23 58 (20.86%) OO
24 55 (19.78%) Finance
25 54 (19.42%) Linux
26 53 (19.06%) HTML5
27 52 (18.71%) jQuery
28 51 (18.35%) SOLID
29 49 (17.63%) Git (software)

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 38 (13.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 32 (11.51%) WebSphere
3 25 (8.99%) JBoss
4 21 (7.55%) WebLogic
5 19 (6.83%) BizTalk Server
5 19 (6.83%) SharePoint
6 16 (5.76%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (4.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.16%) Documentum
9 4 (1.44%) Apache
9 4 (1.44%) Confluence
10 3 (1.08%) IIS
10 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.72%) CMS
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 23 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (8.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.80%) OpenText MBPM
2 5 (1.80%) OpenText Process Suite
3 2 (0.72%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.32%) SaaS
3 8 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.52%) GitHub
5 3 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.27%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.04%) SSL
3 12 (4.32%) Internet
4 3 (1.08%) Firewall
5 1 (0.36%) HTTP
5 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (43.17%) SQL Server
2 66 (23.74%) Relational Database
3 38 (13.67%) RDBMS
4 21 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 21 (7.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 18 (6.47%) DB2
6 17 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (6.12%) MongoDB
6 17 (6.12%) MySQL
7 16 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (3.24%) Data Mining
10 6 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.08%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.08%) Riak
12 2 (0.72%) Big Data
12 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (17.63%) Git (software)
2 48 (17.27%) Visual Studio
3 32 (11.51%) Jenkins
4 24 (8.63%) Selenium
4 24 (8.63%) Subversion
5 16 (5.76%) Moq
5 16 (5.76%) TeamCity
6 9 (3.24%) MSBuild
7 8 (2.88%) JSUnit
7 8 (2.88%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (2.88%) Mocha
7 8 (2.88%) PHPUnit
8 7 (2.52%) CruiseControl
8 7 (2.52%) Maven
8 7 (2.52%) PhpStorm
8 7 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.80%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.80%) JIRA
10 4 (1.44%) JUnit
10 4 (1.44%) Log4j
General
1 55 (19.78%) Finance
2 20 (7.19%) Banking
3 16 (5.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (5.40%) Retail
5 12 (4.32%) Retail Banking
5 12 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.24%) Back Office
7 8 (2.88%) International Banking
8 6 (2.16%) Publishing
9 5 (1.80%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 138 (49.64%) Developer
2 70 (25.18%) Senior Developer
3 69 (24.82%) .NET Developer
4 53 (19.06%) C# Developer
5 46 (16.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 43 (15.47%) Architect
7 33 (11.87%) Senior .NET Developer
8 32 (11.51%) Senior C# Developer
9 27 (9.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (9.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 27 (9.71%) Software Engineer
10 26 (9.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 26 (9.35%) Solutions Architect
11 25 (8.99%) Consultant
12 23 (8.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 21 (7.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 21 (7.55%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 21 (7.55%) Software Developer
13 21 (7.55%) Technical Consultant
14 19 (6.83%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (63.67%) .NET
2 136 (48.92%) HTML
3 130 (46.76%) ASP.NET
4 115 (41.37%) XML
5 93 (33.45%) CSS
6 92 (33.09%) Web Services
7 91 (32.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 69 (24.82%) AngularJS
9 68 (24.46%) WCF
10 53 (19.06%) HTML5
11 52 (18.71%) jQuery
12 47 (16.91%) Middleware
13 43 (15.47%) SOAP
14 39 (14.03%) XSLT
15 35 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web API
16 34 (12.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 33 (11.87%) React
18 26 (9.35%) .NET Framework
18 26 (9.35%) REST
19 25 (8.99%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.79%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (9.35%) Computer Science
3 21 (7.55%) N-Tier
4 16 (5.76%) NHS
4 16 (5.76%) PMI
5 15 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.96%) Inversion of Control
7 10 (3.60%) User Experience
8 9 (3.24%) Algorithms
8 9 (3.24%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (3.24%) Data Structures
8 9 (3.24%) Mathematics
8 9 (3.24%) Physics
9 7 (2.52%) Fintech
10 5 (1.80%) DataPower
11 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.08%) Data Conversion
12 3 (1.08%) Replication
12 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 54 (19.42%) Linux
2 42 (15.11%) Windows
3 26 (9.35%) Unix
4 8 (2.88%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.08%) Solaris
6 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (56.83%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (47.12%) MVC
3 98 (35.25%) Scrum
4 89 (32.01%) TDD
5 81 (29.14%) Mentoring
6 68 (24.46%) Software Engineering
7 61 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (20.86%) OO
9 51 (18.35%) SOLID
10 42 (15.11%) UML
11 39 (14.03%) Microservices
12 36 (12.95%) Open Source
13 34 (12.23%) CRM
14 33 (11.87%) Unit Testing
15 31 (11.15%) Continuous Delivery
16 29 (10.43%) Coaching
16 29 (10.43%) High Availability
17 26 (9.35%) OOP
18 25 (8.99%) SDLC
18 25 (8.99%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 166 (59.71%) C#
2 129 (46.40%) SQL
3 117 (42.09%) JavaScript
4 72 (25.90%) Java
5 45 (16.19%) T-SQL
6 18 (6.47%) PHP
7 16 (5.76%) Erlang
7 16 (5.76%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.04%) Python
9 12 (4.32%) Go
10 11 (3.96%) VB.NET
10 11 (3.96%) XPath
11 9 (3.24%) Clojure
11 9 (3.24%) F#
11 9 (3.24%) Haskell
12 8 (2.88%) C
13 6 (2.16%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.80%) VB
15 4 (1.44%) C++
15 4 (1.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (11.15%) Degree
2 16 (5.76%) PMI Certification
3 13 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.96%) MCSD
5 9 (3.24%) CITP
6 3 (1.08%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.72%) MCPD
7 2 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.63%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (7.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.24%) Puppet
2 3 (1.08%) Ansible
2 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.08%) Terraform
3 2 (0.72%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 75 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 46 (16.55%) Oracle
3 12 (4.32%) IBM
4 11 (3.96%) Pega
4 11 (3.96%) Sybase
5 9 (3.24%) OpenText
5 9 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.88%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.52%) Google
7 7 (2.52%) WSO2
8 4 (1.44%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.44%) EMC
8 4 (1.44%) SAP
8 4 (1.44%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.72%) Adobe
9 2 (0.72%) Finjan
9 2 (0.72%) Sun
10 1 (0.36%) CA
10 1 (0.36%) Netezza
10 1 (0.36%) Rackspace
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits+Perks
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Solihull
Volt
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Bonus Packages
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £36k - 47k per year + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago