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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 112 146 80
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -66
Permanent jobs citing SOA 118 61 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.10% 1.16% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 1.48% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 111 50 133
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
4501 4130 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.92% 78.20% 75.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3791 3498 3071
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +33 71 £60,000 +23.07% 5
Staffordshire +5 26 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Warwickshire +4 8 £75,000 +50.00%
Worcestershire +1 6 £39,000 -15.67%
Coventry -7 5 £70,000 +55.55%
Dudley - 2 £38,000 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 140 (58.09%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (37.76%) .NET
3 83 (34.44%) JavaScript
4 79 (32.78%) HTML
5 76 (31.54%) CSS
6 71 (29.46%) XML
7 70 (29.05%) Java
7 70 (29.05%) SQL
8 69 (28.63%) SQL Server
9 60 (24.90%) Security Cleared
10 59 (24.48%) HTML5
11 58 (24.07%) ASP.NET
11 58 (24.07%) Windows
11 58 (24.07%) TDD
12 56 (23.24%) JIRA
12 56 (23.24%) N-Tier
12 56 (23.24%) SC Cleared
13 54 (22.41%) Ajax
14 52 (21.58%) Oracle
15 51 (21.16%) Unit Testing
16 49 (20.33%) VB.NET
16 49 (20.33%) Microsoft
16 49 (20.33%) MVC
17 47 (19.50%) jQuery
18 45 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (17.84%) Web Services
20 41 (17.01%) XSLT
20 41 (17.01%) Ant
21 38 (15.77%) C#
22 35 (14.52%) Enterprise Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 27 (11.20%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.81%) SharePoint Server
3 13 (5.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (4.98%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.15%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.07%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.66%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.83%) FileNet
9 2 (0.83%) Drupal
9 2 (0.83%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.83%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.83%) Confluence
9 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.41%) AquaLogic Service Bus
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 32 (13.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (6.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.98%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (4.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (3.32%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.41%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.41%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) SaaS
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.41%) Heroku
3 1 (0.41%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.07%) Firewall
1 5 (2.07%) Network Security
2 4 (1.66%) Intranet
3 3 (1.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (28.63%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.79%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.81%) EDRMS
4 12 (4.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (4.56%) RDBMS
5 11 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.56%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 10 (4.15%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.49%) MySQL
8 6 (2.49%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.49%) Big Data
9 3 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.24%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.83%) OLTP
10 2 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 56 (23.24%) JIRA
2 41 (17.01%) Ant
3 30 (12.45%) Git (software)
4 24 (9.96%) Oracle Forms
5 23 (9.54%) Subversion
6 22 (9.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 15 (6.22%) Phing
8 14 (5.81%) Visual Studio
9 9 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.90%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (2.07%) Hudson
12 4 (1.66%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.66%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.24%) Selenium
13 3 (1.24%) Maven
14 2 (0.83%) JDeveloper
14 2 (0.83%) RSpec
14 2 (0.83%) Cucumber
15 1 (0.41%) Moq
15 1 (0.41%) ReSharper
General
1 33 (13.69%) Retail
2 27 (11.20%) Back Office
3 22 (9.13%) Finance
4 13 (5.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.07%) Banking
7 3 (1.24%) Games
7 3 (1.24%) Marketing
7 3 (1.24%) Law
8 2 (0.83%) Automotive
8 2 (0.83%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 113 (46.89%) Developer
2 66 (27.39%) Architect
3 47 (19.50%) .NET Developer
4 41 (17.01%) Senior Developer
5 23 (9.54%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (9.13%) Applications Developer
6 22 (9.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 22 (9.13%) Mobile Developer
7 19 (7.88%) Senior Architect
8 18 (7.47%) Software Developer
9 16 (6.64%) C# Developer
9 16 (6.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (6.22%) Web Developer
11 14 (5.81%) Senior Software Developer
11 14 (5.81%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 14 (5.81%) SharePoint Architect
11 14 (5.81%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
11 14 (5.81%) Senior SharePoint Architect
12 12 (4.98%) Integration Architect
12 12 (4.98%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (37.76%) .NET
2 79 (32.78%) HTML
3 76 (31.54%) CSS
4 71 (29.46%) XML
5 59 (24.48%) HTML5
6 58 (24.07%) ASP.NET
7 54 (22.41%) Ajax
8 47 (19.50%) jQuery
9 43 (17.84%) Web Services
10 41 (17.01%) XSLT
11 33 (13.69%) CSS3
12 32 (13.28%) REST
13 31 (12.86%) WCF
14 29 (12.03%) XHTML
14 29 (12.03%) .NET Framework
15 28 (11.62%) AngularJS
16 25 (10.37%) PhoneGap
16 25 (10.37%) JSON
17 22 (9.13%) Silverlight
18 16 (6.64%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 56 (23.24%) N-Tier
2 27 (11.20%) User Experience
3 22 (9.13%) Blackberry
3 22 (9.13%) Mobile App
4 18 (7.47%) Data Integration
5 14 (5.81%) Taxonomies
6 12 (4.98%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.49%) Mathematics
8 6 (2.49%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (2.07%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.07%) Open Source
10 2 (0.83%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.41%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.41%) SCORM
11 1 (0.41%) CESG
11 1 (0.41%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.41%) VSAM
11 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.41%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.07%) Windows
2 25 (10.37%) Android
2 25 (10.37%) Apple iOS
2 25 (10.37%) Windows 8
3 12 (4.98%) UNIX
4 2 (0.83%) Linux
5 1 (0.41%) AIX
5 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (58.09%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (24.07%) TDD
3 51 (21.16%) Unit Testing
4 49 (20.33%) MVC
5 45 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (14.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 34 (14.11%) Scrum
8 31 (12.86%) E-Commerce
8 31 (12.86%) Mentoring
9 29 (12.03%) SEO
10 25 (10.37%) OOP
11 24 (9.96%) OO
11 24 (9.96%) Migration
11 24 (9.96%) Document Management
12 23 (9.54%) TOGAF
13 22 (9.13%) Android Development
13 22 (9.13%) iOS Development
14 20 (8.30%) CRM
15 17 (7.05%) ETL
15 17 (7.05%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 83 (34.44%) JavaScript
2 70 (29.05%) Java
2 70 (29.05%) SQL
3 49 (20.33%) VB.NET
4 38 (15.77%) C#
5 22 (9.13%) ActionScript
5 22 (9.13%) Objective-C
5 22 (9.13%) ActionScript 3.0
6 21 (8.71%) PHP
7 11 (4.56%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.15%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.90%) VB
9 7 (2.90%) ABAP
10 6 (2.49%) Python
11 4 (1.66%) XPath
11 4 (1.66%) Groovy
12 2 (0.83%) Scala
12 2 (0.83%) VB6
12 2 (0.83%) Clojure
13 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (24.90%) Security Cleared
2 56 (23.24%) SC Cleared
3 32 (13.28%) Degree
4 14 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.15%) OCP
5 10 (4.15%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (4.15%) ISEB
6 9 (3.73%) MCSD
6 9 (3.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.41%) CISSP
7 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.39%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 52 (21.58%) Oracle
2 49 (20.33%) Microsoft
3 29 (12.03%) AccuRev
4 25 (10.37%) Sencha
5 22 (9.13%) Appcelerator
6 18 (7.47%) Adobe
7 14 (5.81%) EMC
7 14 (5.81%) Open Text
8 12 (4.98%) IBM
9 11 (4.56%) SAP
10 8 (3.32%) TIBCO
11 7 (2.90%) Informatica
11 7 (2.90%) Splunk
11 7 (2.90%) Talend
12 5 (2.07%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.07%) McAfee
12 5 (2.07%) Sourcefire
12 5 (2.07%) Cisco
13 4 (1.66%) JBoss
13 4 (1.66%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £17,000 to £28,000 per annum plus bens and bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and training!
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Based on Exp+ Bonus, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus +Bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable, Competitive Bens.
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Birmingham City University
Salary: From £29,559 to £32,101 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago