The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 46 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.38% 2.20% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 3.18% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £47,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
208 157 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 79.09% 69.16% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 174 128 153
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

SOA
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Worcestershire region.

SOA Salary Trend in Worcestershire

SOA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hazelcast
1 1 (100.00%) Infinispan
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hazelcast
1 1 (100.00%) Infinispan
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft