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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 42 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 0.43% 0.54% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.61% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.17%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +5.26%
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
177 164 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 76.29% 88.17% 74.55%
Number of salaries quoted 164 149 149
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

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
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Worcester - 1 £50,000 -
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (33.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSD
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix