The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 91 80
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 22 51 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.18% 2.13% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 2.44% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 22 45 40
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,486 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £90,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1679 2090 1426
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 90.03% 87.19% 82.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1592 1180
Median salary £45,000 £43,974 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% -2.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,622 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing SOA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Birmingham

SOA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for SOA in Birmingham

SOA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SOA.

1 30 (51.72%) Java
2 28 (48.28%) SQL
3 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
4 23 (39.66%) Finance
5 21 (36.21%) HTML
6 20 (34.48%) MVC
6 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (32.76%) Linux
8 18 (31.03%) E-Commerce
9 16 (27.59%) Windows
9 16 (27.59%) CSS
10 15 (25.86%) C#
10 15 (25.86%) .NET
10 15 (25.86%) J2EE
10 15 (25.86%) Oracle
11 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
11 14 (24.14%) JBoss
11 14 (24.14%) WebSphere
12 13 (22.41%) Java EE
12 13 (22.41%) Banking
12 13 (22.41%) Unix
12 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
13 11 (18.97%) Sybase
13 11 (18.97%) XML
14 10 (17.24%) Scrum
14 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
14 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (15.52%) TDD
15 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 14 (24.14%) JBoss
1 14 (24.14%) WebSphere
2 9 (15.52%) WebLogic
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.72%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.90%) SaaS
4 3 (5.17%) IaaS
5 1 (1.72%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.62%) SSL
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.07%) RDBMS
4 6 (10.34%) DB2
4 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.34%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
5 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.07%) MSBuild
3 4 (6.90%) Maven
4 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.72%) Ant
5 1 (1.72%) CA Gen
5 1 (1.72%) Gradle
5 1 (1.72%) JUnit
5 1 (1.72%) Log4j
5 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Banking
3 8 (13.79%) International Banking
4 5 (8.62%) Publishing
4 5 (8.62%) Retail
5 4 (6.90%) Retail Banking
5 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.45%) Marketing
7 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Developer
2 16 (27.59%) Consultant
3 14 (24.14%) Architect
4 13 (22.41%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (22.41%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (20.69%) Senior Developer
6 9 (15.52%) .NET Developer
7 8 (13.79%) IT Architect
7 8 (13.79%) J2EE Consultant
7 8 (13.79%) Java Developer
7 8 (13.79%) Scrum Master
7 8 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (10.34%) Java Consultant
9 5 (8.62%) AWS Architect
9 5 (8.62%) Senior Architect
9 5 (8.62%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 4 (6.90%) SOA Consultant
10 4 (6.90%) SOA Technical Consultant
11 3 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) HTML
2 16 (27.59%) CSS
3 15 (25.86%) .NET
3 15 (25.86%) J2EE
4 13 (22.41%) Java EE
5 11 (18.97%) XML
6 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
6 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (13.79%) Spring
7 8 (13.79%) Web Services
8 7 (12.07%) jQuery
8 7 (12.07%) RESTful
8 7 (12.07%) SOAP
9 6 (10.34%) Hibernate
9 6 (10.34%) JSON
10 5 (8.62%) Spring MVC
11 3 (5.17%) Spring Security
11 3 (5.17%) Spring Web Flow
11 3 (5.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.62%) N-Tier
4 4 (6.90%) Fintech
5 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Linux
2 16 (27.59%) Windows
3 13 (22.41%) Unix
4 3 (5.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (34.48%) MVC
2 18 (31.03%) E-Commerce
3 13 (22.41%) Mentoring
4 10 (17.24%) Scrum
5 9 (15.52%) TDD
5 9 (15.52%) UML
6 8 (13.79%) Coaching
6 8 (13.79%) Software Delivery
6 8 (13.79%) TOGAF
7 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
7 7 (12.07%) BDD
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.07%) CQRS
7 7 (12.07%) Database Security
7 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Re-Platforming
7 7 (12.07%) SOLID
7 7 (12.07%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (10.34%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 30 (51.72%) Java
2 28 (48.28%) SQL
3 15 (25.86%) C#
4 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.79%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.62%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Oracle
2 11 (18.97%) Sybase
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) CA
4 1 (1.72%) Google
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) Pega
4 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.72%) webMethods
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago