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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 103 83
Rank change year-on-year -5 -20  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 24 37 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.22% 1.58% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.81% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23 28 56
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £46,050 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

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 1757 2048 1752
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.19% 87.67% 86.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1497 1427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) E-Commerce
3 20 (43.48%) Scrum
4 16 (34.78%) Software Delivery
5 15 (32.61%) Coaching
6 14 (30.43%) MVC
7 12 (26.09%) C#
7 12 (26.09%) .NET
8 11 (23.91%) SQL
8 11 (23.91%) Java
8 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
8 11 (23.91%) Web Services
9 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
9 10 (21.74%) TDD
10 9 (19.57%) CSS
10 9 (19.57%) HTML
10 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (15.22%) Linux
11 7 (15.22%) SOLID
11 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
12 6 (13.04%) Finance
12 6 (13.04%) Spring
12 6 (13.04%) jQuery
13 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
13 5 (10.87%) SLA
13 5 (10.87%) SAN
13 5 (10.87%) WebLogic

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 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.35%) Mule
3 1 (2.17%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Big Data
3 2 (4.35%) DocumentDB
3 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Maven
2 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.17%) JUnit
5 1 (2.17%) Mockito
5 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) Scrum Master
3 8 (17.39%) Architect
4 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) SAN Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) AWS Architect
8 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (4.35%) IT Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) Web Services
3 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
4 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (19.57%) CSS
4 9 (19.57%) HTML
5 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (13.04%) jQuery
6 6 (13.04%) Spring
7 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
7 5 (10.87%) REST
7 5 (10.87%) RESTful
7 5 (10.87%) SOAP
8 4 (8.70%) XML
9 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
9 3 (6.52%) J2EE
9 3 (6.52%) JDBC
9 3 (6.52%) JSON
9 3 (6.52%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.35%) BBC
3 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.35%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) Fintech
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) AIX
2 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Unix
3 4 (8.70%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) E-Commerce
3 20 (43.48%) Scrum
4 16 (34.78%) Software Delivery
5 15 (32.61%) Coaching
6 14 (30.43%) MVC
7 10 (21.74%) TDD
8 7 (15.22%) SOLID
9 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.87%) BDD
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.87%) ITIL
10 5 (10.87%) Open Source
10 5 (10.87%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
11 4 (8.70%) Microservices
12 3 (6.52%) Database Security
12 3 (6.52%) Re-Platforming
12 3 (6.52%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) C#
2 11 (23.91%) Java
2 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
2 11 (23.91%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) NetApp
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Pega
4 1 (2.17%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (+ excellent package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 14 days ago