Period
to 26 January 2021

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 6 months to 26 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 105 95
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10 +34
Permanent jobs citing SOA 13 46 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.92% 1.81% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.92% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 20 44 66
Median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £52,500 £50,925 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,750 £65,000 £82,500
West Midlands median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +26.32% -13.64%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,309 2,390 3,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 92.57% 94.09% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,083 2,081 2,141
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,350 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £76,200 £76,250 £76,875
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.09%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Birmingham

SOA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOA in Birmingham.

Salary trend for SOA in Birmingham

SOA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOA in Birmingham over the 6 months to 26 January 2021.

Salary histogram for SOA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2021, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SOA.

1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 11 (84.62%) Microservices
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
4 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
5 7 (53.85%) Azure
5 7 (53.85%) CQRS
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) Data Development
6 6 (46.15%) Back Office
6 6 (46.15%) MVC
6 6 (46.15%) CSS
6 6 (46.15%) Web Services
6 6 (46.15%) Software Delivery
6 6 (46.15%) BDD
6 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
6 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 6 (46.15%) Security Testing
7 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
7 5 (38.46%) SDLC
7 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (38.46%) React
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 5 (38.46%) N-Tier

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 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Boomi
3 1 (7.69%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (30.77%) Postman
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Software Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (38.46%) Entity Framework
3 5 (38.46%) React
3 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) WinForms
5 1 (7.69%) WPF
5 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) N-Tier
2 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
1 11 (84.62%) Microservices
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 7 (53.85%) CQRS
3 7 (53.85%) Data Development
4 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 6 (46.15%) Security Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Software Delivery
5 5 (38.46%) SDLC
6 4 (30.77%) ATDD
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Certification
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) Sparx