Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 145 111
Rank change year-on-year -2 -34 -15
Permanent jobs citing SOA 53 76 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.38% 1.62% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.82% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 43 77 83
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £41,750 £40,629 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £80,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.21% -17.39%

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 3470 4166 3447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.27% 88.92% 87.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2720 3048 2879
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) Java
3 20 (37.74%) XML
4 18 (33.96%) SOAP
4 18 (33.96%) REST
5 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (32.08%) TDD
5 17 (32.08%) Spring
6 16 (30.19%) JSON
6 16 (30.19%) Hibernate
6 16 (30.19%) OO
7 15 (28.30%) Web Services
8 14 (26.42%) Oracle
8 14 (26.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (24.53%) C#
9 13 (24.53%) SQL
9 13 (24.53%) .NET
10 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
11 11 (20.75%) Service Management
11 11 (20.75%) Time Management
11 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
11 11 (20.75%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (20.75%) Microservices
11 11 (20.75%) Open Source
12 10 (18.87%) XSLT
12 10 (18.87%) ITIL
12 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
13 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering

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 (26.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (20.75%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (13.21%) WebLogic
4 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.55%) Apache
6 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.89%) JBoss
7 1 (1.89%) Mule
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.77%) Serverless
4 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.21%) MySQL
4 6 (11.32%) DTS
4 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
4 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.55%) MarkLogic
5 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.66%) DocumentDB
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.77%) Big Data
8 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.89%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Maven
1 6 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.77%) JUnit
4 2 (3.77%) Mockito
5 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) International Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Senior Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Administrator
6 6 (11.32%) Integration Developer
6 6 (11.32%) ServiceNow Developer
7 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
7 5 (9.43%) SOA Administrator
8 4 (7.55%) Applications Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Java Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) NoSQL Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) XML
2 18 (33.96%) REST
2 18 (33.96%) SOAP
3 17 (32.08%) Spring
4 16 (30.19%) Hibernate
4 16 (30.19%) JSON
5 15 (28.30%) Web Services
6 13 (24.53%) .NET
7 10 (18.87%) XSLT
8 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET
8 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (13.21%) CSS
8 7 (13.21%) HTML
9 6 (11.32%) LINQ
10 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (9.43%) JPA
10 5 (9.43%) RESTful
11 4 (7.55%) Java SE
11 4 (7.55%) XML Schema
11 4 (7.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
1 5 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) BBC
3 3 (5.66%) Cloud Native
3 3 (5.66%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.77%) Fintech
5 1 (1.89%) Blog
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Linux
2 7 (13.21%) AIX
3 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.43%) Windows
5 4 (7.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) TDD
3 16 (30.19%) OO
4 11 (20.75%) Microservices
4 11 (20.75%) Open Source
4 11 (20.75%) Service Management
4 11 (20.75%) Time Management
5 10 (18.87%) ITIL
5 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
6 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (15.09%) Scrum
7 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
8 7 (13.21%) BDD
8 7 (13.21%) MVC
8 7 (13.21%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (13.21%) OOD
8 7 (13.21%) Web Development
9 6 (11.32%) Data Transformation
9 6 (11.32%) Web Design
10 5 (9.43%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Java
2 13 (24.53%) C#
2 13 (24.53%) SQL
3 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
4 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.43%) XPath
6 4 (7.55%) SPARQL
6 4 (7.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.89%) HDFS
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
2 6 (11.32%) ServiceNow
3 4 (7.55%) Talend
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) NetApp
5 1 (1.89%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase