Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 58 64
Rank change year-on-year -23 +6 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 10 52 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.00% 3.95% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 4.45% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 17
Merseyside median annual salary £63,750 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,600 £32,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £57,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 901 1169 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.46% 88.69% 87.80%
Number of salaries quoted 678 791 601
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,261 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,075 £57,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Merseyside

SOA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for SOA in Merseyside

SOA
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Merseyside

SOA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -18 7 £63,750 +50.00% 2
SOA
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SOA.

1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (30.00%) JMS
4 3 (30.00%) FTP
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP
4 3 (30.00%) WSDL
4 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) Middleware
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) XSD
4 3 (30.00%) XSLT
4 3 (30.00%) JUnit
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Puppet
4 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (30.00%) ZABBIX
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (60.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (30.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Informix
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 3 (30.00%) Lead DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) MongoDB DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (30.00%) JMS
2 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (30.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) WSDL
2 3 (30.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) XSD
2 3 (30.00%) XSLT
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) Kafka
3 2 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
1 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (30.00%) SDLC
1 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Service Design
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
1 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (10.00%) BPEL
3 1 (10.00%) BPMN
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) XPath
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
1 3 (30.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) IDERA
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) VMware