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

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 126 137
Rank change year-on-year -61 +11  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 99 200 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.27% 2.09% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.36% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 81 146 174
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £38,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £64,875 £60,000
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 the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6855 8458 8434
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 88.03% 88.55% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22466 26261 28170
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in the Midlands

SOA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SOA in the Midlands

SOA
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

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

Salary histogram for SOA in the Midlands

SOA
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -41 77 £55,000 +4.76% 14
East Midlands -8 22 £37,500 -28.57% 5
SOA
England

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

1 143 (65.30%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (42.01%) Java
3 81 (36.99%) Scrum
4 74 (33.79%) TDD
5 72 (32.88%) Software Engineering
6 63 (28.77%) .NET
7 56 (25.57%) JavaScript
7 56 (25.57%) C#
8 52 (23.74%) Microservices
9 50 (22.83%) SQL
10 47 (21.46%) MVC
11 44 (20.09%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (19.63%) Test Automation
12 43 (19.63%) SQL Server
12 43 (19.63%) Web Services
13 41 (18.72%) MySQL
14 39 (17.81%) SOAP
14 39 (17.81%) QA
14 39 (17.81%) Unit Testing
14 39 (17.81%) Software Delivery
15 37 (16.89%) Continuous Delivery
16 36 (16.44%) Oracle
16 36 (16.44%) Mentoring
16 36 (16.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 36 (16.44%) MongoDB
17 35 (15.98%) RESTful
17 35 (15.98%) HTML
17 35 (15.98%) ASP.NET
18 34 (15.53%) Jenkins
19 33 (15.07%) Mobile App

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 36 (16.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 23 (10.50%) JBoss
3 17 (7.76%) GlassFish
3 17 (7.76%) WildFly
4 13 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (5.48%) Tomcat
5 12 (5.48%) WebLogic
6 11 (5.02%) Documentum
7 7 (3.20%) Apache
7 7 (3.20%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.37%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.91%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.91%) Mule
10 1 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.46%) CICS
10 1 (0.46%) Confluence
10 1 (0.46%) IIS
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.37%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.37%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.83%) GitHub
3 4 (1.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
4 1 (0.46%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.20%) SAN
2 5 (2.28%) HTTP
3 4 (1.83%) Internet
4 2 (0.91%) LAN
4 2 (0.91%) Network Security
4 2 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.91%) WLAN
5 1 (0.46%) SSL
5 1 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 41 (18.72%) MySQL
3 36 (16.44%) MongoDB
4 31 (14.16%) NoSQL
5 21 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (6.85%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (5.02%) Riak
8 10 (4.57%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.28%) Big Data
11 4 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.37%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.37%) PowerCenter
13 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.91%) DocumentDB
13 2 (0.91%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (15.53%) Jenkins
2 26 (11.87%) Selenium
3 21 (9.59%) Hudson
4 18 (8.22%) JUnit
5 17 (7.76%) JBehave
6 16 (7.31%) Git (software)
7 15 (6.85%) Cucumber
8 14 (6.39%) Maven
8 14 (6.39%) RSpec
8 14 (6.39%) WATIR
9 9 (4.11%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.20%) MSBuild
10 7 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.83%) GoCD
11 4 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.83%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.37%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.37%) Subversion
13 2 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 31 (14.16%) Retail
2 15 (6.85%) Finance
3 14 (6.39%) Billing
4 8 (3.65%) Back Office
5 3 (1.37%) Banking
5 3 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.37%) Marketing
6 2 (0.91%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.46%) Automotive
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (37.44%) Developer
2 50 (22.83%) Architect
3 37 (16.89%) Java Developer
4 19 (8.68%) Senior Developer
4 19 (8.68%) Software Engineer
5 18 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (7.31%) .NET Developer
7 15 (6.85%) Java Engineer
7 15 (6.85%) Senior Java Engineer
8 14 (6.39%) Scrum Master
9 13 (5.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (5.48%) Senior Software Engineer
10 12 (5.48%) Software Architect
10 12 (5.48%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.02%) Java Scala Developer
11 11 (5.02%) Python Developer
11 11 (5.02%) Scala Developer
12 10 (4.57%) BizTalk Developer
12 10 (4.57%) Integration Developer
13 9 (4.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (28.77%) .NET
2 43 (19.63%) Web Services
3 39 (17.81%) SOAP
4 35 (15.98%) ASP.NET
4 35 (15.98%) HTML
4 35 (15.98%) RESTful
5 32 (14.61%) CSS
6 31 (14.16%) Spring
7 30 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (13.70%) Middleware
8 28 (12.79%) Hibernate
9 26 (11.87%) REST
10 24 (10.96%) jQuery
11 21 (9.59%) Java EE
12 20 (9.13%) JMS
12 20 (9.13%) Spring Boot
13 18 (8.22%) XML
14 17 (7.76%) HornetQ
14 17 (7.76%) J2EE
14 17 (7.76%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.07%) Mobile App
2 24 (10.96%) Data Structures
3 19 (8.68%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (6.85%) N-Tier
5 13 (5.94%) Computer Science
6 11 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (4.11%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (3.20%) User Experience
10 6 (2.74%) DataPower
11 5 (2.28%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.83%) Blog
12 4 (1.83%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.91%) BBC
14 2 (0.91%) Fintech
14 2 (0.91%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.91%) Replication
14 2 (0.91%) Video on Demand
15 1 (0.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.33%) Linux
2 18 (8.22%) Unix
3 12 (5.48%) Windows
4 6 (2.74%) Android
5 5 (2.28%) AIX
5 5 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.83%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (65.30%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (36.99%) Scrum
3 74 (33.79%) TDD
4 72 (32.88%) Software Engineering
5 52 (23.74%) Microservices
6 47 (21.46%) MVC
7 44 (20.09%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (19.63%) Test Automation
9 39 (17.81%) Software Delivery
9 39 (17.81%) Unit Testing
10 37 (16.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 36 (16.44%) Mentoring
12 33 (15.07%) TOGAF
13 29 (13.24%) Kanban
14 28 (12.79%) E-Commerce
15 26 (11.87%) Open Source
16 23 (10.50%) DevOps
16 23 (10.50%) Risk Management
16 23 (10.50%) Workflow
17 20 (9.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 92 (42.01%) Java
2 56 (25.57%) C#
2 56 (25.57%) JavaScript
3 50 (22.83%) SQL
4 25 (11.42%) Python
5 22 (10.05%) Scala
6 14 (6.39%) Ruby
7 10 (4.57%) C++
8 7 (3.20%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.28%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.83%) Erlang
10 4 (1.83%) Go
10 4 (1.83%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.83%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.83%) VB
11 3 (1.37%) PHP
11 3 (1.37%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.91%) Korn
12 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.46%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.22%) Degree
3 6 (2.74%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (2.74%) CISSP
4 4 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.91%) CITP
6 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (17.81%) QA
2 20 (9.13%) SLA
3 11 (5.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 3 (1.37%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (5.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (6.85%) Puppet
2 4 (1.83%) Ansible
2 4 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.83%) Terraform
2 4 (1.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (16.44%) Oracle
2 33 (15.07%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.85%) Pega
4 11 (5.02%) EMC
5 9 (4.11%) IBM
5 9 (4.11%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.28%) Google
8 4 (1.83%) NetApp
9 3 (1.37%) Informatica
9 3 (1.37%) OpenText
9 3 (1.37%) Sybase
10 2 (0.91%) Apple
10 2 (0.91%) SAP
10 2 (0.91%) Sun
10 2 (0.91%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.46%) ATG
11 1 (0.46%) Facebook
11 1 (0.46%) webMethods
11 1 (0.46%) WSO2
Leicestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Volt
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £64000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford
Boeing
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Quarterly Pay Review - Bonus (every
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PAREXEL International
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: up to £71,500
Posted: 19 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: £39,324 - £46,924 plus benefits
Posted: 27 days ago