Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 136 166
Rank change year-on-year -51 +30 -26
Permanent jobs citing SOA 243 397 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.58% 2.22% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.49% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 176 319 309
Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £35,250 £33,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £68,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13624 15916 16454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 88.79% 89.01% 88.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11087 12475 13470
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,333 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
West Midlands -67 158 £55,000 +11.11% 22
East Midlands -2 85 £52,000 +4.00% 4
SOA
England

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 Midlands region with a requirement for SOA.

1 157 (64.61%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (42.39%) Web Services
3 89 (36.63%) C#
4 86 (35.39%) .NET
5 85 (34.98%) SQL Server
6 74 (30.45%) MVC
7 69 (28.40%) Java
8 68 (27.98%) JavaScript
8 68 (27.98%) Security Cleared
9 63 (25.93%) Microsoft
10 57 (23.46%) SOAP
10 57 (23.46%) Software Engineering
11 56 (23.05%) CSS
11 56 (23.05%) SLA
11 56 (23.05%) BizTalk Server
12 54 (22.22%) REST
13 53 (21.81%) HTML
14 52 (21.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 50 (20.58%) WCF
16 49 (20.16%) TDD
17 48 (19.75%) Unit Testing
18 47 (19.34%) SQL
18 47 (19.34%) ITIL
19 45 (18.52%) jQuery
20 44 (18.11%) SC Cleared
21 43 (17.70%) TOGAF
22 42 (17.28%) Document Management
23 41 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
23 41 (16.87%) Microservices
24 40 (16.46%) Scrum

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 56 (23.05%) BizTalk Server
2 38 (15.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 29 (11.93%) IIS
3 29 (11.93%) Tomcat
4 19 (7.82%) Documentum
4 19 (7.82%) JBoss
5 18 (7.41%) WebLogic
6 16 (6.58%) Apache
6 16 (6.58%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.88%) GlassFish
7 7 (2.88%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.65%) Apache Spark
9 3 (1.23%) WildFly
10 2 (0.82%) Confluence
10 2 (0.82%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.82%) Sonic ESB
11 1 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.41%) CICS
11 1 (0.41%) Mule
11 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 27 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP CAR
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.41%) SAP POS DM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.53%) GitHub
3 7 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.06%) npm
5 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.82%) Serverless
7 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.94%) HTTP
2 8 (3.29%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.88%) SAN
4 5 (2.06%) SMS
5 2 (0.82%) Firewall
5 2 (0.82%) Internet
5 2 (0.82%) Network Security
6 1 (0.41%) LAN
6 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (34.98%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 15 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (5.35%) MongoDB
4 13 (5.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (4.12%) MySQL
5 10 (4.12%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.70%) Big Data
6 9 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.47%) DTS
8 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.47%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.06%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.65%) MarkLogic
10 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (11.93%) Jenkins
3 26 (10.70%) Git (software)
4 24 (9.88%) Maven
4 24 (9.88%) Selenium
5 19 (7.82%) Visual Studio
6 13 (5.35%) Subversion
7 5 (2.06%) Babel
7 5 (2.06%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.06%) Grunt
7 5 (2.06%) gulp
7 5 (2.06%) JIRA
7 5 (2.06%) JUnit
7 5 (2.06%) webpack
8 4 (1.65%) ERwin
8 4 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (1.23%) Hudson
9 3 (1.23%) JBehave
9 3 (1.23%) Rational Rose
9 3 (1.23%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 20 (8.23%) Finance
2 8 (3.29%) Banking
2 8 (3.29%) Games
3 7 (2.88%) Marketing
4 5 (2.06%) Retail
5 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.82%) International Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (53.09%) Developer
2 51 (20.99%) Architect
3 43 (17.70%) .NET Developer
4 42 (17.28%) Senior Developer
5 37 (15.23%) Java Developer
6 20 (8.23%) Applications Support
6 20 (8.23%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (7.82%) Senior Java Developer
8 18 (7.41%) Applications Developer
9 16 (6.58%) Software Engineer
10 15 (6.17%) C# Developer
10 15 (6.17%) Lead Architect
11 13 (5.35%) BizTalk Developer
11 13 (5.35%) Integration Developer
11 13 (5.35%) Pega Architect
11 13 (5.35%) Senior Software Engineer
12 12 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (4.12%) .NET Applications Developer
13 10 (4.12%) Applications Engineer
13 10 (4.12%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (42.39%) Web Services
2 86 (35.39%) .NET
3 57 (23.46%) SOAP
4 56 (23.05%) CSS
5 54 (22.22%) REST
6 53 (21.81%) HTML
7 52 (21.40%) ASP.NET Web API
8 50 (20.58%) WCF
9 45 (18.52%) jQuery
10 39 (16.05%) Entity Framework
11 37 (15.23%) Spring
11 37 (15.23%) XML
12 34 (13.99%) Middleware
13 31 (12.76%) Hibernate
13 31 (12.76%) RESTful
14 28 (11.52%) ASP.NET
15 27 (11.11%) Ajax
15 27 (11.11%) JSON
15 27 (11.11%) XSLT
16 23 (9.47%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.23%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (4.12%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.12%) User Experience
6 5 (2.06%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (2.06%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.65%) DataPower
7 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.65%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.23%) BBC
8 3 (1.23%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.23%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.82%) Fintech
10 1 (0.41%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.41%) Blog
10 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.00%) Linux
2 12 (4.94%) Unix
3 7 (2.88%) AIX
3 7 (2.88%) Android
3 7 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (2.88%) Windows
4 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (64.61%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (30.45%) MVC
3 57 (23.46%) Software Engineering
4 49 (20.16%) TDD
5 48 (19.75%) Unit Testing
6 47 (19.34%) ITIL
7 43 (17.70%) TOGAF
8 42 (17.28%) Document Management
9 41 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (16.87%) Microservices
10 40 (16.46%) Scrum
11 37 (15.23%) Mentoring
12 35 (14.40%) DevOps
12 35 (14.40%) OO
13 34 (13.99%) ITIL V3
13 34 (13.99%) Problem Management
14 33 (13.58%) ITSM
15 32 (13.17%) SDLC
15 32 (13.17%) Test Automation
16 29 (11.93%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 89 (36.63%) C#
2 69 (28.40%) Java
3 68 (27.98%) JavaScript
4 47 (19.34%) SQL
5 13 (5.35%) C++
5 13 (5.35%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.35%) XPath
6 10 (4.12%) VB
6 10 (4.12%) VBScript
7 8 (3.29%) C
7 8 (3.29%) Scala
8 6 (2.47%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.06%) ES6
9 5 (2.06%) XQuery
10 4 (1.65%) SPARQL
11 3 (1.23%) PHP
12 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.41%) COBOL
13 1 (0.41%) Perl
13 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (27.98%) Security Cleared
2 44 (18.11%) SC Cleared
3 33 (13.58%) Degree
4 10 (4.12%) CCNA
4 10 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (4.12%) MCP
5 6 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.65%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (1.65%) CISSP
7 2 (0.82%) CITP
7 2 (0.82%) MCSD
7 2 (0.82%) MCTS
7 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (23.05%) SLA
2 19 (7.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.47%) QA
4 4 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (0.82%) COBIT
5 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.41%) HDFS
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (8.23%) Puppet
2 10 (4.12%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (2.88%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.82%) Nagios
5 1 (0.41%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 63 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 38 (15.64%) Oracle
3 35 (14.40%) Sitecore
4 27 (11.11%) Remedy
5 20 (8.23%) Pega
6 19 (7.82%) EMC
7 10 (4.12%) BMC
7 10 (4.12%) Nimsoft
8 8 (3.29%) Google
9 7 (2.88%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.47%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.65%) IBM
11 4 (1.65%) Talend
12 3 (1.23%) Casewise
12 3 (1.23%) SAP
12 3 (1.23%) Twitter
13 2 (0.82%) NetApp
13 2 (0.82%) webMethods
14 1 (0.41%) Apple
14 1 (0.41%) Software AG