The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 63 61
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 7 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.36% 2.30% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.55% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 7
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,874 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,250 £67,000
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 455 627 557
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 88.52% 89.96% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 371 554 485
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -4.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing SOA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Staffordshire

SOA
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for SOA in Staffordshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Staffordshire

SOA
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Stoke-on-Trent +11 4 £63,750 +50.00% 1
Lichfield +3 1 £30,000 -50.00%
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £55,000 - 1
SOA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) C#
3 17 (73.91%) NoSQL
4 15 (65.22%) HTML
4 15 (65.22%) MVC
5 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
5 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
5 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (60.87%) HTML5
6 13 (56.52%) jQuery
6 13 (56.52%) QA
6 13 (56.52%) Functional Programming
6 13 (56.52%) CSS
6 13 (56.52%) N-Tier
7 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
7 11 (47.83%) Riak
8 10 (43.48%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
10 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
11 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (30.43%) Open Source
11 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (26.09%) SOAP
12 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
12 6 (26.09%) OOP
12 6 (26.09%) Web Development
12 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
12 6 (26.09%) Service Design
13 5 (21.74%) Microservices
13 5 (21.74%) Degree

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) NoSQL
2 11 (47.83%) Riak
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
4 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
4 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (8.70%) Neo4j
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Moq
2 1 (4.35%) MSTest
2 1 (4.35%) NUnit
2 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Software Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Architect
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Application Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Database Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Architect
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Environment Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) HTML CSS Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (60.87%) HTML5
4 13 (56.52%) CSS
4 13 (56.52%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (26.09%) SOAP
7 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
7 4 (17.39%) Ajax
7 4 (17.39%) Velocity
7 4 (17.39%) WinForms
7 4 (17.39%) WPF
7 4 (17.39%) XHTML
7 4 (17.39%) XML
8 3 (13.04%) WCF
9 2 (8.70%) .NET Core
9 2 (8.70%) Kafka
9 2 (8.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) N-Tier
2 10 (43.48%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
4 4 (17.39%) Blog
5 2 (8.70%) Replication
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) MVC
2 13 (56.52%) Functional Programming
3 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Open Source
5 6 (26.09%) OOP
5 6 (26.09%) Service Design
5 6 (26.09%) Web Development
6 5 (21.74%) Microservices
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 5 (21.74%) TOGAF
7 4 (17.39%) High Availability
7 4 (17.39%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
7 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
7 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
8 3 (13.04%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Erlang
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) TypeScript
4 4 (17.39%) VB
5 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Apple
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
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Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford
Boeing
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: £39,324 - £46,924 plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago