The median annual salary for a SOA Architect was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SOA Architect
England / West Midlands
Rank 212 238 212
Rank change year-on-year +26 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring an SOA Architect 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.082% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.085% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Median salary £62,500 £75,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4511 5864 4839
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.84% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3721 4773 4129
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

SOA Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured SOA Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SOA Architect in the West Midlands

SOA Architect
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SOA Architect in the West Midlands

SOA Architect
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Architect within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Staffordshire - 1 £62,500 -
SOA Architect
England

SOA Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, SOA Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring SOA Architect in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript

SOA Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB