Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 58 51
Rank change year-on-year +17 -7 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 26 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 5.30% 1.21% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.79% 1.30% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 8
Worcestershire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +50.44% +2.73%
10th Percentile £30,500 £34,875 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,125 £43,750 £33,075
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -13.64% +13.40% +2.11%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 449 461 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 91.45% 93.13% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 337 410 401
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £24,050 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,550 £55,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,333
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.23% +3.33%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Worcestershire

SOA
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for SOA in Worcestershire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SOA in Worcestershire

SOA
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
Worcester +10 22 £44,000 +3.53% 1
Redditch - 4 £29,000 - 2
SOA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 23 (88.46%) HTML
1 23 (88.46%) CSS
1 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 22 (84.62%) SOAP
2 22 (84.62%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (73.08%) Technical Leadership
3 19 (73.08%) Customer Requirements
3 19 (73.08%) Java
3 19 (73.08%) MySQL
3 19 (73.08%) Scrum
3 19 (73.08%) QA
3 19 (73.08%) REST
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) OO
4 7 (26.92%) .NET
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (26.92%) C#
4 7 (26.92%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) C
5 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 4 (15.38%) OOP
5 4 (15.38%) MVC
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) WPF
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 3 (11.54%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (11.54%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (15.38%) SaaS
3 3 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (11.54%) IaaS
3 3 (11.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (73.08%) MySQL
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (11.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 19 (73.08%) Lead Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Architect
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) CSS
1 23 (88.46%) HTML
2 22 (84.62%) SOAP
3 19 (73.08%) REST
4 7 (26.92%) .NET
4 7 (26.92%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) Ajax
5 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (15.38%) HTML5
5 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (15.38%) WPF
6 3 (11.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (73.08%) Customer Requirements
2 19 (73.08%) Scrum
2 19 (73.08%) Technical Leadership
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
4 4 (15.38%) MVVM
4 4 (15.38%) OOP
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) ArchiMate
5 3 (11.54%) BPMN
5 3 (11.54%) Financial Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) Loose Coupling
5 3 (11.54%) Microservices
5 3 (11.54%) Prototyping
5 3 (11.54%) Service Design
5 3 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 19 (73.08%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 4 (15.38%) C
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (73.08%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Google