Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 53 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 +17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 6 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.21% 1.67% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.96% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 19
Worcestershire median annual salary £42,500 £28,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.44% +2.73% -29.49%
10th Percentile £34,875 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £33,075 £40,050
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -17.39%

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 449 409 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 90.34% 85.56% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 397 390 389
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,450 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,200 £55,800 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 23 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
Worcester - 6 £42,500 - 1
SOA
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Java EE
2 4 (66.67%) XPath
2 4 (66.67%) GlassFish
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (66.67%) XSLT
2 4 (66.67%) JBoss
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) WebLogic Workshop
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra

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 4 (66.67%) GlassFish
1 4 (66.67%) JBoss
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (66.67%) Java EE
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) XSLT
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) XPath
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft