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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 60 51 44
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.28% 0.87% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 1.01% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -45.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -2.91%  

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 317 297 188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 88.55% 86.59% 82.82%
Number of salaries quoted 310 279 174
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 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 3 months to 25 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
Droitwich - 1 £32,500 -
SOA
West Midlands

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) C
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (71.43%) SaaS
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 5 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) OOP
3 5 (71.43%) OO
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) CSS

SOA
Top Related 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 1 (14.29%) ColdFusion
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (71.43%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (14.29%) DataStage
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Graduate
2 5 (71.43%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Graduate Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Junior
2 5 (71.43%) Junior .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) HTML5
3 5 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) EDI
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) WSDL
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle