The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 35 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.37% - 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% - 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,250 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.45% +3.00%
SOA
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
130 85 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 89.04% 80.95% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 104 79 109
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

SOA
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

SOA Salary Trend in Bolton

SOA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for SOA.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) JDBC
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) SOA Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Web Architect
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE Architect
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE Solutions Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Java Solutions Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Development Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JDBC
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle