The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 93 66 104
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +38
Permanent jobs citing SOA 29 58 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.69% 3.25% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 3.91% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 45 13
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £34,100 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1498 1482 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.25% 82.98% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1176 1166 1103
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SOA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SOA Salary Trend in Cheshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SOA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 13 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Crewe -7 7 £45,000 -6.73% 1
Chester - 1 £50,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £55,000 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 67 (88.16%) .NET
2 62 (81.58%) C#
3 55 (72.37%) WCF
4 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (59.21%) Microsoft
5 43 (56.58%) MVC
6 36 (47.37%) .NET Framework
7 34 (44.74%) JavaScript
8 31 (40.79%) SaaS
9 29 (38.16%) SQL Server
9 29 (38.16%) MS Excel
10 28 (36.84%) Web Services
10 28 (36.84%) NoSQL
11 24 (31.58%) Dependency Injection
11 24 (31.58%) Domain-Driven Design
12 20 (26.32%) Finance
13 19 (25.00%) XML
13 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET
14 18 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (23.68%) REST
15 17 (22.37%) SOAP
15 17 (22.37%) HTML
16 16 (21.05%) jQuery
17 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (19.74%) SQL
17 15 (19.74%) CSS
18 13 (17.11%) Entity Framework
19 12 (15.79%) AngularJS
20 11 (14.47%) Degree
20 11 (14.47%) Technical Architecture

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.26%) Apache
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.95%) JBoss
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 29 (38.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Dynamics NAV
1 9 (11.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 31 (40.79%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Wireless
2 3 (3.95%) Internet
3 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.16%) SQL Server
2 28 (36.84%) NoSQL
3 18 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (19.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.63%) SSDT
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.26%) Subversion
2 4 (5.26%) JUnit
3 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.95%) JIRA
4 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.32%) Maven
5 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 20 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Retail
2 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (78.95%) Developer
2 39 (51.32%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.37%) C# Developer
3 17 (22.37%) Lead Developer
4 14 (18.42%) Lead .NET Developer
5 12 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Development Manager
7 6 (7.89%) Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.95%) DBA
10 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Administrator
10 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Java Applications Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (88.16%) .NET
2 55 (72.37%) WCF
3 36 (47.37%) .NET Framework
4 28 (36.84%) Web Services
5 19 (25.00%) XML
5 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 18 (23.68%) REST
7 17 (22.37%) SOAP
7 17 (22.37%) HTML
8 16 (21.05%) jQuery
9 15 (19.74%) CSS
10 13 (17.11%) Entity Framework
11 12 (15.79%) AngularJS
12 8 (10.53%) WPF
13 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (7.89%) HTML5
15 5 (6.58%) RESTful
15 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (6.58%) WinForms
16 4 (5.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) User Experience
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.63%) Statistics
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.63%) BYOD
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Linux
3 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.95%) Android
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (56.58%) MVC
3 24 (31.58%) Dependency Injection
3 24 (31.58%) Domain-Driven Design
4 11 (14.47%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (11.84%) CRM
6 9 (11.84%) Document Management
7 8 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (9.21%) OO
8 7 (9.21%) TDD
9 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.58%) MVVM
10 5 (6.58%) SDLC
10 5 (6.58%) Data Transformation
10 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.26%) Web Development
11 4 (5.26%) Automated Testing
11 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (81.58%) C#
2 34 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.74%) SQL
4 10 (13.16%) Java
5 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.58%) PHP
8 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.95%) C++
9 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.32%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 45 (59.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) hybris
4 2 (2.63%) VMware
4 2 (2.63%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
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