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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 71 94 77
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 54 22 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.79% 1.38% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 1.73% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 49 18 56
Average salary £37,500 £51,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% -14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £75,000
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
1596 1270 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.35% 79.82% 76.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1011 1433
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Knutsford - 12 £38,750 -
Warrington -14 10 £35,000 -34.88%
Crewe +7 5 £32,500 -
Chester - 3 £57,500 -
Macclesfield - 2 £35,500 -
Sandbach +2 1 £33,500 -27.17%
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 53 (50.96%) .NET
2 50 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 50 (48.08%) C#
3 44 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 43 (41.35%) HTML
5 41 (39.42%) SQL
5 41 (39.42%) Web Services
6 40 (38.46%) ASP.NET
7 34 (32.69%) MVC
8 29 (27.88%) HTML5
9 28 (26.92%) CSS
10 26 (25.00%) Scrum
10 26 (25.00%) TDD
11 25 (24.04%) T-SQL
11 25 (24.04%) MVVM
12 21 (20.19%) XML
12 21 (20.19%) Finance
13 20 (19.23%) SOAP
13 20 (19.23%) WCF
14 19 (18.27%) jQuery
14 19 (18.27%) Oracle
15 18 (17.31%) Retail
15 18 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (16.35%) CSS3
16 17 (16.35%) Degree
16 17 (16.35%) Linux
17 16 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (14.42%) AngularJS
18 15 (14.42%) MySQL
18 15 (14.42%) N-Tier

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (13.46%) Apache
1 14 (13.46%) nginx
2 9 (8.65%) uWSGI
3 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle Spatial
4 5 (4.81%) NServiceBus
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.85%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.88%) IIS
7 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.92%) SAS
7 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.92%) Confluence
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.92%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) SaaS
2 3 (2.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) SMS
2 9 (8.65%) Internet
3 4 (3.85%) FTP
3 4 (3.85%) HTTP
4 3 (2.88%) VPN
4 3 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (48.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.42%) MySQL
3 12 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 11 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.88%) Big Data
9 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.92%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.92%) Spotfire
9 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.92%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Subversion
2 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.65%) Mercurial
4 7 (6.73%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (4.81%) JIRA
6 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.92%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.92%) NDepend
7 2 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 18 (17.31%) Retail
3 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
5 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (50.00%) Developer
2 35 (33.65%) Architect
3 20 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (17.31%) Software Developer
5 14 (13.46%) .NET Developer
6 12 (11.54%) Senior Developer
7 10 (9.62%) Programmer
7 10 (9.62%) Software Programmer
7 10 (9.62%) .NET Programmer
8 9 (8.65%) Senior Architect
9 8 (7.69%) C# Programmer
9 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET Programmer
10 7 (6.73%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Applications Architect
11 6 (5.77%) Analyst
12 5 (4.81%) Web Developer
12 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
12 5 (4.81%) Applications Support
12 5 (4.81%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (50.96%) .NET
2 43 (41.35%) HTML
3 41 (39.42%) Web Services
4 40 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 29 (27.88%) HTML5
6 28 (26.92%) CSS
7 21 (20.19%) XML
8 20 (19.23%) SOAP
8 20 (19.23%) WCF
9 19 (18.27%) jQuery
10 18 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (16.35%) CSS3
12 15 (14.42%) AngularJS
13 14 (13.46%) XSLT
14 13 (12.50%) JSON
15 11 (10.58%) LINQ
15 11 (10.58%) REST
16 10 (9.62%) Ajax
17 9 (8.65%) .NET Framework
17 9 (8.65%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) N-Tier
2 11 (10.58%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.73%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.81%) GIS
5 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.92%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.92%) Informatics
6 2 (1.92%) NHS
6 2 (1.92%) Life Science
6 2 (1.92%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) Linux
2 13 (12.50%) Windows
3 5 (4.81%) UNIX
4 2 (1.92%) Android
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.69%) MVC
2 26 (25.00%) Scrum
2 26 (25.00%) TDD
3 25 (24.04%) MVVM
4 16 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (13.46%) OO
6 13 (12.50%) Migration
6 13 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 12 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 12 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.58%) Configuration Management
8 11 (10.58%) Project Management
9 10 (9.62%) OOP
10 9 (8.65%) TOGAF
10 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.65%) Web Development
11 8 (7.69%) Build Automation
11 8 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (5.77%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (48.08%) C#
2 44 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 41 (39.42%) SQL
4 25 (24.04%) T-SQL
5 13 (12.50%) PHP
6 11 (10.58%) Python
7 10 (9.62%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.73%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.77%) Java
10 2 (1.92%) Perl
11 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (16.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.96%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.50%) HL7
2 6 (5.77%) COBIT
3 5 (4.81%) QA
4 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (18.27%) Oracle
2 9 (8.65%) Rackspace
3 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.81%) Epicor
5 2 (1.92%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.92%) Informatica
5 2 (1.92%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.92%) SAP
5 2 (1.92%) IBM
5 2 (1.92%) VMware
5 2 (1.92%) Telerik
5 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.92%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.92%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.96%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.96%) NetApp
6 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
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