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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 89 95 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 11 33 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.93% 2.01% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 2.28% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 37
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,020 £52,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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
1017 1446 1717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.68% 87.96% 87.07%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1232 1408
Median salary £38,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SOA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +26 9 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Knutsford +14 1 - - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £37,700 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) SOAP
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (30.00%) MVC
6 6 (30.00%) Advertising
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) WCF
7 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) SAML
8 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 4 (20.00%) EAI
8 4 (20.00%) EJB
8 4 (20.00%) Java
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (15.00%) Open Source
9 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
9 3 (15.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) CRM
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) SDLC
10 2 (10.00%) Fintech
10 2 (10.00%) Banking

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (5.00%) GitHub
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.00%) ERwin
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Advertising
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Web Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) SOA Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) SOAP
3 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (30.00%) WCF
5 5 (25.00%) SAML
6 4 (20.00%) EJB
7 2 (10.00%) CSS
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) Java EE
7 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) Middleware
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) XSLT
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.00%) Ajax
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.00%) JSON
8 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Fintech
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Solaris
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) EAI
4 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Open Source
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.00%) BPEL
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Cognizant
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.00%) Talend
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + full benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum £80,000-£100,000 per annum + benefi
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
ECOM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago