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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 89 66 109
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +43
Permanent jobs citing SOA 34 56 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.93% 3.28% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 4.03% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 10
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £65,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% -39.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £46,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1542 1391 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.61% 81.58% 78.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1069 1140
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 £26,704 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 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 3 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
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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
Crewe 0 13 £45,000 -6.73% 1
Warrington -9 13 £47,500 +18.75% 1
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 68 (86.08%) .NET
2 65 (82.28%) C#
3 57 (72.15%) WCF
4 49 (62.03%) Microsoft
5 47 (59.49%) MVC
6 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (48.10%) .NET Framework
8 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
9 32 (40.51%) SaaS
10 30 (37.97%) MS Excel
11 29 (36.71%) NoSQL
12 28 (35.44%) SQL Server
13 27 (34.18%) Web Services
14 26 (32.91%) Dependency Injection
14 26 (32.91%) Domain-Driven Design
15 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET
15 22 (27.85%) HTML
16 19 (24.05%) Finance
16 19 (24.05%) REST
17 17 (21.52%) SOAP
17 17 (21.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (21.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 17 (21.52%) jQuery
18 16 (20.25%) XML
19 15 (18.99%) CSS
20 14 (17.72%) SQL
21 13 (16.46%) Entity Framework
21 13 (16.46%) AngularJS
22 12 (15.19%) Java
22 12 (15.19%) Degree

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 6 (7.59%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.80%) JBoss
3 3 (3.80%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) CICS
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (37.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Dynamics NAV
1 9 (11.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (40.51%) SaaS
2 2 (2.53%) PaaS
2 2 (2.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Wireless
2 3 (3.80%) Internet
3 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.53%) VPN
4 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.71%) NoSQL
2 28 (35.44%) SQL Server
3 17 (21.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (21.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (11.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.53%) SSDT
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.27%) DB2
7 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.06%) JIRA
3 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) JUnit
3 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.80%) Subversion
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (82.28%) Developer
2 45 (56.96%) .NET Developer
3 18 (22.78%) C# Developer
3 18 (22.78%) Lead Developer
4 15 (18.99%) Lead .NET Developer
5 13 (16.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Development Manager
8 5 (6.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Architect
10 3 (3.80%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Java Applications Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 2 (2.53%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (86.08%) .NET
2 57 (72.15%) WCF
3 38 (48.10%) .NET Framework
4 27 (34.18%) Web Services
5 22 (27.85%) HTML
5 22 (27.85%) ASP.NET
6 19 (24.05%) REST
7 17 (21.52%) jQuery
7 17 (21.52%) SOAP
8 16 (20.25%) XML
9 15 (18.99%) CSS
10 13 (16.46%) AngularJS
10 13 (16.46%) Entity Framework
11 10 (12.66%) WPF
12 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (7.59%) HTML5
13 6 (7.59%) LINQ
14 5 (6.33%) WinForms
14 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (5.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) User Experience
3 5 (6.33%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.53%) Statistics
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) BYOD
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Android
3 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (59.49%) MVC
2 46 (58.23%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.91%) Domain-Driven Design
3 26 (32.91%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing
5 9 (11.39%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (11.39%) Document Management
5 9 (11.39%) CRM
6 7 (8.86%) OO
6 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.86%) MVVM
7 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.33%) Automated Testing
7 5 (6.33%) SDLC
8 4 (5.06%) Modular Programming
8 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.06%) OOP
8 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.06%) Web Development
8 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 65 (82.28%) C#
2 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.72%) SQL
4 12 (15.19%) Java
5 10 (12.66%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.06%) PHP
7 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.80%) C++
9 1 (1.27%) COBOL
9 1 (1.27%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 49 (62.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) hybris
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.27%) VMware
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