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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 74 82 104
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +22
Permanent jobs citing SOA 47 34 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.51% 2.18% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.68% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 26
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £85,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,388 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.07%
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
1582 1267 1671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.60% 81.06% 83.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1276 956 1337
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Crewe +12 9 £43,500 - 1
Sandbach - 9 £37,500 -
Warrington -12 3 £42,500 -29.16%
Chester +7 2 £51,000 -
Knutsford -4 2 £65,000 +54.76%
Alderley Edge - 2 £35,000 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 64 (76.19%) .NET
2 63 (75.00%) C#
3 50 (59.52%) WCF
4 46 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
6 40 (47.62%) MVC
7 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
8 32 (38.10%) JavaScript
9 30 (35.71%) .NET Framework
10 29 (34.52%) ASP.NET
11 27 (32.14%) SQL
11 27 (32.14%) WPF
12 25 (29.76%) HTML
13 24 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 22 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (25.00%) REST
15 21 (25.00%) Web Services
16 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (23.81%) LINQ
17 19 (22.62%) SaaS
17 19 (22.62%) VB.NET
18 18 (21.43%) MVVM
19 15 (17.86%) SOAP
20 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
21 13 (15.48%) Visual Studio
21 13 (15.48%) PHP
21 13 (15.48%) Finance
21 13 (15.48%) TDD
21 13 (15.48%) NoSQL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.95%) Apache
3 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.57%) IIS
5 2 (2.38%) JBoss
6 1 (1.19%) CICS
6 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.19%) nginx
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.19%) uWSGI
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (5.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.62%) SaaS
2 2 (2.38%) PaaS
2 2 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.38%) FTP
2 2 (2.38%) HTTP
2 2 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 24 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (15.48%) NoSQL
5 12 (14.29%) MySQL
6 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
9 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (4.76%) Essbase
10 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
10 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (2.38%) SSDT
13 1 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (15.48%) Visual Studio
3 12 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.57%) Maven
5 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.19%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (71.43%) Developer
2 47 (55.95%) .NET Developer
3 16 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 16 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (11.90%) Architect
5 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 6 (7.14%) Consultant
7 6 (7.14%) DBA
7 6 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
8 5 (5.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
10 3 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (3.57%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Administrator
10 3 (3.57%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.38%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (76.19%) .NET
2 50 (59.52%) WCF
3 30 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 29 (34.52%) ASP.NET
5 27 (32.14%) WPF
6 25 (29.76%) HTML
7 21 (25.00%) Web Services
7 21 (25.00%) REST
8 20 (23.81%) LINQ
9 15 (17.86%) SOAP
10 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (14.29%) JSON
12 11 (13.10%) CSS
13 10 (11.90%) XML
14 9 (10.71%) jQuery
15 7 (8.33%) Symfony
16 6 (7.14%) HTML5
17 5 (5.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 5 (5.95%) ADO.NET
17 5 (5.95%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.38%) Statistics
4 1 (1.19%) VSAM
4 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Linux
2 4 (4.76%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Solaris
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (47.62%) MVC
3 18 (21.43%) MVVM
4 13 (15.48%) Domain-Driven Design
4 13 (15.48%) Dependency Injection
4 13 (15.48%) TDD
5 9 (10.71%) CRM
6 8 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.95%) Document Management
7 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.95%) Migration
7 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.76%) Workflow
8 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.76%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.38%) High Availability
9 2 (2.38%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 63 (75.00%) C#
2 32 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 27 (32.14%) SQL
4 19 (22.62%) VB.NET
5 13 (15.48%) PHP
6 11 (13.10%) Java
7 9 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 9 (10.71%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.57%) Python
10 1 (1.19%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.19%) COBOL
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.95%) Degree
3 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) OCPJP
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 43 (51.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.52%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) Hyperion
4 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.57%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) VMware
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Frodsham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago