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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 71 79 104
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +25
Permanent jobs citing SOA 48 45 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.80% 2.47% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 3.10% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 12
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +29.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £85,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1482 1453 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.41% 79.70% 80.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1075 1184
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +14 25 £43,500 - 1
Sandbach - 5 £37,500 -
Warrington -9 3 £43,500 -27.50% 1
Knutsford -12 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 17 April 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 73 (81.11%) .NET
2 72 (80.00%) C#
3 61 (67.78%) WCF
4 54 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 53 (58.89%) MVC
6 52 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (46.67%) .NET Framework
8 38 (42.22%) JavaScript
9 36 (40.00%) ASP.NET
10 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
10 31 (34.44%) SaaS
11 29 (32.22%) HTML
11 29 (32.22%) MS Excel
12 26 (28.89%) Web Services
13 25 (27.78%) Dependency Injection
13 25 (27.78%) Domain-Driven Design
13 25 (27.78%) NoSQL
14 24 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 23 (25.56%) WPF
16 22 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
16 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (24.44%) VB.NET
17 21 (23.33%) REST
18 19 (21.11%) SQL
18 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (21.11%) LINQ
19 18 (20.00%) jQuery
19 18 (20.00%) CSS
19 18 (20.00%) Finance
20 17 (18.89%) SOAP

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) CICS
3 1 (1.11%) nginx
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.11%) uWSGI
Applications
1 29 (32.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 8 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (34.44%) SaaS
2 2 (2.22%) PaaS
2 2 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Wireless
2 3 (3.33%) Internet
3 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (27.78%) NoSQL
3 24 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (21.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (5.56%) MySQL
7 5 (5.56%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.33%) Essbase
9 3 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.22%) SSDT
11 1 (1.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (13.33%) JIRA
3 8 (8.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.11%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.11%) Subversion
4 1 (1.11%) Maven
4 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.44%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 76 (84.44%) Developer
2 61 (67.78%) .NET Developer
3 20 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 20 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (13.33%) Lead .NET Developer
4 12 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.78%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Consultant
8 5 (5.56%) DBA
9 4 (4.44%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.33%) PHP Web Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Architect
10 3 (3.33%) Administrator
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (3.33%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
11 2 (2.22%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (81.11%) .NET
2 61 (67.78%) WCF
3 42 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 36 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 29 (32.22%) HTML
6 26 (28.89%) Web Services
7 23 (25.56%) WPF
8 21 (23.33%) REST
9 19 (21.11%) LINQ
10 18 (20.00%) jQuery
10 18 (20.00%) CSS
11 17 (18.89%) SOAP
12 16 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (14.44%) XML
14 12 (13.33%) Entity Framework
15 10 (11.11%) AngularJS
16 9 (10.00%) HTML5
17 5 (5.56%) JSON
18 4 (4.44%) WinForms
18 4 (4.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.44%) User Experience
4 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.22%) Statistics
5 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.22%) BYOD
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.11%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) Windows
2 7 (7.78%) Linux
3 3 (3.33%) Solaris
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.89%) MVC
2 52 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.78%) Domain-Driven Design
3 25 (27.78%) Dependency Injection
4 17 (18.89%) MVVM
5 10 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 8 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (8.89%) Document Management
6 8 (8.89%) CRM
7 7 (7.78%) TDD
8 6 (6.67%) OOP
9 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 5 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.44%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.44%) Web Development
10 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 72 (80.00%) C#
2 38 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.44%) VB.NET
4 19 (21.11%) SQL
5 11 (12.22%) Java
6 9 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.44%) PHP
9 3 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.33%) Python
10 1 (1.11%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.11%) COBOL
10 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Degree
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) OCPJP
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 54 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (3.33%) Rackspace
3 3 (3.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.11%) VMware
4 1 (1.11%) IBM
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 9 days ago