The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 98 80
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -18
Permanent jobs citing SOA 58 18 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.20% 1.06% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 1.38% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 48 13 55
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £43,500 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1478 1308 1774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.48% 76.99% 77.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1175 1060 1571
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
North West

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 1 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 1 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
Warrington -5 18 £40,000 -25.58% 1
Knutsford - 15 £40,000 - 1
Crewe +7 4 £48,250 -
Macclesfield +13 2 £35,500 -39.83%
Sandbach - 1 £33,500 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 52 (50.98%) SQL Server
2 47 (46.08%) .NET
3 46 (45.10%) C#
4 42 (41.18%) HTML
5 41 (40.20%) JavaScript
6 40 (39.22%) SQL
7 34 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 34 (33.33%) Web Services
8 29 (28.43%) MVC
9 28 (27.45%) CSS
10 27 (26.47%) HTML5
11 25 (24.51%) TDD
12 24 (23.53%) Finance
13 22 (21.57%) Scrum
14 21 (20.59%) N-Tier
15 20 (19.61%) SOAP
15 20 (19.61%) T-SQL
16 19 (18.63%) MVVM
16 19 (18.63%) Enterprise Architecture
17 18 (17.65%) XML
17 18 (17.65%) Retail
18 17 (16.67%) Migration
18 17 (16.67%) WCF
18 17 (16.67%) jQuery
18 17 (16.67%) Data Migration
18 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
19 16 (15.69%) CSS3
19 16 (15.69%) HL7
19 16 (15.69%) Linux
20 15 (14.71%) Subversion

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (13.73%) nginx
1 14 (13.73%) Apache
2 9 (8.82%) uWSGI
3 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle Spatial
5 4 (3.92%) NServiceBus
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.94%) IIS
7 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.96%) SAS
7 2 (1.96%) Confluence
7 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.96%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) SaaS
2 2 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.73%) SMS
2 8 (7.84%) Internet
3 2 (1.96%) Intranet
3 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (50.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (13.73%) MySQL
4 10 (9.80%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.92%) Big Data
8 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.96%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.96%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.96%) Spotfire
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (14.71%) Subversion
2 14 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.82%) Mercurial
5 7 (6.86%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (4.90%) JIRA
7 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.96%) StyleCop
8 2 (1.96%) NDepend
8 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.98%) Selenium
9 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.98%) JUnit
9 1 (0.98%) Maven
General
1 24 (23.53%) Finance
2 18 (17.65%) Retail
3 6 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Automotive
5 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (46.08%) Developer
2 41 (40.20%) Architect
3 26 (25.49%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (15.69%) Software Developer
5 12 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 12 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Senior Architect
7 8 (7.84%) Programmer
7 8 (7.84%) .NET Programmer
7 8 (7.84%) Software Programmer
8 7 (6.86%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Applications Architect
9 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 6 (5.88%) C# Programmer
10 5 (4.90%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.90%) Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (46.08%) .NET
2 42 (41.18%) HTML
3 34 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 34 (33.33%) Web Services
4 28 (27.45%) CSS
5 27 (26.47%) HTML5
6 20 (19.61%) SOAP
7 18 (17.65%) XML
8 17 (16.67%) WCF
8 17 (16.67%) jQuery
8 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (15.69%) CSS3
10 12 (11.76%) XSLT
10 12 (11.76%) AngularJS
10 12 (11.76%) JSON
11 10 (9.80%) Ajax
12 9 (8.82%) Flask
12 9 (8.82%) REST
12 9 (8.82%) SQLAlchemy
12 9 (8.82%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) N-Tier
2 10 (9.80%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.86%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.90%) GIS
5 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.94%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.96%) NHS
7 2 (1.96%) Open Source
7 2 (1.96%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.96%) Life Science
7 2 (1.96%) Informatics
8 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.69%) Linux
2 13 (12.75%) Windows
3 5 (4.90%) UNIX
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) MVC
2 25 (24.51%) TDD
3 22 (21.57%) Scrum
4 19 (18.63%) MVVM
4 19 (18.63%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (16.67%) Migration
5 17 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (13.73%) Configuration Management
7 12 (11.76%) Project Management
8 10 (9.80%) OO
8 10 (9.80%) TOGAF
8 10 (9.80%) Software Engineering
9 9 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (8.82%) Web Development
10 8 (7.84%) Risk Management
10 8 (7.84%) OOP
10 8 (7.84%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.88%) PRINCE
11 6 (5.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.10%) C#
2 41 (40.20%) JavaScript
3 40 (39.22%) SQL
4 20 (19.61%) T-SQL
5 14 (13.73%) PHP
6 11 (10.78%) Python
7 10 (9.80%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.90%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.92%) Java
10 3 (2.94%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.96%) Perl
12 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) CCA
3 2 (1.96%) CISSP
4 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) HL7
2 6 (5.88%) COBIT
3 5 (4.90%) QA
4 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Oracle
2 9 (8.82%) Rackspace
3 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.90%) Epicor
5 2 (1.96%) Telerik
5 2 (1.96%) IBM
5 2 (1.96%) SAP
5 2 (1.96%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.96%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.96%) Informatica
5 2 (1.96%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.96%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.96%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.96%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.98%) Google
6 1 (0.98%) JBoss
6 1 (0.98%) VMware
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago