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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 101 75 93
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Permanent jobs citing SOA 29 52 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.65% 2.69% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 3.20% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 47 18
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -26.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £32,500 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £58,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
1529 1623 1317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.97% 83.88% 81.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1261 1292 1049
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Warrington +13 15 £52,500 +55.55% 1
Crewe -9 2 - - 2
Chester -6 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Knutsford -10 1 £85,000 +119.35%
Wilmslow - 1 £55,000 - 1
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 53 (81.54%) .NET
2 46 (70.77%) WCF
3 43 (66.15%) C#
4 35 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (47.69%) Finance
6 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
7 27 (41.54%) Web Services
7 27 (41.54%) MVC
8 26 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 24 (36.92%) .NET Framework
10 23 (35.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (35.38%) MS Excel
11 22 (33.85%) NoSQL
12 19 (29.23%) SaaS
13 18 (27.69%) Domain-Driven Design
13 18 (27.69%) Dependency Injection
14 15 (23.08%) XML
14 15 (23.08%) Degree
15 14 (21.54%) SOAP
15 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET
15 14 (21.54%) SQL
16 13 (20.00%) HTML
16 13 (20.00%) CSS
16 13 (20.00%) jQuery
16 13 (20.00%) Entity Framework
17 12 (18.46%) OO
17 12 (18.46%) Java
17 12 (18.46%) BizTalk Server
18 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (18.46%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (6.15%) Apache
3 3 (4.62%) JBoss
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (35.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 9 (13.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (44.62%) SQL Server
2 23 (35.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (33.85%) NoSQL
4 11 (16.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.08%) Pentaho
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) JUnit
1 4 (6.15%) Subversion
2 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) Maven
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 31 (47.69%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (69.23%) Developer
2 23 (35.38%) .NET Developer
3 15 (23.08%) Lead Developer
4 12 (18.46%) Development Manager
5 10 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 9 (13.85%) Lead .NET Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Designer
7 7 (10.77%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Applications Developer
8 5 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 3 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Java Applications Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (81.54%) .NET
2 46 (70.77%) WCF
3 27 (41.54%) Web Services
4 24 (36.92%) .NET Framework
5 15 (23.08%) XML
6 14 (21.54%) SOAP
6 14 (21.54%) ASP.NET
7 13 (20.00%) CSS
7 13 (20.00%) HTML
7 13 (20.00%) jQuery
7 13 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 10 (15.38%) REST
9 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (7.69%) RESTful
10 5 (7.69%) WinForms
11 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (6.15%) HTML5
11 4 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (6.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) User Experience
2 5 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Android
2 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (41.54%) MVC
3 18 (27.69%) Domain-Driven Design
3 18 (27.69%) Dependency Injection
4 12 (18.46%) OO
5 11 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (16.92%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (15.38%) SDLC
7 9 (13.85%) CRM
7 9 (13.85%) UML
7 9 (13.85%) Document Management
8 8 (12.31%) Risk Management
8 8 (12.31%) Resource Management
8 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (10.77%) EAI
9 7 (10.77%) ETL
9 7 (10.77%) Data Management
9 7 (10.77%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) C#
2 26 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.54%) SQL
4 12 (18.46%) Java
5 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.15%) PHP
6 3 (4.62%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Degree
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.54%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 35 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) IBM
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) hybris
5 2 (3.08%) Talend
5 2 (3.08%) Informatica
5 2 (3.08%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.08%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.08%) Teradata
6 1 (1.54%) VMware
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
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