The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 82 97 74
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Permanent jobs citing SOA 5 29 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.50% 1.68% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.87% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 44
Median salary £95,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,125 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.73% +0.25%
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
858 1548 1519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.03% 89.64% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 745 1214 1187
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SOA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +13 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Knutsford - 1 - -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 17 (58.62%) C#
3 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (34.48%) OOP
4 10 (34.48%) Scrum
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Degree
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) Oracle
6 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
6 8 (27.59%) CSS
6 8 (27.59%) HTML
6 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
6 8 (27.59%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) XSLT
7 7 (24.14%) XML
7 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
7 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
7 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
8 6 (20.69%) HTML5
8 6 (20.69%) Structured Programming
8 6 (20.69%) CSS3
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
8 6 (20.69%) Advertising
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (20.69%) SCADA
8 6 (20.69%) Wonderware
8 6 (20.69%) SQL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Mule
3 1 (3.45%) nginx
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (3.45%) BGP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
1 1 (3.45%) OSPF
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) VoIP
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) Hazelcast
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) ERwin
3 1 (3.45%) git-flow
3 1 (3.45%) Hudson
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Advertising
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
2 9 (31.03%) C# .NET Developer
2 9 (31.03%) C# Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Architect
4 7 (24.14%) Consultant
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (20.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (17.24%) SCADA Consultant
7 4 (13.79%) Senior Architect
7 4 (13.79%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (13.79%) Software Consultant
8 3 (10.34%) Junior
8 3 (10.34%) Junior .NET Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Junior C# Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Junior Developer
8 3 (10.34%) Junior VB Developer
8 3 (10.34%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) CSS
2 8 (27.59%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) Web Services
2 8 (27.59%) XSLT
3 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
3 7 (24.14%) XML
4 6 (20.69%) CSS3
4 6 (20.69%) HTML5
5 5 (17.24%) SOAP
6 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
6 4 (13.79%) EJB
6 4 (13.79%) Middleware
7 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.90%) Java EE
7 2 (6.90%) jQuery
7 2 (6.90%) JSON
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.69%) SCADA
3 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
5 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Solaris
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (34.48%) OOP
1 10 (34.48%) Scrum
2 6 (20.69%) OO
2 6 (20.69%) Structured Programming
3 4 (13.79%) CRM
3 4 (13.79%) EAI
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Open Source
3 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
3 4 (13.79%) TOGAF
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.34%) CRUD
4 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) SDLC
4 3 (10.34%) UML
4 3 (10.34%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.69%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) VB
6 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) COBIT
2 2 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) KVM
2 1 (3.45%) oVirt
2 1 (3.45%) Postfix
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (3.45%) Xen
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) Wonderware
4 3 (10.34%) Cognizant
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
6 1 (3.45%) Apple
6 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
6 1 (3.45%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) Informatica
6 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.45%) Talend
6 1 (3.45%) Teradata
6 1 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) webMethods
6 1 (3.45%) WSO2