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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 80 95 78
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 47 19 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.42% 1.19% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 1.45% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 41 15 57
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1620 1310 1642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.33% 81.93% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1056 1403
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Knutsford - 10 £40,000 -
Warrington -23 6 £32,500 -39.53%
Crewe - 5 £30,000 - 2
Chester - 3 £57,500 -
Macclesfield - 3 £50,250 - 3
Sandbach +4 1 £33,500 -27.17%
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 54 (53.47%) .NET
2 52 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (50.50%) C#
4 47 (46.53%) SQL Server
5 44 (43.56%) JavaScript
6 43 (42.57%) HTML
7 42 (41.58%) SQL
7 42 (41.58%) Web Services
8 39 (38.61%) ASP.NET
9 33 (32.67%) MVC
10 29 (28.71%) HTML5
11 27 (26.73%) CSS
11 27 (26.73%) T-SQL
12 26 (25.74%) Scrum
12 26 (25.74%) TDD
13 25 (24.75%) MVVM
14 22 (21.78%) XML
15 21 (20.79%) SOAP
16 20 (19.80%) WCF
17 19 (18.81%) jQuery
17 19 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (18.81%) Oracle
17 19 (18.81%) Finance
18 17 (16.83%) Retail
18 17 (16.83%) Linux
18 17 (16.83%) CSS3
18 17 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (16.83%) Degree
19 16 (15.84%) MySQL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 15 (14.85%) Apache
2 14 (13.86%) nginx
3 9 (8.91%) uWSGI
4 8 (7.92%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.95%) NServiceBus
5 5 (4.95%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (3.96%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (3.96%) IIS
6 4 (3.96%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.98%) Confluence
7 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.98%) SAS
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.98%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) SaaS
2 3 (2.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) Internet
2 8 (7.92%) SMS
3 5 (4.95%) FTP
3 5 (4.95%) HTTP
4 3 (2.97%) VPN
4 3 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (46.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.84%) MySQL
3 12 (11.88%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.91%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.98%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.98%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.98%) Big Data
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.98%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (14.85%) Subversion
1 15 (14.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.91%) Mercurial
4 7 (6.93%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.95%) JIRA
6 2 (1.98%) StyleCop
6 2 (1.98%) NDepend
6 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.99%) Maven
7 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 17 (16.83%) Retail
3 6 (5.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (51.49%) Developer
2 31 (30.69%) Architect
3 18 (17.82%) Software Developer
4 17 (16.83%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (12.87%) .NET Developer
6 11 (10.89%) Senior Developer
7 10 (9.90%) Software Programmer
7 10 (9.90%) Programmer
7 10 (9.90%) .NET Programmer
8 8 (7.92%) C# Programmer
8 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 8 (7.92%) Senior Architect
9 7 (6.93%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.94%) Applications Architect
11 5 (4.95%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.95%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (4.95%) Integration Manager
11 5 (4.95%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (53.47%) .NET
2 43 (42.57%) HTML
3 42 (41.58%) Web Services
4 39 (38.61%) ASP.NET
5 29 (28.71%) HTML5
6 27 (26.73%) CSS
7 22 (21.78%) XML
8 21 (20.79%) SOAP
9 20 (19.80%) WCF
10 19 (18.81%) jQuery
11 17 (16.83%) CSS3
11 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (14.85%) XSLT
12 15 (14.85%) AngularJS
13 14 (13.86%) JSON
14 12 (11.88%) REST
15 11 (10.89%) LINQ
16 10 (9.90%) Ajax
17 9 (8.91%) Middleware
17 9 (8.91%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.88%) N-Tier
3 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.93%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.95%) GIS
6 4 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.98%) Informatics
7 2 (1.98%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.98%) Life Science
7 2 (1.98%) Open Source
7 2 (1.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Linux
2 12 (11.88%) Windows
3 5 (4.95%) UNIX
4 2 (1.98%) Android
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.67%) MVC
3 26 (25.74%) Scrum
3 26 (25.74%) TDD
4 25 (24.75%) MVVM
5 17 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (13.86%) OO
7 13 (12.87%) Unit Testing
8 12 (11.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (9.90%) Data Migration
9 10 (9.90%) Project Management
9 10 (9.90%) Migration
9 10 (9.90%) OOP
10 9 (8.91%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.91%) TOGAF
10 9 (8.91%) Web Development
10 9 (8.91%) Build Automation
11 8 (7.92%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.93%) ITIL
12 7 (6.93%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (50.50%) C#
2 44 (43.56%) JavaScript
3 42 (41.58%) SQL
4 27 (26.73%) T-SQL
5 14 (13.86%) PHP
6 11 (10.89%) Python
7 10 (9.90%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.93%) VB.NET
8 7 (6.93%) Java
9 2 (1.98%) Perl
10 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) HL7
2 6 (5.94%) COBIT
3 5 (4.95%) QA
4 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Oracle
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.91%) Rackspace
3 5 (4.95%) Epicor
4 2 (1.98%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.98%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.98%) VMware
4 2 (1.98%) Telerik
4 2 (1.98%) SAP
4 2 (1.98%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.98%) IBM
4 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.98%) Hyperion
4 2 (1.98%) Informatica
5 1 (0.99%) NetApp
5 1 (0.99%) JBoss
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago