The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 29 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.76% 0.79% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.05% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £82,500 £67,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +32.35%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 95 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.15% 75.40% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 79 83 159
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SOA
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Chester region.

SOA Salary Trend in Chester

SOA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for SOA.

1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) C#
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) WCF
3 7 (63.64%) SAML
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) MongoDB
3 7 (63.64%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) Fintech

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) C# Developer
1 7 (63.64%) C# Software Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Software Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior C# Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Java Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Web Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) AngularJS
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) SAML
2 7 (63.64%) SOAP
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) Fintech
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft