The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 143 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 50 70 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.39% 1.95% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.18% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 61 48
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3181 3208 3328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.53% 89.56% 85.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2685 2647 2662
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SOA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SOA Salary Trend in Manchester

SOA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SOA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stockport - 5 £67,500 - 1
Salford +13 3 - -
Bolton - 3 - -
Cheadle +8 1 £47,500 -
Altrincham +3 1 £50,000 +5.26%
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SOA.

1 73 (54.89%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (54.14%) .NET
3 71 (53.38%) MVC
4 64 (48.12%) C#
5 56 (42.11%) Software Engineering
6 53 (39.85%) OO
7 52 (39.10%) HTML
8 50 (37.59%) Java
8 50 (37.59%) JavaScript
9 46 (34.59%) Scrum
10 43 (32.33%) TDD
11 39 (29.32%) SQL Server
12 38 (28.57%) Web Services
13 37 (27.82%) ASP.NET
13 37 (27.82%) REST
14 36 (27.07%) CSS
15 34 (25.56%) Finance
15 34 (25.56%) HTML5
16 32 (24.06%) Mentoring
16 32 (24.06%) SQL
17 30 (22.56%) SOAP
18 29 (21.80%) N-Tier
18 29 (21.80%) Microsoft
18 29 (21.80%) Degree
18 29 (21.80%) WPF
18 29 (21.80%) jQuery
18 29 (21.80%) ASP.NET MVC
19 28 (21.05%) Unit Testing
19 28 (21.05%) Internet
20 27 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (7.52%) nginx
2 9 (6.77%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.02%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.76%) Apache
4 5 (3.76%) JBoss
5 4 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.01%) Mule
5 4 (3.01%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.50%) IIS
7 1 (0.75%) Confluence
7 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 15 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) CATIA
2 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.75%) Magento
2 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (7.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (5.26%) SaaS
5 5 (3.76%) IaaS
6 4 (3.01%) PaaS
7 2 (1.50%) GitHub
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.75%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.75%) Office 365
8 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.05%) Internet
2 23 (17.29%) HTTP
3 9 (6.77%) SSL
4 2 (1.50%) VPN
5 1 (0.75%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.75%) BGP
5 1 (0.75%) DNS
5 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.75%) Firewall
5 1 (0.75%) LDAP
5 1 (0.75%) OSPF
5 1 (0.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.75%) SPDY
5 1 (0.75%) VoIP
5 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.32%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.29%) NoSQL
3 17 (12.78%) MySQL
4 10 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (7.52%) Redis
5 7 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (4.51%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.01%) Big Data
8 4 (3.01%) DB2
9 3 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.26%) Couchbase
9 3 (2.26%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.50%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (19.55%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.53%) NUnit
3 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
4 9 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.26%) JIRA
6 3 (2.26%) Selenium
6 3 (2.26%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.50%) Maven
7 2 (1.50%) Subversion
8 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.75%) FishEye
8 1 (0.75%) git-flow
8 1 (0.75%) Hudson
8 1 (0.75%) JMeter
8 1 (0.75%) JUnit
8 1 (0.75%) MSTest
8 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (25.56%) Finance
2 18 (13.53%) Banking
3 8 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.76%) Retail
5 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.01%) Marketing
5 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.26%) Electronics
7 2 (1.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (39.10%) Developer
2 38 (28.57%) Architect
3 23 (17.29%) .NET Developer
3 23 (17.29%) Software Engineer
4 22 (16.54%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (15.79%) C# Software Engineer
5 21 (15.79%) Senior Developer
6 20 (15.04%) Software Developer
7 19 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
8 17 (12.78%) Software Manager
9 16 (12.03%) C# Developer
9 16 (12.03%) Java Developer
10 15 (11.28%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (9.02%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (8.27%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (7.52%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
13 10 (7.52%) Senior C# Software Engineer
14 9 (6.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 8 (6.02%) .NET Software Developer
15 8 (6.02%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (54.14%) .NET
2 52 (39.10%) HTML
3 38 (28.57%) Web Services
4 37 (27.82%) ASP.NET
4 37 (27.82%) REST
5 36 (27.07%) CSS
6 34 (25.56%) HTML5
7 30 (22.56%) SOAP
8 29 (21.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (21.80%) jQuery
8 29 (21.80%) WPF
9 25 (18.80%) AngularJS
10 24 (18.05%) XML
11 23 (17.29%) J2EE
12 21 (15.79%) Node.js
13 20 (15.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (15.04%) CSS3
14 19 (14.29%) JMS
14 19 (14.29%) JSON
15 17 (12.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.80%) N-Tier
2 22 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.28%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.02%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (6.02%) LIMS
5 6 (4.51%) iPad
6 3 (2.26%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.50%) Contactless
7 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.50%) User Experience
7 2 (1.50%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.75%) BYOD
8 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.02%) Windows
2 4 (3.01%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (54.89%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (53.38%) MVC
3 56 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 53 (39.85%) OO
5 46 (34.59%) Scrum
6 43 (32.33%) TDD
7 32 (24.06%) Mentoring
8 28 (21.05%) Unit Testing
9 24 (18.05%) Open Source
10 22 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (16.54%) UML
11 18 (13.53%) ITIL
12 17 (12.78%) Coaching
12 17 (12.78%) Web Development
13 16 (12.03%) TOGAF
14 15 (11.28%) Analytics
14 15 (11.28%) Data Analytics
14 15 (11.28%) Machine Learning
15 13 (9.77%) BDD
16 12 (9.02%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 64 (48.12%) C#
2 50 (37.59%) Java
2 50 (37.59%) JavaScript
3 32 (24.06%) SQL
4 18 (13.53%) PHP
5 11 (8.27%) C
5 11 (8.27%) Go
5 11 (8.27%) Python
5 11 (8.27%) Ruby
5 11 (8.27%) TypeScript
6 4 (3.01%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.01%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.26%) Scala
7 3 (2.26%) VB
8 2 (1.50%) C++
9 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (21.80%) Degree
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.50%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (1.50%) MBCS
4 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.75%) CISSP
4 1 (0.75%) MBA
4 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.28%) QA
2 6 (4.51%) COBIT
3 2 (1.50%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) KVM
2 1 (0.75%) oVirt
2 1 (0.75%) Postfix
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (21.80%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.05%) Oracle
3 11 (8.27%) IBM
4 8 (6.02%) webMethods
5 5 (3.76%) MuleSoft
6 4 (3.01%) Cognizant
6 4 (3.01%) SAP
6 4 (3.01%) Software AG
6 4 (3.01%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.01%) WSO2
7 3 (2.26%) Teradata
8 2 (1.50%) Google
8 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.50%) Twitter
8 2 (1.50%) Zend
9 1 (0.75%) Apple
9 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.75%) Chordiant
9 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.75%) VMware
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