The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 115 122 140
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Permanent jobs citing SOA 66 65 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.85% 1.62% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.95% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 58 48 34
Average salary £47,250 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £49,250
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3117 3340 3317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 87.19% 83.33% 80.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2586 2715 2847
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SOA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(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
Cheadle -2 1 £47,500 - 2
Salford - 1 £50,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £47,500 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 120 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (53.47%) SQL
2 77 (53.47%) Oracle
3 76 (52.78%) SDLC
4 63 (43.75%) Web Services
5 60 (41.67%) Oracle Database
6 59 (40.97%) Middleware
7 57 (39.58%) PL/SQL
7 57 (39.58%) Performance Tuning
7 57 (39.58%) Oracle BPM
8 56 (38.89%) SOAP
9 53 (36.81%) XML
9 53 (36.81%) Degree
10 51 (35.42%) XSD
10 51 (35.42%) XSLT
11 49 (34.03%) .NET
11 49 (34.03%) SoapUI
12 48 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
12 48 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 48 (33.33%) WebLogic
13 47 (32.64%) WSDL
14 45 (31.25%) JMS
15 44 (30.56%) C#
16 37 (25.69%) Java
17 35 (24.31%) Jenkins
18 34 (23.61%) Scrum
19 33 (22.92%) Oracle Database 11g
20 32 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
21 30 (20.83%) MVC
22 29 (20.14%) ASP.NET

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 48 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 48 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 48 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (10.42%) CMS
3 12 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.39%) Mule
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.69%) Apache
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 57 (39.58%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.94%) ATM
2 7 (4.86%) HTTP
3 6 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 33 (22.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
4 9 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.39%) MySQL
9 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.69%) MS Access
9 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.69%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 49 (34.03%) SoapUI
2 35 (24.31%) Jenkins
3 24 (16.67%) Hudson
4 15 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (6.94%) ClearCase
7 7 (4.86%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.17%) Subversion
9 5 (3.47%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.78%) Selenium
10 4 (2.78%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.78%) NUnit
10 4 (2.78%) CruiseControl
11 3 (2.08%) ReSharper
11 3 (2.08%) Moq
12 2 (1.39%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.69%) Ant
13 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.69%) Phing
13 1 (0.69%) MSTest
General
1 24 (16.67%) Marketing
2 22 (15.28%) Finance
3 17 (11.81%) Banking
4 11 (7.64%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.69%) Local Government
5 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (41.67%) Developer
2 47 (32.64%) Architect
3 33 (22.92%) Oracle Architect
4 28 (19.44%) Middleware Architect
5 22 (15.28%) Oracle Developer
6 21 (14.58%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 21 (14.58%) SOA Developer
7 16 (11.11%) C# Developer
8 15 (10.42%) .NET Developer
9 14 (9.72%) Senior Developer
10 11 (7.64%) Consultant
11 10 (6.94%) Technical Specialist
12 9 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (4.86%) Technical Architect
14 6 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
14 6 (4.17%) Technical Manager
14 6 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
15 5 (3.47%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
15 5 (3.47%) Senior Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (43.75%) Web Services
2 59 (40.97%) Middleware
3 56 (38.89%) SOAP
4 53 (36.81%) XML
5 51 (35.42%) XSD
5 51 (35.42%) XSLT
6 49 (34.03%) .NET
7 47 (32.64%) WSDL
8 45 (31.25%) JMS
9 32 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
10 29 (20.14%) ASP.NET
11 27 (18.75%) J2EE
12 24 (16.67%) HTML
13 21 (14.58%) CSS
14 19 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (11.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (10.42%) WebCenter
16 15 (10.42%) Oracle ADF
17 14 (9.72%) WCF
18 13 (9.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) N-Tier
2 12 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.47%) NHS
5 5 (3.47%) Online Banking
6 4 (2.78%) BBC
6 4 (2.78%) IPTV
6 4 (2.78%) User Experience
7 3 (2.08%) Informatics
8 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.69%) Statistics
8 1 (0.69%) DTV
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.69%) New Media
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.42%) Linux
2 9 (6.25%) Android
3 7 (4.86%) Windows
4 6 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.39%) Solaris
6 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (52.78%) SDLC
3 57 (39.58%) Performance Tuning
4 34 (23.61%) Scrum
5 30 (20.83%) MVC
6 24 (16.67%) TDD
7 22 (15.28%) Mentoring
8 21 (14.58%) Data Management
9 17 (11.81%) BDD
9 17 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (11.11%) Open Source
10 16 (11.11%) OO
11 15 (10.42%) Content Management
11 15 (10.42%) Software Engineering
11 15 (10.42%) Coaching
12 14 (9.72%) Master Data Management
13 13 (9.03%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
14 12 (8.33%) Release Management
15 11 (7.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (53.47%) SQL
2 57 (39.58%) PL/SQL
3 44 (30.56%) C#
4 37 (25.69%) Java
5 26 (18.06%) JavaScript
6 10 (6.94%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.25%) C++
8 6 (4.17%) C
9 4 (2.78%) PHP
9 4 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.78%) Scala
10 2 (1.39%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.39%) Ruby
11 1 (0.69%) PHP5
11 1 (0.69%) Groovy
11 1 (0.69%) VBA
11 1 (0.69%) Python
11 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (36.81%) Degree
2 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.72%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) HL7
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 77 (53.47%) Oracle
2 20 (13.89%) IBM
3 18 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 15 (10.42%) Stellent
5 10 (6.94%) Actimize
6 7 (4.86%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.08%) VMware
7 3 (2.08%) Retek
8 2 (1.39%) Endeca
8 2 (1.39%) Eloqua
8 2 (1.39%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.39%) ATG
8 2 (1.39%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.69%) SAP
9 1 (0.69%) Adobe
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