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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 82 130 150
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +20
Permanent jobs citing SOA 91 57 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.81% 1.48% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 1.78% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 71 43 31
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
2759 3206 3422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 85.31% 83.29% 82.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2269 2618 2969
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Salford - 4 £50,000 -
Stockport +1 1 £64,500 +7.50%
Altrincham - 1 £47,500 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 112 (81.75%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (51.09%) Oracle
3 66 (48.18%) SQL
4 61 (44.53%) Web Services
5 59 (43.07%) .NET
6 57 (41.61%) C#
6 57 (41.61%) SDLC
7 53 (38.69%) SOAP
8 47 (34.31%) ASP.NET
8 47 (34.31%) Degree
9 45 (32.85%) MVC
10 44 (32.12%) XML
10 44 (32.12%) Oracle Database
11 42 (30.66%) PL/SQL
12 41 (29.93%) Oracle BPM
12 41 (29.93%) Performance Tuning
13 39 (28.47%) Middleware
14 36 (26.28%) XSD
14 36 (26.28%) XSLT
15 35 (25.55%) JavaScript
15 35 (25.55%) HTML
16 34 (24.82%) Scrum
17 33 (24.09%) Oracle Service Bus
17 33 (24.09%) SoapUI
18 32 (23.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 32 (23.36%) CSS
18 32 (23.36%) WebLogic
19 31 (22.63%) WSDL
19 31 (22.63%) Microsoft
19 31 (22.63%) Jenkins

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 33 (24.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 32 (23.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 32 (23.36%) WebLogic
3 12 (8.76%) WebSphere
4 10 (7.30%) CMS
5 6 (4.38%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (4.38%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.92%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.73%) IIS
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
2 1 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 41 (29.93%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.22%) HTTP
2 10 (7.30%) ATM
3 6 (4.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (32.12%) Oracle Database
2 29 (21.17%) SQL Server
3 24 (17.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.73%) MS Access
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.73%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (24.09%) SoapUI
2 31 (22.63%) Jenkins
3 30 (21.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (13.87%) Hudson
5 10 (7.30%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (7.30%) ClearCase
6 7 (5.11%) Subversion
7 6 (4.38%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.38%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.92%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.92%) CruiseControl
8 4 (2.92%) NUnit
9 3 (2.19%) Selenium
10 2 (1.46%) Moq
10 2 (1.46%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.73%) MSTest
11 1 (0.73%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.73%) Ant
11 1 (0.73%) Bower
11 1 (0.73%) Xdebug
General
1 19 (13.87%) Marketing
2 17 (12.41%) Finance
3 13 (9.49%) Retail
4 12 (8.76%) Banking
5 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.73%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.73%) Local Government
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 65 (47.45%) Developer
2 44 (32.12%) Architect
3 25 (18.25%) Oracle Architect
4 20 (14.60%) .NET Developer
4 20 (14.60%) C# Developer
4 20 (14.60%) Middleware Architect
5 16 (11.68%) Oracle Developer
5 16 (11.68%) Senior Developer
6 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (10.22%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 14 (10.22%) SOA Developer
8 13 (9.49%) Consultant
9 10 (7.30%) Software Developer
9 10 (7.30%) Technical Specialist
10 9 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (5.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.84%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (4.38%) Technical Architect
12 6 (4.38%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (44.53%) Web Services
2 59 (43.07%) .NET
3 53 (38.69%) SOAP
4 47 (34.31%) ASP.NET
5 44 (32.12%) XML
6 39 (28.47%) Middleware
7 36 (26.28%) XSD
7 36 (26.28%) XSLT
8 35 (25.55%) HTML
9 32 (23.36%) CSS
10 31 (22.63%) WSDL
11 29 (21.17%) JMS
12 27 (19.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (16.79%) Oracle Fusion
14 21 (15.33%) J2EE
14 21 (15.33%) WCF
15 16 (11.68%) jQuery
16 15 (10.95%) Sass
16 15 (10.95%) JSON
17 12 (8.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.06%) N-Tier
2 11 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.57%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.57%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (5.11%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.38%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.38%) NHS
6 4 (2.92%) User Experience
6 4 (2.92%) BBC
6 4 (2.92%) Informatics
6 4 (2.92%) IPTV
7 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.73%) Statistics
9 1 (0.73%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.73%) DTV
9 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.49%) Linux
2 3 (2.19%) Android
3 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.46%) Windows
4 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (81.75%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (41.61%) SDLC
3 45 (32.85%) MVC
4 41 (29.93%) Performance Tuning
5 34 (24.82%) Scrum
6 27 (19.71%) TDD
7 22 (16.06%) Mentoring
8 18 (13.14%) Data Management
9 17 (12.41%) OO
10 16 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (11.68%) Coaching
11 15 (10.95%) Technical Architecture
11 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
11 15 (10.95%) Project Management
12 14 (10.22%) Open Source
13 13 (9.49%) Domain-Driven Design
14 12 (8.76%) Migration
14 12 (8.76%) Unit Testing
14 12 (8.76%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 11 (8.03%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (48.18%) SQL
2 57 (41.61%) C#
3 42 (30.66%) PL/SQL
4 35 (25.55%) JavaScript
5 29 (21.17%) Java
6 11 (8.03%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.84%) C
8 6 (4.38%) C++
8 6 (4.38%) Scala
9 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.19%) Delphi
11 2 (1.46%) PHP
11 2 (1.46%) Ruby
12 1 (0.73%) Groovy
12 1 (0.73%) VBA
12 1 (0.73%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 47 (34.31%) Degree
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.46%) ISEB
3 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.73%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.68%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.73%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.73%) Puppet
1 1 (0.73%) Ansible
1 1 (0.73%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (51.09%) Oracle
2 31 (22.63%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.14%) IBM
4 10 (7.30%) Actimize
5 9 (6.57%) Stellent
6 7 (5.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.19%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.73%) SAP
8 1 (0.73%) Adobe
8 1 (0.73%) Retek
8 1 (0.73%) Informatica
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