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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 107 148 137
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -11
Permanent jobs citing SOA 76 42 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.10% 1.05% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.25% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 59 28 37
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +5.26%
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
2990 3363 3369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.67% 83.76% 80.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2462 2771 2871
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 - 2 £50,000 -
Stockport 0 1 £64,500 +7.50%
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 -
Oldham - 1 £65,000 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 103 (75.74%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (48.53%) C#
3 64 (47.06%) .NET
4 63 (46.32%) Oracle
5 61 (44.85%) SQL
6 54 (39.71%) ASP.NET
7 52 (38.24%) SOAP
8 50 (36.76%) Web Services
9 47 (34.56%) MVC
10 44 (32.35%) HTML
11 41 (30.15%) CSS
11 41 (30.15%) Degree
12 38 (27.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 38 (27.94%) Scrum
13 37 (27.21%) SQL Server
14 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
15 35 (25.74%) JavaScript
16 34 (25.00%) XML
17 33 (24.26%) TDD
17 33 (24.26%) Oracle Database
18 31 (22.79%) PL/SQL
18 31 (22.79%) Java
18 31 (22.79%) N-Tier
19 29 (21.32%) ASP.NET MVC
19 29 (21.32%) Performance Tuning
20 28 (20.59%) Oracle BPM
21 25 (18.38%) HTTP
21 25 (18.38%) Middleware
22 24 (17.65%) XSLT
22 24 (17.65%) Jenkins

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (14.71%) Oracle Service Bus
2 19 (13.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (13.97%) WebLogic
3 15 (11.03%) WebSphere
4 10 (7.35%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.35%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (4.41%) CMS
6 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.47%) IIS
7 2 (1.47%) ArchestrA
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (20.59%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle AGIS
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.21%) SaaS
3 2 (1.47%) GitHub
4 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.38%) HTTP
2 13 (9.56%) ATM
3 4 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.21%) SQL Server
2 33 (24.26%) Oracle Database
3 19 (13.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.74%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.74%) Redis
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 38 (27.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 19 (13.97%) SoapUI
4 13 (9.56%) Hudson
4 13 (9.56%) ClearCase
5 10 (7.35%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (3.68%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.68%) Subversion
7 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.21%) NUnit
9 2 (1.47%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.47%) Ant
9 2 (1.47%) Maven
9 2 (1.47%) JIRA
9 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.74%) MSTest
10 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.74%) Behat
10 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (13.97%) Finance
2 16 (11.76%) Retail
3 15 (11.03%) Banking
3 15 (11.03%) Marketing
4 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.21%) Local Government
6 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (47.79%) Developer
2 45 (33.09%) Architect
3 24 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 21 (15.44%) .NET Developer
5 17 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
6 16 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (10.29%) Senior Developer
8 13 (9.56%) Software Developer
8 13 (9.56%) Technical Specialist
9 12 (8.82%) Middleware Architect
10 11 (8.09%) Oracle Developer
11 10 (7.35%) Consultant
12 9 (6.62%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 9 (6.62%) SOA Developer
13 8 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
13 8 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (5.88%) Senior Technical Specialist
13 8 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (47.06%) .NET
2 54 (39.71%) ASP.NET
3 52 (38.24%) SOAP
4 50 (36.76%) Web Services
5 44 (32.35%) HTML
6 41 (30.15%) CSS
7 34 (25.00%) XML
8 29 (21.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (18.38%) Middleware
10 24 (17.65%) XSLT
11 23 (16.91%) JSON
11 23 (16.91%) Sass
12 22 (16.18%) XSD
13 20 (14.71%) WSDL
13 20 (14.71%) WCF
14 18 (13.24%) JMS
14 18 (13.24%) J2EE
15 15 (11.03%) Oracle Fusion
16 14 (10.29%) .NET Framework
17 13 (9.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.79%) N-Tier
2 13 (9.56%) Open Source
2 13 (9.56%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.15%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.94%) NHS
5 4 (2.94%) Informatics
6 3 (2.21%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.47%) User Experience
7 2 (1.47%) BBC
7 2 (1.47%) IPTV
8 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.74%) DTV
8 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.24%) Linux
2 8 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (2.21%) Android
4 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (75.74%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (34.56%) MVC
3 38 (27.94%) Scrum
4 33 (24.26%) TDD
5 29 (21.32%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (16.91%) Mentoring
7 21 (15.44%) Domain-Driven Design
8 19 (13.97%) Coaching
9 17 (12.50%) Project Management
10 16 (11.76%) Migration
10 16 (11.76%) TOGAF
10 16 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 14 (10.29%) Software Engineering
11 14 (10.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 13 (9.56%) Software Delivery
12 13 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (9.56%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (8.82%) OO
14 11 (8.09%) ERP
14 11 (8.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 66 (48.53%) C#
2 61 (44.85%) SQL
3 35 (25.74%) JavaScript
4 31 (22.79%) Java
4 31 (22.79%) PL/SQL
5 14 (10.29%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.88%) C
7 7 (5.15%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.41%) C++
8 6 (4.41%) Scala
9 5 (3.68%) Delphi
10 2 (1.47%) Ruby
10 2 (1.47%) XPath
10 2 (1.47%) XQuery
11 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (30.15%) Degree
2 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.47%) ISEB
3 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.71%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.74%) Puppet
1 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (46.32%) Oracle
2 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.97%) IBM
4 13 (9.56%) Actimize
5 7 (5.15%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.68%) Stellent
6 5 (3.68%) Embarcadero
7 2 (1.47%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.74%) Retek
8 1 (0.74%) Informatica
8 1 (0.74%) SAP
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