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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 127 135 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Permanent jobs citing SOA 67 43 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.60% 1.16% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.44% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 57 33 62
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,000 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
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
3435 2984 3430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.96% 80.30% 79.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2945 2551 3058
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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
Oldham - 2 £65,000 -
Sale - 2 £30,000 -
Stockport - 2 - -
Bolton - 1 £35,000 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 83 (63.85%) C#
2 81 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (51.54%) SQL Server
4 65 (50.00%) .NET
5 61 (46.92%) SQL
5 61 (46.92%) SOAP
6 56 (43.08%) ASP.NET
7 48 (36.92%) HTML
7 48 (36.92%) CSS
7 48 (36.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 45 (34.62%) MVC
8 45 (34.62%) TDD
9 42 (32.31%) Web Services
9 42 (32.31%) Scrum
10 41 (31.54%) Microsoft
11 38 (29.23%) JSON
12 36 (27.69%) HTTP
13 35 (26.92%) N-Tier
14 34 (26.15%) Sass
15 32 (24.62%) Domain-Driven Design
16 31 (23.85%) JavaScript
17 30 (23.08%) XML
18 28 (21.54%) Unit Testing
18 28 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
19 26 (20.00%) Java
20 25 (19.23%) C++
20 25 (19.23%) Oracle
21 23 (17.69%) T-SQL
22 20 (15.38%) ITIL
23 19 (14.62%) Project Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (12.31%) IIS
2 7 (5.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.08%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.08%) ArchestrA
5 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.77%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.77%) Confluence
6 1 (0.77%) JBoss
6 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.77%) FileNet
6 1 (0.77%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (12.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (6.15%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.85%) SaaS
2 3 (2.31%) PaaS
3 2 (1.54%) GitHub
4 1 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (27.69%) HTTP
2 4 (3.08%) ATM
3 2 (1.54%) Internet
4 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (51.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.62%) MS Access
5 3 (2.31%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (36.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (13.85%) ClearCase
3 4 (3.08%) Subversion
3 4 (3.08%) JIRA
4 3 (2.31%) Ant
4 3 (2.31%) JUnit
5 2 (1.54%) Maven
5 2 (1.54%) NUnit
5 2 (1.54%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (13.85%) Banking
1 18 (13.85%) Retail
2 10 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 9 (6.92%) Finance
4 4 (3.08%) Local Government
5 3 (2.31%) Publishing
5 3 (2.31%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (70.00%) Developer
2 32 (24.62%) C# Developer
3 29 (22.31%) .NET Developer
4 28 (21.54%) Senior Developer
5 23 (17.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 22 (16.92%) Software Developer
7 21 (16.15%) Architect
8 15 (11.54%) Senior Software Developer
9 14 (10.77%) Technical Specialist
10 12 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (9.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (8.46%) Agile .NET Developer
11 11 (8.46%) Senior C# Developer
12 10 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (6.92%) Agile C# Developer
14 8 (6.15%) Applications Developer
15 7 (5.38%) Oracle Developer
16 6 (4.62%) Java Developer
17 5 (3.85%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (50.00%) .NET
2 61 (46.92%) SOAP
3 56 (43.08%) ASP.NET
4 48 (36.92%) CSS
4 48 (36.92%) HTML
5 42 (32.31%) Web Services
6 38 (29.23%) JSON
7 34 (26.15%) Sass
8 30 (23.08%) XML
9 28 (21.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (14.62%) .NET Framework
11 18 (13.85%) WCF
12 17 (13.08%) XSLT
13 16 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 16 (12.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 15 (11.54%) Middleware
15 14 (10.77%) RESTful
16 10 (7.69%) WSDL
17 9 (6.92%) J2EE
18 8 (6.15%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.92%) N-Tier
2 14 (10.77%) Inversion of Control
3 13 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.54%) PDA
6 2 (1.54%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.77%) Open Source
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.77%) User Experience
7 1 (0.77%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.23%) Windows
2 10 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (1.54%) Android
3 2 (1.54%) UNIX
4 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.77%) AIX
4 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (62.31%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (34.62%) TDD
2 45 (34.62%) MVC
3 42 (32.31%) Scrum
4 32 (24.62%) Domain-Driven Design
5 28 (21.54%) Unit Testing
6 20 (15.38%) ITIL
7 19 (14.62%) Project Management
8 18 (13.85%) OOD
9 16 (12.31%) OO
9 16 (12.31%) CQRS
10 14 (10.77%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (10.77%) TOGAF
11 13 (10.00%) Incident Management
12 12 (9.23%) Mentoring
13 11 (8.46%) Change Management
14 9 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (6.92%) Waterfall
15 8 (6.15%) E-Commerce
16 7 (5.38%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 83 (63.85%) C#
2 61 (46.92%) SQL
3 31 (23.85%) JavaScript
4 26 (20.00%) Java
5 25 (19.23%) C++
6 23 (17.69%) T-SQL
7 17 (13.08%) C
8 12 (9.23%) Delphi
9 11 (8.46%) PL/SQL
9 11 (8.46%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.31%) Scala
11 2 (1.54%) XQuery
11 2 (1.54%) PHP
11 2 (1.54%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.54%) XPath
12 1 (0.77%) Groovy
12 1 (0.77%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.77%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.77%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.77%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 18 (13.85%) Degree
2 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) MCTS
5 1 (0.77%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.00%) QA
2 4 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 41 (31.54%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.23%) Oracle
3 12 (9.23%) Embarcadero
3 12 (9.23%) Wonderware
4 8 (6.15%) Siemens
5 5 (3.85%) IBM
6 4 (3.08%) Actimize
6 4 (3.08%) Informatica
7 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.54%) VMware
8 1 (0.77%) Adobe
8 1 (0.77%) i-GRasp
8 1 (0.77%) Sencha
8 1 (0.77%) Twitter
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