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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 130 148 127
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -21
Permanent jobs citing SOA 62 40 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.63% 0.99% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.18% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 56 29 36
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +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
3143 3379 3246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.39% 83.80% 79.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2613 2805 2777
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 March 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
Altrincham - 3 £35,000 -
Oldham - 1 £65,000 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 100 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (60.16%) C#
3 73 (57.03%) .NET
4 65 (50.78%) ASP.NET
5 61 (47.66%) SQL
6 58 (45.31%) SOAP
7 55 (42.97%) MVC
8 54 (42.19%) HTML
9 52 (40.63%) CSS
10 49 (38.28%) SQL Server
10 49 (38.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 46 (35.94%) Scrum
12 44 (34.38%) Oracle
13 42 (32.81%) Web Services
13 42 (32.81%) Microsoft
13 42 (32.81%) TDD
14 38 (29.69%) N-Tier
15 36 (28.13%) JavaScript
16 35 (27.34%) HTTP
16 35 (27.34%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (26.56%) JSON
18 33 (25.78%) Degree
18 33 (25.78%) Sass
19 31 (24.22%) XML
20 30 (23.44%) Domain-Driven Design
21 23 (17.97%) Java
22 22 (17.19%) WCF
23 21 (16.41%) Unit Testing
24 20 (15.63%) Project Management
25 19 (14.84%) QA

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 11 (8.59%) Oracle Service Bus
2 10 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.81%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.91%) IIS
5 3 (2.34%) CMS
6 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.56%) ArchestrA
7 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle AGIS
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.34%) SaaS
3 2 (1.56%) GitHub
4 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (27.34%) HTTP
2 8 (6.25%) ATM
3 2 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (38.28%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.28%) Oracle Database
3 14 (10.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.13%) MS Access
7 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.78%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.78%) Redis
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 49 (38.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.59%) ClearCase
4 9 (7.03%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (6.25%) SoapUI
6 7 (5.47%) Hudson
7 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.34%) Ant
8 3 (2.34%) Subversion
8 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.34%) JIRA
9 2 (1.56%) Maven
9 2 (1.56%) NUnit
10 1 (0.78%) JUnit
10 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.78%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.78%) Behat
10 1 (0.78%) Grunt
10 1 (0.78%) Bower
10 1 (0.78%) Xdebug
General
1 16 (12.50%) Finance
2 14 (10.94%) Retail
3 13 (10.16%) Banking
4 10 (7.81%) Marketing
5 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.34%) Local Government
7 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.78%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (59.38%) Developer
2 32 (25.00%) Architect
3 28 (21.88%) C# Developer
4 27 (21.09%) .NET Developer
5 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (14.84%) Senior Developer
7 16 (12.50%) Software Developer
8 15 (11.72%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (7.03%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (7.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (7.03%) Oracle Architect
9 9 (7.03%) Agile .NET Developer
9 9 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
10 8 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
11 7 (5.47%) Team Leader
11 7 (5.47%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (4.69%) Senior Technical Specialist
13 5 (3.91%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (57.03%) .NET
2 65 (50.78%) ASP.NET
3 58 (45.31%) SOAP
4 54 (42.19%) HTML
5 52 (40.63%) CSS
6 42 (32.81%) Web Services
7 35 (27.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (26.56%) JSON
9 33 (25.78%) Sass
10 31 (24.22%) XML
11 22 (17.19%) WCF
12 18 (14.06%) .NET Framework
13 16 (12.50%) XSLT
14 15 (11.72%) Middleware
15 14 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 14 (10.94%) Entity Framework
16 13 (10.16%) WSDL
16 13 (10.16%) J2EE
17 12 (9.38%) jQuery
18 11 (8.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.69%) N-Tier
2 16 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (7.81%) Open Source
4 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.47%) Data Integration
6 6 (4.69%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.13%) Informatics
7 4 (3.13%) NHS
8 2 (1.56%) User Experience
9 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.94%) Linux
2 11 (8.59%) Windows
3 3 (2.34%) Android
3 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.78%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (42.97%) MVC
3 46 (35.94%) Scrum
4 42 (32.81%) TDD
5 30 (23.44%) Domain-Driven Design
6 21 (16.41%) Unit Testing
7 20 (15.63%) Project Management
8 18 (14.06%) Mentoring
8 18 (14.06%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 16 (12.50%) Migration
9 16 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 16 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (10.94%) CQRS
10 14 (10.94%) Coaching
11 13 (10.16%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (9.38%) Software Delivery
13 11 (8.59%) Web Development
13 11 (8.59%) Data Architecture
13 11 (8.59%) ERP
14 10 (7.81%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 77 (60.16%) C#
2 61 (47.66%) SQL
3 36 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 23 (17.97%) Java
5 18 (14.06%) PL/SQL
6 13 (10.16%) T-SQL
7 11 (8.59%) Shell Script
8 9 (7.03%) C
9 7 (5.47%) C++
9 7 (5.47%) Delphi
10 4 (3.13%) Scala
11 2 (1.56%) Ruby
11 2 (1.56%) XPath
11 2 (1.56%) XQuery
11 2 (1.56%) PHP
12 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (25.78%) Degree
2 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.56%) ISEB
4 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.84%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.78%) Puppet
1 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 44 (34.38%) Oracle
2 42 (32.81%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.03%) IBM
4 8 (6.25%) Actimize
5 7 (5.47%) Embarcadero
6 4 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.56%) Stellent
7 2 (1.56%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.78%) Sencha
8 1 (0.78%) Retek
8 1 (0.78%) Informatica
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