The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 115 94 137
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +43
Permanent jobs citing SOA 63 91 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.84% 2.77% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 3.14% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 51 70 43
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +41.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median 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
3015 2894 3300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.13% 88.20% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2587 2374 2706
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

SOA Salary Histogram in Manchester

SOA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +19 5 £67,500 +4.65% 3
Altrincham - 5 £41,500 - 2
Salford +8 4 - -
Bolton - 4 - -
Cheadle - 3 £47,500 - 1
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SOA.

1 104 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (56.55%) .NET
3 90 (53.57%) C#
4 85 (50.60%) MVC
5 81 (48.21%) Software Engineering
6 74 (44.05%) Java
7 69 (41.07%) JavaScript
7 69 (41.07%) HTML
7 69 (41.07%) OO
8 66 (39.29%) Scrum
9 61 (36.31%) SQL Server
10 60 (35.71%) TDD
11 56 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 56 (33.33%) CSS
11 56 (33.33%) REST
12 51 (30.36%) SOAP
13 50 (29.76%) WPF
14 47 (27.98%) SQL
15 46 (27.38%) AngularJS
16 45 (26.79%) Mentoring
16 45 (26.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 44 (26.19%) jQuery
17 44 (26.19%) XML
18 43 (25.60%) Web Services
18 43 (25.60%) HTML5
19 42 (25.00%) Git (software)
20 41 (24.40%) N-Tier
21 40 (23.81%) Internet
22 38 (22.62%) Web Development
22 38 (22.62%) NoSQL

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (15.48%) Node.js
2 21 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 16 (9.52%) Apache
4 15 (8.93%) Mule
5 11 (6.55%) Tomcat
6 9 (5.36%) nginx
7 8 (4.76%) IIS
8 7 (4.17%) JBoss
9 5 (2.98%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.98%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.60%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 19 (11.31%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.60%) CATIA
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 37 (22.02%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (14.88%) SaaS
4 22 (13.10%) PaaS
5 12 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 12 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (5.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (4.76%) GitHub
8 3 (1.79%) IaaS
9 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.60%) Office 365
9 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 40 (23.81%) Internet
2 30 (17.86%) HTTP
3 8 (4.76%) SPDY
3 8 (4.76%) SSL
4 3 (1.79%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.19%) VPN
6 1 (0.60%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.60%) BGP
6 1 (0.60%) DNS
6 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.60%) LDAP
6 1 (0.60%) OSPF
6 1 (0.60%) SAN
6 1 (0.60%) VoIP
6 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (36.31%) SQL Server
2 38 (22.62%) NoSQL
3 20 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (9.52%) MySQL
5 15 (8.93%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (8.33%) Couchbase
7 12 (7.14%) Hazelcast
8 11 (6.55%) Redis
9 10 (5.95%) Relational Database
10 9 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (3.57%) MongoDB
13 4 (2.38%) Big Data
13 4 (2.38%) DB2
14 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
14 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (1.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 24 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 23 (13.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (12.50%) NUnit
5 20 (11.90%) Maven
6 12 (7.14%) git-flow
6 12 (7.14%) Hudson
6 12 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.95%) Selenium
8 4 (2.38%) JIRA
9 3 (1.79%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.19%) Subversion
11 1 (0.60%) Ant
11 1 (0.60%) MSTest
11 1 (0.60%) Phing
General
1 23 (13.69%) Finance
2 16 (9.52%) Retail
3 11 (6.55%) Banking
4 8 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.38%) Marketing
5 4 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 72 (42.86%) Developer
2 43 (25.60%) Software Engineer
3 36 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 35 (20.83%) Architect
5 29 (17.26%) .NET Developer
5 29 (17.26%) C# Software Engineer
6 27 (16.07%) .NET Software Engineer
6 27 (16.07%) C# Developer
7 26 (15.48%) Senior Developer
8 25 (14.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 23 (13.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (12.50%) Java Developer
11 20 (11.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 18 (10.71%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
12 18 (10.71%) Senior C# Software Engineer
12 18 (10.71%) Software Manager
13 16 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (9.52%) Web Developer
14 15 (8.93%) Java Engineer
14 15 (8.93%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (56.55%) .NET
2 69 (41.07%) HTML
3 56 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 56 (33.33%) CSS
3 56 (33.33%) REST
4 51 (30.36%) SOAP
5 50 (29.76%) WPF
6 46 (27.38%) AngularJS
7 45 (26.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (26.19%) jQuery
8 44 (26.19%) XML
9 43 (25.60%) HTML5
9 43 (25.60%) Web Services
10 35 (20.83%) .NET Framework
11 34 (20.24%) JSON
12 32 (19.05%) CSS3
13 30 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (17.86%) JMS
14 25 (14.88%) Entity Framework
15 22 (13.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.40%) N-Tier
2 29 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.12%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 12 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.36%) User Experience
6 8 (4.76%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.76%) LIMS
7 5 (2.98%) iPad
8 4 (2.38%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.79%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.60%) BYOD
10 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (1.19%) Linux
2 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.19%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (50.60%) MVC
3 81 (48.21%) Software Engineering
4 69 (41.07%) OO
5 66 (39.29%) Scrum
6 60 (35.71%) TDD
7 45 (26.79%) Mentoring
8 38 (22.62%) Web Development
9 34 (20.24%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (19.64%) Unit Testing
11 31 (18.45%) BDD
12 25 (14.88%) DevOps
13 24 (14.29%) Open Source
14 23 (13.69%) Microservices
15 21 (12.50%) Multithreading
16 20 (11.90%) Test Scripting
17 18 (10.71%) Analytics
17 18 (10.71%) Coaching
17 18 (10.71%) Data Analytics
17 18 (10.71%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 90 (53.57%) C#
2 74 (44.05%) Java
3 69 (41.07%) JavaScript
4 47 (27.98%) SQL
5 17 (10.12%) TypeScript
6 16 (9.52%) PHP
7 13 (7.74%) Python
8 12 (7.14%) C
9 11 (6.55%) Go
10 10 (5.95%) Ruby
10 10 (5.95%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.98%) C++
12 4 (2.38%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.79%) Scala
14 1 (0.60%) VB
14 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (14.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (18.45%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) COBIT
3 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (13.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) KVM
2 1 (0.60%) oVirt
2 1 (0.60%) Postfix
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.60%) Xen
Vendors
1 25 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.90%) Oracle
2 20 (11.90%) webMethods
3 15 (8.93%) WSO2
4 13 (7.74%) Google
5 8 (4.76%) Atlassian
5 8 (4.76%) IBM
6 6 (3.57%) MuleSoft
7 5 (2.98%) Software AG
7 5 (2.98%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.38%) SAP
9 3 (1.79%) Teradata
10 2 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.19%) Twitter
11 1 (0.60%) Adobe
11 1 (0.60%) Apple
11 1 (0.60%) Chordiant
11 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.60%) VMware
11 1 (0.60%) Zend
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