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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 127 139 125
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 62 38 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.55% 1.03% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.26% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55 28 43
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,750 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
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
3271 3025 3399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.67% 82.13% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2822 2637 2993
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +5 2 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Oldham - 2 £65,000 -
Stockport - 2 - -
Bolton - 1 £35,000 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 95 (69.85%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (69.12%) C#
3 78 (57.35%) .NET
4 72 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 71 (52.21%) ASP.NET
6 66 (48.53%) SOAP
7 63 (46.32%) SQL
8 58 (42.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 56 (41.18%) MVC
10 53 (38.97%) HTML
10 53 (38.97%) TDD
11 52 (38.24%) CSS
12 51 (37.50%) Microsoft
13 50 (36.76%) Scrum
14 48 (35.29%) Web Services
15 44 (32.35%) N-Tier
16 41 (30.15%) HTTP
16 41 (30.15%) JSON
17 39 (28.68%) Sass
18 36 (26.47%) Domain-Driven Design
18 36 (26.47%) JavaScript
19 35 (25.74%) ASP.NET MVC
20 31 (22.79%) Oracle
21 30 (22.06%) Unit Testing
22 28 (20.59%) XML
23 25 (18.38%) WCF
24 24 (17.65%) T-SQL
25 22 (16.18%) .NET Framework
26 21 (15.44%) Degree
26 21 (15.44%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (9.56%) IIS
2 10 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.35%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (5.15%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.47%) ArchestrA
5 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.74%) CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.94%) SaaS
3 2 (1.47%) GitHub
3 2 (1.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (30.15%) HTTP
2 4 (2.94%) ATM
3 3 (2.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.41%) MS Access
4 6 (4.41%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.21%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 58 (42.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (11.03%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.21%) Ant
3 3 (2.21%) JUnit
3 3 (2.21%) Subversion
3 3 (2.21%) JIRA
3 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.47%) NUnit
4 2 (1.47%) Maven
4 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.74%) Bower
5 1 (0.74%) Xdebug
5 1 (0.74%) Grunt
5 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.74%) Behat
General
1 17 (12.50%) Banking
1 17 (12.50%) Retail
2 12 (8.82%) Finance
3 7 (5.15%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.21%) Publishing
5 3 (2.21%) Local Government
5 3 (2.21%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (69.12%) Developer
2 36 (26.47%) C# Developer
3 34 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 27 (19.85%) Senior Developer
5 26 (19.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (16.91%) Software Developer
7 22 (16.18%) Architect
8 16 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (10.29%) Senior Software Developer
10 13 (9.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (9.56%) C# Software Developer
10 13 (9.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (8.82%) Agile .NET Developer
11 12 (8.82%) Senior C# Developer
12 11 (8.09%) Technical Specialist
13 10 (7.35%) Agile C# Developer
14 8 (5.88%) Applications Developer
15 7 (5.15%) Oracle Developer
16 6 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
16 6 (4.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (57.35%) .NET
2 71 (52.21%) ASP.NET
3 66 (48.53%) SOAP
4 53 (38.97%) HTML
5 52 (38.24%) CSS
6 48 (35.29%) Web Services
7 41 (30.15%) JSON
8 39 (28.68%) Sass
9 35 (25.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (20.59%) XML
11 25 (18.38%) WCF
12 22 (16.18%) .NET Framework
13 17 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 17 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 15 (11.03%) RESTful
15 14 (10.29%) XSLT
16 12 (8.82%) Middleware
17 10 (7.35%) WSDL
18 8 (5.88%) REST
19 7 (5.15%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (32.35%) N-Tier
2 16 (11.76%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (8.82%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.15%) Data Integration
5 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.47%) User Experience
7 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.74%) Informatics
8 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.82%) Windows
2 10 (7.35%) Linux
3 3 (2.21%) Android
3 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.74%) AIX
4 1 (0.74%) Solaris
4 1 (0.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (69.85%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (41.18%) MVC
3 53 (38.97%) TDD
4 50 (36.76%) Scrum
5 36 (26.47%) Domain-Driven Design
6 30 (22.06%) Unit Testing
7 21 (15.44%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 20 (14.71%) Project Management
9 17 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 17 (12.50%) CQRS
10 16 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
10 16 (11.76%) ITIL
10 16 (11.76%) OOD
11 12 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 11 (8.09%) Migration
12 11 (8.09%) Change Management
12 11 (8.09%) E-business
12 11 (8.09%) BDD
13 10 (7.35%) Incident Management
13 10 (7.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 94 (69.12%) C#
2 63 (46.32%) SQL
3 36 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 24 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 19 (13.97%) Java
6 18 (13.24%) C++
7 17 (12.50%) C
8 13 (9.56%) Delphi
9 11 (8.09%) Shell Script
9 11 (8.09%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.94%) Scala
11 3 (2.21%) PHP
12 2 (1.47%) XPath
12 2 (1.47%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (15.44%) Degree
2 16 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.47%) ISEB
4 2 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.74%) MCSD
5 1 (0.74%) MCTS
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.03%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.74%) Ansible
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.74%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (22.79%) Oracle
3 13 (9.56%) Embarcadero
4 5 (3.68%) Wonderware
5 4 (2.94%) Actimize
5 4 (2.94%) IBM
5 4 (2.94%) Informatica
6 3 (2.21%) Siemens
7 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.74%) i-GRasp
8 1 (0.74%) Sencha
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Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheadle
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 14 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £29000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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