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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 78 136 155
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +19
Permanent jobs citing SOA 103 58 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.15% 1.44% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 1.70% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87 53 26
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £35,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
2900 3414 3202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.82% 84.86% 84.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2353 2931 2793
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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
Cheadle - 10 £47,500 - 1
Bury - 8 £33,500 - 1
Bolton +22 4 £35,500 +1.42%
Stockport 0 4 £47,500 - 1
Altrincham +6 2 £46,500 +32.85% 1
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 126 (74.56%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (57.99%) .NET
3 94 (55.62%) C#
4 78 (46.15%) Java
5 76 (44.97%) JavaScript
6 74 (43.79%) TDD
7 72 (42.60%) MVC
8 71 (42.01%) REST
9 67 (39.64%) ASP.NET
10 60 (35.50%) SQL Server
11 58 (34.32%) HTML
11 58 (34.32%) Software Engineering
11 58 (34.32%) AngularJS
12 57 (33.73%) CSS
13 56 (33.14%) OO
14 54 (31.95%) Scrum
15 53 (31.36%) WPF
15 53 (31.36%) ASP.NET MVC
16 52 (30.77%) .NET Framework
17 51 (30.18%) Web Services
18 48 (28.40%) BDD
19 47 (27.81%) N-Tier
20 46 (27.22%) SOAP
20 46 (27.22%) Amazon AWS
21 43 (25.44%) jQuery
22 42 (24.85%) NoSQL
22 42 (24.85%) SQL
23 38 (22.49%) Entity Framework
24 37 (21.89%) Git (software)
24 37 (21.89%) Windows

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 26 (15.38%) Node.js
2 16 (9.47%) WebSphere
3 12 (7.10%) Apache
3 12 (7.10%) Mule
4 8 (4.73%) IIS
4 8 (4.73%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.14%) JBoss
6 5 (2.96%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.59%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (8.88%) Photoshop
2 10 (5.92%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 46 (27.22%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (21.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (13.02%) SaaS
4 21 (12.43%) PaaS
5 12 (7.10%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (7.10%) Amazon S3
5 12 (7.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (4.73%) GitHub
7 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.34%) HTTP
1 31 (18.34%) Internet
2 8 (4.73%) SPDY
3 3 (1.78%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (35.50%) SQL Server
2 42 (24.85%) NoSQL
3 22 (13.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (10.06%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 12 (7.10%) Couchbase
6 12 (7.10%) Hazelcast
7 11 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.73%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (4.14%) MySQL
9 7 (4.14%) Redis
10 3 (1.78%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 37 (21.89%) Git (software)
2 26 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (13.02%) Visual Studio
4 20 (11.83%) Maven
5 13 (7.69%) NUnit
6 12 (7.10%) git-flow
6 12 (7.10%) Hudson
6 12 (7.10%) Jenkins
7 11 (6.51%) Selenium
8 7 (4.14%) Subversion
9 6 (3.55%) Ant
9 6 (3.55%) Phing
10 5 (2.96%) JIRA
11 3 (1.78%) Moq
11 3 (1.78%) ReSharper
12 2 (1.18%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.18%) gulp
12 2 (1.18%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.18%) webpack
13 1 (0.59%) AnthillPro
General
1 16 (9.47%) Retail
2 10 (5.92%) Games
3 9 (5.33%) Finance
4 2 (1.18%) Marketing
4 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (55.03%) Developer
2 40 (23.67%) C# Developer
3 36 (21.30%) Software Engineer
4 33 (19.53%) .NET Developer
5 32 (18.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (17.75%) Software Developer
7 25 (14.79%) ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (14.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (14.20%) Senior Software Engineer
9 23 (13.61%) Architect
9 23 (13.61%) C# Software Engineer
9 23 (13.61%) Java Developer
9 23 (13.61%) Senior Developer
10 21 (12.43%) Web Developer
11 19 (11.24%) .NET Software Engineer
12 17 (10.06%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
12 17 (10.06%) Senior C# Software Engineer
13 16 (9.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 15 (8.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 14 (8.28%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (57.99%) .NET
2 71 (42.01%) REST
3 67 (39.64%) ASP.NET
4 58 (34.32%) AngularJS
4 58 (34.32%) HTML
5 57 (33.73%) CSS
6 53 (31.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (31.36%) WPF
7 52 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 51 (30.18%) Web Services
9 46 (27.22%) SOAP
10 43 (25.44%) jQuery
11 38 (22.49%) Entity Framework
12 36 (21.30%) ASP.NET Web API
13 31 (18.34%) XML
14 28 (16.57%) HTML5
15 27 (15.98%) Java EE
16 26 (15.38%) LINQ
17 25 (14.79%) WinForms
18 24 (14.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (27.81%) N-Tier
2 20 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.47%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (9.47%) User Experience
4 12 (7.10%) Algorithms
5 10 (5.92%) Mobile Games
6 6 (3.55%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.18%) LIMS
8 1 (0.59%) BBC
8 1 (0.59%) iPad
8 1 (0.59%) iPhone
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.59%) Android
2 1 (0.59%) Linux
2 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (74.56%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (43.79%) TDD
3 72 (42.60%) MVC
4 58 (34.32%) Software Engineering
5 56 (33.14%) OO
6 54 (31.95%) Scrum
7 48 (28.40%) BDD
8 34 (20.12%) Mentoring
9 32 (18.93%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (18.34%) DevOps
11 22 (13.02%) Multithreading
12 21 (12.43%) Microservices
12 21 (12.43%) Unit Testing
12 21 (12.43%) Web Development
13 20 (11.83%) Kanban
13 20 (11.83%) Technical Architecture
13 20 (11.83%) Test Scripting
14 17 (10.06%) Open Source
15 15 (8.88%) SDLC
16 12 (7.10%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 94 (55.62%) C#
2 78 (46.15%) Java
3 76 (44.97%) JavaScript
4 42 (24.85%) SQL
5 17 (10.06%) TypeScript
6 16 (9.47%) PHP
7 8 (4.73%) C
7 8 (4.73%) Python
7 8 (4.73%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.14%) C++
9 6 (3.55%) Scala
10 5 (2.96%) Go
10 5 (2.96%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.59%) R
12 1 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (4.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.83%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (11.83%) Docker
2 2 (1.18%) Varnish
Vendors
1 15 (8.88%) webMethods
2 12 (7.10%) Google
2 12 (7.10%) WSO2
3 10 (5.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.33%) Oracle
5 8 (4.73%) Atlassian
6 6 (3.55%) Adobe
7 4 (2.37%) IBM
7 4 (2.37%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.78%) Software AG
8 3 (1.78%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.59%) Endeca
9 1 (0.59%) FatWire
9 1 (0.59%) hybris
9 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.59%) Zend
Altrincham, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheadle
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago