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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 125 132 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -64
Permanent jobs citing SOA 63 47 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.53% 1.22% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.58% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 44 31 104
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average 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
3381 2982 3038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 82.12% 77.29% 80.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2717 2562 2654
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 £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Cheadle +7 4 - - 1
Stockport - 4 £45,000 -
Oldham - 2 £65,000 -
Bolton -2 1 £37,500 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 84 (70.59%) C#
2 76 (63.87%) SQL Server
3 58 (48.74%) Web Services
4 55 (46.22%) .NET
4 55 (46.22%) WCF
5 47 (39.50%) SQL
6 45 (37.82%) TDD
7 40 (33.61%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (30.25%) JavaScript
9 33 (27.73%) N-Tier
9 33 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (26.05%) Unit Testing
10 31 (26.05%) OO
11 30 (25.21%) ASP.NET
12 28 (23.53%) MVC
12 28 (23.53%) HTML
12 28 (23.53%) Degree
13 27 (22.69%) T-SQL
13 27 (22.69%) XML
14 26 (21.85%) LINQ
15 24 (20.17%) jQuery
15 24 (20.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (20.17%) XSLT
15 24 (20.17%) REST
16 22 (18.49%) Relational Database
16 22 (18.49%) Java
16 22 (18.49%) Scrum
17 21 (17.65%) RESTful
18 20 (16.81%) Oracle
19 18 (15.13%) C++

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (9.24%) IIS
2 9 (7.56%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.20%) Lync
4 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.68%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (1.68%) AquaLogic
5 2 (1.68%) ArchestrA
5 2 (1.68%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.68%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.68%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.68%) Apache
5 2 (1.68%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.84%) FileNet
6 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.84%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.84%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.68%) AquaLogic BPM
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) SaaS
1 5 (4.20%) PaaS
2 4 (3.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) Internet
2 3 (2.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.84%) VPN
3 1 (0.84%) DNS
3 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (63.87%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.49%) Relational Database
3 13 (10.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.72%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (5.04%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.20%) MySQL
8 3 (2.52%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 18 (15.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (10.08%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.56%) ClearCase
3 9 (7.56%) SpecFlow
4 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.68%) NUnit
5 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.68%) FxCop
5 2 (1.68%) StyleCop
5 2 (1.68%) Moq
5 2 (1.68%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.84%) Subversion
6 1 (0.84%) JIRA
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.84%) JUnit
General
1 12 (10.08%) Retail
2 11 (9.24%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.36%) Advertising
5 3 (2.52%) Finance
6 2 (1.68%) Electronics
6 2 (1.68%) Military
6 2 (1.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.84%) Billing
7 1 (0.84%) Publishing
7 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (67.23%) Developer
2 46 (38.66%) C# Developer
3 41 (34.45%) Senior Developer
4 30 (25.21%) Software Developer
5 20 (16.81%) Senior C# Developer
6 16 (13.45%) Senior Software Developer
7 15 (12.61%) Architect
8 14 (11.76%) Software Engineer
8 14 (11.76%) .NET Developer
9 13 (10.92%) Web Developer
9 13 (10.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (9.24%) .NET Software Engineer
10 11 (9.24%) C# Software Engineer
11 10 (8.40%) Senior Web Developer
12 9 (7.56%) Technical Specialist
13 8 (6.72%) Analyst
14 7 (5.88%) DBA
14 7 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
14 7 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
15 6 (5.04%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (48.74%) Web Services
2 55 (46.22%) .NET
2 55 (46.22%) WCF
3 30 (25.21%) ASP.NET
4 28 (23.53%) HTML
5 27 (22.69%) XML
6 26 (21.85%) LINQ
7 24 (20.17%) jQuery
7 24 (20.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (20.17%) XSLT
7 24 (20.17%) REST
8 21 (17.65%) RESTful
9 17 (14.29%) CSS
10 16 (13.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 15 (12.61%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (12.61%) SOAP
11 15 (12.61%) WPF
12 14 (11.76%) .NET Framework
13 13 (10.92%) Ninject
14 12 (10.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (27.73%) N-Tier
2 14 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.36%) Informatics
3 4 (3.36%) NHS
4 3 (2.52%) Open Source
5 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.68%) PDA
5 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.84%) Physics
6 1 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.40%) Windows
2 7 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.68%) UNIX
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) Android
4 1 (0.84%) AIX
4 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.82%) TDD
2 40 (33.61%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (27.73%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (26.05%) OO
4 31 (26.05%) Unit Testing
5 28 (23.53%) MVC
6 22 (18.49%) Scrum
7 18 (15.13%) Project Management
7 18 (15.13%) Software Engineering
8 17 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 16 (13.45%) Automated Testing
9 16 (13.45%) Kanban
10 15 (12.61%) Web Development
11 12 (10.08%) Refactoring
11 12 (10.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (10.08%) ATDD
11 12 (10.08%) ITIL
11 12 (10.08%) OOP
11 12 (10.08%) OOD
12 9 (7.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (70.59%) C#
2 47 (39.50%) SQL
3 36 (30.25%) JavaScript
4 27 (22.69%) T-SQL
5 22 (18.49%) Java
6 18 (15.13%) C++
7 11 (9.24%) TypeScript
8 10 (8.40%) C
9 9 (7.56%) Delphi
9 9 (7.56%) PHP
10 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.68%) Ruby
13 1 (0.84%) Groovy
13 1 (0.84%) Scala
13 1 (0.84%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.84%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.84%) Clojure
13 1 (0.84%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 28 (23.53%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.20%) MCP
2 5 (4.20%) CCNP
2 5 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) QA
2 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.84%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.68%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 6 (5.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (16.81%) Oracle
2 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.08%) Wonderware
4 10 (8.40%) VMware
5 8 (6.72%) Siemens
6 6 (5.04%) Informatica
7 5 (4.20%) Embarcadero
8 4 (3.36%) IBM
9 2 (1.68%) JBoss
10 1 (0.84%) Adobe
10 1 (0.84%) i-GRasp
10 1 (0.84%) Twitter
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive + excellent benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheadle
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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