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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 123 133 131
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 64 63 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.66% 1.52% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.81% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 58 45 31
Average salary £47,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
3344 3479 3067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 86.83% 84.20% 79.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2799 2814 2651
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Cheadle +7 2 £51,250 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 132 (85.16%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (47.10%) Oracle
3 72 (46.45%) SDLC
4 71 (45.81%) SQL
5 68 (43.87%) Web Services
6 57 (36.77%) Middleware
6 57 (36.77%) Oracle Database
7 55 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
7 55 (35.48%) SOAP
8 54 (34.84%) PL/SQL
8 54 (34.84%) .NET
8 54 (34.84%) Oracle BPM
9 50 (32.26%) C#
10 48 (30.97%) XML
11 47 (30.32%) XSD
11 47 (30.32%) XSLT
11 47 (30.32%) Degree
12 46 (29.68%) SoapUI
13 45 (29.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 45 (29.03%) Oracle Service Bus
13 45 (29.03%) WebLogic
13 45 (29.03%) JMS
13 45 (29.03%) WSDL
14 44 (28.39%) Java
15 40 (25.81%) TDD
16 36 (23.23%) Scrum
17 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
17 35 (22.58%) Jenkins
18 34 (21.94%) ASP.NET
19 33 (21.29%) Oracle Database 11g

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 45 (29.03%) WebLogic
1 45 (29.03%) Oracle Service Bus
1 45 (29.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (9.03%) CMS
3 12 (7.74%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.29%) Mule
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Photoshop
1 6 (3.87%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (2.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 54 (34.84%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.45%) ATM
2 7 (4.52%) Internet
3 5 (3.23%) HTTP
4 1 (0.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (36.77%) Oracle Database
2 33 (21.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (10.32%) SQL Server
4 13 (8.39%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.29%) MySQL
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.65%) MS Access
8 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.65%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 46 (29.68%) SoapUI
2 35 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 24 (15.48%) Hudson
4 11 (7.10%) Subversion
5 10 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (6.45%) ClearCase
5 10 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (5.81%) Visual Studio
7 8 (5.16%) NUnit
7 8 (5.16%) Selenium
8 7 (4.52%) Moq
8 7 (4.52%) ReSharper
9 6 (3.87%) CruiseControl
9 6 (3.87%) Ant
9 6 (3.87%) Phing
10 5 (3.23%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.58%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.29%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.65%) MSTest
13 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (18.06%) Finance
2 22 (14.19%) Marketing
3 17 (10.97%) Banking
4 11 (7.10%) Retail
5 6 (3.87%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (46.45%) Developer
2 44 (28.39%) Architect
3 32 (20.65%) Oracle Architect
4 27 (17.42%) Middleware Architect
5 21 (13.55%) Oracle Developer
6 20 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 20 (12.90%) SOA Developer
7 18 (11.61%) .NET Developer
8 16 (10.32%) C# Developer
9 15 (9.68%) Senior Developer
10 14 (9.03%) Consultant
11 10 (6.45%) Web Developer
11 10 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
11 10 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.52%) Principle Consultant
12 7 (4.52%) Software Consultant
12 7 (4.52%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (4.52%) Java Developer
12 7 (4.52%) Technical Architect
13 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (43.87%) Web Services
2 57 (36.77%) Middleware
3 55 (35.48%) SOAP
4 54 (34.84%) .NET
5 48 (30.97%) XML
6 47 (30.32%) XSD
6 47 (30.32%) XSLT
7 45 (29.03%) JMS
7 45 (29.03%) WSDL
8 34 (21.94%) ASP.NET
9 32 (20.65%) J2EE
10 29 (18.71%) Oracle Fusion
11 27 (17.42%) REST
12 25 (16.13%) HTML
13 22 (14.19%) CSS
13 22 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 21 (13.55%) WCF
15 18 (11.61%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (10.32%) Spring
17 15 (9.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) N-Tier
2 12 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.10%) User Experience
4 7 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.87%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.87%) Mobile Games
6 5 (3.23%) Online Banking
7 4 (2.58%) IPTV
7 4 (2.58%) BBC
8 3 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.94%) NHS
9 1 (0.65%) DTV
9 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.65%) Statistics
9 1 (0.65%) Informatics
9 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.65%) New Media
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.65%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.03%) Linux
2 9 (5.81%) Android
3 8 (5.16%) Windows
4 6 (3.87%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.29%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (85.16%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (46.45%) SDLC
3 55 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
4 40 (25.81%) TDD
5 36 (23.23%) Scrum
6 31 (20.00%) MVC
7 28 (18.06%) BDD
8 24 (15.48%) OO
9 23 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (12.90%) Data Management
10 20 (12.90%) Mentoring
11 17 (10.97%) Software Engineering
12 16 (10.32%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (9.68%) Kanban
14 14 (9.03%) Open Source
14 14 (9.03%) Content Management
14 14 (9.03%) Coaching
15 13 (8.39%) Master Data Management
16 12 (7.74%) Project Management
16 12 (7.74%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 71 (45.81%) SQL
2 54 (34.84%) PL/SQL
3 50 (32.26%) C#
4 44 (28.39%) Java
5 35 (22.58%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.74%) C++
7 10 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.81%) PHP
8 9 (5.81%) C
9 7 (4.52%) Scala
10 5 (3.23%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.29%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.29%) Ruby
12 1 (0.65%) PHP5
12 1 (0.65%) Groovy
12 1 (0.65%) VBA
12 1 (0.65%) Python
12 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (30.32%) Degree
2 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.74%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) HL7
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Vendors
1 73 (47.10%) Oracle
2 20 (12.90%) IBM
3 14 (9.03%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.03%) Stellent
4 10 (6.45%) Actimize
5 6 (3.87%) Adobe
5 6 (3.87%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.94%) VMware
7 2 (1.29%) Endeca
7 2 (1.29%) Eloqua
7 2 (1.29%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.29%) ATG
7 2 (1.29%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.29%) Retek
8 1 (0.65%) SAP
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