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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 112 104 149
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +45
Permanent jobs citing SOA 69 84 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.98% 2.37% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.74% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 57 64 30
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
3091 3068 3381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 88.75% 86.64% 85.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2626 2518 2782
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 5 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 5 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
Altrincham +15 7 £41,500 +18.57%
Bolton - 7 £35,500 -
Stockport +15 4 - -
Salford +5 4 - -
Cheadle - 4 £47,500 - 1
Bury - 1 £35,000 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 108 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (54.97%) .NET
3 90 (52.63%) C#
4 83 (48.54%) MVC
5 81 (47.37%) Software Engineering
6 79 (46.20%) Java
7 71 (41.52%) OO
8 67 (39.18%) HTML
9 66 (38.60%) JavaScript
10 65 (38.01%) Scrum
11 62 (36.26%) SQL Server
12 61 (35.67%) TDD
13 60 (35.09%) REST
14 57 (33.33%) ASP.NET
14 57 (33.33%) CSS
15 54 (31.58%) WPF
16 52 (30.41%) SOAP
17 47 (27.49%) ASP.NET MVC
17 47 (27.49%) AngularJS
18 46 (26.90%) SQL
19 44 (25.73%) N-Tier
19 44 (25.73%) Git (software)
19 44 (25.73%) Mentoring
20 43 (25.15%) jQuery
20 43 (25.15%) Web Services
20 43 (25.15%) XML
21 41 (23.98%) Internet
21 41 (23.98%) HTML5
22 39 (22.81%) NoSQL
23 38 (22.22%) .NET Framework

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 (15.20%) Node.js
2 21 (12.28%) WebSphere
3 16 (9.36%) Apache
4 15 (8.77%) Mule
5 11 (6.43%) Tomcat
6 9 (5.26%) IIS
6 9 (5.26%) nginx
7 7 (4.09%) JBoss
8 5 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.92%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 19 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.58%) CATIA
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 38 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (15.20%) SaaS
4 22 (12.87%) PaaS
5 12 (7.02%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (7.02%) Amazon S3
5 12 (7.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (4.68%) GitHub
8 3 (1.75%) IaaS
9 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.58%) Office 365
9 1 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.98%) Internet
2 31 (18.13%) HTTP
3 8 (4.68%) SPDY
3 8 (4.68%) SSL
4 3 (1.75%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.17%) VPN
6 1 (0.58%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.58%) BGP
6 1 (0.58%) DNS
6 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.58%) LDAP
6 1 (0.58%) OSPF
6 1 (0.58%) SAN
6 1 (0.58%) VoIP
6 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (36.26%) SQL Server
2 39 (22.81%) NoSQL
3 20 (11.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (10.53%) MySQL
5 16 (9.36%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (8.19%) Couchbase
6 14 (8.19%) Redis
7 13 (7.60%) Relational Database
8 12 (7.02%) Hazelcast
9 11 (6.43%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (3.51%) MongoDB
12 4 (2.34%) Big Data
12 4 (2.34%) DB2
13 3 (1.75%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (1.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 44 (25.73%) Git (software)
2 25 (14.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (14.04%) Visual Studio
4 21 (12.28%) NUnit
5 20 (11.70%) Maven
6 12 (7.02%) git-flow
6 12 (7.02%) Hudson
6 12 (7.02%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.85%) Selenium
8 7 (4.09%) JIRA
9 3 (1.75%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.58%) Ant
10 1 (0.58%) MSTest
10 1 (0.58%) Phing
10 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 20 (11.70%) Finance
2 17 (9.94%) Retail
3 9 (5.26%) Banking
4 8 (4.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.34%) Marketing
5 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 70 (40.94%) Developer
2 43 (25.15%) Software Engineer
3 35 (20.47%) Architect
3 35 (20.47%) Software Developer
4 30 (17.54%) C# Developer
4 30 (17.54%) C# Software Engineer
5 28 (16.37%) .NET Software Engineer
5 28 (16.37%) Senior Developer
6 26 (15.20%) .NET Developer
6 26 (15.20%) Senior Software Engineer
7 24 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (12.28%) Java Developer
9 20 (11.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 19 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 19 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 18 (10.53%) Software Manager
12 17 (9.94%) Web Developer
13 15 (8.77%) Java Engineer
13 15 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (7.60%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (54.97%) .NET
2 67 (39.18%) HTML
3 60 (35.09%) REST
4 57 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 57 (33.33%) CSS
5 54 (31.58%) WPF
6 52 (30.41%) SOAP
7 47 (27.49%) AngularJS
7 47 (27.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (25.15%) jQuery
8 43 (25.15%) Web Services
8 43 (25.15%) XML
9 41 (23.98%) HTML5
10 38 (22.22%) .NET Framework
11 34 (19.88%) JSON
12 33 (19.30%) CSS3
13 31 (18.13%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (17.54%) JMS
15 27 (15.79%) Entity Framework
16 25 (14.62%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.73%) N-Tier
2 30 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (7.02%) Algorithms
5 11 (6.43%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.26%) User Experience
7 8 (4.68%) Client/Server
7 8 (4.68%) LIMS
8 5 (2.92%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.75%) iPad
9 3 (1.75%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.58%) BBC
10 1 (0.58%) BYOD
10 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.04%) Windows
2 2 (1.17%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.58%) Linux
3 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (48.54%) MVC
3 81 (47.37%) Software Engineering
4 71 (41.52%) OO
5 65 (38.01%) Scrum
6 61 (35.67%) TDD
7 44 (25.73%) Mentoring
8 38 (22.22%) Web Development
9 36 (21.05%) Unit Testing
10 34 (19.88%) BDD
11 33 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (16.37%) DevOps
13 23 (13.45%) Microservices
13 23 (13.45%) Open Source
14 22 (12.87%) Multithreading
15 20 (11.70%) Test Scripting
16 18 (10.53%) Analytics
16 18 (10.53%) Coaching
16 18 (10.53%) Data Analytics
16 18 (10.53%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 90 (52.63%) C#
2 79 (46.20%) Java
3 66 (38.60%) JavaScript
4 46 (26.90%) SQL
5 18 (10.53%) PHP
6 17 (9.94%) TypeScript
7 16 (9.36%) Python
8 14 (8.19%) Go
9 12 (7.02%) C
10 11 (6.43%) T-SQL
11 10 (5.85%) Ruby
12 5 (2.92%) C++
13 3 (1.75%) Scala
13 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (14.62%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (18.13%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) COBIT
2 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (13.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) KVM
2 1 (0.58%) oVirt
2 1 (0.58%) Postfix
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.58%) Xen
Vendors
1 20 (11.70%) Microsoft
1 20 (11.70%) webMethods
2 18 (10.53%) Oracle
3 15 (8.77%) WSO2
4 13 (7.60%) Google
5 8 (4.68%) Atlassian
6 7 (4.09%) IBM
7 6 (3.51%) MuleSoft
8 5 (2.92%) Software AG
8 5 (2.92%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.34%) SAP
10 3 (1.75%) Teradata
11 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.17%) Twitter
12 1 (0.58%) Adobe
12 1 (0.58%) Apple
12 1 (0.58%) Chordiant
12 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.58%) VMware
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