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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 112 139 70
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -69
Permanent jobs citing SOA 76 45 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.82% 1.20% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.53% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 63 33 90
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,875
% change year-on-year
- +7.41%
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
3503 2944 3006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.00% 78.65% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2918 2472 2653
Average salary £40,000 £39,800 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% +6.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Sale 0 4 £30,000 -
Wigan - 1 £19,000 -
Oldham - 1 £65,000 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 106 (74.65%) C#
2 93 (65.49%) SQL Server
3 86 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (50.70%) .NET
4 72 (50.70%) SQL
5 64 (45.07%) TDD
6 62 (43.66%) Web Services
7 53 (37.32%) ASP.NET
8 52 (36.62%) WCF
9 48 (33.80%) MVC
9 48 (33.80%) SOAP
9 48 (33.80%) HTML
9 48 (33.80%) N-Tier
10 47 (33.10%) Unit Testing
11 42 (29.58%) XML
11 42 (29.58%) Scrum
12 41 (28.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 40 (28.17%) JavaScript
14 36 (25.35%) T-SQL
14 36 (25.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 34 (23.94%) CSS
15 34 (23.94%) Microsoft
16 31 (21.83%) Degree
17 30 (21.13%) XSLT
17 30 (21.13%) OO
18 29 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (19.01%) RESTful
20 25 (17.61%) C++
21 24 (16.90%) .NET Framework
21 24 (16.90%) JSON

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 18 (12.68%) IIS
2 6 (4.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (3.52%) Lync
3 5 (3.52%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.11%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.41%) ArchestrA
5 2 (1.41%) JBoss
6 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.70%) FileNet
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.70%) AquaLogic
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.70%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.70%) Confluence
6 1 (0.70%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (9.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (4.93%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.70%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) SaaS
1 6 (4.23%) PaaS
2 4 (2.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.79%) HTTP
2 2 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.70%) VPN
3 1 (0.70%) DNS
3 1 (0.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (65.49%) SQL Server
2 24 (16.90%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (6.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.23%) MS Access
6 5 (3.52%) MySQL
7 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (28.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (11.97%) ClearCase
3 13 (9.15%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.34%) SpecFlow
5 6 (4.23%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.11%) JUnit
7 2 (1.41%) NUnit
7 2 (1.41%) JIRA
7 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.41%) FxCop
7 2 (1.41%) StyleCop
7 2 (1.41%) Moq
7 2 (1.41%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.70%) Subversion
8 1 (0.70%) Ant
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (12.68%) Banking
1 18 (12.68%) Retail
2 12 (8.45%) Retail Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Finance
4 3 (2.11%) Advertising
4 3 (2.11%) Publishing
4 3 (2.11%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.41%) Local Government
5 2 (1.41%) Electronics
5 2 (1.41%) Military
6 1 (0.70%) Billing
6 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 113 (79.58%) Developer
2 50 (35.21%) C# Developer
3 49 (34.51%) Senior Developer
4 30 (21.13%) Software Developer
5 26 (18.31%) .NET Developer
6 22 (15.49%) Senior C# Developer
7 19 (13.38%) Senior Software Developer
8 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (9.15%) Technical Specialist
10 12 (8.45%) Architect
10 12 (8.45%) Web Developer
11 10 (7.04%) Senior Web Developer
12 9 (6.34%) Software Engineer
12 9 (6.34%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (5.63%) Applications Developer
14 7 (4.93%) Agile .NET Developer
14 7 (4.93%) C# Software Engineer
14 7 (4.93%) .NET Software Engineer
15 6 (4.23%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (50.70%) .NET
2 62 (43.66%) Web Services
3 53 (37.32%) ASP.NET
4 52 (36.62%) WCF
5 48 (33.80%) HTML
5 48 (33.80%) SOAP
6 42 (29.58%) XML
7 36 (25.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (23.94%) CSS
9 30 (21.13%) XSLT
10 27 (19.01%) RESTful
11 24 (16.90%) .NET Framework
11 24 (16.90%) JSON
11 24 (16.90%) REST
12 23 (16.20%) LINQ
13 22 (15.49%) jQuery
14 21 (14.79%) Sass
15 18 (12.68%) Middleware
16 15 (10.56%) WPF
17 13 (9.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (33.80%) N-Tier
2 15 (10.56%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.34%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.11%) User Experience
5 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.41%) PDA
6 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.41%) Open Source
7 1 (0.70%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.45%) Windows
2 7 (4.93%) Linux
3 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.41%) Android
3 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.41%) UNIX
4 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.70%) AIX
4 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (45.07%) TDD
3 48 (33.80%) MVC
4 47 (33.10%) Unit Testing
5 42 (29.58%) Scrum
6 30 (21.13%) OO
7 29 (20.42%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (16.20%) Mentoring
9 22 (15.49%) Project Management
10 21 (14.79%) Web Development
11 20 (14.08%) Domain-Driven Design
12 19 (13.38%) E-Commerce
12 19 (13.38%) ITIL
13 18 (12.68%) OOD
14 16 (11.27%) Kanban
15 15 (10.56%) Incident Management
16 14 (9.86%) Software Engineering
16 14 (9.86%) OOP
17 12 (8.45%) Refactoring
17 12 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (74.65%) C#
2 72 (50.70%) SQL
3 40 (28.17%) JavaScript
4 36 (25.35%) T-SQL
5 25 (17.61%) C++
6 22 (15.49%) Java
7 17 (11.97%) C
8 14 (9.86%) Delphi
9 11 (7.75%) TypeScript
10 9 (6.34%) Shell Script
11 7 (4.93%) PHP
11 7 (4.93%) PL/SQL
12 5 (3.52%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.11%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.41%) Ruby
15 1 (0.70%) Groovy
15 1 (0.70%) Scala
15 1 (0.70%) ActionScript 3.0
15 1 (0.70%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.70%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 31 (21.83%) Degree
2 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.52%) MCP
3 5 (3.52%) CCNP
3 5 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) MCTS
5 1 (0.70%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) SLA
3 2 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.41%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 34 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.49%) Oracle
3 12 (8.45%) Wonderware
4 10 (7.04%) Embarcadero
5 8 (5.63%) Siemens
6 5 (3.52%) VMware
7 4 (2.82%) IBM
8 3 (2.11%) Informatica
9 1 (0.70%) Sencha
9 1 (0.70%) Twitter
9 1 (0.70%) Adobe
9 1 (0.70%) Actimize
9 1 (0.70%) i-GRasp
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