The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 123 124 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -35
Permanent jobs citing SOA 65 51 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.62% 1.24% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.57% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 83
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3247 3244 2975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 80.87% 78.66% 78.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2617 2779 2595
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
North West

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Stockport - 9 £60,000 - 1
Cheadle +4 4 - -
Bolton 0 1 £37,500 -
Oldham - 1 £65,000 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 76 (71.03%) C#
2 71 (66.36%) SQL Server
3 54 (50.47%) .NET
4 52 (48.60%) Web Services
4 52 (48.60%) WCF
5 49 (45.79%) SQL
6 42 (39.25%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (38.32%) TDD
8 31 (28.97%) JavaScript
8 31 (28.97%) ASP.NET
9 30 (28.04%) N-Tier
9 30 (28.04%) Unit Testing
10 28 (26.17%) LINQ
10 28 (26.17%) HTML
10 28 (26.17%) MVC
11 27 (25.23%) XML
11 27 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (24.30%) Degree
12 26 (24.30%) OO
13 25 (23.36%) XSLT
13 25 (23.36%) jQuery
14 23 (21.50%) REST
14 23 (21.50%) T-SQL
15 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (20.56%) Relational Database
16 21 (19.63%) Oracle
17 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
18 18 (16.82%) RESTful
19 17 (15.89%) Kanban
19 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10 (9.35%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.54%) IIS
3 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.67%) Lync
4 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.87%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (1.87%) AquaLogic
5 2 (1.87%) AquaLogic Service Bus
5 2 (1.87%) ArchestrA
5 2 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.87%) Apache
5 2 (1.87%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.87%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.87%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) FileNet
6 1 (0.93%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (5.61%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.87%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) SaaS
2 3 (2.80%) PaaS
2 3 (2.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (66.36%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.56%) Relational Database
3 14 (13.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (13.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (8.41%) Oracle Database
5 8 (7.48%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (7.48%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.61%) MySQL
7 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (9.35%) SpecFlow
4 7 (6.54%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.67%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.80%) FxCop
6 3 (2.80%) StyleCop
6 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.80%) Gerrit
6 3 (2.80%) Moq
6 3 (2.80%) NUnit
7 1 (0.93%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 9 (8.41%) Retail
2 7 (6.54%) Banking
3 5 (4.67%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Advertising
5 3 (2.80%) Electronics
5 3 (2.80%) Finance
5 3 (2.80%) Military
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Local Government
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 70 (65.42%) Developer
2 43 (40.19%) C# Developer
3 31 (28.97%) Senior Developer
4 23 (21.50%) Software Developer
5 17 (15.89%) Web Developer
6 16 (14.95%) Software Engineer
6 16 (14.95%) Senior C# Developer
7 14 (13.08%) .NET Developer
8 13 (12.15%) Architect
9 12 (11.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (11.21%) Analyst
10 11 (10.28%) C# Software Engineer
10 11 (10.28%) .NET Software Engineer
10 11 (10.28%) C# Web Developer
11 10 (9.35%) Senior Web Developer
12 9 (8.41%) Senior Software Developer
13 8 (7.48%) Oracle DBA
13 8 (7.48%) DBA
14 7 (6.54%) Analyst Developer
14 7 (6.54%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (50.47%) .NET
2 52 (48.60%) Web Services
2 52 (48.60%) WCF
3 31 (28.97%) ASP.NET
4 28 (26.17%) LINQ
4 28 (26.17%) HTML
5 27 (25.23%) XML
6 25 (23.36%) XSLT
6 25 (23.36%) jQuery
7 23 (21.50%) REST
8 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (16.82%) RESTful
10 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 16 (14.95%) CSS
11 16 (14.95%) WPF
12 15 (14.02%) KnockoutJS
13 14 (13.08%) Ninject
13 14 (13.08%) .NET Framework
14 13 (12.15%) WinForms
15 12 (11.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.04%) N-Tier
2 12 (11.21%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.74%) Informatics
3 4 (3.74%) NHS
4 3 (2.80%) Open Source
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) PDA
5 2 (1.87%) Physics
5 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) Windows
2 8 (7.48%) Linux
3 3 (2.80%) UNIX
3 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.25%) Continuous Integration
2 41 (38.32%) TDD
3 30 (28.04%) Unit Testing
4 28 (26.17%) MVC
5 27 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (24.30%) OO
7 20 (18.69%) Software Engineering
8 17 (15.89%) Kanban
8 17 (15.89%) Automated Testing
8 17 (15.89%) Web Development
8 17 (15.89%) Scrum
9 16 (14.95%) E-Commerce
10 14 (13.08%) Project Management
11 13 (12.15%) Refactoring
11 13 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (12.15%) ATDD
12 10 (9.35%) OOP
13 9 (8.41%) OOD
14 8 (7.48%) Waterfall
15 7 (6.54%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (71.03%) C#
2 49 (45.79%) SQL
3 31 (28.97%) JavaScript
4 23 (21.50%) T-SQL
5 16 (14.95%) Java
6 12 (11.21%) TypeScript
7 9 (8.41%) C++
7 9 (8.41%) PHP
8 7 (6.54%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.61%) Delphi
10 5 (4.67%) C
10 5 (4.67%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.80%) Ruby
13 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.93%) Groovy
13 1 (0.93%) Scala
13 1 (0.93%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 26 (24.30%) Degree
2 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.67%) MCP
3 5 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.67%) CCNP
4 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (7.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.80%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Data Guard
2 7 (6.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (19.63%) Oracle
2 13 (12.15%) VMware
3 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.41%) Wonderware
4 7 (6.54%) Informatica
5 4 (3.74%) IBM
5 4 (3.74%) Siemens
6 2 (1.87%) JBoss
6 2 (1.87%) Embarcadero
7 1 (0.93%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.93%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: up to 55k - Plus Pension, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Wigan
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
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Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Insurance
Posted: 24 days ago