The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 18 April 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 134 151 89
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -62
Permanent jobs citing SOA 136 108 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.89% 1.47% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.88% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 95 66 141
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £27,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SOA
England

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SOA
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the North West region.

SOA Salary Trend in the North West

SOA
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in the North West

SOA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +21 47 £48,750 +39.28% 4
Merseyside +18 40 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Manchester -23 37 £37,500 -11.76% 14
Lancashire +8 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 113 (42.01%) Java
2 108 (40.15%) Oracle
3 106 (39.41%) SQL
4 96 (35.69%) SQL Server
5 80 (29.74%) .NET
6 73 (27.14%) Web Services
7 67 (24.91%) C#
7 67 (24.91%) Middleware
8 65 (24.16%) MVC
9 64 (23.79%) HTML
10 60 (22.30%) CSS
11 59 (21.93%) OO
12 55 (20.45%) UML
13 51 (18.96%) ASP.NET
14 47 (17.47%) JavaScript
15 46 (17.10%) Linux
16 45 (16.73%) MySQL
16 45 (16.73%) Finance
17 44 (16.36%) Oracle Database
18 42 (15.61%) Windows
19 40 (14.87%) Enterprise Architecture
20 39 (14.50%) jQuery
21 38 (14.13%) Degree
22 37 (13.75%) OOD
22 37 (13.75%) WebLogic
23 36 (13.38%) Microsoft
23 36 (13.38%) Retail
24 34 (12.64%) UNIX
24 34 (12.64%) Unit Testing
25 33 (12.27%) TDD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 37 (13.75%) WebLogic
2 25 (9.29%) WebSphere
3 22 (8.18%) WebSphere Application Server
4 18 (6.69%) Apache
5 15 (5.58%) WebLogic Portal
5 15 (5.58%) WebLogic Integration
5 15 (5.58%) WebSphere Process Server
6 13 (4.83%) TIBCO EMS
7 11 (4.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (3.35%) Oracle Service Bus
8 9 (3.35%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.97%) AquaLogic
9 8 (2.97%) AquaLogic Service Bus
10 7 (2.60%) GlassFish
11 6 (2.23%) Oracle Application Server
12 5 (1.86%) Oracle 10gAS
13 4 (1.49%) Jetty
14 3 (1.12%) Apache ServiceMix
15 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.74%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (5.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (7.81%) Oracle EBS
1 21 (7.81%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (4.83%) BusinessWorks
3 12 (4.46%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (4.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (2.97%) AquaLogic BPM
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.95%) SMS
2 9 (3.35%) Internet
3 7 (2.60%) Intranet
4 3 (1.12%) HTTP
5 2 (0.74%) SAN
6 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (35.69%) SQL Server
2 45 (16.73%) MySQL
3 44 (16.36%) Oracle Database
4 31 (11.52%) Relational Database
5 25 (9.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (8.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (8.55%) Oracle BI EE
8 21 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (7.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 20 (7.43%) DB2
10 19 (7.06%) RDBMS
11 15 (5.58%) Big Data
12 11 (4.09%) Oracle Exadata
12 11 (4.09%) Oracle Discoverer
12 11 (4.09%) Essbase
13 7 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
17 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (8.92%) Mercurial
2 13 (4.83%) JUnit
3 9 (3.35%) Maven
4 8 (2.97%) Subversion
4 8 (2.97%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (2.23%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.86%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.86%) Selenium
7 5 (1.86%) JDeveloper
8 3 (1.12%) Hudson
8 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.12%) Ant
8 3 (1.12%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.74%) NUnit
9 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.37%) FxCop
10 1 (0.37%) StyleCop
10 1 (0.37%) Moq
10 1 (0.37%) Gerrit
General
1 45 (16.73%) Finance
2 36 (13.38%) Retail
3 17 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.95%) Banking
5 11 (4.09%) Marketing
6 8 (2.97%) Advertising
7 7 (2.60%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.86%) Local Government
8 5 (1.86%) Automotive
9 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.74%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) Military
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 96 (35.69%) Architect
2 86 (31.97%) Developer
3 76 (28.25%) Solutions Architect
4 38 (14.13%) Software Developer
5 27 (10.04%) Analyst
6 24 (8.92%) C# Developer
7 21 (7.81%) Oracle DBA
7 21 (7.81%) DBA
8 19 (7.06%) Java Developer
9 17 (6.32%) Web Developer
10 16 (5.95%) C# Web Developer
11 15 (5.58%) Web Analyst
11 15 (5.58%) Analyst Developer
12 14 (5.20%) Team Leader
13 13 (4.83%) Administrator
14 12 (4.46%) .NET Developer
15 10 (3.72%) Software Engineer
16 9 (3.35%) Technical Architect
16 9 (3.35%) Release Manager
17 8 (2.97%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (29.74%) .NET
2 73 (27.14%) Web Services
3 67 (24.91%) Middleware
4 64 (23.79%) HTML
5 60 (22.30%) CSS
6 51 (18.96%) ASP.NET
7 39 (14.50%) jQuery
8 32 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (11.90%) .NET Framework
9 31 (11.52%) XML
10 30 (11.15%) J2EE
10 30 (11.15%) HTML5
11 28 (10.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 27 (10.04%) Oracle Fusion
12 27 (10.04%) WinForms
13 26 (9.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 24 (8.92%) Razor View Engine
15 22 (8.18%) Spring
15 22 (8.18%) XSLT
16 18 (6.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.52%) Inversion of Control
2 29 (10.78%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (10.41%) N-Tier
4 23 (8.55%) Computer Science
5 19 (7.06%) Open Source
6 10 (3.72%) Oracle Exalytics
7 8 (2.97%) Clustering
7 8 (2.97%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.97%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.97%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (2.60%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.60%) DataPower
9 5 (1.86%) NHS
9 5 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.12%) W3C
11 2 (0.74%) Physics
12 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.37%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.10%) Linux
2 42 (15.61%) Windows
3 34 (12.64%) UNIX
4 12 (4.46%) Solaris
5 9 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Android
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (24.16%) MVC
2 59 (21.93%) OO
3 55 (20.45%) UML
4 40 (14.87%) Enterprise Architecture
5 37 (13.75%) OOD
6 34 (12.64%) Unit Testing
7 33 (12.27%) TDD
7 33 (12.27%) Migration
8 26 (9.67%) Software Engineering
9 25 (9.29%) Dependency Injection
9 25 (9.29%) EAI
10 24 (8.92%) ITIL
10 24 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (7.43%) Configuration Management
12 19 (7.06%) Data Migration
13 17 (6.32%) E-Commerce
14 16 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (5.95%) Change Management
14 16 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 113 (42.01%) Java
2 106 (39.41%) SQL
3 67 (24.91%) C#
4 47 (17.47%) JavaScript
5 29 (10.78%) PL/SQL
6 26 (9.67%) T-SQL
7 22 (8.18%) Shell Script
8 17 (6.32%) VB.NET
9 14 (5.20%) PHP
10 10 (3.72%) Python
11 9 (3.35%) C
12 8 (2.97%) Ruby
13 6 (2.23%) C++
14 3 (1.12%) Scala
14 3 (1.12%) Perl
14 3 (1.12%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.74%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.37%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (14.13%) Degree
2 31 (11.52%) Security Cleared
3 29 (10.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.86%) CCA
5 2 (0.74%) CISSP
6 1 (0.37%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.37%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.18%) QA
2 16 (5.95%) HL7
3 8 (2.97%) SLA
4 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.37%) COBIT
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (7.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 19 (7.06%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (7.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (4.83%) TIBCO Hawk
3 9 (3.35%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.74%) Nagios
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 108 (40.15%) Oracle
2 36 (13.38%) Microsoft
3 31 (11.52%) WSO2
4 24 (8.92%) IBM
5 19 (7.06%) JBoss
5 19 (7.06%) TIBCO
6 13 (4.83%) Fujitsu
6 13 (4.83%) VMware
7 12 (4.46%) Hyperion
8 9 (3.35%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.97%) Informatica
10 7 (2.60%) Kony
10 7 (2.60%) webMethods
11 5 (1.86%) Zend
11 5 (1.86%) Google
11 5 (1.86%) SAP
11 5 (1.86%) Siebel
11 5 (1.86%) Intel
12 4 (1.49%) ILOG
12 4 (1.49%) Pega
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospital
Salary: Band 6 £25,783 - £34,530 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospital
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospital
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospital
Salary: Band 7 £30,764 - £40,558 pa
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum + pension
Posted: Yesterday
North West
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: Competitive + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Virtual Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Epicor
Salary: Pension, Private Healthcare, and Life Cover
Posted: 12 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,500 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dunnhumby
Posted: 18 days ago