The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / North West
Rank 161 104 129
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +25
Permanent jobs citing SOA 91 134 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 2.43% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.78% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 70 115 104
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £39,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5313 4819 5853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.92% 87.30% 86.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4472 4005 5009
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester -36 75 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Cheshire 0 9 £40,000 -25.58% 1
Merseyside -27 7 £26,000 -48.00%
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for SOA.

1 98 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (40.00%) Java
3 69 (38.33%) Web Services
3 69 (38.33%) MVC
4 61 (33.89%) JavaScript
5 60 (33.33%) TDD
6 55 (30.56%) REST
7 49 (27.22%) .NET
8 48 (26.67%) Oracle
8 48 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 47 (26.11%) C#
10 46 (25.56%) Scrum
11 45 (25.00%) Node.js
11 45 (25.00%) iPad
12 44 (24.44%) Spring
13 42 (23.33%) XML
14 41 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (21.11%) E-Commerce
16 37 (20.56%) SQL Server
17 36 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (20.00%) AngularJS
18 35 (19.44%) Microsoft
19 33 (18.33%) Git (software)
19 33 (18.33%) SDLC
20 30 (16.67%) SOAP
21 29 (16.11%) Finance
21 29 (16.11%) SC Cleared
21 29 (16.11%) Security Cleared
22 28 (15.56%) ASP.NET
22 28 (15.56%) HTTP

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 48 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 21 (11.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 14 (7.78%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.89%) Apache
5 6 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.22%) IIS
6 4 (2.22%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.67%) Mule
7 3 (1.67%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.56%) CMS
9 1 (0.56%) JBoss
9 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 36 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (3.33%) SaaS
5 3 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.56%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) IaaS
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.56%) HTTP
2 17 (9.44%) HTTPS
3 15 (8.33%) FTP
3 15 (8.33%) SSL
4 9 (5.00%) LDAP
5 4 (2.22%) Intranet
6 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.11%) Big Data
3 18 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 17 (9.44%) MySQL
5 12 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.44%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 6 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.67%) Informix
10 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.11%) DB2
11 2 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 33 (18.33%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 27 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.00%) JDeveloper
4 9 (5.00%) JIRA
5 8 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (2.78%) GoCD
6 5 (2.78%) Maven
6 5 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.22%) Hudson
7 4 (2.22%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.67%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.11%) Selenium
9 2 (1.11%) Subversion
9 2 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.11%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (16.11%) Finance
2 16 (8.89%) Retail
3 8 (4.44%) Local Government
3 8 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.33%) Publishing
5 5 (2.78%) Advertising
6 4 (2.22%) Back Office
7 3 (1.67%) Banking
8 2 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (40.56%) Developer
2 41 (22.78%) Architect
3 28 (15.56%) Administrator
3 28 (15.56%) Java Developer
3 28 (15.56%) Senior Developer
4 20 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 17 (9.44%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 15 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (7.78%) .NET Developer
7 14 (7.78%) Technical Administrator
8 13 (7.22%) AWS Architect
8 13 (7.22%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (6.67%) Consultant
9 12 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 12 (6.67%) Technical Architect
10 11 (6.11%) Analyst
11 10 (5.56%) Software Engineer
12 9 (5.00%) Business Analyst
12 9 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (38.33%) Web Services
2 55 (30.56%) REST
3 49 (27.22%) .NET
4 45 (25.00%) Node.js
5 44 (24.44%) Spring
6 42 (23.33%) XML
7 36 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 30 (16.67%) SOAP
9 28 (15.56%) ASP.NET
9 28 (15.56%) React
10 25 (13.89%) HTML
10 25 (13.89%) jQuery
11 22 (12.22%) Hibernate
12 21 (11.67%) J2EE
12 21 (11.67%) JMS
13 20 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (9.44%) CSS
15 16 (8.89%) SAML
16 15 (8.33%) XSD
16 15 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.00%) iPad
2 21 (11.67%) N-Tier
3 16 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 14 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (7.78%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.22%) Statistics
7 4 (2.22%) User Experience
8 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.67%) iSeries
8 3 (1.67%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.11%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.11%) Clustering
9 2 (1.11%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.11%) Fintech
9 2 (1.11%) NHS
9 2 (1.11%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.56%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.78%) Windows
2 8 (4.44%) Unix
3 5 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (38.33%) MVC
3 60 (33.33%) TDD
4 46 (25.56%) Scrum
5 41 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (21.11%) E-Commerce
7 33 (18.33%) SDLC
8 28 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (15.00%) BDD
9 27 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 27 (15.00%) DevOps
10 23 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (12.22%) UML
12 21 (11.67%) Open Source
13 20 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
14 19 (10.56%) ITIL
15 17 (9.44%) Software Engineering
16 15 (8.33%) Service Design
17 13 (7.22%) Business Analysis
17 13 (7.22%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 72 (40.00%) Java
2 61 (33.89%) JavaScript
3 47 (26.11%) C#
4 25 (13.89%) SQL
5 18 (10.00%) PHP
6 15 (8.33%) XPath
7 14 (7.78%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.44%) Python
9 6 (3.33%) Go
10 5 (2.78%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.22%) C++
12 3 (1.67%) VBA
13 2 (1.11%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.11%) Ruby
14 1 (0.56%) Groovy
14 1 (0.56%) Scala
14 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (16.11%) SC Cleared
1 29 (16.11%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.11%) Degree
2 11 (6.11%) ISEB
3 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) SLA
2 3 (1.67%) COBIT
3 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.89%) Docker
2 4 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 9 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (2.78%) Terraform
3 4 (2.22%) Ansible
3 4 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.22%) Puppet
3 4 (2.22%) SCCM
3 4 (2.22%) SCOM
4 1 (0.56%) Marathon
4 1 (0.56%) Mesos
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 48 (26.67%) Oracle
2 35 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.78%) Google
4 13 (7.22%) IBM
4 13 (7.22%) VMware
5 10 (5.56%) Cognizant
6 9 (5.00%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.67%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.11%) Apiary
8 2 (1.11%) Remedy
8 2 (1.11%) Teradata
9 1 (0.56%) Apigee
9 1 (0.56%) Apple
9 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.56%) IDERA
9 1 (0.56%) Mashery
9 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
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