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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 153 119 115
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 81 149 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.48% 2.41% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 2.73% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 66 123 102
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
England

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
4695 5454 6043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.99% 88.31% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3978 4365 4851
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £56,500 £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 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 30 May 2016.

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 30 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
Manchester -23 59 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Cheshire +11 16 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Lancashire +8 5 £50,000 +25.00% 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region with a requirement for SOA.

1 137 (59.31%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (51.95%) .NET
3 110 (47.62%) C#
4 89 (38.53%) JavaScript
5 88 (38.10%) HTML
6 86 (37.23%) Java
6 86 (37.23%) MVC
7 82 (35.50%) Software Engineering
8 80 (34.63%) SQL Server
9 78 (33.77%) Scrum
10 77 (33.33%) OO
11 75 (32.47%) CSS
12 65 (28.14%) ASP.NET
13 62 (26.84%) Web Services
13 62 (26.84%) SQL
13 62 (26.84%) TDD
14 60 (25.97%) XML
15 56 (24.24%) SOAP
15 56 (24.24%) REST
16 53 (22.94%) HTML5
17 52 (22.51%) jQuery
18 51 (22.08%) Git (software)
19 50 (21.65%) WPF
20 49 (21.21%) Oracle
21 48 (20.78%) AngularJS
22 46 (19.91%) Mentoring
22 46 (19.91%) ASP.NET MVC
23 42 (18.18%) N-Tier
23 42 (18.18%) Web Development
23 42 (18.18%) NoSQL

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 27 (11.69%) Node.js
2 22 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 21 (9.09%) Mule
4 19 (8.23%) Oracle Service Bus
5 18 (7.79%) Apache
6 11 (4.76%) Tomcat
7 10 (4.33%) nginx
8 8 (3.46%) IIS
9 7 (3.03%) JBoss
9 7 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (2.60%) WebLogic
11 5 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.43%) CMS
12 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.43%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.43%) SAS
12 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.90%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.43%) CATIA
4 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.43%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 39 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (16.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (10.82%) SaaS
4 22 (9.52%) PaaS
5 13 (5.63%) Amazon S3
6 12 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (5.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (3.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 9 (3.90%) GitHub
8 3 (1.30%) IaaS
9 2 (0.87%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.43%) Office 365
10 1 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 41 (17.75%) Internet
2 30 (12.99%) HTTP
3 8 (3.46%) SPDY
3 8 (3.46%) SSL
4 4 (1.73%) VoIP
5 3 (1.30%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.30%) VPN
6 2 (0.87%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.87%) BGP
6 2 (0.87%) CTI
6 2 (0.87%) DNS
6 2 (0.87%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.87%) H.323
6 2 (0.87%) LAN
6 2 (0.87%) LDAP
6 2 (0.87%) OSPF
6 2 (0.87%) SAN
6 2 (0.87%) WAN
7 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (34.63%) SQL Server
2 42 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 21 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (8.23%) Oracle ODI
5 18 (7.79%) MySQL
6 17 (7.36%) Relational Database
7 15 (6.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 15 (6.49%) Couchbase
8 13 (5.63%) Hazelcast
9 12 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (4.33%) Redis
11 8 (3.46%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (3.03%) Oracle Database
13 6 (2.60%) Big Data
13 6 (2.60%) MongoDB
13 6 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (2.16%) DB2
14 5 (2.16%) Hadoop
15 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (22.08%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.12%) Visual Studio
3 23 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (9.09%) Maven
4 21 (9.09%) NUnit
5 13 (5.63%) git-flow
5 13 (5.63%) Hudson
5 13 (5.63%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.33%) Selenium
7 7 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.30%) JIRA
8 3 (1.30%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.87%) Subversion
10 1 (0.43%) Ant
10 1 (0.43%) ERwin
10 1 (0.43%) MSTest
10 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.43%) Phing
10 1 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (15.15%) Finance
2 16 (6.93%) Retail
3 14 (6.06%) Banking
4 9 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.60%) Advertising
5 6 (2.60%) Marketing
6 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 113 (48.92%) Developer
2 44 (19.05%) Architect
2 44 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 41 (17.75%) .NET Developer
4 39 (16.88%) C# Developer
5 38 (16.45%) Software Developer
6 35 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 29 (12.55%) C# Software Engineer
8 27 (11.69%) .NET Software Engineer
8 27 (11.69%) Java Developer
8 27 (11.69%) Senior Developer
9 25 (10.82%) Senior Software Engineer
10 24 (10.39%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (8.66%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 20 (8.66%) Oracle Developer
12 19 (8.23%) SOA Developer
13 18 (7.79%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
13 18 (7.79%) Senior C# Software Engineer
13 18 (7.79%) Software Manager
14 17 (7.36%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (51.95%) .NET
2 88 (38.10%) HTML
3 75 (32.47%) CSS
4 65 (28.14%) ASP.NET
5 62 (26.84%) Web Services
6 60 (25.97%) XML
7 56 (24.24%) REST
7 56 (24.24%) SOAP
8 53 (22.94%) HTML5
9 52 (22.51%) jQuery
10 50 (21.65%) WPF
11 48 (20.78%) AngularJS
12 46 (19.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 42 (18.18%) CSS3
14 40 (17.32%) .NET Framework
15 37 (16.02%) Middleware
16 36 (15.58%) JSON
17 32 (13.85%) JMS
18 31 (13.42%) ASP.NET Web API
19 26 (11.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 29 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.63%) Algorithms
6 9 (3.90%) User Experience
7 8 (3.46%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.46%) LIMS
8 6 (2.60%) SCADA
9 5 (2.16%) iPad
10 4 (1.73%) Taxonomies
10 4 (1.73%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.87%) IVR
12 2 (0.87%) Social Media
12 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.43%) BYOD
13 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.82%) Windows
2 8 (3.46%) Unix
3 3 (1.30%) Linux
3 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.30%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.87%) Solaris
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (59.31%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (37.23%) MVC
3 82 (35.50%) Software Engineering
4 78 (33.77%) Scrum
5 77 (33.33%) OO
6 62 (26.84%) TDD
7 46 (19.91%) Mentoring
8 42 (18.18%) Web Development
9 39 (16.88%) Unit Testing
10 37 (16.02%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (14.29%) BDD
12 29 (12.55%) SDLC
13 28 (12.12%) Open Source
14 26 (11.26%) DevOps
15 24 (10.39%) Microservices
16 21 (9.09%) Multithreading
16 21 (9.09%) Test Scripting
17 19 (8.23%) Analytics
17 19 (8.23%) Coaching
18 18 (7.79%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 110 (47.62%) C#
2 89 (38.53%) JavaScript
3 86 (37.23%) Java
4 62 (26.84%) SQL
5 18 (7.79%) T-SQL
6 17 (7.36%) TypeScript
7 16 (6.93%) PHP
8 12 (5.19%) C
8 12 (5.19%) Python
9 11 (4.76%) Ruby
10 10 (4.33%) Go
11 7 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.03%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.16%) C++
13 4 (1.73%) VB
14 3 (1.30%) Scala
15 1 (0.43%) PL/1
15 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (16.02%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.29%) QA
2 5 (2.16%) COBIT
3 3 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (10.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.87%) KVM
2 2 (0.87%) oVirt
2 2 (0.87%) Postfix
2 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.87%) Xen
Vendors
1 49 (21.21%) Oracle
2 35 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.09%) webMethods
4 16 (6.93%) WSO2
5 14 (6.06%) Google
6 11 (4.76%) IBM
7 8 (3.46%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.60%) MuleSoft
8 6 (2.60%) Wonderware
9 5 (2.16%) Cognizant
9 5 (2.16%) SAP
9 5 (2.16%) Software AG
9 5 (2.16%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.73%) Teradata
11 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.87%) Apple
12 2 (0.87%) Avaya
12 2 (0.87%) Genesys
12 2 (0.87%) Informatica
12 2 (0.87%) Red Hat
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent training and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Generous Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bens
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Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £50k - 60k per year + generous benefits
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Yodel
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Pension
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