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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / North West
Rank 124 100 147
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +47
Permanent jobs citing SOA 122 147 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.03% 2.63% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.99% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 85 126 102
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £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
5424 4924 6114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.26% 88.16% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4500 4102 5065
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -18 110 £52,500 +10.52% 11
Cheshire +3 8 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Merseyside -19 4 - - 3
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 119 (54.59%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (45.41%) Web Services
3 92 (42.20%) MVC
3 92 (42.20%) Java
4 87 (39.91%) JavaScript
5 81 (37.16%) REST
6 76 (34.86%) TDD
7 68 (31.19%) .NET
8 66 (30.28%) Node.js
9 65 (29.82%) Amazon AWS
9 65 (29.82%) C#
10 61 (27.98%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (27.52%) iPad
12 58 (26.61%) Spring
13 51 (23.39%) AngularJS
14 50 (22.94%) E-Commerce
15 48 (22.02%) Oracle
15 48 (22.02%) Scrum
15 48 (22.02%) Microsoft Azure
16 47 (21.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 47 (21.56%) SQL Server
16 47 (21.56%) XML
17 42 (19.27%) HTTP
17 42 (19.27%) Finance
17 42 (19.27%) DevOps
18 41 (18.81%) Git (software)
18 41 (18.81%) jQuery
19 40 (18.35%) SDLC
19 40 (18.35%) Continuous Delivery
20 39 (17.89%) React

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 47 (21.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (8.72%) Oracle Service Bus
3 12 (5.50%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.67%) Apache
5 6 (2.75%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.83%) IIS
6 4 (1.83%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.38%) CMS
7 3 (1.38%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.38%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.46%) nginx
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.75%) MS Office
3 5 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 65 (29.82%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (22.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (5.50%) SaaS
5 5 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.29%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.38%) GitHub
7 2 (0.92%) IaaS
7 2 (0.92%) PaaS
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 42 (19.27%) HTTP
2 18 (8.26%) HTTPS
3 17 (7.80%) SSL
4 16 (7.34%) FTP
5 10 (4.59%) Intranet
6 7 (3.21%) LDAP
7 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.56%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.68%) Big Data
3 26 (11.93%) Hadoop
4 19 (8.72%) MySQL
5 18 (8.26%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.21%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.92%) DB2
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (18.81%) Git (software)
2 32 (14.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 31 (14.22%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (5.50%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (5.05%) GoCD
7 9 (4.13%) TeamCity
8 7 (3.21%) JDeveloper
9 6 (2.75%) Hudson
9 6 (2.75%) MSBuild
10 5 (2.29%) JIRA
10 5 (2.29%) Maven
11 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.38%) Selenium
13 2 (0.92%) Subversion
13 2 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.92%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.46%) Appium
14 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
14 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (19.27%) Finance
2 23 (10.55%) Retail
3 14 (6.42%) Manufacturing
4 13 (5.96%) Local Government
5 6 (2.75%) Banking
5 6 (2.75%) Publishing
6 5 (2.29%) Advertising
7 4 (1.83%) Back Office
8 2 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.46%) Electronics
9 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (44.04%) Developer
2 52 (23.85%) Architect
3 37 (16.97%) Java Developer
4 35 (16.06%) Senior Developer
5 29 (13.30%) C# Developer
6 25 (11.47%) Administrator
7 22 (10.09%) Software Engineer
8 21 (9.63%) .NET Developer
9 20 (9.17%) Senior Architect
9 20 (9.17%) Software Developer
10 18 (8.26%) AWS Architect
10 18 (8.26%) Consultant
10 18 (8.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 18 (8.26%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (7.34%) Senior C# Developer
11 16 (7.34%) Technical Administrator
12 15 (6.88%) Cloud Consultant
13 14 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
14 13 (5.96%) AWS Consultant
14 13 (5.96%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (45.41%) Web Services
2 81 (37.16%) REST
3 68 (31.19%) .NET
4 66 (30.28%) Node.js
5 58 (26.61%) Spring
6 51 (23.39%) AngularJS
7 47 (21.56%) XML
8 41 (18.81%) jQuery
9 39 (17.89%) React
10 37 (16.97%) ASP.NET
10 37 (16.97%) HTML
11 34 (15.60%) SOAP
12 30 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (13.30%) CSS
14 27 (12.39%) Hibernate
15 26 (11.93%) JMS
16 25 (11.47%) JSON
17 22 (10.09%) ASP.NET Web API
18 21 (9.63%) J2EE
19 19 (8.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (27.52%) iPad
2 27 (12.39%) N-Tier
3 21 (9.63%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (9.17%) Management Information System
5 18 (8.26%) Mobile App
6 11 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.83%) User Experience
9 3 (1.38%) iSeries
10 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.92%) Clustering
10 2 (0.92%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.92%) Fintech
10 2 (0.92%) NHS
10 2 (0.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.26%) Linux
2 13 (5.96%) Windows
3 6 (2.75%) Unix
4 5 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.46%) Android
5 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (54.59%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (42.20%) MVC
3 76 (34.86%) TDD
4 61 (27.98%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (22.94%) E-Commerce
6 48 (22.02%) Scrum
7 42 (19.27%) DevOps
8 40 (18.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 40 (18.35%) SDLC
9 37 (16.97%) BDD
10 32 (14.68%) Software Engineering
11 30 (13.76%) Open Source
12 29 (13.30%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (12.39%) UML
14 23 (10.55%) ITIL
14 23 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (9.63%) Enterprise Architecture
15 21 (9.63%) Microservices
16 17 (7.80%) OO
17 16 (7.34%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 92 (42.20%) Java
2 87 (39.91%) JavaScript
3 65 (29.82%) C#
4 33 (15.14%) SQL
5 27 (12.39%) PHP
6 16 (7.34%) Python
6 16 (7.34%) XPath
7 13 (5.96%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.13%) Go
9 7 (3.21%) Ruby
10 6 (2.75%) C++
11 5 (2.29%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.38%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.38%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.38%) VBA
13 2 (0.92%) C
14 1 (0.46%) Groovy
14 1 (0.46%) Scala
14 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (12.84%) SC Cleared
1 28 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.13%) Degree
3 8 (3.67%) ISEB
4 5 (2.29%) AWS Certification
4 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.29%) COBIT
2 4 (1.83%) SLA
3 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (6.42%) Docker
2 4 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (5.05%) Terraform
2 10 (4.59%) Kibana
3 7 (3.21%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (3.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 6 (2.75%) Ansible
4 6 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.75%) Puppet
5 5 (2.29%) Packer
6 4 (1.83%) SCCM
6 4 (1.83%) SCOM
7 1 (0.46%) Marathon
7 1 (0.46%) Mesos
Vendors
1 48 (22.02%) Oracle
2 36 (16.51%) Microsoft
3 25 (11.47%) Google
4 19 (8.72%) VMware
5 15 (6.88%) Rackspace
6 11 (5.05%) IBM
7 8 (3.67%) Cognizant
8 3 (1.38%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.38%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.92%) Apiary
9 2 (0.92%) Teradata
10 1 (0.46%) Apple
10 1 (0.46%) SAP
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