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

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 160 153 140
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs citing SOA 93 112 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.49% 1.66% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.87% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 49 97 104
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
5510 5979 6394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.10% 88.47% 86.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4600 4969 5207
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 September 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 24 September 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 -31 42 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Merseyside +16 38 £47,500 +65.21% 1
Cheshire +6 9 £42,500 -19.04% 3
Cumbria +13 2 £25,000 -58.33% 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 88 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (41.21%) Java
3 55 (33.33%) Oracle
3 55 (33.33%) MVC
4 49 (29.70%) Scrum
5 48 (29.09%) Web Services
6 47 (28.48%) .NET
7 42 (25.45%) TDD
8 41 (24.85%) JavaScript
9 40 (24.24%) XML
10 39 (23.64%) C#
11 34 (20.61%) SOAP
12 32 (19.39%) HTML
12 32 (19.39%) Microsoft
12 32 (19.39%) REST
13 31 (18.79%) SQL
13 31 (18.79%) Finance
14 28 (16.97%) Spring
15 26 (15.76%) HTTP
15 26 (15.76%) J2EE
15 26 (15.76%) SQL Server
15 26 (15.76%) CSS
16 25 (15.15%) Node.js
17 24 (14.55%) Security Cleared
17 24 (14.55%) Git (software)
18 23 (13.94%) SC Cleared
18 23 (13.94%) AngularJS
18 23 (13.94%) ASP.NET
18 23 (13.94%) ITIL
18 23 (13.94%) JMS

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 20 (12.12%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (4.85%) Mule
5 6 (3.64%) nginx
5 6 (3.64%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.42%) JBoss
7 3 (1.82%) Apache
7 3 (1.82%) IIS
8 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.61%) CMS
9 1 (0.61%) Confluence
9 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.21%) MS Office
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.61%) Magento
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (2.42%) IaaS
5 3 (1.82%) SaaS
6 2 (1.21%) GitHub
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.76%) HTTP
2 18 (10.91%) SSL
3 15 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 13 (7.88%) FTP
5 9 (5.45%) LDAP
6 7 (4.24%) Internet
7 1 (0.61%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.61%) BGP
7 1 (0.61%) DNS
7 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.61%) Firewall
7 1 (0.61%) OSPF
7 1 (0.61%) SAN
7 1 (0.61%) VoIP
7 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.73%) MySQL
3 15 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.45%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.24%) Big Data
6 7 (4.24%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.03%) Informix
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (3.03%) Redis
9 4 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.48%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (5.45%) JIRA
5 8 (4.85%) JDeveloper
6 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.42%) NUnit
7 4 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.82%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.21%) Selenium
9 2 (1.21%) Subversion
10 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.61%) ERwin
10 1 (0.61%) FishEye
10 1 (0.61%) JMeter
10 1 (0.61%) JUnit
10 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (18.79%) Finance
2 16 (9.70%) Banking
3 6 (3.64%) Advertising
4 5 (3.03%) Retail
5 3 (1.82%) Publishing
5 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.21%) Marketing
6 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (33.33%) Developer
2 41 (24.85%) Architect
3 28 (16.97%) Solutions Architect
4 25 (15.15%) Administrator
5 23 (13.94%) Java Developer
5 23 (13.94%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.27%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (6.67%) Technical Administrator
8 10 (6.06%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Analyst
8 10 (6.06%) C# Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (5.45%) Senior Architect
9 9 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (4.85%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.24%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.24%) SOA Architect
11 7 (4.24%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.64%) Java Architect
12 6 (3.64%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.09%) Web Services
2 47 (28.48%) .NET
3 40 (24.24%) XML
4 34 (20.61%) SOAP
5 32 (19.39%) HTML
5 32 (19.39%) REST
6 28 (16.97%) Spring
7 26 (15.76%) CSS
7 26 (15.76%) J2EE
8 25 (15.15%) Node.js
9 23 (13.94%) AngularJS
9 23 (13.94%) ASP.NET
9 23 (13.94%) JMS
10 18 (10.91%) Hibernate
11 17 (10.30%) HTML5
11 17 (10.30%) jQuery
12 15 (9.09%) XSLT
13 14 (8.48%) Middleware
13 14 (8.48%) WSDL
13 14 (8.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.52%) iPad
3 15 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 9 (5.45%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (3.03%) Statistics
8 2 (1.21%) Contactless
8 2 (1.21%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.21%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.21%) NHS
8 2 (1.21%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.21%) User Experience
8 2 (1.21%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.61%) Clustering
9 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.61%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.67%) Unix
1 11 (6.67%) Windows
2 5 (3.03%) Linux
3 2 (1.21%) Solaris
4 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (33.33%) MVC
3 49 (29.70%) Scrum
4 42 (25.45%) TDD
5 23 (13.94%) ITIL
5 23 (13.94%) Software Engineering
6 22 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 22 (13.33%) SDLC
7 21 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (12.12%) UML
9 18 (10.91%) OO
9 18 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (10.91%) TOGAF
10 17 (10.30%) BDD
11 16 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (9.70%) Open Source
12 15 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 14 (8.48%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (7.88%) Service Design
14 13 (7.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 68 (41.21%) Java
2 41 (24.85%) JavaScript
3 39 (23.64%) C#
4 31 (18.79%) SQL
5 14 (8.48%) PHP
5 14 (8.48%) XPath
6 7 (4.24%) Go
6 7 (4.24%) Ruby
7 6 (3.64%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.03%) C
8 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.03%) Python
9 3 (1.82%) Scala
9 3 (1.82%) VB
9 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.94%) SC Cleared
3 19 (11.52%) Degree
4 7 (4.24%) ISEB
5 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.21%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.21%) MBCS
7 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.61%) CISSP
7 1 (0.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.85%) COBIT
2 7 (4.24%) QA
3 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (1.82%) Docker
1 3 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) KVM
2 1 (0.61%) oVirt
2 1 (0.61%) Postfix
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (4.85%) Oracle Identity Management
1 8 (4.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (33.33%) Oracle
2 32 (19.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.88%) IBM
4 10 (6.06%) Cognizant
5 3 (1.82%) Remedy
6 2 (1.21%) Apiary
6 2 (1.21%) IDERA
6 2 (1.21%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.21%) Teradata
6 2 (1.21%) webMethods
6 2 (1.21%) WSO2
6 2 (1.21%) Zend
7 1 (0.61%) Apigee
7 1 (0.61%) Apple
7 1 (0.61%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.61%) Google
7 1 (0.61%) Mashery
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.61%) Talend
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