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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 99 142 126
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 147 127 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.61% 1.84% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 2.15% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 126 114 99
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
4883 5915 5550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.62% 85.65% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4045 4979 4613
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +67 103 £47,500 -9.52% 18
Merseyside -7 24 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Cheshire -5 19 £51,250 +28.12% 4
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 - 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 171 (67.06%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (50.20%) .NET
3 113 (44.31%) C#
4 97 (38.04%) Java
5 96 (37.65%) JavaScript
6 85 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 79 (30.98%) TDD
8 77 (30.20%) HTML
9 75 (29.41%) CSS
10 74 (29.02%) MVC
11 72 (28.24%) ASP.NET
12 71 (27.84%) SQL
13 70 (27.45%) Web Services
13 70 (27.45%) REST
14 64 (25.10%) OO
15 60 (23.53%) Scrum
15 60 (23.53%) AngularJS
16 59 (23.14%) Software Engineering
17 56 (21.96%) jQuery
18 54 (21.18%) WPF
18 54 (21.18%) ASP.NET MVC
18 54 (21.18%) .NET Framework
19 52 (20.39%) Oracle
19 52 (20.39%) BDD
20 49 (19.22%) Amazon AWS
21 47 (18.43%) N-Tier
22 46 (18.04%) SOAP
23 44 (17.25%) NoSQL
24 42 (16.47%) Git (software)
25 41 (16.08%) XML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 29 (11.37%) Oracle Service Bus
2 26 (10.20%) Node.js
3 16 (6.27%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.71%) Apache
4 12 (4.71%) Mule
5 11 (4.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (3.92%) WebLogic
7 9 (3.53%) IIS
8 8 (3.14%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.75%) JBoss
10 4 (1.57%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.78%) SAS
12 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.39%) JCAPS
12 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.39%) Sonic ESB
12 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 12 (4.71%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.78%) SPSS
5 1 (0.39%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.18%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.78%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 49 (19.22%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (14.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (8.63%) SaaS
4 21 (8.24%) PaaS
5 12 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (4.71%) Amazon S3
5 12 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (3.14%) GitHub
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.16%) Internet
2 30 (11.76%) HTTP
3 8 (3.14%) SPDY
4 3 (1.18%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.78%) CTI
5 2 (0.78%) H.323
5 2 (0.78%) LAN
5 2 (0.78%) VoIP
5 2 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 44 (17.25%) NoSQL
3 27 (10.59%) Oracle ODI
4 25 (9.80%) Oracle Database
5 22 (8.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (7.45%) Relational Database
7 17 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (4.71%) Couchbase
8 12 (4.71%) Hazelcast
9 11 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (3.53%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.75%) MySQL
12 7 (2.75%) Redis
13 6 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (16.47%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (8.63%) Visual Studio
4 20 (7.84%) Maven
5 13 (5.10%) NUnit
5 13 (5.10%) Oracle APEX
6 12 (4.71%) git-flow
6 12 (4.71%) Hudson
6 12 (4.71%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.92%) Selenium
8 7 (2.75%) Subversion
9 6 (2.35%) Ant
9 6 (2.35%) Phing
10 5 (1.96%) JIRA
11 2 (0.78%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.78%) gulp
11 2 (0.78%) Moq
11 2 (0.78%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.78%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.78%) webpack
General
1 39 (15.29%) Finance
2 18 (7.06%) Retail
3 9 (3.53%) Games
4 8 (3.14%) Banking
5 5 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 132 (51.76%) Developer
2 45 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 40 (15.69%) .NET Developer
4 37 (14.51%) Architect
4 37 (14.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 37 (14.51%) Software Engineer
5 32 (12.55%) Software Developer
6 31 (12.16%) Oracle Developer
7 29 (11.37%) ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (10.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (9.41%) C# Software Engineer
9 24 (9.41%) Senior Software Engineer
10 23 (9.02%) Senior Developer
10 23 (9.02%) SOA Developer
11 22 (8.63%) Java Developer
11 22 (8.63%) Web Developer
12 20 (7.84%) .NET Software Engineer
13 18 (7.06%) Designer
14 17 (6.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
14 17 (6.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (50.20%) .NET
2 77 (30.20%) HTML
3 75 (29.41%) CSS
4 72 (28.24%) ASP.NET
5 70 (27.45%) REST
5 70 (27.45%) Web Services
6 60 (23.53%) AngularJS
7 56 (21.96%) jQuery
8 54 (21.18%) .NET Framework
8 54 (21.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (21.18%) WPF
9 46 (18.04%) SOAP
10 41 (16.08%) XML
11 39 (15.29%) Entity Framework
12 36 (14.12%) HTML5
12 36 (14.12%) Middleware
13 35 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
14 31 (12.16%) CSS3
14 31 (12.16%) J2EE
14 31 (12.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.43%) N-Tier
2 23 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.06%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (5.88%) User Experience
5 12 (4.71%) Algorithms
6 9 (3.53%) Mobile Games
7 8 (3.14%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.35%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.18%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.18%) LIMS
9 3 (1.18%) SCADA
10 2 (0.78%) IVR
10 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.78%) Social Media
11 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.39%) iPad
11 1 (0.39%) iPhone
11 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.39%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.69%) Windows
2 12 (4.71%) Unix
3 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
3 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.39%) Android
4 1 (0.39%) Linux
4 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.39%) Solaris
4 1 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (67.06%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (30.98%) TDD
3 74 (29.02%) MVC
4 64 (25.10%) OO
5 60 (23.53%) Scrum
6 59 (23.14%) Software Engineering
7 52 (20.39%) BDD
8 38 (14.90%) SDLC
9 36 (14.12%) Mentoring
9 36 (14.12%) Unit Testing
10 33 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (12.16%) DevOps
12 24 (9.41%) Microservices
12 24 (9.41%) UML
13 23 (9.02%) Technical Architecture
14 22 (8.63%) Web Development
15 21 (8.24%) Kanban
15 21 (8.24%) Multithreading
16 20 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
16 20 (7.84%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 113 (44.31%) C#
2 97 (38.04%) Java
3 96 (37.65%) JavaScript
4 71 (27.84%) SQL
5 21 (8.24%) PL/SQL
6 17 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 16 (6.27%) PHP
8 13 (5.10%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.92%) C
10 8 (3.14%) Python
11 7 (2.75%) C++
11 7 (2.75%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.35%) Scala
13 5 (1.96%) Go
14 4 (1.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 1 (0.39%) PL/1
15 1 (0.39%) R
15 1 (0.39%) Ruby
15 1 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (8.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.39%) OCA
2 1 (0.39%) OCP
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.84%) QA
2 4 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) COBIT
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (7.84%) Docker
2 2 (0.78%) Varnish
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 52 (20.39%) Oracle
2 23 (9.02%) IBM
3 21 (8.24%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.88%) webMethods
5 12 (4.71%) Google
5 12 (4.71%) WSO2
6 8 (3.14%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.35%) Adobe
8 4 (1.57%) Cognizant
8 4 (1.57%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.57%) SAP
9 3 (1.18%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.18%) Informatica
9 3 (1.18%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.18%) Software AG
9 3 (1.18%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.18%) Wonderware
10 2 (0.78%) Avaya
10 2 (0.78%) Cisco
10 2 (0.78%) Genesys
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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Cognizant
Posted: 8 days ago
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Yodel
Posted: 19 days ago
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Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
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Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
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Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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