The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 8 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 10.71% 2.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.65% 2.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
SOA
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17 70 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 60.71% 94.59% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 61 65
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

The demand trend of job ads across the Salford region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

SOA
Salary Trend in Salford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Salford region.

SOA Salary Trend in Salford

SOA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Salford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) JDBC
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Salford 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 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) SOA Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Web Architect
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE Architect
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE Solutions Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Java Solutions Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Development Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JDBC
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle