The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 45 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 0.87% - 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% - 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.52%
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 Stockport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
186 137 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 81.22% 73.66% 88.94%
Number of salaries quoted 162 128 198
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

SOA
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

SOA Salary Trend in Stockport

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) Wonderware
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) ArchestrA
3 2 (28.57%) Ninject
3 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 2 (28.57%) ArchestrA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Software Architect
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (42.86%) WPF
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) LINQ
3 2 (28.57%) Ninject
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Wonderware