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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 34 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 2.47% - 5.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% - 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 14
Average salary £45,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
142 128 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 87.65% 78.53% 77.52%
Number of salaries quoted 132 118 189
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Stockport

SOA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) WCF
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (78.57%) LINQ
2 11 (78.57%) Ninject
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 11 (78.57%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
2 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) WPF
3 3 (21.43%) MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Software Developer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
2 11 (78.57%) C# Developer
2 11 (78.57%) C# Software Engineer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Software Engineer
2 11 (78.57%) Software Engineer
2 11 (78.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 11 (78.57%) WCF
2 11 (78.57%) LINQ
2 11 (78.57%) Ninject
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) WPF
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) TDD
1 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
1 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree