The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 11 -
Permanent jobs citing SOA 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton - 11.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 14.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Median salary - £35,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 110 56 163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 89.43% 77.78% 94.22%
Number of salaries quoted 97 43 142
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.40% -16.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing SOA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Bolton

SOA
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for SOA in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Development Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley