Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 42 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 2.09% 1.71% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.89% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Bolton median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +57.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £42,000 £50,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £38,500
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +6.74%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 175 265 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 91.62% 90.75% 85.02%
Number of salaries quoted 155 220 168
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,125
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

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

SOA
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Bolton over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database

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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Coaching
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft