The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 78 85
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 18 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.67% 1.82% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.13% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 33
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £43,000 £45,000
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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 935 1126 1597
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 86.82% 85.24% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 748 946 1217
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

SOA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for SOA in Cheshire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Cheshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Cheshire

SOA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -4 7 - - 2
Wilmslow -6 7 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Crewe - 2 - -
SOA
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 19 (57.58%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) Oracle
2 17 (51.52%) Finance
3 16 (48.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (39.39%) C#
5 13 (39.39%) Java EE
6 12 (36.36%) MVC
7 11 (33.33%) Java
7 11 (33.33%) SQL
7 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
9 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
9 9 (27.27%) SOAP
9 9 (27.27%) Web Services
9 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (24.24%) ITIL
10 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
10 8 (24.24%) Node.js
11 7 (21.21%) REST
11 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
11 7 (21.21%) Multithreading
11 7 (21.21%) Banking
11 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
11 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
11 7 (21.21%) HTML
11 7 (21.21%) Windows
11 7 (21.21%) CSS

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 16 (48.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Boomi
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Selenium
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Advertising
4 4 (12.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Architect
2 12 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (21.21%) C# Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Environment Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) .NET
2 13 (39.39%) Java EE
3 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 9 (27.27%) SOAP
5 9 (27.27%) Web Services
6 8 (24.24%) Node.js
7 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (21.21%) CSS
7 7 (21.21%) HTML
7 7 (21.21%) REST
8 5 (15.15%) EJB
9 4 (12.12%) WCF
10 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 3 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (9.09%) RESTful
11 2 (6.06%) MDX
11 2 (6.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Fintech
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) MVC
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) ITIL
4 7 (21.21%) Multithreaded Programming
4 7 (21.21%) Multithreading
4 7 (21.21%) Process Improvement
4 7 (21.21%) SDLC
4 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
4 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
5 6 (18.18%) CRM
5 6 (18.18%) Open Source
5 6 (18.18%) UML
5 6 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (15.15%) EAI
6 5 (15.15%) OO
6 5 (15.15%) Software Delivery
7 4 (12.12%) Workflow
8 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) Java
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) TypeScript
5 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.06%) XPath
7 2 (6.06%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) COBIT
2 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
1 4 (12.12%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) Cognizant
3 6 (18.18%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Pega
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Knutsford
Huxley
Posted: 25 days ago