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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 79 91
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 27 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.84% 0.94% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.11% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 31
Median salary £50,000 £95,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.36% +118.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £48,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £95,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

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 1283 814 1556
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 87.58% 85.41% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 943 700 1229
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -27 9 - - 1
Crewe - 8 - - 1
Wilmslow - 7 £50,000 - 1
Warrington - 2 £62,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £47,500 -
SOA
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 33 (75.00%) .NET
2 31 (70.45%) Web Services
3 27 (61.36%) Java
4 26 (59.09%) Oracle
5 25 (56.82%) C#
5 25 (56.82%) ASP.NET
5 25 (56.82%) MVC
5 25 (56.82%) .NET Framework
5 25 (56.82%) Entity Framework
5 25 (56.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 24 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 24 (54.55%) SQL
7 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
7 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (50.00%) Java EE
8 22 (50.00%) HTML
9 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
9 17 (38.64%) REST
10 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (36.36%) Finance
11 15 (34.09%) CSS
11 15 (34.09%) HTTP
11 15 (34.09%) JIRA
11 15 (34.09%) Banking
11 15 (34.09%) Node.js
12 14 (31.82%) NoSQL
12 14 (31.82%) TypeScript
12 14 (31.82%) Multithreaded Programming
12 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (31.82%) Multithreading

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 25 (56.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (11.36%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.27%) Magento
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.27%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Boomi
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) NoSQL
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (22.73%) MySQL
3 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (20.45%) MongoDB
4 9 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (15.91%) DB2
6 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.27%) Redis
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) JIRA
2 10 (22.73%) Selenium
3 6 (13.64%) Lombardi
4 5 (11.36%) Bitbucket
4 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.36%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.27%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) Banking
3 6 (13.64%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Software Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) C# Software Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (22.73%) Architect
5 9 (20.45%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (15.91%) Developer
7 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
7 6 (13.64%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Designer
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Developer
9 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Integration Developer
9 1 (2.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Environment Manager
9 1 (2.27%) ERP Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Product Development Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Product Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (75.00%) .NET
2 31 (70.45%) Web Services
3 25 (56.82%) .NET Framework
3 25 (56.82%) ASP.NET
3 25 (56.82%) Entity Framework
4 24 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (50.00%) HTML
5 22 (50.00%) Java EE
6 17 (38.64%) REST
7 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (34.09%) CSS
8 15 (34.09%) Node.js
9 13 (29.55%) RESTful
10 12 (27.27%) SOAP
10 12 (27.27%) XML
11 9 (20.45%) MDX
11 9 (20.45%) WCF
11 9 (20.45%) WinForms
11 9 (20.45%) WPF
12 7 (15.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) N-Tier
2 8 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) FMCG
4 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) MVC
2 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
4 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (31.82%) Multithreaded Programming
4 14 (31.82%) Multithreading
5 13 (29.55%) SDLC
6 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 10 (22.73%) OO
7 10 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (22.73%) TOGAF
7 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
7 10 (22.73%) Web Development
8 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (20.45%) CRM
8 9 (20.45%) ITIL
8 9 (20.45%) Process Improvement
8 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
9 8 (18.18%) Open Source
9 8 (18.18%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) Java
2 25 (56.82%) C#
3 24 (54.55%) SQL
4 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
5 14 (31.82%) TypeScript
6 9 (20.45%) T-SQL
6 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
6 9 (20.45%) XPath
6 9 (20.45%) XQuery
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) COBIT
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Oracle
2 14 (31.82%) IBM
3 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.18%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.27%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.27%) New Relic
5 1 (2.27%) Pega
5 1 (2.27%) Zend
Tarporley, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 85k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Competitve
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago