Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 125 132
Rank change year-on-year -15 +7 -25
Permanent jobs citing SOA 38 23 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.23% 1.02% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.17% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 56
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -19.05% +31.25%
10th Percentile £32,250 £32,000 £41,875
90th Percentile £82,500 £95,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2731 1967 2853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.73% 87.42% 88.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2063 1666 2413
Cheshire median annual salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -18 24 £80,000 - 2
Wilmslow +16 6 £50,000 +47.06%
Crewe - 4 £45,000 -
Chester -13 2 £36,250 -14.71%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £47,500 -
SOA
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 25 (65.79%) Finance
2 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (57.89%) Banking
4 21 (55.26%) SQL
4 21 (55.26%) Web Services
5 18 (47.37%) Java
6 17 (44.74%) C#
6 17 (44.74%) .NET
7 16 (42.11%) HTML
7 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
7 16 (42.11%) TOGAF
8 14 (36.84%) TDD
9 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
10 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
10 11 (28.95%) Java EE
10 11 (28.95%) Entity Framework
10 11 (28.95%) Node.js
10 11 (28.95%) SDLC
11 10 (26.32%) BDD
11 10 (26.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (26.32%) JIRA
11 10 (26.32%) jQuery
11 10 (26.32%) Oracle
11 10 (26.32%) Scrum
12 9 (23.68%) TypeScript
13 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (21.05%) MVC
13 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
13 8 (21.05%) Data Management
14 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture

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 10 (26.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (15.79%) Confluence
3 3 (7.89%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) DB2
2 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.53%) Big Data
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.63%) MySQL
7 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) JIRA
2 6 (15.79%) Bitbucket
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) Lombardi
2 6 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (7.89%) Protractor
3 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (65.79%) Finance
2 22 (57.89%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Retail Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Law
5 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Software Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) C# Software Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Head of Architecture
3 6 (15.79%) Head of Design
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Designer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) Web Services
2 17 (44.74%) .NET
3 16 (42.11%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) .NET Framework
4 11 (28.95%) Entity Framework
4 11 (28.95%) Java EE
4 11 (28.95%) Node.js
5 10 (26.32%) jQuery
6 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (18.42%) CSS
7 7 (18.42%) REST
8 6 (15.79%) RESTful
8 6 (15.79%) SOAP
8 6 (15.79%) XML
9 5 (13.16%) React
10 4 (10.53%) JSON
11 3 (7.89%) DWR
11 3 (7.89%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (15.79%) N-Tier
2 4 (10.53%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) FMCG
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) TOGAF
3 14 (36.84%) TDD
4 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 11 (28.95%) SDLC
6 10 (26.32%) BDD
6 10 (26.32%) Scrum
7 8 (21.05%) Data Management
7 8 (21.05%) MVC
8 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
9 6 (15.79%) DevOps
9 6 (15.79%) Multithreaded Programming
9 6 (15.79%) Multithreading
9 6 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (15.79%) OOP
9 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
9 6 (15.79%) Service Management
9 6 (15.79%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) Java
3 17 (44.74%) C#
4 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
5 9 (23.68%) TypeScript
6 4 (10.53%) PHP
7 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.89%) Python
7 3 (7.89%) Ruby
7 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.63%) XPath
9 1 (2.63%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) IBM
3 4 (10.53%) Cognizant
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft