Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 36 62
Rank change year-on-year -14 +26 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.57% 4.17% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 4.74% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 2
Chester median annual salary £36,250 £42,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.71% -27.66% +2.17%
10th Percentile £32,875 £38,750 £49,125
90th Percentile £38,625 £80,500 £69,375
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -19.05% +31.25%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 306 253 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 87.68% 87.85% 90.10%
Number of salaries quoted 266 217 318
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +13.92%
10th Percentile £26,125 £25,450 £23,675
90th Percentile £59,625 £57,500 £65,000
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.33% -6.25% -

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Chester

SOA
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for SOA in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 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 Chester region with a requirement for SOA.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Apache

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL