The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 59 72
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.45% 0.44% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.48% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +25.00%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 378 414 513
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 85.14% 90.79% 87.99%
Number of salaries quoted 315 332 420
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,350 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

SOA
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for SOA in Lancashire

SOA
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Lancashire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Junior IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP