The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
North West / Manchester
Rank 90 83 142
Rank change year-on-year -7 +59  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 124 102 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.19% 3.07% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 3.41% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 86 85 43
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% -4.76%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3558 2990 3271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.44% 90.09% 88.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 2472 2686
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

SOA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SOA in Manchester

SOA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Manchester

SOA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 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
Salford -6 2 - -
Stockport -6 1 £44,000 -7.36% 1
Wigan - 1 £60,000 -
SOA
North West

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SOA.

1 113 (64.57%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (54.86%) JavaScript
3 88 (50.29%) MVC
4 86 (49.14%) Web Services
5 84 (48.00%) Java
6 82 (46.86%) REST
7 76 (43.43%) Amazon AWS
8 69 (39.43%) TDD
9 68 (38.86%) Node.js
10 65 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (34.86%) .NET
11 61 (34.86%) C#
12 59 (33.71%) iPad
12 59 (33.71%) Spring
13 55 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
14 53 (30.29%) E-Commerce
15 50 (28.57%) Scrum
15 50 (28.57%) AngularJS
16 47 (26.86%) DevOps
17 46 (26.29%) jQuery
18 44 (25.14%) Git (software)
18 44 (25.14%) HTML
19 43 (24.57%) SQL Server
20 41 (23.43%) Continuous Delivery
21 39 (22.29%) React
22 37 (21.14%) BDD
23 36 (20.57%) SQL
24 35 (20.00%) CSS
25 33 (18.86%) ASP.NET
25 33 (18.86%) Big Data

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (4.57%) Apache
3 5 (2.86%) CMS
3 5 (2.86%) EPiServer
3 5 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (2.86%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.14%) nginx
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.29%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 76 (43.43%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (8.00%) SaaS
4 6 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.43%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (3.43%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.86%) GitHub
6 4 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.14%) IaaS
7 2 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.71%) HTTP
2 14 (8.00%) Intranet
3 2 (1.14%) SSL
4 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.57%) SQL Server
2 33 (18.86%) Big Data
3 26 (14.86%) Hadoop
4 20 (11.43%) MySQL
4 20 (11.43%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.14%) Redis
8 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (25.14%) Git (software)
2 30 (17.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 29 (16.57%) Jenkins
4 14 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (6.86%) GoCD
7 11 (6.29%) TeamCity
8 8 (4.57%) Visual Studio
9 6 (3.43%) Hudson
9 6 (3.43%) MSBuild
10 5 (2.86%) Maven
11 4 (2.29%) JIRA
12 2 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.14%) Selenium
12 2 (1.14%) Subversion
12 2 (1.14%) Toad
12 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.57%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.57%) NUnit
13 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (17.71%) Finance
2 25 (14.29%) Retail
3 17 (9.71%) Manufacturing
4 14 (8.00%) Local Government
5 5 (2.86%) Publishing
6 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.71%) Electronics
7 3 (1.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (54.29%) Developer
2 42 (24.00%) Architect
3 40 (22.86%) Java Developer
4 31 (17.71%) Senior Developer
5 25 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 24 (13.71%) .NET Developer
7 21 (12.00%) Software Engineer
8 20 (11.43%) Consultant
8 20 (11.43%) Software Developer
9 19 (10.86%) AWS Architect
9 19 (10.86%) Senior Architect
10 17 (9.71%) Senior Java Developer
11 16 (9.14%) Cloud Consultant
12 15 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (8.00%) AWS Consultant
13 14 (8.00%) AWS Developer
13 14 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
13 14 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
14 13 (7.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 12 (6.86%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (49.14%) Web Services
2 82 (46.86%) REST
3 68 (38.86%) Node.js
4 61 (34.86%) .NET
5 59 (33.71%) Spring
6 50 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 46 (26.29%) jQuery
8 44 (25.14%) HTML
9 39 (22.29%) React
10 35 (20.00%) CSS
11 33 (18.86%) ASP.NET
12 31 (17.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (16.00%) JSON
14 24 (13.71%) Hibernate
15 23 (13.14%) Middleware
15 23 (13.14%) XML
16 22 (12.57%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (12.57%) HTML5
17 15 (8.57%) Ajax
17 15 (8.57%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 59 (33.71%) iPad
2 26 (14.86%) N-Tier
3 20 (11.43%) Mobile App
4 18 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (8.00%) Management Information System
6 7 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.29%) User Experience
7 4 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.71%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.43%) Linux
2 7 (4.00%) Windows
3 2 (1.14%) Unix
4 1 (0.57%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (64.57%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (50.29%) MVC
3 69 (39.43%) TDD
4 65 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (30.29%) E-Commerce
6 50 (28.57%) Scrum
7 47 (26.86%) DevOps
8 41 (23.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 37 (21.14%) BDD
10 31 (17.71%) Open Source
10 31 (17.71%) Software Engineering
11 25 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (14.29%) Microservices
12 24 (13.71%) SDLC
13 22 (12.57%) UML
14 21 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
16 19 (10.86%) OO
17 18 (10.29%) Web Development
18 17 (9.71%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 96 (54.86%) JavaScript
2 84 (48.00%) Java
3 61 (34.86%) C#
4 36 (20.57%) SQL
5 29 (16.57%) PHP
6 18 (10.29%) Python
7 9 (5.14%) Go
7 9 (5.14%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.14%) Ruby
8 7 (4.00%) C++
9 5 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.86%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.29%) C
11 3 (1.71%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.71%) VBA
12 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (5.14%) Degree
2 6 (3.43%) AWS Certification
3 5 (2.86%) ISEB
4 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.57%) QA
1 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (8.57%) Docker
2 2 (1.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (8.00%) Kibana
2 12 (6.86%) Terraform
3 6 (3.43%) Ansible
3 6 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.43%) Packer
3 6 (3.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.57%) Marathon
4 1 (0.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 27 (15.43%) Google
1 27 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.14%) Rackspace
2 16 (9.14%) VMware
3 11 (6.29%) Oracle
4 7 (4.00%) IBM
5 5 (2.86%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.29%) Cognizant
7 3 (1.71%) SAP
8 1 (0.57%) Apple
8 1 (0.57%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.57%) RedPrairie
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