Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 188 151
Rank change year-on-year +45 -37 0
Permanent jobs citing SOA 176 96 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.20% 1.29% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.41% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 128 64 112
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +6.74%
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,900 £33,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £65,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7286 6809 6739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.12% 91.15% 90.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6027 5837 5594
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £63,750 £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 Manchester

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 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
Stockport +10 21 £50,000 -25.93% 2
Bolton -4 4 £55,000 -
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 Manchester region with a requirement for SOA.

1 112 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (60.80%) JavaScript
3 101 (57.39%) MVC
4 92 (52.27%) .NET
5 90 (51.14%) Web Services
6 86 (48.86%) C#
7 76 (43.18%) TDD
8 73 (41.48%) SQL
9 67 (38.07%) HTML
10 63 (35.80%) OO
11 62 (35.23%) ASP.NET
12 61 (34.66%) CSS
13 59 (33.52%) MySQL
14 57 (32.39%) Java
15 56 (31.82%) Web Development
16 55 (31.25%) AngularJS
17 54 (30.68%) ASP.NET Web API
17 54 (30.68%) REST
18 50 (28.41%) HTML5
19 48 (27.27%) Finance
20 47 (26.70%) ASP.NET MVC
20 47 (26.70%) Ajax
21 45 (25.57%) jQuery
21 45 (25.57%) Spring
21 45 (25.57%) N-Tier
22 43 (24.43%) Test Automation
23 42 (23.86%) Microsoft Azure
24 41 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
24 41 (23.30%) Mentoring
25 40 (22.73%) RESTful

SOA
Co-occurring 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 19 (10.80%) nginx
2 15 (8.52%) Apache
3 13 (7.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (3.98%) JBoss
5 4 (2.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.70%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.14%) Anypoint
7 2 (1.14%) CMS
7 2 (1.14%) Confluence
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.14%) Magento
1 2 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 42 (23.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (7.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 8 (4.55%) SaaS
5 6 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.14%) GitHub
6 2 (1.14%) IaaS
7 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.02%) HTTP
2 17 (9.66%) SSL
3 5 (2.84%) Internet
4 3 (1.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (33.52%) MySQL
2 37 (21.02%) SQL Server
3 32 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 16 (9.09%) Redis
5 14 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.41%) CouchDB
8 5 (2.84%) Big Data
8 5 (2.84%) Qlik Sense
8 5 (2.84%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.27%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.70%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.57%) DB2
11 1 (0.57%) Looker
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 32 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.68%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (2.84%) JIRA
5 5 (2.84%) Maven
6 4 (2.27%) Gradle
6 4 (2.27%) JUnit
7 3 (1.70%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.14%) NUnit
8 2 (1.14%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.14%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.57%) Moq
9 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.57%) Spock
9 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (27.27%) Finance
2 31 (17.61%) Manufacturing
3 26 (14.77%) Electronics
3 26 (14.77%) Marketing
3 26 (14.77%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.68%) Back Office
5 8 (4.55%) Retail
6 5 (2.84%) Banking
6 5 (2.84%) Local Government
7 3 (1.70%) Games
7 3 (1.70%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (65.34%) Developer
2 62 (35.23%) .NET Developer
3 57 (32.39%) C# Developer
4 55 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (21.59%) Architect
6 36 (20.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (20.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (16.48%) Senior Developer
8 28 (15.91%) Java Developer
9 21 (11.93%) Software Developer
10 18 (10.23%) Senior .NET Developer
11 17 (9.66%) Software Engineer
12 14 (7.95%) C# Software Developer
12 14 (7.95%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 14 (7.95%) Senior C# Developer
12 14 (7.95%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (7.39%) .NET Software Developer
14 12 (6.82%) Senior Architect
15 10 (5.68%) Lead Software Engineer
15 10 (5.68%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (52.27%) .NET
2 90 (51.14%) Web Services
3 67 (38.07%) HTML
4 62 (35.23%) ASP.NET
5 61 (34.66%) CSS
6 55 (31.25%) AngularJS
7 54 (30.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 54 (30.68%) REST
8 50 (28.41%) HTML5
9 47 (26.70%) Ajax
9 47 (26.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (25.57%) jQuery
10 45 (25.57%) Spring
11 40 (22.73%) RESTful
12 37 (21.02%) Node.js
13 35 (19.89%) SOAP
14 32 (18.18%) React
15 31 (17.61%) Spring MVC
16 30 (17.05%) CSS3
16 30 (17.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.57%) N-Tier
2 19 (10.80%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (10.23%) Computer Science
3 18 (10.23%) User Experience
4 16 (9.09%) iPad
5 12 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.82%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.55%) Fintech
7 5 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.70%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.70%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.32%) Linux
2 4 (2.27%) Android
2 4 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (57.39%) MVC
3 76 (43.18%) TDD
4 63 (35.80%) OO
5 56 (31.82%) Web Development
6 43 (24.43%) Test Automation
7 41 (23.30%) Mentoring
8 39 (22.16%) Scrum
9 38 (21.59%) DevOps
10 35 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (19.89%) E-Commerce
10 35 (19.89%) Software Engineering
11 31 (17.61%) BDD
12 30 (17.05%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (15.91%) Microservices
14 26 (14.77%) Digital Marketing
14 26 (14.77%) Programme Management
15 23 (13.07%) Coaching
15 23 (13.07%) Responsive Web Design
15 23 (13.07%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 107 (60.80%) JavaScript
2 86 (48.86%) C#
3 73 (41.48%) SQL
4 57 (32.39%) Java
5 36 (20.45%) PHP
6 29 (16.48%) Ruby
7 15 (8.52%) Python
8 13 (7.39%) Go
9 7 (3.98%) C
10 3 (1.70%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.70%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.70%) Scala
11 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.57%) GraphQL
12 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (11.93%) Degree
2 16 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.84%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.36%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.70%) Docker
1 3 (1.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (2.84%) Kibana
2 1 (0.57%) Consul
2 1 (0.57%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 29 (16.48%) SAP
2 15 (8.52%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.39%) Oracle
4 7 (3.98%) Google
5 5 (2.84%) Rackspace
5 5 (2.84%) VMware
6 3 (1.70%) IBM
6 3 (1.70%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.14%) Alibaba
7 2 (1.14%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.14%) New Relic
7 2 (1.14%) Sybase
7 2 (1.14%) Zend
8 1 (0.57%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.57%) Twitter