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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 123 94
Rank change year-on-year +3 -29  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 99 58 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.35% 1.66% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.83% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 63 45 72
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,100 £67,500 £65,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3837 3161 2988
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 91.12% 90.21% 90.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3284 2707 2488
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Stockport -13 9 £50,000 -25.92% 4
SOA
North West

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 Manchester region with a requirement for SOA.

1 153 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (60.63%) MVC
3 128 (57.92%) JavaScript
4 118 (53.39%) Web Services
5 109 (49.32%) REST
6 108 (48.87%) Amazon AWS
7 107 (48.42%) Java
8 96 (43.44%) .NET
9 95 (42.99%) C#
10 92 (41.63%) TDD
11 84 (38.01%) Microsoft Azure
11 84 (38.01%) Node.js
12 79 (35.75%) iPad
12 79 (35.75%) Continuous Integration
13 68 (30.77%) Spring
14 66 (29.86%) SQL
15 63 (28.51%) ASP.NET
15 63 (28.51%) AngularJS
16 61 (27.60%) Git (software)
17 60 (27.15%) ASP.NET MVC
18 59 (26.70%) jQuery
19 57 (25.79%) Scrum
19 57 (25.79%) HTML
20 55 (24.89%) E-Commerce
20 55 (24.89%) DevOps
21 53 (23.98%) ASP.NET Web API
22 52 (23.53%) Finance
23 47 (21.27%) SQL Server
23 47 (21.27%) CSS
23 47 (21.27%) Software Engineering

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 17 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (4.52%) Apache
3 9 (4.07%) CMS
3 9 (4.07%) EPiServer
3 9 (4.07%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (4.07%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.26%) GlassFish
4 5 (2.26%) JBoss
4 5 (2.26%) nginx
4 5 (2.26%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) Mule
5 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 16 (7.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.26%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 108 (48.87%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (38.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (12.22%) SaaS
4 9 (4.07%) GitHub
4 9 (4.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.71%) Amazon Kinesis
5 6 (2.71%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (2.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.45%) IaaS
8 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.12%) HTTP
2 22 (9.95%) Intranet
3 5 (2.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.27%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.03%) NoSQL
3 25 (11.31%) MySQL
4 24 (10.86%) Big Data
4 24 (10.86%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.98%) CouchDB
6 9 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.26%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.81%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.36%) Redis
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (27.60%) Git (software)
2 37 (16.74%) Jenkins
3 31 (14.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 14 (6.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (6.33%) TeamCity
4 14 (6.33%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.98%) GoCD
5 11 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.71%) JIRA
7 5 (2.26%) Gradle
7 5 (2.26%) Hudson
7 5 (2.26%) JUnit
7 5 (2.26%) Maven
7 5 (2.26%) MSBuild
7 5 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (2.26%) Toad
8 3 (1.36%) NUnit
8 3 (1.36%) Selenium
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 52 (23.53%) Finance
2 25 (11.31%) Manufacturing
3 20 (9.05%) Retail
4 17 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 16 (7.24%) Electronics
5 16 (7.24%) Marketing
6 9 (4.07%) Local Government
6 9 (4.07%) Publishing
7 5 (2.26%) Banking
8 3 (1.36%) Games
9 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (66.06%) Developer
2 62 (28.05%) Java Developer
3 50 (22.62%) C# Developer
4 45 (20.36%) Senior Developer
5 38 (17.19%) Architect
6 31 (14.03%) .NET Developer
7 29 (13.12%) Software Developer
8 27 (12.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (10.86%) Software Engineer
11 22 (9.95%) AWS Developer
11 22 (9.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (9.05%) Senior C# Developer
13 18 (8.14%) AWS Architect
13 18 (8.14%) Senior Architect
13 18 (8.14%) Senior Java Developer
14 15 (6.79%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (5.88%) Lead Developer
15 13 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
15 13 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (53.39%) Web Services
2 109 (49.32%) REST
3 96 (43.44%) .NET
4 84 (38.01%) Node.js
5 68 (30.77%) Spring
6 63 (28.51%) AngularJS
6 63 (28.51%) ASP.NET
7 60 (27.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 59 (26.70%) jQuery
9 57 (25.79%) HTML
10 53 (23.98%) ASP.NET Web API
11 47 (21.27%) CSS
12 46 (20.81%) React
13 33 (14.93%) Ajax
14 29 (13.12%) JSON
15 28 (12.67%) Hibernate
16 25 (11.31%) HTML5
17 23 (10.41%) .NET Framework
17 23 (10.41%) Spring MVC
18 20 (9.05%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 79 (35.75%) iPad
2 44 (19.91%) N-Tier
3 29 (13.12%) Mobile App
4 14 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (4.98%) User Experience
7 9 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.07%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.36%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.36%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.48%) Linux
2 6 (2.71%) Windows
3 5 (2.26%) Android
3 5 (2.26%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (60.63%) MVC
3 92 (41.63%) TDD
4 79 (35.75%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (25.79%) Scrum
6 55 (24.89%) DevOps
6 55 (24.89%) E-Commerce
7 47 (21.27%) Software Engineering
8 41 (18.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 39 (17.65%) BDD
10 38 (17.19%) OO
11 34 (15.38%) Open Source
11 34 (15.38%) Test Automation
12 33 (14.93%) Web Development
13 32 (14.48%) Microservices
14 30 (13.57%) Mentoring
15 27 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (12.22%) SDLC
16 23 (10.41%) Data Management
17 20 (9.05%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 128 (57.92%) JavaScript
2 107 (48.42%) Java
3 95 (42.99%) C#
4 66 (29.86%) SQL
5 32 (14.48%) PHP
6 19 (8.60%) Ruby
7 17 (7.69%) Python
8 9 (4.07%) C
9 8 (3.62%) Go
10 7 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.71%) C++
12 5 (2.26%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.26%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.26%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.81%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.81%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.36%) Scala
15 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (4.52%) Degree
2 9 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.71%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.45%) ISEB
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (8.60%) Kibana
2 11 (4.98%) Terraform
3 6 (2.71%) Packer
4 5 (2.26%) Ansible
4 5 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.05%) Google
3 18 (8.14%) Oracle
4 16 (7.24%) SAP
5 10 (4.52%) Rackspace
5 10 (4.52%) VMware
6 9 (4.07%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.81%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.90%) Pegasus
8 2 (0.90%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.45%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.45%) IBM
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: up to £60,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 + Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
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