The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 128 127
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 167 117 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.63% 2.04% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.32% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 97 96 121
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.96%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5749 5040 5854
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.49% 87.96% 88.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4746 4226 4643
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,825 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

SOA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SOA in the North West

SOA
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in the North West over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in the North West

SOA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Manchester +7 126 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Cheshire -4 22 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Merseyside +6 18 - - 1
Lancashire -6 1 £35,000 -30.00%
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 North West region with a requirement for SOA.

1 140 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (49.61%) Web Services
3 122 (47.66%) JavaScript
3 122 (47.66%) MVC
4 112 (43.75%) Java
5 101 (39.45%) .NET
5 101 (39.45%) REST
6 96 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 92 (35.94%) C#
8 89 (34.77%) Node.js
9 79 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (30.86%) TDD
10 72 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 68 (26.56%) iPad
12 63 (24.61%) HTML
13 62 (24.22%) Spring
14 61 (23.83%) SQL
15 58 (22.66%) ASP.NET
15 58 (22.66%) AngularJS
16 57 (22.27%) Scrum
17 56 (21.88%) SQL Server
17 56 (21.88%) jQuery
18 55 (21.48%) SDLC
19 54 (21.09%) DevOps
19 54 (21.09%) E-Commerce
19 54 (21.09%) Finance
20 53 (20.70%) CSS
21 52 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC
22 51 (19.92%) Oracle
23 50 (19.53%) Git (software)

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 49 (19.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (5.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (3.13%) CMS
3 8 (3.13%) EPiServer
3 8 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (3.13%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.34%) Apache
5 4 (1.56%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.17%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.17%) nginx
6 3 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.17%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.17%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.39%) IIS
8 1 (0.39%) JBoss
8 1 (0.39%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.56%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.39%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 96 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (8.20%) SaaS
4 14 (5.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (3.13%) GitHub
6 6 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.34%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (2.34%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.56%) PaaS
8 3 (1.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.78%) IaaS
10 1 (0.39%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 48 (18.75%) HTTP
2 18 (7.03%) Intranet
3 15 (5.86%) SSL
4 12 (4.69%) FTP
4 12 (4.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 35 (13.67%) NoSQL
3 30 (11.72%) Big Data
4 26 (10.16%) Hadoop
5 22 (8.59%) MySQL
6 10 (3.91%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.34%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (1.95%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.56%) CouchDB
12 4 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (19.53%) Git (software)
2 32 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 31 (12.11%) Jenkins
4 17 (6.64%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (5.47%) TeamCity
6 13 (5.08%) Visual Studio
7 12 (4.69%) GoCD
8 8 (3.13%) JIRA
9 6 (2.34%) Hudson
9 6 (2.34%) MSBuild
9 6 (2.34%) Selenium
10 3 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (1.17%) Toad
11 2 (0.78%) NUnit
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.39%) Appium
12 1 (0.39%) Moq
12 1 (0.39%) Protractor
12 1 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 54 (21.09%) Finance
2 31 (12.11%) Retail
3 19 (7.42%) Manufacturing
4 14 (5.47%) Local Government
5 10 (3.91%) Banking
6 8 (3.13%) Publishing
7 6 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.95%) Electronics
8 5 (1.95%) Marketing
9 3 (1.17%) Advertising
9 3 (1.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 122 (47.66%) Developer
2 62 (24.22%) Architect
3 47 (18.36%) Java Developer
4 38 (14.84%) Senior Developer
5 33 (12.89%) C# Developer
6 32 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 30 (11.72%) Software Developer
8 25 (9.77%) .NET Developer
8 25 (9.77%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (8.59%) AWS Architect
9 22 (8.59%) Senior Architect
10 20 (7.81%) Consultant
11 17 (6.64%) AWS Developer
12 16 (6.25%) Administrator
12 16 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
12 16 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
13 15 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (5.47%) ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (5.47%) AWS Consultant
14 14 (5.47%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (49.61%) Web Services
2 101 (39.45%) .NET
2 101 (39.45%) REST
3 89 (34.77%) Node.js
4 63 (24.61%) HTML
5 62 (24.22%) Spring
6 58 (22.66%) AngularJS
6 58 (22.66%) ASP.NET
7 56 (21.88%) jQuery
8 53 (20.70%) CSS
9 52 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 43 (16.80%) ASP.NET Web API
10 43 (16.80%) React
11 40 (15.63%) XML
12 33 (12.89%) .NET Framework
13 32 (12.50%) JSON
14 29 (11.33%) Entity Framework
14 29 (11.33%) SOAP
15 28 (10.94%) Middleware
16 26 (10.16%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 68 (26.56%) iPad
2 36 (14.06%) N-Tier
3 25 (9.77%) Mobile App
4 22 (8.59%) Management Information System
5 21 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (5.86%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.95%) User Experience
9 4 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.17%) Clustering
10 3 (1.17%) iSeries
11 1 (0.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.38%) Linux
2 17 (6.64%) Windows
3 9 (3.52%) Unix
4 4 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.78%) Android
5 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (47.66%) MVC
3 79 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
3 79 (30.86%) TDD
4 57 (22.27%) Scrum
5 55 (21.48%) SDLC
6 54 (21.09%) DevOps
6 54 (21.09%) E-Commerce
7 46 (17.97%) Open Source
8 45 (17.58%) Software Engineering
9 41 (16.02%) Continuous Delivery
10 36 (14.06%) BDD
11 31 (12.11%) ITIL
12 30 (11.72%) UML
13 27 (10.55%) Microservices
14 26 (10.16%) OO
15 25 (9.77%) Web Development
16 23 (8.98%) Mentoring
17 21 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
17 21 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (47.66%) JavaScript
2 112 (43.75%) Java
3 92 (35.94%) C#
4 61 (23.83%) SQL
5 30 (11.72%) PHP
6 19 (7.42%) Python
7 16 (6.25%) XPath
8 13 (5.08%) TypeScript
9 12 (4.69%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.69%) Ruby
10 10 (3.91%) Go
11 8 (3.13%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.73%) C
12 7 (2.73%) C++
13 6 (2.34%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.95%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.56%) XQuery
16 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.17%) VBA
17 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 16 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.69%) Degree
3 6 (2.34%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.95%) ISEB
5 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.13%) COBIT
2 4 (1.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (5.47%) Docker
2 3 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (6.25%) Kibana
2 12 (4.69%) Terraform
3 6 (2.34%) Ansible
3 6 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.34%) Packer
3 6 (2.34%) Puppet
4 3 (1.17%) SCCM
4 3 (1.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (19.92%) Oracle
2 49 (19.14%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.16%) Google
4 19 (7.42%) VMware
5 16 (6.25%) Cognizant
5 16 (6.25%) Rackspace
6 15 (5.86%) IBM
7 8 (3.13%) Sitecore
8 6 (2.34%) SAP
9 4 (1.56%) webMethods
10 3 (1.17%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.78%) RedPrairie
12 1 (0.39%) Dell
12 1 (0.39%) Pega
12 1 (0.39%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
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