Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 165 146
Rank change year-on-year +26 -19 +2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 305 192 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.33% 1.66% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.88% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 176 147 221
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% +10.59%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 11787 10229 11861
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.08% 88.46% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9548 8547 9507
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 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
Manchester +20 220 £50,000 - 15
Cheshire +3 50 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Merseyside +14 33 £56,250 +18.42% 3
Lancashire -8 2 £53,750 +7.50% 1
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 180 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (55.41%) Web Services
3 167 (54.75%) MVC
4 156 (51.15%) JavaScript
5 140 (45.90%) .NET
6 132 (43.28%) Java
7 130 (42.62%) C#
8 125 (40.98%) REST
9 115 (37.70%) SQL
10 96 (31.48%) ASP.NET
10 96 (31.48%) TDD
11 95 (31.15%) Amazon AWS
12 92 (30.16%) Node.js
13 90 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
13 90 (29.51%) HTML
14 84 (27.54%) ASP.NET Web API
15 83 (27.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 81 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
17 79 (25.90%) Finance
18 77 (25.25%) Oracle
19 75 (24.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 73 (23.93%) jQuery
21 72 (23.61%) iPad
22 71 (23.28%) CSS
23 63 (20.66%) SQL Server
23 63 (20.66%) OO
23 63 (20.66%) Spring
23 63 (20.66%) SDLC
24 62 (20.33%) AngularJS
24 62 (20.33%) Scrum

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 75 (24.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 21 (6.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 14 (4.59%) Apache
4 10 (3.28%) nginx
5 9 (2.95%) CMS
5 9 (2.95%) EPiServer
5 9 (2.95%) JBoss
5 9 (2.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (2.95%) Umbraco
6 8 (2.62%) Confluence
7 5 (1.64%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.33%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.33%) Mule
10 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.97%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.33%) Magento
7 1 (0.33%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 95 (31.15%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (8.52%) SaaS
4 9 (2.95%) GitHub
5 5 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.64%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.98%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Boomi
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (19.34%) HTTP
2 24 (7.87%) SSL
3 21 (6.89%) Intranet
4 17 (5.57%) FTP
5 15 (4.92%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.98%) Internet
7 2 (0.66%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (20.66%) SQL Server
2 43 (14.10%) NoSQL
3 42 (13.77%) MySQL
4 26 (8.52%) Big Data
5 24 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (7.54%) Hadoop
7 19 (6.23%) MongoDB
8 11 (3.61%) CouchDB
8 11 (3.61%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (3.28%) DB2
9 10 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (2.95%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (1.64%) Redis
13 4 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 59 (19.34%) Git (software)
2 38 (12.46%) Jenkins
3 25 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 23 (7.54%) JIRA
5 17 (5.57%) Visual Studio
6 13 (4.26%) Selenium
7 11 (3.61%) TeamCity
8 10 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (2.95%) Lombardi
10 8 (2.62%) Bitbucket
10 8 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.97%) GoCD
12 5 (1.64%) Gradle
12 5 (1.64%) JUnit
12 5 (1.64%) Maven
12 5 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (1.64%) Toad
13 3 (0.98%) NUnit
14 2 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
General
1 79 (25.90%) Finance
2 29 (9.51%) Manufacturing
3 28 (9.18%) Retail
4 27 (8.85%) Banking
5 25 (8.20%) Telecoms
6 24 (7.87%) Electronics
6 24 (7.87%) Marketing
7 8 (2.62%) Publishing
8 6 (1.97%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.64%) Local Government
10 3 (0.98%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 163 (53.44%) Developer
2 64 (20.98%) Architect
3 61 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 58 (19.02%) C# Developer
5 50 (16.39%) Senior Developer
6 42 (13.77%) .NET Developer
7 37 (12.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 36 (11.80%) Software Developer
8 36 (11.80%) Software Engineer
9 35 (11.48%) ASP.NET Developer
10 32 (10.49%) Solutions Architect
11 31 (10.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (7.54%) Senior Software Engineer
13 20 (6.56%) AWS Developer
13 20 (6.56%) C# Software Engineer
13 20 (6.56%) Senior C# Developer
14 17 (5.57%) Administrator
14 17 (5.57%) Senior Java Developer
15 16 (5.25%) Senior Architect
16 15 (4.92%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (55.41%) Web Services
2 140 (45.90%) .NET
3 125 (40.98%) REST
4 96 (31.48%) ASP.NET
5 92 (30.16%) Node.js
6 90 (29.51%) HTML
7 84 (27.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 83 (27.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 73 (23.93%) jQuery
10 71 (23.28%) CSS
11 63 (20.66%) Spring
12 62 (20.33%) AngularJS
13 51 (16.72%) .NET Framework
13 51 (16.72%) SOAP
14 48 (15.74%) Entity Framework
15 47 (15.41%) XML
16 45 (14.75%) Ajax
16 45 (14.75%) React
17 36 (11.80%) JMS
17 36 (11.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 72 (23.61%) iPad
2 58 (19.02%) N-Tier
3 28 (9.18%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (4.59%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.59%) User Experience
6 12 (3.93%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.64%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.31%) Social Media
10 4 (1.31%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Clustering
12 1 (0.33%) FMCG
12 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.13%) Linux
2 16 (5.25%) Windows
3 10 (3.28%) Unix
4 5 (1.64%) Android
4 5 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (54.75%) MVC
3 96 (31.48%) TDD
4 90 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (20.66%) OO
5 63 (20.66%) SDLC
6 62 (20.33%) Scrum
7 58 (19.02%) E-Commerce
8 57 (18.69%) Software Engineering
9 51 (16.72%) Web Development
10 50 (16.39%) Test Automation
11 48 (15.74%) Business Intelligence
12 47 (15.41%) BDD
12 47 (15.41%) DevOps
13 40 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
14 37 (12.13%) Open Source
15 31 (10.16%) Data Management
15 31 (10.16%) Microservices
16 30 (9.84%) Mentoring
17 28 (9.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 156 (51.15%) JavaScript
2 132 (43.28%) Java
3 130 (42.62%) C#
4 115 (37.70%) SQL
5 35 (11.48%) PHP
6 24 (7.87%) XPath
7 22 (7.21%) Ruby
8 20 (6.56%) TypeScript
9 11 (3.61%) Python
10 10 (3.28%) C
11 9 (2.95%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.95%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.95%) XQuery
12 7 (2.30%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.97%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.64%) Go
15 4 (1.31%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.31%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.98%) Scala
17 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (5.25%) SC Cleared
1 16 (5.25%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.59%) Degree
3 10 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.64%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.62%) COBIT
2 4 (1.31%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.31%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) PMO
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.33%) Varnish
2 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (6.23%) Kibana
2 6 (1.97%) Terraform
3 5 (1.64%) Packer
4 1 (0.33%) Ansible
4 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.33%) Nagios
4 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (25.25%) Oracle
2 40 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.85%) SAP
4 18 (5.90%) IBM
5 16 (5.25%) Cognizant
6 11 (3.61%) Google
7 9 (2.95%) Sitecore
8 7 (2.30%) VMware
9 6 (1.97%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.31%) webMethods
10 4 (1.31%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.66%) Pegasus
11 2 (0.66%) RedPrairie
11 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.33%) Dell
12 1 (0.33%) IDERA
12 1 (0.33%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.33%) New Relic
12 1 (0.33%) Pega
12 1 (0.33%) Zend
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