The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 65 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.46% 2.08% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 2.56% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 7
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £44,632
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +17.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £38,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
SOA
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
534 468 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.90% 80.97% 76.46%
Number of salaries quoted 451 392 414
Average salary £37,500 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.79% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SOA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

SOA Salary Trend in Cardiff

SOA
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SOA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) WCF
5 4 (40.00%) WPF
5 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
5 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (40.00%) MSTest
5 4 (40.00%) MVVM
5 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
5 4 (40.00%) High Availability
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (40.00%) LexisNexis
5 4 (40.00%) XAML
5 4 (40.00%) CMS
5 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (40.00%) Replication
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (40.00%) HTML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) CMS
1 4 (40.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (10.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Project
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (40.00%) MSTest
2 2 (20.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Law
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) WPF
3 4 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) XSD
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) MVVM
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Time Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) XAML
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) LexisNexis
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix