The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 67 66 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 4 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.31% 0.59% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.70% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 25
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
536 573 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 83.36% 85.01% 84.28%
Number of salaries quoted 463 468 466
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £28,614
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SOA.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) J2EE
4 4 (57.14%) Perl
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) Ant
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 4 (57.14%) Maven
4 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Apache
4 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
4 4 (57.14%) IntelliJ
4 4 (57.14%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) Velocity
4 4 (57.14%) Spring Security
4 4 (57.14%) RESTful
4 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 4 (57.14%) Ext JS
4 4 (57.14%) Docker
4 4 (57.14%) Gradle
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Ant
1 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
1 4 (57.14%) Gradle
1 4 (57.14%) IntelliJ
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Java Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Java Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Ext JS
2 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (57.14%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) Spring Security
2 4 (57.14%) Velocity
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) RequireJS
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Process Management
3 2 (28.57%) Product Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle