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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 72 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Permanent jobs citing SOA 2 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.29% 0.75% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.89% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
570 562 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.78% 84.13% 79.15%
Number of salaries quoted 477 488 276
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) RESTful
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
4 6 (66.67%) Gradle
4 6 (66.67%) Docker
4 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 6 (66.67%) Unix
4 6 (66.67%) Ext JS
4 6 (66.67%) Spring
4 6 (66.67%) Maven
4 6 (66.67%) QA
4 6 (66.67%) Velocity
4 6 (66.67%) Spring Security
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 6 (66.67%) Ant
4 6 (66.67%) J2EE
4 6 (66.67%) Perl
4 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) Apache
4 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
4 6 (66.67%) Python
4 6 (66.67%) Eclipse

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Apache
1 6 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) Ant
2 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 6 (66.67%) Gradle
2 6 (66.67%) IntelliJ
2 6 (66.67%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Java Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) RESTful
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Ext JS
3 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
3 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) Spring Security
3 6 (66.67%) Velocity
4 2 (22.22%) PostGIS
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Process Management
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (66.67%) Perl
3 6 (66.67%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
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