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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 61 56 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.48% 1.57% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.97% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
UK excluding London average 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
457 457 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.47% 79.62% 68.58%
Number of salaries quoted 405 391 220
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,096 £61,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (87.10%) TDD
3 24 (77.42%) Web Services
4 21 (67.74%) Java
5 20 (64.52%) Maven
5 20 (64.52%) Groovy
5 20 (64.52%) Jenkins
5 20 (64.52%) Mentoring
6 19 (61.29%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (54.84%) SOAP
7 17 (54.84%) Scrum
8 16 (51.61%) XML
8 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
9 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
9 15 (48.39%) Subversion
9 15 (48.39%) JIRA
10 14 (45.16%) Hudson
11 12 (38.71%) RUP
11 12 (38.71%) DSDM
11 12 (38.71%) Configuration Management
11 12 (38.71%) Spring
11 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
11 12 (38.71%) Release Management
11 12 (38.71%) Unit Testing
11 12 (38.71%) Scala
11 12 (38.71%) Open Source
11 12 (38.71%) Confluence
11 12 (38.71%) Clojure
11 12 (38.71%) MongoDB
11 12 (38.71%) Apache Cassandra

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 12 (38.71%) Confluence
2 10 (32.26%) FileNet
2 10 (32.26%) LiveCycle
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) MongoDB
2 12 (38.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (38.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Maven
1 20 (64.52%) Jenkins
2 15 (48.39%) JIRA
2 15 (48.39%) Subversion
3 14 (45.16%) Hudson
4 9 (29.03%) WebDriver
4 9 (29.03%) Selenium
4 9 (29.03%) SoapUI
5 7 (22.58%) JBehave
5 7 (22.58%) Ant
5 7 (22.58%) JUnit
5 7 (22.58%) CruiseControl
6 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
7 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
8 3 (9.68%) Mercurial
8 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
8 3 (9.68%) Robotium
8 3 (9.68%) Calabash
9 2 (6.45%) eggPlant
9 2 (6.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Analyst
3 9 (29.03%) Java Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Programmer
4 8 (25.81%) Consultant
4 8 (25.81%) Java Consultant
4 8 (25.81%) Java Programmer
4 8 (25.81%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Test Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Test Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Sitecore Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) Web Services
2 17 (54.84%) SOAP
3 16 (51.61%) XML
4 12 (38.71%) Spring
4 12 (38.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (35.48%) XSLT
6 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
6 10 (32.26%) JSF
6 10 (32.26%) HTML
6 10 (32.26%) J2EE
7 8 (25.81%) .NET
8 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
8 6 (19.35%) CSS
8 6 (19.35%) jQuery
9 5 (16.13%) REST
10 4 (12.90%) RESTful
10 4 (12.90%) JSON
11 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
12 2 (6.45%) HTML5
12 2 (6.45%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Open Source
2 7 (22.58%) Mobile App
2 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.68%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Android
2 8 (25.81%) Apple iOS
3 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Phone
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (87.10%) TDD
3 20 (64.52%) Mentoring
4 19 (61.29%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (54.84%) Scrum
6 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
6 12 (38.71%) Release Management
6 12 (38.71%) Unit Testing
6 12 (38.71%) RUP
6 12 (38.71%) DSDM
6 12 (38.71%) Configuration Management
6 12 (38.71%) DevOps
7 11 (35.48%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (35.48%) OO
7 11 (35.48%) Pair Programming
7 11 (35.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (32.26%) BDD
9 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
10 8 (25.81%) MVC
11 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Java
2 20 (64.52%) Groovy
3 12 (38.71%) Scala
3 12 (38.71%) Clojure
4 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 6 (19.35%) XAML
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 4 (12.90%) C#
8 2 (6.45%) XPath
8 2 (6.45%) XQuery
9 1 (3.23%) Ruby
9 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Twitter
3 10 (32.26%) Adobe
3 10 (32.26%) IBM
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
5 5 (16.13%) Xamarin
6 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
7 1 (3.23%) HP
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago