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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 62 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.66% 1.76% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 2.17% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 4
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
463 460 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.40% 80.84% 64.60%
Number of salaries quoted 394 395 233
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 October 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) TDD
3 16 (64.00%) Web Services
4 15 (60.00%) Java
5 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) Maven
5 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (52.00%) Groovy
5 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
6 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (44.00%) SOAP
7 11 (44.00%) Scrum
8 9 (36.00%) XML
8 9 (36.00%) .NET
9 8 (32.00%) Windows
9 8 (32.00%) OO
9 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (32.00%) BDD
9 8 (32.00%) Apple iOS
9 8 (32.00%) Android
9 8 (32.00%) JIRA
9 8 (32.00%) Subversion
10 7 (28.00%) Spring
10 7 (28.00%) Selenium
10 7 (28.00%) Release Management
10 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
10 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (28.00%) Hudson
10 7 (28.00%) SoapUI

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (28.00%) Confluence
2 6 (24.00%) FileNet
2 6 (24.00%) LiveCycle
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.00%) uiautomator
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
2 7 (28.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Maven
1 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (32.00%) JIRA
2 8 (32.00%) Subversion
3 7 (28.00%) Selenium
3 7 (28.00%) Hudson
3 7 (28.00%) SoapUI
3 7 (28.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (20.00%) CruiseControl
4 5 (20.00%) JBehave
4 5 (20.00%) Ant
4 5 (20.00%) JUnit
5 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (12.00%) Robotium
6 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (12.00%) Calabash
7 2 (8.00%) eggPlant
7 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
8 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
8 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Programmer
4 4 (16.00%) Java Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Java Programmer
4 4 (16.00%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Software Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) Web Services
2 11 (44.00%) SOAP
3 9 (36.00%) XML
3 9 (36.00%) .NET
4 7 (28.00%) Spring
4 7 (28.00%) XSLT
4 7 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) J2EE
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (24.00%) JSF
6 5 (20.00%) jQuery
6 5 (20.00%) CSS
7 4 (16.00%) REST
8 3 (12.00%) RESTful
9 2 (8.00%) Lucene
10 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (4.00%) JSON
10 1 (4.00%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Open Source
2 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (12.00%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
1 8 (32.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (32.00%) Android
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) TDD
3 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (52.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (44.00%) Scrum
5 8 (32.00%) OO
5 8 (32.00%) BDD
6 7 (28.00%) Release Management
6 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (28.00%) RUP
6 7 (28.00%) DSDM
6 7 (28.00%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (28.00%) MVC
6 7 (28.00%) DevOps
7 6 (24.00%) Pair Programming
7 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) Groovy
3 7 (28.00%) Scala
3 7 (28.00%) Clojure
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) XAML
5 4 (16.00%) C#
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Twitter
3 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 6 (24.00%) Adobe
4 5 (20.00%) Xamarin
4 5 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (4.00%) HP
Cardiff
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago