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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 57 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 6 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.01% 3.36% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 4.15% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 6
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £75,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +10.52%
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
461 410 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.61% 81.03% 64.06%
Number of salaries quoted 399 360 223
Average salary £35,000 £38,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.75% +10.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,855 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 November 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) Groovy
6 3 (27.27%) XAML
6 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) OOD
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Selenium
7 2 (18.18%) Maven
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) MSTest
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) JBehave
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
2 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) RESTful
6 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) Spring Integration
6 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) XSD
6 1 (9.09%) XSLT
6 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (9.09%) Lucene
6 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) OOD
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Android Development
6 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) DevOps
7 1 (9.09%) High Availability
7 1 (9.09%) User Stories
7 1 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Groovy
3 3 (27.27%) XAML
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
5 1 (9.09%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
4 1 (9.09%) LexisNexis
4 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (9.09%) Twitter