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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 67 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.42% 4.37% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 5.35% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 26 10
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
581 561 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.18% 81.66% 76.39%
Number of salaries quoted 464 471 362
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £28,614 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 (90.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Content Management
3 5 (50.00%) UML
3 5 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) WCF
5 3 (30.00%) WPF
5 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Use Case
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) XAML
5 3 (30.00%) CMS
5 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (30.00%) Replication
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) MS Project
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Java

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) CMS
1 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (10.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MSTest
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) J2EE
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Content Management
2 5 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) MVVM
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) XAML
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) LexisNexis
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix