The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 49 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing SOA 20 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.99% 3.20% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 4.39% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 2
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £42,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,500 £71,350
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
491 387 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.50% 72.88% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 434 313 240
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
South Wales

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 23 July 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 30 (90.91%) TDD
2 28 (84.85%) Web Services
3 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (72.73%) Maven
4 24 (72.73%) Groovy
4 24 (72.73%) Jenkins
5 23 (69.70%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (69.70%) Java
6 20 (60.61%) Scrum
6 20 (60.61%) XML
7 19 (57.58%) JIRA
7 19 (57.58%) Subversion
8 18 (54.55%) SOAP
8 18 (54.55%) Hudson
9 16 (48.48%) MongoDB
9 16 (48.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (48.48%) NoSQL
9 16 (48.48%) Twitter
9 16 (48.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (48.48%) DevOps
9 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
9 16 (48.48%) RUP
9 16 (48.48%) DSDM
9 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
9 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
9 16 (48.48%) Spring
9 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
9 16 (48.48%) Release Management
9 16 (48.48%) Unit Testing
9 16 (48.48%) Scala

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 16 (48.48%) Confluence
2 11 (33.33%) FileNet
2 11 (33.33%) LiveCycle
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) SSL
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
1 16 (48.48%) MongoDB
1 16 (48.48%) Apache Cassandra
1 16 (48.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (72.73%) Maven
1 24 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 19 (57.58%) JIRA
2 19 (57.58%) Subversion
3 18 (54.55%) Hudson
4 9 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 9 (27.27%) Selenium
4 9 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
6 7 (21.21%) JBehave
6 7 (21.21%) Ant
6 7 (21.21%) JUnit
6 7 (21.21%) CruiseControl
7 5 (15.15%) Bugzilla
8 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
9 3 (9.09%) Mercurial
9 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
9 3 (9.09%) Robotium
9 3 (9.09%) Calabash
10 2 (6.06%) eggPlant
General
1 4 (12.12%) Advertising
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Analyst
3 13 (39.39%) Java Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Consultant
4 9 (27.27%) Programmer
4 9 (27.27%) Java Consultant
4 9 (27.27%) Java Programmer
4 9 (27.27%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Technical Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (84.85%) Web Services
2 20 (60.61%) XML
3 18 (54.55%) SOAP
4 16 (48.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 16 (48.48%) Spring
5 14 (42.42%) J2EE
6 13 (39.39%) HTML
7 12 (36.36%) XSLT
8 11 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 11 (33.33%) JSF
9 8 (24.24%) REST
10 7 (21.21%) JSON
11 6 (18.18%) .NET
11 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
11 6 (18.18%) CSS
11 6 (18.18%) jQuery
11 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
12 5 (15.15%) HTML5
12 5 (15.15%) Apache Camel
12 5 (15.15%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Open Source
2 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
2 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Android
2 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Phone
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) TDD
2 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (69.70%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (60.61%) Scrum
5 16 (48.48%) RUP
5 16 (48.48%) DSDM
5 16 (48.48%) Configuration Management
5 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
5 16 (48.48%) Release Management
5 16 (48.48%) Unit Testing
5 16 (48.48%) DevOps
6 15 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (45.45%) Pair Programming
7 12 (36.36%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (36.36%) OO
8 11 (33.33%) MVC
9 10 (30.30%) BDD
10 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
11 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
11 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Groovy
2 23 (69.70%) Java
3 16 (48.48%) Scala
3 16 (48.48%) Clojure
4 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.18%) XAML
6 5 (15.15%) SQL
7 4 (12.12%) C#
8 2 (6.06%) XPath
8 2 (6.06%) XQuery
9 1 (3.03%) Ruby
9 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
1 16 (48.48%) Twitter
2 11 (33.33%) Adobe
2 11 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (15.15%) Xamarin
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.03%) HP