The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 66 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 20 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.97% 0.78% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 1.05% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 9
Average salary £52,500 £44,632 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.62% +22.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £38,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
822 765 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.99% 74.42% 70.31%
Number of salaries quoted 691 692 589
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,772 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
SOA
Wales

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SOA
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the South Wales region.

SOA Salary Trend in South Wales

SOA
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in South Wales

SOA
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +11 12 £52,500 +17.62% 3
Newport - 5 £55,000 -
Torfaen - 4 £50,000 -
SOA
Wales

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 24 (77.42%) Scrum
2 22 (70.97%) Web Services
3 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (58.06%) TDD
5 16 (51.61%) XML
5 16 (51.61%) Java
5 16 (51.61%) MVC
6 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
6 15 (48.39%) OO
6 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
7 14 (45.16%) JIRA
7 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (41.94%) Groovy
8 13 (41.94%) Maven
8 13 (41.94%) C#
8 13 (41.94%) .NET
8 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
9 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
10 11 (35.48%) XSLT
10 11 (35.48%) Subversion
10 11 (35.48%) Pair Programming
10 11 (35.48%) Unit Testing
10 11 (35.48%) Hudson
11 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
11 10 (32.26%) Spring
11 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
11 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
11 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
12 9 (29.03%) OOD

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (29.03%) Confluence
2 8 (25.81%) IIS
3 5 (16.13%) FileNet
3 5 (16.13%) LiveCycle
4 2 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (6.45%) CMS
4 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
2 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
3 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
3 9 (29.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) JIRA
2 13 (41.94%) Maven
2 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
3 11 (35.48%) Subversion
3 11 (35.48%) Hudson
4 7 (22.58%) WebDriver
4 7 (22.58%) Selenium
4 7 (22.58%) SoapUI
5 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
5 6 (19.35%) JBehave
6 4 (12.90%) CruiseControl
6 4 (12.90%) Ant
6 4 (12.90%) JUnit
6 4 (12.90%) Bugzilla
7 3 (9.68%) eggPlant
8 2 (6.45%) Gerrit
8 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
9 1 (3.23%) MSTest
General
1 4 (12.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Architect
3 9 (29.03%) .NET Architect
4 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Consultant
6 5 (16.13%) Programmer
6 5 (16.13%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) Java Consultant
6 5 (16.13%) Java Programmer
7 4 (12.90%) .NET Technical Architect
7 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
8 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) Web Services
2 16 (51.61%) XML
3 13 (41.94%) .NET
4 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
5 11 (35.48%) XSLT
6 10 (32.26%) Spring
7 9 (29.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (25.81%) J2EE
8 8 (25.81%) HTML
9 7 (22.58%) SOAP
10 6 (19.35%) JSON
11 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
11 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (16.13%) JSF
11 5 (16.13%) HTML5
11 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
12 4 (12.90%) Apache Camel
12 4 (12.90%) REST
12 4 (12.90%) Spring Integration
12 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Open Source
2 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.90%) RIA
4 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
5 2 (6.45%) Blog
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Android
2 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Scrum
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) TDD
4 16 (51.61%) MVC
5 15 (48.39%) OO
6 14 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (35.48%) Pair Programming
7 11 (35.48%) Unit Testing
8 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
9 9 (29.03%) Configuration Management
9 9 (29.03%) OOD
9 9 (29.03%) RUP
9 9 (29.03%) DSDM
9 9 (29.03%) Release Management
9 9 (29.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
10 7 (22.58%) BDD
11 5 (16.13%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
12 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) Groovy
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) Scala
3 9 (29.03%) Clojure
4 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) SQL
6 2 (6.45%) XPath
6 2 (6.45%) XQuery
7 1 (3.23%) XAML
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) ISEB
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Twitter
3 5 (16.13%) IBM
3 5 (16.13%) Adobe
4 3 (9.68%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Sitecore