The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 82 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.37% 1.77% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 2.24% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 4
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
SOA
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
817 939 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 75.93% 79.24% 73.29%
Number of salaries quoted 718 839 613
Average salary £36,000 £35,065 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 22 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -9 3 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Newport - 1 - -
SOA
Wales

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (84.85%) TDD
3 26 (78.79%) Web Services
4 22 (66.67%) Java
5 20 (60.61%) Maven
5 20 (60.61%) Groovy
5 20 (60.61%) Jenkins
5 20 (60.61%) Mentoring
6 19 (57.58%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (51.52%) Scrum
7 17 (51.52%) SOAP
7 17 (51.52%) XML
8 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
8 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
8 16 (48.48%) Subversion
9 15 (45.45%) JIRA
10 14 (42.42%) Hudson
11 13 (39.39%) Spring
12 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
12 12 (36.36%) XSLT
12 12 (36.36%) OO
12 12 (36.36%) RUP
12 12 (36.36%) DSDM
12 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
12 12 (36.36%) Release Management
12 12 (36.36%) Unit Testing
12 12 (36.36%) Twitter
12 12 (36.36%) Scala
12 12 (36.36%) Open Source
12 12 (36.36%) Confluence

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (36.36%) Confluence
2 11 (33.33%) FileNet
3 10 (30.30%) LiveCycle
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
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
2 12 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 12 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Maven
1 20 (60.61%) Jenkins
2 16 (48.48%) Subversion
3 15 (45.45%) JIRA
4 14 (42.42%) Hudson
5 10 (30.30%) Selenium
6 9 (27.27%) SoapUI
6 9 (27.27%) WebDriver
7 8 (24.24%) JUnit
8 7 (21.21%) CruiseControl
8 7 (21.21%) Ant
8 7 (21.21%) JBehave
9 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
10 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
11 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
11 3 (9.09%) Mercurial
11 3 (9.09%) Robotium
11 3 (9.09%) Calabash
12 2 (6.06%) eggPlant
12 2 (6.06%) Gerrit
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Consultant
4 8 (24.24%) Programmer
4 8 (24.24%) Java Consultant
4 8 (24.24%) Java Programmer
4 8 (24.24%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Technical Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Sitecore Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) Web Services
2 17 (51.52%) SOAP
2 17 (51.52%) XML
3 13 (39.39%) Spring
4 12 (36.36%) XSLT
4 12 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (33.33%) J2EE
6 10 (30.30%) Hibernate
6 10 (30.30%) HTML
6 10 (30.30%) JSF
7 9 (27.27%) .NET
8 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 6 (18.18%) CSS
8 6 (18.18%) jQuery
9 5 (15.15%) REST
10 4 (12.12%) RESTful
10 4 (12.12%) JSON
11 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
12 2 (6.06%) Apache Camel
12 2 (6.06%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) 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%) Apple iOS
2 8 (24.24%) Android
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Phone
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (84.85%) TDD
3 20 (60.61%) Mentoring
4 19 (57.58%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (51.52%) Scrum
6 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
6 12 (36.36%) OO
6 12 (36.36%) RUP
6 12 (36.36%) DSDM
6 12 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 12 (36.36%) Release Management
6 12 (36.36%) Unit Testing
6 12 (36.36%) DevOps
7 11 (33.33%) BDD
7 11 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (33.33%) Pair Programming
7 11 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
9 8 (24.24%) MVC
10 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Java
2 20 (60.61%) Groovy
3 12 (36.36%) Scala
3 12 (36.36%) Clojure
4 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (18.18%) XAML
6 5 (15.15%) C#
7 2 (6.06%) XQuery
7 2 (6.06%) XPath
8 1 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 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
2 12 (36.36%) Twitter
3 11 (33.33%) IBM
4 10 (30.30%) Adobe
5 7 (21.21%) Oracle
6 5 (15.15%) Xamarin
7 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
8 1 (3.03%) HP
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