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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 84 90 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs citing SOA 8 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.70% 0.81% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.97% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 25
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -9.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
951 1027 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 83.35% 83.70% 80.57%
Number of salaries quoted 832 860 796
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +7 6 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Newport +1 2 £60,000 +114.28%
SOA
Wales

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SOA.

1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 10 (43.48%) .NET
5 9 (39.13%) C#
5 9 (39.13%) Web Services
6 8 (34.78%) HTML
6 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
6 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
7 7 (30.43%) CSS
7 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) Scrum
8 6 (26.09%) Apache
8 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
9 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
9 5 (21.74%) SDLC
9 5 (21.74%) OO
9 5 (21.74%) Java
10 4 (17.39%) TDD
10 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
10 4 (17.39%) Perl
10 4 (17.39%) J2EE
10 4 (17.39%) Ant
10 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
10 4 (17.39%) IntelliJ
10 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
10 4 (17.39%) Python
10 4 (17.39%) UML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
1 2 (8.70%) PaaS
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
1 2 (8.70%) NAS
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (13.04%) SSDT
5 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Ant
1 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
1 4 (17.39%) Gradle
1 4 (17.39%) IntelliJ
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
1 4 (17.39%) Maven
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Junior
1 5 (21.74%) Junior Software Engineer
1 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Java Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) Head of CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) Head of IT
4 2 (8.70%) Head of IT Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 7 (30.43%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) Ext JS
5 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
5 4 (17.39%) J2EE
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (17.39%) RequireJS
5 4 (17.39%) RESTful
5 4 (17.39%) Spring
5 4 (17.39%) Spring Security
5 4 (17.39%) Velocity
5 4 (17.39%) WCF
6 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
6 3 (13.04%) Highcharts JS
6 3 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (13.04%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) SDLC
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) UML
6 3 (13.04%) Business Transformation
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Presales
6 3 (13.04%) Product Management
6 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) User Stories
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) Business Development
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) VB.NET
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 4 (17.39%) Perl
4 4 (17.39%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) NFS
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) EMC
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
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