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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 85 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing SOA 4 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.37% 1.07% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.33% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 5
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £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
815 978 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 76.03% 80.76% 72.17%
Number of salaries quoted 696 873 653
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -4 4 £45,000 - 2
SOA
Wales

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) TDD
3 17 (65.38%) Web Services
4 16 (61.54%) Java
5 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (50.00%) Maven
5 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (50.00%) Groovy
5 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (50.00%) Mentoring
6 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
7 11 (42.31%) SOAP
7 11 (42.31%) Scrum
8 10 (38.46%) XML
9 9 (34.62%) .NET
9 9 (34.62%) Subversion
9 9 (34.62%) BDD
10 8 (30.77%) Apple iOS
10 8 (30.77%) Spring
10 8 (30.77%) Android
10 8 (30.77%) JIRA
10 8 (30.77%) Selenium
10 8 (30.77%) XSLT
10 8 (30.77%) Windows
10 8 (30.77%) OO
10 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
11 7 (26.92%) RUP
11 7 (26.92%) DSDM
11 7 (26.92%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (26.92%) IBM

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 7 (26.92%) FileNet
1 7 (26.92%) Confluence
2 6 (23.08%) LiveCycle
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) uiautomator
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
2 7 (26.92%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Maven
1 13 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (34.62%) Subversion
3 8 (30.77%) JIRA
3 8 (30.77%) Selenium
4 7 (26.92%) WebDriver
4 7 (26.92%) Hudson
4 7 (26.92%) SoapUI
5 6 (23.08%) JUnit
6 5 (19.23%) Ant
6 5 (19.23%) CruiseControl
6 5 (19.23%) JBehave
7 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
8 3 (11.54%) Robotium
8 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
8 3 (11.54%) Calabash
9 2 (7.69%) eggPlant
9 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
10 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
10 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Java Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Java Programmer
4 4 (15.38%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Software Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) Web Services
2 11 (42.31%) SOAP
3 10 (38.46%) XML
4 9 (34.62%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) XSLT
5 8 (30.77%) Spring
6 7 (26.92%) J2EE
6 7 (26.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
7 6 (23.08%) JSF
7 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 6 (23.08%) HTML
8 5 (19.23%) CSS
8 5 (19.23%) jQuery
9 4 (15.38%) REST
10 3 (11.54%) RESTful
11 2 (7.69%) Lucene
12 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (3.85%) Java SE
12 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Open Source
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
1 8 (30.77%) Android
1 8 (30.77%) Apple iOS
2 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Phone
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) TDD
3 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (42.31%) Scrum
5 9 (34.62%) BDD
6 8 (30.77%) OO
7 7 (26.92%) RUP
7 7 (26.92%) DSDM
7 7 (26.92%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
7 7 (26.92%) MVC
7 7 (26.92%) DevOps
7 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
7 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Release Management
8 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (23.08%) Pair Programming
9 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) Groovy
3 7 (26.92%) Scala
3 7 (26.92%) Clojure
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) XAML
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) IBM
2 7 (26.92%) Twitter
3 6 (23.08%) Adobe
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) Xamarin
5 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.85%) HP
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