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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 83 92 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing SOA 12 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.06% 0.42% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.51% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 10
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £30,000 £39,650
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £40,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
898 972 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 79.12% 81.96% 84.13%
Number of salaries quoted 779 850 635
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Torfaen - 7 £25,500 - 2
Newport - 3 £42,500 - 1
Cardiff -4 2 £40,000 +33.33%
SOA
Wales

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 11 (39.29%) Degree
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 10 (35.71%) .NET
4 10 (35.71%) CSS
4 10 (35.71%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) Java
4 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (32.14%) C#
5 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
5 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
5 9 (32.14%) OO
5 9 (32.14%) Linux
5 9 (32.14%) Scrum
5 9 (32.14%) RESTful
6 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (28.57%) TDD
6 8 (28.57%) Apache
6 8 (28.57%) Web Services
7 7 (25.00%) Spring
7 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 6 (21.43%) Docker
8 6 (21.43%) SDLC
8 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
8 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 6 (21.43%) QA
8 6 (21.43%) Velocity

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (28.57%) Apache
2 6 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
2 2 (7.14%) NAS
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.71%) SSDT
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (21.43%) Ant
2 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
2 6 (21.43%) Gradle
2 6 (21.43%) IntelliJ
2 6 (21.43%) Maven
3 5 (17.86%) Subversion
4 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Java Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Junior
2 6 (21.43%) Junior Software Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
1 10 (35.71%) CSS
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
2 9 (32.14%) RESTful
3 8 (28.57%) Web Services
4 7 (25.00%) Spring
5 6 (21.43%) Ext JS
5 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 6 (21.43%) J2EE
5 6 (21.43%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (21.43%) Spring Security
5 6 (21.43%) Velocity
6 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Highcharts JS
6 3 (10.71%) HTML5
6 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (10.71%) RequireJS
6 3 (10.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) CESG
2 5 (17.86%) Statistics
3 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
4 2 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) OO
2 9 (32.14%) Scrum
3 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 8 (28.57%) TDD
4 6 (21.43%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) SDLC
5 5 (17.86%) Change Control
5 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Open Source
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
5 5 (17.86%) Service Management
5 5 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) TOGAF
5 5 (17.86%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Process Management
6 3 (10.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
1 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
3 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 6 (21.43%) Perl
3 6 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 5 (17.86%) COBIT
2 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) NFS
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) EMC
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
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