The first table below looks at the demand for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 84 56 81
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +25
Permanent jobs citing SOA 18 42 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.34% 3.27% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 4.47% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 42 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £42,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £71,350
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1008 940 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.89% 73.21% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 885 836 623
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,150 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
SOA
UK

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SOA
Salary Trend in Wales

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

SOA Salary Trend in Wales

SOA
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOA across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SOA Salary Histogram in Wales

SOA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
South Wales -31 17 £50,000 +11.11%
West Wales - 1 £52,500 -
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 34 (79.07%) Web Services
2 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (76.74%) TDD
3 27 (62.79%) Scrum
4 26 (60.47%) Java
4 26 (60.47%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (60.47%) Groovy
5 25 (58.14%) Maven
5 25 (58.14%) XML
5 25 (58.14%) Jenkins
6 24 (55.81%) SQL Server
7 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
8 21 (48.84%) Subversion
9 20 (46.51%) JIRA
9 20 (46.51%) SOAP
9 20 (46.51%) OO
10 19 (44.19%) Spring
10 19 (44.19%) DevOps
10 19 (44.19%) Hudson
11 18 (41.86%) Clojure
11 18 (41.86%) NoSQL
11 18 (41.86%) Scala
11 18 (41.86%) Open Source
11 18 (41.86%) Twitter
11 18 (41.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
11 18 (41.86%) Unit Testing
11 18 (41.86%) Release Management
11 18 (41.86%) RUP
11 18 (41.86%) DSDM

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 17 (39.53%) Confluence
2 14 (32.56%) FileNet
3 13 (30.23%) LiveCycle
4 5 (11.63%) IIS
5 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (37.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) HTTP
3 2 (4.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (55.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (41.86%) NoSQL
3 17 (39.53%) MongoDB
3 17 (39.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Maven
1 25 (58.14%) Jenkins
2 21 (48.84%) Subversion
3 20 (46.51%) JIRA
4 19 (44.19%) Hudson
5 10 (23.26%) Selenium
6 9 (20.93%) SoapUI
6 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
7 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
7 8 (18.60%) JUnit
8 7 (16.28%) CruiseControl
8 7 (16.28%) Ant
8 7 (16.28%) JBehave
9 5 (11.63%) Bugzilla
10 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
11 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
11 3 (6.98%) Mercurial
11 3 (6.98%) Robotium
11 3 (6.98%) Calabash
12 2 (4.65%) eggPlant
General
1 4 (9.30%) Advertising
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Java Developer
3 14 (32.56%) Analyst
4 9 (20.93%) Java Consultant
4 9 (20.93%) Java Programmer
4 9 (20.93%) Developer Analyst
4 9 (20.93%) Programmer
4 9 (20.93%) Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Test Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) .NET Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Test Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Architect
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (79.07%) Web Services
2 25 (58.14%) XML
3 20 (46.51%) SOAP
4 19 (44.19%) Spring
5 18 (41.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 17 (39.53%) XSLT
6 17 (39.53%) J2EE
7 13 (30.23%) HTML
7 13 (30.23%) Hibernate
7 13 (30.23%) JSF
8 12 (27.91%) .NET
9 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET
10 8 (18.60%) REST
11 7 (16.28%) JSON
12 6 (13.95%) AngularJS
12 6 (13.95%) CSS
12 6 (13.95%) jQuery
13 5 (11.63%) GWT
13 5 (11.63%) ActiveMQ
13 5 (11.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (41.86%) Open Source
2 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
2 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.65%) RIA
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Apple iOS
2 8 (18.60%) Android
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Phone
3 5 (11.63%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (4.65%) UNIX
5 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (76.74%) TDD
2 27 (62.79%) Scrum
3 26 (60.47%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (46.51%) OO
5 19 (44.19%) DevOps
6 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
6 18 (41.86%) Unit Testing
6 18 (41.86%) Release Management
6 18 (41.86%) RUP
6 18 (41.86%) DSDM
6 18 (41.86%) Configuration Management
7 17 (39.53%) Pair Programming
8 16 (37.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (37.21%) MVC
9 14 (32.56%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (25.58%) BDD
11 10 (23.26%) OOD
12 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
13 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) Java
1 26 (60.47%) Groovy
2 18 (41.86%) Clojure
2 18 (41.86%) Scala
3 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.26%) C#
5 6 (13.95%) XAML
5 6 (13.95%) SQL
6 2 (4.65%) XQuery
6 2 (4.65%) XPath
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
7 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) Twitter
3 14 (32.56%) IBM
4 13 (30.23%) Adobe
5 6 (13.95%) Oracle
6 5 (11.63%) Xamarin
7 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.33%) HP