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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 76 53 88
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +35
Permanent jobs citing SOA 22 42 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.69% 3.37% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 4.62% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18 42 2
Average salary £47,750 £45,000 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.11% -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 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
988 910 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 75.71% 73.03% 71.80%
Number of salaries quoted 860 802 625
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 22 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 22 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 -26 21 £45,500 +1.11% 1
West Wales - 1 £52,500 - 1
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 37 (78.72%) Web Services
2 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (70.21%) TDD
4 29 (61.70%) Scrum
5 28 (59.57%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (55.32%) Groovy
6 26 (55.32%) XML
6 26 (55.32%) Java
6 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
7 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
7 25 (53.19%) Maven
7 25 (53.19%) Jenkins
8 22 (46.81%) OO
9 21 (44.68%) Subversion
9 21 (44.68%) DevOps
10 20 (42.55%) JIRA
10 20 (42.55%) SOAP
10 20 (42.55%) Configuration Management
11 19 (40.43%) Spring
11 19 (40.43%) MongoDB
11 19 (40.43%) Hudson
12 18 (38.30%) NoSQL
12 18 (38.30%) Clojure
12 18 (38.30%) Scala
12 18 (38.30%) Open Source
12 18 (38.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (38.30%) Twitter
12 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
12 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
12 18 (38.30%) Release Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (36.17%) Confluence
2 14 (29.79%) FileNet
3 13 (27.66%) LiveCycle
4 7 (14.89%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) SaaS
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
3 2 (4.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
2 3 (6.38%) HTTP
3 2 (4.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (40.43%) MongoDB
3 18 (38.30%) NoSQL
4 17 (36.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (53.19%) Maven
1 25 (53.19%) Jenkins
2 21 (44.68%) Subversion
3 20 (42.55%) JIRA
4 19 (40.43%) Hudson
5 10 (21.28%) Selenium
6 9 (19.15%) SoapUI
6 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
7 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
7 8 (17.02%) JUnit
8 7 (14.89%) CruiseControl
8 7 (14.89%) Ant
8 7 (14.89%) JBehave
9 5 (10.64%) Bugzilla
10 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
11 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
11 3 (6.38%) Mercurial
11 3 (6.38%) Calabash
11 3 (6.38%) Robotium
12 2 (4.26%) eggPlant
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (53.19%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Java Developer
3 14 (29.79%) Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Java Consultant
4 9 (19.15%) Java Programmer
4 9 (19.15%) Developer Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Programmer
4 9 (19.15%) Consultant
5 7 (14.89%) .NET Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Architect
6 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Technical Test Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) Web Services
2 26 (55.32%) XML
3 20 (42.55%) SOAP
4 19 (40.43%) Spring
5 18 (38.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (38.30%) XSLT
6 17 (36.17%) J2EE
7 14 (29.79%) .NET
8 13 (27.66%) HTML
8 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET
8 13 (27.66%) Hibernate
8 13 (27.66%) JSF
9 8 (17.02%) REST
10 7 (14.89%) JSON
11 6 (12.77%) AngularJS
11 6 (12.77%) CSS
11 6 (12.77%) jQuery
12 5 (10.64%) GWT
12 5 (10.64%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (10.64%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Open Source
2 7 (14.89%) Mobile App
2 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.38%) RIA
3 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.38%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Apple iOS
2 8 (17.02%) Android
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Phone
3 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.38%) Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (70.21%) TDD
3 29 (61.70%) Scrum
4 28 (59.57%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (46.81%) OO
6 21 (44.68%) DevOps
7 20 (42.55%) Configuration Management
8 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
8 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
8 18 (38.30%) Release Management
8 18 (38.30%) MVC
8 18 (38.30%) RUP
8 18 (38.30%) DSDM
9 17 (36.17%) Pair Programming
10 16 (34.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (29.79%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (25.53%) OOD
13 11 (23.40%) BDD
14 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
15 6 (12.77%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) Groovy
1 26 (55.32%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) Clojure
2 18 (38.30%) Scala
3 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
4 12 (25.53%) C#
5 6 (12.77%) XAML
5 6 (12.77%) SQL
6 3 (6.38%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) XQuery
7 2 (4.26%) XPath
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) ISEB
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
1 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (38.30%) Twitter
3 14 (29.79%) IBM
4 13 (27.66%) Adobe
5 6 (12.77%) Oracle
6 5 (10.64%) Xamarin
7 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.13%) HP
Swansea
Kainos
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