The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 95 76 89
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing SOA 7 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.51% 1.89% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 2.34% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 7
Average salary £42,055 £52,500 £44,632
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.89% +17.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £37,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £52,600
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.50% +5.26%
SOA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1126 983 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.42% 80.84% 75.10%
Number of salaries quoted 934 834 842
Average salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
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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 -22 5 £40,000 -23.80% 3
West Wales +17 2 £42,055 -6.54%
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) WCF
5 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
5 5 (29.41%) Entity Framework
5 5 (29.41%) MVC
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (23.53%) CMS
6 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Replication
6 4 (23.53%) XAML
6 4 (23.53%) High Availability
6 4 (23.53%) RSpec
6 4 (23.53%) MVVM
6 4 (23.53%) Puppet
6 4 (23.53%) MongoDB

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (23.53%) CMS
1 4 (23.53%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.88%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Project
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
1 4 (23.53%) PaaS
1 4 (23.53%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Joyent
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) RSpec
2 4 (23.53%) MSTest
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.76%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.88%) JMeter
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Law
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) WCF
3 5 (29.41%) Entity Framework
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (23.53%) WPF
4 4 (23.53%) Silverlight
5 3 (17.65%) J2EE
6 2 (11.76%) jQuery
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.88%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (5.88%) SignalR
7 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) AS400
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
2 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) MVVM
3 4 (23.53%) High Availability
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
5 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) XAML
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) LexisNexis
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
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