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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 74 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 24 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.95% 0.64% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 0.88% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 12
Average salary £50,000 £44,632 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.02% +22.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
977 911 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 79.56% 73.23% 69.58%
Number of salaries quoted 826 807 693
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +16 20 £52,500 +17.62% 3
West Wales - 3 £37,500 - 1
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (78.57%) Web Services
2 26 (61.90%) Scrum
3 25 (59.52%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (57.14%) TDD
5 23 (54.76%) Java
6 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (47.62%) Groovy
8 19 (45.24%) Maven
8 19 (45.24%) Jenkins
9 18 (42.86%) XML
10 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
10 17 (40.48%) OO
10 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
11 16 (38.10%) MVC
12 15 (35.71%) Configuration Management
12 15 (35.71%) JIRA
13 14 (33.33%) MongoDB
14 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
14 13 (30.95%) Pair Programming
14 13 (30.95%) XSLT
14 13 (30.95%) C#
14 13 (30.95%) .NET
15 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
15 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET
15 12 (28.57%) Subversion
15 12 (28.57%) Spring
15 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
15 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
15 12 (28.57%) Selenium
15 12 (28.57%) WebDriver

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (23.81%) Confluence
2 8 (19.05%) IIS
3 7 (16.67%) FileNet
3 7 (16.67%) LiveCycle
4 2 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.76%) CMS
5 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
2 4 (9.52%) IaaS
2 4 (9.52%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) SSL
2 2 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 12 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 10 (23.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) Maven
1 19 (45.24%) Jenkins
2 15 (35.71%) JIRA
3 12 (28.57%) Subversion
3 12 (28.57%) Selenium
3 12 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 12 (28.57%) Hudson
3 12 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 9 (21.43%) Ant
4 9 (21.43%) JUnit
4 9 (21.43%) CruiseControl
5 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (14.29%) JBehave
6 4 (9.52%) Bugzilla
6 4 (9.52%) RSpec
7 3 (7.14%) eggPlant
8 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
8 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (4.76%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
1 4 (9.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Test Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) Architect
4 9 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 9 (21.43%) .NET Architect
5 7 (16.67%) Tester
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Programmer
7 5 (11.90%) Consultant
7 5 (11.90%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Java Consultant
7 5 (11.90%) Java Programmer
7 5 (11.90%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) .NET Technical Architect
8 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
8 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (78.57%) Web Services
2 18 (42.86%) XML
3 13 (30.95%) XSLT
3 13 (30.95%) .NET
4 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 12 (28.57%) Spring
5 11 (26.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (23.81%) J2EE
7 9 (21.43%) SOAP
8 8 (19.05%) HTML
9 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 7 (16.67%) JSF
10 6 (14.29%) JSON
11 5 (11.90%) HTML5
11 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
12 4 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
12 4 (9.52%) GWT
12 4 (9.52%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Open Source
1 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.52%) RIA
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.76%) Blog
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.14%) Android
4 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Scrum
2 25 (59.52%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (57.14%) TDD
4 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (40.48%) OO
6 16 (38.10%) MVC
7 15 (35.71%) Configuration Management
8 13 (30.95%) Unit Testing
8 13 (30.95%) Pair Programming
9 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 12 (28.57%) Test Automation
10 11 (26.19%) BDD
10 11 (26.19%) Release Management
10 11 (26.19%) RUP
10 11 (26.19%) DSDM
11 10 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (21.43%) OOD
13 8 (19.05%) Data Analysis
13 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
14 7 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) Java
2 20 (47.62%) Groovy
3 13 (30.95%) C#
4 11 (26.19%) Scala
4 11 (26.19%) Clojure
5 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.52%) Ruby
7 3 (7.14%) SQL
8 2 (4.76%) XPath
8 2 (4.76%) XQuery
9 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) ISEB
2 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (9.52%) Puppet
2 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) Twitter
3 7 (16.67%) Adobe
3 7 (16.67%) IBM
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle
5 3 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Sitecore
Swansea
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