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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 93 59 85
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +26
Permanent jobs citing SOA 8 36 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.61% 2.73% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 3.64% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 36 3
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,250 £67,700
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
963 988 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 72.84% 74.79% 71.75%
Number of salaries quoted 844 875 669
Average salary £35,125 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.35% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,430 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
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 19 August 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 -27 6 £35,000 -28.75% 1
West Wales - 2 £45,000 - 1
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (80.95%) Web Services
2 32 (76.19%) TDD
3 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (61.90%) Jenkins
6 25 (59.52%) Groovy
6 25 (59.52%) Java
7 24 (57.14%) Maven
7 24 (57.14%) Scrum
8 23 (54.76%) XML
9 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
10 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
11 20 (47.62%) SOAP
11 20 (47.62%) Subversion
11 20 (47.62%) DevOps
12 19 (45.24%) JIRA
12 19 (45.24%) Configuration Management
13 18 (42.86%) OO
13 18 (42.86%) Spring
13 18 (42.86%) MongoDB
13 18 (42.86%) Hudson
14 17 (40.48%) NoSQL
14 17 (40.48%) Clojure
14 17 (40.48%) Scala
14 17 (40.48%) Open Source
14 17 (40.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (40.48%) Twitter
14 17 (40.48%) Release Management
14 17 (40.48%) Unit Testing
14 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 16 (38.10%) Confluence
2 14 (33.33%) FileNet
3 13 (30.95%) LiveCycle
4 3 (7.14%) IIS
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) IaaS
3 2 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 18 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 17 (40.48%) NoSQL
4 16 (38.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (61.90%) Jenkins
2 24 (57.14%) Maven
3 20 (47.62%) Subversion
4 19 (45.24%) JIRA
5 18 (42.86%) Hudson
6 10 (23.81%) Selenium
7 9 (21.43%) SoapUI
7 9 (21.43%) WebDriver
8 8 (19.05%) JUnit
9 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 7 (16.67%) CruiseControl
9 7 (16.67%) Ant
9 7 (16.67%) JBehave
10 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
10 4 (9.52%) Bugzilla
11 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
11 3 (7.14%) Mercurial
11 3 (7.14%) Calabash
11 3 (7.14%) Robotium
12 2 (4.76%) eggPlant
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
1 3 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Developer Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Java Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) Java Programmer
3 9 (21.43%) Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) Programmer
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Test Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (7.14%) .NET Architect
7 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (80.95%) Web Services
2 23 (54.76%) XML
3 20 (47.62%) SOAP
4 18 (42.86%) Spring
5 17 (40.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (38.10%) XSLT
6 16 (38.10%) J2EE
7 13 (30.95%) JSF
7 13 (30.95%) Hibernate
8 12 (28.57%) HTML
9 10 (23.81%) .NET
10 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET
11 7 (16.67%) REST
12 6 (14.29%) CSS
12 6 (14.29%) JSON
12 6 (14.29%) jQuery
13 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
14 4 (9.52%) Apache Camel
14 4 (9.52%) Spring Integration
14 4 (9.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Open Source
2 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.14%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.38%) RIA
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Apple iOS
2 8 (19.05%) Android
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Phone
3 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.14%) Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) TDD
2 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (57.14%) Scrum
5 20 (47.62%) DevOps
6 19 (45.24%) Configuration Management
7 18 (42.86%) OO
8 17 (40.48%) Release Management
8 17 (40.48%) Unit Testing
8 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
8 17 (40.48%) RUP
8 17 (40.48%) DSDM
9 16 (38.10%) Pair Programming
10 15 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
12 13 (30.95%) MVC
13 11 (26.19%) BDD
14 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
15 8 (19.05%) OOD
16 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) Groovy
1 25 (59.52%) Java
2 17 (40.48%) Clojure
2 17 (40.48%) Scala
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.05%) C#
5 6 (14.29%) SQL
5 6 (14.29%) XAML
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) XQuery
7 2 (4.76%) XPath
8 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (40.48%) Twitter
3 14 (33.33%) IBM
4 13 (30.95%) Adobe
5 6 (14.29%) Oracle
6 5 (11.90%) Xamarin
7 2 (4.76%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.38%) HP
Swansea
Kainos
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago