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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 92 78 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOA 9 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.69% 1.84% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 2.37% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 4
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
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
973 1011 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.79% 77.47% 71.04%
Number of salaries quoted 817 902 665
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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
West Wales - 5 £45,000 - 10
South Wales -17 4 £45,000 +9.09% 1
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (77.50%) Web Services
3 29 (72.50%) TDD
4 25 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (62.50%) Jenkins
5 23 (57.50%) Java
6 21 (52.50%) Groovy
6 21 (52.50%) Maven
6 21 (52.50%) Mentoring
7 19 (47.50%) Scrum
7 19 (47.50%) SOAP
8 18 (45.00%) XML
8 18 (45.00%) DevOps
9 17 (42.50%) MongoDB
9 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
9 17 (42.50%) Configuration Management
9 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
9 17 (42.50%) Subversion
10 16 (40.00%) JIRA
11 15 (37.50%) Hudson
12 14 (35.00%) Open Source
12 14 (35.00%) Spring
13 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
13 13 (32.50%) Release Management
13 13 (32.50%) Unit Testing
13 13 (32.50%) XSLT
13 13 (32.50%) OO
13 13 (32.50%) RUP
13 13 (32.50%) DSDM
13 13 (32.50%) Confluence

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 13 (32.50%) Confluence
2 12 (30.00%) FileNet
3 11 (27.50%) LiveCycle
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) SaaS
2 4 (10.00%) IaaS
2 4 (10.00%) PaaS
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) SSL
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) MongoDB
1 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (32.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (32.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 21 (52.50%) Maven
3 17 (42.50%) Subversion
4 16 (40.00%) JIRA
5 15 (37.50%) Hudson
6 10 (25.00%) Selenium
7 9 (22.50%) SoapUI
7 9 (22.50%) WebDriver
8 8 (20.00%) JUnit
9 7 (17.50%) CruiseControl
9 7 (17.50%) Ant
9 7 (17.50%) JBehave
10 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
11 4 (10.00%) RSpec
11 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
12 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
12 3 (7.50%) Mercurial
12 3 (7.50%) Robotium
12 3 (7.50%) Calabash
13 2 (5.00%) eggPlant
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Analyst
3 10 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Consultant
4 8 (20.00%) Programmer
4 8 (20.00%) Java Consultant
4 8 (20.00%) Java Programmer
4 8 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Test Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (77.50%) Web Services
2 19 (47.50%) SOAP
3 18 (45.00%) XML
4 14 (35.00%) Spring
5 13 (32.50%) XSLT
5 13 (32.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (30.00%) J2EE
7 11 (27.50%) JSF
7 11 (27.50%) Hibernate
8 10 (25.00%) HTML
9 9 (22.50%) .NET
10 6 (15.00%) REST
10 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (15.00%) CSS
10 6 (15.00%) jQuery
11 5 (12.50%) JSON
12 4 (10.00%) RESTful
13 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
14 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
14 2 (5.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Open Source
2 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (20.00%) Android
3 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Phone
3 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (72.50%) TDD
3 25 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (52.50%) Mentoring
5 19 (47.50%) Scrum
6 18 (45.00%) DevOps
7 17 (42.50%) Configuration Management
8 13 (32.50%) Software Engineering
8 13 (32.50%) Release Management
8 13 (32.50%) Unit Testing
8 13 (32.50%) OO
8 13 (32.50%) RUP
8 13 (32.50%) DSDM
9 12 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
9 12 (30.00%) Pair Programming
10 11 (27.50%) BDD
11 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
12 8 (20.00%) MVC
13 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) Groovy
3 13 (32.50%) Clojure
3 13 (32.50%) Scala
4 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
5 6 (15.00%) XAML
6 5 (12.50%) Ruby
6 5 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (5.00%) XQuery
7 2 (5.00%) XPath
8 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Puppet
1 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) Twitter
3 12 (30.00%) IBM
4 11 (27.50%) Adobe
5 8 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (12.50%) Xamarin
7 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.50%) HP
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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