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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 96 70 86
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 6 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.44% 1.48% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.88% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 6
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +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
1115 798 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 81.39% 78.93% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 947 667 729
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 3 March 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 3 March 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
(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 £40,000 -20.00% 4
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 5 (26.32%) MVC
6 5 (26.32%) Ruby
6 5 (26.32%) RSpec
6 5 (26.32%) SaaS
6 5 (26.32%) PaaS
6 5 (26.32%) Puppet
6 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
6 5 (26.32%) IaaS
6 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
6 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps
7 4 (21.05%) WCF
7 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) OO
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 3 (15.79%) XML

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (15.79%) CMS
1 3 (15.79%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.26%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Project
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) SaaS
1 5 (26.32%) PaaS
1 5 (26.32%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Joyent
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) RSpec
1 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) MSTest
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) GitLab
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Law
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Software Architect
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) WCF
5 3 (15.79%) WPF
5 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (15.79%) J2EE
5 3 (15.79%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (10.53%) JSON
7 1 (5.26%) REST
7 1 (5.26%) jQuery
7 1 (5.26%) RESTful
7 1 (5.26%) XSD
7 1 (5.26%) Ajax
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) AS400
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) Time Management
5 3 (15.79%) MVVM
5 3 (15.79%) High Availability
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
6 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Content Management
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) XAML
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCA
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
1 5 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) LexisNexis
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
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