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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 91 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 10 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.78% 0.94% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.19% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 5
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,875
% change year-on-year
- +7.41%
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
965 1094 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 74.86% 79.16% 71.09%
Number of salaries quoted 791 976 731
Average salary £36,000 £35,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.40% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 October 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 24 October 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 +3 5 £45,000 - 2
West Wales - 5 £45,000 - 1
SOA
UK

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) TDD
2 20 (62.50%) Web Services
3 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 15 (46.88%) Java
6 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 12 (37.50%) Groovy
6 12 (37.50%) Maven
6 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
7 11 (34.38%) DevOps
7 11 (34.38%) SOAP
7 11 (34.38%) Scrum
8 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
8 10 (31.25%) XML
8 10 (31.25%) .NET
8 10 (31.25%) MongoDB
9 9 (28.13%) BDD
10 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
10 8 (25.00%) Selenium
10 8 (25.00%) Android
10 8 (25.00%) Subversion
10 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (25.00%) Windows
10 8 (25.00%) OO
10 8 (25.00%) MVC
11 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
11 7 (21.88%) XSLT
11 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (18.75%) FileNet
1 6 (18.75%) Confluence
2 5 (15.63%) LiveCycle
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) uiautomator
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) SaaS
2 4 (12.50%) PaaS
2 4 (12.50%) IaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) MongoDB
3 6 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (37.50%) Maven
3 8 (25.00%) Selenium
3 8 (25.00%) Subversion
4 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
4 7 (21.88%) JIRA
4 7 (21.88%) SoapUI
5 6 (18.75%) JUnit
5 6 (18.75%) Hudson
6 5 (15.63%) JBehave
6 5 (15.63%) Ant
6 5 (15.63%) CruiseControl
7 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 4 (12.50%) RSpec
8 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
8 3 (9.38%) Robotium
8 3 (9.38%) Calabash
9 2 (6.25%) eggPlant
9 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
10 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Java Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Java Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Software Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) Web Services
2 11 (34.38%) SOAP
3 10 (31.25%) XML
3 10 (31.25%) .NET
4 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
4 7 (21.88%) XSLT
4 7 (21.88%) Spring
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
5 6 (18.75%) J2EE
5 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (15.63%) jQuery
6 5 (15.63%) REST
6 5 (15.63%) CSS
6 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
6 5 (15.63%) JSF
7 3 (9.38%) RESTful
8 2 (6.25%) JSON
8 2 (6.25%) Lucene
9 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (3.13%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Open Source
2 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Android
1 8 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Phone
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) TDD
3 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
5 11 (34.38%) DevOps
5 11 (34.38%) Scrum
6 10 (31.25%) Configuration Management
7 9 (28.13%) BDD
8 8 (25.00%) OO
8 8 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
10 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
10 6 (18.75%) Release Management
10 6 (18.75%) RUP
10 6 (18.75%) DSDM
10 6 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
11 5 (15.63%) OOD
11 5 (15.63%) Pair Programming
11 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) Groovy
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.75%) Scala
4 6 (18.75%) Clojure
5 5 (15.63%) XAML
5 5 (15.63%) Ruby
5 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 5 (15.63%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
1 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) IBM
2 6 (18.75%) Twitter
3 5 (15.63%) Xamarin
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) Adobe
4 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.13%) HP
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