The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 13 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing SOA 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 4.76% 5.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.38% 7.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.37%
SOA
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
47 55 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 74.60% 70.51% 72.73%
Number of salaries quoted 36 51 48
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,836 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

SOA
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA across the West Wales region.

SOA Salary Trend in West Wales

SOA
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Swansea +9 3 £45,000 +20.00%
SOA
Wales

SOA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) RSpec
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Configuration Management
2 8 (88.89%) SaaS
2 8 (88.89%) PaaS
2 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 8 (88.89%) MongoDB
2 8 (88.89%) IaaS
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) GitLab
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) GitHub
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) SaaS
1 8 (88.89%) PaaS
1 8 (88.89%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) RSpec
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Configuration Management
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
1 8 (88.89%) Opscode Chef