Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 79 95
Rank change year-on-year +13 +16 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOA 21 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.14% 1.74% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.91% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 9
Cardiff median annual salary £53,750 £85,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.76% +112.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £27,030 £50,245 £35,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £90,000 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £51,250 £85,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -39.71% +100.00% +6.25%

SOA is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 899 942 1,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.55% 90.84% 85.68%
Number of salaries quoted 769 821 1,004
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £52,925
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +2.70%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Cardiff

SOA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOA in Cardiff.

Salary trend for SOA in Cardiff

SOA
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SOA in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SOA.

1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (38.10%) Microservices
4 7 (33.33%) Cloud Native
4 7 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (33.33%) TDD
4 7 (33.33%) Spring
5 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Network Virtualisation
5 6 (28.57%) REST
5 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 5 (23.81%) QA
6 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
6 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 4 (19.05%) Spring Boot
7 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) Decision-Making
8 3 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
8 3 (14.29%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 3 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (14.29%) Docker
8 3 (14.29%) CQRS
8 3 (14.29%) PaaS

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.76%) Anypoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (14.29%) PaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Architect
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
5 2 (9.52%) AWS Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Solution Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) PHP Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Product Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Spring
2 6 (28.57%) REST
2 6 (28.57%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) Spring Boot
4 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 3 (14.29%) JPA
4 3 (14.29%) RESTful
4 3 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (9.52%) RxJava
5 2 (9.52%) Swagger
6 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (4.76%) J2EE
6 1 (4.76%) JMS
6 1 (4.76%) JSON
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware
6 1 (4.76%) OAuth
6 1 (4.76%) SAML
6 1 (4.76%) SPNEGO
6 1 (4.76%) Spring Cloud
6 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Cloud Native
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Fintech
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Microservices
3 7 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) Network Virtualisation
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Decision-Making
7 3 (14.29%) CQRS
7 3 (14.29%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 3 (14.29%) Customer-Centricity
7 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
7 3 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (14.29%) Kanban
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) PHP
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Java 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Apigee
3 1 (4.76%) Mashery
3 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.76%) Perforce
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk