Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 57 99
Rank change year-on-year -24 +42 +10
Permanent jobs citing SOA 17 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.48% 1.95% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.10% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 8
Cardiff median annual salary £52,500 £85,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.24% +106.06% -
10th Percentile £24,680 £46,500 £37,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £90,000 £50,650
South Wales median annual salary £51,000 £85,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -40.00% +100.00% +13.33%

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 999 762 1,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 87.17% 93.04% 89.68%
Number of salaries quoted 828 673 1,096
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +2.74%

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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SOA in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) Spring
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) Microservices
3 6 (35.29%) Spring Boot
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 5 (29.41%) REST
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) SOAP
4 5 (29.41%) PHP
5 4 (23.53%) XML
5 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (23.53%) QA
5 4 (23.53%) Kanban
5 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
5 4 (23.53%) Cloud Native
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (17.65%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 3 (17.65%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Docker
6 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
6 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
6 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management

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 1 (5.88%) Anypoint
1 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Apigee
3 1 (5.88%) GitHub
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Ant
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
2 3 (17.65%) PHP Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) AWS Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Developer in Test
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum Master
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) Spring
2 6 (35.29%) Spring Boot
3 5 (29.41%) REST
3 5 (29.41%) SOAP
4 4 (23.53%) XML
5 3 (17.65%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
6 2 (11.76%) RxJava
6 2 (11.76%) Swagger
6 2 (11.76%) Zuul
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) DOM
7 1 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (5.88%) JMS
7 1 (5.88%) OAuth
7 1 (5.88%) SAML
7 1 (5.88%) SPNEGO
7 1 (5.88%) Spring Cloud
7 1 (5.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Cloud Native
2 2 (11.76%) Fintech
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) CentOS
2 1 (5.88%) Debian
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Microservices
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Kanban
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (17.65%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 3 (17.65%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
7 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Functional Programming
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (5.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Java 8
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Google
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Mashery
3 1 (5.88%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.88%) Perforce
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk