Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 102 108
Rank change year-on-year +39 +6 -16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 16 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.03% 0.59% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 0.66% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 6
Cardiff median annual salary £85,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +112.50% -3.03% -1.79%
10th Percentile £41,500 £35,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £50,650 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £72,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +81.25% +6.67% -10.71%

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 721 1207 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 91.61% 88.49% 85.09%
Number of salaries quoted 639 1094 1134
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £36,125 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.73% -0.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £24,200 £22,500 £23,075
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,875 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +3.57%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SOA.

1 8 (50.00%) Finance
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) UML
2 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 7 (43.75%) Internet
2 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Online Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) RESTful
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (18.75%) Microservices
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) API Development
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) JUnit
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript

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 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Digital Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Lead Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Architect
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Django Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) RESTful
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) JPA
3 2 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
4 1 (6.25%) Django
4 1 (6.25%) Flask
4 1 (6.25%) JMS
4 1 (6.25%) NumPy
4 1 (6.25%) Pandas
4 1 (6.25%) Qt
4 1 (6.25%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Mobile Banking
1 7 (43.75%) Online Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Native
3 1 (6.25%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
1 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
1 7 (43.75%) UML
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Microservices
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (12.50%) API Development
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft