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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 69 71
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 13 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.66% 0.73% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 0.86% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 3
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 443 580 653
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 90.78% 84.18% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 379 508 527
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing SOA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOA in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (80.00%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 5 (33.33%) Online Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) UML
4 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) ISEB
4 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 4 (26.67%) SOAP
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) Coaching
5 4 (26.67%) IT Strategy

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 7 (46.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Alfresco
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Documentum
2 2 (13.33%) Drupal
2 2 (13.33%) FileNet
2 2 (13.33%) Liferay
2 2 (13.33%) LiveCycle
2 2 (13.33%) LiveLink
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) SQLite
4 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Ant
1 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Xcode
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Welsh Language
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Digital Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 4 (26.67%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Development Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Java Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Django Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) JSON
4 4 (26.67%) SOAP
4 4 (26.67%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) Angular 2
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) Apache Flex
6 2 (13.33%) CakePHP
6 2 (13.33%) Dojo
6 2 (13.33%) Ext JS
6 2 (13.33%) JSR 170
6 2 (13.33%) OpenGL
6 2 (13.33%) React
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) Sencha Touch
6 2 (13.33%) WebGL
6 2 (13.33%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
1 5 (33.33%) Online Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (13.33%) CentOS
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 5 (33.33%) UML
2 5 (33.33%) Web Development
3 4 (26.67%) Coaching
3 4 (26.67%) IT Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) SEO
5 2 (13.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Grafana
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Adobe
3 2 (13.33%) FatWire
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Interwoven
3 2 (13.33%) OpenText
3 2 (13.33%) Sencha
3 2 (13.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (13.33%) Vignette
3 2 (13.33%) WSO2
3 2 (13.33%) Xerox