Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 104 104
Rank change year-on-year +35 0 -14
Permanent jobs citing SOA 12 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.54% 0.24% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.27% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 6
Cardiff median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +12.68%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,150 £53,750
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +5.63%

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 720 1,130 1,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 92.31% 91.42% 84.22%
Number of salaries quoted 634 1,049 1,062
Cardiff median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,000 £22,775
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £53,225
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +1.35% +5.71%

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 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SOA in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) REST
3 5 (41.67%) Microservices
3 5 (41.67%) API Development
4 4 (33.33%) PaaS
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (16.67%) Data Integration

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 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) CRM Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) PHP Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 2 (16.67%) JPA
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 2 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (8.33%) JMS
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) API Development
3 5 (41.67%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft