Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 121 123
Rank change year-on-year +29 +2 +12
Permanent jobs citing SOA 15 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.13% 0.36% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.40% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 12
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +16.20%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,100 £56,950 £58,750
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -8.33%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,181 1,739 1,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.60% 90.38% 83.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,035 1,558 1,716
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,925 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £56,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +1.41%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in South Wales

SOA
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for SOA in South Wales

SOA
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SOA in South Wales

SOA
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +37 12 £43,750 +16.67% 7
Newport -1 2 £56,250 +40.62%
Bridgend - 1 £42,500 -
SOA
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SOA.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Microservices
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) API Development
5 5 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (26.67%) PaaS
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) Spring
7 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (20.00%) TypeScript
7 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) PaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Software Architect
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) JPA
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
5 1 (6.67%) JMS
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Microservices
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) API Development
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Data Management
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Service Design
6 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) CQRS
7 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft