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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 88 91
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 7 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.84% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.60% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 7
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.52% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £61,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 727 992 1008
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 86.96% 83.71% 84.07%
Number of salaries quoted 620 847 872
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +6 7 £52,500 +31.25% 2
SOA
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SOA.

1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (50.00%) Coaching
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Web Development
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) SOAP
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) Ant

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 5 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Alfresco
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (20.00%) Documentum
2 2 (20.00%) Drupal
2 2 (20.00%) FileNet
2 2 (20.00%) Liferay
2 2 (20.00%) LiveCycle
2 2 (20.00%) LiveLink
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) Broadband
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQLite
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Xcode
2 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (30.00%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Java Architect
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Angular 2
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Flex
5 2 (20.00%) Dojo
5 2 (20.00%) Ext JS
5 2 (20.00%) Java EE
5 2 (20.00%) JSR 170
5 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
5 2 (20.00%) React
5 2 (20.00%) Sencha Touch
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) WebGL
6 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Coaching
2 5 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Personalization
5 2 (20.00%) Presales
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Grafana
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (20.00%) FatWire
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Interwoven
3 2 (20.00%) OpenText
3 2 (20.00%) Sencha
3 2 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (20.00%) Vignette
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Xerox
4 1 (10.00%) WSO2
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £48327 - £55998 per annum + 45 days hols + exc bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Experience Dependent
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £60165 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago