Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 117 148
Rank change year-on-year +4 +31 -16
Permanent jobs citing SOA 14 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.73% 1.13% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.22% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 7
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £39,800 £31,250 £34,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,525 £56,950
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,449 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.08% +4.08% +4.35%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,692 1,800 2,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.26% 92.83% 90.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,371 1,490 1,867
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,349 £56,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Wales

SOA
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for SOA in Wales

SOA
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Wales over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SOA in Wales

SOA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
South Wales -13 11 £45,000 - 3
Mid Wales - 3 - -
SOA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SOA.

1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 8 (57.14%) PHP
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 7 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 6 (42.86%) XML
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) SOAP
5 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (35.71%) Kanban
5 5 (35.71%) Data Integration
5 5 (35.71%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
7 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (21.43%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (21.43%) Validation
7 3 (21.43%) Spring
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) InVision
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (28.57%) MySQL
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data
5 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Systems Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) PHP Developer
2 3 (21.43%) PHP Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Solutions Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 5 (35.71%) REST
3 5 (35.71%) SOAP
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 2 (14.29%) Zuul
7 1 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (7.14%) LESS
7 1 (7.14%) Material Design
7 1 (7.14%) RESTful
7 1 (7.14%) Sass
7 1 (7.14%) Spring Security
7 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Data Integration
4 5 (35.71%) Kanban
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (28.57%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Business Process Modelling
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 3 (21.43%) CRM
6 3 (21.43%) Decision-Making
6 3 (21.43%) ERP
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) PHP
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Postgraduate
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat