Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 144 132
Rank change year-on-year +31 -12 +3
Permanent jobs citing SOA 27 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.32% 0.64% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.72% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 35 14 13
Wales median annual salary £55,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +10.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £59,400 £47,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 1842 2373 2376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.07% 88.98% 85.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 2028 1997
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,200 £55,250 £54,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +35 22 £85,000 +106.06% 2
West Wales - 5 £37,500 -
SOA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for SOA.

1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 8 (29.63%) TDD
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
2 8 (29.63%) TOGAF
2 8 (29.63%) UML
2 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
2 8 (29.63%) ISEB
2 8 (29.63%) Internet
2 8 (29.63%) Online Banking
2 8 (29.63%) Mobile Banking
2 8 (29.63%) Microservices
3 7 (25.93%) XML
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.93%) C#
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Web Development
5 5 (18.52%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (18.52%) TeamCity
5 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (18.52%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.70%) SMS
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (18.52%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.41%) JUnit
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
2 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (18.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Digital Architect
3 8 (29.63%) Lead Architect
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
4 5 (18.52%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
2 8 (29.63%) .NET
3 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.93%) XML
4 5 (18.52%) Ajax
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (18.52%) CSS
4 5 (18.52%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.11%) RESTful
5 3 (11.11%) Spring
6 2 (7.41%) JPA
6 2 (7.41%) REST
7 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
7 1 (3.70%) Django
7 1 (3.70%) Flask
7 1 (3.70%) NumPy
7 1 (3.70%) Qt
7 1 (3.70%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Mobile Banking
1 8 (29.63%) Online Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.70%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
1 8 (29.63%) Microservices
1 8 (29.63%) TDD
1 8 (29.63%) TOGAF
1 8 (29.63%) UML
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) OO
3 5 (18.52%) OOP
3 5 (18.52%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) Data Management
4 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Service Design
5 3 (11.11%) BDD
5 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.41%) API Development
6 2 (7.41%) SDLC
6 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
3 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
3 5 (18.52%) VB
4 3 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISEB
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft