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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 92 97
Rank change year-on-year +20 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SOA 18 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.81% 0.62% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.74% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 10
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% +3.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £36,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 906 1080 1233
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 91.15% 84.18% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 779 929 1004
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
South Wales +29 15 £55,000 +29.41%
Mid Wales - 3 - -
SOA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 18 (78.26%) Web Services
2 16 (69.57%) .NET
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (56.52%) Relational Database
4 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 11 (47.83%) XML
4 11 (47.83%) Java
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) SOAP
5 10 (43.48%) C#
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 10 (43.48%) Degree
6 9 (39.13%) Data Migration
6 9 (39.13%) HTML
6 9 (39.13%) PHP
6 9 (39.13%) Migration
7 8 (34.78%) Project Management
7 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
7 8 (34.78%) ITIL
7 8 (34.78%) Data Integration
7 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
7 8 (34.78%) Business Analysis
7 8 (34.78%) REST
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (30.43%) Banking
8 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
8 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
8 7 (30.43%) Finance
9 6 (26.09%) Validation

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 13 (56.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Alfresco
3 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 2 (8.70%) Documentum
3 2 (8.70%) Drupal
3 2 (8.70%) FileNet
3 2 (8.70%) Liferay
3 2 (8.70%) LiveCycle
3 2 (8.70%) LiveLink
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Relational Database
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
5 2 (8.70%) MySQL
5 2 (8.70%) SQLite
6 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Ant
1 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
1 2 (8.70%) Xcode
General
1 7 (30.43%) Banking
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Welsh Language
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Solutions Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Systems Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Solutions Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Digital Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Lead Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Team Leader
5 4 (17.39%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Java Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Django Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) Web Services
2 16 (69.57%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) XML
4 10 (43.48%) SOAP
5 9 (39.13%) HTML
6 8 (34.78%) REST
7 5 (21.74%) CSS
8 4 (17.39%) JSON
9 3 (13.04%) jQuery
10 2 (8.70%) Apache Flex
10 2 (8.70%) CakePHP
10 2 (8.70%) Dojo
10 2 (8.70%) Ext JS
10 2 (8.70%) Java EE
10 2 (8.70%) JSR 170
10 2 (8.70%) OpenGL
10 2 (8.70%) Sencha Touch
10 2 (8.70%) Spring
10 2 (8.70%) WebGL
10 2 (8.70%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (21.74%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Online Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.70%) CentOS
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Data Migration
1 9 (39.13%) Migration
2 8 (34.78%) Business Analysis
2 8 (34.78%) Data Integration
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Business Process Improvement
4 6 (26.09%) Business Process Modelling
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (26.09%) ETL
4 6 (26.09%) Process Improvement
4 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
4 6 (26.09%) Validation
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) IT Strategy
5 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) UML
5 5 (21.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) PHP
4 7 (30.43%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) Postgraduate
3 5 (21.74%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (8.70%) Master's Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Grafana
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) FatWire
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Interwoven
3 2 (8.70%) OpenText
3 2 (8.70%) Sencha
3 2 (8.70%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.70%) Vignette
3 2 (8.70%) WSO2
3 2 (8.70%) Xerox