Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 115 140
Rank change year-on-year +8 +25 -7
Permanent jobs citing SOA 35 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.70% 1.32% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.42% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 14
Wales median annual salary £52,000 £55,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.45% +33.33% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,560 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £90,000 £59,400
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 1,830 1,896 2,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.79% 92.80% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,471 1,629 2,045
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,450 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,250 £56,700 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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
South Wales -6 21 £52,000 -38.82% 9
Mid Wales - 14 - -
SOA
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 21 (60.00%) Web Services
2 19 (54.29%) Java
2 19 (54.29%) SOAP
2 19 (54.29%) REST
3 18 (51.43%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
4 17 (48.57%) Project Management
5 16 (45.71%) Data Integration
6 15 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (42.86%) Finance
6 15 (42.86%) PHP
6 15 (42.86%) SQL
7 14 (40.00%) XML
7 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (40.00%) ETL
7 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (40.00%) ITIL
7 14 (40.00%) Postgraduate
7 14 (40.00%) Management Information System
7 14 (40.00%) Validation
7 14 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (40.00%) Degree
7 14 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 14 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development

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 14 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Anypoint
4 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.71%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) Serverless
3 1 (2.86%) Apigee
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (51.43%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (14.29%) MySQL
4 4 (11.43%) Data Mart
4 4 (11.43%) Power BI
4 4 (11.43%) Snowflake Schema
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.71%) Big Data
5 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Ant
3 1 (2.86%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Senior Solutions Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Solutions Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
4 3 (8.57%) PHP Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) SOA Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) Web Services
2 19 (54.29%) REST
2 19 (54.29%) SOAP
3 14 (40.00%) XML
4 11 (31.43%) HTML
5 10 (28.57%) .NET
6 8 (22.86%) Spring
7 6 (17.14%) Spring Boot
8 5 (14.29%) Middleware
9 3 (8.57%) JSON
10 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
10 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
10 2 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (5.71%) RxJava
10 2 (5.71%) Swagger
10 2 (5.71%) Zuul
11 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (2.86%) Spring Cloud
11 1 (2.86%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 14 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 14 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.71%) Fintech
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) CentOS
3 1 (2.86%) Debian
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Project Management
2 16 (45.71%) Data Integration
3 15 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (40.00%) ETL
4 14 (40.00%) ITIL
4 14 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (40.00%) Validation
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 10 (28.57%) Business Process Improvement
6 10 (28.57%) Business Process Modelling
6 10 (28.57%) CRM
6 10 (28.57%) Decision-Making
6 10 (28.57%) ERP
6 10 (28.57%) Process Improvement
7 9 (25.71%) Scrum
8 8 (22.86%) Microservices
9 7 (20.00%) TDD
10 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) PHP
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) C#
4 10 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.43%) Java 8
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
1 14 (40.00%) Postgraduate
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Data Quality
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.71%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Mashery
5 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.86%) Perforce
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Remedy
5 1 (2.86%) Splunk