The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 39 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 29 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.46% 2.18% 5.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.94% 8.06% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 29
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £27,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
SOAP
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
208 186 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.00% 27.03% 35.76%
Number of salaries quoted 197 149 214
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SOAP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOAP across the Cardiff region.

SOAP Salary Trend in Cardiff

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing SOAP 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 41 (63.08%) SQL
2 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (50.77%) SoapUI
4 28 (43.08%) Finance
5 26 (40.00%) Java
5 26 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 25 (38.46%) Web Services
7 24 (36.92%) REST
8 20 (30.77%) ISEB
9 19 (29.23%) XML
9 19 (29.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 17 (26.15%) Oracle
11 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
11 16 (24.62%) Selenium
12 15 (23.08%) Degree
13 14 (21.54%) Test Strategy
14 13 (20.00%) Waterfall
15 12 (18.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (18.46%) ISTQB
15 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (16.92%) Software Delivery
16 11 (16.92%) Functional Testing
16 11 (16.92%) Non-Functional Testing
16 11 (16.92%) Migration
16 11 (16.92%) Games
17 10 (15.38%) QA
17 10 (15.38%) SDLC
18 9 (13.85%) HP Quality Center
18 9 (13.85%) JUnit
18 9 (13.85%) C#

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (3.08%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.54%) JBoss
2 1 (1.54%) Mule
2 1 (1.54%) Mule ESB
2 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Skype
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) DB2
2 6 (9.23%) MySQL
2 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (50.77%) SoapUI
2 16 (24.62%) Selenium
3 9 (13.85%) JUnit
4 8 (12.31%) Cucumber
4 8 (12.31%) Subversion
5 6 (9.23%) JBehave
6 4 (6.15%) ClearQuest
7 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.08%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.08%) Toad
9 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.54%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.54%) JMeter
9 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.54%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.54%) TestNG
9 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (43.08%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Games
3 5 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Analyst
2 31 (47.69%) Test Analyst
3 18 (27.69%) Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Automation Test Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.85%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) .NET Developer
7 6 (9.23%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Web Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Web Test Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Test Leader
9 4 (6.15%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Team Leader
9 4 (6.15%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) Web Services
2 24 (36.92%) REST
3 19 (29.23%) XML
4 8 (12.31%) .NET
5 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
5 7 (10.77%) Spring
6 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
6 6 (9.23%) WSDL
7 5 (7.69%) HTML
8 4 (6.15%) Ajax
8 4 (6.15%) jQuery
9 3 (4.62%) CSS
9 3 (4.62%) HTML5
9 3 (4.62%) JSON
10 1 (1.54%) Apache Camel
10 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.54%) CSS3
10 1 (1.54%) Sass
10 1 (1.54%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Unix
3 5 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (21.54%) Test Strategy
4 13 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 12 (18.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (16.92%) Functional Testing
6 11 (16.92%) Migration
6 11 (16.92%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (16.92%) Software Delivery
7 10 (15.38%) SDLC
8 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
8 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
9 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (9.23%) ETL
9 6 (9.23%) OO
9 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (7.69%) Software Testing
11 4 (6.15%) Web Development
12 3 (4.62%) Agile Testing
12 3 (4.62%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (63.08%) SQL
2 26 (40.00%) Java
3 9 (13.85%) C#
4 7 (10.77%) Ruby
5 6 (9.23%) C++
5 6 (9.23%) PHP
6 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.08%) Scala
7 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) ISEB
2 19 (29.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (23.08%) Degree
4 12 (18.46%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) Sybase
3 2 (3.08%) Rally
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft