The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 41 20 41
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 21 44 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.50% 8.75% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.21% 18.03% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 40 6
Average salary £35,000 £48,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.20% +41.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £37,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
172 244 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.67% 48.51% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 155 226 144
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOAP across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 November 2014.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 31 (88.57%) SQL
2 29 (82.86%) Web Services
3 24 (68.57%) XML
4 23 (65.71%) HTML
5 20 (57.14%) .NET
6 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
6 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
7 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET
7 16 (45.71%) CSS
7 16 (45.71%) Java
7 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
7 16 (45.71%) T-SQL
7 16 (45.71%) VB.NET
7 16 (45.71%) jQuery
7 16 (45.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (42.86%) Visual Studio
8 15 (42.86%) Finance
9 14 (40.00%) Web Development
10 12 (34.29%) LINQ
10 12 (34.29%) LINQ to SQL
10 12 (34.29%) SAP
10 12 (34.29%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (28.57%) Spring
12 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
13 7 (20.00%) Degree
13 7 (20.00%) J2EE
13 7 (20.00%) C#
14 6 (17.14%) OO

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (45.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (34.29%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.14%) SoapUI
3 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 5 (14.29%) NetBeans
4 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
4 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) .NET Developer
2 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (31.43%) Java Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Junior
6 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Junior Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Junior Software Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Database Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) QA Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (82.86%) Web Services
2 24 (68.57%) XML
3 23 (65.71%) HTML
4 20 (57.14%) .NET
5 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET
5 16 (45.71%) CSS
5 16 (45.71%) jQuery
5 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 12 (34.29%) LINQ to SQL
6 12 (34.29%) LINQ
7 10 (28.57%) Spring
8 7 (20.00%) J2EE
9 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
10 4 (11.43%) COM
11 3 (8.57%) Java EE
11 3 (8.57%) REST
12 2 (5.71%) RESTful
12 2 (5.71%) JSF
12 2 (5.71%) Servlets
13 1 (2.86%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.71%) GIS
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Web Development
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
4 6 (17.14%) OO
5 5 (14.29%) OOP
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) BDD
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) UML
8 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.71%) Release Management
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) SQL
2 16 (45.71%) T-SQL
2 16 (45.71%) Java
2 16 (45.71%) JavaScript
2 16 (45.71%) VB.NET
3 7 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) VB
5 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) SAP
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) HP