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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 49 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 18 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.72% 3.02% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.47% 8.78% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 16
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £57,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
190 205 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.74% 34.40% 45.86%
Number of salaries quoted 153 178 242
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 6 May 2015.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 15 (75.00%) Web Services
2 13 (65.00%) REST
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (55.00%) Finance
4 11 (55.00%) CSS
4 11 (55.00%) HTML
5 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (45.00%) Java
6 9 (45.00%) HTML5
6 9 (45.00%) User Experience
7 8 (40.00%) SQL
8 7 (35.00%) Banking
8 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
9 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (30.00%) MVC
9 6 (30.00%) XML
10 5 (25.00%) OO
10 5 (25.00%) Oracle
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Web Development
10 5 (25.00%) CSS3
10 5 (25.00%) GitHub
10 5 (25.00%) Sass
10 5 (25.00%) LESS
10 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
10 5 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
10 5 (25.00%) Functional Programming

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) Mule
1 1 (5.00%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (20.00%) JUnit
2 4 (20.00%) Subversion
2 4 (20.00%) Maven
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) TestNG
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.00%) Gerrit
4 2 (10.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) Hudson
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Database Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Web Services
2 13 (65.00%) REST
3 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) HTML5
5 6 (30.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) CSS3
6 5 (25.00%) Sass
6 5 (25.00%) LESS
7 3 (15.00%) Apache Camel
8 2 (10.00%) Ember.js
8 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (10.00%) Akka
8 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
8 2 (10.00%) .NET
8 2 (10.00%) Spring
9 1 (5.00%) Java EE
9 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
9 1 (5.00%) LINQ
9 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Web Development
3 5 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (25.00%) Functional Programming
4 4 (20.00%) OO PHP
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (15.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) Ruby
5 3 (15.00%) Go
6 2 (10.00%) Scala
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Google
2 4 (20.00%) Facebook
2 4 (20.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Apple