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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 53 61 40
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 21 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.02% 1.86% 5.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.81% 6.45% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 29
Median salary £36,000 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £56,000
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
214 217 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.79% 28.86% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 202 169 210
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 June 2016.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 38 (63.33%) SQL
2 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 28 (46.67%) Finance
5 24 (40.00%) Java
5 24 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 23 (38.33%) REST
7 22 (36.67%) Web Services
8 18 (30.00%) ISEB
8 18 (30.00%) XML
9 17 (28.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 14 (23.33%) Test Strategy
10 14 (23.33%) Oracle
10 14 (23.33%) Selenium
11 13 (21.67%) Degree
11 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
12 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
13 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (18.33%) ISTQB
13 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (16.67%) Software Delivery
14 10 (16.67%) Functional Testing
14 10 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
14 10 (16.67%) QA
14 10 (16.67%) JUnit
14 10 (16.67%) Migration
14 10 (16.67%) Games
15 9 (15.00%) C#
15 9 (15.00%) SDLC
16 8 (13.33%) HP Quality Center

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 (3.33%) JBoss
1 2 (3.33%) Mule
1 2 (3.33%) Mule ESB
1 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.67%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) DB2
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL
2 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 14 (23.33%) Selenium
3 10 (16.67%) JUnit
4 6 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.00%) Subversion
5 5 (8.33%) JBehave
6 4 (6.67%) ClearQuest
7 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.33%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.33%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.33%) Maven
8 2 (3.33%) TestNG
9 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.67%) JIRA
9 1 (1.67%) JMeter
9 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.67%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Games
3 5 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Analyst
2 28 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 19 (31.67%) Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 8 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Test Leader
7 5 (8.33%) Web Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) REST
2 22 (36.67%) Web Services
3 18 (30.00%) XML
4 7 (11.67%) .NET
4 7 (11.67%) Hibernate
4 7 (11.67%) Spring
5 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.33%) HTML
6 5 (8.33%) WSDL
7 4 (6.67%) JSON
8 3 (5.00%) Ajax
8 3 (5.00%) CSS
8 3 (5.00%) HTML5
8 3 (5.00%) jQuery
9 2 (3.33%) Apache Camel
9 2 (3.33%) Java EE
9 2 (3.33%) JPA
9 2 (3.33%) Spring Integration
10 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Fintech
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Unix
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (23.33%) Test Strategy
4 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 10 (16.67%) Migration
6 10 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 9 (15.00%) SDLC
8 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) ETL
10 5 (8.33%) OO
11 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
11 4 (6.67%) Web Development
12 3 (5.00%) Agile Testing
12 3 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (63.33%) SQL
2 24 (40.00%) Java
3 9 (15.00%) C#
4 6 (10.00%) Ruby
5 5 (8.33%) C++
5 5 (8.33%) PHP
6 4 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.00%) Scala
8 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.33%) VB
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) ISEB
2 17 (28.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (21.67%) Degree
4 11 (18.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Rally