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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 55 15 35
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +20
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 11 55 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.78% 11.53% 4.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.98% 25.00% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 10 47 8
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +44.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £37,500 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £56,000 £35,000
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
184 220 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.82% 46.12% 42.38%
Number of salaries quoted 168 200 158
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £55,000
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 24 December 2014.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (85.71%) SQL
2 22 (78.57%) Web Services
3 18 (64.29%) XML
4 17 (60.71%) HTML
5 15 (53.57%) Java
6 14 (50.00%) .NET
7 13 (46.43%) Visual Studio
8 12 (42.86%) Finance
8 12 (42.86%) Web Development
9 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
9 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
10 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
10 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
10 10 (35.71%) VB.NET
10 10 (35.71%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (35.71%) SAP
10 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
10 10 (35.71%) CSS
10 10 (35.71%) LINQ
10 10 (35.71%) jQuery
10 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (35.71%) LINQ to SQL
10 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (32.14%) Spring
11 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
12 7 (25.00%) J2EE
13 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
14 5 (17.86%) Oracle
14 5 (17.86%) OOP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.14%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
3 5 (17.86%) NetBeans
4 2 (7.14%) FitNesse
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Java Developer
3 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Database Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) QA Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) Web Services
2 18 (64.29%) XML
3 17 (60.71%) HTML
4 14 (50.00%) .NET
5 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 10 (35.71%) CSS
5 10 (35.71%) LINQ
5 10 (35.71%) jQuery
5 10 (35.71%) LINQ to SQL
5 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (32.14%) Spring
7 7 (25.00%) J2EE
8 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
9 3 (10.71%) REST
10 2 (7.14%) RESTful
10 2 (7.14%) JSF
10 2 (7.14%) Java EE
10 2 (7.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) GIS
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Web Development
2 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) OOP
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) BDD
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Pair Programming
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) OO
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Release Management
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 10 (35.71%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) SAP
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) HP