The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 72 33 55
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +22
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 21 75 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.87% 6.91% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.44% 15.43% 7.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 67 17
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +37.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £25,500 £27,213
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
SOAP
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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
386 486 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 34.31% 44.75% 46.13%
Number of salaries quoted 360 460 375
Average salary £33,140 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.31% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £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 South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOAP across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SOAP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

SOAP Salary Trend in South Wales

SOAP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SOAP Salary Histogram in South Wales

SOAP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -40 11 £35,000 -30.00%
Torfaen -11 9 £42,500 +54.54%
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 35 (77.78%) Web Services
2 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 28 (62.22%) XML
3 25 (55.56%) Java
4 24 (53.33%) HTML
5 20 (44.44%) .NET
6 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (40.00%) REST
7 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
8 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
8 16 (35.56%) CSS
9 15 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
10 14 (31.11%) Web Development
11 13 (28.89%) VB.NET
12 12 (26.67%) Finance
12 12 (26.67%) Advertising
13 11 (24.44%) jQuery
13 11 (24.44%) Unit Testing
14 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
14 10 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (22.22%) SAP
14 10 (22.22%) LINQ
14 10 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
14 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (20.00%) C#
15 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
15 9 (20.00%) Spring

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (4.44%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) HTTP
1 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (13.33%) MySQL
4 6 (13.33%) Big Data
5 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.89%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.22%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.56%) SoapUI
3 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
4 5 (11.11%) NetBeans
5 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.67%) FitNesse
6 3 (6.67%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.22%) JMeter
7 1 (2.22%) Subversion
7 1 (2.22%) Maven
7 1 (2.22%) JIRA
7 1 (2.22%) Selenium
7 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
1 12 (26.67%) Advertising
2 7 (15.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 15 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 13 (28.89%) .NET Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Software Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.89%) QA Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Database Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) Web Services
2 28 (62.22%) XML
3 24 (53.33%) HTML
4 20 (44.44%) .NET
5 18 (40.00%) REST
6 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
6 16 (35.56%) CSS
7 11 (24.44%) jQuery
8 10 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
8 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 10 (22.22%) LINQ
9 9 (20.00%) Spring
10 8 (17.78%) J2EE
11 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
11 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
12 4 (8.89%) WCF
13 3 (6.67%) HTML5
13 3 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) GIS
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) UNIX
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Web Development
3 11 (24.44%) Unit Testing
4 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (17.78%) Scrum
6 7 (15.56%) OOP
6 7 (15.56%) OO
6 7 (15.56%) MVC
6 7 (15.56%) BDD
6 7 (15.56%) Mobile Marketing
7 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Pair Programming
9 3 (6.67%) TDD
9 3 (6.67%) OOD
9 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.67%) Agile Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 25 (55.56%) Java
3 16 (35.56%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.89%) VB.NET
5 10 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 9 (20.00%) C#
7 5 (11.11%) PHP
8 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.67%) Python
9 2 (4.44%) PHP5
10 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) SAP
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Zend
5 2 (4.44%) IBM
5 2 (4.44%) HP