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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 50 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 43 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.79% 1.76% 3.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.62% 5.88% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 39 20 31
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
370 357 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.57% 29.97% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 336 308 359
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales 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 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 31 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +18 29 £36,000 +2.85%
Newport +5 9 £47,500 +42.85%
Torfaen +19 5 £43,500 +3.57%
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 52 (61.18%) SQL
2 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (51.76%) Web Services
4 36 (42.35%) Java
5 34 (40.00%) SoapUI
6 31 (36.47%) REST
7 29 (34.12%) Finance
8 26 (30.59%) Test Scripting
9 21 (24.71%) XML
10 20 (23.53%) ISEB
10 20 (23.53%) Software Engineering
10 20 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 19 (22.35%) Oracle
12 17 (20.00%) Degree
12 17 (20.00%) SDLC
13 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (18.82%) Selenium
13 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
14 15 (17.65%) C#
15 14 (16.47%) .NET
15 14 (16.47%) Waterfall
15 14 (16.47%) Test Strategy
16 13 (15.29%) QA
16 13 (15.29%) HTML
16 13 (15.29%) ISTQB
17 12 (14.12%) Ajax
17 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
17 12 (14.12%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (12.94%) Functional Testing
18 11 (12.94%) Non-Functional Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 9 (10.59%) JBoss
2 8 (9.41%) Node.js
3 2 (2.35%) ColdFusion
3 2 (2.35%) Confluence
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) Mule
4 1 (1.18%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) HTTP
2 3 (3.53%) Skype
3 2 (2.35%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.41%) MySQL
4 6 (7.06%) DB2
4 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 16 (18.82%) Selenium
3 10 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 9 (10.59%) JUnit
5 8 (9.41%) Subversion
6 6 (7.06%) JBehave
7 5 (5.88%) Maven
8 4 (4.71%) ClearQuest
9 3 (3.53%) JIRA
9 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.35%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.35%) FishEye
10 2 (2.35%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.35%) Toad
11 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.18%) LoadUI
11 1 (1.18%) Ranorex
11 1 (1.18%) TestComplete
11 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (34.12%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Games
3 8 (9.41%) Advertising
3 8 (9.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (41.18%) Analyst
2 32 (37.65%) Developer
2 32 (37.65%) Test Analyst
3 17 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 14 (16.47%) Senior Developer
5 11 (12.94%) Automation Test Analyst
6 10 (11.76%) .NET Developer
7 9 (10.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.59%) C# Developer
7 9 (10.59%) Software Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Web Analyst
8 6 (7.06%) Web Test Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (51.76%) Web Services
2 31 (36.47%) REST
3 21 (24.71%) XML
4 14 (16.47%) .NET
5 13 (15.29%) HTML
6 12 (14.12%) Ajax
7 11 (12.94%) CSS
7 11 (12.94%) JSON
7 11 (12.94%) Spring
8 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 9 (10.59%) Hibernate
9 9 (10.59%) Java EE
10 8 (9.41%) JSF
10 8 (9.41%) RESTful
10 8 (9.41%) SVG
11 6 (7.06%) WSDL
12 4 (4.71%) jQuery
13 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (3.53%) HTML5
13 3 (3.53%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.35%) Fintech
3 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) Unix
3 5 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) Test Scripting
3 20 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 17 (20.00%) SDLC
5 14 (16.47%) Test Strategy
5 14 (16.47%) Waterfall
6 12 (14.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (12.94%) Functional Testing
7 11 (12.94%) Migration
7 11 (12.94%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (12.94%) Software Delivery
8 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (9.41%) Test Automation
10 7 (8.24%) MVC
10 7 (8.24%) Release Management
11 6 (7.06%) ETL
11 6 (7.06%) OO
11 6 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (7.06%) Software Testing
12 5 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (61.18%) SQL
2 36 (42.35%) Java
3 15 (17.65%) C#
4 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.41%) Groovy
6 7 (8.24%) Ruby
7 6 (7.06%) C++
7 6 (7.06%) PHP
8 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.35%) Scala
9 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (23.53%) ISEB
1 20 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 17 (20.00%) Degree
3 13 (15.29%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.35%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (22.35%) Oracle
2 6 (7.06%) Sybase
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.35%) Rally