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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 63 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 28 23 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.46% 1.89% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.95% 6.13% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 34
Median salary £35,500 £36,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% -20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £50,000 £55,000
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
352 375 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.88% 30.89% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 322 316 345
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,386 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +9 20 £35,500 +4.41%
Newport -4 4 £40,000 +12.09%
Torfaen +17 3 £44,000 +4.76%
Bridgend - 1 £35,000 -
SOAP
Wales

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 48 (60.76%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (59.49%) SQL
3 40 (50.63%) Web Services
4 34 (43.04%) Java
5 32 (40.51%) REST
6 30 (37.97%) SoapUI
7 28 (35.44%) Finance
8 24 (30.38%) Test Scripting
9 20 (25.32%) Software Engineering
10 18 (22.78%) ISEB
10 18 (22.78%) XML
11 17 (21.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (20.25%) Oracle
13 15 (18.99%) C#
13 15 (18.99%) SDLC
14 14 (17.72%) Selenium
14 14 (17.72%) Test Strategy
14 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
14 14 (17.72%) HTML
14 14 (17.72%) Degree
15 13 (16.46%) .NET
15 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (15.19%) Waterfall
16 12 (15.19%) QA
16 12 (15.19%) JSON
17 11 (13.92%) Java EE
17 11 (13.92%) Ajax
17 11 (13.92%) ISTQB
17 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
17 11 (13.92%) CSS

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 10 (12.66%) JBoss
2 2 (2.53%) Confluence
2 2 (2.53%) Mule
2 2 (2.53%) Mule ESB
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.27%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) HTTP
2 3 (3.80%) Skype
3 2 (2.53%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.59%) MySQL
4 5 (6.33%) DB2
4 5 (6.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 30 (37.97%) SoapUI
2 14 (17.72%) Selenium
3 11 (13.92%) JUnit
4 8 (10.13%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.86%) Subversion
6 5 (6.33%) JBehave
7 4 (5.06%) ClearQuest
7 4 (5.06%) Maven
8 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.80%) JIRA
8 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.53%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (2.53%) FishEye
9 2 (2.53%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.53%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.53%) TestNG
10 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.27%) JMeter
10 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.27%) Toad
General
1 28 (35.44%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Games
3 8 (10.13%) Multimedia
4 6 (7.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Developer
2 29 (36.71%) Analyst
3 28 (35.44%) Test Analyst
4 17 (21.52%) Java Developer
5 14 (17.72%) Senior Developer
6 10 (12.66%) .NET Developer
6 10 (12.66%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (11.39%) C# Developer
8 8 (10.13%) Software Engineer
8 8 (10.13%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (7.59%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (7.59%) SQL Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Applications Developer
10 5 (6.33%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Test Leader
10 5 (6.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (50.63%) Web Services
2 32 (40.51%) REST
3 18 (22.78%) XML
4 14 (17.72%) HTML
5 13 (16.46%) .NET
6 12 (15.19%) JSON
7 11 (13.92%) Ajax
7 11 (13.92%) CSS
7 11 (13.92%) Java EE
8 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET
8 10 (12.66%) Spring
9 8 (10.13%) Hibernate
9 8 (10.13%) JSF
9 8 (10.13%) Node.js
9 8 (10.13%) RESTful
9 8 (10.13%) SVG
10 5 (6.33%) JPA
10 5 (6.33%) WSDL
11 4 (5.06%) Apache Camel
12 3 (3.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.80%) Fintech
4 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Unix
2 5 (6.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.76%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.38%) Test Scripting
3 20 (25.32%) Software Engineering
4 15 (18.99%) SDLC
5 14 (17.72%) Test Strategy
6 12 (15.19%) Waterfall
7 11 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (12.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (12.66%) Functional Testing
8 10 (12.66%) Migration
8 10 (12.66%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (12.66%) Software Delivery
9 7 (8.86%) BDD
9 7 (8.86%) MVC
9 7 (8.86%) Release Management
9 7 (8.86%) TDD
9 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (6.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (59.49%) SQL
2 34 (43.04%) Java
3 15 (18.99%) C#
4 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.13%) Groovy
6 6 (7.59%) C++
6 6 (7.59%) Ruby
7 5 (6.33%) PHP
8 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.80%) Scala
10 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) ISEB
2 17 (21.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (17.72%) Degree
4 11 (13.92%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.53%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Oracle
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) Sybase
3 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.27%) Rally