The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 90 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 15 28 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.14% 2.85% 3.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.09% 7.71% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 25
Average salary £41,250 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.81% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,460 £34,000 £27,328
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
SOAP
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
485 363 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.91% 36.89% 45.78%
Number of salaries quoted 413 322 464
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SOAP
Salary Trend in Wales

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Wales

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Wales

SOAP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
South Wales -34 14 £42,500 -10.52% 10
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (83.33%) Web Services
2 26 (61.90%) REST
3 22 (52.38%) XML
4 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (45.24%) Java
6 18 (42.86%) SQL
7 17 (40.48%) .NET
7 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
8 13 (30.95%) C#
8 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
9 12 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 12 (28.57%) HTML
10 11 (26.19%) Scrum
10 11 (26.19%) Finance
10 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (23.81%) MVC
11 10 (23.81%) HTTP
11 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
11 10 (23.81%) CSS
12 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
12 9 (21.43%) Advertising
12 9 (21.43%) BDD
13 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
13 8 (19.05%) VB.NET
13 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
13 8 (19.05%) Web Development
14 7 (16.67%) Marketing
14 7 (16.67%) Degree
14 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
14 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 3 (7.14%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) ArcSDE
3 1 (2.38%) Mule
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) HTTP
2 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (16.67%) Big Data
4 5 (11.90%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (11.90%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 8 (19.05%) SoapUI
3 6 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.14%) Selenium
4 3 (7.14%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.76%) NetBeans
5 2 (4.76%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) GitLab
6 1 (2.38%) Maven
6 1 (2.38%) TestNG
6 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Advertising
3 7 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Java Developer
3 11 (26.19%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Database Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) QA Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (83.33%) Web Services
2 26 (61.90%) REST
3 22 (52.38%) XML
4 17 (40.48%) .NET
5 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET
6 12 (28.57%) HTML
7 10 (23.81%) CSS
8 6 (14.29%) Spring
8 6 (14.29%) jQuery
8 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (11.90%) LINQ
9 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (11.90%) LINQ to SQL
9 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
10 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
10 4 (9.52%) HTML5
11 3 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (7.14%) J2EE
11 3 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) GIS
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) UNIX
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Scrum
3 10 (23.81%) MVC
4 9 (21.43%) BDD
5 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Web Development
6 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (16.67%) Mobile Marketing
7 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.90%) TDD
8 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 3 (7.14%) Manual Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Java
2 18 (42.86%) SQL
3 13 (30.95%) C#
4 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.05%) VB.NET
6 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
7 4 (9.52%) PL/SQL
8 3 (7.14%) Python
9 2 (4.76%) PHP
10 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) VCP4
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) ESRI
5 1 (2.38%) Zend
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