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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 72 77 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 25 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.91% 1.80% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.81% 4.39% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 8
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £32,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
430 524 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.92% 41.07% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 386 479 355
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 24 £30,000 -7.69% 9
West Wales +10 1 - -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 53 (81.54%) Web Services
2 39 (60.00%) XML
3 37 (56.92%) Java
4 32 (49.23%) SQL
5 30 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (43.08%) TDD
7 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
8 26 (40.00%) HTML
8 26 (40.00%) Maven
9 25 (38.46%) Scrum
9 25 (38.46%) OO
10 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
10 24 (36.92%) Spring
11 21 (32.31%) Finance
11 21 (32.31%) J2EE
11 21 (32.31%) CSS
12 20 (30.77%) SOA
12 20 (30.77%) Hibernate
13 19 (29.23%) Groovy
13 19 (29.23%) REST
13 19 (29.23%) Jenkins
14 18 (27.69%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (26.15%) jQuery
15 17 (26.15%) Subversion
15 17 (26.15%) Software Engineering
15 17 (26.15%) .NET
16 16 (24.62%) ASP.NET
16 16 (24.62%) JIRA
17 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (20.00%) FileNet
1 13 (20.00%) LiveCycle
2 12 (18.46%) Confluence
3 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) HTTP
2 3 (4.62%) Internet
3 2 (3.08%) SSL
4 1 (1.54%) LDAP
4 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (21.54%) MongoDB
3 13 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 12 (18.46%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (15.38%) MySQL
6 9 (13.85%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.54%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 26 (40.00%) Maven
2 19 (29.23%) Jenkins
3 17 (26.15%) Subversion
4 16 (24.62%) JIRA
5 14 (21.54%) Hudson
6 10 (15.38%) Selenium
7 9 (13.85%) JUnit
7 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
7 9 (13.85%) SoapUI
8 8 (12.31%) Cucumber
8 8 (12.31%) Ant
8 8 (12.31%) JBehave
9 7 (10.77%) eggPlant
9 7 (10.77%) Calabash
10 6 (9.23%) Apache Ivy
10 6 (9.23%) Robotium
10 6 (9.23%) WebDriver
11 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
11 4 (6.15%) CruiseControl
12 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (32.31%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Advertising
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (67.69%) Developer
2 19 (29.23%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.92%) Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Consultant
5 9 (13.85%) Programmer
5 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Java Consultant
5 9 (13.85%) Java Programmer
5 9 (13.85%) Developer Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) Software Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Test Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) PHP Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Junior Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Junior Software Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Junior
10 3 (4.62%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (81.54%) Web Services
2 39 (60.00%) XML
3 26 (40.00%) HTML
4 24 (36.92%) Spring
5 21 (32.31%) CSS
5 21 (32.31%) J2EE
6 20 (30.77%) Hibernate
7 19 (29.23%) REST
8 17 (26.15%) jQuery
8 17 (26.15%) .NET
9 16 (24.62%) ASP.NET
10 14 (21.54%) JSF
11 13 (20.00%) XSLT
11 13 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (13.85%) LINQ to SQL
12 9 (13.85%) LINQ
13 6 (9.23%) Java EE
13 6 (9.23%) JSON
13 6 (9.23%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Open Source
2 8 (12.31%) Blackberry
3 7 (10.77%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.54%) GIS
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Android
2 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (43.08%) TDD
2 25 (38.46%) OO
2 25 (38.46%) Scrum
3 20 (30.77%) SOA
4 18 (27.69%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (26.15%) Software Engineering
6 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 13 (20.00%) Release Management
7 13 (20.00%) RUP
7 13 (20.00%) DSDM
7 13 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 13 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 13 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
7 13 (20.00%) DevOps
8 12 (18.46%) BDD
8 12 (18.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (16.92%) MVC
9 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
10 10 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) Java
2 32 (49.23%) SQL
3 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
4 19 (29.23%) Groovy
5 14 (21.54%) Scala
5 14 (21.54%) VB.NET
6 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 13 (20.00%) Clojure
7 7 (10.77%) C#
8 6 (9.23%) PHP
9 4 (6.15%) VB
9 4 (6.15%) PHP5
10 2 (3.08%) XQuery
10 2 (3.08%) XPath
11 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) ISEB
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.00%) Adobe
2 13 (20.00%) Oracle
2 13 (20.00%) IBM
2 13 (20.00%) Twitter
3 9 (13.85%) SAP
4 4 (6.15%) Zend
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) Apple
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