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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 64 42 69
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +27
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 35 69 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.78% 5.08% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.39% 10.83% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 29 65 20
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £56,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
417 637 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 33.12% 46.87% 44.43%
Number of salaries quoted 372 609 453
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -14 32 £35,000 -16.16% 1
West Wales - 2 - - 1
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 42 (73.68%) Web Services
2 37 (64.91%) SQL
3 36 (63.16%) XML
4 32 (56.14%) HTML
5 28 (49.12%) .NET
6 27 (47.37%) Java
7 25 (43.86%) SQL Server
8 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
8 24 (42.11%) CSS
9 23 (40.35%) ASP.NET
10 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (36.84%) REST
12 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
13 19 (33.33%) VB.NET
13 19 (33.33%) jQuery
14 17 (29.82%) Visual Studio
15 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
15 16 (28.07%) Finance
15 16 (28.07%) Web Development
15 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (26.32%) C#
17 12 (21.05%) LINQ
17 12 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
17 12 (21.05%) SAP
17 12 (21.05%) OO
17 12 (21.05%) LINQ to SQL
18 11 (19.30%) Unit Testing
18 11 (19.30%) Degree
19 10 (17.54%) Scrum

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (5.26%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) HTTP
1 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.02%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.86%) SQL Server
2 21 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (14.04%) MySQL
5 4 (7.02%) Big Data
5 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.75%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Visual Studio
2 9 (15.79%) SoapUI
3 6 (10.53%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.77%) NetBeans
5 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.26%) Maven
6 3 (5.26%) FitNesse
6 3 (5.26%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.75%) JIRA
7 1 (1.75%) Selenium
7 1 (1.75%) Subversion
7 1 (1.75%) JMeter
7 1 (1.75%) JUnit
7 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Ivy
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Advertising
3 5 (8.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 14 (24.56%) Java Developer
4 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (21.05%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Junior
7 4 (7.02%) QA Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Junior Software Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Database Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (73.68%) Web Services
2 36 (63.16%) XML
3 32 (56.14%) HTML
4 28 (49.12%) .NET
5 24 (42.11%) CSS
6 23 (40.35%) ASP.NET
7 21 (36.84%) REST
8 19 (33.33%) jQuery
9 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (21.05%) LINQ to SQL
10 12 (21.05%) LINQ
11 10 (17.54%) Spring
12 8 (14.04%) J2EE
13 6 (10.53%) Hibernate
14 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
14 5 (8.77%) JSON
14 5 (8.77%) WCF
15 4 (7.02%) COM
16 3 (5.26%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.26%) GIS
3 3 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) UNIX
2 4 (7.02%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) Web Development
3 12 (21.05%) OO
4 11 (19.30%) Unit Testing
5 10 (17.54%) Scrum
6 9 (15.79%) MVC
7 8 (14.04%) OOP
7 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
8 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.28%) BDD
9 6 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.77%) Mobile Marketing
11 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Pair Programming
12 3 (5.26%) TDD
12 3 (5.26%) OOD
12 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (5.26%) Agile Testing
12 3 (5.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (64.91%) SQL
2 27 (47.37%) Java
3 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 19 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
6 15 (26.32%) C#
7 6 (10.53%) PHP
8 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.02%) VB
9 3 (5.26%) Python
9 3 (5.26%) PHP5
10 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) SAP
3 8 (14.04%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) Zend
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) HP