The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 73 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 25 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.04% 1.61% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.53% 3.47% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 11
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
452 577 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.81% 46.38% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 404 530 372
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SOAP
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +6 22 £52,500 +31.25% 4
West Wales - 1 £52,500 -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 86 (89.58%) Web Services
2 66 (68.75%) Java
3 49 (51.04%) Scrum
4 44 (45.83%) Spring
5 42 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (39.58%) UML
7 37 (38.54%) Hibernate
7 37 (38.54%) MVC
8 35 (36.46%) SQL
8 35 (36.46%) Maven
9 33 (34.38%) REST
10 31 (32.29%) J2EE
10 31 (32.29%) XML
11 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
11 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
12 26 (27.08%) OO
13 24 (25.00%) .NET
14 23 (23.96%) MS Excel
14 23 (23.96%) Finance
15 21 (21.88%) TDD
15 21 (21.88%) JUnit
15 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET
15 21 (21.88%) Oracle
16 19 (19.79%) Jenkins
17 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
17 18 (18.75%) Ant
17 18 (18.75%) VB.NET
18 16 (16.67%) C#
19 15 (15.63%) Struts
20 14 (14.58%) JavaScript

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (7.29%) LiveCycle
1 7 (7.29%) FileNet
2 6 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.25%) Confluence
3 5 (5.21%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.08%) IIS
4 2 (2.08%) Documentum
4 2 (2.08%) Captiva
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (23.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) HTTP
1 2 (2.08%) SNMP
1 2 (2.08%) SSL
1 2 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (13.54%) Relational Database
3 13 (13.54%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.29%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (36.46%) Maven
2 21 (21.88%) JUnit
3 19 (19.79%) Jenkins
4 18 (18.75%) Ant
5 14 (14.58%) Subversion
5 14 (14.58%) Apache Ivy
6 13 (13.54%) Hudson
7 10 (10.42%) JIRA
8 9 (9.38%) SoapUI
8 9 (9.38%) Selenium
9 8 (8.33%) Gerrit
9 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
10 7 (7.29%) JBehave
10 7 (7.29%) WebDriver
10 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
11 5 (5.21%) Eclipse
12 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (2.08%) TestDirector
13 2 (2.08%) ClearQuest
13 2 (2.08%) JMeter
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Banking
3 12 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (65.63%) Developer
2 40 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 23 (23.96%) Senior Developer
4 20 (20.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (18.75%) .NET Developer
6 17 (17.71%) Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Test Analyst
8 8 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Junior Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Junior
9 7 (7.29%) Consultant
9 7 (7.29%) Programmer
10 6 (6.25%) Architect
10 6 (6.25%) Java Programmer
10 6 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Java Consultant
11 5 (5.21%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (5.21%) VB Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (89.58%) Web Services
2 44 (45.83%) Spring
3 37 (38.54%) Hibernate
4 33 (34.38%) REST
5 31 (32.29%) J2EE
5 31 (32.29%) XML
6 24 (25.00%) .NET
7 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET
8 15 (15.63%) Struts
9 14 (14.58%) RESTful
10 13 (13.54%) HTML
10 13 (13.54%) JSP
10 13 (13.54%) XSLT
11 12 (12.50%) Servlets
11 12 (12.50%) Java EE
12 11 (11.46%) EJB
12 11 (11.46%) CSS
13 10 (10.42%) Spring Web Flow
13 10 (10.42%) Ajax
13 10 (10.42%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.29%) Open Source
3 6 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Life Science
4 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.25%) Android
2 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.08%) UNIX
3 2 (2.08%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.04%) Scrum
2 42 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (39.58%) UML
4 37 (38.54%) MVC
5 26 (27.08%) OO
6 21 (21.88%) TDD
7 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 13 (13.54%) Unit Testing
8 13 (13.54%) Automated Testing
9 12 (12.50%) Software Architecture
10 11 (11.46%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (10.42%) Project Management
12 9 (9.38%) Release Management
12 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (9.38%) Configuration Management
12 9 (9.38%) SOA
13 8 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (8.33%) BDD
14 7 (7.29%) Refactoring
14 7 (7.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 66 (68.75%) Java
2 35 (36.46%) SQL
3 18 (18.75%) VB.NET
4 16 (16.67%) C#
5 14 (14.58%) JavaScript
5 14 (14.58%) Groovy
6 12 (12.50%) VB
7 11 (11.46%) XPath
8 8 (8.33%) VB6
9 7 (7.29%) Scala
9 7 (7.29%) Clojure
9 7 (7.29%) XQuery
10 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.17%) VBA
12 2 (2.08%) Perl
12 2 (2.08%) C
12 2 (2.08%) C++
12 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.13%) Degree
3 2 (2.08%) SAP Certification
3 2 (2.08%) ISEB
3 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) ISO 8583
2 3 (3.13%) QA
3 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) WMI
1 2 (2.08%) SCCM
1 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.08%) Puppet
1 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.88%) Oracle
3 8 (8.33%) IBM
4 7 (7.29%) Twitter
4 7 (7.29%) Adobe
5 4 (4.17%) JBoss
6 3 (3.13%) SAP
7 2 (2.08%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco
7 2 (2.08%) BEA
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.08%) HP
7 2 (2.08%) VMware
7 2 (2.08%) Qualys
7 2 (2.08%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.08%) LogRhythm