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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 79 32 55
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +23
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 23 81 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.78% 6.29% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.09% 13.61% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 73 28
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,414
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
452 595 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 34.90% 46.23% 45.51%
Number of salaries quoted 412 562 453
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -43 22 £35,000 -17.64%
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 35 (72.92%) Web Services
2 30 (62.50%) XML
2 30 (62.50%) SQL
3 25 (52.08%) HTML
4 24 (50.00%) Java
5 21 (43.75%) .NET
6 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
7 19 (39.58%) REST
8 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
8 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET
8 17 (35.42%) CSS
9 16 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (31.25%) Visual Studio
10 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
11 14 (29.17%) VB.NET
11 14 (29.17%) Web Development
12 12 (25.00%) Finance
12 12 (25.00%) jQuery
13 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
13 11 (22.92%) Advertising
13 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
13 11 (22.92%) C#
13 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (20.83%) LINQ to SQL
14 10 (20.83%) SAP
14 10 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (20.83%) LINQ
15 9 (18.75%) Scrum
15 9 (18.75%) Spring

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (4.17%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
1 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.42%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (20.83%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (12.50%) MySQL
5 5 (10.42%) Big Data
6 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.08%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 9 (18.75%) SoapUI
3 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 5 (10.42%) NetBeans
5 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.25%) FitNesse
6 3 (6.25%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.08%) JMeter
7 1 (2.08%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) Maven
7 1 (2.08%) JIRA
7 1 (2.08%) Selenium
7 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) GitLab
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Advertising
3 6 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.08%) .NET Developer
4 12 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Test Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.33%) QA Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Database Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (72.92%) Web Services
2 30 (62.50%) XML
3 25 (52.08%) HTML
4 21 (43.75%) .NET
5 19 (39.58%) REST
6 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET
6 17 (35.42%) CSS
7 12 (25.00%) jQuery
8 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (20.83%) LINQ to SQL
9 10 (20.83%) LINQ
10 9 (18.75%) Spring
11 8 (16.67%) J2EE
12 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
12 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
13 4 (8.33%) JSON
13 4 (8.33%) WCF
14 3 (6.25%) HTML5
14 3 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Open Source
2 2 (4.17%) GIS
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) UNIX
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Web Development
3 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
4 9 (18.75%) Scrum
5 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 8 (16.67%) OO
5 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.58%) OOP
6 7 (14.58%) MVC
6 7 (14.58%) BDD
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.50%) Mobile Marketing
8 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Pair Programming
9 3 (6.25%) TDD
9 3 (6.25%) OOD
9 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.25%) Agile Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (62.50%) SQL
2 24 (50.00%) Java
3 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.17%) VB.NET
5 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
5 11 (22.92%) C#
6 5 (10.42%) PHP
7 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.25%) Python
9 2 (4.17%) PHP5
10 1 (2.08%) C
10 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) SAP
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Zend
5 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) HP