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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 75 79 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 26 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.00% 1.76% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.98% 4.13% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 8
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £18,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £47,000 £32,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
435 557 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 33.44% 42.68% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 384 518 367
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £34,545
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -3.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
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 18 September 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 September 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 +4 24 £30,000 -7.69% 7
West Wales +7 2 - - 14
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 54 (77.14%) Web Services
2 42 (60.00%) XML
3 39 (55.71%) Java
3 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (51.43%) SQL
5 30 (42.86%) HTML
5 30 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
6 26 (37.14%) TDD
7 25 (35.71%) Maven
7 25 (35.71%) Scrum
7 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
8 24 (34.29%) OO
9 22 (31.43%) CSS
9 22 (31.43%) Finance
9 22 (31.43%) REST
10 21 (30.00%) Spring
11 20 (28.57%) J2EE
11 20 (28.57%) Mentoring
12 19 (27.14%) .NET
12 19 (27.14%) SOA
13 18 (25.71%) Hibernate
13 18 (25.71%) Jenkins
13 18 (25.71%) jQuery
13 18 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (24.29%) Groovy
14 17 (24.29%) Unit Testing
14 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET
15 16 (22.86%) Subversion
15 16 (22.86%) Software Engineering

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (15.71%) FileNet
1 11 (15.71%) LiveCycle
1 11 (15.71%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
1 2 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) HTTP
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
3 2 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (1.43%) SSH
4 1 (1.43%) LDAP
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (18.57%) MongoDB
4 11 (15.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (15.71%) NoSQL
5 10 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (14.29%) MySQL
6 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.43%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (35.71%) Maven
2 18 (25.71%) Jenkins
3 16 (22.86%) Subversion
4 15 (21.43%) JIRA
5 13 (18.57%) Hudson
6 12 (17.14%) SoapUI
7 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
8 10 (14.29%) Selenium
9 9 (12.86%) Cucumber
10 8 (11.43%) JBehave
10 8 (11.43%) Ant
10 8 (11.43%) JUnit
11 7 (10.00%) Calabash
11 7 (10.00%) eggPlant
12 6 (8.57%) Robotium
12 6 (8.57%) Apache Ivy
12 6 (8.57%) WebDriver
13 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
13 4 (5.71%) Eclipse
13 4 (5.71%) CruiseControl
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Advertising
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (64.29%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 10 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Consultant
5 8 (11.43%) Programmer
5 8 (11.43%) Java Consultant
5 8 (11.43%) Java Programmer
5 8 (11.43%) Developer Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) PHP Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Junior
8 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Junior Software Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (77.14%) Web Services
2 42 (60.00%) XML
3 30 (42.86%) HTML
4 22 (31.43%) CSS
4 22 (31.43%) REST
5 21 (30.00%) Spring
6 20 (28.57%) J2EE
7 19 (27.14%) .NET
8 18 (25.71%) Hibernate
8 18 (25.71%) jQuery
9 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET
10 14 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (17.14%) JSF
12 11 (15.71%) XSLT
12 11 (15.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (14.29%) LINQ
13 10 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
14 8 (11.43%) JSON
15 6 (8.57%) JPA
15 6 (8.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Open Source
2 8 (11.43%) Blackberry
3 7 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Apple iOS
2 8 (11.43%) Android
3 5 (7.14%) UNIX
4 3 (4.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.14%) TDD
3 25 (35.71%) Scrum
4 24 (34.29%) OO
5 20 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 19 (27.14%) SOA
7 18 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (24.29%) Unit Testing
9 16 (22.86%) Software Engineering
10 14 (20.00%) BDD
11 13 (18.57%) Pair Programming
12 11 (15.71%) Web Development
12 11 (15.71%) MVC
12 11 (15.71%) RUP
12 11 (15.71%) DSDM
12 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
12 11 (15.71%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (15.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (15.71%) DevOps
12 11 (15.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (55.71%) Java
2 36 (51.43%) SQL
3 25 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 17 (24.29%) Groovy
5 14 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 14 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (17.14%) Scala
7 11 (15.71%) Clojure
8 7 (10.00%) C#
9 6 (8.57%) PHP
10 4 (5.71%) PHP5
10 4 (5.71%) VB
11 2 (2.86%) XPath
11 2 (2.86%) XQuery
12 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.57%) Oracle
3 11 (15.71%) Adobe
3 11 (15.71%) IBM
3 11 (15.71%) Twitter
4 10 (14.29%) SAP
5 4 (5.71%) Zend
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) Apple
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