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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 73 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 24 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.88% 1.63% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.84% 3.71% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 9
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,250 £39,000
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
411 593 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.13% 43.93% 37.90%
Number of salaries quoted 357 553 390
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
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 30 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 30 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 +21 22 £35,000 +7.69% 11
West Wales +3 2 - - 4
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 53 (77.94%) Web Services
2 40 (58.82%) XML
3 37 (54.41%) Java
4 35 (51.47%) SQL
4 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (44.12%) SQL Server
6 29 (42.65%) HTML
7 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
8 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 23 (33.82%) REST
10 22 (32.35%) CSS
10 22 (32.35%) OO
10 22 (32.35%) TDD
10 22 (32.35%) Maven
10 22 (32.35%) Finance
10 22 (32.35%) Scrum
11 20 (29.41%) Spring
11 20 (29.41%) .NET
12 19 (27.94%) Mentoring
13 18 (26.47%) jQuery
13 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
13 18 (26.47%) Hibernate
13 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
14 17 (25.00%) J2EE
14 17 (25.00%) SOA
14 17 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (23.53%) Jenkins
16 15 (22.06%) Groovy
16 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 10 (14.71%) FileNet
1 10 (14.71%) LiveCycle
1 10 (14.71%) Confluence
2 2 (2.94%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) uiautomator
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
1 2 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) SSH
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) SSL
3 1 (1.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (17.65%) MongoDB
4 10 (14.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (14.71%) NoSQL
4 10 (14.71%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (14.71%) MySQL
5 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.47%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Maven
2 16 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 14 (20.59%) Subversion
4 13 (19.12%) JIRA
5 12 (17.65%) Visual Studio
6 11 (16.18%) Hudson
6 11 (16.18%) SoapUI
7 9 (13.24%) Selenium
7 9 (13.24%) Cucumber
8 7 (10.29%) JBehave
8 7 (10.29%) JUnit
8 7 (10.29%) Calabash
8 7 (10.29%) eggPlant
9 6 (8.82%) Robotium
9 6 (8.82%) Ant
10 5 (7.35%) WebDriver
10 5 (7.35%) Apache Ivy
11 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
12 3 (4.41%) NetBeans
12 3 (4.41%) CruiseControl
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (66.18%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.71%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Software Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) Programmer
5 7 (10.29%) Java Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) Java Programmer
5 7 (10.29%) Developer Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.35%) PHP Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Junior
9 3 (4.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (77.94%) Web Services
2 40 (58.82%) XML
3 29 (42.65%) HTML
4 23 (33.82%) REST
5 22 (32.35%) CSS
6 20 (29.41%) .NET
6 20 (29.41%) Spring
7 18 (26.47%) Hibernate
7 18 (26.47%) ASP.NET
7 18 (26.47%) jQuery
8 17 (25.00%) J2EE
9 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (17.65%) JSF
11 10 (14.71%) XSLT
11 10 (14.71%) LINQ
11 10 (14.71%) LINQ to SQL
11 10 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (10.29%) JSON
13 6 (8.82%) Java EE
13 6 (8.82%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Open Source
2 8 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.94%) GIS
7 1 (1.47%) Replication
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Android
2 8 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.88%) UNIX
4 3 (4.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) TDD
2 22 (32.35%) OO
2 22 (32.35%) Scrum
3 19 (27.94%) Mentoring
4 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
5 17 (25.00%) SOA
5 17 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
7 13 (19.12%) BDD
8 12 (17.65%) Pair Programming
9 11 (16.18%) Configuration Management
9 11 (16.18%) MVC
9 11 (16.18%) Web Development
9 11 (16.18%) Release Management
9 11 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (16.18%) DevOps
10 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
10 10 (14.71%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (14.71%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) Java
2 35 (51.47%) SQL
3 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.06%) Groovy
5 14 (20.59%) T-SQL
5 14 (20.59%) VB.NET
6 11 (16.18%) Scala
7 10 (14.71%) Clojure
8 8 (11.76%) C#
9 6 (8.82%) PHP
10 4 (5.88%) VB
10 4 (5.88%) PHP5
11 1 (1.47%) Python
11 1 (1.47%) XQuery
11 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.18%) Oracle
2 11 (16.18%) IBM
3 10 (14.71%) SAP
3 10 (14.71%) Adobe
3 10 (14.71%) Twitter
4 4 (5.88%) Zend
5 2 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) Apple
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 27 minutes ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
360 Resourcing
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £35 - £42 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago