Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 46 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16 +30
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 32 68 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.03% 4.93% 6.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.77% 12.71% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23 58 96
Cardiff median annual salary £35,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.88% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £49,000 £55,000 £47,000
South Wales median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% +14.29% -

SOAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 297 535 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 37.36% 38.77% 38.50%
Number of salaries quoted 272 499 508
Cardiff median annual salary £39,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.14% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £49,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Cardiff

SOAP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOAP in Cardiff.

Salary trend for SOAP in Cardiff

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 18 (56.25%) REST
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (43.75%) Java
3 14 (43.75%) SQL
4 12 (37.50%) C#
4 12 (37.50%) .NET
5 10 (31.25%) Web Services
5 10 (31.25%) Finance
6 9 (28.13%) MVC
6 9 (28.13%) Fintech
7 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.00%) QA
7 8 (25.00%) RESTful
8 7 (21.88%) WCF
8 7 (21.88%) Spring
8 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
9 6 (18.75%) CSS
9 6 (18.75%) JUnit
9 6 (18.75%) Degree
9 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (18.75%) Scala
9 6 (18.75%) Static Code Analysis
9 6 (18.75%) User Stories
10 5 (15.63%) DevOps
10 5 (15.63%) SDLC
10 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
10 5 (15.63%) XML

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) CMS
1 3 (9.38%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) GIS
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) JUnit
1 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 4 (12.50%) Subversion
3 3 (9.38%) ClearQuest
3 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Ant
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.13%) Gradle
5 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.13%) PVCS
5 1 (3.13%) TestNG
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Games
3 3 (9.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Java Scala Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Scala Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) VB Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) REST
2 12 (37.50%) .NET
3 10 (31.25%) Web Services
4 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (25.00%) RESTful
5 7 (21.88%) Spring
5 7 (21.88%) WCF
6 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 6 (18.75%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
7 5 (15.63%) HTML
7 5 (15.63%) XML
8 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (9.38%) Apache Camel
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
9 3 (9.38%) Ionic Framework
9 3 (9.38%) JPA
10 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
10 2 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Fintech
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Android
1 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.25%) DC/OS
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.75%) Static Code Analysis
4 6 (18.75%) User Stories
5 5 (15.63%) DevOps
5 5 (15.63%) SDLC
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.50%) Web Development
7 3 (9.38%) API Integration
7 3 (9.38%) Coaching
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) Software Architecture
7 3 (9.38%) Time Management
8 2 (6.25%) BDD
8 2 (6.25%) SOLID
8 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) Scala
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) VB
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) TypeScript
5 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Korn
6 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) HND
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Serena