Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 58 43
Rank change year-on-year -10 -15 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 47 48 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.00% 3.27% 4.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.48% 8.14% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 44 46 52
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £36,404 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.61% -8.99% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,375 £61,250 £47,375
Wales median annual salary £43,355 £36,404 £40,000
% change year-on-year +19.09% -8.99% -5.88%

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 South Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 628 590 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 40.05% 40.14% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 567 486 448
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,213 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in South Wales

SOAP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for SOAP in South Wales

SOAP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SOAP in South Wales

SOAP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -8 31 £47,500 +33.05% 4
Newport -10 11 £42,069 +12.18% 11
Neath Port Talbot -5 3 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Bridgend - 2 £37,500 -
SOAP
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 30 (63.83%) JSON
2 28 (59.57%) XML
3 27 (57.45%) REST
4 20 (42.55%) .NET
5 19 (40.43%) Java
6 18 (38.30%) C#
7 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
7 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (36.17%) Spring
8 16 (34.04%) Web Services
8 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
9 14 (29.79%) HTML
9 14 (29.79%) Unit Testing
10 13 (27.66%) Docker
10 13 (27.66%) Azure
10 13 (27.66%) CSS
11 11 (23.40%) MVC
11 11 (23.40%) Kubernetes
12 10 (21.28%) DevOps
12 10 (21.28%) Collaborative Working
12 10 (21.28%) Tomcat
12 10 (21.28%) Scala
12 10 (21.28%) Web Development
13 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
13 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (19.15%) Sass
14 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
14 8 (17.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (17.02%) OO
14 8 (17.02%) PHP

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 10 (21.28%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.89%) CMS
2 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.38%) Confluence
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) JBoss
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) Azure
2 4 (8.51%) AWS
2 4 (8.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (4.26%) IaaS
3 2 (4.26%) npm
3 2 (4.26%) PaaS
4 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (14.89%) MySQL
4 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.26%) Redis
5 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.64%) Liquibase
2 5 (10.64%) Subversion
3 4 (8.51%) Maven
3 4 (8.51%) Selenium
4 3 (6.38%) Ant
4 3 (6.38%) Bitbucket
4 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.38%) JIRA
4 3 (6.38%) JUnit
4 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.26%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) Moq
6 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Billing
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Developer
2 24 (51.06%) Software Developer
3 17 (36.17%) .NET Developer
4 14 (29.79%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (17.02%) PHP Developer
5 8 (17.02%) XML Developer
6 7 (14.89%) MySQL Developer
6 7 (14.89%) MySQL Web Developer
6 7 (14.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 7 (14.89%) PHP MySQL Web Developer
6 7 (14.89%) PHP Web Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Web Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) JSON
2 28 (59.57%) XML
3 27 (57.45%) REST
4 20 (42.55%) .NET
5 17 (36.17%) Spring
6 16 (34.04%) Web Services
7 14 (29.79%) HTML
8 13 (27.66%) CSS
9 9 (19.15%) Sass
10 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
10 8 (17.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (14.89%) IBM Integration Bus
11 7 (14.89%) Play Framework
12 6 (12.77%) Hibernate
13 5 (10.64%) Java SE
13 5 (10.64%) React
14 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
15 3 (6.38%) J2EE
15 3 (6.38%) Java EE
15 3 (6.38%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
1 2 (4.26%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Unit Testing
3 11 (23.40%) MVC
4 10 (21.28%) Collaborative Working
4 10 (21.28%) DevOps
4 10 (21.28%) Web Development
5 8 (17.02%) OO
6 7 (14.89%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 7 (14.89%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.77%) Scrum
7 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.51%) Microservices
9 3 (6.38%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (6.38%) Performance Optimisation
10 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (4.26%) Feasibility Study
10 2 (4.26%) Front End Development
10 2 (4.26%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Java
2 18 (38.30%) C#
3 16 (34.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (21.28%) Scala
5 8 (17.02%) PHP
6 6 (12.77%) SQL
7 2 (4.26%) Java 8
7 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) VBScript
8 1 (2.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) IBM
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Guidewire
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) SAP