Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 50 38
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12 +42
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 47 93 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.32% 4.34% 5.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.99% 11.80% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 38 82 106
South Wales median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £47,000
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% +14.29% +7.69%

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 523 788 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.99% 36.75% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 481 722 789
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,550 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +6 37 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Newport +1 5 £40,000 -5.88%
Caerphilly - 5 £45,000 -
SOAP
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 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 South Wales region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 26 (55.32%) REST
2 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (51.06%) Java
4 22 (46.81%) SQL
5 19 (40.43%) Finance
6 17 (36.17%) C#
6 17 (36.17%) .NET
6 17 (36.17%) Web Services
7 16 (34.04%) Spring
7 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
8 13 (27.66%) Fintech
9 11 (23.40%) XML
9 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
9 11 (23.40%) MVC
10 10 (21.28%) Hibernate
10 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
10 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (21.28%) RESTful
11 9 (19.15%) SDLC
11 9 (19.15%) Maven
11 9 (19.15%) Web Development
11 9 (19.15%) WCF
12 8 (17.02%) QA
12 8 (17.02%) Scrum
12 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (14.89%) DevOps
13 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (14.89%) TDD
13 7 (14.89%) Subversion
13 7 (14.89%) Oracle

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 5 (10.64%) CMS
1 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
1 5 (10.64%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
2 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) MySQL
2 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.13%) GIS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (19.15%) Maven
3 7 (14.89%) Subversion
4 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.77%) JUnit
5 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.51%) Selenium
6 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.38%) ClearQuest
7 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.26%) Bugzilla
8 2 (4.26%) JMeter
8 2 (4.26%) NetBeans
8 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.13%) Gradle
9 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
9 1 (2.13%) PVCS
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Games
3 4 (8.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (80.85%) Developer
2 17 (36.17%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Senior Developer
4 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Java Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) Java Software Engineer
4 9 (19.15%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Java Scala Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Scala Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Software Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) REST
2 17 (36.17%) .NET
2 17 (36.17%) Web Services
3 16 (34.04%) Spring
4 11 (23.40%) XML
5 10 (21.28%) AngularJS
5 10 (21.28%) Hibernate
5 10 (21.28%) RESTful
6 9 (19.15%) WCF
7 7 (14.89%) CSS
8 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
8 6 (12.77%) HTML
9 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
9 5 (10.64%) Ionic Framework
9 5 (10.64%) JSON
10 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (6.38%) Apache Camel
11 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (6.38%) Entity Framework
11 3 (6.38%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Fintech
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Android
1 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.26%) DC/OS
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
3 11 (23.40%) MVC
4 9 (19.15%) SDLC
4 9 (19.15%) Web Development
5 8 (17.02%) Scrum
6 7 (14.89%) DevOps
6 7 (14.89%) TDD
7 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.77%) Static Code Analysis
7 6 (12.77%) User Stories
8 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.38%) API Integration
9 3 (6.38%) Coaching
9 3 (6.38%) Microservices
9 3 (6.38%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 17 (36.17%) C#
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.77%) Scala
6 4 (8.51%) VB
7 3 (6.38%) PHP
7 3 (6.38%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) ABAP
8 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Korn
8 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.13%) Perl
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.13%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) HND
2 3 (6.38%) ISEB
2 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Serena