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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 48 77
Rank change year-on-year +10 +29  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 53 52 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.08% 4.23% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.36% 11.98% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 51 46 18
Median salary £45,269 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.71% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,750 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 345 434 398
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 39.61% 35.31% 33.19%
Number of salaries quoted 309 360 339
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing SOAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -8 24 £47,635 +30.50% 2
Newport +11 18 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Torfaen +20 4 £45,269 +5.27%
Caerphilly - 3 £45,269 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £45,269 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £45,269 -
SOAP
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 80 (79.21%) Java
2 71 (70.30%) Spring
3 69 (68.32%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (68.32%) REST
4 65 (64.36%) Web Services
5 61 (60.40%) Hibernate
6 48 (47.52%) Software Engineering
7 47 (46.53%) SQL
8 42 (41.58%) Maven
9 40 (39.60%) RESTful
10 39 (38.61%) SQL Server
11 38 (37.62%) .NET
11 38 (37.62%) Eclipse
12 37 (36.63%) Tomcat
13 35 (34.65%) C#
14 34 (33.66%) Subversion
15 33 (32.67%) ASP.NET
16 31 (30.69%) MVC
16 31 (30.69%) Unit Testing
16 31 (30.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 30 (29.70%) ASP.NET Web API
17 30 (29.70%) WebSphere
17 30 (29.70%) TDD
17 30 (29.70%) EJB
18 29 (28.71%) IBM
18 29 (28.71%) Finance
18 29 (28.71%) BDD
18 29 (28.71%) SQL Server 2012
19 28 (27.72%) Java SE
19 28 (27.72%) Visual Studio

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 37 (36.63%) Tomcat
2 30 (29.70%) WebSphere
3 27 (26.73%) IIS
4 7 (6.93%) JBoss
5 6 (5.94%) Apache
6 3 (2.97%) Apache Pig
6 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.98%) CMS
7 2 (1.98%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.99%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.99%) Documentum
8 1 (0.99%) Drupal
8 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.99%) FileNet
8 1 (0.99%) Liferay
8 1 (0.99%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.99%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Compiere
1 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.99%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.99%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.95%) SaaS
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Intranet
2 1 (0.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (38.61%) SQL Server
2 29 (28.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (9.90%) MySQL
4 8 (7.92%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.93%) Big Data
6 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.97%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.97%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.97%) HBase
8 3 (2.97%) Presto
8 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.98%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (41.58%) Maven
2 38 (37.62%) Eclipse
3 34 (33.66%) Subversion
4 28 (27.72%) Visual Studio
5 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
6 8 (7.92%) SoapUI
7 7 (6.93%) Artifactory
7 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
8 6 (5.94%) IntelliJ
8 6 (5.94%) JUnit
8 6 (5.94%) NetBeans
9 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.96%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.97%) Ant
11 3 (2.97%) JMeter
12 2 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (1.98%) Toad
13 1 (0.99%) Selenium
13 1 (0.99%) Xcode
General
1 29 (28.71%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Advertising
3 4 (3.96%) Multimedia
3 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (57.43%) Developer
2 48 (47.52%) Java Developer
3 29 (28.71%) Software Engineer
4 23 (22.77%) Senior Developer
5 22 (21.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (12.87%) .NET Software Engineer
6 13 (12.87%) Java Engineer
6 13 (12.87%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (11.88%) C# Software Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) Agile Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (3.96%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Agile Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 4 (3.96%) SQL Analyst
12 3 (2.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.97%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (70.30%) Spring
2 69 (68.32%) REST
3 65 (64.36%) Web Services
4 61 (60.40%) Hibernate
5 40 (39.60%) RESTful
6 38 (37.62%) .NET
7 33 (32.67%) ASP.NET
8 31 (30.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (29.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 30 (29.70%) EJB
10 28 (27.72%) Java SE
11 27 (26.73%) .NET Framework
12 21 (20.79%) Middleware
13 19 (18.81%) XML
14 17 (16.83%) JSON
15 13 (12.87%) HTML
15 13 (12.87%) jQuery
16 12 (11.88%) Ajax
16 12 (11.88%) CSS
17 9 (8.91%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.73%) User Experience
2 20 (19.80%) Mainframe
3 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.95%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.98%) Fintech
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.98%) Social Media
5 2 (1.98%) W3C
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Unix
2 3 (2.97%) Android
2 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (68.32%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (47.52%) Software Engineering
3 31 (30.69%) MVC
3 31 (30.69%) Unit Testing
4 30 (29.70%) TDD
5 29 (28.71%) BDD
6 28 (27.72%) Continuous Deployment
7 25 (24.75%) Customer Insight
7 25 (24.75%) Performance Optimisation
8 20 (19.80%) Mentoring
9 10 (9.90%) Web Development
10 9 (8.91%) System Testing
11 7 (6.93%) Functional Programming
12 6 (5.94%) Migration
12 6 (5.94%) OO
12 6 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (5.94%) Waterfall
13 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (3.96%) Open Source
14 4 (3.96%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 80 (79.21%) Java
2 47 (46.53%) SQL
3 35 (34.65%) C#
4 20 (19.80%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.95%) Groovy
5 5 (4.95%) Python
6 2 (1.98%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.98%) PHP
6 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.98%) Scala
6 2 (1.98%) SOQL
7 1 (0.99%) ABAP
7 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) Degree
2 9 (8.91%) HND
3 5 (4.95%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (23.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 24 (23.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Ansible
1 2 (1.98%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.99%) Kibana
2 1 (0.99%) logstash
Vendors
1 29 (28.71%) IBM
2 17 (16.83%) Oracle
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.97%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.98%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.99%) Adobe
6 1 (0.99%) FatWire
6 1 (0.99%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.99%) OpenText
6 1 (0.99%) SAP
6 1 (0.99%) Sencha
6 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.99%) Vignette
6 1 (0.99%) Xerox
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Caerphilly, South Wales
Link Financial
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Excellent Pension + Annual Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 22 days ago