Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 52 70
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18 +37
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 76 105 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.03% 5.05% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.40% 13.06% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 47 79 69
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,269 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.64% +20.72% +2.04%
10th Percentile £31,150 £30,000 £26,700
90th Percentile £50,000 £56,250 £51,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 731 804 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.74% 38.65% 35.13%
Number of salaries quoted 602 712 807
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,550 £23,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,908 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Wales

SOAP
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Wales

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Wales over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Wales

SOAP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 June 2018. 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
South Wales -4 52 £40,000 -11.64% 16
Mid Wales -22 21 - -
North Wales - 2 £40,000 - 1
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 55 (72.37%) REST
2 45 (59.21%) Web Services
3 41 (53.95%) SQL
4 37 (48.68%) .NET
5 36 (47.37%) C#
6 35 (46.05%) Finance
7 32 (42.11%) HTML
7 32 (42.11%) XML
8 31 (40.79%) Java
8 31 (40.79%) SQL Server
9 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
10 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
10 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (27.63%) SOA
12 21 (27.63%) MySQL
12 21 (27.63%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (27.63%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (26.32%) Microservices
13 20 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
13 20 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (26.32%) Degree
13 20 (26.32%) Data Integration
13 20 (26.32%) ITIL
13 20 (26.32%) Postgraduate
13 20 (26.32%) ETL
13 20 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (26.32%) Project Management
13 20 (26.32%) Validation

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 20 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (19.74%) SharePoint
3 11 (14.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (6.58%) CMS
5 5 (6.58%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.63%) Anypoint
6 2 (2.63%) Apache
6 2 (2.63%) ArcGIS
6 2 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.32%) Confluence
7 1 (1.32%) nginx
7 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.21%) Office 365
3 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.32%) GitHub
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.79%) SQL Server
2 21 (27.63%) MySQL
3 20 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (14.47%) NoSQL
4 11 (14.47%) Power BI
4 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (11.84%) Relational Database
6 7 (9.21%) Big Data
6 7 (9.21%) Cosmos DB
6 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (9.21%) PerformancePoint
6 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (7.89%) GIS
8 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
9 4 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (5.26%) Data Mart
9 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
9 4 (5.26%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.53%) JUnit
3 7 (9.21%) Maven
3 7 (9.21%) Selenium
3 7 (9.21%) TestNG
4 6 (7.89%) Ant
4 6 (7.89%) Gradle
5 5 (6.58%) Cucumber
5 5 (6.58%) Subversion
5 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.95%) Liquibase
7 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.32%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.32%) Protractor
8 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (46.05%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Banking
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Electronics
3 4 (5.26%) Games
3 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.95%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (55.26%) Developer
2 23 (30.26%) Analyst
3 19 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (19.74%) .NET Developer
5 13 (17.11%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Business Systems Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Senior Solutions Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Solutions Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
8 7 (9.21%) Integration Analyst
8 7 (9.21%) Senior Integration Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Lead Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (72.37%) REST
2 45 (59.21%) Web Services
3 37 (48.68%) .NET
4 32 (42.11%) HTML
4 32 (42.11%) XML
5 18 (23.68%) Spring
6 17 (22.37%) CSS
7 15 (19.74%) AngularJS
8 12 (15.79%) JSON
9 11 (14.47%) WCF
10 10 (13.16%) jQuery
11 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
12 8 (10.53%) Hibernate
13 7 (9.21%) .NET Core
13 7 (9.21%) RESTful
13 7 (9.21%) Spring Boot
14 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (6.58%) Ajax
15 5 (6.58%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
4 9 (11.84%) Cloud Native
4 9 (11.84%) Fintech
5 7 (9.21%) Virtual Team
6 5 (6.58%) User Experience
7 4 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Android
1 10 (13.16%) Apple iOS
2 6 (7.89%) Linux
3 4 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (27.63%) Problem-Solving
3 21 (27.63%) SOA
4 20 (26.32%) Data Integration
4 20 (26.32%) ETL
4 20 (26.32%) ITIL
4 20 (26.32%) Microservices
4 20 (26.32%) Project Management
4 20 (26.32%) Validation
5 16 (21.05%) Business Process Modelling
6 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
6 14 (18.42%) TDD
7 13 (17.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (17.11%) MVC
7 13 (17.11%) Scrum
8 11 (14.47%) Change Data Capture
8 11 (14.47%) Data Modelling
8 11 (14.47%) EAI
8 11 (14.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.95%) SQL
2 36 (47.37%) C#
3 31 (40.79%) Java
4 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.42%) PHP
6 11 (14.47%) T-SQL
7 10 (13.16%) VB.NET
8 7 (9.21%) PL/SQL
9 4 (5.26%) Java 8
9 4 (5.26%) Python
10 3 (3.95%) VB
11 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.32%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Degree
1 20 (26.32%) Postgraduate
2 11 (14.47%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) Data Quality
2 9 (11.84%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) DRBD
2 1 (1.32%) KVM
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (7.89%) Google
4 4 (5.26%) ESRI
4 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.26%) SAP
5 3 (3.95%) Guidewire
6 2 (2.63%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.32%) Apigee
7 1 (1.32%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) Mashery
7 1 (1.32%) Perforce
7 1 (1.32%) Splunk