Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 93 82
Rank change year-on-year +39 -11 -16
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 90 49 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.58% 2.43% 2.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.84% 7.14% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 65 36 64
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,100 £30,250 £25,375
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 701 686 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.66% 34.04% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 570 639 829
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +23 69 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Mid Wales -4 18 - -
North Wales - 2 £40,000 -
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 54 (60.00%) XML
2 50 (55.56%) Java
3 48 (53.33%) Web Services
4 47 (52.22%) REST
5 45 (50.00%) SQL
6 42 (46.67%) SQL Server
7 37 (41.11%) C#
8 35 (38.89%) HTML
8 35 (38.89%) .NET
9 34 (37.78%) Finance
10 31 (34.44%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (33.33%) Spring
12 29 (32.22%) Degree
13 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
14 25 (27.78%) Microservices
15 23 (25.56%) MySQL
15 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
16 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (24.44%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (23.33%) Computer Science
17 21 (23.33%) Oracle
18 20 (22.22%) SOA
18 20 (22.22%) Spring Boot
19 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
19 19 (21.11%) PHP
20 18 (20.00%) ITIL
20 18 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
21 17 (18.89%) Continuous Improvement
21 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Azure

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 17 (18.89%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.44%) Anypoint
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.22%) Apache
5 2 (2.22%) ArcGIS
5 2 (2.22%) Confluence
5 2 (2.22%) IIS
5 2 (2.22%) JBoss
6 1 (1.11%) CMS
6 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.44%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (25.56%) MySQL
3 22 (24.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (18.89%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (18.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (14.44%) Relational Database
6 10 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 8 (8.89%) Redis
8 6 (6.67%) GIS
8 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
9 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (4.44%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (4.44%) Data Mart
10 4 (4.44%) Power BI
10 4 (4.44%) Snowflake Schema
10 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (1.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.44%) JUnit
3 11 (12.22%) Maven
4 8 (8.89%) Ant
5 7 (7.78%) Liquibase
5 7 (7.78%) TestNG
6 6 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.67%) Gradle
6 6 (6.67%) Subversion
7 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.33%) JIRA
7 3 (3.33%) Selenium
7 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.22%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (37.78%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Banking
3 7 (7.78%) Billing
3 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.33%) Back Office
4 3 (3.33%) Games
5 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (62.22%) Developer
2 22 (24.44%) Analyst
3 20 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 20 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Business Systems Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) C# Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Senior Solutions Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Software Developer
4 13 (14.44%) Solutions Analyst
4 13 (14.44%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 11 (12.22%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Analyst Programmer
8 7 (7.78%) Programmer
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Programmer
9 6 (6.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (60.00%) XML
2 48 (53.33%) Web Services
3 47 (52.22%) REST
4 35 (38.89%) .NET
4 35 (38.89%) HTML
5 30 (33.33%) Spring
6 20 (22.22%) Spring Boot
7 15 (16.67%) JSON
8 14 (15.56%) CSS
8 14 (15.56%) Hibernate
8 14 (15.56%) J2EE
9 11 (12.22%) jQuery
10 9 (10.00%) RESTful
11 7 (7.78%) JSP
11 7 (7.78%) Sass
11 7 (7.78%) Struts
11 7 (7.78%) Swagger
11 7 (7.78%) Thymeleaf
12 6 (6.67%) WCF
13 5 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (23.33%) Computer Science
3 18 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (18.89%) Management Information System
5 10 (11.11%) Fintech
6 8 (8.89%) Cloud Native
7 5 (5.56%) User Experience
8 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) Linux
2 7 (7.78%) Windows
3 5 (5.56%) Android
3 5 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Problem-Solving
2 27 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.78%) Microservices
4 20 (22.22%) SOA
5 18 (20.00%) ITIL
6 17 (18.89%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (18.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (18.89%) Data Integration
6 17 (18.89%) ETL
6 17 (18.89%) Project Management
6 17 (18.89%) Validation
7 16 (17.78%) Decision-Making
8 15 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 14 (15.56%) Business Analysis
10 13 (14.44%) Business Process Improvement
10 13 (14.44%) Business Process Modelling
10 13 (14.44%) CRM
10 13 (14.44%) ERP
10 13 (14.44%) Process Improvement
10 13 (14.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (55.56%) Java
2 45 (50.00%) SQL
3 37 (41.11%) C#
4 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
5 19 (21.11%) PHP
6 14 (15.56%) VB.NET
7 13 (14.44%) Java 8
8 6 (6.67%) Python
9 5 (5.56%) XPath
10 2 (2.22%) C
10 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 29 (32.22%) Degree
2 17 (18.89%) Postgraduate
3 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.11%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.33%) Oracle
3 12 (13.33%) Guidewire
4 9 (10.00%) Google
5 4 (4.44%) ESRI
5 4 (4.44%) IBM
5 4 (4.44%) MuleSoft
5 4 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.22%) Zend
7 1 (1.11%) Apigee
7 1 (1.11%) Mashery
7 1 (1.11%) Perforce
7 1 (1.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) Splunk