Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 64 45
Rank change year-on-year -28 -19 +40
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 48 100 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.36% 3.79% 5.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.72% 10.05% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 38 85 110
Wales median annual salary £35,875 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.31% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £28,025 £24,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £47,375 £55,000 £47,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 714 995 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.17% 37.72% 38.63%
Number of salaries quoted 653 904 905
Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,055 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
South Wales -12 42 £36,500 -8.75% 5
West Wales -9 6 £35,000 +7.69%
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 27 (56.25%) SQL
2 26 (54.17%) REST
3 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (47.92%) Java
5 18 (37.50%) C#
5 18 (37.50%) .NET
6 17 (35.42%) Web Services
6 17 (35.42%) Finance
7 16 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 13 (27.08%) Spring
9 12 (25.00%) MVC
10 11 (22.92%) XML
11 10 (20.83%) Web Development
12 9 (18.75%) QA
12 9 (18.75%) RESTful
12 9 (18.75%) Maven
12 9 (18.75%) Hibernate
12 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
12 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 9 (18.75%) Fintech
13 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
13 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 7 (14.58%) Degree
14 7 (14.58%) WCF
14 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
14 7 (14.58%) Oracle
14 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
14 7 (14.58%) CSS
14 7 (14.58%) Mentoring

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 3 (6.25%) CMS
1 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.25%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) MySQL
2 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.08%) GIS
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Maven
2 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.50%) JUnit
2 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.42%) SoapUI
3 5 (10.42%) Subversion
4 3 (6.25%) ClearQuest
4 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.17%) Selenium
5 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
5 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.08%) Ant
6 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.08%) Gradle
6 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.08%) PVCS
6 1 (2.08%) TestNG
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Advertising
2 4 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Java Scala Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Scala Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) REST
2 18 (37.50%) .NET
3 17 (35.42%) Web Services
4 13 (27.08%) Spring
5 11 (22.92%) XML
6 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 9 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 9 (18.75%) RESTful
7 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
8 7 (14.58%) CSS
8 7 (14.58%) WCF
9 6 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 6 (12.50%) HTML
10 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (6.25%) Apache Camel
12 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (6.25%) Ionic Framework
12 3 (6.25%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Fintech
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Android
1 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.17%) DC/OS
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 12 (25.00%) MVC
4 10 (20.83%) Web Development
5 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
6 6 (12.50%) User Stories
7 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.42%) DevOps
7 5 (10.42%) SDLC
7 5 (10.42%) TDD
7 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.33%) Scrum
9 3 (6.25%) API Integration
9 3 (6.25%) Coaching
9 3 (6.25%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Microservices
9 3 (6.25%) Software Architecture
9 3 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) SQL
2 23 (47.92%) Java
3 18 (37.50%) C#
4 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.50%) Scala
6 4 (8.33%) VB
7 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 3 (6.25%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) ABAP
8 1 (2.08%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.08%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) Korn
8 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
8 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.25%) HND
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) GDPR
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.08%) Kibana
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) Serena