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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 70 81
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 33 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.38% 2.23% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.38% 6.67% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 20
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 £35,684
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +0.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 352 435 453
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 36.10% 33.51% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 322 392 365
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,386
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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
South Wales +15 25 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Mid Wales - 4 - -
West Wales - 2 £35,000 -
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 78 (74.29%) Web Services
2 77 (73.33%) Java
3 71 (67.62%) REST
4 67 (63.81%) Spring
5 56 (53.33%) Hibernate
6 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (48.57%) .NET
8 50 (47.62%) Maven
9 47 (44.76%) C#
9 47 (44.76%) Software Engineering
10 46 (43.81%) SQL Server
11 44 (41.90%) SQL
12 40 (38.10%) XML
13 39 (37.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (35.24%) Test Automation
14 37 (35.24%) Tomcat
14 37 (35.24%) MVC
15 36 (34.29%) ASP.NET
16 35 (33.33%) IBM
16 35 (33.33%) Subversion
17 34 (32.38%) Eclipse
17 34 (32.38%) Visual Studio
17 34 (32.38%) RESTful
17 34 (32.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (32.38%) WebSphere
17 34 (32.38%) Unit Testing
18 33 (31.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 33 (31.43%) EJB
19 32 (30.48%) IIS
19 32 (30.48%) .NET Framework

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 37 (35.24%) Tomcat
2 34 (32.38%) WebSphere
3 32 (30.48%) IIS
4 14 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (7.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (3.81%) CMS
7 3 (2.86%) Apache
8 2 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.90%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.90%) Documentum
8 2 (1.90%) Drupal
8 2 (1.90%) FileNet
8 2 (1.90%) Liferay
8 2 (1.90%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.90%) LiveLink
8 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.90%) WordPress
9 1 (0.95%) JBoss
9 1 (0.95%) JCAPS
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.95%) Compiere
2 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.95%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Intranet
1 2 (1.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (43.81%) SQL Server
2 39 (37.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (18.10%) MySQL
4 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.90%) Big Data
8 2 (1.90%) SQLite
9 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 50 (47.62%) Maven
2 35 (33.33%) Subversion
3 34 (32.38%) Eclipse
3 34 (32.38%) Visual Studio
4 10 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 6 (5.71%) Artifactory
7 5 (4.76%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.81%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.86%) Ant
9 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.90%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.90%) JUnit
10 2 (1.90%) Xcode
11 1 (0.95%) NetBeans
General
1 31 (29.52%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Advertising
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.90%) Welsh Language
4 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (45.71%) Developer
2 35 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 31 (29.52%) Software Engineer
4 16 (15.24%) Java Engineer
5 15 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
5 15 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (13.33%) Analyst
6 14 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 13 (12.38%) Senior Developer
8 12 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (6.67%) Administrator
10 7 (6.67%) BizTalk Administrator
10 7 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Analyst
10 7 (6.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 7 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
10 7 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (6.67%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.76%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.81%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (74.29%) Web Services
2 71 (67.62%) REST
3 67 (63.81%) Spring
4 56 (53.33%) Hibernate
5 51 (48.57%) .NET
6 40 (38.10%) XML
7 36 (34.29%) ASP.NET
8 34 (32.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (32.38%) RESTful
9 33 (31.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 33 (31.43%) EJB
10 32 (30.48%) .NET Framework
11 31 (29.52%) Java SE
12 27 (25.71%) Middleware
13 15 (14.29%) HTML
14 14 (13.33%) J2EE
15 10 (9.52%) CSS
15 10 (9.52%) JSON
16 6 (5.71%) JPA
16 6 (5.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.62%) User Experience
2 24 (22.86%) Mainframe
3 20 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (15.24%) Management Information System
5 15 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 14 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.90%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.90%) W3C
9 1 (0.95%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.81%) Android
1 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.90%) CentOS
2 2 (1.90%) Linux
2 2 (1.90%) Windows
2 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (44.76%) Software Engineering
3 37 (35.24%) MVC
3 37 (35.24%) Test Automation
4 34 (32.38%) Unit Testing
5 31 (29.52%) Continuous Deployment
6 30 (28.57%) BDD
6 30 (28.57%) TDD
7 29 (27.62%) Customer Insight
7 29 (27.62%) Performance Optimisation
8 25 (23.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 16 (15.24%) Data Integration
10 14 (13.33%) ETL
10 14 (13.33%) Migration
10 14 (13.33%) Web Development
11 13 (12.38%) Business Process Improvement
11 13 (12.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (12.38%) Process Improvement
12 10 (9.52%) Project Management
12 10 (9.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 77 (73.33%) Java
2 47 (44.76%) C#
3 44 (41.90%) SQL
4 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.52%) PHP
6 9 (8.57%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.90%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.95%) ABAP
8 1 (0.95%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.95%) C++
8 1 (0.95%) Groovy
8 1 (0.95%) Python
8 1 (0.95%) Scala
8 1 (0.95%) SOQL
8 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (24.76%) Degree
2 6 (5.71%) HND
2 6 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 6 (5.71%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.90%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 28 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Grafana
Vendors
1 35 (33.33%) IBM
2 25 (23.81%) Oracle
3 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.90%) Adobe
4 2 (1.90%) FatWire
4 2 (1.90%) Interwoven
4 2 (1.90%) OpenText
4 2 (1.90%) Sencha
4 2 (1.90%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.90%) Vignette
4 2 (1.90%) WSO2
4 2 (1.90%) Xerox
5 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.95%) Fiorano
5 1 (0.95%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.95%) SAP
5 1 (0.95%) VMware
Deeside, Clwyd
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago