Period
to 22 March 2019

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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 75 42
Rank change year-on-year +4 -33 +19
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 52 70 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.95% 3.63% 5.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.20% 9.33% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 49 52 104
Wales median annual salary £36,404 £40,000 £45,269
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.99% -11.64% +24.02%
10th Percentile £27,900 £27,500 £29,300
90th Percentile £61,250 £47,375 £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 634 750 994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.98% 38.90% 42.68%
Number of salaries quoted 537 629 873
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,650 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.80%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 -7 52 £36,404 -8.99% 7
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 29 (55.77%) SQL
2 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
3 22 (42.31%) .NET
3 22 (42.31%) Java
3 22 (42.31%) XML
3 22 (42.31%) REST
4 21 (40.38%) C#
4 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (38.46%) Web Services
6 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
6 19 (36.54%) HTML
7 18 (34.62%) Microservices
8 17 (32.69%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
10 12 (23.08%) Spring
11 11 (21.15%) CSS
11 11 (21.15%) RESTful
12 10 (19.23%) Redis
12 10 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (19.23%) MySQL
12 10 (19.23%) Oracle
12 10 (19.23%) Degree
12 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
12 10 (19.23%) Hibernate
13 9 (17.31%) JSON
13 9 (17.31%) Guidewire
13 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
13 9 (17.31%) Spring Boot
13 9 (17.31%) Cosmos DB
13 9 (17.31%) .NET Core

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 10 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Notepad++
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) IPv4
2 1 (1.92%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) MySQL
2 10 (19.23%) Redis
3 9 (17.31%) Cosmos DB
3 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.62%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.85%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) Liquibase
3 6 (11.54%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.77%) Selenium
5 2 (3.85%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) JUnit
5 2 (3.85%) Maven
5 2 (3.85%) Subversion
5 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.92%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.92%) Ant
6 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.92%) Hudson
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.92%) XMLSpy
General
1 8 (15.38%) Banking
1 8 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Billing
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (65.38%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst Programmer
3 8 (15.38%) Programmer
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Programmer
4 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Graduate
6 4 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Graduate Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Junior
7 3 (5.77%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Junior Web Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (42.31%) .NET
1 22 (42.31%) REST
1 22 (42.31%) XML
2 20 (38.46%) Web Services
3 19 (36.54%) HTML
4 12 (23.08%) Spring
5 11 (21.15%) CSS
5 11 (21.15%) RESTful
6 10 (19.23%) Hibernate
7 9 (17.31%) .NET Core
7 9 (17.31%) JSON
7 9 (17.31%) Spring Boot
8 8 (15.38%) J2EE
8 8 (15.38%) JSP
8 8 (15.38%) Struts
8 8 (15.38%) Thymeleaf
9 4 (7.69%) OAuth
10 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.77%) jQuery
11 2 (3.85%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Cloud Native
2 6 (11.54%) Fintech
3 3 (5.77%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Android
3 3 (5.77%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) CentOS
4 1 (1.92%) Debian
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) Microservices
3 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
4 8 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
4 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.38%) TDD
5 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.62%) API Integration
6 5 (9.62%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (9.62%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (9.62%) Scrum
6 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.69%) Analytics
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.69%) Data Analytics
7 4 (7.69%) OO
7 4 (7.69%) Web Development
8 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
8 3 (5.77%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) SQL
2 22 (42.31%) Java
3 21 (40.38%) C#
4 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) PHP
6 4 (7.69%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) ABAP
7 2 (3.85%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.92%) Java 8
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Kibana
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (1.92%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) Guidewire
3 4 (7.69%) Google
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.92%) Zend