Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 50 71
Rank change year-on-year -34 +21 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 48 93 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.53% 4.83% 3.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.69% 13.56% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 43 64 64
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,269
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -11.64% +13.17%
10th Percentile £30,150 £30,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £55,599
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 717 686 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 37.82% 35.64% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 651 555 694
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £54,724
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -28 46 £37,750 -5.63% 6
West Wales - 2 £42,500 -
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (60.42%) Java
3 24 (50.00%) REST
4 21 (43.75%) Spring
4 21 (43.75%) Git (software)
5 20 (41.67%) JSON
6 16 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 16 (33.33%) Web Services
7 15 (31.25%) AngularJS
8 14 (29.17%) XML
9 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
9 13 (27.08%) JUnit
9 13 (27.08%) Scrum
10 12 (25.00%) SQL
10 12 (25.00%) Maven
10 12 (25.00%) Subversion
11 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
11 11 (22.92%) C#
12 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 9 (18.75%) Oracle
13 9 (18.75%) .NET
13 9 (18.75%) Azure
13 9 (18.75%) Docker
13 9 (18.75%) Microservices
14 8 (16.67%) JIRA
15 7 (14.58%) HTML
15 7 (14.58%) Web Development
15 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
15 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (14.58%) Redis

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 5 (10.42%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
3 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.08%) Notepad++
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Azure
2 3 (6.25%) AWS
2 3 (6.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (6.25%) GCP
2 3 (6.25%) IaaS
2 3 (6.25%) PaaS
3 2 (4.17%) npm
3 2 (4.17%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Redis
3 5 (10.42%) MySQL
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.17%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.08%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 13 (27.08%) JUnit
3 12 (25.00%) Maven
3 12 (25.00%) Subversion
4 8 (16.67%) JIRA
5 6 (12.50%) Selenium
5 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 5 (10.42%) Ant
6 5 (10.42%) Bitbucket
6 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
6 5 (10.42%) Liquibase
7 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (8.33%) Fiddler
8 3 (6.25%) Jasmine
8 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 3 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.08%) XMLSpy
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Billing
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (68.75%) Developer
2 18 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Designer
7 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior
7 2 (4.17%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Mid-Level Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) REST
2 21 (43.75%) Spring
3 20 (41.67%) JSON
4 16 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 16 (33.33%) Web Services
5 15 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 14 (29.17%) XML
7 9 (18.75%) .NET
8 7 (14.58%) HTML
9 6 (12.50%) React
10 5 (10.42%) J2EE
10 5 (10.42%) Java EE
10 5 (10.42%) JPA
10 5 (10.42%) jQuery
10 5 (10.42%) Middleware
10 5 (10.42%) Spring Boot
11 4 (8.33%) EJB
11 4 (8.33%) iBATIS
11 4 (8.33%) Java SE
11 4 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Android
1 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Scrum
3 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
4 9 (18.75%) Microservices
5 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.58%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.58%) Web Development
6 6 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (12.50%) Fintech
7 5 (10.42%) DevOps
7 5 (10.42%) Front End Development
7 5 (10.42%) MVC
7 5 (10.42%) SDLC
8 4 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) TDD
9 3 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (6.25%) Data Science
9 3 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.92%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) ABAP
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.08%) Kibana
2 1 (2.08%) MIIS
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) SAP
3 5 (10.42%) Guidewire
4 4 (8.33%) IBM
5 3 (6.25%) Google
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.08%) Xamarin