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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK / Wales
Rank 33 56 85
Rank change year-on-year +23 +29  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 74 50 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.78% 3.59% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.48% 9.80% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55 44 20
Median salary £45,269 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.71% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £49,250 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 449 510 482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 41.12% 36.64% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 388 420 407
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,009 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +12 53 £45,269 +20.71% 4
Mid Wales - 10 - - 2
West Wales - 4 £45,269 -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 101 (76.52%) Java
2 95 (71.97%) Web Services
3 91 (68.94%) REST
4 84 (63.64%) Spring
5 76 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (55.30%) Hibernate
7 63 (47.73%) SQL
8 54 (40.91%) Maven
8 54 (40.91%) Software Engineering
9 49 (37.12%) .NET
10 48 (36.36%) SQL Server
11 46 (34.85%) C#
12 45 (34.09%) RESTful
13 44 (33.33%) Finance
14 42 (31.82%) Eclipse
15 41 (31.06%) Tomcat
16 39 (29.55%) XML
16 39 (29.55%) Subversion
17 38 (28.79%) SQL Server 2012
18 37 (28.03%) ASP.NET
19 36 (27.27%) Unit Testing
20 35 (26.52%) ASP.NET MVC
20 35 (26.52%) MVC
21 34 (25.76%) EJB
21 34 (25.76%) BDD
21 34 (25.76%) TDD
21 34 (25.76%) WebSphere
21 34 (25.76%) ASP.NET Web API
22 33 (25.00%) IBM
23 32 (24.24%) Visual Studio

SOAP
Top Related 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 41 (31.06%) Tomcat
2 34 (25.76%) WebSphere
3 31 (23.48%) IIS
4 11 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (6.06%) JBoss
6 6 (4.55%) Apache
7 4 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (2.27%) Apache Pig
8 3 (2.27%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.52%) CMS
9 2 (1.52%) ColdFusion
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.76%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.76%) Documentum
10 1 (0.76%) Drupal
10 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.76%) FileNet
10 1 (0.76%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.76%) Compiere
3 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.79%) SaaS
3 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.52%) Intranet
2 1 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 38 (28.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (12.88%) MySQL
4 9 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.30%) Big Data
6 6 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.03%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.27%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.27%) Data Lake
9 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.27%) HBase
9 3 (2.27%) Presto
9 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.52%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 54 (40.91%) Maven
2 42 (31.82%) Eclipse
3 39 (29.55%) Subversion
4 32 (24.24%) Visual Studio
5 11 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (6.06%) SoapUI
7 7 (5.30%) Artifactory
7 7 (5.30%) Jenkins
7 7 (5.30%) JUnit
8 6 (4.55%) IntelliJ
8 6 (4.55%) NetBeans
9 5 (3.79%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.03%) Ant
10 4 (3.03%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.27%) JMeter
12 2 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (1.52%) Toad
13 1 (0.76%) Gradle
13 1 (0.76%) Selenium
13 1 (0.76%) Xcode
General
1 44 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (6.82%) Advertising
3 5 (3.79%) Multimedia
4 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (51.52%) Developer
2 58 (43.94%) Java Developer
3 33 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 24 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 23 (17.42%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (14.39%) Analyst
7 15 (11.36%) .NET Software Engineer
7 15 (11.36%) Java Engineer
7 15 (11.36%) Java Software Engineer
8 14 (10.61%) C# Software Engineer
9 11 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Analyst
9 11 (8.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 11 (8.33%) Solutions Analyst
9 11 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.30%) Business Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.30%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.55%) Administrator
11 6 (4.55%) BizTalk Administrator
11 6 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (71.97%) Web Services
2 91 (68.94%) REST
3 84 (63.64%) Spring
4 73 (55.30%) Hibernate
5 49 (37.12%) .NET
6 45 (34.09%) RESTful
7 39 (29.55%) XML
8 37 (28.03%) ASP.NET
9 35 (26.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (25.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (25.76%) EJB
11 32 (24.24%) Java SE
12 31 (23.48%) .NET Framework
13 25 (18.94%) Middleware
14 21 (15.91%) HTML
15 18 (13.64%) JSON
16 14 (10.61%) J2EE
17 13 (9.85%) Ajax
17 13 (9.85%) CSS
17 13 (9.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.48%) User Experience
2 25 (18.94%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (18.18%) Mainframe
4 16 (12.12%) Computer Science
4 16 (12.12%) Management Information System
5 11 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.52%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.52%) Fintech
6 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.52%) Social Media
6 2 (1.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.79%) Unix
2 3 (2.27%) Android
2 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 36 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 35 (26.52%) MVC
5 34 (25.76%) BDD
5 34 (25.76%) TDD
6 32 (24.24%) Continuous Deployment
7 29 (21.97%) Customer Insight
7 29 (21.97%) Performance Optimisation
8 20 (15.15%) Mentoring
9 19 (14.39%) Data Integration
9 19 (14.39%) ETL
10 13 (9.85%) Project Management
11 11 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
11 11 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (8.33%) ITIL
11 11 (8.33%) Process Improvement
12 10 (7.58%) Migration
12 10 (7.58%) Web Development
13 9 (6.82%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (76.52%) Java
2 63 (47.73%) SQL
3 46 (34.85%) C#
4 21 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.82%) PHP
6 7 (5.30%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.55%) Groovy
8 5 (3.79%) Python
9 3 (2.27%) Scala
10 2 (1.52%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.52%) SOQL
11 1 (0.76%) ABAP
11 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (23.48%) Degree
2 10 (7.58%) HND
3 5 (3.79%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.79%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (21.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 28 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) Ansible
1 2 (1.52%) Rundeck
2 1 (0.76%) Kibana
2 1 (0.76%) logstash
Vendors
1 33 (25.00%) IBM
2 28 (21.21%) Oracle
3 9 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.27%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe
7 1 (0.76%) FatWire
7 1 (0.76%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.76%) OpenText
7 1 (0.76%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Sencha
7 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.76%) Vignette
7 1 (0.76%) Xerox
Newquay, Cornwall
King's Service Centre
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newquay, Cornwall
King's Service Centre
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Reed Technology
Salary: great benefits package and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, South Wales
Link Financial
Salary: Salary Negotiable + Excellent Pension + Annual Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 20 days ago