Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 86 60
Rank change year-on-year +25 -26 -14
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 79 53 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.92% 2.56% 3.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.19% 7.48% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 68 41 88
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -15.66% +18.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,625 £49,500 £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 706 709 1,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 35.00% 34.30% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 585 633 924
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,351 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.65% +4.93% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 +16 70 £40,000 +3.23% 12
Mid Wales - 8 - -
North Wales - 1 - - 2
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 40 (50.63%) Java
1 40 (50.63%) XML
2 39 (49.37%) SQL
3 37 (46.84%) REST
4 32 (40.51%) SQL Server
5 31 (39.24%) C#
5 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (37.97%) Web Services
7 28 (35.44%) .NET
8 27 (34.18%) HTML
9 22 (27.85%) Finance
10 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
10 21 (26.58%) MySQL
10 21 (26.58%) Git (software)
11 20 (25.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
11 20 (25.32%) Spring
12 19 (24.05%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (22.78%) Microservices
14 16 (20.25%) PHP
14 16 (20.25%) CSS
15 15 (18.99%) Oracle
15 15 (18.99%) Linux
15 15 (18.99%) Degree
15 15 (18.99%) JSON
16 14 (17.72%) Spring Boot
16 14 (17.72%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (15.19%) Computer Science
17 12 (15.19%) SOA
17 12 (15.19%) Java 8

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 8 (10.13%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.80%) Anypoint
3 3 (3.80%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) CMS
4 2 (2.53%) IIS
4 2 (2.53%) JBoss
4 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.27%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.27%) Confluence
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.80%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) WAN
2 1 (1.27%) IPv4
2 1 (1.27%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (40.51%) SQL Server
2 21 (26.58%) MySQL
3 14 (17.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
5 8 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.33%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (6.33%) Redis
7 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (5.06%) GIS
8 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.27%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.27%) Power BI
10 1 (1.27%) SAP HANA
10 1 (1.27%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.39%) Maven
3 8 (10.13%) JUnit
4 5 (6.33%) Ant
5 4 (5.06%) Liquibase
5 4 (5.06%) SoapUI
5 4 (5.06%) Subversion
6 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.53%) Gradle
7 2 (2.53%) JIRA
7 2 (2.53%) Selenium
7 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.53%) TestNG
8 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.27%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.27%) Hudson
8 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
2 4 (5.06%) Billing
2 4 (5.06%) Games
2 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Back Office
4 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (67.09%) Developer
2 21 (26.58%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.99%) Software Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) C# Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (12.66%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.13%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Solutions Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Solutions Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (6.33%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (50.63%) XML
2 37 (46.84%) REST
3 30 (37.97%) Web Services
4 28 (35.44%) .NET
5 27 (34.18%) HTML
6 20 (25.32%) Spring
7 16 (20.25%) CSS
8 15 (18.99%) JSON
9 14 (17.72%) Spring Boot
10 10 (12.66%) Hibernate
10 10 (12.66%) jQuery
11 9 (11.39%) J2EE
11 9 (11.39%) RESTful
12 6 (7.59%) Sass
12 6 (7.59%) Swagger
13 5 (6.33%) .NET Core
13 5 (6.33%) WCF
13 5 (6.33%) XSLT
14 4 (5.06%) JSP
14 4 (5.06%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.66%) Fintech
3 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.13%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.59%) Cloud Native
5 5 (6.33%) User Experience
6 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) CMDB
7 1 (1.27%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Unix
3 4 (5.06%) Android
3 4 (5.06%) Windows
4 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.27%) CentOS
5 1 (1.27%) Debian
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (22.78%) Microservices
4 12 (15.19%) Computer Science
4 12 (15.19%) SOA
5 11 (13.92%) ITIL
5 11 (13.92%) Scrum
6 10 (12.66%) Decision-Making
6 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
7 9 (11.39%) Business Analysis
7 9 (11.39%) TDD
8 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (10.13%) Data Integration
8 8 (10.13%) ETL
8 8 (10.13%) Project Management
8 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Validation
8 8 (10.13%) Web Development
9 7 (8.86%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.63%) Java
2 39 (49.37%) SQL
3 31 (39.24%) C#
4 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
5 16 (20.25%) PHP
6 12 (15.19%) Java 8
7 7 (8.86%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.33%) Python
8 5 (6.33%) XPath
9 2 (2.53%) C
9 2 (2.53%) C++
9 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.27%) ABAP
10 1 (1.27%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.27%) Perl
10 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Degree
2 8 (10.13%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Ansible
2 2 (2.53%) Kibana
3 1 (1.27%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.99%) Oracle
3 9 (11.39%) Guidewire
4 6 (7.59%) Google
5 5 (6.33%) IBM
6 3 (3.80%) ESRI
6 3 (3.80%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.80%) Zend
7 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.27%) SAP