The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 50 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 5 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.16% 3.01% 4.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.51% 8.04% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 13
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
SOAP
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
199 112 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 46.17% 37.46% 60.07%
Number of salaries quoted 170 106 178
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOAP across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

SOAP
Salary Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOAP across the Bath region.

SOAP Salary Trend in Bath

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 13 (72.22%) HTML
1 13 (72.22%) Web Services
1 13 (72.22%) XML
2 12 (66.67%) CSS
3 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) jQuery
5 9 (50.00%) Java
5 9 (50.00%) MySQL
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (44.44%) HTML5
7 7 (38.89%) JSON
7 7 (38.89%) Spring
7 7 (38.89%) Maven
7 7 (38.89%) C++
8 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 6 (33.33%) Windows
8 6 (33.33%) XSLT
8 6 (33.33%) JUnit
8 6 (33.33%) Ajax
8 6 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (33.33%) REST
8 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
9 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
9 5 (27.78%) LAMP
9 5 (27.78%) Subversion
9 5 (27.78%) Selenium
9 5 (27.78%) Ant

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (22.22%) Drupal
2 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
4 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Maven
2 6 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (33.33%) JUnit
3 5 (27.78%) Ant
3 5 (27.78%) Subversion
3 5 (27.78%) Selenium
4 4 (22.22%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (11.11%) IntelliJ
6 2 (11.11%) Xcode
7 1 (5.56%) NetBeans
7 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Programmer
4 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (22.22%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 4 (22.22%) Java Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Java Programmer
4 4 (22.22%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Java Architect
5 3 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
5 3 (16.67%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) HTML
1 13 (72.22%) Web Services
1 13 (72.22%) XML
2 12 (66.67%) CSS
3 10 (55.56%) jQuery
4 8 (44.44%) HTML5
5 7 (38.89%) JSON
5 7 (38.89%) Spring
6 6 (33.33%) Ajax
6 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 6 (33.33%) XSLT
6 6 (33.33%) REST
7 5 (27.78%) LAMP
8 4 (22.22%) STL
8 4 (22.22%) YUI
8 4 (22.22%) JSF
8 4 (22.22%) JNDI
8 4 (22.22%) Spring MVC
8 4 (22.22%) WCF
8 4 (22.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
2 2 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Phone
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Web Design
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Kanban
4 3 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) PHP
5 4 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 4 (22.22%) XAML
6 3 (16.67%) C
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
8 1 (5.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) HND
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) JBoss
2 4 (22.22%) Sun
2 4 (22.22%) Trapeze
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Apple
3 2 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow