The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 117 81 103
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +22
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 13 41 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.63% 2.18% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.26% 7.11% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 3
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £50,000 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
SOAP
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
574 577 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.80% 30.69% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 542 519 518
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SOAP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Birmingham

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 25 (78.13%) Web Services
2 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
3 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
4 19 (59.38%) Java
5 16 (50.00%) HTML
5 16 (50.00%) XML
5 16 (50.00%) CSS
5 16 (50.00%) Oracle
6 13 (40.63%) XSLT
6 13 (40.63%) jQuery
6 13 (40.63%) Tomcat
7 12 (37.50%) .NET
7 12 (37.50%) TDD
8 11 (34.38%) MVC
8 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 11 (34.38%) JBoss
9 10 (31.25%) C#
9 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
10 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
10 9 (28.13%) SQL
10 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
10 9 (28.13%) REST
10 9 (28.13%) WCF
11 8 (25.00%) J2EE
11 8 (25.00%) Degree
11 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 7 (21.88%) OO
12 7 (21.88%) Internet
12 7 (21.88%) Spring

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 13 (40.63%) Tomcat
2 11 (34.38%) JBoss
3 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.13%) FileNet
5 1 (3.13%) LiveLink
5 1 (3.13%) LiveCycle
5 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.25%) Magento
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) JasperReports
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
1 7 (21.88%) Subversion
1 7 (21.88%) Maven
2 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.50%) Selenium
4 4 (12.50%) FitNesse
5 2 (6.25%) NetBeans
5 2 (6.25%) Ant
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) Hudson
General
1 2 (6.25%) Games
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Local Government
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Consultant
3 8 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Implementation Consultant
5 6 (18.75%) Architect
6 5 (15.63%) Integration Consultant
6 5 (15.63%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Java Architect
7 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
7 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
9 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Java Technical Architect
9 2 (6.25%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) Web Services
2 16 (50.00%) XML
2 16 (50.00%) HTML
2 16 (50.00%) CSS
3 13 (40.63%) XSLT
3 13 (40.63%) jQuery
4 12 (37.50%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) REST
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET
5 9 (28.13%) WCF
6 8 (25.00%) J2EE
7 7 (21.88%) Spring
7 7 (21.88%) YUI
8 6 (18.75%) JMX
8 6 (18.75%) JMS
9 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
9 5 (15.63%) HTML5
9 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (12.50%) Spring MVC
10 4 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) TDD
3 11 (34.38%) MVC
4 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (21.88%) OO
7 6 (18.75%) Multithreading
8 5 (15.63%) SOA
9 4 (12.50%) Scrum
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.25%) Time Management
10 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (6.25%) Build Automation
10 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (6.25%) Web Design
10 2 (6.25%) Workflow
10 2 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) C#
4 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) XPath
6 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.25%) Perl
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) VB
8 1 (3.13%) PHP5
8 1 (3.13%) Groovy
8 1 (3.13%) Scala
8 1 (3.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe
3 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.13%) Open Text
3 1 (3.13%) Zend
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
People Source
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + pension, health care, 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £750000 per annum + corporate benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago