The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 106 89 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 12 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.66% 1.81% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.40% 5.39% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 25
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
501 594 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.44% 33.67% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 438 530 434
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SOAP
West Midlands

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 16 April 2014.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 30 (69.77%) SQL Server
2 28 (65.12%) Java
3 26 (60.47%) Selenium
3 26 (60.47%) Unit Testing
4 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
4 24 (55.81%) OO
4 24 (55.81%) Oracle
5 23 (53.49%) Subversion
6 22 (51.16%) Hibernate
6 22 (51.16%) Spring
7 21 (48.84%) MVC
7 21 (48.84%) Ajax
8 20 (46.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (46.51%) JasperReports
8 20 (46.51%) FitNesse
8 20 (46.51%) Multithreading
8 20 (46.51%) Games
8 20 (46.51%) Maven
8 20 (46.51%) ActiveMQ
8 20 (46.51%) Eclipse
8 20 (46.51%) JMX
8 20 (46.51%) JMS
8 20 (46.51%) JBoss
8 20 (46.51%) Tomcat
8 20 (46.51%) J2EE
8 20 (46.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (44.19%) SQL
10 18 (41.86%) TDD
11 17 (39.53%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (39.53%) Oracle Reports

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 20 (46.51%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (9.30%) Apache
4 3 (6.98%) WordPress
4 3 (6.98%) CMS
4 3 (6.98%) Drupal
4 3 (6.98%) Joomla!
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.63%) HTTP
2 5 (11.63%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.33%) IPv4
3 1 (2.33%) IPv6
3 1 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (69.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (46.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 20 (46.51%) JasperReports
2 20 (46.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (39.53%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (39.53%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.98%) MySQL
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (60.47%) Selenium
2 23 (53.49%) Subversion
3 20 (46.51%) FitNesse
3 20 (46.51%) Maven
3 20 (46.51%) Eclipse
4 17 (39.53%) Jenkins
5 9 (20.93%) SoapUI
6 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
6 6 (13.95%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (13.95%) Cucumber
6 6 (13.95%) SpecFlow
6 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
7 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
8 3 (6.98%) Apache Continuum
General
1 20 (46.51%) Games
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Team Leader
2 13 (30.23%) Java Team Leader
3 12 (27.91%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Lead Java Developer
4 6 (13.95%) QA Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Lead Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Team Leader
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
8 2 (4.65%) DBA
9 1 (2.33%) Programmer
9 1 (2.33%) Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) Hibernate
1 22 (51.16%) Spring
2 21 (48.84%) Ajax
3 20 (46.51%) ActiveMQ
3 20 (46.51%) JMX
3 20 (46.51%) JMS
3 20 (46.51%) J2EE
4 17 (39.53%) Spring MVC
5 15 (34.88%) .NET
6 10 (23.26%) XML
7 7 (16.28%) jQuery
8 6 (13.95%) HTML
8 6 (13.95%) CSS
8 6 (13.95%) Gherkin
9 5 (11.63%) Web Services
10 4 (9.30%) REST
11 3 (6.98%) CSS3
11 3 (6.98%) Yii
11 3 (6.98%) HTML5
11 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 7 (16.28%) UNIX
3 6 (13.95%) Windows
4 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Unit Testing
2 24 (55.81%) OO
3 21 (48.84%) MVC
4 20 (46.51%) Multithreading
5 18 (41.86%) TDD
6 16 (37.21%) Automated Testing
7 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
8 10 (23.26%) User Stories
9 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.95%) Scrum
10 6 (13.95%) Usability Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Performance Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Security Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
11 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (11.63%) DNA
11 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
13 2 (4.65%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) Java
2 24 (55.81%) JavaScript
3 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 15 (34.88%) C#
5 7 (16.28%) PHP
6 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
7 5 (11.63%) Bourne shell
7 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
8 4 (9.30%) C++
9 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
9 3 (6.98%) ActionScript
9 3 (6.98%) Python
9 3 (6.98%) PHP5
10 1 (2.33%) Delphi
10 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.33%) Squid
1 1 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (2.33%) UAG
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Oracle
2 20 (46.51%) JBoss
3 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) Facebook
4 3 (6.98%) Zend
5 2 (4.65%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.33%) Websense
6 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.33%) M86 Security
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