The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 24 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 4.35% 0.98% 3.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.62% 2.70% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Average salary £37,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
SOAP
Essex

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 Brentwood region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 37 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 20.11% 36.27% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 17
Average salary £45,000 £43,125 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -9.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

SOAP
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Brentwood

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 12 (85.71%) SoapUI
2 11 (78.57%) QA
3 10 (71.43%) Finance
4 9 (64.29%) Middleware
4 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
5 8 (57.14%) HP UFT
5 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
6 6 (42.86%) XMLSpy
7 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (35.71%) Software Delivery
7 5 (35.71%) SDLC
8 4 (28.57%) Selenium
9 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
9 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 2 (14.29%) IIS
10 2 (14.29%) C#
10 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (14.29%) XML
10 2 (14.29%) Windows
10 2 (14.29%) Banking
10 2 (14.29%) Subversion
10 2 (14.29%) Change Management
10 2 (14.29%) AS400
10 2 (14.29%) MKS
10 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 2 (14.29%) Release Management

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 2 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) SoapUI
2 8 (57.14%) HP UFT
3 6 (42.86%) XMLSpy
4 4 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
6 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Test Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) QA Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) Software Delivery
2 5 (35.71%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) MKS
3 1 (7.14%) HP