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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 34 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 7 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 3.47% 2.75% 5.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.48% 6.82% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 5
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
61 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 30.20% 40.37% 31.96%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 16
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,900 £68,000
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 27 May 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 14 (87.50%) E-Commerce
1 14 (87.50%) QA
1 14 (87.50%) SoapUI
2 12 (75.00%) Middleware
3 11 (68.75%) XMLSpy
4 10 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
5 9 (56.25%) Finance
6 8 (50.00%) Software Delivery
7 7 (43.75%) SDLC
7 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (43.75%) Selenium
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
8 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
9 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
9 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
9 4 (25.00%) XML
10 3 (18.75%) MS Office
10 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
10 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (12.50%) .NET
11 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 2 (12.50%) IIS
11 2 (12.50%) Windows
11 2 (12.50%) HP
11 2 (12.50%) Change Management
11 2 (12.50%) MKS
11 2 (12.50%) Telecoms

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) SoapUI
2 11 (68.75%) XMLSpy
3 10 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (43.75%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Analyst
2 12 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (56.25%) QA Analyst
4 7 (43.75%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Deployment Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) E-Commerce
2 8 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 7 (43.75%) SDLC
4 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Release Management
8 1 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 7 (43.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) MKS