The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 62 85 70
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 64 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.41% 2.34% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.04% 4.60% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 60 39 45
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SOAP
South West

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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
708 869 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 37.76% 50.79% 34.90%
Number of salaries quoted 619 798 500
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SOAP
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Bristol

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Bristol

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 60 (63.83%) Web Services
2 57 (60.64%) HTML
2 57 (60.64%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (59.57%) CSS
4 55 (58.51%) XML
4 55 (58.51%) Java
5 44 (46.81%) JavaScript
6 37 (39.36%) TDD
6 37 (39.36%) Apple iOS
7 36 (38.30%) Scrum
8 32 (34.04%) REST
8 32 (34.04%) Mobile App
8 32 (34.04%) iOS Development
9 31 (32.98%) Android
10 30 (31.91%) MVC
11 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
12 27 (28.72%) XHTML
13 26 (27.66%) Web Development
13 26 (27.66%) JSON
14 25 (26.60%) HTML5
14 25 (26.60%) C#
15 24 (25.53%) Objective-C
15 24 (25.53%) Android Development
16 23 (24.47%) Degree
16 23 (24.47%) Hibernate
16 23 (24.47%) Spring
16 23 (24.47%) .NET
16 23 (24.47%) OOP
17 22 (23.40%) C
17 22 (23.40%) OO

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 16 (17.02%) Joomla!
1 16 (17.02%) Alfresco
2 5 (5.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.19%) Apache
3 3 (3.19%) Node.js
4 2 (2.13%) nginx
4 2 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.06%) Drupal
5 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.06%) IIS
5 1 (1.06%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Office
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.15%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.32%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.34%) Internet
2 15 (15.96%) NFC
3 6 (6.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (17.02%) MongoDB
4 14 (14.89%) MySQL
5 10 (10.64%) Hadoop
5 10 (10.64%) Big Data
6 9 (9.57%) Relational Database
7 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.26%) DB2
8 4 (4.26%) MS Access
8 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Subversion
2 18 (19.15%) TeamCity
2 18 (19.15%) Rhino Mocks
2 18 (19.15%) Moq
2 18 (19.15%) NUnit
2 18 (19.15%) CruiseControl
2 18 (19.15%) Cucumber
2 18 (19.15%) SpecFlow
3 13 (13.83%) Maven
4 12 (12.77%) Ant
4 12 (12.77%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (8.51%) Visual Studio
6 6 (6.38%) JUnit
7 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (3.19%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.13%) PHPUnit
10 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.13%) Bugzilla
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Marketing
3 10 (10.64%) Games
4 6 (6.38%) Banking
4 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (81.91%) Developer
2 23 (24.47%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.96%) iOS Developer
4 12 (12.77%) C# Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Team Leader
6 8 (8.51%) Technical Team Leader
6 8 (8.51%) PHP Developer
6 8 (8.51%) .NET Team Leader
6 8 (8.51%) Android Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) PHP Web Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (63.83%) Web Services
2 57 (60.64%) HTML
3 56 (59.57%) CSS
4 55 (58.51%) XML
5 32 (34.04%) REST
6 27 (28.72%) XHTML
7 26 (27.66%) JSON
8 25 (26.60%) HTML5
9 23 (24.47%) Spring
9 23 (24.47%) Hibernate
9 23 (24.47%) .NET
10 20 (21.28%) Cocoa
10 20 (21.28%) RESTful
11 19 (20.21%) WCF
12 18 (19.15%) MSMQ
12 18 (19.15%) J2EE
12 18 (19.15%) Gherkin
13 16 (17.02%) WSDL
13 16 (17.02%) JPA
13 16 (17.02%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 32 (34.04%) Mobile App
2 21 (22.34%) iPhone
3 20 (21.28%) Open Source
4 16 (17.02%) RIA
5 15 (15.96%) iPad
6 13 (13.83%) Computer Science
7 9 (9.57%) Blackberry
8 8 (8.51%) Mathematics
9 6 (6.38%) Client/Server
10 5 (5.32%) Replication
11 4 (4.26%) Web 2.0
11 4 (4.26%) Smartphone
12 2 (2.13%) Xbox
12 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
13 1 (1.06%) NLPG
13 1 (1.06%) W3C
13 1 (1.06%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.36%) Apple iOS
2 31 (32.98%) Android
3 5 (5.32%) Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.06%) UNIX
4 1 (1.06%) Windows
4 1 (1.06%) Solaris
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (60.64%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (39.36%) TDD
3 36 (38.30%) Scrum
4 32 (34.04%) iOS Development
5 30 (31.91%) MVC
6 26 (27.66%) Web Development
7 24 (25.53%) Android Development
8 23 (24.47%) OOP
9 22 (23.40%) OO
9 22 (23.40%) OOD
10 19 (20.21%) BDD
10 19 (20.21%) Mobile Application Development
11 18 (19.15%) Automated Testing
11 18 (19.15%) E-Commerce
11 18 (19.15%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (12.77%) UML
13 10 (10.64%) Workflow
13 10 (10.64%) MapReduce
13 10 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (9.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 55 (58.51%) Java
2 44 (46.81%) JavaScript
3 25 (26.60%) C#
4 24 (25.53%) Objective-C
5 22 (23.40%) C
6 19 (20.21%) Ruby
7 17 (18.09%) C++
8 13 (13.83%) PHP
9 7 (7.45%) SQL
10 6 (6.38%) VB
11 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.13%) VB6
13 1 (1.06%) Python
13 1 (1.06%) ECMAScript
13 1 (1.06%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 23 (24.47%) Degree
2 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
2 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Apple
2 17 (18.09%) Google
3 13 (13.83%) Oracle
4 12 (12.77%) Adobe
5 5 (5.32%) SmartFocus
6 4 (4.26%) SAP
6 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.13%) Facebook
8 1 (1.06%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.06%) ESRI
8 1 (1.06%) Appcelerator
8 1 (1.06%) Zend
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