The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 27 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 5 6 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.60% 2.64% 10.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.46% 4.76% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 36
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
SOAP
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
67 126 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 34.90% 55.51% 64.68%
Number of salaries quoted 60 107 214
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

SOAP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Chester

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 7 (87.50%) JSP
3 6 (75.00%) IIS
3 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 6 (75.00%) Apache
3 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) JMeter
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (75.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) Mockito
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 7 (87.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Informix
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (75.00%) JMeter
3 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Mockito
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (12.50%) Introscope
5 1 (12.50%) Maven
5 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
5 1 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (12.50%) Ant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (75.00%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) JSP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JDBC
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) XSL
4 1 (12.50%) WSDL
4 1 (12.50%) JAX-RPC
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) JPA
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Spring Integration
4 1 (12.50%) PowerMock
4 1 (12.50%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Compuware
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Perforce
3 1 (12.50%) IBM