The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 38 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 5 0 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.87% - 10.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.33% - 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 16
Average salary £32,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 97 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 29.59% 38.04% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 71 76 81
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SOAP
Cheshire

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 1 August 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) WSDL
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Perforce
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 5 (71.43%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) Mockito
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 5 (71.43%) PowerMock
2 5 (71.43%) JAX-RS
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) Introscope

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (28.57%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
1 5 (71.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
1 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
1 5 (71.43%) Informix
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Mockito
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (71.43%) Introscope
2 5 (71.43%) JUnit
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) WSDL
1 7 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 5 (71.43%) PowerMock
2 5 (71.43%) JAX-RS
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) XSL
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) JDBC
2 5 (71.43%) Servlets
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) JAXB
3 2 (28.57%) POJO
3 2 (28.57%) JiBX
3 2 (28.57%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Open Source
1 5 (71.43%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) XPath
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Perforce
2 5 (71.43%) Compuware
2 5 (71.43%) HP