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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 28 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 5 2 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.87% 0.78% 5.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 1.54% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 10
Average salary £37,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
65 130 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 37.36% 50.78% 46.39%
Number of salaries quoted 49 117 107
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 4 May 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 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) Tomcat
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) REST
3 7 (77.78%) MySQL
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 5 (55.56%) HTTP
5 5 (55.56%) JMeter
5 5 (55.56%) IIS
5 5 (55.56%) Apache
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
5 5 (55.56%) DevOps
5 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
5 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 5 (55.56%) Selenium
6 3 (33.33%) Line Management
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 8 (88.89%) Tomcat
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 5 (55.56%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) JMeter
2 5 (55.56%) SoapUI
2 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft