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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 30 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 6 10 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.75% 4.33% 10.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.79% 6.90% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 36
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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
77 145 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 35.32% 62.77% 62.94%
Number of salaries quoted 62 120 200
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) JIRA
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (90.91%) HTTP
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) JUnit
3 6 (54.55%) JDBC
3 6 (54.55%) JSP
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) JSON
3 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (54.55%) Mockito
3 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 6 (54.55%) REST
4 5 (45.45%) MySQL
4 5 (45.45%) IIS
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Servlets
4 5 (45.45%) XSL
4 5 (45.45%) Informix

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (90.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (45.45%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 5 (45.45%) IIS
2 5 (45.45%) Apache
2 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
1 5 (45.45%) Informix
1 5 (45.45%) RDBMS
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) JIRA
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) Mockito
2 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
2 6 (54.55%) JUnit
3 5 (45.45%) Introscope
3 5 (45.45%) JMeter
3 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (9.09%) Ant
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
1 11 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 6 (54.55%) JSON
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) JDBC
2 6 (54.55%) JSP
2 6 (54.55%) REST
3 5 (45.45%) PowerMock
3 5 (45.45%) JAX-RS
3 5 (45.45%) RESTful
3 5 (45.45%) Servlets
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) XSL
3 5 (45.45%) WSDL
3 5 (45.45%) JAX-RPC
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) N-Tier
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Compuware
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Perforce
2 5 (45.45%) VMware