The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 83 81 68
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 23 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.88% 1.73% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 4.92% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 8
Average salary £38,750 £46,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.21% +42.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,475 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
SOAP
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
439 447 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 35.87% 35.11% 37.40%
Number of salaries quoted 357 353 300
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SOAP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Essex

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Essex

SOAP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 8 £40,000 -
Brentwood -3 3 - - 1
Basildon -14 2 - -
Harlow - 2 £55,000 -
Chelmsford +8 1 £30,000 -40.00%
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 34 (58.62%) REST
2 32 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (53.45%) Web Services
4 28 (48.28%) SoapUI
5 23 (39.66%) QA
5 23 (39.66%) Java
6 21 (36.21%) SQL Server
7 19 (32.76%) Finance
7 19 (32.76%) TDD
8 18 (31.03%) Selenium
9 17 (29.31%) RESTful
10 15 (25.86%) JIRA
10 15 (25.86%) Software Testing
10 15 (25.86%) JUnit
11 14 (24.14%) C#
11 14 (24.14%) Java EE
11 14 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (24.14%) Test Strategy
12 13 (22.41%) DbUnit
12 13 (22.41%) Automated Testing
12 13 (22.41%) JMeter
12 13 (22.41%) SOA
12 13 (22.41%) HTTP
13 12 (20.69%) ISTQB
14 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
14 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
14 11 (18.97%) jQuery
15 10 (17.24%) HTML
15 10 (17.24%) .NET
16 9 (15.52%) C

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (5.17%) Apache Pig
1 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) Apache
2 2 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (5.17%) Apache Hive
2 3 (5.17%) Big Data
2 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.17%) Neo4j
2 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (48.28%) SoapUI
2 18 (31.03%) Selenium
3 15 (25.86%) JIRA
3 15 (25.86%) JUnit
4 13 (22.41%) DbUnit
4 13 (22.41%) JMeter
5 9 (15.52%) HP UFT
6 8 (13.79%) WebDriver
7 5 (8.62%) LoadRunner
7 5 (8.62%) XMLSpy
8 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
9 3 (5.17%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (5.17%) Maven
10 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.45%) FxCop
10 2 (3.45%) Moq
10 2 (3.45%) ReSharper
10 2 (3.45%) StyleCop
10 2 (3.45%) TestDirector
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Test Engineer
2 22 (37.93%) Software Test Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) Analyst
3 13 (22.41%) Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Tester
6 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (58.62%) REST
2 31 (53.45%) Web Services
3 17 (29.31%) RESTful
4 14 (24.14%) Java EE
5 11 (18.97%) jQuery
6 10 (17.24%) .NET
6 10 (17.24%) HTML
7 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
7 9 (15.52%) XML
8 8 (13.79%) CSS
8 8 (13.79%) Entity Framework
9 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
10 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
10 6 (10.34%) Middleware
11 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
11 5 (8.62%) J2EE
11 5 (8.62%) Spring
12 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (6.90%) HTML5
12 4 (6.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) AS400
2 3 (5.17%) DataPower
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) CMDB
4 1 (1.72%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) iPhone
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) TDD
3 15 (25.86%) Software Testing
4 14 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (24.14%) Test Strategy
5 13 (22.41%) Automated Testing
5 13 (22.41%) SOA
6 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Performance Testing
7 8 (13.79%) MVC
7 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
8 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.62%) QA Automation
9 5 (8.62%) Scrum
9 5 (8.62%) User Stories
10 4 (6.90%) Load Testing
10 4 (6.90%) SDLC
11 3 (5.17%) Automation Testing
11 3 (5.17%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) Java
2 14 (24.14%) C#
3 9 (15.52%) C
4 8 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.62%) SQL
6 4 (6.90%) Groovy
6 4 (6.90%) Scala
6 4 (6.90%) VBA
7 3 (5.17%) VBScript
8 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.62%) ISEB
5 4 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (39.66%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (6.90%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) HP
3 5 (8.62%) Citrix
4 2 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.72%) MKS
5 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow