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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 74 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 18 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.44% 0.72% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.29% 2.19% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 8
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,500 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
420 365 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 33.52% 32.82% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 329 308 339
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
Brentwood 0 8 £37,500 -
Harlow - 1 £47,500 -
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 20 (57.14%) SoapUI
2 14 (40.00%) QA
3 13 (37.14%) Finance
4 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
5 11 (31.43%) Web Services
5 11 (31.43%) XML
5 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
6 10 (28.57%) .NET
6 10 (28.57%) SQL
7 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (25.71%) C
7 9 (25.71%) C#
7 9 (25.71%) Middleware
7 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
8 8 (22.86%) HP UFT
8 8 (22.86%) SDLC
9 7 (20.00%) C++
9 7 (20.00%) Perl
9 7 (20.00%) Linux
9 7 (20.00%) Python
9 7 (20.00%) Asset Management
9 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 7 (20.00%) Degree
9 7 (20.00%) jQuery
9 7 (20.00%) Network Management
9 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (17.14%) Mentoring

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 5 (14.29%) IIS
1 5 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Firebird
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (57.14%) SoapUI
2 8 (22.86%) HP UFT
3 6 (17.14%) XMLSpy
4 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
4 4 (11.43%) Selenium
5 3 (8.57%) JUnit
5 3 (8.57%) DbUnit
6 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (5.71%) Subversion
7 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
7 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Automotive
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Test Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) QA Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Deployment Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Web Services
1 11 (31.43%) XML
2 10 (28.57%) .NET
3 9 (25.71%) Middleware
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (20.00%) jQuery
5 6 (17.14%) WCF
5 6 (17.14%) REST
6 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 5 (14.29%) HTML
6 5 (14.29%) Ext JS
6 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 5 (14.29%) CSS
7 4 (11.43%) RESTful
8 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.57%) Java EE
9 2 (5.71%) JSON
10 1 (2.86%) Ajax
10 1 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) AS400
2 1 (2.86%) iPhone
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) SDLC
4 7 (20.00%) Network Management
4 7 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
6 5 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 5 (14.29%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) OWASP
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.57%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) SOA
8 3 (8.57%) Test Management
8 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.71%) User Stories
9 2 (5.71%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.71%) C
2 9 (25.71%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) C++
3 7 (20.00%) Perl
3 7 (20.00%) Python
3 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (14.29%) PHP
5 3 (8.57%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VBScript
6 1 (2.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
2 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.57%) ISEB
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) MKS
3 2 (5.71%) Rackspace