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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 81 53 81
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +28
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 19 51 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.56% 3.65% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.35% 9.29% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 7
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
437 549 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 35.88% 39.30% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 364 469 306
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -6 8 £41,750 -12.10%
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (51.11%) XML
2 22 (48.89%) QA
2 22 (48.89%) SoapUI
3 21 (46.67%) E-Commerce
4 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (35.56%) Finance
6 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 15 (33.33%) SQL
7 14 (31.11%) Perl
7 14 (31.11%) C
7 14 (31.11%) C++
7 14 (31.11%) Python
7 14 (31.11%) QuickTest Pro
7 14 (31.11%) Linux
7 14 (31.11%) Web Services
7 14 (31.11%) Asset Management
7 14 (31.11%) Shell Script
7 14 (31.11%) Middleware
7 14 (31.11%) Network Management
7 14 (31.11%) Degree
8 13 (28.89%) XMLSpy
8 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
9 12 (26.67%) .NET
9 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
10 11 (24.44%) ISTQB
10 11 (24.44%) Selenium
11 10 (22.22%) C#
12 9 (20.00%) PHP
12 9 (20.00%) IIS
12 9 (20.00%) Apache

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (20.00%) IIS
1 9 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) Firebird
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) SoapUI
2 14 (31.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (28.89%) XMLSpy
4 11 (24.44%) Selenium
5 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (11.11%) WebDriver
7 4 (8.89%) Subversion
7 4 (8.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Automotive
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 15 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 15 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) QA Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) QA Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Database Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Deployment Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.22%) .NET Team Leader
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.22%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) XML
2 14 (31.11%) Web Services
2 14 (31.11%) Middleware
3 12 (26.67%) .NET
4 9 (20.00%) Ext JS
5 8 (17.78%) WCF
5 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
6 6 (13.33%) jQuery
7 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.89%) CSS
8 4 (8.89%) HTML
9 3 (6.67%) REST
10 1 (2.22%) Ajax
10 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
10 1 (2.22%) COM+
10 1 (2.22%) LINQ
10 1 (2.22%) JSON
10 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
1 1 (2.22%) iPhone
1 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (31.11%) Asset Management
3 14 (31.11%) Network Management
4 9 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Software Delivery
6 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.89%) Change Management
7 4 (8.89%) Release Management
8 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Test Management
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.22%) Scrum
10 1 (2.22%) MVC
10 1 (2.22%) OO
10 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.22%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (2.22%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) Perl
3 14 (31.11%) C
3 14 (31.11%) C++
3 14 (31.11%) Python
3 14 (31.11%) Shell Script
4 10 (22.22%) C#
5 9 (20.00%) PHP
6 5 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
2 11 (24.44%) ISTQB
3 8 (17.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (48.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) HP
3 5 (11.11%) Rackspace
4 4 (8.89%) MKS