The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 84 76 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -42
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 14 24 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.29% 2.38% 6.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 6.08% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 67
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
SOAP
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
509 395 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.83% 39.15% 47.54%
Number of salaries quoted 465 339 446
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SOAP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Kent

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Kent

SOAP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Sittingbourne +1 4 £33,750 -25.00%
Maidstone +9 3 £40,000 -20.79%
West Malling -5 1 £45,000 -28.00%
Dover - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £56,500 -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 32 (68.09%) Web Services
2 24 (51.06%) XML
2 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
2 24 (51.06%) REST
3 22 (46.81%) .NET
4 21 (44.68%) SQL
5 19 (40.43%) C#
6 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (34.04%) Unit Testing
7 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
8 14 (29.79%) Java
8 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
9 13 (27.66%) HTML
9 13 (27.66%) CSS
9 13 (27.66%) jQuery
9 13 (27.66%) MVC
10 12 (25.53%) Finance
11 11 (23.40%) TDD
11 11 (23.40%) XSLT
11 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
12 10 (21.28%) DataStage
12 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
12 10 (21.28%) ETL
12 10 (21.28%) Oracle
13 9 (19.15%) XSD
13 9 (19.15%) Windows
13 9 (19.15%) WCF
14 8 (17.02%) Scrum
14 8 (17.02%) SOA
14 8 (17.02%) Big Data

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 7 (14.89%) JBoss
1 7 (14.89%) Apache
2 5 (10.64%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) PPP
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) SSL
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) SMTP
2 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) DataStage
3 8 (17.02%) Big Data
4 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
5 5 (10.64%) MySQL
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Ant
1 7 (14.89%) JUnit
1 7 (14.89%) Eclipse
1 7 (14.89%) TestNG
2 5 (10.64%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.26%) ReSharper
4 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.26%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.13%) Robot Framework
5 1 (2.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.13%) Sahi
5 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 7 (14.89%) Software Developer
2 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
2 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
2 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Senior Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
3 4 (8.51%) Technical Team Leader
3 4 (8.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (8.51%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) Web Services
2 24 (51.06%) XML
2 24 (51.06%) REST
3 22 (46.81%) .NET
4 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
5 13 (27.66%) HTML
5 13 (27.66%) CSS
5 13 (27.66%) jQuery
6 11 (23.40%) XSLT
7 9 (19.15%) XSD
7 9 (19.15%) WCF
8 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
8 7 (14.89%) WinForms
8 7 (14.89%) JSF
8 7 (14.89%) JSTL
8 7 (14.89%) RichFaces
8 7 (14.89%) HTML5
8 7 (14.89%) JSP
8 7 (14.89%) J2EE
9 6 (12.77%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) AS400
2 3 (6.38%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) W3C
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Streaming Media
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Unit Testing
3 13 (27.66%) MVC
4 11 (23.40%) TDD
5 10 (21.28%) Data Modelling
5 10 (21.28%) ETL
6 8 (17.02%) SOA
6 8 (17.02%) Scrum
7 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.77%) System Testing
9 5 (10.64%) UML
10 4 (8.51%) Data Management
10 4 (8.51%) Content Management
10 4 (8.51%) Time Management
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.51%) Coaching
10 4 (8.51%) SDLC
11 3 (6.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) JavaScript
2 21 (44.68%) SQL
3 19 (40.43%) C#
4 14 (29.79%) Java
5 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.51%) VB
6 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.13%) Python
9 1 (2.13%) VB6
9 1 (2.13%) Ruby
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle
3 7 (14.89%) webMethods
4 2 (4.26%) Ektron
5 1 (2.13%) Twitter
5 1 (2.13%) Zend
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
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