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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 59 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 36 39 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.56% 3.35% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.80% 7.24% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 17
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
409 539 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 40.42% 46.35% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 341 479 277
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 - 9 £37,500 - 2
Dartford -2 7 £52,500 +16.66% 1
West Malling - 2 £65,000 -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 49 (79.03%) SQL
2 38 (61.29%) C#
3 35 (56.45%) XML
4 30 (48.39%) Degree
4 30 (48.39%) SoapUI
5 23 (37.10%) Web Services
6 22 (35.48%) MS Office
6 22 (35.48%) HP
6 22 (35.48%) Regression Testing
6 22 (35.48%) System Testing
6 22 (35.48%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (35.48%) Ranorex
7 21 (33.87%) ISEB
8 20 (32.26%) MVC
8 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
9 19 (30.65%) .NET
9 19 (30.65%) REST
9 19 (30.65%) Automation Testing
10 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
11 16 (25.81%) Test Automation
12 15 (24.19%) jQuery
12 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
12 15 (24.19%) ETL
13 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
14 13 (20.97%) T-SQL
15 12 (19.35%) Java
15 12 (19.35%) Manual Testing
16 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
16 11 (17.74%) Hibernate

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 11 (17.74%) JBoss
1 11 (17.74%) Apache
2 9 (14.52%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (35.48%) MS Office
2 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (48.39%) SoapUI
2 22 (35.48%) Ranorex
3 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (16.13%) Eclipse
5 9 (14.52%) Ant
5 9 (14.52%) JUnit
5 9 (14.52%) TestNG
6 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (3.23%) Selenium
6 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) Test Engineer
3 12 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) Senior Test Engineer
6 9 (14.52%) .NET Developer
6 9 (14.52%) C# Developer
7 8 (12.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (9.68%) Web Developer
10 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
10 5 (8.06%) Analyst
10 5 (8.06%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Technical Business Analyst
11 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
11 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
13 2 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
13 2 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (56.45%) XML
2 23 (37.10%) Web Services
3 19 (30.65%) .NET
3 19 (30.65%) REST
4 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
5 15 (24.19%) jQuery
6 11 (17.74%) J2EE
6 11 (17.74%) Hibernate
7 10 (16.13%) JSF
7 10 (16.13%) JSP
7 10 (16.13%) Ext JS
7 10 (16.13%) JSTL
8 9 (14.52%) WCF
8 9 (14.52%) RichFaces
8 9 (14.52%) HTML
8 9 (14.52%) CSS
9 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (9.68%) RESTful
11 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (8.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Client/Server
1 4 (6.45%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.23%) W3C
3 1 (1.61%) Streaming Media
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Regression Testing
1 22 (35.48%) System Testing
2 20 (32.26%) MVC
3 19 (30.65%) Automation Testing
4 16 (25.81%) Test Automation
5 15 (24.19%) ETL
6 12 (19.35%) Manual Testing
7 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Integration Testing
9 7 (11.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
10 6 (9.68%) User Stories
10 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 4 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
11 4 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (6.45%) Software Architecture
11 4 (6.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 49 (79.03%) SQL
2 38 (61.29%) C#
3 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.97%) T-SQL
5 12 (19.35%) Java
6 2 (3.23%) VB
6 2 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (48.39%) Degree
2 21 (33.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 22 (35.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) HP
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Telerik
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago