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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 62 83 64
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 33 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.59% 1.97% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.21% 4.16% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 13
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
458 529 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.84% 47.27% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 422 427 243
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +4 21 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Sevenoaks +7 3 £35,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £62,500 -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 62 (77.50%) Web Services
2 52 (65.00%) Java
3 51 (63.75%) SQL
4 49 (61.25%) Unit Testing
5 47 (58.75%) Hibernate
5 47 (58.75%) Ant
5 47 (58.75%) J2EE
5 47 (58.75%) Linux
5 47 (58.75%) Apache
5 47 (58.75%) Eclipse
6 46 (57.50%) JBoss
6 46 (57.50%) JSP
6 46 (57.50%) JUnit
6 46 (57.50%) JSF
6 46 (57.50%) Integration Testing
6 46 (57.50%) JSTL
6 46 (57.50%) TestNG
6 46 (57.50%) RichFaces
7 35 (43.75%) REST
8 33 (41.25%) XML
9 32 (40.00%) SoapUI
10 29 (36.25%) RESTful
11 26 (32.50%) Software Architecture
11 26 (32.50%) MySQL
11 26 (32.50%) FreeMarker
12 24 (30.00%) JSON
12 24 (30.00%) Degree
12 24 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (30.00%) Content Management
13 22 (27.50%) JavaScript

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 47 (58.75%) Apache
2 46 (57.50%) JBoss
3 3 (3.75%) IIS
4 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) SMTP
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
1 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.75%) SSL
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.50%) MySQL
2 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (58.75%) Eclipse
1 47 (58.75%) Ant
2 46 (57.50%) JUnit
2 46 (57.50%) TestNG
3 32 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.75%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (3.75%) ReSharper
5 3 (3.75%) Selenium
5 3 (3.75%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.50%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.25%) Bower
7 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.25%) Grunt
7 1 (1.25%) Yeoman
7 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (11.25%) Publishing
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (78.75%) Developer
2 48 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 46 (57.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 12 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.75%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
9 4 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Test Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (77.50%) Web Services
2 47 (58.75%) J2EE
2 47 (58.75%) Hibernate
3 46 (57.50%) JSP
3 46 (57.50%) JSF
3 46 (57.50%) JSTL
3 46 (57.50%) RichFaces
4 35 (43.75%) REST
5 33 (41.25%) XML
6 29 (36.25%) RESTful
7 26 (32.50%) FreeMarker
8 24 (30.00%) JSON
9 20 (25.00%) .NET
10 18 (22.50%) jQuery
11 15 (18.75%) WCF
12 14 (17.50%) HTML
12 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET
12 14 (17.50%) CSS
13 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (11.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.25%) Social Media
3 1 (1.25%) User Experience
3 1 (1.25%) Streaming Media
3 1 (1.25%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 47 (58.75%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
2 3 (3.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (61.25%) Unit Testing
2 46 (57.50%) Integration Testing
3 26 (32.50%) Software Architecture
4 24 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (30.00%) Content Management
5 22 (27.50%) Multivariate Testing
6 17 (21.25%) Time Management
6 17 (21.25%) MVC
7 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (10.00%) TDD
8 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.50%) Use Case
9 6 (7.50%) Scrum
9 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.25%) User Stories
10 5 (6.25%) Migration
10 5 (6.25%) OO
11 4 (5.00%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.00%) OOP
11 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 52 (65.00%) Java
2 51 (63.75%) SQL
3 22 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 20 (25.00%) C#
5 8 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) VCP4
2 2 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) HP
2 4 (5.00%) Telerik
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