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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 61 71 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 49 31 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.22% 2.54% 4.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.42% 5.89% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 48 23 32
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
582 526 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.09% 43.08% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 519 471 244
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 - 28 £41,250 - 3
Dartford -8 8 £52,500 +13.51%
Sevenoaks -3 2 £35,000 -12.50%
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 56 (72.73%) SQL
2 49 (63.64%) Web Services
3 39 (50.65%) SoapUI
4 37 (48.05%) Java
5 36 (46.75%) Degree
6 35 (45.45%) Unit Testing
6 35 (45.45%) Hibernate
6 35 (45.45%) J2EE
6 35 (45.45%) XML
6 35 (45.45%) Linux
6 35 (45.45%) Apache
7 34 (44.16%) JBoss
7 34 (44.16%) Eclipse
8 33 (42.86%) Ant
8 33 (42.86%) JSP
8 33 (42.86%) JSTL
8 33 (42.86%) JSF
9 32 (41.56%) Integration Testing
9 32 (41.56%) TestNG
9 32 (41.56%) JUnit
9 32 (41.56%) RichFaces
10 30 (38.96%) C#
10 30 (38.96%) REST
11 23 (29.87%) RESTful
12 20 (25.97%) jQuery
13 19 (24.68%) MySQL
13 19 (24.68%) MVC
14 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
14 18 (23.38%) FreeMarker
15 17 (22.08%) Content Management

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 35 (45.45%) Apache
2 34 (44.16%) JBoss
3 6 (7.79%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
2 15 (19.48%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) MySQL
2 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (50.65%) SoapUI
2 34 (44.16%) Eclipse
3 33 (42.86%) Ant
4 32 (41.56%) JUnit
4 32 (41.56%) TestNG
5 15 (19.48%) Ranorex
6 11 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.90%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (3.90%) Selenium
8 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.60%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.30%) Grunt
9 1 (1.30%) Yeoman
9 1 (1.30%) Bower
9 1 (1.30%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (9.09%) Publishing
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Electronics
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (64.94%) Developer
2 36 (46.75%) Java Developer
3 31 (40.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (19.48%) Test Engineer
5 11 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Business Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) .NET Team Leader
8 4 (5.19%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (63.64%) Web Services
2 35 (45.45%) XML
2 35 (45.45%) J2EE
2 35 (45.45%) Hibernate
3 33 (42.86%) JSF
3 33 (42.86%) JSP
3 33 (42.86%) JSTL
4 32 (41.56%) RichFaces
5 30 (38.96%) REST
6 23 (29.87%) RESTful
7 20 (25.97%) jQuery
8 18 (23.38%) FreeMarker
9 16 (20.78%) .NET
10 15 (19.48%) JSON
11 13 (16.88%) HTML
11 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET
11 13 (16.88%) CSS
12 11 (14.29%) Ext JS
12 11 (14.29%) WCF
12 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
1 4 (5.19%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.60%) Streaming Media
3 1 (1.30%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 35 (45.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 32 (41.56%) Integration Testing
3 19 (24.68%) MVC
4 17 (22.08%) Content Management
4 17 (22.08%) Software Architecture
5 16 (20.78%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (19.48%) Multivariate Testing
6 15 (19.48%) Automation Testing
6 15 (19.48%) System Testing
6 15 (19.48%) Regression Testing
6 15 (19.48%) ETL
7 12 (15.58%) Time Management
7 12 (15.58%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (10.39%) TDD
9 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.79%) OO
9 6 (7.79%) Use Case
9 6 (7.79%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (72.73%) SQL
2 37 (48.05%) Java
3 30 (38.96%) C#
4 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (46.75%) Degree
2 15 (19.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 15 (19.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) HP
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) Telerik
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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
Sittingbourne
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago