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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 76 32 71
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +39
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 24 72 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.34% 6.55% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% 13.74% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 67 7
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
400 524 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 39.06% 47.68% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 343 449 303
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Dartford -8 2 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Malling +5 1 £62,500 +25.00%
Maidstone -8 1 £50,500 +39.31% 1
Sittingbourne - 1 £45,000 - 2
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 52 (80.00%) SQL
2 45 (69.23%) C#
3 40 (61.54%) XML
4 33 (50.77%) SoapUI
5 31 (47.69%) Degree
6 28 (43.08%) Regression Testing
6 28 (43.08%) HP
6 28 (43.08%) MS Office
6 28 (43.08%) System Testing
6 28 (43.08%) HP Quality Center
6 28 (43.08%) Ranorex
7 27 (41.54%) ISEB
8 26 (40.00%) Web Services
9 25 (38.46%) Automation Testing
10 23 (35.38%) SQL Server
11 22 (33.85%) Test Automation
12 20 (30.77%) .NET
12 20 (30.77%) MVC
13 18 (27.69%) Manual Testing
14 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET
15 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
15 15 (23.08%) WCF
16 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
17 12 (18.46%) IIS
17 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
17 12 (18.46%) ETL
17 12 (18.46%) jQuery
17 12 (18.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
18 11 (16.92%) CSS

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (18.46%) IIS
2 6 (9.23%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (6.15%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (43.08%) MS Office
2 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (50.77%) SoapUI
2 28 (43.08%) Ranorex
3 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.62%) Ant
5 2 (3.08%) JUnit
5 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.08%) TestNG
5 2 (3.08%) MSTest
5 2 (3.08%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (3.08%) Moq
6 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.54%) NUnit
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Publishing
3 1 (1.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Developer
2 27 (41.54%) Test Engineer
3 19 (29.23%) Senior Test Engineer
4 13 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) BizTalk Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
11 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.08%) Design Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (61.54%) XML
2 26 (40.00%) Web Services
3 20 (30.77%) .NET
4 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET
5 15 (23.08%) WCF
6 12 (18.46%) jQuery
6 12 (18.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 11 (16.92%) CSS
8 10 (15.38%) HTML
9 9 (13.85%) .NET Framework
10 7 (10.77%) REST
10 7 (10.77%) XSLT
11 5 (7.69%) XHTML
11 5 (7.69%) Ajax
11 5 (7.69%) XSD
11 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (6.15%) J2EE
12 4 (6.15%) Hibernate
12 4 (6.15%) RESTful
12 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) W3C
2 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Regression Testing
1 28 (43.08%) System Testing
2 25 (38.46%) Automation Testing
3 22 (33.85%) Test Automation
4 20 (30.77%) MVC
5 18 (27.69%) Manual Testing
6 12 (18.46%) ETL
7 8 (12.31%) Web Development
8 6 (9.23%) OO
8 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.23%) Scrum
8 6 (9.23%) BPEL
8 6 (9.23%) SOA
9 5 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.15%) TDD
11 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.62%) OOP
11 3 (4.62%) Project Management
11 3 (4.62%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 52 (80.00%) SQL
2 45 (69.23%) C#
3 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 13 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.15%) Java
6 2 (3.08%) VB
6 2 (3.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (47.69%) Degree
2 27 (41.54%) ISEB
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.08%) MCTS
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.08%) MCPD
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (43.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) HP
2 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) JBoss
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Ektron
5 1 (1.54%) webMethods
Sittingbourne, Kent
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