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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 69 77 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 30 29 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.74% 2.51% 4.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.89% 5.91% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 47
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 £31,250 £35,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
509 491 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.48% 42.51% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 443 453 407
Average salary £40,000 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 1 July 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 1 July 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
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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
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £56,500 -
Maidstone - 3 £40,000 -
West Malling +5 2 £43,750 +25.00%
Dartford +2 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Tonbridge - 2 £30,000 -
Dover - 1 - -
Sittingbourne - 1 £37,500 - 2
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 43 (71.67%) Web Services
2 31 (51.67%) XML
3 30 (50.00%) REST
4 29 (48.33%) Unit Testing
5 28 (46.67%) Java
6 27 (45.00%) SQL
7 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 24 (40.00%) .NET
8 20 (33.33%) C#
9 19 (31.67%) J2EE
9 19 (31.67%) Ant
9 19 (31.67%) JUnit
9 19 (31.67%) JSP
9 19 (31.67%) Linux
9 19 (31.67%) JBoss
9 19 (31.67%) Apache
9 19 (31.67%) Eclipse
9 19 (31.67%) Integration Testing
9 19 (31.67%) JSTL
9 19 (31.67%) Hibernate
9 19 (31.67%) JSF
9 19 (31.67%) TestNG
9 19 (31.67%) RichFaces
10 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (23.33%) JSON
11 14 (23.33%) CSS
11 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
11 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
11 14 (23.33%) HTML
12 13 (21.67%) Microsoft

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 19 (31.67%) JBoss
1 19 (31.67%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) SMTP
1 5 (8.33%) HTTP
1 5 (8.33%) PPP
1 5 (8.33%) SSL
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) MySQL
2 10 (16.67%) DataStage
3 8 (13.33%) Big Data
4 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Ant
1 19 (31.67%) JUnit
1 19 (31.67%) Eclipse
1 19 (31.67%) TestNG
2 11 (18.33%) SoapUI
3 5 (8.33%) Fiddler
3 5 (8.33%) ReSharper
3 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Publishing
3 4 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (81.67%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) Java Developer
2 19 (31.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (11.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (11.67%) C# Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (71.67%) Web Services
2 31 (51.67%) XML
3 30 (50.00%) REST
4 24 (40.00%) .NET
5 19 (31.67%) J2EE
5 19 (31.67%) JSP
5 19 (31.67%) Hibernate
5 19 (31.67%) JSF
5 19 (31.67%) JSTL
5 19 (31.67%) RichFaces
6 14 (23.33%) JSON
6 14 (23.33%) ASP.NET
6 14 (23.33%) HTML
6 14 (23.33%) CSS
7 12 (20.00%) WCF
8 11 (18.33%) RESTful
8 11 (18.33%) XSD
8 11 (18.33%) XSLT
9 10 (16.67%) FreeMarker
9 10 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) AS400
3 3 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.33%) Social Media
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 2 (3.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) Unit Testing
2 19 (31.67%) Integration Testing
3 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.00%) TDD
4 12 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (16.67%) Scrum
5 10 (16.67%) MVC
5 10 (16.67%) ETL
5 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 9 (15.00%) SDLC
6 9 (15.00%) SOA
6 9 (15.00%) Content Management
7 8 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 7 (11.67%) Multivariate Testing
9 6 (10.00%) Time Management
9 6 (10.00%) Coaching
10 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (8.33%) Data Privacy
10 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Java
2 27 (45.00%) SQL
3 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (33.33%) C#
5 7 (11.67%) VB.NET
6 5 (8.33%) TypeScript
6 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.00%) VB
7 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 7 (11.67%) webMethods
4 2 (3.33%) Ektron
5 1 (1.67%) Twitter
5 1 (1.67%) HP
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