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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 54 68 78
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 38 43 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.92% 3.40% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.80% 7.39% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 14
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £60,000 £50,000
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
432 582 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.54% 46.04% 33.22%
Number of salaries quoted 386 471 345
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +14 12 £37,500 -15.49% 2
Tunbridge Wells +7 9 £62,500 +66.86%
Maidstone +17 1 £37,500 -16.66%
West Malling +6 1 £42,500 +13.33%
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (79.49%) Web Services
2 50 (64.10%) Java
3 47 (60.26%) Unit Testing
4 44 (56.41%) SQL
5 42 (53.85%) J2EE
5 42 (53.85%) Ant
5 42 (53.85%) Linux
5 42 (53.85%) Apache
5 42 (53.85%) Eclipse
5 42 (53.85%) Hibernate
6 41 (52.56%) JSF
6 41 (52.56%) Integration Testing
6 41 (52.56%) JSTL
6 41 (52.56%) JBoss
6 41 (52.56%) JSP
6 41 (52.56%) JUnit
6 41 (52.56%) TestNG
6 41 (52.56%) RichFaces
7 37 (47.44%) REST
8 34 (43.59%) XML
9 26 (33.33%) RESTful
9 26 (33.33%) SoapUI
10 25 (32.05%) Software Architecture
11 24 (30.77%) JSON
11 24 (30.77%) .NET
11 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
12 23 (29.49%) MySQL
12 23 (29.49%) FreeMarker
13 22 (28.21%) Content Management
14 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 42 (53.85%) Apache
2 41 (52.56%) JBoss
3 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) SMTP
1 5 (6.41%) HTTP
1 5 (6.41%) PPP
1 5 (6.41%) SSL
1 5 (6.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) MySQL
2 12 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (11.54%) DataStage
4 7 (8.97%) Big Data
5 6 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (53.85%) Ant
1 42 (53.85%) Eclipse
2 41 (52.56%) JUnit
2 41 (52.56%) TestNG
3 26 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 5 (6.41%) Fiddler
4 5 (6.41%) ReSharper
4 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.56%) Selenium
5 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.28%) Grunt
6 1 (1.28%) Yeoman
6 1 (1.28%) Bower
6 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Publishing
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 65 (83.33%) Developer
2 42 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 41 (52.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (14.10%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.54%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (6.41%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.56%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (79.49%) Web Services
2 42 (53.85%) J2EE
2 42 (53.85%) Hibernate
3 41 (52.56%) JSF
3 41 (52.56%) JSTL
3 41 (52.56%) RichFaces
3 41 (52.56%) JSP
4 37 (47.44%) REST
5 34 (43.59%) XML
6 26 (33.33%) RESTful
7 24 (30.77%) JSON
7 24 (30.77%) .NET
8 23 (29.49%) FreeMarker
9 15 (19.23%) HTML
9 15 (19.23%) CSS
10 12 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 12 (15.38%) WCF
11 11 (14.10%) jQuery
12 9 (11.54%) AngularJS
13 8 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) AS400
3 2 (2.56%) Social Media
3 2 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) W3C
4 1 (1.28%) Streaming Media
4 1 (1.28%) Animation
4 1 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.85%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Windows
3 5 (6.41%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (60.26%) Unit Testing
2 41 (52.56%) Integration Testing
3 25 (32.05%) Software Architecture
4 22 (28.21%) Content Management
5 21 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (24.36%) Multivariate Testing
7 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (19.23%) Time Management
9 14 (17.95%) TDD
10 10 (12.82%) MVC
11 9 (11.54%) Scrum
11 9 (11.54%) ETL
11 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
12 6 (7.69%) SOA
13 5 (6.41%) Project Planning
13 5 (6.41%) Data Privacy
13 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (5.13%) Coaching
14 4 (5.13%) System Testing
14 4 (5.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.10%) Java
2 44 (56.41%) SQL
3 24 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 20 (25.64%) C#
5 10 (12.82%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.41%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) webMethods
4 2 (2.56%) Telerik
4 2 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) Ektron
Kent
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago