The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South East / Kent
Rank 73 88 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 14 14 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.70% 1.24% 3.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.09% 2.84% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 36
Median salary £30,000 £44,750 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.96% +15.48%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
342 493 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 41.45% 43.67% 51.12%
Number of salaries quoted 272 426 483
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Kent

SOAP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 8 £30,000 -
West Malling -2 4 £45,000 -6.25%
Maidstone -13 2 - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 32 (76.19%) C#
2 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 27 (64.29%) .NET
2 27 (64.29%) REST
3 25 (59.52%) CSS
3 25 (59.52%) HTML
4 23 (54.76%) XML
5 21 (50.00%) Windows
5 21 (50.00%) Web Services
5 21 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
8 16 (38.10%) OO
8 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
9 13 (30.95%) VB.NET
9 13 (30.95%) MVC
10 12 (28.57%) PHP
10 12 (28.57%) SQL
10 12 (28.57%) Linux
11 11 (26.19%) Unix
11 11 (26.19%) HP
11 11 (26.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (23.81%) Windows 2000 Server
12 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
12 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
12 10 (23.81%) ECMAScript
12 10 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
12 10 (23.81%) UML
12 10 (23.81%) Solaris

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (23.81%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Office 365
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Firewall
1 5 (11.90%) IP Telephony
1 5 (11.90%) LAN
1 5 (11.90%) WAN
2 4 (9.52%) Internet
3 3 (7.14%) Intranet
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) SMTP
4 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 5 (11.90%) Ranorex
3 5 (11.90%) Robot Framework
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.38%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.38%) gulp
5 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 13 (30.95%) .NET Developer
4 12 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (19.05%) Web Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Test Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Active Directory Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Active Directory Support
7 5 (11.90%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support
7 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Telephony Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Telephony Support
7 5 (11.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (64.29%) .NET
1 27 (64.29%) REST
2 25 (59.52%) CSS
2 25 (59.52%) HTML
3 23 (54.76%) XML
4 21 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 21 (50.00%) Web Services
5 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (23.81%) XHTML
5 10 (23.81%) XSLT
6 9 (21.43%) jQuery
7 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
8 7 (16.67%) JSON
9 6 (14.29%) HTML5
10 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (11.90%) WCF
11 4 (9.52%) CSS3
11 4 (9.52%) EDI
11 4 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 12 (28.57%) Linux
4 11 (26.19%) Unix
5 10 (23.81%) Solaris
5 10 (23.81%) Windows 2000 Server
6 6 (14.29%) Android
6 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) OO
2 13 (30.95%) MVC
3 11 (26.19%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Change Control
4 10 (23.81%) Functional Testing
4 10 (23.81%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (23.81%) Open Source
4 10 (23.81%) Software Testing
4 10 (23.81%) UML
5 8 (19.05%) Web Development
6 6 (14.29%) SDLC
7 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
7 5 (11.90%) ETL
7 5 (11.90%) Health Informatics
7 5 (11.90%) Informatics
7 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Resource Management
7 5 (11.90%) System Testing
8 4 (9.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) C#
2 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.95%) VB.NET
4 12 (28.57%) PHP
4 12 (28.57%) SQL
5 10 (23.81%) ECMAScript
5 10 (23.81%) Java
5 10 (23.81%) VB
6 7 (16.67%) VBScript
7 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) ISEB
1 6 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (11.90%) MCITP
2 5 (11.90%) MCSA
2 5 (11.90%) MCTS
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) HP
3 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 7 (16.67%) VMware
5 5 (11.90%) Barracuda Networks
5 5 (11.90%) Dell
5 5 (11.90%) Mitel
5 5 (11.90%) Nortel