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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 84 64 89
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +25
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 16 44 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.47% 4.22% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.26% 8.33% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 41 16
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
491 528 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 45.00% 50.67% 46.50%
Number of salaries quoted 428 482 464
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
Maidstone - 3 £40,000 -
West Malling - 3 £48,000 -
Sittingbourne -11 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - -
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) Web Services
4 15 (48.39%) MySQL
5 14 (45.16%) Java
6 13 (41.94%) SoapUI
7 12 (38.71%) RESTful
7 12 (38.71%) .NET
7 12 (38.71%) XML
8 11 (35.48%) C#
9 10 (32.26%) Linux
9 10 (32.26%) JBoss
9 10 (32.26%) Degree
10 9 (29.03%) JSTL
10 9 (29.03%) Apache
10 9 (29.03%) J2EE
11 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
11 8 (25.81%) Time Management
11 8 (25.81%) JSF
11 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
11 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
12 7 (22.58%) Scala
12 7 (22.58%) TestNG
12 7 (22.58%) REST
12 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
12 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
12 7 (22.58%) CSS
12 7 (22.58%) JSP
12 7 (22.58%) SQL Server

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (32.26%) JBoss
2 9 (29.03%) Apache
3 6 (19.35%) CMS
4 5 (16.13%) WordPress
5 3 (9.68%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Fireworks
2 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) MySQL
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.90%) DataStage
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) SoapUI
2 7 (22.58%) Ant
2 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
2 7 (22.58%) JUnit
2 7 (22.58%) TestNG
3 6 (19.35%) Selenium
4 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.68%) Robot Framework
4 3 (9.68%) Sahi
4 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.23%) Fiddler
6 1 (3.23%) Moq
6 1 (3.23%) ReSharper
6 1 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) C# Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) C# Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) Web Services
2 12 (38.71%) .NET
2 12 (38.71%) RESTful
2 12 (38.71%) XML
3 9 (29.03%) J2EE
3 9 (29.03%) JSTL
4 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
4 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
4 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
4 8 (25.81%) JSF
5 7 (22.58%) CSS
5 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) JSP
5 7 (22.58%) REST
6 6 (19.35%) FreeMarker
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) JSON
6 6 (19.35%) RichFaces
7 4 (12.90%) HTML5
7 4 (12.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) AS400
2 2 (6.45%) Streaming Media
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Time Management
3 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
3 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.13%) Content Management
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.90%) ETL
6 4 (12.90%) Multivariate Testing
6 4 (12.90%) MVC
6 4 (12.90%) OO
6 4 (12.90%) Software Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) TDD
6 4 (12.90%) Web Development
7 3 (9.68%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) Java
4 11 (35.48%) C#
5 7 (22.58%) Scala
6 6 (19.35%) PHP
7 4 (12.90%) VB
8 3 (9.68%) Python
8 3 (9.68%) Ruby
9 2 (6.45%) C++
9 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
10 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Zend