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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 59 61 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 34 41 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.44% 3.54% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.61% 8.07% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24 40 12
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,850 £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
447 508 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 45.29% 43.83% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 397 442 350
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,250 £51,430
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Tunbridge Wells -12 8 £57,600 +53.78%
Sittingbourne +20 4 £37,500 -14.28% 1
West Malling +6 2 £43,750 +25.00%
Dartford +1 2 £50,000 +42.85%
Tonbridge - 2 £30,000 - 1
Maidstone +7 1 £37,500 -16.66%
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 57 (77.03%) Web Services
2 41 (55.41%) Unit Testing
3 40 (54.05%) Java
4 39 (52.70%) SQL
5 34 (45.95%) XML
6 33 (44.59%) REST
7 31 (41.89%) RichFaces
7 31 (41.89%) Linux
7 31 (41.89%) JBoss
7 31 (41.89%) Apache
7 31 (41.89%) JSP
7 31 (41.89%) J2EE
7 31 (41.89%) Ant
7 31 (41.89%) JUnit
7 31 (41.89%) Eclipse
7 31 (41.89%) Integration Testing
7 31 (41.89%) TestNG
7 31 (41.89%) JSTL
7 31 (41.89%) Hibernate
7 31 (41.89%) JSF
8 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
9 28 (37.84%) .NET
10 25 (33.78%) C#
11 21 (28.38%) RESTful
12 20 (27.03%) SoapUI
12 20 (27.03%) Software Architecture
12 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (25.68%) JSON
14 18 (24.32%) FreeMarker
14 18 (24.32%) MySQL

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 31 (41.89%) JBoss
1 31 (41.89%) Apache
2 3 (4.05%) CMS
2 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (12.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Internet
1 5 (6.76%) SMTP
1 5 (6.76%) HTTP
1 5 (6.76%) PPP
1 5 (6.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) MySQL
2 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 10 (13.51%) DataStage
4 7 (9.46%) Big Data
4 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (41.89%) Ant
1 31 (41.89%) JUnit
1 31 (41.89%) Eclipse
1 31 (41.89%) TestNG
2 20 (27.03%) SoapUI
3 5 (6.76%) Fiddler
3 5 (6.76%) ReSharper
3 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.70%) Selenium
6 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.35%) Bower
6 1 (1.35%) Yeoman
6 1 (1.35%) Grunt
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 9 (12.16%) Publishing
3 4 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (82.43%) Developer
2 31 (41.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 31 (41.89%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.51%) C# Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Software Developer
4 9 (12.16%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.11%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Architect
9 2 (2.70%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.70%) Head of Architecture
9 2 (2.70%) UI Programmer
9 2 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (77.03%) Web Services
2 34 (45.95%) XML
3 33 (44.59%) REST
4 31 (41.89%) RichFaces
4 31 (41.89%) JSP
4 31 (41.89%) J2EE
4 31 (41.89%) JSTL
4 31 (41.89%) Hibernate
4 31 (41.89%) JSF
5 28 (37.84%) .NET
6 21 (28.38%) RESTful
7 19 (25.68%) JSON
8 18 (24.32%) FreeMarker
9 17 (22.97%) ASP.NET
9 17 (22.97%) CSS
9 17 (22.97%) HTML
10 15 (20.27%) jQuery
10 15 (20.27%) WCF
11 13 (17.57%) AngularJS
12 12 (16.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) AS400
3 3 (4.05%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.70%) Social Media
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) W3C
5 1 (1.35%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.89%) Linux
2 12 (16.22%) Windows
3 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (55.41%) Unit Testing
2 31 (41.89%) Integration Testing
3 20 (27.03%) Software Architecture
3 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.97%) Content Management
5 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (20.27%) TDD
7 14 (18.92%) MVC
7 14 (18.92%) Multivariate Testing
8 13 (17.57%) Scrum
9 10 (13.51%) Mentoring
9 10 (13.51%) Time Management
9 10 (13.51%) ETL
10 7 (9.46%) SOA
11 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
12 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (6.76%) Coaching
12 5 (6.76%) Data Privacy
12 5 (6.76%) System Testing
12 5 (6.76%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.05%) Java
2 39 (52.70%) SQL
3 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
4 25 (33.78%) C#
5 12 (16.22%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.76%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle
3 5 (6.76%) webMethods
4 2 (2.70%) Ektron
4 2 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter
Sittingbourne, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago