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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 68 46 71
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 28 50 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.81% 4.67% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.59% 9.73% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27 47 9
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
369 514 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.01% 48.04% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 311 442 289
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 - 3 £37,500 - 2
West Malling +5 2 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Maidstone -3 1 £50,500 +39.31%
Dartford -10 1 £52,500 +16.66% 2
SOAP
South East

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 47 (81.03%) SQL
2 39 (67.24%) C#
3 38 (65.52%) XML
4 32 (55.17%) SoapUI
5 30 (51.72%) Degree
6 27 (46.55%) System Testing
6 27 (46.55%) MS Office
6 27 (46.55%) HP
6 27 (46.55%) Regression Testing
6 27 (46.55%) HP Quality Center
6 27 (46.55%) Ranorex
7 26 (44.83%) ISEB
8 24 (41.38%) Automation Testing
9 21 (36.21%) Web Services
9 21 (36.21%) Test Automation
10 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
11 16 (27.59%) Manual Testing
12 15 (25.86%) .NET
12 15 (25.86%) ETL
13 14 (24.14%) MVC
13 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
14 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
15 12 (20.69%) T-SQL
15 12 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
16 9 (15.52%) IIS
16 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
16 9 (15.52%) WCF
16 9 (15.52%) jQuery
17 8 (13.79%) REST

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (15.52%) IIS
2 5 (8.62%) Apache
3 4 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (46.55%) MS Office
2 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (55.17%) SoapUI
2 27 (46.55%) Ranorex
3 12 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.17%) Ant
5 3 (5.17%) JUnit
5 3 (5.17%) TestNG
6 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (3.45%) Selenium
6 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Test Engineer
2 22 (37.93%) Developer
3 15 (25.86%) Senior Test Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (15.52%) .NET Developer
6 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Web Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
8 5 (8.62%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (6.90%) BizTalk Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) C# Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Technical Leader
11 2 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (65.52%) XML
2 21 (36.21%) Web Services
3 15 (25.86%) .NET
4 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
5 9 (15.52%) WCF
5 9 (15.52%) jQuery
6 8 (13.79%) REST
7 7 (12.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (12.07%) CSS
7 7 (12.07%) HTML
8 5 (8.62%) J2EE
8 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (6.90%) JSTL
9 4 (6.90%) Ext JS
9 4 (6.90%) JSF
9 4 (6.90%) XSLT
9 4 (6.90%) JSP
10 3 (5.17%) XSD
10 3 (5.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.17%) W3C
3 1 (1.72%) Streaming Media
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Regression Testing
1 27 (46.55%) System Testing
2 24 (41.38%) Automation Testing
3 21 (36.21%) Test Automation
4 16 (27.59%) Manual Testing
5 15 (25.86%) ETL
6 14 (24.14%) MVC
7 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.62%) Web Development
8 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.90%) BPEL
9 4 (6.90%) SOA
10 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.17%) Scrum
10 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (5.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 47 (81.03%) SQL
2 39 (67.24%) C#
3 12 (20.69%) T-SQL
4 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.62%) Java
6 2 (3.45%) VB
6 2 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (51.72%) Degree
2 26 (44.83%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (46.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) HP
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) JBoss
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) webMethods
4 1 (1.72%) Ektron
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tonbridge
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefit
Posted: 12 days ago
Dartford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago