The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 58 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 8 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.60% 2.54% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.95% 5.19% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 12
Average salary £36,750 £26,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.67% -20.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £22,500 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £35,385 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
SOAP
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
271 231 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.09% 48.94% 50.45%
Number of salaries quoted 263 213 202
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOAP across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SOAP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOAP across the Lancashire region.

SOAP Salary Trend in Lancashire

SOAP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Preston -4 8 £36,750 -8.12%
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 54 (91.53%) CSS
2 53 (89.83%) HTML
3 52 (88.14%) JavaScript
4 42 (71.19%) XML
5 41 (69.49%) C#
5 41 (69.49%) .NET
6 39 (66.10%) SQL
7 37 (62.71%) Web Services
8 36 (61.02%) WCF
9 34 (57.63%) SQL Server
10 32 (54.24%) T-SQL
11 31 (52.54%) ASP.NET
11 31 (52.54%) jQuery
12 29 (49.15%) MVC
13 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
14 26 (44.07%) .NET Framework
15 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (40.68%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (33.90%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (30.51%) PHP
17 18 (30.51%) ADO.NET
17 18 (30.51%) XSL
17 18 (30.51%) E-Commerce
17 18 (30.51%) Multithreading
17 18 (30.51%) Parallel Computing
17 18 (30.51%) HTML5
17 18 (30.51%) Enterprise Software
18 17 (28.81%) Load Testing
18 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (28.81%) Mentoring

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (11.86%) ColdFusion
2 4 (6.78%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) Drupal
4 1 (1.69%) WordPress
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Magento
2 1 (1.69%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (57.63%) SQL Server
2 24 (40.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (33.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (25.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (8.47%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.39%) MySQL
6 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.86%) PowerBuilder
3 5 (8.47%) Subversion
3 5 (8.47%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (25.42%) Retail
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (88.14%) Developer
2 23 (38.98%) Software Developer
3 17 (28.81%) Web Developer
4 7 (11.86%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.17%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.47%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Software Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (91.53%) CSS
2 53 (89.83%) HTML
3 42 (71.19%) XML
4 41 (69.49%) .NET
5 37 (62.71%) Web Services
6 36 (61.02%) WCF
7 31 (52.54%) ASP.NET
7 31 (52.54%) jQuery
8 26 (44.07%) .NET Framework
9 18 (30.51%) HTML5
9 18 (30.51%) ADO.NET
9 18 (30.51%) XSL
10 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (25.42%) CSS3
11 15 (25.42%) Classic ASP
12 13 (22.03%) REST
13 8 (13.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (11.86%) WPF
14 7 (11.86%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Social Media
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) MVC
2 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.51%) E-Commerce
3 18 (30.51%) Multithreading
3 18 (30.51%) Parallel Computing
4 17 (28.81%) Load Testing
4 17 (28.81%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.47%) Android Development
6 4 (6.78%) UML
7 3 (5.08%) Web Development
8 2 (3.39%) OO
8 2 (3.39%) Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Scrum
9 1 (1.69%) TDD
9 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.69%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.69%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.69%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 52 (88.14%) JavaScript
2 41 (69.49%) C#
3 39 (66.10%) SQL
4 32 (54.24%) T-SQL
5 18 (30.51%) PHP
6 7 (11.86%) VB6
6 7 (11.86%) VB
7 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Zend
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