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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 60 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.40% 1.97% 2.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 4.04% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 11
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -20.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,200 £45,000
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
264 223 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 53.44% 48.69% 49.57%
Number of salaries quoted 246 209 209
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 28 January 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
Preston +5 2 £32,500 -18.75% 4
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 40 (88.89%) CSS
2 39 (86.67%) HTML
3 38 (84.44%) JavaScript
4 33 (73.33%) XML
5 31 (68.89%) .NET
5 31 (68.89%) C#
6 29 (64.44%) Web Services
7 28 (62.22%) SQL
8 27 (60.00%) SQL Server
9 26 (57.78%) WCF
10 24 (53.33%) T-SQL
11 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
12 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
13 20 (44.44%) jQuery
14 19 (42.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (42.22%) MVC
15 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (35.56%) .NET Framework
17 15 (33.33%) HTML5
17 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (33.33%) E-Commerce
18 14 (31.11%) PHP
19 13 (28.89%) ADO.NET
19 13 (28.89%) XSL
19 13 (28.89%) Enterprise Software
19 13 (28.89%) Parallel Computing
19 13 (28.89%) Multithreading
20 12 (26.67%) Load Testing
20 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (8.89%) IIS
2 3 (6.67%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.22%) Drupal
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (42.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 5 (11.11%) Subversion
3 3 (6.67%) PowerBuilder
General
1 12 (26.67%) Retail
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Web Developer
4 6 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Software Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.44%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (88.89%) CSS
2 39 (86.67%) HTML
3 33 (73.33%) XML
4 31 (68.89%) .NET
5 29 (64.44%) Web Services
6 26 (57.78%) WCF
7 23 (51.11%) ASP.NET
8 20 (44.44%) jQuery
9 16 (35.56%) .NET Framework
10 15 (33.33%) HTML5
11 13 (28.89%) ADO.NET
11 13 (28.89%) XSL
12 12 (26.67%) Classic ASP
12 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (26.67%) CSS3
13 8 (17.78%) REST
14 4 (8.89%) Ajax
14 4 (8.89%) XSLT
15 3 (6.67%) WinForms
15 3 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) MVC
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 13 (28.89%) Multithreading
4 13 (28.89%) Parallel Computing
5 12 (26.67%) Load Testing
5 12 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.11%) Android Development
7 4 (8.89%) UML
8 3 (6.67%) Web Development
9 2 (4.44%) OO
10 1 (2.22%) TDD
10 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.22%) OO PHP
10 1 (2.22%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) JavaScript
2 31 (68.89%) C#
3 28 (62.22%) SQL
4 24 (53.33%) T-SQL
5 14 (31.11%) PHP
6 7 (15.56%) VB6
6 7 (15.56%) VB
7 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Zend
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