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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 38 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 31 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.21% 2.38% 2.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.92% 4.81% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 9
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
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
260 270 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 52.10% 49.45% 52.08%
Number of salaries quoted 246 256 189
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

SOAP Salary Histogram 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 November 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 -2 9 £36,000 -10.00% 4
Burnley - 8 £40,000 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £30,000 -
Ormskirk - 1 £31,500 -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 63 (91.30%) HTML
2 61 (88.41%) JavaScript
2 61 (88.41%) CSS
3 49 (71.01%) XML
4 47 (68.12%) .NET
4 47 (68.12%) C#
5 46 (66.67%) SQL
5 46 (66.67%) Web Services
6 39 (56.52%) WCF
7 38 (55.07%) jQuery
8 37 (53.62%) ASP.NET
8 37 (53.62%) SQL Server
9 32 (46.38%) T-SQL
9 32 (46.38%) MVC
9 32 (46.38%) .NET Framework
10 30 (43.48%) Microsoft
11 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 22 (31.88%) PHP
14 21 (30.43%) HTML5
15 20 (28.99%) E-Commerce
15 20 (28.99%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (27.54%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (27.54%) Mentoring
17 18 (26.09%) XSL
17 18 (26.09%) ADO.NET
17 18 (26.09%) Parallel Computing
17 18 (26.09%) Multithreading
18 17 (24.64%) Load Testing
18 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 9 (13.04%) ColdFusion
2 7 (10.14%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) CMS
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.90%) Drupal
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.45%) WordPress
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Magento
2 1 (1.45%) osCommerce
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) VPN
2 2 (2.90%) SSL
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (53.62%) SQL Server
2 24 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (28.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.25%) MySQL
5 5 (7.25%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.90%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (2.90%) DB2
8 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.94%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.04%) PowerBuilder
3 7 (10.14%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.25%) Subversion
General
1 15 (21.74%) Retail
2 6 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (89.86%) Developer
2 26 (37.68%) Software Developer
3 20 (28.99%) Web Developer
4 8 (11.59%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.14%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.25%) Software Support Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (91.30%) HTML
2 61 (88.41%) CSS
3 49 (71.01%) XML
4 47 (68.12%) .NET
5 46 (66.67%) Web Services
6 39 (56.52%) WCF
7 38 (55.07%) jQuery
8 37 (53.62%) ASP.NET
9 32 (46.38%) .NET Framework
10 21 (30.43%) HTML5
11 18 (26.09%) ADO.NET
11 18 (26.09%) XSL
12 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (23.19%) REST
14 15 (21.74%) CSS3
14 15 (21.74%) Classic ASP
15 11 (15.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (14.49%) WPF
16 10 (14.49%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Android
3 4 (5.80%) Linux
4 2 (2.90%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) AIX
4 2 (2.90%) CentOS
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) MVC
2 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.99%) E-Commerce
4 19 (27.54%) Mentoring
5 18 (26.09%) Multithreading
5 18 (26.09%) Parallel Computing
6 17 (24.64%) Load Testing
7 9 (13.04%) UML
8 8 (11.59%) Web Development
9 6 (8.70%) Scrum
10 5 (7.25%) OO
10 5 (7.25%) Android Development
11 4 (5.80%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (5.80%) Migration
12 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
13 2 (2.90%) Data Management
13 2 (2.90%) SOA
13 2 (2.90%) SEO
13 2 (2.90%) Master Data Management
13 2 (2.90%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (88.41%) JavaScript
2 47 (68.12%) C#
3 46 (66.67%) SQL
4 32 (46.38%) T-SQL
5 22 (31.88%) PHP
6 7 (10.14%) VB
6 7 (10.14%) VB6
7 5 (7.25%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.35%) Java
9 2 (2.90%) COBOL
10 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) IBM
3 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.45%) Zend
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