The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 41 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 16 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.42% 3.45% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 6.70% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 0
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
SOAP
Leicestershire

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 Leicester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
192 194 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 41.03% 51.46% 56.89%
Number of salaries quoted 171 177 191
Average salary £37,750 £36,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.42% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

SOAP
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Leicester

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (98.44%) JavaScript
2 52 (81.25%) .NET
2 52 (81.25%) C#
2 52 (81.25%) CSS
3 51 (79.69%) Web Services
4 45 (70.31%) Microsoft
5 42 (65.63%) HTML
5 42 (65.63%) SQL Server
6 41 (64.06%) SQL
7 40 (62.50%) XML
8 39 (60.94%) jQuery
9 37 (57.81%) REST
10 36 (56.25%) .NET Framework
11 31 (48.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (48.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 31 (48.44%) ASP.NET
12 30 (46.88%) XSD
12 30 (46.88%) XHTML
13 29 (45.31%) Ajax
13 29 (45.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (42.19%) SQL Server 2012
14 27 (42.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 27 (42.19%) SQL Server 2005
14 27 (42.19%) LINQ
14 27 (42.19%) XSLT
14 27 (42.19%) T-SQL
15 19 (29.69%) TDD
16 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (20.31%) MVC
16 13 (20.31%) MS Excel

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 12 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 10 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 8 (12.50%) Jetty
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 29 (45.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (42.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (42.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (17.19%) MySQL
5 9 (14.06%) Relational Database
5 9 (14.06%) RDBMS
6 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Visual Studio
1 10 (15.63%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (100.00%) Developer
2 40 (62.50%) Senior Developer
3 17 (26.56%) Web Developer
4 16 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 12 (18.75%) CRM Developer
6 11 (17.19%) C# Developer
7 10 (15.63%) Senior Web Developer
7 10 (15.63%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (14.06%) Java Developer
9 8 (12.50%) .NET Developer
9 8 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 5 (7.81%) Senior Software Developer
10 5 (7.81%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (4.69%) E-Commerce Web Developer
13 1 (1.56%) Senior Programmer
13 1 (1.56%) Software Programmer
13 1 (1.56%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (81.25%) .NET
1 52 (81.25%) CSS
2 51 (79.69%) Web Services
3 42 (65.63%) HTML
4 40 (62.50%) XML
5 39 (60.94%) jQuery
6 37 (57.81%) REST
7 36 (56.25%) .NET Framework
8 31 (48.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 31 (48.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (48.44%) ASP.NET
9 30 (46.88%) XHTML
9 30 (46.88%) XSD
10 29 (45.31%) Ajax
11 27 (42.19%) XSLT
11 27 (42.19%) LINQ
11 27 (42.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 12 (18.75%) JSON
12 12 (18.75%) Hibernate
12 12 (18.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) W3C
2 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) TDD
2 13 (20.31%) MVC
2 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.75%) CRM
4 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
4 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.50%) OOD
7 6 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (6.25%) Scrum
9 3 (4.69%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.69%) JVM Tuning
9 3 (4.69%) SOA
9 3 (4.69%) Project Management
10 2 (3.13%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.13%) Web Development
10 2 (3.13%) Release Management
11 1 (1.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (98.44%) JavaScript
2 52 (81.25%) C#
3 41 (64.06%) SQL
4 27 (42.19%) T-SQL
5 12 (18.75%) Java
6 1 (1.56%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (70.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) JBoss
3 5 (7.81%) Siebel
3 5 (7.81%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (7.81%) NetSuite
4 2 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle