The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 37 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 6 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.81% 4.04% 3.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.62% 9.05% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 16
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
SOAP
Merseyside

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 Liverpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
130 199 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 39.27% 44.72% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 100 170 181
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SOAP
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Liverpool

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Liverpool

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) REST
5 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (50.00%) BDD
5 5 (50.00%) Ajax
5 5 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (50.00%) Subversion
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) MVC
5 5 (50.00%) .NET
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) PHP
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) OOP
6 4 (40.00%) MySQL
6 4 (40.00%) C++
6 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) LAMP
6 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (40.00%) PHPUnit
6 4 (40.00%) OO PHP
6 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) PHPUnit
3 3 (30.00%) SilkTest
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) RSpec
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (40.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) LAMP
5 3 (30.00%) XBRL
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) RESTful
7 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) OO PHP
3 4 (40.00%) OOP
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Wealth Management
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) SAP