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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 45 42 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.14% 1.76% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.74% 5.45% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 2
Average salary £26,250 £27,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,837 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.59% +6.66%
SOAP
Bedfordshire

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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
107 110 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 30.40% 32.26% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 71 103 154
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

SOAP
Salary Trend in Luton

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Luton

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
2 4 (57.14%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) Lumesse
4 2 (28.57%) Front Office
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) JSF
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) JBoss
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Front Office
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) REST
3 2 (28.57%) JSF
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Lumesse
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle