The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 88 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -7
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 109 66 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.86% 1.64% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.65% 3.51% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 98 59 60
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1638 1881 2072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.94% 46.65% 50.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1628 1893
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SOAP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Manchester

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Manchester

SOAP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Stockport +26 24 £34,500 -1.42% 5
Cheadle +4 1 £35,000 -
Altrincham -4 1 £35,000 -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 126 (56.50%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (52.47%) Web Services
3 115 (51.57%) SQL
3 115 (51.57%) TDD
4 114 (51.12%) XML
5 99 (44.39%) HTML
6 95 (42.60%) Java
7 91 (40.81%) .NET
8 87 (39.01%) CSS
9 82 (36.77%) SQL Server
10 80 (35.87%) JavaScript
11 79 (35.43%) C#
11 79 (35.43%) JSON
12 69 (30.94%) REST
13 64 (28.70%) MVC
14 60 (26.91%) Degree
14 60 (26.91%) Software Engineering
15 59 (26.46%) Scrum
16 58 (26.01%) SOA
17 56 (25.11%) Linux
18 54 (24.22%) OO
18 54 (24.22%) ASP.NET
19 53 (23.77%) Oracle
19 53 (23.77%) UNIX
20 52 (23.32%) JMS
21 51 (22.87%) J2EE
22 46 (20.63%) jQuery
23 45 (20.18%) Spring
23 45 (20.18%) E-Commerce
24 44 (19.73%) Relational Database

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 24 (10.76%) WebLogic
2 16 (7.17%) WebSphere
2 16 (7.17%) GlassFish
3 9 (4.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (3.59%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (3.59%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.79%) Node.js
5 4 (1.79%) CICS
5 4 (1.79%) JBoss
5 4 (1.79%) Apache
6 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.35%) CMS
6 3 (1.35%) Liferay
7 1 (0.45%) Drupal
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (5.38%) Magento
2 8 (3.59%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.35%) Force.com
2 3 (1.35%) SaaS
3 2 (0.90%) GitHub
4 1 (0.45%) Office 365
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (17.04%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) SAN
2 1 (0.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (36.77%) SQL Server
2 44 (19.73%) Relational Database
3 25 (11.21%) MySQL
4 22 (9.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (8.97%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.48%) Oracle Database
6 10 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.24%) DB2
10 4 (1.79%) MS Access
11 3 (1.35%) OLTP
11 3 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (17.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (15.70%) Eclipse
3 30 (13.45%) JUnit
3 30 (13.45%) SoapUI
4 28 (12.56%) Maven
5 23 (10.31%) Ant
6 18 (8.07%) Git (software)
6 18 (8.07%) Jenkins
7 17 (7.62%) NUnit
8 16 (7.17%) Hudson
9 15 (6.73%) SpecFlow
9 15 (6.73%) TeamCity
10 13 (5.83%) Subversion
11 11 (4.93%) Redmine
12 5 (2.24%) MSTest
13 4 (1.79%) NetBeans
14 3 (1.35%) Mockito
14 3 (1.35%) Grunt
15 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
15 2 (0.90%) Gradle
General
1 28 (12.56%) Retail
2 25 (11.21%) Finance
3 14 (6.28%) Marketing
4 7 (3.14%) Banking
5 4 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.35%) Advertising
6 3 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.35%) iGaming
6 3 (1.35%) Law
6 3 (1.35%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 158 (70.85%) Developer
2 55 (24.66%) Java Developer
3 38 (17.04%) C# Developer
4 37 (16.59%) Software Engineer
5 33 (14.80%) Senior Developer
6 31 (13.90%) .NET Developer
7 21 (9.42%) ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (8.52%) Software Developer
8 19 (8.52%) PHP Developer
8 19 (8.52%) Agile C# Developer
9 16 (7.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 16 (7.17%) C# Software Developer
9 16 (7.17%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (6.28%) Tester
10 14 (6.28%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (5.83%) Technical Tester
12 9 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (4.04%) Agile .NET Developer
13 8 (3.59%) Front-End Developer
13 8 (3.59%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (52.47%) Web Services
2 114 (51.12%) XML
3 99 (44.39%) HTML
4 91 (40.81%) .NET
5 87 (39.01%) CSS
6 79 (35.43%) JSON
7 69 (30.94%) REST
8 54 (24.22%) ASP.NET
9 52 (23.32%) JMS
10 51 (22.87%) J2EE
11 46 (20.63%) jQuery
12 45 (20.18%) Spring
13 42 (18.83%) WSDL
14 38 (17.04%) Hibernate
15 34 (15.25%) WCF
16 33 (14.80%) Java EE
16 33 (14.80%) Sass
17 32 (14.35%) Servlets
18 31 (13.90%) .NET Framework
19 30 (13.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.80%) N-Tier
2 27 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.62%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (6.28%) Inversion of Control
4 14 (6.28%) Computer Science
5 13 (5.83%) Replication
6 6 (2.69%) Open Source
6 6 (2.69%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.79%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.79%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (1.35%) Online Games
8 3 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.35%) Physics
9 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 56 (25.11%) Linux
2 53 (23.77%) UNIX
3 42 (18.83%) Windows
4 5 (2.24%) Solaris
5 4 (1.79%) zOS
6 3 (1.35%) Android
6 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (56.50%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (51.57%) TDD
3 64 (28.70%) MVC
4 60 (26.91%) Software Engineering
5 59 (26.46%) Scrum
6 58 (26.01%) SOA
7 54 (24.22%) OO
8 45 (20.18%) E-Commerce
9 38 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (15.70%) OOP
11 31 (13.90%) Unit Testing
12 30 (13.45%) Domain-Driven Design
13 28 (12.56%) BDD
13 28 (12.56%) Automated Testing
14 24 (10.76%) OOD
15 21 (9.42%) System Testing
16 19 (8.52%) Logistics
17 18 (8.07%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
18 16 (7.17%) Automation Testing
19 15 (6.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 115 (51.57%) SQL
2 95 (42.60%) Java
3 80 (35.87%) JavaScript
4 79 (35.43%) C#
5 38 (17.04%) C++
6 28 (12.56%) PHP
7 25 (11.21%) T-SQL
8 20 (8.97%) C
9 11 (4.93%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.93%) VBA
10 7 (3.14%) Delphi
11 5 (2.24%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.79%) COBOL
13 3 (1.35%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.90%) XPath
14 2 (0.90%) XQuery
14 2 (0.90%) VB
15 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (26.91%) Degree
2 15 (6.73%) ISEB
3 13 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.45%) Puppet
1 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 53 (23.77%) Oracle
2 28 (12.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.83%) Zend
4 7 (3.14%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.14%) Embarcadero
5 4 (1.79%) IBM
6 3 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.90%) Stellent
7 2 (0.90%) Symbian
8 1 (0.45%) SAP
8 1 (0.45%) Progress
8 1 (0.45%) Retek
8 1 (0.45%) Citrix
8 1 (0.45%) Mitel
8 1 (0.45%) Capita
8 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.45%) Twitter
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + base + flexible benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Flexi time
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
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