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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 69 127 101
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -26
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 118 63 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.59% 1.65% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.14% 3.68% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 95 55 85
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £23,300 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £44,000
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
1449 1714 2144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.12% 44.92% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1462 1967
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 £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +14 21 £34,500 -1.42% 4
Salford - 1 - -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 138 (63.30%) Web Services
2 133 (61.01%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (60.55%) XML
4 117 (53.67%) TDD
5 101 (46.33%) SQL
6 93 (42.66%) Java
7 86 (39.45%) REST
8 80 (36.70%) JMS
9 79 (36.24%) .NET
10 73 (33.49%) SQL Server
10 73 (33.49%) Degree
11 66 (30.28%) WSDL
12 65 (29.82%) JSON
13 64 (29.36%) Oracle
14 61 (27.98%) C#
15 60 (27.52%) HTML
16 58 (26.61%) UNIX
17 57 (26.15%) JavaScript
17 57 (26.15%) Software Engineering
18 56 (25.69%) Linux
18 56 (25.69%) CSS
19 54 (24.77%) OO
19 54 (24.77%) SoapUI
20 52 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
20 52 (23.85%) SOA
21 48 (22.02%) Windows
22 46 (21.10%) WebLogic
22 46 (21.10%) C++
23 45 (20.64%) Analytical Skills
24 44 (20.18%) Relational Database

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 46 (21.10%) WebLogic
2 31 (14.22%) Oracle Service Bus
2 31 (14.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (7.80%) WebSphere
4 15 (6.88%) GlassFish
5 12 (5.50%) CMS
5 12 (5.50%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.75%) JBoss
7 5 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.83%) Apache
9 3 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.92%) Liferay
10 2 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.46%) IIS
11 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.46%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (3.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 31 (14.22%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (4.13%) Magento
3 2 (0.92%) Tridion
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.38%) Force.com
4 2 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) SAN
2 1 (0.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (33.49%) SQL Server
2 44 (20.18%) Relational Database
3 33 (15.14%) Oracle Database
4 29 (13.30%) RDBMS
5 16 (7.34%) MySQL
6 13 (5.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.38%) OLTP
12 1 (0.46%) Redis
12 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (24.77%) SoapUI
2 33 (15.14%) Git (software)
3 32 (14.68%) Maven
4 31 (14.22%) Eclipse
5 28 (12.84%) JUnit
5 28 (12.84%) NUnit
5 28 (12.84%) Jenkins
6 25 (11.47%) Hudson
7 20 (9.17%) Ant
8 18 (8.26%) TeamCity
8 18 (8.26%) SpecFlow
9 17 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (5.05%) Subversion
10 11 (5.05%) Redmine
11 6 (2.75%) MSTest
12 5 (2.29%) PhpStorm
12 5 (2.29%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.38%) Grunt
14 2 (0.92%) Mockito
14 2 (0.92%) Selenium
General
1 37 (16.97%) Finance
2 23 (10.55%) Retail
3 15 (6.88%) Marketing
4 4 (1.83%) Games
5 3 (1.38%) iGaming
5 3 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.38%) Law
5 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.38%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 135 (61.93%) Developer
2 45 (20.64%) Java Developer
3 36 (16.51%) Senior Developer
3 36 (16.51%) Software Engineer
4 33 (15.14%) C# Developer
5 24 (11.01%) Agile C# Developer
5 24 (11.01%) C# Software Developer
5 24 (11.01%) Software Developer
6 22 (10.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (9.63%) Architect
8 19 (8.72%) Tester
8 19 (8.72%) .NET Developer
9 17 (7.80%) Technical Tester
10 16 (7.34%) Oracle Architect
10 16 (7.34%) Middleware Architect
11 14 (6.42%) Oracle Developer
12 13 (5.96%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 13 (5.96%) SOA Developer
13 12 (5.50%) PHP Developer
14 11 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (63.30%) Web Services
2 132 (60.55%) XML
3 86 (39.45%) REST
4 80 (36.70%) JMS
5 79 (36.24%) .NET
6 66 (30.28%) WSDL
7 65 (29.82%) JSON
8 60 (27.52%) HTML
9 56 (25.69%) CSS
10 44 (20.18%) Spring
11 43 (19.72%) J2EE
12 41 (18.81%) WCF
13 40 (18.35%) Hibernate
13 40 (18.35%) Middleware
14 37 (16.97%) Servlets
15 33 (15.14%) Java EE
16 32 (14.68%) jQuery
16 32 (14.68%) XSLT
17 31 (14.22%) RabbitMQ
18 30 (13.76%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.64%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.17%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (7.80%) Replication
4 16 (7.34%) N-Tier
5 14 (6.42%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.67%) Open Source
7 7 (3.21%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (2.29%) User Experience
9 3 (1.38%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.38%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.38%) Physics
9 3 (1.38%) Online Games
10 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 58 (26.61%) UNIX
2 56 (25.69%) Linux
3 48 (22.02%) Windows
4 5 (2.29%) Solaris
5 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.92%) Android
5 2 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (61.01%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (53.67%) TDD
3 57 (26.15%) Software Engineering
4 54 (24.77%) OO
5 52 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (23.85%) SOA
6 43 (19.72%) E-Commerce
7 37 (16.97%) MVC
8 35 (16.06%) Scrum
9 33 (15.14%) BDD
10 31 (14.22%) OOP
10 31 (14.22%) Automated Testing
11 27 (12.39%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (11.93%) UML
13 25 (11.47%) System Testing
14 20 (9.17%) OOD
14 20 (9.17%) Software Architecture
14 20 (9.17%) Logistics
14 20 (9.17%) Automation Testing
15 18 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (46.33%) SQL
2 93 (42.66%) Java
3 61 (27.98%) C#
4 57 (26.15%) JavaScript
5 46 (21.10%) C++
6 34 (15.60%) PL/SQL
7 26 (11.93%) C
8 21 (9.63%) VBA
9 20 (9.17%) PHP
10 14 (6.42%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.29%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.38%) Delphi
12 3 (1.38%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.92%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 73 (33.49%) Degree
2 18 (8.26%) ISEB
3 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.92%) Puppet
1 2 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.46%) Ansible
2 1 (0.46%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 64 (29.36%) Oracle
2 14 (6.42%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.59%) Zend
4 9 (4.13%) Stellent
5 5 (2.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.83%) Hitachi
7 3 (1.38%) Embarcadero
7 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.38%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.92%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.92%) hybris
8 2 (0.92%) Adobe
8 2 (0.92%) IBM
8 2 (0.92%) Symbian
9 1 (0.46%) Twitter
9 1 (0.46%) Retek
9 1 (0.46%) Citrix
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Rochdale
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Management
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Code Red Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Travel, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reading Room Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago