The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 115 106 126
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 75 70 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.87% 1.70% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.23% 3.41% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 59 62 42
Average salary £38,750 £38,875 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.32% +19.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,964 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1775 2055 1856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.21% 49.83% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 1843 1696
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SOAP
North West

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Rochdale - 9 £39,500 -
Bury - 4 £35,000 -
Stockport -2 2 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Wigan - 2 £33,000 - 1
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 79 (59.40%) Web Services
2 74 (55.64%) SQL
3 67 (50.38%) HTML
4 66 (49.62%) XML
5 60 (45.11%) JavaScript
6 59 (44.36%) CSS
7 55 (41.35%) C#
8 53 (39.85%) Java
9 49 (36.84%) .NET
10 46 (34.59%) OO
11 43 (32.33%) SQL Server
12 38 (28.57%) MVC
12 38 (28.57%) jQuery
13 35 (26.32%) ASP.NET
14 34 (25.56%) TDD
15 33 (24.81%) Scrum
16 32 (24.06%) Spring
17 31 (23.31%) WCF
17 31 (23.31%) PHP
17 31 (23.31%) Eclipse
18 30 (22.56%) J2EE
18 30 (22.56%) MySQL
18 30 (22.56%) Microsoft
19 29 (21.80%) Finance
19 29 (21.80%) .NET Framework
19 29 (21.80%) REST
19 29 (21.80%) Relational Database
20 26 (19.55%) Degree
20 26 (19.55%) Ant
21 24 (18.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 14 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 13 (9.77%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.77%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.02%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (5.26%) WordPress
5 6 (4.51%) CMS
5 6 (4.51%) Apache
6 5 (3.76%) Lync
6 5 (3.76%) Facebook Platform
7 4 (3.01%) GlassFish
7 4 (3.01%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (3.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (3.01%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.01%) IIS
8 1 (0.75%) FileNet
8 1 (0.75%) nginx
8 1 (0.75%) Liferay
8 1 (0.75%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (15.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (6.77%) Magento
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.75%) PaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.28%) Internet
2 10 (7.52%) HTTP
3 7 (5.26%) DNS
4 5 (3.76%) LAN
4 5 (3.76%) WAN
4 5 (3.76%) SMTP
4 5 (3.76%) LDAP
4 5 (3.76%) Firewall
4 5 (3.76%) SSL
4 5 (3.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.76%) OSPF
4 5 (3.76%) BGP
4 5 (3.76%) EIGRP
4 5 (3.76%) IGRP
4 5 (3.76%) TACACS
4 5 (3.76%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (32.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (22.56%) MySQL
3 29 (21.80%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (8.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.51%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.76%) RavenDB
7 5 (3.76%) Couchbase
8 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.01%) SQLite
8 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.01%) DB2
9 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (23.31%) Eclipse
2 26 (19.55%) Ant
3 17 (12.78%) Subversion
3 17 (12.78%) Maven
4 13 (9.77%) JUnit
4 13 (9.77%) Visual Studio
4 13 (9.77%) Selenium
5 10 (7.52%) Jenkins
5 10 (7.52%) Hudson
5 10 (7.52%) SoapUI
5 10 (7.52%) NetBeans
6 9 (6.77%) MSTest
6 9 (6.77%) SpecFlow
7 7 (5.26%) NUnit
8 4 (3.01%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.01%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.01%) ERwin
8 4 (3.01%) Toad
8 4 (3.01%) Log4j
General
1 29 (21.80%) Finance
2 20 (15.04%) Marketing
3 10 (7.52%) Billing
4 9 (6.77%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.01%) Retail
5 4 (3.01%) Back Office
6 2 (1.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 113 (84.96%) Developer
2 44 (33.08%) Java Developer
3 33 (24.81%) Senior Developer
4 19 (14.29%) PHP Developer
5 18 (13.53%) Software Developer
6 14 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (9.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (9.02%) Lead Developer
8 11 (8.27%) Technical Leader
8 11 (8.27%) Lead Java Developer
9 9 (6.77%) Junior
9 9 (6.77%) Junior Developer
10 8 (6.02%) .NET Developer
11 7 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
12 6 (4.51%) Technical Developer
12 6 (4.51%) Software Engineer
12 6 (4.51%) Analyst
12 6 (4.51%) Test Analyst
13 5 (3.76%) Web Developer
13 5 (3.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (59.40%) Web Services
2 67 (50.38%) HTML
3 66 (49.62%) XML
4 59 (44.36%) CSS
5 49 (36.84%) .NET
6 38 (28.57%) jQuery
7 35 (26.32%) ASP.NET
8 32 (24.06%) Spring
9 31 (23.31%) WCF
10 30 (22.56%) J2EE
11 29 (21.80%) .NET Framework
11 29 (21.80%) REST
12 24 (18.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 20 (15.04%) Ajax
13 20 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (12.78%) JMS
14 17 (12.78%) HTML5
15 15 (11.28%) JSON
16 13 (9.77%) NHibernate
16 13 (9.77%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.28%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.77%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.02%) Digital Media
4 6 (4.51%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.76%) Social Media
6 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.01%) Replication
6 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.75%) DTV
8 1 (0.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.04%) Windows
2 12 (9.02%) Linux
3 6 (4.51%) Android
4 5 (3.76%) AIX
4 5 (3.76%) UNIX
5 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.59%) OO
2 38 (28.57%) MVC
3 34 (25.56%) TDD
4 33 (24.81%) Scrum
5 23 (17.29%) Unit Testing
6 21 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 16 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.03%) OOD
8 14 (10.53%) Time Management
8 14 (10.53%) BDD
9 10 (7.52%) Software Testing
9 10 (7.52%) Pair Programming
9 10 (7.52%) UML
9 10 (7.52%) CRM
10 9 (6.77%) Project Management
10 9 (6.77%) Refactoring
10 9 (6.77%) OWASP
10 9 (6.77%) Test Strategy
11 8 (6.02%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 74 (55.64%) SQL
2 60 (45.11%) JavaScript
3 55 (41.35%) C#
4 53 (39.85%) Java
5 31 (23.31%) PHP
6 16 (12.03%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.51%) Delphi
8 5 (3.76%) Python
8 5 (3.76%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.01%) VB
10 3 (2.26%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.26%) C++
11 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.75%) Groovy
11 1 (0.75%) PHP5
11 1 (0.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.75%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 26 (19.55%) Degree
2 7 (5.26%) MCP
3 6 (4.51%) ISEB
4 5 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.76%) CCNP
5 2 (1.50%) MCSD
5 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.28%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (3.76%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 30 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.53%) Oracle
3 6 (4.51%) Twitter
4 5 (3.76%) HP
4 5 (3.76%) Cisco
4 5 (3.76%) IBM
4 5 (3.76%) Juniper
4 5 (3.76%) F5
4 5 (3.76%) Facebook
5 4 (3.01%) Zend
5 4 (3.01%) Actimize
6 2 (1.50%) Embarcadero
7 1 (0.75%) Adobe
7 1 (0.75%) VMware
7 1 (0.75%) SAP
7 1 (0.75%) JBoss
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: up to 55k - Plus Pension, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Insurance
Posted: 23 days ago