The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 36 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 21 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.62% 3.49% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.35% 8.24% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 14
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
185 255 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 40.66% 42.43% 44.43%
Number of salaries quoted 132 215 244
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 Merseyside

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SOAP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Merseyside

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Merseyside

SOAP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Southport - 8 - - 1
Liverpool 0 6 £33,500 -4.28% 2
Wirral +10 1 £25,000 - 1
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 21 (80.77%) Web Services
2 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) Java
3 19 (73.08%) HTML
4 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
5 16 (61.54%) Scrum
5 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (61.54%) TDD
5 16 (61.54%) BDD
6 14 (53.85%) .NET
7 13 (50.00%) XML
7 13 (50.00%) CSS
7 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (46.15%) SQL
9 11 (42.31%) Oracle
9 11 (42.31%) Automated Testing
9 11 (42.31%) QA
10 10 (38.46%) C#
11 9 (34.62%) WSDL
11 9 (34.62%) Windows
11 9 (34.62%) MVC
11 9 (34.62%) Spring
12 8 (30.77%) Maven
12 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
12 8 (30.77%) Subversion
12 8 (30.77%) Ajax
12 8 (30.77%) Degree
12 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (30.77%) Analytics
12 8 (30.77%) Jenkins

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (30.77%) IIS
1 8 (30.77%) JBoss
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 8 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Ant
1 8 (30.77%) Subversion
1 8 (30.77%) Maven
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) PHPUnit
2 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.54%) SilkTest
3 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (11.54%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.69%) RSpec
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) JMeter
5 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Software Developer
3 4 (15.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) Web Services
2 19 (73.08%) HTML
3 14 (53.85%) .NET
4 13 (50.00%) XML
4 13 (50.00%) CSS
5 9 (34.62%) WSDL
5 9 (34.62%) Spring
6 8 (30.77%) Ajax
6 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
6 8 (30.77%) JDBC
6 8 (30.77%) XHTML
6 8 (30.77%) REST
6 8 (30.77%) HornetQ
7 6 (23.08%) jQuery
8 4 (15.38%) RESTful
8 4 (15.38%) LAMP
9 3 (11.54%) XBRL
10 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (7.69%) J2EE
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) AS400
2 1 (3.85%) APACS
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (15.38%) UNIX
5 1 (3.85%) Android
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Scrum
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (61.54%) TDD
1 16 (61.54%) BDD
2 11 (42.31%) Automated Testing
3 9 (34.62%) MVC
4 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 8 (30.77%) Analytics
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (30.77%) OWASP
4 8 (30.77%) Open Source
5 4 (15.38%) Kanban
5 4 (15.38%) OO PHP
5 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
5 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 4 (15.38%) OOP
5 4 (15.38%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 10 (38.46%) C#
5 7 (26.92%) PHP
6 4 (15.38%) C++
6 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 4 (15.38%) Ruby
6 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Xamarin
Wirral, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago