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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 47 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 12 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.35% 2.75% 0.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.35% 6.25% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 2
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £55,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
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
189 288 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.06% 43.97% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 133 253 233
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £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 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 - 6 - - 2
Liverpool +5 3 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Birkenhead - 1 £40,000 -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) TDD
3 16 (80.00%) HTML
3 16 (80.00%) CSS
4 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (60.00%) Scrum
6 12 (60.00%) BDD
7 11 (55.00%) REST
7 11 (55.00%) Ajax
7 11 (55.00%) Web Services
8 10 (50.00%) Java
9 9 (45.00%) C#
9 9 (45.00%) PHP
9 9 (45.00%) .NET
9 9 (45.00%) MySQL
9 9 (45.00%) OO
9 9 (45.00%) Windows
9 9 (45.00%) MVC
9 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
9 9 (45.00%) OO PHP
10 8 (40.00%) jQuery
10 8 (40.00%) XHTML
11 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (30.00%) WSDL
12 6 (30.00%) JBoss
12 6 (30.00%) Oracle
12 6 (30.00%) Ant
12 6 (30.00%) IIS
12 6 (30.00%) XML

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (30.00%) IIS
1 6 (30.00%) JBoss
2 5 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
2 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Ant
1 6 (30.00%) Subversion
1 6 (30.00%) Maven
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (20.00%) PHPUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 8 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
1 16 (80.00%) CSS
2 11 (55.00%) Web Services
2 11 (55.00%) Ajax
2 11 (55.00%) REST
3 9 (45.00%) .NET
4 8 (40.00%) XHTML
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 6 (30.00%) Spring
5 6 (30.00%) WSDL
5 6 (30.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) JDBC
5 6 (30.00%) HornetQ
6 4 (20.00%) LAMP
7 3 (15.00%) CSS3
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
8 2 (10.00%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (10.00%) RESTful
8 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) EPoS
1 2 (10.00%) W3C
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) TDD
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Scrum
3 12 (60.00%) BDD
4 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (45.00%) OO
4 9 (45.00%) MVC
4 9 (45.00%) OO PHP
5 6 (30.00%) Analytics
5 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (30.00%) OWASP
5 6 (30.00%) Open Source
6 5 (25.00%) OOP
6 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (10.00%) Validation
7 2 (10.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) PHP
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
Liverpool, Lancashire
ISL Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 15 hours ago
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + negotiable + generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 8 days ago