The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 47 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 12 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.54% 2.35% 2.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.22% 6.32% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 11
Median salary £30,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £48,750 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
146 190 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.87% 37.25% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 125 134 253
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +1 8 £30,000 -29.41% 9
Southport +5 3 - - 1
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 11 (68.75%) PHP
1 11 (68.75%) REST
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 8 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) MySQL
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) Subversion
5 6 (37.50%) C#
5 6 (37.50%) MVC
5 6 (37.50%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) OOP
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) iPad
7 4 (25.00%) Yii
7 4 (25.00%) PHP 5
7 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (25.00%) Refactoring
7 4 (25.00%) Symfony
7 4 (25.00%) Zend
7 4 (25.00%) Zend Framework
7 4 (25.00%) OO
7 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (18.75%) JBoss
8 3 (18.75%) XML

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (12.50%) Magento
2 2 (12.50%) OpenCart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Ant
3 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 3 (18.75%) Maven
4 2 (12.50%) LoadUI
4 2 (12.50%) Moq
4 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) PHP Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Systems Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) REST
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) Symfony
5 4 (25.00%) Yii
5 4 (25.00%) Zend Framework
6 3 (18.75%) Spring
6 3 (18.75%) WSDL
6 3 (18.75%) XHTML
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) XSLT
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (12.50%) Ajax
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (12.50%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) LAMP
7 2 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) iPad
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) OOP
3 4 (25.00%) OO
3 4 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) MVVM
5 2 (12.50%) OO PHP
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) PHP
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) PHP 5
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Zend
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter
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