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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 60 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 3 20 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.56% 4.18% 7.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.52% 9.80% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 44
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £34,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,700 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
197 204 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.89% 42.59% 62.87%
Number of salaries quoted 170 183 342
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(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
Liverpool -17 3 £33,500 -10.66% 1
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) REST
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) IIS
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) PHP
5 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
5 4 (30.77%) CRM
5 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) JMeter
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) AS400
7 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile App

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (38.46%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Liferay
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Ingres
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
1 2 (15.38%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) CRM Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) REST
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) J2EE
6 1 (7.69%) JDBC
6 1 (7.69%) Spring
6 1 (7.69%) Symfony
6 1 (7.69%) WSDL
6 1 (7.69%) XHTML
6 1 (7.69%) XML-RPC
6 1 (7.69%) Yii
6 1 (7.69%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) AS400
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) APACS
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Case Management
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
3 1 (7.69%) OWASP
3 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Bourne shell
4 1 (7.69%) Korn
4 1 (7.69%) PHP 5
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter
2 1 (7.69%) Zend