The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 114 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 137 165 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.40% 2.39% 2.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.48% 5.87% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 118 149 157
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 £32,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
SOAP
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2113 2810 3249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.09% 40.67% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 2483 2897
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SOAP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SOAP Salary Trend in the North West

SOAP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SOAP Salary Histogram in the North West

SOAP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 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
Manchester +28 111 £41,500 +10.66% 17
Cheshire -1 24 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Lancashire +21 4 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Merseyside -23 3 £33,500 -10.66% 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 170 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (60.14%) Web Services
3 166 (59.07%) XML
4 141 (50.18%) Java
5 116 (41.28%) SQL
6 110 (39.15%) JavaScript
6 110 (39.15%) REST
7 106 (37.72%) C#
7 106 (37.72%) HTML
8 101 (35.94%) .NET
9 97 (34.52%) jQuery
10 95 (33.81%) CSS
11 92 (32.74%) Git (software)
12 90 (32.03%) OO
13 89 (31.67%) TDD
14 80 (28.47%) SQL Server
15 72 (25.62%) Scrum
16 71 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
17 67 (23.84%) Software Engineering
18 64 (22.78%) Finance
19 63 (22.42%) WCF
20 61 (21.71%) LINQ
21 58 (20.64%) ASP.NET
22 57 (20.28%) MVC
22 57 (20.28%) Hibernate
23 54 (19.22%) RESTful
24 53 (18.86%) Spring
25 51 (18.15%) JSON
25 51 (18.15%) Windows
26 50 (17.79%) BDD

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 29 (10.32%) WebSphere
2 21 (7.47%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.05%) Apache
4 13 (4.63%) IIS
5 12 (4.27%) Mule
5 12 (4.27%) WebLogic
6 11 (3.91%) JBoss
7 7 (2.49%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.42%) WordPress
10 3 (1.07%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (1.07%) Confluence
11 2 (0.71%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.71%) Node.js
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.36%) nginx
12 1 (0.36%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.85%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.07%) MS Office
3 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.71%) Mingle
5 1 (0.36%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 30 (10.68%) Magento
2 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.42%) OpenCart
2 4 (1.42%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.12%) SaaS
3 12 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (4.27%) Amazon S3
3 12 (4.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (4.27%) PaaS
4 2 (0.71%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.78%) HTTP
2 4 (1.42%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) Modbus
4 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (28.47%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.88%) MySQL
3 29 (10.32%) Relational Database
4 18 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (4.98%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (4.27%) Couchbase
6 12 (4.27%) Hazelcast
7 11 (3.91%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.85%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (2.85%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.78%) DB2
10 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.42%) Pentaho
12 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 92 (32.74%) Git (software)
2 45 (16.01%) NUnit
3 29 (10.32%) Maven
3 29 (10.32%) Mercurial
4 28 (9.96%) Eclipse
5 26 (9.25%) MSTest
6 24 (8.54%) Jenkins
6 24 (8.54%) JUnit
7 23 (8.19%) Visual Studio
8 22 (7.83%) PhpStorm
8 22 (7.83%) Subversion
9 16 (5.69%) Ant
10 15 (5.34%) JIRA
10 15 (5.34%) Selenium
10 15 (5.34%) SoapUI
11 14 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (4.63%) Cucumber
12 13 (4.63%) Hudson
13 12 (4.27%) git-flow
14 10 (3.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 64 (22.78%) Finance
2 28 (9.96%) Retail
3 13 (4.63%) Games
4 4 (1.42%) Legal
5 2 (0.71%) Back Office
5 2 (0.71%) Banking
5 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.71%) Law
5 2 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 202 (71.89%) Developer
2 80 (28.47%) Java Developer
3 55 (19.57%) Software Engineer
4 45 (16.01%) Senior Developer
5 43 (15.30%) C# Developer
6 34 (12.10%) PHP Developer
7 32 (11.39%) Software Developer
8 31 (11.03%) .NET Developer
9 28 (9.96%) C# Software Engineer
10 26 (9.25%) .NET Software Engineer
11 25 (8.90%) Agile Developer
12 24 (8.54%) Java Engineer
12 24 (8.54%) Web Developer
13 23 (8.19%) Java Software Engineer
13 23 (8.19%) Magento Developer
14 21 (7.47%) Senior Java Developer
15 20 (7.12%) Senior Magento Developer
15 20 (7.12%) Senior PHP Developer
15 20 (7.12%) SQL Developer
16 19 (6.76%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (60.14%) Web Services
2 166 (59.07%) XML
3 110 (39.15%) REST
4 106 (37.72%) HTML
5 101 (35.94%) .NET
6 97 (34.52%) jQuery
7 95 (33.81%) CSS
8 63 (22.42%) WCF
9 61 (21.71%) LINQ
10 58 (20.64%) ASP.NET
11 57 (20.28%) Hibernate
12 54 (19.22%) RESTful
13 53 (18.86%) Spring
14 51 (18.15%) JSON
15 50 (17.79%) WPF
16 47 (16.73%) J2EE
17 39 (13.88%) Silverlight
18 37 (13.17%) XSLT
19 36 (12.81%) Middleware
20 35 (12.46%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.90%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (5.34%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.27%) Algorithms
5 10 (3.56%) Mobile Games
6 7 (2.49%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.14%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.14%) User Experience
8 5 (1.78%) iPad
9 4 (1.42%) APACS
9 4 (1.42%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.42%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (1.07%) AS400
10 3 (1.07%) EMV
10 3 (1.07%) iSeries
10 3 (1.07%) SCADA
11 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.71%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.71%) Telematics
11 2 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.15%) Windows
2 44 (15.66%) Linux
3 21 (7.47%) Unix
4 5 (1.78%) Android
5 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.07%) AIX
6 3 (1.07%) CentOS
6 3 (1.07%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.07%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (60.50%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (32.03%) OO
3 89 (31.67%) TDD
4 72 (25.62%) Scrum
5 71 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
6 67 (23.84%) Software Engineering
7 57 (20.28%) MVC
8 50 (17.79%) BDD
9 48 (17.08%) E-Commerce
10 46 (16.37%) SOA
11 43 (15.30%) SDLC
12 41 (14.59%) UML
13 35 (12.46%) Web Development
14 29 (10.32%) OOP
15 28 (9.96%) Line Management
16 27 (9.61%) Service Delivery
17 26 (9.25%) DSDM
17 26 (9.25%) MVVM
17 26 (9.25%) RUP
17 26 (9.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 141 (50.18%) Java
2 116 (41.28%) SQL
3 110 (39.15%) JavaScript
4 106 (37.72%) C#
5 49 (17.44%) PHP
6 48 (17.08%) C++
7 37 (13.17%) PL/SQL
8 35 (12.46%) T-SQL
9 20 (7.12%) VBA
10 18 (6.41%) C
11 10 (3.56%) VB
12 7 (2.49%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.14%) Python
13 6 (2.14%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.78%) COBOL
14 5 (1.78%) REXX
15 4 (1.42%) VBScript
16 3 (1.07%) Embedded C
16 3 (1.07%) Groovy
17 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (11.74%) Degree
2 4 (1.42%) ISEB
2 4 (1.42%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.07%) MCP
3 3 (1.07%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.54%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) WCAG
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (5.34%) Docker
Vendors
1 39 (13.88%) Oracle
2 34 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 30 (10.68%) Zend
4 16 (5.69%) Google
5 15 (5.34%) webMethods
6 12 (4.27%) WSO2
7 8 (2.85%) IBM
8 4 (1.42%) Facebook
9 3 (1.07%) Apple
9 3 (1.07%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.07%) Perforce
9 3 (1.07%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.07%) Twitter
10 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.71%) Software AG
10 2 (0.71%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.71%) Wonderware
10 2 (0.71%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.36%) Progress
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