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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 83 90 101
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 210 184 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.85% 2.71% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.84% 5.36% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 184 175 198
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
3071 3434 4229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.69% 50.56% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2685 3044 3842
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +27 122 £40,000 - 13
Cheshire -17 52 £36,750 -8.12% 7
Merseyside -2 24 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Lancashire -5 8 £36,750 +38.67% 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 278 (64.65%) HTML
2 253 (58.84%) SQL
3 251 (58.37%) CSS
4 240 (55.81%) JavaScript
5 234 (54.42%) Web Services
6 227 (52.79%) .NET
6 227 (52.79%) Agile Software Development
7 222 (51.63%) C#
8 188 (43.72%) XML
9 179 (41.63%) MVC
10 172 (40.00%) SQL Server
11 168 (39.07%) ASP.NET
12 147 (34.19%) jQuery
13 138 (32.09%) TDD
14 134 (31.16%) Java
15 131 (30.47%) REST
16 114 (26.51%) Microsoft
17 111 (25.81%) OO
18 109 (25.35%) WCF
19 105 (24.42%) MySQL
20 98 (22.79%) .NET Framework
21 93 (21.63%) T-SQL
22 92 (21.40%) Oracle
23 90 (20.93%) E-Commerce
23 90 (20.93%) PHP
24 86 (20.00%) SOA
25 84 (19.53%) Scrum
25 84 (19.53%) JSON
26 82 (19.07%) J2EE
27 80 (18.60%) Windows

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 33 (7.67%) Apache
2 28 (6.51%) WebSphere
3 20 (4.65%) JBoss
4 18 (4.19%) IIS
5 17 (3.95%) Tomcat
6 15 (3.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 13 (3.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (2.79%) WebLogic
8 12 (2.79%) GlassFish
9 11 (2.56%) Node.js
10 10 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
10 10 (2.33%) ColdFusion
11 5 (1.16%) CMS
11 5 (1.16%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.16%) WordPress
12 4 (0.93%) CICS
13 3 (0.70%) Drupal
13 3 (0.70%) Liferay
13 3 (0.70%) Confluence
14 2 (0.47%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 34 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.70%) Mingle
2 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) Edge Animate
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 33 (7.67%) Magento
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.40%) SaaS
3 5 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.70%) Trello
5 2 (0.47%) GitHub
6 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (16.98%) HTTP
2 17 (3.95%) Internet
3 9 (2.09%) Wireless
4 5 (1.16%) VPN
5 1 (0.23%) SSL
5 1 (0.23%) FTP
5 1 (0.23%) SSH
5 1 (0.23%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 105 (24.42%) MySQL
3 69 (16.05%) Relational Database
4 52 (12.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (10.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (9.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (6.51%) RDBMS
8 15 (3.49%) Oracle Database
9 14 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (3.02%) DB2
11 9 (2.09%) Informix
11 9 (2.09%) OLTP
12 8 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.40%) MS Access
15 5 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.16%) MongoDB
16 4 (0.93%) NoSQL
17 3 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 61 (14.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (12.56%) Visual Studio
3 41 (9.53%) Eclipse
4 37 (8.60%) Selenium
4 37 (8.60%) SoapUI
5 33 (7.67%) JUnit
6 32 (7.44%) Subversion
6 32 (7.44%) Git (software)
7 30 (6.98%) Jenkins
8 27 (6.28%) JIRA
9 24 (5.58%) Ant
10 21 (4.88%) Cucumber
11 19 (4.42%) NUnit
12 16 (3.72%) WebDriver
12 16 (3.72%) SpecFlow
13 13 (3.02%) MSTest
13 13 (3.02%) TeamCity
14 12 (2.79%) Mockito
15 11 (2.56%) Maven
16 10 (2.33%) PowerBuilder
General
1 76 (17.67%) Finance
2 57 (13.26%) Retail
3 15 (3.49%) Marketing
3 15 (3.49%) Games
4 10 (2.33%) Banking
5 9 (2.09%) Advertising
5 9 (2.09%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.86%) Billing
7 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.70%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.70%) Publishing
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 352 (81.86%) Developer
2 80 (18.60%) Java Developer
3 75 (17.44%) .NET Developer
4 73 (16.98%) Web Developer
5 56 (13.02%) Senior Developer
6 53 (12.33%) C# Developer
7 52 (12.09%) PHP Developer
8 44 (10.23%) Software Engineer
9 42 (9.77%) Software Developer
10 39 (9.07%) ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (7.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 23 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
13 19 (4.42%) Java Software Engineer
14 17 (3.95%) C# Software Developer
15 15 (3.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 15 (3.49%) Analyst
16 14 (3.26%) Tester
16 14 (3.26%) Senior Software Developer
16 14 (3.26%) Senior C# Developer
17 13 (3.02%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (64.65%) HTML
2 251 (58.37%) CSS
3 234 (54.42%) Web Services
4 227 (52.79%) .NET
5 188 (43.72%) XML
6 168 (39.07%) ASP.NET
7 147 (34.19%) jQuery
8 131 (30.47%) REST
9 109 (25.35%) WCF
10 98 (22.79%) .NET Framework
11 84 (19.53%) JSON
12 82 (19.07%) J2EE
13 72 (16.74%) Ajax
14 68 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 53 (12.33%) Spring
16 51 (11.86%) LINQ
17 47 (10.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 45 (10.47%) HTML5
19 43 (10.00%) CSS3
20 42 (9.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 34 (7.91%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.72%) Inversion of Control
6 15 (3.49%) Online Games
6 15 (3.49%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.79%) Open Source
8 9 (2.09%) Physics
8 9 (2.09%) W3C
9 6 (1.40%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.16%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.93%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.93%) Replication
11 4 (0.93%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (0.70%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.47%) NHS
13 2 (0.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 80 (18.60%) Windows
2 67 (15.58%) Linux
3 37 (8.60%) UNIX
4 9 (2.09%) Android
5 4 (0.93%) zOS
6 3 (0.70%) AIX
6 3 (0.70%) Solaris
6 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (52.79%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (41.63%) MVC
3 138 (32.09%) TDD
4 111 (25.81%) OO
5 90 (20.93%) E-Commerce
6 86 (20.00%) SOA
7 84 (19.53%) Scrum
8 65 (15.12%) OOP
9 63 (14.65%) Software Engineering
10 57 (13.26%) Unit Testing
11 44 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (9.77%) Mentoring
13 37 (8.60%) Domain-Driven Design
14 34 (7.91%) BDD
15 26 (6.05%) OO PHP
16 25 (5.81%) Multithreading
17 24 (5.58%) Automated Testing
17 24 (5.58%) OOD
18 19 (4.42%) Load Testing
19 18 (4.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 253 (58.84%) SQL
2 240 (55.81%) JavaScript
3 222 (51.63%) C#
4 134 (31.16%) Java
5 93 (21.63%) T-SQL
6 90 (20.93%) PHP
7 33 (7.67%) VB.NET
8 22 (5.12%) VB
9 18 (4.19%) C++
10 14 (3.26%) XPath
11 12 (2.79%) Delphi
12 11 (2.56%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.86%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.86%) VB6
13 8 (1.86%) Ruby
14 6 (1.40%) VBA
14 6 (1.40%) Python
15 5 (1.16%) C
15 5 (1.16%) COBOL
15 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (13.26%) Degree
2 17 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.16%) ISEB
4 2 (0.47%) MCSD
4 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.44%) QA
2 9 (2.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.16%) Hyper-V
1 5 (1.16%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.16%) Puppet
2 5 (1.16%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 114 (26.51%) Microsoft
2 92 (21.40%) Oracle
3 24 (5.58%) Zend
4 19 (4.42%) IBM
5 12 (2.79%) Embarcadero
6 10 (2.33%) Perforce
7 8 (1.86%) Compuware
7 8 (1.86%) HP
8 6 (1.40%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.16%) VMware
10 3 (0.70%) Twitter
10 3 (0.70%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.47%) hybris
11 2 (0.47%) Facebook
11 2 (0.47%) Actimize
11 2 (0.47%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.47%) BT
11 2 (0.47%) Adobe
11 2 (0.47%) SAP
12 1 (0.23%) Cognos
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
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