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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 88 105 117
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 220 155 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.97% 2.26% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.90% 4.70% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 195 139 141
Average salary £39,000 £37,250 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.69% +5.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £49,550 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3188 3295 3498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 48.06% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2721 2960 3137
Average salary £37,804 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.01% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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 September 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 September 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 +10 87 £42,500 +8.97% 29
Cheshire +12 59 £35,000 -9.09% 14
Lancashire +22 54 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Merseyside +5 19 £35,000 -16.66% 3
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 247 (65.52%) SQL
2 237 (62.86%) Web Services
3 233 (61.80%) HTML
4 213 (56.50%) C#
4 213 (56.50%) CSS
5 207 (54.91%) .NET
6 205 (54.38%) Agile Software Development
7 203 (53.85%) XML
8 201 (53.32%) JavaScript
9 181 (48.01%) SQL Server
10 134 (35.54%) ASP.NET
11 131 (34.75%) jQuery
12 124 (32.89%) T-SQL
13 122 (32.36%) MVC
13 122 (32.36%) WCF
14 115 (30.50%) Microsoft
15 110 (29.18%) .NET Framework
16 101 (26.79%) REST
17 96 (25.46%) Java
18 88 (23.34%) TDD
19 80 (21.22%) OO
20 77 (20.42%) PHP
21 76 (20.16%) Visual Studio
22 74 (19.63%) JSON
23 73 (19.36%) MySQL
24 71 (18.83%) Oracle
24 71 (18.83%) Ajax
24 71 (18.83%) Scrum
25 69 (18.30%) Windows
26 64 (16.98%) E-Commerce

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (7.69%) Apache
2 22 (5.84%) WebSphere
3 18 (4.77%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.51%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 12 (3.18%) ColdFusion
5 12 (3.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (3.18%) IBM HTTP Server
6 10 (2.65%) nginx
6 10 (2.65%) WordPress
7 9 (2.39%) uWSGI
8 8 (2.12%) IIS
8 8 (2.12%) CMS
9 7 (1.86%) GlassFish
9 7 (1.86%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.33%) Lync
10 5 (1.33%) Facebook Platform
11 4 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.80%) MODX
13 2 (0.53%) Liferay
Applications
1 43 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (4.77%) Magento
2 9 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) PaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.27%) IaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.16%) HTTP
2 21 (5.57%) Internet
3 8 (2.12%) Wireless
4 5 (1.33%) VPN
5 3 (0.80%) DNS
6 2 (0.53%) SSL
7 1 (0.27%) SSH
7 1 (0.27%) NFC
7 1 (0.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (48.01%) SQL Server
2 73 (19.36%) MySQL
3 64 (16.98%) Relational Database
4 62 (16.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 50 (13.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (6.63%) RDBMS
8 24 (6.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.39%) OLTP
10 9 (2.39%) Informix
10 9 (2.39%) Oracle Database
11 8 (2.12%) DB2
12 6 (1.59%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.33%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (1.06%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 76 (20.16%) Visual Studio
2 37 (9.81%) Eclipse
3 34 (9.02%) Selenium
4 33 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (7.96%) Subversion
6 25 (6.63%) SoapUI
7 24 (6.37%) JUnit
8 20 (5.31%) Cucumber
9 18 (4.77%) JIRA
9 18 (4.77%) Jenkins
10 17 (4.51%) Ant
11 16 (4.24%) WebDriver
12 12 (3.18%) MSTest
12 12 (3.18%) PowerBuilder
13 10 (2.65%) Maven
13 10 (2.65%) NUnit
13 10 (2.65%) Hudson
13 10 (2.65%) Mockito
13 10 (2.65%) Mercurial
13 10 (2.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 47 (12.47%) Finance
2 45 (11.94%) Retail
3 21 (5.57%) Marketing
4 17 (4.51%) Games
5 11 (2.92%) Billing
6 8 (2.12%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.33%) Back Office
8 2 (0.53%) Automotive
8 2 (0.53%) Advertising
8 2 (0.53%) Publishing
8 2 (0.53%) Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 317 (84.08%) Developer
2 66 (17.51%) .NET Developer
3 58 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 58 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 56 (14.85%) Java Developer
5 55 (14.59%) Senior Developer
6 50 (13.26%) C# Developer
7 33 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (8.49%) Software Engineer
9 27 (7.16%) PHP Developer
10 23 (6.10%) Analyst
11 21 (5.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 18 (4.77%) ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (4.24%) Senior Software Developer
14 15 (3.98%) Tester
15 14 (3.71%) Senior Java Developer
16 13 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
16 13 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
17 12 (3.18%) Java Software Engineer
18 11 (2.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (62.86%) Web Services
2 233 (61.80%) HTML
3 213 (56.50%) CSS
4 207 (54.91%) .NET
5 203 (53.85%) XML
6 134 (35.54%) ASP.NET
7 131 (34.75%) jQuery
8 122 (32.36%) WCF
9 110 (29.18%) .NET Framework
10 101 (26.79%) REST
11 74 (19.63%) JSON
12 71 (18.83%) Ajax
13 59 (15.65%) HTML5
14 53 (14.06%) J2EE
15 51 (13.53%) LINQ
16 48 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 46 (12.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 43 (11.41%) RESTful
19 42 (11.14%) CSS3
20 40 (10.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.08%) Enterprise Software
2 30 (7.96%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.04%) Mathematics
4 18 (4.77%) N-Tier
5 16 (4.24%) Online Games
5 16 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.92%) Open Source
7 9 (2.39%) Physics
7 9 (2.39%) W3C
8 8 (2.12%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.86%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.06%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.06%) Replication
11 2 (0.53%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.53%) NHS
11 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.27%) Social Media
12 1 (0.27%) User Experience
12 1 (0.27%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 69 (18.30%) Windows
2 56 (14.85%) Linux
3 22 (5.84%) UNIX
4 11 (2.92%) Android
5 7 (1.86%) AIX
6 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.53%) CentOS
8 2 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (54.38%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (32.36%) MVC
3 88 (23.34%) TDD
4 80 (21.22%) OO
5 71 (18.83%) Scrum
6 64 (16.98%) E-Commerce
7 58 (15.38%) SOA
8 44 (11.67%) Software Engineering
9 43 (11.41%) Mentoring
10 33 (8.75%) Unit Testing
10 33 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (8.22%) UML
12 27 (7.16%) OOP
12 27 (7.16%) OOD
12 27 (7.16%) Multithreading
13 24 (6.37%) Web Development
14 23 (6.10%) BDD
15 21 (5.57%) Load Testing
16 17 (4.51%) Automated Testing
16 17 (4.51%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 247 (65.52%) SQL
2 213 (56.50%) C#
3 201 (53.32%) JavaScript
4 124 (32.89%) T-SQL
5 96 (25.46%) Java
6 77 (20.42%) PHP
7 36 (9.55%) VB.NET
8 23 (6.10%) VB
9 16 (4.24%) Python
10 15 (3.98%) VBA
11 12 (3.18%) XPath
11 12 (3.18%) Delphi
12 11 (2.92%) C++
13 9 (2.39%) VB6
14 7 (1.86%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.33%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.33%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.53%) PHP5
16 2 (0.53%) COBOL
16 2 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (14.85%) Degree
2 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.86%) MCP
4 5 (1.33%) CCNP
4 5 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.06%) ISEB
5 4 (1.06%) MCSD
6 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.43%) QA
2 10 (2.65%) SLA
3 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.53%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 115 (30.50%) Microsoft
2 71 (18.83%) Oracle
3 16 (4.24%) IBM
4 12 (3.18%) JBoss
5 9 (2.39%) Rackspace
5 9 (2.39%) Zend
6 8 (2.12%) Compuware
6 8 (2.12%) HP
6 8 (2.12%) Embarcadero
6 8 (2.12%) Perforce
7 6 (1.59%) Twitter
8 5 (1.33%) Facebook
9 4 (1.06%) Actimize
9 4 (1.06%) Google
9 4 (1.06%) Cognos
9 4 (1.06%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.80%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.80%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.53%) hybris
12 1 (0.27%) Sencha
Warrington, Cheshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44625 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
beITrecruitment Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago