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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 76 106 111
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 206 168 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.21% 2.41% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.87% 5.50% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 168 128 137
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,350 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +9.58%
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
2616 3055 3607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.82% 43.82% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2201 2560 3221
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +52 134 £40,750 +13.72% 25
Cheshire -23 39 £41,250 +17.85% 7
Lancashire -8 18 £35,000 -3.44% 4
Merseyside +7 15 £40,000 +14.28% 3
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 261 (68.50%) Web Services
2 233 (61.15%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (60.10%) XML
4 198 (51.97%) REST
5 173 (45.41%) .NET
6 161 (42.26%) TDD
7 158 (41.47%) SQL
8 147 (38.58%) Java
9 146 (38.32%) C#
10 142 (37.27%) SQL Server
11 134 (35.17%) JavaScript
12 120 (31.50%) HTML
13 107 (28.08%) Oracle
14 106 (27.82%) WCF
15 105 (27.56%) Degree
16 101 (26.51%) CSS
17 95 (24.93%) WSDL
18 94 (24.67%) JMS
18 94 (24.67%) Continuous Integration
19 93 (24.41%) Windows
19 93 (24.41%) MVC
20 91 (23.88%) Linux
21 89 (23.36%) JSON
22 86 (22.57%) OO
22 86 (22.57%) Software Engineering
23 84 (22.05%) Finance
24 80 (21.00%) Spring
24 80 (21.00%) SOA
25 75 (19.69%) SoapUI
26 74 (19.42%) jQuery

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 58 (15.22%) WebLogic
2 46 (12.07%) Oracle Service Bus
2 46 (12.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 23 (6.04%) Tomcat
4 20 (5.25%) Apache
5 18 (4.72%) WebSphere
6 16 (4.20%) CMS
7 14 (3.67%) IIS
8 12 (3.15%) GlassFish
9 10 (2.62%) JBoss
10 6 (1.57%) nginx
11 4 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (0.52%) Liferay
13 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.26%) Mule
14 1 (0.26%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 42 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.89%) MS Visio
2 11 (2.89%) MS Project
3 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 46 (12.07%) Oracle BPM
2 20 (5.25%) Magento
3 2 (0.52%) Tridion
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.20%) SaaS
3 13 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.79%) Force.com
6 1 (0.26%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.72%) HTTP
2 5 (1.31%) SSH
3 4 (1.05%) Wireless
3 4 (1.05%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.52%) UMTS
4 2 (0.52%) SNMP
4 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.52%) GPRS
4 2 (0.52%) Internet
4 2 (0.52%) Telnet
5 1 (0.26%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) SAN
5 1 (0.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (37.27%) SQL Server
2 55 (14.44%) Relational Database
3 53 (13.91%) Oracle Database
4 45 (11.81%) MySQL
5 31 (8.14%) RDBMS
6 20 (5.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (5.25%) NoSQL
7 18 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.36%) JasperReports
10 9 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.84%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.05%) QlikView
13 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.79%) OLTP
15 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 75 (19.69%) SoapUI
2 62 (16.27%) Git (software)
3 51 (13.39%) Jenkins
4 47 (12.34%) NUnit
5 43 (11.29%) Maven
6 37 (9.71%) Eclipse
7 34 (8.92%) JUnit
8 29 (7.61%) Hudson
9 27 (7.09%) Ant
10 24 (6.30%) Visual Studio
11 22 (5.77%) Selenium
12 20 (5.25%) SpecFlow
13 17 (4.46%) TeamCity
14 16 (4.20%) Subversion
15 14 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (3.41%) JIRA
17 11 (2.89%) MSTest
18 9 (2.36%) TestNG
19 8 (2.10%) Mercurial
20 7 (1.84%) MyEclipse
General
1 84 (22.05%) Finance
2 37 (9.71%) Retail
3 20 (5.25%) Marketing
4 10 (2.62%) Back Office
5 9 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.36%) Banking
6 7 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.31%) Games
7 5 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.79%) Law
9 3 (0.79%) iGaming
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 261 (68.50%) Developer
2 76 (19.95%) Software Developer
3 61 (16.01%) Java Developer
4 60 (15.75%) C# Developer
5 52 (13.65%) .NET Developer
6 48 (12.60%) Software Engineer
7 44 (11.55%) C# Software Developer
8 43 (11.29%) Senior Developer
9 35 (9.19%) Agile C# Developer
10 33 (8.66%) Architect
11 25 (6.56%) Oracle Architect
11 25 (6.56%) Middleware Architect
12 23 (6.04%) Senior Java Developer
13 22 (5.77%) PHP Developer
14 21 (5.51%) Oracle Developer
15 19 (4.99%) Tester
15 19 (4.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 19 (4.99%) Oracle SOA Developer
15 19 (4.99%) SOA Developer
16 18 (4.72%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (68.50%) Web Services
2 229 (60.10%) XML
3 198 (51.97%) REST
4 173 (45.41%) .NET
5 120 (31.50%) HTML
6 106 (27.82%) WCF
7 101 (26.51%) CSS
8 95 (24.93%) WSDL
9 94 (24.67%) JMS
10 89 (23.36%) JSON
11 80 (21.00%) Spring
12 74 (19.42%) jQuery
13 73 (19.16%) Hibernate
14 68 (17.85%) J2EE
14 68 (17.85%) WPF
15 59 (15.49%) XSLT
16 53 (13.91%) ASP.NET
17 52 (13.65%) LINQ
18 51 (13.39%) Middleware
19 45 (11.81%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 69 (18.11%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (11.29%) N-Tier
3 30 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.99%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.72%) Mobile App
6 16 (4.20%) Replication
7 14 (3.67%) Client/Server
8 13 (3.41%) User Experience
9 4 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.79%) Online Games
10 3 (0.79%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.79%) Physics
10 3 (0.79%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.52%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.52%) EPoS
11 2 (0.52%) W3C
11 2 (0.52%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.26%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 93 (24.41%) Windows
2 91 (23.88%) Linux
3 55 (14.44%) UNIX
4 32 (8.40%) Android
5 31 (8.14%) Apple iOS
6 17 (4.46%) Windows Phone
7 16 (4.20%) Windows Phone 7
8 7 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.05%) Solaris
11 2 (0.52%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (61.15%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (42.26%) TDD
3 94 (24.67%) Continuous Integration
4 93 (24.41%) MVC
5 86 (22.57%) Software Engineering
5 86 (22.57%) OO
6 80 (21.00%) SOA
7 71 (18.64%) Scrum
8 65 (17.06%) E-Commerce
9 64 (16.80%) SDLC
10 60 (15.75%) BDD
11 49 (12.86%) UML
12 48 (12.60%) Automated Testing
13 45 (11.81%) Performance Tuning
14 38 (9.97%) Unit Testing
14 38 (9.97%) OOP
15 31 (8.14%) Dependency Injection
16 28 (7.35%) MVVM
17 26 (6.82%) Mentoring
17 26 (6.82%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 158 (41.47%) SQL
2 147 (38.58%) Java
3 146 (38.32%) C#
4 134 (35.17%) JavaScript
5 57 (14.96%) C++
5 57 (14.96%) PL/SQL
6 38 (9.97%) PHP
7 36 (9.45%) VBA
8 31 (8.14%) C
9 26 (6.82%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.15%) VB
11 9 (2.36%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.05%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.05%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.79%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.79%) Ruby
14 2 (0.52%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.52%) Delphi
15 1 (0.26%) RPG
15 1 (0.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 105 (27.56%) Degree
2 17 (4.46%) ISEB
3 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (0.79%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.46%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.31%) Puppet
2 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) Ansible
3 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.26%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 107 (28.08%) Oracle
2 67 (17.59%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.20%) Apple
4 14 (3.67%) Stellent
5 9 (2.36%) VMware
6 8 (2.10%) Zend
7 5 (1.31%) Adobe
7 5 (1.31%) IBM
8 4 (1.05%) Hitachi
8 4 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.79%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.52%) Embarcadero
10 2 (0.52%) Retek
10 2 (0.52%) Symbian
10 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.52%) hybris
11 1 (0.26%) Eloqua
11 1 (0.26%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.26%) ServiceNow
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago