The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 91 126 133
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +7
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 181 134 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.57% 1.83% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.85% 3.84% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 147 120 121
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3093 3489 3544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.92% 47.69% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2599 3111 3258
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
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
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +6 78 £38,750 +0.64% 15
Cheshire +22 61 £35,000 +19.65% 6
Lancashire +9 23 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Merseyside +10 19 £35,000 -30.00% 6
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 220 (64.71%) SQL
2 207 (60.88%) Web Services
3 202 (59.41%) XML
4 190 (55.88%) HTML
5 185 (54.41%) .NET
6 180 (52.94%) C#
7 166 (48.82%) CSS
8 163 (47.94%) JavaScript
9 152 (44.71%) SQL Server
10 121 (35.59%) ASP.NET
11 107 (31.47%) Microsoft
12 106 (31.18%) jQuery
12 106 (31.18%) REST
13 94 (27.65%) T-SQL
14 91 (26.76%) MVC
15 88 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
16 85 (25.00%) Visual Studio
17 84 (24.71%) .NET Framework
18 81 (23.82%) WCF
18 81 (23.82%) Java
19 78 (22.94%) Ajax
20 68 (20.00%) OO
21 64 (18.82%) PHP
21 64 (18.82%) SQL Server 2008
22 60 (17.65%) Finance
22 60 (17.65%) TDD
22 60 (17.65%) MySQL
22 60 (17.65%) Windows
22 60 (17.65%) JSON
22 60 (17.65%) HTML5

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 32 (9.41%) WebSphere
2 20 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 18 (5.29%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.71%) Apache
5 12 (3.53%) WordPress
6 10 (2.94%) nginx
6 10 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (2.65%) uWSGI
8 8 (2.35%) IIS
8 8 (2.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (2.35%) CMS
8 8 (2.35%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (1.76%) ColdFusion
9 6 (1.76%) MODX
10 5 (1.47%) Lync
10 5 (1.47%) Facebook Platform
11 4 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.18%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.18%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.59%) Mule
Applications
1 49 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.59%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.59%) MS Project
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (4.12%) Magento
2 9 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.71%) Internet
2 29 (8.53%) HTTP
3 18 (5.29%) DNS
4 17 (5.00%) SSL
5 15 (4.41%) Firewall
5 15 (4.41%) OSPF
5 15 (4.41%) BGP
5 15 (4.41%) EIGRP
5 15 (4.41%) IGRP
5 15 (4.41%) TACACS
5 15 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 15 (4.41%) WAN
5 15 (4.41%) SMTP
5 15 (4.41%) LDAP
5 15 (4.41%) LAN
6 5 (1.47%) RFID
7 3 (0.88%) UMTS
7 3 (0.88%) GPRS
8 1 (0.29%) FTP
8 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (44.71%) SQL Server
2 64 (18.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (17.65%) MySQL
4 47 (13.82%) Relational Database
5 35 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (4.41%) RDBMS
9 13 (3.82%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database
10 11 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.06%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.76%) DB2
13 5 (1.47%) RavenDB
13 5 (1.47%) Couchbase
14 4 (1.18%) Informix
14 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.18%) SQLite
15 3 (0.88%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 85 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 43 (12.65%) Eclipse
3 32 (9.41%) Subversion
4 28 (8.24%) Ant
5 27 (7.94%) Selenium
6 21 (6.18%) Maven
7 20 (5.88%) JUnit
8 19 (5.59%) SoapUI
9 17 (5.00%) Jenkins
10 16 (4.71%) Cucumber
11 15 (4.41%) JIRA
12 13 (3.82%) MSTest
13 12 (3.53%) Hudson
14 11 (3.24%) WebDriver
14 11 (3.24%) NetBeans
14 11 (3.24%) NUnit
15 10 (2.94%) Mercurial
16 9 (2.65%) SpecFlow
17 8 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
18 6 (1.76%) Git (software)
General
1 60 (17.65%) Finance
2 29 (8.53%) Marketing
3 16 (4.71%) Retail
4 10 (2.94%) Billing
4 10 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.06%) Back Office
6 6 (1.76%) Games
7 4 (1.18%) Automotive
7 4 (1.18%) Publishing
8 2 (0.59%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 288 (84.71%) Developer
2 76 (22.35%) .NET Developer
3 62 (18.24%) Senior Developer
4 56 (16.47%) Java Developer
5 53 (15.59%) C# Developer
6 50 (14.71%) Software Developer
7 41 (12.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 39 (11.47%) Web Developer
9 27 (7.94%) PHP Developer
10 26 (7.65%) Analyst
11 18 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (4.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 15 (4.41%) Firewall Engineer
13 15 (4.41%) Network Engineer
14 14 (4.12%) Analyst Developer
14 14 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
14 14 (4.12%) Senior Software Developer
15 13 (3.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 12 (3.53%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (60.88%) Web Services
2 202 (59.41%) XML
3 190 (55.88%) HTML
4 185 (54.41%) .NET
5 166 (48.82%) CSS
6 121 (35.59%) ASP.NET
7 106 (31.18%) jQuery
7 106 (31.18%) REST
8 84 (24.71%) .NET Framework
9 81 (23.82%) WCF
10 78 (22.94%) Ajax
11 60 (17.65%) JSON
11 60 (17.65%) HTML5
12 45 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (13.24%) Spring
13 41 (12.06%) J2EE
14 37 (10.88%) CSS3
15 33 (9.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 32 (9.41%) WPF
16 32 (9.41%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.47%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (5.59%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.53%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.53%) W3C
4 10 (2.94%) N-Tier
4 10 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 8 (2.35%) Social Media
6 6 (1.76%) Open Source
6 6 (1.76%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.47%) Online Games
8 4 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.18%) Replication
9 3 (0.88%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.29%) PDA
11 1 (0.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 60 (17.65%) Windows
2 37 (10.88%) Linux
3 15 (4.41%) Android
4 11 (3.24%) UNIX
5 8 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.06%) AIX
7 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.18%) Windows Phone
7 4 (1.18%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.88%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.59%) Solaris
9 2 (0.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (26.76%) MVC
2 88 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (20.00%) OO
4 60 (17.65%) TDD
5 52 (15.29%) Scrum
6 41 (12.06%) Unit Testing
7 36 (10.59%) SOA
8 34 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 34 (10.00%) UML
9 33 (9.71%) Software Engineering
10 30 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (7.35%) Web Development
12 23 (6.76%) OOD
13 22 (6.47%) Multithreading
13 22 (6.47%) User Stories
14 18 (5.29%) Time Management
15 17 (5.00%) Pair Programming
16 16 (4.71%) OOP
16 16 (4.71%) CRM
16 16 (4.71%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 220 (64.71%) SQL
2 180 (52.94%) C#
3 163 (47.94%) JavaScript
4 94 (27.65%) T-SQL
5 81 (23.82%) Java
6 64 (18.82%) PHP
7 27 (7.94%) VB.NET
8 17 (5.00%) VBA
9 16 (4.71%) Python
10 12 (3.53%) VB
11 9 (2.65%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.35%) C++
12 8 (2.35%) VB6
13 6 (1.76%) XPath
13 6 (1.76%) Delphi
14 5 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.47%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.88%) PHP5
16 2 (0.59%) COBOL
17 1 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 41 (12.06%) Degree
2 15 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (2.94%) MCP
4 7 (2.06%) ISEB
5 6 (1.76%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.47%) CCNP
6 5 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.88%) MCSD
7 3 (0.88%) MCSE
8 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.24%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (4.41%) CiscoWorks
1 15 (4.41%) HP NNM
2 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 107 (31.47%) Microsoft
2 49 (14.41%) Oracle
3 19 (5.59%) HP
4 15 (4.41%) Juniper
4 15 (4.41%) Cisco
4 15 (4.41%) F5
5 14 (4.12%) IBM
6 9 (2.65%) Rackspace
7 8 (2.35%) Google
8 7 (2.06%) Zend
9 6 (1.76%) DevExpress
9 6 (1.76%) Twitter
9 6 (1.76%) Perforce
10 5 (1.47%) JBoss
10 5 (1.47%) Facebook
11 4 (1.18%) Actimize
11 4 (1.18%) Apple
11 4 (1.18%) Compuware
12 3 (0.88%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.88%) Cognos
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Carnforth, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leigh, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Posted: 4 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: up to 55k - Plus Pension, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Blue Town Online
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago