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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 136 119 89
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -30
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 140 137 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.23% 2.26% 3.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 5.90% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 117 107 199
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
2628 2321 3040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.95% 38.36% 40.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2330 1994 2650
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -32 69 £47,500 +11.76% 17
Merseyside +13 32 £41,500 -3.26% 2
Cheshire +5 23 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Lancashire -16 15 £37,500 -6.25% 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 165 (56.51%) Web Services
2 153 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (46.23%) Java
4 130 (44.52%) SQL
5 125 (42.81%) XML
6 120 (41.10%) .NET
7 117 (40.07%) JavaScript
8 112 (38.36%) C#
9 102 (34.93%) REST
10 99 (33.90%) Finance
11 98 (33.56%) HTML
12 87 (29.79%) TDD
13 80 (27.40%) Scrum
14 79 (27.05%) CSS
15 78 (26.71%) ASP.NET
15 78 (26.71%) MVC
15 78 (26.71%) Spring
16 76 (26.03%) Oracle
17 75 (25.68%) jQuery
18 74 (25.34%) WCF
19 73 (25.00%) SQL Server
20 69 (23.63%) RESTful
21 68 (23.29%) OO
22 65 (22.26%) Hibernate
23 63 (21.58%) Windows
24 57 (19.52%) Eclipse
25 56 (19.18%) Software Engineering
26 49 (16.78%) XSLT
26 49 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
27 47 (16.10%) Git (software)

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (12.67%) Tomcat
2 26 (8.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 25 (8.56%) JBoss
4 21 (7.19%) Oracle Service Bus
5 17 (5.82%) Apache
5 17 (5.82%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.77%) IIS
7 9 (3.08%) CMS
7 9 (3.08%) Confluence
8 6 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.71%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.37%) CICS
10 4 (1.37%) nginx
11 3 (1.03%) ColdFusion
11 3 (1.03%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.03%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.68%) Mule
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.05%) MS Office
3 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) HipChat
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.77%) SaaS
2 10 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.03%) TestFlight
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.62%) HTTP
2 25 (8.56%) FTP
2 25 (8.56%) SSL
3 21 (7.19%) HTTPS
4 7 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.37%) Firewall
5 4 (1.37%) WinSCP
6 3 (1.03%) Internet
7 2 (0.68%) DNS
7 2 (0.68%) IMAP
7 2 (0.68%) MPLS
7 2 (0.68%) SMTP
7 2 (0.68%) SS7
7 2 (0.68%) WebEx
8 1 (0.34%) Broadband
8 1 (0.34%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (12.67%) MongoDB
3 25 (8.56%) NoSQL
4 23 (7.88%) MySQL
5 22 (7.53%) Relational Database
6 20 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (6.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 15 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.08%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (2.05%) DB2
12 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.37%) Big Data
13 4 (1.37%) MS Access
13 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 57 (19.52%) Eclipse
2 47 (16.10%) Git (software)
3 43 (14.73%) NUnit
4 41 (14.04%) Ant
4 41 (14.04%) Jenkins
5 36 (12.33%) JUnit
6 26 (8.90%) MSTest
7 25 (8.56%) Subversion
8 22 (7.53%) IntelliJ
9 20 (6.85%) Gradle
9 20 (6.85%) Maven
10 19 (6.51%) SoapUI
11 18 (6.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (4.45%) JIRA
13 11 (3.77%) JMeter
13 11 (3.77%) Selenium
14 9 (3.08%) Visual Studio
15 8 (2.74%) Mockito
16 7 (2.40%) jMock
16 7 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 99 (33.90%) Finance
2 18 (6.16%) Banking
3 15 (5.14%) Advertising
4 10 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.40%) Marketing
6 6 (2.05%) Retail
7 4 (1.37%) Games
7 4 (1.37%) Legal
8 3 (1.03%) Publishing
9 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 158 (54.11%) Developer
2 69 (23.63%) Java Developer
3 48 (16.44%) Senior Developer
4 40 (13.70%) Software Engineer
5 36 (12.33%) C# Developer
5 36 (12.33%) Software Developer
6 33 (11.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 32 (10.96%) .NET Developer
8 30 (10.27%) Analyst
8 30 (10.27%) C# Software Engineer
9 26 (8.90%) .NET Software Engineer
10 21 (7.19%) Administrator
11 20 (6.85%) Architect
11 20 (6.85%) C# Software Developer
12 19 (6.51%) Technical Administrator
13 16 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
14 15 (5.14%) Applications Support
14 15 (5.14%) Test Analyst
15 14 (4.79%) Senior Software Developer
16 13 (4.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (56.51%) Web Services
2 125 (42.81%) XML
3 120 (41.10%) .NET
4 102 (34.93%) REST
5 98 (33.56%) HTML
6 79 (27.05%) CSS
7 78 (26.71%) ASP.NET
7 78 (26.71%) Spring
8 75 (25.68%) jQuery
9 74 (25.34%) WCF
10 69 (23.63%) RESTful
11 65 (22.26%) Hibernate
12 49 (16.78%) XSLT
13 44 (15.07%) JMS
14 42 (14.38%) AngularJS
15 39 (13.36%) WPF
16 34 (11.64%) J2EE
16 34 (11.64%) LINQ
17 33 (11.30%) JSON
18 27 (9.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.27%) iPad
2 20 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.77%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.40%) AS400
6 7 (2.40%) iSeries
7 4 (1.37%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.37%) Fintech
7 4 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.37%) VSAM
8 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.03%) Mobile Games
8 3 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.03%) Replication
9 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.68%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.68%) Telematics
9 2 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (21.58%) Windows
2 20 (6.85%) Unix
3 14 (4.79%) Linux
4 13 (4.45%) HPUX
4 13 (4.45%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.74%) Android
6 7 (2.40%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.71%) Solaris
8 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (29.79%) TDD
3 80 (27.40%) Scrum
4 78 (26.71%) MVC
5 68 (23.29%) OO
6 56 (19.18%) Software Engineering
7 49 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (13.70%) UML
9 35 (11.99%) BDD
9 35 (11.99%) SOA
10 32 (10.96%) Mentoring
11 31 (10.62%) SDLC
12 30 (10.27%) OOP
13 29 (9.93%) RUP
14 28 (9.59%) MVVM
14 28 (9.59%) Service Delivery
15 26 (8.90%) DSDM
15 26 (8.90%) Use Case
16 22 (7.53%) Service Design
17 19 (6.51%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 135 (46.23%) Java
2 130 (44.52%) SQL
3 117 (40.07%) JavaScript
4 112 (38.36%) C#
5 34 (11.64%) PL/SQL
6 32 (10.96%) T-SQL
7 30 (10.27%) C++
8 25 (8.56%) PHP
9 21 (7.19%) XPath
10 11 (3.77%) Python
11 9 (3.08%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.74%) Ruby
12 8 (2.74%) VB
12 8 (2.74%) VB6
12 8 (2.74%) VBA
13 6 (2.05%) Haskell
14 4 (1.37%) COBOL
14 4 (1.37%) Groovy
14 4 (1.37%) JCL
15 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (8.90%) Degree
2 21 (7.19%) SC Cleared
2 21 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.71%) ISEB
4 5 (1.71%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.37%) HND
5 4 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.34%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.08%) QA
2 5 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (2.74%) Docker
2 6 (2.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.03%) Varnish
5 2 (0.68%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.37%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (1.03%) Puppet
3 2 (0.68%) Packer
4 1 (0.34%) Ansible
4 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (26.03%) Oracle
2 42 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.42%) HP
4 6 (2.05%) IBM
5 5 (1.71%) VMware
6 4 (1.37%) Cognizant
6 4 (1.37%) Zend
7 3 (1.03%) hybris
7 3 (1.03%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.68%) Alias
8 2 (0.68%) BMC
8 2 (0.68%) Cadence
8 2 (0.68%) Perforce
8 2 (0.68%) Remedy
8 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe
9 1 (0.34%) PayPal
9 1 (0.34%) WorldPay
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Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Crimson Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 57k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford
Ascent People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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MDS
Salary: Unspecified bonus scheme, private medical, 25 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
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Chester, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
BLM law
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Datalex
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Datalex
Salary: Competetive plus benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
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Innovative Technology
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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BLM law
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 40k
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + OTE 45k
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