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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 92 88 114
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 153 179 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.80% 2.93% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.16% 7.11% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 110 144 132
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £34,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2136 2519 3086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.09% 41.25% 44.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1844 2105 2631
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +6 114 £50,000 +25.00% 17
Cheshire +1 20 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Merseyside +17 10 £31,000 -27.05% 2
Lancashire +4 10 £32,500 -18.75% 3
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 183 (60.20%) XML
2 179 (58.88%) Java
3 175 (57.57%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (54.93%) Web Services
5 119 (39.14%) HTML
6 118 (38.82%) JavaScript
7 109 (35.86%) REST
8 107 (35.20%) CSS
9 106 (34.87%) .NET
10 100 (32.89%) C#
11 97 (31.91%) SQL
12 95 (31.25%) OO
13 94 (30.92%) Git (software)
14 89 (29.28%) jQuery
15 81 (26.64%) JSON
16 75 (24.67%) SQL Server
17 72 (23.68%) Scrum
18 65 (21.38%) ASP.NET
19 63 (20.72%) MVC
20 61 (20.07%) PHP
21 60 (19.74%) Oracle
21 60 (19.74%) Web Development
22 58 (19.08%) WCF
22 58 (19.08%) Software Engineering
23 56 (18.42%) TDD
23 56 (18.42%) SOA
24 54 (17.76%) Finance
24 54 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
25 53 (17.43%) RESTful
25 53 (17.43%) Degree

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 27 (8.88%) Apache
2 23 (7.57%) WebSphere
3 19 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 17 (5.59%) Node.js
5 16 (5.26%) Mule
6 14 (4.61%) JBoss
7 12 (3.95%) IIS
8 9 (2.96%) WebLogic
9 8 (2.63%) nginx
10 6 (1.97%) Apache ServiceMix
10 6 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.64%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.32%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.99%) WordPress
14 2 (0.66%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (10.20%) Magento
2 4 (1.32%) OpenCart
2 4 (1.32%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 23 (7.57%) SaaS
2 16 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (3.95%) Amazon S3
3 12 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (3.95%) PaaS
4 9 (2.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (1.32%) Office 365
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.29%) HTTP
2 9 (2.96%) SSL
3 2 (0.66%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.33%) Broadband
4 1 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (24.67%) SQL Server
2 41 (13.49%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (9.87%) MySQL
4 22 (7.24%) MongoDB
5 19 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (4.28%) Couchbase
6 13 (4.28%) Hazelcast
7 9 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.96%) Redis
8 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.64%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.66%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 94 (30.92%) Git (software)
2 32 (10.53%) NUnit
3 30 (9.87%) Maven
4 29 (9.54%) Mercurial
5 28 (9.21%) Eclipse
6 27 (8.88%) Oracle Forms
7 25 (8.22%) MSTest
7 25 (8.22%) PhpStorm
7 25 (8.22%) Selenium
8 21 (6.91%) Jenkins
9 19 (6.25%) JUnit
10 18 (5.92%) JIRA
10 18 (5.92%) SoapUI
10 18 (5.92%) Visual Studio
11 16 (5.26%) Ant
12 15 (4.93%) Appium
12 15 (4.93%) Cucumber
12 15 (4.93%) Subversion
13 13 (4.28%) git-flow
13 13 (4.28%) Hudson
General
1 54 (17.76%) Finance
2 21 (6.91%) Retail
3 6 (1.97%) Games
3 6 (1.97%) Marketing
4 3 (0.99%) Advertising
4 3 (0.99%) Banking
4 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.66%) Back Office
5 2 (0.66%) Law
5 2 (0.66%) Legal
5 2 (0.66%) Publishing
5 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 208 (68.42%) Developer
2 84 (27.63%) Java Developer
3 70 (23.03%) Senior Developer
4 45 (14.80%) Software Engineer
5 43 (14.14%) PHP Developer
6 42 (13.82%) C# Developer
7 40 (13.16%) .NET Developer
8 36 (11.84%) Senior Java Developer
9 30 (9.87%) Software Developer
10 27 (8.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 26 (8.55%) Magento Developer
11 26 (8.55%) PHP Magento Developer
11 26 (8.55%) Senior PHP Developer
12 25 (8.22%) .NET Software Engineer
12 25 (8.22%) C# Software Engineer
12 25 (8.22%) Senior Magento Developer
13 24 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (6.91%) Architect
15 20 (6.58%) Web Developer
16 19 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (60.20%) XML
2 167 (54.93%) Web Services
3 119 (39.14%) HTML
4 109 (35.86%) REST
5 107 (35.20%) CSS
6 106 (34.87%) .NET
7 89 (29.28%) jQuery
8 81 (26.64%) JSON
9 65 (21.38%) ASP.NET
10 58 (19.08%) WCF
11 53 (17.43%) RESTful
12 51 (16.78%) Hibernate
13 45 (14.80%) LINQ
14 41 (13.49%) HTML5
15 40 (13.16%) Middleware
16 38 (12.50%) JMS
17 37 (12.17%) AngularJS
17 37 (12.17%) WPF
18 36 (11.84%) J2EE
19 34 (11.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.55%) iPad
2 21 (6.91%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (6.91%) Mobile App
3 20 (6.58%) Computer Science
4 19 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.28%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.99%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.66%) Statistics
7 2 (0.66%) Telematics
7 2 (0.66%) User Experience
8 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.33%) FMCG
8 1 (0.33%) iPhone
8 1 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.51%) Windows
2 23 (7.57%) Linux
3 21 (6.91%) Apple iOS
4 18 (5.92%) Android
5 8 (2.63%) Unix
6 3 (0.99%) CentOS
6 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.99%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (57.57%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (31.25%) OO
3 72 (23.68%) Scrum
4 63 (20.72%) MVC
5 60 (19.74%) Web Development
6 58 (19.08%) Software Engineering
7 56 (18.42%) SOA
7 56 (18.42%) TDD
8 54 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 37 (12.17%) OOD
11 36 (11.84%) BDD
11 36 (11.84%) Line Management
12 32 (10.53%) UML
12 32 (10.53%) Unit Testing
13 29 (9.54%) Mentoring
13 29 (9.54%) OOP
14 28 (9.21%) MVVM
15 27 (8.88%) RUP
15 27 (8.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 179 (58.88%) Java
2 118 (38.82%) JavaScript
3 100 (32.89%) C#
4 97 (31.91%) SQL
5 61 (20.07%) PHP
6 35 (11.51%) T-SQL
7 32 (10.53%) C++
8 31 (10.20%) PL/SQL
9 18 (5.92%) Objective-C
10 17 (5.59%) C
11 12 (3.95%) Python
12 11 (3.62%) VBA
13 9 (2.96%) Go
13 9 (2.96%) Ruby
14 6 (1.97%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.32%) VBScript
16 3 (0.99%) PHP 5
16 3 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (17.43%) Degree
2 2 (0.66%) ISEB
2 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.51%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (7.89%) Docker
2 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.99%) Puppet
2 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (19.74%) Oracle
2 34 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 33 (10.86%) Zend
4 27 (8.88%) Google
5 25 (8.22%) webMethods
6 17 (5.59%) Apple
7 16 (5.26%) WSO2
8 13 (4.28%) Perforce
9 8 (2.63%) IBM
10 6 (1.97%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.64%) Software AG
11 5 (1.64%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.64%) Twitter
12 4 (1.32%) HP
13 3 (0.99%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.99%) Facebook
14 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.66%) SAP
14 2 (0.66%) Xamarin
15 1 (0.33%) Cognizant
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Excellent Base Salary (DOE) plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright HR
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Preston)
Salary: From £25,700 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 11 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £47000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Amaze
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago