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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 82 101 126
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +25
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 198 182 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.03% 2.56% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.45% 5.80% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 162 148 117
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 £32,550 £28,081 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +8.10%
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
2658 3136 3453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.67% 44.06% 47.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2241 2640 3077
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 £26,500 £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 29 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 29 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 +44 122 £40,000 +3.22% 22
Cheshire -23 38 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Lancashire -9 21 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Merseyside +9 17 £40,000 +14.28% 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 267 (71.77%) Web Services
2 237 (63.71%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (61.02%) XML
4 194 (52.15%) REST
5 164 (44.09%) .NET
6 154 (41.40%) TDD
7 152 (40.86%) SQL
8 151 (40.59%) Java
9 139 (37.37%) C#
10 134 (36.02%) SQL Server
11 133 (35.75%) JavaScript
12 120 (32.26%) HTML
13 109 (29.30%) Oracle
14 103 (27.69%) WCF
15 101 (27.15%) Degree
16 97 (26.08%) CSS
17 96 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
18 95 (25.54%) WSDL
19 92 (24.73%) JMS
20 88 (23.66%) Windows
21 87 (23.39%) Spring
21 87 (23.39%) Software Engineering
22 86 (23.12%) MVC
23 85 (22.85%) Finance
24 84 (22.58%) JSON
25 83 (22.31%) Linux
26 80 (21.51%) OO
27 75 (20.16%) Hibernate
28 74 (19.89%) SOA
29 73 (19.62%) SoapUI

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (15.59%) WebLogic
2 48 (12.90%) Oracle Service Bus
2 48 (12.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 22 (5.91%) Tomcat
4 19 (5.11%) WebSphere
5 18 (4.84%) Apache
5 18 (4.84%) CMS
6 14 (3.76%) IIS
7 10 (2.69%) JBoss
7 10 (2.69%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.61%) nginx
9 4 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.54%) Mule
11 2 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.27%) WordPress
12 1 (0.27%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 40 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.23%) MS Project
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 48 (12.90%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (5.11%) Magento
3 2 (0.54%) Tridion
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.84%) SaaS
3 12 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.81%) Force.com
6 1 (0.27%) Office 365
6 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.96%) HTTP
2 5 (1.34%) SSH
3 4 (1.08%) Wireless
3 4 (1.08%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.54%) UMTS
4 2 (0.54%) SNMP
4 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.54%) GPRS
4 2 (0.54%) Internet
4 2 (0.54%) Telnet
5 1 (0.27%) SMS
5 1 (0.27%) SAN
5 1 (0.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (36.02%) SQL Server
2 55 (14.78%) Oracle Database
3 52 (13.98%) Relational Database
4 43 (11.56%) MySQL
5 31 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 22 (5.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (5.11%) NoSQL
8 18 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (2.69%) JasperReports
11 10 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.88%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.81%) OLTP
16 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
16 2 (0.54%) QlikView
16 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 73 (19.62%) SoapUI
2 64 (17.20%) Git (software)
3 48 (12.90%) NUnit
3 48 (12.90%) Jenkins
4 42 (11.29%) Maven
5 38 (10.22%) Eclipse
6 31 (8.33%) JUnit
7 27 (7.26%) Hudson
8 26 (6.99%) Ant
9 24 (6.45%) Visual Studio
9 24 (6.45%) Selenium
10 18 (4.84%) Subversion
11 17 (4.57%) SpecFlow
12 14 (3.76%) TeamCity
12 14 (3.76%) JIRA
13 11 (2.96%) MSTest
14 9 (2.42%) Mercurial
14 9 (2.42%) TestNG
15 8 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (1.88%) MyEclipse
General
1 85 (22.85%) Finance
2 34 (9.14%) Retail
3 20 (5.38%) Marketing
4 10 (2.69%) Back Office
5 9 (2.42%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.42%) Banking
6 5 (1.34%) Games
6 5 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.81%) iGaming
8 3 (0.81%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 254 (68.28%) Developer
2 76 (20.43%) Software Developer
3 62 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 56 (15.05%) C# Developer
5 48 (12.90%) Software Engineer
6 44 (11.83%) Senior Developer
6 44 (11.83%) .NET Developer
7 40 (10.75%) C# Software Developer
8 36 (9.68%) Agile C# Developer
9 35 (9.41%) Architect
10 25 (6.72%) Senior Java Developer
10 25 (6.72%) Middleware Architect
10 25 (6.72%) Oracle Architect
11 22 (5.91%) Oracle Developer
12 20 (5.38%) PHP Developer
12 20 (5.38%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 20 (5.38%) SOA Developer
13 19 (5.11%) Web Developer
14 17 (4.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 16 (4.30%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (71.77%) Web Services
2 227 (61.02%) XML
3 194 (52.15%) REST
4 164 (44.09%) .NET
5 120 (32.26%) HTML
6 103 (27.69%) WCF
7 97 (26.08%) CSS
8 95 (25.54%) WSDL
9 92 (24.73%) JMS
10 87 (23.39%) Spring
11 84 (22.58%) JSON
12 75 (20.16%) Hibernate
13 70 (18.82%) J2EE
13 70 (18.82%) WPF
13 70 (18.82%) jQuery
14 63 (16.94%) XSLT
15 55 (14.78%) Middleware
15 55 (14.78%) LINQ
16 48 (12.90%) ASP.NET
17 47 (12.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 70 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (10.75%) N-Tier
3 36 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.84%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.76%) Client/Server
7 13 (3.49%) User Experience
7 13 (3.49%) Replication
8 3 (0.81%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.81%) Physics
8 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.81%) Online Games
8 3 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.27%) EPoS
10 1 (0.27%) NHS
10 1 (0.27%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.27%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 88 (23.66%) Windows
2 83 (22.31%) Linux
3 48 (12.90%) UNIX
4 33 (8.87%) Android
5 32 (8.60%) Apple iOS
6 18 (4.84%) Windows Phone
7 17 (4.57%) Windows Phone 7
8 7 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.81%) Solaris
11 2 (0.54%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (63.71%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (41.40%) TDD
3 96 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
4 87 (23.39%) Software Engineering
5 86 (23.12%) MVC
6 80 (21.51%) OO
7 74 (19.89%) SOA
8 71 (19.09%) Scrum
9 70 (18.82%) SDLC
10 64 (17.20%) E-Commerce
11 59 (15.86%) BDD
12 52 (13.98%) UML
13 47 (12.63%) Performance Tuning
14 42 (11.29%) Automated Testing
15 36 (9.68%) OOP
16 33 (8.87%) Unit Testing
17 30 (8.06%) Dependency Injection
18 29 (7.80%) MVVM
19 27 (7.26%) Mentoring
20 25 (6.72%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 152 (40.86%) SQL
2 151 (40.59%) Java
3 139 (37.37%) C#
4 133 (35.75%) JavaScript
5 61 (16.40%) PL/SQL
6 54 (14.52%) C++
7 37 (9.95%) PHP
7 37 (9.95%) VBA
8 30 (8.06%) C
9 21 (5.65%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.23%) VB
10 12 (3.23%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.08%) Ruby
11 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.81%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.27%) RPG
14 1 (0.27%) XPath
14 1 (0.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 101 (27.15%) Degree
2 15 (4.03%) ISEB
3 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 109 (29.30%) Oracle
2 64 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.57%) Apple
4 15 (4.03%) Stellent
5 9 (2.42%) VMware
6 8 (2.15%) Zend
7 7 (1.88%) IBM
8 5 (1.34%) Adobe
9 4 (1.08%) Hitachi
9 4 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.81%) Retek
11 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.54%) SAP
11 2 (0.54%) Symbian
11 2 (0.54%) ATG
11 2 (0.54%) Endeca
11 2 (0.54%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.54%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.54%) hybris
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum, Benefits 25 days holidays, UK healthcare from day 1,
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheadle
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago