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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 107 112 118
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 163 146 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.37% 2.19% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.96% 4.43% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 145 134 119
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,837 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.59% +6.66%
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
2735 3292 3832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.68% 49.33% 50.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2372 2897 3422
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +38 107 £36,000 -4.00% 28
Cheshire -12 36 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Merseyside -3 17 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Lancashire -4 1 £35,000 +32.07% 6
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 217 (54.39%) HTML
2 206 (51.63%) SQL
3 205 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (49.87%) Web Services
5 195 (48.87%) .NET
6 188 (47.12%) JavaScript
6 188 (47.12%) CSS
7 182 (45.61%) XML
8 177 (44.36%) C#
9 162 (40.60%) TDD
10 149 (37.34%) MVC
11 147 (36.84%) SQL Server
11 147 (36.84%) REST
12 143 (35.84%) Java
13 125 (31.33%) ASP.NET
14 117 (29.32%) jQuery
15 107 (26.82%) OO
16 105 (26.32%) JSON
17 95 (23.81%) MySQL
18 94 (23.56%) Microsoft
19 86 (21.55%) Linux
20 84 (21.05%) SOA
21 83 (20.80%) E-Commerce
22 80 (20.05%) WCF
23 79 (19.80%) Software Engineering
23 79 (19.80%) Windows
24 78 (19.55%) PHP
25 76 (19.05%) Oracle
26 75 (18.80%) J2EE
27 74 (18.55%) Scrum

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 37 (9.27%) Apache
2 19 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 18 (4.51%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.26%) IIS
5 15 (3.76%) WebLogic
5 15 (3.76%) GlassFish
6 11 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (2.76%) JBoss
6 11 (2.76%) Node.js
7 7 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.00%) CICS
8 4 (1.00%) Liferay
9 2 (0.50%) Confluence
9 2 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.50%) Drupal
9 2 (0.50%) Mule
10 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.25%) nginx
10 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.75%) Mingle
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 31 (7.77%) Magento
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (2.01%) SaaS
4 3 (0.75%) Trello
4 3 (0.75%) Force.com
5 2 (0.50%) GitHub
6 1 (0.25%) Office 365
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (18.30%) HTTP
2 3 (0.75%) Internet
2 3 (0.75%) Wireless
3 2 (0.50%) GPRS
3 2 (0.50%) UMTS
4 1 (0.25%) VPN
4 1 (0.25%) SAN
4 1 (0.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 95 (23.81%) MySQL
3 61 (15.29%) Relational Database
4 40 (10.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 29 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (6.02%) RDBMS
8 17 (4.26%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.01%) OLTP
10 8 (2.01%) DB2
11 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.50%) MS Access
12 6 (1.50%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.75%) QlikView
15 2 (0.50%) JasperReports
15 2 (0.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 54 (13.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (11.53%) Git (software)
3 44 (11.03%) Eclipse
4 36 (9.02%) SoapUI
5 35 (8.77%) JUnit
5 35 (8.77%) Visual Studio
6 32 (8.02%) Jenkins
7 29 (7.27%) Ant
7 29 (7.27%) Subversion
8 27 (6.77%) Maven
8 27 (6.77%) NUnit
9 20 (5.01%) Selenium
10 19 (4.76%) TeamCity
11 16 (4.01%) SpecFlow
12 15 (3.76%) JIRA
13 11 (2.76%) Redmine
13 11 (2.76%) Hudson
14 10 (2.51%) MSTest
15 8 (2.01%) WebDriver
15 8 (2.01%) JMeter
General
1 70 (17.54%) Finance
2 53 (13.28%) Retail
3 13 (3.26%) Banking
4 9 (2.26%) Marketing
4 9 (2.26%) Advertising
5 8 (2.01%) Games
6 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.00%) Back Office
7 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.75%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.75%) Law
7 3 (0.75%) iGaming
8 2 (0.50%) Publishing
8 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.50%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 309 (77.44%) Developer
2 80 (20.05%) Java Developer
3 71 (17.79%) .NET Developer
4 58 (14.54%) C# Developer
5 50 (12.53%) Software Engineer
5 50 (12.53%) Web Developer
5 50 (12.53%) PHP Developer
6 46 (11.53%) Senior Developer
7 39 (9.77%) Software Developer
8 37 (9.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (6.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 24 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
11 23 (5.76%) C# Software Developer
12 15 (3.76%) Agile C# Developer
12 15 (3.76%) Analyst
13 14 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
13 14 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
13 14 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (3.26%) Lead Developer
14 13 (3.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (54.39%) HTML
2 199 (49.87%) Web Services
3 195 (48.87%) .NET
4 188 (47.12%) CSS
5 182 (45.61%) XML
6 147 (36.84%) REST
7 125 (31.33%) ASP.NET
8 117 (29.32%) jQuery
9 105 (26.32%) JSON
10 80 (20.05%) WCF
11 75 (18.80%) J2EE
12 63 (15.79%) Ajax
13 61 (15.29%) .NET Framework
14 59 (14.79%) Spring
15 57 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 48 (12.03%) WSDL
17 45 (11.28%) JMS
17 45 (11.28%) LINQ
18 42 (10.53%) Java EE
19 40 (10.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.28%) N-Tier
2 38 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.26%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (2.51%) Replication
7 9 (2.26%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.01%) Physics
8 8 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.01%) Online Games
9 6 (1.50%) W3C
9 6 (1.50%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.25%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.00%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.00%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (1.00%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.75%) EPoS
13 2 (0.50%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 86 (21.55%) Linux
2 79 (19.80%) Windows
3 60 (15.04%) UNIX
4 8 (2.01%) Android
5 7 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.25%) Solaris
7 4 (1.00%) zOS
7 4 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.50%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (40.60%) TDD
3 149 (37.34%) MVC
4 107 (26.82%) OO
5 84 (21.05%) SOA
6 83 (20.80%) E-Commerce
7 79 (19.80%) Software Engineering
8 74 (18.55%) Scrum
9 66 (16.54%) OOP
10 64 (16.04%) Unit Testing
11 54 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (11.28%) Domain-Driven Design
13 37 (9.27%) BDD
14 36 (9.02%) Automated Testing
15 29 (7.27%) OO PHP
16 28 (7.02%) Mentoring
17 26 (6.52%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 26 (6.52%) OOD
18 22 (5.51%) Web Development
19 19 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 206 (51.63%) SQL
2 188 (47.12%) JavaScript
3 177 (44.36%) C#
4 143 (35.84%) Java
5 78 (19.55%) PHP
6 58 (14.54%) T-SQL
7 36 (9.02%) C++
8 19 (4.76%) C
9 18 (4.51%) VB.NET
10 15 (3.76%) VBA
11 14 (3.51%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.01%) VB
13 10 (2.51%) Delphi
14 8 (2.01%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.01%) Ruby
15 7 (1.75%) XPath
16 5 (1.25%) PowerShell
17 4 (1.00%) COBOL
18 3 (0.75%) Objective-C
18 3 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 69 (17.29%) Degree
2 18 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.76%) ISEB
4 8 (2.01%) VCP4
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.75%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.25%) MCTS
6 1 (0.25%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.27%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (2.01%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.50%) Puppet
1 6 (1.50%) Vagrant
2 5 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.25%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 94 (23.56%) Microsoft
2 76 (19.05%) Oracle
3 21 (5.26%) Zend
4 10 (2.51%) Embarcadero
5 8 (2.01%) VMware
6 7 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.50%) IBM
8 3 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.75%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.50%) hybris
9 2 (0.50%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.50%) BT
9 2 (0.50%) Perforce
9 2 (0.50%) Apple
9 2 (0.50%) Symbian
9 2 (0.50%) Adobe
10 1 (0.25%) Citrix
10 1 (0.25%) Sybase
10 1 (0.25%) SAP
10 1 (0.25%) Progress
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hyphen
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hyphen
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hyphen
Posted: 5 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000 Dependent on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago