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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 106 91 102
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 146 202 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.49% 3.07% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.18% 7.55% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 117 164 148
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
2364 2674 3106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.35% 40.65% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2040 2252 2618
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 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -21 87 £51,250 +28.12% 17
Cheshire +31 30 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Merseyside -1 21 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Lancashire +3 6 £32,500 -7.14% 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 199 (63.99%) Web Services
2 197 (63.34%) Java
3 170 (54.66%) XML
4 165 (53.05%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (41.80%) JavaScript
6 125 (40.19%) HTML
7 119 (38.26%) REST
8 107 (34.41%) SQL
9 104 (33.44%) .NET
10 100 (32.15%) CSS
11 93 (29.90%) C#
12 91 (29.26%) OO
13 83 (26.69%) Oracle
14 80 (25.72%) jQuery
15 78 (25.08%) JSON
16 76 (24.44%) Finance
17 74 (23.79%) MVC
18 73 (23.47%) Git (software)
19 71 (22.83%) Scrum
20 67 (21.54%) SQL Server
21 64 (20.58%) RESTful
22 62 (19.94%) Degree
22 62 (19.94%) ASP.NET
22 62 (19.94%) Hibernate
23 58 (18.65%) WCF
24 57 (18.33%) Spring
25 53 (17.04%) Software Engineering
26 50 (16.08%) PHP
27 48 (15.43%) TDD
28 46 (14.79%) J2EE

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 25 (8.04%) JBoss
2 23 (7.40%) Tomcat
3 22 (7.07%) WebSphere
4 14 (4.50%) Apache
5 10 (3.22%) CMS
5 10 (3.22%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.89%) nginx
7 8 (2.57%) IIS
8 7 (2.25%) Confluence
8 7 (2.25%) Oracle Service Bus
8 7 (2.25%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.93%) Apache ServiceMix
9 6 (1.93%) Mule
10 4 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.29%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.29%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.64%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.32%) CICS
12 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.61%) MS Office
2 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (6.43%) Magento
2 4 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.64%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.18%) SaaS
3 10 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (1.29%) Office 365
5 3 (0.96%) IaaS
5 3 (0.96%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.64%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.43%) HTTP
1 20 (6.43%) SSL
2 8 (2.57%) FTP
3 7 (2.25%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.93%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.29%) DNS
5 4 (1.29%) Internet
5 4 (1.29%) MPLS
5 4 (1.29%) WebEx
6 3 (0.96%) Broadband
6 3 (0.96%) LDAP
7 2 (0.64%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.32%) Firewall
8 1 (0.32%) SNMP
8 1 (0.32%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.83%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (9.65%) MySQL
4 29 (9.32%) MongoDB
5 23 (7.40%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (4.18%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.22%) Redis
9 8 (2.57%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.93%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.29%) DB2
11 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.64%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 73 (23.47%) Git (software)
2 45 (14.47%) Eclipse
3 32 (10.29%) Ant
4 29 (9.32%) NUnit
5 27 (8.68%) JUnit
6 25 (8.04%) Maven
6 25 (8.04%) MSTest
7 24 (7.72%) Oracle Forms
8 20 (6.43%) Selenium
9 19 (6.11%) Jenkins
9 19 (6.11%) JIRA
9 19 (6.11%) Subversion
10 18 (5.79%) Mercurial
11 17 (5.47%) PhpStorm
12 16 (5.14%) Appium
13 14 (4.50%) IntelliJ
13 14 (4.50%) Redmine
13 14 (4.50%) SoapUI
13 14 (4.50%) Visual Studio
14 12 (3.86%) Calabash
General
1 76 (24.44%) Finance
2 9 (2.89%) Advertising
3 8 (2.57%) Retail
4 7 (2.25%) Banking
4 7 (2.25%) Marketing
5 5 (1.61%) Games
5 5 (1.61%) Legal
6 4 (1.29%) Publishing
7 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 194 (62.38%) Developer
2 92 (29.58%) Java Developer
3 73 (23.47%) Senior Developer
4 43 (13.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 35 (11.25%) C# Developer
6 33 (10.61%) .NET Developer
6 33 (10.61%) PHP Developer
7 32 (10.29%) Architect
7 32 (10.29%) Software Engineer
8 25 (8.04%) .NET Software Engineer
8 25 (8.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (8.04%) C# Software Engineer
9 23 (7.40%) Software Developer
10 20 (6.43%) Analyst
11 18 (5.79%) Magento Developer
11 18 (5.79%) PHP Magento Developer
11 18 (5.79%) Senior PHP Developer
12 17 (5.47%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (5.47%) Senior Magento Developer
12 17 (5.47%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (63.99%) Web Services
2 170 (54.66%) XML
3 125 (40.19%) HTML
4 119 (38.26%) REST
5 104 (33.44%) .NET
6 100 (32.15%) CSS
7 80 (25.72%) jQuery
8 78 (25.08%) JSON
9 64 (20.58%) RESTful
10 62 (19.94%) ASP.NET
10 62 (19.94%) Hibernate
11 58 (18.65%) WCF
12 57 (18.33%) Spring
13 46 (14.79%) J2EE
14 41 (13.18%) JMS
15 38 (12.22%) WPF
15 38 (12.22%) XSLT
16 37 (11.90%) HTML5
17 34 (10.93%) JDBC
17 34 (10.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.25%) iPad
2 24 (7.72%) Mobile App
3 21 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.43%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.29%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.96%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.96%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.96%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.64%) Mobile Games
8 2 (0.64%) Social Media
8 2 (0.64%) User Experience
9 1 (0.32%) FMCG
9 1 (0.32%) Handset
9 1 (0.32%) iPhone
9 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.83%) Windows
2 24 (7.72%) Linux
3 22 (7.07%) Unix
4 20 (6.43%) Android
5 18 (5.79%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.96%) CentOS
6 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.96%) Solaris
6 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (53.05%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (29.26%) OO
3 74 (23.79%) MVC
4 71 (22.83%) Scrum
5 53 (17.04%) Software Engineering
6 48 (15.43%) TDD
7 42 (13.50%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (13.50%) Unit Testing
8 41 (13.18%) SOA
9 37 (11.90%) Web Development
10 36 (11.58%) OOP
11 31 (9.97%) Line Management
11 31 (9.97%) MVVM
12 29 (9.32%) UML
13 28 (9.00%) Automated Testing
14 27 (8.68%) DSDM
14 27 (8.68%) OOD
14 27 (8.68%) RUP
14 27 (8.68%) Service Delivery
15 25 (8.04%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 197 (63.34%) Java
2 130 (41.80%) JavaScript
3 107 (34.41%) SQL
4 93 (29.90%) C#
5 50 (16.08%) PHP
6 32 (10.29%) PL/SQL
7 31 (9.97%) T-SQL
8 30 (9.65%) C++
9 16 (5.14%) Python
10 14 (4.50%) Objective-C
11 13 (4.18%) C
12 12 (3.86%) Ruby
13 10 (3.22%) Go
14 8 (2.57%) PowerShell
15 7 (2.25%) XPath
16 6 (1.93%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.29%) Bash Shell
17 4 (1.29%) PHP 5
17 4 (1.29%) VBA
17 4 (1.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (19.94%) Degree
2 6 (1.93%) SC Cleared
2 6 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.61%) HND
4 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.68%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) COBIT
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.54%) Docker
2 5 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (0.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 83 (26.69%) Oracle
2 30 (9.65%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.40%) Zend
4 15 (4.82%) Perforce
5 14 (4.50%) Apple
6 13 (4.18%) IBM
7 12 (3.86%) Google
8 11 (3.54%) webMethods
9 6 (1.93%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.61%) HP
10 5 (1.61%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.61%) Twitter
10 5 (1.61%) VMware
11 4 (1.29%) Alias
11 4 (1.29%) BMC
11 4 (1.29%) Remedy
11 4 (1.29%) Software AG
11 4 (1.29%) WSO2
12 3 (0.96%) Cognizant
12 3 (0.96%) PayPal
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexi time + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Excellent Base Salary (DOE) plus Benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
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AWD Recruitment
Salary: up to £45,000 + Benefits
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Lancashire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Great Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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