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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 107 94 112
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 170 197 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.53% 2.68% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.42% 6.07% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 145 167 121
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £28,575 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £48,800 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
2648 3247 3279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.38% 44.24% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2743 2935
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 £30,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +35 108 £40,000 -1.23% 19
Cheshire -30 27 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Merseyside +8 21 £27,500 -21.42% 5
Lancashire -17 14 £41,500 +3.75% 5
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (76.07%) Web Services
2 238 (67.81%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (61.82%) XML
4 177 (50.43%) REST
5 151 (43.02%) Java
5 151 (43.02%) SQL
6 150 (42.74%) .NET
7 145 (41.31%) TDD
8 130 (37.04%) C#
9 129 (36.75%) JavaScript
10 124 (35.33%) SQL Server
11 111 (31.62%) HTML
12 102 (29.06%) Oracle
13 101 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
14 100 (28.49%) WCF
15 98 (27.92%) Degree
16 91 (25.93%) Software Engineering
17 89 (25.36%) Spring
18 88 (25.07%) Finance
19 87 (24.79%) CSS
20 84 (23.93%) WSDL
20 84 (23.93%) MVC
21 81 (23.08%) Hibernate
21 81 (23.08%) JMS
22 80 (22.79%) Windows
23 76 (21.65%) J2EE
24 75 (21.37%) Scrum
25 73 (20.80%) SOA
26 71 (20.23%) Linux
26 71 (20.23%) JSON

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 55 (15.67%) WebLogic
2 48 (13.68%) Oracle Service Bus
2 48 (13.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (5.41%) CMS
4 18 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 18 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.99%) IIS
6 12 (3.42%) Apache
7 11 (3.13%) JBoss
8 7 (1.99%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.71%) nginx
10 4 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.57%) Mule
12 2 (0.57%) WordPress
12 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 36 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 13 (3.70%) MS Project
3 3 (0.85%) MS Office
3 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 48 (13.68%) Oracle BPM
2 16 (4.56%) Magento
3 2 (0.57%) Tridion
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.56%) SaaS
3 7 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.42%) SSH
2 4 (1.14%) Unified Communications
2 4 (1.14%) Wireless
2 4 (1.14%) HTTP
3 2 (0.57%) SNMP
3 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.57%) Internet
3 2 (0.57%) Telnet
4 1 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (35.33%) SQL Server
2 51 (14.53%) Oracle Database
3 47 (13.39%) Relational Database
4 38 (10.83%) MySQL
5 29 (8.26%) RDBMS
6 22 (6.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (4.84%) NoSQL
8 14 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.28%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.28%) JasperReports
10 8 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.57%) DB2
13 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.28%) QlikView
14 1 (0.28%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 69 (19.66%) SoapUI
2 64 (18.23%) Git (software)
3 51 (14.53%) NUnit
4 45 (12.82%) Jenkins
5 40 (11.40%) Eclipse
6 36 (10.26%) Maven
7 29 (8.26%) JUnit
8 24 (6.84%) Hudson
9 23 (6.55%) Selenium
10 22 (6.27%) Visual Studio
10 22 (6.27%) Ant
11 19 (5.41%) Subversion
12 14 (3.99%) TeamCity
12 14 (3.99%) SpecFlow
13 13 (3.70%) MSTest
13 13 (3.70%) JIRA
14 10 (2.85%) Mercurial
15 6 (1.71%) TestNG
15 6 (1.71%) Redmine
16 5 (1.42%) Cucumber
General
1 88 (25.07%) Finance
2 31 (8.83%) Retail
3 18 (5.13%) Marketing
4 9 (2.56%) Banking
4 9 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.99%) Games
5 7 (1.99%) Back Office
6 4 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.85%) Legal
8 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.28%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 240 (68.38%) Developer
2 75 (21.37%) Software Developer
3 65 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 53 (15.10%) C# Developer
5 45 (12.82%) Software Engineer
6 38 (10.83%) .NET Developer
6 38 (10.83%) C# Software Developer
7 36 (10.26%) Senior Developer
8 34 (9.69%) Architect
9 32 (9.12%) Agile C# Developer
10 25 (7.12%) Oracle Architect
10 25 (7.12%) Middleware Architect
11 22 (6.27%) Oracle Developer
12 20 (5.70%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 20 (5.70%) SOA Developer
13 18 (5.13%) PHP Developer
13 18 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
14 17 (4.84%) Web Developer
15 16 (4.56%) Analyst
16 14 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (76.07%) Web Services
2 217 (61.82%) XML
3 177 (50.43%) REST
4 150 (42.74%) .NET
5 111 (31.62%) HTML
6 100 (28.49%) WCF
7 89 (25.36%) Spring
8 87 (24.79%) CSS
9 84 (23.93%) WSDL
10 81 (23.08%) JMS
10 81 (23.08%) Hibernate
11 76 (21.65%) J2EE
12 71 (20.23%) JSON
13 70 (19.94%) WPF
14 67 (19.09%) XSLT
15 65 (18.52%) jQuery
16 56 (15.95%) LINQ
16 56 (15.95%) Middleware
17 53 (15.10%) Java EE
18 47 (13.39%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 68 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (10.83%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (9.40%) N-Tier
4 26 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.56%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.42%) User Experience
7 11 (3.13%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.85%) Replication
9 4 (1.14%) Mobile Games
10 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.57%) NHS
11 2 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.28%) Online Games
12 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.28%) AS400
12 1 (0.28%) APACS
12 1 (0.28%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 80 (22.79%) Windows
2 71 (20.23%) Linux
3 43 (12.25%) UNIX
4 30 (8.55%) Android
5 29 (8.26%) Apple iOS
6 17 (4.84%) Windows Phone
7 16 (4.56%) Windows Phone 7
8 8 (2.28%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.57%) Solaris
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (67.81%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (41.31%) TDD
3 101 (28.77%) Continuous Integration
4 91 (25.93%) Software Engineering
5 84 (23.93%) MVC
6 75 (21.37%) Scrum
7 73 (20.80%) SOA
8 71 (20.23%) SDLC
9 69 (19.66%) OO
10 62 (17.66%) BDD
11 56 (15.95%) UML
11 56 (15.95%) E-Commerce
12 47 (13.39%) Performance Tuning
13 34 (9.69%) Automated Testing
14 33 (9.40%) OOP
15 30 (8.55%) MVVM
16 27 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
17 25 (7.12%) Software Architecture
17 25 (7.12%) Logistics
18 24 (6.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 151 (43.02%) Java
1 151 (43.02%) SQL
2 130 (37.04%) C#
3 129 (36.75%) JavaScript
4 63 (17.95%) PL/SQL
5 48 (13.68%) C++
6 38 (10.83%) VBA
7 34 (9.69%) PHP
8 26 (7.41%) C
9 21 (5.98%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.70%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.56%) VB
12 6 (1.71%) Groovy
13 4 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.14%) Ruby
14 1 (0.28%) XPath
14 1 (0.28%) REXX
14 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.28%) RPG
Qualifications
1 98 (27.92%) Degree
2 15 (4.27%) ISEB
3 4 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.98%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.42%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 102 (29.06%) Oracle
2 62 (17.66%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.56%) Apple
4 15 (4.27%) Stellent
5 8 (2.28%) IBM
5 8 (2.28%) Zend
6 7 (1.99%) VMware
7 4 (1.14%) Adobe
7 4 (1.14%) Hitachi
7 4 (1.14%) SAP
8 3 (0.85%) Retek
9 2 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.57%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.57%) Sony
9 2 (0.57%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.57%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.57%) hybris
9 2 (0.57%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.57%) ATG
9 2 (0.57%) Endeca
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: £40,847 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-35,000 + Benefits, Flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Newcastle, Sheffield, Blackpool,...
Department for Work and Pensions
Salary: £31,000 - £42,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago