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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 100 119 91
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 171 156 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.67% 2.22% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.57% 4.78% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 146 141 179
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
2604 3264 3664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.69% 46.48% 49.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2202 2780 3273
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +49 117 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Cheshire -14 44 £42,500 +10.38% 6
Lancashire -8 6 £41,250 +30.95% 2
Merseyside -4 4 £42,250 +20.71% 5
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 197 (58.28%) Web Services
2 178 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (49.70%) XML
4 160 (47.34%) REST
5 155 (45.86%) SQL
6 150 (44.38%) TDD
7 147 (43.49%) .NET
8 137 (40.53%) JavaScript
9 134 (39.64%) HTML
10 129 (38.17%) Java
11 126 (37.28%) C#
12 120 (35.50%) CSS
13 113 (33.43%) SQL Server
14 106 (31.36%) MVC
15 93 (27.51%) OO
16 91 (26.92%) JSON
17 87 (25.74%) Oracle
18 86 (25.44%) Linux
19 84 (24.85%) jQuery
20 81 (23.96%) SOA
21 79 (23.37%) Degree
22 78 (23.08%) JMS
23 77 (22.78%) Windows
24 69 (20.41%) J2EE
25 66 (19.53%) WCF
25 66 (19.53%) Software Engineering
26 65 (19.23%) ASP.NET
27 64 (18.93%) MySQL
27 64 (18.93%) WSDL
27 64 (18.93%) Continuous Integration

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 42 (12.43%) WebLogic
2 26 (7.69%) Apache
3 23 (6.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 23 (6.80%) Oracle Service Bus
3 23 (6.80%) WebSphere
4 20 (5.92%) Tomcat
5 19 (5.62%) GlassFish
6 10 (2.96%) JBoss
7 9 (2.66%) CMS
7 9 (2.66%) IIS
7 9 (2.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (1.48%) Node.js
9 3 (0.89%) Liferay
9 3 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.59%) Confluence
10 2 (0.59%) Mule
10 2 (0.59%) Drupal
10 2 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.59%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 30 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Project
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.30%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 23 (6.80%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (6.21%) Magento
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.59%) Tridion
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.03%) SaaS
3 13 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.89%) Force.com
6 2 (0.59%) GitHub
7 1 (0.30%) Trello
7 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.20%) HTTP
2 4 (1.18%) Wireless
3 3 (0.89%) Internet
4 2 (0.59%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.59%) GPRS
4 2 (0.59%) UMTS
5 1 (0.30%) SAN
5 1 (0.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (33.43%) SQL Server
2 64 (18.93%) MySQL
3 50 (14.79%) Relational Database
4 36 (10.65%) Oracle Database
5 25 (7.40%) RDBMS
6 22 (6.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (3.85%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (2.07%) JasperReports
11 7 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.18%) QlikView
14 3 (0.89%) OLTP
14 3 (0.89%) DB2
15 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 53 (15.68%) SoapUI
2 46 (13.61%) Git (software)
3 45 (13.31%) Eclipse
4 40 (11.83%) JUnit
5 39 (11.54%) Jenkins
6 32 (9.47%) Ant
6 32 (9.47%) Maven
7 30 (8.88%) NUnit
8 28 (8.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (7.69%) Subversion
10 24 (7.10%) Hudson
11 21 (6.21%) TeamCity
12 20 (5.92%) SpecFlow
13 19 (5.62%) Visual Studio
14 15 (4.44%) Selenium
15 14 (4.14%) JIRA
16 11 (3.25%) Redmine
17 7 (2.07%) MSTest
18 6 (1.78%) TestNG
19 5 (1.48%) JMeter
General
1 62 (18.34%) Finance
2 30 (8.88%) Retail
3 16 (4.73%) Marketing
4 9 (2.66%) Back Office
5 7 (2.07%) Banking
6 5 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.89%) Law
8 3 (0.89%) Games
8 3 (0.89%) iGaming
9 2 (0.59%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 252 (74.56%) Developer
2 69 (20.41%) Java Developer
3 58 (17.16%) .NET Developer
4 53 (15.68%) C# Developer
5 43 (12.72%) Senior Developer
6 40 (11.83%) Software Developer
7 38 (11.24%) PHP Developer
8 37 (10.95%) Software Engineer
9 28 (8.28%) C# Software Developer
9 28 (8.28%) Web Developer
10 22 (6.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 22 (6.51%) ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (6.21%) Agile C# Developer
11 21 (6.21%) Senior Java Developer
12 19 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
13 17 (5.03%) Lead Developer
13 17 (5.03%) Tester
14 16 (4.73%) Technical Tester
15 15 (4.44%) Architect
16 12 (3.55%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (58.28%) Web Services
2 168 (49.70%) XML
3 160 (47.34%) REST
4 147 (43.49%) .NET
5 134 (39.64%) HTML
6 120 (35.50%) CSS
7 91 (26.92%) JSON
8 84 (24.85%) jQuery
9 78 (23.08%) JMS
10 69 (20.41%) J2EE
11 66 (19.53%) WCF
12 65 (19.23%) ASP.NET
13 64 (18.93%) WSDL
14 56 (16.57%) Spring
15 49 (14.50%) Hibernate
16 42 (12.43%) .NET Framework
17 39 (11.54%) Ajax
18 38 (11.24%) Java EE
19 37 (10.95%) Servlets
19 37 (10.95%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (11.54%) N-Tier
3 21 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.73%) Replication
5 15 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.55%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.25%) User Experience
7 11 (3.25%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (2.66%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.66%) Open Source
9 6 (1.78%) W3C
10 4 (1.18%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.89%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.89%) Physics
11 3 (0.89%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.89%) Online Games
12 2 (0.59%) EPoS
12 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 86 (25.44%) Linux
2 77 (22.78%) Windows
3 63 (18.64%) UNIX
4 10 (2.96%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.96%) Android
5 5 (1.48%) Solaris
6 4 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.59%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (44.38%) TDD
3 106 (31.36%) MVC
4 93 (27.51%) OO
5 81 (23.96%) SOA
6 66 (19.53%) Software Engineering
7 64 (18.93%) Continuous Integration
8 63 (18.64%) OOP
9 54 (15.98%) Scrum
10 51 (15.09%) E-Commerce
11 39 (11.54%) BDD
12 38 (11.24%) Automated Testing
13 37 (10.95%) Unit Testing
14 35 (10.36%) Domain-Driven Design
15 26 (7.69%) OOD
16 24 (7.10%) System Testing
16 24 (7.10%) Mentoring
17 23 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (6.80%) OO PHP
18 22 (6.51%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 155 (45.86%) SQL
2 137 (40.53%) JavaScript
3 129 (38.17%) Java
4 126 (37.28%) C#
5 49 (14.50%) C++
6 44 (13.02%) PHP
7 31 (9.17%) PL/SQL
8 24 (7.10%) C
9 21 (6.21%) T-SQL
9 21 (6.21%) VBA
10 12 (3.55%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.66%) VB
12 6 (1.78%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.48%) Delphi
14 4 (1.18%) XPath
15 3 (0.89%) Ruby
15 3 (0.89%) Python
15 3 (0.89%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (23.37%) Degree
2 18 (5.33%) ISEB
3 10 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (0.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.37%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (2.37%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.89%) Vagrant
1 3 (0.89%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) Ansible
2 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 87 (25.74%) Oracle
2 54 (15.98%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.14%) Zend
4 8 (2.37%) VMware
5 7 (2.07%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.78%) Stellent
7 5 (1.48%) Embarcadero
8 4 (1.18%) Hitachi
9 3 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.89%) Adobe
9 3 (0.89%) Apple
9 3 (0.89%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.89%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.59%) hybris
10 2 (0.59%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.59%) IBM
10 2 (0.59%) Symbian
10 2 (0.59%) BT
10 2 (0.59%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.59%) Perforce
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
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EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £32-45K
Posted: 2 days ago
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EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 PA depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
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Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Uniting Ambition
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RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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C&M Travel Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
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