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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 104 115 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 158 164 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.39% 2.37% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% 4.93% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 140 149 140
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,100 £50,000 £45,000
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
2633 3325 3634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.85% 48.05% 49.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2245 2872 3244
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 £26,500 £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 27 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 27 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 +40 106 £37,500 - 17
Cheshire -16 37 £42,500 +10.38% 4
Merseyside -4 8 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Lancashire 0 5 £40,000 +26.98% 8
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 188 (52.66%) Web Services
2 181 (50.70%) HTML
3 177 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (48.46%) SQL
5 167 (46.78%) JavaScript
6 166 (46.50%) XML
7 165 (46.22%) .NET
8 164 (45.94%) TDD
9 157 (43.98%) REST
10 154 (43.14%) CSS
11 147 (41.18%) C#
12 135 (37.82%) Java
13 124 (34.73%) MVC
14 121 (33.89%) SQL Server
15 101 (28.29%) jQuery
16 98 (27.45%) OO
17 97 (27.17%) JSON
18 94 (26.33%) ASP.NET
19 86 (24.09%) Linux
20 84 (23.53%) MySQL
21 80 (22.41%) Oracle
22 75 (21.01%) J2EE
23 74 (20.73%) SOA
24 72 (20.17%) Windows
25 70 (19.61%) Microsoft
25 70 (19.61%) Software Engineering
26 69 (19.33%) Scrum
27 67 (18.77%) HTTP
28 66 (18.49%) Degree
28 66 (18.49%) WCF

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 33 (9.24%) Apache
2 21 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 20 (5.60%) WebSphere
4 19 (5.32%) Tomcat
5 16 (4.48%) GlassFish
6 14 (3.92%) IIS
7 10 (2.80%) Node.js
8 9 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (2.24%) JBoss
10 7 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.40%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (1.12%) CICS
12 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.84%) Liferay
14 2 (0.56%) Confluence
14 2 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.56%) CMS
14 2 (0.56%) Drupal
14 2 (0.56%) Mule
Applications
1 32 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.84%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 27 (7.56%) Magento
2 5 (1.40%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (3.36%) SaaS
3 3 (0.84%) Trello
3 3 (0.84%) Force.com
4 2 (0.56%) GitHub
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (18.77%) HTTP
2 2 (0.56%) GPRS
2 2 (0.56%) UMTS
2 2 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) NAS
3 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (33.89%) SQL Server
2 84 (23.53%) MySQL
3 55 (15.41%) Relational Database
4 31 (8.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (6.16%) RDBMS
6 22 (6.16%) Oracle Database
7 16 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (2.52%) NoSQL
11 8 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.96%) JasperReports
12 7 (1.96%) DB2
13 4 (1.12%) MS Access
13 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.84%) OLTP
14 3 (0.84%) QlikView
15 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 50 (14.01%) Git (software)
2 46 (12.89%) Eclipse
3 41 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (10.64%) JUnit
5 37 (10.36%) SoapUI
5 37 (10.36%) Jenkins
6 33 (9.24%) Ant
7 31 (8.68%) NUnit
8 29 (8.12%) Maven
9 28 (7.84%) Subversion
10 26 (7.28%) Visual Studio
11 22 (6.16%) Selenium
11 22 (6.16%) TeamCity
12 19 (5.32%) SpecFlow
13 16 (4.48%) JIRA
14 14 (3.92%) Hudson
15 11 (3.08%) Redmine
16 10 (2.80%) MSTest
17 8 (2.24%) JMeter
18 6 (1.68%) TestNG
General
1 64 (17.93%) Finance
2 38 (10.64%) Retail
3 13 (3.64%) Banking
3 13 (3.64%) Marketing
4 6 (1.68%) Advertising
4 6 (1.68%) Back Office
5 4 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.84%) Law
6 3 (0.84%) Games
6 3 (0.84%) iGaming
7 2 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.28%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 276 (77.31%) Developer
2 77 (21.57%) Java Developer
3 64 (17.93%) .NET Developer
4 59 (16.53%) C# Developer
5 48 (13.45%) PHP Developer
6 42 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 39 (10.92%) Software Engineer
8 35 (9.80%) Software Developer
9 34 (9.52%) Web Developer
10 29 (8.12%) ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (7.56%) C# Software Developer
12 25 (7.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 22 (6.16%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (5.32%) Agile C# Developer
15 17 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
16 15 (4.20%) Lead Developer
17 14 (3.92%) Tester
18 13 (3.64%) Analyst
18 13 (3.64%) Technical Tester
19 12 (3.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (52.66%) Web Services
2 181 (50.70%) HTML
3 166 (46.50%) XML
4 165 (46.22%) .NET
5 157 (43.98%) REST
6 154 (43.14%) CSS
7 101 (28.29%) jQuery
8 97 (27.17%) JSON
9 94 (26.33%) ASP.NET
10 75 (21.01%) J2EE
11 66 (18.49%) WCF
12 63 (17.65%) Spring
13 55 (15.41%) Ajax
14 51 (14.29%) JMS
15 50 (14.01%) Hibernate
16 47 (13.17%) WSDL
17 44 (12.32%) .NET Framework
17 44 (12.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 40 (11.20%) LINQ
19 38 (10.64%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.20%) N-Tier
2 39 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (4.48%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
6 13 (3.64%) Replication
7 11 (3.08%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.52%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.24%) Open Source
10 6 (1.68%) W3C
10 6 (1.68%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.12%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (1.12%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.12%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.84%) Online Games
12 3 (0.84%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.84%) Physics
13 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 86 (24.09%) Linux
2 72 (20.17%) Windows
3 57 (15.97%) UNIX
4 8 (2.24%) Android
4 8 (2.24%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.40%) Solaris
6 4 (1.12%) zOS
6 4 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.56%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (45.94%) TDD
3 124 (34.73%) MVC
4 98 (27.45%) OO
5 74 (20.73%) SOA
6 70 (19.61%) Software Engineering
7 69 (19.33%) Scrum
8 64 (17.93%) OOP
9 63 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (17.37%) E-Commerce
11 51 (14.29%) Unit Testing
12 42 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
12 42 (11.76%) BDD
13 35 (9.80%) Automated Testing
14 29 (8.12%) OO PHP
15 26 (7.28%) OOD
16 23 (6.44%) UML
16 23 (6.44%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 21 (5.88%) Mentoring
18 20 (5.60%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 173 (48.46%) SQL
2 167 (46.78%) JavaScript
3 147 (41.18%) C#
4 135 (37.82%) Java
5 61 (17.09%) PHP
6 42 (11.76%) C++
7 32 (8.96%) T-SQL
8 20 (5.60%) C
9 19 (5.32%) VBA
10 17 (4.76%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.80%) VB
11 10 (2.80%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.24%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.24%) Ruby
13 7 (1.96%) Delphi
14 5 (1.40%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.12%) XPath
15 4 (1.12%) COBOL
16 3 (0.84%) Python
16 3 (0.84%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 66 (18.49%) Degree
2 14 (3.92%) ISEB
2 14 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (0.84%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (2.52%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.68%) Puppet
1 6 (1.68%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 80 (22.41%) Oracle
2 70 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.32%) Zend
4 9 (2.52%) VMware
5 7 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.96%) Embarcadero
6 6 (1.68%) IBM
7 3 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.84%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.56%) Perforce
8 2 (0.56%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.56%) BT
8 2 (0.56%) Apple
8 2 (0.56%) Symbian
9 1 (0.28%) SAP
9 1 (0.28%) Progress
9 1 (0.28%) Retek
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe
9 1 (0.28%) Citrix
9 1 (0.28%) Mitel
Preston
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 85,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
eCom Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
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Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
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Preston
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
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Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
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