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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 81 104 107
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 224 146 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.02% 2.20% 2.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.06% 4.56% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 201 129 158
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
3171 3204 3475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.75% 48.25% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2728 2860 3099
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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 +23 93 £40,000 - 33
Cheshire +11 65 £35,000 - 13
Lancashire +20 48 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Merseyside +2 17 £35,000 +2.94% 4
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

1 256 (65.47%) SQL
2 246 (62.92%) HTML
3 241 (61.64%) Web Services
4 229 (58.57%) C#
5 225 (57.54%) CSS
6 222 (56.78%) .NET
7 216 (55.24%) JavaScript
8 213 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
9 202 (51.66%) XML
10 192 (49.10%) SQL Server
11 144 (36.83%) ASP.NET
12 141 (36.06%) jQuery
13 132 (33.76%) MVC
14 131 (33.50%) T-SQL
15 130 (33.25%) WCF
16 121 (30.95%) Microsoft
17 118 (30.18%) .NET Framework
18 101 (25.83%) Java
19 100 (25.58%) REST
20 93 (23.79%) TDD
21 85 (21.74%) OO
22 83 (21.23%) PHP
23 81 (20.72%) MySQL
24 80 (20.46%) JSON
25 79 (20.20%) Ajax
26 76 (19.44%) Visual Studio
27 75 (19.18%) Scrum
28 73 (18.67%) E-Commerce
29 72 (18.41%) Oracle
30 69 (17.65%) Windows

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 30 (7.67%) Apache
2 22 (5.63%) WebSphere
3 18 (4.60%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.07%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (3.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 12 (3.07%) ColdFusion
5 12 (3.07%) IBM HTTP Server
6 10 (2.56%) WordPress
6 10 (2.56%) nginx
7 9 (2.30%) uWSGI
8 8 (2.05%) IIS
8 8 (2.05%) CMS
9 7 (1.79%) GlassFish
9 7 (1.79%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.28%) Facebook Platform
10 5 (1.28%) Lync
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.51%) Node.js
12 2 (0.51%) Liferay
Applications
1 43 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.26%) Edge Animate
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (5.12%) Magento
2 9 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.26%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.02%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) PaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.26%) IaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.67%) HTTP
2 22 (5.63%) Internet
3 9 (2.30%) Wireless
4 5 (1.28%) VPN
5 3 (0.77%) DNS
6 2 (0.51%) SSL
7 1 (0.26%) SSH
7 1 (0.26%) NFC
7 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (49.10%) SQL Server
2 81 (20.72%) MySQL
3 64 (16.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 63 (16.11%) Relational Database
5 58 (14.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (14.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (7.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (6.14%) RDBMS
9 12 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.30%) OLTP
10 9 (2.30%) Informix
10 9 (2.30%) Oracle Database
11 8 (2.05%) DB2
12 7 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (1.28%) NoSQL
15 4 (1.02%) JasperReports
15 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 76 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 40 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (9.46%) Eclipse
4 31 (7.93%) Selenium
5 28 (7.16%) Subversion
6 23 (5.88%) JUnit
6 23 (5.88%) SoapUI
7 17 (4.35%) JIRA
8 16 (4.09%) Cucumber
9 14 (3.58%) Ant
10 13 (3.32%) WebDriver
11 12 (3.07%) PowerBuilder
11 12 (3.07%) Jenkins
12 11 (2.81%) MSTest
13 10 (2.56%) Mockito
13 10 (2.56%) Mercurial
13 10 (2.56%) SpecFlow
14 9 (2.30%) Git (software)
14 9 (2.30%) NUnit
15 8 (2.05%) Maven
General
1 51 (13.04%) Retail
2 50 (12.79%) Finance
3 21 (5.37%) Marketing
4 17 (4.35%) Games
5 11 (2.81%) Billing
6 9 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.28%) Back Office
7 5 (1.28%) Advertising
8 2 (0.51%) Publishing
8 2 (0.51%) Automotive
8 2 (0.51%) Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 332 (84.91%) Developer
2 64 (16.37%) .NET Developer
3 63 (16.11%) Web Developer
4 60 (15.35%) Java Developer
5 59 (15.09%) Software Developer
6 56 (14.32%) Senior Developer
7 50 (12.79%) C# Developer
8 35 (8.95%) Software Engineer
9 31 (7.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (7.42%) PHP Developer
11 21 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (5.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 17 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
13 17 (4.35%) Analyst
14 14 (3.58%) Tester
14 14 (3.58%) Java Software Engineer
14 14 (3.58%) C# Software Developer
15 13 (3.32%) Senior Java Developer
15 13 (3.32%) Architect
16 12 (3.07%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (62.92%) HTML
2 241 (61.64%) Web Services
3 225 (57.54%) CSS
4 222 (56.78%) .NET
5 202 (51.66%) XML
6 144 (36.83%) ASP.NET
7 141 (36.06%) jQuery
8 130 (33.25%) WCF
9 118 (30.18%) .NET Framework
10 100 (25.58%) REST
11 80 (20.46%) JSON
12 79 (20.20%) Ajax
13 59 (15.09%) HTML5
14 57 (14.58%) J2EE
15 52 (13.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 51 (13.04%) LINQ
17 49 (12.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 45 (11.51%) RESTful
19 42 (10.74%) CSS3
19 42 (10.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.97%) Enterprise Software
2 30 (7.67%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.37%) N-Tier
4 19 (4.86%) Mathematics
4 19 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.09%) Online Games
6 11 (2.81%) Open Source
7 10 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.30%) Physics
8 9 (2.30%) W3C
9 8 (2.05%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.51%) NHS
11 2 (0.51%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.26%) User Experience
12 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.26%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 69 (17.65%) Windows
2 59 (15.09%) Linux
3 22 (5.63%) UNIX
4 11 (2.81%) Android
5 7 (1.79%) AIX
6 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.51%) CentOS
9 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (33.76%) MVC
3 93 (23.79%) TDD
4 85 (21.74%) OO
5 75 (19.18%) Scrum
6 73 (18.67%) E-Commerce
7 68 (17.39%) SOA
8 47 (12.02%) Software Engineering
9 45 (11.51%) Mentoring
10 42 (10.74%) Unit Testing
11 32 (8.18%) OOP
12 28 (7.16%) UML
12 28 (7.16%) OOD
13 27 (6.91%) Web Development
14 26 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (6.65%) Multithreading
15 21 (5.37%) Load Testing
16 20 (5.12%) BDD
17 19 (4.86%) Test Strategy
18 18 (4.60%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 256 (65.47%) SQL
2 229 (58.57%) C#
3 216 (55.24%) JavaScript
4 131 (33.50%) T-SQL
5 101 (25.83%) Java
6 83 (21.23%) PHP
7 35 (8.95%) VB.NET
8 23 (5.88%) VB
9 16 (4.09%) Python
10 13 (3.32%) Delphi
10 13 (3.32%) XPath
11 12 (3.07%) C++
11 12 (3.07%) VBA
12 7 (1.79%) VB6
12 7 (1.79%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.28%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.51%) PHP5
14 2 (0.51%) COBOL
14 2 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (14.83%) Degree
2 11 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.79%) MCP
4 5 (1.28%) CCNP
4 5 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.02%) MCSD
6 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.26%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.16%) QA
2 9 (2.30%) SLA
3 3 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.51%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 121 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 72 (18.41%) Oracle
3 16 (4.09%) IBM
4 13 (3.32%) JBoss
5 9 (2.30%) Embarcadero
5 9 (2.30%) Rackspace
5 9 (2.30%) Zend
6 8 (2.05%) Compuware
6 8 (2.05%) HP
6 8 (2.05%) Perforce
7 6 (1.53%) Twitter
8 5 (1.28%) Facebook
9 4 (1.02%) Actimize
9 4 (1.02%) Google
9 4 (1.02%) Cognos
9 4 (1.02%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.77%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.51%) Adobe
11 2 (0.51%) hybris
12 1 (0.26%) Sencha
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Smartebusiness
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £41000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £41000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
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TheSmartList
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TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Package
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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