The table below looks at the statistics for SoapUI 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 SoapUI over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SmartBear Software SoapUI
Rank 234 224 236
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs citing SoapUI 18 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 1.43% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 9
Average salary £36,250 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
SoapUI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1286 979 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.29% 14.29% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 865 1016
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

SoapUI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SoapUI across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

SoapUI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SoapUI
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SoapUI across the North West region.

SoapUI Salary Trend in the North West

SoapUI
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SoapUI across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SoapUI Salary Histogram in the North West

SoapUI
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 SoapUI within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Merseyside +15 8 £35,000 -
Manchester -8 5 £55,000 +83.33%
Lancashire -6 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Cheshire -13 2 £36,250 +45.00%
SoapUI
England

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing SoapUI 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 SoapUI.

1 26 (78.79%) Selenium
2 21 (63.64%) SOAP
3 18 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 18 (54.55%) WebDriver
4 17 (51.52%) Java
5 15 (45.45%) C#
6 13 (39.39%) Cucumber
7 12 (36.36%) Windows
7 12 (36.36%) C++
8 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 9 (27.27%) Games
9 9 (27.27%) Web Services
9 9 (27.27%) SQL
9 9 (27.27%) .NET
9 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
9 9 (27.27%) QA
10 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
10 8 (24.24%) Oracle
10 8 (24.24%) Linux
11 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (21.21%) JIRA
11 7 (21.21%) Online Games
11 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
12 6 (18.18%) Hudson
12 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
12 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
12 6 (18.18%) System Testing
12 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
12 6 (18.18%) XML

SoapUI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing SoapUI 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 SoapUI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (12.12%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (78.79%) Selenium
2 18 (54.55%) WebDriver
3 13 (39.39%) Cucumber
4 7 (21.21%) JIRA
5 6 (18.18%) Hudson
5 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 4 (12.12%) Ant
6 4 (12.12%) Toad
6 4 (12.12%) ERwin
6 4 (12.12%) Log4j
6 4 (12.12%) Maven
7 3 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (9.09%) eggPlant
7 3 (9.09%) Facilita Forecast
8 2 (6.06%) LoadUI
8 2 (6.06%) JMeter
8 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
General
1 9 (27.27%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Tester
2 12 (36.36%) Analyst
3 11 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 9 (27.27%) Automation Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Lead Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Tester
7 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) SOAP
2 9 (27.27%) Web Services
2 9 (27.27%) .NET
3 6 (18.18%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) XSD
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE
4 4 (12.12%) EJB
4 4 (12.12%) JMS
4 4 (12.12%) JAX-RPC
4 4 (12.12%) Servlets
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.03%) HTML
7 1 (3.03%) Ajax
7 1 (3.03%) JSON
7 1 (3.03%) WCF
7 1 (3.03%) jQuery
7 1 (3.03%) HTML5
7 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Online Games
2 4 (12.12%) Replication
3 2 (6.06%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.12%) AIX
3 4 (12.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 6 (18.18%) System Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
6 5 (15.15%) TDD
7 4 (12.12%) BDD
7 4 (12.12%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (12.12%) RAD
7 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
9 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.06%) Agile Testing
10 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) C#
3 12 (36.36%) C++
4 9 (27.27%) SQL
5 4 (12.12%) Python
5 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) XQuery
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) Actimize
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft