The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 59 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 18 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.37% 1.90% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.80% 3.62% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 11
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
SOAP
Oxfordshire

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 Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
375 497 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 49.34% 52.48% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 330 428 453
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOAP across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

SOAP
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Oxford

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Oxford

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 25 (73.53%) XML
2 18 (52.94%) Java
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 15 (44.12%) PHP
3 15 (44.12%) Oracle
4 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 14 (41.18%) OOP
4 14 (41.18%) Ajax
5 13 (38.24%) SOA
5 13 (38.24%) REST
6 12 (35.29%) C#
6 12 (35.29%) .NET
7 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
8 10 (29.41%) MySQL
8 10 (29.41%) CRM
8 10 (29.41%) Data Integration
9 9 (26.47%) OO
9 9 (26.47%) ColdFusion
9 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
9 9 (26.47%) SaaS
10 8 (23.53%) Linux
10 8 (23.53%) XML Schema
10 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (23.53%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (20.59%) Web Services
11 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
11 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
11 7 (20.59%) JSON
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (20.59%) RESTful

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (26.47%) ColdFusion
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
5 5 (14.71%) WordPress
5 5 (14.71%) nginx
6 2 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.94%) SAS
7 1 (2.94%) Apache
7 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.94%) CMS
7 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) SaaS
2 5 (14.71%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) MySQL
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) JIRA
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Subversion
3 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.76%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) French Language
2 1 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Software Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Senior Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Architect
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Web Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Software Integration Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Integration Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Drupal Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Integration Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) XML
2 14 (41.18%) Ajax
3 13 (38.24%) REST
4 12 (35.29%) .NET
5 8 (23.53%) XML Schema
6 7 (20.59%) JSON
6 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 7 (20.59%) RESTful
7 6 (17.65%) Java EE
7 6 (17.65%) EJB 3.0
7 6 (17.65%) EJB
7 6 (17.65%) CSS
8 5 (14.71%) HTML
8 5 (14.71%) HTML5
8 5 (14.71%) jQuery
8 5 (14.71%) CSS3
9 4 (11.76%) J2EE
10 3 (8.82%) Middleware
11 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
11 2 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Data Integration
2 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
3 6 (17.65%) Clustering
4 5 (14.71%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) OOP
2 13 (38.24%) SOA
3 10 (29.41%) CRM
4 9 (26.47%) OO
4 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
5 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
7 6 (17.65%) ETL
7 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
8 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
8 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (14.71%) Web Application Development
8 5 (14.71%) Data Transformation
8 5 (14.71%) Migration
9 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 4 (11.76%) TDD
9 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) BDD
10 3 (8.82%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) Java
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) PHP
3 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 12 (35.29%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) MCSD
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) TIBCO
2 2 (5.88%) hybris
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe