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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 66 65 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 17 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.17% 1.50% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.87% 3.02% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 5
Average salary £65,000 £58,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.63% +30.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
349 364 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 44.46% 49.79% 47.74%
Number of salaries quoted 272 324 419
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Java
3 16 (66.67%) Web Services
4 15 (62.50%) XML
5 14 (58.33%) Oracle
5 14 (58.33%) Data Modelling
6 13 (54.17%) RESTful
6 13 (54.17%) BDD
7 12 (50.00%) Java EE
7 12 (50.00%) ETL
8 11 (45.83%) SQL
9 10 (41.67%) TDD
9 10 (41.67%) JIRA
9 10 (41.67%) REST
9 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
10 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (29.17%) Big Data
11 7 (29.17%) User Stories
11 7 (29.17%) Spring
12 6 (25.00%) Data Integration
12 6 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
12 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
12 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (25.00%) Clustering
12 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
12 6 (25.00%) XML Schema
13 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
13 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
14 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
14 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 6 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Mule
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Big Data
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
2 1 (4.17%) French Language
2 1 (4.17%) German Language
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
5 6 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Architect
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) Web Services
2 15 (62.50%) XML
3 13 (54.17%) RESTful
4 12 (50.00%) Java EE
5 10 (41.67%) REST
6 7 (29.17%) Spring
7 6 (25.00%) XML Schema
8 4 (16.67%) CSS
8 4 (16.67%) HTML
8 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (12.50%) HTML5
9 3 (12.50%) jQuery
9 3 (12.50%) .NET
9 3 (12.50%) Hibernate
10 2 (8.33%) EJB
10 2 (8.33%) J2EE
10 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 2 (8.33%) JSON
10 2 (8.33%) CSS3
10 2 (8.33%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Clustering
1 6 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (16.67%) Semantic Web
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.33%) Blog
3 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Data Modelling
3 13 (54.17%) BDD
4 12 (50.00%) ETL
5 10 (41.67%) TDD
5 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 7 (29.17%) User Stories
7 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Scrum
9 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (12.50%) SOA
11 2 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 2 (8.33%) SDLC
11 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
11 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
12 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
12 1 (4.17%) Web Development
12 1 (4.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) XQuery
5 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.17%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.33%) Xamarin
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.17%) hybris
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) IBM