The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 27 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.04% 1.37% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.92% 2.47% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
SOAP
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
52 81 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 54.17% 55.48% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 44 63 61
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

SOAP
Salary Trend in Preston

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Preston

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET
3 3 (60.00%) B2B
3 3 (60.00%) B2C
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) OOD
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) B2B
2 3 (60.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft