The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 114 121 107
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 26 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.04% 0.89% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.81% 2.88% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 23
Average salary £47,500 £27,750 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.17% -46.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SOAP
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
540 694 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 21.66% 30.72% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 460 609 748
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SOAP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Reading

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Reading

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 31 (48.44%) Internet
2 26 (40.63%) LDAP
2 26 (40.63%) SMTP
2 26 (40.63%) HTTP
2 26 (40.63%) TCP/IP
3 22 (34.38%) Web Services
3 22 (34.38%) Finance
4 21 (32.81%) Java
5 19 (29.69%) HTML
5 19 (29.69%) WebSphere
6 17 (26.56%) Load Balancing
6 17 (26.56%) Network Management
6 17 (26.56%) F5
6 17 (26.56%) Capacity Management
6 17 (26.56%) LAN
6 17 (26.56%) WAN
6 17 (26.56%) DNS
6 17 (26.56%) SSL
6 17 (26.56%) Cisco
6 17 (26.56%) HP
6 17 (26.56%) CiscoWorks
6 17 (26.56%) Juniper
6 17 (26.56%) Network Design
6 17 (26.56%) HP NNM
6 17 (26.56%) OSPF
6 17 (26.56%) BGP
6 17 (26.56%) EIGRP
6 17 (26.56%) IGRP
6 17 (26.56%) TACACS
6 17 (26.56%) Firewall

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 19 (29.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.69%) Apache
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) Mule
3 2 (3.13%) nginx
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.56%) Drupal
4 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) Heroku
1 2 (3.13%) Google Apps
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (48.44%) Internet
2 26 (40.63%) LDAP
2 26 (40.63%) SMTP
2 26 (40.63%) HTTP
2 26 (40.63%) TCP/IP
3 17 (26.56%) LAN
3 17 (26.56%) WAN
3 17 (26.56%) DNS
3 17 (26.56%) SSL
3 17 (26.56%) OSPF
3 17 (26.56%) BGP
3 17 (26.56%) EIGRP
3 17 (26.56%) IGRP
3 17 (26.56%) TACACS
3 17 (26.56%) Firewall
4 9 (14.06%) Broadband
4 9 (14.06%) SMPP
4 9 (14.06%) IMAP
4 9 (14.06%) SCTP
4 9 (14.06%) M3UA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) MySQL
3 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.25%) DataStage
3 4 (6.25%) SQLPlus
3 4 (6.25%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (3.13%) Redis
5 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) SoapUI
2 6 (9.38%) LoadUI
2 6 (9.38%) Subversion
3 5 (7.81%) JUnit
3 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.25%) eggPlant
4 4 (6.25%) Toad
5 3 (4.69%) Ant
5 3 (4.69%) Selenium
6 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.13%) jMock
6 2 (3.13%) JIRA
6 2 (3.13%) PhantomJS
6 2 (3.13%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (3.13%) Maven
6 2 (3.13%) JMeter
7 1 (1.56%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.56%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.06%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Network Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Firewall Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Design Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Design Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.81%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Web Programmer
8 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Programmer
9 3 (4.69%) Architect
9 3 (4.69%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) Web Services
2 19 (29.69%) HTML
3 15 (23.44%) REST
4 13 (20.31%) jQuery
4 13 (20.31%) CSS
5 12 (18.75%) Ajax
6 10 (15.63%) XML
7 9 (14.06%) JSON
8 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 8 (12.50%) .NET
9 7 (10.94%) J2EE
9 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (9.38%) HTML5
11 5 (7.81%) STL
11 5 (7.81%) Spring
11 5 (7.81%) WCF
11 5 (7.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (6.25%) CSS3
13 3 (4.69%) Middleware
13 3 (4.69%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Smartphone
2 5 (7.81%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.25%) iPhone
4 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) Open Source
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Debian
3 4 (6.25%) UNIX
4 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.13%) Android
5 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Load Balancing
1 17 (26.56%) Network Management
1 17 (26.56%) Capacity Management
1 17 (26.56%) Network Design
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.44%) TDD
4 12 (18.75%) MVC
5 8 (12.50%) BDD
5 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.50%) SOA
6 7 (10.94%) Test Scripting
7 6 (9.38%) Regression Testing
8 5 (7.81%) CRM
8 5 (7.81%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.25%) Scrum
9 4 (6.25%) ETL
9 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.25%) OOP
10 3 (4.69%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) Java
2 16 (25.00%) SQL
3 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.38%) PHP
4 6 (9.38%) C#
4 6 (9.38%) C++
5 4 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.69%) PHP5
7 2 (3.13%) Delphi
7 2 (3.13%) VB
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.56%) Korn
8 1 (1.56%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.56%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) CiscoWorks
1 17 (26.56%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) F5
1 17 (26.56%) Cisco
1 17 (26.56%) HP
1 17 (26.56%) Juniper
2 16 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) SAP
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle
5 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.13%) Akamai
6 2 (3.13%) Google
6 2 (3.13%) Tableau
6 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.13%) Genesys
6 2 (3.13%) Adobe
6 2 (3.13%) Citrix
6 2 (3.13%) Cognos
7 1 (1.56%) JBoss
7 1 (1.56%) Veritas
7 1 (1.56%) Blue Coat