The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 109 95 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 145 187 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.78% 3.10% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.13% 7.32% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138 168 131
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,600 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
SOAP
England

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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2035 2553 2781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.06% 42.36% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1781 2211 2396
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SOAP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SOAP Salary Trend in the South West

SOAP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

SOAP Salary Histogram in the South West

SOAP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +25 52 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Dorset +21 31 £37,500 - 4
Wiltshire -5 27 £35,000 - 3
Gloucestershire +4 25 £57,500 -4.16% 6
Devon -2 6 £37,500 +4.16%
Somerset -27 3 £47,500 +35.71% 4
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 191 (62.83%) Web Services
2 189 (62.17%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (55.92%) Java
4 160 (52.63%) HTML
5 153 (50.33%) REST
6 152 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 140 (46.05%) MVC
8 135 (44.41%) CSS
8 135 (44.41%) Spring
9 134 (44.08%) XML
10 133 (43.75%) TDD
11 122 (40.13%) SQL
11 122 (40.13%) Finance
12 103 (33.88%) Hibernate
13 99 (32.57%) C#
14 90 (29.61%) Scrum
14 90 (29.61%) Continuous Integration
15 89 (29.28%) jQuery
16 88 (28.95%) Telecoms
17 87 (28.62%) JSON
18 83 (27.30%) Maven
18 83 (27.30%) Linux
19 79 (25.99%) .NET
19 79 (25.99%) JPA
20 78 (25.66%) SDLC
21 77 (25.33%) Subversion
22 74 (24.34%) Microsoft
23 72 (23.68%) OO
23 72 (23.68%) Web Development
24 71 (23.36%) MongoDB

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (14.14%) Alfresco
1 43 (14.14%) Joomla!
2 38 (12.50%) JBoss
3 35 (11.51%) Mule
3 35 (11.51%) Mule ESB
4 34 (11.18%) Apache
5 33 (10.86%) Tomcat
6 22 (7.24%) SharePoint
7 14 (4.61%) WordPress
8 12 (3.95%) Drupal
8 12 (3.95%) IIS
8 12 (3.95%) PrestaShop
9 9 (2.96%) WebLogic
10 7 (2.30%) Liferay
10 7 (2.30%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.97%) Confluence
12 5 (1.64%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (1.32%) ColdFusion
14 3 (0.99%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 50 (16.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (5.59%) Magento
3 3 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.47%) SaaS
2 38 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (7.57%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (3.29%) GitHub
6 3 (0.99%) Office 365
7 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.83%) Internet
2 13 (4.28%) SSH
3 8 (2.63%) HTTP
4 5 (1.64%) SSL
5 4 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.99%) Network Security
7 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (23.36%) MongoDB
2 53 (17.43%) SQL Server
3 35 (11.51%) MySQL
4 28 (9.21%) NoSQL
5 23 (7.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 16 (5.26%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (3.29%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.30%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.30%) MS Access
10 7 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.64%) QlikView
11 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.64%) SQLite
11 5 (1.64%) SSDT
12 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 83 (27.30%) Maven
2 77 (25.33%) Subversion
3 61 (20.07%) Git (software)
4 57 (18.75%) JIRA
5 52 (17.11%) JUnit
6 48 (15.79%) Ant
7 43 (14.14%) Visual Studio
8 42 (13.82%) Apache Ivy
9 36 (11.84%) Jenkins
10 32 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 30 (9.87%) IntelliJ
12 26 (8.55%) Selenium
13 17 (5.59%) SoapUI
14 12 (3.95%) Eclipse
15 11 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (3.62%) Cucumber
15 11 (3.62%) Gradle
15 11 (3.62%) Mockito
16 10 (3.29%) Zephyr
17 9 (2.96%) Hudson
General
1 122 (40.13%) Finance
2 88 (28.95%) Telecoms
3 68 (22.37%) Marketing
4 52 (17.11%) Manufacturing
5 50 (16.45%) Electronics
6 40 (13.16%) Banking
7 29 (9.54%) Retail
8 5 (1.64%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 245 (80.59%) Developer
2 121 (39.80%) Java Developer
3 63 (20.72%) Senior Developer
4 41 (13.49%) .NET Developer
5 38 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 36 (11.84%) Web Developer
7 30 (9.87%) PHP Developer
8 23 (7.57%) C# Developer
9 20 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (5.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 17 (5.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (5.26%) Applications Developer
12 16 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (5.26%) Tester
13 14 (4.61%) Agile .NET Developer
13 14 (4.61%) Agile C# Developer
13 14 (4.61%) Agile Developer
13 14 (4.61%) Software Developer
14 12 (3.95%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (62.83%) Web Services
2 160 (52.63%) HTML
3 153 (50.33%) REST
4 135 (44.41%) CSS
4 135 (44.41%) Spring
5 134 (44.08%) XML
6 103 (33.88%) Hibernate
7 89 (29.28%) jQuery
8 87 (28.62%) JSON
9 79 (25.99%) .NET
9 79 (25.99%) JPA
10 68 (22.37%) Spring MVC
11 62 (20.39%) HTML5
12 55 (18.09%) AngularJS
13 54 (17.76%) WSDL
14 50 (16.45%) ASP.NET
15 47 (15.46%) XHTML
16 43 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 43 (14.14%) Dojo
16 43 (14.14%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.14%) Computer Science
2 33 (10.86%) RIA
3 16 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.62%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.30%) Blog
5 7 (2.30%) Digital Media
5 7 (2.30%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (1.97%) User Experience
7 5 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.32%) iPad
9 3 (0.99%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.99%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.99%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.99%) Fintech
10 2 (0.66%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.66%) Social Media
10 2 (0.66%) Verilog
10 2 (0.66%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 83 (27.30%) Linux
2 59 (19.41%) Apple iOS
3 54 (17.76%) Android
4 18 (5.92%) Windows
5 9 (2.96%) Unix
6 3 (0.99%) CentOS
6 3 (0.99%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.99%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (62.17%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (46.05%) MVC
3 133 (43.75%) TDD
4 90 (29.61%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (29.61%) Scrum
5 78 (25.66%) SDLC
6 72 (23.68%) OO
6 72 (23.68%) Web Development
7 59 (19.41%) BDD
7 59 (19.41%) Open Source
8 57 (18.75%) Kanban
9 55 (18.09%) Business Intelligence
10 54 (17.76%) iOS Development
11 53 (17.43%) Mobile Development
12 51 (16.78%) Digital Marketing
12 51 (16.78%) Programme Management
13 50 (16.45%) Android Development
14 47 (15.46%) UML
15 40 (13.16%) E-Commerce
16 37 (12.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 170 (55.92%) Java
2 152 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 122 (40.13%) SQL
4 99 (32.57%) C#
5 60 (19.74%) PHP
6 31 (10.20%) Ruby
7 26 (8.55%) Python
8 19 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.29%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.30%) C
10 7 (2.30%) Delphi
10 7 (2.30%) Pascal
10 7 (2.30%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.30%) RPG
10 7 (2.30%) RPG IV
10 7 (2.30%) VBA
11 6 (1.97%) Apple Swift
11 6 (1.97%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.64%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (22.37%) Degree
2 45 (14.80%) Security Cleared
3 43 (14.14%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.28%) ISEB
5 11 (3.62%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.28%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) ISO 14001
2 3 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.29%) Docker
2 5 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.63%) Puppet
2 7 (2.30%) Nagios
2 7 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.64%) Control-M
4 4 (1.32%) Ansible
5 1 (0.33%) Graylog
Vendors
1 74 (24.34%) Microsoft
2 53 (17.43%) SAP
3 45 (14.80%) Oracle
4 43 (14.14%) Apple
5 38 (12.50%) Adobe
6 13 (4.28%) HP
7 9 (2.96%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.30%) IBM
9 5 (1.64%) Google
9 5 (1.64%) Informatica
9 5 (1.64%) Splunk
10 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.32%) Zend
11 3 (0.99%) Appcelerator
11 3 (0.99%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.99%) VMware
12 2 (0.66%) Sencha
13 1 (0.33%) Facebook
13 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
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