The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 52 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 37 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.89% 0.66% 1.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.56% 2.09% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 11
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
SOAP
Hampshire

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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
320 287 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.65% 31.64% 41.39%
Number of salaries quoted 272 266 309
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SOAP
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Southampton

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Southampton

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 46 (88.46%) XML
2 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (51.92%) RESTful
3 25 (48.08%) MySQL
4 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 24 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (46.15%) JSON
4 24 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
5 23 (44.23%) C#
6 22 (42.31%) .NET
7 21 (40.38%) Windows
7 21 (40.38%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (40.38%) REST
8 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
8 20 (38.46%) Visual Studio
9 19 (36.54%) WCF
9 19 (36.54%) Maven
10 18 (34.62%) TDD
10 18 (34.62%) Java
10 18 (34.62%) TCP/IP
11 17 (32.69%) C++
11 17 (32.69%) Multithreading
11 17 (32.69%) Network Security
12 16 (30.77%) OOD
13 15 (28.85%) OO
13 15 (28.85%) CTI
13 15 (28.85%) Spring
14 13 (25.00%) NHibernate
14 13 (25.00%) LINQ

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) TCP/IP
2 17 (32.69%) Network Security
3 15 (28.85%) CTI
4 5 (9.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) MySQL
2 24 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 21 (40.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 20 (38.46%) Visual Studio
3 19 (36.54%) Maven
4 13 (25.00%) Moq
5 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.77%) Gradle
5 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.77%) JUnit
5 3 (5.77%) Subversion
6 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (84.62%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 12 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Lead Developer
4 10 (19.23%) PHP Developer
4 10 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 8 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Lead PHP Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Software Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Junior
9 3 (5.77%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Junior Consultant
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (88.46%) XML
2 27 (51.92%) RESTful
3 24 (46.15%) JSON
4 22 (42.31%) .NET
5 21 (40.38%) REST
6 19 (36.54%) WCF
7 15 (28.85%) Spring
8 13 (25.00%) NHibernate
8 13 (25.00%) LINQ
8 13 (25.00%) HTML
8 13 (25.00%) COM
8 13 (25.00%) STL
8 13 (25.00%) Hibernate
9 12 (23.08%) Web Services
9 12 (23.08%) JDBC
9 12 (23.08%) HTML5
10 10 (19.23%) Ajax
11 9 (17.31%) jQuery
11 9 (17.31%) CSS3
11 9 (17.31%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.92%) Replication
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) UNIX
4 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
4 18 (34.62%) TDD
5 17 (32.69%) Multithreading
6 16 (30.77%) OOD
7 15 (28.85%) OO
8 12 (23.08%) MVC
9 7 (13.46%) BDD
10 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.54%) Coaching
11 3 (5.77%) Analytics
11 3 (5.77%) Data Transformation
11 3 (5.77%) OO PHP
11 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
12 2 (3.85%) Pair Programming
12 2 (3.85%) OWASP
13 1 (1.92%) Test Planning
13 1 (1.92%) Software Testing
13 1 (1.92%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) C#
2 18 (34.62%) Java
3 17 (32.69%) C++
4 12 (23.08%) PHP
5 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 8 (15.38%) SQL
7 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) HL7
2 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Zend
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat