The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 70 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 10 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.38% 1.25% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.04% 3.01% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 9
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
SOAP
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
329 266 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.25% 41.43% 48.37%
Number of salaries quoted 283 229 202
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,550 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SOAP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Staffordshire

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

SOAP
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £42,500 -
Lichfield - 3 £27,500 -
SOAP
West Midlands

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 18 (72.00%) HTML
1 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
1 18 (72.00%) XML
2 15 (60.00%) jQuery
3 13 (52.00%) PHP
3 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (48.00%) SQL
4 12 (48.00%) Java
4 12 (48.00%) OOP
5 11 (44.00%) CSS
6 10 (40.00%) .NET
6 10 (40.00%) C#
6 10 (40.00%) REST
6 10 (40.00%) Subversion
7 9 (36.00%) Web Services
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 8 (32.00%) MySQL
8 8 (32.00%) MVC
8 8 (32.00%) LAMP
8 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
9 7 (28.00%) Degree
9 7 (28.00%) PHP5
9 7 (28.00%) CentOS
9 7 (28.00%) TDD
9 7 (28.00%) OO
9 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
9 7 (28.00%) J2EE
9 7 (28.00%) JSP
10 6 (24.00%) VB

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (12.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) MySQL
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Subversion
2 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) PHP Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Graduate
4 5 (20.00%) Junior
4 5 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Junior PHP Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Graduate PHP Developer
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) HTML
1 18 (72.00%) XML
2 15 (60.00%) jQuery
3 11 (44.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) .NET
4 10 (40.00%) REST
5 9 (36.00%) Web Services
6 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (32.00%) LAMP
7 7 (28.00%) JSP
7 7 (28.00%) J2EE
8 6 (24.00%) JSF
9 5 (20.00%) Symfony
9 5 (20.00%) WCF
10 3 (12.00%) WPF
10 3 (12.00%) Ajax
10 3 (12.00%) JSON
10 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (12.00%) WinForms
10 3 (12.00%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Internet of Things
2 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) CentOS
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) OOP
2 8 (32.00%) MVC
3 7 (28.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (52.00%) PHP
3 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) Java
4 10 (40.00%) C#
5 7 (28.00%) PHP5
6 6 (24.00%) VB
7 5 (20.00%) C++
8 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (12.00%) VB6
10 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat