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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 53 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 22 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.40% 1.83% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.46% 3.78% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 4
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -38.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £28,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £42,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
295 344 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.52% 48.52% 45.15%
Number of salaries quoted 272 292 272
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £30,000 -
Lichfield -4 4 £33,750 +12.50%
Stafford - 1 £42,500 -
SOAP
West Midlands

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 29 (67.44%) SQL Server
2 28 (65.12%) .NET
2 28 (65.12%) Web Services
3 25 (58.14%) C#
3 25 (58.14%) REST
4 22 (51.16%) XML
5 21 (48.84%) SQL
6 19 (44.19%) HTML
7 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
7 18 (41.86%) CSS
8 16 (37.21%) T-SQL
8 16 (37.21%) .NET Framework
8 16 (37.21%) WCF
9 15 (34.88%) HTML5
9 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
9 15 (34.88%) Visual Studio
9 15 (34.88%) MySQL
9 15 (34.88%) Finance
9 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (32.56%) PHP
10 14 (32.56%) CSS3
10 14 (32.56%) Ajax
11 12 (27.91%) JSON
11 12 (27.91%) Unit Testing
11 12 (27.91%) VB
12 11 (25.58%) N-Tier
12 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (25.58%) LINQ
12 11 (25.58%) jQuery
12 11 (25.58%) Entity Framework

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 8 (18.60%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
2 3 (6.98%) Drupal
2 3 (6.98%) WordPress
2 3 (6.98%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (67.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.88%) MySQL
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Visual Studio
2 10 (23.26%) ReSharper
3 4 (9.30%) Selenium
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Marketing
3 7 (16.28%) Back Office
4 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Web Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Software Developer
3 11 (25.58%) .NET Developer
3 11 (25.58%) C# Developer
3 11 (25.58%) PHP Developer
4 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Senior Web Developer
5 8 (18.60%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Senior PHP Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 5 (11.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Tester
9 2 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Programmer
9 2 (4.65%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) .NET
1 28 (65.12%) Web Services
2 25 (58.14%) REST
3 22 (51.16%) XML
4 19 (44.19%) HTML
5 18 (41.86%) CSS
6 16 (37.21%) .NET Framework
6 16 (37.21%) WCF
7 15 (34.88%) HTML5
7 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET
8 14 (32.56%) Ajax
8 14 (32.56%) CSS3
9 12 (27.91%) JSON
10 11 (25.58%) LINQ
10 11 (25.58%) jQuery
10 11 (25.58%) Entity Framework
11 10 (23.26%) ADO.NET
12 7 (16.28%) WinForms
13 5 (11.63%) XHTML
13 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) N-Tier
2 10 (23.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Unit Testing
3 10 (23.26%) SOA
4 9 (20.93%) OOP
4 9 (20.93%) TDD
5 8 (18.60%) OO
5 8 (18.60%) OO PHP
5 8 (18.60%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.63%) MVC
8 4 (9.30%) Web Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Scrum
9 3 (6.98%) Web Application Development
9 3 (6.98%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (4.65%) SDLC
10 2 (4.65%) API Development
10 2 (4.65%) Migration
10 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) C#
2 21 (48.84%) SQL
3 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
4 16 (37.21%) T-SQL
5 14 (32.56%) PHP
6 12 (27.91%) VB
7 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
7 5 (11.63%) Java
8 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.98%) Python
8 3 (6.98%) PHP5
9 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) ISEB
1 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle
1 3 (6.98%) Google
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft