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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 63 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 9 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.25% 1.59% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 3.98% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 11
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
318 251 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 44.23% 39.84% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 273 210 210
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 2 £27,500 -
SOAP
West Midlands

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (77.27%) HTML
1 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
1 17 (77.27%) XML
2 13 (59.09%) jQuery
3 12 (54.55%) SQL
4 11 (50.00%) PHP
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (50.00%) CSS
5 10 (45.45%) OOP
5 10 (45.45%) Subversion
6 9 (40.91%) Web Services
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) Java
7 8 (36.36%) C#
7 8 (36.36%) .NET
7 8 (36.36%) Linux
7 8 (36.36%) MySQL
7 8 (36.36%) MVC
7 8 (36.36%) LAMP
7 8 (36.36%) REST
8 7 (31.82%) PHP5
8 7 (31.82%) CentOS
8 7 (31.82%) OO
8 7 (31.82%) Red Hat
9 6 (27.27%) JSP
9 6 (27.27%) J2EE
9 6 (27.27%) VB
9 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
10 5 (22.73%) WCF
10 5 (22.73%) Internet of Things

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (13.64%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) MySQL
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) PHP Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Junior PHP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Graduate PHP Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Junior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Junior
4 3 (13.64%) Graduate
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) HTML
1 17 (77.27%) XML
2 13 (59.09%) jQuery
3 11 (50.00%) CSS
4 9 (40.91%) Web Services
5 8 (36.36%) .NET
5 8 (36.36%) LAMP
5 8 (36.36%) REST
6 6 (27.27%) JSP
6 6 (27.27%) J2EE
6 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 5 (22.73%) WCF
7 5 (22.73%) JSF
8 3 (13.64%) JSON
8 3 (13.64%) WPF
8 3 (13.64%) Symfony
8 3 (13.64%) NancyFx
8 3 (13.64%) Ajax
8 3 (13.64%) WinForms
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Internet of Things
2 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) CentOS
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) OOP
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
3 7 (31.82%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) PHP
4 9 (40.91%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) C#
6 7 (31.82%) PHP5
7 6 (27.27%) VB
8 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
9 3 (13.64%) VB6
9 3 (13.64%) C++
10 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Red Hat