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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 18 18 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 10 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 7.63% 12.81% 4.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.29% 25.24% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 13
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SOAP
Manchester

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 Stockport region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
70 103 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 53.44% 50.74% 57.58%
Number of salaries quoted 65 97 99
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

SOAP
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Stockport

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) SDLC
4 9 (56.25%) WebDriver
4 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
4 9 (56.25%) SoapUI
4 9 (56.25%) QA
4 9 (56.25%) Selenium
4 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
4 9 (56.25%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) J2EE
5 7 (43.75%) JDBC
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) Ant
6 5 (31.25%) JUnit
6 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) OOP
6 5 (31.25%) OO
6 5 (31.25%) JMS
6 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
6 5 (31.25%) TDD
6 5 (31.25%) Spring
6 5 (31.25%) JNDI
6 5 (31.25%) Apache Wicket
7 4 (25.00%) JSP
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) iPad

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) GlassFish
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium
1 9 (56.25%) SoapUI
1 9 (56.25%) WebDriver
2 5 (31.25%) Ant
2 5 (31.25%) Eclipse
2 5 (31.25%) JUnit
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Automation Test Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Java Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE Architect
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Java Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 2 (12.50%) SOA Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Web Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) J2EE
1 7 (43.75%) JDBC
2 5 (31.25%) Apache Wicket
2 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
2 5 (31.25%) JMS
2 5 (31.25%) JNDI
2 5 (31.25%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) JSP
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) SDLC
3 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) OO
4 5 (31.25%) OOP
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter