The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 49 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 10 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.85% 0.93% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.49% 2.25% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
SOAP
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
154 222 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.47% 41.26% 40.80%
Number of salaries quoted 114 171 189
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

SOAP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Watford

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 14 (93.33%) REST
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Subversion
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) XHTML
5 6 (40.00%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) JIRA
6 5 (33.33%) QA
6 5 (33.33%) Selenium
6 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 5 (33.33%) JSON
6 5 (33.33%) Test Management
6 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (33.33%) BDD
6 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 5 (33.33%) API Testing
6 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 5 (33.33%) JMS

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 4 (26.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Apache
1 4 (26.67%) CMS
1 4 (26.67%) MQSeries
1 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
1 4 (26.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (26.67%) DB2
2 4 (26.67%) Jackrabbit
2 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (60.00%) Subversion
2 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 5 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 4 (26.67%) Ant
3 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (26.67%) JUnit
3 4 (26.67%) Log4j
3 4 (26.67%) Mockito
4 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.67%) CruiseControl
4 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce Developer
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) REST
2 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) XHTML
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 5 (33.33%) JMS
5 5 (33.33%) JSON
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) XSLT
6 4 (26.67%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (26.67%) EJB
6 4 (26.67%) JDBC
6 4 (26.67%) JSP
6 4 (26.67%) JSTL
6 4 (26.67%) Servlets
6 4 (26.67%) Spring
6 4 (26.67%) Spring Integration
6 4 (26.67%) Struts
6 4 (26.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) HPUX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 5 (33.33%) API Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (33.33%) Test Management
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (26.67%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) RAD
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) ATG
2 4 (26.67%) Blue Martini
2 4 (26.67%) Elastic Path
2 4 (26.67%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) Interwoven
2 4 (26.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) Talend