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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 56 73 37
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -36
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 8 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.50% 0.17% 5.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.81% 0.41% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 18
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £45,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
210 243 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 39.47% 41.75% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 166 193 122
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Watford region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Watford

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 30 (93.75%) Java
2 28 (87.50%) Hibernate
2 28 (87.50%) XML
2 28 (87.50%) Spring
3 24 (75.00%) Subversion
3 24 (75.00%) Maven
3 24 (75.00%) SQL
4 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 22 (68.75%) RESTful
5 21 (65.63%) Finance
6 20 (62.50%) Linux
6 20 (62.50%) Web Services
7 18 (56.25%) UNIX
7 18 (56.25%) OO
7 18 (56.25%) IPv4
7 18 (56.25%) Degree
8 16 (50.00%) jQuery
8 16 (50.00%) XPath
8 16 (50.00%) Sun Certification
8 16 (50.00%) XSLT
8 16 (50.00%) HPUX
8 16 (50.00%) Solaris
8 16 (50.00%) Servlets
8 16 (50.00%) Struts
9 12 (37.50%) C
9 12 (37.50%) Oracle
9 12 (37.50%) MVC
9 12 (37.50%) Banking
9 12 (37.50%) Multithreading
10 10 (31.25%) Computer Science

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 10 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 8 (25.00%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 6 (18.75%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) IPv4
2 8 (25.00%) HTTP
3 6 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.50%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 24 (75.00%) Subversion
1 24 (75.00%) Maven
2 10 (31.25%) SoapUI
3 6 (18.75%) Ant
3 6 (18.75%) JUnit
3 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 6 (18.75%) Log4j
General
1 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 10 (31.25%) Financial Institution
4 8 (25.00%) Retail
5 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
6 3 (9.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 28 (87.50%) Java Developer
3 18 (56.25%) Senior Developer
3 18 (56.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (15.63%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) XML
1 28 (87.50%) Hibernate
1 28 (87.50%) Spring
2 22 (68.75%) RESTful
3 20 (62.50%) Web Services
4 16 (50.00%) jQuery
4 16 (50.00%) Servlets
4 16 (50.00%) Struts
4 16 (50.00%) XSLT
5 10 (31.25%) JAXB
5 10 (31.25%) SAX
5 10 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (31.25%) XSD
5 10 (31.25%) DOM
5 10 (31.25%) HTML
5 10 (31.25%) J2EE
5 10 (31.25%) EJB
5 10 (31.25%) JDBC
5 10 (31.25%) JSP
5 10 (31.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Client/Server
1 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) Web 2.0
3 2 (6.25%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) UNIX
3 16 (50.00%) HPUX
3 16 (50.00%) Solaris
4 10 (31.25%) AIX
5 6 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) OO
2 12 (37.50%) MVC
2 12 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 10 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 8 (25.00%) Content Management
4 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) B2B
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) People Management
7 2 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) Java
2 24 (75.00%) SQL
3 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 16 (50.00%) XPath
5 12 (37.50%) C
6 10 (31.25%) C++
7 6 (18.75%) C#
8 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Degree
2 16 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISEB
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (31.25%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Sun
3 6 (18.75%) Interwoven
3 6 (18.75%) IBM
4 4 (12.50%) Sybase
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft