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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 55 72 43
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 23 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.99% 0.38% 4.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.92% 1.41% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 16
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £32,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,250 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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
178 142 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 30.90% 26.74% 50.27%
Number of salaries quoted 135 91 134
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £82,500
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 4 September 2015.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Watford

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (88.00%) Web Services
2 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (68.00%) Java
4 15 (60.00%) HTML
5 14 (56.00%) CSS
5 14 (56.00%) jQuery
6 13 (52.00%) REST
6 13 (52.00%) Tomcat
6 13 (52.00%) Eclipse
7 12 (48.00%) J2EE
7 12 (48.00%) Subversion
8 11 (44.00%) XML
9 10 (40.00%) Spring
9 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
10 9 (36.00%) OO
10 9 (36.00%) .NET
11 8 (32.00%) MySQL
11 8 (32.00%) C#
11 8 (32.00%) Linux
11 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (28.00%) JMS
12 7 (28.00%) HTTP
12 7 (28.00%) UNIX
12 7 (28.00%) Servlets
12 7 (28.00%) Struts
12 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
12 7 (28.00%) SQL
12 7 (28.00%) Oracle
12 7 (28.00%) JUnit

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (52.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (24.00%) MQSeries
2 6 (24.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Apache
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
2 6 (24.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.00%) JasperReports
6 1 (4.00%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Eclipse
2 12 (48.00%) Subversion
3 7 (28.00%) Maven
3 7 (28.00%) JUnit
4 6 (24.00%) Log4j
4 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (24.00%) Ant
5 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) Web Services
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 14 (56.00%) CSS
3 14 (56.00%) jQuery
4 13 (52.00%) REST
5 12 (48.00%) J2EE
6 11 (44.00%) XML
7 10 (40.00%) Spring
8 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
8 9 (36.00%) .NET
9 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (28.00%) Servlets
9 7 (28.00%) Struts
9 7 (28.00%) JMS
9 7 (28.00%) Ajax
10 6 (24.00%) JSON
10 6 (24.00%) XMLBeans
10 6 (24.00%) XSLT
11 5 (20.00%) XHTML
11 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Web 2.0
1 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) UNIX
3 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) HPUX
3 6 (24.00%) Solaris
4 3 (12.00%) Android
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) OO
3 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (24.00%) MVC
5 6 (24.00%) Content Management
6 5 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (20.00%) DevOps
7 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Mobile Commerce
8 3 (12.00%) Time Management
8 3 (12.00%) Memory Management
8 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.00%) Web Development
8 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 3 (12.00%) Web Design
8 3 (12.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (68.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) C#
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) XPath
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
2 6 (24.00%) Interwoven
3 5 (20.00%) Adobe
4 3 (12.00%) Xamarin
5 2 (8.00%) Sybase