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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 45 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 27 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.16% 0.25% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.25% 0.59% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 1 5
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
240 170 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.89% 41.77% 35.76%
Number of salaries quoted 158 126 113
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 40 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (90.00%) XML
3 34 (85.00%) Hibernate
3 34 (85.00%) Spring
4 30 (75.00%) Subversion
4 30 (75.00%) SQL
4 30 (75.00%) Maven
5 28 (70.00%) Finance
6 26 (65.00%) UNIX
6 26 (65.00%) Degree
7 24 (60.00%) RESTful
7 24 (60.00%) Web Services
7 24 (60.00%) Linux
7 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
8 20 (50.00%) Oracle
8 20 (50.00%) OO
8 20 (50.00%) XSLT
8 20 (50.00%) Servlets
8 20 (50.00%) Struts
8 20 (50.00%) Sun Certification
8 20 (50.00%) HPUX
8 20 (50.00%) Solaris
8 20 (50.00%) IPv4
8 20 (50.00%) jQuery
8 20 (50.00%) XPath
9 16 (40.00%) REST
9 16 (40.00%) Adobe CQ
9 16 (40.00%) Retail
9 16 (40.00%) Content Management
9 16 (40.00%) E-Commerce

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (40.00%) Adobe CQ
2 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (25.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) IPv4
2 10 (25.00%) Internet
2 10 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) MySQL
2 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 30 (75.00%) Subversion
1 30 (75.00%) Maven
2 10 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 10 (25.00%) Log4j
2 10 (25.00%) Ant
2 10 (25.00%) JUnit
2 10 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (70.00%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) Retail
3 13 (32.50%) Manufacturing
4 12 (30.00%) Banking
5 10 (25.00%) Financial Institution
6 5 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
1 34 (85.00%) Java Developer
2 20 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 20 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (17.50%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Test Leader
5 6 (15.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (90.00%) XML
2 34 (85.00%) Hibernate
2 34 (85.00%) Spring
3 24 (60.00%) RESTful
3 24 (60.00%) Web Services
4 20 (50.00%) XSLT
4 20 (50.00%) Servlets
4 20 (50.00%) Struts
4 20 (50.00%) jQuery
5 16 (40.00%) REST
5 16 (40.00%) HTML
6 14 (35.00%) J2EE
7 10 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 10 (25.00%) JSON
7 10 (25.00%) Java EE
7 10 (25.00%) XMLBeans
7 10 (25.00%) Ajax
7 10 (25.00%) JSF
7 10 (25.00%) JAXB
7 10 (25.00%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 10 (25.00%) Web 2.0
1 10 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) UNIX
2 24 (60.00%) Linux
3 20 (50.00%) HPUX
3 20 (50.00%) Solaris
4 10 (25.00%) AIX
5 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) OO
2 16 (40.00%) Content Management
2 16 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (25.00%) MVC
4 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.00%) System Testing
5 6 (15.00%) People Management
6 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (75.00%) SQL
3 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (50.00%) XPath
5 10 (25.00%) C++
5 10 (25.00%) C
6 4 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (65.00%) Degree
2 20 (50.00%) Sun Certification
3 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (15.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) VirtualBox
1 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
2 10 (25.00%) IBM
2 10 (25.00%) Sun
2 10 (25.00%) Interwoven
3 4 (10.00%) Sybase
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £48k - 55k per year
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