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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 49 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 25 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.07% - 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.63% - 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
215 147 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 34.96% 40.05% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 149 127 104
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (96.77%) Java
1 30 (96.77%) XML
2 24 (77.42%) Hibernate
2 24 (77.42%) Subversion
2 24 (77.42%) Spring
2 24 (77.42%) Maven
3 21 (67.74%) Finance
3 21 (67.74%) UNIX
3 21 (67.74%) SQL
4 20 (64.52%) Degree
5 16 (51.61%) RESTful
5 16 (51.61%) IPv4
6 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
6 15 (48.39%) MySQL
6 15 (48.39%) Linux
6 15 (48.39%) HTML
6 15 (48.39%) REST
7 14 (45.16%) Adobe CQ
7 14 (45.16%) jQuery
7 14 (45.16%) Content Management
7 14 (45.16%) Retail
7 14 (45.16%) XPath
7 14 (45.16%) Servlets
7 14 (45.16%) Struts
7 14 (45.16%) Web Services
7 14 (45.16%) XSLT
7 14 (45.16%) OO
7 14 (45.16%) HPUX
7 14 (45.16%) Solaris
7 14 (45.16%) Oracle

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 14 (45.16%) Adobe CQ
2 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
3 8 (25.81%) MQSeries
4 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
4 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) IPv4
2 9 (29.03%) HTTP
3 8 (25.81%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) MySQL
2 8 (25.81%) RDBMS
2 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (77.42%) Subversion
1 24 (77.42%) Maven
2 8 (25.81%) Ant
2 8 (25.81%) JUnit
2 8 (25.81%) Eclipse
2 8 (25.81%) Log4j
3 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (67.74%) Finance
2 14 (45.16%) Retail
3 12 (38.71%) Manufacturing
4 7 (22.58%) Banking
5 6 (19.35%) Financial Institution
5 6 (19.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
1 24 (77.42%) Java Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Senior Java Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Senior Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Test Leader
4 6 (19.35%) Test Manager
5 5 (16.13%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) XML
2 24 (77.42%) Hibernate
2 24 (77.42%) Spring
3 16 (51.61%) RESTful
4 15 (48.39%) REST
4 15 (48.39%) HTML
5 14 (45.16%) Servlets
5 14 (45.16%) Struts
5 14 (45.16%) Web Services
5 14 (45.16%) XSLT
5 14 (45.16%) jQuery
6 9 (29.03%) CSS
7 8 (25.81%) J2EE
7 8 (25.81%) JMS
7 8 (25.81%) XMLBeans
7 8 (25.81%) Ajax
7 8 (25.81%) JSON
8 7 (22.58%) JSP
9 6 (19.35%) Spring MVC
9 6 (19.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Web 2.0
2 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
2 6 (19.35%) Client/Server
3 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Online Games
4 1 (3.23%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) UNIX
2 15 (48.39%) Linux
3 14 (45.16%) HPUX
3 14 (45.16%) Solaris
4 7 (22.58%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) OO
1 14 (45.16%) E-Commerce
1 14 (45.16%) Content Management
2 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
2 6 (19.35%) Multithreading
2 6 (19.35%) System Testing
2 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
2 6 (19.35%) People Management
2 6 (19.35%) MVC
3 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 21 (67.74%) SQL
3 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 14 (45.16%) XPath
5 6 (19.35%) C
5 6 (19.35%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Degree
2 14 (45.16%) Sun Certification
3 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
3 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (19.35%) ISEB
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (19.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) IBM
2 8 (25.81%) Sun
2 8 (25.81%) Interwoven
3 6 (19.35%) VMware