The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 158 139 142
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 69 71 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.19% 1.32% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.24% 3.54% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 59 68 64
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +9.58%
SOAP
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2127 2005 2140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.75% 37.39% 39.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1929 1720 1907
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SOAP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SOAP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SOAP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

SOAP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SOAP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +17 18 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Birmingham -45 15 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Warwickshire - 12 £45,000 -
Coventry -11 8 £55,000 +50.08%
Worcestershire -6 7 £32,500 +8.33%
Herefordshire 0 5 £52,500 +66.66%
Shropshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
Solihull +5 1 £33,500 +3.07%
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 81 (61.36%) XML
2 74 (56.06%) Web Services
3 71 (53.79%) .NET
4 62 (46.97%) C#
5 58 (43.94%) REST
6 57 (43.18%) SQL
6 57 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (42.42%) JavaScript
8 55 (41.67%) SQL Server
9 49 (37.12%) HTML
10 43 (32.58%) Java
11 38 (28.79%) CSS
12 33 (25.00%) JSON
12 33 (25.00%) WCF
13 32 (24.24%) Oracle
14 29 (21.97%) jQuery
15 28 (21.21%) Relational Database
16 27 (20.45%) ASP.NET
17 26 (19.70%) TDD
18 25 (18.94%) MVC
18 25 (18.94%) SOA
18 25 (18.94%) Git (software)
19 24 (18.18%) MySQL
19 24 (18.18%) .NET Framework
20 23 (17.42%) LINQ
20 23 (17.42%) OOP
21 22 (16.67%) Visual Studio
21 22 (16.67%) Subversion
21 22 (16.67%) Spring
22 20 (15.15%) Unit Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (9.85%) Apache
2 12 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (5.30%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.79%) Mule
5 4 (3.03%) CMS
5 4 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.27%) IIS
7 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.52%) Node.js
7 2 (1.52%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.76%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.76%) JBoss
8 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.55%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.52%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) MS Office
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.76%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.76%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.58%) HTTP
2 8 (6.06%) Internet
3 3 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.52%) LDAP
5 1 (0.76%) SSL
5 1 (0.76%) CTI
5 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 28 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 24 (18.18%) MySQL
4 18 (13.64%) RDBMS
5 12 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (6.82%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.79%) Hadoop
8 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.03%) Big Data
10 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.52%) SQLite
10 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 25 (18.94%) Git (software)
2 22 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 22 (16.67%) Subversion
3 12 (9.09%) Maven
4 11 (8.33%) Ant
5 10 (7.58%) ReSharper
6 7 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (5.30%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.55%) NUnit
8 5 (3.79%) JIRA
9 4 (3.03%) NetBeans
9 4 (3.03%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.27%) Selenium
11 2 (1.52%) Xcode
11 2 (1.52%) JUnit
12 1 (0.76%) Log4j
12 1 (0.76%) TestNG
12 1 (0.76%) AccuRev
12 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.76%) Sublime Text
General
1 17 (12.88%) Finance
2 13 (9.85%) Retail
3 11 (8.33%) Back Office
4 10 (7.58%) Marketing
5 5 (3.79%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.27%) Publishing
7 2 (1.52%) Games
7 2 (1.52%) Electronics
7 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.76%) Automotive
8 1 (0.76%) Law
8 1 (0.76%) Local Government
8 1 (0.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 103 (78.03%) Developer
2 27 (20.45%) C# Developer
3 24 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 18 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 17 (12.88%) .NET Developer
5 17 (12.88%) Senior Developer
6 13 (9.85%) Architect
7 11 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.58%) Junior
9 9 (6.82%) Junior Developer
10 7 (5.30%) Junior C# Developer
11 6 (4.55%) PHP Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Consultant
12 5 (3.79%) Senior Web Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Lead Developer
12 5 (3.79%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (3.79%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (61.36%) XML
2 74 (56.06%) Web Services
3 71 (53.79%) .NET
4 58 (43.94%) REST
5 49 (37.12%) HTML
6 38 (28.79%) CSS
7 33 (25.00%) JSON
7 33 (25.00%) WCF
8 29 (21.97%) jQuery
9 27 (20.45%) ASP.NET
10 24 (18.18%) .NET Framework
11 23 (17.42%) LINQ
12 22 (16.67%) Spring
13 18 (13.64%) Ajax
14 17 (12.88%) Entity Framework
15 14 (10.61%) WPF
16 13 (9.85%) RESTful
16 13 (9.85%) J2EE
17 11 (8.33%) Struts
17 11 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) N-Tier
1 12 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.82%) User Experience
4 7 (5.30%) Web 2.0
4 7 (5.30%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.55%) W3C
6 4 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.03%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.52%) DTV
8 2 (1.52%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.76%) IVR
9 1 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.76%) iPhone
9 1 (0.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.64%) Linux
2 8 (6.06%) HPUX
2 8 (6.06%) Solaris
2 8 (6.06%) Android
3 7 (5.30%) UNIX
4 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.03%) Windows
6 2 (1.52%) AIX
6 2 (1.52%) zOS
7 1 (0.76%) SUSE
7 1 (0.76%) OS/400
7 1 (0.76%) OS/390
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.70%) TDD
3 25 (18.94%) MVC
3 25 (18.94%) SOA
4 23 (17.42%) OOP
5 20 (15.15%) Unit Testing
6 18 (13.64%) OO
7 14 (10.61%) Software Engineering
7 14 (10.61%) Mentoring
8 12 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 11 (8.33%) Scrum
10 10 (7.58%) E-Commerce
11 9 (6.82%) Web Development
11 9 (6.82%) Business Analysis
11 9 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (6.06%) UML
13 7 (5.30%) Mobile Development
13 7 (5.30%) SDLC
13 7 (5.30%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (46.97%) C#
2 57 (43.18%) SQL
3 56 (42.42%) JavaScript
4 43 (32.58%) Java
5 15 (11.36%) PHP
6 14 (10.61%) T-SQL
7 12 (9.09%) VB
7 12 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 12 (9.09%) C
8 9 (6.82%) Python
9 5 (3.79%) C++
9 5 (3.79%) Perl
9 5 (3.79%) XPath
10 4 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.03%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.27%) Groovy
12 2 (1.52%) Scala
12 2 (1.52%) XAML
13 1 (0.76%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.76%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 19 (14.39%) Degree
2 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.27%) ISEB
2 3 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (24.24%) Oracle
2 19 (14.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.06%) SAP
3 8 (6.06%) IBM
4 4 (3.03%) Adobe
5 3 (2.27%) SEEBURGER
6 2 (1.52%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.52%) Lagan
6 2 (1.52%) Northgate
6 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.76%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco
7 1 (0.76%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.76%) Avaya
7 1 (0.76%) Genesys
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.76%) Sage
7 1 (0.76%) Civica
7 1 (0.76%) Orchard
7 1 (0.76%) FrontRange
Staffordshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Tata Technologies Europe Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Staffordshire
Anonymous Recruiter
Salary: From £22,000 to £32,000 per annum Pension, 33 Days Holiday inc Christm
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago