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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 189 128 161
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +33
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 41 82 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 1.54% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% 4.27% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 70 28
Average salary £36,250 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,750 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1992 1920 1876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.64% 36.09% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1718 1665
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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
Birmingham -42 16 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Warwickshire +2 9 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Staffordshire -11 8 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Solihull - 3 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -3 2 £32,500 -23.52%
Coventry -8 2 £45,000 +25.00%
Shropshire - 1 £30,500 - 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 83 (72.17%) XML
2 73 (63.48%) Web Services
3 67 (58.26%) JavaScript
4 64 (55.65%) HTML
5 56 (48.70%) SQL Server
6 48 (41.74%) MVC
7 46 (40.00%) CSS
8 42 (36.52%) C#
8 42 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (35.65%) SQL
10 40 (34.78%) Java
11 36 (31.30%) .NET
11 36 (31.30%) Microsoft
12 34 (29.57%) jQuery
13 33 (28.70%) OO
14 32 (27.83%) Degree
14 32 (27.83%) TDD
15 30 (26.09%) WCF
15 30 (26.09%) REST
16 28 (24.35%) Subversion
17 23 (20.00%) Ajax
17 23 (20.00%) PHP
18 21 (18.26%) J2EE
18 21 (18.26%) Oracle
18 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET
18 21 (18.26%) HTML5
19 20 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (17.39%) MySQL
20 19 (16.52%) Linux
20 19 (16.52%) MS Excel

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 18 (15.65%) Tomcat
2 15 (13.04%) JBoss
3 12 (10.43%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (8.70%) CMS
5 9 (7.83%) Apache
5 9 (7.83%) WebSphere
6 6 (5.22%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.61%) WordPress
7 3 (2.61%) IIS
7 3 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.74%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.74%) FileNet
8 2 (1.74%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.74%) Drupal
8 2 (1.74%) Confluence
9 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.87%) LiveLink
Applications
1 19 (16.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) InfoPath
2 3 (2.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.61%) Magento
2 3 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.43%) Internet
2 10 (8.70%) HTTP
3 7 (6.09%) SSL
4 6 (5.22%) DNS
5 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.87%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (48.70%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.39%) MySQL
3 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (10.43%) Relational Database
4 12 (10.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (6.09%) JasperReports
7 6 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.22%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (24.35%) Subversion
2 20 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (10.43%) Eclipse
4 11 (9.57%) Visual Studio
5 10 (8.70%) Maven
6 9 (7.83%) Selenium
6 9 (7.83%) Jenkins
7 7 (6.09%) FitNesse
8 4 (3.48%) JIRA
9 2 (1.74%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.74%) jMock
9 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.74%) JUnit
9 2 (1.74%) JMeter
9 2 (1.74%) LoadUI
9 2 (1.74%) Spock
9 2 (1.74%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.74%) Hudson
9 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (13.04%) Retail
2 14 (12.17%) Finance
3 13 (11.30%) Telecoms
4 10 (8.70%) Marketing
5 7 (6.09%) Banking
6 5 (4.35%) Games
7 3 (2.61%) Local Government
7 3 (2.61%) Electronics
7 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 84 (73.04%) Developer
2 21 (18.26%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.65%) PHP Developer
4 16 (13.91%) .NET Developer
5 14 (12.17%) C# Developer
5 14 (12.17%) Applications Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Consultant
7 9 (7.83%) Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 8 (6.96%) CRM Developer
8 8 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Implementation Consultant
9 7 (6.09%) BizTalk Developer
10 6 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Solutions Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (5.22%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (72.17%) XML
2 73 (63.48%) Web Services
3 64 (55.65%) HTML
4 46 (40.00%) CSS
5 36 (31.30%) .NET
6 34 (29.57%) jQuery
7 30 (26.09%) REST
7 30 (26.09%) WCF
8 23 (20.00%) Ajax
9 21 (18.26%) J2EE
9 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET
9 21 (18.26%) HTML5
10 17 (14.78%) XSLT
11 14 (12.17%) Spring
11 14 (12.17%) XHTML
12 13 (11.30%) WPF
12 13 (11.30%) Hibernate
12 13 (11.30%) Silverlight
13 11 (9.57%) LAMP
13 11 (9.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.09%) Credit Risk
3 6 (5.22%) User Experience
3 6 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.35%) Internet of Things
5 4 (3.48%) Open Source
5 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.61%) DTV
6 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.87%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.52%) Linux
2 14 (12.17%) Windows
3 7 (6.09%) CentOS
4 6 (5.22%) Android
4 6 (5.22%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.61%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.74%) MVC
2 42 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (28.70%) OO
4 32 (27.83%) TDD
5 17 (14.78%) Unit Testing
6 12 (10.43%) Project Planning
6 12 (10.43%) OOP
6 12 (10.43%) Data Modelling
7 11 (9.57%) CRM
8 9 (7.83%) Scrum
8 9 (7.83%) Logistics
8 9 (7.83%) Software Engineering
9 8 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.96%) Multithreading
9 8 (6.96%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.09%) Time Management
10 7 (6.09%) Incident Management
10 7 (6.09%) Migration
10 7 (6.09%) B2B
11 6 (5.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 67 (58.26%) JavaScript
2 42 (36.52%) C#
3 41 (35.65%) SQL
4 40 (34.78%) Java
5 23 (20.00%) PHP
6 18 (15.65%) VB.NET
7 14 (12.17%) PHP5
8 13 (11.30%) T-SQL
9 8 (6.96%) VB
10 5 (4.35%) Groovy
11 4 (3.48%) XPath
12 3 (2.61%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.74%) Scala
13 2 (1.74%) Clojure
14 1 (0.87%) VBA
14 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.87%) VB6
14 1 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (27.83%) Degree
2 10 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 10 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.96%) MCITP
4 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (31.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.26%) Oracle
3 12 (10.43%) CheckPoint
3 12 (10.43%) Zend
4 7 (6.09%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.48%) SAP
6 3 (2.61%) IBM
6 3 (2.61%) Facebook
7 2 (1.74%) Twitter
7 2 (1.74%) Adobe
8 1 (0.87%) Motorola
8 1 (0.87%) Progress
8 1 (0.87%) webMethods
8 1 (0.87%) Open Text
8 1 (0.87%) Mitel
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