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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 144 130 151
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 70 70 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.33% 1.43% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.36% 4.05% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 53 62 46
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
2081 1727 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 39.58% 35.25% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 1474 1749
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,850 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -1 23 £42,500 +21.42% 10
Birmingham +5 16 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Solihull +9 11 £33,500 +21.81% 1
Coventry -7 11 £55,000 +22.22%
Shropshire - 9 £42,500 -
Worcestershire +7 6 £22,250 -23.27% 1
Warwickshire -25 2 - - 1
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 77 (74.04%) XML
2 71 (68.27%) .NET
3 64 (61.54%) C#
4 62 (59.62%) Web Services
5 58 (55.77%) SQL
6 56 (53.85%) SQL Server
7 51 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (45.19%) JavaScript
9 46 (44.23%) HTML
10 43 (41.35%) REST
11 34 (32.69%) ASP.NET
11 34 (32.69%) CSS
12 32 (30.77%) MVC
12 32 (30.77%) WCF
13 30 (28.85%) LINQ
14 27 (25.96%) Java
15 26 (25.00%) Relational Database
16 25 (24.04%) Oracle
17 24 (23.08%) JSON
18 22 (21.15%) SOA
19 21 (20.19%) T-SQL
19 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
19 21 (20.19%) .NET Framework
20 19 (18.27%) jQuery
20 19 (18.27%) Visual Studio
21 18 (17.31%) WPF
21 18 (17.31%) Unit Testing
22 17 (16.35%) RDBMS
23 16 (15.38%) VB
23 16 (15.38%) Entity Framework

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (5.77%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.77%) Apache
4 2 (1.92%) CMS
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.96%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) HTTP
2 5 (4.81%) Internet
3 2 (1.92%) LDAP
4 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.96%) SSL
4 1 (0.96%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 26 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 17 (16.35%) RDBMS
4 13 (12.50%) MySQL
5 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (6.73%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Visual Studio
2 16 (15.38%) Subversion
3 12 (11.54%) Maven
3 12 (11.54%) Ant
4 10 (9.62%) ReSharper
5 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
6 8 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 6 (5.77%) NetBeans
8 5 (4.81%) NUnit
9 4 (3.85%) JIRA
10 3 (2.88%) JUnit
11 2 (1.92%) Xcode
12 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.96%) AccuRev
12 1 (0.96%) Log4j
General
1 13 (12.50%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Retail
3 8 (7.69%) Back Office
4 2 (1.92%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (78.85%) Developer
2 32 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 20 (19.23%) .NET Developer
4 16 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 16 (15.38%) Architect
4 16 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (13.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (10.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (9.62%) Senior Developer
8 9 (8.65%) PHP Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Java Developer
9 8 (7.69%) Java Architect
10 6 (5.77%) Junior C# Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Junior Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Junior
11 5 (4.81%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Agile C# Developer
12 4 (3.85%) WPF Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Silverlight Developer
12 4 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (74.04%) XML
2 71 (68.27%) .NET
3 62 (59.62%) Web Services
4 46 (44.23%) HTML
5 43 (41.35%) REST
6 34 (32.69%) ASP.NET
6 34 (32.69%) CSS
7 32 (30.77%) WCF
8 30 (28.85%) LINQ
9 24 (23.08%) JSON
10 21 (20.19%) .NET Framework
11 19 (18.27%) jQuery
12 18 (17.31%) WPF
13 16 (15.38%) Entity Framework
14 15 (14.42%) Spring
14 15 (14.42%) J2EE
15 14 (13.46%) Struts
15 14 (13.46%) XSLT
15 14 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (13.46%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.62%) N-Tier
3 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.77%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.77%) Web 2.0
5 5 (4.81%) W3C
5 5 (4.81%) User Experience
6 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.92%) Open Source
7 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.96%) IVR
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.65%) Windows
2 8 (7.69%) Linux
3 7 (6.73%) HPUX
3 7 (6.73%) Solaris
4 6 (5.77%) UNIX
5 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.92%) Android
7 2 (1.92%) AIX
7 2 (1.92%) zOS
8 1 (0.96%) SUSE
8 1 (0.96%) OS/400
8 1 (0.96%) OS/390
8 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.77%) MVC
3 22 (21.15%) SOA
4 18 (17.31%) Unit Testing
5 16 (15.38%) TDD
6 14 (13.46%) OO
6 14 (13.46%) Mentoring
7 12 (11.54%) UML
7 12 (11.54%) OOP
8 11 (10.58%) Software Testing
9 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.69%) Web Development
10 8 (7.69%) Web Design
11 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.77%) Scrum
12 6 (5.77%) Multithreading
12 6 (5.77%) Business Analysis
12 6 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 64 (61.54%) C#
2 58 (55.77%) SQL
3 47 (45.19%) JavaScript
4 27 (25.96%) Java
5 21 (20.19%) T-SQL
6 16 (15.38%) VB
7 13 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 10 (9.62%) PHP
9 7 (6.73%) XPath
10 6 (5.77%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.77%) Perl
11 5 (4.81%) C
12 4 (3.85%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.88%) XAML
13 3 (2.88%) Groovy
14 1 (0.96%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.96%) VB6
14 1 (0.96%) PHP5
14 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (24.04%) Oracle
2 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.73%) IBM
4 4 (3.85%) Mitel
4 4 (3.85%) Progress
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco
5 1 (0.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.96%) Interwoven
5 1 (0.96%) Avaya
5 1 (0.96%) Genesys
5 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.96%) Zend
5 1 (0.96%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (0.96%) Verint
5 1 (0.96%) Xamarin
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TUI Group
Salary: Very competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Modis International - London
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits / Bonus / Holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Hafele
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Explore Group
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + inc FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + + FE Car + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester or Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Lichfield
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + PACKAGE + GREAT TRAINING
Posted: 19 days ago