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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 169 132 149
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +17
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 51 71 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 1.32% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.57% 3.86% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 39 62 45
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1988 1837 1952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.71% 34.21% 40.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1738 1640 1697
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 1 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 1 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 -31 17 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Staffordshire -7 9 £42,500 -26.08%
Worcestershire +1 8 £30,000 -25.00%
Warwickshire +2 7 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Herefordshire - 4 £31,500 -
Coventry -7 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Solihull - 1 £32,500 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 (66.40%) XML
2 72 (57.60%) JavaScript
3 70 (56.00%) Web Services
4 63 (50.40%) SQL Server
5 60 (48.00%) HTML
6 52 (41.60%) Java
7 50 (40.00%) MVC
8 49 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (36.80%) C#
10 44 (35.20%) CSS
11 43 (34.40%) SQL
12 41 (32.80%) .NET
12 41 (32.80%) TDD
13 40 (32.00%) Microsoft
14 37 (29.60%) OO
14 37 (29.60%) jQuery
15 34 (27.20%) REST
16 33 (26.40%) Degree
16 33 (26.40%) Subversion
17 31 (24.80%) Ajax
18 29 (23.20%) J2EE
19 28 (22.40%) WCF
20 27 (21.60%) Oracle
21 26 (20.80%) Unit Testing
22 24 (19.20%) Tomcat
23 23 (18.40%) PHP
24 20 (16.00%) ASP.NET
24 20 (16.00%) JBoss
24 20 (16.00%) Linux
24 20 (16.00%) XSLT

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 24 (19.20%) Tomcat
2 14 (11.20%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (8.00%) CMS
3 10 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 9 (7.20%) Apache
5 6 (4.80%) GlassFish
6 5 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.40%) WordPress
7 3 (2.40%) IIS
8 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.60%) FileNet
8 2 (1.60%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.60%) Drupal
8 2 (1.60%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.60%) Confluence
9 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.80%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (15.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) InfoPath
3 3 (2.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.60%) Internet
2 9 (7.20%) HTTP
3 6 (4.80%) DNS
4 5 (4.00%) SSL
5 3 (2.40%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (50.40%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.20%) MySQL
3 16 (12.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (10.40%) Relational Database
5 12 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (9.60%) JasperReports
6 11 (8.80%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (8.80%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.80%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (26.40%) Subversion
2 20 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (13.60%) Eclipse
4 16 (12.80%) Selenium
5 15 (12.00%) Maven
6 14 (11.20%) Jenkins
7 12 (9.60%) Visual Studio
7 12 (9.60%) FitNesse
8 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (3.20%) JIRA
9 4 (3.20%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.20%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.40%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.60%) JUnit
11 2 (1.60%) JMeter
11 2 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (1.60%) jMock
11 2 (1.60%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.60%) Hudson
11 2 (1.60%) Spock
General
1 13 (10.40%) Retail
2 11 (8.80%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.80%) Finance
3 10 (8.00%) Games
4 8 (6.40%) Marketing
5 5 (4.00%) Banking
6 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.40%) Local Government
7 3 (2.40%) Advertising
7 3 (2.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 89 (71.20%) Developer
2 25 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (14.40%) PHP Developer
4 14 (11.20%) Applications Developer
5 13 (10.40%) .NET Developer
6 12 (9.60%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.80%) Consultant
8 10 (8.00%) C# Developer
9 9 (7.20%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 9 (7.20%) Software Engineer
9 9 (7.20%) Web Developer
10 8 (6.40%) Software Developer
10 8 (6.40%) CRM Developer
11 7 (5.60%) BizTalk Developer
11 7 (5.60%) Implementation Consultant
11 7 (5.60%) Analyst
12 6 (4.80%) Team Leader
12 6 (4.80%) Web Applications Developer
12 6 (4.80%) Java Team Leader
12 6 (4.80%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (66.40%) XML
2 70 (56.00%) Web Services
3 60 (48.00%) HTML
4 44 (35.20%) CSS
5 41 (32.80%) .NET
6 37 (29.60%) jQuery
7 34 (27.20%) REST
8 31 (24.80%) Ajax
9 29 (23.20%) J2EE
10 28 (22.40%) WCF
11 20 (16.00%) ASP.NET
11 20 (16.00%) XSLT
11 20 (16.00%) Spring
12 19 (15.20%) Hibernate
13 18 (14.40%) HTML5
14 16 (12.80%) JMS
15 15 (12.00%) XHTML
16 14 (11.20%) JSON
17 13 (10.40%) .NET Framework
17 13 (10.40%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.80%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.80%) User Experience
3 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.00%) Internet of Things
3 5 (4.00%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.20%) Open Source
5 3 (2.40%) DTV
5 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.80%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.00%) Linux
2 12 (9.60%) Windows
3 7 (5.60%) CentOS
4 6 (4.80%) Android
4 6 (4.80%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.00%) MVC
2 49 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (32.80%) TDD
4 37 (29.60%) OO
5 26 (20.80%) Unit Testing
6 16 (12.80%) OOP
7 13 (10.40%) Multithreading
8 12 (9.60%) Data Modelling
8 12 (9.60%) Project Planning
9 11 (8.80%) CRM
10 10 (8.00%) Scrum
10 10 (8.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.00%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.20%) Logistics
12 8 (6.40%) Workflow
13 7 (5.60%) Migration
14 6 (4.80%) E-Commerce
14 6 (4.80%) B2B
14 6 (4.80%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (57.60%) JavaScript
2 52 (41.60%) Java
3 46 (36.80%) C#
4 43 (34.40%) SQL
5 23 (18.40%) PHP
6 18 (14.40%) VB.NET
7 13 (10.40%) PHP5
7 13 (10.40%) VB
8 12 (9.60%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.80%) Groovy
10 5 (4.00%) XPath
11 3 (2.40%) VB6
11 3 (2.40%) C++
11 3 (2.40%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.60%) Clojure
12 2 (1.60%) Scala
13 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.80%) VBA
13 1 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (26.40%) Degree
2 10 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.40%) MCITP
4 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.60%) Oracle
3 20 (16.00%) JBoss
4 12 (9.60%) CheckPoint
5 11 (8.80%) Zend
6 7 (5.60%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.80%) SAP
8 3 (2.40%) Facebook
8 3 (2.40%) IBM
9 2 (1.60%) Adobe
9 2 (1.60%) Twitter
10 1 (0.80%) Open Text
10 1 (0.80%) Motorola
10 1 (0.80%) webMethods
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Experian
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Experian
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