The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 131 143 95
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -48
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 69 54 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.40% 1.08% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.98% 2.78% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 61 46 95
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1734 1940 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.19% 38.71% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1722 1721
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
SOAP
England

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 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire - 23 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire +16 20 £42,500 +30.76%
Birmingham -17 12 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Solihull 0 3 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Coventry +10 2 £45,000 +9.75% 1
Walsall - 1 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £29,000 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 98 (72.06%) Java
2 68 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 67 (49.26%) XML
4 58 (42.65%) REST
5 56 (41.18%) J2EE
6 54 (39.71%) .NET
7 53 (38.97%) Oracle
8 51 (37.50%) HTML
8 51 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (36.76%) SQL Server
10 48 (35.29%) PHP
10 48 (35.29%) Ajax
11 47 (34.56%) Web Services
12 42 (30.88%) Degree
13 41 (30.15%) C#
13 41 (30.15%) SQL
14 40 (29.41%) CSS
15 39 (28.68%) Selenium
15 39 (28.68%) Unit Testing
16 37 (27.21%) TDD
17 35 (25.74%) Automated Testing
18 32 (23.53%) Maven
18 32 (23.53%) Git (software)
18 32 (23.53%) Linux
19 30 (22.06%) Tomcat
19 30 (22.06%) MVC
19 30 (22.06%) Jenkins
20 29 (21.32%) Hibernate
20 29 (21.32%) jQuery
20 29 (21.32%) Spring

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (22.06%) Tomcat
2 11 (8.09%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.62%) Apache Solr
4 7 (5.15%) CMS
4 7 (5.15%) WordPress
5 5 (3.68%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.68%) Apache
5 5 (3.68%) IBM Connections
6 4 (2.94%) ExpressionEngine
7 3 (2.21%) Joomla!
7 3 (2.21%) Drupal
8 1 (0.74%) nginx
8 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Photoshop
2 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.88%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.21%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.03%) HTTP
2 10 (7.35%) Intranet
3 9 (6.62%) Internet
4 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.68%) HTTPS
6 4 (2.94%) Extranet
7 2 (1.47%) FTP
8 1 (0.74%) IPv4
8 1 (0.74%) IPv6
8 1 (0.74%) Network Security
8 1 (0.74%) DNS
8 1 (0.74%) LDAP
8 1 (0.74%) Broadband
8 1 (0.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (36.76%) SQL Server
2 28 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (16.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (14.71%) MySQL
4 20 (14.71%) JasperReports
5 17 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (8.09%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (28.68%) Selenium
2 32 (23.53%) Maven
2 32 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 30 (22.06%) Jenkins
4 26 (19.12%) Subversion
5 25 (18.38%) Eclipse
6 20 (14.71%) FitNesse
7 19 (13.97%) Cucumber
8 18 (13.24%) TeamCity
9 13 (9.56%) Hudson
10 12 (8.82%) JBehave
11 10 (7.35%) SoapUI
12 9 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (6.62%) Visual Studio
13 7 (5.15%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (5.15%) SpecFlow
14 3 (2.21%) Apache Continuum
15 2 (1.47%) JIRA
16 1 (0.74%) PHPUnit
16 1 (0.74%) Xdebug
General
1 20 (14.71%) Games
2 12 (8.82%) Finance
3 4 (2.94%) Billing
4 2 (1.47%) German Language
4 2 (1.47%) Publishing
4 2 (1.47%) Automotive
4 2 (1.47%) Banking
4 2 (1.47%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 94 (69.12%) Developer
2 44 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 22 (16.18%) PHP Developer
4 17 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 17 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 14 (10.29%) Junior
5 14 (10.29%) Web Developer
5 14 (10.29%) Graduate
5 14 (10.29%) Team Leader
5 14 (10.29%) Junior Developer
5 14 (10.29%) Graduate Developer
5 14 (10.29%) Junior PHP Developer
5 14 (10.29%) Graduate PHP Developer
6 13 (9.56%) Java Team Leader
7 12 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 12 (8.82%) Software Developer
8 10 (7.35%) Analyst
9 9 (6.62%) J2EE Developer
9 9 (6.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (49.26%) XML
2 58 (42.65%) REST
3 56 (41.18%) J2EE
4 54 (39.71%) .NET
5 51 (37.50%) HTML
6 48 (35.29%) Ajax
7 47 (34.56%) Web Services
8 40 (29.41%) CSS
9 29 (21.32%) Hibernate
9 29 (21.32%) Spring
9 29 (21.32%) jQuery
10 28 (20.59%) JSON
11 27 (19.85%) JMS
12 20 (14.71%) JMX
12 20 (14.71%) ActiveMQ
13 19 (13.97%) Spring MVC
14 18 (13.24%) JSP
15 16 (11.76%) JSF
16 15 (11.03%) .NET Framework
16 15 (11.03%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.56%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.62%) Social Media
2 9 (6.62%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.94%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.47%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.47%) Informatics
5 1 (0.74%) W3C
5 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.53%) Linux
2 18 (13.24%) UNIX
3 8 (5.88%) Windows
4 3 (2.21%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.74%) Debian
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (28.68%) Unit Testing
3 37 (27.21%) TDD
4 35 (25.74%) Automated Testing
5 30 (22.06%) MVC
6 28 (20.59%) OOP
7 26 (19.12%) OO
8 20 (14.71%) Scrum
8 20 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (14.71%) Multithreading
9 19 (13.97%) Software Engineering
10 12 (8.82%) ITIL
10 12 (8.82%) UML
10 12 (8.82%) B2B
10 12 (8.82%) System Testing
10 12 (8.82%) Test Scripting
11 11 (8.09%) User Stories
12 10 (7.35%) CRM
12 10 (7.35%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.62%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 98 (72.06%) Java
2 68 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 48 (35.29%) PHP
4 41 (30.15%) SQL
4 41 (30.15%) C#
5 23 (16.91%) C++
6 16 (11.76%) Python
7 13 (9.56%) Ruby
8 11 (8.09%) T-SQL
8 11 (8.09%) VB
9 10 (7.35%) VB.NET
10 9 (6.62%) PHP5
10 9 (6.62%) Groovy
10 9 (6.62%) Shell Script
11 7 (5.15%) ActionScript
12 6 (4.41%) C
13 5 (3.68%) Bourne shell
13 5 (3.68%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.94%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (1.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (30.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
1 1 (0.74%) Squid
1 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (0.74%) UAG
Vendors
1 53 (38.97%) Oracle
2 23 (16.91%) JBoss
3 9 (6.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.88%) Google
5 5 (3.68%) IBM
5 5 (3.68%) SAP
6 4 (2.94%) Zend
7 3 (2.21%) Facebook
8 2 (1.47%) VMware
9 1 (0.74%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.74%) M86 Security
9 1 (0.74%) Sun
9 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.74%) Websense
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
JM
Salary: £23000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
networx
Salary: £35,704 to £37,586 (pay award pending)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham
Argyll Scott
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £50 per annum + bens inc flex working hours & 25 days hol
Posted: 21 days ago