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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 170 129 176
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +47
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 35 68 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 1.54% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% 4.29% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33 56 16
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £24,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
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
1699 1586 2028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.48% 35.86% 42.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1364 1840
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Birmingham -24 16 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Solihull +12 9 £35,000 -
Warwickshire -7 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Shropshire - 3 £30,500 -
Staffordshire -2 2 £36,000 +89.47%
Coventry -11 2 £48,000 +37.14% 2
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 52 (65.82%) XML
2 49 (62.03%) HTML
3 47 (59.49%) JavaScript
4 44 (55.70%) Web Services
5 39 (49.37%) SQL
5 39 (49.37%) SQL Server
6 35 (44.30%) CSS
7 31 (39.24%) .NET
7 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (37.97%) Java
9 27 (34.18%) C#
9 27 (34.18%) MVC
10 26 (32.91%) ASP.NET
11 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
11 24 (30.38%) REST
12 22 (27.85%) jQuery
13 19 (24.05%) Oracle
14 18 (22.78%) XSLT
15 17 (21.52%) Degree
16 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
17 15 (18.99%) J2EE
17 15 (18.99%) WCF
17 15 (18.99%) TDD
17 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (17.72%) T-SQL
19 13 (16.46%) PHP
19 13 (16.46%) Tomcat
19 13 (16.46%) LINQ
20 12 (15.19%) Finance
21 11 (13.92%) HTTP

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (16.46%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.39%) JBoss
2 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.06%) Apache
4 3 (3.80%) CMS
5 2 (2.53%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) LiveLink
Applications
1 16 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Magento
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) HTTP
2 8 (10.13%) SSL
3 7 (8.86%) Internet
4 2 (2.53%) DNS
4 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) LDAP
5 1 (1.27%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (49.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.06%) MySQL
4 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.53%) JasperReports
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Eclipse
1 7 (8.86%) Subversion
2 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.06%) Maven
4 3 (3.80%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.53%) Selenium
5 2 (2.53%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.53%) NetBeans
5 2 (2.53%) Ant
5 2 (2.53%) JUnit
6 1 (1.27%) NUnit
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Retail
3 10 (12.66%) Marketing
4 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
5 7 (8.86%) Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.53%) Electronics
7 1 (1.27%) Advertising
7 1 (1.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (62.03%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) .NET Developer
2 16 (20.25%) C# Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Java Developer
4 13 (16.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (13.92%) PHP Developer
6 10 (12.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (11.39%) Software Engineer
7 9 (11.39%) Consultant
7 9 (11.39%) Analyst
7 9 (11.39%) Architect
8 7 (8.86%) Implementation Consultant
8 7 (8.86%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Solutions Analyst
9 6 (7.59%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.59%) VB.NET Developer
10 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.33%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Integration Consultant
10 5 (6.33%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (65.82%) XML
2 49 (62.03%) HTML
3 44 (55.70%) Web Services
4 35 (44.30%) CSS
5 31 (39.24%) .NET
6 26 (32.91%) ASP.NET
7 24 (30.38%) REST
8 22 (27.85%) jQuery
9 18 (22.78%) XSLT
10 15 (18.99%) J2EE
10 15 (18.99%) WCF
11 13 (16.46%) LINQ
12 11 (13.92%) WPF
12 11 (13.92%) HTML5
12 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (12.66%) Silverlight
14 9 (11.39%) JSP
15 8 (10.13%) Spring
16 7 (8.86%) YUI
17 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Credit Risk
2 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.59%) User Experience
4 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) DTV
5 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) IVR
6 1 (1.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Linux
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.53%) Android
4 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) AIX
5 1 (1.27%) HPUX
5 1 (1.27%) OS/390
5 1 (1.27%) zOS
5 1 (1.27%) SUSE
5 1 (1.27%) CentOS
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) MVC
3 15 (18.99%) TDD
4 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
4 10 (12.66%) OO
5 9 (11.39%) Time Management
5 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.13%) Scrum
6 8 (10.13%) SOA
7 7 (8.86%) B2B
7 7 (8.86%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.59%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (6.33%) UML
10 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.06%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.06%) OO PHP
10 4 (5.06%) Web Development
10 4 (5.06%) Web Design
11 3 (3.80%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 47 (59.49%) JavaScript
2 39 (49.37%) SQL
3 30 (37.97%) Java
4 27 (34.18%) C#
5 14 (17.72%) T-SQL
6 13 (16.46%) PHP
7 10 (12.66%) VB.NET
8 6 (7.59%) VB
9 4 (5.06%) PHP5
9 4 (5.06%) XPath
10 2 (2.53%) Groovy
10 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.53%) XAML
10 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.53%) Perl
11 1 (1.27%) VBA
11 1 (1.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (30.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.05%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) Mitel
3 4 (5.06%) Progress
4 3 (3.80%) Zend
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.53%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Avaya
6 1 (1.27%) Genesys
6 1 (1.27%) Motorola
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) Open Text
6 1 (1.27%) Verint
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 31 Days Holiday!
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Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 20 days ago