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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 139 142 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -32
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 74 64 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.37% 1.15% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.66% 3.16% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 71 59 71
Average salary £35,823 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,200 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2020 2026 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.46% 36.39% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1723 1805 1710
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 31 July 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 July 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 +24 35 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Staffordshire -3 11 £30,000 -24.05% 2
Worcestershire -8 7 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Solihull 0 6 £32,500 -18.75%
Coventry +10 5 £36,645 -13.77%
Herefordshire - 4 £31,500 -
Wolverhampton -1 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Warwickshire -5 1 £37,500 +10.29%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,000 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 87 (59.59%) XML
2 77 (52.74%) JavaScript
3 75 (51.37%) Web Services
4 68 (46.58%) Java
5 67 (45.89%) HTML
6 59 (40.41%) REST
7 57 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (37.67%) SQL Server
9 53 (36.30%) CSS
10 50 (34.25%) .NET
10 50 (34.25%) MVC
11 49 (33.56%) C#
11 49 (33.56%) TDD
12 44 (30.14%) Ajax
13 43 (29.45%) Degree
13 43 (29.45%) PHP
14 39 (26.71%) Oracle
15 38 (26.03%) Linux
15 38 (26.03%) jQuery
15 38 (26.03%) Unit Testing
16 36 (24.66%) OO
17 35 (23.97%) J2EE
17 35 (23.97%) SQL
17 35 (23.97%) Subversion
18 33 (22.60%) MySQL
19 29 (19.86%) JSON
19 29 (19.86%) Selenium
20 28 (19.18%) WCF
20 28 (19.18%) Maven
21 27 (18.49%) Microsoft

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (15.75%) Tomcat
2 14 (9.59%) CMS
2 14 (9.59%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (6.16%) Apache
5 8 (5.48%) WordPress
6 6 (4.11%) Apache Solr
7 5 (3.42%) GlassFish
7 5 (3.42%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.74%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.74%) ExpressionEngine
9 3 (2.05%) IIS
9 3 (2.05%) Drupal
9 3 (2.05%) Joomla!
10 2 (1.37%) FileNet
10 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.37%) LiveCycle
10 2 (1.37%) Confluence
11 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (8.22%) Photoshop
2 9 (6.16%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (5.48%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.05%) Magento
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) Internet
1 5 (3.42%) DNS
2 4 (2.74%) HTTP
2 4 (2.74%) Extranet
2 4 (2.74%) Intranet
3 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (37.67%) SQL Server
2 33 (22.60%) MySQL
3 24 (16.44%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (12.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (11.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (9.59%) Relational Database
7 13 (8.90%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (8.90%) JasperReports
8 12 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (6.85%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.74%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (23.97%) Subversion
2 29 (19.86%) Selenium
3 28 (19.18%) Maven
4 27 (18.49%) Jenkins
5 21 (14.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (13.01%) Git (software)
7 16 (10.96%) Cucumber
7 16 (10.96%) Eclipse
8 14 (9.59%) Hudson
9 13 (8.90%) FitNesse
10 12 (8.22%) Visual Studio
10 12 (8.22%) JBehave
11 8 (5.48%) TeamCity
12 6 (4.11%) JIRA
13 4 (2.74%) SoapUI
14 2 (1.37%) jMock
14 2 (1.37%) JMeter
14 2 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
14 2 (1.37%) JUnit
14 2 (1.37%) LoadUI
General
1 13 (8.90%) Games
2 11 (7.53%) Finance
3 7 (4.79%) Retail
4 4 (2.74%) Billing
4 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.05%) Advertising
5 3 (2.05%) Local Government
6 2 (1.37%) Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 109 (74.66%) Developer
2 31 (21.23%) Java Developer
3 26 (17.81%) PHP Developer
4 20 (13.70%) Web Developer
5 16 (10.96%) Senior Developer
6 13 (8.90%) Applications Developer
7 12 (8.22%) .NET Developer
7 12 (8.22%) Test Engineer
8 11 (7.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 10 (6.85%) Analyst
9 10 (6.85%) Test Analyst
9 10 (6.85%) Agile Test Analyst
10 9 (6.16%) Graduate
10 9 (6.16%) Junior
10 9 (6.16%) Junior Developer
10 9 (6.16%) Graduate Developer
10 9 (6.16%) PHP Web Developer
11 8 (5.48%) Java Team Leader
11 8 (5.48%) Senior Test Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (59.59%) XML
2 75 (51.37%) Web Services
3 67 (45.89%) HTML
4 59 (40.41%) REST
5 53 (36.30%) CSS
6 50 (34.25%) .NET
7 44 (30.14%) Ajax
8 38 (26.03%) jQuery
9 35 (23.97%) J2EE
10 29 (19.86%) JSON
11 28 (19.18%) WCF
12 24 (16.44%) HTML5
13 22 (15.07%) Spring
14 21 (14.38%) Hibernate
15 20 (13.70%) XSLT
16 19 (13.01%) ASP.NET
17 18 (12.33%) JMS
18 17 (11.64%) RESTful
19 16 (10.96%) .NET Framework
20 15 (10.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.16%) Mathematics
2 7 (4.79%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.11%) Social Media
3 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.42%) Internet of Things
4 5 (3.42%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.74%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.05%) Open Source
6 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.37%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) DTV
8 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.03%) Linux
2 13 (8.90%) Windows
3 10 (6.85%) UNIX
4 6 (4.11%) CentOS
5 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 5 (3.42%) Android
6 3 (2.05%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (34.25%) MVC
3 49 (33.56%) TDD
4 38 (26.03%) Unit Testing
5 36 (24.66%) OO
6 24 (16.44%) OOP
7 17 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.64%) CRM
8 15 (10.27%) Scrum
8 15 (10.27%) Software Engineering
9 14 (9.59%) Automated Testing
9 14 (9.59%) Multithreading
9 14 (9.59%) E-Commerce
10 12 (8.22%) Project Planning
10 12 (8.22%) System Testing
10 12 (8.22%) Data Modelling
11 9 (6.16%) Analytics
12 8 (5.48%) Logistics
12 8 (5.48%) Workflow
13 7 (4.79%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 77 (52.74%) JavaScript
2 68 (46.58%) Java
3 49 (33.56%) C#
4 43 (29.45%) PHP
5 35 (23.97%) SQL
6 17 (11.64%) VB.NET
7 14 (9.59%) VB
8 13 (8.90%) Python
8 13 (8.90%) Ruby
9 12 (8.22%) T-SQL
10 11 (7.53%) PHP5
11 10 (6.85%) Groovy
12 8 (5.48%) ActionScript
12 8 (5.48%) C++
13 7 (4.79%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.74%) ActionScript 3.0
15 3 (2.05%) XPath
15 3 (2.05%) VB6
16 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (29.45%) Degree
2 9 (6.16%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.16%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.48%) MCITP
3 8 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (26.71%) Oracle
2 27 (18.49%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.64%) JBoss
4 12 (8.22%) CheckPoint
5 11 (7.53%) Zend
6 8 (5.48%) Google
7 6 (4.11%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.74%) SAP
8 4 (2.74%) Facebook
9 3 (2.05%) IBM
10 2 (1.37%) VMware
10 2 (1.37%) Adobe
10 2 (1.37%) Twitter
11 1 (0.68%) webMethods
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