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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 140 137 129
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 77 79 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.46% 1.52% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.74% 4.22% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 62 71 70
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £42,750
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
2057 1871 2025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.89% 36.11% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1874 1612 1808
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +14 23 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Birmingham -13 17 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Coventry -11 10 £55,000 +50.08%
Worcestershire - 9 £32,500 - 1
Solihull +8 8 £42,500 +32.81%
Shropshire - 8 £42,500 -
Warwickshire -23 6 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Herefordshire - 3 £52,500 - 2
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 82 (70.69%) XML
2 72 (62.07%) .NET
3 64 (55.17%) C#
3 64 (55.17%) Web Services
4 57 (49.14%) SQL
5 56 (48.28%) JavaScript
6 53 (45.69%) SQL Server
7 51 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (42.24%) REST
9 48 (41.38%) HTML
10 37 (31.90%) CSS
11 35 (30.17%) Java
12 32 (27.59%) ASP.NET
12 32 (27.59%) WCF
13 31 (26.72%) JSON
14 30 (25.86%) MVC
15 29 (25.00%) Oracle
16 28 (24.14%) Relational Database
17 26 (22.41%) LINQ
17 26 (22.41%) jQuery
18 24 (20.69%) SOA
19 23 (19.83%) .NET Framework
19 23 (19.83%) TDD
20 21 (18.10%) Microsoft
21 20 (17.24%) Visual Studio
22 19 (16.38%) Unit Testing
23 18 (15.52%) Git (software)
23 18 (15.52%) Subversion
23 18 (15.52%) RDBMS
24 17 (14.66%) T-SQL

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (11.21%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.62%) Apache
3 8 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (5.17%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.45%) CMS
7 2 (1.72%) IIS
7 2 (1.72%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.86%) Node.js
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.86%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.86%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.72%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.86%) MS Office
5 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.86%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.86%) Magento
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.86%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.86%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) HTTP
2 6 (5.17%) Internet
3 2 (1.72%) LDAP
3 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.86%) SSL
4 1 (0.86%) CTI
4 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (45.69%) SQL Server
2 28 (24.14%) Relational Database
3 18 (15.52%) RDBMS
4 15 (12.93%) MySQL
5 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (7.76%) MongoDB
6 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.86%) SQLite
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 20 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 18 (15.52%) Subversion
2 18 (15.52%) Git (software)
3 13 (11.21%) Maven
3 13 (11.21%) Ant
4 9 (7.76%) Eclipse
4 9 (7.76%) ReSharper
5 7 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.17%) NetBeans
6 6 (5.17%) NUnit
7 5 (4.31%) JIRA
8 3 (2.59%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.72%) JUnit
9 2 (1.72%) Xcode
10 1 (0.86%) Log4j
10 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.86%) Sublime Text
10 1 (0.86%) Selenium
10 1 (0.86%) AccuRev
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Retail
3 10 (8.62%) Back Office
4 4 (3.45%) Marketing
5 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.72%) Publishing
6 2 (1.72%) Games
7 1 (0.86%) Electronics
7 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.86%) Automotive
7 1 (0.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 88 (75.86%) Developer
2 31 (26.72%) C# Developer
3 21 (18.10%) Software Developer
4 19 (16.38%) .NET Developer
5 16 (13.79%) Architect
6 15 (12.93%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (11.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (9.48%) Java Developer
9 9 (7.76%) Junior
9 9 (7.76%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.90%) Junior Developer
11 7 (6.03%) Junior C# Developer
11 7 (6.03%) Web Developer
12 6 (5.17%) Java Architect
13 5 (4.31%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (4.31%) Software Engineer
13 5 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
14 4 (3.45%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (70.69%) XML
2 72 (62.07%) .NET
3 64 (55.17%) Web Services
4 49 (42.24%) REST
5 48 (41.38%) HTML
6 37 (31.90%) CSS
7 32 (27.59%) ASP.NET
7 32 (27.59%) WCF
8 31 (26.72%) JSON
9 26 (22.41%) LINQ
9 26 (22.41%) jQuery
10 23 (19.83%) .NET Framework
11 16 (13.79%) WPF
11 16 (13.79%) Entity Framework
11 16 (13.79%) Spring
12 14 (12.07%) J2EE
12 14 (12.07%) Struts
13 13 (11.21%) JSP
13 13 (11.21%) Ajax
14 12 (10.34%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) N-Tier
2 11 (9.48%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (7.76%) User Experience
3 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.03%) Web 2.0
5 6 (5.17%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.17%) W3C
6 4 (3.45%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.72%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.86%) DTV
9 1 (0.86%) IVR
9 1 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.21%) Linux
2 8 (6.90%) HPUX
2 8 (6.90%) Solaris
3 7 (6.03%) UNIX
4 5 (4.31%) Windows
4 5 (4.31%) Android
5 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.72%) AIX
6 2 (1.72%) zOS
7 1 (0.86%) SUSE
7 1 (0.86%) OS/400
7 1 (0.86%) OS/390
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.86%) MVC
3 24 (20.69%) SOA
4 23 (19.83%) TDD
5 19 (16.38%) Unit Testing
6 15 (12.93%) OOP
6 15 (12.93%) Mentoring
7 14 (12.07%) OO
8 12 (10.34%) Software Testing
9 11 (9.48%) UML
10 10 (8.62%) Web Development
10 10 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.76%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.90%) Scrum
12 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.03%) Web Design
13 7 (6.03%) SDLC
14 6 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (5.17%) Multithreading
14 6 (5.17%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 64 (55.17%) C#
2 57 (49.14%) SQL
3 56 (48.28%) JavaScript
4 35 (30.17%) Java
5 17 (14.66%) T-SQL
6 13 (11.21%) VB
7 12 (10.34%) VB.NET
8 10 (8.62%) C
8 10 (8.62%) PHP
9 8 (6.90%) Python
10 7 (6.03%) Perl
10 7 (6.03%) XPath
11 6 (5.17%) Shell Script
12 5 (4.31%) Objective-C
13 4 (3.45%) C++
14 3 (2.59%) XAML
14 3 (2.59%) Groovy
15 1 (0.86%) Scala
15 1 (0.86%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.86%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (14.66%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (25.00%) Oracle
2 21 (18.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.90%) IBM
4 6 (5.17%) SAP
5 4 (3.45%) Adobe
6 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.72%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (0.86%) Verint
7 1 (0.86%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.86%) Oneserve
7 1 (0.86%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.86%) Mitel
7 1 (0.86%) Lagan
7 1 (0.86%) Northgate
7 1 (0.86%) Civica
7 1 (0.86%) Orchard
7 1 (0.86%) FrontRange
7 1 (0.86%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.86%) Avaya
7 1 (0.86%) Genesys
Herefordshire
iKonnect
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Herefordshire
iKonnect
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Code Red Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Travel, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcester
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Erin Associates
Posted: 24 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Growth
Posted: 27 days ago