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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 180 126 165
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +39
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 46 79 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 1.52% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.31% 4.22% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 31 67 29
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1994 1872 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.67% 36.01% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1769 1673 1658
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
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 23 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 23 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 -46 17 £37,500 -18.91% 4
Staffordshire -15 10 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Warwickshire 0 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Worcestershire -6 4 £32,500 -23.52%
Coventry -12 2 £45,000 +22.44% 1
Solihull - 2 £33,750 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £31,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £30,500 - 1
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 (70.34%) XML
2 73 (61.86%) Web Services
3 69 (58.47%) JavaScript
4 64 (54.24%) HTML
5 58 (49.15%) SQL Server
6 48 (40.68%) MVC
7 46 (38.98%) CSS
7 46 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (37.29%) Java
9 41 (34.75%) C#
9 41 (34.75%) SQL
10 37 (31.36%) Microsoft
11 35 (29.66%) .NET
11 35 (29.66%) TDD
12 34 (28.81%) jQuery
12 34 (28.81%) OO
13 32 (27.12%) Degree
14 30 (25.42%) WCF
14 30 (25.42%) Subversion
15 29 (24.58%) REST
16 26 (22.03%) Ajax
17 25 (21.19%) J2EE
18 24 (20.34%) Oracle
19 22 (18.64%) PHP
20 21 (17.80%) Tomcat
21 20 (16.95%) Linux
21 20 (16.95%) MySQL
21 20 (16.95%) ASP.NET
21 20 (16.95%) Unit Testing
21 20 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 21 (17.80%) Tomcat
2 17 (14.41%) JBoss
3 13 (11.02%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.47%) CMS
4 10 (8.47%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (8.47%) WebSphere
5 9 (7.63%) Apache
6 6 (5.08%) GlassFish
7 4 (3.39%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.54%) IIS
8 3 (2.54%) WordPress
9 2 (1.69%) Drupal
9 2 (1.69%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.69%) LiveCycle
9 2 (1.69%) FileNet
9 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.69%) Confluence
10 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.85%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 19 (16.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) InfoPath
3 3 (2.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) Internet
2 11 (9.32%) HTTP
3 7 (5.93%) SSL
4 6 (5.08%) DNS
5 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (49.15%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.95%) MySQL
3 15 (12.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.63%) JasperReports
6 8 (6.78%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.08%) MongoDB
7 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database
9 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (25.42%) Subversion
2 20 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (11.86%) Eclipse
4 12 (10.17%) Maven
5 11 (9.32%) Jenkins
5 11 (9.32%) Selenium
5 11 (9.32%) Visual Studio
6 9 (7.63%) FitNesse
7 4 (3.39%) JIRA
8 2 (1.69%) jMock
8 2 (1.69%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.69%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.69%) JMeter
8 2 (1.69%) JUnit
8 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.69%) Hudson
8 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.69%) LoadUI
8 2 (1.69%) Spock
General
1 15 (12.71%) Retail
2 14 (11.86%) Finance
3 13 (11.02%) Telecoms
4 10 (8.47%) Marketing
5 7 (5.93%) Banking
5 7 (5.93%) Games
6 3 (2.54%) Electronics
6 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.54%) Local Government
7 2 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 86 (72.88%) Developer
2 24 (20.34%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.41%) PHP Developer
4 15 (12.71%) .NET Developer
5 14 (11.86%) Applications Developer
6 13 (11.02%) C# Developer
7 11 (9.32%) Consultant
8 10 (8.47%) Senior Developer
9 9 (7.63%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 9 (7.63%) Analyst
10 8 (6.78%) Web Developer
10 8 (6.78%) Software Engineer
10 8 (6.78%) CRM Developer
11 7 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (5.93%) Implementation Consultant
11 7 (5.93%) BizTalk Developer
12 6 (5.08%) Software Developer
12 6 (5.08%) Web Applications Developer
12 6 (5.08%) PHP Web Developer
12 6 (5.08%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (70.34%) XML
2 73 (61.86%) Web Services
3 64 (54.24%) HTML
4 46 (38.98%) CSS
5 35 (29.66%) .NET
6 34 (28.81%) jQuery
7 30 (25.42%) WCF
8 29 (24.58%) REST
9 26 (22.03%) Ajax
10 25 (21.19%) J2EE
11 20 (16.95%) ASP.NET
11 20 (16.95%) HTML5
12 18 (15.25%) XSLT
13 16 (13.56%) Spring
14 15 (12.71%) Hibernate
14 15 (12.71%) XHTML
15 13 (11.02%) JMS
16 12 (10.17%) WPF
16 12 (10.17%) Silverlight
16 12 (10.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) Credit Risk
3 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.08%) User Experience
4 5 (4.24%) Internet of Things
5 4 (3.39%) Open Source
5 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.54%) DTV
7 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.95%) Linux
2 14 (11.86%) Windows
3 7 (5.93%) CentOS
4 6 (5.08%) Android
4 6 (5.08%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.54%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.68%) MVC
2 46 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (29.66%) TDD
4 34 (28.81%) OO
5 20 (16.95%) Unit Testing
6 12 (10.17%) Data Modelling
6 12 (10.17%) OOP
6 12 (10.17%) Project Planning
7 11 (9.32%) CRM
8 10 (8.47%) Multithreading
8 10 (8.47%) Scrum
8 10 (8.47%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.63%) Logistics
9 9 (7.63%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.93%) Incident Management
11 7 (5.93%) Time Management
11 7 (5.93%) Migration
11 7 (5.93%) Workflow
11 7 (5.93%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 69 (58.47%) JavaScript
2 44 (37.29%) Java
3 41 (34.75%) C#
3 41 (34.75%) SQL
4 22 (18.64%) PHP
5 17 (14.41%) VB.NET
6 14 (11.86%) PHP5
7 12 (10.17%) T-SQL
8 9 (7.63%) VB
9 6 (5.08%) Groovy
10 4 (3.39%) XPath
11 3 (2.54%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.69%) Clojure
12 2 (1.69%) Scala
13 1 (0.85%) VBA
13 1 (0.85%) Perl
13 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (27.12%) Degree
2 10 (8.47%) SC Cleared
2 10 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.78%) MCITP
4 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (31.36%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.34%) Oracle
3 12 (10.17%) CheckPoint
3 12 (10.17%) Zend
4 7 (5.93%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.39%) SAP
6 3 (2.54%) Facebook
6 3 (2.54%) IBM
7 2 (1.69%) Adobe
7 2 (1.69%) Twitter
8 1 (0.85%) Progress
8 1 (0.85%) Open Text
8 1 (0.85%) Motorola
8 1 (0.85%) webMethods
8 1 (0.85%) Mitel
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