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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 157 141 152
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 69 74 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 1.37% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.26% 3.69% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 59 71 58
Average salary £40,000 £36,645 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.15% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +8.10%
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
2115 2008 2037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.12% 37.19% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 1720 1816
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +15 19 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Warwickshire 0 15 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Birmingham -28 14 £41,250 -2.94% 6
Worcestershire -4 6 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Herefordshire -2 5 £52,500 +66.66%
Coventry -15 4 £42,500 +4.10%
Shropshire - 3 £42,500 -
Solihull +11 1 £42,500 +30.76%
SOAP
England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 80 (55.94%) Web Services
2 78 (54.55%) XML
3 72 (50.35%) .NET
4 69 (48.25%) REST
5 64 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (43.36%) C#
7 59 (41.26%) SQL
8 58 (40.56%) JavaScript
9 54 (37.76%) SQL Server
10 51 (35.66%) HTML
11 47 (32.87%) Java
12 41 (28.67%) CSS
13 32 (22.38%) JSON
14 31 (21.68%) Git (software)
15 30 (20.98%) WCF
15 30 (20.98%) .NET Framework
15 30 (20.98%) ASP.NET
16 29 (20.28%) Oracle
16 29 (20.28%) OOP
16 29 (20.28%) MVC
16 29 (20.28%) jQuery
17 28 (19.58%) Subversion
17 28 (19.58%) Spring
17 28 (19.58%) MySQL
18 26 (18.18%) TDD
18 26 (18.18%) Relational Database
19 25 (17.48%) Visual Studio
19 25 (17.48%) SOA
20 24 (16.78%) LINQ
21 23 (16.08%) Unit Testing

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (11.19%) Apache
2 12 (8.39%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.69%) Mule
4 7 (4.90%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.80%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.80%) Node.js
6 3 (2.10%) CMS
6 3 (2.10%) IIS
7 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.40%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.70%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.70%) JBoss
8 1 (0.70%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.20%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.80%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.40%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.70%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.69%) HTTP
2 9 (6.29%) Internet
3 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (37.76%) SQL Server
2 28 (19.58%) MySQL
3 26 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 17 (11.89%) RDBMS
5 12 (8.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (7.69%) Hadoop
6 11 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (6.29%) Big Data
7 9 (6.29%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.50%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.10%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.40%) SQLite
11 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 31 (21.68%) Git (software)
2 28 (19.58%) Subversion
3 25 (17.48%) Visual Studio
4 12 (8.39%) Maven
5 11 (7.69%) Ant
6 10 (6.99%) ReSharper
7 8 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.90%) Eclipse
9 6 (4.20%) Selenium
9 6 (4.20%) NUnit
10 5 (3.50%) JIRA
11 4 (2.80%) NetBeans
11 4 (2.80%) Mercurial
12 3 (2.10%) Jenkins
13 2 (1.40%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (1.40%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.40%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.40%) SpecFlow
13 2 (1.40%) Xcode
13 2 (1.40%) JUnit
General
1 22 (15.38%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Retail
3 13 (9.09%) Marketing
4 11 (7.69%) Back Office
5 7 (4.90%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.80%) Publishing
6 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.10%) Electronics
8 2 (1.40%) Games
9 1 (0.70%) Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Front Office
9 1 (0.70%) Local Government
9 1 (0.70%) Automotive
9 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (80.42%) Developer
2 27 (18.88%) C# Developer
3 25 (17.48%) Software Developer
4 23 (16.08%) Senior Developer
4 23 (16.08%) Java Developer
5 19 (13.29%) .NET Developer
6 16 (11.19%) Web Developer
7 12 (8.39%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.99%) Junior
8 10 (6.99%) Architect
8 10 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (6.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (6.29%) Junior Developer
9 9 (6.29%) PHP Developer
10 8 (5.59%) Senior Web Developer
10 8 (5.59%) PHP Web Developer
10 8 (5.59%) Senior PHP Developer
10 8 (5.59%) Senior PHP Web Developer
11 7 (4.90%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (4.90%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (55.94%) Web Services
2 78 (54.55%) XML
3 72 (50.35%) .NET
4 69 (48.25%) REST
5 51 (35.66%) HTML
6 41 (28.67%) CSS
7 32 (22.38%) JSON
8 30 (20.98%) WCF
8 30 (20.98%) ASP.NET
8 30 (20.98%) .NET Framework
9 29 (20.28%) jQuery
10 28 (19.58%) Spring
11 24 (16.78%) LINQ
12 21 (14.69%) RESTful
12 21 (14.69%) Ajax
13 20 (13.99%) Entity Framework
14 15 (10.49%) WPF
14 15 (10.49%) CSS3
14 15 (10.49%) HTML5
15 13 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) N-Tier
2 12 (8.39%) Mobile App
2 12 (8.39%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.29%) User Experience
3 9 (6.29%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.90%) Web 2.0
5 6 (4.20%) W3C
6 4 (2.80%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.80%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.10%) DTV
8 2 (1.40%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.70%) iPhone
9 1 (0.70%) iPad
9 1 (0.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.99%) Linux
2 8 (5.59%) Android
2 8 (5.59%) Solaris
3 7 (4.90%) HPUX
3 7 (4.90%) UNIX
4 5 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.10%) Windows
6 1 (0.70%) AIX
6 1 (0.70%) OS/400
6 1 (0.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (20.28%) MVC
2 29 (20.28%) OOP
3 26 (18.18%) TDD
4 25 (17.48%) SOA
5 23 (16.08%) Unit Testing
6 22 (15.38%) OO
7 21 (14.69%) Software Engineering
8 17 (11.89%) Mentoring
9 16 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (8.39%) Waterfall
12 11 (7.69%) Scrum
13 10 (6.99%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.99%) Software Testing
13 10 (6.99%) Mobile Application Development
14 9 (6.29%) OO PHP
14 9 (6.29%) Web Development
15 7 (4.90%) UML
15 7 (4.90%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (43.36%) C#
2 59 (41.26%) SQL
3 58 (40.56%) JavaScript
4 47 (32.87%) Java
5 18 (12.59%) PHP
6 15 (10.49%) T-SQL
6 15 (10.49%) VB
6 15 (10.49%) VB.NET
7 12 (8.39%) C
8 9 (6.29%) Python
9 5 (3.50%) C++
9 5 (3.50%) Perl
9 5 (3.50%) XPath
10 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.80%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.10%) Groovy
12 2 (1.40%) Scala
12 2 (1.40%) XAML
13 1 (0.70%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (11.89%) Degree
2 4 (2.80%) ISEB
2 4 (2.80%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (20.28%) Oracle
2 21 (14.69%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.99%) SAP
4 8 (5.59%) IBM
5 4 (2.80%) Adobe
5 4 (2.80%) SEEBURGER
6 3 (2.10%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.40%) Lagan
7 2 (1.40%) Northgate
7 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.70%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.70%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.70%) Sage
8 1 (0.70%) Civica
8 1 (0.70%) Orchard
8 1 (0.70%) FrontRange
8 1 (0.70%) Oneserve
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Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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