The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 63 65 87
Rank change year-on-year +2 +22  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.31% 2.49% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 7.94% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 4
Median salary £55,000 £29,250 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +88.03% +11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £90,000 £36,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 184 252 340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 28.53% 31.42% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 162 211 258
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing SOAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Bedfordshire

SOAP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOAP in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for SOAP in Bedfordshire

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Bedfordshire

SOAP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -5 1 £67,500 +159.61% 1
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
2 14 (93.33%) Java
3 13 (86.67%) Oracle
4 12 (80.00%) SAP
5 11 (73.33%) SQL
6 10 (66.67%) CRM
7 9 (60.00%) REST
8 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (53.33%) IBM
8 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
8 8 (53.33%) Middleware
9 7 (46.67%) XML
9 7 (46.67%) XSLT
9 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
9 7 (46.67%) RESTful
10 6 (40.00%) Capacity Management
10 6 (40.00%) TIBCO EMS
10 6 (40.00%) ABAP
10 6 (40.00%) Linux
10 6 (40.00%) TIBCO
10 6 (40.00%) TIBCO Hawk
11 5 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
11 5 (33.33%) Rendezvous
11 5 (33.33%) SLA
11 5 (33.33%) BEA
11 5 (33.33%) SAP CRM
11 5 (33.33%) XML Schema
11 5 (33.33%) Adobe
11 5 (33.33%) C#
11 5 (33.33%) WebLogic

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (33.33%) SAP CRM
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) TIBCO Support
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) TIBCO Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Senior TIBCO Support
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
4 3 (20.00%) Linux Support
4 3 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 3 (20.00%) Senior TIBCO Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Identity Management Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Linux Scripter
5 2 (13.33%) Management Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) Web Services
2 9 (60.00%) REST
3 8 (53.33%) Middleware
4 7 (46.67%) RESTful
4 7 (46.67%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) XSLT
5 6 (40.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) JSON
6 5 (33.33%) Rendezvous
6 5 (33.33%) XML Schema
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) J2EE
7 2 (13.33%) SailPoint
8 1 (6.67%) JPA
8 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
8 1 (6.67%) Spring
8 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
8 1 (6.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) User Experience
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) CRM
2 6 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) B2B
4 1 (6.67%) B2C
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Microservices
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (40.00%) ABAP
5 5 (33.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) TIBCO Hawk
2 5 (33.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 12 (80.00%) SAP
3 8 (53.33%) IBM
4 6 (40.00%) TIBCO
5 5 (33.33%) Adobe
5 5 (33.33%) BEA
6 2 (13.33%) CA
6 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) hybris