The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 98 119
Rank change year-on-year -1 +21  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 33 47 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.68% 1.96% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.70% 7.11% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 12
Median salary £40,000 £46,745 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.42% +20.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £40,930 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £67,500 £49,450
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 Birmingham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 702 661 693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.73% 27.55% 34.36%
Number of salaries quoted 611 553 598
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

SOAP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Birmingham

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Birmingham over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (65.52%) REST
3 29 (50.00%) Java
4 27 (46.55%) Web Services
5 25 (43.10%) Test Automation
6 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
7 22 (37.93%) XML
8 21 (36.21%) Open Source
8 21 (36.21%) QA
8 21 (36.21%) Selenium
9 19 (32.76%) CSS
9 19 (32.76%) HTML
10 18 (31.03%) JMeter
11 16 (27.59%) JSON
11 16 (27.59%) BDD
12 15 (25.86%) .NET
12 15 (25.86%) MySQL
12 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
13 13 (22.41%) Finance
13 13 (22.41%) Scrum
13 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
14 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
14 12 (20.69%) PHP
15 11 (18.97%) C#
15 11 (18.97%) MVC
15 11 (18.97%) SoapUI
15 11 (18.97%) WATIR
15 11 (18.97%) JIRA
15 11 (18.97%) Ranorex
15 11 (18.97%) eggPlant

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 9 (15.52%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.07%) CMS
3 5 (8.62%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (6.90%) Apache
4 4 (6.90%) Mule
4 4 (6.90%) nginx
5 3 (5.17%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Drupal
7 1 (1.72%) JBoss
7 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.72%) Moodle
7 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.72%) assyst
2 1 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.72%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.07%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon S3
3 5 (8.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (6.90%) GitHub
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) HTTP
2 3 (5.17%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) MySQL
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
3 8 (13.79%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.62%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.72%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.72%) GIS
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Selenium
2 18 (31.03%) JMeter
3 11 (18.97%) eggPlant
3 11 (18.97%) JIRA
3 11 (18.97%) Ranorex
3 11 (18.97%) SoapUI
3 11 (18.97%) WATIR
4 10 (17.24%) JBehave
4 10 (17.24%) SpecFlow
5 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
5 9 (15.52%) JUnit
6 8 (13.79%) Maven
6 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
7 7 (12.07%) WebDriver
8 5 (8.62%) gulp
8 5 (8.62%) webpack
9 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
9 4 (6.90%) GitLab
9 4 (6.90%) PhantomJS
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Retail
3 5 (8.62%) Marketing
4 3 (5.17%) Electronics
4 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Java Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Tester
3 10 (17.24%) Test Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) QA Tester
5 8 (13.79%) PHP Developer
5 8 (13.79%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.07%) QA Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) QA Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Senior QA Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Senior QA Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Test Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Senior Tester
7 6 (10.34%) Test Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (65.52%) REST
2 27 (46.55%) Web Services
3 22 (37.93%) XML
4 19 (32.76%) CSS
4 19 (32.76%) HTML
5 16 (27.59%) JSON
6 15 (25.86%) .NET
7 12 (20.69%) AngularJS
8 10 (17.24%) Gherkin
9 9 (15.52%) Spring
10 8 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
11 6 (10.34%) Hibernate
11 6 (10.34%) HTML5
11 6 (10.34%) LAMP
11 6 (10.34%) RESTful
11 6 (10.34%) Vue.js
12 5 (8.62%) JDBC
12 5 (8.62%) JPA
12 5 (8.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Fintech
2 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.72%) LLPG
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Android
1 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Test Automation
3 21 (36.21%) Open Source
4 16 (27.59%) BDD
5 13 (22.41%) Scrum
5 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
6 11 (18.97%) MVC
7 10 (17.24%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (15.52%) Test Management
9 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
9 8 (13.79%) Kanban
9 8 (13.79%) TDD
10 7 (12.07%) API Integration
10 7 (12.07%) Functional Testing
10 7 (12.07%) Load Testing
10 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
10 7 (12.07%) Microservices
10 7 (12.07%) Web Development
11 6 (10.34%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.00%) Java
2 23 (39.66%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.69%) PHP
4 11 (18.97%) C#
5 10 (17.24%) SQL
6 5 (8.62%) PHP 7
6 5 (8.62%) XPath
7 3 (5.17%) Perl
7 3 (5.17%) Python
8 2 (3.45%) PHP 5
8 2 (3.45%) Ruby
8 2 (3.45%) Scala
9 1 (1.72%) ABAP
9 1 (1.72%) C
9 1 (1.72%) C++
9 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.72%) VB
9 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (36.21%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) BS7666
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) CA Agile Central
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Adobe
3 2 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (1.72%) ESRI
4 1 (1.72%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) SEEBURGER
4 1 (1.72%) webMethods
Birmingham
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