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 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)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 99 78 100
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 26 60 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.42% 2.56% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.38% 9.12% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 52 12
Median salary £45,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.75% -3.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £45,000 £57,500
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 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 593 658 590
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 32.44% 28.10% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 526 590 539
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Birmingham

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 47 (70.15%) REST
2 43 (64.18%) Web Services
3 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (49.25%) Java
5 29 (43.28%) JavaScript
6 26 (38.81%) MVC
7 23 (34.33%) XML
8 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
8 22 (32.84%) CSS
8 22 (32.84%) HTML
9 21 (31.34%) JUnit
9 21 (31.34%) Mentoring
10 19 (28.36%) .NET
10 19 (28.36%) QA
11 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
11 18 (26.87%) SQL
11 18 (26.87%) Scrum
12 17 (25.37%) Spring
12 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
13 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET
13 16 (23.88%) jQuery
14 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (22.39%) Kanban
15 14 (20.90%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (20.90%) Selenium
15 14 (20.90%) RESTful
15 14 (20.90%) J2EE
15 14 (20.90%) OO
16 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
16 13 (19.40%) BDD

SOAP
Top Related 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 10 (14.93%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
2 2 (2.99%) CMS
2 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) WordPress
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.49%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.49%) Drupal
3 1 (1.49%) JBoss
3 1 (1.49%) Mule
3 1 (1.49%) nginx
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Shopify
2 2 (2.99%) Magento
3 1 (1.49%) assyst
3 1 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (16.42%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (2.99%) SaaS
4 1 (1.49%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) HTTP
2 3 (4.48%) LDAP
3 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.91%) MongoDB
3 11 (16.42%) MySQL
4 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.99%) GIS
6 2 (2.99%) Spatial Data
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.49%) Big Data
7 1 (1.49%) DB2
7 1 (1.49%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (31.34%) JUnit
2 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
3 14 (20.90%) Selenium
3 14 (20.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio
5 11 (16.42%) JMeter
5 11 (16.42%) Maven
6 9 (13.43%) DbUnit
6 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
6 9 (13.43%) jMock
6 9 (13.43%) Mockito
6 9 (13.43%) SonarQube
7 7 (10.45%) WebDriver
8 6 (8.96%) Mercurial
9 5 (7.46%) Cucumber
9 5 (7.46%) Subversion
10 4 (5.97%) JBehave
10 4 (5.97%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.97%) SpecFlow
10 4 (5.97%) TestNG
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
1 6 (8.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
2 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (67.16%) Developer
2 23 (34.33%) Java Developer
3 18 (26.87%) Senior Developer
4 11 (16.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Tester
6 6 (8.96%) Automation Test Lead
6 6 (8.96%) Test Leader
7 5 (7.46%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (7.46%) PHP Developer
7 5 (7.46%) QA Leader
7 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.48%) QA Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.48%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (70.15%) REST
2 43 (64.18%) Web Services
3 23 (34.33%) XML
4 22 (32.84%) CSS
4 22 (32.84%) HTML
5 19 (28.36%) .NET
6 17 (25.37%) Spring
7 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET
7 16 (23.88%) jQuery
8 14 (20.90%) J2EE
8 14 (20.90%) RESTful
9 13 (19.40%) JSON
10 12 (17.91%) Ajax
11 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
12 9 (13.43%) HTML5
12 9 (13.43%) PowerMock
12 9 (13.43%) XSLT
13 8 (11.94%) .NET Framework
13 8 (11.94%) jBPM
14 7 (10.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.45%) Fintech
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Social Media
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) LLPG
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) Android
2 6 (8.96%) Apple iOS
2 6 (8.96%) Windows
3 4 (5.97%) Unix
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) MVC
3 21 (31.34%) Mentoring
4 18 (26.87%) Scrum
5 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
6 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (22.39%) Kanban
7 14 (20.90%) OO
8 13 (19.40%) BDD
9 10 (14.93%) SOA
9 10 (14.93%) TDD
9 10 (14.93%) Unit Testing
10 9 (13.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 7 (10.45%) Functional Testing
11 7 (10.45%) Load Testing
11 7 (10.45%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (10.45%) Performance Testing
11 7 (10.45%) SDLC
11 7 (10.45%) Test Scripting
12 6 (8.96%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) Java
2 29 (43.28%) JavaScript
3 18 (26.87%) SQL
4 11 (16.42%) C#
4 11 (16.42%) T-SQL
5 8 (11.94%) PHP
6 6 (8.96%) VB.NET
6 6 (8.96%) XPath
7 4 (5.97%) Perl
8 3 (4.48%) Python
9 2 (2.99%) C
9 2 (2.99%) C++
9 2 (2.99%) Ruby
10 1 (1.49%) ABAP
10 1 (1.49%) Dart
10 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.49%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.97%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.36%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) BS7666
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (13.43%) vSphere
2 3 (4.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) IBM
4 3 (4.48%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.99%) Adobe
5 2 (2.99%) ESRI
5 2 (2.99%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.49%) Apple
6 1 (1.49%) Google
6 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.49%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) SEEBURGER
6 1 (1.49%) webMethods
6 1 (1.49%) Xamarin
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