The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 48 44
Rank change year-on-year +22 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 22 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 9.87% 2.95% 3.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.74% 10.27% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 8
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,269 £55,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £66,500
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 Cheltenham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 124 146 167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 55.61% 28.68% 42.39%
Number of salaries quoted 87 101 155
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +14.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

SOAP
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Cheltenham

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 44 (89.80%) REST
2 42 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (81.63%) Java
4 39 (79.59%) Web Services
5 38 (77.55%) Spring
6 36 (73.47%) BDD
7 35 (71.43%) Hibernate
7 35 (71.43%) XML
8 34 (69.39%) Git (software)
9 33 (67.35%) Tomcat
9 33 (67.35%) TDD
10 32 (65.31%) Scrum
10 32 (65.31%) Integration Testing
11 31 (63.27%) MVC
12 30 (61.22%) Linux
12 30 (61.22%) JUnit
12 30 (61.22%) JIRA
13 29 (59.18%) Kanban
13 29 (59.18%) Retail
14 28 (57.14%) JSON
14 28 (57.14%) MongoDB
14 28 (57.14%) Mule ESB
15 27 (55.10%) NoSQL
15 27 (55.10%) Apache Camel
15 27 (55.10%) Spring MVC
15 27 (55.10%) Mule
15 27 (55.10%) JPA
16 26 (53.06%) Amazon AWS
16 26 (53.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 26 (53.06%) Spring Integration

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 33 (67.35%) Tomcat
2 28 (57.14%) Mule ESB
3 27 (55.10%) Mule
4 26 (53.06%) JBoss
5 4 (8.16%) IIS
5 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 21 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (53.06%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (48.98%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 27 (55.10%) NoSQL
3 26 (53.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (6.12%) MySQL
6 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (69.39%) Git (software)
2 30 (61.22%) JIRA
2 30 (61.22%) JUnit
3 26 (53.06%) IntelliJ
4 10 (20.41%) Maven
5 7 (14.29%) Subversion
6 6 (12.24%) Zephyr
7 5 (10.20%) Selenium
7 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (8.16%) Eclipse
8 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
8 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
9 3 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (6.12%) TestNG
10 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (59.18%) Retail
2 26 (53.06%) Finance
3 21 (42.86%) Electronics
3 21 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 21 (42.86%) Marketing
3 21 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (8.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
1 32 (65.31%) Java Developer
2 28 (57.14%) Senior Developer
2 28 (57.14%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Manual Tester
4 5 (10.20%) Tester
5 4 (8.16%) Java Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (89.80%) REST
2 39 (79.59%) Web Services
3 38 (77.55%) Spring
4 35 (71.43%) Hibernate
4 35 (71.43%) XML
5 28 (57.14%) JSON
6 27 (55.10%) Apache Camel
6 27 (55.10%) JPA
6 27 (55.10%) Spring MVC
7 26 (53.06%) Spring Integration
8 8 (16.33%) RESTful
9 6 (12.24%) Gherkin
10 5 (10.20%) J2EE
11 4 (8.16%) .NET
11 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
11 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
11 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (8.16%) EJB
11 4 (8.16%) Middleware
11 4 (8.16%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
1 4 (8.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (61.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (73.47%) BDD
3 33 (67.35%) TDD
4 32 (65.31%) Integration Testing
4 32 (65.31%) Scrum
5 31 (63.27%) MVC
6 29 (59.18%) Kanban
7 21 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
7 21 (42.86%) E-Commerce
7 21 (42.86%) Programme Management
8 14 (28.57%) OO
8 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 11 (22.45%) OOP
10 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.20%) Data Transformation
10 5 (10.20%) Functional Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (10.20%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) C#
4 6 (12.24%) Python
4 6 (12.24%) Ruby
5 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
1 5 (10.20%) ISEB
1 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.16%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (48.98%) Apple
2 21 (42.86%) SAP
3 6 (12.24%) HP
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.16%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
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