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

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 65 79
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 59 23 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.09% 2.39% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.97% 6.13% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 34
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £32,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £95,000 £45,000
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 Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 592 375 627
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 41.05% 38.94% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 483 342 526
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

SOAP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Cheshire

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

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

Salary histogram for SOAP in Cheshire

SOAP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Knutsford -17 22 £42,500 -45.16% 6
Crewe -6 13 £42,500 +70.00%
Chester +13 12 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Warrington -6 7 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 61 (70.11%) Web Services
2 56 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (51.72%) Java
4 43 (49.43%) XML
5 39 (44.83%) SQL
5 39 (44.83%) SQL Server
5 39 (44.83%) MVC
6 36 (41.38%) .NET
6 36 (41.38%) C#
7 33 (37.93%) JavaScript
7 33 (37.93%) Spring
8 32 (36.78%) HTML
9 31 (35.63%) TDD
9 31 (35.63%) JSON
10 30 (34.48%) REST
11 29 (33.33%) Test Automation
12 27 (31.03%) RESTful
13 25 (28.74%) Windows
13 25 (28.74%) N-Tier
14 22 (25.29%) Oracle
14 22 (25.29%) Finance
14 22 (25.29%) Git (software)
14 22 (25.29%) jQuery
14 22 (25.29%) SDLC
15 21 (24.14%) JIRA
16 20 (22.99%) WCF
16 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET
17 19 (21.84%) Hibernate
17 19 (21.84%) Software Engineering
18 18 (20.69%) CSS

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 12 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (11.49%) Umbraco
3 9 (10.34%) CMS
4 7 (8.05%) Confluence
5 5 (5.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.15%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) HTTP
2 7 (8.05%) Wireless
3 6 (6.90%) Internet
4 4 (4.60%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (17.24%) MySQL
3 12 (13.79%) MongoDB
4 9 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.90%) DB2
5 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (25.29%) Git (software)
2 21 (24.14%) JIRA
3 17 (19.54%) Selenium
4 11 (12.64%) SonarQube
4 11 (12.64%) Subversion
4 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio
5 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.05%) Jasmine
7 6 (6.90%) Bitbucket
7 6 (6.90%) SoapUI
8 5 (5.75%) MSTest
8 5 (5.75%) NUnit
9 4 (4.60%) JUnit
9 4 (4.60%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (4.60%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (3.45%) Lombardi
10 3 (3.45%) Maven
10 3 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Marketing
5 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (70.11%) Developer
2 29 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 20 (22.99%) .NET Developer
4 17 (19.54%) C# Developer
5 16 (18.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (14.94%) Software Developer
7 12 (13.79%) Senior Developer
8 11 (12.64%) J2EE Developer
8 11 (12.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Software Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (5.75%) Technical Leader
12 4 (4.60%) Analyst
12 4 (4.60%) Test Analyst
13 3 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
13 3 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
13 3 (3.45%) SQL Developer
13 3 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (70.11%) Web Services
2 43 (49.43%) XML
3 36 (41.38%) .NET
4 33 (37.93%) Spring
5 32 (36.78%) HTML
6 31 (35.63%) JSON
7 30 (34.48%) REST
8 27 (31.03%) RESTful
9 22 (25.29%) jQuery
10 20 (22.99%) ASP.NET
10 20 (22.99%) WCF
11 19 (21.84%) Hibernate
12 18 (20.69%) CSS
13 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
14 16 (18.39%) .NET Framework
14 16 (18.39%) J2EE
15 12 (13.79%) Java EE
16 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (11.49%) Entity Framework
17 10 (11.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) N-Tier
2 8 (9.20%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.05%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (4.60%) Social Media
4 4 (4.60%) Social Network
4 4 (4.60%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) RIA
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.15%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.15%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.15%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.74%) Windows
2 14 (16.09%) Linux
3 11 (12.64%) Mac OS
4 4 (4.60%) Unix
5 2 (2.30%) Android
6 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (64.37%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.83%) MVC
3 31 (35.63%) TDD
4 29 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 22 (25.29%) SDLC
6 19 (21.84%) Software Engineering
7 18 (20.69%) OO
8 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (17.24%) Unit Testing
9 15 (17.24%) Waterfall
10 14 (16.09%) Web Development
11 13 (14.94%) BDD
12 12 (13.79%) OOP
12 12 (13.79%) SOA
13 10 (11.49%) MVVM
13 10 (11.49%) Risk Management
13 10 (11.49%) SOLID
14 9 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (10.34%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.72%) Java
2 39 (44.83%) SQL
3 36 (41.38%) C#
4 33 (37.93%) JavaScript
5 11 (12.64%) T-SQL
6 10 (11.49%) VB.NET
7 9 (10.34%) XPath
7 9 (10.34%) XQuery
8 4 (4.60%) Python
8 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.45%) PHP
9 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.15%) Degree
1 1 (1.15%) ISEB
1 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.15%) MCAD
1 1 (1.15%) MCPD
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Oracle
2 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.75%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.60%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.60%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (4.60%) Cognizant
5 3 (3.45%) IBM
6 2 (2.30%) Xamarin
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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