Period
to 19 June 2018

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 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 75 87
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12 +14
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 87 83 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.79% 3.35% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.02% 7.93% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 61 51 76
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £51,250 £58,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43% +3.75%

SOAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,239 1,046 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 39.74% 42.26% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 959 878 751
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,500 £56,625 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -24 16 £50,500 +34.67%
Warrington +1 14 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Crewe -12 11 £42,500 - 1
Chester -19 10 £55,000 +34.15% 4
Macclesfield - 6 £30,000 -
Nantwich - 5 £25,000 -
Northwich - 3 £45,000 -
Runcorn +12 1 £45,000 - 5
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 60 (68.97%) Java
2 50 (57.47%) REST
3 49 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (51.72%) Web Services
5 43 (49.43%) JavaScript
6 39 (44.83%) Spring
7 32 (36.78%) Finance
7 32 (36.78%) HTML
8 31 (35.63%) SQL
8 31 (35.63%) .NET
9 30 (34.48%) MVC
10 29 (33.33%) C#
11 25 (28.74%) Oracle
11 25 (28.74%) RESTful
12 24 (27.59%) Git (software)
13 22 (25.29%) Degree
13 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
13 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET
13 22 (25.29%) Hibernate
14 21 (24.14%) SOA
14 21 (24.14%) Software Engineering
15 20 (22.99%) CSS
15 20 (22.99%) Docker
16 19 (21.84%) DevOps
16 19 (21.84%) XML
16 19 (21.84%) OO
16 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (19.54%) Test Automation
17 17 (19.54%) TDD
17 17 (19.54%) AngularJS

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 4 (4.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.45%) JBoss
2 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.30%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.15%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) HTTP
2 2 (2.30%) SMS
2 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.34%) MySQL
4 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.75%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.15%) DB2
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 17 (19.54%) Jenkins
3 15 (17.24%) Maven
4 14 (16.09%) JUnit
5 11 (12.64%) Selenium
6 9 (10.34%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (9.20%) Mercurial
7 8 (9.20%) TestNG
8 6 (6.90%) SoapUI
9 4 (4.60%) Ant
9 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.60%) Gradle
9 4 (4.60%) JIRA
10 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.30%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.30%) Rational Rose
11 2 (2.30%) SonarQube
12 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.15%) IntelliJ
General
1 32 (36.78%) Finance
2 13 (14.94%) Advertising
3 7 (8.05%) Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Law
5 2 (2.30%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Automotive
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (67.82%) Developer
2 34 (39.08%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.54%) Senior Developer
4 15 (17.24%) .NET Developer
5 12 (13.79%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 11 (12.64%) C# Developer
7 9 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Architect
8 7 (8.05%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Graduate
10 5 (5.75%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior DevOps
10 5 (5.75%) Tester
11 4 (4.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Graduate Java Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (57.47%) REST
2 45 (51.72%) Web Services
3 39 (44.83%) Spring
4 32 (36.78%) HTML
5 31 (35.63%) .NET
6 25 (28.74%) RESTful
7 22 (25.29%) ASP.NET
7 22 (25.29%) Hibernate
8 20 (22.99%) CSS
9 19 (21.84%) XML
10 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
11 15 (17.24%) J2EE
11 15 (17.24%) JSON
12 13 (14.94%) jQuery
13 12 (13.79%) Angular 2
13 12 (13.79%) Java EE
14 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (11.49%) .NET Framework
16 9 (10.34%) JSP
17 7 (8.05%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (13.79%) Fintech
3 11 (12.64%) Computer Science
4 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (9.20%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (5.75%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.30%) IVR
9 1 (1.15%) RIA
9 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 5 (5.75%) Unix
4 3 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.48%) MVC
3 21 (24.14%) SOA
3 21 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 19 (21.84%) DevOps
4 19 (21.84%) OO
5 17 (19.54%) TDD
5 17 (19.54%) Test Automation
6 15 (17.24%) Microservices
6 15 (17.24%) SDLC
7 11 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (12.64%) Web Development
8 10 (11.49%) BDD
9 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.34%) Waterfall
10 8 (9.20%) Creative Thinking
10 8 (9.20%) Mathematics
10 8 (9.20%) OOP
10 8 (9.20%) Risk Management
11 7 (8.05%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 60 (68.97%) Java
2 43 (49.43%) JavaScript
3 31 (35.63%) SQL
4 29 (33.33%) C#
5 8 (9.20%) PHP
5 8 (9.20%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.45%) BeanShell
7 3 (3.45%) Java 8
7 3 (3.45%) Python
7 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.30%) XQuery
9 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) Degree
2 10 (11.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (9.20%) HND
4 2 (2.30%) CISSP
4 2 (2.30%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) QA
System Software
1 20 (22.99%) Docker
2 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.30%) Nagios
2 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.15%) Puppet
3 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Oracle
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.90%) IBM
4 5 (5.75%) Sybase
5 4 (4.60%) CyberArk
6 3 (3.45%) HP
6 3 (3.45%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.45%) Sun
7 2 (2.30%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.30%) Casewise
7 2 (2.30%) Novell
7 2 (2.30%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.30%) Ping Identity
7 2 (2.30%) SAP
7 2 (2.30%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.15%) CA Agile Central