Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 66 87
Rank change year-on-year -31 +21 +35
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 71 111 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.60% 3.95% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.56% 9.92% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 61 79 56
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,200 £69,375
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 939 1,119 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.43% 39.84% 41.02%
Number of salaries quoted 764 922 788
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +11.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,275 £22,750
90th Percentile £69,625 £57,500 £53,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Chester -15 19 £50,000 +19.05% 4
Nantwich - 10 £25,000 -
Crewe -1 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Warrington -2 6 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Macclesfield - 4 £30,000 -
Knutsford -27 3 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Northwich - 3 £45,000 -
Runcorn - 2 £58,750 - 2
Wilmslow - 1 £25,000 -
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 44 (61.97%) SQL
1 44 (61.97%) .NET
2 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (50.70%) Web Services
3 36 (50.70%) REST
4 33 (46.48%) C#
5 30 (42.25%) JavaScript
6 27 (38.03%) MVC
7 26 (36.62%) HTML
8 25 (35.21%) Java
9 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
10 23 (32.39%) XML
10 23 (32.39%) CSS
11 22 (30.99%) Windows
12 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET
12 19 (26.76%) Finance
13 17 (23.94%) Test Automation
14 15 (21.13%) RESTful
14 15 (21.13%) QA
14 15 (21.13%) Selenium
14 15 (21.13%) TDD
15 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
15 14 (19.72%) .NET Framework
15 14 (19.72%) SoapUI
16 13 (18.31%) JSON
16 13 (18.31%) OO
17 12 (16.90%) T-SQL
18 11 (15.49%) OOP
18 11 (15.49%) CRM
18 11 (15.49%) Git (software)

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 3 (4.23%) CMS
1 3 (4.23%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.82%) Confluence
2 2 (2.82%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) JBoss
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Unified Communications
2 3 (4.23%) SMS
3 2 (2.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.41%) Firewall
4 1 (1.41%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.41%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) MySQL
3 3 (4.23%) DB2
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.82%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Selenium
2 14 (19.72%) SoapUI
3 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.45%) Rational Rose
5 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.63%) JIRA
7 3 (4.23%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.82%) MSTest
8 2 (2.82%) NUnit
9 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.41%) Gradle
9 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Advertising
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Developer
2 15 (21.13%) .NET Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Architect
3 12 (16.90%) Senior Developer
4 11 (15.49%) C# Developer
4 11 (15.49%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (12.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (11.27%) Tester
7 6 (8.45%) Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) QA Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Junior
8 5 (7.04%) Junior Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Lead Developer
8 5 (7.04%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (5.63%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (61.97%) .NET
2 36 (50.70%) REST
2 36 (50.70%) Web Services
3 26 (36.62%) HTML
4 23 (32.39%) CSS
4 23 (32.39%) XML
5 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET
6 15 (21.13%) RESTful
7 14 (19.72%) .NET Framework
8 13 (18.31%) JSON
9 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (12.68%) jQuery
9 9 (12.68%) WCF
10 8 (11.27%) JSP
11 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (9.86%) J2EE
12 6 (8.45%) Ajax
12 6 (8.45%) AngularJS
12 6 (8.45%) CSS3
12 6 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Fixed Income
2 6 (8.45%) PMI
3 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) EPoS
4 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.41%) Fintech
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) PKI
5 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) RIA
5 1 (1.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Linux
3 2 (2.82%) AIX
3 2 (2.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.03%) MVC
3 17 (23.94%) Test Automation
4 15 (21.13%) TDD
5 13 (18.31%) OO
6 11 (15.49%) CRM
6 11 (15.49%) OOP
6 11 (15.49%) Web Development
7 10 (14.08%) API Testing
7 10 (14.08%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (14.08%) SOA
7 10 (14.08%) Software Testing
8 9 (12.68%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (11.27%) BDD
9 8 (11.27%) SDLC
9 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
10 7 (9.86%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (9.86%) Project Management
11 6 (8.45%) Information Architecture
11 6 (8.45%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) SQL
2 33 (46.48%) C#
3 30 (42.25%) JavaScript
4 25 (35.21%) Java
5 12 (16.90%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.45%) PHP
7 3 (4.23%) Java 8
7 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.82%) BeanShell
9 1 (1.41%) Python
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.82%) CISSP
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) GDPR
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) Casewise
3 6 (8.45%) Sybase
4 4 (5.63%) CyberArk
5 2 (2.82%) Chordiant
5 2 (2.82%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.82%) HP
5 2 (2.82%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.82%) SAP
5 2 (2.82%) Sun
6 1 (1.41%) Google
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.41%) Nintex
6 1 (1.41%) Novell
6 1 (1.41%) Ping Identity