Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 18 36
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 +16
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 17 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.92% 10.88% 5.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.08% 20.51% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 31 16
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,500 £52,500 £45,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 Chester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 130 156 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 45.30% 53.06% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 119 144 148
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% +8.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24,200 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Chester

SOAP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Chester

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Chester over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 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 Chester region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Acceptance Criteria
5 7 (41.18%) XML
5 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
5 7 (41.18%) TDD
5 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
5 7 (41.18%) WCF
6 6 (35.29%) MVC
6 6 (35.29%) PMI
6 6 (35.29%) PMI Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Java
7 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
7 5 (29.41%) Kanban
7 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (29.41%) RESTful
7 5 (29.41%) BDD
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (23.53%) SailPoint
8 4 (23.53%) CyberArk
8 4 (23.53%) Scrum
8 4 (23.53%) MySQL
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
3 7 (41.18%) WCF
3 7 (41.18%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) RESTful
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (23.53%) JSP
5 4 (23.53%) SailPoint
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
7 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (11.76%) HTML
7 2 (11.76%) Servlets
8 1 (5.88%) J2EE
8 1 (5.88%) LDAP
8 1 (5.88%) OAuth2
8 1 (5.88%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) PMI
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) EPoS
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Acceptance Criteria
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) MVC
5 5 (29.41%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) Kanban
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) Coaching
7 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (17.65%) Line Management
8 2 (11.76%) CRM
8 2 (11.76%) SDLC
8 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.76%) Usability Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
9 1 (5.88%) Biometrics
9 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
9 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Project Management
9 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
1 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) CyberArk
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Sybase
4 2 (11.76%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) MuleSoft
5 1 (5.88%) Novell
5 1 (5.88%) Ping Identity
5 1 (5.88%) Sun