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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 31 30
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 12 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 7.89% 2.25% 2.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.81% 4.17% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 5
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  
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 Chester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 81 96 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 53.29% 53.93% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 79 89 43
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 13 (65.00%) SQL
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) JSON
3 10 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) J2EE
4 9 (45.00%) Spring
5 8 (40.00%) IT Strategy
6 6 (30.00%) XML
7 5 (25.00%) Selenium
8 4 (20.00%) WCF
8 4 (20.00%) RESTful
8 4 (20.00%) XSL
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) C#
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
8 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
9 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (15.00%) Retail
10 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (10.00%) jQuery
10 2 (10.00%) CSS
10 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (10.00%) PHP
10 2 (10.00%) Web Services
11 1 (5.00%) MVC
11 1 (5.00%) Finance
11 1 (5.00%) ISEB

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 1 (5.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) J2EE Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) JSON
2 9 (45.00%) J2EE
2 9 (45.00%) Spring
3 6 (30.00%) XML
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) RESTful
4 4 (20.00%) WCF
4 4 (20.00%) XSL
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) ADO
7 1 (5.00%) Ajax
7 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.00%) CSS3
7 1 (5.00%) JAX-WS
7 1 (5.00%) JDBC
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.00%) Parallel Computing
6 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) SDET
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) MCAD
1 1 (5.00%) MCPD
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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