Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 22 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 +16 +10
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 48 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 11.51% 8.65% 4.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.05% 18.70% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 44 23 19
Chester median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £39,125 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £51,250 £58,150
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +28.57%

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 228 123 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 54.68% 46.24% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 200 109 183
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,425 £51,250 £60,750
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% -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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 42 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (77.08%) SQL
3 27 (56.25%) Java
4 22 (45.83%) C#
4 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
4 22 (45.83%) Web Services
5 21 (43.75%) .NET
6 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 18 (37.50%) T-SQL
8 17 (35.42%) Selenium
8 17 (35.42%) RESTful
9 15 (31.25%) Scrum
9 15 (31.25%) HTML
9 15 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (29.17%) TDD
10 14 (29.17%) BDD
11 13 (27.08%) WebDriver
11 13 (27.08%) Test Automation
11 13 (27.08%) QA
11 13 (27.08%) SoapUI
11 13 (27.08%) Secure Coding
11 13 (27.08%) Acceptance Criteria
11 13 (27.08%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (25.00%) Cucumber
12 12 (25.00%) JSON
12 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 11 (22.92%) XML
13 11 (22.92%) jQuery
13 11 (22.92%) Process Improvement
13 11 (22.92%) SpecFlow

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 (4.17%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.17%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.25%) Big Data
3 3 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Selenium
2 13 (27.08%) SoapUI
2 13 (27.08%) WebDriver
3 12 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 11 (22.92%) SpecFlow
5 6 (12.50%) Mockito
6 5 (10.42%) JUnit
7 4 (8.33%) Ant
7 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 4 (8.33%) Maven
8 2 (4.17%) jMock
9 1 (2.08%) JMeter
9 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.08%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (4.17%) Automotive
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Developer
2 19 (39.58%) .NET Developer
3 15 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 13 (27.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (20.83%) Automation Tester
5 10 (20.83%) Senior Automation Tester
5 10 (20.83%) Senior Tester
5 10 (20.83%) Tester
6 8 (16.67%) Lead Tester
7 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Java Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Magento Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
11 1 (2.08%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) Web Services
2 21 (43.75%) .NET
3 17 (35.42%) RESTful
4 15 (31.25%) HTML
5 12 (25.00%) JSON
6 11 (22.92%) Gherkin
6 11 (22.92%) jQuery
6 11 (22.92%) XML
7 8 (16.67%) REST
7 8 (16.67%) Spring
8 7 (14.58%) CSS
8 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
9 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET
9 6 (12.50%) WCF
10 5 (10.42%) Ajax
10 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
11 4 (8.33%) J2EE
11 4 (8.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.17%) Internet of Things
2 2 (4.17%) iPhone
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Android
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) AIX
2 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
2 1 (2.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (31.25%) Scrum
3 14 (29.17%) BDD
3 14 (29.17%) TDD
4 13 (27.08%) Acceptance Criteria
4 13 (27.08%) Collaborative Working
4 13 (27.08%) Secure Coding
4 13 (27.08%) Test Automation
5 11 (22.92%) Process Improvement
6 7 (14.58%) MVC
7 4 (8.33%) OO
8 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Web Application Development
9 2 (4.17%) Microservices
9 2 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Software Delivery
9 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (77.08%) SQL
2 27 (56.25%) Java
3 22 (45.83%) C#
4 18 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.42%) C
6 5 (10.42%) C++
7 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.25%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) BeanShell
9 1 (2.08%) Python
9 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) CISSP
1 1 (2.08%) ISEB
1 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Zend
4 1 (2.08%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Novell
4 1 (2.08%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Sun
4 1 (2.08%) Sybase