Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 19 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +22
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 28 49 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 11.16% 12.63% 8.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.67% 23.33% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28 46 24
Chester median annual salary £50,000 £44,250 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.99% +7.27% -8.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £51,250
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%

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 105 210 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 41.83% 54.12% 49.11%
Number of salaries quoted 95 189 124
Chester median annual salary £42,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £55,000 £51,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -3.75%

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Chester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (89.29%) C#
2 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
3 23 (82.14%) Web Services
4 20 (71.43%) Acceptance Criteria
5 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
6 18 (64.29%) SQL
7 16 (57.14%) PMI
7 16 (57.14%) PMI Certification
8 15 (53.57%) Windows
8 15 (53.57%) T-SQL
8 15 (53.57%) TDD
8 15 (53.57%) WCF
9 14 (50.00%) .NET Framework
10 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
10 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (42.86%) RESTful
10 12 (42.86%) BDD
11 11 (39.29%) Kanban
12 9 (32.14%) MVC
13 8 (28.57%) Scrum
13 8 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
13 8 (28.57%) Line Management
13 8 (28.57%) Coaching
14 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
15 5 (17.86%) XML
16 3 (10.71%) JSP
16 3 (10.71%) MySQL

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 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Lead Developer
4 8 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 23 (82.14%) Web Services
3 15 (53.57%) WCF
4 14 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 12 (42.86%) RESTful
6 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (17.86%) XML
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (10.71%) JSP
8 3 (10.71%) SailPoint
9 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET
9 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (7.14%) JSON
10 1 (3.57%) HTML
10 1 (3.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) PMI
2 2 (7.14%) EPoS
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Acceptance Criteria
3 15 (53.57%) TDD
4 12 (42.86%) BDD
5 11 (39.29%) Kanban
6 9 (32.14%) MVC
7 8 (28.57%) Coaching
7 8 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (28.57%) Line Management
7 8 (28.57%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Biometrics
8 2 (7.14%) CRM
8 2 (7.14%) SDLC
8 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
9 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) GDPR
2 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) RACF
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) CyberArk
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) SAP