Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 23 45
Rank change year-on-year +6 +22 +7
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 37 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.60% 8.68% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.68% 16.89% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 25 19
Chester median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -5.56% +38.46%
10th Percentile £38,125 £26,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,750 £58,150
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +21.43%

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 188 148 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 53.87% 51.39% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 172 139 190
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,600 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £60,800
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (78.38%) SQL
3 25 (67.57%) Java
4 17 (45.95%) C#
5 16 (43.24%) .NET
5 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
6 15 (40.54%) Web Services
6 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
7 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
8 13 (35.14%) Selenium
8 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
9 12 (32.43%) HTML
9 12 (32.43%) Scrum
9 12 (32.43%) SoapUI
10 11 (29.73%) WebDriver
10 11 (29.73%) jQuery
10 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
11 10 (27.03%) Cucumber
11 10 (27.03%) QA
12 9 (24.32%) Process Improvement
12 9 (24.32%) SpecFlow
12 9 (24.32%) Gherkin
12 9 (24.32%) BDD
12 9 (24.32%) TDD
12 9 (24.32%) CSS
13 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
13 8 (21.62%) WCF
13 8 (21.62%) RESTful
14 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Selenium
2 12 (32.43%) SoapUI
3 11 (29.73%) WebDriver
4 10 (27.03%) Cucumber
5 9 (24.32%) SpecFlow
6 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
7 3 (8.11%) JUnit
8 2 (5.41%) Ant
8 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
8 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.41%) Gradle
8 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
8 2 (5.41%) Maven
8 2 (5.41%) Mockito
9 1 (2.70%) JMeter
9 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
9 1 (2.70%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (2.70%) Automotive
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Automation Tester
3 8 (21.62%) C# Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Lead Tester
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Automation Tester
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Tester
3 8 (21.62%) Tester
4 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) Web Services
3 12 (32.43%) HTML
4 11 (29.73%) jQuery
5 9 (24.32%) CSS
5 9 (24.32%) Gherkin
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
6 8 (21.62%) RESTful
6 8 (21.62%) WCF
7 7 (18.92%) Ajax
7 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (18.92%) JSON
8 6 (16.22%) REST
8 6 (16.22%) Spring
8 6 (16.22%) XML
9 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
10 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
11 2 (5.41%) SignalR
11 2 (5.41%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.70%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Android
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
3 12 (32.43%) Scrum
4 9 (24.32%) BDD
4 9 (24.32%) Process Improvement
4 9 (24.32%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (18.92%) MVC
6 6 (16.22%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (16.22%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (16.22%) Secure Coding
7 3 (8.11%) SDLC
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps
8 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.41%) IT Strategy
8 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Microservices
8 2 (5.41%) Open Source
9 1 (2.70%) Progressive Web App
9 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) SQL
2 25 (67.57%) Java
3 17 (45.95%) C#
4 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
5 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.92%) C
6 7 (18.92%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle