Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 91 104
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13 +24
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 31 47 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.21% 2.23% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.73% 5.74% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 34
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 541 819 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.64% 38.78% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 441 602 739
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,825 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Essex

SOAP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Essex

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Essex over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Essex

SOAP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -5 8 £37,500 -21.05%
Brentwood +22 7 - -
Colchester +16 7 £42,500 -37.04%
Witham - 1 - -
SOAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 21 (67.74%) XML
2 18 (58.06%) SQL
3 17 (54.84%) REST
4 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (45.16%) Node.js
6 12 (38.71%) .NET
6 12 (38.71%) C#
6 12 (38.71%) HTML
6 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
6 12 (38.71%) CSS
7 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
7 11 (35.48%) Front End Development
8 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (29.03%) Web Services
8 9 (29.03%) IIS
9 8 (25.81%) MVC
9 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
9 8 (25.81%) CSS3
9 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
10 7 (22.58%) Splunk
10 7 (22.58%) Express
10 7 (22.58%) Sass
10 7 (22.58%) gulp
10 7 (22.58%) Grunt
10 7 (22.58%) Bower
10 7 (22.58%) Java
10 7 (22.58%) Finance
10 7 (22.58%) Subversion
10 7 (22.58%) npm

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 9 (29.03%) IIS
2 6 (19.35%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Mule
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) npm
2 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (22.58%) Bower
2 7 (22.58%) Grunt
2 7 (22.58%) gulp
2 7 (22.58%) Subversion
3 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
4 5 (16.13%) Maven
5 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Applications Support
3 7 (22.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (22.58%) Junior
3 7 (22.58%) Junior Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Applications Support Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Lead Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Web Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) XML
2 17 (54.84%) REST
3 14 (45.16%) Node.js
4 12 (38.71%) .NET
4 12 (38.71%) CSS
4 12 (38.71%) HTML
5 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
6 9 (29.03%) Web Services
7 8 (25.81%) CSS3
8 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
8 7 (22.58%) Express
8 7 (22.58%) Sass
9 5 (16.13%) Ajax
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
9 5 (16.13%) HTML5
10 4 (12.90%) EJB
10 4 (12.90%) J2EE
10 4 (12.90%) JSP
10 4 (12.90%) Middleware
10 4 (12.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) CMDB
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Front End Development
3 8 (25.81%) MVC
4 7 (22.58%) Code Optimisation
5 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 6 (19.35%) Validation
6 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.68%) DevOps
8 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) SDLC
9 1 (3.23%) API Integration
9 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (3.23%) Mobile Development
9 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) C#
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
6 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.45%) Scala
8 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
8 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) vSphere
2 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Splunk
2 5 (16.13%) Dynatrace
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) MKS
5 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) WSO2
6 1 (3.23%) Xamarin