Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 72 54
Rank change year-on-year +17 -18 -14
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 27 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.00% 1.77% 3.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.59% 4.12% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 27
Lancashire median annual salary £40,250 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,675 £29,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £39,375 £46,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 410 388 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 45.61% 43.02% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 356 347 352
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Lancashire

SOAP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Lancashire

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Lancashire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Lancashire

SOAP
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Preston +3 13 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Skelmersdale -2 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Poulton-le-Fylde - 3 £32,500 -
Lancaster - 1 £35,000 - 1
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 24 (88.89%) C#
1 24 (88.89%) .NET
2 23 (85.19%) XML
3 21 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 18 (66.67%) SQL
5 12 (44.44%) Degree
5 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 10 (37.04%) REST
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (33.33%) XSLT
7 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (29.63%) Finance
8 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
10 6 (22.22%) Adobe
10 6 (22.22%) ColdFusion
10 6 (22.22%) PowerBuilder
10 6 (22.22%) Oracle
10 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
10 6 (22.22%) Sybase
11 5 (18.52%) Clustering
11 5 (18.52%) Retail
11 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (22.22%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 5 (18.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) .NET Developer
3 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 8 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Technical Leader
7 4 (14.81%) DBA
7 4 (14.81%) Principal .NET Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Principal Developer
7 4 (14.81%) SQL DBA
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Developer
7 4 (14.81%) T-SQL Developer
7 4 (14.81%) XML Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Analyst
8 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
9 2 (7.41%) C# Application Developer
9 2 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) .NET
2 23 (85.19%) XML
3 21 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 10 (37.04%) REST
5 9 (33.33%) XSLT
6 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
6 5 (18.52%) WCF
6 5 (18.52%) Web Services
6 5 (18.52%) XSL
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.70%) CSS
8 1 (3.70%) HTML
8 1 (3.70%) JSON
8 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.70%) LESS
8 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (11.11%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
2 8 (29.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
3 5 (18.52%) High Availability
3 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL V2
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) Web Application Development
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (11.11%) OOP
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Adobe
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) Xamarin