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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 52 57
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 13 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.98% 2.22% 2.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.96% 4.59% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 16
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £30,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 218 218 270
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 50.00% 48.34% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 183 174 228
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing SOAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 10 £45,000 -
Chorley - 3 £42,500 -
Skelmersdale +1 1 £33,000 +1.53%
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (81.82%) .NET
3 16 (72.73%) SQL
3 16 (72.73%) C#
4 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 13 (59.09%) Degree
6 12 (54.55%) CSS
6 12 (54.55%) XML
6 12 (54.55%) HTML
6 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
7 11 (50.00%) Oracle
8 10 (45.45%) HTTP
8 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (40.91%) MySQL
9 9 (40.91%) HTML5
9 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
9 9 (40.91%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (36.36%) SDLC
10 8 (36.36%) Web Application Development
10 8 (36.36%) WCF
10 8 (36.36%) JSON
10 8 (36.36%) XSL
10 8 (36.36%) Web Services
11 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
12 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
12 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
12 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
12 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
13 5 (22.73%) OpenEdge
13 5 (22.73%) Retail

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 5 (22.73%) OpenEdge
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) MySQL
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Power BI
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.55%) DB2
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) PowerBuilder
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Software Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 5 (22.73%) .NET Software Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Applications Developer
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) C# Application Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Junior
5 4 (18.18%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Junior Applications Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Junior C# Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Junior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Junior Software Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 12 (54.55%) HTML
3 12 (54.55%) XML
4 9 (40.91%) HTML5
5 8 (36.36%) JSON
5 8 (36.36%) WCF
5 8 (36.36%) Web Services
5 8 (36.36%) XSL
6 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET
7 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.64%) jQuery
7 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (9.09%) Spring
9 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.55%) REST
9 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
1 9 (40.91%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) SDLC
2 8 (36.36%) Web Application Development
3 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
4 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.64%) High Availability
6 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL V2
6 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
6 3 (13.64%) Parallel Computing
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCAD
2 1 (4.55%) MCPD
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase