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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 45 47
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 8 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.91% 2.08% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.40% 5.79% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Median salary £31,250 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 182 121 185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 43.54% 36.01% 42.73%
Number of salaries quoted 177 108 161
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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
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 28 March 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 - 3 £37,500 -
Skelmersdale -2 1 - -
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 (87.50%) HTML
1 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 21 (87.50%) CSS
2 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (83.33%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) .NET
3 19 (79.17%) SQL
4 17 (70.83%) Web Services
5 16 (66.67%) WCF
6 15 (62.50%) SDLC
7 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
7 13 (54.17%) Windows
8 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (33.33%) Mainframe
10 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
10 8 (33.33%) AS400
10 8 (33.33%) VB6
10 8 (33.33%) Finance
10 8 (33.33%) Advertising
10 8 (33.33%) Oracle
10 8 (33.33%) VB
10 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
10 8 (33.33%) iSeries
10 8 (33.33%) RESTful
10 8 (33.33%) Ajax
10 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (29.17%) jQuery
11 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software

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 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) OpenEdge
3 1 (4.17%) ColdFusion
3 1 (4.17%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 8 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (29.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) GIS
4 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) TestRail
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Advertising
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) .NET Developer
3 9 (37.50%) Analyst
4 8 (33.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 8 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
4 8 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 8 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 8 (33.33%) C# Programmer
4 8 (33.33%) Programmer
4 8 (33.33%) VB Analyst Programmer
4 8 (33.33%) VB Programmer
4 8 (33.33%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
4 8 (33.33%) VB6 Programmer
5 7 (29.17%) Software Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Applications Developer
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Junior
6 4 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) CSS
1 21 (87.50%) HTML
2 20 (83.33%) .NET
3 17 (70.83%) Web Services
4 16 (66.67%) WCF
5 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
6 8 (33.33%) Ajax
6 8 (33.33%) RESTful
7 7 (29.17%) jQuery
8 6 (25.00%) HTML5
8 6 (25.00%) JSON
9 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
10 4 (16.67%) ADO.NET
10 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (16.67%) XML
10 4 (16.67%) XSL
11 2 (8.33%) REST
12 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (4.17%) OpenID
12 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) AS400
1 8 (33.33%) iSeries
1 8 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (12.50%) iPad
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) SDLC
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) OOP
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 3 (12.50%) Parallel Computing
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Scorecard
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) AOP
7 1 (4.17%) ETL
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Service Design
7 1 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 20 (83.33%) C#
3 19 (79.17%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) VB
4 8 (33.33%) VB6
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) TIBCO