Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 115 124
Rank change year-on-year +27 +9 -14
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 138 128 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.80% 2.38% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.81% 6.73% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125 113 151
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% -8.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1767 1903 2972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.83% 35.33% 43.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1704 2437
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Leeds

SOAP
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Leeds

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Leeds over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 119 (86.23%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (74.64%) Web Services
3 100 (72.46%) XML
4 88 (63.77%) SQL
5 72 (52.17%) Java
6 69 (50.00%) C#
7 51 (36.96%) T-SQL
7 51 (36.96%) JavaScript
8 49 (35.51%) XSD
9 48 (34.78%) RESTful
10 47 (34.06%) HTML
11 46 (33.33%) .NET
12 43 (31.16%) Scrum
13 41 (29.71%) Finance
13 41 (29.71%) Test Automation
14 40 (28.99%) CSS
15 38 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (26.81%) Git (software)
17 35 (25.36%) OO
17 35 (25.36%) DSDM
18 34 (24.64%) ASP.NET
18 34 (24.64%) Software Engineering
19 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
20 32 (23.19%) XSLT
21 29 (21.01%) BDD
22 28 (20.29%) jQuery
23 27 (19.57%) WSDL
23 27 (19.57%) FitNesse
23 27 (19.57%) SpecFlow
24 25 (18.12%) UML

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 14 (10.14%) Tomcat
2 13 (9.42%) WebLogic
2 13 (9.42%) WebSphere
3 10 (7.25%) Confluence
4 7 (5.07%) Oracle 9iAS
4 7 (5.07%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (10.87%) NoSQL
4 10 (7.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (4.35%) Redis
7 3 (2.17%) MySQL
8 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (26.81%) Git (software)
2 27 (19.57%) FitNesse
2 27 (19.57%) SpecFlow
3 24 (17.39%) Cucumber
3 24 (17.39%) MSTest
3 24 (17.39%) NUnit
4 22 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (13.77%) Selenium
6 18 (13.04%) tSQLt
7 12 (8.70%) Maven
7 12 (8.70%) SoapUI
8 10 (7.25%) Subversion
9 9 (6.52%) JIRA
10 7 (5.07%) JUnit
10 7 (5.07%) Mockito
11 6 (4.35%) ERwin
11 6 (4.35%) Visual Studio
12 5 (3.62%) HP UFT
13 4 (2.90%) JMeter
13 4 (2.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 41 (29.71%) Finance
2 4 (2.90%) Advertising
3 3 (2.17%) Games
4 2 (1.45%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (28.99%) Developer
2 30 (21.74%) Software Engineer
3 28 (20.29%) Test Engineer
4 24 (17.39%) .NET Software Engineer
4 24 (17.39%) C# Software Engineer
5 19 (13.77%) Principal Engineer
5 19 (13.77%) Principal Test Engineer
6 17 (12.32%) Java Developer
7 12 (8.70%) C# Developer
8 11 (7.97%) Tester
9 10 (7.25%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Agile C# Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Agile Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Analyst
10 8 (5.80%) Senior Agile Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Senior SQL Developer
10 8 (5.80%) SQL Developer
10 8 (5.80%) T-SQL Developer
11 7 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (74.64%) Web Services
2 100 (72.46%) XML
3 49 (35.51%) XSD
4 48 (34.78%) RESTful
5 47 (34.06%) HTML
6 46 (33.33%) .NET
7 40 (28.99%) CSS
8 34 (24.64%) ASP.NET
9 32 (23.19%) XSLT
10 28 (20.29%) jQuery
11 27 (19.57%) WSDL
12 24 (17.39%) LINQ
12 24 (17.39%) REST
12 24 (17.39%) Silverlight
12 24 (17.39%) WCF
12 24 (17.39%) WF
12 24 (17.39%) WPF
13 16 (11.59%) JSON
14 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (6.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) User Experience
2 10 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.07%) AS400
6 2 (1.45%) BYOD
6 2 (1.45%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.04%) Linux
2 13 (9.42%) Windows
3 7 (5.07%) AIX
3 7 (5.07%) Solaris
3 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.90%) Android
5 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (86.23%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.16%) Scrum
3 41 (29.71%) Test Automation
4 38 (27.54%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (25.36%) DSDM
5 35 (25.36%) OO
6 34 (24.64%) Software Engineering
7 29 (21.01%) BDD
8 25 (18.12%) Exploratory Testing
8 25 (18.12%) MVC
8 25 (18.12%) Service Delivery
8 25 (18.12%) UML
9 24 (17.39%) MVVM
9 24 (17.39%) RUP
9 24 (17.39%) Use Case
10 23 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 23 (16.67%) TDD
11 22 (15.94%) ATDD
12 14 (10.14%) Workflow
13 13 (9.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 88 (63.77%) SQL
2 72 (52.17%) Java
3 69 (50.00%) C#
4 51 (36.96%) JavaScript
4 51 (36.96%) T-SQL
5 24 (17.39%) C++
5 24 (17.39%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.80%) Python
7 7 (5.07%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.35%) PHP
8 6 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.17%) Scala
9 3 (2.17%) XPath
10 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.72%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.72%) C
11 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.72%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (9.42%) Degree
2 12 (8.70%) ISEB
3 11 (7.97%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) HL7
2 6 (4.35%) QA
3 2 (1.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.72%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.35%) Puppet
2 5 (3.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.52%) Oracle
3 7 (5.07%) BEA
3 7 (5.07%) IBM
4 5 (3.62%) HP
5 4 (2.90%) webMethods
6 3 (2.17%) Zend
7 2 (1.45%) Google
7 2 (1.45%) Perforce
8 1 (0.72%) Apple