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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 190 167 149
Rank change year-on-year -23 -18 -18
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 61 37 67
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.08% 0.96% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.08% 2.35% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 51 30 41
10th Percentile £30,363 £40,625 £36,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £60,658
90th Percentile - £68,100 £65,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -0.28%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,983 1,575 1,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 35.24% 40.71% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,404 1,385 1,514
10th Percentile £38,011 £32,500 £33,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £60,645
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £71,250
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Manchester

SOAP
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOAP in Manchester.

Salary trend for SOAP in Manchester

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOAP in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Manchester

SOAP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Stockport 0 3 £57,500 +4.55%
Rochdale - 1 £44,833 -
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 41 (67.21%) Agile
2 35 (57.38%) HTML
2 35 (57.38%) Java
3 33 (54.10%) REST
4 29 (47.54%) DevOps
4 29 (47.54%) SQL
5 26 (42.62%) Spring
6 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
6 24 (39.34%) CSS
7 23 (37.70%) XML
7 23 (37.70%) Social Skills
8 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
9 19 (31.15%) Web Services
10 18 (29.51%) Web Development
11 17 (27.87%) Test Automation
11 17 (27.87%) Linux
11 17 (27.87%) Microservices
12 16 (26.23%) Relational Database
13 14 (22.95%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (22.95%) JSON
14 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
14 13 (21.31%) Scrum
15 12 (19.67%) C#
15 12 (19.67%) .NET
15 12 (19.67%) RDBMS
15 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (18.03%) Docker
16 11 (18.03%) React
16 11 (18.03%) Node.js
16 11 (18.03%) AWS

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (9.84%) Apache
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.56%) Maple
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) AWS
2 6 (9.84%) Azure
3 3 (4.92%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (4.92%) Serverless
4 2 (3.28%) GitHub
5 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) SSL
1 5 (8.20%) VPN
2 4 (6.56%) Network Security
2 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) Relational Database
2 12 (19.67%) RDBMS
3 9 (14.75%) MySQL
4 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.56%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.39%) Maven
3 8 (13.11%) JIRA
4 7 (11.48%) Postman
4 7 (11.48%) SoapUI
5 6 (9.84%) Bugzilla
5 6 (9.84%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.84%) JMeter
5 6 (9.84%) REST Assured
5 6 (9.84%) Selenium
6 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.64%) Ant
7 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.64%) Gradle
7 1 (1.64%) JUnit
7 1 (1.64%) Mockito
7 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (37.70%) Social Skills
2 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (18.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 7 (11.48%) Finance
5 4 (6.56%) Police
6 2 (3.28%) Games
6 2 (3.28%) Law
7 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.64%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 42 (68.85%) Developer
2 20 (32.79%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) PHP Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Junior
4 8 (13.11%) Junior Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Senior Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Tester
6 6 (9.84%) Automation Tester
6 6 (9.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Lead Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Backend Developer
9 3 (4.92%) PHP CodeIgniter Developer
9 3 (4.92%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.92%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (57.38%) HTML
2 33 (54.10%) REST
3 26 (42.62%) Spring
4 24 (39.34%) CSS
5 23 (37.70%) XML
6 19 (31.15%) Web Services
7 14 (22.95%) JSON
8 12 (19.67%) .NET
9 11 (18.03%) Node.js
9 11 (18.03%) React
10 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
10 10 (16.39%) RESTful
11 9 (14.75%) Laravel
12 8 (13.11%) JDBC
13 6 (9.84%) LAMP
13 6 (9.84%) Symfony
13 6 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (9.84%) XHTML
13 6 (9.84%) Zend Framework
14 5 (8.20%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Blog
2 4 (6.56%) Cyberattack
2 4 (6.56%) Cybercrime
2 4 (6.56%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.92%) EPoS
3 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.28%) Social Media
5 1 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.64%) Educational Technology
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.64%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) Android
2 5 (8.20%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.20%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) Agile
2 29 (47.54%) DevOps
3 18 (29.51%) Web Development
4 17 (27.87%) Microservices
4 17 (27.87%) Test Automation
5 14 (22.95%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (21.31%) Scrum
6 13 (21.31%) Software Engineering
7 9 (14.75%) Secure Coding
8 8 (13.11%) OO
8 8 (13.11%) OOP
8 8 (13.11%) SDLC
8 8 (13.11%) TDD
8 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
9 7 (11.48%) BDD
9 7 (11.48%) CI/CD
9 7 (11.48%) Full Stack Development
9 7 (11.48%) MVC
9 7 (11.48%) Software Deployment
10 6 (9.84%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) Java
2 29 (47.54%) SQL
3 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.67%) C#
5 9 (14.75%) PHP
6 8 (13.11%) TypeScript
7 6 (9.84%) C++
8 4 (6.56%) MATLAB
8 4 (6.56%) R
9 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.64%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.64%) C
10 1 (1.64%) Go
10 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) CIPD
4 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) QA
System Software
1 11 (18.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) HP ALM
2 5 (8.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) HP
2 6 (9.84%) ServiceNow
2 6 (9.84%) Zend
3 1 (1.64%) IBM
3 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com