Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 90 181
Rank change year-on-year -83 +91 -29
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 72 71 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.29% 2.74% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.49% 5.81% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 54 63 61
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,188 £41,875 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £72,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -

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 2,064 1,221 2,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.05% 47.07% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,601 1,113 2,141
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,350 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.70% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 40 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.78%) REST
3 37 (51.39%) MySQL
4 35 (48.61%) Relational Database
5 34 (47.22%) XML
6 33 (45.83%) Java
7 29 (40.28%) SQL
8 28 (38.89%) Web Services
9 26 (36.11%) Service Management
10 25 (34.72%) AWS
10 25 (34.72%) RESTful
11 24 (33.33%) Node.js
11 24 (33.33%) HTML
12 23 (31.94%) OO
12 23 (31.94%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (31.94%) Microservices
13 22 (30.56%) CSS
13 22 (30.56%) Scrum
14 21 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
14 21 (29.17%) Linux
14 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
15 20 (27.78%) C++
15 20 (27.78%) Software Engineering
16 19 (26.39%) Kanban
17 18 (25.00%) Service Delivery
18 17 (23.61%) Front End Development
18 17 (23.61%) Social Skills
19 16 (22.22%) OOP
19 16 (22.22%) Internet

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 4 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (2.78%) CMS
2 2 (2.78%) Documentum
2 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (34.72%) AWS
2 15 (20.83%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (9.72%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (9.72%) Serverless
4 6 (8.33%) Heroku
5 5 (6.94%) GitHub
6 4 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (5.56%) SaaS
7 3 (4.17%) Firebase
7 3 (4.17%) Twilio
8 2 (2.78%) Azure
8 2 (2.78%) Veeva
9 1 (1.39%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 1 (1.39%) BrowserStack
9 1 (1.39%) Force.com
9 1 (1.39%) iPaaS
9 1 (1.39%) Lucidchart
9 1 (1.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) Internet
2 12 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) AMQP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (51.39%) MySQL
2 35 (48.61%) Relational Database
3 21 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
4 15 (20.83%) Amazon Aurora
4 15 (20.83%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.72%) JIRA
3 6 (8.33%) MSTest
3 6 (8.33%) NUnit
4 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.94%) Maven
5 4 (5.56%) Bitbucket
5 4 (5.56%) Selenium
6 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.78%) Postman
8 1 (1.39%) JHipster
8 1 (1.39%) JMeter
8 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (23.61%) Social Skills
2 15 (20.83%) Finance
3 13 (18.06%) Presentation Skills
4 11 (15.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 11 (15.28%) Law
4 11 (15.28%) Public Sector
4 11 (15.28%) Retail
5 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.78%) Legal
7 1 (1.39%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.39%) Marketing
7 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 15 (20.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.94%) ServiceNow Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Tester
10 2 (2.78%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.78%) Technical Architect
11 1 (1.39%) Senior Tester
11 1 (1.39%) Software Test Engineer
11 1 (1.39%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (52.78%) REST
2 34 (47.22%) XML
3 28 (38.89%) Web Services
4 25 (34.72%) RESTful
5 24 (33.33%) HTML
5 24 (33.33%) Node.js
6 22 (30.56%) CSS
7 15 (20.83%) JMS
7 15 (20.83%) JSON
7 15 (20.83%) Kafka
7 15 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
8 14 (19.44%) .NET
9 12 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 11 (15.28%) Ajax
10 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
10 11 (15.28%) GraphQL
11 10 (13.89%) Spring
12 9 (12.50%) jQuery
13 8 (11.11%) Spring Boot
13 8 (11.11%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.94%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 11 (15.28%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (8.33%) BYOD
4 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.33%) User Experience
5 4 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (2.78%) Life Science
7 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.39%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) Linux
2 15 (20.83%) Unix
3 6 (8.33%) Android
3 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.11%) Service Management
3 23 (31.94%) Microservices
3 23 (31.94%) OO
4 22 (30.56%) Scrum
5 20 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 19 (26.39%) Kanban
7 18 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 17 (23.61%) Front End Development
9 16 (22.22%) OOP
10 15 (20.83%) Computer Science
11 14 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (19.44%) TDD
12 12 (16.67%) ITIL
12 12 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 12 (16.67%) Web Development
13 11 (15.28%) ITIL V3
13 11 (15.28%) ITSM
13 11 (15.28%) Thought Leadership
13 11 (15.28%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 33 (45.83%) Java
3 29 (40.28%) SQL
4 20 (27.78%) C++
5 13 (18.06%) C#
6 9 (12.50%) TypeScript
7 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
8 6 (8.33%) Apple Swift
8 6 (8.33%) Kotlin
8 6 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 5 (6.94%) Java 11
9 5 (6.94%) Java 8
10 4 (5.56%) Python
11 3 (4.17%) C
12 1 (1.39%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (20.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) CDISC
2 2 (2.78%) GxP
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) BMC
2 11 (15.28%) HP
2 11 (15.28%) Ivanti
2 11 (15.28%) ServiceNow
3 6 (8.33%) Google
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.17%) Facebook
6 2 (2.78%) OpenText
7 1 (1.39%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.39%) Pardot
7 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com