Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 119 132
Rank change year-on-year -23 +13 -30
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 144 210 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.97% 2.64% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.70% 5.61% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 123 185 152
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £30,125
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,750 £58,625
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 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 3,062 3,745 3,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.89% 47.07% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,586 3,163 2,898
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Manchester

SOAP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Manchester

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 7 £31,500 - 1
Stockport -14 5 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Salford - 2 £32,500 - 4
Altrincham - 2 £57,500 - 1
Bolton +10 1 £37,500 -11.76%
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 96 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (52.78%) XML
3 71 (49.31%) Web Services
3 71 (49.31%) Java
4 67 (46.53%) JavaScript
5 65 (45.14%) .NET
6 62 (43.06%) C#
6 62 (43.06%) HTML
7 61 (42.36%) RESTful
8 60 (41.67%) REST
9 56 (38.89%) Software Engineering
10 53 (36.81%) SQL
10 53 (36.81%) CSS
11 52 (36.11%) Scrum
12 46 (31.94%) jQuery
13 44 (30.56%) JSON
14 43 (29.86%) ASP.NET
15 41 (28.47%) Finance
15 41 (28.47%) WCF
16 38 (26.39%) C++
16 38 (26.39%) OO
17 37 (25.69%) JIRA
17 37 (25.69%) Test Automation
18 36 (25.00%) Selenium
19 35 (24.31%) Continuous Integration
19 35 (24.31%) TDD
20 30 (20.83%) Git (software)
21 29 (20.14%) MVC
21 29 (20.14%) Microsoft
21 29 (20.14%) MySQL

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 12 (8.33%) Confluence
2 11 (7.64%) Apache
3 8 (5.56%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.47%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.47%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.78%) nginx
5 4 (2.78%) WordPress
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.69%) osCommerce
1 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.78%) BrowserStack
4 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.39%) GitHub
4 2 (1.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.97%) HTTP
2 11 (7.64%) SSL
3 10 (6.94%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.86%) Firewall
5 3 (2.08%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (2.08%) DHCP
5 3 (2.08%) Internet
5 3 (2.08%) OpenVPN
5 3 (2.08%) SAN
5 3 (2.08%) VoIP
5 3 (2.08%) VPN
6 2 (1.39%) Intranet
7 1 (0.69%) Broadband
7 1 (0.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.14%) MySQL
2 23 (15.97%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.42%) Big Data
4 12 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 12 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.86%) Apache Hive
6 7 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.17%) Redis
8 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.39%) Power BI
9 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.69%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.69%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.69%) Riak
Development Applications
1 37 (25.69%) JIRA
2 36 (25.00%) Selenium
3 30 (20.83%) Git (software)
4 23 (15.97%) NUnit
5 22 (15.28%) MSTest
6 21 (14.58%) SoapUI
7 18 (12.50%) Cucumber
8 17 (11.81%) Visual Studio
9 14 (9.72%) Bitbucket
10 9 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (6.25%) Jenkins
10 9 (6.25%) WebDriver
11 7 (4.86%) CodeSonar
11 7 (4.86%) git-flow
11 7 (4.86%) Robot Framework
12 6 (4.17%) JMeter
13 5 (3.47%) JUnit
14 4 (2.78%) Appium
15 3 (2.08%) Redmine
15 3 (2.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 41 (28.47%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Banking
3 7 (4.86%) Law
3 7 (4.86%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.86%) Retail
4 5 (3.47%) Games
5 3 (2.08%) Electronics
6 2 (1.39%) Advertising
6 2 (1.39%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.69%) Automotive
7 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (50.69%) Developer
2 31 (21.53%) Senior Developer
3 30 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 28 (19.44%) Software Engineer
5 22 (15.28%) Software Developer
6 20 (13.89%) C# Software Engineer
7 19 (13.19%) .NET Developer
7 19 (13.19%) C# Developer
8 17 (11.81%) C# Software Developer
9 16 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (10.42%) .NET Software Developer
11 13 (9.03%) Senior C# Developer
11 13 (9.03%) SQL Developer
12 12 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
12 12 (8.33%) Agile Developer
12 12 (8.33%) Analyst
12 12 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (8.33%) Senior Agile Developer
12 12 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
12 12 (8.33%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (52.78%) XML
2 71 (49.31%) Web Services
3 65 (45.14%) .NET
4 62 (43.06%) HTML
5 61 (42.36%) RESTful
6 60 (41.67%) REST
7 53 (36.81%) CSS
8 46 (31.94%) jQuery
9 44 (30.56%) JSON
10 43 (29.86%) ASP.NET
11 41 (28.47%) WCF
12 23 (15.97%) LINQ
13 22 (15.28%) Silverlight
13 22 (15.28%) WF
13 22 (15.28%) WPF
13 22 (15.28%) XSLT
14 20 (13.89%) Spring
15 18 (12.50%) JSP
16 17 (11.81%) Hibernate
17 15 (10.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.33%) Fintech
3 5 (3.47%) User Experience
4 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.78%) Blog
4 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.08%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.39%) Clustering
6 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.28%) Linux
2 15 (10.42%) Windows
3 12 (8.33%) Android
4 11 (7.64%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.86%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.08%) Debian
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.39%) Unix
9 1 (0.69%) CentOS
9 1 (0.69%) VME
9 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 52 (36.11%) Scrum
4 38 (26.39%) OO
5 37 (25.69%) Test Automation
6 35 (24.31%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (24.31%) TDD
7 29 (20.14%) MVC
8 26 (18.06%) Use Case
9 25 (17.36%) DevOps
10 24 (16.67%) UML
10 24 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 22 (15.28%) DSDM
11 22 (15.28%) MVVM
11 22 (15.28%) RUP
12 20 (13.89%) BDD
12 20 (13.89%) SDLC
13 14 (9.72%) Kanban
14 12 (8.33%) Web Development
15 11 (7.64%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 71 (49.31%) Java
2 67 (46.53%) JavaScript
3 62 (43.06%) C#
4 53 (36.81%) SQL
5 38 (26.39%) C++
6 25 (17.36%) PHP
7 24 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 24 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 17 (11.81%) Python
9 16 (11.11%) C
10 13 (9.03%) Groovy
11 10 (6.94%) Bash Shell
11 10 (6.94%) Ruby
12 7 (4.86%) Objective-C
12 7 (4.86%) PowerShell
13 6 (4.17%) Go
14 4 (2.78%) Embedded C
14 4 (2.78%) Embedded C++
14 4 (2.78%) Java 8
14 4 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (11.81%) Degree
2 8 (5.56%) CISSP
2 8 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 8 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.86%) CCNA
3 7 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.86%) CompTIA Security+
3 7 (4.86%) GIAC
3 7 (4.86%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.86%) Linux+ Certification
3 7 (4.86%) MCSE
3 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.86%) Network+ Certification
3 7 (4.86%) SANS
3 7 (4.86%) SSCP
4 6 (4.17%) ISEB
5 2 (1.39%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.69%) CITP
6 1 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.58%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) SLA
3 2 (1.39%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) Docker
2 7 (4.86%) vSphere
3 4 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.86%) Puppet
1 7 (4.86%) Salt
2 1 (0.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.72%) Oracle
3 6 (4.17%) Google
4 3 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.39%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.69%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.69%) HP
6 1 (0.69%) Remedy
6 1 (0.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.69%) Sitecore