Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 143 75
Rank change year-on-year +28 -68 +20
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 180 156 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.54% 2.03% 3.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.25% 4.50% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 166 125 203
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £38,750 £26,150 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,250 £57,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% 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 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 3,426 3,468 2,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 48.40% 45.16% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,953 2,986 2,335
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £28,050 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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
Stockport +12 40 £53,000 +6.00% 4
Wigan +10 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Bolton -2 3 £32,500 +38.30% 1
Oldham +16 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £55,000 -
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 125 (69.44%) Web Services
2 123 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (64.44%) JavaScript
4 101 (56.11%) XML
5 99 (55.00%) Java
6 98 (54.44%) RESTful
7 97 (53.89%) HTML
8 92 (51.11%) CSS
9 85 (47.22%) Scrum
10 78 (43.33%) OO
11 72 (40.00%) SQL
11 72 (40.00%) Software Engineering
12 68 (37.78%) C#
12 68 (37.78%) REST
13 66 (36.67%) JSON
14 62 (34.44%) jQuery
14 62 (34.44%) .NET
15 59 (32.78%) MVC
16 58 (32.22%) MySQL
16 58 (32.22%) TDD
17 57 (31.67%) PHP
18 56 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
19 53 (29.44%) Use Case
20 48 (26.67%) Unit Testing
20 48 (26.67%) ASP.NET
21 44 (24.44%) Ruby
22 43 (23.89%) WCF
22 43 (23.89%) SOA
22 43 (23.89%) Mentoring
23 42 (23.33%) Test Automation

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 22 (12.22%) nginx
2 16 (8.89%) Apache
3 3 (1.67%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.67%) Confluence
3 3 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.11%) IIS
4 2 (1.11%) JBoss
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.11%) Elite 3E
1 2 (1.11%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 19 (10.56%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.33%) SaaS
5 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.56%) Google Play
7 1 (0.56%) Heroku
7 1 (0.56%) PaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 34 (18.89%) HTTP
2 20 (11.11%) SSL
3 3 (1.67%) Firewall
3 3 (1.67%) Internet
3 3 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (32.22%) MySQL
2 25 (13.89%) NoSQL
3 22 (12.22%) Redis
4 21 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (11.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.89%) Big Data
6 6 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.78%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.67%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.67%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 39 (21.67%) NUnit
2 38 (21.11%) MSTest
3 27 (15.00%) JIRA
4 19 (10.56%) Git (software)
5 18 (10.00%) Selenium
6 16 (8.89%) SoapUI
7 10 (5.56%) Cucumber
8 9 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (4.44%) Jenkins
10 7 (3.89%) Robot Framework
11 6 (3.33%) JUnit
11 6 (3.33%) Ranorex
11 6 (3.33%) Subversion
11 6 (3.33%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.78%) Mercurial
12 5 (2.78%) Visual Studio
13 4 (2.22%) Bitbucket
13 4 (2.22%) JMeter
13 4 (2.22%) LoadRunner
13 4 (2.22%) TestNG
General
1 41 (22.78%) Finance
2 9 (5.00%) Advertising
3 6 (3.33%) Legal
4 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.67%) Retail
6 2 (1.11%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (52.78%) Developer
2 39 (21.67%) Java Developer
3 37 (20.56%) Senior Developer
4 27 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 27 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 25 (13.89%) Architect
6 22 (12.22%) .NET Developer
6 22 (12.22%) C# Developer
7 20 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
8 18 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 18 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 17 (9.44%) Agile .NET Developer
9 17 (9.44%) Agile C# Developer
9 17 (9.44%) Agile Developer
9 17 (9.44%) C# WPF Developer
9 17 (9.44%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 17 (9.44%) Senior Agile Developer
9 17 (9.44%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 17 (9.44%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (69.44%) Web Services
2 101 (56.11%) XML
3 98 (54.44%) RESTful
4 97 (53.89%) HTML
5 92 (51.11%) CSS
6 68 (37.78%) REST
7 66 (36.67%) JSON
8 62 (34.44%) .NET
8 62 (34.44%) jQuery
9 48 (26.67%) ASP.NET
10 43 (23.89%) WCF
11 42 (23.33%) Spring
12 38 (21.11%) HTML5
13 36 (20.00%) CSS3
14 35 (19.44%) WPF
15 34 (18.89%) LINQ
15 34 (18.89%) Silverlight
15 34 (18.89%) WF
15 34 (18.89%) XSLT
16 29 (16.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.67%) User Experience
5 7 (3.89%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.78%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.56%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.56%) Contactless
7 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.44%) Linux
2 18 (10.00%) Windows
3 9 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.89%) Android
5 3 (1.67%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.67%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.11%) Unix
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (47.22%) Scrum
3 78 (43.33%) OO
4 72 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 59 (32.78%) MVC
6 58 (32.22%) TDD
7 56 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (29.44%) Use Case
9 48 (26.67%) Unit Testing
10 43 (23.89%) Mentoring
10 43 (23.89%) SOA
11 42 (23.33%) Test Automation
12 36 (20.00%) Web Development
13 35 (19.44%) DSDM
14 34 (18.89%) MVVM
14 34 (18.89%) RUP
14 34 (18.89%) UML
15 31 (17.22%) Responsive Web Design
16 27 (15.00%) OOP
17 26 (14.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 116 (64.44%) JavaScript
2 99 (55.00%) Java
3 72 (40.00%) SQL
4 68 (37.78%) C#
5 57 (31.67%) PHP
6 44 (24.44%) Ruby
7 41 (22.78%) C++
8 37 (20.56%) T-SQL
9 36 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 34 (18.89%) Python
11 21 (11.67%) Go
12 20 (11.11%) Groovy
13 10 (5.56%) C
14 7 (3.89%) Scala
15 5 (2.78%) Objective-C
16 4 (2.22%) Perl
17 3 (1.67%) Apex Code
17 3 (1.67%) Bash Shell
17 3 (1.67%) Delphi
17 3 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (15.56%) Degree
2 18 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.56%) Master's Degree
4 6 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.78%) HND
5 5 (2.78%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (1.67%) CCNA
6 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.67%) CISSP
6 3 (1.67%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.67%) GIAC
6 3 (1.67%) ISEB
6 3 (1.67%) Linux+ Certification
6 3 (1.67%) MCSE
6 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (1.67%) SANS
6 3 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.78%) QA
2 10 (5.56%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (6.11%) Docker
2 3 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.44%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.67%) Puppet
3 3 (1.67%) Salt
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.22%) Oracle
3 7 (3.89%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.22%) HP
4 4 (2.22%) Remedy
5 2 (1.11%) IBM
5 2 (1.11%) Intapp
5 2 (1.11%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.56%) Apple
6 1 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.56%) Demandware
6 1 (0.56%) Google
6 1 (0.56%) hybris
6 1 (0.56%) Informatica
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.56%) SAP
6 1 (0.56%) WooCommerce
6 1 (0.56%) Zend