Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 129 111
Rank change year-on-year -13 -18 -19
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 149 198 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.03% 2.45% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.71% 5.37% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 132 172 156
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,325 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 3,166 3,687 3,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 43.19% 45.67% 43.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,697 3,110 2,725
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 21 September 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 September 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 -18 8 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Oldham +3 5 £30,750 -18.00% 1
Wigan +4 2 £36,250 -7.64%
Bolton +4 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Cheadle +1 1 £55,000 +15.79%
Salford - 1 - - 3
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 95 (63.76%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (56.38%) JavaScript
3 83 (55.70%) XML
4 80 (53.69%) Java
5 75 (50.34%) Web Services
5 75 (50.34%) RESTful
6 66 (44.30%) HTML
7 63 (42.28%) Scrum
8 62 (41.61%) REST
9 60 (40.27%) Software Engineering
10 58 (38.93%) C#
10 58 (38.93%) SQL
10 58 (38.93%) CSS
11 54 (36.24%) .NET
12 51 (34.23%) JSON
13 45 (30.20%) jQuery
13 45 (30.20%) C++
14 44 (29.53%) OO
14 44 (29.53%) Finance
15 43 (28.86%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (28.19%) JIRA
17 40 (26.85%) ASP.NET
17 40 (26.85%) Test Automation
18 39 (26.17%) MySQL
19 38 (25.50%) WCF
20 35 (23.49%) PHP
21 33 (22.15%) MVC
21 33 (22.15%) Use Case
21 33 (22.15%) TDD
22 32 (21.48%) Unit Testing

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 11 (7.38%) Apache Pig
2 9 (6.04%) Apache
3 8 (5.37%) nginx
4 6 (4.03%) Confluence
5 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.68%) WordPress
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.68%) BrowserStack
4 3 (2.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.67%) GitHub
6 1 (0.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.12%) HTTP
2 18 (12.08%) SSL
3 12 (8.05%) TCP/IP
4 10 (6.71%) Firewall
5 3 (2.01%) Asterisk PBX
5 3 (2.01%) DHCP
5 3 (2.01%) Internet
5 3 (2.01%) OpenVPN
5 3 (2.01%) SAN
5 3 (2.01%) VoIP
5 3 (2.01%) VPN
6 2 (1.34%) Intranet
7 1 (0.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (26.17%) MySQL
2 24 (16.11%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.74%) NoSQL
4 14 (9.40%) Big Data
5 11 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (7.38%) Hadoop
5 11 (7.38%) Redis
6 10 (6.71%) Apache Hive
7 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.03%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.36%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.34%) Power BI
9 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.67%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.67%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 42 (28.19%) JIRA
2 31 (20.81%) Selenium
3 27 (18.12%) Git (software)
3 27 (18.12%) MSTest
3 27 (18.12%) NUnit
4 16 (10.74%) Bitbucket
5 14 (9.40%) SoapUI
6 13 (8.72%) Cucumber
6 13 (8.72%) Visual Studio
7 12 (8.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (8.05%) WebDriver
8 11 (7.38%) Robot Framework
9 10 (6.71%) CodeSonar
9 10 (6.71%) git-flow
10 9 (6.04%) Jenkins
11 5 (3.36%) SpecFlow
12 4 (2.68%) Appium
13 3 (2.01%) Redmine
13 3 (2.01%) Subversion
13 3 (2.01%) TestRail
General
1 44 (29.53%) Finance
2 8 (5.37%) Retail
3 7 (4.70%) Banking
3 7 (4.70%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.68%) Advertising
4 4 (2.68%) Games
5 3 (2.01%) Law
6 2 (1.34%) Electronics
6 2 (1.34%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (54.36%) Developer
2 39 (26.17%) Java Developer
3 34 (22.82%) Senior Developer
4 28 (18.79%) Software Engineer
5 25 (16.78%) Software Developer
6 22 (14.77%) C# Software Engineer
7 18 (12.08%) .NET Developer
7 18 (12.08%) C# Developer
8 16 (10.74%) .NET Software Developer
8 16 (10.74%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (10.74%) C# Software Developer
8 16 (10.74%) Senior C# Developer
8 16 (10.74%) SQL Developer
9 15 (10.07%) Agile .NET Developer
9 15 (10.07%) Agile C# Developer
9 15 (10.07%) Agile Developer
9 15 (10.07%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 15 (10.07%) Senior SQL Developer
9 15 (10.07%) Senior WPF Developer
9 15 (10.07%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (55.70%) XML
2 75 (50.34%) RESTful
2 75 (50.34%) Web Services
3 66 (44.30%) HTML
4 62 (41.61%) REST
5 58 (38.93%) CSS
6 54 (36.24%) .NET
7 51 (34.23%) JSON
8 45 (30.20%) jQuery
9 40 (26.85%) ASP.NET
10 38 (25.50%) WCF
11 27 (18.12%) LINQ
11 27 (18.12%) WPF
12 26 (17.45%) Hibernate
12 26 (17.45%) JSP
12 26 (17.45%) Silverlight
12 26 (17.45%) Spring
12 26 (17.45%) WF
12 26 (17.45%) XSLT
13 22 (14.77%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.40%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (4.03%) Fintech
2 6 (4.03%) User Experience
3 4 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.34%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.34%) Clustering
4 2 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.67%) Blog
5 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.78%) Linux
2 19 (12.75%) Windows
3 17 (11.41%) Apple iOS
4 15 (10.07%) Android
5 10 (6.71%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.01%) Debian
6 3 (2.01%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.67%) CentOS
8 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.67%) Unix
8 1 (0.67%) VME
8 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (63.76%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (42.28%) Scrum
3 60 (40.27%) Software Engineering
4 44 (29.53%) OO
5 43 (28.86%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (26.85%) Test Automation
7 33 (22.15%) MVC
7 33 (22.15%) TDD
7 33 (22.15%) Use Case
8 32 (21.48%) Unit Testing
9 28 (18.79%) UML
10 27 (18.12%) DevOps
11 26 (17.45%) DSDM
11 26 (17.45%) MVVM
11 26 (17.45%) RUP
12 19 (12.75%) BDD
12 19 (12.75%) Kanban
13 18 (12.08%) Web Development
14 16 (10.74%) SOA
15 15 (10.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 84 (56.38%) JavaScript
2 80 (53.69%) Java
3 58 (38.93%) C#
3 58 (38.93%) SQL
4 45 (30.20%) C++
5 35 (23.49%) PHP
6 28 (18.79%) PL/SQL
6 28 (18.79%) T-SQL
7 25 (16.78%) Python
8 19 (12.75%) C
8 19 (12.75%) Groovy
9 18 (12.08%) Ruby
10 13 (8.72%) Bash Shell
11 12 (8.05%) Objective-C
12 11 (7.38%) Go
13 10 (6.71%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.68%) Apex Code
14 4 (2.68%) Java 8
14 4 (2.68%) Perl
14 4 (2.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (8.72%) Degree
2 10 (6.71%) CCNA
2 10 (6.71%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (6.71%) CISSP
2 10 (6.71%) CompTIA Security+
2 10 (6.71%) DV Cleared
2 10 (6.71%) GIAC
2 10 (6.71%) Linux+ Certification
2 10 (6.71%) MCSE
2 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.71%) Network+ Certification
2 10 (6.71%) SANS
2 10 (6.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.71%) SSCP
3 9 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (5.37%) ISTQB
5 6 (4.03%) ISEB
6 2 (1.34%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.40%) QA
2 4 (2.68%) SLA
3 2 (1.34%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 12 (8.05%) Docker
2 10 (6.71%) vSphere
3 2 (1.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (6.71%) Puppet
1 10 (6.71%) Salt
2 1 (0.67%) Ansible
2 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (19.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.07%) Oracle
3 5 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.01%) Capita
4 3 (2.01%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.34%) Google
5 2 (1.34%) SAP
5 2 (1.34%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.67%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.67%) HP
6 1 (0.67%) Remedy