Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 131 99
Rank change year-on-year +13 -32 +14
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 209 171 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.62% 2.28% 2.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.53% 5.21% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 186 153 174
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,625 £30,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £64,375 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%

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 3782 3281 2908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.42% 43.74% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3195 2898 2567
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.51%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +10 34 £50,000 +8.11% 2
Bolton +5 7 £42,500 - 1
Wigan -3 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Cheadle - 3 £47,500 -
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 149 (71.29%) Web Services
2 128 (61.24%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (58.85%) XML
3 123 (58.85%) CSS
4 116 (55.50%) HTML
5 113 (54.07%) JavaScript
6 101 (48.33%) Java
6 101 (48.33%) REST
7 100 (47.85%) Scrum
8 92 (44.02%) SQL
8 92 (44.02%) RESTful
9 82 (39.23%) jQuery
10 75 (35.89%) .NET
11 73 (34.93%) OO
12 71 (33.97%) C#
13 68 (32.54%) MVC
14 66 (31.58%) SQL Server
15 63 (30.14%) JSON
16 60 (28.71%) MySQL
17 59 (28.23%) TDD
18 57 (27.27%) Software Engineering
19 56 (26.79%) WCF
19 56 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
20 55 (26.32%) Spring
21 52 (24.88%) ASP.NET
22 51 (24.40%) PHP
23 50 (23.92%) HTTP
24 48 (22.97%) Finance
25 46 (22.01%) T-SQL
26 44 (21.05%) Ruby

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 34 (16.27%) Apache
2 17 (8.13%) nginx
3 8 (3.83%) OpenROAD
3 8 (3.83%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.83%) WordPress
4 7 (3.35%) CMS
5 6 (2.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.39%) JBoss
7 4 (1.91%) OpenEdge
8 3 (1.44%) Drupal
8 3 (1.44%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.48%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Magento
2 5 (2.39%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 13 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.91%) GitHub
5 3 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.44%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.44%) Route 53
5 3 (1.44%) Serverless
6 1 (0.48%) SaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (23.92%) HTTP
2 17 (8.13%) SSL
3 7 (3.35%) Internet
4 4 (1.91%) IMAP
4 4 (1.91%) SMTP
4 4 (1.91%) SS7
5 2 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 60 (28.71%) MySQL
3 30 (14.35%) NoSQL
4 28 (13.40%) Relational Database
5 22 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (8.13%) MongoDB
7 13 (6.22%) Redis
8 10 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (4.31%) Big Data
10 8 (3.83%) DTS
10 8 (3.83%) Essbase
10 8 (3.83%) Ingres
10 8 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (3.83%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (2.87%) CouchDB
11 6 (2.87%) Neo4j
11 6 (2.87%) Riak
12 4 (1.91%) DB2
12 4 (1.91%) SQLite
13 3 (1.44%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 44 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 35 (16.75%) NUnit
3 34 (16.27%) MSTest
4 32 (15.31%) Subversion
5 28 (13.40%) Jenkins
6 26 (12.44%) JUnit
7 15 (7.18%) Selenium
7 15 (7.18%) SoapUI
8 11 (5.26%) Ant
8 11 (5.26%) Eclipse
8 11 (5.26%) gulp
8 11 (5.26%) IntelliJ
9 10 (4.78%) JIRA
10 9 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (3.83%) Bitbucket
11 8 (3.83%) Grunt
11 8 (3.83%) Visual Studio
12 7 (3.35%) Gradle
12 7 (3.35%) Jasmine
12 7 (3.35%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (22.97%) Finance
2 15 (7.18%) Retail
3 10 (4.78%) Legal
4 9 (4.31%) Back Office
5 7 (3.35%) Advertising
6 6 (2.87%) Banking
7 5 (2.39%) Games
7 5 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.44%) Law
10 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.48%) Electronics
11 1 (0.48%) Local Government
11 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 128 (61.24%) Developer
2 54 (25.84%) Java Developer
3 44 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 31 (14.83%) Software Engineer
5 26 (12.44%) C# Software Engineer
6 25 (11.96%) C# Developer
7 22 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 22 (10.53%) .NET Software Engineer
8 20 (9.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (9.09%) Architect
10 17 (8.13%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (8.13%) Software Developer
11 15 (7.18%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (6.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 13 (6.22%) Senior C# Developer
14 12 (5.74%) .NET Software Developer
14 12 (5.74%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 12 (5.74%) Senior SQL Developer
14 12 (5.74%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (71.29%) Web Services
2 123 (58.85%) CSS
2 123 (58.85%) XML
3 116 (55.50%) HTML
4 101 (48.33%) REST
5 92 (44.02%) RESTful
6 82 (39.23%) jQuery
7 75 (35.89%) .NET
8 63 (30.14%) JSON
9 56 (26.79%) WCF
10 55 (26.32%) Spring
11 52 (24.88%) ASP.NET
12 44 (21.05%) WPF
13 38 (18.18%) CSS3
14 37 (17.70%) HTML5
14 37 (17.70%) XSLT
15 36 (17.22%) Ajax
16 34 (16.27%) LINQ
16 34 (16.27%) Silverlight
16 34 (16.27%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.57%) User Experience
2 18 (8.61%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.66%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.26%) iPad
5 8 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.87%) Fintech
6 6 (2.87%) Wiki
7 5 (2.39%) NHS
8 4 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.44%) RIA
9 3 (1.44%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.48%) PKI
11 1 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.88%) Linux
2 11 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 10 (4.78%) Unix
4 7 (3.35%) Windows
5 5 (2.39%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.96%) Android
6 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (61.24%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (47.85%) Scrum
3 73 (34.93%) OO
4 68 (32.54%) MVC
5 59 (28.23%) TDD
6 57 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 56 (26.79%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (20.10%) Use Case
9 38 (18.18%) BDD
10 37 (17.70%) MVVM
10 37 (17.70%) UML
11 35 (16.75%) SOA
12 34 (16.27%) DSDM
12 34 (16.27%) RUP
13 33 (15.79%) Test Automation
14 30 (14.35%) Web Development
15 28 (13.40%) DevOps
15 28 (13.40%) Mentoring
16 25 (11.96%) Service Delivery
17 24 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 113 (54.07%) JavaScript
2 101 (48.33%) Java
3 92 (44.02%) SQL
4 71 (33.97%) C#
5 51 (24.40%) PHP
6 46 (22.01%) T-SQL
7 44 (21.05%) Ruby
8 40 (19.14%) C++
9 37 (17.70%) PL/SQL
10 35 (16.75%) Python
11 19 (9.09%) Groovy
12 15 (7.18%) Scala
13 13 (6.22%) Go
14 11 (5.26%) C
15 6 (2.87%) ABAP
16 5 (2.39%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.91%) Shell Script
18 3 (1.44%) Embedded C
18 3 (1.44%) Perl
18 3 (1.44%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 25 (11.96%) Degree
2 13 (6.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.87%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.39%) ISEB
4 5 (2.39%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.48%) MCSA
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.57%) QA
2 5 (2.39%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (20.57%) Oracle
2 33 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.83%) Actian
4 7 (3.35%) SAP
5 5 (2.39%) SEEBURGER
6 4 (1.91%) Progress
6 4 (1.91%) Zend
7 2 (0.96%) HP
7 2 (0.96%) hybris
7 2 (0.96%) Informatica
8 1 (0.48%) Adobe
8 1 (0.48%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.48%) Google
8 1 (0.48%) IBM
8 1 (0.48%) PayPal
8 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.48%) Sencha
8 1 (0.48%) Sybase
8 1 (0.48%) Twitter
8 1 (0.48%) WorldPay