Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 117 152
Rank change year-on-year -53 +35 -50
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 121 187 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.79% 2.54% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.24% 5.34% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 108 170 132
Manchester median annual salary £46,250 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.90% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +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 2,851 3,501 3,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.24% 47.63% 45.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,432 2,974 2,971
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,325 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £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 21 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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
Altrincham - 8 £57,500 - 3
Oldham - 5 £38,250 -
Stockport -11 3 £62,500 +17.92% 1
Salford - 3 £32,500 - 3
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 79 (65.29%) Web Services
2 77 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (54.55%) XML
4 61 (50.41%) .NET
5 59 (48.76%) HTML
6 58 (47.93%) C#
7 56 (46.28%) JavaScript
8 54 (44.63%) CSS
9 51 (42.15%) RESTful
10 50 (41.32%) Java
11 47 (38.84%) Scrum
12 46 (38.02%) jQuery
12 46 (38.02%) Software Engineering
13 45 (37.19%) SQL
14 43 (35.54%) ASP.NET
15 41 (33.88%) WCF
16 40 (33.06%) REST
17 36 (29.75%) Continuous Integration
18 34 (28.10%) C++
18 34 (28.10%) OO
19 32 (26.45%) MVC
20 31 (25.62%) Finance
21 30 (24.79%) SDLC
22 29 (23.97%) MySQL
23 28 (23.14%) Microsoft
24 27 (22.31%) Test Automation
24 27 (22.31%) TDD
25 26 (21.49%) Use Case
25 26 (21.49%) PHP
26 24 (19.83%) T-SQL

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 (9.92%) Apache
2 9 (7.44%) Confluence
3 6 (4.96%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.48%) CMS
4 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.65%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.65%) Drupal
5 2 (1.65%) nginx
5 2 (1.65%) WordPress
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (7.44%) osCommerce
1 9 (7.44%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.65%) BrowserStack
4 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.83%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.22%) HTTP
2 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.48%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (2.48%) DHCP
3 3 (2.48%) OpenVPN
3 3 (2.48%) SAN
3 3 (2.48%) SSL
3 3 (2.48%) VoIP
3 3 (2.48%) VPN
4 2 (1.65%) Firewall
5 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.97%) MySQL
2 18 (14.88%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (8.26%) MariaDB
5 9 (7.44%) Big Data
5 9 (7.44%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.61%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.13%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.31%) Redis
9 3 (2.48%) CouchDB
9 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.48%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.65%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.83%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.83%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (18.18%) MSTest
1 22 (18.18%) NUnit
2 21 (17.36%) Selenium
3 20 (16.53%) Git (software)
4 15 (12.40%) SoapUI
5 14 (11.57%) JIRA
5 14 (11.57%) Visual Studio
6 12 (9.92%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.79%) JMeter
8 6 (4.96%) Bitbucket
9 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.48%) JUnit
11 2 (1.65%) Appium
11 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.65%) CodeSonar
11 2 (1.65%) git-flow
11 2 (1.65%) Maven
11 2 (1.65%) Robot Framework
11 2 (1.65%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.83%) Travis CI
General
1 31 (25.62%) Finance
2 16 (13.22%) Retail
3 7 (5.79%) Law
3 7 (5.79%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.96%) Banking
5 4 (3.31%) Games
6 3 (2.48%) Electronics
7 2 (1.65%) Publishing
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
8 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (57.85%) Developer
2 23 (19.01%) Senior Developer
3 22 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 21 (17.36%) Software Engineer
5 20 (16.53%) C# Software Developer
5 20 (16.53%) Software Developer
6 19 (15.70%) Java Developer
7 17 (14.05%) .NET Developer
8 15 (12.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (12.40%) C# Software Engineer
9 14 (11.57%) .NET Software Developer
10 13 (10.74%) .NET Software Engineer
11 12 (9.92%) Agile .NET Developer
11 12 (9.92%) Agile C# Developer
11 12 (9.92%) Senior .NET Developer
11 12 (9.92%) Senior C# Developer
11 12 (9.92%) Senior Software Developer
11 12 (9.92%) Senior SQL Developer
11 12 (9.92%) SQL Developer
11 12 (9.92%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (65.29%) Web Services
2 66 (54.55%) XML
3 61 (50.41%) .NET
4 59 (48.76%) HTML
5 54 (44.63%) CSS
6 51 (42.15%) RESTful
7 46 (38.02%) jQuery
8 43 (35.54%) ASP.NET
9 41 (33.88%) WCF
10 40 (33.06%) REST
11 24 (19.83%) Spring
12 23 (19.01%) JSON
13 22 (18.18%) LINQ
13 22 (18.18%) Silverlight
13 22 (18.18%) WF
13 22 (18.18%) WPF
13 22 (18.18%) XSLT
14 19 (15.70%) Ajax
14 19 (15.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (12.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.44%) Fintech
3 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.31%) Blog
5 3 (2.48%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.65%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.22%) Linux
2 10 (8.26%) Unix
3 6 (4.96%) Android
3 6 (4.96%) Windows
4 5 (4.13%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.31%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.48%) Debian
6 3 (2.48%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.83%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (38.84%) Scrum
3 46 (38.02%) Software Engineering
4 36 (29.75%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (28.10%) OO
6 32 (26.45%) MVC
7 30 (24.79%) SDLC
8 27 (22.31%) TDD
8 27 (22.31%) Test Automation
9 26 (21.49%) Use Case
10 24 (19.83%) DevOps
11 22 (18.18%) DSDM
11 22 (18.18%) MVVM
11 22 (18.18%) RUP
11 22 (18.18%) UML
12 17 (14.05%) BDD
13 16 (13.22%) Web Development
14 15 (12.40%) E-Commerce
15 14 (11.57%) Computer Science
15 14 (11.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.93%) C#
2 56 (46.28%) JavaScript
3 50 (41.32%) Java
4 45 (37.19%) SQL
5 34 (28.10%) C++
6 26 (21.49%) PHP
7 24 (19.83%) T-SQL
8 22 (18.18%) PL/SQL
9 13 (10.74%) Python
10 10 (8.26%) C
11 9 (7.44%) Java 8
12 7 (5.79%) Ruby
13 6 (4.96%) Bash Shell
14 5 (4.13%) Groovy
14 5 (4.13%) Scala
15 4 (3.31%) Embedded C
15 4 (3.31%) Embedded C++
15 4 (3.31%) Perl
15 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
16 3 (2.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (16.53%) Degree
2 9 (7.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.48%) CISSP
3 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) ISEB
3 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) CCNA
4 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.65%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (1.65%) GIAC
4 2 (1.65%) Linux+ Certification
4 2 (1.65%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.65%) MCSE
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (1.65%) SANS
4 2 (1.65%) SSCP
4 2 (1.65%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.70%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Firmware
2 3 (2.48%) Docker
3 2 (1.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Puppet
1 2 (1.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (23.14%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle
3 6 (4.96%) Google
4 2 (1.65%) Zend
5 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.83%) SAP