Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 118 131
Rank change year-on-year -55 +13 -36
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 106 178 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.63% 2.45% 2.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.99% 5.49% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 73 154 168
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,750 £57,725
North West median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -

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 2,657 3,240 3,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.75% 44.52% 46.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,001 2,762 3,196
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 19 August 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 19 August 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
Salford -19 7 £37,500 - 2
Altrincham - 7 £37,500 - 1
Stockport -14 6 £50,000 -2.44% 3
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 66 (62.26%) REST
2 54 (50.94%) Web Services
3 48 (45.28%) HTML
4 47 (44.34%) CSS
5 46 (43.40%) Java
6 44 (41.51%) XML
7 43 (40.57%) JavaScript
8 41 (38.68%) SQL
9 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (34.91%) Spring
11 33 (31.13%) Scrum
12 32 (30.19%) C#
12 32 (30.19%) .NET
13 29 (27.36%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (25.47%) Software Engineering
15 26 (24.53%) MVC
16 25 (23.58%) Finance
16 25 (23.58%) Python
16 25 (23.58%) jQuery
17 23 (21.70%) MySQL
18 22 (20.75%) RESTful
19 21 (19.81%) TDD
19 21 (19.81%) Oracle
19 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
19 21 (19.81%) C++
19 21 (19.81%) Test Automation
20 20 (18.87%) BDD
21 19 (17.92%) JSON
22 18 (16.98%) Kanban
22 18 (16.98%) PHP

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 9 (8.49%) WordPress
2 2 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (0.94%) Apache
3 1 (0.94%) Drupal
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) GitHub
2 7 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (2.83%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.89%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.94%) Firebase
7 1 (0.94%) npm
7 1 (0.94%) Office 365
7 1 (0.94%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Broadband
2 6 (5.66%) DNS
3 5 (4.72%) HTTP
4 4 (3.77%) SSH
5 2 (1.89%) Firewall
5 2 (1.89%) FTP
5 2 (1.89%) Internet
5 2 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.89%) SMTP
5 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.89%) VPN
5 2 (1.89%) WAN
6 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.70%) MySQL
2 21 (19.81%) SQL Server
3 18 (16.98%) NoSQL
4 11 (10.38%) MongoDB
4 11 (10.38%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (9.43%) CouchDB
5 10 (9.43%) Neo4j
6 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.66%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (5.66%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (5.66%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.72%) Redis
9 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.89%) Power BI
11 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.43%) MSTest
2 10 (9.43%) NUnit
3 6 (5.66%) JUnit
3 6 (5.66%) TestNG
4 5 (4.72%) Maven
5 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.83%) Grunt
6 3 (2.83%) JIRA
6 3 (2.83%) Selenium
6 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.89%) GitLab
7 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.89%) JMeter
7 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.94%) Gradle
8 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (23.58%) Finance
2 14 (13.21%) Retail
3 6 (5.66%) Law
3 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.77%) Legal
5 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 68 (64.15%) Developer
2 26 (24.53%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.98%) Software Developer
4 14 (13.21%) Software Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) .NET Software Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.43%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (8.49%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.49%) Java Software Developer
6 9 (8.49%) PHP Developer
7 8 (7.55%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Oracle Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Senior Java Software Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (62.26%) REST
2 54 (50.94%) Web Services
3 48 (45.28%) HTML
4 47 (44.34%) CSS
5 44 (41.51%) XML
6 37 (34.91%) Spring
7 32 (30.19%) .NET
8 25 (23.58%) jQuery
9 22 (20.75%) RESTful
10 19 (17.92%) JSON
11 16 (15.09%) Ajax
11 16 (15.09%) ASP.NET
12 15 (14.15%) Spring MVC
13 14 (13.21%) AngularJS
13 14 (13.21%) WPF
14 13 (12.26%) J2EE
14 13 (12.26%) LINQ
14 13 (12.26%) WCF
15 12 (11.32%) Hibernate
15 12 (11.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (9.43%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.83%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.89%) CESG
6 2 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.89%) Life Science
6 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.89%) NHS
6 2 (1.89%) PKI
6 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.89%) Smart Energy
6 2 (1.89%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) Animation
7 1 (0.94%) BBC
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.26%) Linux
2 4 (3.77%) CentOS
2 4 (3.77%) Ubuntu
2 4 (3.77%) Windows
3 2 (1.89%) Android
3 2 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.13%) Scrum
3 29 (27.36%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (25.47%) Software Engineering
5 26 (24.53%) MVC
6 21 (19.81%) TDD
6 21 (19.81%) Test Automation
7 20 (18.87%) BDD
8 18 (16.98%) Kanban
8 18 (16.98%) OO
9 16 (15.09%) SDLC
10 12 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (11.32%) DevOps
10 12 (11.32%) Unit Testing
11 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
11 11 (10.38%) Logistics
11 11 (10.38%) Software Delivery
11 11 (10.38%) Web Development
12 10 (9.43%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.40%) Java
2 43 (40.57%) JavaScript
3 41 (38.68%) SQL
4 32 (30.19%) C#
5 25 (23.58%) Python
6 21 (19.81%) C++
7 18 (16.98%) PHP
8 16 (15.09%) Ruby
8 16 (15.09%) T-SQL
9 12 (11.32%) Java 8
10 10 (9.43%) Groovy
10 10 (9.43%) PL/SQL
10 10 (9.43%) Scala
10 10 (9.43%) Shell Script
11 9 (8.49%) C
12 5 (4.72%) Go
13 4 (3.77%) Apex Code
14 3 (2.83%) SOQL
15 1 (0.94%) ES6
15 1 (0.94%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.43%) DV Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) Degree
4 6 (5.66%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (1.89%) CCSP
6 2 (1.89%) CEH
6 2 (1.89%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.89%) CISM
6 2 (1.89%) CISSP
6 2 (1.89%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.32%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) GDPR
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (1.89%) NCSC
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.94%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (19.81%) Oracle
2 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.60%) Informatica
3 7 (6.60%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.72%) Sage
5 3 (2.83%) Google
6 2 (1.89%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.94%) Facebook
7 1 (0.94%) Instagram
7 1 (0.94%) Jitterbit
7 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.94%) Pega
7 1 (0.94%) Siebel
7 1 (0.94%) Sony
7 1 (0.94%) Spotify
7 1 (0.94%) Twitter
7 1 (0.94%) YouTube