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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 113 59 97
Rank change year-on-year -54 +38  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 87 137 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.21% 4.08% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 10.41% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 70 112 89
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1823 1316 1590
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 46.22% 39.18% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1531 1138 1387
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing SOAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 16 £37,500 - 2
Stockport -2 11 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Bolton -23 6 £23,500 -41.25% 1
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 103 (66.03%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (58.97%) Java
3 86 (55.13%) Web Services
4 72 (46.15%) XML
5 70 (44.87%) HTML
6 65 (41.67%) OO
6 65 (41.67%) Scrum
7 64 (41.03%) SQL
8 57 (36.54%) JavaScript
9 55 (35.26%) TDD
10 54 (34.62%) Software Engineering
10 54 (34.62%) C++
11 49 (31.41%) CSS
12 46 (29.49%) .NET
13 44 (28.21%) C#
13 44 (28.21%) Git (software)
14 43 (27.56%) REST
14 43 (27.56%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (26.92%) jQuery
16 40 (25.64%) Finance
16 40 (25.64%) RESTful
17 39 (25.00%) Eclipse
18 37 (23.72%) JUnit
19 36 (23.08%) Spring
20 35 (22.44%) PHP
20 35 (22.44%) Linux
21 34 (21.79%) Hibernate
21 34 (21.79%) UML
22 33 (21.15%) JSON
22 33 (21.15%) WCF

SOAP
Top Related 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 18 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.77%) Confluence
2 9 (5.77%) JBoss
3 8 (5.13%) nginx
4 7 (4.49%) Apache
5 6 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.56%) OpenEdge
7 3 (1.92%) Liferay
8 2 (1.28%) WordPress
9 1 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.64%) CICS
9 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.10%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.41%) HTTP
3 2 (1.28%) IMAP
3 2 (1.28%) Internet
3 2 (1.28%) SMTP
3 2 (1.28%) SS7
3 2 (1.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.64%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) FTP
4 1 (0.64%) SAN
4 1 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.10%) MySQL
3 19 (12.18%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 16 (10.26%) NoSQL
5 13 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.28%) Big Data
7 2 (1.28%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.28%) Redis
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.64%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.64%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.64%) DB2
8 1 (0.64%) MS Access
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 39 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 37 (23.72%) JUnit
4 25 (16.03%) MSTest
4 25 (16.03%) NUnit
5 24 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 21 (13.46%) Ant
7 18 (11.54%) JIRA
8 17 (10.90%) Subversion
9 14 (8.97%) Mockito
10 13 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (8.33%) IntelliJ
11 10 (6.41%) Bitbucket
11 10 (6.41%) JMeter
12 9 (5.77%) jMock
12 9 (5.77%) Maven
13 8 (5.13%) Selenium
13 8 (5.13%) Vagrant
13 8 (5.13%) Visual Studio
14 7 (4.49%) Gradle
General
1 40 (25.64%) Finance
2 16 (10.26%) Retail
3 10 (6.41%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.77%) Electronics
5 7 (4.49%) Games
5 7 (4.49%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.92%) Banking
6 3 (1.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 102 (65.38%) Developer
2 47 (30.13%) Java Developer
3 35 (22.44%) Software Engineer
4 31 (19.87%) C# Software Engineer
5 30 (19.23%) Senior Developer
6 25 (16.03%) .NET Software Engineer
7 23 (14.74%) Senior Java Developer
8 20 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
9 18 (11.54%) Embedded Engineer
9 18 (11.54%) Embedded Linux Engineer
10 17 (10.90%) Embedded Developer
10 17 (10.90%) Linux Developer
11 14 (8.97%) Software Developer
12 10 (6.41%) PHP Developer
13 9 (5.77%) C++ Developer
14 8 (5.13%) Architect
14 8 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
15 7 (4.49%) Analyst
15 7 (4.49%) Embedded C Developer
15 7 (4.49%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (55.13%) Web Services
2 72 (46.15%) XML
3 70 (44.87%) HTML
4 49 (31.41%) CSS
5 46 (29.49%) .NET
6 43 (27.56%) REST
7 42 (26.92%) jQuery
8 40 (25.64%) RESTful
9 36 (23.08%) Spring
10 34 (21.79%) Hibernate
11 33 (21.15%) JSON
11 33 (21.15%) WCF
12 32 (20.51%) ASP.NET
13 31 (19.87%) WPF
14 30 (19.23%) JDBC
15 28 (17.95%) JMS
16 26 (16.67%) LINQ
17 25 (16.03%) Silverlight
17 25 (16.03%) WF
17 25 (16.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.38%) iPad
2 21 (13.46%) Device Driver
3 19 (12.18%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.28%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.28%) Replication
5 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.64%) User Experience
6 1 (0.64%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.44%) Linux
2 25 (16.03%) Windows
3 21 (13.46%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.92%) Android
5 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.92%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.92%) Unix
6 1 (0.64%) Debian
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (66.03%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (41.67%) OO
2 65 (41.67%) Scrum
3 55 (35.26%) TDD
4 54 (34.62%) Software Engineering
5 43 (27.56%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (21.79%) UML
7 29 (18.59%) BDD
7 29 (18.59%) Mentoring
8 25 (16.03%) DSDM
8 25 (16.03%) MVVM
8 25 (16.03%) RUP
8 25 (16.03%) Service Delivery
8 25 (16.03%) Use Case
9 21 (13.46%) Device Driver Development
10 20 (12.82%) OOP
11 18 (11.54%) MVC
12 17 (10.90%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 16 (10.26%) SDLC
14 13 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (58.97%) Java
2 64 (41.03%) SQL
3 57 (36.54%) JavaScript
4 54 (34.62%) C++
5 44 (28.21%) C#
6 35 (22.44%) PHP
7 29 (18.59%) C
8 27 (17.31%) Embedded C
8 27 (17.31%) T-SQL
9 25 (16.03%) PL/SQL
10 19 (12.18%) Embedded C++
11 8 (5.13%) Python
11 8 (5.13%) Ruby
12 6 (3.85%) Haskell
13 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.28%) Go
14 2 (1.28%) Groovy
14 2 (1.28%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.64%) JCL
Qualifications
1 24 (15.38%) Degree
2 11 (7.05%) HNC
2 11 (7.05%) HND
3 1 (0.64%) ISEB
3 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) WCAG
2 2 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.41%) Docker
2 6 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 6 (3.85%) Varnish
3 2 (1.28%) Firmware
3 2 (1.28%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) Puppet
2 2 (1.28%) Packer
3 1 (0.64%) Ansible
3 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.64%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (14.10%) Oracle
2 15 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.77%) HP
4 8 (5.13%) Cadence
5 3 (1.92%) SAP
6 2 (1.28%) VMware
6 2 (1.28%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.28%) Zend
7 1 (0.64%) Adobe
7 1 (0.64%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.64%) Google
7 1 (0.64%) Marketo
7 1 (0.64%) Optimizely
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Flexi Time + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
BLM law
Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Oldham, Manchester
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly Competitive and negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Stockport
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago