Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 158 95
Rank change year-on-year +37 -63 +7
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 187 144 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.53% 1.90% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 4.24% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 172 125 194
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +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 3,567 3,397 2,760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 48.33% 44.84% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,073 2,983 2,421
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +12 36 £54,000 +13.68% 4
Bolton +12 4 £32,500 +21.50% 2
Wigan +3 3 £32,500 +8.33%
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 139 (74.33%) Web Services
2 131 (70.05%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (68.98%) JavaScript
4 124 (66.31%) CSS
5 123 (65.78%) HTML
6 114 (60.96%) XML
7 103 (55.08%) Java
8 102 (54.55%) Scrum
9 93 (49.73%) RESTful
10 92 (49.20%) REST
11 85 (45.45%) OO
12 84 (44.92%) SQL
13 82 (43.85%) jQuery
14 77 (41.18%) MVC
15 71 (37.97%) MySQL
16 70 (37.43%) Software Engineering
17 68 (36.36%) C#
18 64 (34.22%) .NET
18 64 (34.22%) TDD
19 63 (33.69%) PHP
20 61 (32.62%) JSON
20 61 (32.62%) Continuous Integration
21 53 (28.34%) Use Case
22 52 (27.81%) Ruby
22 52 (27.81%) Spring
23 51 (27.27%) WCF
24 46 (24.60%) ASP.NET
25 45 (24.06%) HTTP
25 45 (24.06%) NUnit
26 44 (23.53%) SOA

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 37 (19.79%) Apache
2 22 (11.76%) nginx
3 7 (3.74%) WordPress
4 6 (3.21%) CMS
4 6 (3.21%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.60%) Drupal
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.07%) Confluence
6 2 (1.07%) IIS
6 2 (1.07%) JBoss
6 2 (1.07%) OpenROAD
6 2 (1.07%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Magento
2 2 (1.07%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.53%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.53%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 16 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (8.02%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.67%) SaaS
6 4 (2.14%) GitHub
7 3 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (1.60%) Route 53
8 2 (1.07%) Serverless
9 1 (0.53%) Google Play
9 1 (0.53%) Heroku
9 1 (0.53%) PaaS
9 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (24.06%) HTTP
2 18 (9.63%) SSL
3 5 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (37.97%) MySQL
2 41 (21.93%) SQL Server
3 36 (19.25%) NoSQL
4 23 (12.30%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 21 (11.23%) Redis
7 12 (6.42%) MongoDB
8 10 (5.35%) Big Data
9 7 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (3.21%) CouchDB
10 6 (3.21%) Neo4j
10 6 (3.21%) Riak
11 3 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (1.60%) DB2
11 3 (1.60%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.60%) SQLite
12 2 (1.07%) DTS
12 2 (1.07%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 45 (24.06%) NUnit
2 39 (20.86%) MSTest
3 30 (16.04%) Git (software)
4 18 (9.63%) Selenium
4 18 (9.63%) Subversion
5 15 (8.02%) Jenkins
5 15 (8.02%) SoapUI
6 11 (5.88%) gulp
7 10 (5.35%) JIRA
8 8 (4.28%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.74%) Grunt
10 6 (3.21%) TeamCity
11 5 (2.67%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.67%) JUnit
12 3 (1.60%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.60%) Gradle
12 3 (1.60%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.60%) TestComplete
13 2 (1.07%) Ranorex
General
1 39 (20.86%) Finance
2 13 (6.95%) Legal
3 8 (4.28%) Advertising
4 6 (3.21%) Retail
5 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.60%) Banking
7 2 (1.07%) Back Office
7 2 (1.07%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (57.75%) Developer
2 44 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 41 (21.93%) Java Developer
4 26 (13.90%) Software Engineer
5 25 (13.37%) Architect
5 25 (13.37%) C# Developer
6 24 (12.83%) .NET Developer
7 23 (12.30%) Software Developer
8 21 (11.23%) .NET Software Engineer
8 21 (11.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (11.23%) C# Software Engineer
9 19 (10.16%) Senior .NET Developer
9 19 (10.16%) Senior C# Developer
9 19 (10.16%) Senior Software Developer
10 18 (9.63%) Agile Developer
10 18 (9.63%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (9.63%) C# WPF Developer
10 18 (9.63%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 18 (9.63%) Senior Agile Developer
10 18 (9.63%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (74.33%) Web Services
2 124 (66.31%) CSS
3 123 (65.78%) HTML
4 114 (60.96%) XML
5 93 (49.73%) RESTful
6 92 (49.20%) REST
7 82 (43.85%) jQuery
8 64 (34.22%) .NET
9 61 (32.62%) JSON
10 52 (27.81%) Spring
11 51 (27.27%) WCF
12 46 (24.60%) ASP.NET
13 42 (22.46%) HTML5
14 41 (21.93%) CSS3
14 41 (21.93%) WPF
15 39 (20.86%) LINQ
15 39 (20.86%) Silverlight
15 39 (20.86%) WF
15 39 (20.86%) XSLT
16 35 (18.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.23%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (10.70%) Computer Science
3 17 (9.09%) User Experience
4 6 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.21%) Wiki
5 5 (2.67%) Fintech
6 4 (2.14%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.60%) RIA
7 3 (1.60%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.53%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.65%) Linux
2 11 (5.88%) Ubuntu
2 11 (5.88%) Windows
3 5 (2.67%) Unix
4 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.53%) Android
5 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (70.05%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (54.55%) Scrum
3 85 (45.45%) OO
4 77 (41.18%) MVC
5 70 (37.43%) Software Engineering
6 64 (34.22%) TDD
7 61 (32.62%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (28.34%) Use Case
9 44 (23.53%) SOA
10 42 (22.46%) MVVM
10 42 (22.46%) UML
10 42 (22.46%) Web Development
11 40 (21.39%) DSDM
11 40 (21.39%) Test Automation
12 39 (20.86%) RUP
13 30 (16.04%) OOP
13 30 (16.04%) Unit Testing
14 29 (15.51%) Responsive Web Design
15 28 (14.97%) Mentoring
16 24 (12.83%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 129 (68.98%) JavaScript
2 103 (55.08%) Java
3 84 (44.92%) SQL
4 68 (36.36%) C#
5 63 (33.69%) PHP
6 52 (27.81%) Ruby
7 43 (22.99%) Python
7 43 (22.99%) T-SQL
8 41 (21.93%) C++
8 41 (21.93%) PL/SQL
9 20 (10.70%) Go
9 20 (10.70%) Groovy
10 16 (8.56%) Scala
11 7 (3.74%) C
12 4 (2.14%) Perl
13 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.60%) PHP 7
14 2 (1.07%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.07%) VBScript
15 1 (0.53%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 29 (15.51%) Degree
2 20 (10.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (5.88%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.07%) HND
4 2 (1.07%) ISEB
4 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.97%) QA
2 11 (5.88%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 2 (1.07%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (17.11%) Oracle
2 27 (14.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.60%) Zend
4 2 (1.07%) Actian
4 2 (1.07%) Google
4 2 (1.07%) IBM
4 2 (1.07%) Intapp
4 2 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.07%) SAP
5 1 (0.53%) Apple
5 1 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.53%) Demandware
5 1 (0.53%) HP
5 1 (0.53%) hybris
5 1 (0.53%) Informatica
5 1 (0.53%) Remedy
5 1 (0.53%) Twitter
5 1 (0.53%) WooCommerce
5 1 (0.53%) WorldPay