Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 137 79
Rank change year-on-year +24 -58 +1
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 182 198 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.48% 2.41% 3.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.37% 5.25% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 159 169 178
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,800 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.43% -2.35%

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 3,392 3,768 2,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 46.31% 45.94% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,912 3,206 2,447
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 July 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 July 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 -10 21 £50,000 - 2
Wigan +13 3 £35,000 -10.83% 1
Oldham +11 3 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Cheadle +2 1 £55,000 +15.79%
Bolton -7 1 £37,500 +59.57% 2
Salford - 1 - - 4
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 118 (64.84%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (62.64%) JavaScript
3 103 (56.59%) Web Services
3 103 (56.59%) XML
4 101 (55.49%) Java
5 93 (51.10%) HTML
5 93 (51.10%) RESTful
6 83 (45.60%) CSS
7 78 (42.86%) Scrum
8 75 (41.21%) Software Engineering
9 73 (40.11%) REST
10 71 (39.01%) JSON
11 69 (37.91%) SQL
12 61 (33.52%) C#
12 61 (33.52%) OO
13 59 (32.42%) .NET
13 59 (32.42%) jQuery
14 52 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
14 52 (28.57%) MySQL
15 50 (27.47%) Finance
15 50 (27.47%) TDD
16 49 (26.92%) Unit Testing
16 49 (26.92%) PHP
17 48 (26.37%) ASP.NET
17 48 (26.37%) MVC
18 46 (25.27%) JIRA
19 44 (24.18%) C++
19 44 (24.18%) Test Automation
20 43 (23.63%) Use Case
21 40 (21.98%) WCF

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 18 (9.89%) nginx
2 9 (4.95%) Apache
2 9 (4.95%) Apache Pig
3 6 (3.30%) Confluence
4 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.20%) WordPress
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.55%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 14 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.75%) SaaS
5 4 (2.20%) BrowserStack
6 2 (1.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) GitHub
7 1 (0.55%) Google Play
7 1 (0.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.03%) HTTP
2 21 (11.54%) SSL
3 8 (4.40%) Firewall
3 8 (4.40%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.20%) Internet
5 3 (1.65%) Broadband
6 2 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.57%) MySQL
2 25 (13.74%) SQL Server
3 20 (10.99%) NoSQL
4 16 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (8.79%) Redis
5 11 (6.04%) Big Data
6 9 (4.95%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.40%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.75%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.10%) Power BI
10 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.55%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.55%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.55%) Riak
Development Applications
1 46 (25.27%) JIRA
2 35 (19.23%) MSTest
3 34 (18.68%) NUnit
4 31 (17.03%) Selenium
5 28 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 22 (12.09%) SoapUI
7 14 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 13 (7.14%) Bitbucket
8 13 (7.14%) WebDriver
9 12 (6.59%) Robot Framework
10 11 (6.04%) Jenkins
11 10 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (4.40%) CodeSonar
12 8 (4.40%) git-flow
12 8 (4.40%) JUnit
12 8 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (3.30%) JMeter
13 6 (3.30%) Mercurial
13 6 (3.30%) TestNG
13 6 (3.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (27.47%) Finance
2 9 (4.95%) Advertising
3 5 (2.75%) Retail
4 3 (1.65%) Banking
4 3 (1.65%) Law
5 2 (1.10%) Automotive
5 2 (1.10%) Legal
5 2 (1.10%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Publishing
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (55.49%) Developer
2 49 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 38 (20.88%) Senior Developer
4 32 (17.58%) Software Engineer
5 30 (16.48%) Software Developer
6 23 (12.64%) C# Software Engineer
7 22 (12.09%) C# Developer
8 20 (10.99%) .NET Developer
9 19 (10.44%) Analyst
10 18 (9.89%) .NET Software Developer
10 18 (9.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (9.89%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (9.89%) Senior .NET Developer
10 18 (9.89%) Senior C# Developer
10 18 (9.89%) SQL Developer
11 17 (9.34%) Agile Developer
11 17 (9.34%) C# WPF Developer
11 17 (9.34%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 17 (9.34%) Senior Agile Developer
11 17 (9.34%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (56.59%) Web Services
1 103 (56.59%) XML
2 93 (51.10%) HTML
2 93 (51.10%) RESTful
3 83 (45.60%) CSS
4 73 (40.11%) REST
5 71 (39.01%) JSON
6 59 (32.42%) .NET
6 59 (32.42%) jQuery
7 48 (26.37%) ASP.NET
8 40 (21.98%) Spring
8 40 (21.98%) WCF
9 39 (21.43%) Hibernate
10 32 (17.58%) LINQ
10 32 (17.58%) WPF
11 31 (17.03%) Silverlight
11 31 (17.03%) WF
11 31 (17.03%) XSLT
12 30 (16.48%) JSP
13 27 (14.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.79%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.04%) User Experience
4 6 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.75%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.65%) Fintech
8 2 (1.10%) Clustering
8 2 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.55%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.55%) Contactless
9 1 (0.55%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.93%) Linux
2 22 (12.09%) Windows
3 15 (8.24%) Apple iOS
4 13 (7.14%) Android
5 8 (4.40%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.65%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.65%) Unix
7 1 (0.55%) CentOS
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (64.84%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (42.86%) Scrum
3 75 (41.21%) Software Engineering
4 61 (33.52%) OO
5 52 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 50 (27.47%) TDD
7 49 (26.92%) Unit Testing
8 48 (26.37%) MVC
9 44 (24.18%) Test Automation
10 43 (23.63%) Use Case
11 33 (18.13%) UML
12 32 (17.58%) DSDM
13 31 (17.03%) MVVM
13 31 (17.03%) RUP
14 30 (16.48%) Mentoring
15 28 (15.38%) DevOps
15 28 (15.38%) SOA
16 27 (14.84%) Web Development
17 26 (14.29%) BDD
18 22 (12.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 114 (62.64%) JavaScript
2 101 (55.49%) Java
3 69 (37.91%) SQL
4 61 (33.52%) C#
5 49 (26.92%) PHP
6 44 (24.18%) C++
7 33 (18.13%) PL/SQL
7 33 (18.13%) T-SQL
8 32 (17.58%) Ruby
9 31 (17.03%) Python
10 23 (12.64%) Groovy
11 16 (8.79%) Go
12 15 (8.24%) C
13 10 (5.49%) Objective-C
14 8 (4.40%) Bash Shell
14 8 (4.40%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.75%) Scala
16 4 (2.20%) Perl
17 3 (1.65%) Apex Code
17 3 (1.65%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 22 (12.09%) Degree
2 14 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.40%) CCNA
3 8 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.40%) CISSP
3 8 (4.40%) CompTIA Security+
3 8 (4.40%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.40%) GIAC
3 8 (4.40%) ISTQB
3 8 (4.40%) Linux+ Certification
3 8 (4.40%) MCSE
3 8 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.40%) Network+ Certification
3 8 (4.40%) SANS
3 8 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.40%) SSCP
4 5 (2.75%) HND
4 5 (2.75%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.20%) ISEB
6 2 (1.10%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.89%) QA
2 5 (2.75%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 3 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (9.34%) Docker
2 8 (4.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.40%) Kubernetes
1 8 (4.40%) Puppet
1 8 (4.40%) Salt
2 4 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.55%) Ansible
3 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.99%) Oracle
3 7 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.20%) HP
4 4 (2.20%) Remedy
5 3 (1.65%) Google
5 3 (1.65%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.10%) IBM
6 2 (1.10%) Intapp
6 2 (1.10%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.55%) Apple
7 1 (0.55%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.55%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.55%) SAP
7 1 (0.55%) Zend