The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 50 48
Rank change year-on-year +20 -2  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 32 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.96% 2.37% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.17% 7.80% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 7
Median salary £50,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.66% -29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £28,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £31,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 Merseyside with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 243 141 196
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 45.25% 30.39% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 187 120 137
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +8.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,300 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

SOAP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOAP in Merseyside.

Salary trend for SOAP in Merseyside

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Merseyside over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Merseyside

SOAP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Liverpool +25 31 £50,000 +66.66% 4
Wirral - 1 £40,000 -
SOAP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 28 (62.22%) MVC
2 24 (53.33%) PHP
2 24 (53.33%) REST
3 23 (51.11%) MySQL
4 22 (48.89%) Finance
5 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (44.44%) Web Services
7 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
8 17 (37.78%) TDD
8 17 (37.78%) SDLC
9 16 (35.56%) HTML5
9 16 (35.56%) Software Engineering
9 16 (35.56%) HTML
9 16 (35.56%) CSS
10 15 (33.33%) JMS
10 15 (33.33%) SOA
10 15 (33.33%) FTP
10 15 (33.33%) HTTP
10 15 (33.33%) WSDL
10 15 (33.33%) XML
10 15 (33.33%) XSD
10 15 (33.33%) XSLT
10 15 (33.33%) Oracle
10 15 (33.33%) HTTPS
10 15 (33.33%) SSL
10 15 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
10 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
10 15 (33.33%) XPath
10 15 (33.33%) Service Design

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 15 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) nginx
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) FTP
1 15 (33.33%) HTTP
1 15 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 15 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) MySQL
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Selenium
1 12 (26.67%) Selenium IDE
1 12 (26.67%) WebDriver
2 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.33%) Subversion
4 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.44%) RSpec
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) PHP Developer
3 15 (33.33%) Administrator
3 15 (33.33%) Technical Administrator
4 13 (28.89%) MySQL Developer
4 13 (28.89%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Agile Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Lead Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Lead PHP Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Graduate
8 2 (4.44%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Graduate Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Head of IT
9 1 (2.22%) Support Team Leader
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) REST
2 20 (44.44%) Web Services
3 16 (35.56%) CSS
3 16 (35.56%) HTML
3 16 (35.56%) HTML5
4 15 (33.33%) JMS
4 15 (33.33%) WSDL
4 15 (33.33%) XML
4 15 (33.33%) XSD
4 15 (33.33%) XSLT
5 14 (31.11%) CSS3
6 12 (26.67%) CakePHP
6 12 (26.67%) Laravel
7 5 (11.11%) .NET
7 5 (11.11%) jQuery
8 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.67%) Entity Framework
8 3 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) MVC
2 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) SDLC
3 17 (37.78%) TDD
4 16 (35.56%) Software Engineering
5 15 (33.33%) Service Design
5 15 (33.33%) SOA
6 12 (26.67%) API Development
6 12 (26.67%) Functional Testing
7 9 (20.00%) OOP
8 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 5 (11.11%) DevOps
9 5 (11.11%) OO
10 4 (8.89%) Web Development
11 3 (6.67%) Microservices
11 3 (6.67%) OOD
11 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
12 2 (4.44%) Pair Programming
12 2 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) PHP
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 15 (33.33%) XPath
4 9 (20.00%) PHP 5
5 5 (11.11%) C#
5 5 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (4.44%) C++
6 2 (4.44%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) Smalltalk
6 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle
2 13 (28.89%) Zend
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
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