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 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 / Merseyside
Rank 49 57 51
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 13 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.29% 0.82% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.80% 2.25% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Median salary £45,000 £34,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.38% +14.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,050 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £35,000 £37,500
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 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 224 178 203
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 39.51% 36.55% 42.29%
Number of salaries quoted 190 160 167
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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
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 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
Liverpool +7 11 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Wirral - 2 £40,000 -
SOAP
North West

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 23 (60.53%) XML
2 22 (57.89%) Web Services
3 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 18 (47.37%) jQuery
4 16 (42.11%) SDLC
4 16 (42.11%) .NET
5 14 (36.84%) Oracle
5 14 (36.84%) JMS
5 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 14 (36.84%) XSD
5 14 (36.84%) XSLT
5 14 (36.84%) FTP
5 14 (36.84%) HTTP
5 14 (36.84%) WSDL
5 14 (36.84%) HTTPS
5 14 (36.84%) SSL
5 14 (36.84%) SOA
5 14 (36.84%) Service Design
5 14 (36.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (36.84%) XPath
5 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
5 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 14 (36.84%) Oracle Service Bus
6 13 (34.21%) C#
6 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
7 11 (28.95%) IIS
7 11 (28.95%) REST
8 10 (26.32%) HTML
9 8 (21.05%) CRM
9 8 (21.05%) MVC

SOAP
Top Related 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 14 (36.84%) Oracle Service Bus
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (28.95%) IIS
3 5 (13.16%) Apache
4 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.26%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Magento
2 1 (2.63%) OpenCart
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) FTP
1 14 (36.84%) HTTP
1 14 (36.84%) HTTPS
1 14 (36.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.26%) RSpec
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Administrator
1 14 (36.84%) Technical Administrator
2 13 (34.21%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Application Support Team Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.89%) CRM Developer
6 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (60.53%) XML
2 22 (57.89%) Web Services
3 18 (47.37%) jQuery
4 16 (42.11%) .NET
5 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 14 (36.84%) JMS
5 14 (36.84%) WSDL
5 14 (36.84%) XSD
5 14 (36.84%) XSLT
6 11 (28.95%) REST
7 10 (26.32%) HTML
8 8 (21.05%) HTML5
9 7 (18.42%) CSS
10 6 (15.79%) Ajax
10 6 (15.79%) WCF
11 4 (10.53%) JSP
11 4 (10.53%) XHTML
12 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
12 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) HPUX
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) SDLC
2 14 (36.84%) Service Design
2 14 (36.84%) SOA
3 8 (21.05%) CRM
3 8 (21.05%) MVC
4 7 (18.42%) OO
5 6 (15.79%) TDD
5 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) Case Management
7 4 (10.53%) DevOps
7 4 (10.53%) ITIL
7 4 (10.53%) Release Management
7 4 (10.53%) Web Development
8 3 (7.89%) Marketing Automation
8 3 (7.89%) OOD
8 3 (7.89%) OOP
8 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
2 14 (36.84%) XPath
3 13 (34.21%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
6 2 (5.26%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (5.26%) PHP 5
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (5.26%) Smalltalk
6 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
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