Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 130 129
Rank change year-on-year +31 -1 -38
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 407 300 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.10% 2.42% 2.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.97% 5.80% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 347 255 264
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.80% +7.33%
10th Percentile £34,100 £29,525 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,250 £56,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5836 5174 5121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.48% 41.81% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4852 4506 4404
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in the North West

SOAP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SOAP in the North West

SOAP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the North West

SOAP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Manchester +9 207 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Cheshire +30 124 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Merseyside +14 50 £50,000 +32.45% 2
Lancashire +13 25 £40,250 +15.00% 3
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 North West region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 265 (65.11%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (56.27%) Web Services
3 207 (50.86%) REST
4 194 (47.67%) JavaScript
5 190 (46.68%) HTML
6 184 (45.21%) CSS
6 184 (45.21%) XML
7 162 (39.80%) Java
8 158 (38.82%) SQL
9 145 (35.63%) MVC
10 141 (34.64%) TDD
11 134 (32.92%) Finance
12 131 (32.19%) .NET
13 129 (31.70%) C#
14 128 (31.45%) RESTful
15 123 (30.22%) Scrum
16 119 (29.24%) SQL Server
16 119 (29.24%) jQuery
17 112 (27.52%) Software Engineering
18 102 (25.06%) MySQL
18 102 (25.06%) PHP
19 92 (22.60%) OO
20 89 (21.87%) HTML5
21 86 (21.13%) CSS3
21 86 (21.13%) Spring
22 84 (20.64%) JSON
22 84 (20.64%) ASP.NET
23 80 (19.66%) Test Automation
24 77 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
25 75 (18.43%) BDD

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 34 (8.35%) Apache
2 19 (4.67%) Confluence
3 17 (4.18%) nginx
4 15 (3.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (2.95%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.97%) CMS
6 8 (1.97%) OpenROAD
6 8 (1.97%) WordPress
7 7 (1.72%) ColdFusion
7 7 (1.72%) JBoss
8 4 (0.98%) OpenEdge
9 3 (0.74%) Drupal
9 3 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.74%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.49%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Magento
2 5 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.23%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.25%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.23%) GitHub
5 3 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.74%) BrowserStack
5 3 (0.74%) Route 53
5 3 (0.74%) Serverless
6 2 (0.49%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.25%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (17.94%) HTTP
2 23 (5.65%) Internet
3 20 (4.91%) SSL
4 10 (2.46%) LDAP
5 7 (1.72%) IPsec
5 7 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.47%) Wireless
7 4 (0.98%) IMAP
7 4 (0.98%) SMTP
7 4 (0.98%) SS7
8 3 (0.74%) FTP
8 3 (0.74%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.49%) Intranet
10 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (29.24%) SQL Server
2 102 (25.06%) MySQL
3 36 (8.85%) Relational Database
4 30 (7.37%) NoSQL
5 22 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.91%) MongoDB
7 18 (4.42%) DB2
8 14 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (3.19%) Redis
10 12 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (2.70%) Big Data
12 10 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (2.21%) Oracle Database
13 9 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.97%) DTS
14 8 (1.97%) Essbase
14 8 (1.97%) Ingres
14 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 73 (17.94%) Git (software)
2 69 (16.95%) Selenium
3 55 (13.51%) Jenkins
4 51 (12.53%) WebDriver
5 39 (9.58%) SoapUI
5 39 (9.58%) Subversion
6 38 (9.34%) NUnit
7 37 (9.09%) JIRA
8 36 (8.85%) MSTest
9 35 (8.60%) Selenium IDE
10 34 (8.35%) JUnit
11 31 (7.62%) Bitbucket
12 22 (5.41%) Gradle
13 20 (4.91%) Cucumber
14 19 (4.67%) Jasmine
14 19 (4.67%) Visual Studio
15 17 (4.18%) Ant
16 15 (3.69%) Eclipse
17 13 (3.19%) IntelliJ
18 11 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 134 (32.92%) Finance
2 61 (14.99%) Banking
3 23 (5.65%) Retail
4 17 (4.18%) Advertising
5 10 (2.46%) Back Office
6 8 (1.97%) Legal
6 8 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.72%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.47%) Law
9 5 (1.23%) Games
9 5 (1.23%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Marketing
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 244 (59.95%) Developer
2 74 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 60 (14.74%) .NET Developer
4 50 (12.29%) Senior Developer
5 49 (12.04%) PHP Developer
6 48 (11.79%) C# Developer
7 40 (9.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 39 (9.58%) Agile Developer
9 35 (8.60%) MySQL Developer
9 35 (8.60%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 34 (8.35%) Software Engineer
11 30 (7.37%) Architect
11 30 (7.37%) Software Developer
12 28 (6.88%) ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (6.39%) C# Software Engineer
14 22 (5.41%) .NET Software Engineer
15 20 (4.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 18 (4.42%) Lead Developer
16 18 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
16 18 (4.42%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (56.27%) Web Services
2 207 (50.86%) REST
3 190 (46.68%) HTML
4 184 (45.21%) CSS
4 184 (45.21%) XML
5 131 (32.19%) .NET
6 128 (31.45%) RESTful
7 119 (29.24%) jQuery
8 89 (21.87%) HTML5
9 86 (21.13%) CSS3
9 86 (21.13%) Spring
10 84 (20.64%) ASP.NET
10 84 (20.64%) JSON
11 72 (17.69%) WCF
12 53 (13.02%) Hibernate
13 49 (12.04%) XSLT
14 47 (11.55%) AngularJS
15 45 (11.06%) Laravel
15 45 (11.06%) WPF
16 43 (10.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.85%) User Experience
2 25 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.93%) iPad
5 13 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (3.19%) N-Tier
6 12 (2.95%) RIA
7 10 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.97%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.97%) PKI
9 7 (1.72%) CESG
10 6 (1.47%) Fintech
10 6 (1.47%) Mobile Computing
10 6 (1.47%) Smart Meter
10 6 (1.47%) Wiki
11 5 (1.23%) Clustering
11 5 (1.23%) NHS
12 4 (0.98%) Life Science
12 4 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.53%) Linux
2 45 (11.06%) Windows
3 26 (6.39%) Unix
4 14 (3.44%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.70%) Ubuntu
6 9 (2.21%) Android
6 9 (2.21%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.23%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (65.11%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (35.63%) MVC
3 141 (34.64%) TDD
4 123 (30.22%) Scrum
5 112 (27.52%) Software Engineering
6 92 (22.60%) OO
7 80 (19.66%) Test Automation
8 77 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (18.43%) BDD
10 58 (14.25%) SDLC
11 54 (13.27%) MVVM
12 49 (12.04%) Functional Testing
13 48 (11.79%) DevOps
14 43 (10.57%) API Development
14 43 (10.57%) SOA
14 43 (10.57%) Use Case
15 42 (10.32%) Web Development
16 38 (9.34%) Mentoring
16 38 (9.34%) UML
17 36 (8.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 194 (47.67%) JavaScript
2 162 (39.80%) Java
3 158 (38.82%) SQL
4 129 (31.70%) C#
5 102 (25.06%) PHP
6 71 (17.44%) T-SQL
7 55 (13.51%) C++
8 45 (11.06%) PL/SQL
9 42 (10.32%) Ruby
10 41 (10.07%) Python
11 20 (4.91%) C
12 17 (4.18%) Groovy
13 13 (3.19%) Go
13 13 (3.19%) Scala
14 11 (2.70%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.97%) Apple Swift
15 8 (1.97%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.47%) ABAP
16 6 (1.47%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (9.34%) Degree
2 18 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.46%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.72%) CCIE
4 7 (1.72%) CEH
4 7 (1.72%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.72%) CISM
4 7 (1.72%) CISSP
4 7 (1.72%) GIAC
4 7 (1.72%) ISEB
4 7 (1.72%) ISSAP
4 7 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.72%) SSCP
5 5 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) MCSA
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) SLA
2 5 (1.23%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (3.44%) Puppet
2 5 (1.23%) Nagios
3 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 71 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 70 (17.20%) Oracle
3 39 (9.58%) Zend
4 8 (1.97%) Actian
5 7 (1.72%) Adobe
5 7 (1.72%) CA Agile Central
5 7 (1.72%) Google
5 7 (1.72%) SAP
5 7 (1.72%) Sybase
6 6 (1.47%) IBM
7 5 (1.23%) SEEBURGER
8 4 (0.98%) Progress
9 3 (0.74%) HP
9 3 (0.74%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.49%) hybris
10 2 (0.49%) Informatica
10 2 (0.49%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.25%) Sencha
11 1 (0.25%) Twitter