Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > North West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 103 101
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +21
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 390 311 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.98% 2.69% 2.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.68% 6.94% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 298 263 348
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5837 4480 5336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.54% 38.78% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4901 3856 4487
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -46 202 £50,000 +5.26% 17
Cheshire +20 106 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Merseyside +27 53 £50,000 +51.52% 3
Lancashire +8 27 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 -
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 234 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (59.49%) Web Services
3 195 (50.00%) XML
4 175 (44.87%) Java
5 168 (43.08%) HTML
6 155 (39.74%) JavaScript
7 149 (38.21%) SQL
8 143 (36.67%) CSS
9 142 (36.41%) .NET
9 142 (36.41%) C#
10 141 (36.15%) REST
11 134 (34.36%) SQL Server
12 120 (30.77%) TDD
13 116 (29.74%) MVC
14 108 (27.69%) JSON
15 107 (27.44%) Finance
16 106 (27.18%) OO
17 104 (26.67%) RESTful
18 99 (25.38%) Software Engineering
19 98 (25.13%) ASP.NET
20 97 (24.87%) Git (software)
21 93 (23.85%) Oracle
22 89 (22.82%) Scrum
23 88 (22.56%) jQuery
24 86 (22.05%) MySQL
25 85 (21.79%) SDLC
26 84 (21.54%) Spring
27 79 (20.26%) WCF
28 76 (19.49%) PHP
29 67 (17.18%) HTTP

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 33 (8.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (4.10%) OpenEdge
3 15 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
4 14 (3.59%) Confluence
5 12 (3.08%) nginx
6 11 (2.82%) CMS
7 10 (2.56%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.56%) Umbraco
8 9 (2.31%) OpenROAD
9 8 (2.05%) Apache
9 8 (2.05%) JBoss
10 5 (1.28%) IIS
10 5 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (1.03%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.77%) Liferay
13 2 (0.51%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.51%) Magento
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.26%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 67 (17.18%) HTTP
2 24 (6.15%) SSL
3 16 (4.10%) FTP
3 16 (4.10%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.85%) HTTPS
5 13 (3.33%) Internet
6 8 (2.05%) Wireless
7 6 (1.54%) IMAP
7 6 (1.54%) SMTP
7 6 (1.54%) SS7
8 4 (1.03%) Intranet
8 4 (1.03%) LDAP
9 1 (0.26%) SAN
9 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (34.36%) SQL Server
2 86 (22.05%) MySQL
3 28 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (6.41%) MongoDB
5 24 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (5.64%) Relational Database
7 21 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (3.08%) NoSQL
12 10 (2.56%) DB2
13 9 (2.31%) DTS
13 9 (2.31%) Essbase
13 9 (2.31%) Ingres
13 9 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.28%) Power BI
15 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 97 (24.87%) Git (software)
2 52 (13.33%) Subversion
3 51 (13.08%) JIRA
4 50 (12.82%) JUnit
5 45 (11.54%) Jenkins
6 42 (10.77%) Selenium
7 33 (8.46%) Eclipse
8 30 (7.69%) MSTest
8 30 (7.69%) NUnit
9 26 (6.67%) Ant
9 26 (6.67%) Visual Studio
10 23 (5.90%) WebDriver
11 21 (5.38%) Bitbucket
12 20 (5.13%) IntelliJ
12 20 (5.13%) Selenium IDE
12 20 (5.13%) SonarQube
13 18 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (4.62%) SoapUI
14 14 (3.59%) Jasmine
15 13 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 107 (27.44%) Finance
2 38 (9.74%) Retail
3 37 (9.49%) Banking
4 11 (2.82%) Games
4 11 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.31%) Back Office
5 9 (2.31%) Electronics
5 9 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.79%) Marketing
7 6 (1.54%) Advertising
7 6 (1.54%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 252 (64.62%) Developer
2 97 (24.87%) Java Developer
3 64 (16.41%) Senior Developer
4 50 (12.82%) Software Engineer
5 48 (12.31%) .NET Developer
6 37 (9.49%) Software Developer
7 36 (9.23%) C# Developer
7 36 (9.23%) C# Software Engineer
8 34 (8.72%) PHP Developer
9 33 (8.46%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (7.44%) Senior Java Developer
11 26 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
12 21 (5.38%) MySQL Developer
12 21 (5.38%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 18 (4.62%) Junior
14 16 (4.10%) Administrator
14 16 (4.10%) ASP.NET Developer
14 16 (4.10%) Junior Developer
15 15 (3.85%) Lead Developer
15 15 (3.85%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (59.49%) Web Services
2 195 (50.00%) XML
3 168 (43.08%) HTML
4 143 (36.67%) CSS
5 142 (36.41%) .NET
6 141 (36.15%) REST
7 108 (27.69%) JSON
8 104 (26.67%) RESTful
9 98 (25.13%) ASP.NET
10 88 (22.56%) jQuery
11 84 (21.54%) Spring
12 79 (20.26%) WCF
13 61 (15.64%) Hibernate
13 61 (15.64%) HTML5
14 50 (12.82%) AngularJS
14 50 (12.82%) CSS3
15 48 (12.31%) WPF
16 45 (11.54%) XSLT
17 37 (9.49%) JMS
18 35 (8.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 30 (7.69%) iPad
1 30 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 19 (4.87%) User Experience
3 18 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.85%) Device Driver
5 14 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.82%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.05%) Mobile Computing
9 6 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.54%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.28%) Clustering
11 4 (1.03%) Social Media
11 4 (1.03%) Social Network
12 3 (0.77%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.51%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.51%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 58 (14.87%) Windows
2 52 (13.33%) Linux
3 20 (5.13%) Mac OS
4 15 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (3.59%) Unix
6 11 (2.82%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.28%) Android
7 5 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.26%) Debian
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (30.77%) TDD
3 116 (29.74%) MVC
4 106 (27.18%) OO
5 99 (25.38%) Software Engineering
6 89 (22.82%) Scrum
7 85 (21.79%) SDLC
8 64 (16.41%) Test Automation
9 60 (15.38%) BDD
10 57 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (13.08%) SOA
12 48 (12.31%) OOP
13 38 (9.74%) MVVM
14 36 (9.23%) Mentoring
14 36 (9.23%) Unit Testing
15 35 (8.97%) DevOps
16 32 (8.21%) Web Development
17 31 (7.95%) API Development
17 31 (7.95%) Functional Testing
18 30 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 175 (44.87%) Java
2 155 (39.74%) JavaScript
3 149 (38.21%) SQL
4 142 (36.41%) C#
5 76 (19.49%) PHP
6 59 (15.13%) C++
7 58 (14.87%) T-SQL
8 34 (8.72%) C
9 33 (8.46%) PL/SQL
10 26 (6.67%) Ruby
11 25 (6.41%) Python
11 25 (6.41%) XPath
12 24 (6.15%) Embedded C
13 16 (4.10%) VB.NET
14 13 (3.33%) Embedded C++
15 12 (3.08%) PHP 5
16 10 (2.56%) Shell Script
17 9 (2.31%) XQuery
18 8 (2.05%) Groovy
19 4 (1.03%) Go
Qualifications
1 50 (12.82%) Degree
2 15 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 15 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 13 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.54%) ISEB
5 5 (1.28%) HNC
5 5 (1.28%) HND
5 5 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.51%) MCAD
7 2 (0.51%) MCPD
8 1 (0.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.33%) QA
2 5 (1.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.77%) Docker
2 2 (0.51%) Firmware
3 1 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (4.87%) Puppet
2 4 (1.03%) Nagios
3 3 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.26%) Packer
4 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 93 (23.85%) Oracle
2 57 (14.62%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.90%) Zend
4 9 (2.31%) Actian
4 9 (2.31%) Cognizant
5 7 (1.79%) IBM
6 6 (1.54%) HP
7 5 (1.28%) SAP
7 5 (1.28%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.03%) hybris
8 4 (1.03%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.77%) Adobe
9 3 (0.77%) Cadence
9 3 (0.77%) Progress
9 3 (0.77%) Sybase
10 2 (0.51%) Informatica
10 2 (0.51%) SEEBURGER
11 1 (0.26%) Google
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Pearson Frank
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Salespoint Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension,
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Wirral
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greensill Capital (UK) Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Based on experience.
Posted: 19 days ago
Isle of Man
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Knutsford
Pearson Frank
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Rochdale
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse Solutions ltd
Posted: 12 days ago