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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England / North West
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 92 112
Rank change year-on-year -8 +20  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 172 170 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.71% 2.97% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.12% 7.91% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 120 130 147
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,150 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 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 2809 2148 2676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.22% 37.49% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2376 1842 2250
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Manchester -52 93 £46,250 +2.77% 10
Cheshire +14 48 £40,000 - 14
Merseyside +4 17 £50,000 +49.25% 3
Lancashire +2 13 £42,500 +30.76% 2
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 164 (59.85%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (57.30%) Web Services
3 138 (50.36%) Java
4 127 (46.35%) HTML
5 123 (44.89%) XML
6 109 (39.78%) JavaScript
7 106 (38.69%) SQL
8 102 (37.23%) .NET
9 98 (35.77%) C#
9 98 (35.77%) OO
10 91 (33.21%) CSS
11 89 (32.48%) SQL Server
12 84 (30.66%) TDD
13 77 (28.10%) jQuery
13 77 (28.10%) REST
14 76 (27.74%) Software Engineering
15 73 (26.64%) Scrum
15 73 (26.64%) Git (software)
16 72 (26.28%) JSON
17 70 (25.55%) SDLC
18 68 (24.82%) Spring
19 67 (24.45%) ASP.NET
19 67 (24.45%) WCF
20 66 (24.09%) Finance
21 64 (23.36%) Oracle
22 57 (20.80%) C++
22 57 (20.80%) Windows
23 55 (20.07%) Continuous Integration
24 54 (19.71%) RESTful
25 53 (19.34%) MVC

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 22 (8.03%) Tomcat
2 19 (6.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (5.47%) IIS
4 14 (5.11%) Confluence
4 14 (5.11%) JBoss
5 13 (4.74%) OpenEdge
6 12 (4.38%) Oracle Service Bus
7 8 (2.92%) nginx
8 7 (2.55%) Apache
9 6 (2.19%) CMS
9 6 (2.19%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.09%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.09%) Liferay
12 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.73%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.73%) WordPress
14 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.46%) SaaS
3 3 (1.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.06%) HTTP
2 23 (8.39%) TCP/IP
3 16 (5.84%) SSL
4 13 (4.74%) FTP
5 12 (4.38%) HTTPS
6 6 (2.19%) Internet
7 3 (1.09%) LDAP
8 1 (0.36%) IMAP
8 1 (0.36%) SAN
8 1 (0.36%) SMTP
8 1 (0.36%) SS7
8 1 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (32.48%) SQL Server
2 45 (16.42%) MySQL
3 20 (7.30%) MongoDB
3 20 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (7.30%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.11%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.19%) DB2
6 6 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.09%) Redis
10 2 (0.73%) Big Data
10 2 (0.73%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 73 (26.64%) Git (software)
2 41 (14.96%) JUnit
3 37 (13.50%) JIRA
4 35 (12.77%) Eclipse
5 30 (10.95%) Subversion
6 27 (9.85%) MSTest
6 27 (9.85%) NUnit
7 24 (8.76%) Jenkins
8 21 (7.66%) Ant
9 20 (7.30%) Selenium
10 16 (5.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (5.47%) Bitbucket
11 15 (5.47%) Mockito
11 15 (5.47%) SonarQube
12 13 (4.74%) Visual Studio
13 9 (3.28%) IntelliJ
13 9 (3.28%) JMeter
13 9 (3.28%) jMock
14 8 (2.92%) Gradle
14 8 (2.92%) Maven
General
1 66 (24.09%) Finance
2 25 (9.12%) Retail
3 11 (4.01%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.65%) Electronics
5 9 (3.28%) Banking
6 8 (2.92%) Advertising
7 7 (2.55%) Games
7 7 (2.55%) Marketing
8 5 (1.82%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.46%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Law
11 1 (0.36%) Legal
11 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (64.60%) Developer
2 70 (25.55%) Java Developer
3 52 (18.98%) Senior Developer
4 43 (15.69%) Software Engineer
5 35 (12.77%) Software Developer
6 31 (11.31%) .NET Developer
6 31 (11.31%) C# Software Engineer
7 27 (9.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 25 (9.12%) .NET Software Engineer
9 21 (7.66%) C# Developer
9 21 (7.66%) Linux Engineer
10 19 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (6.93%) Embedded Engineer
10 19 (6.93%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 18 (6.57%) Embedded Developer
11 18 (6.57%) Linux Developer
12 16 (5.84%) Junior
13 14 (5.11%) Junior Developer
14 13 (4.74%) PHP Developer
14 13 (4.74%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (57.30%) Web Services
2 127 (46.35%) HTML
3 123 (44.89%) XML
4 102 (37.23%) .NET
5 91 (33.21%) CSS
6 77 (28.10%) jQuery
6 77 (28.10%) REST
7 72 (26.28%) JSON
8 68 (24.82%) Spring
9 67 (24.45%) ASP.NET
9 67 (24.45%) WCF
10 54 (19.71%) RESTful
11 45 (16.42%) Hibernate
12 44 (16.06%) JMS
13 38 (13.87%) JDBC
13 38 (13.87%) XSLT
14 35 (12.77%) J2EE
14 35 (12.77%) WPF
15 31 (11.31%) AngularJS
16 26 (9.49%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.31%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.49%) iPad
3 22 (8.03%) Device Driver
4 21 (7.66%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (4.38%) N-Tier
6 11 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.82%) AS400
8 5 (1.82%) iSeries
8 5 (1.82%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.82%) User Experience
9 4 (1.46%) Social Media
10 3 (1.09%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.09%) RIA
11 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.73%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 57 (20.80%) Windows
2 51 (18.61%) Linux
3 22 (8.03%) Embedded Linux
4 15 (5.47%) Mac OS
5 7 (2.55%) Unix
6 6 (2.19%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.36%) Android
8 1 (0.36%) Debian
8 1 (0.36%) HPUX
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (59.85%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (35.77%) OO
3 84 (30.66%) TDD
4 76 (27.74%) Software Engineering
5 73 (26.64%) Scrum
6 70 (25.55%) SDLC
7 55 (20.07%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (19.34%) MVC
9 44 (16.06%) OOP
10 37 (13.50%) BDD
10 37 (13.50%) UML
11 32 (11.68%) Mentoring
12 31 (11.31%) MVVM
13 30 (10.95%) Automated Testing
14 29 (10.58%) SOA
15 28 (10.22%) RUP
16 27 (9.85%) Service Delivery
16 27 (9.85%) Unit Testing
17 25 (9.12%) Use Case
17 25 (9.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (50.36%) Java
2 109 (39.78%) JavaScript
3 106 (38.69%) SQL
4 98 (35.77%) C#
5 57 (20.80%) C++
6 44 (16.06%) PHP
7 36 (13.14%) T-SQL
8 31 (11.31%) C
9 29 (10.58%) PL/SQL
10 28 (10.22%) Embedded C
11 20 (7.30%) Embedded C++
12 16 (5.84%) XPath
13 15 (5.47%) Python
14 13 (4.74%) Ruby
15 9 (3.28%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.82%) PHP 5
16 5 (1.82%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.82%) VB
16 5 (1.82%) VB6
17 4 (1.46%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 43 (15.69%) Degree
2 12 (4.38%) SC Cleared
2 12 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.01%) HNC
3 11 (4.01%) HND
4 10 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.09%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.73%) MCAD
6 2 (0.73%) MCPD
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.82%) WCAG
2 3 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (2.92%) Docker
2 4 (1.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.09%) Varnish
4 2 (0.73%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.46%) Puppet
2 3 (1.09%) Nagios
3 1 (0.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) Packer
3 1 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (23.36%) Oracle
2 37 (13.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.65%) HP
4 8 (2.92%) Cadence
4 8 (2.92%) Cognizant
5 5 (1.82%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.46%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.09%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.09%) hybris
7 3 (1.09%) SAP
7 3 (1.09%) Sun
8 2 (0.73%) IBM
8 2 (0.73%) Zend
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe
9 1 (0.36%) Google
9 1 (0.36%) Marketo
9 1 (0.36%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.36%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.36%) VMware
Wirral, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
BLM law
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, 10% Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Runcorn
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
BluJay Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits based on your experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + OTE 45k
Posted: 6 days ago