Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for SoapUI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SoapUI over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SmartBear Software SoapUI
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 298 318 313
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5 +30
Permanent jobs citing SoapUI 66 49 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.31% 1.84% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 44
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £31,800
90th Percentile £56,250 £44,625 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%

SoapUI is in the Development Applications 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 development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2855 2657 2474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.42% 21.36% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2331 2384 2175
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in the North West

SoapUI
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for SoapUI in the North West

SoapUI
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SoapUI in the North West

SoapUI
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 SoapUI within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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 -13 32 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Cheshire - 28 £40,000 - 1
Lancashire - 3 £32,500 -
Merseyside +6 1 £55,000 +46.67% 1
SoapUI
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing SoapUI 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 SoapUI.

1 61 (92.42%) Test Automation
2 53 (80.30%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (77.27%) Selenium
4 39 (59.09%) SOAP
5 29 (43.94%) Java
6 28 (42.42%) SQL
6 28 (42.42%) WebDriver
7 26 (39.39%) QA
8 21 (31.82%) Finance
8 21 (31.82%) C#
8 21 (31.82%) Cucumber
9 18 (27.27%) Scrum
10 17 (25.76%) BDD
11 16 (24.24%) SpecFlow
12 15 (22.73%) API Testing
12 15 (22.73%) ISTQB
13 14 (21.21%) Manual Testing
13 14 (21.21%) TDD
14 13 (19.70%) JMeter
14 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
15 12 (18.18%) JIRA
16 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (16.67%) Web Services
16 11 (16.67%) Functional Testing
17 10 (15.15%) Gherkin
17 10 (15.15%) Test Strategy
17 10 (15.15%) Test Planning
17 10 (15.15%) RESTful
17 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (15.15%) TeamCity

SoapUI
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 4 (6.06%) Confluence
2 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.55%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.52%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 51 (77.27%) Selenium
2 28 (42.42%) WebDriver
3 21 (31.82%) Cucumber
4 16 (24.24%) SpecFlow
5 13 (19.70%) JMeter
6 12 (18.18%) JIRA
7 10 (15.15%) TeamCity
8 9 (13.64%) Jenkins
9 7 (10.61%) JUnit
9 7 (10.61%) NUnit
9 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
10 6 (9.09%) FitNesse
11 5 (7.58%) HP UFT
11 5 (7.58%) TestNG
12 3 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (4.55%) Ranorex
13 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
13 2 (3.03%) Jasmine
13 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (3.03%) TestComplete
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
2 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Law
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Tester
2 21 (31.82%) Automation Tester
3 17 (25.76%) Test Engineer
4 16 (24.24%) Analyst
4 16 (24.24%) Test Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Senior Tester
6 8 (12.12%) Lead Tester
6 8 (12.12%) Senior Automation Tester
6 8 (12.12%) Test Leader
7 7 (10.61%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) QA Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) QA Automation Engineer
10 4 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) Automation Test Lead
10 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (59.09%) SOAP
2 11 (16.67%) Web Services
3 10 (15.15%) Gherkin
3 10 (15.15%) RESTful
4 8 (12.12%) .NET
4 8 (12.12%) REST
4 8 (12.12%) WCF
5 6 (9.09%) JSON
6 5 (7.58%) XML
7 4 (6.06%) CSS
7 4 (6.06%) HTML
8 3 (4.55%) jQuery
9 2 (3.03%) Velocity
9 2 (3.03%) WSDL
9 2 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Fintech
2 7 (10.61%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) EPoS
6 1 (1.52%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Android
1 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (92.42%) Test Automation
2 53 (80.30%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.27%) Scrum
4 17 (25.76%) BDD
5 15 (22.73%) API Testing
6 14 (21.21%) Manual Testing
6 14 (21.21%) TDD
7 11 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (15.15%) Software Testing
8 10 (15.15%) Test Planning
8 10 (15.15%) Test Strategy
9 9 (13.64%) Process Improvement
10 8 (12.12%) Open Source
11 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 6 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (9.09%) Performance Testing
11 6 (9.09%) User Stories
12 5 (7.58%) Acceptance Criteria
12 5 (7.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) Java
2 28 (42.42%) SQL
3 21 (31.82%) C#
4 5 (7.58%) Python
5 3 (4.55%) PHP
6 2 (3.03%) C
6 2 (3.03%) Ruby
6 2 (3.03%) VB
6 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.52%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) ISTQB
2 9 (13.64%) ISEB
3 8 (12.12%) Degree
4 3 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (39.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Capita
2 3 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.52%) WorldPay