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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 26 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 2.63% - 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% - 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Median salary £37,500 - £35,000
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 Preston with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 48 19 31
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 42.11% 32.76% 43.06%
Number of salaries quoted 47 18 23
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +45.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,800 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

SOAP
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Preston

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 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 Preston region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 12 (92.31%) SQL
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 11 (84.62%) SDLC
3 10 (76.92%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) .NET
3 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) WCF
4 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
5 8 (61.54%) RDBMS
5 8 (61.54%) Mainframe
5 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (61.54%) VB
5 8 (61.54%) iSeries
5 8 (61.54%) RESTful
5 8 (61.54%) Ajax
5 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (61.54%) VB6
5 8 (61.54%) Finance
5 8 (61.54%) Advertising
5 8 (61.54%) AS400
5 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) MySQL
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 2 (15.38%) OpenEdge
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) RDBMS
2 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (23.08%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) GIS
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.69%) Ant
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) TestRail
General
1 8 (61.54%) Advertising
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) .NET Analyst Programmer
1 8 (61.54%) .NET Programmer
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst Programmer
1 8 (61.54%) C# Programmer
1 8 (61.54%) Programmer
1 8 (61.54%) VB Analyst Programmer
1 8 (61.54%) VB Programmer
1 8 (61.54%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
1 8 (61.54%) VB6 Programmer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) WCF
3 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 8 (61.54%) Ajax
4 8 (61.54%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) XSL
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) JMS
6 1 (7.69%) OpenID
6 1 (7.69%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) SAML
6 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) AS400
1 8 (61.54%) iSeries
1 8 (61.54%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) SDLC
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Scorecard
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) AOP
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (7.69%) Service Design
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
3 10 (76.92%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) VB
4 8 (61.54%) VB6
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) TIBCO