Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 85 76
Rank change year-on-year +22 -9 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 20 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.46% 1.37% 2.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.02% 2.90% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 42
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,250 £33,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.19% -1.47% -20.00%
10th Percentile £29,215 £24,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £44,750 £44,750 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.55% -8.75% -5.88%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 285 483 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 35.06% 47.26% 53.07%
Number of salaries quoted 269 412 616
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.01%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £54,000 £52,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Staffordshire

SOAP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Staffordshire

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Staffordshire

SOAP
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +8 7 £37,000 -12.94%
Tamworth - 7 - -
Stafford +20 4 £37,500 +29.31%
Lichfield +18 1 £39,500 +14.49% 4
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £21,500 -
SOAP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (90.00%) C#
2 18 (90.00%) .NET
3 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (70.00%) VB.NET
4 14 (70.00%) Web Services
4 14 (70.00%) MVC
5 12 (60.00%) CSS
5 12 (60.00%) HTML
5 12 (60.00%) SQL
6 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
7 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
8 9 (45.00%) jQuery
9 7 (35.00%) Web Development
9 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (30.00%) Finance
10 6 (30.00%) RESTful
11 5 (25.00%) REST
11 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (25.00%) Analytics
11 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (25.00%) Mobile First
11 5 (25.00%) XPath
11 5 (25.00%) Ajax
11 5 (25.00%) Google
11 5 (25.00%) XSLT
11 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 5 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) C# Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Web Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Graduate
4 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# Programmer
6 3 (15.00%) Graduate C# Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Programmer
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Graduate C# Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Graduate Programmer
7 2 (10.00%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Trainee
7 2 (10.00%) Trainee Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) Web Services
3 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) jQuery
5 6 (30.00%) RESTful
6 5 (25.00%) Ajax
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (25.00%) REST
6 5 (25.00%) WCF
6 5 (25.00%) XHTML
6 5 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) XSLT
7 4 (20.00%) JSON
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (15.00%) LINQ
9 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
9 2 (10.00%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) MVC
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Web Development
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Mobile First
4 5 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (25.00%) Web Design
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Kanban
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) API Integration
7 1 (5.00%) API Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Expense Management
7 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (90.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) VB.NET
4 12 (60.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (25.00%) XPath
7 1 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (5.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle