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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 50 57 56
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 11 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.53% 2.25% 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.91% 4.63% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 13
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £49,000 £61,500
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 224 324 302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 51.49% 48.58% 52.43%
Number of salaries quoted 198 299 280
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 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
Stoke-on-Trent +7 5 £70,000 +133.33%
Lichfield +4 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Stafford - 1 £37,500 -
SOAP
West Midlands

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) C#
2 19 (73.08%) MVC
3 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 17 (65.38%) HTML
5 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
5 16 (61.54%) CSS
5 16 (61.54%) SOA
6 15 (57.69%) NoSQL
7 14 (53.85%) Relational Database
7 14 (53.85%) Unit Testing
7 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
8 13 (50.00%) OOP
9 12 (46.15%) RDBMS
9 12 (46.15%) SQL
9 12 (46.15%) Degree
9 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
9 12 (46.15%) Service Design
10 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
10 11 (42.31%) jQuery
10 11 (42.31%) REST
11 10 (38.46%) High Availability
11 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (38.46%) N-Tier
11 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (38.46%) Ajax
12 9 (34.62%) Java
12 9 (34.62%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (34.62%) HTML5
12 9 (34.62%) Erlang

SOAP
Top Related 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (57.69%) NoSQL
2 14 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 12 (46.15%) RDBMS
4 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (15.38%) Neo4j
4 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (15.38%) Riak
5 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.69%) MySQL
6 1 (3.85%) Power BI
6 1 (3.85%) QlikView
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) CruiseControl
1 4 (15.38%) JSUnit
1 4 (15.38%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (15.38%) Mocha
1 4 (15.38%) PhpStorm
1 4 (15.38%) PHPUnit
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) LSMW
3 2 (7.69%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Architect
3 8 (30.77%) Software Architect
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Architect
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Architect
6 4 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 4 (15.38%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Applications Developer
6 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Database Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Web Applications Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.69%) ABAP Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Lead C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 2 (7.69%) SAP Developer
7 2 (7.69%) SAP PI Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) .NET
2 17 (65.38%) HTML
3 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 16 (61.54%) CSS
4 11 (42.31%) jQuery
4 11 (42.31%) REST
5 10 (38.46%) Ajax
5 10 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 9 (34.62%) HTML5
6 9 (34.62%) Velocity
7 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
8 7 (26.92%) WinForms
8 7 (26.92%) XHTML
8 7 (26.92%) XML
9 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
10 4 (15.38%) Kafka
10 4 (15.38%) LESS
10 4 (15.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 10 (38.46%) N-Tier
3 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (15.38%) Replication
5 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.85%) Fintech
6 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) MVC
2 16 (61.54%) SOA
3 14 (53.85%) Unit Testing
4 13 (50.00%) OOP
5 12 (46.15%) Service Design
6 11 (42.31%) Mentoring
7 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (38.46%) High Availability
8 9 (34.62%) Functional Programming
8 9 (34.62%) Inversion of Control
9 8 (30.77%) Web Development
10 7 (26.92%) Software Architecture
10 7 (26.92%) SOLID
11 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (19.23%) Data Architecture
12 5 (19.23%) TDD
13 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (15.38%) IT Strategy
13 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
14 3 (11.54%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 18 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) Erlang
4 9 (34.62%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) VB
6 7 (26.92%) TypeScript
7 4 (15.38%) PHP
8 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
9 2 (7.69%) ABAP
9 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
3 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) SAP