Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 80 76
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 +5
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 12 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.85% 1.18% 2.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 2.80% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 26
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,500 £34,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.49% +2.22% -3.57%
10th Percentile £29,215 £24,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £62,288 £42,000 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.13% +6.67% -14.77%

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 229 500 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 35.23% 42.19% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 221 416 585
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £24,600
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% -2.50% +6.67%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +5 5 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Stafford +20 4 £35,950 +10.62% 4
Lichfield +17 3 £39,500 +14.49% 3
SOAP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) Web Services
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) MVC
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (50.00%) jQuery
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) RESTful
7 4 (33.33%) REST
7 4 (33.33%) XML
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Web Development
8 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (25.00%) Selenium
8 3 (25.00%) WCF
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) NHibernate
8 3 (25.00%) TDD
8 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (25.00%) Degree
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) VB.NET

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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
1 2 (16.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Moq
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Applications Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) RESTful
6 4 (33.33%) REST
6 4 (33.33%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (25.00%) Middleware
7 3 (25.00%) NHibernate
7 3 (25.00%) WCF
8 2 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile First
5 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (16.67%) System Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Web Design
6 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft