The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 39 27 64
Rank change year-on-year -12 +37  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 3 47 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.05% 7.95% 1.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.80% 16.04% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 41 7
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £41,000
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 Suffolk with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 107 293 258
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 37.28% 49.58% 45.99%
Number of salaries quoted 99 263 229
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

SOAP
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Suffolk

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Suffolk over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Suffolk

SOAP
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 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
Ipswich -1 2 £57,500 +53.33%
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £42,500 -
SOAP
East of England

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 14 (87.50%) Web Services
2 13 (81.25%) REST
3 11 (68.75%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) TDD
5 8 (50.00%) Java EE
6 6 (37.50%) SOA
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) Unix
7 5 (31.25%) C#
7 5 (31.25%) XML
8 4 (25.00%) .NET
8 4 (25.00%) J2EE
8 4 (25.00%) Windows
9 3 (18.75%) Ajax
9 3 (18.75%) jQuery
9 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (18.75%) CA
9 3 (18.75%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
9 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
10 2 (12.50%) CRM
10 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 2 (12.50%) JBoss
10 2 (12.50%) Oracle
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 2 (12.50%) HTML
10 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 2 (12.50%) PHP
10 2 (12.50%) TOGAF

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
1 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) JMeter
2 1 (6.25%) LoadUI
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (25.00%) Java Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Java Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) Web Services
2 13 (81.25%) REST
3 8 (50.00%) Java EE
4 5 (31.25%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
7 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) WCF
7 2 (12.50%) WPF
8 1 (6.25%) JSON
8 1 (6.25%) MFC
8 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
8 1 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (6.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (6.25%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) MVVM
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Testing
5 1 (6.25%) API Design
5 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Groovy
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) iptables
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) CA
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Apigee
4 1 (6.25%) Fiorano
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Mashery
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) WSO2