The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 140 157
Rank change year-on-year +43 +17  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 115 112 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.41% 1.81% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.46% 5.21% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 86 100 39
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £30,600 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1781 2149 1977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.35% 34.81% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1880 1774
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

SOAP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SOAP in the West Midlands

SOAP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the West Midlands

SOAP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Coventry +45 26 £37,500 -14.77% 7
Birmingham -20 26 £45,500 +13.75% 3
Solihull 0 20 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Staffordshire +9 12 £45,000 -
Worcestershire -1 12 £25,000 -20.00%
Herefordshire -15 10 £24,500 -63.70%
Warwickshire +31 9 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Shropshire +3 9 £27,000 -20.58% 2
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 156 (59.54%) REST
2 153 (58.40%) JavaScript
3 128 (48.85%) HTML
4 126 (48.09%) Web Services
5 100 (38.17%) CSS
6 98 (37.40%) XML
7 94 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
8 90 (34.35%) Java
9 87 (33.21%) MVC
10 86 (32.82%) HTML5
11 85 (32.44%) jQuery
12 82 (31.30%) .NET
13 74 (28.24%) C#
14 73 (27.86%) PHP
15 71 (27.10%) Git (software)
16 66 (25.19%) SQL
17 65 (24.81%) Ajax
18 60 (22.90%) Microsoft
19 59 (22.52%) ASP.NET
19 59 (22.52%) Apple iOS
20 57 (21.76%) SQL Server
20 57 (21.76%) JSON
21 55 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
22 54 (20.61%) Linux
23 51 (19.47%) Mentoring
24 50 (19.08%) OO
25 47 (17.94%) Web Development
25 47 (17.94%) AngularJS
26 45 (17.18%) SDLC
26 45 (17.18%) OOP

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 27 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.63%) Apache
3 18 (6.87%) Tomcat
4 16 (6.11%) CMS
5 14 (5.34%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.20%) WebLogic
7 10 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (3.44%) nginx
9 7 (2.67%) lighttpd
10 6 (2.29%) JBoss
10 6 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.15%) WordPress
13 2 (0.76%) IIS
14 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.38%) Drupal
14 1 (0.38%) Mule
14 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (9.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.67%) Shopify
3 2 (0.76%) Magento
4 1 (0.38%) assyst
4 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 55 (20.99%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (8.78%) GitHub
4 19 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (4.96%) IaaS
5 13 (4.96%) Office 365
6 10 (3.82%) Amazon S3
6 10 (3.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 9 (3.44%) PaaS
8 3 (1.15%) SaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.38%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.16%) HTTP
2 12 (4.58%) Intranet
3 7 (2.67%) ATM
4 2 (0.76%) LDAP
4 2 (0.76%) SSL
4 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) FTP
5 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 44 (16.79%) MySQL
3 27 (10.31%) NoSQL
4 25 (9.54%) MongoDB
4 25 (9.54%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.58%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.82%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (2.29%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.53%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.53%) Riak
10 3 (1.15%) GIS
11 2 (0.76%) DB2
11 2 (0.76%) Geospatial Data
11 2 (0.76%) Spatial Data
12 1 (0.38%) Big Data
12 1 (0.38%) Power BI
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 71 (27.10%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.07%) Selenium
2 29 (11.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (9.92%) Visual Studio
4 25 (9.54%) SoapUI
4 25 (9.54%) Xcode
5 24 (9.16%) JUnit
6 20 (7.63%) gulp
7 19 (7.25%) webpack
8 18 (6.87%) GitLab
8 18 (6.87%) JMeter
9 17 (6.49%) Subversion
10 16 (6.11%) Jenkins
10 16 (6.11%) Maven
11 13 (4.96%) Mercurial
12 9 (3.44%) DbUnit
12 9 (3.44%) jMock
12 9 (3.44%) Mockito
12 9 (3.44%) PhantomJS
12 9 (3.44%) SonarQube
General
1 29 (11.07%) Finance
2 14 (5.34%) Marketing
3 3 (1.15%) Back Office
3 3 (1.15%) Retail
4 2 (0.76%) Advertising
4 2 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.38%) Automotive
5 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 159 (60.69%) Developer
2 43 (16.41%) Java Developer
3 41 (15.65%) Senior Developer
4 37 (14.12%) PHP Developer
5 28 (10.69%) Web Developer
6 27 (10.31%) Consultant
7 26 (9.92%) Junior
8 25 (9.54%) iOS Developer
9 24 (9.16%) .NET Developer
9 24 (9.16%) Junior Developer
10 20 (7.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 19 (7.25%) Junior iOS Developer
11 19 (7.25%) Objective-C Developer
12 18 (6.87%) Analyst
13 17 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
14 16 (6.11%) PHP Web Developer
15 15 (5.73%) Architect
16 14 (5.34%) C# Developer
16 14 (5.34%) Senior Java Developer
16 14 (5.34%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (59.54%) REST
2 128 (48.85%) HTML
3 126 (48.09%) Web Services
4 100 (38.17%) CSS
5 98 (37.40%) XML
6 86 (32.82%) HTML5
7 85 (32.44%) jQuery
8 82 (31.30%) .NET
9 65 (24.81%) Ajax
10 59 (22.52%) ASP.NET
11 57 (21.76%) JSON
12 47 (17.94%) AngularJS
13 38 (14.50%) RESTful
14 35 (13.36%) .NET Framework
14 35 (13.36%) Spring
15 29 (11.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 26 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (8.78%) Cocoa
17 23 (8.78%) Hibernate
17 23 (8.78%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.03%) Mobile App
2 26 (9.92%) Public Cloud
3 24 (9.16%) Social Media
4 20 (7.63%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.20%) e-Learning
5 11 (4.20%) W3C
6 10 (3.82%) N-Tier
7 8 (3.05%) Fintech
8 7 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.53%) Replication
11 2 (0.76%) LLPG
11 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.76%) User Experience
12 1 (0.38%) Animation
12 1 (0.38%) CMDB
12 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 59 (22.52%) Apple iOS
2 54 (20.61%) Linux
3 36 (13.74%) Android
4 17 (6.49%) Windows
5 15 (5.73%) Unix
6 5 (1.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (33.21%) MVC
3 51 (19.47%) Mentoring
4 50 (19.08%) OO
5 47 (17.94%) Web Development
6 45 (17.18%) OOP
6 45 (17.18%) SDLC
7 44 (16.79%) iOS Development
8 40 (15.27%) CRM
9 37 (14.12%) TDD
10 36 (13.74%) Scrum
11 35 (13.36%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (12.60%) SOA
13 29 (11.07%) Unit Testing
14 24 (9.16%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (9.16%) Software Engineering
15 22 (8.40%) E-Commerce
16 21 (8.02%) Android Development
16 21 (8.02%) Mobile Application Development
17 20 (7.63%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 153 (58.40%) JavaScript
2 90 (34.35%) Java
3 74 (28.24%) C#
4 73 (27.86%) PHP
5 66 (25.19%) SQL
6 26 (9.92%) Objective-C
6 26 (9.92%) PowerShell
7 19 (7.25%) T-SQL
8 18 (6.87%) PHP 7
9 15 (5.73%) XPath
10 12 (4.58%) VB.NET
11 9 (3.44%) Erlang
11 9 (3.44%) VB
12 8 (3.05%) Python
13 7 (2.67%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.67%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.91%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.53%) ABAP
15 4 (1.53%) Perl
16 3 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (8.02%) Degree
2 12 (4.58%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.44%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.53%) ISEB
5 4 (1.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.15%) HND
7 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (16.41%) QA
2 5 (1.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) BS7666
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (9.54%) Docker
2 9 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (8.78%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (5.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) cPanel
3 1 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 60 (22.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.63%) Oracle
3 11 (4.20%) ServiceNow
4 9 (3.44%) VMware
5 6 (2.29%) WSO2
6 4 (1.53%) SAP
7 3 (1.15%) Adobe
7 3 (1.15%) webMethods
8 2 (0.76%) ESRI
8 2 (0.76%) Google
8 2 (0.76%) Mapinfo
8 2 (0.76%) Zend
9 1 (0.38%) Apple
9 1 (0.38%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.38%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.38%) SEEBURGER
9 1 (0.38%) Xamarin
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Talendrone.com
Salary: £26K - £32K /Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Talendrone.com
Salary: £32K - £40K /Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southam, Warwickshire
Directways Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Experian
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Rugby
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great benefits!
Posted: 26 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
Telford or London or Newcastle
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: £57-63K p/a
Posted: 19 days ago