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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 141 165
Rank change year-on-year +24 +24  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 114 101 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.22% 1.64% 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.61% 4.79% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 107 89 80
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £28,725
10% offered a salary of more than £61,900 £63,500 £56,725
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 2033 2107 2134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 39.57% 34.16% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9577 8832 9261
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 June 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 June 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
Birmingham -2 31 £40,000 -15.78% 7
Coventry +6 22 £30,000 -40.00% 3
Shropshire +12 13 £71,500 +120.00% 1
Worcestershire +5 12 £25,000 +11.11%
Herefordshire 0 12 £25,000 +11.11%
Solihull +5 11 £36,000 +20.00%
Wolverhampton +16 10 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Staffordshire 0 6 £42,250 +30.00% 3
Warwickshire +7 3 £51,750 +38.00% 1
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 146 (63.76%) REST
2 115 (50.22%) JavaScript
3 98 (42.79%) Web Services
4 97 (42.36%) HTML
5 90 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (36.24%) XML
7 74 (32.31%) Apple iOS
8 72 (31.44%) PHP
9 71 (31.00%) HTML5
10 69 (30.13%) CSS
11 66 (28.82%) Java
11 66 (28.82%) JSON
12 64 (27.95%) Git (software)
13 62 (27.07%) iOS Development
14 60 (26.20%) Test Automation
15 55 (24.02%) Web Development
16 53 (23.14%) MVC
17 52 (22.71%) .NET
18 51 (22.27%) Mobile App
19 50 (21.83%) Android
20 49 (21.40%) AngularJS
20 49 (21.40%) MySQL
21 47 (20.52%) jQuery
22 46 (20.09%) Selenium
22 46 (20.09%) SQL
23 45 (19.65%) C#
24 41 (17.90%) SQL Server
25 40 (17.47%) QA
26 39 (17.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 38 (16.59%) Android Development

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 32 (13.97%) Tomcat
2 30 (13.10%) Apache
3 20 (8.73%) CMS
4 17 (7.42%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (6.99%) nginx
6 12 (5.24%) WebLogic
7 10 (4.37%) Documentum
7 10 (4.37%) SharePoint
7 10 (4.37%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.62%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (2.18%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.75%) JBoss
10 4 (1.75%) Joomla!
10 4 (1.75%) Mule
10 4 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.31%) Apache ServiceMix
11 3 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.87%) Drupal
12 2 (0.87%) IIS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.18%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.44%) assyst
3 1 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.41%) GitHub
2 31 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (8.30%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (7.42%) Amazon S3
4 17 (7.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 11 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (3.06%) IaaS
7 6 (2.62%) Office 365
7 6 (2.62%) PaaS
8 3 (1.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.30%) HTTP
2 7 (3.06%) Intranet
3 4 (1.75%) DNS
4 3 (1.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.44%) SSL
5 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (21.40%) MySQL
2 41 (17.90%) SQL Server
3 32 (13.97%) NoSQL
4 24 (10.48%) MongoDB
5 17 (7.42%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (4.37%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.06%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.87%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.87%) Riak
10 1 (0.44%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.44%) GIS
10 1 (0.44%) Power BI
10 1 (0.44%) QlikView
10 1 (0.44%) Spatial Data
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 64 (27.95%) Git (software)
2 46 (20.09%) Selenium
3 36 (15.72%) SoapUI
3 36 (15.72%) Xcode
4 30 (13.10%) gulp
4 30 (13.10%) webpack
5 29 (12.66%) GitLab
6 27 (11.79%) JMeter
7 18 (7.86%) Jenkins
7 18 (7.86%) Maven
7 18 (7.86%) Subversion
8 16 (6.99%) PhantomJS
9 13 (5.68%) JIRA
9 13 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (4.80%) eggPlant
10 11 (4.80%) Ranorex
10 11 (4.80%) WATIR
11 10 (4.37%) Ant
11 10 (4.37%) JBehave
11 10 (4.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (8.73%) Finance
2 10 (4.37%) Automotive
2 10 (4.37%) Retail
3 8 (3.49%) Marketing
4 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.31%) Electronics
6 2 (0.87%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (55.90%) Developer
2 35 (15.28%) iOS Developer
2 35 (15.28%) PHP Developer
3 33 (14.41%) Analyst
4 27 (11.79%) Senior Developer
5 26 (11.35%) Test Analyst
6 25 (10.92%) Web Developer
7 22 (9.61%) Junior
7 22 (9.61%) Junior Developer
7 22 (9.61%) Junior iOS Developer
7 22 (9.61%) Objective-C Developer
8 21 (9.17%) Java Developer
9 19 (8.30%) Tester
10 18 (7.86%) Consultant
11 17 (7.42%) PHP Web Developer
12 16 (6.99%) Architect
13 15 (6.55%) Java Engineer
13 15 (6.55%) Senior PHP Developer
14 13 (5.68%) Mobile Developer
15 12 (5.24%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (63.76%) REST
2 98 (42.79%) Web Services
3 97 (42.36%) HTML
4 83 (36.24%) XML
5 71 (31.00%) HTML5
6 69 (30.13%) CSS
7 66 (28.82%) JSON
8 52 (22.71%) .NET
9 49 (21.40%) AngularJS
10 47 (20.52%) jQuery
11 39 (17.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 36 (15.72%) Ajax
13 34 (14.85%) iOS SDK
14 33 (14.41%) Middleware
15 32 (13.97%) Backbone.js
16 31 (13.54%) Laravel
16 31 (13.54%) Vue.js
17 30 (13.10%) Apache Cordova
17 30 (13.10%) PhoneGap
17 30 (13.10%) React
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.27%) Mobile App
2 24 (10.48%) Computer Science
3 23 (10.04%) Social Media
4 11 (4.80%) Fintech
5 9 (3.93%) iPad
5 9 (3.93%) iPhone
5 9 (3.93%) Public Cloud
6 7 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.06%) e-Learning
6 7 (3.06%) W3C
7 5 (2.18%) User Experience
8 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.75%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.87%) Replication
10 1 (0.44%) FMCG
10 1 (0.44%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.44%) NHS
10 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 74 (32.31%) Apple iOS
2 50 (21.83%) Android
3 38 (16.59%) Linux
4 10 (4.37%) Windows
5 9 (3.93%) Unix
6 4 (1.75%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.44%) SUSE
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (27.07%) iOS Development
3 60 (26.20%) Test Automation
4 55 (24.02%) Web Development
5 53 (23.14%) MVC
6 38 (16.59%) Android Development
6 38 (16.59%) OO
6 38 (16.59%) OOP
7 33 (14.41%) API Integration
8 29 (12.66%) Mobile Application Development
9 28 (12.23%) SOA
10 27 (11.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (10.04%) Mentoring
11 23 (10.04%) Open Source
12 21 (9.17%) Software Engineering
13 20 (8.73%) Scrum
14 19 (8.30%) CRM
14 19 (8.30%) DevOps
14 19 (8.30%) Test Scripting
14 19 (8.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (50.22%) JavaScript
2 72 (31.44%) PHP
3 66 (28.82%) Java
4 46 (20.09%) SQL
5 45 (19.65%) C#
6 36 (15.72%) Objective-C
7 30 (13.10%) PHP 7
8 16 (6.99%) XPath
9 14 (6.11%) Apple Swift
10 10 (4.37%) C
10 10 (4.37%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.49%) ABAP
12 6 (2.62%) Python
12 6 (2.62%) VB
13 5 (2.18%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.75%) Erlang
14 4 (1.75%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.75%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (10.48%) Degree
2 16 (6.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (5.24%) ISTQB
3 12 (5.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.18%) ISEB
5 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (17.47%) QA
2 19 (8.30%) SLA
3 10 (4.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) BS7666
5 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (10.92%) Docker
2 3 (1.31%) vSphere
3 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (10.48%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (6.99%) Puppet
3 3 (1.31%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.44%) Ansible
4 1 (0.44%) Nagios
4 1 (0.44%) Terraform
4 1 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.73%) Oracle
3 10 (4.37%) EMC
3 10 (4.37%) Pega
4 9 (3.93%) CA Agile Central
4 9 (3.93%) SAP
5 3 (1.31%) VMware
6 2 (0.87%) Adobe
6 2 (0.87%) Zend
7 1 (0.44%) Apple
7 1 (0.44%) ESRI
7 1 (0.44%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.44%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.44%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (0.44%) webMethods
7 1 (0.44%) WSO2
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Volt
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits - Free Parking
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £36000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits - Free Parking
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Planet Forward Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Subscriptions + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
Staffordshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Stafford
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: up to £71,500
Posted: 19 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago