Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 136 181
Rank change year-on-year +22 +45 +35
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 265 247 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.62% 2.16% 1.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.84% 6.13% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 246 203 124
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -14.77% +25.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £54,100
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3873 4032 3856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.24% 35.28% 35.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3333 3443 3468
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +28 94 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Coventry +29 66 £36,000 -2.70% 4
Wolverhampton +26 28 £34,500 -14.29%
Shropshire +3 19 £71,500 +110.29% 2
Warwickshire -10 19 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Staffordshire -9 13 £34,750 +4.51% 3
Worcestershire +1 9 £25,000 +4.17%
Walsall +9 7 £42,500 -46.88%
Herefordshire +3 6 £25,000 +4.17%
Solihull -20 1 - - 3
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 193 (72.83%) REST
2 139 (52.45%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (50.19%) Java
4 127 (47.92%) JavaScript
5 97 (36.60%) SQL
6 93 (35.09%) XML
7 83 (31.32%) Web Services
8 82 (30.94%) JSON
9 76 (28.68%) HTML
10 70 (26.42%) Oracle
11 67 (25.28%) Spring
11 67 (25.28%) Test Automation
12 63 (23.77%) CSS
13 62 (23.40%) Hibernate
14 61 (23.02%) Scrum
15 59 (22.26%) MySQL
16 58 (21.89%) C#
16 58 (21.89%) Selenium
17 57 (21.51%) Jenkins
17 57 (21.51%) MVC
18 53 (20.00%) .NET
19 49 (18.49%) AngularJS
19 49 (18.49%) Puppet
20 47 (17.74%) Git (software)
21 46 (17.36%) Unit Testing
21 46 (17.36%) SOA
22 45 (16.98%) Android
23 44 (16.60%) SQL Server
24 43 (16.23%) Opscode Chef
25 39 (14.72%) Microsoft Azure

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 29 (10.94%) Tomcat
2 28 (10.57%) JBoss
3 27 (10.19%) Confluence
4 26 (9.81%) Apache
5 18 (6.79%) Documentum
6 14 (5.28%) CMS
7 13 (4.91%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (4.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (3.77%) nginx
8 10 (3.77%) OpenStack
8 10 (3.77%) WebSphere
9 8 (3.02%) IIS
10 7 (2.64%) SharePoint
10 7 (2.64%) WebLogic
11 6 (2.26%) Umbraco
12 3 (1.13%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (1.13%) Mule
12 3 (1.13%) WordPress
13 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.02%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.92%) GitHub
3 16 (6.04%) npm
4 11 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.77%) Amazon S3
5 10 (3.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 10 (3.77%) SaaS
6 4 (1.51%) Force.com
7 2 (0.75%) IaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.40%) HTTP
2 7 (2.64%) ATM
3 6 (2.26%) LDAP
4 4 (1.51%) Internet
5 2 (0.75%) 4G
5 2 (0.75%) DNS
5 2 (0.75%) Firewall
6 1 (0.38%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (22.26%) MySQL
2 44 (16.60%) SQL Server
3 29 (10.94%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.64%) Big Data
7 7 (2.64%) DB2
7 7 (2.64%) MariaDB
7 7 (2.64%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.26%) DTS
9 4 (1.51%) MarkLogic
10 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 58 (21.89%) Selenium
2 57 (21.51%) Jenkins
3 47 (17.74%) Git (software)
4 33 (12.45%) JIRA
5 31 (11.70%) Xcode
6 25 (9.43%) SoapUI
7 23 (8.68%) Android Studio
8 22 (8.30%) JMeter
9 21 (7.92%) Maven
9 21 (7.92%) Visual Studio
10 17 (6.42%) gulp
11 16 (6.04%) Cucumber
12 12 (4.53%) JUnit
12 12 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (4.15%) webpack
14 10 (3.77%) GitLab
14 10 (3.77%) PhantomJS
15 9 (3.40%) Zephyr
16 8 (3.02%) SpecFlow
17 7 (2.64%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (9.43%) Finance
2 20 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.77%) Electronics
3 10 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.40%) Automotive
5 8 (3.02%) Retail
6 7 (2.64%) Marketing
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 158 (59.62%) Developer
2 57 (21.51%) Java Developer
3 34 (12.83%) Applications Developer
4 27 (10.19%) Android Developer
4 27 (10.19%) Senior Developer
5 26 (9.81%) iOS Developer
5 26 (9.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 26 (9.81%) Mobile Developer
6 22 (8.30%) Architect
7 21 (7.92%) iOS Android Developer
8 20 (7.55%) Analyst
8 20 (7.55%) Test Analyst
9 19 (7.17%) C# Developer
9 19 (7.17%) Junior
9 19 (7.17%) Web Developer
10 18 (6.79%) Junior Developer
11 17 (6.42%) Full Stack Developer
12 16 (6.04%) Angular Developer
12 16 (6.04%) HTML Developer
13 15 (5.66%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (72.83%) REST
2 93 (35.09%) XML
3 83 (31.32%) Web Services
4 82 (30.94%) JSON
5 76 (28.68%) HTML
6 67 (25.28%) Spring
7 63 (23.77%) CSS
8 62 (23.40%) Hibernate
9 53 (20.00%) .NET
10 49 (18.49%) AngularJS
11 38 (14.34%) JPA
12 35 (13.21%) Spring MVC
13 34 (12.83%) J2EE
14 32 (12.08%) ASP.NET
14 32 (12.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 29 (10.94%) RESTful
16 28 (10.57%) HTML5
17 26 (9.81%) iOS SDK
17 26 (9.81%) jQuery
17 26 (9.81%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.96%) Mobile App
2 19 (7.17%) User Experience
3 16 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.04%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.40%) Fintech
6 8 (3.02%) iPad
6 8 (3.02%) iPhone
7 7 (2.64%) NHS
7 7 (2.64%) Social Media
8 5 (1.89%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.51%) CMDB
10 3 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.75%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.38%) Social Network
12 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.98%) Android
2 37 (13.96%) Apple iOS
3 20 (7.55%) Linux
4 17 (6.42%) Windows
5 9 (3.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (52.45%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.28%) Test Automation
3 61 (23.02%) Scrum
4 57 (21.51%) MVC
5 46 (17.36%) SOA
5 46 (17.36%) Unit Testing
6 37 (13.96%) Software Engineering
7 35 (13.21%) Mentoring
8 32 (12.08%) Web Development
9 28 (10.57%) Android Development
10 27 (10.19%) iOS Development
10 27 (10.19%) OO
11 26 (9.81%) E-Commerce
11 26 (9.81%) Validation
12 25 (9.43%) SDLC
13 24 (9.06%) Kanban
14 23 (8.68%) Data Management
15 22 (8.30%) TDD
16 21 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (7.92%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (50.19%) Java
2 127 (47.92%) JavaScript
3 97 (36.60%) SQL
4 58 (21.89%) C#
5 31 (11.70%) Objective-C
6 30 (11.32%) PHP
7 26 (9.81%) Apple Swift
8 21 (7.92%) VB.NET
9 16 (6.04%) C
9 16 (6.04%) XPath
10 12 (4.53%) T-SQL
11 10 (3.77%) PHP 7
11 10 (3.77%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.77%) Ruby
12 9 (3.40%) C++
13 8 (3.02%) ABAP
14 4 (1.51%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.51%) Python
14 4 (1.51%) SPARQL
14 4 (1.51%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 37 (13.96%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.19%) Degree
3 17 (6.42%) ISTQB
4 14 (5.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (4.91%) ISEB
6 9 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (3.02%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.64%) OCP
8 7 (2.64%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.38%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.32%) QA
2 19 (7.17%) SLA
3 18 (6.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (14.34%) Docker
2 3 (1.13%) vSphere
3 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 49 (18.49%) Puppet
2 43 (16.23%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (6.42%) Ansible
4 9 (3.40%) Terraform
5 7 (2.64%) Kubernetes
5 7 (2.64%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.75%) Nagios
6 2 (0.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 70 (26.42%) Oracle
2 21 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.79%) EMC
3 18 (6.79%) Pega
4 14 (5.28%) ServiceNow
5 10 (3.77%) IBM
5 10 (3.77%) SAP
6 6 (2.26%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (2.26%) SEEBURGER
7 4 (1.51%) Informatica
7 4 (1.51%) Jitterbit
7 4 (1.51%) Talend
8 3 (1.13%) VMware
9 2 (0.75%) Adobe
9 2 (0.75%) Google
9 2 (0.75%) New Relic
9 2 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.75%) WooCommerce
10 1 (0.38%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.38%) Cisco