Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 127 114
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13 -8
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 85 115 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.92% 1.96% 2.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.40% 5.41% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 77 100 141
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,475 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £67,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.78% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,573 2,124 2,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 35.52% 36.19% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,374 1,805 2,085
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.02% +3.75%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in West Yorkshire

SOAP
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SOAP in West Yorkshire

SOAP
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for SOAP in West Yorkshire

SOAP
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 September 2019. 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
Leeds +11 74 £45,000 - 12
Halifax -7 3 £40,000 +6.67%
Wetherby - 2 £40,000 - 1
Bradford +20 1 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Wakefield -3 1 £37,500 +9.49% 1
Elland - 1 £50,000 -
SOAP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 68 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (76.47%) SQL
3 54 (63.53%) REST
4 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
5 40 (47.06%) .NET
6 39 (45.88%) C#
6 39 (45.88%) Web Services
7 35 (41.18%) Microsoft
8 31 (36.47%) Finance
8 31 (36.47%) Azure
9 30 (35.29%) Kanban
9 30 (35.29%) Cucumber
10 28 (32.94%) Java
11 26 (30.59%) Software Testing
12 24 (28.24%) Test Automation
12 24 (28.24%) WCF
12 24 (28.24%) Mentoring
13 23 (27.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (25.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (25.88%) PowerShell
14 22 (25.88%) Coaching
15 21 (24.71%) Octopus Deploy
16 20 (23.53%) JIRA
16 20 (23.53%) BDD
16 20 (23.53%) Process Improvement
16 20 (23.53%) SOA
17 19 (22.35%) XML
17 19 (22.35%) Scrum
17 19 (22.35%) Selenium
17 19 (22.35%) Git (software)

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 5 (5.88%) Confluence
1 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.71%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (3.53%) JBoss
4 2 (2.35%) IIS
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Drupal
5 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.18%) InDesign
1 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (36.47%) Azure
2 11 (12.94%) Office 365
3 10 (11.76%) G Suite
4 9 (10.59%) AWS
5 6 (7.06%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (7.06%) GitHub
6 4 (4.71%) GCP
7 3 (3.53%) SaaS
8 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.18%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (1.18%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.18%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (1.18%) IaaS
8 1 (1.18%) NuGet
8 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) DNS
1 3 (3.53%) Firewall
1 3 (3.53%) FTP
1 3 (3.53%) HTTP
1 3 (3.53%) ICMP
2 2 (2.35%) SSH
3 1 (1.18%) Network Security
3 1 (1.18%) SAN
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
2 23 (27.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.53%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.35%) Big Data
5 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.18%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (35.29%) Cucumber
2 22 (25.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (24.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 20 (23.53%) JIRA
5 19 (22.35%) Git (software)
5 19 (22.35%) Selenium
6 16 (18.82%) SoapUI
7 13 (15.29%) SpecFlow
8 12 (14.12%) FitNesse
9 10 (11.76%) JMeter
9 10 (11.76%) LoadRunner
10 9 (10.59%) tSQLt
11 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
12 4 (4.71%) Maven
12 4 (4.71%) Mockito
12 4 (4.71%) TeamCity
13 3 (3.53%) Bitbucket
13 3 (3.53%) Gradle
13 3 (3.53%) HP UFT
13 3 (3.53%) Subversion
General
1 31 (36.47%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (50.59%) Developer
2 23 (27.06%) .NET Developer
2 23 (27.06%) C# Developer
3 22 (25.88%) C# .NET Developer
3 22 (25.88%) Senior Developer
3 22 (25.88%) SQL Developer
4 20 (23.53%) Senior .NET Developer
4 20 (23.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 20 (23.53%) Senior C# Developer
4 20 (23.53%) Senior SQL Developer
5 17 (20.00%) Azure Developer
6 15 (17.65%) Analyst
7 13 (15.29%) Test Analyst
8 12 (14.12%) Test Engineer
9 10 (11.76%) Java Developer
10 7 (8.24%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) .NET Software Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Java Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (63.53%) REST
2 40 (47.06%) .NET
3 39 (45.88%) Web Services
4 24 (28.24%) WCF
5 19 (22.35%) XML
6 11 (12.94%) HTML
7 9 (10.59%) Spring
7 9 (10.59%) WSDL
7 9 (10.59%) XSD
8 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET
8 8 (9.41%) CSS
9 5 (5.88%) Hibernate
9 5 (5.88%) jQuery
9 5 (5.88%) OpenID
10 4 (4.71%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (4.71%) Drools
10 4 (4.71%) RESTful
10 4 (4.71%) Symfony
10 4 (4.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.53%) W3C
3 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.35%) User Experience
4 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.18%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) Android
3 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.71%) Unix
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) Kanban
3 26 (30.59%) Software Testing
4 24 (28.24%) Mentoring
4 24 (28.24%) Test Automation
5 22 (25.88%) Coaching
6 20 (23.53%) BDD
6 20 (23.53%) Process Improvement
6 20 (23.53%) SOA
7 19 (22.35%) Scrum
8 15 (17.65%) API Testing
9 14 (16.47%) DSDM
9 14 (16.47%) TDD
10 13 (15.29%) Manual Testing
10 13 (15.29%) Test Management
11 11 (12.94%) Integration Testing
12 10 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
12 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (8.24%) Scenario Testing
13 7 (8.24%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 65 (76.47%) SQL
2 39 (45.88%) C#
3 28 (32.94%) Java
4 22 (25.88%) PowerShell
5 13 (15.29%) JavaScript
6 11 (12.94%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.06%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.71%) PHP
8 4 (4.71%) Python
9 3 (3.53%) C++
10 2 (2.35%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.35%) BeanShell
10 2 (2.35%) C
10 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) ISEB
2 13 (15.29%) ISTQB
3 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.71%) Degree
5 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.18%) MCP
6 1 (1.18%) MCSD
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.71%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (8.24%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.18%) cPanel
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.18%) Terraform
3 1 (1.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 35 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.29%) HP
3 11 (12.94%) Google
4 4 (4.71%) ForgeRock
4 4 (4.71%) Splunk
5 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.35%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) Okta
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle
6 2 (2.35%) Sun
6 2 (2.35%) Sybase
6 2 (2.35%) Workday
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco
7 1 (1.18%) F5
7 1 (1.18%) Juniper
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.18%) Software AG
7 1 (1.18%) VMware
7 1 (1.18%) webMethods