The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 154 133 166
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +33
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2156 2700 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.95% 2.29% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.17% 5.84% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1800 2285 1607
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41730 46198 43669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 39.12% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 35708 39502 38013
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SOAP
Salary Trend

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

SOAP Salary Trend in the UK

SOAP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 within the UK.

SOAP Salary Histogram in the UK

SOAP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 2024 £46,000 +2.22% 325
London -41 866 £55,000 - 106
South East -44 343 £50,000 +11.11% 53
North West +28 208 £40,000 +14.28% 36
South West +20 196 £37,500 -3.84% 48
City of London -33 168 £55,000 +4.76% 26
Manchester +46 136 £42,000 +17.21% 22
East of England -22 123 £45,000 - 35
Yorkshire -67 105 £35,000 - 24
East Midlands +17 104 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Berkshire -1 102 £50,000 +5.26% 20
West Yorkshire -50 73 £32,000 -8.57% 15
West Midlands -13 69 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Scotland -13 66 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Hampshire -20 57 £40,250 +0.62% 11
Leeds -33 56 £35,000 - 9
Wiltshire +7 53 £35,000 -10.25% 19
Bristol +6 52 £40,000 +11.11% 10
Edinburgh -2 44 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Cheshire -18 40 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Nottinghamshire +23 39 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Reading +3 39 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Hertfordshire -15 38 £45,000 +2.27% 12
Buckinghamshire +7 34 £41,950 -16.10% 3
Oxfordshire +20 32 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Nottingham +11 32 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Cambridgeshire +10 32 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Swindon +9 32 £38,250 -4.37% 7
Somerset +16 28 £35,000 -14.11% 7
Kent +3 28 £43,750 +16.66% 2

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 2463 (59.62%) Web Services
2 2068 (50.06%) REST
3 2050 (49.62%) XML
4 1971 (47.71%) Java
5 1955 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1780 (43.09%) JavaScript
7 1687 (40.84%) SQL
8 1658 (40.14%) HTML
9 1364 (33.02%) CSS
10 1352 (32.73%) .NET
11 1285 (31.11%) C#
12 1138 (27.55%) SQL Server
13 1081 (26.17%) MVC
14 1005 (24.33%) TDD
15 940 (22.75%) jQuery
16 918 (22.22%) Spring
17 896 (21.69%) Oracle
18 850 (20.58%) OO
19 844 (20.43%) Finance
20 788 (19.08%) Linux
21 778 (18.83%) JSON
22 698 (16.90%) ASP.NET
23 691 (16.73%) Microsoft
24 681 (16.49%) Scrum
25 669 (16.19%) Degree
26 638 (15.44%) WCF
26 638 (15.44%) J2EE
27 627 (15.18%) Software Engineering
28 618 (14.96%) SOA
29 610 (14.77%) MySQL

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 378 (9.15%) Tomcat
2 310 (7.50%) Apache
3 266 (6.44%) JBoss
4 243 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 194 (4.70%) IIS
6 182 (4.41%) WebLogic
7 179 (4.33%) CMS
8 112 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
9 100 (2.42%) Node.js
10 99 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
11 90 (2.18%) Oracle Service Bus
12 84 (2.03%) Apache Solr
13 70 (1.69%) SharePoint
14 61 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 59 (1.43%) Confluence
16 58 (1.40%) Drupal
17 57 (1.38%) Mule
17 57 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
18 44 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
19 30 (0.73%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 326 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 53 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 36 (0.87%) MS Office
4 27 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.34%) MS Project
7 8 (0.19%) FastStats
8 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.097%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.048%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 80 (1.94%) Oracle BPM
2 60 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (0.94%) Magento
4 24 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
6 9 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.19%) SAP SRM
7 8 (0.19%) Unica
7 8 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
7 8 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.097%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.097%) Scribe Insight
10 3 (0.073%) Sage CRM
10 3 (0.073%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.073%) Sophis RISQUE
10 3 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.048%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 192 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (3.29%) SaaS
3 135 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (1.07%) GitHub
5 41 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (0.61%) IaaS
8 24 (0.58%) PaaS
9 20 (0.48%) Force.com
10 18 (0.44%) Amazon S3
11 15 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
12 14 (0.34%) Amazon Glacier
13 9 (0.22%) Office 365
14 6 (0.15%) Basecamp
15 5 (0.12%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.097%) Boomi
17 3 (0.073%) iPaaS
17 3 (0.073%) Trello
17 3 (0.073%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 305 (7.38%) HTTP
2 210 (5.08%) Internet
3 170 (4.12%) TCP/IP
4 78 (1.89%) SSL
5 55 (1.33%) DNS
6 46 (1.11%) CTI
6 46 (1.11%) LDAP
6 46 (1.11%) FTP
6 46 (1.11%) Firewall
7 37 (0.90%) Network Security
8 34 (0.82%) SSH
9 30 (0.73%) SMTP
10 20 (0.48%) WAN
10 20 (0.48%) LAN
10 20 (0.48%) HTTPS
11 16 (0.39%) VPN
11 16 (0.39%) Ethernet
12 14 (0.34%) Intranet
13 13 (0.31%) SMS
14 12 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1138 (27.55%) SQL Server
2 610 (14.77%) MySQL
3 413 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 320 (7.75%) NoSQL
5 253 (6.12%) MongoDB
6 217 (5.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 213 (5.16%) RDBMS
8 210 (5.08%) Oracle Database
9 162 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 156 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 151 (3.66%) Big Data
12 139 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
13 119 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
14 105 (2.54%) Hadoop
15 98 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 82 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
17 69 (1.67%) DB2
18 61 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
19 39 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
19 39 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 602 (14.57%) Git (software)
2 475 (11.50%) Subversion
3 405 (9.80%) Maven
4 366 (8.86%) JUnit
5 333 (8.06%) Selenium
6 329 (7.96%) Visual Studio
7 304 (7.36%) Eclipse
8 294 (7.12%) SoapUI
9 273 (6.61%) Jenkins
10 222 (5.37%) JIRA
11 208 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 194 (4.70%) Ant
13 110 (2.66%) NUnit
14 92 (2.23%) WebDriver
15 87 (2.11%) Mockito
16 84 (2.03%) Cucumber
17 79 (1.91%) HP UFT
18 78 (1.89%) JMeter
19 73 (1.77%) TeamCity
20 67 (1.62%) Hudson
General
1 844 (20.43%) Finance
2 295 (7.14%) Banking
3 249 (6.03%) Retail
4 234 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 179 (4.33%) Marketing
6 73 (1.77%) Front Office
6 73 (1.77%) Games
7 67 (1.62%) Back Office
8 52 (1.26%) Advertising
8 52 (1.26%) Online Betting
9 39 (0.94%) Electronics
10 38 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 37 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 34 (0.82%) Law
13 30 (0.73%) Legal
14 27 (0.65%) Local Government
15 26 (0.63%) Publishing
16 15 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2706 (65.50%) Developer
2 913 (22.10%) Java Developer
3 670 (16.22%) Senior Developer
4 370 (8.96%) Architect
5 364 (8.81%) .NET Developer
6 339 (8.21%) C# Developer
7 325 (7.87%) Software Developer
8 286 (6.92%) Senior Java Developer
9 268 (6.49%) PHP Developer
10 255 (6.17%) Software Engineer
11 243 (5.88%) Analyst
12 206 (4.99%) Web Developer
13 192 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
14 153 (3.70%) Consultant
15 146 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
16 135 (3.27%) Lead Developer
17 125 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 113 (2.74%) Test Analyst
19 111 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
20 103 (2.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2463 (59.62%) Web Services
2 2068 (50.06%) REST
3 2050 (49.62%) XML
4 1658 (40.14%) HTML
5 1364 (33.02%) CSS
6 1352 (32.73%) .NET
7 940 (22.75%) jQuery
8 918 (22.22%) Spring
9 778 (18.83%) JSON
10 698 (16.90%) ASP.NET
11 638 (15.44%) J2EE
11 638 (15.44%) WCF
12 603 (14.60%) Hibernate
13 595 (14.40%) RESTful
14 566 (13.70%) Ajax
15 503 (12.18%) HTML5
16 432 (10.46%) .NET Framework
17 382 (9.25%) XSLT
18 330 (7.99%) JSP
19 326 (7.89%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 378 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 345 (8.35%) Computer Science
3 187 (4.53%) User Experience
4 180 (4.36%) Mobile App
5 142 (3.44%) Client/Server
6 138 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 96 (2.32%) N-Tier
8 75 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 68 (1.65%) Social Media
10 58 (1.40%) Grid Computing
10 58 (1.40%) Data Integration
11 53 (1.28%) Data Structures
12 48 (1.16%) Mathematics
13 39 (0.94%) Derivative
14 34 (0.82%) DataPower
15 32 (0.77%) Blog
15 32 (0.77%) Clustering
15 32 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
16 28 (0.68%) iPhone
17 27 (0.65%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 788 (19.08%) Linux
2 582 (14.09%) Windows
3 377 (9.13%) UNIX
4 253 (6.12%) Android
5 216 (5.23%) Apple iOS
6 46 (1.11%) Solaris
7 45 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (1.04%) Windows Phone
9 42 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.58%) Windows Phone 7
11 24 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (0.56%) Debian
13 22 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
14 16 (0.39%) CentOS
15 15 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
16 14 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
16 14 (0.34%) Windows 8
17 13 (0.31%) HPUX
18 11 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1955 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1081 (26.17%) MVC
3 1005 (24.33%) TDD
4 850 (20.58%) OO
5 681 (16.49%) Scrum
6 627 (15.18%) Software Engineering
7 618 (14.96%) SOA
8 583 (14.11%) E-Commerce
9 512 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
10 396 (9.59%) SDLC
11 361 (8.74%) OOP
12 359 (8.69%) Unit Testing
13 346 (8.38%) BDD
14 302 (7.31%) Mentoring
15 267 (6.46%) Open Source
16 253 (6.12%) Multithreading
17 245 (5.93%) CRM
18 234 (5.66%) UML
19 225 (5.45%) Automated Testing
20 208 (5.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1971 (47.71%) Java
2 1780 (43.09%) JavaScript
3 1687 (40.84%) SQL
4 1285 (31.11%) C#
5 564 (13.65%) PHP
6 307 (7.43%) T-SQL
7 268 (6.49%) C++
8 258 (6.25%) PL/SQL
9 236 (5.71%) Python
10 141 (3.41%) Perl
11 132 (3.20%) VB.NET
12 130 (3.15%) Ruby
13 119 (2.88%) C
14 96 (2.32%) VB
15 94 (2.28%) Bash Shell
16 87 (2.11%) Scala
17 78 (1.89%) XPath
18 74 (1.79%) Objective-C
19 72 (1.74%) Shell Script
20 64 (1.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 669 (16.19%) Degree
2 64 (1.55%) ISEB
3 60 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 49 (1.19%) Sun Certification
5 47 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 46 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 20 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.36%) CISSP
10 13 (0.31%) Brainbench
11 12 (0.29%) OCPJP
12 8 (0.19%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.19%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.097%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.097%) OCMJD
14 4 (0.097%) PMP
14 4 (0.097%) MCITP
14 4 (0.097%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 364 (8.81%) QA
2 24 (0.58%) SLA
3 16 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.19%) RosettaNet
4 8 (0.19%) HL7
4 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.17%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.073%) WAI
6 3 (0.073%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.073%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.048%) Section 508
7 2 (0.048%) Basel II
System Software
1 50 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.31%) Varnish
5 11 (0.27%) NFS
6 9 (0.22%) RACF
7 8 (0.19%) Docker
8 6 (0.15%) iptables
9 4 (0.097%) XenApp
9 4 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.073%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.048%) Xen
11 2 (0.048%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.024%) NDS
12 1 (0.024%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.024%) KVM
12 1 (0.024%) HDFS
12 1 (0.024%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (1.43%) Puppet
2 56 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.63%) Ansible
4 17 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.34%) SCOM
6 13 (0.31%) Capistrano
7 12 (0.29%) Nagios
8 11 (0.27%) Opsview
9 10 (0.24%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 9 (0.22%) CA Endevor
10 9 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
10 9 (0.22%) yum
10 9 (0.22%) OpenNMS
10 9 (0.22%) HP UCMDB
11 8 (0.19%) Vagrant
11 8 (0.19%) HP NNM
11 8 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
12 5 (0.12%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.097%) logstash
13 4 (0.097%) Kibana
Vendors
1 896 (21.69%) Oracle
2 691 (16.73%) Microsoft
3 163 (3.95%) IBM
4 143 (3.46%) Zend
5 133 (3.22%) Salesforce.com
6 78 (1.89%) SAP
7 70 (1.69%) VMware
8 69 (1.67%) Google
9 64 (1.55%) Adobe
10 63 (1.53%) hybris
11 56 (1.36%) Sybase
11 56 (1.36%) TIBCO
12 52 (1.26%) Sitecore
13 48 (1.16%) Sun
14 44 (1.07%) Apple
15 38 (0.92%) Twitter
16 36 (0.87%) Siebel
17 35 (0.85%) Red Hat
18 30 (0.73%) Cisco
18 30 (0.73%) Facebook
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