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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 147 140 157
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2288 2363 1907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.10% 2.07% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.60% 5.43% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1925 1972 1595
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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
40832 43547 42223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.43% 38.18% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 34986 36594 36546
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -12 2112 £50,000 +11.11% 308
London -14 841 £60,000 +9.09% 79
South East -31 389 £46,500 +13.41% 45
South West +12 226 £42,500 +13.33% 48
City of London +13 182 £60,000 +14.28% 20
North West -20 163 £40,000 +6.66% 53
East of England +35 148 £45,000 - 22
Yorkshire -40 128 £40,000 +14.28% 24
Berkshire +45 126 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Manchester +23 107 £42,500 - 22
East Midlands +44 90 £38,000 -5.00% 14
West Yorkshire -38 84 £45,000 +28.57% 19
West Midlands +16 82 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Hampshire -1 76 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Hertfordshire +25 72 £52,500 +10.52% 9
Wales +34 69 £35,000 +16.66% 17
South Wales +29 69 £35,000 +16.66% 15
Leeds -31 68 £49,500 +23.75% 16
Wiltshire +3 64 £38,250 -0.64% 8
Nottinghamshire +24 56 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Cardiff +18 56 £35,000 +16.66% 11
Gloucestershire +6 51 £60,000 +50.00% 13
Scotland -11 50 £35,000 -15.66% 5
Surrey -35 48 £40,000 - 7
Bristol -4 45 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Reading +19 42 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Buckinghamshire +15 42 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Cheltenham +8 38 £55,000 +37.50% 11
Cambridgeshire +27 37 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Swindon +3 32 £43,000 +10.25% 4

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2674 (61.26%) Web Services
2 2325 (53.26%) REST
3 2233 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
4 2152 (49.30%) XML
5 2116 (48.48%) Java
6 1823 (41.76%) SQL
7 1780 (40.78%) JavaScript
8 1674 (38.35%) HTML
9 1382 (31.66%) CSS
10 1380 (31.62%) .NET
11 1319 (30.22%) C#
12 1131 (25.91%) SQL Server
13 1099 (25.18%) MVC
14 1005 (23.02%) TDD
15 962 (22.04%) Spring
16 933 (21.37%) Finance
17 932 (21.35%) Oracle
18 887 (20.32%) jQuery
19 886 (20.30%) OO
20 841 (19.27%) Scrum
21 819 (18.76%) JSON
22 816 (18.69%) Linux
23 705 (16.15%) Microsoft
24 693 (15.88%) ASP.NET
25 690 (15.81%) Software Engineering
26 682 (15.62%) Degree
27 672 (15.40%) SOA
28 633 (14.50%) MySQL
29 621 (14.23%) WCF
30 618 (14.16%) Git (software)

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 377 (8.64%) Tomcat
2 293 (6.71%) Apache
3 256 (5.86%) JBoss
4 226 (5.18%) WebSphere
5 217 (4.97%) CMS
6 204 (4.67%) WebLogic
7 201 (4.60%) IIS
8 117 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
9 114 (2.61%) Node.js
10 110 (2.52%) SharePoint
11 91 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
12 82 (1.88%) Oracle Service Bus
13 81 (1.86%) Apache Solr
14 79 (1.81%) Mule
15 74 (1.70%) Drupal
16 70 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 55 (1.26%) Confluence
18 47 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
19 45 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
20 40 (0.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 345 (7.90%) MS Excel
2 69 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 58 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (1.03%) MS Office
5 19 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 19 (0.44%) MS Project
6 8 (0.18%) FastStats
7 5 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.092%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 67 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
2 64 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (0.89%) Magento
4 31 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
7 8 (0.18%) SAP SRM
7 8 (0.18%) Unica
8 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (0.14%) Fredhopper
9 4 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.092%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (0.092%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.069%) CSG Singleview
10 3 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.069%) Sage CRM
11 2 (0.046%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.046%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 191 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (3.94%) SaaS
3 123 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (0.60%) GitHub
6 25 (0.57%) PaaS
6 25 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.39%) Force.com
8 12 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.23%) Office 365
10 9 (0.21%) IaaS
11 8 (0.18%) Basecamp
12 6 (0.14%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.092%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.092%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.069%) Taleo
14 3 (0.069%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.069%) Trello
14 3 (0.069%) Google Compute Engine
14 3 (0.069%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 265 (6.07%) HTTP
2 228 (5.22%) Internet
3 161 (3.69%) TCP/IP
4 68 (1.56%) CTI
5 65 (1.49%) SMTP
6 64 (1.47%) SSL
7 63 (1.44%) FTP
8 55 (1.26%) Firewall
9 42 (0.96%) DNS
10 35 (0.80%) Network Security
11 33 (0.76%) LDAP
12 25 (0.57%) LAN
12 25 (0.57%) WAN
12 25 (0.57%) SSH
13 20 (0.46%) SNMP
14 19 (0.44%) HTTPS
15 15 (0.34%) Intranet
16 14 (0.32%) VoIP
17 13 (0.30%) SMPP
18 11 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1131 (25.91%) SQL Server
2 633 (14.50%) MySQL
3 430 (9.85%) Relational Database
4 365 (8.36%) NoSQL
5 305 (6.99%) MongoDB
6 226 (5.18%) Oracle Database
7 221 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 202 (4.63%) RDBMS
9 182 (4.17%) Big Data
10 152 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 148 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 134 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
13 128 (2.93%) Hadoop
14 120 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
15 117 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 80 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
17 73 (1.67%) DB2
18 68 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
19 38 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
20 37 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 618 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 493 (11.29%) Subversion
3 409 (9.37%) Selenium
4 402 (9.21%) Maven
5 359 (8.22%) JUnit
6 352 (8.06%) Visual Studio
7 320 (7.33%) Jenkins
8 315 (7.22%) SoapUI
9 264 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 257 (5.89%) JIRA
11 253 (5.80%) Eclipse
12 190 (4.35%) Ant
13 153 (3.51%) NUnit
14 112 (2.57%) WebDriver
15 110 (2.52%) Cucumber
16 101 (2.31%) JMeter
17 95 (2.18%) HP UFT
18 89 (2.04%) Hudson
19 81 (1.86%) Mockito
20 75 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 933 (21.37%) Finance
2 326 (7.47%) Banking
3 301 (6.90%) Retail
4 260 (5.96%) Telecoms
5 245 (5.61%) Marketing
6 97 (2.22%) Back Office
7 83 (1.90%) Advertising
8 79 (1.81%) Games
9 76 (1.74%) Front Office
10 62 (1.42%) Online Betting
11 56 (1.28%) Electronics
12 48 (1.10%) Legal
13 45 (1.03%) Manufacturing
14 41 (0.94%) Law
15 32 (0.73%) Local Government
16 30 (0.69%) Investment Banking
17 23 (0.53%) Publishing
18 13 (0.30%) Financial Institution
19 11 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
20 10 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2806 (64.28%) Developer
2 979 (22.43%) Java Developer
3 761 (17.43%) Senior Developer
4 394 (9.03%) .NET Developer
5 361 (8.27%) C# Developer
6 345 (7.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 342 (7.84%) Architect
8 332 (7.61%) Software Developer
9 310 (7.10%) Analyst
10 264 (6.05%) PHP Developer
11 249 (5.70%) Software Engineer
12 246 (5.64%) C# .NET Developer
13 215 (4.93%) Web Developer
14 155 (3.55%) Test Analyst
15 142 (3.25%) Lead Developer
16 137 (3.14%) Consultant
17 116 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
18 112 (2.57%) ASP.NET Developer
19 107 (2.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 103 (2.36%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2674 (61.26%) Web Services
2 2325 (53.26%) REST
3 2152 (49.30%) XML
4 1674 (38.35%) HTML
5 1382 (31.66%) CSS
6 1380 (31.62%) .NET
7 962 (22.04%) Spring
8 887 (20.32%) jQuery
9 819 (18.76%) JSON
10 693 (15.88%) ASP.NET
11 621 (14.23%) WCF
12 595 (13.63%) J2EE
13 592 (13.56%) Hibernate
14 564 (12.92%) RESTful
15 499 (11.43%) Ajax
16 493 (11.29%) HTML5
17 456 (10.45%) .NET Framework
18 411 (9.42%) XSLT
19 344 (7.88%) JSP
20 335 (7.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 389 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 380 (8.71%) Computer Science
3 210 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 198 (4.54%) User Experience
5 168 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 152 (3.48%) Client/Server
7 91 (2.08%) N-Tier
8 88 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 70 (1.60%) Data Integration
10 63 (1.44%) Mathematics
11 62 (1.42%) Grid Computing
12 61 (1.40%) Data Structures
13 54 (1.24%) Social Media
14 53 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
15 51 (1.17%) IVR
16 46 (1.05%) Derivative
17 37 (0.85%) DataPower
18 33 (0.76%) Blog
19 31 (0.71%) DTV
20 29 (0.66%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 816 (18.69%) Linux
2 575 (13.17%) Windows
3 393 (9.00%) UNIX
4 260 (5.96%) Android
5 236 (5.41%) Apple iOS
6 62 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (0.99%) Solaris
9 40 (0.92%) Windows Phone
10 34 (0.78%) Debian
11 32 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
14 19 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
15 18 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
16 14 (0.32%) CentOS
17 13 (0.30%) HPUX
18 10 (0.23%) Ubuntu
19 8 (0.18%) SUSE
19 8 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2233 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1099 (25.18%) MVC
3 1005 (23.02%) TDD
4 886 (20.30%) OO
5 841 (19.27%) Scrum
6 690 (15.81%) Software Engineering
7 672 (15.40%) SOA
8 587 (13.45%) E-Commerce
9 551 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
10 453 (10.38%) SDLC
11 413 (9.46%) OOP
12 396 (9.07%) BDD
13 380 (8.71%) Unit Testing
14 355 (8.13%) Mentoring
15 318 (7.29%) UML
16 305 (6.99%) Open Source
17 274 (6.28%) CRM
18 249 (5.70%) Multithreading
19 237 (5.43%) Automated Testing
20 226 (5.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2116 (48.48%) Java
2 1823 (41.76%) SQL
3 1780 (40.78%) JavaScript
4 1319 (30.22%) C#
5 579 (13.26%) PHP
6 329 (7.54%) T-SQL
7 275 (6.30%) Python
8 273 (6.25%) PL/SQL
9 260 (5.96%) C++
10 173 (3.96%) Ruby
11 153 (3.51%) Perl
12 134 (3.07%) VB.NET
13 128 (2.93%) C
14 123 (2.82%) Bash Shell
15 105 (2.41%) XPath
16 96 (2.20%) VB
17 91 (2.08%) Objective-C
18 87 (1.99%) Scala
19 67 (1.53%) PHP5
20 66 (1.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 682 (15.62%) Degree
2 92 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 84 (1.92%) ISEB
4 68 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 65 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 42 (0.96%) Sun Certification
7 32 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 21 (0.48%) Brainbench
9 17 (0.39%) DV Cleared
9 17 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 17 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
10 11 (0.25%) HND
10 11 (0.25%) OCPJP
11 10 (0.23%) CISSP
12 8 (0.18%) PMP
13 6 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.14%) CCNP
14 5 (0.11%) CISM
15 4 (0.092%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 469 (10.74%) QA
2 32 (0.73%) SLA
3 18 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.25%) HL7
5 8 (0.18%) RosettaNet
6 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.069%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.069%) Section 508
7 3 (0.069%) WAI
7 3 (0.069%) COBIT
7 3 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.046%) Basel II
System Software
1 34 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 28 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 14 (0.32%) iptables
4 10 (0.23%) Varnish
5 9 (0.21%) RACF
6 8 (0.18%) Docker
7 6 (0.14%) NFS
8 5 (0.11%) XenApp
9 4 (0.092%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.023%) HDFS
10 1 (0.023%) XenServer
10 1 (0.023%) vSphere
10 1 (0.023%) NDS
10 1 (0.023%) Xen
Systems Management
1 73 (1.67%) Puppet
2 59 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (0.96%) Ansible
4 25 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (0.48%) Nagios
6 20 (0.46%) SCOM
7 18 (0.41%) Opsview
8 16 (0.37%) yum
9 12 (0.27%) Capistrano
10 10 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
11 9 (0.21%) CA Endevor
11 9 (0.21%) OpenNMS
11 9 (0.21%) Vagrant
12 8 (0.18%) HP NNM
12 8 (0.18%) CiscoWorks
13 6 (0.14%) SCCM
14 5 (0.11%) MOM
15 4 (0.092%) logstash
15 4 (0.092%) Kibana
Vendors
1 932 (21.35%) Oracle
2 705 (16.15%) Microsoft
3 147 (3.37%) IBM
4 128 (2.93%) Zend
5 112 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
6 109 (2.50%) SAP
7 97 (2.22%) Google
8 74 (1.70%) hybris
9 70 (1.60%) Adobe
10 67 (1.53%) Apple
11 56 (1.28%) Sitecore
12 51 (1.17%) VMware
13 49 (1.12%) Sun
14 47 (1.08%) Sybase
15 44 (1.01%) Red Hat
15 44 (1.01%) TIBCO
16 40 (0.92%) Twitter
17 36 (0.82%) Atlassian
18 35 (0.80%) EPiServer
19 31 (0.71%) Facebook
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Computer Futures - London & S.E(Permanent and Contract)
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Affilisearch
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pensions + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago