The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 127 159 160
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +1
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2621 1924 2048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.24% 1.77% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.77% 4.47% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2218 1611 1768
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45445 43020 48353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.82% 39.55% 40.97%
Number of salaries quoted 38606 37296 42767
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 28 July 2014 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 28 July 2014. 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 +33 2472 £45,000 +5.88% 289
London +41 1126 £55,000 +4.76% 101
South East +25 504 £43,000 +1.17% 55
City of London +53 272 £53,000 +6.00% 36
Yorkshire +19 198 £35,000 - 22
North West +30 180 £37,500 +7.14% 32
South West +29 171 £39,000 +20.00% 34
East of England -17 141 £45,000 +20.00% 23
West Yorkshire +2 135 £35,000 - 16
Surrey +31 122 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Leeds -21 103 £37,500 +7.14% 13
Berkshire +31 95 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Hampshire -7 92 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Scotland +28 86 £44,000 +8.64% 9
Manchester -9 75 £38,750 -0.32% 13
West Midlands -4 74 £36,645 +4.70% 4
East Midlands +19 68 £40,000 +25.00% 10
Cheshire +22 63 £35,000 +22.80% 6
West Sussex +14 62 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Hertfordshire -1 59 £46,250 +32.14% 5
East Sussex +7 55 £36,250 -27.50% 6
Gloucestershire +30 51 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Edinburgh +28 50 £45,000 +26.76% 4
Wiltshire +19 48 £39,000 +27.86% 12
Suffolk +22 46 £45,000 +8.43% 4
South Yorkshire +15 44 £33,250 -21.76% 5
Leicestershire +26 43 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Brighton -9 40 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Sheffield +13 39 £34,000 -20.00% 5
Wales +2 38 £41,500 +27.69% 7

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3014 (59.25%) Web Services
2 2582 (50.76%) XML
3 2299 (45.19%) Java
4 2189 (43.03%) JavaScript
5 2184 (42.93%) HTML
5 2184 (42.93%) SQL
6 1887 (37.09%) .NET
7 1825 (35.88%) REST
8 1762 (34.64%) CSS
9 1735 (34.11%) C#
10 1480 (29.09%) SQL Server
11 1283 (25.22%) jQuery
12 1212 (23.83%) MVC
13 1170 (23.00%) TDD
14 1098 (21.58%) ASP.NET
15 1057 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
16 1024 (20.13%) Microsoft
17 975 (19.17%) JSON
18 876 (17.22%) Scrum
19 870 (17.10%) Oracle
20 866 (17.02%) Spring
21 838 (16.47%) Ajax
22 828 (16.28%) WCF
23 813 (15.98%) OO
24 797 (15.67%) MySQL
25 785 (15.43%) Linux
26 761 (14.96%) Finance
27 720 (14.15%) HTML5
28 692 (13.60%) Degree
29 674 (13.25%) RESTful

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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
1 415 (8.16%) Tomcat
2 322 (6.33%) Apache
3 284 (5.58%) WebSphere
4 282 (5.54%) SharePoint
5 256 (5.03%) IIS
6 225 (4.42%) CMS
7 116 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
8 100 (1.97%) Drupal
9 93 (1.83%) WebLogic
10 92 (1.81%) Node.js
11 87 (1.71%) Apache Solr
12 83 (1.63%) WordPress
13 75 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
14 60 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
15 58 (1.14%) GlassFish
16 49 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 49 (0.96%) Confluence
17 46 (0.90%) Umbraco
18 43 (0.85%) FileNet
19 38 (0.75%) Jetty
Applications
1 408 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 101 (1.99%) MS Office
3 64 (1.26%) Photoshop
4 26 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.35%) Fireworks
5 18 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.14%) MS Project
7 6 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 113 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (1.26%) Magento
3 19 (0.37%) Google Analytics
4 16 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.29%) JDE OneWorld
6 14 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 14 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
7 11 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 8 (0.16%) Optimost
9 7 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.12%) Pivotal CRM
10 6 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
10 6 (0.12%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 5 (0.098%) CODA-Financials
11 5 (0.098%) HiPortfolio
12 4 (0.079%) Tridion
12 4 (0.079%) Oracle CRM
13 3 (0.059%) SAP Business One
13 3 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 217 (4.27%) SaaS
2 124 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 41 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (0.69%) PaaS
6 19 (0.37%) IaaS
7 11 (0.22%) Force.com
7 11 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.12%) Route 53
9 6 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.098%) Office 365
10 5 (0.098%) GitHub
10 5 (0.098%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.079%) Taleo
11 4 (0.079%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.039%) Pure360
12 2 (0.039%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.039%) Heroku
12 2 (0.039%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 391 (7.69%) Internet
2 379 (7.45%) HTTP
3 190 (3.74%) TCP/IP
4 118 (2.32%) DNS
4 118 (2.32%) SSL
5 114 (2.24%) LDAP
6 89 (1.75%) Firewall
7 74 (1.45%) SMTP
8 71 (1.40%) LAN
9 63 (1.24%) WAN
9 63 (1.24%) TACACS
10 59 (1.16%) BGP
10 59 (1.16%) EIGRP
10 59 (1.16%) IGRP
10 59 (1.16%) OSPF
11 57 (1.12%) Intranet
12 29 (0.57%) FTP
13 28 (0.55%) CTI
14 26 (0.51%) SMS
15 22 (0.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1480 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 797 (15.67%) MySQL
3 487 (9.57%) Relational Database
4 412 (8.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 232 (4.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 216 (4.25%) NoSQL
7 197 (3.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 185 (3.64%) RDBMS
9 181 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 175 (3.44%) Big Data
11 167 (3.28%) MongoDB
12 159 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 143 (2.81%) Oracle Database
14 129 (2.54%) Hadoop
15 112 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
16 87 (1.71%) DB2
17 63 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
18 59 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
19 53 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
20 50 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 575 (11.30%) Subversion
2 521 (10.24%) Selenium
3 462 (9.08%) Visual Studio
4 452 (8.89%) Git (software)
5 432 (8.49%) Maven
6 375 (7.37%) Ant
7 361 (7.10%) Eclipse
8 322 (6.33%) SoapUI
9 316 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 298 (5.86%) JUnit
11 256 (5.03%) Cucumber
12 232 (4.56%) Jenkins
13 226 (4.44%) JIRA
14 138 (2.71%) SpecFlow
15 123 (2.42%) FitNesse
16 115 (2.26%) Hudson
16 115 (2.26%) NUnit
17 114 (2.24%) WebDriver
18 96 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
19 80 (1.57%) Apache Ivy
General
1 761 (14.96%) Finance
2 208 (4.09%) Games
3 205 (4.03%) Banking
4 195 (3.83%) Marketing
5 186 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 167 (3.28%) Retail
7 89 (1.75%) Back Office
8 77 (1.51%) Publishing
9 72 (1.42%) Advertising
10 59 (1.16%) Front Office
11 34 (0.67%) Legal
12 29 (0.57%) Billing
13 25 (0.49%) Law
14 22 (0.43%) Manufacturing
15 19 (0.37%) Investment Banking
15 19 (0.37%) Automotive
16 16 (0.31%) Online Betting
17 14 (0.28%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.24%) Electronics
18 12 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3335 (65.56%) Developer
2 882 (17.34%) Java Developer
3 800 (15.73%) Senior Developer
4 706 (13.88%) .NET Developer
5 529 (10.40%) C# Developer
6 451 (8.87%) Analyst
7 421 (8.28%) Web Developer
8 402 (7.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 370 (7.27%) Architect
10 329 (6.47%) Software Developer
11 311 (6.11%) PHP Developer
12 284 (5.58%) Consultant
13 283 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
14 244 (4.80%) Software Engineer
15 210 (4.13%) Senior .NET Developer
16 202 (3.97%) Test Analyst
17 199 (3.91%) Programmer
17 199 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 193 (3.79%) ASP.NET Developer
19 155 (3.05%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3014 (59.25%) Web Services
2 2582 (50.76%) XML
3 2184 (42.93%) HTML
4 1887 (37.09%) .NET
5 1825 (35.88%) REST
6 1762 (34.64%) CSS
7 1283 (25.22%) jQuery
8 1098 (21.58%) ASP.NET
9 975 (19.17%) JSON
10 866 (17.02%) Spring
11 838 (16.47%) Ajax
12 828 (16.28%) WCF
13 720 (14.15%) HTML5
14 674 (13.25%) RESTful
15 652 (12.82%) .NET Framework
16 633 (12.44%) Hibernate
17 611 (12.01%) J2EE
18 521 (10.24%) XSLT
19 446 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
20 376 (7.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 376 (7.39%) Computer Science
2 371 (7.29%) Open Source
3 317 (6.23%) Mobile App
4 126 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 95 (1.87%) Blackberry
6 91 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 88 (1.73%) Digital Media
8 87 (1.71%) iPhone
9 86 (1.69%) Mathematics
10 82 (1.61%) Social Media
11 69 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
12 67 (1.32%) DataPower
13 62 (1.22%) GIS
13 62 (1.22%) Management Information System
14 61 (1.20%) Data Integration
15 60 (1.18%) N-Tier
15 60 (1.18%) W3C
16 52 (1.02%) iPad
17 51 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 47 (0.92%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 785 (15.43%) Linux
2 625 (12.29%) Windows
3 460 (9.04%) UNIX
4 419 (8.24%) Android
5 356 (7.00%) Apple iOS
6 63 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 57 (1.12%) Solaris
8 47 (0.92%) Windows Phone
9 40 (0.79%) CentOS
10 35 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
12 31 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 31 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (0.57%) Debian
13 29 (0.57%) Windows XP
14 20 (0.39%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (0.26%) AIX
17 11 (0.22%) Mac OS
17 11 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1212 (23.83%) MVC
2 1170 (23.00%) TDD
3 1057 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
4 876 (17.22%) Scrum
5 813 (15.98%) OO
6 668 (13.13%) Software Engineering
7 621 (12.21%) SOA
8 607 (11.93%) E-Commerce
9 561 (11.03%) Unit Testing
10 483 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
11 468 (9.20%) Web Development
12 461 (9.06%) BDD
13 426 (8.37%) OOP
14 308 (6.05%) UML
15 305 (6.00%) CRM
16 299 (5.88%) Multithreading
17 235 (4.62%) Automated Testing
18 209 (4.11%) Test Automation
19 203 (3.99%) Project Management
19 203 (3.99%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2299 (45.19%) Java
2 2189 (43.03%) JavaScript
3 2184 (42.93%) SQL
4 1735 (34.11%) C#
5 660 (12.97%) PHP
6 576 (11.32%) T-SQL
7 315 (6.19%) Python
8 263 (5.17%) C++
9 261 (5.13%) VB.NET
10 213 (4.19%) Ruby
11 174 (3.42%) VB
12 169 (3.32%) PL/SQL
13 161 (3.16%) PHP5
14 159 (3.13%) C
15 136 (2.67%) Groovy
16 130 (2.56%) Perl
17 114 (2.24%) Objective-C
18 97 (1.91%) Scala
19 79 (1.55%) XPath
19 79 (1.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 692 (13.60%) Degree
2 159 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 121 (2.38%) ISEB
4 96 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 69 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 40 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
8 22 (0.43%) MCP
9 20 (0.39%) MCITP
10 18 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (0.33%) HND
12 14 (0.28%) MBA
13 12 (0.24%) MCPD
13 12 (0.24%) MCTS
14 9 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.12%) MCSD
15 6 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 5 (0.098%) BC Cleared
16 5 (0.098%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (8.22%) QA
2 27 (0.53%) WAI
3 22 (0.43%) SLA
4 20 (0.39%) HL7
5 16 (0.31%) WCAG
6 14 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.12%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.098%) ISO 9002
10 4 (0.079%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.059%) DICOM
12 2 (0.039%) COBIT
13 1 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (0.83%) HDFS
2 23 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (0.35%) NFS
4 18 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (0.31%) Varnish
6 12 (0.24%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.098%) vSphere
8 5 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.059%) Docker
9 3 (0.059%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.039%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.020%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.020%) vCloud
11 1 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 100 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
2 63 (1.24%) HP NNM
2 63 (1.24%) CiscoWorks
3 33 (0.65%) Puppet
4 28 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 26 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
6 24 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.31%) OpenSSO
8 12 (0.24%) Nagios
8 12 (0.24%) Opsview
9 9 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
10 8 (0.16%) Oozie
11 6 (0.12%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.098%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 5 (0.098%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.098%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 5 (0.098%) Netcool
12 5 (0.098%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 5 (0.098%) Control-M
13 4 (0.079%) AppManager
Vendors
1 1024 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 870 (17.10%) Oracle
3 272 (5.35%) JBoss
4 188 (3.70%) HP
5 178 (3.50%) Zend
6 142 (2.79%) Adobe
7 130 (2.56%) IBM
8 128 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
9 110 (2.16%) Google
10 74 (1.45%) Cisco
11 70 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 66 (1.30%) F5
12 66 (1.30%) Juniper
13 62 (1.22%) Twitter
14 61 (1.20%) SAP
15 55 (1.08%) TIBCO
16 53 (1.04%) Sitecore
17 48 (0.94%) VMware
17 48 (0.94%) CheckPoint
18 42 (0.83%) Facebook
Warrington, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £3,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £0
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £27000 to £34000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + 23 days holiday + contributory pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £36000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Talent Source Global
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago