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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 131 155 163
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2468 1928 1996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.14% 1.77% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.58% 4.48% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2064 1615 1712
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
44202 43004 48363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.30% 39.41% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 37209 37256 42633
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +32 2342 £45,000 - 281
London +36 1019 £55,000 +4.76% 90
South East +28 509 £41,500 -3.48% 65
City of London +38 227 £52,500 +5.00% 25
Yorkshire +12 208 £35,000 +2.94% 23
North West +21 186 £37,500 -1.31% 47
South West +26 174 £37,500 +15.38% 24
West Yorkshire -4 140 £35,000 +2.94% 18
Leeds -20 111 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Hampshire -2 108 £40,000 -11.11% 13
East of England -25 105 £45,000 +16.12% 18
Surrey +6 96 £42,500 -15.00% 12
Berkshire +15 93 £46,500 +16.25% 9
Scotland +14 74 £41,500 +3.75% 10
West Midlands +18 70 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Manchester -8 69 £40,000 - 28
West Sussex +25 65 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Cheshire +15 60 £35,000 +22.80% 12
East Sussex +5 58 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Wiltshire +14 56 £39,000 +27.86% 10
Hertfordshire +5 52 £47,500 +26.66% 2
East Midlands -17 51 £40,000 +23.07% 5
South Yorkshire +19 47 £34,500 -11.53% 4
Brighton -2 44 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Gloucestershire +33 42 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Edinburgh +10 37 £41,500 +17.73% 5
Crawley +36 36 £55,000 +34.14% 7
Lancashire +9 36 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Sheffield +7 36 £35,000 -2.09% 3
Swindon +26 35 £40,000 +23.07% 6

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2981 (58.77%) Web Services
2 2641 (52.07%) XML
3 2252 (44.40%) Java
4 2222 (43.81%) JavaScript
5 2203 (43.43%) HTML
6 2198 (43.34%) SQL
7 1943 (38.31%) .NET
8 1819 (35.86%) REST
9 1801 (35.51%) CSS
10 1768 (34.86%) C#
11 1493 (29.44%) SQL Server
12 1301 (25.65%) jQuery
13 1250 (24.65%) MVC
14 1154 (22.75%) ASP.NET
15 1129 (22.26%) TDD
16 1055 (20.80%) Microsoft
17 1034 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
18 1019 (20.09%) JSON
19 893 (17.61%) Oracle
20 859 (16.94%) WCF
21 845 (16.66%) Scrum
22 839 (16.54%) Spring
23 818 (16.13%) OO
24 804 (15.85%) Ajax
25 799 (15.75%) MySQL
26 785 (15.48%) Linux
27 730 (14.39%) Finance
28 714 (14.08%) HTML5
29 712 (14.04%) Degree
30 696 (13.72%) RESTful

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 405 (7.99%) Tomcat
2 322 (6.35%) Apache
3 273 (5.38%) IIS
4 266 (5.24%) WebSphere
5 262 (5.17%) SharePoint
6 236 (4.65%) CMS
7 113 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
8 100 (1.97%) Drupal
9 92 (1.81%) WebLogic
10 86 (1.70%) Node.js
11 84 (1.66%) Apache Solr
12 79 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
13 75 (1.48%) WordPress
14 60 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
15 57 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 54 (1.06%) GlassFish
17 49 (0.97%) Umbraco
18 45 (0.89%) FileNet
19 44 (0.87%) Confluence
20 42 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 425 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 101 (1.99%) MS Office
3 66 (1.30%) Photoshop
4 24 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.41%) Fireworks
6 16 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.20%) MS Project
8 5 (0.099%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.039%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 116 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (1.20%) Magento
3 18 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.32%) Google Analytics
6 14 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 14 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
7 12 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 8 (0.16%) Optimost
9 7 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (0.12%) Pivotal CRM
11 5 (0.099%) CODA-Financials
11 5 (0.099%) HiPortfolio
11 5 (0.099%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 5 (0.099%) IntelliMatch
12 4 (0.079%) Tridion
13 3 (0.059%) Oracle CRM
13 3 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
13 3 (0.059%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 209 (4.12%) SaaS
2 118 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (0.69%) PaaS
6 24 (0.47%) IaaS
7 13 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.20%) Force.com
9 9 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.12%) Route 53
11 5 (0.099%) CloudFront
11 5 (0.099%) Office 365
12 4 (0.079%) Pure360
12 4 (0.079%) GitHub
13 3 (0.059%) Heroku
14 2 (0.039%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.039%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.020%) Taleo
15 1 (0.020%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 377 (7.43%) HTTP
2 373 (7.35%) Internet
3 181 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 95 (1.87%) SSL
5 94 (1.85%) DNS
6 91 (1.79%) LDAP
7 62 (1.22%) Intranet
8 61 (1.20%) Firewall
9 53 (1.04%) SMTP
10 46 (0.91%) LAN
11 38 (0.75%) WAN
11 38 (0.75%) TACACS
12 35 (0.69%) EIGRP
12 35 (0.69%) IGRP
12 35 (0.69%) OSPF
12 35 (0.69%) BGP
13 29 (0.57%) CTI
14 26 (0.51%) FTP
15 25 (0.49%) SMS
16 21 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1493 (29.44%) SQL Server
2 799 (15.75%) MySQL
3 502 (9.90%) Relational Database
4 407 (8.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 222 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 217 (4.28%) NoSQL
7 197 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 189 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 188 (3.71%) RDBMS
10 176 (3.47%) Big Data
11 174 (3.43%) MongoDB
12 167 (3.29%) Oracle Database
13 161 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 126 (2.48%) Hadoop
15 106 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
16 91 (1.79%) DB2
17 65 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
18 64 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
19 63 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
20 54 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 587 (11.57%) Subversion
2 495 (9.76%) Selenium
3 482 (9.50%) Visual Studio
4 472 (9.31%) Git (software)
5 407 (8.02%) Maven
6 359 (7.08%) Eclipse
7 353 (6.96%) Ant
8 342 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 297 (5.86%) SoapUI
10 295 (5.82%) JUnit
11 238 (4.69%) Cucumber
12 223 (4.40%) JIRA
13 221 (4.36%) Jenkins
14 129 (2.54%) SpecFlow
15 112 (2.21%) NUnit
16 107 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
16 107 (2.11%) WebDriver
17 106 (2.09%) FitNesse
18 105 (2.07%) Hudson
19 78 (1.54%) Mockito
General
1 730 (14.39%) Finance
2 197 (3.88%) Marketing
3 193 (3.81%) Banking
4 188 (3.71%) Games
5 187 (3.69%) Retail
6 185 (3.65%) Telecoms
7 84 (1.66%) Back Office
8 72 (1.42%) Advertising
9 68 (1.34%) Publishing
10 58 (1.14%) Front Office
11 37 (0.73%) Legal
12 30 (0.59%) Billing
13 26 (0.51%) Law
14 22 (0.43%) Manufacturing
15 17 (0.34%) Automotive
15 17 (0.34%) Investment Banking
16 16 (0.32%) Electronics
17 14 (0.28%) Financial Institution
17 14 (0.28%) Online Betting
18 12 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3350 (66.05%) Developer
2 849 (16.74%) Java Developer
3 772 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 726 (14.31%) .NET Developer
5 545 (10.75%) C# Developer
6 456 (8.99%) Analyst
7 444 (8.75%) Web Developer
8 415 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 361 (7.12%) Architect
10 331 (6.53%) PHP Developer
11 326 (6.43%) Software Developer
12 283 (5.58%) Consultant
13 261 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
14 241 (4.75%) Software Engineer
15 212 (4.18%) Test Analyst
16 211 (4.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 207 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
18 196 (3.86%) Programmer
18 196 (3.86%) ASP.NET Developer
19 137 (2.70%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2981 (58.77%) Web Services
2 2641 (52.07%) XML
3 2203 (43.43%) HTML
4 1943 (38.31%) .NET
5 1819 (35.86%) REST
6 1801 (35.51%) CSS
7 1301 (25.65%) jQuery
8 1154 (22.75%) ASP.NET
9 1019 (20.09%) JSON
10 859 (16.94%) WCF
11 839 (16.54%) Spring
12 804 (15.85%) Ajax
13 714 (14.08%) HTML5
14 696 (13.72%) RESTful
15 665 (13.11%) .NET Framework
16 613 (12.09%) Hibernate
17 595 (11.73%) J2EE
18 508 (10.02%) XSLT
19 472 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
20 379 (7.47%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 398 (7.85%) Computer Science
2 356 (7.02%) Open Source
3 301 (5.93%) Mobile App
4 121 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
5 93 (1.83%) Client/Server
6 86 (1.70%) Digital Media
7 84 (1.66%) Social Media
7 84 (1.66%) Mathematics
8 82 (1.62%) iPhone
9 81 (1.60%) Data Integration
10 75 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
11 70 (1.38%) Blackberry
12 69 (1.36%) N-Tier
13 64 (1.26%) DataPower
14 57 (1.12%) W3C
15 55 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 55 (1.08%) Management Information System
16 54 (1.06%) GIS
17 46 (0.91%) iPad
18 45 (0.89%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 785 (15.48%) Linux
2 623 (12.28%) Windows
3 450 (8.87%) UNIX
4 417 (8.22%) Android
5 359 (7.08%) Apple iOS
6 67 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (1.06%) Solaris
8 50 (0.99%) CentOS
9 49 (0.97%) Windows Phone
10 41 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (0.59%) Ubuntu
13 29 (0.57%) Debian
14 26 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
15 25 (0.49%) Windows XP
16 22 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (0.34%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.26%) AIX
18 13 (0.26%) Windows 8
19 9 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1250 (24.65%) MVC
2 1129 (22.26%) TDD
3 1034 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
4 845 (16.66%) Scrum
5 818 (16.13%) OO
6 659 (12.99%) Software Engineering
7 658 (12.97%) SOA
8 619 (12.20%) E-Commerce
9 562 (11.08%) Unit Testing
10 484 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
11 448 (8.83%) Web Development
12 417 (8.22%) OOP
13 410 (8.08%) BDD
14 301 (5.93%) Multithreading
15 300 (5.91%) CRM
16 279 (5.50%) UML
17 230 (4.53%) Automated Testing
18 211 (4.16%) Project Management
19 208 (4.10%) OOD
20 203 (4.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2252 (44.40%) Java
2 2222 (43.81%) JavaScript
3 2198 (43.34%) SQL
4 1768 (34.86%) C#
5 650 (12.82%) PHP
6 590 (11.63%) T-SQL
7 299 (5.90%) Python
8 287 (5.66%) VB.NET
9 265 (5.22%) C++
10 214 (4.22%) Ruby
11 198 (3.90%) VB
12 171 (3.37%) PHP5
13 168 (3.31%) PL/SQL
14 158 (3.12%) C
15 133 (2.62%) Perl
16 122 (2.41%) Groovy
17 117 (2.31%) Objective-C
18 99 (1.95%) Scala
19 80 (1.58%) XPath
20 75 (1.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 712 (14.04%) Degree
2 165 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 130 (2.56%) ISEB
4 102 (2.01%) SC Cleared
5 61 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 39 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
8 23 (0.45%) MCITP
8 23 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (0.35%) HND
10 14 (0.28%) MCP
11 11 (0.22%) MBA
12 9 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 6 (0.12%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.099%) BC Cleared
15 5 (0.099%) MCPD
15 5 (0.099%) ISEB Practitioner
15 5 (0.099%) MCTS
15 5 (0.099%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 416 (8.20%) QA
2 34 (0.67%) WAI
3 20 (0.39%) HL7
4 19 (0.37%) WCAG
5 15 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.30%) SLA
6 11 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.099%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.079%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.059%) ISO 9002
9 3 (0.059%) DICOM
10 2 (0.039%) COBIT
11 1 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.020%) Solvency II
System Software
1 45 (0.89%) HDFS
2 29 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
4 21 (0.41%) NFS
5 18 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (0.32%) Varnish
7 12 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.099%) vSphere
9 5 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.059%) Docker
10 3 (0.059%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.020%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.020%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.020%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 101 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (0.75%) CiscoWorks
2 38 (0.75%) HP NNM
3 31 (0.61%) Puppet
4 28 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 27 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
6 23 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.24%) Opsview
7 12 (0.24%) Nagios
8 11 (0.22%) OpenSSO
9 8 (0.16%) Oozie
10 6 (0.12%) HP UCMDB
10 6 (0.12%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.099%) CA LISA
11 5 (0.099%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 4 (0.079%) SCCM
12 4 (0.079%) AppManager
12 4 (0.079%) MOM
12 4 (0.079%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.079%) Ambari
Vendors
1 1055 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 893 (17.61%) Oracle
3 267 (5.26%) JBoss
4 182 (3.59%) Zend
5 160 (3.15%) HP
6 155 (3.06%) Adobe
7 117 (2.31%) IBM
7 117 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
7 117 (2.31%) Google
8 74 (1.46%) SAP
9 71 (1.40%) Twitter
10 70 (1.38%) Red Hat
11 60 (1.18%) TIBCO
12 59 (1.16%) Sitecore
13 54 (1.06%) Facebook
14 49 (0.97%) Cisco
15 45 (0.89%) VMware
16 44 (0.87%) Telerik
17 42 (0.83%) CheckPoint
18 41 (0.81%) Juniper
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday + pension + additional benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum c£70k + 30% Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa25-45K+ExBens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35, 000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 23 hours ago