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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 142 142 151
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2215 2295 2227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.97% 2.07% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.36% 5.07% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 1962 1923
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
41308 45266 48103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.79% 40.87% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35467 38793 42572
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -6 2074 £45,000 - 306
London +6 892 £52,500 -4.54% 106
South East -23 429 £42,500 -5.55% 68
North West +10 232 £40,000 +7.38% 31
City of London -1 170 £57,500 +4.54% 33
Yorkshire -9 160 £35,750 +2.14% 19
South West +14 153 £37,500 -5.06% 26
Manchester +32 131 £40,000 +6.66% 15
East of England -16 131 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Berkshire +26 117 £43,250 -21.36% 16
West Yorkshire -11 110 £41,000 +17.14% 16
Surrey -26 93 £43,250 -8.94% 11
Bristol +26 77 £40,000 - 12
Leeds -9 75 £43,000 +22.85% 9
Scotland +32 65 £37,500 -3.22% 6
Hampshire -37 61 £46,500 +44.18% 12
Cheshire -19 53 £35,000 -10.82% 8
Oxfordshire +14 48 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Hertfordshire +11 43 £42,500 -9.57% 5
Kent +12 41 £47,500 +11.11% 5
Suffolk +24 40 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Wales -21 35 £35,000 -14.63% 1
Glasgow +11 34 £37,500 -11.76% 3
West Midlands -64 34 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Wiltshire +15 33 £37,500 +5.63% 5
Cambridgeshire +1 33 £42,500 +6.25% 7
South Wales -12 32 £35,000 -16.16%
South Yorkshire -22 30 £30,000 -23.07% 1
Warrington +10 29 £32,500 -1.51% 6
Sheffield -15 29 £30,000 -23.07% 1

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 2606 (55.91%) Web Services
2 2568 (55.10%) XML
3 2096 (44.97%) Java
4 2082 (44.67%) JavaScript
5 2035 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
6 2002 (42.95%) HTML
7 1990 (42.69%) SQL
8 1779 (38.17%) REST
9 1763 (37.82%) .NET
10 1760 (37.76%) CSS
11 1578 (33.86%) C#
12 1332 (28.58%) SQL Server
13 1297 (27.83%) MVC
14 1292 (27.72%) jQuery
15 1131 (24.27%) ASP.NET
16 1083 (23.24%) TDD
17 977 (20.96%) JSON
18 900 (19.31%) OO
19 867 (18.60%) Microsoft
20 851 (18.26%) Spring
21 842 (18.06%) Oracle
22 819 (17.57%) WCF
23 804 (17.25%) MySQL
24 791 (16.97%) Linux
25 770 (16.52%) Scrum
26 718 (15.40%) SOA
27 712 (15.28%) Finance
28 703 (15.08%) Ajax
29 695 (14.91%) E-Commerce
30 691 (14.83%) Degree

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 362 (7.77%) Tomcat
2 354 (7.59%) Apache
3 289 (6.20%) WebSphere
4 255 (5.47%) JBoss
5 233 (5.00%) CMS
6 216 (4.63%) IIS
7 144 (3.09%) WebLogic
8 111 (2.38%) SharePoint
9 99 (2.12%) Node.js
10 96 (2.06%) Drupal
11 87 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
12 78 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
13 71 (1.52%) Apache Solr
14 68 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
15 58 (1.24%) WordPress
16 56 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 54 (1.16%) Adobe CQ
18 53 (1.14%) GlassFish
19 48 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
20 45 (0.97%) Joomla!
Applications
1 353 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 66 (1.42%) MS Office
3 50 (1.07%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.39%) Fireworks
5 14 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.21%) MS Project
7 9 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.11%) SPSS
10 4 (0.086%) Mingle
11 1 (0.021%) Edge Animate
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.021%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 81 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (1.42%) Magento
3 25 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
4 19 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 17 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
7 8 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
7 8 (0.17%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 7 (0.15%) HiPortfolio
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
11 4 (0.086%) Tridion
11 4 (0.086%) Agresso
11 4 (0.086%) Kondor+
11 4 (0.086%) Optimost
11 4 (0.086%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 142 (3.05%) SaaS
2 113 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (0.73%) IaaS
5 32 (0.69%) PaaS
6 28 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
8 10 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.17%) Force.com
11 7 (0.15%) GitHub
12 5 (0.11%) Pure360
12 5 (0.11%) Office 365
13 4 (0.086%) Trello
14 3 (0.064%) Route 53
14 3 (0.064%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.043%) Heroku
15 2 (0.043%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 470 (10.08%) HTTP
2 338 (7.25%) Internet
3 181 (3.88%) TCP/IP
4 83 (1.78%) SSL
5 68 (1.46%) DNS
6 59 (1.27%) LDAP
7 56 (1.20%) Firewall
8 41 (0.88%) Intranet
9 36 (0.77%) SMTP
10 29 (0.62%) LAN
10 29 (0.62%) Extranet
11 27 (0.58%) SSH
12 25 (0.54%) CTI
13 23 (0.49%) Broadband
14 21 (0.45%) FTP
14 21 (0.45%) NFC
15 19 (0.41%) Network Security
16 18 (0.39%) WAN
17 17 (0.36%) HTTPS
17 17 (0.36%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1332 (28.58%) SQL Server
2 804 (17.25%) MySQL
3 471 (10.11%) Relational Database
4 364 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 206 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 197 (4.23%) RDBMS
7 195 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 189 (4.05%) Oracle Database
9 186 (3.99%) Big Data
10 177 (3.80%) MongoDB
10 177 (3.80%) NoSQL
11 167 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
12 134 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 132 (2.83%) Hadoop
14 78 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
15 76 (1.63%) DB2
16 74 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
17 62 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
18 53 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
19 51 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 577 (12.38%) Subversion
2 464 (9.95%) Git (software)
3 389 (8.35%) Maven
4 379 (8.13%) Selenium
5 377 (8.09%) Eclipse
6 370 (7.94%) Visual Studio
7 355 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 294 (6.31%) JUnit
9 293 (6.29%) Ant
10 289 (6.20%) SoapUI
11 213 (4.57%) Cucumber
12 191 (4.10%) JIRA
13 182 (3.90%) Jenkins
14 123 (2.64%) NUnit
15 116 (2.49%) SpecFlow
16 91 (1.95%) QuickTest Pro
17 90 (1.93%) TeamCity
18 89 (1.91%) WebDriver
19 87 (1.87%) NetBeans
20 80 (1.72%) Mockito
General
1 712 (15.28%) Finance
2 271 (5.81%) Retail
3 228 (4.89%) Banking
4 217 (4.66%) Telecoms
5 178 (3.82%) Marketing
6 164 (3.52%) Games
7 75 (1.61%) Advertising
8 67 (1.44%) Front Office
9 63 (1.35%) Back Office
10 38 (0.82%) Publishing
11 34 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 29 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 28 (0.60%) Legal
14 25 (0.54%) Investment Banking
14 25 (0.54%) Online Betting
15 24 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 22 (0.47%) Electronics
17 17 (0.36%) Law
18 14 (0.30%) Automotive
19 12 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3129 (67.13%) Developer
2 865 (18.56%) Java Developer
3 644 (13.82%) Senior Developer
4 590 (12.66%) .NET Developer
5 446 (9.57%) C# Developer
6 398 (8.54%) Analyst
7 387 (8.30%) Web Developer
8 361 (7.75%) PHP Developer
9 330 (7.08%) Software Developer
10 324 (6.95%) Architect
11 297 (6.37%) C# .NET Developer
12 254 (5.45%) Software Engineer
13 239 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
14 217 (4.66%) Consultant
15 193 (4.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 187 (4.01%) ASP.NET Developer
17 182 (3.90%) Test Analyst
18 151 (3.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
19 145 (3.11%) Senior .NET Developer
20 135 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2606 (55.91%) Web Services
2 2568 (55.10%) XML
3 2002 (42.95%) HTML
4 1779 (38.17%) REST
5 1763 (37.82%) .NET
6 1760 (37.76%) CSS
7 1292 (27.72%) jQuery
8 1131 (24.27%) ASP.NET
9 977 (20.96%) JSON
10 851 (18.26%) Spring
11 819 (17.57%) WCF
12 703 (15.08%) Ajax
13 674 (14.46%) RESTful
14 645 (13.84%) HTML5
15 641 (13.75%) .NET Framework
16 598 (12.83%) J2EE
17 560 (12.01%) Hibernate
18 484 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC
19 384 (8.24%) CSS3
20 377 (8.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 409 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 299 (6.41%) Open Source
3 275 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
4 238 (5.11%) Mobile App
5 115 (2.47%) User Experience
6 112 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 106 (2.27%) N-Tier
8 96 (2.06%) Data Integration
9 95 (2.04%) Client/Server
10 77 (1.65%) W3C
11 72 (1.54%) Social Media
12 70 (1.50%) Management Information System
13 63 (1.35%) RIA
13 63 (1.35%) Mathematics
14 58 (1.24%) iPhone
15 50 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 50 (1.07%) Algorithms
16 47 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
17 42 (0.90%) DataPower
17 42 (0.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 791 (16.97%) Linux
2 502 (10.77%) Windows
3 452 (9.70%) UNIX
4 328 (7.04%) Android
5 305 (6.54%) Apple iOS
6 62 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 57 (1.22%) Solaris
8 56 (1.20%) CentOS
9 48 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (0.82%) Windows Phone
12 24 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
13 22 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 20 (0.43%) Debian
16 18 (0.39%) AIX
17 15 (0.32%) Mac OS X
18 12 (0.26%) HPUX
19 8 (0.17%) zOS
19 8 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2035 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1297 (27.83%) MVC
3 1083 (23.24%) TDD
4 900 (19.31%) OO
5 770 (16.52%) Scrum
6 718 (15.40%) SOA
7 695 (14.91%) E-Commerce
8 611 (13.11%) Software Engineering
9 472 (10.13%) BDD
10 434 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
11 412 (8.84%) Unit Testing
12 406 (8.71%) OOP
13 359 (7.70%) Web Development
14 312 (6.69%) Mentoring
15 265 (5.69%) Multithreading
16 251 (5.39%) CRM
17 203 (4.36%) iOS Development
18 195 (4.18%) Automated Testing
19 189 (4.05%) UML
20 187 (4.01%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2096 (44.97%) Java
2 2082 (44.67%) JavaScript
3 1990 (42.69%) SQL
4 1578 (33.86%) C#
5 676 (14.50%) PHP
6 500 (10.73%) T-SQL
7 264 (5.66%) C++
8 249 (5.34%) Python
9 236 (5.06%) VB.NET
10 213 (4.57%) Ruby
11 196 (4.21%) VB
12 173 (3.71%) PL/SQL
13 171 (3.67%) Perl
14 159 (3.41%) PHP5
15 135 (2.90%) Objective-C
16 134 (2.87%) C
17 121 (2.60%) XPath
18 95 (2.04%) Groovy
19 89 (1.91%) Scala
20 75 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 691 (14.83%) Degree
2 141 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 127 (2.72%) ISEB
4 84 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 44 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 24 (0.51%) HND
8 21 (0.45%) Sun Certification
8 21 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (0.26%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 12 (0.26%) MCITP
10 11 (0.24%) OCPJP
10 11 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.19%) PMP
12 9 (0.19%) CISSP
12 9 (0.19%) Brainbench
13 7 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (0.15%) OCMJD
14 6 (0.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 405 (8.69%) QA
2 34 (0.73%) WAI
3 32 (0.69%) SLA
4 26 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.39%) HL7
6 18 (0.39%) WCAG
7 16 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.043%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.043%) COBIT
10 2 (0.043%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.021%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.021%) RosettaNet
11 1 (0.021%) DICOM
System Software
1 36 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 31 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.47%) Firmware
4 21 (0.45%) HDFS
5 12 (0.26%) NFS
5 12 (0.26%) Apache Flume
6 11 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.15%) Xen
8 7 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.11%) Varnish
9 5 (0.11%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.086%) Docker
11 3 (0.064%) Cygwin
11 3 (0.064%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.043%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.043%) vSphere
13 1 (0.021%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 78 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (0.56%) Puppet
3 18 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.36%) HP NNM
4 17 (0.36%) CiscoWorks
5 14 (0.30%) Nagios
5 14 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
6 13 (0.28%) Opsview
7 12 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 8 (0.17%) Oozie
9 5 (0.11%) OpenAM
9 5 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 4 (0.086%) CA SiteMinder
10 4 (0.086%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.086%) CA LISA
10 4 (0.086%) Ambari
10 4 (0.086%) logstash
10 4 (0.086%) Kibana
11 3 (0.064%) HP UCMDB
11 3 (0.064%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 867 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 842 (18.06%) Oracle
3 181 (3.88%) Zend
4 144 (3.09%) IBM
5 138 (2.96%) Adobe
6 114 (2.45%) HP
7 110 (2.36%) Google
8 95 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
9 71 (1.52%) SAP
10 66 (1.42%) Telerik
11 65 (1.39%) Red Hat
12 60 (1.29%) TIBCO
13 59 (1.27%) hybris
14 45 (0.97%) Twitter
14 45 (0.97%) Sybase
15 43 (0.92%) VMware
16 42 (0.90%) Facebook
17 39 (0.84%) Sun
18 34 (0.73%) Sitecore
19 31 (0.67%) Cisco
Reading, Berkshire
SJB Corporate Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 21 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Support
Posted: 4 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum - Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 30% bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum 30k plus bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago