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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 148 133 161
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2231 2607 1923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.04% 2.23% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.45% 5.73% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 2202 1612
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.10%

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
40926 45484 43264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.44% 38.88% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34937 38653 37414
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 £62,500 £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 August 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 August 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 -17 2069 £47,500 +5.55% 297
London -31 860 £58,000 +5.45% 92
South East -44 348 £50,000 +17.64% 41
South West +21 215 £40,000 +2.56% 42
City of London +8 213 £60,000 +13.20% 20
North West +13 195 £40,000 +6.66% 42
East of England +15 138 £42,750 -5.00% 20
Yorkshire -53 123 £35,000 - 25
Manchester +37 117 £40,000 +2.56% 29
Berkshire +28 115 £50,000 +5.26% 17
East Midlands +25 94 £40,000 - 13
West Yorkshire -35 83 £33,750 -3.57% 15
West Midlands -9 70 £40,000 +11.66% 13
Wiltshire +8 67 £36,000 -7.69% 15
Hampshire -15 65 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Leeds -33 62 £35,000 -6.66% 12
Hertfordshire -1 61 £51,000 +7.36% 8
Scotland -12 58 £40,000 -9.09% 2
Reading +15 51 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Bristol -2 46 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Nottinghamshire +26 45 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Wales +5 45 £35,184 +4.24% 8
South Wales +4 44 £35,184 +4.24% 8
Cambridgeshire +24 39 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Swindon +14 39 £43,000 +7.50% 7
Cheshire -11 39 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Buckinghamshire +12 38 £46,250 +15.62% 5
Gloucestershire -13 37 £60,000 +50.00% 6
Edinburgh -15 34 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Cardiff -4 33 £36,250 -20.32% 7

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2579 (60.63%) Web Services
2 2212 (52.00%) REST
3 2095 (49.25%) XML
4 2089 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2005 (47.13%) Java
6 1759 (41.35%) JavaScript
7 1733 (40.74%) SQL
8 1656 (38.93%) HTML
9 1374 (32.30%) CSS
10 1350 (31.73%) .NET
11 1288 (30.28%) C#
12 1110 (26.09%) SQL Server
13 1098 (25.81%) MVC
14 1001 (23.53%) TDD
15 924 (21.72%) Spring
16 915 (21.51%) jQuery
17 909 (21.37%) Oracle
18 871 (20.47%) Finance
19 860 (20.22%) OO
20 806 (18.95%) JSON
21 802 (18.85%) Linux
22 768 (18.05%) Scrum
23 697 (16.38%) Microsoft
24 688 (16.17%) ASP.NET
25 667 (15.68%) Degree
26 655 (15.40%) Software Engineering
27 643 (15.12%) SOA
28 630 (14.81%) Git (software)
29 628 (14.76%) WCF
30 626 (14.72%) MySQL

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 379 (8.91%) Tomcat
2 304 (7.15%) Apache
3 257 (6.04%) JBoss
4 242 (5.69%) WebSphere
5 196 (4.61%) CMS
6 192 (4.51%) WebLogic
7 186 (4.37%) IIS
8 113 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
9 100 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
10 98 (2.30%) Node.js
11 88 (2.07%) SharePoint
12 87 (2.05%) Oracle Service Bus
13 82 (1.93%) Apache Solr
14 70 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 68 (1.60%) Mule
16 63 (1.48%) Drupal
17 54 (1.27%) Confluence
18 48 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
19 42 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
20 39 (0.92%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 332 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 64 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 47 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (1.06%) MS Office
5 17 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 16 (0.38%) MS Project
7 8 (0.19%) FastStats
8 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.094%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.094%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 70 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
2 62 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 40 (0.94%) Magento
4 28 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
6 11 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
7 10 (0.24%) SAP SRM
8 8 (0.19%) Unica
8 8 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
9 7 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
12 4 (0.094%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.094%) Fredhopper
13 3 (0.071%) Sage CRM
13 3 (0.071%) CSG Singleview
14 2 (0.047%) Tridion
14 2 (0.047%) Summit
14 2 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 192 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 158 (3.71%) SaaS
3 128 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (0.80%) GitHub
6 33 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (0.61%) PaaS
8 20 (0.47%) Force.com
9 19 (0.45%) IaaS
10 11 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.21%) Office 365
12 8 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
12 8 (0.19%) Amazon Glacier
13 6 (0.14%) Basecamp
14 5 (0.12%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.12%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.071%) Trello
15 3 (0.071%) Google Compute Engine
15 3 (0.071%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 276 (6.49%) HTTP
2 221 (5.20%) Internet
3 165 (3.88%) TCP/IP
4 69 (1.62%) SSL
5 60 (1.41%) FTP
6 59 (1.39%) CTI
7 53 (1.25%) SMTP
8 50 (1.18%) Firewall
9 47 (1.10%) DNS
10 38 (0.89%) LDAP
11 34 (0.80%) Network Security
12 30 (0.71%) SSH
13 22 (0.52%) LAN
13 22 (0.52%) WAN
14 19 (0.45%) HTTPS
15 17 (0.40%) SNMP
16 15 (0.35%) Intranet
17 13 (0.31%) SMS
18 12 (0.28%) Extranet
18 12 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1110 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 626 (14.72%) MySQL
3 428 (10.06%) Relational Database
4 349 (8.20%) NoSQL
5 283 (6.65%) MongoDB
6 225 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 225 (5.29%) Oracle Database
7 213 (5.01%) RDBMS
8 161 (3.78%) Big Data
9 153 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 146 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 143 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 119 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
13 115 (2.70%) Hadoop
14 106 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 88 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
16 66 (1.55%) DB2
16 66 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
17 40 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
18 38 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 630 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 485 (11.40%) Subversion
3 406 (9.54%) Maven
4 374 (8.79%) Selenium
5 367 (8.63%) JUnit
6 346 (8.13%) Visual Studio
7 300 (7.05%) Jenkins
8 296 (6.96%) SoapUI
9 276 (6.49%) Eclipse
10 242 (5.69%) JIRA
11 233 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 195 (4.58%) Ant
13 130 (3.06%) NUnit
14 98 (2.30%) WebDriver
15 93 (2.19%) HP UFT
16 92 (2.16%) Cucumber
17 88 (2.07%) JMeter
18 80 (1.88%) Mockito
19 70 (1.65%) Hudson
20 69 (1.62%) TeamCity
General
1 871 (20.47%) Finance
2 321 (7.55%) Banking
3 267 (6.28%) Retail
4 252 (5.92%) Telecoms
5 215 (5.05%) Marketing
6 88 (2.07%) Back Office
7 76 (1.79%) Front Office
8 68 (1.60%) Games
9 62 (1.46%) Advertising
10 57 (1.34%) Online Betting
11 53 (1.25%) Electronics
12 41 (0.96%) Law
12 41 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 35 (0.82%) Legal
13 35 (0.82%) Investment Banking
14 33 (0.78%) Local Government
15 24 (0.56%) Publishing
16 13 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.24%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2760 (64.88%) Developer
2 935 (21.98%) Java Developer
3 745 (17.51%) Senior Developer
4 364 (8.56%) .NET Developer
5 351 (8.25%) Architect
6 344 (8.09%) C# Developer
7 337 (7.92%) Software Developer
8 321 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
9 280 (6.58%) Analyst
10 271 (6.37%) PHP Developer
11 241 (5.67%) Software Engineer
12 209 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
13 208 (4.89%) Web Developer
14 145 (3.41%) Consultant
15 139 (3.27%) Lead Developer
16 131 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
17 130 (3.06%) Test Analyst
18 109 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
19 100 (2.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 99 (2.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2579 (60.63%) Web Services
2 2212 (52.00%) REST
3 2095 (49.25%) XML
4 1656 (38.93%) HTML
5 1374 (32.30%) CSS
6 1350 (31.73%) .NET
7 924 (21.72%) Spring
8 915 (21.51%) jQuery
9 806 (18.95%) JSON
10 688 (16.17%) ASP.NET
11 628 (14.76%) WCF
12 592 (13.92%) J2EE
13 574 (13.49%) Hibernate
14 566 (13.31%) RESTful
15 541 (12.72%) Ajax
16 500 (11.75%) HTML5
17 445 (10.46%) .NET Framework
18 404 (9.50%) XSLT
19 333 (7.83%) JSP
20 313 (7.36%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 390 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 364 (8.56%) Computer Science
3 210 (4.94%) User Experience
4 201 (4.72%) Mobile App
5 152 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 145 (3.41%) Client/Server
7 97 (2.28%) N-Tier
8 78 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 70 (1.65%) Data Integration
10 61 (1.43%) Data Structures
11 60 (1.41%) Social Media
12 59 (1.39%) Mathematics
13 58 (1.36%) Grid Computing
14 43 (1.01%) IVR
14 43 (1.01%) Derivative
15 42 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
16 35 (0.82%) Blog
16 35 (0.82%) DataPower
17 32 (0.75%) Clustering
18 28 (0.66%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 802 (18.85%) Linux
2 573 (13.47%) Windows
3 374 (8.79%) UNIX
4 263 (6.18%) Android
5 235 (5.52%) Apple iOS
6 53 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (1.10%) Windows Phone
8 44 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (0.99%) Solaris
10 36 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (0.66%) Debian
13 27 (0.63%) Windows Phone 7
14 25 (0.59%) Windows Phone 8
15 19 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
16 15 (0.35%) CentOS
17 13 (0.31%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
19 11 (0.26%) HPUX
20 8 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2089 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1098 (25.81%) MVC
3 1001 (23.53%) TDD
4 860 (20.22%) OO
5 768 (18.05%) Scrum
6 655 (15.40%) Software Engineering
7 643 (15.12%) SOA
8 585 (13.75%) E-Commerce
9 507 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
10 426 (10.01%) SDLC
11 391 (9.19%) OOP
12 380 (8.93%) Unit Testing
13 360 (8.46%) BDD
14 335 (7.87%) Mentoring
15 295 (6.93%) Open Source
16 284 (6.68%) UML
17 259 (6.09%) CRM
18 251 (5.90%) Multithreading
19 235 (5.52%) Automated Testing
20 215 (5.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2005 (47.13%) Java
2 1759 (41.35%) JavaScript
3 1733 (40.74%) SQL
4 1288 (30.28%) C#
5 568 (13.35%) PHP
6 302 (7.10%) T-SQL
7 259 (6.09%) PL/SQL
8 256 (6.02%) Python
9 252 (5.92%) C++
10 146 (3.43%) Ruby
11 136 (3.20%) Perl
12 128 (3.01%) VB.NET
13 118 (2.77%) C
14 107 (2.52%) Bash Shell
15 98 (2.30%) VB
15 98 (2.30%) XPath
16 90 (2.12%) Objective-C
17 88 (2.07%) Scala
18 69 (1.62%) Shell Script
19 66 (1.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 667 (15.68%) Degree
2 79 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 74 (1.74%) ISEB
4 62 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 59 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 43 (1.01%) Sun Certification
7 26 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (0.45%) Brainbench
9 16 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (0.31%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.26%) OCPJP
12 10 (0.24%) CISSP
13 8 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (0.16%) HND
15 6 (0.14%) PMP
16 4 (0.094%) HNC
16 4 (0.094%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.094%) Siebel Certification
16 4 (0.094%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 413 (9.71%) QA
2 29 (0.68%) SLA
3 15 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.24%) RosettaNet
5 8 (0.19%) HL7
6 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.094%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.071%) Section 508
9 3 (0.071%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.071%) WAI
10 2 (0.047%) COBIT
10 2 (0.047%) Basel II
System Software
1 42 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 37 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.28%) Varnish
5 10 (0.24%) iptables
5 10 (0.24%) NFS
6 9 (0.21%) RACF
7 5 (0.12%) XenApp
7 5 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.12%) Docker
8 1 (0.024%) HDFS
8 1 (0.024%) XenServer
8 1 (0.024%) vSphere
8 1 (0.024%) Xen
8 1 (0.024%) NDS
Systems Management
1 66 (1.55%) Puppet
2 56 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (0.82%) Ansible
4 23 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (0.45%) Nagios
5 19 (0.45%) SCOM
6 15 (0.35%) Opsview
7 13 (0.31%) yum
8 12 (0.28%) Capistrano
9 9 (0.21%) OpenNMS
9 9 (0.21%) Vagrant
9 9 (0.21%) CA Endevor
9 9 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
10 8 (0.19%) CiscoWorks
10 8 (0.19%) HP NNM
11 6 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.12%) MOM
12 5 (0.12%) HP UCMDB
12 5 (0.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 4 (0.094%) logstash
Vendors
1 909 (21.37%) Oracle
2 697 (16.38%) Microsoft
3 157 (3.69%) IBM
4 142 (3.34%) Zend
5 129 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 101 (2.37%) SAP
7 85 (2.00%) Google
8 65 (1.53%) hybris
9 63 (1.48%) Adobe
9 63 (1.48%) Apple
10 53 (1.25%) VMware
11 51 (1.20%) Sitecore
12 49 (1.15%) Sun
12 49 (1.15%) Sybase
13 46 (1.08%) TIBCO
14 38 (0.89%) Twitter
15 36 (0.85%) Red Hat
16 34 (0.80%) Atlassian
17 31 (0.73%) Siebel
18 29 (0.68%) HP
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Andover, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £48500 - £52000 per annum + bonus + medical + 28 days hol
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £55,000 to £60,000 + £5,000 bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum + Full Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + exceptional benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 45000
Posted: 7 hours ago