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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 139 135 150
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2240 2317 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.03% 2.15% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.50% 5.24% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 1948 1946
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%

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
40720 44212 48079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.86% 41.02% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35086 37344 42863
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 2135 £45,000 - 183
London +13 915 £55,000 - 62
South East -20 475 £45,000 - 39
North West +4 203 £37,500 -6.25% 16
City of London -12 175 £57,500 +4.54% 25
East of England +12 156 £45,000 +5.88% 20
South West -6 143 £37,500 -5.06% 15
Berkshire +21 138 £47,500 -9.52% 10
Yorkshire -19 138 £38,500 +10.00% 15
Manchester +26 118 £40,000 - 10
West Yorkshire -11 91 £45,000 +28.57% 13
Surrey -25 90 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Leeds -15 70 £45,318 +29.47% 7
Hampshire -33 69 £46,500 +55.00% 6
Bristol +6 64 £40,000 - 6
Hertfordshire +17 57 £42,500 -8.60% 2
Oxfordshire +27 53 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Cheshire -19 49 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Scotland +35 48 £37,500 -3.22% 2
Kent +10 48 £47,500 +11.11% 3
East Midlands -54 46 £40,000 -1.23% 8
Cambridgeshire +11 42 £40,000 - 5
West Midlands -53 37 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Reading 0 33 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Glasgow +27 32 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Suffolk +11 31 £45,000 +12.50% 3
East Sussex +3 30 £36,000 -4.00% 7
Wiltshire +9 28 £38,500 +18.46% 2
Brighton +6 28 £36,000 -4.00% 5
Sheffield -14 28 £30,000 -24.05% 2

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2472 (55.56%) Web Services
2 2457 (55.23%) XML
3 2020 (45.40%) Java
4 2018 (45.36%) JavaScript
5 2011 (45.20%) Agile Software Development
6 1939 (43.58%) HTML
7 1890 (42.48%) SQL
8 1726 (38.80%) REST
9 1696 (38.12%) CSS
10 1690 (37.99%) .NET
11 1511 (33.96%) C#
12 1324 (29.76%) SQL Server
13 1269 (28.52%) jQuery
14 1230 (27.65%) MVC
15 1082 (24.32%) ASP.NET
16 1047 (23.53%) TDD
17 951 (21.38%) JSON
18 919 (20.66%) OO
19 853 (19.17%) Microsoft
20 818 (18.39%) Spring
21 817 (18.36%) Oracle
22 781 (17.55%) WCF
23 771 (17.33%) MySQL
24 766 (17.22%) Linux
25 710 (15.96%) Scrum
25 710 (15.96%) Ajax
26 700 (15.73%) SOA
27 684 (15.37%) PHP
28 681 (15.31%) Degree
29 677 (15.22%) Finance

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 354 (7.96%) Apache
2 345 (7.75%) Tomcat
3 283 (6.36%) JBoss
4 274 (6.16%) WebSphere
5 224 (5.03%) CMS
6 222 (4.99%) IIS
7 169 (3.80%) WebLogic
8 93 (2.09%) SharePoint
8 93 (2.09%) Drupal
9 88 (1.98%) Node.js
10 83 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
11 79 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
12 72 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
13 57 (1.28%) WordPress
14 54 (1.21%) GlassFish
15 51 (1.15%) Apache Solr
15 51 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
16 46 (1.03%) Adobe CQ
17 44 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 44 (0.99%) Joomla!
Applications
1 352 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.30%) MS Office
3 38 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 30 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.31%) MS Project
6 13 (0.29%) Fireworks
7 12 (0.27%) AutoCAD
8 10 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.11%) SPSS
10 4 (0.090%) Open Workbench
10 4 (0.090%) Mingle
11 1 (0.022%) Edge Animate
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 75 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (1.64%) Magento
3 22 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
6 6 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.11%) Temenos T24
7 5 (0.11%) Sophis RISQUE
7 5 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
7 5 (0.11%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (0.11%) Agresso
8 4 (0.090%) HiPortfolio
9 3 (0.067%) Kondor+
9 3 (0.067%) Workday HCM
9 3 (0.067%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 104 (2.34%) SaaS
2 99 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (0.79%) IaaS
5 30 (0.67%) PaaS
6 21 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.34%) CloudBees
8 12 (0.27%) GitHub
8 12 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.11%) Office 365
11 5 (0.11%) Pure360
12 4 (0.090%) Trello
12 4 (0.090%) Force.com
13 3 (0.067%) Route 53
13 3 (0.067%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.067%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.045%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.045%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 451 (10.14%) HTTP
2 295 (6.63%) Internet
3 171 (3.84%) TCP/IP
4 75 (1.69%) SSL
5 57 (1.28%) DNS
6 56 (1.26%) LDAP
7 51 (1.15%) Firewall
8 38 (0.85%) Intranet
9 34 (0.76%) FTP
10 31 (0.70%) SMTP
11 29 (0.65%) Extranet
11 29 (0.65%) SSH
12 26 (0.58%) Broadband
13 24 (0.54%) CTI
14 22 (0.49%) LAN
14 22 (0.49%) Ethernet
14 22 (0.49%) VoIP
15 21 (0.47%) HTTPS
16 20 (0.45%) IPv4
16 20 (0.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1324 (29.76%) SQL Server
2 771 (17.33%) MySQL
3 435 (9.78%) Relational Database
4 334 (7.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 215 (4.83%) RDBMS
6 202 (4.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 192 (4.32%) NoSQL
8 177 (3.98%) MongoDB
9 175 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 174 (3.91%) Oracle Database
11 159 (3.57%) Big Data
12 148 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 118 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 114 (2.56%) Hadoop
15 80 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
16 68 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
17 63 (1.42%) DB2
18 52 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
19 43 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
20 39 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 578 (12.99%) Subversion
2 500 (11.24%) Git (software)
3 397 (8.92%) Eclipse
4 394 (8.86%) Maven
5 349 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 341 (7.66%) Selenium
7 336 (7.55%) Visual Studio
8 300 (6.74%) JUnit
9 285 (6.41%) SoapUI
10 259 (5.82%) Ant
11 208 (4.68%) Jenkins
12 198 (4.45%) JIRA
13 187 (4.20%) Cucumber
14 128 (2.88%) NUnit
15 113 (2.54%) TeamCity
16 110 (2.47%) SpecFlow
17 100 (2.25%) NetBeans
18 88 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
19 85 (1.91%) WebDriver
20 78 (1.75%) Mockito
General
1 677 (15.22%) Finance
2 272 (6.11%) Retail
3 239 (5.37%) Banking
4 211 (4.74%) Telecoms
5 170 (3.82%) Marketing
6 154 (3.46%) Games
7 75 (1.69%) Advertising
8 58 (1.30%) Front Office
9 48 (1.08%) Back Office
10 31 (0.70%) Publishing
10 31 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 29 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 29 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 29 (0.65%) Online Betting
12 27 (0.61%) Legal
13 26 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 23 (0.52%) Electronics
15 16 (0.36%) Law
16 13 (0.29%) Automotive
17 10 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3001 (67.45%) Developer
2 884 (19.87%) Java Developer
3 596 (13.40%) Senior Developer
4 514 (11.55%) .NET Developer
5 407 (9.15%) C# Developer
6 374 (8.41%) Web Developer
7 365 (8.20%) PHP Developer
8 348 (7.82%) Analyst
9 312 (7.01%) Software Developer
10 311 (6.99%) Architect
11 258 (5.80%) Software Engineer
12 248 (5.57%) C# .NET Developer
13 223 (5.01%) Senior Java Developer
14 193 (4.34%) Consultant
15 169 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
16 167 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 164 (3.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
18 163 (3.66%) Test Analyst
19 140 (3.15%) Solutions Architect
20 113 (2.54%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2472 (55.56%) Web Services
2 2457 (55.23%) XML
3 1939 (43.58%) HTML
4 1726 (38.80%) REST
5 1696 (38.12%) CSS
6 1690 (37.99%) .NET
7 1269 (28.52%) jQuery
8 1082 (24.32%) ASP.NET
9 951 (21.38%) JSON
10 818 (18.39%) Spring
11 781 (17.55%) WCF
12 710 (15.96%) Ajax
13 655 (14.72%) RESTful
14 621 (13.96%) J2EE
15 620 (13.94%) HTML5
16 595 (13.37%) .NET Framework
17 534 (12.00%) Hibernate
18 469 (10.54%) ASP.NET MVC
19 390 (8.77%) CSS3
20 346 (7.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 414 (9.31%) Computer Science
2 289 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 278 (6.25%) Open Source
4 240 (5.39%) Mobile App
5 116 (2.61%) Client/Server
6 108 (2.43%) N-Tier
7 107 (2.41%) User Experience
8 102 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 84 (1.89%) Data Integration
10 78 (1.75%) W3C
11 65 (1.46%) Social Media
12 62 (1.39%) Management Information System
13 60 (1.35%) Mathematics
14 57 (1.28%) RIA
15 56 (1.26%) iPhone
16 46 (1.03%) Clustering
17 40 (0.90%) iPad
18 37 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 36 (0.81%) DataPower
19 36 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 766 (17.22%) Linux
2 515 (11.58%) Windows
3 463 (10.41%) UNIX
4 302 (6.79%) Android
5 276 (6.20%) Apple iOS
6 66 (1.48%) Solaris
7 60 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (0.97%) CentOS
10 35 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 34 (0.76%) Windows Phone
12 27 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
13 24 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
14 19 (0.43%) AIX
15 17 (0.38%) Debian
16 16 (0.36%) Ubuntu
16 16 (0.36%) HPUX
17 14 (0.31%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.18%) zOS
18 8 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2011 (45.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1230 (27.65%) MVC
3 1047 (23.53%) TDD
4 919 (20.66%) OO
5 710 (15.96%) Scrum
6 700 (15.73%) SOA
7 661 (14.86%) E-Commerce
8 608 (13.67%) Software Engineering
9 449 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
9 449 (10.09%) BDD
10 418 (9.40%) OOP
11 384 (8.63%) Unit Testing
12 323 (7.26%) Web Development
13 295 (6.63%) Mentoring
14 279 (6.27%) Multithreading
15 225 (5.06%) CRM
16 191 (4.29%) Automated Testing
17 190 (4.27%) iOS Development
18 189 (4.25%) UML
19 185 (4.16%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2020 (45.40%) Java
2 2018 (45.36%) JavaScript
3 1890 (42.48%) SQL
4 1511 (33.96%) C#
5 684 (15.37%) PHP
6 445 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 275 (6.18%) C++
8 225 (5.06%) VB.NET
9 204 (4.59%) Python
9 204 (4.59%) Ruby
10 192 (4.32%) Perl
11 174 (3.91%) VB
12 167 (3.75%) PL/SQL
13 144 (3.24%) PHP5
14 137 (3.08%) Objective-C
15 133 (2.99%) C
16 132 (2.97%) XPath
17 97 (2.18%) Groovy
18 81 (1.82%) Scala
19 69 (1.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 681 (15.31%) Degree
2 131 (2.94%) ISEB
3 124 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 80 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 46 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 45 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (0.63%) Sun Certification
8 27 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 24 (0.54%) HND
10 17 (0.38%) OCPJP
11 16 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 15 (0.34%) OCMJD
13 13 (0.29%) DV Cleared
14 12 (0.27%) PMI Certification
15 11 (0.25%) PMP
15 11 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (0.25%) CCNA
16 10 (0.22%) MCITP
17 9 (0.20%) CISSP
17 9 (0.20%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (8.90%) QA
2 35 (0.79%) SLA
3 28 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 27 (0.61%) WAI
5 18 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.29%) WCAG
7 13 (0.29%) HL7
8 9 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (0.16%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.067%) RosettaNet
12 2 (0.045%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.022%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 43 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 40 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.52%) Firmware
4 13 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.27%) NFS
6 10 (0.22%) HDFS
7 9 (0.20%) Varnish
7 9 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.18%) Xen
9 6 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.13%) Docker
9 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.11%) Cygwin
11 4 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.067%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.067%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.045%) KVM
14 1 (0.022%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.022%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 73 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.40%) Puppet
2 18 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.31%) Nagios
4 9 (0.20%) Opsview
5 6 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
5 6 (0.13%) HP NNM
5 6 (0.13%) HP UCMDB
6 5 (0.11%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.11%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 5 (0.11%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.090%) logstash
7 4 (0.090%) Kibana
7 4 (0.090%) CA SiteMinder
7 4 (0.090%) CA LISA
7 4 (0.090%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.090%) Plesk
8 3 (0.067%) CA Wily
8 3 (0.067%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 853 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 817 (18.36%) Oracle
3 178 (4.00%) Zend
4 146 (3.28%) IBM
5 115 (2.58%) Adobe
6 103 (2.32%) Google
7 101 (2.27%) HP
8 83 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
9 71 (1.60%) SAP
10 67 (1.51%) TIBCO
11 64 (1.44%) Telerik
12 62 (1.39%) hybris
13 59 (1.33%) Red Hat
13 59 (1.33%) VMware
14 51 (1.15%) Sybase
15 50 (1.12%) Sun
16 41 (0.92%) Twitter
17 32 (0.72%) Cisco
18 31 (0.70%) Facebook
19 28 (0.63%) Sitecore
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + pension + training/development
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: 19 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £27000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Vivid Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus,Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier Media
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum £32,000 - £45,000 + On Experience +
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago