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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 145 130 153
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2088 2286 2098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.97% 2.23% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.32% 5.43% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1889 1788
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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
39276 42093 45889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 41.03% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33876 35161 40804
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 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 2009 £46,000 +2.22% 332
London -10 850 £55,000 - 96
South East -16 467 £45,000 - 83
East of England +23 169 £43,500 +8.75% 23
North West -3 164 £37,500 -6.25% 45
City of London -35 151 £57,500 +5.50% 32
Berkshire +8 146 £50,000 +5.26% 35
South West -10 141 £38,500 -2.53% 33
Yorkshire -43 101 £40,000 +6.66% 22
Manchester +11 99 £37,500 -6.25% 31
Hampshire -26 79 £47,000 +44.61% 15
Surrey -33 70 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Hertfordshire +27 67 £45,000 - 7
West Yorkshire -45 61 £50,000 +39.37% 18
East Midlands -38 60 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Leeds -28 59 £50,000 +42.85% 10
Bristol +5 50 £40,000 +1.26% 12
Cambridgeshire +24 46 £40,000 +1.91% 8
East Sussex +7 44 £44,000 +6.66% 4
Kent +17 43 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Cheshire -10 39 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Wiltshire +10 38 £40,000 +17.64% 7
Oxfordshire +11 36 £35,000 - 5
Swindon +25 35 £40,000 +5.96% 3
West Midlands -40 35 £35,000 -3.44% 10
Scotland +14 34 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Brighton +13 34 £36,000 -4.00% 3
Reading +1 33 £50,000 -9.09% 11
Sittingbourne - 33 £45,000 - 3
Southampton +8 29 £55,000 +69.23% 6

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2365 (55.80%) Web Services
2 2339 (55.19%) XML
3 2009 (47.40%) Java
4 1947 (45.94%) JavaScript
5 1928 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
6 1846 (43.56%) SQL
7 1833 (43.25%) HTML
8 1701 (40.14%) REST
9 1618 (38.18%) .NET
10 1572 (37.09%) CSS
11 1428 (33.70%) C#
12 1284 (30.30%) SQL Server
13 1186 (27.98%) jQuery
14 1143 (26.97%) MVC
15 1017 (24.00%) TDD
16 968 (22.84%) ASP.NET
17 935 (22.06%) JSON
18 920 (21.71%) OO
19 837 (19.75%) Oracle
20 834 (19.68%) Spring
21 822 (19.40%) Microsoft
22 739 (17.44%) Linux
23 732 (17.27%) WCF
24 730 (17.23%) MySQL
25 686 (16.19%) Ajax
26 678 (16.00%) RESTful
27 677 (15.97%) Degree
28 676 (15.95%) PHP
29 667 (15.74%) Finance
30 663 (15.64%) SOA

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 343 (8.09%) Tomcat
2 341 (8.05%) Apache
3 299 (7.06%) JBoss
4 278 (6.56%) WebSphere
5 213 (5.03%) IIS
6 212 (5.00%) CMS
7 190 (4.48%) WebLogic
8 92 (2.17%) Node.js
9 85 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
10 84 (1.98%) Drupal
11 82 (1.93%) WebSphere Application Server
12 80 (1.89%) SharePoint
13 79 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
14 62 (1.46%) Oracle Service Bus
15 53 (1.25%) WordPress
16 46 (1.09%) GlassFish
17 44 (1.04%) Confluence
18 43 (1.01%) Adobe CQ
18 43 (1.01%) Apache Solr
19 39 (0.92%) Alfresco
Applications
1 355 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 41 (0.97%) MS Office
3 34 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.38%) AutoCAD
6 12 (0.28%) MS Project
7 10 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.12%) SPSS
9 4 (0.094%) Mingle
9 4 (0.094%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.024%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 72 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (1.58%) Magento
3 32 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.24%) Sophis RISQUE
6 10 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
7 9 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.17%) Agresso
9 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.12%) Temenos T24
10 5 (0.12%) SAP SRM
11 4 (0.094%) Oracle 11i
12 3 (0.071%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.071%) Summit
12 3 (0.071%) IntelliMatch
12 3 (0.071%) Workday HCM
12 3 (0.071%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 123 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (1.56%) SaaS
4 40 (0.94%) IaaS
5 31 (0.73%) PaaS
6 26 (0.61%) GitHub
7 19 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 16 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (0.19%) CloudBees
11 7 (0.17%) Force.com
12 5 (0.12%) Pure360
12 5 (0.12%) Office 365
13 4 (0.094%) Route 53
13 4 (0.094%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.094%) Trello
14 2 (0.047%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.047%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 457 (10.78%) HTTP
2 247 (5.83%) Internet
3 160 (3.78%) TCP/IP
4 71 (1.68%) SSL
5 52 (1.23%) LDAP
6 49 (1.16%) DNS
7 48 (1.13%) Firewall
8 38 (0.90%) Intranet
9 37 (0.87%) FTP
10 33 (0.78%) SSH
11 29 (0.68%) Ethernet
12 27 (0.64%) Extranet
13 25 (0.59%) HTTPS
14 24 (0.57%) Network Security
14 24 (0.57%) IPv4
14 24 (0.57%) MPLS
15 23 (0.54%) VPN
15 23 (0.54%) Broadband
16 21 (0.50%) CTI
16 21 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1284 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 730 (17.23%) MySQL
3 393 (9.27%) Relational Database
4 279 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 221 (5.21%) RDBMS
6 215 (5.07%) NoSQL
7 199 (4.70%) MongoDB
8 183 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 172 (4.06%) Oracle Database
10 157 (3.70%) Big Data
11 156 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 111 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
13 110 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 101 (2.38%) Hadoop
15 85 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
16 68 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
17 61 (1.44%) DB2
18 50 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
19 44 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 39 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 553 (13.05%) Subversion
2 514 (12.13%) Git (software)
3 427 (10.08%) Eclipse
4 398 (9.39%) Maven
5 323 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 315 (7.43%) Visual Studio
7 305 (7.20%) JUnit
8 269 (6.35%) Selenium
9 264 (6.23%) SoapUI
10 252 (5.95%) Ant
11 212 (5.00%) Jenkins
12 191 (4.51%) JIRA
13 149 (3.52%) Cucumber
14 121 (2.86%) TeamCity
15 119 (2.81%) NUnit
16 91 (2.15%) NetBeans
17 83 (1.96%) SpecFlow
18 75 (1.77%) WebDriver
19 73 (1.72%) Mockito
20 70 (1.65%) CruiseControl
General
1 667 (15.74%) Finance
2 282 (6.65%) Retail
3 261 (6.16%) Banking
4 213 (5.03%) Telecoms
5 144 (3.40%) Marketing
6 130 (3.07%) Games
7 74 (1.75%) Advertising
8 58 (1.37%) Front Office
9 39 (0.92%) Back Office
10 35 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 34 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 34 (0.80%) Publishing
11 34 (0.80%) Online Betting
12 33 (0.78%) Manufacturing
13 26 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 25 (0.59%) Electronics
15 18 (0.42%) Legal
16 12 (0.28%) Aerospace
17 11 (0.26%) Law
18 9 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2884 (68.05%) Developer
2 917 (21.64%) Java Developer
3 552 (13.03%) Senior Developer
4 469 (11.07%) .NET Developer
5 368 (8.68%) C# Developer
6 338 (7.98%) PHP Developer
7 320 (7.55%) Web Developer
8 318 (7.50%) Architect
9 306 (7.22%) Software Developer
10 298 (7.03%) Analyst
11 271 (6.39%) Software Engineer
12 220 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
13 214 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
14 178 (4.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 177 (4.18%) Consultant
16 146 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
17 144 (3.40%) ASP.NET Developer
18 134 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 131 (3.09%) Test Analyst
20 102 (2.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2365 (55.80%) Web Services
2 2339 (55.19%) XML
3 1833 (43.25%) HTML
4 1701 (40.14%) REST
5 1618 (38.18%) .NET
6 1572 (37.09%) CSS
7 1186 (27.98%) jQuery
8 968 (22.84%) ASP.NET
9 935 (22.06%) JSON
10 834 (19.68%) Spring
11 732 (17.27%) WCF
12 686 (16.19%) Ajax
13 678 (16.00%) RESTful
14 660 (15.57%) J2EE
15 585 (13.80%) HTML5
16 560 (13.21%) Hibernate
17 538 (12.69%) .NET Framework
18 412 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
19 385 (9.08%) CSS3
20 360 (8.49%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 407 (9.60%) Computer Science
2 298 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 258 (6.09%) Open Source
4 240 (5.66%) Mobile App
5 118 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 106 (2.50%) User Experience
7 100 (2.36%) N-Tier
8 98 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 75 (1.77%) Data Integration
10 73 (1.72%) W3C
11 63 (1.49%) Social Media
12 57 (1.34%) Mathematics
13 52 (1.23%) Management Information System
14 51 (1.20%) Clustering
15 49 (1.16%) iPhone
16 48 (1.13%) RIA
17 41 (0.97%) DataPower
18 38 (0.90%) iPad
19 36 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
20 34 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 739 (17.44%) Linux
2 515 (12.15%) Windows
3 472 (11.14%) UNIX
4 285 (6.72%) Android
5 254 (5.99%) Apple iOS
6 82 (1.93%) Solaris
7 55 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (0.90%) Windows Phone
10 30 (0.71%) CentOS
11 29 (0.68%) Windows Phone 8
12 27 (0.64%) AIX
13 23 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (0.54%) HPUX
14 20 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.33%) Debian
16 13 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
17 10 (0.24%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1928 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1143 (26.97%) MVC
3 1017 (24.00%) TDD
4 920 (21.71%) OO
5 663 (15.64%) SOA
6 655 (15.46%) Scrum
7 650 (15.34%) E-Commerce
8 638 (15.05%) Software Engineering
9 475 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
10 426 (10.05%) BDD
11 418 (9.86%) OOP
12 370 (8.73%) Unit Testing
13 292 (6.89%) Multithreading
14 262 (6.18%) Web Development
15 257 (6.06%) Mentoring
16 217 (5.12%) CRM
17 199 (4.70%) OOD
18 187 (4.41%) UML
19 181 (4.27%) Automated Testing
20 172 (4.06%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2009 (47.40%) Java
2 1947 (45.94%) JavaScript
3 1846 (43.56%) SQL
4 1428 (33.70%) C#
5 676 (15.95%) PHP
6 388 (9.16%) T-SQL
7 280 (6.61%) C++
8 221 (5.21%) VB.NET
9 193 (4.55%) Perl
10 184 (4.34%) Ruby
11 183 (4.32%) PL/SQL
11 183 (4.32%) Python
12 144 (3.40%) VB
13 140 (3.30%) XPath
14 127 (3.00%) C
15 126 (2.97%) Objective-C
16 114 (2.69%) PHP5
17 88 (2.08%) Groovy
18 69 (1.63%) Shell Script
19 67 (1.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 677 (15.97%) Degree
2 110 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 102 (2.41%) ISEB
4 73 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (0.94%) Sun Certification
7 38 (0.90%) ISTQB
8 27 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 19 (0.45%) OCPJP
10 17 (0.40%) HND
11 16 (0.38%) OCMJD
11 16 (0.38%) CISSP
12 15 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 14 (0.33%) DV Cleared
13 14 (0.33%) PMI Certification
14 13 (0.31%) PMP
15 12 (0.28%) CCNA
15 12 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.21%) Brainbench
17 8 (0.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 371 (8.75%) QA
2 34 (0.80%) SLA
3 21 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 20 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.33%) HL7
7 11 (0.26%) WAI
8 9 (0.21%) ISO 8583
8 9 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.21%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.12%) RosettaNet
9 5 (0.12%) WCAG
10 2 (0.047%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 58 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.54%) Firmware
4 14 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.31%) NFS
6 10 (0.24%) VirtualBox
6 10 (0.24%) Varnish
7 9 (0.21%) Xen
7 9 (0.21%) Docker
7 9 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.17%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.14%) HDFS
10 5 (0.12%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.12%) Cygwin
11 4 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.071%) KVM
13 2 (0.047%) vSphere
14 1 (0.024%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.024%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 42 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (0.52%) Puppet
4 13 (0.31%) Nagios
5 10 (0.24%) HP UCMDB
5 10 (0.24%) HAProxy
6 6 (0.14%) Vagrant
6 6 (0.14%) Opsview
6 6 (0.14%) CA SiteMinder
7 5 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.094%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.094%) Plesk
8 4 (0.094%) Kibana
8 4 (0.094%) logstash
8 4 (0.094%) OpenView
9 3 (0.071%) OpenAM
9 3 (0.071%) CA LISA
9 3 (0.071%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.047%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 837 (19.75%) Oracle
2 822 (19.40%) Microsoft
3 171 (4.03%) IBM
4 159 (3.75%) Zend
5 88 (2.08%) Google
6 86 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
7 82 (1.93%) Adobe
8 79 (1.86%) VMware
9 74 (1.75%) TIBCO
10 72 (1.70%) SAP
11 65 (1.53%) Sybase
12 64 (1.51%) HP
13 62 (1.46%) hybris
14 57 (1.34%) Sun
15 54 (1.27%) Red Hat
16 46 (1.09%) Telerik
17 37 (0.87%) Sitecore
17 37 (0.87%) Twitter
17 37 (0.87%) Cisco
18 28 (0.66%) Siebel
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50,000 to £55,000 + Bonus (10% of B
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum 25hols, 34.5hr week, pens, health,
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
fairsail
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum fantastic share scheme, bonus, PHC,
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lincolnshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday