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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 145 156 166
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2228 2003 2017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.96% 1.85% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.28% 4.60% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1707 1726
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
42171 43582 46299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.07% 40.28% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35652 37769 40546
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 2071 £42,500 -5.55% 331
London -5 819 £50,000 -4.76% 115
South East -10 428 £41,500 -7.77% 73
North West +38 239 £40,000 +14.28% 57
Yorkshire +21 204 £35,000 - 23
South West +15 166 £37,500 +7.14% 26
City of London -18 165 £52,500 - 39
West Yorkshire +10 149 £37,500 +7.14% 20
Manchester +34 119 £40,000 - 34
East of England -12 108 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Leeds -17 100 £42,000 +20.00% 7
Surrey -33 95 £42,000 -16.00% 13
Berkshire +20 88 £44,000 -4.86% 13
Hampshire -7 77 £40,000 - 18
Scotland +26 76 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Bristol +23 66 £43,000 +7.50% 7
Cheshire -6 57 £35,000 -7.28% 11
Wiltshire +24 50 £37,500 +22.95% 8
Oxfordshire +22 46 £42,500 +21.42% 10
West Midlands -56 46 £36,250 -19.44% 11
Lancashire +27 45 £40,000 +14.28% 9
South Yorkshire +1 39 £33,000 +1.53% 1
Wales +1 38 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Kent +1 36 £47,500 +18.75% 5
South Wales +14 35 £35,000 -10.25% 2
East Sussex +1 34 £36,750 -26.50% 2
West Sussex -1 34 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Suffolk +13 33 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Hertfordshire -4 32 £43,750 +2.94% 3
Cambridgeshire -7 32 £42,500 +6.25% 3

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2762 (57.11%) Web Services
2 2637 (54.53%) XML
3 2158 (44.62%) JavaScript
4 2150 (44.46%) Java
5 2112 (43.67%) HTML
6 2098 (43.38%) SQL
7 2047 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1855 (38.36%) .NET
9 1806 (37.34%) CSS
10 1735 (35.88%) REST
11 1674 (34.62%) C#
12 1406 (29.07%) SQL Server
13 1328 (27.46%) jQuery
14 1319 (27.27%) MVC
15 1192 (24.65%) ASP.NET
16 1099 (22.73%) TDD
17 1010 (20.89%) JSON
18 963 (19.91%) Microsoft
19 899 (18.59%) OO
20 872 (18.03%) Oracle
21 855 (17.68%) WCF
22 833 (17.22%) Spring
23 815 (16.85%) Scrum
24 806 (16.67%) MySQL
25 794 (16.42%) Linux
26 718 (14.85%) SOA
27 714 (14.76%) Degree
28 712 (14.72%) Finance
29 702 (14.52%) HTML5
30 697 (14.41%) Ajax

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 385 (7.96%) Tomcat
2 339 (7.01%) Apache
3 263 (5.44%) WebSphere
4 239 (4.94%) JBoss
5 237 (4.90%) CMS
6 229 (4.74%) IIS
7 190 (3.93%) SharePoint
8 127 (2.63%) WebLogic
9 106 (2.19%) Drupal
10 97 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
11 91 (1.88%) Apache Solr
11 91 (1.88%) Node.js
12 71 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 65 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
14 62 (1.28%) WordPress
15 50 (1.03%) GlassFish
16 48 (0.99%) Adobe CQ
17 41 (0.85%) Joomla!
18 39 (0.81%) Umbraco
18 39 (0.81%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 408 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 75 (1.55%) MS Office
3 59 (1.22%) Photoshop
4 22 (0.45%) Fireworks
5 18 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.21%) MS Project
7 9 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.041%) SPSS
9 2 (0.041%) Mingle
10 1 (0.021%) Edge Animate
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 103 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (1.12%) Magento
3 19 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 19 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.25%) JDE OneWorld
6 10 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
7 8 (0.17%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 8 (0.17%) Optimost
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.14%) HiPortfolio
8 7 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
9 6 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.10%) Pivotal CRM
11 4 (0.083%) Temenos T24
11 4 (0.083%) Kondor+
11 4 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 173 (3.58%) SaaS
2 122 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (0.72%) IaaS
4 35 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (0.68%) PaaS
6 17 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (0.17%) Office 365
9 8 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.14%) Force.com
11 6 (0.12%) GitHub
12 5 (0.10%) Pure360
13 4 (0.083%) Route 53
14 3 (0.062%) Heroku
14 3 (0.062%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.041%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.041%) Trello
15 2 (0.041%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 442 (9.14%) HTTP
2 383 (7.92%) Internet
3 185 (3.83%) TCP/IP
4 81 (1.67%) SSL
5 74 (1.53%) DNS
6 59 (1.22%) LDAP
7 53 (1.10%) Intranet
8 51 (1.05%) Firewall
9 38 (0.79%) SMTP
10 32 (0.66%) LAN
11 30 (0.62%) CTI
12 25 (0.52%) Extranet
13 23 (0.48%) SSH
14 21 (0.43%) Network Security
14 21 (0.43%) SMS
14 21 (0.43%) WAN
14 21 (0.43%) TACACS
15 20 (0.41%) NFC
15 20 (0.41%) BGP
15 20 (0.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1406 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 806 (16.67%) MySQL
3 503 (10.40%) Relational Database
4 405 (8.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 215 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 210 (4.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 195 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 190 (3.93%) RDBMS
9 189 (3.91%) NoSQL
10 185 (3.83%) Big Data
11 184 (3.80%) Oracle Database
12 169 (3.49%) MongoDB
13 160 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 136 (2.81%) Hadoop
15 80 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
16 79 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
17 69 (1.43%) DB2
18 68 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
19 64 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
20 59 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 554 (11.46%) Subversion
2 443 (9.16%) Git (software)
3 418 (8.64%) Visual Studio
4 415 (8.58%) Selenium
5 370 (7.65%) Maven
6 362 (7.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 362 (7.49%) Eclipse
7 309 (6.39%) Ant
8 288 (5.96%) SoapUI
9 279 (5.77%) JUnit
10 249 (5.15%) Cucumber
11 183 (3.78%) JIRA
12 169 (3.49%) Jenkins
13 132 (2.73%) SpecFlow
14 126 (2.61%) NUnit
15 108 (2.23%) QuickTest Pro
16 99 (2.05%) FitNesse
17 90 (1.86%) WebDriver
18 88 (1.82%) NetBeans
19 81 (1.67%) Mockito
General
1 712 (14.72%) Finance
2 256 (5.29%) Retail
3 209 (4.32%) Banking
4 194 (4.01%) Telecoms
5 172 (3.56%) Marketing
6 161 (3.33%) Games
7 75 (1.55%) Advertising
8 73 (1.51%) Back Office
9 61 (1.26%) Front Office
10 51 (1.05%) Publishing
11 29 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.56%) Legal
13 23 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 21 (0.43%) Electronics
15 19 (0.39%) Law
16 18 (0.37%) Billing
16 18 (0.37%) Financial Institution
17 17 (0.35%) Investment Banking
18 15 (0.31%) Automotive
19 10 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 3175 (65.65%) Developer
2 839 (17.35%) Java Developer
3 681 (14.08%) Senior Developer
4 650 (13.44%) .NET Developer
5 475 (9.82%) C# Developer
6 438 (9.06%) Analyst
7 421 (8.71%) Web Developer
8 347 (7.18%) PHP Developer
9 343 (7.09%) Architect
10 340 (7.03%) Software Developer
11 331 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
12 258 (5.33%) Software Engineer
13 248 (5.13%) Consultant
14 246 (5.09%) Senior Java Developer
15 202 (4.18%) Test Analyst
16 199 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 194 (4.01%) ASP.NET Developer
18 179 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
19 170 (3.52%) Programmer
20 139 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2762 (57.11%) Web Services
2 2637 (54.53%) XML
3 2112 (43.67%) HTML
4 1855 (38.36%) .NET
5 1806 (37.34%) CSS
6 1735 (35.88%) REST
7 1328 (27.46%) jQuery
8 1192 (24.65%) ASP.NET
9 1010 (20.89%) JSON
10 855 (17.68%) WCF
11 833 (17.22%) Spring
12 702 (14.52%) HTML5
13 697 (14.41%) Ajax
14 681 (14.08%) RESTful
15 676 (13.98%) .NET Framework
16 598 (12.37%) J2EE
17 574 (11.87%) Hibernate
18 506 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC
19 420 (8.68%) XSLT
20 383 (7.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 400 (8.27%) Computer Science
2 311 (6.43%) Open Source
3 288 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 248 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 122 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 114 (2.36%) User Experience
7 98 (2.03%) Data Integration
8 88 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 81 (1.67%) N-Tier
10 79 (1.63%) Mathematics
11 77 (1.59%) Social Media
12 71 (1.47%) Management Information System
12 71 (1.47%) W3C
13 68 (1.41%) iPhone
14 67 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
14 67 (1.39%) Algorithms
15 60 (1.24%) Digital Media
16 58 (1.20%) RIA
17 53 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 52 (1.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 794 (16.42%) Linux
2 536 (11.08%) Windows
3 439 (9.08%) UNIX
4 365 (7.55%) Android
5 341 (7.05%) Apple iOS
6 66 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (1.10%) CentOS
8 52 (1.08%) Solaris
9 41 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (0.83%) Windows Phone
11 37 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (0.64%) Debian
13 29 (0.60%) Ubuntu
14 19 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
15 17 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (0.31%) AIX
17 12 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
17 12 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.19%) Windows 8
19 8 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2047 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1319 (27.27%) MVC
3 1099 (22.73%) TDD
4 899 (18.59%) OO
5 815 (16.85%) Scrum
6 718 (14.85%) SOA
7 685 (14.16%) E-Commerce
8 634 (13.11%) Software Engineering
9 473 (9.78%) Unit Testing
10 464 (9.59%) BDD
11 440 (9.10%) Continuous Integration
12 401 (8.29%) Web Development
13 396 (8.19%) OOP
14 338 (6.99%) Mentoring
15 289 (5.98%) CRM
16 257 (5.31%) Multithreading
17 222 (4.59%) UML
18 210 (4.34%) OOD
19 208 (4.30%) iOS Development
20 199 (4.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2158 (44.62%) JavaScript
2 2150 (44.46%) Java
3 2098 (43.38%) SQL
4 1674 (34.62%) C#
5 661 (13.67%) PHP
6 569 (11.77%) T-SQL
7 274 (5.67%) VB.NET
8 271 (5.60%) Python
9 261 (5.40%) C++
10 215 (4.45%) VB
11 213 (4.40%) Ruby
12 178 (3.68%) PHP5
13 171 (3.54%) Perl
14 169 (3.49%) PL/SQL
15 147 (3.04%) C
16 122 (2.52%) Objective-C
17 100 (2.07%) XPath
18 89 (1.84%) Groovy
19 88 (1.82%) Scala
20 76 (1.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 714 (14.76%) Degree
2 162 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 124 (2.56%) ISEB
4 109 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 47 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 26 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
8 23 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 22 (0.45%) HND
10 18 (0.37%) MCITP
11 9 (0.19%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.19%) Sun Certification
12 7 (0.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 7 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 7 (0.14%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.14%) MCP
13 6 (0.12%) OCPJP
13 6 (0.12%) MCSD
13 6 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 398 (8.23%) QA
2 37 (0.77%) WAI
3 21 (0.43%) WCAG
4 20 (0.41%) HL7
4 20 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.39%) SLA
6 16 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.083%) ISO 8583
10 3 (0.062%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.041%) COBIT
11 2 (0.041%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.021%) DICOM
System Software
1 40 (0.83%) HDFS
2 31 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (0.31%) Firmware
5 15 (0.31%) NFS
6 13 (0.27%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.17%) Varnish
7 8 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.083%) Xen
10 4 (0.083%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.062%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.041%) Docker
12 2 (0.041%) vSphere
13 1 (0.021%) Cygwin
13 1 (0.021%) vCloud
13 1 (0.021%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 93 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 26 (0.54%) Puppet
4 25 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
5 21 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
5 21 (0.43%) HP NNM
6 19 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (0.31%) Opsview
8 13 (0.27%) Nagios
9 8 (0.17%) Oozie
10 5 (0.10%) OpenSSO
10 5 (0.10%) Ambari
10 5 (0.10%) OpenAM
10 5 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 4 (0.083%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.062%) CA LISA
12 3 (0.062%) CA SiteMinder
13 2 (0.041%) BMC PATROL
13 2 (0.041%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (0.041%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 963 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 872 (18.03%) Oracle
3 173 (3.58%) Zend
4 151 (3.12%) Adobe
5 125 (2.58%) HP
6 116 (2.40%) Google
7 106 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
8 103 (2.13%) IBM
9 77 (1.59%) SAP
10 63 (1.30%) TIBCO
11 61 (1.26%) Twitter
11 61 (1.26%) Telerik
11 61 (1.26%) Red Hat
12 53 (1.10%) Facebook
13 47 (0.97%) Sitecore
14 37 (0.77%) hybris
15 35 (0.72%) VMware
16 33 (0.68%) Sybase
17 31 (0.64%) CheckPoint
18 30 (0.62%) EPiServer
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