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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 167 145 153
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 1999 2458 2110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.81% 2.05% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.80% 5.11% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 2029 1763
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
41667 48120 45320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 40.08% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35440 40550 39481
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -26 1892 £46,000 +2.22% 311
London -29 776 £55,000 +4.76% 119
South East -29 404 £47,500 +5.55% 54
North West +18 170 £41,500 +10.66% 34
South West +8 139 £40,000 +3.89% 25
Berkshire +10 131 £51,000 +13.33% 16
East of England -19 127 £43,000 +7.50% 17
East Midlands +26 126 £42,500 -0.70% 18
City of London -45 125 £55,000 +10.00% 35
Manchester +52 113 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Yorkshire -86 77 £40,000 +14.28% 17
West Midlands -24 72 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Hampshire +2 63 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Surrey -54 50 £50,000 +16.95% 7
West Yorkshire -67 48 £37,750 +7.85% 12
Scotland +19 46 £45,500 +7.05% 6
Cheshire -5 45 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Leeds -55 45 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Leicestershire +25 43 £40,000 -9.09% 7
Leicester +21 43 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Nottinghamshire -2 41 £45,000 - 6
Nottingham +2 40 £45,000 - 5
Kent +11 37 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Bristol +9 37 £40,000 - 12
Southampton +24 35 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Wiltshire +18 35 £40,000 +2.56% 7
Gloucestershire +14 33 £52,500 +41.89% 4
Oxfordshire +14 33 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Hertfordshire -34 33 £46,000 +12.19% 6
Swindon +14 31 £40,000 +13.47% 2

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2358 (57.74%) Web Services
2 2104 (51.52%) XML
3 1975 (48.36%) Java
4 1913 (46.84%) REST
5 1836 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
6 1811 (44.34%) JavaScript
7 1730 (42.36%) SQL
8 1660 (40.65%) HTML
9 1436 (35.16%) .NET
10 1394 (34.13%) CSS
11 1333 (32.64%) C#
12 1182 (28.94%) SQL Server
13 1043 (25.54%) MVC
14 1011 (24.76%) TDD
15 987 (24.17%) jQuery
16 907 (22.21%) Spring
17 888 (21.74%) JSON
18 881 (21.57%) OO
19 830 (20.32%) Oracle
20 771 (18.88%) ASP.NET
21 759 (18.58%) Microsoft
22 753 (18.44%) Linux
23 732 (17.92%) Finance
24 686 (16.80%) J2EE
25 684 (16.75%) Ajax
26 645 (15.79%) WCF
27 642 (15.72%) Degree
28 635 (15.55%) RESTful
29 616 (15.08%) Software Engineering
30 605 (14.81%) MySQL

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 352 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 324 (7.93%) Apache
3 289 (7.08%) JBoss
4 273 (6.68%) WebSphere
5 194 (4.75%) WebLogic
6 172 (4.21%) CMS
7 158 (3.87%) IIS
8 109 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
9 96 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
10 80 (1.96%) Node.js
11 77 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
12 75 (1.84%) SharePoint
13 71 (1.74%) Drupal
14 69 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
15 62 (1.52%) Apache Solr
16 49 (1.20%) Mule
17 47 (1.15%) Confluence
18 46 (1.13%) GlassFish
19 43 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
20 38 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 336 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 41 (1.00%) MS Office
4 15 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 9 (0.22%) MS Project
8 4 (0.098%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.073%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.049%) SPSS
10 2 (0.049%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 81 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
3 51 (1.25%) Magento
4 17 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 14 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.27%) SAP SRM
7 11 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (0.24%) Sophis RISQUE
9 8 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
10 7 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
11 6 (0.15%) Agresso
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
13 4 (0.098%) BusinessWorks
13 4 (0.098%) Summit
13 4 (0.098%) Scribe Insight
14 3 (0.073%) Fredhopper
14 3 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
15 2 (0.049%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 166 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (2.28%) SaaS
4 51 (1.25%) GitHub
5 35 (0.86%) PaaS
5 35 (0.86%) IaaS
6 29 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 20 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (0.44%) Force.com
9 16 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
10 14 (0.34%) Amazon Glacier
11 11 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (0.20%) Boomi
13 5 (0.12%) Route 53
14 4 (0.098%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.098%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.073%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.073%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (0.073%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 405 (9.92%) HTTP
2 168 (4.11%) Internet
3 155 (3.80%) TCP/IP
4 75 (1.84%) SSL
5 52 (1.27%) LDAP
6 50 (1.22%) DNS
7 48 (1.18%) FTP
8 43 (1.05%) Firewall
9 39 (0.95%) SSH
10 35 (0.86%) Network Security
10 35 (0.86%) Ethernet
10 35 (0.86%) CTI
11 28 (0.69%) VPN
11 28 (0.69%) SMTP
11 28 (0.69%) MPLS
12 26 (0.64%) HTTPS
13 22 (0.54%) VoIP
14 21 (0.51%) SDH
15 20 (0.49%) IPv4
16 18 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1182 (28.94%) SQL Server
2 605 (14.81%) MySQL
3 361 (8.84%) Relational Database
4 282 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 226 (5.53%) MongoDB
6 216 (5.29%) RDBMS
7 205 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 177 (4.33%) Oracle Database
9 164 (4.02%) Big Data
10 161 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 145 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 116 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 116 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 99 (2.42%) Hadoop
14 96 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
15 72 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
16 59 (1.44%) DB2
17 58 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
18 38 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 33 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 578 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 527 (12.90%) Subversion
3 425 (10.41%) Maven
4 405 (9.92%) Eclipse
5 360 (8.81%) JUnit
6 311 (7.62%) Visual Studio
7 279 (6.83%) SoapUI
8 278 (6.81%) Selenium
9 257 (6.29%) Jenkins
10 247 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 244 (5.97%) Ant
12 224 (5.48%) JIRA
13 103 (2.52%) TeamCity
14 97 (2.38%) NUnit
15 84 (2.06%) Cucumber
16 81 (1.98%) TestNG
17 80 (1.96%) WebDriver
18 72 (1.76%) Mockito
19 68 (1.67%) JMeter
20 64 (1.57%) Hudson
General
1 732 (17.92%) Finance
2 262 (6.42%) Banking
3 220 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 217 (5.31%) Retail
5 140 (3.43%) Marketing
6 103 (2.52%) Games
7 69 (1.69%) Front Office
8 66 (1.62%) Advertising
9 52 (1.27%) Back Office
10 47 (1.15%) Online Betting
11 41 (1.00%) Investment Banking
12 31 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 29 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.64%) Electronics
15 25 (0.61%) Publishing
16 18 (0.44%) Legal
17 13 (0.32%) iGaming
18 12 (0.29%) Local Government
18 12 (0.29%) French Language
18 12 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2776 (67.97%) Developer
2 921 (22.55%) Java Developer
3 642 (15.72%) Senior Developer
4 394 (9.65%) .NET Developer
5 362 (8.86%) C# Developer
6 345 (8.45%) Architect
7 290 (7.10%) Software Developer
8 277 (6.78%) PHP Developer
9 258 (6.32%) Software Engineer
10 253 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
11 233 (5.71%) Analyst
12 215 (5.26%) Web Developer
13 208 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
14 164 (4.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 160 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
16 153 (3.75%) Consultant
17 134 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
18 129 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 106 (2.60%) Lead Developer
20 98 (2.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2358 (57.74%) Web Services
2 2104 (51.52%) XML
3 1913 (46.84%) REST
4 1660 (40.65%) HTML
5 1436 (35.16%) .NET
6 1394 (34.13%) CSS
7 987 (24.17%) jQuery
8 907 (22.21%) Spring
9 888 (21.74%) JSON
10 771 (18.88%) ASP.NET
11 686 (16.80%) J2EE
12 684 (16.75%) Ajax
13 645 (15.79%) WCF
14 635 (15.55%) RESTful
15 593 (14.52%) Hibernate
16 524 (12.83%) HTML5
17 442 (10.82%) .NET Framework
18 341 (8.35%) JMS
19 334 (8.18%) XSLT
20 321 (7.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 362 (8.86%) Computer Science
2 328 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 253 (6.19%) Open Source
4 207 (5.07%) Mobile App
5 185 (4.53%) User Experience
6 141 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 112 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 95 (2.33%) N-Tier
9 65 (1.59%) Social Media
10 51 (1.25%) Grid Computing
11 49 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 46 (1.13%) Data Integration
13 44 (1.08%) Clustering
14 40 (0.98%) W3C
14 40 (0.98%) Mathematics
15 38 (0.93%) iPhone
15 38 (0.93%) Data Structures
16 37 (0.91%) DataPower
17 34 (0.83%) Derivative
18 31 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 753 (18.44%) Linux
2 535 (13.10%) Windows
3 436 (10.68%) UNIX
4 242 (5.93%) Android
5 199 (4.87%) Apple iOS
6 71 (1.74%) Solaris
7 49 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (0.73%) Windows Phone
10 27 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (0.56%) AIX
11 23 (0.56%) HPUX
12 20 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
13 19 (0.47%) CentOS
13 19 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
14 17 (0.42%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.34%) Windows Phone 7
16 12 (0.29%) Windows 7
17 10 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1836 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
2 1043 (25.54%) MVC
3 1011 (24.76%) TDD
4 881 (21.57%) OO
5 616 (15.08%) Software Engineering
6 597 (14.62%) Scrum
7 577 (14.13%) E-Commerce
8 576 (14.10%) SOA
9 504 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
10 381 (9.33%) OOP
11 369 (9.04%) BDD
12 355 (8.69%) Unit Testing
13 296 (7.25%) Multithreading
14 285 (6.98%) Mentoring
15 228 (5.58%) CRM
16 199 (4.87%) UML
17 194 (4.75%) Web Development
18 189 (4.63%) Automated Testing
19 172 (4.21%) OOD
20 155 (3.80%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1975 (48.36%) Java
2 1811 (44.34%) JavaScript
3 1730 (42.36%) SQL
4 1333 (32.64%) C#
5 592 (14.50%) PHP
6 322 (7.88%) T-SQL
7 269 (6.59%) C++
8 228 (5.58%) PL/SQL
9 200 (4.90%) Python
10 172 (4.21%) VB.NET
11 152 (3.72%) Perl
12 121 (2.96%) Ruby
13 109 (2.67%) XPath
13 109 (2.67%) C
14 101 (2.47%) Objective-C
15 95 (2.33%) Groovy
16 93 (2.28%) Scala
17 86 (2.11%) VB
18 83 (2.03%) Shell Script
19 68 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 642 (15.72%) Degree
2 81 (1.98%) ISEB
3 78 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 52 (1.27%) Sun Certification
5 51 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 45 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 32 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (0.61%) OCPJP
9 24 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (0.39%) CISSP
11 15 (0.37%) OCMJD
12 12 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (0.29%) CCNA
13 11 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 10 (0.24%) DV Cleared
15 9 (0.22%) Brainbench
15 9 (0.22%) PMI Certification
16 8 (0.20%) PMP
16 8 (0.20%) HND
17 6 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 354 (8.67%) QA
2 32 (0.78%) SLA
3 15 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.32%) ISO 8583
6 12 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.27%) RosettaNet
8 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.15%) HL7
10 4 (0.098%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.049%) Basel II
12 1 (0.024%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.024%) WAI
System Software
1 71 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.44%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.37%) Varnish
5 13 (0.32%) NFS
6 11 (0.27%) Docker
7 10 (0.24%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.20%) Firmware
9 7 (0.17%) iptables
10 5 (0.12%) Xen
11 4 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.098%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.098%) Cygwin
12 3 (0.073%) KVM
12 3 (0.073%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.049%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.024%) HDFS
14 1 (0.024%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (0.71%) Puppet
3 17 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
4 16 (0.39%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 12 (0.29%) HAProxy
6 9 (0.22%) Nagios
7 7 (0.17%) OpenNMS
8 5 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.12%) OpenView
9 4 (0.098%) Plesk
9 4 (0.098%) Capistrano
9 4 (0.098%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.073%) CA LISA
10 3 (0.073%) Ansible
10 3 (0.073%) logstash
10 3 (0.073%) Kibana
10 3 (0.073%) Opsview
10 3 (0.073%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.073%) Netcool
Vendors
1 830 (20.32%) Oracle
2 759 (18.58%) Microsoft
3 183 (4.48%) IBM
4 147 (3.60%) Zend
5 116 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
6 95 (2.33%) VMware
7 76 (1.86%) hybris
8 69 (1.69%) Sybase
9 67 (1.64%) TIBCO
10 65 (1.59%) SAP
10 65 (1.59%) Sun
11 59 (1.44%) Google
12 50 (1.22%) Red Hat
13 48 (1.18%) Adobe
14 45 (1.10%) Sitecore
15 43 (1.05%) Siebel
16 42 (1.03%) Cisco
17 38 (0.93%) HP
18 31 (0.76%) BEA
19 29 (0.71%) ATG
West Midlands
TUI Group
Salary: Very competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20 to £35 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare Etc
Posted: Yesterday