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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 140 154 165
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2268 1944 2039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.99% 1.82% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.27% 4.59% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1899 1628 1752
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £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 £40,000

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
43023 42392 47501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 39.67% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36154 36801 41717
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +9 2126 £45,000 - 270
London +10 860 £52,500 - 99
South East +3 444 £40,000 -11.11% 61
North West +30 219 £39,250 +7.53% 49
Yorkshire -2 199 £35,000 - 22
South West +22 178 £37,500 +15.38% 15
City of London -5 176 £52,500 - 27
West Yorkshire -10 140 £35,000 - 18
East of England -7 109 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Leeds -25 104 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Hampshire -3 95 £40,000 -12.56% 9
Surrey -24 88 £40,750 -18.50% 17
Manchester +5 87 £42,500 +10.03% 29
Scotland +17 77 £38,000 -5.00% 7
Berkshire +15 76 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Wiltshire +22 60 £37,500 +22.95% 8
Cheshire +12 59 £34,500 -10.38% 14
Bristol +12 57 £40,000 +5.26% 4
Lancashire +22 53 £40,000 +14.28% 4
West Midlands -21 53 £36,250 -9.37% 6
West Sussex +10 46 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East Sussex +2 46 £37,500 -25.00% 5
Hertfordshire -2 43 £47,500 +26.66% 6
South Yorkshire +7 41 £33,250 +5.55% 2
Brighton -5 38 £36,000 -28.00% 5
Crawley +30 35 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +12 35 £42,500 +13.33% 8
East Midlands -45 35 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Cambridgeshire +3 32 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Sheffield +1 32 £33,000 +4.76% 2

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2913 (57.99%) Web Services
2 2693 (53.61%) XML
3 2246 (44.71%) Java
4 2227 (44.34%) JavaScript
5 2211 (44.02%) HTML
6 2188 (43.56%) SQL
7 2081 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
8 1921 (38.24%) .NET
9 1832 (36.47%) CSS
10 1767 (35.18%) REST
11 1742 (34.68%) C#
12 1482 (29.50%) SQL Server
13 1349 (26.86%) jQuery
14 1310 (26.08%) MVC
15 1189 (23.67%) ASP.NET
16 1120 (22.30%) TDD
17 1043 (20.76%) JSON
18 1023 (20.37%) Microsoft
19 925 (18.42%) Oracle
20 886 (17.64%) WCF
21 872 (17.36%) OO
22 856 (17.04%) Spring
23 851 (16.94%) Scrum
24 814 (16.21%) MySQL
25 798 (15.89%) Linux
26 743 (14.79%) Ajax
27 730 (14.53%) Degree
28 713 (14.19%) RESTful
29 709 (14.12%) HTML5
30 700 (13.94%) Finance

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 405 (8.06%) Tomcat
2 335 (6.67%) Apache
3 273 (5.43%) WebSphere
4 269 (5.36%) IIS
5 239 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 237 (4.72%) CMS
7 111 (2.21%) WebLogic
8 106 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
9 101 (2.01%) Drupal
10 89 (1.77%) Node.js
11 85 (1.69%) Apache Solr
12 70 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
13 68 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 64 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
15 63 (1.25%) WordPress
16 53 (1.06%) GlassFish
17 44 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
17 44 (0.88%) Umbraco
18 38 (0.76%) Confluence
19 37 (0.74%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 413 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 83 (1.65%) MS Office
3 61 (1.21%) Photoshop
4 23 (0.46%) Fireworks
5 21 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.20%) MS Project
8 5 (0.100%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.100%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.020%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 115 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (1.13%) Magento
3 18 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 18 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.24%) JDE OneWorld
6 10 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.16%) Optimost
7 8 (0.16%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 8 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
7 8 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 7 (0.14%) HiPortfolio
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
8 7 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.12%) Pivotal CRM
10 5 (0.100%) CODA-Financials
10 5 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.080%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 190 (3.78%) SaaS
2 126 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (0.62%) PaaS
5 31 (0.62%) IaaS
6 13 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.18%) Force.com
7 9 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.12%) Office 365
9 6 (0.12%) Route 53
9 6 (0.12%) Pure360
10 5 (0.100%) CloudFront
10 5 (0.100%) GitHub
11 3 (0.060%) Heroku
12 2 (0.040%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.040%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.040%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.020%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 413 (8.22%) HTTP
2 386 (7.68%) Internet
3 188 (3.74%) TCP/IP
4 86 (1.71%) SSL
5 83 (1.65%) DNS
6 76 (1.51%) LDAP
7 65 (1.29%) Intranet
8 52 (1.04%) Firewall
9 46 (0.92%) SMTP
10 39 (0.78%) LAN
11 33 (0.66%) CTI
12 31 (0.62%) WAN
12 31 (0.62%) TACACS
13 28 (0.56%) IGRP
13 28 (0.56%) BGP
13 28 (0.56%) EIGRP
13 28 (0.56%) OSPF
14 23 (0.46%) SMS
15 21 (0.42%) FTP
16 19 (0.38%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1482 (29.50%) SQL Server
2 814 (16.21%) MySQL
3 520 (10.35%) Relational Database
4 413 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 211 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 211 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 208 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 199 (3.96%) NoSQL
8 195 (3.88%) RDBMS
9 178 (3.54%) Big Data
10 171 (3.40%) Oracle Database
11 170 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 168 (3.34%) MongoDB
13 131 (2.61%) Hadoop
14 100 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
15 78 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
16 76 (1.51%) DB2
17 63 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
17 63 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
18 56 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 582 (11.59%) Subversion
2 466 (9.28%) Git (software)
3 465 (9.26%) Visual Studio
4 459 (9.14%) Selenium
5 408 (8.12%) Maven
6 370 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 365 (7.27%) Eclipse
8 348 (6.93%) Ant
9 298 (5.93%) JUnit
10 296 (5.89%) SoapUI
11 249 (4.96%) Cucumber
12 214 (4.26%) JIRA
13 201 (4.00%) Jenkins
14 139 (2.77%) SpecFlow
15 120 (2.39%) QuickTest Pro
15 120 (2.39%) NUnit
16 101 (2.01%) FitNesse
16 101 (2.01%) WebDriver
17 93 (1.85%) Hudson
18 81 (1.61%) Mockito
General
1 700 (13.94%) Finance
2 216 (4.30%) Retail
3 194 (3.86%) Banking
4 190 (3.78%) Marketing
5 181 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 180 (3.58%) Games
7 78 (1.55%) Back Office
8 70 (1.39%) Advertising
9 62 (1.23%) Publishing
10 61 (1.21%) Front Office
11 31 (0.62%) Legal
12 29 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 24 (0.48%) Billing
14 23 (0.46%) Law
15 20 (0.40%) Electronics
16 18 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 17 (0.34%) Retail Banking
18 16 (0.32%) Automotive
19 15 (0.30%) Investment Banking
20 11 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3293 (65.56%) Developer
2 855 (17.02%) Java Developer
3 741 (14.75%) Senior Developer
4 710 (14.13%) .NET Developer
5 524 (10.43%) C# Developer
6 470 (9.36%) Analyst
7 448 (8.92%) Web Developer
8 399 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 349 (6.95%) Architect
10 340 (6.77%) PHP Developer
11 328 (6.53%) Software Developer
12 280 (5.57%) Consultant
13 263 (5.24%) Senior Java Developer
14 259 (5.16%) Software Engineer
15 222 (4.42%) Test Analyst
16 216 (4.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 204 (4.06%) ASP.NET Developer
18 195 (3.88%) Senior .NET Developer
19 190 (3.78%) Programmer
20 139 (2.77%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2913 (57.99%) Web Services
2 2693 (53.61%) XML
3 2211 (44.02%) HTML
4 1921 (38.24%) .NET
5 1832 (36.47%) CSS
6 1767 (35.18%) REST
7 1349 (26.86%) jQuery
8 1189 (23.67%) ASP.NET
9 1043 (20.76%) JSON
10 886 (17.64%) WCF
11 856 (17.04%) Spring
12 743 (14.79%) Ajax
13 713 (14.19%) RESTful
14 709 (14.12%) HTML5
15 676 (13.46%) .NET Framework
16 620 (12.34%) Hibernate
17 616 (12.26%) J2EE
18 489 (9.74%) ASP.NET MVC
19 468 (9.32%) XSLT
20 378 (7.53%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 417 (8.30%) Computer Science
2 338 (6.73%) Open Source
3 291 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 279 (5.55%) Mobile App
5 139 (2.77%) User Experience
6 128 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
7 92 (1.83%) Data Integration
7 92 (1.83%) Mathematics
8 85 (1.69%) Client/Server
9 83 (1.65%) iPhone
10 82 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
11 73 (1.45%) Social Media
12 71 (1.41%) N-Tier
13 69 (1.37%) Digital Media
14 59 (1.17%) W3C
15 57 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 55 (1.09%) Management Information System
17 53 (1.06%) Blackberry
18 51 (1.02%) RIA
19 47 (0.94%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 798 (15.89%) Linux
2 586 (11.67%) Windows
3 452 (9.00%) UNIX
4 407 (8.10%) Android
5 361 (7.19%) Apple iOS
6 67 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (1.11%) Solaris
8 51 (1.02%) CentOS
9 46 (0.92%) Windows Phone
10 41 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 33 (0.66%) Debian
13 29 (0.58%) Ubuntu
14 20 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
15 17 (0.34%) Windows XP
16 16 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
16 16 (0.32%) AIX
17 15 (0.30%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2081 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1310 (26.08%) MVC
3 1120 (22.30%) TDD
4 872 (17.36%) OO
5 851 (16.94%) Scrum
6 688 (13.70%) SOA
7 668 (13.30%) E-Commerce
8 665 (13.24%) Software Engineering
9 519 (10.33%) Unit Testing
10 468 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
11 436 (8.68%) BDD
12 419 (8.34%) OOP
13 416 (8.28%) Web Development
14 363 (7.23%) Mentoring
15 302 (6.01%) CRM
16 279 (5.55%) Multithreading
17 252 (5.02%) UML
18 227 (4.52%) Automated Testing
19 216 (4.30%) OOD
20 212 (4.22%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2246 (44.71%) Java
2 2227 (44.34%) JavaScript
3 2188 (43.56%) SQL
4 1742 (34.68%) C#
5 648 (12.90%) PHP
6 592 (11.79%) T-SQL
7 287 (5.71%) Python
7 287 (5.71%) VB.NET
8 281 (5.59%) C++
9 220 (4.38%) Ruby
10 212 (4.22%) VB
11 180 (3.58%) PHP5
12 178 (3.54%) PL/SQL
13 164 (3.26%) C
14 155 (3.09%) Perl
15 118 (2.35%) Objective-C
16 105 (2.09%) Groovy
17 97 (1.93%) Scala
17 97 (1.93%) XPath
18 75 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 730 (14.53%) Degree
2 161 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 140 (2.79%) ISEB
4 108 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 46 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 38 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
8 26 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (0.40%) HND
10 19 (0.38%) MCITP
11 8 (0.16%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.14%) MCP
12 7 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 6 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.12%) MBA
14 5 (0.100%) MCSD
14 5 (0.100%) CCNP
14 5 (0.100%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (0.100%) Sun Certification
14 5 (0.100%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 407 (8.10%) QA
2 36 (0.72%) WAI
3 22 (0.44%) HL7
4 21 (0.42%) WCAG
5 18 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 15 (0.30%) SLA
7 11 (0.22%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.12%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.060%) DICOM
10 2 (0.040%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.040%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.040%) COBIT
10 2 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (0.94%) HDFS
2 32 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (0.34%) NFS
5 16 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.28%) Varnish
7 12 (0.24%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.040%) vSphere
10 2 (0.040%) Docker
10 2 (0.040%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.020%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.020%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.020%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 104 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (0.62%) HP NNM
2 31 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
3 28 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 26 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
4 26 (0.52%) Puppet
5 21 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.26%) Opsview
7 10 (0.20%) Nagios
8 9 (0.18%) OpenSSO
9 8 (0.16%) Oozie
10 5 (0.100%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 5 (0.100%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.080%) Ambari
11 4 (0.080%) CA LISA
12 3 (0.060%) MOM
12 3 (0.060%) OpenAM
12 3 (0.060%) CA Wily
12 3 (0.060%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.040%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 1023 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 925 (18.42%) Oracle
3 263 (5.24%) JBoss
4 181 (3.60%) Zend
5 164 (3.26%) Adobe
6 143 (2.85%) HP
7 117 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
8 116 (2.31%) Google
9 104 (2.07%) IBM
10 78 (1.55%) SAP
11 73 (1.45%) Twitter
12 69 (1.37%) TIBCO
13 64 (1.27%) Red Hat
14 61 (1.21%) Sitecore
15 54 (1.08%) Facebook
16 51 (1.02%) Telerik
17 38 (0.76%) CheckPoint
18 37 (0.74%) VMware
19 35 (0.70%) Cisco
20 34 (0.68%) F5
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17,000 - £22,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
AMsource Technology
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Level 3
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago