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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 158 134 157
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2014 2533 1996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.89% 2.16% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.98% 5.41% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 2127 1661
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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
40417 46852 44018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.83% 39.90% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34526 40022 38253
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 -19 1909 £46,000 +2.22% 266
London -29 800 £55,000 +4.76% 91
South East -31 380 £47,500 +5.55% 39
North West +24 180 £42,500 +21.42% 39
South West +7 148 £40,000 +1.26% 36
East Midlands +20 126 £43,500 +2.35% 18
City of London -54 125 £55,000 +4.76% 27
East of England -32 120 £44,250 +7.92% 17
Manchester +58 118 £40,000 +14.28% 24
Berkshire +1 103 £50,000 +6.38% 10
Yorkshire -62 87 £35,250 +0.71% 9
West Midlands -7 78 £40,000 - 8
Hampshire +15 61 £38,750 -3.12% 3
West Yorkshire -51 56 £33,500 -4.28% 6
Scotland +3 52 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Leeds -38 47 £35,000 - 4
Cheshire -18 45 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Surrey -64 42 £49,000 +13.95% 5
Bristol +5 41 £40,000 - 13
Leicester +8 39 £43,000 -4.44% 7
Leicestershire +7 39 £43,000 -1.71% 7
Wiltshire +13 38 £37,000 -26.00% 7
Nottinghamshire +17 37 £45,000 - 5
Nottingham +6 36 £45,000 - 5
Edinburgh +12 35 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 34 £41,500 -19.02% 2
Kent +2 34 £37,500 - 3
Southampton - 33 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +16 32 £42,500 +39.34% 9
West Sussex -25 32 £50,000 - 4

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2335 (58.64%) Web Services
2 2023 (50.80%) XML
3 1946 (48.87%) Java
4 1902 (47.76%) REST
5 1817 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1727 (43.37%) JavaScript
7 1678 (42.14%) SQL
8 1600 (40.18%) HTML
9 1384 (34.76%) .NET
10 1304 (32.75%) CSS
11 1303 (32.72%) C#
12 1164 (29.23%) SQL Server
13 1017 (25.54%) MVC
14 942 (23.66%) TDD
15 940 (23.61%) jQuery
16 872 (21.90%) Spring
17 854 (21.45%) OO
18 844 (21.20%) Oracle
19 808 (20.29%) JSON
20 754 (18.94%) Linux
21 735 (18.46%) Finance
22 730 (18.33%) Microsoft
23 727 (18.26%) ASP.NET
24 668 (16.78%) J2EE
25 634 (15.92%) WCF
26 621 (15.60%) Ajax
27 619 (15.54%) Degree
28 615 (15.44%) Software Engineering
29 599 (15.04%) RESTful
30 586 (14.72%) Scrum

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 350 (8.79%) Tomcat
2 301 (7.56%) Apache
3 275 (6.91%) JBoss
4 259 (6.50%) WebSphere
5 185 (4.65%) WebLogic
6 173 (4.34%) IIS
7 160 (4.02%) CMS
8 110 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
9 108 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
10 79 (1.98%) Node.js
11 76 (1.91%) SharePoint
12 74 (1.86%) Oracle Service Bus
13 71 (1.78%) Apache Solr
14 67 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
15 61 (1.53%) Drupal
16 48 (1.21%) Mule
16 48 (1.21%) Confluence
17 45 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 40 (1.00%) GlassFish
19 37 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 338 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 58 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 34 (0.85%) MS Office
4 20 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 17 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.35%) MS Project
7 8 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.10%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.10%) Open Workbench
9 4 (0.10%) FastStats
10 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 71 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
3 42 (1.05%) Magento
4 18 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 13 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.30%) SAP SRM
6 12 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
7 10 (0.25%) Sophis RISQUE
8 7 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
9 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
11 4 (0.10%) Agresso
11 4 (0.10%) Summit
11 4 (0.10%) Unica
11 4 (0.10%) Scribe Insight
12 3 (0.075%) Fredhopper
12 3 (0.075%) Oracle 11i
12 3 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 178 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (2.86%) SaaS
4 47 (1.18%) GitHub
5 32 (0.80%) PaaS
6 31 (0.78%) IaaS
7 29 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.43%) Force.com
11 15 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
12 14 (0.35%) Amazon Glacier
13 9 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.15%) Boomi
15 3 (0.075%) iPaaS
15 3 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.075%) Office 365
15 3 (0.075%) Route 53
16 2 (0.050%) Taleo
16 2 (0.050%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 357 (8.97%) HTTP
2 171 (4.29%) Internet
3 161 (4.04%) TCP/IP
4 82 (2.06%) SSL
5 58 (1.46%) FTP
6 55 (1.38%) DNS
7 50 (1.26%) LDAP
8 46 (1.16%) Firewall
9 41 (1.03%) Network Security
9 41 (1.03%) CTI
10 39 (0.98%) SSH
11 30 (0.75%) Ethernet
11 30 (0.75%) SMTP
12 26 (0.65%) VPN
13 23 (0.58%) HTTPS
13 23 (0.58%) MPLS
14 20 (0.50%) VoIP
15 17 (0.43%) WAN
16 16 (0.40%) SDH
16 16 (0.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1164 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 581 (14.59%) MySQL
3 378 (9.49%) Relational Database
4 289 (7.26%) NoSQL
5 219 (5.50%) RDBMS
6 212 (5.32%) MongoDB
7 205 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 178 (4.47%) Oracle Database
9 162 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 157 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 152 (3.82%) Big Data
12 125 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
13 111 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 102 (2.56%) Hadoop
15 100 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
16 65 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
17 62 (1.56%) DB2
17 62 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
18 39 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
19 32 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 551 (13.84%) Git (software)
2 467 (11.73%) Subversion
3 402 (10.10%) Maven
4 362 (9.09%) JUnit
5 353 (8.86%) Eclipse
6 311 (7.81%) Visual Studio
7 293 (7.36%) Selenium
8 270 (6.78%) SoapUI
9 249 (6.25%) Jenkins
10 218 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 204 (5.12%) Ant
12 201 (5.05%) JIRA
13 96 (2.41%) NUnit
14 87 (2.18%) TeamCity
15 79 (1.98%) Mockito
16 75 (1.88%) Cucumber
16 75 (1.88%) WebDriver
17 73 (1.83%) TestNG
18 60 (1.51%) Hudson
19 59 (1.48%) CruiseControl
General
1 735 (18.46%) Finance
2 266 (6.68%) Banking
3 214 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 208 (5.22%) Retail
5 134 (3.37%) Marketing
6 74 (1.86%) Games
7 70 (1.76%) Front Office
8 60 (1.51%) Back Office
9 51 (1.28%) Advertising
10 44 (1.10%) Online Betting
11 42 (1.05%) Investment Banking
12 29 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 28 (0.70%) Publishing
14 27 (0.68%) Electronics
15 26 (0.65%) Legal
16 25 (0.63%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.60%) Law
18 13 (0.33%) Local Government
19 12 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
20 11 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2666 (66.95%) Developer
2 892 (22.40%) Java Developer
3 615 (15.44%) Senior Developer
4 366 (9.19%) .NET Developer
5 357 (8.97%) Architect
6 352 (8.84%) C# Developer
7 308 (7.73%) Software Developer
8 265 (6.65%) Software Engineer
9 252 (6.33%) PHP Developer
10 251 (6.30%) Senior Java Developer
11 209 (5.25%) Analyst
12 195 (4.90%) C# .NET Developer
13 193 (4.85%) Web Developer
14 159 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
15 138 (3.47%) Consultant
16 135 (3.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 117 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
18 116 (2.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 109 (2.74%) Lead Developer
20 97 (2.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2335 (58.64%) Web Services
2 2023 (50.80%) XML
3 1902 (47.76%) REST
4 1600 (40.18%) HTML
5 1384 (34.76%) .NET
6 1304 (32.75%) CSS
7 940 (23.61%) jQuery
8 872 (21.90%) Spring
9 808 (20.29%) JSON
10 727 (18.26%) ASP.NET
11 668 (16.78%) J2EE
12 634 (15.92%) WCF
13 621 (15.60%) Ajax
14 599 (15.04%) RESTful
15 573 (14.39%) Hibernate
16 469 (11.78%) HTML5
17 441 (11.07%) .NET Framework
18 347 (8.71%) XSLT
19 339 (8.51%) JMS
20 315 (7.91%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 352 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 331 (8.31%) Computer Science
3 219 (5.50%) Open Source
4 177 (4.45%) Mobile App
5 169 (4.24%) User Experience
6 149 (3.74%) Client/Server
7 120 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
8 82 (2.06%) N-Tier
9 71 (1.78%) Social Media
10 54 (1.36%) Grid Computing
11 52 (1.31%) Management Information System
12 49 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 48 (1.21%) Data Integration
14 42 (1.05%) Mathematics
15 39 (0.98%) Clustering
16 31 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
16 31 (0.78%) iPhone
17 30 (0.75%) W3C
17 30 (0.75%) DataPower
18 26 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 754 (18.94%) Linux
2 569 (14.29%) Windows
3 413 (10.37%) UNIX
4 226 (5.68%) Android
5 184 (4.62%) Apple iOS
6 64 (1.61%) Solaris
7 44 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (0.85%) Windows Phone
10 27 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
13 19 (0.48%) AIX
14 18 (0.45%) HPUX
15 17 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
15 17 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
16 16 (0.40%) Windows 8
17 15 (0.38%) CentOS
18 12 (0.30%) Debian
19 9 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1817 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1017 (25.54%) MVC
3 942 (23.66%) TDD
4 854 (21.45%) OO
5 615 (15.44%) Software Engineering
6 586 (14.72%) Scrum
7 573 (14.39%) SOA
8 538 (13.51%) E-Commerce
9 483 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
10 352 (8.84%) OOP
11 346 (8.69%) Unit Testing
12 322 (8.09%) BDD
13 280 (7.03%) Multithreading
14 256 (6.43%) Mentoring
15 229 (5.75%) CRM
16 208 (5.22%) UML
17 189 (4.75%) Automated Testing
18 181 (4.55%) Web Development
19 176 (4.42%) OOD
20 154 (3.87%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1946 (48.87%) Java
2 1727 (43.37%) JavaScript
3 1678 (42.14%) SQL
4 1303 (32.72%) C#
5 548 (13.76%) PHP
6 322 (8.09%) T-SQL
7 275 (6.91%) C++
8 239 (6.00%) PL/SQL
9 218 (5.47%) Python
10 161 (4.04%) Perl
11 160 (4.02%) VB.NET
12 114 (2.86%) C
13 106 (2.66%) Ruby
14 89 (2.24%) XPath
15 87 (2.18%) Scala
16 85 (2.13%) Shell Script
17 84 (2.11%) VB
18 77 (1.93%) Objective-C
19 73 (1.83%) Bash Shell
20 69 (1.73%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 619 (15.54%) Degree
2 68 (1.71%) ISEB
3 65 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 49 (1.23%) Sun Certification
5 45 (1.13%) SC Cleared
6 41 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 24 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (0.55%) OCPJP
8 22 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (0.35%) CISSP
10 13 (0.33%) OCMJD
11 12 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.30%) CCNA
12 10 (0.25%) DV Cleared
13 9 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 7 (0.18%) MCITP
15 6 (0.15%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 329 (8.26%) QA
2 24 (0.60%) SLA
3 14 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.33%) ISO 8583
5 12 (0.30%) RosettaNet
6 9 (0.23%) HL7
7 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.10%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.050%) Basel II
12 1 (0.025%) WAI
System Software
1 64 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.38%) Varnish
5 13 (0.33%) NFS
6 10 (0.25%) Docker
7 7 (0.18%) iptables
7 7 (0.18%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.13%) RACF
9 4 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.075%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.050%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.050%) Xen
11 2 (0.050%) Cygwin
11 2 (0.050%) KVM
12 1 (0.025%) HDFS
12 1 (0.025%) vSphere
12 1 (0.025%) XenApp
12 1 (0.025%) Firmware
12 1 (0.025%) NDS
Systems Management
1 45 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (0.90%) Puppet
3 16 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (0.35%) HP UCMDB
5 13 (0.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 12 (0.30%) HAProxy
7 11 (0.28%) Ansible
8 9 (0.23%) OpenNMS
8 9 (0.23%) Nagios
9 6 (0.15%) Opsview
10 5 (0.13%) CA Endevor
10 5 (0.13%) SCOM
10 5 (0.13%) OpenView
11 4 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.075%) logstash
12 3 (0.075%) Kibana
12 3 (0.075%) CA LISA
12 3 (0.075%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.075%) yum
12 3 (0.075%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 844 (21.20%) Oracle
2 730 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 167 (4.19%) IBM
4 141 (3.54%) Zend
5 125 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
6 89 (2.24%) VMware
7 66 (1.66%) SAP
8 65 (1.63%) TIBCO
9 61 (1.53%) hybris
10 59 (1.48%) Sybase
11 57 (1.43%) Sun
12 55 (1.38%) Google
13 49 (1.23%) Adobe
14 43 (1.08%) Sitecore
14 43 (1.08%) Red Hat
14 43 (1.08%) Cisco
15 38 (0.95%) Siebel
16 37 (0.93%) HP
17 31 (0.78%) Twitter
18 29 (0.73%) Apple
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lambeth, London
Spring Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + negotiable + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
AMsource Technology
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago