Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 155 117
Rank change year-on-year +21 -38 +45
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 128 169 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.05% 1.95% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 6.15% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 119 151 234
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,912 £36,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,050 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +13.10%

SOAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2242 2747 3450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 35.96% 31.73% 31.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1913 2356 2926
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,728
% change year-on-year - +2.91% +9.32%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Berkshire

SOAP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOAP in Berkshire.

Salary trend for SOAP in Berkshire

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Berkshire

SOAP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +65 69 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Newbury -17 18 £41,500 -12.63% 2
Maidenhead +6 9 £45,000 -30.77% 1
Bracknell -1 9 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Slough +4 8 £60,000 +11.63%
Wokingham -9 2 £33,011 -42.59%
Windsor +13 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 85 (66.41%) Java
2 83 (64.84%) Web Services
3 72 (56.25%) SQL
4 62 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (41.41%) REST
6 49 (38.28%) JavaScript
7 48 (37.50%) Degree
8 45 (35.16%) C#
9 42 (32.81%) Test Automation
10 37 (28.91%) Computer Science
11 36 (28.13%) XML
12 34 (26.56%) Linux
13 31 (24.22%) SQL Server
13 31 (24.22%) AngularJS
13 31 (24.22%) Computer Science Degree
14 30 (23.44%) HTML
14 30 (23.44%) CSS
14 30 (23.44%) Scrum
14 30 (23.44%) Spring
14 30 (23.44%) Selenium
14 30 (23.44%) Git (software)
15 28 (21.88%) OO
15 28 (21.88%) SOA
16 26 (20.31%) .NET
17 25 (19.53%) JSON
18 24 (18.75%) QA
18 24 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (18.75%) TDD
18 24 (18.75%) SoapUI
19 23 (17.97%) Microservices

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.94%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.03%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.69%) Apache
3 6 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.91%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.13%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.13%) JBoss
5 4 (3.13%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.34%) Apache Pig
6 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.56%) IIS
8 1 (0.78%) Confluence
8 1 (0.78%) Drupal
8 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 9 (7.03%) SAP ERP
1 9 (7.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (3.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.03%) Force.com
3 7 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.47%) SaaS
4 3 (2.34%) Boomi
5 2 (1.56%) Serverless
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.78%) npm
6 1 (0.78%) Office 365
6 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.81%) HTTP
2 6 (4.69%) Internet
2 6 (4.69%) SSL
3 4 (3.13%) Firewall
3 4 (3.13%) FTP
4 2 (1.56%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.56%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.56%) LAN
4 2 (1.56%) NAS
4 2 (1.56%) SAN
4 2 (1.56%) WAN
5 1 (0.78%) DSL
5 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.22%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.28%) MySQL
3 12 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 11 (8.59%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.03%) SQLPlus
6 6 (4.69%) Big Data
6 6 (4.69%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.91%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.91%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.13%) MariaDB
8 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.34%) HBase
9 3 (2.34%) Redis
9 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.78%) ArangoDB
11 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (23.44%) Git (software)
1 30 (23.44%) Selenium
2 24 (18.75%) SoapUI
3 17 (13.28%) LoadRunner
4 16 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 14 (10.94%) IntelliJ
5 14 (10.94%) Maven
6 13 (10.16%) Eclipse
6 13 (10.16%) HP UFT
6 13 (10.16%) NetBeans
7 11 (8.59%) Jenkins
7 11 (8.59%) JIRA
7 11 (8.59%) JUnit
7 11 (8.59%) Subversion
8 10 (7.81%) Cucumber
9 9 (7.03%) eggPlant
9 9 (7.03%) LoadUI
9 9 (7.03%) SpecFlow
9 9 (7.03%) TestNG
9 9 (7.03%) Toad
General
1 20 (15.63%) Finance
2 14 (10.94%) Retail
3 9 (7.03%) Publishing
4 5 (3.91%) Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.56%) Advertising
6 2 (1.56%) Back Office
6 2 (1.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (53.91%) Developer
2 34 (26.56%) Java Developer
3 20 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 18 (14.06%) .NET Developer
5 14 (10.94%) Architect
6 13 (10.16%) Analyst
6 13 (10.16%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (10.16%) Web Developer
7 11 (8.59%) Test Analyst
8 10 (7.81%) PHP Developer
8 10 (7.81%) Software Developer
9 9 (7.03%) SAP Analyst
9 9 (7.03%) SAP Test Analyst
10 8 (6.25%) Senior Software Tester
10 8 (6.25%) Senior Tester
10 8 (6.25%) Software Tester
10 8 (6.25%) Tester
11 7 (5.47%) .NET Software Developer
11 7 (5.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (5.47%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (64.84%) Web Services
2 53 (41.41%) REST
3 36 (28.13%) XML
4 31 (24.22%) AngularJS
5 30 (23.44%) CSS
5 30 (23.44%) HTML
5 30 (23.44%) Spring
6 26 (20.31%) .NET
7 25 (19.53%) JSON
8 23 (17.97%) jQuery
9 20 (15.63%) RESTful
10 19 (14.84%) ASP.NET
11 16 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 13 (10.16%) WCF
13 12 (9.38%) Node.js
14 11 (8.59%) Java EE
15 10 (7.81%) Ajax
15 10 (7.81%) J2EE
15 10 (7.81%) JMS
15 10 (7.81%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.91%) Computer Science
2 17 (13.28%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.25%) N-Tier
5 7 (5.47%) Fintech
5 7 (5.47%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.47%) Mobile App
6 5 (3.91%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.78%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.56%) Linux
2 22 (17.19%) Windows
3 16 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (1.56%) AIX
4 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (32.81%) Test Automation
3 30 (23.44%) Scrum
4 28 (21.88%) OO
4 28 (21.88%) SOA
5 24 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (18.75%) TDD
6 23 (17.97%) Microservices
6 23 (17.97%) MVC
7 22 (17.19%) Software Engineering
7 22 (17.19%) Web Development
8 20 (15.63%) BDD
9 18 (14.06%) SDLC
10 17 (13.28%) CRM
10 17 (13.28%) Test Scripting
10 17 (13.28%) Test Strategy
11 16 (12.50%) ETL
11 16 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 16 (12.50%) Test Management
11 16 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (66.41%) Java
2 72 (56.25%) SQL
3 49 (38.28%) JavaScript
4 45 (35.16%) C#
5 16 (12.50%) PHP
5 16 (12.50%) Python
6 14 (10.94%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.03%) Perl
8 6 (4.69%) Apex Code
8 6 (4.69%) Scala
9 5 (3.91%) BeanShell
10 4 (3.13%) XPath
10 4 (3.13%) XQuery
11 2 (1.56%) C++
11 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.56%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.78%) Groovy
12 1 (0.78%) Ruby
12 1 (0.78%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 48 (37.50%) Degree
2 31 (24.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (10.94%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.13%) Master's Degree
5 3 (2.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.03%) Docker
1 9 (7.03%) HDFS
2 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (7.03%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.78%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.78%) Kibana
4 1 (0.78%) logstash
Vendors
1 21 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.94%) HP
3 10 (7.81%) IBM
4 9 (7.03%) SAP
5 8 (6.25%) Oracle
6 7 (5.47%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.13%) BEA
7 4 (3.13%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.34%) Dell
9 2 (1.56%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.56%) Cisco
9 2 (1.56%) F5
9 2 (1.56%) Nokia
9 2 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.56%) VMware
9 2 (1.56%) Zend
10 1 (0.78%) Google
10 1 (0.78%) Xamarin