Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 139 145
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 -23
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 106 118 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.70% 1.94% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.64% 5.40% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 81 107 154
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,575 £36,975
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -

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 2,285 2,184 2,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.58% 35.85% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,977 1,862 2,375
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,000 £68,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 2018. 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 -11 44 £53,750 -2.27% 4
Newbury +21 23 £47,250 -5.50% 3
Slough +3 16 £75,000 +15.38% 2
Maidenhead -34 10 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Bracknell -6 6 £35,000 -38.60% 1
Wokingham +6 4 £57,500 +74.18%
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 78 (73.58%) REST
2 64 (60.38%) Web Services
3 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (50.00%) Java
5 46 (43.40%) .NET
6 42 (39.62%) XML
7 41 (38.68%) C#
8 38 (35.85%) JavaScript
9 36 (33.96%) Microsoft
10 32 (30.19%) SQL
11 31 (29.25%) Scrum
12 28 (26.42%) SQL Server
12 28 (26.42%) Git (software)
13 27 (25.47%) HTML
13 27 (25.47%) Salesforce.com
14 26 (24.53%) Oracle
15 25 (23.58%) JSON
15 25 (23.58%) QA
16 23 (21.70%) RESTful
17 21 (19.81%) MVC
18 20 (18.87%) CSS
18 20 (18.87%) .NET Framework
19 18 (16.98%) JIRA
19 18 (16.98%) Spring
19 18 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
20 17 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
20 17 (16.04%) OO
20 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
20 17 (16.04%) AngularJS
21 16 (15.09%) DevOps

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 12 (11.32%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.43%) Anypoint
2 10 (9.43%) Confluence
2 10 (9.43%) Mule
2 10 (9.43%) Mule ESB
3 8 (7.55%) Apache
4 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.77%) JBoss
5 4 (3.77%) nginx
5 4 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.83%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.83%) IIS
6 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.89%) CMS
7 2 (1.89%) Drupal
7 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.89%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.89%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (3.77%) Sage 200
1 4 (3.77%) Scribe Insight
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.94%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.94%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.55%) Azure Functions
3 8 (7.55%) iPaaS
3 8 (7.55%) SaaS
3 8 (7.55%) Serverless
4 6 (5.66%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (4.72%) GitHub
5 5 (4.72%) Office 365
6 4 (3.77%) Scribe Online
7 2 (1.89%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.89%) npm
8 1 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.94%) Google Play
8 1 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.94%) iTunes
8 1 (0.94%) Mailgun
8 1 (0.94%) PaaS
8 1 (0.94%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) HTTP
2 3 (2.83%) Network Security
2 3 (2.83%) SSL
3 2 (1.89%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.94%) DNS
4 1 (0.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.72%) Power BI
5 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.83%) Big Data
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.89%) Adabas
7 2 (1.89%) MySQL
8 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.98%) JIRA
3 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
4 16 (15.09%) JUnit
4 16 (15.09%) Maven
5 15 (14.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (14.15%) Visual Studio
6 14 (13.21%) Eclipse
6 14 (13.21%) Mockito
7 13 (12.26%) Selenium
8 12 (11.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (9.43%) IntelliJ
10 8 (7.55%) NUnit
11 7 (6.60%) Robot Framework
11 7 (6.60%) Subversion
12 5 (4.72%) Gradle
13 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
13 4 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (3.77%) SpecFlow
14 3 (2.83%) JMeter
General
1 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.77%) Back Office
3 3 (2.83%) Automotive
3 3 (2.83%) Banking
3 3 (2.83%) Finance
4 1 (0.94%) Electronics
4 1 (0.94%) Legal
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (60.38%) Developer
2 19 (17.92%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.98%) Architect
4 13 (12.26%) Lead Developer
5 12 (11.32%) C# Developer
5 12 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (10.38%) Software Developer
7 10 (9.43%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Development Manager
9 7 (6.60%) .NET Development Manager
9 7 (6.60%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Integration Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Consultant
10 6 (5.66%) Lead Architect
10 6 (5.66%) MuleSoft Architect
10 6 (5.66%) MuleSoft Developer
11 5 (4.72%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (3.77%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (73.58%) REST
2 64 (60.38%) Web Services
3 46 (43.40%) .NET
4 42 (39.62%) XML
5 27 (25.47%) HTML
6 25 (23.58%) JSON
7 23 (21.70%) RESTful
8 20 (18.87%) .NET Framework
8 20 (18.87%) CSS
9 18 (16.98%) Spring
10 17 (16.04%) AngularJS
11 16 (15.09%) ASP.NET
12 15 (14.15%) jQuery
13 14 (13.21%) Middleware
14 12 (11.32%) RAML
15 10 (9.43%) ActiveMQ
15 10 (9.43%) WCF
16 9 (8.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (8.49%) WSDL
17 8 (7.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Mobile App
2 11 (10.38%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.66%) User Experience
5 4 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.83%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.83%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.94%) Fintech
8 1 (0.94%) Robotics
8 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.21%) Linux
2 13 (12.26%) Android
2 13 (12.26%) Unix
3 10 (9.43%) Apple iOS
4 9 (8.49%) Windows
5 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.25%) Scrum
3 21 (19.81%) MVC
4 17 (16.04%) OO
5 16 (15.09%) DevOps
5 16 (15.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 16 (15.09%) Test Automation
5 16 (15.09%) Unit Testing
6 15 (14.15%) Mentoring
6 15 (14.15%) Migration
7 13 (12.26%) Customer Requirements
8 12 (11.32%) TOGAF
9 11 (10.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (10.38%) ERP
9 11 (10.38%) IT Strategy
9 11 (10.38%) MVVM
9 11 (10.38%) TDD
9 11 (10.38%) Zachman Framework
10 10 (9.43%) Android Development
10 10 (9.43%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 53 (50.00%) Java
2 41 (38.68%) C#
3 38 (35.85%) JavaScript
4 32 (30.19%) SQL
5 13 (12.26%) T-SQL
6 11 (10.38%) Java 8
7 6 (5.66%) Apple Swift
7 6 (5.66%) C++
7 6 (5.66%) Objective-C
7 6 (5.66%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.72%) Python
9 4 (3.77%) C
10 3 (2.83%) Korn
11 2 (1.89%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.89%) Natural
11 2 (1.89%) PHP
11 2 (1.89%) RPG
11 2 (1.89%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Degree
2 7 (6.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.83%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.94%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.58%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) GDPR
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) CloudHub
2 2 (1.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 27 (25.47%) Salesforce.com
3 26 (24.53%) Oracle
4 14 (13.21%) IBM
5 13 (12.26%) SAP
6 12 (11.32%) MuleSoft
7 9 (8.49%) Xamarin
8 4 (3.77%) Citrix
8 4 (3.77%) Sage
8 4 (3.77%) ServiceNow
8 4 (3.77%) Tableau
8 4 (3.77%) Twitter
8 4 (3.77%) VMware
9 3 (2.83%) Google
9 3 (2.83%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.89%) Adobe
10 2 (1.89%) webMethods
11 1 (0.94%) Apple
11 1 (0.94%) hybris
11 1 (0.94%) Sybase