Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 135 120
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 +27
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 141 164 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.15% 2.08% 2.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.00% 6.48% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 133 146 234
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £31,400 £36,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,850 £72,500 £72,625
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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 2,349 2,530 3,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 35.90% 32.05% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,033 2,148 2,880
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £68,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +46 69 £45,000 -21.74% 8
Newbury -17 19 £40,500 -14.74% 1
Bracknell -4 16 £66,750 +37.63% 2
Maidenhead -6 15 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Slough +9 10 £52,500 -19.23% 4
Wokingham -15 2 £33,011 -42.59% 1
Windsor +11 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 98 (69.50%) Web Services
2 94 (66.67%) SQL
3 76 (53.90%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (48.94%) Java
5 58 (41.13%) JavaScript
6 56 (39.72%) REST
7 50 (35.46%) C#
8 49 (34.75%) Linux
9 48 (34.04%) CSS
10 46 (32.62%) HTML
10 46 (32.62%) Degree
11 45 (31.91%) XML
12 43 (30.50%) SQL Server
12 43 (30.50%) MVC
13 39 (27.66%) AngularJS
14 38 (26.95%) Computer Science
15 37 (26.24%) Scrum
15 37 (26.24%) Git (software)
16 36 (25.53%) Test Automation
16 36 (25.53%) SOA
16 36 (25.53%) OO
17 35 (24.82%) jQuery
18 34 (24.11%) MySQL
19 33 (23.40%) .NET
19 33 (23.40%) JSON
20 30 (21.28%) Microsoft
20 30 (21.28%) Computer Science Degree
21 29 (20.57%) Spring
22 28 (19.86%) Finance
22 28 (19.86%) PHP

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 (9.93%) Tomcat
2 12 (8.51%) Apache
2 12 (8.51%) Apache Spark
3 11 (7.80%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.26%) Apache Pig
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.84%) Apache Solr
5 4 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.84%) IIS
5 4 (2.84%) JBoss
5 4 (2.84%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.42%) Confluence
8 1 (0.71%) Drupal
8 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.71%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) SAP ERP
1 5 (3.55%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (2.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.42%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.09%) Force.com
2 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.26%) SaaS
4 5 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.84%) npm
6 3 (2.13%) GitHub
7 2 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.42%) iPaaS
7 2 (1.42%) Serverless
8 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.71%) Office 365
8 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.67%) SSL
2 7 (4.96%) HTTP
3 6 (4.26%) Firewall
4 5 (3.55%) Internet
5 4 (2.84%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.42%) DNS
6 2 (1.42%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.42%) LAN
6 2 (1.42%) NAS
6 2 (1.42%) SAN
6 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.42%) WAN
7 1 (0.71%) DSL
7 1 (0.71%) FTP
7 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.50%) SQL Server
2 34 (24.11%) MySQL
3 15 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 14 (9.93%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.38%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.26%) Big Data
7 6 (4.26%) HBase
7 6 (4.26%) MariaDB
8 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.55%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.55%) SQLPlus
9 3 (2.13%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 37 (26.24%) Git (software)
2 24 (17.02%) Selenium
3 20 (14.18%) SoapUI
4 13 (9.22%) Maven
4 13 (9.22%) Subversion
4 13 (9.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (9.22%) Visual Studio
5 12 (8.51%) Eclipse
6 11 (7.80%) Jenkins
6 11 (7.80%) LoadRunner
6 11 (7.80%) SpecFlow
7 10 (7.09%) JIRA
7 10 (7.09%) NetBeans
7 10 (7.09%) WebDriver
8 9 (6.38%) HP UFT
8 9 (6.38%) IntelliJ
9 7 (4.96%) Ant
10 6 (4.26%) Bitbucket
10 6 (4.26%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.55%) eggPlant
General
1 28 (19.86%) Finance
2 18 (12.77%) Retail
3 6 (4.26%) Back Office
3 6 (4.26%) Billing
4 5 (3.55%) Publishing
5 4 (2.84%) Banking
5 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.13%) Marketing
7 2 (1.42%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (69.50%) Developer
2 38 (26.95%) Java Developer
3 27 (19.15%) Senior Developer
4 24 (17.02%) .NET Developer
5 23 (16.31%) PHP Developer
6 16 (11.35%) Web Developer
7 15 (10.64%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (9.93%) PHP Web Developer
9 11 (7.80%) Architect
10 10 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (7.09%) C# Developer
10 10 (7.09%) Senior Software Tester
10 10 (7.09%) Senior Tester
10 10 (7.09%) Software Tester
10 10 (7.09%) Tester
11 9 (6.38%) Analyst
11 9 (6.38%) Principal .NET Developer
11 9 (6.38%) Principal Developer
12 7 (4.96%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (69.50%) Web Services
2 56 (39.72%) REST
3 48 (34.04%) CSS
4 46 (32.62%) HTML
5 45 (31.91%) XML
6 39 (27.66%) AngularJS
7 35 (24.82%) jQuery
8 33 (23.40%) .NET
8 33 (23.40%) JSON
9 29 (20.57%) Spring
10 26 (18.44%) ASP.NET
11 25 (17.73%) RESTful
12 20 (14.18%) Laravel
13 19 (13.48%) Node.js
14 18 (12.77%) .NET Framework
15 14 (9.93%) Symfony
15 14 (9.93%) WCF
15 14 (9.93%) WPF
16 13 (9.22%) Ajax
16 13 (9.22%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 38 (26.95%) Computer Science
2 24 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.96%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.26%) Fintech
7 5 (3.55%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (3.55%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.84%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.13%) Data Structures
9 3 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (2.13%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.13%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.42%) User Experience
11 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (34.75%) Linux
2 23 (16.31%) Windows
3 15 (10.64%) Unix
4 4 (2.84%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.42%) AIX
5 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (53.90%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.50%) MVC
3 37 (26.24%) Scrum
4 36 (25.53%) OO
4 36 (25.53%) SOA
4 36 (25.53%) Test Automation
5 27 (19.15%) Microservices
6 25 (17.73%) Software Engineering
6 25 (17.73%) Web Development
7 23 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (12.77%) ETL
8 18 (12.77%) SDLC
8 18 (12.77%) TDD
9 16 (11.35%) Multithreading
9 16 (11.35%) OOP
10 15 (10.64%) CRM
10 15 (10.64%) Unit Testing
10 15 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (9.22%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (66.67%) SQL
2 69 (48.94%) Java
3 58 (41.13%) JavaScript
4 50 (35.46%) C#
5 28 (19.86%) PHP
6 26 (18.44%) Python
7 20 (14.18%) T-SQL
8 14 (9.93%) Perl
9 12 (8.51%) XPath
10 9 (6.38%) XQuery
11 6 (4.26%) Apex Code
11 6 (4.26%) Scala
12 3 (2.13%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 2 (1.42%) C
13 2 (1.42%) C++
13 2 (1.42%) SOQL
13 2 (1.42%) SOSL
13 2 (1.42%) VB
13 2 (1.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (32.62%) Degree
2 30 (21.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (9.22%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.55%) Master's Degree
5 3 (2.13%) ISEB
5 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.31%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.51%) HDFS
2 7 (4.96%) Docker
3 3 (2.13%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.38%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (5.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.13%) Oozie
5 1 (0.71%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.71%) Kibana
5 1 (0.71%) logstash
Vendors
1 30 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.51%) Oracle
3 10 (7.09%) HP
4 6 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (4.26%) Zend
5 5 (3.55%) IBM
5 5 (3.55%) SAP
6 3 (2.13%) Capita
6 3 (2.13%) Kofax
6 3 (2.13%) Perforce
6 3 (2.13%) Tableau
7 2 (1.42%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.42%) Cisco
7 2 (1.42%) F5
7 2 (1.42%) Google
7 2 (1.42%) Jitterbit
7 2 (1.42%) Nokia
7 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.42%) Sybase
7 2 (1.42%) VMware