Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 125 123
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -24
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 50 64 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.54% 1.70% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.14% 5.69% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 58
Birmingham median annual salary £39,674 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.48% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £32,500 £30,375
90th Percentile £68,000 £57,500 £56,625
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% -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 Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 973 1,124 1,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.97% 29.84% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 759 909 1,082
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Birmingham

SOAP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Birmingham

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 37 (74.00%) Web Services
2 29 (58.00%) XML
2 29 (58.00%) REST
3 26 (52.00%) C#
4 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
5 23 (46.00%) Java
5 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (46.00%) JSON
5 23 (46.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (42.00%) HTML
6 21 (42.00%) CSS
7 20 (40.00%) .NET
8 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
9 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
9 17 (34.00%) RESTful
10 15 (30.00%) AngularJS
11 14 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (28.00%) Visual Studio
11 14 (28.00%) SQL
11 14 (28.00%) XSLT
11 14 (28.00%) Oracle
12 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
12 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
12 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
12 13 (26.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (24.00%) Spring
13 12 (24.00%) Scrum
13 12 (24.00%) SharePoint
13 12 (24.00%) SDLC

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.00%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (12.00%) Apache
3 6 (12.00%) Apache Spark
4 4 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.00%) Anypoint
6 1 (2.00%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.00%) Mule
6 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (34.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.00%) Office 365
5 2 (4.00%) Serverless
6 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) Intranet
3 1 (2.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) DTS
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.00%) Big Data
3 6 (12.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.00%) MySQL
5 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (26.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.00%) JIRA
3 8 (16.00%) Maven
4 7 (14.00%) Selenium
4 7 (14.00%) SoapUI
5 6 (12.00%) JMeter
5 6 (12.00%) JUnit
6 4 (8.00%) DbUnit
6 4 (8.00%) jMock
6 4 (8.00%) Mockito
6 4 (8.00%) SonarQube
7 3 (6.00%) Subversion
8 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.00%) Gradle
8 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.00%) SilkTest
8 1 (2.00%) Toad
General
1 6 (12.00%) Law
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (74.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) Integration Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Backend Developer
3 10 (20.00%) ServiceNow Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
5 7 (14.00%) C# Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Development Consultant
6 6 (12.00%) Graduate
6 6 (12.00%) Graduate Consultant
6 6 (12.00%) Graduate Software Consultant
6 6 (12.00%) Software Consultant
6 6 (12.00%) Software Development Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) HTML Developer
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (74.00%) Web Services
2 29 (58.00%) REST
2 29 (58.00%) XML
3 23 (46.00%) JSON
4 21 (42.00%) CSS
4 21 (42.00%) HTML
5 20 (40.00%) .NET
6 17 (34.00%) RESTful
7 15 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 14 (28.00%) XSLT
9 12 (24.00%) Spring
10 8 (16.00%) HTML5
10 8 (16.00%) LINQ
11 7 (14.00%) J2EE
12 6 (12.00%) Ajax
12 6 (12.00%) Kafka
13 5 (10.00%) Angular 2
14 4 (8.00%) Apache Camel
14 4 (8.00%) CSS3
14 4 (8.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Internet of Things
1 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 5 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
1 5 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Linux
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (24.00%) Scrum
3 12 (24.00%) SDLC
4 11 (22.00%) Data Protection
4 11 (22.00%) SOA
4 11 (22.00%) Web Development
5 10 (20.00%) Data Transformation
5 10 (20.00%) Project Management
6 8 (16.00%) BDD
6 8 (16.00%) Commercial Awareness
6 8 (16.00%) DevOps
6 8 (16.00%) ITIL
6 8 (16.00%) Service Management
6 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (16.00%) Time Management
7 7 (14.00%) TDD
8 6 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) C#
2 24 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (46.00%) Java
4 14 (28.00%) SQL
5 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
6 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (10.00%) TypeScript
8 4 (8.00%) Python
9 2 (4.00%) Groovy
9 2 (4.00%) Perl
9 2 (4.00%) PHP
9 2 (4.00%) Ruby
9 2 (4.00%) Scala
10 1 (2.00%) ES6
10 1 (2.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) GDPR
2 6 (12.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle
2 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 6 (12.00%) Google
5 2 (4.00%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) VMware