Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 106 143
Rank change year-on-year -36 +37 -12
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 44 96 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.24% 2.52% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.16% 7.60% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 32 79 62
Birmingham median annual salary £39,837 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.13% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,250 £32,750 £27,625
90th Percentile £69,125 £65,000 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.13% +6.67% -14.77%

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 1,058 1,263 1,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.76% 33.15% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 860 1,065 1,195
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,475 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £64,500 £62,000
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% -2.50% +6.67%

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 25 (56.82%) Web Services
1 25 (56.82%) XML
2 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) REST
3 20 (45.45%) Java
3 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 18 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
5 17 (38.64%) HTML
5 17 (38.64%) CSS
6 15 (34.09%) SQL
6 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
6 15 (34.09%) SDLC
7 14 (31.82%) DevOps
7 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (29.55%) RESTful
9 12 (27.27%) Kafka
9 12 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (27.27%) Finance
9 12 (27.27%) JSON
10 11 (25.00%) Maven
10 11 (25.00%) Apache
10 11 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 11 (25.00%) HTML5
10 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
11 10 (22.73%) Project Management
11 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering

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 11 (25.00%) Apache
2 6 (13.64%) Apache Spark
3 5 (11.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Apache Solr
4 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (6.82%) Anypoint
5 3 (6.82%) Confluence
5 3 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.27%) Mule
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (9.09%) Office 365
5 3 (6.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Extranet
2 4 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 7 (15.91%) Hadoop
5 6 (13.64%) Big Data
6 5 (11.36%) MySQL
7 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
8 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.27%) DB2
8 1 (2.27%) Hazelcast
8 1 (2.27%) HBase
8 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (25.00%) Maven
2 7 (15.91%) JMeter
2 7 (15.91%) Selenium
2 7 (15.91%) SoapUI
2 7 (15.91%) SonarQube
3 6 (13.64%) JIRA
3 6 (13.64%) TeamCity
4 5 (11.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (11.36%) Grunt
5 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.82%) JUnit
6 3 (6.82%) Mockito
7 2 (4.55%) DbUnit
7 2 (4.55%) jMock
7 2 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (4.55%) Subversion
8 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.27%) LoadUI
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Publishing
3 6 (13.64%) Law
4 5 (11.36%) Marketing
5 3 (6.82%) Retail
6 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Consultant
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Development Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Graduate
4 6 (13.64%) Graduate Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Graduate Software Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Software Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Software Development Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Support Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (56.82%) Web Services
1 25 (56.82%) XML
2 22 (50.00%) REST
3 17 (38.64%) CSS
3 17 (38.64%) HTML
4 13 (29.55%) RESTful
5 12 (27.27%) JSON
5 12 (27.27%) Kafka
6 11 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (25.00%) HTML5
7 9 (20.45%) XHTML
8 8 (18.18%) .NET
8 8 (18.18%) Middleware
9 7 (15.91%) Ajax
9 7 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (13.64%) CSS3
10 6 (13.64%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (13.64%) jQuery
10 6 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (13.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Client/Server
1 5 (11.36%) Replication
1 5 (11.36%) Social Media
1 5 (11.36%) Taxonomies
2 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.82%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows 10
2 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
2 6 (13.64%) Windows 8
2 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) SDLC
3 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (31.82%) DevOps
4 12 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (22.73%) Project Management
5 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 9 (20.45%) Decision-Making
6 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
6 9 (20.45%) Scrum
7 8 (18.18%) TDD
8 7 (15.91%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (15.91%) ITIL
8 7 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (13.64%) BDD
9 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
9 6 (13.64%) Business Transformation
9 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (13.64%) Data Science
9 6 (13.64%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Java
1 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.09%) SQL
3 8 (18.18%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) Java 8
4 6 (13.64%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) Groovy
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
5 3 (6.82%) Scala
6 2 (4.55%) ABAP
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.36%) Docker
2 5 (11.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Google
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) Adobe
3 5 (11.36%) hybris
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) MuleSoft
4 3 (6.82%) SAP
5 2 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow