Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 211 140
Rank change year-on-year +37 -71 +20
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 252 195 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.79% 1.42% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.20% 3.52% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 228 178 282
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -8.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,850 £37,625
90th Percentile £87,500 £84,875 £80,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%

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 Central London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 6,007 5,547 6,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 42.64% 40.46% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5,487 4,964 5,607
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Central London

SOAP
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Central London

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Central London over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Central London

SOAP
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Central London region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
City of London +32 202 £67,500 +3.85% 41
West End of London -12 9 £36,250 -48.21% 6
City of Westminster +1 6 £80,000 +35.59%
Camden +11 4 - -
Southwark +66 2 £45,000 -30.77%
SOAP
London

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Central London region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 123 (48.81%) REST
2 106 (42.06%) Web Services
3 101 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (40.08%) RESTful
4 87 (34.52%) XML
4 87 (34.52%) Java
5 86 (34.13%) JavaScript
6 85 (33.73%) Finance
7 77 (30.56%) Microservices
8 76 (30.16%) .NET
9 75 (29.76%) C#
10 73 (28.97%) SQL
11 70 (27.78%) JSON
12 59 (23.41%) HTML
12 59 (23.41%) CSS
13 57 (22.62%) Spring
14 50 (19.84%) TDD
15 49 (19.44%) Linux
16 47 (18.65%) SQL Server
16 47 (18.65%) Microsoft
17 43 (17.06%) Salesforce.com
17 43 (17.06%) MySQL
18 40 (15.87%) Red Hat
18 40 (15.87%) Apex Code
19 37 (14.68%) Visualforce
20 36 (14.29%) Git (software)
20 36 (14.29%) API Design
20 36 (14.29%) Docker
20 36 (14.29%) Oracle
21 35 (13.89%) Web Development

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 29 (11.51%) CMS
2 21 (8.33%) Mule
3 14 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.76%) Confluence
5 10 (3.97%) IIS
6 9 (3.57%) Drupal
6 9 (3.57%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.78%) NServiceBus
7 7 (2.78%) WebLogic
8 6 (2.38%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.98%) Apache
9 5 (1.98%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.98%) Jetty
10 4 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (1.19%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.19%) WordPress
12 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.59%) Magento
3 3 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (10.32%) PaaS
4 25 (9.92%) Apigee
5 23 (9.13%) SaaS
6 21 (8.33%) Boomi
6 21 (8.33%) GitHub
7 14 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (3.57%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 6 (2.38%) Apple Pay
9 6 (2.38%) Google Pay
10 5 (1.98%) Force.com
10 5 (1.98%) npm
10 5 (1.98%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.59%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.59%) Oracle CX
11 4 (1.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 3 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.17%) HTTP
1 8 (3.17%) Skype
2 2 (0.79%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (0.79%) Internet
2 2 (0.79%) LAN
2 2 (0.79%) WAN
3 1 (0.40%) Firewall
3 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.40%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (18.65%) SQL Server
2 43 (17.06%) MySQL
3 30 (11.90%) Relational Database
4 23 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (6.75%) Big Data
7 11 (4.37%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (3.97%) NoSQL
9 8 (3.17%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.98%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.59%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.59%) SQLite
14 3 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (1.19%) Oracle OWB
14 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.94%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.75%) Selenium
4 14 (5.56%) JIRA
5 13 (5.16%) Gradle
6 12 (4.76%) NUnit
7 11 (4.37%) JUnit
7 11 (4.37%) Mockito
8 10 (3.97%) SoapUI
8 10 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (3.57%) Maven
9 9 (3.57%) Visual Studio
9 9 (3.57%) WebDriver
10 8 (3.17%) Babel
10 8 (3.17%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (3.17%) Mocha
10 8 (3.17%) Moq
10 8 (3.17%) webpack
11 7 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (2.78%) JMeter
General
1 85 (33.73%) Finance
2 25 (9.92%) Retail
3 24 (9.52%) Banking
4 19 (7.54%) Marketing
5 9 (3.57%) Law
6 5 (1.98%) Legal
7 4 (1.59%) Back Office
7 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.79%) Advertising
9 2 (0.79%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (70.24%) Developer
2 61 (24.21%) Senior Developer
3 46 (18.25%) Java Developer
4 39 (15.48%) C# Developer
5 37 (14.68%) Salesforce Developer
6 36 (14.29%) .NET Developer
7 33 (13.10%) Senior Java Developer
8 30 (11.90%) Architect
9 26 (10.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (8.33%) Integration Architect
10 21 (8.33%) SQL Developer
11 19 (7.54%) Enterprise Architect
11 19 (7.54%) PHP Developer
12 15 (5.95%) Enterprise Integration Architect
13 13 (5.16%) Senior C# Developer
14 12 (4.76%) Analyst
14 12 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
15 10 (3.97%) PHP Laravel Developer
15 10 (3.97%) Software Developer
16 9 (3.57%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (48.81%) REST
2 106 (42.06%) Web Services
3 101 (40.08%) RESTful
4 87 (34.52%) XML
5 76 (30.16%) .NET
6 70 (27.78%) JSON
7 59 (23.41%) CSS
7 59 (23.41%) HTML
8 57 (22.62%) Spring
9 37 (14.68%) Visualforce
10 35 (13.89%) Spring Boot
11 32 (12.70%) Node.js
12 28 (11.11%) jQuery
13 23 (9.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (9.13%) React
14 21 (8.33%) Apache Camel
14 21 (8.33%) HTML5
15 20 (7.94%) AngularJS
16 18 (7.14%) GraphQL
16 18 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (6.75%) Fintech
3 14 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.17%) Hedge funds
5 8 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.78%) User Experience
7 5 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.59%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.19%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.79%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.44%) Linux
2 14 (5.56%) Windows
3 9 (3.57%) Unix
4 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.19%) Android
5 3 (1.19%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (30.56%) Microservices
3 50 (19.84%) TDD
4 36 (14.29%) API Design
5 35 (13.89%) Web Development
6 33 (13.10%) OO
7 32 (12.70%) OOP
7 32 (12.70%) Scrum
8 30 (11.90%) MVC
8 30 (11.90%) Pair Programming
8 30 (11.90%) Test Automation
9 26 (10.32%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (10.32%) DevOps
9 26 (10.32%) ETL
10 23 (9.13%) Multithreading
10 23 (9.13%) SOA
11 22 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (8.33%) API Integration
13 18 (7.14%) BDD
13 18 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 87 (34.52%) Java
2 86 (34.13%) JavaScript
3 75 (29.76%) C#
4 73 (28.97%) SQL
5 40 (15.87%) Apex Code
6 24 (9.52%) PHP
7 10 (3.97%) PHP 7
7 10 (3.97%) Python
8 8 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.78%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.38%) Java 8
10 6 (2.38%) Kotlin
10 6 (2.38%) VB
11 5 (1.98%) ES6
11 5 (1.98%) Ruby
11 5 (1.98%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.98%) VBScript
12 3 (1.19%) XPath
13 2 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (5.16%) Degree
2 8 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.98%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.79%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 36 (14.29%) Docker
2 5 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.19%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (11.51%) Kubernetes
2 25 (9.92%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (2.38%) Rancher
4 3 (1.19%) Ansible
4 3 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.79%) cPanel
5 2 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 47 (18.65%) Microsoft
2 43 (17.06%) Salesforce.com
3 40 (15.87%) Red Hat
4 36 (14.29%) Oracle
5 23 (9.13%) TIBCO
6 21 (8.33%) Axway
7 19 (7.54%) Google
8 11 (4.37%) Remedy
9 4 (1.59%) Adobe
9 4 (1.59%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.59%) Nuxeo
9 4 (1.59%) VMware
10 3 (1.19%) Informatica
10 3 (1.19%) Jitterbit
11 2 (0.79%) Demandware
11 2 (0.79%) Lotus
12 1 (0.40%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 1 (0.40%) Perfecto Mobile
12 1 (0.40%) Splunk
12 1 (0.40%) Zend