Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 202 159
Rank change year-on-year +31 -43 +19
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 259 176 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.83% 1.42% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% 3.53% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 241 159 285
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.04% -4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,000 £80,000
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - -

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 6,085 4,984 6,540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 43.03% 40.10% 41.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,524 4,492 5,990
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £39,150 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £91,950 £90,000 £85,000
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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +25 208 £70,000 +7.69% 43
West End of London -8 10 £45,000 -33.33% 7
City of Westminster +14 4 £80,000 +35.59%
Camden - 4 - -
Southwark -12 2 £45,000 -33.33%
SOAP
London

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 165 (63.71%) REST
2 115 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (42.08%) Web Services
4 102 (39.38%) JavaScript
5 91 (35.14%) C#
6 90 (34.75%) .NET
7 81 (31.27%) XML
8 73 (28.19%) SQL
9 72 (27.80%) Java
10 71 (27.41%) JSON
11 69 (26.64%) RESTful
12 68 (26.25%) HTML
12 68 (26.25%) SQL Server
13 64 (24.71%) CSS
13 64 (24.71%) Microservices
14 60 (23.17%) Finance
15 59 (22.78%) TDD
16 55 (21.24%) Web Development
17 48 (18.53%) Microsoft
18 46 (17.76%) Spring
19 44 (16.99%) Node.js
20 43 (16.60%) OO
21 42 (16.22%) Git (software)
22 41 (15.83%) Salesforce.com
23 38 (14.67%) AngularJS
24 37 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
24 37 (14.29%) Apex Code
25 35 (13.51%) Linux
25 35 (13.51%) SOA
25 35 (13.51%) Continuous Integration

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 23 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.34%) Confluence
2 19 (7.34%) NServiceBus
3 18 (6.95%) CMS
4 17 (6.56%) Mule
5 16 (6.18%) IIS
6 10 (3.86%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.47%) Drupal
8 7 (2.70%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.70%) WebSphere
9 6 (2.32%) Apache Spark
9 6 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.93%) Jetty
11 4 (1.54%) Apache
11 4 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.16%) WordPress
13 2 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.32%) Magento
2 5 (1.93%) MetaTrader
3 4 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.49%) PaaS
3 19 (7.34%) SaaS
4 17 (6.56%) Boomi
4 17 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (5.02%) GitHub
6 11 (4.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (2.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 5 (1.93%) Force.com
8 5 (1.93%) npm
8 5 (1.93%) NuGet
9 4 (1.54%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.54%) Oracle CX
10 3 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.16%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 3 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.77%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.41%) Skype
2 7 (2.70%) Internet
3 6 (2.32%) HTTP
4 5 (1.93%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.39%) Firewall
5 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 34 (13.13%) MySQL
3 27 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 27 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (8.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (6.18%) Big Data
6 12 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (3.86%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (3.09%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.70%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.93%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.54%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.54%) SQLite
13 3 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (1.16%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 42 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (10.04%) NUnit
4 22 (8.49%) JIRA
5 21 (8.11%) Jenkins
6 19 (7.34%) Babel
6 19 (7.34%) Karma Test Runner
6 19 (7.34%) Mocha
6 19 (7.34%) Moq
6 19 (7.34%) webpack
7 18 (6.95%) Selenium
8 17 (6.56%) Maven
9 16 (6.18%) Visual Studio
10 14 (5.41%) Gradle
11 13 (5.02%) Ant
12 11 (4.25%) TeamCity
13 10 (3.86%) JUnit
13 10 (3.86%) Mockito
13 10 (3.86%) SoapUI
14 9 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 60 (23.17%) Finance
2 24 (9.27%) Banking
3 15 (5.79%) Retail
4 13 (5.02%) Marketing
5 11 (4.25%) Law
6 7 (2.70%) Legal
6 7 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.54%) Back Office
8 3 (1.16%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.16%) Games
8 3 (1.16%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 180 (69.50%) Developer
2 60 (23.17%) Senior Developer
3 50 (19.31%) C# Developer
4 36 (13.90%) .NET Developer
5 35 (13.51%) Salesforce Developer
6 32 (12.36%) Java Developer
7 29 (11.20%) Senior C# Developer
8 26 (10.04%) SQL Developer
9 25 (9.65%) Architect
10 23 (8.88%) JavaScript Developer
11 20 (7.72%) Integration Architect
11 20 (7.72%) Senior Java Developer
11 20 (7.72%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 19 (7.34%) Enterprise Architect
13 18 (6.95%) C# .NET Developer
14 17 (6.56%) Analyst
15 16 (6.18%) Enterprise Integration Architect
16 15 (5.79%) Lead Developer
17 13 (5.02%) PHP Developer
18 12 (4.63%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (63.71%) REST
2 109 (42.08%) Web Services
3 90 (34.75%) .NET
4 81 (31.27%) XML
5 71 (27.41%) JSON
6 69 (26.64%) RESTful
7 68 (26.25%) HTML
8 64 (24.71%) CSS
9 46 (17.76%) Spring
10 44 (16.99%) Node.js
11 38 (14.67%) AngularJS
12 33 (12.74%) Visualforce
13 30 (11.58%) React
14 29 (11.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 29 (11.20%) Mason
15 27 (10.42%) .NET Framework
16 23 (8.88%) Spring Boot
17 22 (8.49%) jQuery
17 22 (8.49%) Redux
18 19 (7.34%) Enzyme
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.18%) Fintech
4 15 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (5.02%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.86%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (3.09%) User Experience
8 6 (2.32%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.32%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.93%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.16%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.77%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.51%) Linux
2 12 (4.63%) Windows
3 5 (1.93%) Android
3 5 (1.93%) CentOS
3 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.54%) Unix
5 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.16%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (24.71%) Microservices
3 59 (22.78%) TDD
4 55 (21.24%) Web Development
5 43 (16.60%) OO
6 35 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (13.51%) SOA
7 34 (13.13%) SOLID
8 32 (12.36%) DevOps
9 31 (11.97%) MVC
10 30 (11.58%) API Integration
10 30 (11.58%) Scrum
11 29 (11.20%) Test Automation
11 29 (11.20%) Unit Testing
12 26 (10.04%) API Design
13 25 (9.65%) Configuration Management
14 24 (9.27%) Change Management
14 24 (9.27%) User Stories
15 23 (8.88%) Multithreading
16 21 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 102 (39.38%) JavaScript
2 91 (35.14%) C#
3 73 (28.19%) SQL
4 72 (27.80%) Java
5 37 (14.29%) Apex Code
6 18 (6.95%) PHP
7 15 (5.79%) Python
8 12 (4.63%) VB
9 11 (4.25%) VBScript
10 9 (3.47%) Java 8
10 9 (3.47%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.70%) Kotlin
11 7 (2.70%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.32%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.32%) ES6
12 6 (2.32%) Perl
12 6 (2.32%) PHP 7
13 5 (1.93%) Groovy
13 5 (1.93%) Ruby
13 5 (1.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (5.41%) Degree
2 10 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.81%) QA
2 7 (2.70%) GCP
3 2 (0.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (10.42%) Docker
2 6 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (6.95%) Kubernetes
2 15 (5.79%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (2.32%) Rancher
4 5 (1.93%) Kibana
4 5 (1.93%) logstash
4 5 (1.93%) Perfmon
5 3 (1.16%) Ansible
6 2 (0.77%) cPanel
6 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (18.53%) Microsoft
2 41 (15.83%) Salesforce.com
3 32 (12.36%) Oracle
4 27 (10.42%) Apigee
5 26 (10.04%) Red Hat
6 24 (9.27%) TIBCO
7 23 (8.88%) Google
8 17 (6.56%) Axway
9 7 (2.70%) Remedy
10 6 (2.32%) VMware
11 5 (1.93%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.54%) MuleSoft
13 3 (1.16%) Informatica
14 2 (0.77%) Adobe
14 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
14 2 (0.77%) Demandware
14 2 (0.77%) Lotus
15 1 (0.39%) Splunk
15 1 (0.39%) Tableau
15 1 (0.39%) Zend