Period
to 22 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 161 173 186
Rank change year-on-year +12 +13 -41
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 148 178 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.61% 1.73% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.15% 3.96% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 133 160 124
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,600 £44,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £87,500 £86,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,568 4,500 4,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.80% 43.64% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,172 4,093 3,793
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.16%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in the City of London

SOAP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for SOAP in the City of London

SOAP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the City of London

SOAP
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2020. 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
London Bridge - 5 £57,500 -
SOAP
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 91 (61.49%) REST
2 80 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (52.03%) Web Services
4 71 (47.97%) Finance
5 64 (43.24%) XML
5 64 (43.24%) JavaScript
6 55 (37.16%) C#
7 54 (36.49%) Git (software)
8 52 (35.14%) Scrum
9 49 (33.11%) SQL Server
10 47 (31.76%) .NET
11 42 (28.38%) JSON
12 41 (27.70%) SQL
13 40 (27.03%) Microsoft
14 39 (26.35%) MVC
14 39 (26.35%) Spring
15 38 (25.68%) RESTful
16 37 (25.00%) OWASP
16 37 (25.00%) Visual Studio
17 34 (22.97%) ASP.NET
18 33 (22.30%) XSLT
18 33 (22.30%) Internet
18 33 (22.30%) EPiServer
18 33 (22.30%) .NET Framework
18 33 (22.30%) XPath
18 33 (22.30%) SQL Server 2012
19 32 (21.62%) HTML
20 31 (20.95%) Java
21 26 (17.57%) CSS
22 25 (16.89%) Python

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 33 (22.30%) EPiServer
2 17 (11.49%) CMS
3 5 (3.38%) Mule
3 5 (3.38%) Mule ESB
4 3 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.03%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.35%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.68%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.68%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.68%) Magento
1 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.68%) R3 Corda
1 1 (0.68%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.19%) AWS
2 17 (11.49%) Azure
3 6 (4.05%) Serverless
4 5 (3.38%) Power Platform
4 5 (3.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 4 (2.70%) GitHub
5 4 (2.70%) SaaS
6 3 (2.03%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.03%) Apigee
6 3 (2.03%) Azure Stack
6 3 (2.03%) GCP
7 2 (1.35%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (1.35%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.68%) Heroku
8 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.30%) Internet
2 4 (2.70%) DNS
2 4 (2.70%) HTTP
2 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (33.11%) SQL Server
2 33 (22.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (14.19%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.73%) MySQL
7 5 (3.38%) Power BI
7 5 (3.38%) QlikView
8 4 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (2.03%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (2.03%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 3 (2.03%) MariaDB
9 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (36.49%) Git (software)
2 37 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.76%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.41%) JUnit
5 6 (4.05%) Selenium
6 5 (3.38%) JBehave
6 5 (3.38%) Maven
7 4 (2.70%) JMeter
7 4 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.03%) Subversion
8 3 (2.03%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.35%) Postman
9 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.68%) GoCD
10 1 (0.68%) JIRA
10 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
General
1 71 (47.97%) Finance
2 12 (8.11%) Marketing
3 8 (5.41%) Electronics
3 8 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.41%) Public Sector
3 8 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.05%) Banking
5 4 (2.70%) Advertising
5 4 (2.70%) Back Office
5 4 (2.70%) Legal
6 3 (2.03%) Law
7 2 (1.35%) Games
7 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (66.22%) Developer
2 45 (30.41%) C# Developer
3 33 (22.30%) .NET Developer
3 33 (22.30%) C# .NET Developer
4 25 (16.89%) Senior Developer
5 19 (12.84%) Integration Developer
6 17 (11.49%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (10.14%) Architect
8 14 (9.46%) Analyst
9 12 (8.11%) Business Analyst
9 12 (8.11%) Salesforce Developer
10 11 (7.43%) Integration Architect
10 11 (7.43%) Payments Analyst
10 11 (7.43%) Payments Business Analyst
10 11 (7.43%) SAP Architect
10 11 (7.43%) SAP Developer
10 11 (7.43%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (7.43%) Senior Business Analyst
10 11 (7.43%) Senior Payments Business Analyst
11 10 (6.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (61.49%) REST
2 77 (52.03%) Web Services
3 64 (43.24%) XML
4 47 (31.76%) .NET
5 42 (28.38%) JSON
6 39 (26.35%) Spring
7 38 (25.68%) RESTful
8 34 (22.97%) ASP.NET
9 33 (22.30%) .NET Framework
9 33 (22.30%) XSLT
10 32 (21.62%) HTML
11 26 (17.57%) CSS
12 18 (12.16%) HTML5
13 17 (11.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (10.81%) CSS3
15 15 (10.14%) JMS
15 15 (10.14%) SAML
16 13 (8.78%) IDoc
16 13 (8.78%) SAP PI
16 13 (8.78%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (2.70%) N-Tier
2 4 (2.70%) Tandem
3 3 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.68%) Bitcoin
5 1 (0.68%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (0.68%) Life Science
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Online Games
5 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.41%) Windows
2 6 (4.05%) Linux
3 5 (3.38%) Unix
4 4 (2.70%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.03%) CentOS
5 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (35.14%) Scrum
3 39 (26.35%) MVC
4 37 (25.00%) OWASP
5 19 (12.84%) User Stories
6 18 (12.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (12.16%) Fintech
6 18 (12.16%) Web Development
7 17 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (11.49%) Content Management
7 17 (11.49%) DevOps
7 17 (11.49%) ITIL
7 17 (11.49%) Sprint Planning
8 16 (10.81%) Test Automation
9 15 (10.14%) ETL
10 14 (9.46%) TDD
11 13 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (8.78%) SOA
12 12 (8.11%) Microservices
13 10 (6.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 64 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 55 (37.16%) C#
3 41 (27.70%) SQL
4 33 (22.30%) XPath
5 31 (20.95%) Java
6 25 (16.89%) Python
7 17 (11.49%) Groovy
8 12 (8.11%) PL/SQL
9 9 (6.08%) Apex Code
10 8 (5.41%) T-SQL
11 7 (4.73%) Bash Shell
12 6 (4.05%) Ruby
13 4 (2.70%) Java 8
13 4 (2.70%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.70%) VB.NET
14 3 (2.03%) Korn
14 3 (2.03%) PHP
14 3 (2.03%) PyPy
15 2 (1.35%) Scala
16 1 (0.68%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 9 (6.08%) Degree
2 4 (2.70%) CEH
2 4 (2.70%) GWAPT
2 4 (2.70%) OSCP
3 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.19%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (10.14%) Docker
2 3 (2.03%) KVM
2 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (6.76%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.70%) Ansible
3 3 (2.03%) Packer
3 3 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.68%) Rancher
Vendors
1 40 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.19%) SAP
3 19 (12.84%) MuleSoft
4 17 (11.49%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (10.81%) Oracle
6 8 (5.41%) Tableau
7 4 (2.70%) Informatica
7 4 (2.70%) Intapp
8 3 (2.03%) Cognos
8 3 (2.03%) VMware
9 2 (1.35%) Conga
9 2 (1.35%) Google
9 2 (1.35%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.68%) CA
10 1 (0.68%) DocuSign
10 1 (0.68%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.68%) Marketo
10 1 (0.68%) Okta
10 1 (0.68%) Ping Identity
10 1 (0.68%) Workday