Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 191 157
Rank change year-on-year +30 -34 +20
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 212 146 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.91% 1.44% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.39% 3.62% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 198 128 203
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £41,400
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -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 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 4,829 4,030 5,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.60% 39.67% 41.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4,383 3,621 4,675
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £85,000
Central 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 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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 139 (65.57%) REST
2 75 (35.38%) Web Services
3 72 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (31.60%) JavaScript
5 65 (30.66%) Java
6 63 (29.72%) SQL
6 63 (29.72%) XML
7 59 (27.83%) .NET
7 59 (27.83%) JSON
8 57 (26.89%) C#
8 57 (26.89%) Microservices
9 55 (25.94%) Finance
10 54 (25.47%) SQL Server
11 45 (21.23%) RESTful
12 39 (18.40%) Spring
13 38 (17.92%) Salesforce.com
14 37 (17.45%) Apex Code
15 35 (16.51%) HTML
16 33 (15.57%) CSS
16 33 (15.57%) Microsoft
16 33 (15.57%) Web Development
16 33 (15.57%) Visualforce
17 32 (15.09%) Git (software)
17 32 (15.09%) Linux
18 30 (14.15%) DevOps
19 29 (13.68%) Mason
20 28 (13.21%) QA
20 28 (13.21%) Oracle
21 27 (12.74%) OO
21 27 (12.74%) .NET Framework

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 19 (8.96%) NServiceBus
2 17 (8.02%) Mule
3 13 (6.13%) CMS
4 12 (5.66%) IIS
5 11 (5.19%) Confluence
6 9 (4.25%) Drupal
7 7 (3.30%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.36%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.89%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.94%) Jetty
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.94%) WordPress
11 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.36%) MetaTrader
2 4 (1.89%) Magento
3 3 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.38%) PaaS
2 21 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (8.96%) SaaS
4 17 (8.02%) Boomi
5 8 (3.77%) GitHub
5 8 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (3.30%) Apple Pay
6 7 (3.30%) Google Pay
6 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (3.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 5 (2.36%) Force.com
7 5 (2.36%) NuGet
8 4 (1.89%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.89%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.89%) Oracle CX
9 3 (1.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.94%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.94%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.60%) Skype
2 7 (3.30%) Internet
3 5 (2.36%) NetScaler
4 4 (1.89%) HTTP
5 1 (0.47%) Firewall
5 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (25.47%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.32%) MySQL
2 24 (11.32%) Relational Database
3 22 (10.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (7.08%) Big Data
6 12 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.89%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.89%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.89%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.42%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle OWB
11 2 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (7.08%) Selenium
4 13 (6.13%) JIRA
5 12 (5.66%) Visual Studio
6 11 (5.19%) Jenkins
6 11 (5.19%) TeamCity
7 10 (4.72%) Maven
8 8 (3.77%) Gradle
8 8 (3.77%) SoapUI
9 7 (3.30%) Ant
10 6 (2.83%) JUnit
10 6 (2.83%) Mockito
10 6 (2.83%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.36%) CA Release Automation
11 5 (2.36%) Eclipse
11 5 (2.36%) Fiddler
11 5 (2.36%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.36%) NUnit
11 5 (2.36%) ReSharper
General
1 55 (25.94%) Finance
2 24 (11.32%) Banking
3 15 (7.08%) Retail
4 13 (6.13%) Marketing
5 11 (5.19%) Law
6 7 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.42%) Legal
8 2 (0.94%) Back Office
8 2 (0.94%) Games
8 2 (0.94%) Retail Finance
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 140 (66.04%) Developer
2 44 (20.75%) Senior Developer
3 35 (16.51%) Salesforce Developer
4 29 (13.68%) .NET Developer
4 29 (13.68%) Java Developer
5 25 (11.79%) Architect
5 25 (11.79%) C# Developer
6 21 (9.91%) Senior Java Developer
7 20 (9.43%) Integration Architect
7 20 (9.43%) SQL Developer
8 19 (8.96%) Enterprise Architect
9 18 (8.49%) Analyst
10 16 (7.55%) Enterprise Integration Architect
11 15 (7.08%) Lead Developer
12 14 (6.60%) PHP Developer
13 13 (6.13%) Senior C# Developer
14 11 (5.19%) Analyst Developer
14 11 (5.19%) Cloud Architect
14 11 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
14 11 (5.19%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (65.57%) REST
2 75 (35.38%) Web Services
3 63 (29.72%) XML
4 59 (27.83%) .NET
4 59 (27.83%) JSON
5 45 (21.23%) RESTful
6 39 (18.40%) Spring
7 35 (16.51%) HTML
8 33 (15.57%) CSS
8 33 (15.57%) Visualforce
9 29 (13.68%) Mason
10 27 (12.74%) .NET Framework
11 23 (10.85%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (9.91%) Spring Boot
13 19 (8.96%) Node.js
14 17 (8.02%) jQuery
15 16 (7.55%) ASP.NET
16 12 (5.66%) CSS3
16 12 (5.66%) HTML5
17 11 (5.19%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.02%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (7.55%) Fintech
3 15 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (4.72%) Mobile App
6 7 (3.30%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.36%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.36%) User Experience
8 4 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.42%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.94%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.47%) PKI
11 1 (0.47%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.09%) Linux
2 10 (4.72%) Windows
3 5 (2.36%) CentOS
3 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.42%) Android
4 3 (1.42%) Unix
5 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.94%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.47%) VMS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (26.89%) Microservices
3 33 (15.57%) Web Development
4 30 (14.15%) DevOps
5 27 (12.74%) API Design
5 27 (12.74%) API Integration
5 27 (12.74%) OO
6 23 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (10.85%) TDD
7 22 (10.38%) MVC
7 22 (10.38%) Test Automation
8 21 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (9.91%) Multithreading
9 20 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (8.49%) Pair Programming
11 16 (7.55%) ETL
11 16 (7.55%) SOA
12 15 (7.08%) Scrum
13 14 (6.60%) OOP
14 13 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (31.60%) JavaScript
2 65 (30.66%) Java
3 63 (29.72%) SQL
4 57 (26.89%) C#
5 37 (17.45%) Apex Code
6 19 (8.96%) PHP
7 15 (7.08%) Python
8 12 (5.66%) VB
9 11 (5.19%) VBScript
10 9 (4.25%) Java 8
11 7 (3.30%) PHP 7
12 6 (2.83%) Perl
13 5 (2.36%) Groovy
13 5 (2.36%) Kotlin
13 5 (2.36%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.89%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.42%) Scala
15 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (3.77%) Degree
2 7 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (13.21%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (10.85%) Docker
2 6 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (8.96%) Kubernetes
2 15 (7.08%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (2.83%) Rancher
4 5 (2.36%) Kibana
4 5 (2.36%) logstash
4 5 (2.36%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.94%) Ansible
5 2 (0.94%) cPanel
5 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (17.92%) Salesforce.com
2 33 (15.57%) Microsoft
3 28 (13.21%) Oracle
4 27 (12.74%) Apigee
5 26 (12.26%) Red Hat
6 24 (11.32%) TIBCO
7 20 (9.43%) Google
8 17 (8.02%) Axway
9 8 (3.77%) Remedy
10 6 (2.83%) VMware
11 5 (2.36%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.89%) MuleSoft
13 3 (1.42%) Informatica
14 2 (0.94%) Adobe
14 2 (0.94%) Atlassian
14 2 (0.94%) Lotus
15 1 (0.47%) Cisco
15 1 (0.47%) Jitterbit
15 1 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
15 1 (0.47%) Splunk