Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 142 158
Rank change year-on-year -43 +16 +8
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 139 242 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 2.08% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.40% 5.04% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 126 217 250
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +13.64%

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 4092 4803 6157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.02% 41.23% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3685 4433 5335
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £86,150
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +7 1 £67,500 -6.90%
SOAP
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 70 (50.36%) SQL
2 65 (46.76%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (46.04%) REST
4 60 (43.17%) Web Services
5 54 (38.85%) XML
5 54 (38.85%) Java
6 47 (33.81%) JavaScript
7 41 (29.50%) HTML
8 38 (27.34%) JSON
9 35 (25.18%) TDD
9 35 (25.18%) CSS
10 34 (24.46%) RESTful
11 32 (23.02%) SQL Server
12 30 (21.58%) .NET
13 29 (20.86%) C#
13 29 (20.86%) Relational Database
14 28 (20.14%) Node.js
14 28 (20.14%) SOA
15 26 (18.71%) Finance
15 26 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (17.99%) Linux
16 25 (17.99%) MongoDB
17 24 (17.27%) Software Engineering
18 22 (15.83%) FIX Protocol
18 22 (15.83%) QA
18 22 (15.83%) Unix
18 22 (15.83%) Hibernate
19 21 (15.11%) Scrum
20 20 (14.39%) MVC
20 20 (14.39%) JBoss

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 20 (14.39%) JBoss
2 10 (7.19%) Drupal
3 8 (5.76%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.04%) MQSeries
5 5 (3.60%) Apache
6 4 (2.88%) Confluence
6 4 (2.88%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.44%) CMS
8 2 (1.44%) IIS
8 2 (1.44%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.72%) Kentico
9 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.72%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.72%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (11.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.60%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (3.60%) SaaS
4 4 (2.88%) GitHub
4 4 (2.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 3 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.16%) TestFlight
6 2 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.44%) Force.com
6 2 (1.44%) Serverless
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.72%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.51%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.76%) LAN
2 8 (5.76%) WAN
3 7 (5.04%) HTTP
4 5 (3.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.72%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.02%) SQL Server
2 29 (20.86%) Relational Database
3 25 (17.99%) MongoDB
4 18 (12.95%) MySQL
4 18 (12.95%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.76%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (4.32%) CouchDB
6 6 (4.32%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.88%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.88%) Power BI
8 3 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.16%) Hazelcast
8 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.16%) SQLite
9 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.72%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.72%) OLAP
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.23%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.63%) Maven
3 10 (7.19%) JIRA
4 7 (5.04%) PHPUnit
4 7 (5.04%) Selenium
5 6 (4.32%) SoapUI
5 6 (4.32%) Subversion
6 5 (3.60%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.88%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.88%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.88%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.16%) JMeter
9 2 (1.44%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.44%) Gatling
9 2 (1.44%) JUnit
9 2 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.72%) Babel
10 1 (0.72%) GitLab
10 1 (0.72%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (18.71%) Finance
2 14 (10.07%) Banking
3 7 (5.04%) Back Office
3 7 (5.04%) Front Office
4 4 (2.88%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.88%) Legal
5 3 (2.16%) Law
6 2 (1.44%) Prime Brokerage
6 2 (1.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (36.69%) Developer
2 22 (15.83%) Architect
3 17 (12.23%) Java Engineer
4 16 (11.51%) Java Developer
5 15 (10.79%) .NET Developer
6 12 (8.63%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.19%) Applications Engineer
7 10 (7.19%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.47%) C# Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Analyst
9 8 (5.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.04%) FIX Specialist
10 7 (5.04%) Integration Specialist
10 7 (5.04%) Onboarding Specialist
10 7 (5.04%) Technical Leader
10 7 (5.04%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (4.32%) Senior J2EE Software Engineer
11 6 (4.32%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (46.04%) REST
2 60 (43.17%) Web Services
3 54 (38.85%) XML
4 41 (29.50%) HTML
5 38 (27.34%) JSON
6 35 (25.18%) CSS
7 34 (24.46%) RESTful
8 30 (21.58%) .NET
9 28 (20.14%) Node.js
10 22 (15.83%) FIX Protocol
10 22 (15.83%) Hibernate
11 20 (14.39%) Ajax
12 19 (13.67%) Spring
13 18 (12.95%) J2EE
14 17 (12.23%) Middleware
15 16 (11.51%) JSF
15 16 (11.51%) SVG
16 13 (9.35%) HTML5
17 12 (8.63%) ASP.NET
17 12 (8.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Fixed Income
2 12 (8.63%) Fintech
3 8 (5.76%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.04%) Derivative
5 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.60%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.44%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.44%) W3C
8 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.72%) Bitcoin
8 1 (0.72%) Mashup
8 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.99%) Linux
2 22 (15.83%) Unix
3 16 (11.51%) Windows
4 4 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.16%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (46.76%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.18%) TDD
3 28 (20.14%) SOA
4 26 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (17.27%) Software Engineering
6 21 (15.11%) Scrum
7 20 (14.39%) MVC
8 17 (12.23%) API Integration
9 16 (11.51%) Microservices
9 16 (11.51%) OO
10 15 (10.79%) Web Development
11 14 (10.07%) BDD
12 13 (9.35%) Electronic Trading
13 11 (7.91%) Client Onboarding
14 10 (7.19%) DevOps
14 10 (7.19%) SDLC
14 10 (7.19%) Test Automation
15 9 (6.47%) Change Management
15 9 (6.47%) Unit Testing
16 8 (5.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 70 (50.36%) SQL
2 54 (38.85%) Java
3 47 (33.81%) JavaScript
4 29 (20.86%) C#
5 18 (12.95%) Groovy
6 16 (11.51%) PHP
7 6 (4.32%) Apex Code
7 6 (4.32%) Scala
8 5 (3.60%) Ruby
9 4 (2.88%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.88%) SOQL
9 4 (2.88%) SOSL
10 3 (2.16%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.16%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.16%) Python
11 2 (1.44%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.44%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (1.44%) Clojure
11 2 (1.44%) Perl
11 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.47%) Degree
2 4 (2.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.16%) MCSA
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.44%) AAT
4 2 (1.44%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.44%) ISEB
5 1 (0.72%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.83%) QA
2 4 (2.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.44%) WAI
4 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.32%) Docker
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.04%) Ansible
3 5 (3.60%) Puppet
4 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.44%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 19 (13.67%) Oracle
2 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.91%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (7.19%) IBM
5 6 (4.32%) Sybase
6 4 (2.88%) Informatica
6 4 (2.88%) VMware
7 3 (2.16%) Citrix
7 3 (2.16%) DevExpress
7 3 (2.16%) EMC
7 3 (2.16%) Google
7 3 (2.16%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.16%) Siebel
7 3 (2.16%) Telerik
7 3 (2.16%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.16%) Workday
8 1 (0.72%) Apigee
8 1 (0.72%) Callidus
8 1 (0.72%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud