Period
to 22 January 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 185 144
Rank change year-on-year +13 -41 +31
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 178 152 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.73% 1.45% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.96% 3.59% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 160 124 195
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £44,750 £47,500 £43,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,750 £84,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 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 4,500 4,239 4,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.64% 40.50% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4,093 3,793 3,865
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,604
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.16% +0.18%

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 2019.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 89 (50.00%) RESTful
2 87 (48.88%) Finance
3 75 (42.13%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (39.89%) REST
5 67 (37.64%) Microservices
6 66 (37.08%) XML
7 65 (36.52%) Java
8 59 (33.15%) Web Services
9 58 (32.58%) JavaScript
10 51 (28.65%) Linux
11 50 (28.09%) JSON
12 48 (26.97%) Spring
13 46 (25.84%) CSS
13 46 (25.84%) C#
14 45 (25.28%) HTML
15 43 (24.16%) SQL
15 43 (24.16%) Red Hat
16 37 (20.79%) .NET
17 33 (18.54%) API Design
18 32 (17.98%) Spring Boot
18 32 (17.98%) Oracle
18 32 (17.98%) Pair Programming
18 32 (17.98%) QA
19 31 (17.42%) Test Automation
19 31 (17.42%) Kubernetes
20 30 (16.85%) TDD
21 28 (15.73%) jQuery
21 28 (15.73%) Docker
22 27 (15.17%) Docker Swarm
23 26 (14.61%) MVC

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 18 (10.11%) CMS
1 18 (10.11%) Mule
2 11 (6.18%) Confluence
3 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.25%) Drupal
4 4 (2.25%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.69%) JBoss
6 2 (1.12%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.12%) IIS
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.56%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Maple
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.92%) PaaS
2 21 (11.80%) SaaS
3 18 (10.11%) Apigee
3 18 (10.11%) Boomi
3 18 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (6.74%) GitHub
6 7 (3.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (3.93%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.25%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.25%) Oracle CX
7 4 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.69%) Apple Pay
8 3 (1.69%) Google Pay
8 3 (1.69%) Serverless
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (1.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) LAN
1 4 (2.25%) WAN
2 3 (1.69%) FIX Connectivity
3 2 (1.12%) HTTP
3 2 (1.12%) Skype
4 1 (0.56%) Firewall
4 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.99%) MySQL
2 16 (8.99%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.37%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.69%) Big Data
7 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.56%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.56%) DTS
9 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (11.80%) Selenium
2 19 (10.67%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.87%) JIRA
3 14 (7.87%) SoapUI
4 12 (6.74%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (4.49%) NUnit
5 8 (4.49%) SpecFlow
5 8 (4.49%) WebDriver
6 6 (3.37%) Gradle
7 4 (2.25%) Hudson
7 4 (2.25%) JMeter
8 3 (1.69%) JUnit
8 3 (1.69%) Maven
8 3 (1.69%) Mockito
8 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.12%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 87 (48.88%) Finance
2 25 (14.04%) Retail
3 18 (10.11%) Banking
4 11 (6.18%) Marketing
5 8 (4.49%) Law
6 4 (2.25%) Advertising
6 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.12%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 121 (67.98%) Developer
2 52 (29.21%) Senior Developer
3 40 (22.47%) Java Developer
4 32 (17.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 27 (15.17%) Architect
6 24 (13.48%) Salesforce Developer
7 23 (12.92%) .NET Developer
8 19 (10.67%) C# Developer
9 17 (9.55%) Integration Architect
9 17 (9.55%) PHP Developer
10 14 (7.87%) Enterprise Architect
11 13 (7.30%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (5.62%) Enterprise Integration Architect
12 10 (5.62%) PHP Laravel Developer
13 9 (5.06%) .NET Developer - Fintech
14 8 (4.49%) Cloud Architect
14 8 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
15 7 (3.93%) Analyst
15 7 (3.93%) Senior Salesforce Developer
15 7 (3.93%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (50.00%) RESTful
2 71 (39.89%) REST
3 66 (37.08%) XML
4 59 (33.15%) Web Services
5 50 (28.09%) JSON
6 48 (26.97%) Spring
7 46 (25.84%) CSS
8 45 (25.28%) HTML
9 37 (20.79%) .NET
10 32 (17.98%) Spring Boot
11 28 (15.73%) jQuery
12 26 (14.61%) Apache Camel
12 26 (14.61%) HTML5
13 25 (14.04%) Visualforce
14 24 (13.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 23 (12.92%) GraphQL
16 19 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (10.11%) CSS3
18 16 (8.99%) AngularJS
19 13 (7.30%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.11%) Fintech
2 4 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.25%) User Experience
3 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.12%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.56%) CMDB
5 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.56%) PKI
5 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (28.65%) Linux
2 16 (8.99%) Windows
3 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.25%) Android
4 4 (2.25%) Unix
4 4 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (2.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (42.13%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (37.64%) Microservices
3 33 (18.54%) API Design
4 32 (17.98%) Pair Programming
5 31 (17.42%) Test Automation
6 30 (16.85%) TDD
7 26 (14.61%) MVC
8 24 (13.48%) ETL
8 24 (13.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (12.36%) OOP
10 19 (10.67%) SOA
11 18 (10.11%) Scrum
12 17 (9.55%) OO
12 17 (9.55%) Web Development
13 16 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (8.43%) DevOps
14 15 (8.43%) SDLC
15 14 (7.87%) Mentoring
15 14 (7.87%) SEO
15 14 (7.87%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 65 (36.52%) Java
2 58 (32.58%) JavaScript
3 46 (25.84%) C#
4 43 (24.16%) SQL
5 25 (14.04%) Apex Code
6 19 (10.67%) PHP
7 10 (5.62%) PHP 7
8 5 (2.81%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.25%) C++
9 4 (2.25%) MATLAB
9 4 (2.25%) Python
9 4 (2.25%) R
9 4 (2.25%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.69%) Java 8
10 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.12%) VB
12 1 (0.56%) AWK
12 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (6.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.81%) Degree
2 5 (2.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.69%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.98%) QA
System Software
1 28 (15.73%) Docker
2 5 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.69%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (17.42%) Kubernetes
2 27 (15.17%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (1.69%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.69%) Rancher
3 3 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.56%) Opsview
4 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (24.16%) Red Hat
2 32 (17.98%) Oracle
3 26 (14.61%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (11.80%) Microsoft
5 20 (11.24%) TIBCO
6 18 (10.11%) Axway
7 11 (6.18%) Remedy
8 6 (3.37%) Google
9 4 (2.25%) Adobe
9 4 (2.25%) MuleSoft
9 4 (2.25%) VMware
10 2 (1.12%) Lotus
10 2 (1.12%) Splunk
11 1 (0.56%) Cisco
11 1 (0.56%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 1 (0.56%) HP
11 1 (0.56%) IBM
11 1 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.56%) Telerik