Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 161 167
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6 +33
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 164 190 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.53% 1.81% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.71% 4.51% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 130 174 229
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 £47,500 £44,125 £42,500
90th Percentile £89,719 £86,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 4,416 4,215 5,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.17% 40.23% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,897 3,864 4,596
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 105 (64.02%) REST
2 98 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (50.61%) Java
4 82 (50.00%) Web Services
5 68 (41.46%) JavaScript
6 54 (32.93%) SQL
7 53 (32.32%) TDD
7 53 (32.32%) JSON
8 51 (31.10%) XML
9 46 (28.05%) Finance
10 43 (26.22%) RESTful
11 42 (25.61%) C#
11 42 (25.61%) HTML
12 38 (23.17%) .NET
13 37 (22.56%) CSS
14 36 (21.95%) SOA
15 35 (21.34%) SQL Server
16 33 (20.12%) Hibernate
17 32 (19.51%) MVC
17 32 (19.51%) Spring
17 32 (19.51%) Node.js
18 31 (18.90%) Software Engineering
19 29 (17.68%) PHP
20 28 (17.07%) J2EE
21 27 (16.46%) MySQL
21 27 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
22 25 (15.24%) Ajax
23 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
23 24 (14.63%) MongoDB
23 24 (14.63%) Relational Database

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 23 (14.02%) JBoss
2 14 (8.54%) Drupal
3 13 (7.93%) Confluence
4 12 (7.32%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.71%) IIS
6 7 (4.27%) MQSeries
7 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.44%) Apache
9 3 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.83%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.83%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.61%) Kentico
10 1 (0.61%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.61%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (6.10%) MetaTrader
2 6 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.22%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.61%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.61%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 4 (2.44%) SaaS
4 3 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.83%) Force.com
4 3 (1.83%) GitHub
4 3 (1.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.22%) npm
5 2 (1.22%) Serverless
5 2 (1.22%) Twilio
6 1 (0.61%) Boomi
6 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.59%) Internet
2 10 (6.10%) NetScaler
3 9 (5.49%) HTTP
4 4 (2.44%) LAN
4 4 (2.44%) WAN
5 2 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.22%) Firewall
5 2 (1.22%) SSL
5 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.22%) VPN
6 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.34%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.46%) MySQL
3 24 (14.63%) MongoDB
3 24 (14.63%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (6.10%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.88%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.27%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (3.66%) Hazelcast
8 6 (3.66%) Power BI
9 5 (3.05%) OLAP
9 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (2.44%) OLTP
10 4 (2.44%) Snowflake Schema
11 3 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.61%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (12.80%) Maven
2 20 (12.20%) JIRA
3 19 (11.59%) PHPUnit
4 17 (10.37%) Git (software)
5 13 (7.93%) Eclipse
5 13 (7.93%) IntelliJ
5 13 (7.93%) Selenium
5 13 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (7.32%) TeamCity
7 11 (6.71%) NuGet
7 11 (6.71%) Visual Studio
8 10 (6.10%) Ant
8 10 (6.10%) Fiddler
8 10 (6.10%) ReSharper
9 7 (4.27%) Jenkins
9 7 (4.27%) Subversion
10 5 (3.05%) JUnit
11 3 (1.83%) Grunt
11 3 (1.83%) gulp
11 3 (1.83%) JMeter
General
1 46 (28.05%) Finance
2 18 (10.98%) Banking
3 14 (8.54%) Advertising
4 9 (5.49%) Financial Institution
4 9 (5.49%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.83%) Retail
6 2 (1.22%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Front Office
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (32.93%) Developer
2 26 (15.85%) Architect
3 23 (14.02%) Technical Leader
4 22 (13.41%) Java Developer
5 21 (12.80%) Java Engineer
6 15 (9.15%) Software Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.32%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Senior J2EE Software Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Senior Java Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) Analyst
9 10 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.88%) Senior Developer
12 7 (4.27%) Salesforce Architect
13 6 (3.66%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (64.02%) REST
2 82 (50.00%) Web Services
3 53 (32.32%) JSON
4 51 (31.10%) XML
5 43 (26.22%) RESTful
6 42 (25.61%) HTML
7 38 (23.17%) .NET
8 37 (22.56%) CSS
9 33 (20.12%) Hibernate
10 32 (19.51%) Node.js
10 32 (19.51%) Spring
11 28 (17.07%) J2EE
12 25 (15.24%) Ajax
13 22 (13.41%) ASP.NET
14 21 (12.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (12.80%) Java EE
15 20 (12.20%) Symfony
16 18 (10.98%) JSF
16 18 (10.98%) SVG
17 17 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.93%) Fintech
2 9 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.44%) Derivative
6 3 (1.83%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.83%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.83%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.83%) User Experience
7 2 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.22%) CMDB
7 2 (1.22%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Tandem
7 2 (1.22%) W3C
8 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.61%) IVR
8 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.20%) Windows
2 16 (9.76%) Linux
3 10 (6.10%) CentOS
3 10 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.05%) Unix
5 4 (2.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Solaris
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (59.76%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (32.32%) TDD
3 36 (21.95%) SOA
4 32 (19.51%) MVC
5 31 (18.90%) Software Engineering
6 27 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (13.41%) DevOps
8 19 (11.59%) Code Optimisation
8 19 (11.59%) Microservices
9 18 (10.98%) Scrum
9 18 (10.98%) Web Development
10 16 (9.76%) Change Management
11 15 (9.15%) Configuration Management
11 15 (9.15%) OO
12 13 (7.93%) Data Modelling
12 13 (7.93%) SDLC
12 13 (7.93%) Unit Testing
13 12 (7.32%) ITSM
13 12 (7.32%) Release Management
14 11 (6.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 83 (50.61%) Java
2 68 (41.46%) JavaScript
3 54 (32.93%) SQL
4 42 (25.61%) C#
5 29 (17.68%) PHP
6 22 (13.41%) Groovy
7 17 (10.37%) PowerShell
8 13 (7.93%) Apex Code
9 12 (7.32%) Perl
10 10 (6.10%) Scala
11 7 (4.27%) Kotlin
12 6 (3.66%) SOQL
13 5 (3.05%) SOSL
14 4 (2.44%) Python
14 4 (2.44%) Ruby
14 4 (2.44%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.83%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.83%) VBScript
16 2 (1.22%) Clojure
17 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (7.93%) Degree
2 4 (2.44%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.83%) AWS Certification
3 3 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.22%) AAT
4 2 (1.22%) ISEB
4 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.61%) MCSA
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.59%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.22%) WAI
4 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.44%) Docker
3 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (6.10%) Kibana
1 10 (6.10%) logstash
1 10 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (6.10%) Perfmon
2 9 (5.49%) Ansible
2 9 (5.49%) Puppet
3 4 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.20%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (7.93%) VMware
4 12 (7.32%) IBM
4 12 (7.32%) TIBCO
5 10 (6.10%) SolarWinds
6 7 (4.27%) Oracle
7 4 (2.44%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.44%) Sybase
7 4 (2.44%) Tableau
8 3 (1.83%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.22%) Cisco
9 2 (1.22%) Informatica
9 2 (1.22%) Temenos
10 1 (0.61%) Adobe
10 1 (0.61%) Citrix
10 1 (0.61%) Dell
10 1 (0.61%) EMC
10 1 (0.61%) HP
10 1 (0.61%) Sun