Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 195 143
Rank change year-on-year +21 -52 +22
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 200 139 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.81% 1.36% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.20% 3.45% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 184 127 217
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% -4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,000 £41,700
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -8.00%

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 4,761 4,029 4,847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.07% 39.56% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4,347 3,646 4,467
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 99 (49.50%) REST
2 77 (38.50%) Finance
3 73 (36.50%) Web Services
3 73 (36.50%) RESTful
4 72 (36.00%) Java
5 70 (35.00%) Microservices
6 66 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (32.00%) XML
8 59 (29.50%) SQL
9 58 (29.00%) JavaScript
10 53 (26.50%) JSON
11 50 (25.00%) .NET
12 48 (24.00%) C#
12 48 (24.00%) Spring
13 43 (21.50%) Linux
14 40 (20.00%) Red Hat
15 37 (18.50%) Salesforce.com
15 37 (18.50%) Apex Code
16 36 (18.00%) API Design
16 36 (18.00%) CSS
17 34 (17.00%) Visualforce
17 34 (17.00%) HTML
18 33 (16.50%) SQL Server
19 32 (16.00%) Oracle
20 31 (15.50%) Microsoft
20 31 (15.50%) Spring Boot
21 30 (15.00%) Docker
21 30 (15.00%) Pair Programming
22 29 (14.50%) Kubernetes
23 28 (14.00%) QA

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 21 (10.50%) Mule
2 18 (9.00%) CMS
3 7 (3.50%) Drupal
3 7 (3.50%) NServiceBus
4 6 (3.00%) Confluence
4 6 (3.00%) IIS
5 4 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (2.00%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.00%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.00%) Jetty
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.00%) WordPress
8 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.50%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.00%) Magento
4 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.00%) PaaS
2 25 (12.50%) Apigee
3 23 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (11.50%) SaaS
4 21 (10.50%) Boomi
5 17 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (6.00%) GitHub
7 11 (5.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (4.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 6 (3.00%) Apple Pay
9 6 (3.00%) Google Pay
10 5 (2.50%) OpenShift
11 4 (2.00%) Amazon S3
11 4 (2.00%) Force.com
11 4 (2.00%) Oracle CX
11 4 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (1.50%) IaaS
12 3 (1.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 2 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (1.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.50%) Skype
2 5 (2.50%) HTTP
3 2 (1.00%) FIX Connectivity
3 2 (1.00%) Internet
3 2 (1.00%) LAN
3 2 (1.00%) WAN
4 1 (0.50%) Firewall
4 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.50%) Relational Database
3 24 (12.00%) MySQL
4 19 (9.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (6.00%) Big Data
7 11 (5.50%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (3.00%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.00%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.00%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.00%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.50%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.50%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.00%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.00%) Selenium
3 8 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.50%) JIRA
4 7 (3.50%) SoapUI
5 6 (3.00%) Gradle
5 6 (3.00%) JUnit
5 6 (3.00%) Mockito
5 6 (3.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.00%) JMeter
7 3 (1.50%) Hudson
7 3 (1.50%) NUnit
8 2 (1.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.00%) Maven
8 2 (1.00%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.00%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 77 (38.50%) Finance
2 24 (12.00%) Banking
2 24 (12.00%) Retail
3 17 (8.50%) Marketing
4 9 (4.50%) Law
5 4 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.00%) Advertising
7 2 (1.00%) Back Office
7 2 (1.00%) Retail Finance
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 137 (68.50%) Developer
2 51 (25.50%) Senior Developer
3 38 (19.00%) Java Developer
4 35 (17.50%) Salesforce Developer
5 32 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 27 (13.50%) Architect
7 26 (13.00%) .NET Developer
8 22 (11.00%) C# Developer
9 20 (10.00%) Integration Architect
10 18 (9.00%) Enterprise Architect
11 17 (8.50%) PHP Developer
12 16 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
13 15 (7.50%) SQL Developer
14 14 (7.00%) Enterprise Integration Architect
15 12 (6.00%) Analyst
16 11 (5.50%) Cloud Architect
17 10 (5.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
18 8 (4.00%) Consultant
18 8 (4.00%) Integration Developer
18 8 (4.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (49.50%) REST
2 73 (36.50%) RESTful
2 73 (36.50%) Web Services
3 64 (32.00%) XML
4 53 (26.50%) JSON
5 50 (25.00%) .NET
6 48 (24.00%) Spring
7 36 (18.00%) CSS
8 34 (17.00%) HTML
8 34 (17.00%) Visualforce
9 31 (15.50%) Spring Boot
10 22 (11.00%) jQuery
11 21 (10.50%) Apache Camel
12 18 (9.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (9.00%) GraphQL
12 18 (9.00%) Node.js
13 17 (8.50%) .NET Framework
14 14 (7.00%) CSS3
14 14 (7.00%) HTML5
15 13 (6.50%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.50%) Fintech
2 14 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.00%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.50%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.50%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.50%) User Experience
8 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.00%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.00%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.50%) Linux
2 12 (6.00%) Windows
3 4 (2.00%) Unix
3 4 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) VMS
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.00%) Microservices
2 66 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (18.00%) API Design
4 30 (15.00%) Pair Programming
5 26 (13.00%) ETL
6 25 (12.50%) OO
6 25 (12.50%) TDD
7 23 (11.50%) DevOps
7 23 (11.50%) OOP
7 23 (11.50%) Test Automation
8 22 (11.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (11.00%) Web Development
9 20 (10.00%) MVC
10 19 (9.50%) Multithreading
11 18 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (8.50%) Mentoring
12 17 (8.50%) Scrum
13 16 (8.00%) SOA
14 14 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (7.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 72 (36.00%) Java
2 59 (29.50%) SQL
3 58 (29.00%) JavaScript
4 48 (24.00%) C#
5 37 (18.50%) Apex Code
6 22 (11.00%) PHP
7 10 (5.00%) PHP 7
7 10 (5.00%) Python
8 6 (3.00%) Java 8
8 6 (3.00%) VB
9 5 (2.50%) VBScript
10 4 (2.00%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.50%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.50%) XPath
12 2 (1.00%) Groovy
12 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.00%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (3.00%) Degree
2 5 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.00%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.00%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (15.00%) Docker
2 5 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 29 (14.50%) Kubernetes
2 25 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (3.00%) Rancher
4 3 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.00%) cPanel
5 2 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 40 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 37 (18.50%) Salesforce.com
3 32 (16.00%) Oracle
4 31 (15.50%) Microsoft
5 23 (11.50%) TIBCO
6 21 (10.50%) Axway
7 14 (7.00%) Google
8 11 (5.50%) Remedy
9 4 (2.00%) Adobe
9 4 (2.00%) MuleSoft
9 4 (2.00%) VMware
10 3 (1.50%) Informatica
11 2 (1.00%) Jitterbit
11 2 (1.00%) Lotus
12 1 (0.50%) Cisco
12 1 (0.50%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 1 (0.50%) IBM
12 1 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.50%) Perfecto Mobile
12 1 (0.50%) Splunk