Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 186 169
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17 +39
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 205 152 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.85% 1.49% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.46% 3.93% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 170 129 237
City of London median annual salary £66,750 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.69% +13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £91,375 £88,000 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +9.52%

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 4,600 3,866 5,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.40% 38.01% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4,067 3,455 4,864
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 £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £94,250 £90,000 £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 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 155 (75.61%) REST
2 95 (46.34%) Web Services
3 83 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (39.51%) JavaScript
5 77 (37.56%) Java
6 73 (35.61%) C#
7 72 (35.12%) SQL Server
8 70 (34.15%) .NET
9 64 (31.22%) SQL
10 56 (27.32%) Finance
11 52 (25.37%) XML
12 46 (22.44%) JSON
13 41 (20.00%) HTML
13 41 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
14 38 (18.54%) Microsoft
14 38 (18.54%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (18.54%) DevOps
15 37 (18.05%) Apex Code
16 36 (17.56%) Web Development
17 35 (17.07%) TDD
18 34 (16.59%) CSS
18 34 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
18 34 (16.59%) ASP.NET Web API
19 32 (15.61%) Visualforce
20 31 (15.12%) MVC
21 29 (14.15%) Spring
21 29 (14.15%) QA
22 28 (13.66%) ASP.NET
23 27 (13.17%) RESTful
24 26 (12.68%) Git (software)

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 (9.76%) IIS
2 18 (8.78%) Confluence
3 17 (8.29%) NServiceBus
4 15 (7.32%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.90%) JBoss
6 7 (3.41%) Drupal
7 4 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.95%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.95%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.98%) Mule
9 2 (0.98%) WordPress
10 1 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.49%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.98%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (7.32%) MetaTrader
2 6 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.98%) Magento
3 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.98%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.49%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.49%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.32%) NuGet
3 13 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.93%) SaaS
4 6 (2.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 6 (2.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 5 (2.44%) Force.com
6 3 (1.46%) Boomi
6 3 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.46%) PaaS
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.98%) Google Play
7 2 (0.98%) npm
7 2 (0.98%) Route 53
7 2 (0.98%) Twilio
8 1 (0.49%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.76%) Internet
2 15 (7.32%) NetScaler
3 10 (4.88%) Skype
4 7 (3.41%) HTTP
5 3 (1.46%) Firewall
5 3 (1.46%) Intranet
5 3 (1.46%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.98%) LAN
6 2 (0.98%) SSL
6 2 (0.98%) VPN
6 2 (0.98%) WAN
7 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (35.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (8.78%) MySQL
3 18 (8.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (8.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (6.34%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.88%) Big Data
6 10 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.90%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.41%) OLAP
8 7 (3.41%) OLAP Cube
8 7 (3.41%) OLTP
8 7 (3.41%) Power BI
8 7 (3.41%) Snowflake Schema
9 4 (1.95%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.46%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.98%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.98%) Redis
Development Applications
1 38 (18.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (12.68%) Git (software)
3 24 (11.71%) JIRA
3 24 (11.71%) Maven
3 24 (11.71%) Visual Studio
4 17 (8.29%) Ant
4 17 (8.29%) TeamCity
5 16 (7.80%) Fiddler
5 16 (7.80%) Selenium
6 15 (7.32%) CA Release Automation
6 15 (7.32%) Eclipse
6 15 (7.32%) IntelliJ
6 15 (7.32%) ReSharper
7 10 (4.88%) Jenkins
8 9 (4.39%) NUnit
8 9 (4.39%) SpecFlow
9 7 (3.41%) SoapUI
10 6 (2.93%) JUnit
10 6 (2.93%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 56 (27.32%) Finance
2 23 (11.22%) Banking
3 14 (6.83%) Advertising
4 11 (5.37%) Law
5 10 (4.88%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.90%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.95%) Marketing
9 3 (1.46%) Legal
9 3 (1.46%) Retail
10 2 (0.98%) Back Office
10 2 (0.98%) Games
10 2 (0.98%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 109 (53.17%) Developer
2 34 (16.59%) Salesforce Developer
3 26 (12.68%) .NET Developer
4 24 (11.71%) Architect
5 23 (11.22%) Senior Developer
6 22 (10.73%) C# Developer
7 20 (9.76%) Java Developer
8 18 (8.78%) Lead Developer
9 15 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (6.83%) Analyst
10 14 (6.83%) Senior C# Developer
11 11 (5.37%) Automation Engineer
11 11 (5.37%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (5.37%) SQL Developer
11 11 (5.37%) Technical Leader
12 10 (4.88%) Java Engineer
12 10 (4.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 10 (4.88%) Software Engineer
13 9 (4.39%) SQL Server Analyst
13 9 (4.39%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (75.61%) REST
2 95 (46.34%) Web Services
3 70 (34.15%) .NET
4 52 (25.37%) XML
5 46 (22.44%) JSON
6 41 (20.00%) HTML
7 34 (16.59%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (16.59%) CSS
8 32 (15.61%) Visualforce
9 29 (14.15%) Spring
10 28 (13.66%) ASP.NET
11 27 (13.17%) RESTful
12 26 (12.68%) AngularJS
13 24 (11.71%) .NET Framework
14 21 (10.24%) Hibernate
15 20 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (9.76%) Mason
15 20 (9.76%) Node.js
16 17 (8.29%) ActiveMQ
16 17 (8.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.80%) Enterprise Software
1 16 (7.80%) Fintech
1 16 (7.80%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (5.85%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.41%) User Experience
5 6 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.44%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.95%) Derivative
7 4 (1.95%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.95%) Market Risk
7 4 (1.95%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.46%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.98%) CMDB
9 2 (0.98%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.98%) Tandem
10 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.73%) Windows
2 20 (9.76%) Linux
3 15 (7.32%) CentOS
3 15 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.44%) Android
4 5 (2.44%) Unix
5 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Solaris
6 1 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (18.54%) DevOps
3 36 (17.56%) Web Development
4 35 (17.07%) TDD
5 34 (16.59%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (15.12%) MVC
7 26 (12.68%) Microservices
8 21 (10.24%) API Integration
8 21 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 19 (9.27%) Change Management
10 19 (9.27%) OO
11 18 (8.78%) Configuration Management
11 18 (8.78%) SOA
12 17 (8.29%) ITSM
12 17 (8.29%) Release Management
12 17 (8.29%) Service Management
12 17 (8.29%) Unit Testing
13 16 (7.80%) SOLID
14 15 (7.32%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 81 (39.51%) JavaScript
2 77 (37.56%) Java
3 73 (35.61%) C#
4 64 (31.22%) SQL
5 37 (18.05%) Apex Code
6 25 (12.20%) PowerShell
7 17 (8.29%) Java 8
8 16 (7.80%) Perl
9 14 (6.83%) PHP
10 13 (6.34%) Python
11 11 (5.37%) VBScript
12 10 (4.88%) Groovy
12 10 (4.88%) Kotlin
13 9 (4.39%) VB
14 8 (3.90%) Scala
15 3 (1.46%) SOQL
15 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.98%) Ruby
16 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.98%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (6.34%) Degree
2 6 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.15%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) GCP
2 2 (0.98%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.41%) Docker
3 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (7.32%) Kibana
1 15 (7.32%) logstash
1 15 (7.32%) Perfmon
2 7 (3.41%) Ansible
2 7 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.41%) Puppet
3 2 (0.98%) cPanel
3 2 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.98%) Rancher
3 2 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 41 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 38 (18.54%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.78%) TIBCO
4 17 (8.29%) VMware
5 15 (7.32%) Google
5 15 (7.32%) SolarWinds
6 11 (5.37%) Apigee
7 7 (3.41%) Oracle
7 7 (3.41%) Tableau
8 4 (1.95%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.46%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.46%) IBM
9 3 (1.46%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.98%) Axway
10 2 (0.98%) Cisco
10 2 (0.98%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.98%) Temenos
11 1 (0.49%) Coverity
11 1 (0.49%) Jitterbit
11 1 (0.49%) Talend