Period
to 17 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 189 117 181
Rank change year-on-year -72 +64 -27
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 45 22 108
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.87% 1.06% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.50% 2.72% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 65
10th Percentile £46,250 £28,750 £41,550
25th Percentile £52,500 £36,875 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £72,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

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 East of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,285 808 2,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.71% 39.07% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 808 637 1,698
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £37,847 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £90,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +6.80%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in the East of England

SOAP
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOAP in the East of England.

Salary trend for SOAP in the East of England

SOAP
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOAP in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the East of England

SOAP
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 September 2021. 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
Hertfordshire -31 22 £65,000 +36.84% 5
Cambridgeshire -59 11 £87,500 +75.00%
Essex -2 7 £48,750 +80.56% 4
Bedfordshire -19 3 - - 2
Suffolk -22 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £60,000 - 1
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 33 (73.33%) REST
2 23 (51.11%) Web Services
3 21 (46.67%) Social Skills
4 18 (40.00%) Java
5 17 (37.78%) SQL
5 17 (37.78%) XML
5 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (37.78%) Azure
6 16 (35.56%) .NET
6 16 (35.56%) Linux
7 15 (33.33%) Python
7 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 12 (26.67%) C#
9 11 (24.44%) WSDL
9 11 (24.44%) AWS
10 10 (22.22%) Finance
11 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (20.00%) OOP
11 9 (20.00%) OO
11 9 (20.00%) Windows
12 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
12 8 (17.78%) SOA
12 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.78%) CSS
12 8 (17.78%) JIRA
13 7 (15.56%) ANSYS
13 7 (15.56%) C++
13 7 (15.56%) Information Management
13 7 (15.56%) Bloomberg
13 7 (15.56%) Scrum

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (6.67%) nginx
1 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Anypoint
3 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.22%) Liferay
3 1 (2.22%) Mule
3 1 (2.22%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (2.22%) Maximo
1 1 (2.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (37.78%) Azure
2 11 (24.44%) AWS
3 5 (11.11%) SaaS
4 4 (8.89%) Azure Service Bus
5 3 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (6.67%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) Power Platform
6 2 (4.44%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 2 (4.44%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (4.44%) Azure Logic Apps
6 2 (4.44%) GitHub
7 1 (2.22%) Azure Event Grid
7 1 (2.22%) Azure Functions
7 1 (2.22%) Azure Stack
7 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (2.22%) npm
7 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.22%) Serverless
7 1 (2.22%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) SD-WAN
1 3 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) NAS
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
2 1 (2.22%) SNMP
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (13.33%) MySQL
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) Data Lake
3 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (6.67%) Apache Hive
4 3 (6.67%) Data Mining
4 3 (6.67%) Metadata
4 3 (6.67%) Power BI
4 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) JasperReports
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) JIRA
2 6 (13.33%) Selenium
2 6 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.89%) Postman
5 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.67%) Zephyr
6 2 (4.44%) Maven
6 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (2.22%) Bundler
7 1 (2.22%) Hudson
7 1 (2.22%) JUnit
7 1 (2.22%) Mockito
7 1 (2.22%) REST Assured
7 1 (2.22%) Serenity BDD
7 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (46.67%) Social Skills
2 10 (22.22%) Finance
3 6 (13.33%) Presentation Skills
3 6 (13.33%) Wearables
4 3 (6.67%) Influencing Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Local Government
4 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.67%) Publishing
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 2 (4.44%) Retail
6 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.22%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (15.56%) C++ Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.33%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) IT Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Data Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Talend Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (73.33%) REST
2 23 (51.11%) Web Services
3 17 (37.78%) XML
4 16 (35.56%) .NET
5 11 (24.44%) WSDL
6 8 (17.78%) CSS
7 6 (13.33%) XSD
8 5 (11.11%) HTML
8 5 (11.11%) J2EE
8 5 (11.11%) jQuery
8 5 (11.11%) JSON
9 4 (8.89%) Sass
10 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.67%) Apache Camel
10 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
10 3 (6.67%) RESTful
10 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (6.67%) UDDI
10 3 (6.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.89%) Virtual Team
4 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.67%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) OO
2 9 (20.00%) OOP
2 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (17.78%) Data Modelling
3 8 (17.78%) SOA
4 7 (15.56%) Information Management
4 7 (15.56%) Scrum
5 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.33%) CAD
5 6 (13.33%) CAE
5 6 (13.33%) Clean Code
5 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 6 (13.33%) Cross-Platform Development
5 6 (13.33%) ETL
5 6 (13.33%) PLM
6 5 (11.11%) Analytics
6 5 (11.11%) Full Stack Development
6 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (33.33%) Python
4 12 (26.67%) C#
5 7 (15.56%) C++
6 6 (13.33%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.89%) Java 8
7 4 (8.89%) PHP
8 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.67%) Groovy
9 2 (4.44%) C
9 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.22%) ES6
10 1 (2.22%) Java 11
10 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) MCSD
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PhD
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) GRC
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) FlexNet
1 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) ANSYS
2 7 (15.56%) Bloomberg
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (6.67%) Talend
5 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.22%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.22%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) webMethods