Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 144 144
Rank change year-on-year -22 0 -17
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 116 237 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.62% 2.08% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.06% 5.47% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 79 155 204
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +11.11% +7.61%
10th Percentile £39,350 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,750 £80,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.99% +1.00% -

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 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 2,294 4,334 4,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.98% 37.96% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,717 3,516 4,046
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +45 58 £52,500 - 10
Hertfordshire +19 39 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Essex +12 10 £50,000 -33.33%
Suffolk -7 4 £55,000 +2.33%
Bedfordshire -13 4 £60,000 +25.00% 1
Norfolk 0 1 - - 2
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 80 (68.97%) REST
2 75 (64.66%) Web Services
3 52 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (43.10%) JavaScript
4 50 (43.10%) Test Automation
5 48 (41.38%) TDD
6 46 (39.66%) C#
7 42 (36.21%) Scrum
8 38 (32.76%) .NET
9 37 (31.90%) Java
10 35 (30.17%) BDD
11 31 (26.72%) Kanban
12 29 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (25.00%) SQL
13 28 (24.14%) XML
13 28 (24.14%) QA
14 26 (22.41%) WCF
14 26 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
15 25 (21.55%) API Testing
16 24 (20.69%) JSON
17 23 (19.83%) OO
17 23 (19.83%) MVC
18 22 (18.97%) HTTP
18 22 (18.97%) Selenium
19 21 (18.10%) HTML
20 20 (17.24%) CSS
20 20 (17.24%) Multithreading
20 20 (17.24%) JIRA
20 20 (17.24%) Amazon AWS

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 11 (9.48%) JBoss
1 11 (9.48%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.62%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.76%) Confluence
4 8 (6.90%) Apache
5 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (3.45%) CMS
6 4 (3.45%) MQSeries
6 4 (3.45%) Mule
6 4 (3.45%) WildFly
7 3 (2.59%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.72%) Anypoint
8 2 (1.72%) Apache Geronimo
8 2 (1.72%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.72%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.86%) IIS
9 1 (0.86%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Weka
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (8.62%) BrowserStack
3 10 (8.62%) Sauce Labs
4 8 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.86%) Boomi
5 1 (0.86%) Cloudflare
5 1 (0.86%) npm
5 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.97%) HTTP
2 4 (3.45%) SSL
3 2 (1.72%) Internet
3 2 (1.72%) IPv6
3 2 (1.72%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.86%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.52%) Relational Database
3 12 (10.34%) MySQL
4 10 (8.62%) RDBMS
5 9 (7.76%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.90%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.45%) DB2
8 4 (3.45%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (3.45%) GIS
8 4 (3.45%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (2.59%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.59%) Big Data
9 3 (2.59%) Spatial Data
10 2 (1.72%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.72%) Mahout
10 2 (1.72%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.72%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.86%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 22 (18.97%) Selenium
2 20 (17.24%) JIRA
2 20 (17.24%) WebDriver
3 19 (16.38%) Git (software)
4 18 (15.52%) Appium
5 16 (13.79%) SoapUI
6 13 (11.21%) Subversion
7 12 (10.34%) Cucumber
7 12 (10.34%) JUnit
8 10 (8.62%) Calabash
8 10 (8.62%) JMeter
8 10 (8.62%) Robot Framework
9 9 (7.76%) Bitbucket
9 9 (7.76%) Maven
9 9 (7.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (6.90%) SpecFlow
11 7 (6.03%) Gradle
12 6 (5.17%) Ant
12 6 (5.17%) Hudson
13 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 14 (12.07%) Retail
2 3 (2.59%) Finance
3 1 (0.86%) Back Office
3 1 (0.86%) Marketing
3 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.86%) Public Sector
3 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (45.69%) Developer
2 21 (18.10%) .NET Developer
3 19 (16.38%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.38%) Software Developer
4 18 (15.52%) Software Tester
4 18 (15.52%) Tester
5 17 (14.66%) Senior Software Tester
5 17 (14.66%) Senior Tester
6 16 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (13.79%) C# Developer
7 15 (12.93%) .NET Software Developer
7 15 (12.93%) C# Software Developer
7 15 (12.93%) Test Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) QA Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Technical Leader
9 7 (6.03%) Python Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) QA Leader
9 7 (6.03%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (68.97%) REST
2 75 (64.66%) Web Services
3 38 (32.76%) .NET
4 28 (24.14%) XML
5 26 (22.41%) WCF
6 24 (20.69%) JSON
7 21 (18.10%) HTML
8 20 (17.24%) CSS
9 19 (16.38%) Gherkin
10 17 (14.66%) ASP.NET
11 14 (12.07%) React
11 14 (12.07%) Spring
12 13 (11.21%) Java EE
13 11 (9.48%) AngularJS
14 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (8.62%) Hibernate
14 10 (8.62%) Redux
15 8 (6.90%) jQuery
15 8 (6.90%) RESTful
16 7 (6.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.66%) Algorithms
1 17 (14.66%) Data Structures
1 17 (14.66%) Virtual Team
2 11 (9.48%) User Experience
3 9 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.45%) Animation
4 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.72%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.72%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.38%) Windows
2 14 (12.07%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.62%) Android
3 10 (8.62%) Mac OS
4 9 (7.76%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.90%) Linux
6 4 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (43.10%) Test Automation
3 48 (41.38%) TDD
4 42 (36.21%) Scrum
5 35 (30.17%) BDD
6 31 (26.72%) Kanban
7 29 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (21.55%) API Testing
9 23 (19.83%) MVC
9 23 (19.83%) OO
10 20 (17.24%) Multithreading
11 19 (16.38%) DevOps
12 17 (14.66%) Defect Tracking
12 17 (14.66%) Project Management
13 15 (12.93%) Test Scripting
14 14 (12.07%) Software Engineering
15 13 (11.21%) E-Commerce
16 11 (9.48%) Open Source
17 10 (8.62%) Load Testing
17 10 (8.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.10%) JavaScript
2 46 (39.66%) C#
3 37 (31.90%) Java
4 29 (25.00%) SQL
5 15 (12.93%) Python
6 13 (11.21%) T-SQL
7 10 (8.62%) Ruby
8 4 (3.45%) Apple Swift
8 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.45%) C
8 4 (3.45%) Java 8
8 4 (3.45%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.72%) PHP
10 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.86%) VB
11 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) ISEB
5 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.59%) Docker
3 2 (1.72%) HDFS
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Ansible
1 5 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.59%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.86%) Kibana
3 1 (0.86%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (14.66%) WorldPay
2 15 (12.93%) Oracle
3 14 (12.07%) Google
4 8 (6.90%) Splunk
5 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.31%) MuleSoft
7 4 (3.45%) ATG
7 4 (3.45%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.45%) Blue Martini
7 4 (3.45%) Demandware
7 4 (3.45%) Elastic Path
7 4 (3.45%) IBM
7 4 (3.45%) Samsung
8 3 (2.59%) CA
9 2 (1.72%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.72%) Tableau
10 1 (0.86%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.86%) Talend
10 1 (0.86%) WSO2