Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 171 160 147
Rank change year-on-year -11 -13 -20
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 83 168 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.37% 1.80% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.01% 4.99% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43 136 222
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £76,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,525 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% - -

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 2,072 3,365 4,773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 34.27% 36.07% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,474 2,696 4,017
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +50 42 £50,000 -4.76% 17
Essex -11 19 £42,500 -10.53% 6
Hertfordshire -3 11 £52,500 +1.45% 10
Bedfordshire -2 6 £55,000 -
Suffolk -7 3 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Norfolk -6 2 £42,500 -5.56% 1
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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 72 (86.75%) REST
2 38 (45.78%) Java
3 28 (33.73%) Web Services
3 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (33.73%) TDD
4 26 (31.33%) Scrum
4 26 (31.33%) Test Automation
5 24 (28.92%) Kanban
5 24 (28.92%) BDD
5 24 (28.92%) API Testing
5 24 (28.92%) QA
6 23 (27.71%) .NET
7 21 (25.30%) Project Management
7 21 (25.30%) Defect Tracking
7 21 (25.30%) Data Structures
7 21 (25.30%) Algorithms
7 21 (25.30%) WorldPay
7 21 (25.30%) Gherkin
7 21 (25.30%) Virtual Team
8 20 (24.10%) SaaS
8 20 (24.10%) JavaScript
9 19 (22.89%) Oracle
9 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
10 17 (20.48%) C#
10 17 (20.48%) CSS
11 15 (18.07%) E-Commerce
11 15 (18.07%) HTML
12 14 (16.87%) JSON
12 14 (16.87%) Spring
12 14 (16.87%) Marketing

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 7 (8.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.61%) JBoss
2 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.41%) Apache
3 2 (2.41%) CMS
3 2 (2.41%) Confluence
3 2 (2.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.20%) Mule
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (1.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (24.10%) SaaS
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle CX
2 12 (14.46%) PaaS
3 7 (8.43%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 6 (7.23%) AWS
5 5 (6.02%) Azure
6 3 (3.61%) BrowserStack
6 3 (3.61%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (2.41%) GitHub
7 2 (2.41%) Tricentis Tosca
8 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) DNS
1 2 (2.41%) HTTP
1 2 (2.41%) Skype
2 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.23%) MySQL
3 6 (7.23%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.20%) Big Data
5 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.64%) Maven
3 7 (8.43%) JIRA
3 7 (8.43%) Subversion
4 6 (7.23%) Selenium
5 5 (6.02%) Bitbucket
5 5 (6.02%) JUnit
5 5 (6.02%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.61%) Appium
7 3 (3.61%) Calabash
7 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.61%) Gradle
7 3 (3.61%) Robot Framework
7 3 (3.61%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.20%) Hudson
9 1 (1.20%) JBehave
9 1 (1.20%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (16.87%) Marketing
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) Developer
2 19 (22.89%) Consultant
3 16 (19.28%) Java Developer
4 14 (16.87%) Senior Software Tester
4 14 (16.87%) Senior Tester
4 14 (16.87%) Software Tester
4 14 (16.87%) Tester
5 11 (13.25%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (9.64%) IAM Consultant
6 8 (9.64%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Test Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Software Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
8 6 (7.23%) Identity Management Consultant
8 6 (7.23%) Management Consultant
8 6 (7.23%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) CRM Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (6.02%) Oracle CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (86.75%) REST
2 28 (33.73%) Web Services
3 23 (27.71%) .NET
4 21 (25.30%) Gherkin
5 17 (20.48%) CSS
6 15 (18.07%) HTML
7 14 (16.87%) JSON
7 14 (16.87%) Spring
8 12 (14.46%) J2EE
8 12 (14.46%) Middleware
8 12 (14.46%) XML
9 9 (10.84%) jQuery
10 8 (9.64%) AngularJS
10 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET
10 8 (9.64%) LDAP
11 6 (7.23%) React
11 6 (7.23%) Swagger
12 5 (6.02%) Apache CXF
12 5 (6.02%) RAML
12 5 (6.02%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) Algorithms
1 21 (25.30%) Data Structures
1 21 (25.30%) Virtual Team
2 10 (12.05%) User Experience
3 7 (8.43%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Android
2 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.61%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (33.73%) TDD
2 26 (31.33%) Scrum
2 26 (31.33%) Test Automation
3 24 (28.92%) API Testing
3 24 (28.92%) BDD
3 24 (28.92%) Kanban
4 21 (25.30%) Defect Tracking
4 21 (25.30%) Project Management
5 15 (18.07%) E-Commerce
6 14 (16.87%) Computer Science
7 13 (15.66%) Software Engineering
8 12 (14.46%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 12 (14.46%) CRM
8 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (13.25%) MVC
9 11 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (12.05%) SDLC
11 9 (10.84%) Waterfall
12 8 (9.64%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.78%) Java
2 20 (24.10%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.48%) C#
4 13 (15.66%) PHP
5 12 (14.46%) SQL
6 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.82%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.82%) Ruby
8 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.20%) Groovy
9 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.92%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) WorldPay
2 19 (22.89%) Oracle
3 8 (9.64%) MuleSoft
4 7 (8.43%) Cognizant
5 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.61%) Apple
7 2 (2.41%) Google
7 2 (2.41%) SAP
7 2 (2.41%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.41%) Zend
8 1 (1.20%) Adobe
8 1 (1.20%) Splunk