Period
to 4 December 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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 197 91 172
Rank change year-on-year -106 +81 -16
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 44 44 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.78% 2.19% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.40% 5.44% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 53
10th Percentile £43,625 £37,500 £41,400
25th Percentile £53,750 £45,313 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,250 £62,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.00% +13.64% +4.76%
75th Percentile £87,188 £67,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £96,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 1,293 809 2,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 23.01% 40.19% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 806 649 1,687
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,438 £67,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -54 25 £76,250 +211.22% 8
Essex +1 9 £53,750 -25.86% 5
Cambridgeshire -69 4 £87,500 +45.83% 2
Bedfordshire -29 3 - - 3
Norfolk - 2 £48,808 -
Suffolk -21 1 - -
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 38 (86.36%) REST
2 27 (61.36%) Web Services
3 24 (54.55%) Azure
4 22 (50.00%) SQL
5 19 (43.18%) Social Skills
6 18 (40.91%) XML
6 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (38.64%) .NET
7 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
8 14 (31.82%) Java
9 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
10 12 (27.27%) Data Modelling
10 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
11 10 (22.73%) AWS
12 9 (20.45%) Scrum
12 9 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (20.45%) ETL
12 9 (20.45%) Project Management
12 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
12 9 (20.45%) C#
12 9 (20.45%) Linux
12 9 (20.45%) Python
13 8 (18.18%) WSDL
13 8 (18.18%) Data Lake
14 7 (15.91%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 7 (15.91%) Requirements Gathering
14 7 (15.91%) Metadata
14 7 (15.91%) Full Stack Development
14 7 (15.91%) UDDI
14 7 (15.91%) Data Mining

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 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.27%) Anypoint
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) Liferay
4 1 (2.27%) Mule
4 1 (2.27%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 24 (54.55%) Azure
2 10 (22.73%) AWS
3 7 (15.91%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 5 (11.36%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (11.36%) Serverless
5 4 (9.09%) Azure Service Bus
5 4 (9.09%) SaaS
6 3 (6.82%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (6.82%) npm
6 3 (6.82%) OpenShift
6 3 (6.82%) Power Platform
6 3 (6.82%) Yarn
7 2 (4.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 2 (4.55%) Azure Logic Apps
7 2 (4.55%) GitHub
8 1 (2.27%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (2.27%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (2.27%) Azure Event Grid
8 1 (2.27%) Azure Functions
8 1 (2.27%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
1 3 (6.82%) SD-WAN
1 3 (6.82%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) NAS
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) SNMP
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.18%) Data Lake
3 7 (15.91%) Data Mining
3 7 (15.91%) Metadata
4 5 (11.36%) MySQL
4 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.82%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (6.82%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (6.82%) Apache Hive
6 3 (6.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (6.82%) Power BI
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
2 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.36%) JIRA
3 4 (9.09%) Selenium
3 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.55%) Postman
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (2.27%) Hudson
5 1 (2.27%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) REST Assured
5 1 (2.27%) Serenity BDD
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) TestNG
5 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.27%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (43.18%) Social Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Law
4 3 (6.82%) Influencing Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Local Government
4 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.82%) Publishing
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Retail
6 1 (2.27%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (2.27%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Data Architect
4 5 (11.36%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) IT Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) ETL Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (86.36%) REST
2 27 (61.36%) Web Services
3 18 (40.91%) XML
4 17 (38.64%) .NET
5 8 (18.18%) WSDL
6 7 (15.91%) UDDI
7 6 (13.64%) JSON
8 5 (11.36%) CSS
8 5 (11.36%) HTML
8 5 (11.36%) RESTful
9 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.09%) Apache Camel
9 4 (9.09%) J2EE
9 4 (9.09%) Node.js
9 4 (9.09%) Sass
10 3 (6.82%) Jest
10 3 (6.82%) React
10 3 (6.82%) Redux
10 3 (6.82%) RxJS
10 3 (6.82%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.91%) Data Structures
3 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.09%) User Experience
4 3 (6.82%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 9 (20.45%) ETL
3 9 (20.45%) Project Management
3 9 (20.45%) Scrum
4 7 (15.91%) Data Management
4 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Data Management
4 7 (15.91%) Full Stack Development
4 7 (15.91%) Requirements Gathering
4 7 (15.91%) TDD
5 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.64%) OO
5 6 (13.64%) OOP
5 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (13.64%) SOA
5 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Analytics
6 5 (11.36%) DevOps
6 5 (11.36%) Microservices
6 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) SQL
2 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) Java
4 9 (20.45%) C#
4 9 (20.45%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) ES6
6 2 (4.55%) Java 8
6 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) Groovy
7 1 (2.27%) Java 11
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) MCSD
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.55%) GRC
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) Terraform
2 1 (2.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Talend
4 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.27%) Pega
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.27%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) webMethods
5 1 (2.27%) WSO2