Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 162 159
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 3,370 3,519 4,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.08% 2.11% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.10% 5.34% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,838 2,914 3,459
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 66,138 65,900 75,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.80% 39.43% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 55,898 57,306 65,316
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in England

SOAP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOAP in England.

Salary trend for SOAP in England

SOAP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in England

SOAP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
London -17 1,179 £60,000 +4.35% 191
South East +3 705 £45,000 -10.00% 93
North of England +30 602 £50,000 +11.11% 98
Midlands +9 369 £42,500 +6.25% 38
North West +36 366 £50,000 +11.11% 52
West Midlands +18 256 £42,500 +13.33% 19
East of England -21 252 £50,000 -0.99% 53
South West -49 251 £40,000 -5.88% 41
Yorkshire +11 209 £50,000 +5.26% 44
East Midlands +11 113 £42,500 -5.56% 19
North East -14 27 £37,500 +7.14% 2
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 1,958 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1,939 (57.54%) REST
3 1,793 (53.20%) Web Services
4 1,552 (46.05%) Java
5 1,535 (45.55%) JavaScript
6 1,462 (43.38%) SQL
7 1,292 (38.34%) XML
8 1,289 (38.25%) HTML
9 1,123 (33.32%) CSS
10 1,091 (32.37%) C#
11 1,012 (30.03%) .NET
12 898 (26.65%) SQL Server
13 869 (25.79%) MVC
14 866 (25.70%) JSON
15 823 (24.42%) Scrum
16 739 (21.93%) TDD
17 732 (21.72%) Spring
18 652 (19.35%) Finance
19 651 (19.32%) Git (software)
20 649 (19.26%) RESTful
21 640 (18.99%) jQuery
22 611 (18.13%) OO
23 594 (17.63%) Linux
24 593 (17.60%) MySQL
25 567 (16.82%) Test Automation
26 545 (16.17%) ASP.NET
27 530 (15.73%) AngularJS
28 528 (15.67%) Software Engineering
29 506 (15.01%) PHP
30 494 (14.66%) Oracle

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 277 (8.22%) Tomcat
2 266 (7.89%) Apache
3 199 (5.91%) JBoss
4 127 (3.77%) IIS
5 120 (3.56%) WebSphere
6 113 (3.35%) Confluence
7 88 (2.61%) Mule
7 88 (2.61%) WebLogic
8 87 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 81 (2.40%) CMS
10 80 (2.37%) SharePoint
11 77 (2.28%) Drupal
12 71 (2.11%) Mule ESB
13 53 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
14 49 (1.45%) Umbraco
15 46 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
15 46 (1.36%) nginx
16 35 (1.04%) Apache Spark
16 35 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
17 34 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 20 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.15%) FrameMaker
3 5 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.15%) Weka
4 4 (0.12%) EngageOne
4 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.089%) HipChat
5 3 (0.089%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.059%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.059%) Revit
7 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 56 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.71%) Magento
4 22 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
5 20 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
6 16 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
7 10 (0.30%) MetaTrader
8 9 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.24%) NetSuite
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.15%) Exstream
11 5 (0.15%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.15%) Workday HCM
12 4 (0.12%) nopCommerce
12 4 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
12 4 (0.12%) SAP SRM
12 4 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
13 3 (0.089%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 386 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
2 293 (8.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 244 (7.24%) SaaS
4 111 (3.29%) GitHub
5 68 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
6 46 (1.36%) Force.com
7 42 (1.25%) npm
8 37 (1.10%) Serverless
9 34 (1.01%) PaaS
10 31 (0.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 30 (0.89%) IaaS
12 21 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 20 (0.59%) Amazon S3
13 20 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
14 19 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 18 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
16 16 (0.47%) BrowserStack
17 13 (0.39%) Sauce Labs
18 12 (0.36%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 215 (6.38%) HTTP
2 122 (3.62%) Internet
3 81 (2.40%) SSL
4 52 (1.54%) Firewall
5 43 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 35 (1.04%) DNS
7 27 (0.80%) SMTP
8 24 (0.71%) AMQP
9 16 (0.47%) HTTPS
10 15 (0.45%) FTP
10 15 (0.45%) LAN
10 15 (0.45%) SNMP
10 15 (0.45%) WAN
11 14 (0.42%) PuTTY
11 14 (0.42%) SSH
12 12 (0.36%) VoIP
13 10 (0.30%) IMAP
13 10 (0.30%) Intranet
13 10 (0.30%) NetScaler
14 8 (0.24%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 898 (26.65%) SQL Server
2 593 (17.60%) MySQL
3 288 (8.55%) NoSQL
4 224 (6.65%) MongoDB
5 219 (6.50%) Relational Database
6 124 (3.68%) Big Data
7 91 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 90 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
9 79 (2.34%) RDBMS
10 74 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
11 72 (2.14%) Hadoop
12 71 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 71 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
13 62 (1.84%) Oracle Database
14 59 (1.75%) Redis
15 57 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
16 50 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
17 46 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 34 (1.01%) DB2
18 34 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 651 (19.32%) Git (software)
2 418 (12.40%) Selenium
3 403 (11.96%) JIRA
4 339 (10.06%) JUnit
5 327 (9.70%) Jenkins
6 317 (9.41%) Maven
7 297 (8.81%) SoapUI
8 229 (6.80%) Cucumber
9 211 (6.26%) Subversion
10 184 (5.46%) Visual Studio
11 175 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 139 (4.12%) IntelliJ
12 139 (4.12%) NUnit
13 137 (4.07%) Eclipse
14 129 (3.83%) WebDriver
15 100 (2.97%) TeamCity
16 94 (2.79%) Ant
17 76 (2.26%) MSTest
18 70 (2.08%) SpecFlow
19 69 (2.05%) Gradle
General
1 652 (19.35%) Finance
2 264 (7.83%) Banking
3 205 (6.08%) Retail
4 137 (4.07%) Marketing
5 107 (3.18%) Telecoms
6 81 (2.40%) Advertising
6 81 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 72 (2.14%) Games
8 70 (2.08%) Electronics
9 68 (2.02%) Investment Banking
10 54 (1.60%) Front Office
11 49 (1.45%) Retail Banking
12 42 (1.25%) Legal
13 32 (0.95%) Financial Institution
14 30 (0.89%) German Language
15 29 (0.86%) Back Office
16 26 (0.77%) Publishing
17 23 (0.68%) Law
18 14 (0.42%) Automotive
19 12 (0.36%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 1,931 (57.30%) Developer
2 620 (18.40%) Java Developer
3 434 (12.88%) .NET Developer
4 386 (11.45%) C# Developer
5 375 (11.13%) Senior Developer
6 300 (8.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 287 (8.52%) Architect
8 259 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 254 (7.54%) PHP Developer
10 240 (7.12%) Analyst
11 215 (6.38%) Software Engineer
12 172 (5.10%) Web Developer
13 144 (4.27%) Agile Developer
14 142 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
15 136 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
16 128 (3.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 128 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
17 127 (3.77%) Applications Developer
18 126 (3.74%) Java Engineer
19 122 (3.62%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,939 (57.54%) REST
2 1,793 (53.20%) Web Services
3 1,292 (38.34%) XML
4 1,289 (38.25%) HTML
5 1,123 (33.32%) CSS
6 1,012 (30.03%) .NET
7 866 (25.70%) JSON
8 732 (21.72%) Spring
9 649 (19.26%) RESTful
10 640 (18.99%) jQuery
11 545 (16.17%) ASP.NET
12 530 (15.73%) AngularJS
13 465 (13.80%) Hibernate
14 408 (12.11%) WCF
15 385 (11.42%) HTML5
16 336 (9.97%) J2EE
17 299 (8.87%) Ajax
18 248 (7.36%) .NET Framework
19 246 (7.30%) Node.js
20 243 (7.21%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 344 (10.21%) Computer Science
2 234 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 214 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
4 190 (5.64%) User Experience
5 169 (5.01%) Mobile App
6 113 (3.35%) Fintech
7 94 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
8 52 (1.54%) Data Centre
9 47 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 43 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
11 38 (1.13%) N-Tier
12 37 (1.10%) Virtual Team
13 31 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 29 (0.86%) Algorithms
15 23 (0.68%) W3C
16 21 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 20 (0.59%) CMDB
17 20 (0.59%) Hedge funds
18 17 (0.50%) Clustering
19 15 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 594 (17.63%) Linux
2 335 (9.94%) Windows
3 269 (7.98%) Unix
4 124 (3.68%) Android
4 124 (3.68%) Apple iOS
5 72 (2.14%) Windows Server
6 46 (1.36%) Solaris
7 28 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (0.77%) Windows 10
9 25 (0.74%) CentOS
10 22 (0.65%) AIX
10 22 (0.65%) Ubuntu
11 19 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (0.53%) HPUX
13 17 (0.50%) Windows 7
14 16 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.45%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.24%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,958 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 869 (25.79%) MVC
3 823 (24.42%) Scrum
4 739 (21.93%) TDD
5 611 (18.13%) OO
6 567 (16.82%) Test Automation
7 528 (15.67%) Software Engineering
8 486 (14.42%) SOA
9 465 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
10 437 (12.97%) BDD
11 422 (12.52%) SDLC
12 416 (12.34%) Web Development
13 308 (9.14%) Microservices
14 286 (8.49%) Unit Testing
15 281 (8.34%) OOP
16 272 (8.07%) DevOps
17 254 (7.54%) E-Commerce
18 205 (6.08%) Mentoring
19 204 (6.05%) Kanban
20 176 (5.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1,552 (46.05%) Java
2 1,535 (45.55%) JavaScript
3 1,462 (43.38%) SQL
4 1,091 (32.37%) C#
5 506 (15.01%) PHP
6 371 (11.01%) T-SQL
7 320 (9.50%) Python
8 181 (5.37%) C++
9 170 (5.04%) PL/SQL
10 162 (4.81%) Ruby
11 136 (4.04%) Groovy
12 120 (3.56%) VB.NET
13 107 (3.18%) PowerShell
14 93 (2.76%) Apex Code
14 93 (2.76%) C
15 85 (2.52%) Scala
16 84 (2.49%) Shell Script
17 74 (2.20%) Perl
18 63 (1.87%) Objective-C
19 57 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 485 (14.39%) Degree
2 139 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 96 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 81 (2.40%) ISEB
5 77 (2.28%) ISTQB
6 50 (1.48%) SC Cleared
7 47 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 31 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
9 30 (0.89%) Master's Degree
10 21 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (0.53%) CISSP
12 15 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (0.45%) GIAC
12 15 (0.45%) SSCP
13 12 (0.36%) DBS Check
14 9 (0.27%) MBA
14 9 (0.27%) MCSA
15 8 (0.24%) CCNA
15 8 (0.24%) MCSE
15 8 (0.24%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 382 (11.34%) QA
2 37 (1.10%) SLA
3 21 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.47%) ISO 20022
4 16 (0.47%) ISO 8583
5 14 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (0.39%) WAI
7 11 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.33%) SEPA
8 10 (0.30%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 9 (0.27%) HL7
10 7 (0.21%) RosettaNet
11 3 (0.089%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.059%) DICOM
12 2 (0.059%) GDPR
12 2 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.030%) BS7666
13 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.030%) WCAG
System Software
1 166 (4.93%) Docker
2 46 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 38 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.59%) HDFS
5 13 (0.39%) vSphere
6 11 (0.33%) Apache Flume
7 10 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.12%) GridGain
9 4 (0.12%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.12%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.059%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.030%) IAG
11 1 (0.030%) NDS
11 1 (0.030%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.030%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.030%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 115 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
1 115 (3.41%) Puppet
2 62 (1.84%) Ansible
3 30 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 22 (0.65%) Kibana
6 19 (0.56%) logstash
7 17 (0.50%) CA Service Virtualization
8 15 (0.45%) Nagios
9 13 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
10 12 (0.36%) Opsview
11 11 (0.33%) Terraform
12 10 (0.30%) Perfmon
12 10 (0.30%) Salt
12 10 (0.30%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 5 (0.15%) CloudHub
15 4 (0.12%) Dollar Universe
15 4 (0.12%) MOM
15 4 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 494 (14.66%) Oracle
2 474 (14.07%) Microsoft
3 149 (4.42%) SAP
4 128 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
5 122 (3.62%) IBM
6 96 (2.85%) Google
7 69 (2.05%) Zend
8 62 (1.84%) HP
9 56 (1.66%) Apple
10 53 (1.57%) ServiceNow
11 43 (1.28%) MuleSoft
11 43 (1.28%) VMware
12 38 (1.13%) Splunk
13 35 (1.04%) TIBCO
14 30 (0.89%) CA
14 30 (0.89%) Cisco
14 30 (0.89%) Sybase
15 29 (0.86%) Remedy
16 28 (0.83%) Red Hat
17 27 (0.80%) BMC