Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 179 180
Rank change year-on-year -20 +1 -13
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 1,908 2,661 3,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.69% 1.90% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.38% 4.81% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,564 2,053 2,778
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £76,625
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 43,573 55,374 67,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.71% 39.62% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 36,113 45,764 57,108
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 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
London -11 762 £65,000 +4.00% 99
South East +28 522 £50,000 +5.26% 79
North of England +1 291 £42,500 -5.56% 82
North West -8 164 £42,500 -5.56% 47
Midlands -35 146 £50,000 +22.70% 44
South West -21 127 £47,500 +5.56% 37
West Midlands -40 97 £54,000 +22.73% 19
Yorkshire +13 85 £45,000 - 31
East of England +2 84 £52,500 +10.53% 34
East Midlands -13 49 £45,000 +12.50% 24
North East +29 42 £37,500 -11.76% 4
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 England region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 1,260 (66.04%) REST
2 1,086 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
3 938 (49.16%) Web Services
4 816 (42.77%) JavaScript
5 794 (41.61%) SQL
6 703 (36.84%) Java
7 696 (36.48%) C#
8 676 (35.43%) XML
9 641 (33.60%) .NET
10 607 (31.81%) HTML
11 541 (28.35%) CSS
12 529 (27.73%) Scrum
13 500 (26.21%) SQL Server
14 442 (23.17%) JSON
15 410 (21.49%) Finance
16 401 (21.02%) MVC
17 398 (20.86%) Test Automation
18 397 (20.81%) Git (software)
19 340 (17.82%) TDD
20 339 (17.77%) RESTful
21 315 (16.51%) ASP.NET
22 298 (15.62%) Azure
23 297 (15.57%) Microsoft
24 282 (14.78%) jQuery
25 274 (14.36%) BDD
26 273 (14.31%) AngularJS
27 270 (14.15%) AWS
27 270 (14.15%) Microservices
28 269 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
29 262 (13.73%) DevOps

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 88 (4.61%) Confluence
2 85 (4.45%) Tomcat
3 53 (2.78%) IIS
4 44 (2.31%) WebLogic
5 43 (2.25%) CMS
5 43 (2.25%) JBoss
6 41 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
7 38 (1.99%) EPiServer
8 34 (1.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 29 (1.52%) Mule
9 29 (1.52%) WebSphere
10 23 (1.21%) SharePoint
11 22 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
12 20 (1.05%) Red Hat Fuse
13 18 (0.94%) Apache
14 15 (0.79%) Anypoint
14 15 (0.79%) WordPress
15 14 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
16 12 (0.63%) Mule ESB
17 11 (0.58%) GeoServer
Applications
1 35 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (1.68%) MS Visio
3 17 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.37%) Gliffy
5 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (1.21%) Magento
2 15 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.52%) HFM
4 10 (0.52%) Oracle FAH
5 9 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
6 7 (0.37%) Elite 3E
6 7 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 5 (0.26%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.16%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 298 (15.62%) Azure
2 270 (14.15%) AWS
3 137 (7.18%) SaaS
4 96 (5.03%) GitHub
5 66 (3.46%) PaaS
6 54 (2.83%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 52 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
8 44 (2.31%) IaaS
9 43 (2.25%) Power Platform
10 41 (2.15%) GCP
11 40 (2.10%) Boomi
12 38 (1.99%) Amazon SQS
13 35 (1.83%) Serverless
14 32 (1.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 28 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
16 26 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
17 15 (0.79%) iPaaS
18 14 (0.73%) AWS CodePipeline
19 13 (0.68%) BrowserStack
19 13 (0.68%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.78%) HTTP
2 50 (2.62%) Internet
3 33 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.00%) SSL
5 16 (0.84%) DNS
5 16 (0.84%) X.509
6 12 (0.63%) SSH
7 11 (0.58%) PuTTY
8 10 (0.52%) Network Security
9 7 (0.37%) Firewall
10 6 (0.31%) FTP
11 5 (0.26%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.21%) IPsec
12 4 (0.21%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (0.16%) 2G
13 3 (0.16%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.16%) INAP
13 3 (0.16%) Megaco
13 3 (0.16%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (26.21%) SQL Server
2 209 (10.95%) MySQL
3 130 (6.81%) Relational Database
4 96 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
5 92 (4.82%) NoSQL
6 65 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 62 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 60 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (3.04%) Oracle Database
10 43 (2.25%) Power BI
11 41 (2.15%) Redis
12 40 (2.10%) RDBMS
13 39 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
14 38 (1.99%) DB2
15 35 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
16 34 (1.78%) MongoDB
17 27 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
18 24 (1.26%) Couchbase
19 23 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
20 21 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 397 (20.81%) Git (software)
2 259 (13.57%) Jenkins
3 221 (11.58%) Selenium
4 218 (11.43%) JIRA
5 178 (9.33%) JUnit
6 170 (8.91%) SoapUI
7 163 (8.54%) Maven
8 151 (7.91%) Cucumber
8 151 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 136 (7.13%) Visual Studio
10 94 (4.93%) Postman
11 84 (4.40%) Bitbucket
12 83 (4.35%) WebDriver
13 74 (3.88%) NUnit
14 72 (3.77%) SpecFlow
15 69 (3.62%) Subversion
16 65 (3.41%) Hudson
17 55 (2.88%) TestNG
18 50 (2.62%) Appium
19 47 (2.46%) SonarQube
General
1 410 (21.49%) Finance
2 147 (7.70%) Marketing
3 114 (5.97%) Banking
4 84 (4.40%) Public Sector
5 68 (3.56%) Retail
5 68 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 64 (3.35%) Manufacturing
7 48 (2.52%) Electronics
8 30 (1.57%) Law
9 24 (1.26%) Legal
10 20 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.94%) Games
12 12 (0.63%) Retail Finance
13 11 (0.58%) Automotive
14 10 (0.52%) Front Office
15 9 (0.47%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.47%) Back Office
16 8 (0.42%) Advertising
17 7 (0.37%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,098 (57.55%) Developer
2 298 (15.62%) Senior Developer
3 248 (13.00%) Java Developer
4 218 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 212 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 177 (9.28%) Software Developer
7 144 (7.55%) Analyst
8 137 (7.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 136 (7.13%) PHP Developer
10 133 (6.97%) Software Engineer
11 114 (5.97%) Tester
12 97 (5.08%) Architect
13 87 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
14 81 (4.25%) Senior Software Developer
15 75 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
15 75 (3.93%) Salesforce Developer
16 69 (3.62%) Senior PHP Developer
17 66 (3.46%) Consultant
18 63 (3.30%) QA Engineer
18 63 (3.30%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,260 (66.04%) REST
2 938 (49.16%) Web Services
3 676 (35.43%) XML
4 641 (33.60%) .NET
5 607 (31.81%) HTML
6 541 (28.35%) CSS
7 442 (23.17%) JSON
8 339 (17.77%) RESTful
9 315 (16.51%) ASP.NET
10 282 (14.78%) jQuery
11 273 (14.31%) AngularJS
12 234 (12.26%) Spring
13 180 (9.43%) WCF
14 170 (8.91%) .NET Framework
15 148 (7.76%) Ajax
16 140 (7.34%) React
17 135 (7.08%) ASP.NET Web API
17 135 (7.08%) J2EE
18 119 (6.24%) Node.js
19 106 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 158 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (5.35%) Mobile App
3 87 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
4 86 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
5 48 (2.52%) User Experience
6 45 (2.36%) Virtual Team
7 43 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
8 27 (1.42%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.26%) Public Cloud
10 23 (1.21%) Algorithms
10 23 (1.21%) Data Structures
10 23 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
10 23 (1.21%) Tandem
11 17 (0.89%) Mainframe
12 15 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
12 15 (0.79%) Online Banking
13 14 (0.73%) N-Tier
14 12 (0.63%) PMI
15 11 (0.58%) Life Science
16 10 (0.52%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 238 (12.47%) Linux
2 119 (6.24%) Unix
3 107 (5.61%) Windows
4 49 (2.57%) Android
5 36 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.26%) CentOS
7 22 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 22 (1.15%) Windows Server
8 20 (1.05%) Fedora
9 17 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.31%) Solaris
11 5 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.26%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.16%) AIX
14 1 (0.052%) Debian
14 1 (0.052%) SUSE
14 1 (0.052%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,086 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 529 (27.73%) Scrum
3 401 (21.02%) MVC
4 398 (20.86%) Test Automation
5 340 (17.82%) TDD
6 274 (14.36%) BDD
7 270 (14.15%) Microservices
8 269 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
9 262 (13.73%) DevOps
10 225 (11.79%) OO
11 223 (11.69%) Software Engineering
12 213 (11.16%) Web Development
13 208 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
14 199 (10.43%) SOA
15 182 (9.54%) SDLC
16 171 (8.96%) OOP
17 152 (7.97%) Unit Testing
18 147 (7.70%) Mentoring
19 129 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
20 127 (6.66%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 816 (42.77%) JavaScript
2 794 (41.61%) SQL
3 703 (36.84%) Java
4 696 (36.48%) C#
5 217 (11.37%) PHP
6 151 (7.91%) T-SQL
7 145 (7.60%) Python
8 115 (6.03%) PL/SQL
9 84 (4.40%) Apex Code
10 60 (3.14%) PowerShell
11 59 (3.09%) Java 8
12 53 (2.78%) XPath
13 50 (2.62%) Shell Script
14 47 (2.46%) VB.NET
15 46 (2.41%) Groovy
16 40 (2.10%) TypeScript
17 34 (1.78%) C
17 34 (1.78%) VBScript
18 33 (1.73%) Ruby
19 29 (1.52%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 180 (9.43%) Degree
2 79 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (2.46%) ISTQB
4 33 (1.73%) ISEB
5 30 (1.57%) Security Cleared
6 21 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 19 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (0.73%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.37%) CEH
11 7 (0.37%) GWAPT
11 7 (0.37%) OSCP
12 4 (0.21%) MCTS
13 3 (0.16%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
14 2 (0.10%) HNC
14 2 (0.10%) MCSD
14 2 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (12.32%) QA
2 23 (1.21%) PMO
3 20 (1.05%) GDPR
4 15 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.37%) SLA
6 6 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
6 6 (0.31%) NCSC
7 2 (0.10%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.10%) WCAG
8 1 (0.052%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.052%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.052%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.052%) JSP 440
System Software
1 200 (10.48%) Docker
2 30 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.89%) Postfix
5 13 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.68%) vSphere
6 11 (0.58%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.37%) Xen
8 3 (0.16%) KVM
9 2 (0.10%) LXC
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.10%) Varnish
10 1 (0.052%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.052%) Samba
Systems Management
1 65 (3.41%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.05%) Automic
3 14 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
3 14 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
4 10 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
4 10 (0.52%) Terraform
5 9 (0.47%) Rancher
6 8 (0.42%) Grafana
6 8 (0.42%) Kibana
6 8 (0.42%) Prometheus
6 8 (0.42%) Tivoli
7 7 (0.37%) Ansible
7 7 (0.37%) HP ALM
7 7 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
8 6 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (0.31%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.26%) CloudHub
9 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.21%) Packer
Vendors
1 297 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 246 (12.89%) Oracle
3 132 (6.92%) Salesforce.com
4 113 (5.92%) SAP
5 73 (3.83%) MuleSoft
6 59 (3.09%) Zend
7 58 (3.04%) Google
8 51 (2.67%) IBM
9 43 (2.25%) Atlassian
10 38 (1.99%) Dell
11 35 (1.83%) ServiceNow
12 33 (1.73%) Red Hat
13 30 (1.57%) VMware
14 25 (1.31%) Intapp
14 25 (1.31%) WorldPay
15 23 (1.21%) TIBCO
16 20 (1.05%) Cadence
16 20 (1.05%) FactSet
16 20 (1.05%) Jitterbit
17 19 (1.00%) webMethods