Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 201 188 178
Rank change year-on-year -13 -10 -14
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 1,882 2,523 3,272
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.72% 1.83% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.41% 4.66% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,679 2,060 2,864
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 £77,500 £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 42,719 54,119 67,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.01% 39.35% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 35,407 44,764 57,526
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,952
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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in England

SOAP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOAP in England.

Salary trend for SOAP in England

SOAP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOAP in England over the 6 months to 28 March 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 28 March 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 -1 732 £62,500 - 70
South East +19 509 £50,000 - 48
North of England +11 282 £42,500 -5.56% 59
Midlands -14 154 £50,000 +20.48% 28
North West -15 153 £42,500 -5.82% 36
South West -22 139 £46,500 +9.41% 21
West Midlands +4 106 £52,500 +19.32% 20
East of England +9 89 £52,500 +5.00% 23
Yorkshire +8 89 £50,000 +11.11% 22
East Midlands -18 48 £47,500 +23.38% 8
North East +17 40 £37,500 -11.76% 1
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1,223 (64.98%) REST
2 1,060 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
3 916 (48.67%) Web Services
4 798 (42.40%) JavaScript
5 736 (39.11%) SQL
6 650 (34.54%) C#
7 630 (33.48%) XML
8 628 (33.37%) Java
9 617 (32.78%) .NET
10 593 (31.51%) HTML
11 530 (28.16%) CSS
12 488 (25.93%) Scrum
13 486 (25.82%) SQL Server
14 413 (21.94%) JSON
15 402 (21.36%) Test Automation
16 389 (20.67%) Finance
17 380 (20.19%) MVC
18 378 (20.09%) Git (software)
19 330 (17.53%) RESTful
20 319 (16.95%) TDD
21 300 (15.94%) ASP.NET
22 299 (15.89%) Azure
23 293 (15.57%) AngularJS
24 291 (15.46%) jQuery
25 284 (15.09%) Microsoft
26 279 (14.82%) AWS
27 261 (13.87%) DevOps
28 257 (13.66%) Microservices
29 256 (13.60%) Jenkins
30 254 (13.50%) BDD

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 90 (4.78%) Confluence
2 75 (3.99%) Tomcat
3 59 (3.13%) IIS
4 47 (2.50%) EPiServer
5 44 (2.34%) CMS
5 44 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (2.18%) JBoss
7 40 (2.13%) WebLogic
8 34 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 25 (1.33%) Mule
10 23 (1.22%) WebSphere
11 21 (1.12%) SharePoint
12 20 (1.06%) Red Hat Fuse
13 19 (1.01%) WordPress
14 18 (0.96%) Apache
15 14 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
15 14 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (0.64%) Mule ESB
17 11 (0.58%) Anypoint
17 11 (0.58%) Drupal
Applications
1 38 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 18 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.43%) Gliffy
5 6 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (1.70%) Magento
2 16 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.53%) HFM
3 10 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
3 10 (0.53%) Oracle FAH
4 9 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.37%) Elite 3E
5 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
6 6 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 5 (0.27%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.21%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 299 (15.89%) Azure
2 279 (14.82%) AWS
3 142 (7.55%) SaaS
4 94 (4.99%) GitHub
5 70 (3.72%) PaaS
6 55 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
7 48 (2.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 46 (2.44%) GCP
9 40 (2.13%) IaaS
10 39 (2.07%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 37 (1.97%) Serverless
12 34 (1.81%) Boomi
12 34 (1.81%) Power Platform
13 33 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
14 25 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
15 19 (1.01%) Oracle CX
16 13 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
17 12 (0.64%) AWS CodePipeline
17 12 (0.64%) iPaaS
18 11 (0.58%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.87%) HTTP
2 52 (2.76%) Internet
3 31 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.17%) DNS
5 20 (1.06%) SSL
6 16 (0.85%) SSH
7 11 (0.58%) PuTTY
7 11 (0.58%) X.509
8 10 (0.53%) Network Security
9 7 (0.37%) Firewall
9 7 (0.37%) WAN
10 6 (0.32%) FTP
11 5 (0.27%) IPsec
11 5 (0.27%) iSCSI
11 5 (0.27%) VPN
12 4 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (0.21%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.16%) 4G
13 3 (0.16%) SIGTRAN
13 3 (0.16%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 486 (25.82%) SQL Server
2 233 (12.38%) MySQL
3 146 (7.76%) Relational Database
4 94 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
5 77 (4.09%) NoSQL
6 61 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 56 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 53 (2.82%) RDBMS
8 53 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 46 (2.44%) Oracle Database
10 38 (2.02%) Redis
11 37 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
12 34 (1.81%) Power BI
13 31 (1.65%) DB2
13 31 (1.65%) MongoDB
14 26 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
15 22 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
16 18 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (0.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 378 (20.09%) Git (software)
2 256 (13.60%) Jenkins
3 225 (11.96%) Selenium
4 197 (10.47%) JIRA
4 197 (10.47%) SoapUI
5 170 (9.03%) JUnit
6 164 (8.71%) Maven
7 143 (7.60%) Cucumber
8 135 (7.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 127 (6.75%) Visual Studio
10 96 (5.10%) Postman
11 80 (4.25%) WebDriver
12 75 (3.99%) Bitbucket
13 72 (3.83%) NUnit
14 53 (2.82%) SpecFlow
15 52 (2.76%) SonarQube
16 51 (2.71%) Mockito
17 47 (2.50%) Subversion
18 46 (2.44%) Hudson
18 46 (2.44%) TestNG
General
1 389 (20.67%) Finance
2 138 (7.33%) Marketing
3 121 (6.43%) Banking
4 84 (4.46%) Public Sector
5 73 (3.88%) Retail
6 67 (3.56%) Manufacturing
7 64 (3.40%) Telecoms
8 46 (2.44%) Electronics
9 32 (1.70%) Law
10 25 (1.33%) Legal
11 18 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 18 (0.96%) Games
12 13 (0.69%) Automotive
13 12 (0.64%) Retail Finance
14 11 (0.58%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.43%) Front Office
16 7 (0.37%) Advertising
16 7 (0.37%) Military
16 7 (0.37%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,093 (58.08%) Developer
2 279 (14.82%) Senior Developer
3 226 (12.01%) Java Developer
4 221 (11.74%) .NET Developer
5 205 (10.89%) C# Developer
6 184 (9.78%) Software Developer
7 156 (8.29%) PHP Developer
8 137 (7.28%) Software Engineer
9 134 (7.12%) C# .NET Developer
10 133 (7.07%) Analyst
11 124 (6.59%) Tester
12 98 (5.21%) Architect
13 84 (4.46%) Senior Software Developer
14 79 (4.20%) Salesforce Developer
14 79 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
15 75 (3.99%) Consultant
16 70 (3.72%) Senior PHP Developer
17 67 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
18 64 (3.40%) Senior .NET Developer
19 62 (3.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,223 (64.98%) REST
2 916 (48.67%) Web Services
3 630 (33.48%) XML
4 617 (32.78%) .NET
5 593 (31.51%) HTML
6 530 (28.16%) CSS
7 413 (21.94%) JSON
8 330 (17.53%) RESTful
9 300 (15.94%) ASP.NET
10 293 (15.57%) AngularJS
11 291 (15.46%) jQuery
12 216 (11.48%) Spring
13 164 (8.71%) WCF
14 162 (8.61%) .NET Framework
15 151 (8.02%) React
16 148 (7.86%) Ajax
17 129 (6.85%) Node.js
18 122 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web API
19 119 (6.32%) J2EE
20 112 (5.95%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 146 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 74 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
4 73 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
5 53 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
6 52 (2.76%) User Experience
7 49 (2.60%) Virtual Team
8 30 (1.59%) Public Cloud
9 28 (1.49%) Management Information System
10 27 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
11 18 (0.96%) Algorithms
12 17 (0.90%) Tandem
13 16 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 13 (0.69%) Online Banking
15 12 (0.64%) Data Centre
15 12 (0.64%) IVR
16 11 (0.58%) iSeries
17 10 (0.53%) Life Science
17 10 (0.53%) Mainframe
18 9 (0.48%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 253 (13.44%) Linux
2 114 (6.06%) Windows
3 100 (5.31%) Unix
4 49 (2.60%) Android
5 39 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.43%) Ubuntu
7 25 (1.33%) Windows Server
8 24 (1.28%) CentOS
9 17 (0.90%) Fedora
10 16 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.32%) Solaris
11 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2016
13 4 (0.21%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.16%) AIX
15 2 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.11%) SUSE
15 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,060 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (25.93%) Scrum
3 402 (21.36%) Test Automation
4 380 (20.19%) MVC
5 319 (16.95%) TDD
6 261 (13.87%) DevOps
7 257 (13.66%) Microservices
8 254 (13.50%) BDD
9 238 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
10 230 (12.22%) Software Engineering
11 225 (11.96%) OO
12 224 (11.90%) Web Development
13 193 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
14 186 (9.88%) SOA
15 171 (9.09%) OOP
16 163 (8.66%) SDLC
17 156 (8.29%) Unit Testing
18 132 (7.01%) Computer Science
19 126 (6.70%) User Stories
20 121 (6.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 798 (42.40%) JavaScript
2 736 (39.11%) SQL
3 650 (34.54%) C#
4 628 (33.37%) Java
5 244 (12.96%) PHP
6 158 (8.40%) Python
7 135 (7.17%) T-SQL
8 94 (4.99%) PL/SQL
9 83 (4.41%) Apex Code
10 64 (3.40%) PowerShell
11 56 (2.98%) XPath
12 54 (2.87%) Java 8
13 44 (2.34%) Groovy
14 39 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 39 (2.07%) TypeScript
15 36 (1.91%) C++
15 36 (1.91%) VB.NET
16 34 (1.81%) PHP 7
17 32 (1.70%) VBScript
18 31 (1.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 188 (9.99%) Degree
2 85 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (2.18%) ISTQB
4 33 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 29 (1.54%) ISEB
6 25 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 15 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (0.58%) CEH
8 11 (0.58%) GWAPT
8 11 (0.58%) OSCP
9 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.21%) MCTS
11 4 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.16%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.11%) MCSD
13 2 (0.11%) PMP
13 2 (0.11%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (10.15%) QA
2 34 (1.81%) PMO
3 29 (1.54%) GDPR
4 19 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.43%) Government Security Classifications
5 8 (0.43%) NCSC
5 8 (0.43%) SLA
6 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.11%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.11%) WCAG
8 1 (0.053%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.053%) PSD2
System Software
1 204 (10.84%) Docker
2 30 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.96%) vSphere
4 16 (0.85%) Postfix
5 15 (0.80%) Active Directory
6 12 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.43%) Xen
9 3 (0.16%) KVM
10 2 (0.11%) LXC
10 2 (0.11%) OpenSSH
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.11%) Samba
10 2 (0.11%) Varnish
11 1 (0.053%) NFS
Systems Management
1 70 (3.72%) Kubernetes
2 14 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
2 14 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
3 12 (0.64%) Terraform
4 11 (0.58%) Ansible
5 10 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
5 10 (0.53%) Grafana
5 10 (0.53%) Rancher
6 9 (0.48%) HP ALM
6 9 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.43%) Automic
7 8 (0.43%) Kibana
7 8 (0.43%) Prometheus
7 8 (0.43%) ZABBIX
8 7 (0.37%) Puppet
8 7 (0.37%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (0.27%) HP UCMDB
10 5 (0.27%) Packer
10 5 (0.27%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 284 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 240 (12.75%) Oracle
3 124 (6.59%) Salesforce.com
4 99 (5.26%) SAP
5 66 (3.51%) MuleSoft
6 65 (3.45%) Zend
7 55 (2.92%) Google
8 46 (2.44%) Atlassian
9 42 (2.23%) IBM
10 37 (1.97%) ServiceNow
11 34 (1.81%) Dell
12 33 (1.75%) Red Hat
13 30 (1.59%) VMware
14 28 (1.49%) Intapp
15 22 (1.17%) HP
16 19 (1.01%) Jitterbit
16 19 (1.01%) Tableau
17 18 (0.96%) TIBCO
17 18 (0.96%) WorldPay
18 14 (0.74%) webMethods