Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 178 163
Rank change year-on-year -32 -15 0
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2,143 3,038 3,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.67% 1.96% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.48% 4.86% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,708 2,408 2,994
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,875 £72,500
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 47,844 62,469 66,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.22% 40.23% 40.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39,585 52,121 55,787
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 -58 691 £65,000 - 93
South East +15 637 £45,000 - 76
North of England -13 374 £45,000 - 65
North West +14 215 £45,000 - 37
South West -48 169 £50,000 +5.26% 31
Midlands -37 150 £45,000 +2.27% 37
Yorkshire -20 141 £41,500 -7.78% 21
East of England -16 108 £55,000 - 24
West Midlands -9 77 £50,000 +13.64% 21
East Midlands -29 71 £40,000 -11.11% 16
North East +10 18 £35,702 -20.66% 7
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 1,321 (61.64%) REST
2 1,076 (50.21%) Agile Software Development
3 1,037 (48.39%) Web Services
4 1,000 (46.66%) JavaScript
5 875 (40.83%) SQL
6 865 (40.36%) C#
7 798 (37.24%) Java
8 765 (35.70%) .NET
9 732 (34.16%) XML
10 731 (34.11%) HTML
11 675 (31.50%) CSS
12 603 (28.14%) SQL Server
13 535 (24.97%) Scrum
14 510 (23.80%) JSON
15 500 (23.33%) TDD
16 454 (21.19%) Test Automation
17 437 (20.39%) Git (software)
18 433 (20.21%) MVC
19 403 (18.81%) Azure
20 389 (18.15%) Microsoft
21 380 (17.73%) ASP.NET
22 370 (17.27%) Finance
22 370 (17.27%) AngularJS
23 367 (17.13%) Spring
24 335 (15.63%) jQuery
25 327 (15.26%) BDD
26 324 (15.12%) RESTful
27 321 (14.98%) AWS
28 320 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
29 319 (14.89%) Linux

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 93 (4.34%) Tomcat
2 74 (3.45%) Confluence
3 66 (3.08%) JBoss
4 62 (2.89%) Apache
5 56 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
6 55 (2.57%) CMS
7 37 (1.73%) SharePoint
8 34 (1.59%) WordPress
9 30 (1.40%) IIS
9 30 (1.40%) WebSphere
10 28 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (1.26%) Mule
12 26 (1.21%) Umbraco
13 22 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 20 (0.93%) Anypoint
15 19 (0.89%) EPiServer
16 17 (0.79%) WebLogic
17 16 (0.75%) Mule ESB
18 12 (0.56%) Apache Solr
19 11 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 21 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 11 (0.51%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.047%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 27 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.47%) NetSuite
3 9 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.37%) nopCommerce
4 8 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
5 7 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 6 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.28%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.23%) Magento
7 5 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.19%) OpenText MBPM
8 4 (0.19%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.19%) StreamServe
9 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.093%) Misys Midas
10 2 (0.093%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.093%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.093%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 403 (18.81%) Azure
2 321 (14.98%) AWS
3 116 (5.41%) SaaS
4 59 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
4 59 (2.75%) GitHub
5 53 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (2.38%) Serverless
7 49 (2.29%) Power Platform
8 37 (1.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 33 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
9 33 (1.54%) PaaS
10 32 (1.49%) GCP
11 25 (1.17%) IaaS
11 25 (1.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 23 (1.07%) Amazon S3
12 23 (1.07%) Office 365
13 20 (0.93%) BrowserStack
14 19 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
15 18 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
16 17 (0.79%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 79 (3.69%) HTTP
2 37 (1.73%) Internet
3 31 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.17%) SSL
5 23 (1.07%) WAN
6 22 (1.03%) LAN
7 21 (0.98%) HTTPS
8 19 (0.89%) DNS
9 18 (0.84%) SSH
10 14 (0.65%) Broadband
11 12 (0.56%) FTP
12 9 (0.42%) Firewall
12 9 (0.42%) Intranet
13 8 (0.37%) FIX Connectivity
13 8 (0.37%) X.509
14 7 (0.33%) AMQP
15 6 (0.28%) SMTP
16 5 (0.23%) Unified Communications
17 4 (0.19%) SNMP
17 4 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 603 (28.14%) SQL Server
2 296 (13.81%) MySQL
3 149 (6.95%) NoSQL
4 135 (6.30%) MongoDB
5 111 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
6 110 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 79 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 51 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 50 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 50 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 50 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 42 (1.96%) Power BI
11 41 (1.91%) Oracle Database
12 36 (1.68%) Big Data
13 34 (1.59%) Redis
14 32 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
15 27 (1.26%) CouchDB
15 27 (1.26%) Neo4j
16 20 (0.93%) DB2
17 16 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 437 (20.39%) Git (software)
2 262 (12.23%) Selenium
3 245 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 229 (10.69%) JIRA
5 181 (8.45%) Maven
6 177 (8.26%) JUnit
7 145 (6.77%) SoapUI
7 145 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 143 (6.67%) Visual Studio
9 138 (6.44%) Cucumber
10 110 (5.13%) Subversion
11 107 (4.99%) SpecFlow
12 96 (4.48%) WebDriver
13 61 (2.85%) Octopus Deploy
13 61 (2.85%) TeamCity
14 60 (2.80%) Mockito
15 58 (2.71%) JMeter
16 57 (2.66%) Eclipse
17 55 (2.57%) NUnit
18 53 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 370 (17.27%) Finance
2 117 (5.46%) Retail
3 116 (5.41%) Marketing
4 94 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 82 (3.83%) Public Sector
6 71 (3.31%) Banking
7 51 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 40 (1.87%) Electronics
9 33 (1.54%) Games
9 33 (1.54%) Law
10 23 (1.07%) Advertising
11 17 (0.79%) Publishing
12 16 (0.75%) Back Office
13 15 (0.70%) Legal
14 14 (0.65%) Front Office
15 8 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.33%) Billing
17 5 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.23%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.23%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 1,286 (60.01%) Developer
2 352 (16.43%) Senior Developer
3 329 (15.35%) Java Developer
4 279 (13.02%) C# Developer
5 268 (12.51%) .NET Developer
6 214 (9.99%) Software Developer
7 160 (7.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 133 (6.21%) PHP Developer
9 124 (5.79%) Analyst
10 108 (5.04%) Architect
11 99 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
12 85 (3.97%) Software Engineer
13 84 (3.92%) QA Engineer
14 79 (3.69%) Senior C# Developer
14 79 (3.69%) Tester
15 78 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
16 73 (3.41%) Senior Software Developer
17 71 (3.31%) Test Engineer
18 69 (3.22%) C# Software Developer
19 68 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,321 (61.64%) REST
2 1,037 (48.39%) Web Services
3 765 (35.70%) .NET
4 732 (34.16%) XML
5 731 (34.11%) HTML
6 675 (31.50%) CSS
7 510 (23.80%) JSON
8 380 (17.73%) ASP.NET
9 370 (17.27%) AngularJS
10 367 (17.13%) Spring
11 335 (15.63%) jQuery
12 324 (15.12%) RESTful
13 285 (13.30%) WCF
14 214 (9.99%) Ajax
15 207 (9.66%) HTML5
16 170 (7.93%) .NET Framework
16 170 (7.93%) J2EE
17 158 (7.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 155 (7.23%) Hibernate
19 154 (7.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 165 (7.70%) Mobile App
2 137 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
4 85 (3.97%) User Experience
5 82 (3.83%) Greenfield Project
6 81 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
7 45 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.26%) Virtual Team
9 25 (1.17%) Data Structures
10 24 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 24 (1.12%) Driving Licence
10 24 (1.12%) Fixed Income
11 22 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 18 (0.84%) N-Tier
13 17 (0.79%) PMI
14 16 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (0.65%) Mainframe
15 14 (0.65%) Public Cloud
16 13 (0.61%) Wiki
17 12 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 319 (14.89%) Linux
2 135 (6.30%) Unix
3 124 (5.79%) Windows
4 50 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 48 (2.24%) Android
6 24 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 17 (0.79%) Mac OS
8 12 (0.56%) CentOS
8 12 (0.56%) Fedora
9 11 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.19%) AIX
11 4 (0.19%) Solaris
11 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.093%) Debian
12 2 (0.093%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.093%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.093%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.093%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,076 (50.21%) Agile Software Development
2 535 (24.97%) Scrum
3 500 (23.33%) TDD
4 454 (21.19%) Test Automation
5 433 (20.21%) MVC
6 327 (15.26%) BDD
7 320 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
8 300 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
9 298 (13.91%) DevOps
10 281 (13.11%) Software Engineering
11 279 (13.02%) OO
12 246 (11.48%) Microservices
13 221 (10.31%) Mentoring
14 209 (9.75%) Web Development
15 185 (8.63%) Kanban
16 181 (8.45%) SDLC
17 179 (8.35%) OOP
18 175 (8.17%) SOA
19 155 (7.23%) E-Commerce
20 147 (6.86%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,000 (46.66%) JavaScript
2 875 (40.83%) SQL
3 865 (40.36%) C#
4 798 (37.24%) Java
5 217 (10.13%) PHP
6 182 (8.49%) Python
7 173 (8.07%) T-SQL
8 120 (5.60%) PowerShell
9 99 (4.62%) VB.NET
10 79 (3.69%) Java 8
11 78 (3.64%) C
12 74 (3.45%) C++
13 64 (2.99%) Ruby
14 63 (2.94%) Apex Code
14 63 (2.94%) PL/SQL
15 62 (2.89%) Scala
16 58 (2.71%) Shell Script
17 45 (2.10%) TypeScript
18 44 (2.05%) Groovy
19 28 (1.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 256 (11.95%) Degree
2 103 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 95 (4.43%) Security Cleared
4 82 (3.83%) ISTQB
5 51 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 44 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 37 (1.73%) ISEB
8 17 (0.79%) PMI Certification
9 11 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.37%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.23%) CGEIT
13 4 (0.19%) MCITP
14 3 (0.14%) HND
14 3 (0.14%) MCSD
14 3 (0.14%) PMP
14 3 (0.14%) SAP Certification
15 2 (0.093%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.093%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (12.51%) QA
2 23 (1.07%) HMG Infosec
2 23 (1.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 23 (1.07%) JSP 440
3 18 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.56%) GDPR
5 6 (0.28%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.23%) SLA
7 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.047%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.047%) BS7666
8 1 (0.047%) HL7
8 1 (0.047%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.047%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.047%) NCSC
8 1 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.047%) WAI
System Software
1 170 (7.93%) Docker
2 40 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.21%) vSphere
4 18 (0.84%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.37%) HDFS
6 3 (0.14%) Postfix
7 2 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.093%) Firmware
7 2 (0.093%) Shibboleth
7 2 (0.093%) Varnish
8 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.047%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 95 (4.43%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (1.07%) Ansible
4 15 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
4 15 (0.70%) Terraform
5 13 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
6 12 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (0.47%) Automic
9 9 (0.42%) Rancher
10 8 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
10 8 (0.37%) Puppet
11 5 (0.23%) CloudHub
11 5 (0.23%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.19%) HP ALM
13 3 (0.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 2 (0.093%) Salt
15 1 (0.047%) cPanel
15 1 (0.047%) Kibana
15 1 (0.047%) nmon
Vendors
1 389 (18.15%) Microsoft
2 268 (12.51%) Oracle
3 108 (5.04%) Salesforce.com
4 88 (4.11%) SAP
5 66 (3.08%) MuleSoft
6 55 (2.57%) Zend
7 51 (2.38%) IBM
8 45 (2.10%) Google
9 40 (1.87%) VMware
10 32 (1.49%) Sage
11 25 (1.17%) WorldPay
12 24 (1.12%) HP
13 22 (1.03%) ServiceNow
14 21 (0.98%) Red Hat
15 18 (0.84%) Informatica
16 17 (0.79%) Pega
17 15 (0.70%) Atlassian
17 15 (0.70%) Splunk
18 14 (0.65%) TIBCO
19 13 (0.61%) webMethods