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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK / England
Rank 150 154 182
Rank change year-on-year +4 +28  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 1683 2122 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.13% 2.19% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 5.67% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1302 1781 1411
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31605 37393 37674
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.09% 38.58% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27181 32527 32264
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SOAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 647 £60,000 - 98
South East -5 295 £48,500 +2.10% 45
South West +24 172 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Yorkshire +23 144 £45,000 +7.14% 26
North West -43 136 £42,500 +6.25% 30
West Midlands +32 104 £36,000 -12.72% 17
East of England -76 82 £57,500 +35.29% 13
East Midlands +46 73 £44,317 +4.27% 15
North East +28 25 £38,000 -10.58% 11
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 1891 (54.81%) REST
2 1838 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
3 1837 (53.25%) Web Services
4 1719 (49.83%) Java
5 1665 (48.26%) XML
6 1517 (43.97%) JavaScript
7 1428 (41.39%) HTML
8 1307 (37.88%) SQL
9 1144 (33.16%) CSS
10 1038 (30.09%) C#
11 1035 (30.00%) .NET
12 947 (27.45%) MVC
13 866 (25.10%) Spring
14 855 (24.78%) Finance
15 831 (24.09%) TDD
16 794 (23.01%) SQL Server
17 776 (22.49%) Scrum
18 752 (21.80%) JSON
19 732 (21.22%) Linux
20 715 (20.72%) jQuery
21 689 (19.97%) OO
22 669 (19.39%) Oracle
23 646 (18.72%) ASP.NET
24 629 (18.23%) Git (software)
25 590 (17.10%) Software Engineering
26 570 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
27 567 (16.43%) RESTful
28 551 (15.97%) Microsoft
29 516 (14.96%) SOA
30 471 (13.65%) Hibernate

SOAP
Top Related 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
1 311 (9.01%) JBoss
2 298 (8.64%) Tomcat
3 291 (8.43%) Apache
4 209 (6.06%) WebSphere
5 198 (5.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 186 (5.39%) WebLogic
7 158 (4.58%) CMS
8 152 (4.41%) IIS
9 87 (2.52%) Confluence
10 86 (2.49%) Mule
11 80 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
12 79 (2.29%) Mule ESB
13 78 (2.26%) Oracle Service Bus
14 76 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
15 69 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 61 (1.77%) SharePoint
17 60 (1.74%) nginx
18 55 (1.59%) Apache Spark
19 49 (1.42%) Umbraco
20 40 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 260 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.01%) MS Office
3 8 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.12%) Weka
7 2 (0.058%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.058%) MS Project
8 1 (0.029%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 85 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 72 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 44 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
4 43 (1.25%) Magento
5 20 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
8 10 (0.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 8 (0.23%) NetSuite
9 8 (0.23%) Sentinel
9 8 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
9 8 (0.23%) Workday HCM
10 7 (0.20%) Shopify
11 6 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.14%) SAP CRM
13 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
13 4 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 308 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 169 (4.90%) SaaS
4 119 (3.45%) GitHub
5 71 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (1.30%) Force.com
7 36 (1.04%) PaaS
8 35 (1.01%) IaaS
9 30 (0.87%) Office 365
10 21 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 21 (0.61%) Slack
11 18 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 16 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (0.41%) Google Analytics
13 14 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (0.29%) Boomi
14 10 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.26%) Google App Engine
16 7 (0.20%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 250 (7.25%) HTTP
2 108 (3.13%) SSL
3 101 (2.93%) Internet
3 101 (2.93%) TCP/IP
4 60 (1.74%) Firewall
5 57 (1.65%) FTP
6 49 (1.42%) LDAP
7 43 (1.25%) HTTPS
8 30 (0.87%) DNS
9 29 (0.84%) Intranet
10 26 (0.75%) SMTP
11 23 (0.67%) SSH
12 13 (0.38%) SNMP
13 11 (0.32%) IMAP
14 8 (0.23%) ATM
14 8 (0.23%) LAN
15 7 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
15 7 (0.20%) WAN
16 6 (0.17%) Kerberos
17 5 (0.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 794 (23.01%) SQL Server
2 448 (12.99%) MySQL
3 394 (11.42%) Relational Database
4 337 (9.77%) NoSQL
5 276 (8.00%) MongoDB
6 159 (4.61%) Oracle Database
7 141 (4.09%) Big Data
8 123 (3.57%) RDBMS
9 119 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
10 113 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 95 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
12 86 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
13 61 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 61 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 61 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 60 (1.74%) Hadoop
15 49 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
16 43 (1.25%) Redis
17 41 (1.19%) Apache Hive
18 39 (1.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 629 (18.23%) Git (software)
2 467 (13.54%) Jenkins
3 408 (11.83%) Maven
4 373 (10.81%) Selenium
5 324 (9.39%) JUnit
6 313 (9.07%) JIRA
7 294 (8.52%) Subversion
8 229 (6.64%) SoapUI
9 215 (6.23%) Eclipse
9 215 (6.23%) Visual Studio
10 189 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 176 (5.10%) Cucumber
12 165 (4.78%) Ant
13 110 (3.19%) JMeter
14 109 (3.16%) IntelliJ
15 108 (3.13%) Mockito
16 89 (2.58%) NUnit
17 81 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 80 (2.32%) Hudson
19 79 (2.29%) WebDriver
General
1 855 (24.78%) Finance
2 279 (8.09%) Banking
3 186 (5.39%) Retail
4 175 (5.07%) Telecoms
5 156 (4.52%) Marketing
6 117 (3.39%) Manufacturing
7 112 (3.25%) Advertising
8 91 (2.64%) Electronics
9 55 (1.59%) Games
10 38 (1.10%) Investment Banking
11 37 (1.07%) Legal
12 32 (0.93%) Military
13 30 (0.87%) Publishing
14 23 (0.67%) Back Office
15 21 (0.61%) Front Office
16 13 (0.38%) Law
17 9 (0.26%) Dutch Language
17 9 (0.26%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.20%) German Language
19 6 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2118 (61.39%) Developer
2 740 (21.45%) Java Developer
3 515 (14.93%) Senior Developer
4 365 (10.58%) .NET Developer
5 338 (9.80%) C# Developer
6 299 (8.67%) Architect
7 258 (7.48%) Senior Java Developer
8 257 (7.45%) Software Engineer
9 227 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
10 198 (5.74%) Software Developer
11 192 (5.57%) Analyst
12 189 (5.48%) PHP Developer
13 132 (3.83%) Java Engineer
14 128 (3.71%) Lead Developer
15 121 (3.51%) Web Developer
16 115 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
17 112 (3.25%) Tester
18 110 (3.19%) Junior
19 108 (3.13%) SQL Developer
20 106 (3.07%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1891 (54.81%) REST
2 1837 (53.25%) Web Services
3 1665 (48.26%) XML
4 1428 (41.39%) HTML
5 1144 (33.16%) CSS
6 1035 (30.00%) .NET
7 866 (25.10%) Spring
8 752 (21.80%) JSON
9 715 (20.72%) jQuery
10 646 (18.72%) ASP.NET
11 567 (16.43%) RESTful
12 471 (13.65%) Hibernate
13 438 (12.70%) AngularJS
14 425 (12.32%) J2EE
15 422 (12.23%) HTML5
16 418 (12.12%) Ajax
17 362 (10.49%) WCF
18 305 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC
19 300 (8.70%) JMS
20 285 (8.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 271 (7.86%) Computer Science
2 225 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 197 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 164 (4.75%) Mobile App
5 108 (3.13%) User Experience
6 68 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 62 (1.80%) Fintech
8 52 (1.51%) N-Tier
9 49 (1.42%) Social Media
10 42 (1.22%) iPad
11 35 (1.01%) DataPower
12 31 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 31 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
13 29 (0.84%) Data Structures
14 28 (0.81%) Public Cloud
14 28 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 27 (0.78%) Mainframe
16 26 (0.75%) W3C
17 25 (0.72%) Life Science
18 22 (0.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 732 (21.22%) Linux
2 452 (13.10%) Windows
3 314 (9.10%) Unix
4 240 (6.96%) Apple iOS
5 207 (6.00%) Android
6 103 (2.99%) Windows Server
7 64 (1.86%) Solaris
8 21 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
8 21 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 17 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 16 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (0.43%) CentOS
13 14 (0.41%) HPUX
14 13 (0.38%) AIX
15 11 (0.32%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.29%) Windows 10
16 10 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.23%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1838 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 947 (27.45%) MVC
3 831 (24.09%) TDD
4 776 (22.49%) Scrum
5 689 (19.97%) OO
6 590 (17.10%) Software Engineering
7 570 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
8 516 (14.96%) SOA
9 460 (13.33%) BDD
10 404 (11.71%) SDLC
11 378 (10.96%) E-Commerce
12 339 (9.83%) Web Development
13 315 (9.13%) Unit Testing
14 296 (8.58%) OOP
15 257 (7.45%) UML
16 255 (7.39%) Open Source
17 244 (7.07%) Mentoring
18 224 (6.49%) DevOps
19 207 (6.00%) Kanban
20 206 (5.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1719 (49.83%) Java
2 1517 (43.97%) JavaScript
3 1307 (37.88%) SQL
4 1038 (30.09%) C#
5 455 (13.19%) PHP
6 324 (9.39%) T-SQL
7 303 (8.78%) Python
8 224 (6.49%) C++
9 159 (4.61%) PL/SQL
10 158 (4.58%) C
11 136 (3.94%) VB.NET
12 135 (3.91%) Shell Script
13 123 (3.57%) Groovy
14 101 (2.93%) PowerShell
15 98 (2.84%) Ruby
16 87 (2.52%) Scala
17 71 (2.06%) XPath
18 70 (2.03%) Apex Code
18 70 (2.03%) Objective-C
19 55 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 373 (10.81%) Degree
2 143 (4.14%) ISTQB
3 132 (3.83%) ISEB
4 119 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 81 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 32 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 19 (0.55%) DV Cleared
9 17 (0.49%) HND
10 14 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.32%) HNC
12 9 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.23%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.17%) CISSP
14 6 (0.17%) MCSA
15 5 (0.14%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.14%) MCITP
15 5 (0.14%) MCTS
15 5 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (7.88%) QA
2 41 (1.19%) SLA
3 13 (0.38%) WCAG
4 12 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.32%) HL7
5 11 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 10 (0.29%) MiFID
7 9 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.12%) SDET
10 3 (0.087%) EMIR
10 3 (0.087%) GAAP
10 3 (0.087%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.087%) Section 508
11 2 (0.058%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.058%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.058%) SEPA
11 2 (0.058%) WAI
System Software
1 131 (3.80%) Docker
2 45 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 22 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 19 (0.55%) Varnish
5 19 (0.55%) vSphere
6 6 (0.17%) HDFS
6 6 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.14%) Firmware
8 4 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.058%) iptables
9 2 (0.058%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.058%) Xen
10 1 (0.029%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.029%) LXC
10 1 (0.029%) Samba
10 1 (0.029%) Squid
10 1 (0.029%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.029%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 63 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 62 (1.80%) Puppet
3 42 (1.22%) Nagios
4 39 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (0.67%) Ansible
6 16 (0.46%) Piwik
7 14 (0.41%) Kibana
8 12 (0.35%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 11 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.32%) Opsview
10 10 (0.29%) ZABBIX
11 9 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
11 9 (0.26%) logstash
12 8 (0.23%) Perfmon
13 7 (0.20%) Rancher
13 7 (0.20%) TIBCO Hawk
14 6 (0.17%) Kubernetes
14 6 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
15 5 (0.14%) Salt
16 4 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 669 (19.39%) Oracle
2 551 (15.97%) Microsoft
3 196 (5.68%) IBM
4 180 (5.22%) SAP
5 93 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 88 (2.55%) Apple
7 79 (2.29%) Google
7 79 (2.29%) HP
8 75 (2.17%) Adobe
9 66 (1.91%) Zend
10 59 (1.71%) ServiceNow
11 57 (1.65%) VMware
12 53 (1.54%) Talend
13 45 (1.30%) Splunk
14 41 (1.19%) Atlassian
15 40 (1.16%) MuleSoft
16 38 (1.10%) TIBCO
17 36 (1.04%) Coverity
18 34 (0.99%) hybris
19 31 (0.90%) Red Hat
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Epsom, Surrey
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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Salary: £80,000 - £90,000
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + 10% bonus & good corporate bens
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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London
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Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Warwick, Warwickshire
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
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Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
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Westerham, Kent
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