Period
to 18 April 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 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 178 159
Rank change year-on-year -14 -19 -1
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2,471 3,262 3,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.79% 1.96% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.60% 4.80% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,901 2,711 2,741
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £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 53,720 67,974 65,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.00% 40.90% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 44,261 57,751 56,341
England median annual salary £53,899 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.80% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 18 April 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 18 April 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 -12 888 £65,000 +8.33% 40
South East -8 608 £46,500 +3.33% 13
North of England -16 384 £45,000 -10.00% 39
Midlands +4 243 £40,000 -5.88% 14
North West -16 227 £45,125 -14.05% 16
South West +11 192 £46,000 +15.00% 9
East of England 0 145 £50,000 - 15
West Midlands -14 142 £44,000 +3.53% 10
Yorkshire -10 135 £42,000 -16.00% 21
East Midlands +41 99 £40,000 -5.88% 4
North East +7 22 £42,500 +3.03% 2
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1,336 (54.07%) REST
2 1,328 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1,260 (50.99%) Web Services
4 1,172 (47.43%) JavaScript
5 1,054 (42.65%) SQL
6 939 (38.00%) C#
7 928 (37.56%) HTML
8 901 (36.46%) Java
9 857 (34.68%) .NET
10 854 (34.56%) CSS
11 808 (32.70%) XML
12 660 (26.71%) SQL Server
13 579 (23.43%) Scrum
14 563 (22.78%) MVC
15 558 (22.58%) JSON
16 528 (21.37%) Test Automation
17 508 (20.56%) Finance
18 505 (20.44%) RESTful
19 480 (19.43%) ASP.NET
20 457 (18.49%) TDD
21 453 (18.33%) Spring
22 441 (17.85%) AngularJS
23 432 (17.48%) Git (software)
24 413 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
25 399 (16.15%) jQuery
26 396 (16.03%) Microsoft
27 386 (15.62%) Microsoft Azure
28 381 (15.42%) Selenium
29 371 (15.01%) OO
30 362 (14.65%) 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
1 145 (5.87%) Confluence
2 98 (3.97%) Apache
3 94 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 81 (3.28%) IIS
5 80 (3.24%) JBoss
6 75 (3.04%) SharePoint
7 70 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
8 62 (2.51%) WebSphere
9 60 (2.43%) CMS
10 45 (1.82%) Apache Spark
11 36 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
12 35 (1.42%) Apache Solr
13 31 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 28 (1.13%) WebLogic
15 27 (1.09%) Mule
16 26 (1.05%) GlassFish
17 21 (0.85%) Apache Pig
17 21 (0.85%) Mule ESB
18 15 (0.61%) Apache Geronimo
19 13 (0.53%) Anypoint
Applications
1 36 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.57%) Weka
4 11 (0.45%) Maple
5 6 (0.24%) HipChat
6 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.040%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 57 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.45%) NetSuite
5 10 (0.40%) osCommerce
6 9 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.28%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 7 (0.28%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.28%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
7 7 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.24%) nopCommerce
9 5 (0.20%) Magento
9 5 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.12%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 386 (15.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 304 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
3 170 (6.88%) SaaS
4 58 (2.35%) GitHub
5 46 (1.86%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 43 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
6 43 (1.74%) PaaS
7 42 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 40 (1.62%) Office 365
9 39 (1.58%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 30 (1.21%) npm
11 29 (1.17%) Force.com
12 26 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
13 24 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
13 24 (0.97%) IaaS
13 24 (0.97%) OpenShift
14 20 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
15 18 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
16 16 (0.65%) G Suite
17 12 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 101 (4.09%) HTTP
2 40 (1.62%) SSL
3 37 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 34 (1.38%) DNS
5 28 (1.13%) FTP
6 26 (1.05%) Internet
7 19 (0.77%) HTTPS
8 13 (0.53%) SMTP
9 12 (0.49%) Firewall
9 12 (0.49%) WAN
10 11 (0.45%) DHCP
11 9 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
11 9 (0.36%) SSH
12 8 (0.32%) Broadband
13 7 (0.28%) LAN
14 6 (0.24%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.24%) Intranet
14 6 (0.24%) VPN
15 5 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
16 4 (0.16%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 660 (26.71%) SQL Server
2 323 (13.07%) MySQL
3 203 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 161 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 141 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 137 (5.54%) PostgreSQL
7 117 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 110 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 89 (3.60%) Big Data
10 69 (2.79%) Hadoop
11 67 (2.71%) Oracle Database
12 48 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
13 47 (1.90%) RDBMS
14 39 (1.58%) DB2
15 37 (1.50%) Redis
15 37 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 36 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
17 31 (1.25%) Power BI
18 30 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
18 30 (1.21%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 432 (17.48%) Git (software)
2 381 (15.42%) Selenium
3 320 (12.95%) JIRA
4 292 (11.82%) Jenkins
5 273 (11.05%) SoapUI
6 219 (8.86%) Visual Studio
7 213 (8.62%) Cucumber
8 197 (7.97%) Maven
9 180 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 137 (5.54%) JUnit
11 136 (5.50%) Subversion
12 120 (4.86%) WebDriver
13 106 (4.29%) JMeter
14 102 (4.13%) NUnit
15 93 (3.76%) Eclipse
16 87 (3.52%) Gradle
17 84 (3.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 73 (2.95%) SpecFlow
19 69 (2.79%) Bitbucket
20 55 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 508 (20.56%) Finance
2 154 (6.23%) Retail
3 121 (4.90%) Marketing
4 117 (4.73%) Banking
5 99 (4.01%) Telecoms
6 59 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 58 (2.35%) Law
8 51 (2.06%) Electronics
9 41 (1.66%) Legal
10 36 (1.46%) Games
11 17 (0.69%) Back Office
12 15 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.57%) Advertising
14 12 (0.49%) French Language
15 11 (0.45%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.45%) Automotive
15 11 (0.45%) Front Office
15 11 (0.45%) Publishing
16 10 (0.40%) Norwegian Language
16 10 (0.40%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 1,459 (59.04%) Developer
2 344 (13.92%) Java Developer
3 332 (13.44%) .NET Developer
4 287 (11.61%) C# Developer
5 277 (11.21%) Senior Developer
6 255 (10.32%) Software Developer
7 223 (9.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 192 (7.77%) Architect
9 185 (7.49%) Analyst
10 162 (6.56%) PHP Developer
11 130 (5.26%) Software Engineer
12 115 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
13 104 (4.21%) Full Stack Developer
14 96 (3.89%) Consultant
15 91 (3.68%) Test Analyst
16 86 (3.48%) Lead Developer
17 84 (3.40%) .NET Software Developer
18 80 (3.24%) Tester
19 78 (3.16%) Salesforce Developer
19 78 (3.16%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,336 (54.07%) REST
2 1,260 (50.99%) Web Services
3 928 (37.56%) HTML
4 857 (34.68%) .NET
5 854 (34.56%) CSS
6 808 (32.70%) XML
7 558 (22.58%) JSON
8 505 (20.44%) RESTful
9 480 (19.43%) ASP.NET
10 453 (18.33%) Spring
11 441 (17.85%) AngularJS
12 399 (16.15%) jQuery
13 317 (12.83%) WCF
14 269 (10.89%) HTML5
15 222 (8.98%) Ajax
16 202 (8.17%) J2EE
17 192 (7.77%) .NET Framework
17 192 (7.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 172 (6.96%) React
19 171 (6.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 172 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (5.14%) Fintech
3 116 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 114 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
5 92 (3.72%) User Experience
6 75 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
8 37 (1.50%) Algorithms
9 35 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 31 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
11 29 (1.17%) Virtual Team
12 27 (1.09%) Client/Server
13 26 (1.05%) CMDB
14 23 (0.93%) Data Structures
15 22 (0.89%) EPoS
16 18 (0.73%) PKI
17 16 (0.65%) PMI
18 14 (0.57%) N-Tier
19 12 (0.49%) Hedge funds
19 12 (0.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 341 (13.80%) Linux
2 223 (9.02%) Windows
3 128 (5.18%) Unix
4 70 (2.83%) Android
5 67 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 56 (2.27%) Windows Server
7 28 (1.13%) Ubuntu
8 20 (0.81%) CentOS
9 17 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.53%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.45%) Solaris
12 7 (0.28%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.24%) Fedora
13 6 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.20%) AIX
14 5 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.16%) zOS
16 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,328 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
2 579 (23.43%) Scrum
3 563 (22.78%) MVC
4 528 (21.37%) Test Automation
5 457 (18.49%) TDD
6 413 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
7 371 (15.01%) OO
8 342 (13.84%) Microservices
9 321 (12.99%) DevOps
10 319 (12.91%) BDD
11 304 (12.30%) Software Engineering
12 296 (11.98%) Problem-Solving
13 274 (11.09%) Web Development
14 272 (11.01%) SDLC
15 210 (8.50%) OOP
16 204 (8.26%) Mentoring
17 203 (8.22%) SOA
18 198 (8.01%) Computer Science
19 181 (7.32%) Unit Testing
20 152 (6.15%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,172 (47.43%) JavaScript
2 1,054 (42.65%) SQL
3 939 (38.00%) C#
4 901 (36.46%) Java
5 259 (10.48%) PHP
6 230 (9.31%) T-SQL
7 217 (8.78%) Python
8 153 (6.19%) C++
9 141 (5.71%) PL/SQL
10 97 (3.93%) VB.NET
11 93 (3.76%) Apex Code
12 87 (3.52%) C
13 84 (3.40%) Java 8
14 72 (2.91%) PowerShell
15 52 (2.10%) Ruby
16 49 (1.98%) Shell Script
17 39 (1.58%) Scala
17 39 (1.58%) TypeScript
18 38 (1.54%) Groovy
19 36 (1.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 323 (13.07%) Degree
2 152 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 99 (4.01%) SC Cleared
4 93 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 90 (3.64%) ISTQB
6 46 (1.86%) ISEB
7 31 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (0.69%) PMI Certification
9 16 (0.65%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.61%) Master's Degree
11 14 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
13 7 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.28%) CISSP
14 6 (0.24%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 5 (0.20%) AWS Certification
15 5 (0.20%) CCSP
15 5 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
15 5 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (12.06%) QA
2 26 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (0.97%) GDPR
4 21 (0.85%) SLA
5 11 (0.45%) GAMP
6 9 (0.36%) HMG Infosec
6 9 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (0.36%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.32%) PMO
8 6 (0.24%) HL7
8 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (0.16%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.040%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.040%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.040%) PSD2
12 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.040%) TickIT
System Software
1 169 (6.84%) Docker
2 30 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.05%) HDFS
4 22 (0.89%) Active Directory
4 22 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.69%) vSphere
6 12 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.45%) NFS
8 8 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.28%) Varnish
10 2 (0.081%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.040%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 65 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 33 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
3 32 (1.30%) HP ALM
4 28 (1.13%) Ansible
5 23 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
6 21 (0.85%) Terraform
7 19 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
10 11 (0.45%) Puppet
11 9 (0.36%) CloudHub
12 6 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (0.24%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.20%) Salt
14 4 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (0.16%) Rancher
14 4 (0.16%) TIBCO Hawk
15 2 (0.081%) Jamf Pro
15 2 (0.081%) SCCM
Vendors
1 396 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 362 (14.65%) Oracle
3 131 (5.30%) Salesforce.com
4 119 (4.82%) SAP
5 84 (3.40%) Google
6 52 (2.10%) HP
7 50 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 45 (1.82%) IBM
9 42 (1.70%) Atlassian
10 38 (1.54%) Zend
11 32 (1.30%) ServiceNow
11 32 (1.30%) VMware
12 28 (1.13%) MuleSoft
12 28 (1.13%) Pega
13 26 (1.05%) Tableau
14 23 (0.93%) Xamarin
15 20 (0.81%) Informatica
16 18 (0.73%) Jitterbit
16 18 (0.73%) Software AG
17 15 (0.61%) Alteryx