Period
to 18 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 157 156
Rank change year-on-year -24 -1 +29
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 3,058 3,625 4,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.90% 2.24% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.63% 5.48% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,507 2,814 3,514
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £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 65,978 66,133 73,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.01% 40.84% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55,501 56,352 64,186
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 -35 1,120 £62,500 +4.17% 147
South East +13 701 £45,000 -10.00% 91
North of England -37 509 £47,500 +5.56% 97
North West -5 301 £50,000 +11.11% 59
Midlands -36 278 £42,500 +13.33% 50
East of England -10 231 £50,000 +1.01% 41
South West -46 213 £45,000 - 40
Yorkshire -52 170 £45,000 - 33
West Midlands -28 161 £42,500 +21.43% 23
East Midlands -8 117 £45,000 - 27
North East -30 38 £46,000 +21.05% 5
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 1,709 (55.89%) REST
2 1,692 (55.33%) Web Services
3 1,653 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
4 1,471 (48.10%) JavaScript
5 1,315 (43.00%) Java
6 1,216 (39.76%) SQL
7 1,205 (39.40%) HTML
8 1,198 (39.18%) XML
9 1,143 (37.38%) C#
10 1,032 (33.75%) .NET
11 1,019 (33.32%) CSS
12 903 (29.53%) SQL Server
13 776 (25.38%) MVC
14 753 (24.62%) JSON
15 666 (21.78%) Git (software)
16 637 (20.83%) TDD
17 632 (20.67%) RESTful
18 592 (19.36%) Scrum
19 577 (18.87%) Finance
20 573 (18.74%) OO
21 572 (18.71%) Spring
22 557 (18.21%) Test Automation
23 545 (17.82%) ASP.NET
24 528 (17.27%) jQuery
25 520 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
26 518 (16.94%) Oracle
27 499 (16.32%) Microsoft
28 490 (16.02%) Software Engineering
29 483 (15.79%) AngularJS
30 482 (15.76%) SOA

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
1 197 (6.44%) JBoss
2 194 (6.34%) Tomcat
3 192 (6.28%) WebSphere
4 187 (6.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 158 (5.17%) Apache
6 141 (4.61%) Confluence
7 128 (4.19%) WebLogic
8 93 (3.04%) IIS
9 91 (2.98%) CMS
10 73 (2.39%) SharePoint
11 72 (2.35%) Mule
12 69 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
13 52 (1.70%) Drupal
13 52 (1.70%) Mule ESB
14 48 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
15 44 (1.44%) nginx
16 42 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
17 41 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
18 35 (1.14%) WordPress
19 29 (0.95%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 20 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.16%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.13%) Weka
6 2 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.065%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.065%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.065%) Revit
7 1 (0.033%) HipChat
7 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 32 (1.05%) Magento
2 24 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.56%) Documaker
4 15 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.49%) MetaTrader
5 14 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 12 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
7 10 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
9 5 (0.16%) Front Arena
9 5 (0.16%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.16%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (0.13%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 370 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
2 313 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (4.05%) SaaS
4 59 (1.93%) IaaS
5 57 (1.86%) Force.com
6 56 (1.83%) GitHub
7 48 (1.57%) PaaS
8 46 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
9 42 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 33 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
12 29 (0.95%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 26 (0.85%) NuGet
14 25 (0.82%) Serverless
15 24 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
15 24 (0.78%) Boomi
16 20 (0.65%) npm
17 19 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 18 (0.59%) Amazon S3
18 18 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 211 (6.90%) HTTP
2 111 (3.63%) SSL
3 101 (3.30%) Internet
4 59 (1.93%) FTP
5 56 (1.83%) TCP/IP
6 46 (1.50%) DNS
7 43 (1.41%) Firewall
8 28 (0.92%) HTTPS
8 28 (0.92%) SSH
9 23 (0.75%) SNMP
10 19 (0.62%) SMTP
11 18 (0.59%) DHCP
11 18 (0.59%) IMAP
12 17 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (0.56%) ICMP
12 17 (0.56%) IPsec
12 17 (0.56%) POP3
12 17 (0.56%) Telnet
12 17 (0.56%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 903 (29.53%) SQL Server
2 463 (15.14%) MySQL
3 284 (9.29%) Relational Database
4 225 (7.36%) NoSQL
5 176 (5.76%) MongoDB
6 130 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 118 (3.86%) Big Data
7 118 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
8 110 (3.60%) Oracle Database
9 105 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 100 (3.27%) RDBMS
11 98 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
12 87 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 69 (2.26%) Hadoop
14 64 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
15 60 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 56 (1.83%) Power BI
17 39 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 39 (1.28%) Redis
18 35 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 666 (21.78%) Git (software)
2 389 (12.72%) Selenium
3 379 (12.39%) JIRA
4 341 (11.15%) Jenkins
5 321 (10.50%) Maven
6 290 (9.48%) SoapUI
7 221 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 217 (7.10%) Subversion
9 204 (6.67%) JUnit
10 198 (6.47%) Visual Studio
11 154 (5.04%) NUnit
12 143 (4.68%) Cucumber
13 142 (4.64%) Eclipse
14 105 (3.43%) Ant
15 92 (3.01%) IntelliJ
16 91 (2.98%) WebDriver
17 85 (2.78%) Gradle
18 83 (2.71%) MSTest
19 79 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 78 (2.55%) JMeter
General
1 577 (18.87%) Finance
2 175 (5.72%) Retail
3 145 (4.74%) Banking
4 112 (3.66%) Advertising
5 106 (3.47%) Marketing
6 87 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 72 (2.35%) Games
8 59 (1.93%) Manufacturing
9 40 (1.31%) Investment Banking
10 38 (1.24%) Legal
11 36 (1.18%) Electronics
12 32 (1.05%) Law
13 27 (0.88%) Publishing
14 21 (0.69%) Financial Institution
15 20 (0.65%) Automotive
15 20 (0.65%) Back Office
16 14 (0.46%) Billing
17 11 (0.36%) Multimedia
18 10 (0.33%) Front Office
19 7 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,795 (58.70%) Developer
2 507 (16.58%) Java Developer
3 433 (14.16%) C# Developer
4 411 (13.44%) .NET Developer
5 322 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 280 (9.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 280 (9.16%) Software Developer
7 237 (7.75%) Software Engineer
8 232 (7.59%) Architect
9 210 (6.87%) Analyst
10 155 (5.07%) C# Software Developer
10 155 (5.07%) PHP Developer
11 140 (4.58%) Lead Developer
12 138 (4.51%) .NET Software Developer
13 131 (4.28%) Java Engineer
14 121 (3.96%) SQL Developer
15 112 (3.66%) Tester
16 105 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
17 104 (3.40%) JavaScript Developer
17 104 (3.40%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,709 (55.89%) REST
2 1,692 (55.33%) Web Services
3 1,205 (39.40%) HTML
4 1,198 (39.18%) XML
5 1,032 (33.75%) .NET
6 1,019 (33.32%) CSS
7 753 (24.62%) JSON
8 632 (20.67%) RESTful
9 572 (18.71%) Spring
10 545 (17.82%) ASP.NET
11 528 (17.27%) jQuery
12 483 (15.79%) AngularJS
13 365 (11.94%) WCF
14 334 (10.92%) HTML5
15 308 (10.07%) J2EE
16 303 (9.91%) Hibernate
17 298 (9.74%) Ajax
18 296 (9.68%) .NET Framework
19 249 (8.14%) Node.js
20 241 (7.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 266 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 251 (8.21%) Computer Science
3 211 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 150 (4.91%) Mobile App
5 139 (4.55%) User Experience
6 126 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
7 116 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
8 110 (3.60%) Fintech
9 52 (1.70%) Management Information System
10 42 (1.37%) Data Centre
11 34 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
12 27 (0.88%) Data Structures
13 26 (0.85%) Virtual Team
14 25 (0.82%) W3C
15 24 (0.78%) N-Tier
16 22 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 22 (0.72%) Mainframe
17 20 (0.65%) EPoS
18 19 (0.62%) NHS
19 17 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 446 (14.58%) Linux
2 291 (9.52%) Windows
3 175 (5.72%) Unix
4 140 (4.58%) Android
5 116 (3.79%) Apple iOS
6 72 (2.35%) Solaris
7 69 (2.26%) Windows Server
8 39 (1.28%) CentOS
9 32 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 23 (0.75%) AIX
13 17 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
15 12 (0.39%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.36%) HPUX
16 11 (0.36%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
18 6 (0.20%) Windows 10
19 4 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,653 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 776 (25.38%) MVC
3 637 (20.83%) TDD
4 592 (19.36%) Scrum
5 573 (18.74%) OO
6 557 (18.21%) Test Automation
7 520 (17.00%) Continuous Integration
8 490 (16.02%) Software Engineering
9 482 (15.76%) SOA
10 414 (13.54%) Web Development
11 349 (11.41%) DevOps
12 338 (11.05%) BDD
13 337 (11.02%) SDLC
14 331 (10.82%) Unit Testing
15 321 (10.50%) Microservices
16 300 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
17 249 (8.14%) E-Commerce
18 208 (6.80%) OOP
19 187 (6.12%) Mentoring
20 164 (5.36%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,471 (48.10%) JavaScript
2 1,315 (43.00%) Java
3 1,216 (39.76%) SQL
4 1,143 (37.38%) C#
5 393 (12.85%) PHP
6 301 (9.84%) Python
7 284 (9.29%) T-SQL
8 177 (5.79%) PL/SQL
9 135 (4.41%) Apex Code
10 131 (4.28%) C++
11 113 (3.70%) PowerShell
12 107 (3.50%) VB.NET
13 106 (3.47%) Ruby
14 94 (3.07%) Java 8
15 81 (2.65%) Bash Shell
16 72 (2.35%) Perl
17 65 (2.13%) Groovy
18 62 (2.03%) C
19 58 (1.90%) Scala
20 47 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 380 (12.43%) Degree
2 123 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 57 (1.86%) ISTQB
5 39 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (1.11%) ISEB
7 26 (0.85%) Postgraduate
8 25 (0.82%) Master's Degree
9 24 (0.78%) CISSP
10 23 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 22 (0.72%) SC Cleared
11 22 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
12 20 (0.65%) CCNA
12 20 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (0.59%) DV Cleared
13 18 (0.59%) GIAC
13 18 (0.59%) Linux+ Certification
13 18 (0.59%) MCSE
13 18 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
13 18 (0.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (11.48%) QA
2 24 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 20 (0.65%) GCP
4 18 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.52%) SLA
6 10 (0.33%) GDPR
7 8 (0.26%) PA-DSS
7 8 (0.26%) PSD2
7 8 (0.26%) Web Application Security Consortium
8 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.13%) PMO
10 3 (0.098%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.065%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.033%) COSHH
12 1 (0.033%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.033%) EMIR
12 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.033%) SEPA
12 1 (0.033%) WCAG
System Software
1 229 (7.49%) Docker
2 53 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (0.92%) vSphere
4 26 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 18 (0.59%) VirtualBox
6 17 (0.56%) Samba
7 14 (0.46%) HDFS
8 10 (0.33%) Apache Flume
9 9 (0.29%) iptables
10 8 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.23%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.098%) Firmware
13 3 (0.098%) KVM
13 3 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.098%) Varnish
14 2 (0.065%) Hyper-V
15 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.033%) FreeRADIUS
15 1 (0.033%) IAG
Systems Management
1 71 (2.32%) Puppet
2 64 (2.09%) Ansible
3 61 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (1.24%) Kubernetes
5 34 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
6 24 (0.78%) Nagios
7 21 (0.69%) Rancher
8 19 (0.62%) Salt
9 18 (0.59%) Kibana
9 18 (0.59%) vRealize
10 17 (0.56%) logstash
10 17 (0.56%) Sysdig
11 15 (0.49%) Perfmon
12 13 (0.43%) CA Service Virtualization
13 12 (0.39%) Terraform
14 10 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (0.33%) Oozie
15 9 (0.29%) HP ALM
16 6 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
16 6 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 518 (16.94%) Oracle
2 499 (16.32%) Microsoft
3 195 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
4 191 (6.25%) IBM
5 141 (4.61%) Google
6 89 (2.91%) SAP
7 78 (2.55%) TIBCO
8 68 (2.22%) ServiceNow
9 63 (2.06%) HP
10 59 (1.93%) MuleSoft
11 57 (1.86%) VMware
12 55 (1.80%) Apple
13 40 (1.31%) Zend
14 39 (1.28%) Cisco
14 39 (1.28%) Red Hat
14 39 (1.28%) Splunk
15 37 (1.21%) Capita
16 35 (1.14%) BEA
17 33 (1.08%) CA
18 32 (1.05%) BMC