Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 157 161
Rank change year-on-year -22 +4 +11
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 3,009 3,766 3,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.96% 2.30% 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% 5.70% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,356 3,039 3,282
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £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 61,688 66,037 70,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.17% 40.36% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 51,381 55,037 61,240
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,825 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £51,387 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.77% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -10 1,230 £62,500 +5.93% 149
South East +2 616 £45,000 -10.00% 76
North of England -67 442 £45,000 -5.26% 89
North West -45 268 £45,000 -10.00% 50
Midlands -37 260 £44,500 +11.25% 57
South West -16 256 £46,250 +15.63% 47
East of England -27 199 £52,500 +5.53% 38
Yorkshire -56 152 £45,000 -4.26% 26
West Midlands -58 135 £44,000 +10.00% 36
East Midlands -3 125 £45,000 +12.50% 21
North East -31 22 £38,750 -3.13% 13
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1,666 (55.37%) REST
2 1,624 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
3 1,574 (52.31%) Web Services
4 1,350 (44.87%) JavaScript
5 1,261 (41.91%) SQL
6 1,256 (41.74%) Java
7 1,206 (40.08%) .NET
8 1,197 (39.78%) C#
9 1,097 (36.46%) XML
10 1,072 (35.63%) HTML
11 972 (32.30%) SQL Server
12 909 (30.21%) CSS
13 773 (25.69%) Finance
14 694 (23.06%) JSON
15 691 (22.96%) MVC
16 672 (22.33%) Scrum
17 654 (21.73%) TDD
18 645 (21.44%) RESTful
19 614 (20.41%) Git (software)
20 595 (19.77%) Microsoft
21 569 (18.91%) Test Automation
21 569 (18.91%) Spring
22 534 (17.75%) ASP.NET
23 527 (17.51%) Oracle
24 503 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
25 485 (16.12%) jQuery
26 484 (16.09%) Microservices
27 446 (14.82%) Microsoft Azure
28 444 (14.76%) OO
29 434 (14.42%) JIRA

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 (6.55%) Confluence
2 145 (4.82%) WebSphere
3 129 (4.29%) Tomcat
4 128 (4.25%) JBoss
5 122 (4.05%) CMS
6 120 (3.99%) Apache
7 111 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
8 107 (3.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 104 (3.46%) IIS
10 89 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
11 88 (2.92%) WebLogic
12 74 (2.46%) Mule
13 59 (1.96%) SharePoint
14 48 (1.60%) Apache Pig
15 45 (1.50%) Drupal
16 40 (1.33%) Mule ESB
17 36 (1.20%) WordPress
18 29 (0.96%) Anypoint
19 28 (0.93%) Apache Spark
20 27 (0.90%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.13%) Weka
6 2 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.066%) HipChat
6 2 (0.066%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 44 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.73%) Magento
3 16 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.30%) Documaker
5 6 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
6 4 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.13%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.13%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.13%) Scribe Insight
6 4 (0.13%) StreamServe
6 4 (0.13%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.100%) Exstream
7 3 (0.100%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.100%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.100%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.100%) SAP FI-CA
7 3 (0.100%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (0.066%) Infor LN
8 2 (0.066%) Shopify
8 2 (0.066%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 446 (14.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 396 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
3 116 (3.86%) SaaS
4 83 (2.76%) GitHub
5 73 (2.43%) PaaS
6 66 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 63 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
8 61 (2.03%) IaaS
9 46 (1.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 41 (1.36%) Serverless
11 37 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
11 37 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
12 33 (1.10%) npm
13 30 (1.00%) Apigee
14 28 (0.93%) Boomi
14 28 (0.93%) OpenShift
15 24 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
16 23 (0.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 21 (0.70%) Amazon S3
18 20 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 214 (7.11%) HTTP
2 104 (3.46%) SSL
3 97 (3.22%) TCP/IP
4 73 (2.43%) Firewall
5 61 (2.03%) Internet
6 35 (1.16%) FTP
7 31 (1.03%) HTTPS
8 29 (0.96%) DNS
9 18 (0.60%) SSH
9 18 (0.60%) ZigBee
10 14 (0.47%) DHCP
11 13 (0.43%) Skype
12 12 (0.40%) OpenVPN
12 12 (0.40%) Reverse Proxy
13 10 (0.33%) IPsec
13 10 (0.33%) SAN
13 10 (0.33%) SMTP
13 10 (0.33%) SNMP
14 9 (0.30%) ICMP
14 9 (0.30%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 972 (32.30%) SQL Server
2 429 (14.26%) MySQL
3 263 (8.74%) Relational Database
4 215 (7.15%) NoSQL
5 175 (5.82%) MongoDB
6 139 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 131 (4.35%) Big Data
8 118 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
9 113 (3.76%) Oracle Database
10 110 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 89 (2.96%) Hadoop
12 78 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
13 74 (2.46%) RDBMS
14 73 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 56 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
16 55 (1.83%) Apache Hive
17 49 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
18 46 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
19 44 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 41 (1.36%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 614 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 434 (14.42%) JIRA
3 415 (13.79%) Selenium
4 353 (11.73%) Jenkins
5 301 (10.00%) Maven
6 292 (9.70%) Visual Studio
7 291 (9.67%) SoapUI
8 257 (8.54%) JUnit
9 241 (8.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 196 (6.51%) Cucumber
11 152 (5.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 146 (4.85%) Subversion
13 137 (4.55%) JMeter
14 134 (4.45%) NUnit
15 117 (3.89%) Gradle
16 102 (3.39%) Eclipse
17 101 (3.36%) Bitbucket
18 99 (3.29%) WebDriver
19 94 (3.12%) SpecFlow
20 71 (2.36%) Mockito
General
1 773 (25.69%) Finance
2 165 (5.48%) Banking
3 157 (5.22%) Retail
4 146 (4.85%) Marketing
5 104 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 83 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 65 (2.16%) Electronics
8 50 (1.66%) Advertising
9 47 (1.56%) Games
10 33 (1.10%) Legal
11 32 (1.06%) Back Office
12 28 (0.93%) Publishing
13 23 (0.76%) Law
14 20 (0.66%) Retail Finance
15 17 (0.56%) Retail Banking
16 16 (0.53%) Automotive
17 13 (0.43%) Investment Banking
18 11 (0.37%) Multimedia
19 10 (0.33%) Front Office
20 9 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,799 (59.79%) Developer
2 443 (14.72%) Java Developer
3 431 (14.32%) .NET Developer
4 378 (12.56%) C# Developer
5 314 (10.44%) Senior Developer
6 261 (8.67%) Architect
6 261 (8.67%) Software Developer
7 246 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
8 218 (7.24%) Software Engineer
9 187 (6.21%) Analyst
10 162 (5.38%) Lead Developer
11 125 (4.15%) Senior Java Developer
12 121 (4.02%) C# Software Developer
13 120 (3.99%) Java Engineer
14 118 (3.92%) SQL Developer
15 113 (3.76%) PHP Developer
15 113 (3.76%) Tester
16 109 (3.62%) Full Stack Developer
17 105 (3.49%) .NET Software Developer
18 103 (3.42%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,666 (55.37%) REST
2 1,574 (52.31%) Web Services
3 1,206 (40.08%) .NET
4 1,097 (36.46%) XML
5 1,072 (35.63%) HTML
6 909 (30.21%) CSS
7 694 (23.06%) JSON
8 645 (21.44%) RESTful
9 569 (18.91%) Spring
10 534 (17.75%) ASP.NET
11 485 (16.12%) jQuery
12 384 (12.76%) AngularJS
13 365 (12.13%) WCF
14 350 (11.63%) HTML5
15 343 (11.40%) .NET Framework
16 302 (10.04%) Node.js
17 238 (7.91%) ASP.NET Web API
18 234 (7.78%) Hibernate
19 223 (7.41%) React
20 222 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 199 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 177 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 155 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
5 147 (4.89%) User Experience
6 143 (4.75%) Mobile App
7 136 (4.52%) Fintech
8 115 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
9 77 (2.56%) Management Information System
10 36 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 29 (0.96%) CCTV
12 28 (0.93%) DataPower
13 27 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 26 (0.86%) PMI
15 23 (0.76%) Smartphone
15 23 (0.76%) W3C
16 22 (0.73%) Blog
16 22 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
16 22 (0.73%) Virtual Team
17 20 (0.66%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 427 (14.19%) Linux
2 334 (11.10%) Windows
3 153 (5.08%) Unix
4 147 (4.89%) Android
5 132 (4.39%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.99%) Windows Server
7 50 (1.66%) Mac OS X
8 33 (1.10%) CentOS
9 24 (0.80%) Solaris
10 20 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.56%) AIX
11 17 (0.56%) Mac OS
11 17 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (0.56%) Windows 7
12 16 (0.53%) Windows 10
13 14 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.27%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.17%) VMS
17 4 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,624 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 691 (22.96%) MVC
3 672 (22.33%) Scrum
4 654 (21.73%) TDD
5 569 (18.91%) Test Automation
6 503 (16.72%) Continuous Integration
7 484 (16.09%) Microservices
8 444 (14.76%) OO
9 399 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
10 384 (12.76%) DevOps
11 379 (12.60%) SOA
12 376 (12.50%) Software Engineering
13 326 (10.83%) BDD
14 323 (10.73%) SDLC
15 289 (9.60%) Web Development
16 281 (9.34%) E-Commerce
17 276 (9.17%) Unit Testing
18 194 (6.45%) OOP
19 174 (5.78%) Kanban
20 169 (5.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,350 (44.87%) JavaScript
2 1,261 (41.91%) SQL
3 1,256 (41.74%) Java
4 1,197 (39.78%) C#
5 335 (11.13%) PHP
6 296 (9.84%) Python
7 247 (8.21%) T-SQL
8 165 (5.48%) PL/SQL
9 164 (5.45%) C++
10 134 (4.45%) Java 8
11 127 (4.22%) PowerShell
12 104 (3.46%) Apex Code
13 102 (3.39%) Bash Shell
14 96 (3.19%) VB.NET
15 94 (3.12%) Ruby
16 83 (2.76%) C
17 68 (2.26%) Objective-C
18 60 (1.99%) Perl
19 53 (1.76%) ES6
20 51 (1.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 329 (10.93%) Degree
2 99 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 76 (2.53%) Security Cleared
4 63 (2.09%) CISSP
5 56 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 52 (1.73%) ISTQB
7 48 (1.60%) SANS
8 46 (1.53%) CCNA
8 46 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
9 45 (1.50%) DV Cleared
9 45 (1.50%) MCSE
10 43 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
10 43 (1.43%) GIAC
10 43 (1.43%) ISEB
10 43 (1.43%) Linux+ Certification
10 43 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
10 43 (1.43%) SSCP
11 26 (0.86%) PMI Certification
12 24 (0.80%) SC Cleared
13 22 (0.73%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 385 (12.79%) QA
2 25 (0.83%) GDPR
3 15 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.40%) SLA
6 7 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.20%) HL7
8 5 (0.17%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.17%) PA-DSS
9 3 (0.100%) PMO
10 2 (0.066%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.066%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 1 (0.033%) WCAG
System Software
1 266 (8.84%) Docker
2 48 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (1.50%) vSphere
4 42 (1.40%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.56%) VirtualBox
6 14 (0.47%) Varnish
7 12 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.30%) Samba
9 6 (0.20%) Firmware
10 5 (0.17%) HDFS
11 4 (0.13%) KVM
12 3 (0.100%) NFS
12 3 (0.100%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.066%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.033%) RACF
Systems Management
1 82 (2.73%) Kubernetes
2 70 (2.33%) Puppet
3 57 (1.89%) Ansible
4 44 (1.46%) Salt
5 34 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
6 19 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (0.56%) Rancher
8 16 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (0.40%) Automic
9 12 (0.40%) Nagios
9 12 (0.40%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
10 11 (0.37%) Terraform
10 11 (0.37%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 10 (0.33%) CloudHub
12 9 (0.30%) Sysdig
12 9 (0.30%) vRealize
13 8 (0.27%) HP ALM
14 5 (0.17%) cPanel
14 5 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 595 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 527 (17.51%) Oracle
3 176 (5.85%) Salesforce.com
4 131 (4.35%) Google
4 131 (4.35%) IBM
5 117 (3.89%) SAP
6 83 (2.76%) Red Hat
7 67 (2.23%) MuleSoft
8 57 (1.89%) TIBCO
9 49 (1.63%) VMware
10 42 (1.40%) ServiceNow
11 39 (1.30%) Adobe
12 36 (1.20%) Splunk
13 32 (1.06%) HP
14 30 (1.00%) Apple
14 30 (1.00%) hybris
15 28 (0.93%) Atlassian
16 25 (0.83%) Pega
16 25 (0.83%) Tableau
17 22 (0.73%) Sitecore