Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 163 165
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -13
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 3747 3766 4239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.22% 2.13% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.52% 5.46% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3082 3213 3524
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,464 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,525
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%

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 67886 68921 78582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.29% 39.04% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 56882 60298 67765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -13 1363 £60,000 +4.35% 72
North of England +30 707 £50,000 +11.11% 50
South East -4 676 £50,000 +3.09% 52
North West +32 411 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Midlands +18 386 £40,000 - 16
South West -2 308 £40,000 - 18
East of England -14 281 £50,000 - 21
West Midlands +18 265 £40,000 +6.67% 11
Yorkshire +13 258 £50,000 +5.26% 18
East Midlands +3 122 £37,500 -11.76% 5
North East +11 38 £40,000 +14.29% 2
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 2170 (57.91%) REST
2 2147 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
3 2038 (54.39%) Web Services
4 1771 (47.26%) Java
5 1653 (44.12%) JavaScript
6 1542 (41.15%) SQL
7 1465 (39.10%) XML
8 1354 (36.14%) HTML
9 1184 (31.60%) CSS
10 1098 (29.30%) C#
11 1041 (27.78%) .NET
12 983 (26.23%) SQL Server
13 954 (25.46%) MVC
14 932 (24.87%) Scrum
15 917 (24.47%) JSON
16 872 (23.27%) Spring
17 844 (22.52%) TDD
18 811 (21.64%) Finance
19 786 (20.98%) Git (software)
20 712 (19.00%) RESTful
21 666 (17.77%) Linux
22 659 (17.59%) Test Automation
23 654 (17.45%) jQuery
24 634 (16.92%) OO
25 618 (16.49%) Oracle
26 608 (16.23%) ASP.NET
27 604 (16.12%) AngularJS
28 590 (15.75%) Software Engineering
29 579 (15.45%) MySQL
30 568 (15.16%) Hibernate

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
1 404 (10.78%) Tomcat
2 362 (9.66%) Apache
3 256 (6.83%) JBoss
4 153 (4.08%) IIS
5 140 (3.74%) Confluence
6 139 (3.71%) WebSphere
7 137 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 126 (3.36%) WebLogic
9 114 (3.04%) Mule
10 107 (2.86%) Drupal
11 100 (2.67%) CMS
12 94 (2.51%) Mule ESB
13 83 (2.22%) SharePoint
14 67 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
15 55 (1.47%) nginx
16 45 (1.20%) Umbraco
17 44 (1.17%) Documentum
18 37 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
19 36 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
20 33 (0.88%) Anypoint
Applications
1 28 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.13%) FrameMaker
6 4 (0.11%) EngageOne
6 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.080%) HipChat
8 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 44 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 44 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
2 29 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 24 (0.64%) Magento
5 22 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
6 11 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 11 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
6 11 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.27%) SAP ERP
8 9 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
9 7 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.19%) Workday HCM
10 6 (0.16%) Eloqua
10 6 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.13%) Exstream
11 5 (0.13%) MetaTrader
12 4 (0.11%) nopCommerce
12 4 (0.11%) SAP SRM
12 4 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 411 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
2 310 (8.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 275 (7.34%) SaaS
4 156 (4.16%) GitHub
5 84 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
6 59 (1.57%) npm
7 38 (1.01%) Force.com
8 29 (0.77%) Serverless
9 25 (0.67%) BrowserStack
10 24 (0.64%) Amazon S3
10 24 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 22 (0.59%) PaaS
12 21 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 20 (0.53%) IaaS
14 19 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
14 19 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
15 16 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (0.40%) Sauce Labs
17 13 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 13 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 236 (6.30%) HTTP
2 126 (3.36%) Internet
3 85 (2.27%) LDAP
4 57 (1.52%) SSL
5 55 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 48 (1.28%) Firewall
7 35 (0.93%) DNS
8 26 (0.69%) SMTP
9 23 (0.61%) FTP
10 22 (0.59%) AMQP
11 16 (0.43%) HTTPS
12 15 (0.40%) IMAP
13 14 (0.37%) LAN
13 14 (0.37%) SNMP
13 14 (0.37%) WAN
14 12 (0.32%) VoIP
15 10 (0.27%) RFID
16 8 (0.21%) Intranet
16 8 (0.21%) SSH
16 8 (0.21%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 983 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 579 (15.45%) MySQL
3 365 (9.74%) NoSQL
4 276 (7.37%) MongoDB
5 249 (6.65%) Relational Database
6 114 (3.04%) Redis
7 105 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
8 102 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 97 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 92 (2.46%) Big Data
11 87 (2.32%) RDBMS
12 81 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 70 (1.87%) Oracle Database
13 70 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
14 64 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 59 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
15 59 (1.57%) Neo4j
16 57 (1.52%) Hadoop
17 54 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 47 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 786 (20.98%) Git (software)
2 495 (13.21%) JIRA
3 473 (12.62%) Selenium
4 452 (12.06%) Maven
5 449 (11.98%) JUnit
6 380 (10.14%) Jenkins
7 323 (8.62%) Subversion
8 321 (8.57%) SoapUI
9 234 (6.24%) Cucumber
10 193 (5.15%) Visual Studio
11 167 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 164 (4.38%) IntelliJ
13 143 (3.82%) Eclipse
13 143 (3.82%) WebDriver
14 139 (3.71%) TeamCity
15 136 (3.63%) Ant
16 135 (3.60%) NUnit
17 97 (2.59%) SpecFlow
18 87 (2.32%) gulp
19 86 (2.30%) JMeter
General
1 811 (21.64%) Finance
2 366 (9.77%) Banking
3 236 (6.30%) Retail
4 173 (4.62%) Marketing
5 123 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 117 (3.12%) Investment Banking
7 114 (3.04%) Retail Banking
8 101 (2.70%) Manufacturing
9 93 (2.48%) Electronics
10 79 (2.11%) Advertising
11 70 (1.87%) Front Office
12 66 (1.76%) Games
13 49 (1.31%) Legal
14 43 (1.15%) German Language
15 42 (1.12%) Back Office
16 40 (1.07%) Financial Institution
17 30 (0.80%) Publishing
18 15 (0.40%) Law
19 12 (0.32%) Automotive
19 12 (0.32%) Vietnamese Language
Job Titles
1 2127 (56.77%) Developer
2 727 (19.40%) Java Developer
3 455 (12.14%) .NET Developer
4 445 (11.88%) Senior Developer
5 387 (10.33%) C# Developer
6 311 (8.30%) Architect
7 303 (8.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 295 (7.87%) Analyst
9 260 (6.94%) Software Developer
10 257 (6.86%) PHP Developer
11 246 (6.57%) Software Engineer
12 183 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
13 170 (4.54%) Test Analyst
14 164 (4.38%) ASP.NET Developer
15 154 (4.11%) Web Developer
16 152 (4.06%) Agile Developer
17 138 (3.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 135 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
19 128 (3.42%) Java Engineer
20 117 (3.12%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2170 (57.91%) REST
2 2038 (54.39%) Web Services
3 1465 (39.10%) XML
4 1354 (36.14%) HTML
5 1184 (31.60%) CSS
6 1041 (27.78%) .NET
7 917 (24.47%) JSON
8 872 (23.27%) Spring
9 712 (19.00%) RESTful
10 654 (17.45%) jQuery
11 608 (16.23%) ASP.NET
12 604 (16.12%) AngularJS
13 568 (15.16%) Hibernate
14 445 (11.88%) HTML5
15 393 (10.49%) WCF
16 352 (9.39%) J2EE
17 299 (7.98%) Ajax
18 291 (7.77%) CSS3
19 264 (7.05%) .NET Framework
20 252 (6.73%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 397 (10.60%) Computer Science
2 258 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
3 252 (6.73%) User Experience
4 203 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
5 179 (4.78%) Mobile App
6 152 (4.06%) Fintech
7 111 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
8 76 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
9 73 (1.95%) Algorithms
9 73 (1.95%) Data Structures
10 53 (1.41%) Management Information System
11 50 (1.33%) N-Tier
12 40 (1.07%) Virtual Team
13 35 (0.93%) Data Centre
14 34 (0.91%) NHS
15 30 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 29 (0.77%) iPad
17 25 (0.67%) Fixed Income
18 23 (0.61%) CMDB
19 22 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 666 (17.77%) Linux
2 418 (11.16%) Windows
3 386 (10.30%) Unix
4 136 (3.63%) Apple iOS
5 135 (3.60%) Android
6 51 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 49 (1.31%) Solaris
8 26 (0.69%) Windows 10
9 25 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (0.61%) Ubuntu
11 22 (0.59%) CentOS
11 22 (0.59%) HPUX
12 19 (0.51%) Windows 7
13 17 (0.45%) AIX
14 15 (0.40%) Mac OS
15 14 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (0.35%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (0.32%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2147 (57.30%) Agile Software Development
2 954 (25.46%) MVC
3 932 (24.87%) Scrum
4 844 (22.52%) TDD
5 659 (17.59%) Test Automation
6 634 (16.92%) OO
7 590 (15.75%) Software Engineering
8 547 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
9 543 (14.49%) BDD
10 531 (14.17%) SOA
11 477 (12.73%) SDLC
12 386 (10.30%) Web Development
13 370 (9.87%) E-Commerce
14 359 (9.58%) Unit Testing
15 339 (9.05%) DevOps
16 319 (8.51%) Microservices
17 278 (7.42%) OOP
18 258 (6.89%) Kanban
19 223 (5.95%) Mentoring
20 210 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1771 (47.26%) Java
2 1653 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 1542 (41.15%) SQL
4 1098 (29.30%) C#
5 491 (13.10%) PHP
6 376 (10.03%) T-SQL
7 281 (7.50%) Python
8 224 (5.98%) PL/SQL
9 183 (4.88%) C++
10 173 (4.62%) Groovy
11 160 (4.27%) Ruby
12 121 (3.23%) Shell Script
13 108 (2.88%) C
14 103 (2.75%) PowerShell
15 98 (2.62%) VB.NET
16 88 (2.35%) Apex Code
17 82 (2.19%) Scala
18 76 (2.03%) Objective-C
19 68 (1.81%) XPath
20 67 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 507 (13.53%) Degree
2 156 (4.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 133 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 114 (3.04%) ISEB
5 103 (2.75%) ISTQB
6 56 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 48 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 24 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 20 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
10 18 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (0.43%) CISSP
12 13 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (0.35%) GIAC
12 13 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 13 (0.35%) SSCP
13 12 (0.32%) DBS Check
14 9 (0.24%) MCSA
15 8 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.21%) MBA
15 8 (0.21%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (11.34%) QA
2 89 (2.38%) SLA
3 44 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 18 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.40%) ISO 20022
5 15 (0.40%) ISO 8583
6 13 (0.35%) WAI
7 12 (0.32%) HL7
7 12 (0.32%) RosettaNet
8 11 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.21%) SEPA
10 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (0.13%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 4 (0.11%) DICOM
11 4 (0.11%) EMIR
12 3 (0.080%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.080%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.053%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.053%) WCAG
System Software
1 160 (4.27%) Docker
2 62 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 27 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.48%) vSphere
5 12 (0.32%) HDFS
6 11 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.13%) Varnish
10 4 (0.11%) GridGain
10 4 (0.11%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.053%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.027%) NDS
12 1 (0.027%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 1 (0.027%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.027%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.027%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 147 (3.92%) Puppet
2 111 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
3 57 (1.52%) Ansible
4 40 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
5 28 (0.75%) ZABBIX
6 23 (0.61%) Nagios
7 21 (0.56%) Kubernetes
8 17 (0.45%) Kibana
9 14 (0.37%) CA Service Virtualization
9 14 (0.37%) CloudHub
10 13 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
10 13 (0.35%) logstash
11 12 (0.32%) Opsview
12 9 (0.24%) Terraform
13 8 (0.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
14 7 (0.19%) Salt
15 4 (0.11%) Control-M
15 4 (0.11%) Dollar Universe
15 4 (0.11%) Perfmon
15 4 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 618 (16.49%) Oracle
2 492 (13.13%) Microsoft
3 192 (5.12%) SAP
4 156 (4.16%) IBM
5 123 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 86 (2.30%) Zend
7 74 (1.97%) Google
7 74 (1.97%) HP
8 69 (1.84%) Apple
8 69 (1.84%) Sybase
9 67 (1.79%) ServiceNow
10 59 (1.57%) CA Agile Central
11 56 (1.49%) Pega
12 52 (1.39%) EMC
13 46 (1.23%) Perforce
14 45 (1.20%) MuleSoft
15 40 (1.07%) TIBCO
16 36 (0.96%) VMware
17 34 (0.91%) Splunk
18 33 (0.88%) Informatica