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

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 159 157
Rank change year-on-year -19 -2 +14
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 3,232 3,441 4,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.95% 2.13% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.73% 5.29% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,688 2,727 3,564
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,250 £32,000
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 68,361 65,106 74,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.16% 40.35% 38.82%
Number of salaries quoted 58,008 56,152 65,045
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £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 22 April 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 April 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 -18 1,156 £60,000 - 128
South East +18 781 £45,000 -10.00% 77
North of England -18 548 £50,000 +11.11% 97
North West +25 333 £51,500 +14.44% 47
Midlands -21 282 £42,000 +5.00% 60
East of England -8 246 £50,000 -9.09% 36
South West -71 208 £41,250 -8.33% 40
West Midlands -28 192 £42,500 +18.06% 31
Yorkshire -34 180 £50,000 +11.11% 41
East Midlands -13 90 £40,000 -11.11% 29
North East -34 35 £44,500 +18.67% 9
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 1,868 (57.80%) Agile Software Development
2 1,806 (55.88%) Web Services
3 1,800 (55.69%) REST
4 1,543 (47.74%) JavaScript
5 1,414 (43.75%) Java
6 1,297 (40.13%) SQL
7 1,280 (39.60%) HTML
8 1,252 (38.74%) XML
9 1,129 (34.93%) C#
10 1,085 (33.57%) CSS
11 986 (30.51%) .NET
12 944 (29.21%) SQL Server
13 838 (25.93%) MVC
14 820 (25.37%) JSON
15 713 (22.06%) TDD
16 693 (21.44%) Scrum
17 648 (20.05%) RESTful
18 637 (19.71%) Git (software)
19 636 (19.68%) Spring
20 614 (19.00%) jQuery
21 587 (18.16%) OO
22 580 (17.95%) Test Automation
23 572 (17.70%) Finance
24 555 (17.17%) MySQL
25 551 (17.05%) AngularJS
26 544 (16.83%) ASP.NET
27 532 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
28 528 (16.34%) Microsoft
29 527 (16.31%) Oracle
30 514 (15.90%) Software Engineering

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
1 199 (6.16%) Tomcat
2 184 (5.69%) JBoss
3 175 (5.41%) Apache
4 166 (5.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 162 (5.01%) WebSphere
6 118 (3.65%) WebLogic
7 115 (3.56%) Confluence
8 87 (2.69%) IIS
9 80 (2.48%) CMS
10 76 (2.35%) Mule
11 67 (2.07%) SharePoint
12 59 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
13 57 (1.76%) Drupal
14 54 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
15 53 (1.64%) Mule ESB
16 47 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
17 45 (1.39%) nginx
18 33 (1.02%) Apache Spark
19 28 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
20 23 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.15%) Weka
5 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.062%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.062%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.062%) Revit
7 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 40 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (1.05%) Magento
3 20 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 17 (0.53%) MetaTrader
6 13 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
7 12 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
9 9 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.25%) Documaker
11 7 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
13 4 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
13 4 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
13 4 (0.12%) Front Arena
13 4 (0.12%) NetSuite
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
13 4 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 363 (11.23%) Amazon AWS
2 290 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 180 (5.57%) SaaS
4 64 (1.98%) Force.com
5 61 (1.89%) GitHub
6 48 (1.49%) PaaS
7 47 (1.45%) IaaS
8 38 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
9 37 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (1.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 32 (0.99%) NuGet
12 28 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
13 25 (0.77%) Serverless
14 22 (0.68%) Boomi
14 22 (0.68%) npm
15 21 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 21 (0.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 17 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
17 14 (0.43%) Amazon S3
18 12 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 229 (7.09%) HTTP
2 122 (3.77%) Internet
3 105 (3.25%) SSL
4 42 (1.30%) FTP
5 38 (1.18%) DNS
6 34 (1.05%) Firewall
7 33 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 26 (0.80%) SMTP
9 18 (0.56%) AMQP
9 18 (0.56%) SNMP
10 17 (0.53%) NetScaler
10 17 (0.53%) SSH
11 16 (0.50%) HTTPS
12 14 (0.43%) Network Security
13 13 (0.40%) IMAP
13 13 (0.40%) PuTTY
14 12 (0.37%) Intranet
15 9 (0.28%) IPsec
16 8 (0.25%) ICMP
16 8 (0.25%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 944 (29.21%) SQL Server
2 555 (17.17%) MySQL
3 270 (8.35%) Relational Database
4 234 (7.24%) NoSQL
5 178 (5.51%) MongoDB
6 134 (4.15%) Big Data
7 106 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
8 105 (3.25%) RDBMS
9 104 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 97 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 95 (2.94%) Oracle Database
12 90 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
13 71 (2.20%) Hadoop
14 57 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 55 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 48 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 42 (1.30%) Power BI
18 40 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 39 (1.21%) OLAP
20 38 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 637 (19.71%) Git (software)
2 441 (13.64%) Selenium
3 361 (11.17%) JIRA
4 342 (10.58%) Jenkins
5 320 (9.90%) Maven
6 306 (9.47%) SoapUI
7 221 (6.84%) JUnit
8 208 (6.44%) Subversion
8 208 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 194 (6.00%) Cucumber
10 190 (5.88%) Visual Studio
11 156 (4.83%) NUnit
12 150 (4.64%) Eclipse
13 113 (3.50%) Ant
14 106 (3.28%) WebDriver
15 101 (3.13%) IntelliJ
16 89 (2.75%) MSTest
17 80 (2.48%) TeamCity
18 78 (2.41%) JMeter
19 74 (2.29%) Gradle
General
1 572 (17.70%) Finance
2 199 (6.16%) Banking
3 175 (5.41%) Retail
4 112 (3.47%) Advertising
4 112 (3.47%) Marketing
5 84 (2.60%) Games
6 81 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 52 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 49 (1.52%) Investment Banking
9 47 (1.45%) Legal
10 40 (1.24%) Law
11 36 (1.11%) Electronics
12 24 (0.74%) Automotive
12 24 (0.74%) Publishing
13 23 (0.71%) Back Office
13 23 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.59%) Billing
15 15 (0.46%) Front Office
16 10 (0.31%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,910 (59.10%) Developer
2 586 (18.13%) Java Developer
3 427 (13.21%) C# Developer
4 418 (12.93%) .NET Developer
5 329 (10.18%) Senior Developer
6 302 (9.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 298 (9.22%) Software Developer
8 240 (7.43%) Architect
9 227 (7.02%) PHP Developer
10 218 (6.75%) Analyst
11 193 (5.97%) Software Engineer
12 155 (4.80%) C# Software Developer
13 137 (4.24%) .NET Software Developer
14 134 (4.15%) Web Developer
15 128 (3.96%) Tester
16 120 (3.71%) Lead Developer
17 116 (3.59%) ASP.NET Developer
18 113 (3.50%) SQL Developer
19 110 (3.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 109 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,806 (55.88%) Web Services
2 1,800 (55.69%) REST
3 1,280 (39.60%) HTML
4 1,252 (38.74%) XML
5 1,085 (33.57%) CSS
6 986 (30.51%) .NET
7 820 (25.37%) JSON
8 648 (20.05%) RESTful
9 636 (19.68%) Spring
10 614 (19.00%) jQuery
11 551 (17.05%) AngularJS
12 544 (16.83%) ASP.NET
13 401 (12.41%) WCF
14 359 (11.11%) Hibernate
15 348 (10.77%) HTML5
16 341 (10.55%) J2EE
17 298 (9.22%) Ajax
18 255 (7.89%) .NET Framework
19 250 (7.74%) XSLT
20 244 (7.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 273 (8.45%) Computer Science
2 249 (7.70%) Enterprise Software
3 202 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 172 (5.32%) Mobile App
5 145 (4.49%) User Experience
6 123 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
7 107 (3.31%) Fintech
8 102 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
9 59 (1.83%) Data Centre
10 48 (1.49%) Management Information System
11 37 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
12 34 (1.05%) N-Tier
13 33 (1.02%) Virtual Team
14 26 (0.80%) Data Structures
15 21 (0.65%) EPoS
16 19 (0.59%) W3C
17 18 (0.56%) Client/Server
17 18 (0.56%) Derivative
18 17 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 17 (0.53%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 503 (15.56%) Linux
2 271 (8.38%) Windows
3 201 (6.22%) Unix
4 120 (3.71%) Android
5 108 (3.34%) Apple iOS
6 82 (2.54%) Windows Server
7 78 (2.41%) Solaris
8 35 (1.08%) CentOS
9 30 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 16 (0.50%) Windows 10
13 15 (0.46%) HPUX
14 14 (0.43%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.40%) AIX
16 12 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
17 10 (0.31%) Windows 8
18 9 (0.28%) Windows 7
19 8 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
20 7 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,868 (57.80%) Agile Software Development
2 838 (25.93%) MVC
3 713 (22.06%) TDD
4 693 (21.44%) Scrum
5 587 (18.16%) OO
6 580 (17.95%) Test Automation
7 532 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
8 514 (15.90%) Software Engineering
9 499 (15.44%) SOA
10 459 (14.20%) Web Development
11 390 (12.07%) SDLC
12 382 (11.82%) BDD
13 347 (10.74%) DevOps
14 323 (9.99%) Unit Testing
15 322 (9.96%) Microservices
16 316 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
17 253 (7.83%) OOP
18 228 (7.05%) E-Commerce
19 209 (6.47%) Mentoring
20 167 (5.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,543 (47.74%) JavaScript
2 1,414 (43.75%) Java
3 1,297 (40.13%) SQL
4 1,129 (34.93%) C#
5 469 (14.51%) PHP
6 320 (9.90%) Python
7 318 (9.84%) T-SQL
8 173 (5.35%) PL/SQL
9 145 (4.49%) C++
10 139 (4.30%) Ruby
11 117 (3.62%) VB.NET
12 114 (3.53%) Apex Code
13 105 (3.25%) Java 8
14 104 (3.22%) PowerShell
15 96 (2.97%) Groovy
16 79 (2.44%) Scala
17 78 (2.41%) Perl
18 69 (2.13%) C
19 65 (2.01%) Bash Shell
20 50 (1.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 425 (13.15%) Degree
2 119 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (2.04%) ISTQB
4 59 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 52 (1.61%) ISEB
6 37 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 36 (1.11%) Master's Degree
8 32 (0.99%) SC Cleared
9 27 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
10 26 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
12 17 (0.53%) Postgraduate
13 13 (0.40%) HND
13 13 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.34%) CISSP
14 11 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 10 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (0.31%) GIAC
15 10 (0.31%) SSCP
16 9 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 360 (11.14%) QA
2 19 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 19 (0.59%) PCI DSS
2 19 (0.59%) SLA
3 14 (0.43%) GCP
4 12 (0.37%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 8 (0.25%) PSD2
6 7 (0.22%) ISO 8583
7 6 (0.19%) GDPR
7 6 (0.19%) ISO 20022
8 5 (0.15%) HL7
8 5 (0.15%) PA-DSS
9 4 (0.12%) PMO
10 3 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.093%) SEPA
10 3 (0.093%) WAI
11 2 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.062%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.031%) EMIR
System Software
1 204 (6.31%) Docker
2 49 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.59%) vSphere
4 17 (0.53%) HDFS
5 14 (0.43%) Active Directory
6 13 (0.40%) VirtualBox
7 11 (0.34%) Apache Flume
8 9 (0.28%) iptables
9 8 (0.25%) Samba
10 7 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.22%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.093%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.031%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.031%) Firmware
13 1 (0.031%) GridGain
13 1 (0.031%) IAG
13 1 (0.031%) NDS
13 1 (0.031%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 81 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
1 81 (2.51%) Puppet
2 71 (2.20%) Ansible
3 44 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
4 43 (1.33%) Kubernetes
5 26 (0.80%) Kibana
6 24 (0.74%) logstash
7 21 (0.65%) Nagios
8 20 (0.62%) CA Service Virtualization
9 18 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (0.53%) Perfmon
11 16 (0.50%) HP ALM
12 13 (0.40%) Terraform
13 11 (0.34%) Oozie
13 11 (0.34%) Salt
14 10 (0.31%) Rancher
15 9 (0.28%) vRealize
16 8 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 8 (0.25%) Sysdig
17 7 (0.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 528 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 527 (16.31%) Oracle
3 162 (5.01%) IBM
4 155 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
5 129 (3.99%) Google
6 90 (2.78%) SAP
7 71 (2.20%) TIBCO
8 68 (2.10%) MuleSoft
9 62 (1.92%) ServiceNow
10 58 (1.79%) HP
11 55 (1.70%) VMware
11 55 (1.70%) Zend
12 49 (1.52%) Apple
13 43 (1.33%) CA
14 40 (1.24%) Splunk
15 38 (1.18%) Red Hat
16 33 (1.02%) Capita
17 32 (0.99%) Cisco
18 31 (0.96%) Sun
19 30 (0.93%) BEA