Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 208 175 171
Rank change year-on-year -33 -4 -8
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2,061 3,003 3,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.65% 1.98% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.32% 4.98% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,664 2,332 3,029
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £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 47,749 60,247 67,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.24% 39.78% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 39,868 50,117 56,784
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -64 714 £65,000 +4.00% 98
South East +24 593 £47,500 +4.40% 72
North of England -1 331 £42,500 -5.56% 91
North West +11 201 £42,500 -5.56% 41
Midlands -27 168 £45,000 +2.27% 43
South West -49 153 £45,750 +1.67% 35
West Midlands -26 102 £45,000 +3.45% 32
East of England -13 98 £55,000 +4.76% 29
Yorkshire +6 96 £40,000 -11.11% 37
East Midlands -26 66 £43,000 -2.27% 11
North East +30 34 £36,202 -12.77% 13
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 1,332 (64.63%) REST
2 1,090 (52.89%) Agile Software Development
3 988 (47.94%) Web Services
4 962 (46.68%) JavaScript
5 871 (42.26%) SQL
6 837 (40.61%) C#
7 759 (36.83%) Java
8 747 (36.24%) .NET
9 740 (35.90%) XML
10 686 (33.28%) HTML
11 613 (29.74%) CSS
12 608 (29.50%) SQL Server
13 541 (26.25%) Scrum
14 533 (25.86%) JSON
15 447 (21.69%) Git (software)
16 446 (21.64%) MVC
17 414 (20.09%) Test Automation
18 399 (19.36%) TDD
19 394 (19.12%) Finance
20 375 (18.20%) Microsoft
21 370 (17.95%) Azure
22 357 (17.32%) ASP.NET
23 356 (17.27%) jQuery
24 348 (16.89%) RESTful
25 312 (15.14%) AngularJS
26 283 (13.73%) Spring
26 283 (13.73%) DevOps
27 281 (13.63%) QA
28 278 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
29 275 (13.34%) BDD

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
1 104 (5.05%) Tomcat
2 68 (3.30%) JBoss
3 62 (3.01%) Confluence
4 55 (2.67%) CMS
5 39 (1.89%) Mule
6 38 (1.84%) IIS
7 37 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
8 36 (1.75%) WebLogic
9 33 (1.60%) Apache
10 30 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
11 29 (1.41%) EPiServer
12 27 (1.31%) WebSphere
13 24 (1.16%) SharePoint
14 22 (1.07%) Anypoint
15 20 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 19 (0.92%) WordPress
17 18 (0.87%) Umbraco
18 15 (0.73%) Mule ESB
18 15 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
19 10 (0.49%) GeoServer
Applications
1 25 (1.21%) MS Visio
2 21 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.049%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.049%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 25 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.49%) Magento
2 10 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.39%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.34%) Elite 3E
4 7 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.24%) HFM
6 5 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.24%) Oracle FAH
6 5 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 5 (0.24%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.19%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.15%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 3 (0.15%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.15%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 370 (17.95%) Azure
2 273 (13.25%) AWS
3 112 (5.43%) SaaS
4 74 (3.59%) GitHub
5 51 (2.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 51 (2.47%) Serverless
6 49 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
8 41 (1.99%) Power Platform
9 38 (1.84%) Boomi
10 35 (1.70%) PaaS
11 34 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
12 30 (1.46%) GCP
13 28 (1.36%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 22 (1.07%) Amazon S3
15 19 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
16 17 (0.82%) BrowserStack
17 16 (0.78%) IaaS
18 14 (0.68%) Sauce Labs
19 13 (0.63%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (3.74%) HTTP
2 41 (1.99%) Internet
3 34 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.02%) SSL
5 19 (0.92%) X.509
6 18 (0.87%) HTTPS
7 15 (0.73%) LAN
7 15 (0.73%) SSH
7 15 (0.73%) WAN
8 13 (0.63%) DNS
9 12 (0.58%) PuTTY
10 9 (0.44%) FTP
11 7 (0.34%) AMQP
11 7 (0.34%) Firewall
12 5 (0.24%) FIX Connectivity
12 5 (0.24%) Network Security
12 5 (0.24%) SMTP
12 5 (0.24%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.19%) Intranet
13 4 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 608 (29.50%) SQL Server
2 255 (12.37%) MySQL
3 130 (6.31%) NoSQL
4 124 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 98 (4.75%) MongoDB
6 81 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
7 71 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 65 (3.15%) Oracle Database
8 65 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 54 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 51 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
11 41 (1.99%) Redis
12 40 (1.94%) Power BI
13 38 (1.84%) RDBMS
14 30 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
15 25 (1.21%) DB2
16 23 (1.12%) Couchbase
17 20 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
18 19 (0.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 447 (21.69%) Git (software)
2 235 (11.40%) Jenkins
3 223 (10.82%) Selenium
4 220 (10.67%) JIRA
5 194 (9.41%) JUnit
6 166 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 158 (7.67%) Maven
8 144 (6.99%) Visual Studio
9 135 (6.55%) Cucumber
10 128 (6.21%) SoapUI
11 96 (4.66%) Subversion
12 93 (4.51%) SpecFlow
13 73 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
13 73 (3.54%) WebDriver
14 72 (3.49%) Bitbucket
15 71 (3.44%) Hudson
16 67 (3.25%) TestNG
17 63 (3.06%) NUnit
18 53 (2.57%) Appium
18 53 (2.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 394 (19.12%) Finance
2 147 (7.13%) Marketing
3 90 (4.37%) Public Sector
4 84 (4.08%) Retail
5 80 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 76 (3.69%) Banking
7 65 (3.15%) Manufacturing
8 58 (2.81%) Electronics
9 24 (1.16%) Law
10 20 (0.97%) Legal
11 17 (0.82%) Games
12 15 (0.73%) Advertising
13 14 (0.68%) Automotive
14 13 (0.63%) Retail Finance
15 12 (0.58%) Back Office
16 10 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.49%) Front Office
17 8 (0.39%) German Language
18 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,218 (59.10%) Developer
2 347 (16.84%) Senior Developer
3 263 (12.76%) Java Developer
4 255 (12.37%) .NET Developer
5 249 (12.08%) C# Developer
6 203 (9.85%) Software Developer
7 146 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 143 (6.94%) Analyst
9 136 (6.60%) PHP Developer
10 96 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
11 93 (4.51%) Software Engineer
12 92 (4.46%) Tester
13 87 (4.22%) Architect
14 85 (4.12%) QA Engineer
15 82 (3.98%) Senior .NET Developer
16 81 (3.93%) Senior Software Developer
17 78 (3.78%) Consultant
18 70 (3.40%) Salesforce Developer
18 70 (3.40%) Senior C# Developer
19 69 (3.35%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,332 (64.63%) REST
2 988 (47.94%) Web Services
3 747 (36.24%) .NET
4 740 (35.90%) XML
5 686 (33.28%) HTML
6 613 (29.74%) CSS
7 533 (25.86%) JSON
8 357 (17.32%) ASP.NET
9 356 (17.27%) jQuery
10 348 (16.89%) RESTful
11 312 (15.14%) AngularJS
12 283 (13.73%) Spring
13 228 (11.06%) WCF
14 181 (8.78%) .NET Framework
15 172 (8.35%) ASP.NET Web API
16 168 (8.15%) HTML5
17 161 (7.81%) Ajax
18 149 (7.23%) J2EE
19 134 (6.50%) React
19 134 (6.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 158 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (6.99%) Mobile App
3 99 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
4 90 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
5 74 (3.59%) User Experience
6 58 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
7 50 (2.43%) Management Information System
8 38 (1.84%) Virtual Team
9 33 (1.60%) Data Structures
10 31 (1.50%) Algorithms
11 26 (1.26%) Tandem
12 21 (1.02%) Driving Licence
12 21 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (0.92%) N-Tier
13 19 (0.92%) PMI
14 18 (0.87%) Client/Server
15 17 (0.82%) Mainframe
16 16 (0.78%) Fixed Income
17 14 (0.68%) Private Cloud
17 14 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 269 (13.05%) Linux
2 135 (6.55%) Unix
3 103 (5.00%) Windows
4 57 (2.77%) Android
5 46 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 20 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.92%) Ubuntu
8 17 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (0.73%) CentOS
9 15 (0.73%) Fedora
10 10 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.19%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.097%) Debian
13 2 (0.097%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.097%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.097%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.049%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,090 (52.89%) Agile Software Development
2 541 (26.25%) Scrum
3 446 (21.64%) MVC
4 414 (20.09%) Test Automation
5 399 (19.36%) TDD
6 283 (13.73%) DevOps
7 278 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
8 275 (13.34%) BDD
9 267 (12.95%) OO
10 262 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
11 240 (11.64%) Microservices
12 227 (11.01%) Software Engineering
13 226 (10.97%) Web Development
14 197 (9.56%) SOA
15 194 (9.41%) Mentoring
16 192 (9.32%) SDLC
17 163 (7.91%) OOP
18 152 (7.38%) Unit Testing
19 144 (6.99%) Kanban
20 124 (6.02%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 962 (46.68%) JavaScript
2 871 (42.26%) SQL
3 837 (40.61%) C#
4 759 (36.83%) Java
5 223 (10.82%) PHP
6 156 (7.57%) T-SQL
7 144 (6.99%) Python
8 113 (5.48%) PL/SQL
9 93 (4.51%) PowerShell
10 87 (4.22%) VB.NET
11 82 (3.98%) Apex Code
12 61 (2.96%) Java 8
13 54 (2.62%) Shell Script
14 51 (2.47%) Ruby
15 48 (2.33%) Groovy
16 45 (2.18%) XPath
17 44 (2.13%) C
18 41 (1.99%) TypeScript
19 40 (1.94%) Scala
20 38 (1.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 203 (9.85%) Degree
2 86 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 75 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 45 (2.18%) Security Cleared
5 43 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 33 (1.60%) ISEB
7 25 (1.21%) SC Cleared
8 21 (1.02%) PMI Certification
9 17 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.29%) MCTS
12 5 (0.24%) CGEIT
12 5 (0.24%) PMP
13 4 (0.19%) MCITP
13 4 (0.19%) MCSD
13 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.15%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.15%) HND
14 3 (0.15%) Master's Degree
15 2 (0.097%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (13.63%) QA
2 16 (0.78%) GDPR
3 12 (0.58%) HMG Infosec
3 12 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 12 (0.58%) JSP 440
3 12 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.39%) PMO
6 3 (0.15%) SLA
7 2 (0.097%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.097%) WCAG
8 1 (0.049%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.049%) HL7
8 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.049%) NCSC
8 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.049%) WAI
System Software
1 186 (9.02%) Docker
2 31 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.53%) vSphere
5 7 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.29%) Postfix
7 5 (0.24%) HDFS
7 5 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.19%) Varnish
9 2 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.097%) LXC
9 2 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.097%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.049%) Firmware
10 1 (0.049%) KVM
10 1 (0.049%) Xen
Systems Management
1 64 (3.11%) Kubernetes
2 20 (0.97%) Automic
3 14 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
4 13 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
5 11 (0.53%) Rancher
6 9 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.34%) Ansible
8 7 (0.34%) Kibana
9 6 (0.29%) CloudHub
9 6 (0.29%) Grafana
9 6 (0.29%) Prometheus
9 6 (0.29%) Terraform
9 6 (0.29%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
12 3 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 2 (0.097%) nmon
Vendors
1 375 (18.20%) Microsoft
2 271 (13.15%) Oracle
3 129 (6.26%) Salesforce.com
4 119 (5.77%) SAP
5 93 (4.51%) MuleSoft
6 62 (3.01%) Zend
7 55 (2.67%) IBM
8 46 (2.23%) Google
9 34 (1.65%) Dell
10 31 (1.50%) VMware
11 30 (1.46%) Sage
12 27 (1.31%) TIBCO
12 27 (1.31%) WorldPay
13 26 (1.26%) Atlassian
14 24 (1.16%) Red Hat
14 24 (1.16%) webMethods
15 20 (0.97%) Cadence
15 20 (0.97%) FactSet
16 19 (0.92%) ServiceNow
17 16 (0.78%) Apple