Period
to 18 December 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 169 163
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2,903 3,591 3,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.96% 2.14% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.97% 5.31% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,255 2,990 3,093
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,025 £73,750
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 58,431 67,650 68,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.53% 40.30% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 48,316 56,863 59,451
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 December 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 December 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 1,218 £62,500 +4.17% 130
South East +1 582 £46,500 +3.33% 87
North of England -54 401 £45,000 -10.00% 126
Midlands -32 259 £43,500 +6.10% 55
North West -38 251 £42,500 -15.00% 72
South West +7 240 £45,000 +12.50% 32
East of England -14 193 £52,500 - 38
West Midlands -28 159 £44,000 +10.00% 32
Yorkshire -53 122 £45,000 -10.00% 44
East Midlands +15 100 £42,000 +12.00% 23
North East 0 28 £42,500 +8.28% 10
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1,615 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 1,545 (53.22%) REST
3 1,509 (51.98%) Web Services
4 1,333 (45.92%) JavaScript
5 1,196 (41.20%) SQL
6 1,151 (39.65%) Java
7 1,133 (39.03%) C#
8 1,126 (38.79%) .NET
9 1,053 (36.27%) HTML
10 1,044 (35.96%) XML
11 888 (30.59%) CSS
12 884 (30.45%) SQL Server
13 765 (26.35%) Finance
14 723 (24.91%) Scrum
15 686 (23.63%) JSON
16 674 (23.22%) MVC
17 645 (22.22%) RESTful
18 616 (21.22%) TDD
19 583 (20.08%) Microsoft
20 571 (19.67%) Test Automation
21 570 (19.63%) Git (software)
22 539 (18.57%) Spring
23 528 (18.19%) ASP.NET
24 509 (17.53%) Oracle
25 500 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
26 497 (17.12%) jQuery
27 493 (16.98%) Microservices
28 469 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
29 452 (15.57%) AngularJS
30 449 (15.47%) Selenium

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
1 192 (6.61%) Confluence
2 125 (4.31%) Apache
3 123 (4.24%) CMS
4 110 (3.79%) IIS
5 106 (3.65%) Tomcat
6 105 (3.62%) WebSphere
7 103 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
8 94 (3.24%) JBoss
9 88 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
10 75 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 61 (2.10%) Mule
12 60 (2.07%) WebLogic
13 55 (1.89%) SharePoint
14 51 (1.76%) Apache Spark
15 40 (1.38%) Apache Solr
16 37 (1.27%) Apache Pig
17 36 (1.24%) Drupal
18 30 (1.03%) Anypoint
19 29 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
19 29 (1.00%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 30 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.34%) Weka
4 9 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.069%) Maple
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.034%) HipChat
8 1 (0.034%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 60 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.62%) Magento
3 11 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.28%) osCommerce
6 5 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.17%) Workday HCM
7 4 (0.14%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.14%) SAP FI-CA
7 4 (0.14%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (0.14%) Scribe Insight
7 4 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
7 4 (0.14%) StreamServe
8 3 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.10%) Exstream
8 3 (0.10%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.069%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.069%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.069%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.069%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 469 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 407 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
3 141 (4.86%) SaaS
4 89 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 83 (2.86%) GitHub
6 77 (2.65%) PaaS
7 57 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
8 51 (1.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 46 (1.58%) IaaS
10 35 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
10 35 (1.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 34 (1.17%) npm
11 34 (1.17%) Serverless
12 32 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
12 32 (1.10%) Office 365
12 32 (1.10%) OpenShift
13 31 (1.07%) Apigee
14 26 (0.90%) Boomi
15 23 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
16 20 (0.69%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 198 (6.82%) HTTP
2 82 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 79 (2.72%) SSL
4 55 (1.89%) Firewall
5 47 (1.62%) Internet
6 24 (0.83%) FTP
7 23 (0.79%) DNS
8 21 (0.72%) HTTPS
9 19 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
10 18 (0.62%) ZigBee
11 11 (0.38%) SAN
12 8 (0.28%) DHCP
13 6 (0.21%) Extranet
13 6 (0.21%) Network Security
14 5 (0.17%) Intranet
14 5 (0.17%) Skype
14 5 (0.17%) SMS
14 5 (0.17%) SMTP
14 5 (0.17%) VPN
15 4 (0.14%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 884 (30.45%) SQL Server
2 419 (14.43%) MySQL
3 259 (8.92%) Relational Database
4 185 (6.37%) MongoDB
5 182 (6.27%) NoSQL
6 145 (4.99%) Big Data
7 125 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
8 121 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 117 (4.03%) Oracle Database
10 106 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 98 (3.38%) Hadoop
12 71 (2.45%) RDBMS
13 59 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
14 57 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
15 55 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
16 51 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
17 49 (1.69%) Apache Hive
18 48 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
19 40 (1.38%) Redis
20 39 (1.34%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 570 (19.63%) Git (software)
2 449 (15.47%) Selenium
3 414 (14.26%) JIRA
4 356 (12.26%) Jenkins
5 314 (10.82%) Visual Studio
6 303 (10.44%) SoapUI
7 290 (9.99%) Maven
8 244 (8.41%) Cucumber
8 244 (8.41%) JUnit
9 221 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 166 (5.72%) JMeter
11 143 (4.93%) Subversion
12 141 (4.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 123 (4.24%) NUnit
14 118 (4.06%) Gradle
15 105 (3.62%) WebDriver
16 94 (3.24%) Bitbucket
17 88 (3.03%) Eclipse
18 84 (2.89%) SpecFlow
19 70 (2.41%) Mockito
General
1 765 (26.35%) Finance
2 181 (6.23%) Banking
3 170 (5.86%) Retail
4 160 (5.51%) Marketing
5 91 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 74 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 66 (2.27%) Electronics
8 54 (1.86%) Law
9 42 (1.45%) Games
10 31 (1.07%) Back Office
10 31 (1.07%) Legal
11 29 (1.00%) Publishing
12 25 (0.86%) Retail Finance
13 22 (0.76%) Advertising
14 18 (0.62%) Retail Banking
15 13 (0.45%) Automotive
16 11 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.38%) French Language
16 11 (0.38%) Front Office
17 6 (0.21%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 1,733 (59.70%) Developer
2 415 (14.30%) .NET Developer
3 404 (13.92%) Java Developer
4 345 (11.88%) C# Developer
5 293 (10.09%) Senior Developer
6 266 (9.16%) Software Developer
7 262 (9.03%) Architect
8 248 (8.54%) C# .NET Developer
9 178 (6.13%) Software Engineer
10 177 (6.10%) Analyst
11 151 (5.20%) PHP Developer
12 136 (4.68%) Lead Developer
13 121 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
14 117 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
15 115 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
16 107 (3.69%) Tester
17 100 (3.44%) .NET Software Developer
18 99 (3.41%) SQL Developer
19 97 (3.34%) Consultant
19 97 (3.34%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,545 (53.22%) REST
2 1,509 (51.98%) Web Services
3 1,126 (38.79%) .NET
4 1,053 (36.27%) HTML
5 1,044 (35.96%) XML
6 888 (30.59%) CSS
7 686 (23.63%) JSON
8 645 (22.22%) RESTful
9 539 (18.57%) Spring
10 528 (18.19%) ASP.NET
11 497 (17.12%) jQuery
12 452 (15.57%) AngularJS
13 385 (13.26%) WCF
14 373 (12.85%) HTML5
15 299 (10.30%) .NET Framework
16 269 (9.27%) Node.js
17 243 (8.37%) React
18 239 (8.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 227 (7.82%) ASP.NET Web API
20 218 (7.51%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 185 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
3 148 (5.10%) User Experience
4 137 (4.72%) Fintech
5 136 (4.68%) Mobile App
6 118 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
7 117 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
8 76 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 40 (1.38%) Data Structures
10 34 (1.17%) PMI
11 33 (1.14%) CCTV
12 26 (0.90%) DataPower
12 26 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
13 23 (0.79%) Algorithms
13 23 (0.79%) Virtual Team
14 22 (0.76%) W3C
15 21 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 19 (0.65%) Blog
17 16 (0.55%) N-Tier
18 15 (0.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 402 (13.85%) Linux
2 315 (10.85%) Windows
3 151 (5.20%) Unix
4 115 (3.96%) Android
5 104 (3.58%) Apple iOS
6 63 (2.17%) Windows Server
7 36 (1.24%) Mac OS X
8 31 (1.07%) Ubuntu
9 25 (0.86%) CentOS
10 18 (0.62%) Solaris
11 16 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 14 (0.48%) Windows 10
13 13 (0.45%) Mac OS
13 13 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.10%) AIX
17 3 (0.10%) Debian
17 3 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,615 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 723 (24.91%) Scrum
3 674 (23.22%) MVC
4 616 (21.22%) TDD
5 571 (19.67%) Test Automation
6 500 (17.22%) Continuous Integration
7 493 (16.98%) Microservices
8 413 (14.23%) Problem-Solving
9 406 (13.99%) DevOps
10 382 (13.16%) OO
11 360 (12.40%) SDLC
12 349 (12.02%) BDD
13 334 (11.51%) Software Engineering
14 323 (11.13%) SOA
15 299 (10.30%) Web Development
16 270 (9.30%) Unit Testing
17 248 (8.54%) E-Commerce
18 197 (6.79%) Mentoring
19 191 (6.58%) OOP
20 176 (6.06%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,333 (45.92%) JavaScript
2 1,196 (41.20%) SQL
3 1,151 (39.65%) Java
4 1,133 (39.03%) C#
5 318 (10.95%) PHP
6 265 (9.13%) Python
7 243 (8.37%) T-SQL
8 171 (5.89%) PL/SQL
9 164 (5.65%) C++
10 126 (4.34%) Java 8
11 107 (3.69%) PowerShell
12 93 (3.20%) Apex Code
13 88 (3.03%) VB.NET
14 82 (2.82%) Ruby
15 77 (2.65%) C
16 75 (2.58%) Bash Shell
17 67 (2.31%) ES6
18 45 (1.55%) Perl
19 44 (1.52%) Objective-C
20 42 (1.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 320 (11.02%) Degree
2 89 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 85 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 49 (1.69%) ISTQB
5 47 (1.62%) CISSP
6 40 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 37 (1.27%) ISEB
8 35 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (1.21%) SANS
9 34 (1.17%) PMI Certification
10 33 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (1.10%) DV Cleared
11 32 (1.10%) MCSE
12 31 (1.07%) CCNA
13 30 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
13 30 (1.03%) GIAC
13 30 (1.03%) Linux+ Certification
13 30 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
13 30 (1.03%) SSCP
14 27 (0.93%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 402 (13.85%) QA
2 28 (0.96%) GDPR
3 23 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.38%) PMO
4 11 (0.38%) SLA
5 9 (0.31%) HL7
6 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.14%) GAMP
8 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.10%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.069%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.069%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 244 (8.41%) Docker
2 43 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (1.31%) vSphere
4 29 (1.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.59%) Varnish
7 15 (0.52%) HDFS
7 15 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.34%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.28%) NFS
10 6 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.14%) Firmware
12 1 (0.034%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.034%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.034%) KVM
12 1 (0.034%) RACF
12 1 (0.034%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 95 (3.27%) Kubernetes
2 51 (1.76%) Puppet
3 47 (1.62%) Ansible
4 39 (1.34%) Docker Swarm
5 32 (1.10%) Salt
6 23 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (0.55%) HP ALM
7 16 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
8 15 (0.52%) Terraform
9 13 (0.45%) CloudHub
9 13 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (0.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 8 (0.28%) Automic
11 8 (0.28%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
12 6 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
12 6 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (0.21%) Rancher
13 4 (0.14%) CA Wily
13 4 (0.14%) SCOM
14 3 (0.10%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 583 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 509 (17.53%) Oracle
3 151 (5.20%) Salesforce.com
4 119 (4.10%) SAP
5 112 (3.86%) Google
6 86 (2.96%) Red Hat
7 84 (2.89%) IBM
8 60 (2.07%) MuleSoft
9 45 (1.55%) VMware
10 39 (1.34%) TIBCO
11 37 (1.27%) Pega
12 28 (0.96%) Adobe
12 28 (0.96%) Atlassian
12 28 (0.96%) Tableau
13 26 (0.90%) Splunk
14 24 (0.83%) webMethods
14 24 (0.83%) Xamarin
15 23 (0.79%) Zend
16 22 (0.76%) HP
16 22 (0.76%) hybris