Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 260 197 216
Rank change year-on-year -63 +19 -33
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 1,483 784 2,086
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.33% 1.72% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.29% 3.91% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,017 611 1,709
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 45,054 20,067 47,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.40% 44.04% 37.66%
Number of salaries quoted 28,873 17,405 40,135
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.31%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in England

SOAP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOAP in England.

Salary trend for SOAP in England

SOAP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOAP in England over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

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 28 October 2021. 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 -60 631 £67,500 - 127
South East -74 281 £55,000 +10.00% 41
North of England -60 223 £48,000 +1.05% 61
South West -46 157 £50,000 - 9
Midlands -64 131 £45,000 -5.26% 40
Yorkshire -17 120 £45,000 +3.45% 26
West Midlands -52 93 £45,000 - 26
North West -84 93 £50,000 -9.09% 29
East of England -89 43 £66,250 +26.19% 18
East Midlands -58 38 £45,000 -18.18% 14
North East -30 10 £45,345 +6.07% 6
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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.

1 992 (66.89%) REST
2 755 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
3 727 (49.02%) Web Services
4 678 (45.72%) JavaScript
5 506 (34.12%) Java
6 472 (31.83%) XML
7 455 (30.68%) SQL
8 425 (28.66%) C#
9 422 (28.46%) .NET
10 411 (27.71%) SQL Server
11 388 (26.16%) Azure
12 385 (25.96%) HTML
13 372 (25.08%) CSS
14 354 (23.87%) AWS
15 353 (23.80%) JSON
16 340 (22.93%) Social Skills
17 336 (22.66%) Scrum
18 335 (22.59%) Microservices
19 329 (22.18%) DevOps
20 310 (20.90%) Git (software)
21 307 (20.70%) Test Automation
22 277 (18.68%) Finance
23 256 (17.26%) jQuery
24 246 (16.59%) AngularJS
25 244 (16.45%) Software Engineering
26 242 (16.32%) JIRA
27 241 (16.25%) RESTful
28 237 (15.98%) Microsoft
29 228 (15.37%) OO
30 227 (15.31%) MySQL

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
1 106 (7.15%) Confluence
2 49 (3.30%) CMS
3 45 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 42 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (2.36%) WordPress
6 34 (2.29%) Mule
7 31 (2.09%) Anypoint
7 31 (2.09%) Apache
8 28 (1.89%) IIS
8 28 (1.89%) Mule ESB
9 21 (1.42%) Apache Spark
9 21 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 21 (1.42%) Umbraco
10 20 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
11 16 (1.08%) SharePoint
12 15 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 12 (0.81%) JBoss
14 11 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (0.54%) Drupal
Applications
1 26 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.20%) InVision
3 3 (0.20%) Sketch
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.067%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (2.09%) Payment Gateway
2 27 (1.82%) SAP Business One
3 15 (1.01%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.74%) Magento
5 10 (0.67%) Adobe Campaign
6 8 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.34%) Elite 3E
7 5 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.20%) Shopify
10 2 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.13%) Relativity
10 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
10 2 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.067%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.067%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.067%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 388 (26.16%) Azure
2 354 (23.87%) AWS
3 137 (9.24%) SaaS
4 116 (7.82%) GitHub
5 77 (5.19%) Serverless
6 73 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
7 70 (4.72%) Azure Service Bus
8 65 (4.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 64 (4.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 57 (3.84%) GCP
11 55 (3.71%) PaaS
12 47 (3.17%) Power Platform
13 44 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
14 43 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
15 34 (2.29%) Azure Service Fabric
16 30 (2.02%) Amazon S3
16 30 (2.02%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 29 (1.96%) Force.com
17 29 (1.96%) npm
18 28 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 119 (8.02%) HTTP
2 56 (3.78%) Internet
3 46 (3.10%) SSL
4 38 (2.56%) Firewall
5 26 (1.75%) VPN
6 25 (1.69%) DNS
7 18 (1.21%) FTP
8 15 (1.01%) TCP/IP
9 12 (0.81%) SSH
10 11 (0.74%) Network Security
10 11 (0.74%) SMTP
11 10 (0.67%) 5G
12 9 (0.61%) Broadband
12 9 (0.61%) IPv6
12 9 (0.61%) RTSP
12 9 (0.61%) SMS
12 9 (0.61%) UPnP
13 8 (0.54%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.34%) DHCP
15 4 (0.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (27.71%) SQL Server
2 227 (15.31%) MySQL
3 209 (14.09%) Relational Database
4 127 (8.56%) NoSQL
5 123 (8.29%) PostgreSQL
6 81 (5.46%) MongoDB
7 70 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 65 (4.38%) MariaDB
9 57 (3.84%) Amazon RDS
10 44 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 41 (2.76%) Power BI
12 38 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
13 37 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 36 (2.43%) Data Lake
14 36 (2.43%) Oracle Database
15 29 (1.96%) Blockchain
16 27 (1.82%) RDBMS
17 24 (1.62%) Amazon Aurora
17 24 (1.62%) Redis
18 23 (1.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 310 (20.90%) Git (software)
2 242 (16.32%) JIRA
3 225 (15.17%) Jenkins
4 131 (8.83%) Selenium
5 98 (6.61%) Maven
6 95 (6.41%) Cucumber
7 94 (6.34%) SoapUI
8 89 (6.00%) JUnit
9 87 (5.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 73 (4.92%) Postman
11 63 (4.25%) Visual Studio
12 53 (3.57%) Mockito
13 44 (2.97%) Bitbucket
14 36 (2.43%) TeamCity
15 35 (2.36%) Eclipse
16 33 (2.23%) GitLab
17 31 (2.09%) JMeter
17 31 (2.09%) Visual Studio Team System
18 30 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
18 30 (2.02%) Subversion
General
1 340 (22.93%) Social Skills
2 277 (18.68%) Finance
3 121 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (6.34%) Retail
5 85 (5.73%) Marketing
6 68 (4.59%) Law
7 59 (3.98%) Banking
8 58 (3.91%) Public Sector
9 48 (3.24%) Influencing Skills
10 44 (2.97%) Telecoms
11 43 (2.90%) Games
12 35 (2.36%) Presentation Skills
13 34 (2.29%) Organisational Skills
14 27 (1.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 25 (1.69%) Manufacturing
16 20 (1.35%) Legal
17 19 (1.28%) Back Office
18 17 (1.15%) Electronics
19 14 (0.94%) Local Government
20 8 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 853 (57.52%) Developer
2 199 (13.42%) Senior Developer
3 158 (10.65%) Software Engineer
4 144 (9.71%) .NET Developer
5 126 (8.50%) Software Developer
6 123 (8.29%) Java Developer
7 104 (7.01%) C# Developer
8 95 (6.41%) PHP Developer
9 88 (5.93%) Architect
10 80 (5.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 80 (5.39%) Salesforce Developer
11 68 (4.59%) Consultant
12 53 (3.57%) Lead Developer
13 48 (3.24%) Analyst
14 46 (3.10%) C# .NET Developer
15 45 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
16 43 (2.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 43 (2.90%) Tester
17 42 (2.83%) Senior C# Developer
18 39 (2.63%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 992 (66.89%) REST
2 727 (49.02%) Web Services
3 472 (31.83%) XML
4 422 (28.46%) .NET
5 385 (25.96%) HTML
6 372 (25.08%) CSS
7 353 (23.80%) JSON
8 256 (17.26%) jQuery
9 246 (16.59%) AngularJS
10 241 (16.25%) RESTful
11 220 (14.83%) React
12 185 (12.47%) Spring
13 181 (12.20%) ASP.NET
14 178 (12.00%) Node.js
15 132 (8.90%) WCF
16 131 (8.83%) .NET Framework
17 117 (7.89%) XSLT
18 111 (7.48%) .NET Core
19 100 (6.74%) Ajax
20 88 (5.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 120 (8.09%) User Experience
2 82 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
3 79 (5.33%) Mobile App
4 35 (2.36%) Cloud Native
5 27 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (1.69%) PKI
7 22 (1.48%) Equities
7 22 (1.48%) NHS
7 22 (1.48%) Virtual Team
8 19 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 19 (1.28%) Blog
8 19 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.01%) Legacy Systems
11 12 (0.81%) Derivative
11 12 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
12 10 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (0.67%) Public Cloud
12 10 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 168 (11.33%) Linux
2 93 (6.27%) Windows
3 62 (4.18%) Unix
4 29 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 28 (1.89%) Android
6 20 (1.35%) VMS
7 14 (0.94%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.61%) Mesosphere
8 9 (0.61%) Solaris
9 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.27%) CentOS
11 2 (0.13%) Fedora
11 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.067%) Alpine Linux
12 1 (0.067%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.067%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 755 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (22.66%) Scrum
3 335 (22.59%) Microservices
4 329 (22.18%) DevOps
5 307 (20.70%) Test Automation
6 244 (16.45%) Software Engineering
7 228 (15.37%) OO
8 213 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
9 211 (14.23%) TDD
10 205 (13.82%) MVC
11 186 (12.54%) Full Stack Development
12 170 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
13 157 (10.59%) BDD
14 136 (9.17%) Unit Testing
15 133 (8.97%) SOA
16 119 (8.02%) Analytics
16 119 (8.02%) OOP
17 117 (7.89%) SDLC
18 112 (7.55%) Web Development
19 109 (7.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 678 (45.72%) JavaScript
2 506 (34.12%) Java
3 455 (30.68%) SQL
4 425 (28.66%) C#
5 213 (14.36%) PHP
6 147 (9.91%) Python
7 92 (6.20%) Apex Code
8 83 (5.60%) T-SQL
9 74 (4.99%) TypeScript
10 57 (3.84%) PL/SQL
11 52 (3.51%) C++
11 52 (3.51%) XPath
12 45 (3.03%) Java 8
13 41 (2.76%) VB
14 39 (2.63%) Bash Shell
15 38 (2.56%) Go
15 38 (2.56%) VB.NET
16 28 (1.89%) PHP 7
16 28 (1.89%) Ruby
17 26 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 134 (9.04%) Degree
2 50 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 48 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 47 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.48%) ISTQB
5 22 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (1.15%) ISEB
6 17 (1.15%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.74%) CEH
7 11 (0.74%) CISA
8 9 (0.61%) GIAC
8 9 (0.61%) OSCE
8 9 (0.61%) OSCP
9 8 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.34%) CISSP
11 4 (0.27%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (9.84%) QA
2 34 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 20 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.08%) Accessibility
5 10 (0.67%) NIST
6 9 (0.61%) SLA
7 8 (0.54%) GDPR
8 7 (0.47%) COBIT
9 6 (0.40%) HL7
10 5 (0.34%) GRC
10 5 (0.34%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.13%) CDISC
11 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.13%) GxP
11 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.067%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.067%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.067%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 214 (14.43%) Docker
2 26 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.62%) Postfix
4 11 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.61%) HDFS
6 6 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.20%) vSphere
8 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.13%) Varnish
8 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 157 (10.59%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.02%) Puppet
3 24 (1.62%) Terraform
4 23 (1.55%) Ansible
5 20 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.08%) Kibana
7 12 (0.81%) logstash
8 9 (0.61%) Automic
8 9 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (0.61%) Prometheus
9 8 (0.54%) Grafana
9 8 (0.54%) HP ALM
9 8 (0.54%) HP Fortify
9 8 (0.54%) WebInspect
10 6 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.34%) HP UCMDB
12 4 (0.27%) CloudHub
12 4 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.27%) Kubeflow
13 2 (0.13%) nmon
Vendors
1 237 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 164 (11.06%) Oracle
3 115 (7.75%) Salesforce.com
4 64 (4.32%) MuleSoft
5 63 (4.25%) SAP
6 48 (3.24%) Atlassian
7 46 (3.10%) ServiceNow
8 41 (2.76%) Google
9 39 (2.63%) Splunk
10 36 (2.43%) IBM
11 31 (2.09%) Conga
11 31 (2.09%) DocuSign
12 28 (1.89%) HP
13 27 (1.82%) Sage
14 24 (1.62%) Cognizant
15 23 (1.55%) Pega
16 20 (1.35%) Adobe
16 20 (1.35%) BMC
17 17 (1.15%) Zend
18 13 (0.88%) Ivanti