Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 200 210 180
Rank change year-on-year +10 -30 -23
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 789 2,073 2,984
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.74% 1.65% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.96% 4.40% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 678 1,774 2,443
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -0.99% +1.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £79,900
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 19,941 47,103 61,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.91% 37.49% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17,163 39,229 50,896
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020. 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 +49 290 £67,500 +3.85% 63
South East -9 165 £50,000 +11.11% 21
North of England +9 124 £47,500 +11.76% 30
South West +75 104 £47,500 +5.56% 25
North West +25 79 £55,000 +29.41% 13
Midlands +55 70 £47,500 +5.56% 27
West Midlands +58 46 £45,000 -10.00% 16
Yorkshire +52 35 £45,000 +9.09% 12
East of England +67 32 £52,500 -4.55% 10
East Midlands +48 24 £50,000 +17.65% 11
North East +10 9 £42,750 +17.43% 5
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 500 (63.37%) REST
2 377 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
3 372 (47.15%) JavaScript
4 367 (46.51%) Web Services
5 292 (37.01%) SQL
6 271 (34.35%) Java
7 242 (30.67%) HTML
7 242 (30.67%) XML
8 238 (30.16%) CSS
9 222 (28.14%) C#
10 209 (26.49%) JSON
11 195 (24.71%) SQL Server
12 194 (24.59%) .NET
13 182 (23.07%) Azure
14 171 (21.67%) Git (software)
15 153 (19.39%) AWS
16 151 (19.14%) AngularJS
17 149 (18.88%) Test Automation
18 148 (18.76%) TDD
19 142 (18.00%) RESTful
20 138 (17.49%) Finance
21 135 (17.11%) Scrum
22 131 (16.60%) MVC
23 120 (15.21%) DevOps
24 119 (15.08%) Microsoft
25 118 (14.96%) Spring
26 115 (14.58%) Microservices
27 104 (13.18%) MySQL
28 102 (12.93%) Python
29 99 (12.55%) Linux

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 45 (5.70%) CMS
2 34 (4.31%) Tomcat
3 18 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (2.15%) IIS
5 14 (1.77%) Confluence
6 13 (1.65%) EPiServer
7 11 (1.39%) JBoss
8 9 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.14%) nginx
8 9 (1.14%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.01%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.01%) Mule
10 7 (0.89%) Apache
10 7 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.76%) DNN
11 6 (0.76%) Mule ESB
11 6 (0.76%) Red Hat Fuse
12 5 (0.63%) GeoServer
12 5 (0.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (2.79%) Magento
3 18 (2.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (1.77%) Siebel CRM
5 9 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.51%) Eikon
7 4 (0.51%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.38%) Shopify
9 2 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.25%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (0.25%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.25%) Summit
10 1 (0.13%) Maximo
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 182 (23.07%) Azure
2 153 (19.39%) AWS
3 61 (7.73%) SaaS
4 50 (6.34%) Amazon EC2
5 43 (5.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 29 (3.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 28 (3.55%) Dynamics 365
8 27 (3.42%) Power Platform
9 26 (3.30%) Serverless
10 22 (2.79%) Sauce Labs
11 20 (2.53%) GCP
11 20 (2.53%) GitHub
12 17 (2.15%) Amazon SQS
13 15 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (1.52%) Amazon ECS
14 12 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (1.14%) Azure Data Factory
16 8 (1.01%) Azure Functions
16 8 (1.01%) Boomi
16 8 (1.01%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 46 (5.83%) HTTP
2 23 (2.92%) SSL
3 17 (2.15%) VPN
4 10 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.14%) FTP
6 5 (0.63%) Diameter Protocol
6 5 (0.63%) GSM
6 5 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.63%) INAP
6 5 (0.63%) Internet
6 5 (0.63%) Megaco
6 5 (0.63%) RTP
6 5 (0.63%) SS7
7 4 (0.51%) 2G
7 4 (0.51%) 4G
7 4 (0.51%) Firewall
7 4 (0.51%) SIGTRAN
7 4 (0.51%) VoLTE
7 4 (0.51%) VoWiFi
7 4 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 104 (13.18%) MySQL
3 63 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
4 61 (7.73%) NoSQL
5 52 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (6.46%) Relational Database
7 49 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (3.68%) Amazon RDS
9 29 (3.68%) MongoDB
10 25 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (2.92%) Power BI
11 23 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (2.41%) Redis
13 16 (2.03%) OLAP
13 16 (2.03%) OLAP Cube
13 16 (2.03%) OLTP
14 15 (1.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 14 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (1.77%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 171 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 94 (11.91%) Selenium
3 92 (11.66%) JIRA
4 86 (10.90%) Jenkins
5 82 (10.39%) SoapUI
6 80 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 72 (9.13%) Cucumber
8 64 (8.11%) Maven
9 54 (6.84%) Visual Studio
10 48 (6.08%) JUnit
11 29 (3.68%) Mockito
11 29 (3.68%) Postman
12 28 (3.55%) DbUnit
12 28 (3.55%) jMock
12 28 (3.55%) SonarQube
13 24 (3.04%) eggPlant
14 21 (2.66%) TeamCity
15 17 (2.15%) Subversion
16 15 (1.90%) WebDriver
17 14 (1.77%) Gradle
General
1 138 (17.49%) Finance
2 65 (8.24%) Marketing
3 38 (4.82%) Retail
4 33 (4.18%) Public Sector
5 30 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.41%) Law
7 17 (2.15%) Electronics
8 16 (2.03%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.77%) Banking
10 7 (0.89%) Local Government
10 7 (0.89%) Publishing
11 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.51%) Games
12 4 (0.51%) Legal
13 2 (0.25%) Advertising
13 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.25%) Back Office
13 2 (0.25%) French Language
13 2 (0.25%) Housing Association
13 2 (0.25%) Police
Job Titles
1 480 (60.84%) Developer
2 106 (13.43%) Java Developer
3 91 (11.53%) Senior Developer
4 75 (9.51%) .NET Developer
5 67 (8.49%) C# Developer
6 56 (7.10%) Software Developer
7 54 (6.84%) PHP Developer
8 50 (6.34%) Consultant
9 47 (5.96%) Architect
9 47 (5.96%) Salesforce Developer
10 38 (4.82%) Test Engineer
11 36 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 36 (4.56%) Test Automation Engineer
12 32 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
13 31 (3.93%) Lead Developer
13 31 (3.93%) Senior Software Developer
14 28 (3.55%) Java Engineer
14 28 (3.55%) Tester
15 27 (3.42%) Analyst
15 27 (3.42%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (63.37%) REST
2 367 (46.51%) Web Services
3 242 (30.67%) HTML
3 242 (30.67%) XML
4 238 (30.16%) CSS
5 209 (26.49%) JSON
6 194 (24.59%) .NET
7 151 (19.14%) AngularJS
8 142 (18.00%) RESTful
9 118 (14.96%) Spring
10 83 (10.52%) jQuery
11 78 (9.89%) ASP.NET
12 72 (9.13%) .NET Framework
13 63 (7.98%) React
14 59 (7.48%) Ajax
15 58 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web API
16 56 (7.10%) .NET Core
16 56 (7.10%) HTML5
16 56 (7.10%) WCF
17 52 (6.59%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.96%) User Experience
2 43 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 23 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 20 (2.53%) Mainframe
6 18 (2.28%) CMDB
7 17 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.65%) Marketing Technology
9 11 (1.39%) Cloud Native
10 10 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.14%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.14%) W3C
12 7 (0.89%) Replication
13 6 (0.76%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.63%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.63%) Wiki
15 4 (0.51%) Virtual Team
16 3 (0.38%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 99 (12.55%) Linux
2 53 (6.72%) Windows
3 27 (3.42%) Unix
4 12 (1.52%) CentOS
5 9 (1.14%) Android
6 7 (0.89%) Amazon Linux
7 6 (0.76%) Solaris
7 6 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.63%) AIX
8 5 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.63%) Fedora
9 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (18.88%) Test Automation
3 148 (18.76%) TDD
4 135 (17.11%) Scrum
5 131 (16.60%) MVC
6 120 (15.21%) DevOps
7 115 (14.58%) Microservices
8 99 (12.55%) BDD
9 96 (12.17%) Web Development
10 89 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
11 86 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
12 74 (9.38%) OO
13 66 (8.37%) Software Engineering
14 65 (8.24%) CRM
14 65 (8.24%) SDLC
15 63 (7.98%) Migration
16 57 (7.22%) Data Modelling
17 54 (6.84%) OOP
17 54 (6.84%) Unit Testing
18 53 (6.72%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 372 (47.15%) JavaScript
2 292 (37.01%) SQL
3 271 (34.35%) Java
4 222 (28.14%) C#
5 102 (12.93%) Python
6 96 (12.17%) PHP
7 60 (7.60%) Apex Code
8 45 (5.70%) TypeScript
9 35 (4.44%) T-SQL
10 33 (4.18%) C++
11 24 (3.04%) Java 8
12 23 (2.92%) PowerShell
13 16 (2.03%) SOQL
14 15 (1.90%) C
15 13 (1.65%) Go
16 12 (1.52%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.39%) ActionScript
17 11 (1.39%) ActionScript 2.0
17 11 (1.39%) VBScript
18 9 (1.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 70 (8.87%) Degree
2 51 (6.46%) Security Cleared
3 46 (5.83%) SC Cleared
4 35 (4.44%) ISTQB
5 29 (3.68%) ISEB
6 23 (2.92%) ISEB Practitioner
7 10 (1.27%) MCITP
7 10 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (9.63%) QA
2 18 (2.28%) GDPR
3 6 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.76%) SLA
4 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.25%) HL7
5 2 (0.25%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.25%) NIST
5 2 (0.25%) PMO
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (8.62%) Docker
2 14 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.65%) Postfix
3 13 (1.65%) vSphere
4 9 (1.14%) NFS
5 7 (0.89%) Varnish
6 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 50 (6.34%) Kubernetes
2 17 (2.15%) HP UCMDB
3 10 (1.27%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 6 (0.76%) Ansible
4 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.63%) HP ALM
5 5 (0.63%) Puppet
6 4 (0.51%) Grafana
7 3 (0.38%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.25%) Terraform
9 1 (0.13%) Control-M
9 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.13%) Kibana
9 1 (0.13%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.13%) Rancher
9 1 (0.13%) SCCM
9 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 119 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 72 (9.13%) Oracle
2 72 (9.13%) Salesforce.com
3 49 (6.21%) SAP
4 30 (3.80%) ServiceNow
5 26 (3.30%) Remedy
6 24 (3.04%) HP
7 18 (2.28%) Pardot
8 17 (2.15%) BMC
8 17 (2.15%) MuleSoft
9 16 (2.03%) IBM
10 15 (1.90%) Atlassian
10 15 (1.90%) Google
10 15 (1.90%) Zend
11 14 (1.77%) Siebel
11 14 (1.77%) VMware
12 13 (1.65%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.39%) CheckPoint
13 11 (1.39%) NetIQ
14 8 (1.01%) Sun