Period
to

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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 360 248 209
Rank change year-on-year -112 -39 -2
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 1,395 1,158 1,429
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.00% 1.39% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.48% 3.45% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 853 901 1,159
10th Percentile £35,550 £34,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 56,263 33,545 32,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.20% 40.27% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26,667 25,691 27,211
10th Percentile £38,000 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% - +4.76%

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 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -118 663 £70,000 +7.69% 82
South East -106 217 £55,000 +4.76% 30
Midlands +13 172 £52,500 +10.53% 25
North of England -80 162 £50,000 +11.11% 31
West Midlands +20 130 £52,500 +10.53% 16
South West -78 81 £50,000 +5.26% 20
North West -60 75 £55,000 +12.82% 13
Yorkshire -73 72 £50,000 +16.28% 10
East of England -95 52 £45,000 -27.42% 5
East Midlands -24 42 £43,323 +5.03% 9
North East -5 15 £43,000 -5.17% 8
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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.

1 902 (64.66%) REST
2 759 (54.41%) Agile
3 655 (46.95%) JavaScript
4 600 (43.01%) Java
5 552 (39.57%) Web Services
6 528 (37.85%) SQL
7 485 (34.77%) HTML
8 473 (33.91%) XML
9 410 (29.39%) Test Automation
10 400 (28.67%) CSS
11 392 (28.10%) JSON
12 385 (27.60%) Git (software)
13 375 (26.88%) C#
14 347 (24.87%) Social Skills
15 321 (23.01%) DevOps
16 319 (22.87%) .NET
17 312 (22.37%) Scrum
18 286 (20.50%) SQL Server
19 278 (19.93%) AWS
20 277 (19.86%) Microservices
21 268 (19.21%) Azure
22 245 (17.56%) JIRA
23 239 (17.13%) CI/CD
24 233 (16.70%) RESTful
25 230 (16.49%) Jenkins
25 230 (16.49%) Spring
26 223 (15.99%) Problem-Solving
27 221 (15.84%) QA
28 208 (14.91%) BDD
29 207 (14.84%) 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 73 (5.23%) Confluence
2 67 (4.80%) CMS
3 61 (4.37%) IIS
4 36 (2.58%) SharePoint
5 31 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (2.15%) Mule
7 24 (1.72%) Anypoint
7 24 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
8 23 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (1.58%) Umbraco
10 20 (1.43%) Apache
11 16 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (1.08%) Mule ESB
12 15 (1.08%) nginx
13 14 (1.00%) Apache Spark
14 13 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
15 10 (0.72%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
16 9 (0.65%) Luigi
17 7 (0.50%) Mendix
Applications
1 32 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.65%) Maple
4 5 (0.36%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.072%) CATIA
6 1 (0.072%) InVision
6 1 (0.072%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.072%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 39 (2.80%) Magento
2 21 (1.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 20 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.50%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.29%) Shopify
7 3 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.22%) Social Studio
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.072%) Elite 3E
9 1 (0.072%) iTrent
9 1 (0.072%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.072%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.072%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 1 (0.072%) StreamServe
9 1 (0.072%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 278 (19.93%) AWS
2 268 (19.21%) Azure
3 126 (9.03%) SaaS
4 110 (7.89%) GitHub
5 79 (5.66%) PaaS
6 69 (4.95%) Power Platform
7 62 (4.44%) GCP
8 58 (4.16%) Serverless
9 52 (3.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 46 (3.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 43 (3.08%) IaaS
12 36 (2.58%) CloudBees
13 32 (2.29%) BrowserStack
14 29 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
15 28 (2.01%) OpenShift
15 28 (2.01%) Sauce Labs
16 25 (1.79%) Microsoft 365
17 24 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
17 24 (1.72%) Amazon S3
18 23 (1.65%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 104 (7.46%) HTTP
2 50 (3.58%) SSL
3 29 (2.08%) SSH
4 28 (2.01%) Internet
5 26 (1.86%) VPN
6 17 (1.22%) FTP
7 16 (1.15%) TCP/IP
8 12 (0.86%) LAN
8 12 (0.86%) WAN
9 11 (0.79%) MQTT
10 10 (0.72%) Firewall
10 10 (0.72%) Network Security
10 10 (0.72%) SNMP
11 7 (0.50%) Broadband
11 7 (0.50%) Intranet
12 6 (0.43%) VLAN
12 6 (0.43%) Wireless
13 5 (0.36%) DNS
13 5 (0.36%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.36%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (20.50%) SQL Server
2 175 (12.54%) Relational Database
3 170 (12.19%) MySQL
4 133 (9.53%) NoSQL
5 119 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
6 81 (5.81%) MongoDB
7 66 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 53 (3.80%) Power BI
9 49 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 47 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 25 (1.79%) Redis
13 24 (1.72%) Hadoop
14 22 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
14 22 (1.58%) MariaDB
15 21 (1.51%) Oracle Database
16 17 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (1.22%) RDBMS
17 15 (1.08%) Tableau
18 14 (1.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 385 (27.60%) Git (software)
2 245 (17.56%) JIRA
3 230 (16.49%) Jenkins
4 207 (14.84%) Selenium
5 183 (13.12%) Cucumber
6 117 (8.39%) Postman
7 92 (6.59%) Appium
7 92 (6.59%) JUnit
8 91 (6.52%) SoapUI
9 86 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 82 (5.88%) Maven
11 76 (5.45%) Bitbucket
12 69 (4.95%) Visual Studio
13 66 (4.73%) JMeter
14 60 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 56 (4.01%) SonarQube
16 54 (3.87%) SpecFlow
17 50 (3.58%) Calabash
18 48 (3.44%) Cypress.io
19 46 (3.30%) TeamCity
General
1 347 (24.87%) Social Skills
2 206 (14.77%) Finance
3 152 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (7.31%) Marketing
5 90 (6.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 75 (5.38%) Banking
7 72 (5.16%) Retail
8 39 (2.80%) Telecoms
9 36 (2.58%) Presentation Skills
10 35 (2.51%) Public Sector
11 34 (2.44%) Legal
12 32 (2.29%) Games
13 20 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
14 19 (1.36%) Local Government
15 18 (1.29%) Documentation Skills
16 15 (1.08%) Advertising
16 15 (1.08%) Automotive
16 15 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (1.00%) Law
18 13 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 719 (51.54%) Developer
2 153 (10.97%) Senior Developer
3 114 (8.17%) Architect
4 108 (7.74%) Java Developer
5 92 (6.59%) Software Engineer
6 89 (6.38%) Test Engineer
7 76 (5.45%) Software Developer
8 75 (5.38%) .NET Developer
9 74 (5.30%) Analyst
9 74 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
10 64 (4.59%) PHP Developer
11 63 (4.52%) Consultant
12 57 (4.09%) Lead Developer
13 52 (3.73%) Backend Developer
14 50 (3.58%) QA Engineer
14 50 (3.58%) Salesforce Developer
15 45 (3.23%) Junior
16 43 (3.08%) Junior Developer
17 38 (2.72%) Tester
18 37 (2.65%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 902 (64.66%) REST
2 552 (39.57%) Web Services
3 485 (34.77%) HTML
4 473 (33.91%) XML
5 400 (28.67%) CSS
6 392 (28.10%) JSON
7 319 (22.87%) .NET
8 233 (16.70%) RESTful
9 230 (16.49%) Spring
10 183 (13.12%) AngularJS
11 176 (12.62%) Node.js
12 170 (12.19%) React
13 163 (11.68%) jQuery
14 126 (9.03%) HTML5
15 100 (7.17%) ASP.NET
16 97 (6.95%) Spring Boot
17 88 (6.31%) .NET Framework
18 75 (5.38%) Gherkin
19 70 (5.02%) .NET Core
19 70 (5.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 76 (5.45%) User Experience
2 69 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
4 45 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 42 (3.01%) Data Structures
6 32 (2.29%) Virtual Team
7 28 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.94%) W3C
9 24 (1.72%) Social Network
10 22 (1.58%) Algorithms
10 22 (1.58%) Blog
11 20 (1.43%) Blockchain
12 19 (1.36%) Public Cloud
13 18 (1.29%) NHS
14 17 (1.22%) CMDB
14 17 (1.22%) Legacy Systems
15 16 (1.15%) Client/Server
15 16 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
15 16 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
16 15 (1.08%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 158 (11.33%) Linux
2 119 (8.53%) Windows
3 77 (5.52%) Apple iOS
4 74 (5.30%) Android
5 48 (3.44%) Unix
6 26 (1.86%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.50%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.22%) AIX
8 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.22%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.14%) VMS
10 1 (0.072%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (54.41%) Agile
2 410 (29.39%) Test Automation
3 321 (23.01%) DevOps
4 312 (22.37%) Scrum
5 277 (19.86%) Microservices
6 239 (17.13%) CI/CD
7 223 (15.99%) Problem-Solving
8 208 (14.91%) BDD
9 187 (13.41%) Software Engineering
10 182 (13.05%) Software Testing
11 178 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
12 175 (12.54%) Full Stack Development
13 174 (12.47%) TDD
14 153 (10.97%) MVC
15 135 (9.68%) OO
16 130 (9.32%) API Testing
17 128 (9.18%) SDLC
18 127 (9.10%) Web Development
19 120 (8.60%) Unit Testing
20 117 (8.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 655 (46.95%) JavaScript
2 600 (43.01%) Java
3 528 (37.85%) SQL
4 375 (26.88%) C#
5 164 (11.76%) Python
6 138 (9.89%) PHP
7 95 (6.81%) T-SQL
8 86 (6.16%) TypeScript
9 60 (4.30%) Apex Code
10 53 (3.80%) PL/SQL
11 41 (2.94%) C++
12 36 (2.58%) Shell Script
13 30 (2.15%) Ruby
14 25 (1.79%) C
14 25 (1.79%) Groovy
14 25 (1.79%) VB.NET
15 21 (1.51%) ES6
16 20 (1.43%) PowerShell
16 20 (1.43%) R
16 20 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 204 (14.62%) Degree
2 77 (5.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (3.94%) Security Cleared
4 48 (3.44%) SC Cleared
5 34 (2.44%) ISTQB
6 18 (1.29%) Master's Degree
7 16 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (1.08%) ISEB
9 14 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.57%) Postgraduate
11 7 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.29%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.29%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
15 3 (0.22%) CISSP
16 2 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
16 2 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (15.84%) QA
2 51 (3.66%) Accessibility
3 21 (1.51%) HL7
4 17 (1.22%) WAI
5 12 (0.86%) SLA
6 11 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.43%) GDPR
9 4 (0.29%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.22%) NCSC
11 2 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.14%) GRC
11 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.072%) NEBOSH
12 1 (0.072%) NIST
12 1 (0.072%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 139 (9.96%) Docker
2 14 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.50%) Varnish
4 6 (0.43%) Postfix
5 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.14%) NFS
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.072%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 77 (5.52%) Kubernetes
2 24 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (1.51%) Ansible
4 20 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
5 17 (1.22%) Puppet
6 16 (1.15%) HP UCMDB
6 16 (1.15%) Terraform
7 12 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (0.79%) HP ALM
9 9 (0.65%) CloudHub
10 6 (0.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 5 (0.36%) Kubeflow
11 5 (0.36%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.22%) Grafana
12 3 (0.22%) MOM
13 2 (0.14%) Consul
13 2 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.14%) Nagios
13 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.072%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 203 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 178 (12.76%) Oracle
3 109 (7.81%) Salesforce.com
4 64 (4.59%) MuleSoft
5 54 (3.87%) ServiceNow
6 39 (2.80%) Google
7 29 (2.08%) HP
8 25 (1.79%) Adobe
8 25 (1.79%) SAP
9 22 (1.58%) Remedy
9 22 (1.58%) Zend
10 20 (1.43%) BMC
11 16 (1.15%) WSO2
12 14 (1.00%) IBM
12 14 (1.00%) Sitecore
13 13 (0.93%) InterSystems
14 12 (0.86%) Splunk
14 12 (0.86%) Sun
15 11 (0.79%) Apple
16 10 (0.72%) VMware