Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 162 164
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2 +9
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 3,090 3,769 4,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.94% 2.27% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.78% 5.58% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,464 2,962 3,415
England median annual salary £50,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,500 £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 64,671 67,512 72,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.66% 40.74% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 54,018 56,582 63,967
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -21 1,209 £60,000 +4.35% 158
South East +20 654 £45,000 -10.00% 94
North of England -47 490 £45,000 - 81
North West -45 279 £47,500 +5.56% 46
South West -25 247 £45,000 - 58
East of England +6 243 £55,000 +11.11% 57
Midlands -48 240 £44,000 +17.33% 57
Yorkshire -47 178 £45,000 - 31
East Midlands -1 121 £44,500 +11.25% 21
West Midlands -59 119 £44,000 +22.22% 36
North East -38 33 £45,500 +13.75% 4
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1,719 (55.63%) Web Services
1 1,719 (55.63%) REST
2 1,645 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
3 1,456 (47.12%) JavaScript
4 1,313 (42.49%) Java
5 1,210 (39.16%) SQL
6 1,183 (38.28%) C#
7 1,164 (37.67%) HTML
8 1,148 (37.15%) XML
9 1,129 (36.54%) .NET
10 991 (32.07%) CSS
11 931 (30.13%) SQL Server
12 749 (24.24%) MVC
13 719 (23.27%) JSON
14 677 (21.91%) Finance
15 665 (21.52%) RESTful
16 657 (21.26%) Git (software)
17 631 (20.42%) Scrum
18 624 (20.19%) TDD
19 572 (18.51%) ASP.NET
20 567 (18.35%) Test Automation
21 554 (17.93%) Spring
22 549 (17.77%) Microsoft
23 534 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
24 532 (17.22%) Oracle
25 523 (16.93%) OO
26 488 (15.79%) jQuery
27 455 (14.72%) MySQL
28 453 (14.66%) SOA
29 449 (14.53%) Software Engineering

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
1 177 (5.73%) Tomcat
2 175 (5.66%) JBoss
3 172 (5.57%) WebSphere
4 167 (5.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 164 (5.31%) Confluence
6 149 (4.82%) Apache
7 134 (4.34%) WebLogic
8 113 (3.66%) CMS
9 108 (3.50%) IIS
10 85 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
11 66 (2.14%) Mule
12 64 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
12 64 (2.07%) SharePoint
13 54 (1.75%) Drupal
14 45 (1.46%) Mule ESB
15 44 (1.42%) Apache Pig
16 37 (1.20%) WordPress
17 34 (1.10%) nginx
18 33 (1.07%) Oracle Service Bus
19 28 (0.91%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 21 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.097%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.065%) Weka
9 1 (0.032%) HipChat
9 1 (0.032%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 39 (1.26%) Magento
2 23 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.55%) Documaker
5 9 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.26%) MetaTrader
6 8 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
8 5 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
8 5 (0.16%) Front Arena
8 5 (0.16%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
9 4 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.13%) PeopleSoft CRM
9 4 (0.13%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.097%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.097%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.097%) Exstream
10 3 (0.097%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.097%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 409 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 372 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (3.43%) SaaS
4 56 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 55 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
5 55 (1.78%) GitHub
6 53 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
7 51 (1.65%) IaaS
8 43 (1.39%) PaaS
9 41 (1.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 38 (1.23%) Force.com
11 35 (1.13%) Serverless
12 30 (0.97%) Boomi
12 30 (0.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 28 (0.91%) Amazon S3
14 25 (0.81%) npm
15 23 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
16 21 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
17 16 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 14 (0.45%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 212 (6.86%) HTTP
2 111 (3.59%) SSL
3 83 (2.69%) Internet
4 79 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 66 (2.14%) Firewall
6 53 (1.72%) FTP
7 42 (1.36%) DNS
8 28 (0.91%) HTTPS
9 26 (0.84%) SSH
10 21 (0.68%) DHCP
10 21 (0.68%) SNMP
11 19 (0.61%) OpenVPN
12 18 (0.58%) IPsec
13 17 (0.55%) ICMP
13 17 (0.55%) IMAP
13 17 (0.55%) POP3
13 17 (0.55%) SMTP
13 17 (0.55%) Telnet
13 17 (0.55%) WPA2
13 17 (0.55%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 931 (30.13%) SQL Server
2 455 (14.72%) MySQL
3 302 (9.77%) Relational Database
4 241 (7.80%) NoSQL
5 166 (5.37%) MongoDB
6 152 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 134 (4.34%) Big Data
8 113 (3.66%) Oracle Database
9 109 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
10 108 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
11 106 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 101 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 100 (3.24%) RDBMS
14 93 (3.01%) Hadoop
15 64 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
16 63 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 55 (1.78%) Power BI
18 53 (1.72%) Apache Hive
19 45 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
20 42 (1.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 657 (21.26%) Git (software)
2 408 (13.20%) JIRA
3 375 (12.14%) Selenium
4 346 (11.20%) Jenkins
5 308 (9.97%) Maven
6 295 (9.55%) SoapUI
7 237 (7.67%) Visual Studio
8 220 (7.12%) JUnit
8 220 (7.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 174 (5.63%) Subversion
10 142 (4.60%) NUnit
11 131 (4.24%) Cucumber
12 128 (4.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 120 (3.88%) Eclipse
14 108 (3.50%) Gradle
15 96 (3.11%) Bitbucket
15 96 (3.11%) WebDriver
16 93 (3.01%) JMeter
17 91 (2.94%) SpecFlow
18 83 (2.69%) IntelliJ
General
1 677 (21.91%) Finance
2 162 (5.24%) Banking
3 161 (5.21%) Retail
4 122 (3.95%) Marketing
5 105 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 84 (2.72%) Advertising
7 76 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 60 (1.94%) Games
9 53 (1.72%) Electronics
10 38 (1.23%) Legal
11 31 (1.00%) Law
11 31 (1.00%) Publishing
12 28 (0.91%) Back Office
12 28 (0.91%) Investment Banking
13 18 (0.58%) Automotive
14 14 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.39%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.36%) Retail Finance
17 10 (0.32%) Front Office
18 9 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,862 (60.26%) Developer
2 484 (15.66%) Java Developer
3 409 (13.24%) C# Developer
4 406 (13.14%) .NET Developer
5 301 (9.74%) Senior Developer
6 272 (8.80%) Software Developer
7 249 (8.06%) Software Engineer
8 244 (7.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 224 (7.25%) Architect
10 222 (7.18%) Analyst
11 144 (4.66%) Lead Developer
12 142 (4.60%) SQL Developer
13 139 (4.50%) Java Engineer
14 136 (4.40%) C# Software Developer
15 135 (4.37%) PHP Developer
16 124 (4.01%) Full Stack Developer
17 117 (3.79%) .NET Software Developer
18 114 (3.69%) C# Software Engineer
19 111 (3.59%) Salesforce Developer
20 98 (3.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,719 (55.63%) REST
1 1,719 (55.63%) Web Services
2 1,164 (37.67%) HTML
3 1,148 (37.15%) XML
4 1,129 (36.54%) .NET
5 991 (32.07%) CSS
6 719 (23.27%) JSON
7 665 (21.52%) RESTful
8 572 (18.51%) ASP.NET
9 554 (17.93%) Spring
10 488 (15.79%) jQuery
11 443 (14.34%) AngularJS
12 355 (11.49%) WCF
13 352 (11.39%) HTML5
14 345 (11.17%) .NET Framework
15 317 (10.26%) Node.js
16 264 (8.54%) Hibernate
17 257 (8.32%) ASP.NET Web API
18 256 (8.28%) Ajax
19 245 (7.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 249 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
2 219 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 212 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
4 143 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
4 143 (4.63%) Mobile App
5 136 (4.40%) User Experience
6 133 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
7 125 (4.05%) Fintech
8 55 (1.78%) Management Information System
9 33 (1.07%) Data Structures
10 31 (1.00%) W3C
11 30 (0.97%) Client/Server
12 29 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
13 26 (0.84%) DataPower
14 23 (0.74%) Smartphone
15 21 (0.68%) Mainframe
15 21 (0.68%) NHS
16 20 (0.65%) Data Centre
16 20 (0.65%) Driving Licence
17 18 (0.58%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 410 (13.27%) Linux
2 282 (9.13%) Windows
3 153 (4.95%) Unix
4 145 (4.69%) Android
5 121 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 59 (1.91%) Windows Server
7 55 (1.78%) Solaris
8 49 (1.59%) Mac OS X
9 31 (1.00%) CentOS
10 28 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (0.71%) AIX
13 17 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (0.42%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.26%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
16 7 (0.23%) Windows 10
17 6 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,645 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 749 (24.24%) MVC
3 631 (20.42%) Scrum
4 624 (20.19%) TDD
5 567 (18.35%) Test Automation
6 534 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
7 523 (16.93%) OO
8 453 (14.66%) SOA
9 449 (14.53%) Software Engineering
10 400 (12.94%) DevOps
11 399 (12.91%) Microservices
12 379 (12.27%) Problem-Solving
13 366 (11.84%) Web Development
14 321 (10.39%) SDLC
15 318 (10.29%) Unit Testing
16 315 (10.19%) BDD
17 288 (9.32%) E-Commerce
18 188 (6.08%) OOP
19 178 (5.76%) SOLID
20 165 (5.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,456 (47.12%) JavaScript
2 1,313 (42.49%) Java
3 1,210 (39.16%) SQL
4 1,183 (38.28%) C#
5 389 (12.59%) PHP
6 298 (9.64%) Python
7 264 (8.54%) T-SQL
8 175 (5.66%) PL/SQL
9 165 (5.34%) C++
10 142 (4.60%) Apex Code
11 128 (4.14%) Java 8
12 116 (3.75%) PowerShell
13 106 (3.43%) Bash Shell
14 97 (3.14%) VB.NET
15 96 (3.11%) Ruby
16 80 (2.59%) C
17 62 (2.01%) Objective-C
18 60 (1.94%) Perl
19 55 (1.78%) Scala
20 49 (1.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 358 (11.59%) Degree
2 113 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 57 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 46 (1.49%) CISSP
7 43 (1.39%) CCNA
7 43 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (1.29%) CompTIA Security+
8 40 (1.29%) GIAC
8 40 (1.29%) ISEB
8 40 (1.29%) Linux+ Certification
8 40 (1.29%) MCSE
8 40 (1.29%) Network+ Certification
8 40 (1.29%) SANS
8 40 (1.29%) SSCP
9 37 (1.20%) DV Cleared
10 27 (0.87%) Postgraduate
11 20 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 19 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 374 (12.10%) QA
2 32 (1.04%) GCP
3 24 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 18 (0.58%) SLA
5 12 (0.39%) GDPR
6 11 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.23%) PA-DSS
8 6 (0.19%) ISO 8583
8 6 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.19%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 4 (0.13%) PMO
9 4 (0.13%) PSD2
10 2 (0.065%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.032%) WCAG
System Software
1 258 (8.35%) Docker
2 49 (1.59%) vSphere
3 46 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.81%) Active Directory
5 18 (0.58%) VirtualBox
6 17 (0.55%) Samba
7 10 (0.32%) Varnish
8 9 (0.29%) iptables
8 9 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.23%) VMware Server
10 6 (0.19%) HDFS
10 6 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.13%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.13%) KVM
12 3 (0.097%) Firmware
12 3 (0.097%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.065%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.032%) RACF
Systems Management
1 88 (2.85%) Puppet
2 64 (2.07%) Ansible
3 49 (1.59%) Kubernetes
4 46 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (1.29%) Salt
6 25 (0.81%) Rancher
6 25 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
7 24 (0.78%) Nagios
8 18 (0.58%) vRealize
9 17 (0.55%) Sysdig
10 15 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (0.32%) Terraform
13 9 (0.29%) Automic
13 9 (0.29%) CA Service Virtualization
13 9 (0.29%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
14 8 (0.26%) Kibana
14 8 (0.26%) logstash
14 8 (0.26%) Perfmon
15 7 (0.23%) cPanel
Vendors
1 549 (17.77%) Microsoft
2 532 (17.22%) Oracle
3 205 (6.63%) Salesforce.com
4 183 (5.92%) IBM
5 149 (4.82%) Google
6 107 (3.46%) SAP
7 73 (2.36%) TIBCO
8 64 (2.07%) ServiceNow
9 59 (1.91%) MuleSoft
10 52 (1.68%) Red Hat
11 50 (1.62%) HP
11 50 (1.62%) VMware
12 42 (1.36%) Apple
13 39 (1.26%) hybris
14 38 (1.23%) Adobe
15 37 (1.20%) Splunk
16 35 (1.13%) AppDynamics
17 33 (1.07%) Atlassian
18 32 (1.04%) Capita
19 31 (1.00%) Cisco