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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 161 168
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 1949 2026 2000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.33% 2.19% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.68% 5.59% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1661 1676
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34311 36257 39433
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.96% 39.20% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28955 31914 34055
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SOAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 726 £60,000 - 80
South East -7 334 £50,000 +11.11% 33
North West -6 199 £45,000 -10.00% 41
Yorkshire +3 166 £45,000 +12.50% 32
East of England -17 151 £47,500 -5.00% 25
South West -6 149 £45,000 +25.00% 22
West Midlands +23 124 £35,000 -12.50% 16
East Midlands +4 52 £40,000 - 4
North East +20 28 £40,000 +14.28% 8
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 2067 (56.58%) REST
2 2029 (55.54%) Agile Software Development
3 1952 (53.44%) Web Services
4 1780 (48.73%) Java
5 1749 (47.88%) XML
6 1486 (40.68%) JavaScript
7 1325 (36.27%) HTML
8 1298 (35.53%) SQL
9 1069 (29.26%) CSS
10 1054 (28.85%) C#
11 1043 (28.55%) MVC
12 1027 (28.11%) .NET
13 987 (27.02%) TDD
14 979 (26.80%) Finance
15 970 (26.55%) SQL Server
16 933 (25.54%) Spring
17 904 (24.75%) JSON
18 882 (24.14%) Scrum
19 743 (20.34%) Git (software)
20 739 (20.23%) OO
21 708 (19.38%) Linux
22 666 (18.23%) Oracle
22 666 (18.23%) Test Automation
23 647 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
24 641 (17.55%) ASP.NET
25 630 (17.25%) RESTful
26 619 (16.94%) Software Engineering
27 580 (15.88%) jQuery
28 565 (15.47%) MySQL
29 560 (15.33%) Microsoft

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
1 340 (9.31%) Tomcat
2 316 (8.65%) Apache
3 314 (8.60%) JBoss
4 215 (5.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 183 (5.01%) WebSphere
6 160 (4.38%) WebLogic
7 148 (4.05%) CMS
8 147 (4.02%) IIS
9 112 (3.07%) Mule
10 104 (2.85%) Confluence
11 97 (2.66%) Mule ESB
12 73 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
13 63 (1.72%) Drupal
14 62 (1.70%) nginx
15 55 (1.51%) Oracle Service Bus
16 54 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
17 49 (1.34%) Apache Spark
18 46 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 37 (1.01%) Umbraco
20 33 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.16%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.11%) Weka
7 2 (0.055%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.055%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.027%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 112 (3.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 56 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 45 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
4 23 (0.63%) Magento
5 22 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
6 20 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
7 19 (0.52%) NetSuite
8 11 (0.30%) Eloqua
9 10 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
10 8 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 6 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
11 6 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.14%) Pega PRPC
13 4 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
13 4 (0.11%) Sage X3
14 3 (0.082%) OpenText MBPM
14 3 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
14 3 (0.082%) SAP R/3
14 3 (0.082%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 317 (8.68%) Amazon AWS
2 226 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 172 (4.71%) SaaS
4 139 (3.81%) GitHub
5 89 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
6 36 (0.99%) Force.com
7 35 (0.96%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 32 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (0.77%) Boomi
10 27 (0.74%) Amazon S3
10 27 (0.74%) IaaS
10 27 (0.74%) PaaS
11 25 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 16 (0.44%) TestFlight
13 14 (0.38%) Office 365
14 12 (0.33%) BrowserStack
15 11 (0.30%) iPaaS
16 10 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
16 10 (0.27%) Taleo
17 9 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 291 (7.97%) HTTP
2 120 (3.28%) Internet
3 105 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 67 (1.83%) FTP
5 62 (1.70%) SSL
6 45 (1.23%) LDAP
7 39 (1.07%) Firewall
8 33 (0.90%) DNS
8 33 (0.90%) HTTPS
9 23 (0.63%) SMTP
10 21 (0.57%) Intranet
11 15 (0.41%) SSH
12 14 (0.38%) IMAP
13 8 (0.22%) SNMP
14 7 (0.19%) Wireless
15 5 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
16 4 (0.11%) IPv4
17 3 (0.082%) OpenLDAP
17 3 (0.082%) SS7
17 3 (0.082%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 970 (26.55%) SQL Server
2 565 (15.47%) MySQL
3 362 (9.91%) NoSQL
4 333 (9.12%) Relational Database
5 291 (7.97%) MongoDB
6 145 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
7 129 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 123 (3.37%) RDBMS
8 123 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 115 (3.15%) Oracle Database
10 111 (3.04%) Big Data
11 86 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 84 (2.30%) Redis
13 72 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 68 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 63 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
16 50 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
17 49 (1.34%) Hadoop
18 48 (1.31%) Neo4j
19 46 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 743 (20.34%) Git (software)
2 515 (14.10%) Maven
3 429 (11.74%) Selenium
4 425 (11.63%) Jenkins
5 407 (11.14%) JIRA
6 378 (10.35%) Subversion
7 370 (10.13%) JUnit
8 263 (7.20%) SoapUI
9 196 (5.37%) Ant
10 193 (5.28%) Visual Studio
11 173 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 159 (4.35%) Cucumber
13 157 (4.30%) Eclipse
14 137 (3.75%) IntelliJ
15 121 (3.31%) TeamCity
16 120 (3.28%) NUnit
17 103 (2.82%) JMeter
18 97 (2.66%) Mockito
19 89 (2.44%) WebDriver
20 88 (2.41%) gulp
General
1 979 (26.80%) Finance
2 390 (10.68%) Banking
3 265 (7.25%) Retail
4 201 (5.50%) Marketing
5 167 (4.57%) Telecoms
6 139 (3.81%) Manufacturing
7 129 (3.53%) Electronics
8 72 (1.97%) Advertising
9 68 (1.86%) Investment Banking
10 65 (1.78%) Games
11 58 (1.59%) Legal
12 43 (1.18%) Retail Banking
13 41 (1.12%) Financial Institution
14 33 (0.90%) Back Office
15 28 (0.77%) Military
15 28 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (0.74%) Publishing
17 16 (0.44%) Automotive
18 14 (0.38%) German Language
19 13 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2211 (60.53%) Developer
2 784 (21.46%) Java Developer
3 506 (13.85%) Senior Developer
4 366 (10.02%) .NET Developer
5 320 (8.76%) C# Developer
6 299 (8.19%) Architect
7 264 (7.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 263 (7.20%) Software Engineer
9 253 (6.93%) Software Developer
10 237 (6.49%) Analyst
11 232 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
12 195 (5.34%) PHP Developer
13 140 (3.83%) SQL Developer
14 139 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
15 134 (3.67%) Test Analyst
16 130 (3.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 130 (3.56%) JavaScript Developer
17 124 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 119 (3.26%) Consultant
19 118 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2067 (56.58%) REST
2 1952 (53.44%) Web Services
3 1749 (47.88%) XML
4 1325 (36.27%) HTML
5 1069 (29.26%) CSS
6 1027 (28.11%) .NET
7 933 (25.54%) Spring
8 904 (24.75%) JSON
9 641 (17.55%) ASP.NET
10 630 (17.25%) RESTful
11 580 (15.88%) jQuery
12 554 (15.17%) Hibernate
13 538 (14.73%) AngularJS
14 431 (11.80%) HTML5
15 392 (10.73%) WCF
16 389 (10.65%) J2EE
17 322 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC
18 307 (8.40%) JMS
19 304 (8.32%) .NET Framework
20 298 (8.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 288 (7.88%) Computer Science
2 244 (6.68%) Mobile App
3 217 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 195 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
5 167 (4.57%) User Experience
6 114 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
7 97 (2.66%) Fintech
8 79 (2.16%) Management Information System
9 73 (2.00%) Data Structures
10 65 (1.78%) Algorithms
11 62 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
12 57 (1.56%) N-Tier
13 45 (1.23%) Virtual Team
14 44 (1.20%) iPad
15 42 (1.15%) Social Media
16 31 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 28 (0.77%) NHS
18 27 (0.74%) Client/Server
19 26 (0.71%) Mainframe
20 23 (0.63%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 708 (19.38%) Linux
2 467 (12.78%) Windows
3 367 (10.05%) Unix
4 264 (7.23%) Apple iOS
5 224 (6.13%) Android
6 62 (1.70%) Windows Server
7 57 (1.56%) Solaris
8 35 (0.96%) Mac OS
9 25 (0.68%) CentOS
10 20 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 19 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
12 18 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.41%) HPUX
13 15 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.36%) AIX
15 11 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.22%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.16%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2029 (55.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1043 (28.55%) MVC
3 987 (27.02%) TDD
4 882 (24.14%) Scrum
5 739 (20.23%) OO
6 666 (18.23%) Test Automation
7 647 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
8 619 (16.94%) Software Engineering
9 546 (14.95%) SOA
10 527 (14.43%) BDD
11 429 (11.74%) SDLC
12 401 (10.98%) E-Commerce
13 373 (10.21%) Web Development
14 364 (9.96%) Unit Testing
15 312 (8.54%) Open Source
16 303 (8.29%) OOP
17 301 (8.24%) DevOps
18 261 (7.14%) Kanban
19 255 (6.98%) Microservices
20 235 (6.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1780 (48.73%) Java
2 1486 (40.68%) JavaScript
3 1298 (35.53%) SQL
4 1054 (28.85%) C#
5 478 (13.09%) PHP
6 355 (9.72%) T-SQL
7 270 (7.39%) Python
8 197 (5.39%) C++
9 195 (5.34%) PL/SQL
10 175 (4.79%) Groovy
11 168 (4.60%) C
12 123 (3.37%) Ruby
13 113 (3.09%) Shell Script
14 110 (3.01%) Objective-C
14 110 (3.01%) VB.NET
15 93 (2.55%) XPath
16 84 (2.30%) PowerShell
17 76 (2.08%) Scala
18 72 (1.97%) Apple Swift
19 70 (1.92%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 375 (10.27%) Degree
2 133 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 126 (3.45%) ISEB
4 124 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 121 (3.31%) ISTQB
6 60 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 23 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 19 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.30%) HND
10 11 (0.30%) Master's Degree
11 10 (0.27%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.22%) HNC
13 7 (0.19%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.11%) MCP
16 4 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (8.98%) QA
2 66 (1.81%) SLA
3 25 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 18 (0.49%) WCAG
5 17 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.27%) HL7
8 10 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 8 (0.22%) MiFID
10 7 (0.19%) EMIR
10 7 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.19%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.14%) Section 508
12 4 (0.11%) COBIT
12 4 (0.11%) ISO 8583
12 4 (0.11%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.082%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 121 (3.31%) Docker
2 31 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 22 (0.60%) Varnish
5 17 (0.47%) vSphere
6 5 (0.14%) HDFS
7 3 (0.082%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.055%) Firmware
8 2 (0.055%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.055%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.055%) Xen
9 1 (0.027%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.027%) iptables
9 1 (0.027%) NFS
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.027%) Samba
9 1 (0.027%) Squid
Systems Management
1 83 (2.27%) Puppet
2 63 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (1.34%) Nagios
4 29 (0.79%) Ansible
5 25 (0.68%) ZABBIX
6 24 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (0.57%) CloudHub
8 17 (0.47%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 16 (0.44%) Kubernetes
10 13 (0.36%) Piwik
11 12 (0.33%) Kibana
11 12 (0.33%) Opsview
12 11 (0.30%) logstash
13 9 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 8 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.14%) MOM
16 4 (0.11%) Graylog
16 4 (0.11%) Rancher
16 4 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 4 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 666 (18.23%) Oracle
2 560 (15.33%) Microsoft
3 226 (6.19%) SAP
4 171 (4.68%) IBM
5 98 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
6 83 (2.27%) Apple
7 74 (2.03%) Zend
8 66 (1.81%) MuleSoft
9 59 (1.62%) TIBCO
10 58 (1.59%) Google
11 56 (1.53%) HP
12 52 (1.42%) Splunk
13 48 (1.31%) Adobe
14 46 (1.26%) CA Agile Central
15 45 (1.23%) hybris
16 44 (1.20%) Cognizant
16 44 (1.20%) Talend
17 41 (1.12%) ServiceNow
18 40 (1.09%) Perforce
19 39 (1.07%) Sybase
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