The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 69 93
Rank change year-on-year +33 +24  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 58 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.02% 2.40% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.39% 5.96% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 49 17 6
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £42,500 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,500 £80,000
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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 403 403 440
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 41.80% 40.34% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 335 337 365
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

SOAP
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOAP in Essex.

Salary trend for SOAP in Essex

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Essex over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Essex

SOAP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Colchester +27 28 £42,500 +10.38%
Chelmsford -12 5 £40,000 -15.78%
Brentwood +8 4 - - 2
SOAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 53 (66.25%) SQL Server
2 52 (65.00%) MVC
3 48 (60.00%) SQL
3 48 (60.00%) Web Services
4 40 (50.00%) REST
5 39 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (45.00%) .NET
6 36 (45.00%) C#
7 34 (42.50%) XML
8 33 (41.25%) Java
9 30 (37.50%) Oracle
9 30 (37.50%) Apache
10 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
11 28 (35.00%) HTML
11 28 (35.00%) ASP.NET
11 28 (35.00%) CSS
12 27 (33.75%) Ajax
13 26 (32.50%) OO
13 26 (32.50%) MySQL
14 24 (30.00%) EJB
14 24 (30.00%) Spring
15 22 (27.50%) AngularJS
16 21 (26.25%) SQL Server 2005
16 21 (26.25%) IIS
17 20 (25.00%) PL/SQL
17 20 (25.00%) WCF
18 19 (23.75%) Spring MVC
18 19 (23.75%) Java EE
18 19 (23.75%) Visual Studio
18 19 (23.75%) JSP

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 30 (37.50%) Apache
2 21 (26.25%) IIS
3 19 (23.75%) Tomcat
4 15 (18.75%) JBoss
5 14 (17.50%) WebSphere
6 10 (12.50%) GlassFish
7 9 (11.25%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (6.25%) NetWeaver
9 3 (3.75%) Apache Geronimo
9 3 (3.75%) Apache Pig
9 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
10 2 (2.50%) CMS
11 1 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (66.25%) SQL Server
2 26 (32.50%) MySQL
3 21 (26.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (18.75%) Relational Database
5 14 (17.50%) RDBMS
6 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (12.50%) Big Data
7 10 (12.50%) CouchDB
7 10 (12.50%) MongoDB
7 10 (12.50%) Neo4j
7 10 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
10 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (5.00%) Geospatial Data
11 4 (5.00%) GIS
12 3 (3.75%) Apache Hive
12 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
12 3 (3.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (23.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 19 (23.75%) Visual Studio
2 14 (17.50%) SoapUI
3 12 (15.00%) Maven
4 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.25%) Toad
5 4 (5.00%) ClearQuest
5 4 (5.00%) CruiseControl
5 4 (5.00%) FishEye
5 4 (5.00%) Hudson
5 4 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.00%) JIRA
5 4 (5.00%) JUnit
5 4 (5.00%) Selenium
5 4 (5.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.00%) Zephyr
6 3 (3.75%) Ant
6 3 (3.75%) Gradle
General
1 18 (22.50%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 6 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (6.25%) Electronics
4 5 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 59 (73.75%) Developer
2 24 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 23 (28.75%) .NET Developer
4 19 (23.75%) Java Developer
5 18 (22.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (16.25%) Lead Developer
6 13 (16.25%) Lead Java Developer
7 10 (12.50%) Analyst
7 10 (12.50%) Applications Support
7 10 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
7 10 (12.50%) SQL Developer
7 10 (12.50%) Support Analyst
8 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (11.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (10.00%) BizTalk Developer
10 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce Support
10 7 (8.75%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
10 7 (8.75%) Web Developer
11 6 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.00%) Web Services
2 40 (50.00%) REST
3 36 (45.00%) .NET
4 34 (42.50%) XML
5 28 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 28 (35.00%) CSS
5 28 (35.00%) HTML
6 27 (33.75%) Ajax
7 24 (30.00%) EJB
7 24 (30.00%) Spring
8 22 (27.50%) AngularJS
9 20 (25.00%) WCF
10 19 (23.75%) Java EE
10 19 (23.75%) JSP
10 19 (23.75%) Servlets
10 19 (23.75%) Spring MVC
11 17 (21.25%) Hibernate
11 17 (21.25%) Swing
12 15 (18.75%) JMS
13 14 (17.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 11 (13.75%) Linux
3 5 (6.25%) Unix
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.00%) MVC
2 39 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.50%) OO
4 18 (22.50%) Web Development
5 15 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 13 (16.25%) E-Commerce
7 11 (13.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (13.75%) Release Management
8 10 (12.50%) Front End Development
8 10 (12.50%) Validation
9 9 (11.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (10.00%) SDLC
11 7 (8.75%) SOA
11 7 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (7.50%) BPEL
12 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
13 5 (6.25%) Data Extraction
13 5 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
13 5 (6.25%) Multithreading
13 5 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (60.00%) SQL
2 36 (45.00%) C#
3 33 (41.25%) Java
4 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
5 20 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 10 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 9 (11.25%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) vSphere
2 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.75%) HDFS
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) Oracle
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) SAP
3 9 (11.25%) Dynatrace
3 9 (11.25%) Splunk
4 5 (6.25%) Pega
5 4 (5.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.75%) Alteryx
6 3 (3.75%) Tableau