Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 51 77
Rank change year-on-year -1 +26 +45
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 74 130 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.20% 6.07% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.63% 15.19% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 63 109 53
Gloucestershire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +34.83%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +7.59% +2.60%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 543 856 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 38.19% 39.96% 33.77%
Number of salaries quoted 473 696 539
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +6.85%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Gloucestershire

SOAP
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Gloucestershire

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Gloucestershire

SOAP
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Cheltenham -11 28 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Cirencester - 16 £42,500 - 1
Gloucester +24 3 £70,000 +64.71% 1
SOAP
South West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 67 (90.54%) Java
2 63 (85.14%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (78.38%) TDD
3 58 (78.38%) JIRA
3 58 (78.38%) REST
4 55 (74.32%) JUnit
5 49 (66.22%) XML
6 48 (64.86%) Tomcat
6 48 (64.86%) Scrum
7 46 (62.16%) BDD
8 45 (60.81%) Linux
9 42 (56.76%) Hibernate
9 42 (56.76%) Spring
10 41 (55.41%) Mule
10 41 (55.41%) Mule ESB
11 39 (52.70%) Git (software)
12 37 (50.00%) Spring MVC
13 34 (45.95%) JSON
13 34 (45.95%) Test Automation
13 34 (45.95%) MongoDB
14 33 (44.59%) Finance
15 32 (43.24%) MVC
16 31 (41.89%) Web Services
16 31 (41.89%) J2EE
16 31 (41.89%) SoapUI
16 31 (41.89%) Kanban
17 30 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
18 29 (39.19%) Integration Testing
19 28 (37.84%) Digital Marketing
19 28 (37.84%) SAP

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 48 (64.86%) Tomcat
2 41 (55.41%) Mule
2 41 (55.41%) Mule ESB
3 25 (33.78%) Apache
4 23 (31.08%) JBoss
5 15 (20.27%) IIS
6 11 (14.86%) WebSphere
7 10 (13.51%) Anypoint
8 9 (12.16%) Confluence
9 8 (10.81%) WebLogic
10 7 (9.46%) GlassFish
11 6 (8.11%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (35.14%) SaaS
3 23 (31.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.38%) HTTP
2 6 (8.11%) Firewall
2 6 (8.11%) SSL
2 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.95%) MongoDB
2 23 (31.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 23 (31.08%) NoSQL
3 15 (20.27%) MySQL
4 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
5 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (9.46%) Big Data
7 6 (8.11%) Apache Hive
7 6 (8.11%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.35%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 58 (78.38%) JIRA
2 55 (74.32%) JUnit
3 39 (52.70%) Git (software)
4 31 (41.89%) SoapUI
5 27 (36.49%) Eclipse
5 27 (36.49%) Selenium
6 24 (32.43%) Maven
7 23 (31.08%) IntelliJ
8 19 (25.68%) Cucumber
9 17 (22.97%) Ant
9 17 (22.97%) HP UFT
9 17 (22.97%) Jenkins
9 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
10 15 (20.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (9.46%) Gradle
12 6 (8.11%) Bitbucket
12 6 (8.11%) CodeSonar
12 6 (8.11%) git-flow
12 6 (8.11%) Robot Framework
13 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 33 (44.59%) Finance
2 28 (37.84%) Electronics
2 28 (37.84%) Manufacturing
2 28 (37.84%) Marketing
2 28 (37.84%) Telecoms
3 26 (35.14%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Developer
2 34 (45.95%) Java Developer
3 21 (28.38%) Senior Developer
4 19 (25.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (20.27%) Test Manager
6 14 (18.92%) Test Automation Manager
7 11 (14.86%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (4.05%) Integration Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.70%) Agile Tester
10 2 (2.70%) Automation Tester
10 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) QA Automation Tester
10 2 (2.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 2 (2.70%) Selenium Tester
10 2 (2.70%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (78.38%) REST
2 49 (66.22%) XML
3 42 (56.76%) Hibernate
3 42 (56.76%) Spring
4 37 (50.00%) Spring MVC
5 34 (45.95%) JSON
6 31 (41.89%) J2EE
6 31 (41.89%) Web Services
7 25 (33.78%) .NET
7 25 (33.78%) Apache Camel
7 25 (33.78%) JPA
7 25 (33.78%) Spring Integration
8 18 (24.32%) CSS
9 17 (22.97%) Gherkin
9 17 (22.97%) jQuery
10 16 (21.62%) HTML
11 8 (10.81%) RESTful
11 8 (10.81%) XSD
12 7 (9.46%) RAML
12 7 (9.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) iPhone
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (60.81%) Linux
2 22 (29.73%) Windows
3 15 (20.27%) Unix
3 15 (20.27%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.46%) Android
5 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
5 6 (8.11%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
6 1 (1.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (85.14%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (78.38%) TDD
3 48 (64.86%) Scrum
4 46 (62.16%) BDD
5 34 (45.95%) Test Automation
6 32 (43.24%) MVC
7 31 (41.89%) Kanban
8 29 (39.19%) Integration Testing
9 28 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (37.84%) Digital Marketing
9 28 (37.84%) Programme Management
10 26 (35.14%) E-Commerce
11 17 (22.97%) Waterfall
12 16 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (18.92%) Software Testing
14 13 (17.57%) API Design
14 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
15 6 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
15 6 (8.11%) Multithreading
15 6 (8.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 67 (90.54%) Java
2 27 (36.49%) SQL
3 25 (33.78%) C#
4 24 (32.43%) C++
4 24 (32.43%) Groovy
4 24 (32.43%) Python
5 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
6 17 (22.97%) Ruby
6 17 (22.97%) VBScript
7 16 (21.62%) Jython
8 7 (9.46%) C
8 7 (9.46%) XPath
9 6 (8.11%) Objective-C
10 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.41%) PHP
10 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (25.68%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) CCNA
2 4 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.41%) CISSP
2 4 (5.41%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (5.41%) GIAC
2 4 (5.41%) Linux+ Certification
2 4 (5.41%) MCSE
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
2 4 (5.41%) SANS
2 4 (5.41%) SSCP
3 3 (4.05%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Docker
1 6 (8.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) CA Service Virtualization
2 6 (8.11%) Puppet
2 6 (8.11%) Salt
3 5 (6.76%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) SAP
2 25 (33.78%) Apple
3 17 (22.97%) CA
3 17 (22.97%) HP
4 12 (16.22%) Oracle
5 11 (14.86%) IBM
6 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
6 7 (9.46%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.70%) Atlassian