The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 86 143
Rank change year-on-year -19 +57  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 42 58 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.03% 2.54% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.38% 8.18% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 56 29
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £44,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 780 709 1054
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 37.70% 31.03% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 682 617 896
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

SOAP
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Hertfordshire

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Hertfordshire

SOAP
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Watford -7 13 £67,500 +35.00% 3
Hatfield -5 9 £60,000 +4.34%
Hertford - 4 £42,500 -
Stevenage +15 3 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Letchworth - 3 £45,000 -
Cheshunt - 2 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £30,000 -
SOAP
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 65 (73.86%) XML
2 56 (63.64%) Web Services
2 56 (63.64%) REST
3 45 (51.14%) Java
4 39 (44.32%) Unix
4 39 (44.32%) SOA
5 37 (42.05%) SQL
5 37 (42.05%) Oracle
6 32 (36.36%) OO
7 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
8 29 (32.95%) HTML
8 29 (32.95%) WebLogic
9 25 (28.41%) Middleware
10 24 (27.27%) Finance
11 22 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 22 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
12 20 (22.73%) Oracle Fusion
13 17 (19.32%) JDBC
13 17 (19.32%) .NET
13 17 (19.32%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (19.32%) Oracle Database 12c
13 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (19.32%) DevOps
13 17 (19.32%) Business Activity Monitoring
14 16 (18.18%) C#
14 16 (18.18%) UML
14 16 (18.18%) OOD
14 16 (18.18%) Shell Script
14 16 (18.18%) Advertising

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 29 (32.95%) WebLogic
2 22 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 22 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 7 (7.95%) JBoss
5 6 (6.82%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.68%) Apache
7 2 (2.27%) IIS
8 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) HTTP
2 6 (6.82%) SSL
3 2 (2.27%) DNS
3 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) Oracle Database 12c
2 13 (14.77%) MySQL
2 13 (14.77%) Oracle Database
3 11 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
5 8 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 7 (7.95%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (6.82%) RDBMS
8 5 (5.68%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
8 5 (5.68%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.27%) JasperReports
9 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.14%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) JIRA
2 7 (7.95%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.68%) Maven
4 5 (5.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (4.55%) Subversion
6 2 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.27%) FxCop
6 2 (2.27%) Moq
6 2 (2.27%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.27%) StyleCop
6 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.14%) Gradle
7 1 (1.14%) JMeter
7 1 (1.14%) JUnit
7 1 (1.14%) Selenium
7 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.14%) WATIR
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 16 (18.18%) Advertising
3 3 (3.41%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (56.82%) Developer
2 21 (23.86%) Analyst
3 19 (21.59%) Systems Analyst
4 15 (17.05%) SOA Analyst
4 15 (17.05%) SQL Analyst
4 15 (17.05%) Unix Analyst
4 15 (17.05%) XML Analyst
5 14 (15.91%) Java Developer
6 12 (13.64%) SAP Developer
6 12 (13.64%) SAP PI Developer
7 10 (11.36%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (11.36%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 10 (11.36%) SOA Developer
8 9 (10.23%) DBA
8 9 (10.23%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (9.09%) C# Developer
10 7 (7.95%) .NET Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Lead Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
11 6 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (73.86%) XML
2 56 (63.64%) REST
2 56 (63.64%) Web Services
3 29 (32.95%) HTML
4 25 (28.41%) Middleware
5 20 (22.73%) Oracle Fusion
6 17 (19.32%) .NET
6 17 (19.32%) JDBC
7 14 (15.91%) XSLT
8 13 (14.77%) Spring
9 12 (13.64%) EDI
9 12 (13.64%) EDIFACT
9 12 (13.64%) IDoc
9 12 (13.64%) SAP PI
10 11 (12.50%) WSDL
10 11 (12.50%) XSD
11 10 (11.36%) CSS
12 9 (10.23%) JSON
12 9 (10.23%) RESTful
12 9 (10.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.55%) Fintech
2 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.41%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.32%) Unix
2 14 (15.91%) Linux
3 9 (10.23%) Solaris
4 3 (3.41%) Windows
5 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.32%) SOA
2 32 (36.36%) OO
3 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.32%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 17 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (19.32%) DevOps
3 17 (19.32%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (18.18%) OOD
4 16 (18.18%) UML
5 15 (17.05%) Wealth Management
6 14 (15.91%) SDLC
7 13 (14.77%) ITIL
7 13 (14.77%) MVC
8 12 (13.64%) OOP
8 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (12.50%) BPEL
10 9 (10.23%) Data Integration
10 9 (10.23%) Load Balancing
10 9 (10.23%) Scrum
10 9 (10.23%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (51.14%) Java
2 37 (42.05%) SQL
3 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.18%) C#
4 16 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 12 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 12 (13.64%) XQuery
6 9 (10.23%) PHP
7 6 (6.82%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.68%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.41%) C
9 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.41%) Python
9 3 (3.41%) VB
10 2 (2.27%) VB6
10 2 (2.27%) VBScript
11 1 (1.14%) C++
11 1 (1.14%) Perl
11 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) CISSP
3 1 (1.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) DICOM
2 1 (1.14%) HL7
2 1 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 5 (5.68%) MOM
2 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (42.05%) Oracle
2 14 (15.91%) IBM
3 12 (13.64%) SAP
4 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.14%) HP
6 1 (1.14%) VMware
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