Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 75 90
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 +33
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 23 33 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.33% 2.50% 2.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.25% 5.98% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 39
Kent median annual salary £45,500 £56,250 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.11% +19.68% +17.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,225 £87,500 £55,750
South East median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.00% +5.26% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 438 552 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 44.42% 41.75% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 389 439 601
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Kent

SOAP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Kent

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Kent over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Kent

SOAP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Maidstone 0 9 £40,000 -21.95% 5
West Malling +6 4 £30,000 -
Sevenoaks 0 1 - -
Dartford - 1 £80,000 - 3
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 10 (43.48%) XML
4 9 (39.13%) REST
5 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 7 (30.43%) MVC
7 6 (26.09%) Finance
7 6 (26.09%) MySQL
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 6 (26.09%) JIRA
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
8 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
8 5 (21.74%) RESTful
8 5 (21.74%) JSON
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
8 5 (21.74%) Mendix
9 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
9 4 (17.39%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) TDD
9 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 4 (17.39%) Selenium
9 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
10 3 (13.04%) QA
10 3 (13.04%) jQuery

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 5 (21.74%) Mendix
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium
4 3 (13.04%) Subversion
5 2 (8.70%) PhpStorm
5 2 (8.70%) PHPUnit
5 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
3 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
2 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) XML
3 9 (39.13%) REST
4 5 (21.74%) JSON
4 5 (21.74%) RESTful
4 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 3 (13.04%) CSS3
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) J2EE
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) Spring
5 3 (13.04%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.70%) LAMP
6 2 (8.70%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
7 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
7 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.35%) PhD
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SAP