Period
to 6 December 2019

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 6 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 68 72
Rank change year-on-year +27 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 58 21 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.25% 2.17% 2.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.35% 4.85% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 56 19 25
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.00% +27.66%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,950 £87,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year +1.06% -0.53% -5.50%

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 316 433 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 34.05% 44.69% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 292 375 438
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 6 December 2019.

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 6 December 2019. 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
West Malling +13 24 £51,500 +71.67% 3
Dartford - 15 £35,000 - 1
Maidstone +1 7 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Sevenoaks -8 1 £55,000 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £50,000 -
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, 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 42 (72.41%) JavaScript
1 42 (72.41%) HTML
1 42 (72.41%) CSS
2 40 (68.97%) SQL Server
3 36 (62.07%) C#
3 36 (62.07%) .NET
3 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (62.07%) REST
4 34 (58.62%) MVC
5 33 (56.90%) Git (software)
6 32 (55.17%) JSON
7 31 (53.45%) XML
7 31 (53.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (50.00%) Unit Testing
9 27 (46.55%) WCF
9 27 (46.55%) ASP.NET
10 26 (44.83%) TDD
10 26 (44.83%) .NET Framework
10 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
10 26 (44.83%) Azure
10 26 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (44.83%) Entity Framework
10 26 (44.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (44.83%) Mentoring
11 25 (43.10%) SOLID
11 25 (43.10%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (43.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (43.10%) Integration Testing
11 25 (43.10%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (41.38%) Azure SQL Database

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 1 (1.72%) ColdFusion
1 1 (1.72%) IIS
1 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 26 (44.83%) Azure
2 1 (1.72%) AWS
2 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (68.97%) SQL Server
2 25 (43.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (41.38%) Azure SQL Database
4 15 (25.86%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (56.90%) Git (software)
2 24 (41.38%) Visual Studio
3 23 (39.66%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 41 (70.69%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) C# Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Technical Leader
3 14 (24.14%) .NET Developer
3 14 (24.14%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (24.14%) PHP Developer
4 13 (22.41%) Senior Developer
5 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (13.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Agile .NET Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Agile C# Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Agile Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Azure Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Senior Agile Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (72.41%) CSS
1 42 (72.41%) HTML
2 36 (62.07%) .NET
2 36 (62.07%) REST
3 32 (55.17%) JSON
4 31 (53.45%) XML
5 27 (46.55%) ASP.NET
5 27 (46.55%) WCF
6 26 (44.83%) .NET Framework
6 26 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (44.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 26 (44.83%) Entity Framework
7 23 (39.66%) OAuth
7 23 (39.66%) OpenID
8 16 (27.59%) jQuery
9 15 (25.86%) HTML5
10 11 (18.97%) Web Services
11 8 (13.79%) Laravel
12 7 (12.07%) RESTful
13 6 (10.34%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Unix
1 9 (15.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (58.62%) MVC
3 31 (53.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 29 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 26 (44.83%) Mentoring
5 26 (44.83%) TDD
6 25 (43.10%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (43.10%) Integration Testing
6 25 (43.10%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (43.10%) SOLID
7 24 (41.38%) IT Strategy
7 24 (41.38%) Product Roadmap
7 24 (41.38%) Scrum
7 24 (41.38%) Strategic Roadmap
8 23 (39.66%) Deployment Automation
9 17 (29.31%) Architectural Design
9 17 (29.31%) Architecture Roadmap
10 8 (13.79%) OO
11 7 (12.07%) Web Development
12 6 (10.34%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) JavaScript
2 36 (62.07%) C#
3 23 (39.66%) PowerShell
4 15 (25.86%) PHP
5 8 (13.79%) SQL
6 7 (12.07%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.72%) Xamarin