Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 65 80
Rank change year-on-year +4 +15 +43
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 19 40 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.24% 3.15% 2.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.09% 7.27% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 42
Kent median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +11.70% +10.59%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,125 £26,375
90th Percentile £50,000 £87,500 £54,875
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +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 373 550 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.88% 43.34% 42.26%
Number of salaries quoted 318 449 576
Kent median annual salary £42,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.59% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Maidstone +11 5 £42,500 -15.00% 5
West Malling +6 2 £30,000 -42.86% 2
Dartford - 2 £47,500 - 1
Sevenoaks +5 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £67,500 -
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) .NET
3 9 (47.37%) XML
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (36.84%) REST
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) MVC
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
6 5 (26.32%) Mendix
7 4 (21.05%) DevOps
7 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (21.05%) Docker
7 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) PHP
7 4 (21.05%) MySQL
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework

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 (26.32%) Mendix
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) NServiceBus
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.53%) PhpStorm
3 2 (10.53%) PHPUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Ant
4 1 (5.26%) Calabash
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) JMeter
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) NUnit
4 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
2 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
2 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Business Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Business One Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) XML
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) REST
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
5 3 (15.79%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
6 2 (10.53%) HTML5
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) LAMP
6 2 (10.53%) RESTful
6 2 (10.53%) Spring
6 2 (10.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) SOLID
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
6 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Xamarin