Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 86 126
Rank change year-on-year +11 +40 -37
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 33 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.52% 2.46% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.03% 6.12% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 27
Kent median annual salary £56,250 £47,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% +18.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £55,375 £59,150
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +13.10%

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 547 686 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.72% 40.23% 46.23%
Number of salaries quoted 432 590 924
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,728
% change year-on-year - +2.91% +9.32%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Westerham -3 6 £42,500 +26.87% 2
West Malling -16 3 - - 1
Maidstone +19 2 £51,250 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £37,500 -
SOAP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 29 (87.88%) XML
2 24 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 24 (72.73%) JSON
3 23 (69.70%) HTML
4 22 (66.67%) CSS
5 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
6 15 (45.45%) .NET
6 15 (45.45%) MySQL
6 15 (45.45%) PHP
6 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (39.39%) EDI
7 13 (39.39%) Windows
8 12 (36.36%) HTML5
9 11 (33.33%) SQL
9 11 (33.33%) C#
9 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 11 (33.33%) Internet
10 10 (30.30%) SSL
10 10 (30.30%) OO
10 10 (30.30%) SMTP
10 10 (30.30%) HTTP
10 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
10 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
10 10 (30.30%) AMQP
10 10 (30.30%) jQuery
10 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
10 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
11 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
11 8 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 (3.03%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Internet
2 10 (30.30%) AMQP
2 10 (30.30%) HTTP
2 10 (30.30%) SMTP
2 10 (30.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) MySQL
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) Appium
4 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.15%) Advertising
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Architect
2 13 (39.39%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Lead Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (6.06%) Junior
6 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Graduate C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (3.03%) QA Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) XML
2 24 (72.73%) JSON
3 23 (69.70%) HTML
4 22 (66.67%) CSS
5 15 (45.45%) .NET
6 13 (39.39%) EDI
7 12 (36.36%) HTML5
8 10 (30.30%) AngularJS
8 10 (30.30%) jQuery
9 8 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (18.18%) REST
11 5 (15.15%) Ajax
11 5 (15.15%) CSS3
11 5 (15.15%) RESTful
11 5 (15.15%) WCF
12 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (12.12%) Smarty
13 2 (6.06%) Semantic HTML
13 2 (6.06%) Web Services
14 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
2 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) OO
3 6 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
4 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.15%) Microservices
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) SOA
4 5 (15.15%) Web Development
5 4 (12.12%) API Integration
5 4 (12.12%) OOP
5 4 (12.12%) SEO
6 3 (9.09%) Statistics
7 2 (6.06%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) OO PHP
7 2 (6.06%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 15 (45.45%) PHP
3 11 (33.33%) C#
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (24.24%) VB.NET
5 5 (15.15%) PHP 5
5 5 (15.15%) TypeScript
6 4 (12.12%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian