The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for SoapUI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SoapUI over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SmartBear Software SoapUI
South East / Kent
Rank 81 93 87
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6  
Permanent jobs citing SoapUI 2 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.25% 1.06% 1.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 4.74% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 9
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% -5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  

SoapUI is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 198 253 230
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 24.66% 22.39% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 161 214 192
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,001 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing SoapUI as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in Kent

SoapUI
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for SoapUI in Kent

SoapUI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing SoapUI 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 SoapUI.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) ISEB
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) Marketing
4 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) ETL
4 3 (50.00%) System Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (50.00%) Informatics
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) Health Informatics
4 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Ranorex
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Robot Framework
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Selenium

SoapUI
Top Related 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 2 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 3 (50.00%) Robot Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Test Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) Health Informatics
3 3 (50.00%) Informatics
3 3 (50.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP