Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 230 221 223
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 -17
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 771 1,041 1,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.52% 1.66% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.74% 4.08% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 597 738 908
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £44,000 £42,500 £41,063
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 20,595 25,515 27,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.55% 40.70% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16,976 21,073 23,541
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,129 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in London

SOAP
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SOAP in London

SOAP
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in London over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SOAP in London

SOAP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the London region over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. 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
Central London +12 196 £60,000 -7.69% 25
West London +8 35 £55,000 - 24
South London 0 31 £67,500 +35.00% 6
East London +8 4 £45,772 -3.64% 12
North London -10 4 £55,000 +33.33% 1
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 528 (68.48%) REST
2 465 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
3 376 (48.77%) Web Services
4 312 (40.47%) Java
5 305 (39.56%) XML
6 287 (37.22%) JavaScript
7 269 (34.89%) SQL
8 256 (33.20%) Scrum
9 232 (30.09%) Finance
10 210 (27.24%) C#
11 205 (26.59%) JSON
12 203 (26.33%) Git (software)
13 201 (26.07%) HTML
14 194 (25.16%) .NET
15 189 (24.51%) RESTful
16 179 (23.22%) CSS
17 175 (22.70%) Microservices
18 166 (21.53%) AWS
19 154 (19.97%) DevOps
20 153 (19.84%) TDD
21 152 (19.71%) SQL Server
22 140 (18.16%) Azure
23 136 (17.64%) Test Automation
23 136 (17.64%) Spring
24 133 (17.25%) Continuous Integration
25 130 (16.86%) Oracle
26 129 (16.73%) Jenkins
27 126 (16.34%) JIRA
28 124 (16.08%) SOA
29 117 (15.18%) BDD

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 61 (7.91%) Confluence
2 34 (4.41%) EPiServer
3 30 (3.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 26 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 26 (3.37%) WebLogic
5 24 (3.11%) Mule
6 19 (2.46%) SharePoint
7 18 (2.33%) CMS
8 17 (2.20%) IIS
9 16 (2.08%) Red Hat Fuse
10 15 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
12 13 (1.69%) Apache
13 12 (1.56%) Anypoint
14 11 (1.43%) GeoServer
15 8 (1.04%) Mule ESB
16 7 (0.91%) JBoss
16 7 (0.91%) WebSphere
17 6 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
18 5 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (4.15%) MS Visio
2 23 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.91%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 11 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (1.43%) Magento
2 10 (1.30%) HFM
2 10 (1.30%) Oracle FAH
3 7 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.78%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.39%) OpenText MBPM
7 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.39%) StreamServe
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 166 (21.53%) AWS
2 140 (18.16%) Azure
3 51 (6.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 44 (5.71%) SaaS
5 36 (4.67%) IaaS
6 34 (4.41%) PaaS
7 32 (4.15%) Amazon EC2
7 32 (4.15%) GCP
8 30 (3.89%) Amazon SQS
9 28 (3.63%) GitHub
10 25 (3.24%) Power Platform
10 25 (3.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 24 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
12 22 (2.85%) Serverless
13 18 (2.33%) Boomi
14 17 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (1.82%) AWS CodePipeline
16 11 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
17 10 (1.30%) OpenShift
18 9 (1.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.06%) Internet
2 28 (3.63%) HTTP
3 27 (3.50%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.69%) DNS
5 10 (1.30%) Network Security
6 7 (0.91%) SSH
7 6 (0.78%) FTP
8 5 (0.65%) Firewall
8 5 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (0.52%) IPsec
9 4 (0.52%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.52%) SSL
10 3 (0.39%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.39%) SMS
10 3 (0.39%) SMTP
11 2 (0.26%) LAN
11 2 (0.26%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.26%) WAN
12 1 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
12 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (19.71%) SQL Server
2 62 (8.04%) NoSQL
3 61 (7.91%) Relational Database
4 58 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (4.67%) MySQL
7 36 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (3.89%) Amazon RDS
9 28 (3.63%) Redis
10 25 (3.24%) Oracle Database
10 25 (3.24%) Power BI
11 23 (2.98%) Couchbase
12 20 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (2.33%) MongoDB
14 14 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
14 14 (1.82%) RDBMS
15 13 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 203 (26.33%) Git (software)
2 129 (16.73%) Jenkins
3 126 (16.34%) JIRA
4 93 (12.06%) Selenium
5 77 (9.99%) Visual Studio
6 74 (9.60%) JUnit
7 70 (9.08%) Cucumber
8 69 (8.95%) Maven
9 41 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 37 (4.80%) Postman
11 36 (4.67%) SpecFlow
12 31 (4.02%) Mockito
12 31 (4.02%) NUnit
12 31 (4.02%) SoapUI
13 27 (3.50%) Subversion
14 26 (3.37%) SonarQube
15 25 (3.24%) JMeter
16 23 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
17 21 (2.72%) Appium
17 21 (2.72%) jMock
General
1 232 (30.09%) Finance
2 89 (11.54%) Banking
3 66 (8.56%) Marketing
4 28 (3.63%) Retail
5 16 (2.08%) Games
5 16 (2.08%) Public Sector
6 15 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.56%) Law
7 12 (1.56%) Retail Finance
8 10 (1.30%) Front Office
9 9 (1.17%) Electronics
9 9 (1.17%) Legal
9 9 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.91%) Back Office
10 7 (0.91%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.78%) Automotive
11 6 (0.78%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.65%) Advertising
13 3 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 401 (52.01%) Developer
2 113 (14.66%) Java Developer
3 89 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 75 (9.73%) Architect
5 74 (9.60%) Analyst
6 68 (8.82%) C# Developer
7 66 (8.56%) Salesforce Developer
8 60 (7.78%) .NET Developer
9 54 (7.00%) Software Engineer
10 49 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
11 42 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
12 35 (4.54%) Integration Developer
13 31 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
14 30 (3.89%) Analyst Developer
14 30 (3.89%) Business Analyst
15 29 (3.76%) Lead Developer
16 27 (3.50%) Integration Architect
17 24 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
17 24 (3.11%) QA Engineer
18 22 (2.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 528 (68.48%) REST
2 376 (48.77%) Web Services
3 305 (39.56%) XML
4 205 (26.59%) JSON
5 201 (26.07%) HTML
6 194 (25.16%) .NET
7 189 (24.51%) RESTful
8 179 (23.22%) CSS
9 136 (17.64%) Spring
10 84 (10.89%) ASP.NET
11 76 (9.86%) AngularJS
12 72 (9.34%) React
13 67 (8.69%) .NET Framework
14 56 (7.26%) Middleware
15 52 (6.74%) HTML5
15 52 (6.74%) J2EE
16 49 (6.36%) Node.js
16 49 (6.36%) Visualforce
17 48 (6.23%) jQuery
18 47 (6.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 92 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 42 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (3.11%) User Experience
5 23 (2.98%) Tandem
6 18 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.20%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.95%) Online Banking
9 10 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.04%) iSeries
11 7 (0.91%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.91%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.78%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.52%) Social Network
15 3 (0.39%) Cloud Native
15 3 (0.39%) Reference Data
15 3 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (10.12%) Unix
2 73 (9.47%) Linux
3 38 (4.93%) Windows
4 28 (3.63%) Android
5 24 (3.11%) CentOS
6 23 (2.98%) Apple iOS
7 20 (2.59%) Fedora
8 8 (1.04%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.39%) AIX
11 3 (0.39%) Solaris
12 1 (0.13%) SUSE
12 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (33.20%) Scrum
3 175 (22.70%) Microservices
4 154 (19.97%) DevOps
5 153 (19.84%) TDD
6 136 (17.64%) Test Automation
7 133 (17.25%) Continuous Integration
8 124 (16.08%) SOA
9 117 (15.18%) BDD
10 103 (13.36%) MVC
11 101 (13.10%) Software Engineering
12 98 (12.71%) User Stories
13 93 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
14 70 (9.08%) Data Modelling
15 68 (8.82%) OO
16 67 (8.69%) Fintech
16 67 (8.69%) Kanban
17 62 (8.04%) Web Development
18 59 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
19 57 (7.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 312 (40.47%) Java
2 287 (37.22%) JavaScript
3 269 (34.89%) SQL
4 210 (27.24%) C#
5 89 (11.54%) Python
6 69 (8.95%) Apex Code
7 52 (6.74%) Java 8
8 49 (6.36%) PL/SQL
9 43 (5.58%) XPath
10 34 (4.41%) T-SQL
11 31 (4.02%) Groovy
12 23 (2.98%) PowerShell
13 19 (2.46%) PHP
14 17 (2.20%) Ruby
15 15 (1.95%) C
16 14 (1.82%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.82%) VB.NET
17 13 (1.69%) Shell Script
18 11 (1.43%) Kotlin
19 9 (1.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 93 (12.06%) Degree
2 41 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.04%) ISEB
6 8 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.91%) CEH
7 7 (0.91%) GWAPT
7 7 (0.91%) OSCP
8 4 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.26%) HNC
9 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.26%) PMP
10 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (14.40%) QA
2 7 (0.91%) SLA
3 6 (0.78%) GDPR
4 5 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.65%) Government Security Classifications
4 5 (0.65%) NCSC
5 4 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 82 (10.64%) Docker
2 23 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.43%) vSphere
4 9 (1.17%) Postfix
4 9 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.04%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.91%) Xen
7 3 (0.39%) KVM
8 2 (0.26%) LXC
8 2 (0.26%) Varnish
9 1 (0.13%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 49 (6.36%) Kubernetes
2 20 (2.59%) Automic
3 14 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Management
4 9 (1.17%) Rancher
5 8 (1.04%) Grafana
5 8 (1.04%) Kibana
5 8 (1.04%) Prometheus
5 8 (1.04%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.91%) Ansible
7 6 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (0.78%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.65%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.52%) Packer
9 4 (0.52%) Terraform
10 3 (0.39%) CloudHub
10 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.39%) Puppet
10 3 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.39%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 130 (16.86%) Oracle
2 116 (15.05%) Microsoft
3 109 (14.14%) Salesforce.com
4 55 (7.13%) SAP
5 42 (5.45%) Google
6 35 (4.54%) MuleSoft
7 31 (4.02%) Red Hat
8 28 (3.63%) Atlassian
8 28 (3.63%) IBM
9 23 (2.98%) VMware
10 21 (2.72%) ServiceNow
11 20 (2.59%) Cadence
11 20 (2.59%) FactSet
12 18 (2.33%) Dell
13 12 (1.56%) Tableau
14 10 (1.30%) HP
14 10 (1.30%) Hyperion
14 10 (1.30%) Jitterbit
15 9 (1.17%) BMC
15 9 (1.17%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud