Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 266 233 235
Rank change year-on-year -33 +2 -20
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 376 674 877
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.19% 1.51% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 3.70% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 284 514 659
10th Percentile £46,250 £44,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
75th Percentile £81,000 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 13,718 18,215 24,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.53% 40.85% 39.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10,609 15,147 20,118
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +8.00%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in London

SOAP
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOAP in London.

Salary trend for SOAP in London

SOAP
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOAP in London over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

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 22 April 2021. 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 -42 44 £60,000 - 15
South London +23 21 £65,000 -7.14% 2
West London +24 14 £75,000 +36.36% 11
North London +27 1 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East London +12 1 £65,000 +8.33% 5
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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.

1 239 (63.56%) REST
2 200 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (52.13%) Web Services
4 158 (42.02%) Java
5 140 (37.23%) JavaScript
6 119 (31.65%) XML
7 105 (27.93%) SQL
8 103 (27.39%) DevOps
9 102 (27.13%) C#
10 100 (26.60%) JSON
11 99 (26.33%) Azure
12 98 (26.06%) .NET
13 95 (25.27%) Git (software)
14 92 (24.47%) Test Automation
14 92 (24.47%) Microservices
15 88 (23.40%) AWS
16 83 (22.07%) CSS
17 76 (20.21%) Finance
17 76 (20.21%) Jenkins
18 75 (19.95%) HTML
18 75 (19.95%) Spring
19 74 (19.68%) TDD
20 73 (19.41%) QA
21 72 (19.15%) Scrum
22 68 (18.09%) SQL Server
23 67 (17.82%) BDD
24 66 (17.55%) RESTful
24 66 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
25 61 (16.22%) JUnit
25 61 (16.22%) AngularJS

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 21 (5.59%) Confluence
2 17 (4.52%) Tomcat
3 15 (3.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (3.19%) Mule
4 12 (3.19%) Red Hat Fuse
5 11 (2.93%) IIS
6 10 (2.66%) JBoss
6 10 (2.66%) Mule ESB
7 9 (2.39%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.60%) Apache
9 5 (1.33%) Anypoint
9 5 (1.33%) CMS
10 4 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
10 4 (1.06%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.06%) Drupal
10 4 (1.06%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 11 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.06%) Fireworks
2 4 (1.06%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.06%) Sketch
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.80%) Magento
3 3 (0.80%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.53%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.53%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.53%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.27%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.27%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.27%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.27%) Shopify
5 1 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.27%) StreamServe
5 1 (0.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 99 (26.33%) Azure
2 88 (23.40%) AWS
3 30 (7.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 30 (7.98%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 29 (7.71%) SaaS
5 23 (6.12%) GCP
6 16 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (2.66%) Power Platform
8 9 (2.39%) GitHub
9 8 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
9 8 (2.13%) Heroku
10 7 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.60%) Amazon GuardDuty
11 6 (1.60%) PowerApps
11 6 (1.60%) Serverless
12 5 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (1.33%) AWS KMS
12 5 (1.33%) PaaS
13 4 (1.06%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.72%) HTTP
2 12 (3.19%) SSL
3 9 (2.39%) VPN
4 6 (1.60%) SSH
5 5 (1.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.06%) Firewall
6 4 (1.06%) Intranet
7 3 (0.80%) Network Security
7 3 (0.80%) SNMP
7 3 (0.80%) WAN
8 2 (0.53%) 4G
8 2 (0.53%) FTP
8 2 (0.53%) Internet
8 2 (0.53%) LAN
8 2 (0.53%) SMS
8 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.27%) 3G
9 1 (0.27%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.27%) MPLS
9 1 (0.27%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (18.09%) SQL Server
2 57 (15.16%) PostgreSQL
3 31 (8.24%) NoSQL
4 23 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 23 (6.12%) MySQL
5 20 (5.32%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.99%) Redis
7 12 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (2.39%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.13%) Big Data
10 8 (2.13%) DTS
10 8 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (1.86%) Power BI
11 7 (1.86%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 95 (25.27%) Git (software)
2 76 (20.21%) Jenkins
3 61 (16.22%) JUnit
4 54 (14.36%) Maven
5 48 (12.77%) Mockito
6 45 (11.97%) JIRA
7 41 (10.90%) Selenium
8 37 (9.84%) SonarQube
9 36 (9.57%) DbUnit
9 36 (9.57%) jMock
10 34 (9.04%) Cucumber
11 30 (7.98%) SoapUI
12 22 (5.85%) TeamCity
13 21 (5.59%) Visual Studio
14 19 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (3.99%) Mocha
15 15 (3.99%) Postman
16 13 (3.46%) Artifactory
17 12 (3.19%) Gradle
17 12 (3.19%) WebDriver
General
1 76 (20.21%) Finance
2 47 (12.50%) Public Sector
3 36 (9.57%) Marketing
4 26 (6.91%) Banking
5 14 (3.72%) Retail
6 12 (3.19%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.66%) Advertising
8 7 (1.86%) Legal
8 7 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.60%) Housing Association
10 5 (1.33%) Billing
10 5 (1.33%) General Ledger
11 4 (1.06%) Local Government
11 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.80%) Electronics
13 2 (0.53%) Social Housing
14 1 (0.27%) Back Office
14 1 (0.27%) Front Office
14 1 (0.27%) Games
14 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 238 (63.30%) Developer
2 73 (19.41%) Senior Developer
3 63 (16.76%) Java Developer
4 48 (12.77%) .NET Developer
5 40 (10.64%) Salesforce Developer
6 35 (9.31%) Angular Developer
7 31 (8.24%) Architect
8 30 (7.98%) Full Stack Developer
9 25 (6.65%) Senior Java Developer
10 23 (6.12%) C# Developer
10 23 (6.12%) Consultant
11 22 (5.85%) QA Engineer
12 17 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (4.52%) QA Automation Engineer
12 17 (4.52%) ServiceNow Consultant
13 16 (4.26%) Java Engineer
14 15 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
15 14 (3.72%) Junior
15 14 (3.72%) Junior Developer
15 14 (3.72%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (63.56%) REST
2 196 (52.13%) Web Services
3 119 (31.65%) XML
4 100 (26.60%) JSON
5 98 (26.06%) .NET
6 83 (22.07%) CSS
7 75 (19.95%) HTML
7 75 (19.95%) Spring
8 66 (17.55%) RESTful
9 61 (16.22%) AngularJS
10 47 (12.50%) PowerMock
11 40 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 38 (10.11%) jQuery
13 36 (9.57%) Node.js
14 34 (9.04%) ActiveMQ
14 34 (9.04%) Visualforce
15 31 (8.24%) Ajax
15 31 (8.24%) React
16 28 (7.45%) .NET Core
17 27 (7.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.84%) NHS
2 30 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.19%) N-Tier
6 10 (2.66%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.39%) CMDB
8 8 (2.13%) Blog
8 8 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.86%) User Experience
10 5 (1.33%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.06%) PKI
12 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
12 3 (0.80%) Social Media
13 2 (0.53%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.90%) Linux
2 21 (5.59%) Windows
3 18 (4.79%) Unix
4 14 (3.72%) Android
5 11 (2.93%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.60%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.53%) AIX
7 2 (0.53%) Solaris
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Fedora
8 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (27.39%) DevOps
3 92 (24.47%) Microservices
3 92 (24.47%) Test Automation
4 74 (19.68%) TDD
5 72 (19.15%) Scrum
6 67 (17.82%) BDD
7 66 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
8 58 (15.43%) Open Source
9 57 (15.16%) SOA
10 46 (12.23%) MVC
11 40 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
12 39 (10.37%) OO
13 36 (9.57%) Computer Science
14 33 (8.78%) OOP
15 32 (8.51%) Web Development
16 31 (8.24%) Biometrics
16 31 (8.24%) Unit Testing
17 30 (7.98%) SDLC
18 28 (7.45%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 158 (42.02%) Java
2 140 (37.23%) JavaScript
3 105 (27.93%) SQL
4 102 (27.13%) C#
5 45 (11.97%) Apex Code
6 32 (8.51%) Python
7 21 (5.59%) PHP
7 21 (5.59%) SOQL
8 18 (4.79%) Java 8
8 18 (4.79%) PL/SQL
8 18 (4.79%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.93%) Perl
10 10 (2.66%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.13%) Ruby
11 8 (2.13%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.33%) Go
13 5 (1.33%) R
13 5 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (13.83%) Degree
2 21 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.33%) ACCA
6 5 (1.33%) CIMA
7 4 (1.06%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.80%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.80%) ISEB
8 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.27%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (19.41%) QA
2 4 (1.06%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.06%) WAI
2 4 (1.06%) WCAG
3 3 (0.80%) HL7
4 2 (0.53%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.53%) NCSC
5 1 (0.27%) GDPR
5 1 (0.27%) GRC
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (9.31%) Docker
2 8 (2.13%) Postfix
3 3 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.53%) HDFS
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) KVM
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (8.51%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.39%) HP UCMDB
3 6 (1.60%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.06%) Ansible
4 4 (1.06%) Grafana
4 4 (1.06%) Kibana
5 3 (0.80%) CloudHub
5 3 (0.80%) Puppet
6 2 (0.53%) Terraform
6 2 (0.53%) WMI
7 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.27%) Mesos
7 1 (0.27%) Nagios
7 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (15.43%) Salesforce.com
2 53 (14.10%) Microsoft
3 41 (10.90%) Oracle
4 27 (7.18%) ServiceNow
5 20 (5.32%) IBM
6 12 (3.19%) Remedy
7 11 (2.93%) BMC
7 11 (2.93%) MuleSoft
7 11 (2.93%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.66%) HP
9 9 (2.39%) Google
10 8 (2.13%) Jitterbit
11 6 (1.60%) SAP
11 6 (1.60%) Workday
12 5 (1.33%) Adaptive Insights
12 5 (1.33%) Adobe
12 5 (1.33%) Concur
12 5 (1.33%) Talend
12 5 (1.33%) WSO2
13 4 (1.06%) Guidewire