Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 296 242 278
Rank change year-on-year -54 +36 -52
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 499 396 724
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.11% 1.38% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.32% 3.26% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 326 293 582
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £42,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £51,121
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £93,125 £87,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -0.99%

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 21,513 12,129 22,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.78% 42.33% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12,640 10,142 18,832
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £107,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -47 51 £60,000 -7.69% 26
South London +27 43 £71,250 - 6
West London -22 18 £70,000 +27.27% 10
North London +17 2 £55,000 +37.50% 1
East London 0 1 £65,000 +8.33% 7
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 323 (64.73%) REST
2 258 (51.70%) Web Services
3 257 (51.50%) Agile Software Development
4 233 (46.69%) Java
5 182 (36.47%) JavaScript
6 163 (32.67%) Microservices
7 162 (32.46%) AWS
8 156 (31.26%) DevOps
9 141 (28.26%) SQL
10 137 (27.45%) Test Automation
11 133 (26.65%) XML
12 130 (26.05%) JSON
13 126 (25.25%) Git (software)
14 122 (24.45%) Jenkins
15 115 (23.05%) C#
16 114 (22.85%) Scrum
17 110 (22.04%) Spring
18 108 (21.64%) .NET
19 107 (21.44%) Continuous Integration
20 106 (21.24%) RESTful
21 104 (20.84%) Finance
22 102 (20.44%) Azure
23 91 (18.24%) BDD
23 91 (18.24%) PostgreSQL
24 90 (18.04%) JUnit
25 83 (16.63%) TDD
26 81 (16.23%) Open Source
26 81 (16.23%) Docker
26 81 (16.23%) Social Skills
27 80 (16.03%) SOA

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 36 (7.21%) Confluence
2 20 (4.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (4.01%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.40%) Apache
3 12 (2.40%) Mule
4 11 (2.20%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.80%) Mule ESB
5 9 (1.80%) WordPress
6 7 (1.40%) Anypoint
6 7 (1.40%) JBoss
7 6 (1.20%) Drupal
7 6 (1.20%) IIS
8 5 (1.00%) CMS
8 5 (1.00%) JCAPS
8 5 (1.00%) nginx
8 5 (1.00%) Red Hat Fuse
9 4 (0.80%) MODX
10 3 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.20%) Sketch
3 4 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.80%) Fireworks
3 4 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.40%) InVision
5 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.20%) Magento
3 5 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.40%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.40%) Northgate Housing
5 2 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.40%) StreamServe
5 2 (0.40%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.20%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.20%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.20%) Relativity
6 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 162 (32.46%) AWS
2 102 (20.44%) Azure
3 54 (10.82%) SaaS
4 43 (8.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 38 (7.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 35 (7.01%) GCP
7 31 (6.21%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (5.01%) GitHub
9 24 (4.81%) Serverless
10 21 (4.21%) Power Platform
11 20 (4.01%) PaaS
12 14 (2.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (2.61%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (2.20%) Heroku
16 10 (2.00%) AWS KMS
17 9 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
17 9 (1.80%) PowerApps
18 8 (1.60%) CloudBees
18 8 (1.60%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.41%) HTTP
2 16 (3.21%) Internet
3 13 (2.61%) SSL
4 9 (1.80%) VPN
5 8 (1.60%) SMS
6 7 (1.40%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.20%) Firewall
7 6 (1.20%) SMTP
7 6 (1.20%) SSH
8 4 (0.80%) Intranet
8 4 (0.80%) Network Security
9 3 (0.60%) 5G
9 3 (0.60%) Broadband
9 3 (0.60%) WAN
10 2 (0.40%) LAN
10 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.20%) DNS
11 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.20%) FTP
11 1 (0.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (18.24%) PostgreSQL
2 78 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 59 (11.82%) Relational Database
4 48 (9.62%) NoSQL
5 40 (8.02%) MySQL
6 35 (7.01%) MongoDB
7 25 (5.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (3.61%) Redis
9 17 (3.41%) Oracle Database
10 16 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (3.01%) Power BI
12 14 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (2.20%) Blockchain
14 11 (2.20%) DB2
14 11 (2.20%) Hadoop
15 10 (2.00%) Apache Hive
15 10 (2.00%) DTS
15 10 (2.00%) RDBMS
16 8 (1.60%) HBase
Development Applications
1 126 (25.25%) Git (software)
2 122 (24.45%) Jenkins
3 90 (18.04%) JUnit
4 77 (15.43%) Maven
5 68 (13.63%) Mockito
6 58 (11.62%) JIRA
6 58 (11.62%) Selenium
7 51 (10.22%) Cucumber
8 43 (8.62%) DbUnit
8 43 (8.62%) jMock
8 43 (8.62%) SonarQube
9 42 (8.42%) SoapUI
10 32 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 31 (6.21%) TeamCity
12 24 (4.81%) Octopus Deploy
13 23 (4.61%) Postman
14 17 (3.41%) REST Assured
14 17 (3.41%) SpecFlow
14 17 (3.41%) Visual Studio
15 14 (2.81%) Mocha
General
1 104 (20.84%) Finance
2 81 (16.23%) Social Skills
3 51 (10.22%) Public Sector
4 44 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (8.82%) Retail
5 37 (7.41%) Banking
6 23 (4.61%) Marketing
7 18 (3.61%) Influencing Skills
8 13 (2.61%) Law
9 8 (1.60%) Advertising
9 8 (1.60%) Games
9 8 (1.60%) Legal
9 8 (1.60%) Presentation Skills
10 7 (1.40%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.80%) Local Government
12 4 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
13 3 (0.60%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.40%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 292 (58.52%) Developer
2 91 (18.24%) Java Developer
3 70 (14.03%) Senior Developer
4 47 (9.42%) Salesforce Developer
5 43 (8.62%) Full Stack Developer
6 38 (7.62%) .NET Developer
6 38 (7.62%) Software Engineer
7 37 (7.41%) Architect
8 34 (6.81%) Consultant
9 32 (6.41%) Senior Java Developer
10 29 (5.81%) C# Developer
11 21 (4.21%) Java Engineer
12 16 (3.21%) Automation Engineer
12 16 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (3.21%) JavaScript Engineer
12 16 (3.21%) ServiceNow Consultant
13 15 (3.01%) Tester
14 14 (2.81%) Integration Developer
15 13 (2.61%) Technical Architect
16 12 (2.40%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (64.73%) REST
2 258 (51.70%) Web Services
3 133 (26.65%) XML
4 130 (26.05%) JSON
5 110 (22.04%) Spring
6 108 (21.64%) .NET
7 106 (21.24%) RESTful
8 75 (15.03%) HTML
9 74 (14.83%) React
10 70 (14.03%) CSS
11 67 (13.43%) Node.js
12 62 (12.42%) AngularJS
13 52 (10.42%) PowerMock
14 48 (9.62%) ActiveMQ
15 47 (9.42%) Visualforce
16 41 (8.22%) Hibernate
16 41 (8.22%) Spring Boot
17 36 (7.21%) jQuery
18 34 (6.81%) Kafka
19 31 (6.21%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.82%) NHS
2 20 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (3.41%) Cloud Native
3 17 (3.41%) User Experience
4 16 (3.21%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.81%) Blog
6 11 (2.20%) Virtual Team
7 10 (2.00%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.80%) Housing Association
8 9 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.20%) CMDB
10 6 (1.20%) Derivative
10 6 (1.20%) OTC Derivatives
10 6 (1.20%) PlayStation
11 5 (1.00%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.80%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.60%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.61%) Linux
2 25 (5.01%) Unix
3 20 (4.01%) Windows
4 12 (2.40%) Android
5 9 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.20%) Mesosphere
7 4 (0.80%) CentOS
8 3 (0.60%) Fedora
8 3 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.40%) VMS
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.20%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (51.50%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (32.67%) Microservices
3 156 (31.26%) DevOps
4 137 (27.45%) Test Automation
5 114 (22.85%) Scrum
6 107 (21.44%) Continuous Integration
7 91 (18.24%) BDD
8 83 (16.63%) TDD
9 81 (16.23%) Open Source
10 80 (16.03%) SOA
11 66 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
12 65 (13.03%) Full Stack Development
12 65 (13.03%) OO
12 65 (13.03%) Software Engineering
13 49 (9.82%) Computer Science
14 47 (9.42%) OOP
15 45 (9.02%) MVC
16 41 (8.22%) Migration
17 36 (7.21%) UML
18 34 (6.81%) Biometrics
Programming Languages
1 233 (46.69%) Java
2 182 (36.47%) JavaScript
3 141 (28.26%) SQL
4 115 (23.05%) C#
5 58 (11.62%) Python
6 53 (10.62%) Apex Code
7 36 (7.21%) PHP
8 28 (5.61%) T-SQL
9 27 (5.41%) PL/SQL
10 23 (4.61%) Ruby
11 21 (4.21%) Java 8
12 18 (3.61%) SOQL
13 14 (2.81%) TypeScript
14 13 (2.61%) Bash Shell
15 12 (2.40%) Go
16 10 (2.00%) ES7
16 10 (2.00%) ES8
16 10 (2.00%) PowerShell
16 10 (2.00%) VB.NET
17 9 (1.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 68 (13.63%) Degree
2 27 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.01%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (1.20%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.80%) ISEB
7 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.40%) CCNA
9 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.40%) CITP
10 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (12.22%) QA
2 10 (2.00%) Accessibility
3 5 (1.00%) HL7
4 4 (0.80%) SLA
4 4 (0.80%) WAI
4 4 (0.80%) WCAG
5 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.40%) GDPR
7 1 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.20%) NCSC
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (16.23%) Docker
2 18 (3.61%) Postfix
3 8 (1.60%) HDFS
4 4 (0.80%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 70 (14.03%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.01%) Puppet
3 14 (2.81%) Kibana
4 12 (2.40%) Terraform
5 10 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (1.60%) Ansible
6 8 (1.60%) logstash
7 7 (1.40%) Prometheus
8 6 (1.20%) Automic
8 6 (1.20%) CloudHub
8 6 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
8 6 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.80%) Grafana
9 4 (0.80%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.20%) Consul
11 1 (0.20%) Packer
11 1 (0.20%) SCCM
11 1 (0.20%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 61 (12.22%) Salesforce.com
2 55 (11.02%) Oracle
3 47 (9.42%) Microsoft
4 21 (4.21%) Google
4 21 (4.21%) ServiceNow
5 17 (3.41%) IBM
5 17 (3.41%) MuleSoft
6 16 (3.21%) Splunk
7 14 (2.81%) Conga
7 14 (2.81%) DocuSign
8 12 (2.40%) Cognizant
9 10 (2.00%) Atlassian
9 10 (2.00%) Pega
9 10 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.80%) Adobe
11 8 (1.60%) HP
12 7 (1.40%) BMC
12 7 (1.40%) Remedy
13 5 (1.00%) Guidewire
13 5 (1.00%) Intapp