Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 198 181
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 1,237 1,376 1,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.85% 1.82% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.53% 4.67% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 908 1,018 1,199
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 27,294 29,485 30,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.84% 39.00% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22,462 23,998 26,923
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,625 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 +25 250 £65,000 +8.33% 47
West London +18 54 £55,000 +10.00% 16
South London -49 50 £45,000 -6.25% 2
East London -20 15 £50,000 -20.00% 5
North London -8 12 £60,000 +9.09% 3
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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.

1 724 (58.53%) REST
2 657 (53.11%) Web Services
3 629 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
4 576 (46.56%) JavaScript
5 539 (43.57%) SQL
6 523 (42.28%) Java
7 470 (38.00%) C#
8 458 (37.03%) Finance
9 447 (36.14%) .NET
10 422 (34.11%) XML
11 418 (33.79%) HTML
12 393 (31.77%) SQL Server
13 329 (26.60%) CSS
14 315 (25.46%) TDD
15 313 (25.30%) JSON
16 293 (23.69%) Microservices
17 266 (21.50%) RESTful
18 252 (20.37%) Git (software)
19 247 (19.97%) Test Automation
20 242 (19.56%) Microsoft Azure
21 241 (19.48%) Microsoft
22 235 (19.00%) Oracle
23 229 (18.51%) Scrum
24 224 (18.11%) Spring
24 224 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
25 223 (18.03%) Problem-Solving
26 219 (17.70%) Amazon AWS
27 216 (17.46%) BDD
28 214 (17.30%) DevOps
29 191 (15.44%) MVC

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 69 (5.58%) CMS
2 63 (5.09%) Confluence
3 61 (4.93%) WebSphere
4 50 (4.04%) Tomcat
5 47 (3.80%) Apache
6 40 (3.23%) Mule
7 38 (3.07%) IIS
8 37 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (2.67%) SharePoint
9 33 (2.67%) WebLogic
10 29 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 27 (2.18%) Drupal
12 26 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
13 20 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
13 20 (1.62%) JBoss
14 17 (1.37%) Apache Spark
15 15 (1.21%) Mule ESB
15 15 (1.21%) WordPress
16 13 (1.05%) MQSeries
17 12 (0.97%) Kentico
Applications
1 14 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.081%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 42 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.97%) Magento
3 6 (0.49%) SDL Web 8
4 4 (0.32%) Workday HCM
5 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.16%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.16%) Endur
6 2 (0.16%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.081%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.081%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.081%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.081%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.081%) Shopify
7 1 (0.081%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 242 (19.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 219 (17.70%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (6.55%) SaaS
4 70 (5.66%) PaaS
5 60 (4.85%) GitHub
6 54 (4.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 46 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
7 46 (3.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 38 (3.07%) IaaS
9 29 (2.34%) Apigee
10 25 (2.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 25 (2.02%) Serverless
11 24 (1.94%) OpenShift
12 23 (1.86%) Boomi
13 21 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
14 19 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
14 19 (1.54%) CloudBees
15 15 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
16 14 (1.13%) Force.com
17 13 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 95 (7.68%) HTTP
2 26 (2.10%) Internet
3 24 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.78%) SSL
5 21 (1.70%) Firewall
6 18 (1.46%) ZigBee
7 13 (1.05%) FTP
8 9 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
9 7 (0.57%) Skype
10 5 (0.40%) AMQP
10 5 (0.40%) SAN
11 2 (0.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (0.16%) FIX Connectivity
11 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.16%) LAN
11 2 (0.16%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.16%) Network Security
11 2 (0.16%) WAN
12 1 (0.081%) 4G
12 1 (0.081%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (31.77%) SQL Server
2 160 (12.93%) MySQL
3 110 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 108 (8.73%) NoSQL
5 81 (6.55%) MongoDB
6 57 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (4.53%) Big Data
8 55 (4.45%) Oracle Database
9 51 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
10 49 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 41 (3.31%) Couchbase
12 38 (3.07%) Azure SQL Database
13 36 (2.91%) SQL Server 2014
14 31 (2.51%) RDBMS
15 30 (2.43%) Cosmos DB
15 30 (2.43%) SQL Server 2016
16 28 (2.26%) Hadoop
17 21 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 252 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 188 (15.20%) Selenium
3 185 (14.96%) Jenkins
4 152 (12.29%) JIRA
5 125 (10.11%) Visual Studio
6 118 (9.54%) Maven
7 92 (7.44%) Cucumber
7 92 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 89 (7.19%) SoapUI
9 81 (6.55%) JUnit
10 76 (6.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 73 (5.90%) JMeter
12 68 (5.50%) WebDriver
13 55 (4.45%) SpecFlow
14 54 (4.37%) NUnit
14 54 (4.37%) Subversion
15 50 (4.04%) Gradle
16 46 (3.72%) Appium
17 45 (3.64%) Eclipse
17 45 (3.64%) Mockito
General
1 458 (37.03%) Finance
2 136 (10.99%) Banking
3 99 (8.00%) Retail
4 71 (5.74%) Marketing
5 30 (2.43%) Games
6 24 (1.94%) Retail Finance
7 22 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 21 (1.70%) Legal
9 20 (1.62%) Law
10 15 (1.21%) Advertising
10 15 (1.21%) Publishing
11 9 (0.73%) French Language
11 9 (0.73%) Front Office
11 9 (0.73%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.65%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.57%) Electronics
14 6 (0.49%) Back Office
14 6 (0.49%) Norwegian Language
14 6 (0.49%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 687 (55.54%) Developer
2 168 (13.58%) Architect
3 153 (12.37%) .NET Developer
4 148 (11.96%) C# Developer
5 143 (11.56%) Java Developer
6 132 (10.67%) Senior Developer
7 88 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 80 (6.47%) Salesforce Developer
9 68 (5.50%) Analyst
10 67 (5.42%) Senior Java Developer
11 65 (5.25%) Software Developer
12 62 (5.01%) Software Engineer
13 51 (4.12%) Java Engineer
13 51 (4.12%) SQL Developer
14 43 (3.48%) Test Engineer
15 41 (3.31%) Developer in Test
16 40 (3.23%) C# Architect
16 40 (3.23%) PHP Developer
17 38 (3.07%) Full Stack Developer
18 36 (2.91%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 724 (58.53%) REST
2 657 (53.11%) Web Services
3 447 (36.14%) .NET
4 422 (34.11%) XML
5 418 (33.79%) HTML
6 329 (26.60%) CSS
7 313 (25.30%) JSON
8 266 (21.50%) RESTful
9 224 (18.11%) Spring
10 184 (14.87%) AngularJS
11 163 (13.18%) ASP.NET
11 163 (13.18%) Node.js
12 155 (12.53%) jQuery
13 148 (11.96%) HTML5
14 109 (8.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 109 (8.81%) React
15 104 (8.41%) WCF
16 102 (8.25%) Spring Boot
17 101 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 91 (7.36%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 91 (7.36%) Fintech
2 87 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 62 (5.01%) Enterprise Software
5 59 (4.77%) Greenfield Project
6 58 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
7 47 (3.80%) Management Information System
8 43 (3.48%) Mobile App
8 43 (3.48%) User Experience
9 34 (2.75%) CCTV
10 27 (2.18%) Data Structures
11 23 (1.86%) DataPower
12 21 (1.70%) Virtual Team
13 17 (1.37%) Blog
14 13 (1.05%) Hedge funds
15 12 (0.97%) Smartphone
16 11 (0.89%) iPad
16 11 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
17 10 (0.81%) Derivative
17 10 (0.81%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 151 (12.21%) Linux
2 100 (8.08%) Windows
3 76 (6.14%) Unix
4 53 (4.28%) Android
5 44 (3.56%) Apple iOS
6 26 (2.10%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.62%) Ubuntu
8 16 (1.29%) Solaris
9 12 (0.97%) CentOS
10 9 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.57%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.24%) AIX
13 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.081%) VMS
14 1 (0.081%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 629 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (25.46%) TDD
3 293 (23.69%) Microservices
4 247 (19.97%) Test Automation
5 229 (18.51%) Scrum
6 224 (18.11%) Continuous Integration
7 223 (18.03%) Problem-Solving
8 216 (17.46%) BDD
9 214 (17.30%) DevOps
10 191 (15.44%) MVC
11 153 (12.37%) OO
12 140 (11.32%) SOA
13 132 (10.67%) Software Engineering
14 125 (10.11%) SDLC
15 120 (9.70%) Web Development
16 103 (8.33%) Open Source
17 95 (7.68%) Multithreading
18 91 (7.36%) CRM
18 91 (7.36%) Mentoring
19 90 (7.28%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 576 (46.56%) JavaScript
2 539 (43.57%) SQL
3 523 (42.28%) Java
4 470 (38.00%) C#
5 122 (9.86%) Python
6 97 (7.84%) PHP
7 86 (6.95%) Apex Code
8 71 (5.74%) Ruby
9 55 (4.45%) Java 8
10 48 (3.88%) PL/SQL
11 39 (3.15%) VB.NET
12 37 (2.99%) T-SQL
13 36 (2.91%) PowerShell
14 32 (2.59%) C++
15 29 (2.34%) Bash Shell
16 28 (2.26%) Perl
16 28 (2.26%) Shell Script
17 26 (2.10%) C
18 23 (1.86%) Kotlin
19 22 (1.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 123 (9.94%) Degree
2 45 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (2.18%) Sun Certification
4 26 (2.10%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.29%) CISSP
6 13 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.97%) SANS
8 8 (0.65%) CCNA
8 8 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.65%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.65%) GIAC
8 8 (0.65%) Linux+ Certification
8 8 (0.65%) MCSE
8 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (0.65%) SSCP
9 6 (0.49%) CSSLP
9 6 (0.49%) ISEB
9 6 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (14.23%) QA
2 11 (0.89%) GDPR
3 7 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.49%) PMO
5 5 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.40%) HL7
5 5 (0.40%) SLA
6 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.081%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 123 (9.94%) Docker
2 15 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.81%) vSphere
5 6 (0.49%) Varnish
6 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.32%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 67 (5.42%) Kubernetes
2 34 (2.75%) Docker Swarm
3 30 (2.43%) Ansible
4 12 (0.97%) Automic
4 12 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.97%) Terraform
4 12 (0.97%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
5 11 (0.89%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 9 (0.73%) HP ALM
7 8 (0.65%) Puppet
7 8 (0.65%) Salt
7 8 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.57%) Rancher
9 6 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.16%) CloudHub
11 2 (0.16%) cPanel
11 2 (0.16%) Nagios
11 2 (0.16%) SCOM
11 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 241 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 235 (19.00%) Oracle
3 105 (8.49%) Salesforce.com
4 86 (6.95%) Google
5 67 (5.42%) Red Hat
6 65 (5.25%) IBM
7 36 (2.91%) TIBCO
8 29 (2.34%) Pega
9 26 (2.10%) MuleSoft
10 22 (1.78%) Adobe
11 21 (1.70%) Axway
12 20 (1.62%) Jitterbit
13 19 (1.54%) Informatica
14 18 (1.46%) Rakuten
14 18 (1.46%) SAP
15 16 (1.29%) ServiceNow
16 15 (1.21%) Splunk
16 15 (1.21%) Tableau
17 14 (1.13%) HP
17 14 (1.13%) hybris