Period
to 23 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 209 136 201
Rank change year-on-year -73 +65 -43
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 127 70 147
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.20% 1.73% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.72% 4.46% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 114 55 113
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £38,250 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £53,000
90th Percentile £79,250 £76,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,415 1,570 3,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 32.17% 38.72% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,545 1,302 3,183
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £54,299
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in the Midlands

SOAP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SOAP in the Midlands

SOAP
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOAP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the Midlands

SOAP
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
West Midlands -63 90 £45,000 - 26
East Midlands -64 37 £45,000 -18.18% 12
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 94 (74.02%) REST
2 67 (52.76%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (48.03%) Web Services
4 60 (47.24%) JavaScript
5 51 (40.16%) HTML
6 49 (38.58%) JSON
7 46 (36.22%) SQL
8 45 (35.43%) CSS
9 41 (32.28%) .NET
10 40 (31.50%) XML
11 38 (29.92%) SQL Server
11 38 (29.92%) Microsoft
12 35 (27.56%) Azure
13 34 (26.77%) Java
13 34 (26.77%) C#
14 31 (24.41%) Git (software)
15 28 (22.05%) MVC
16 26 (20.47%) jQuery
16 26 (20.47%) AngularJS
17 24 (18.90%) Scrum
18 23 (18.11%) ASP.NET
19 22 (17.32%) AWS
20 21 (16.54%) Social Skills
21 20 (15.75%) PHP
21 20 (15.75%) JIRA
22 19 (14.96%) Software Testing
23 18 (14.17%) Web Development
23 18 (14.17%) Windows
24 16 (12.60%) SDLC
24 16 (12.60%) HTML5

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 11 (8.66%) Confluence
2 10 (7.87%) CMS
3 7 (5.51%) Anypoint
3 7 (5.51%) Mule
3 7 (5.51%) Mule ESB
3 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.72%) Drupal
4 6 (4.72%) WordPress
5 5 (3.94%) Apache
6 4 (3.15%) IIS
7 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.36%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.36%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.57%) nginx
8 2 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.79%) Mendix
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (7.87%) NetSuite
2 6 (4.72%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (2.36%) Shopify
4 2 (1.57%) Elite 3E
4 2 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.79%) Magento
5 1 (0.79%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.79%) SAP PSCD
5 1 (0.79%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 35 (27.56%) Azure
2 22 (17.32%) AWS
3 10 (7.87%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (7.09%) Power Platform
5 7 (5.51%) SaaS
6 4 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.15%) Azure Functions
6 4 (3.15%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (3.15%) Serverless
7 3 (2.36%) GitHub
7 3 (2.36%) PaaS
7 3 (2.36%) PowerApps
7 3 (2.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (1.57%) Azure Service Bus
8 2 (1.57%) npm
8 2 (1.57%) Power Automate
8 2 (1.57%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.79%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.79%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (0.79%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) HTTP
2 4 (3.15%) DHCP
3 3 (2.36%) ASN.1
3 3 (2.36%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.36%) LAN
3 3 (2.36%) MQTT
3 3 (2.36%) PBX
3 3 (2.36%) SMTP
3 3 (2.36%) SSL
4 1 (0.79%) DAB
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.79%) Internet
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (11.02%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.30%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.72%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.72%) Power BI
7 4 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (3.15%) GIS
7 4 (3.15%) MySQL
8 3 (2.36%) Big Data
8 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.57%) DB2
9 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.57%) Redis
9 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (24.41%) Git (software)
2 20 (15.75%) JIRA
3 10 (7.87%) Subversion
4 8 (6.30%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.36%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.57%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.57%) gulp
7 2 (1.57%) Maven
7 2 (1.57%) MSTest
7 2 (1.57%) Selenium
7 2 (1.57%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.79%) Gradle
8 1 (0.79%) Hudson
8 1 (0.79%) Postman
8 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.79%) Xdebug
General
1 21 (16.54%) Social Skills
2 8 (6.30%) Finance
3 6 (4.72%) Law
4 5 (3.94%) Marketing
4 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.15%) Public Sector
6 3 (2.36%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.36%) Legal
6 3 (2.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.79%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 80 (62.99%) Developer
2 16 (12.60%) .NET Developer
3 13 (10.24%) Software Developer
4 10 (7.87%) Junior
4 10 (7.87%) Junior Developer
4 10 (7.87%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.09%) Architect
5 9 (7.09%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.30%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (6.30%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (6.30%) PHP Developer
6 8 (6.30%) PL/SQL Developer
6 8 (6.30%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) SQL Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) MuleSoft Developer
8 6 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (74.02%) REST
2 61 (48.03%) Web Services
3 51 (40.16%) HTML
4 49 (38.58%) JSON
5 45 (35.43%) CSS
6 41 (32.28%) .NET
7 40 (31.50%) XML
8 26 (20.47%) AngularJS
8 26 (20.47%) jQuery
9 23 (18.11%) ASP.NET
10 16 (12.60%) HTML5
11 15 (11.81%) .NET Framework
12 14 (11.02%) Ajax
12 14 (11.02%) React
12 14 (11.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (9.45%) Entity Framework
13 12 (9.45%) WCF
14 11 (8.66%) Middleware
14 11 (8.66%) Spring
15 10 (7.87%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.51%) Legacy Code
2 6 (4.72%) Algorithms
2 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.94%) User Experience
4 4 (3.15%) Legacy Systems
4 4 (3.15%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.57%) IVR
6 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.79%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.17%) Windows
2 11 (8.66%) Linux
3 7 (5.51%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.94%) Unix
5 3 (2.36%) Android
5 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (52.76%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.05%) MVC
3 24 (18.90%) Scrum
4 19 (14.96%) Software Testing
5 18 (14.17%) Web Development
6 16 (12.60%) SDLC
7 15 (11.81%) Logistics
7 15 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (11.81%) TDD
8 13 (10.24%) Clean Code
8 13 (10.24%) DevOps
8 13 (10.24%) Microservices
8 13 (10.24%) SOA
9 12 (9.45%) ITIL
10 11 (8.66%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (8.66%) ERP
10 11 (8.66%) ITSM
10 11 (8.66%) OO
10 11 (8.66%) Software Engineering
11 10 (7.87%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 60 (47.24%) JavaScript
2 46 (36.22%) SQL
3 34 (26.77%) C#
3 34 (26.77%) Java
4 20 (15.75%) PHP
5 11 (8.66%) Python
6 8 (6.30%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.30%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.72%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.15%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.36%) Apex Code
9 3 (2.36%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.36%) Go
9 3 (2.36%) Java 8
9 3 (2.36%) Kotlin
9 3 (2.36%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.36%) Scala
10 2 (1.57%) Ruby
10 2 (1.57%) VB
10 2 (1.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.15%) Degree
2 3 (2.36%) DBS Check
2 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.79%) ISEB
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.79%) MCSD
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) QA
2 6 (4.72%) COBIT
3 5 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.57%) GRC
5 1 (0.79%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (6.30%) Docker
2 6 (4.72%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.57%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) Kubernetes
1 6 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.72%) Puppet
2 2 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.79%) Terraform
3 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (29.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.45%) Oracle
3 10 (7.87%) ServiceNow
4 9 (7.09%) MuleSoft
5 6 (4.72%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.15%) HubSpot
7 3 (2.36%) BMC
7 3 (2.36%) Cisco
7 3 (2.36%) HP
7 3 (2.36%) IBM
7 3 (2.36%) Remedy
8 2 (1.57%) Adobe
8 2 (1.57%) Google
8 2 (1.57%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.57%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (1.57%) SAP
8 2 (1.57%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.79%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.79%) Pardot
9 1 (0.79%) SnapLogic