Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 133 169
Rank change year-on-year +8 +36 +87
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 387 396 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.51% 2.18% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 6.05% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 355 348 274
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,000 £59,625
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 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 6060 6549 6803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.24% 36.11% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5204 5606 5991
Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £59,963 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in the Midlands

SOAP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SOAP in the Midlands

SOAP
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +20 264 £40,000 +6.67% 17
East Midlands +8 124 £37,500 -11.76% 3
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 234 (60.47%) REST
2 194 (50.13%) JavaScript
3 187 (48.32%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (43.15%) Java
5 151 (39.02%) SQL
6 150 (38.76%) Web Services
7 147 (37.98%) HTML
8 132 (34.11%) CSS
9 131 (33.85%) XML
10 109 (28.17%) JSON
11 103 (26.61%) MVC
12 100 (25.84%) C#
12 100 (25.84%) .NET
13 93 (24.03%) Spring
14 89 (23.00%) MySQL
15 88 (22.74%) RESTful
16 85 (21.96%) Hibernate
17 82 (21.19%) Test Automation
18 79 (20.41%) Oracle
19 77 (19.90%) SQL Server
19 77 (19.90%) Git (software)
20 74 (19.12%) Scrum
21 73 (18.86%) ASP.NET
21 73 (18.86%) jQuery
21 73 (18.86%) Unit Testing
22 71 (18.35%) AngularJS
23 67 (17.31%) Selenium
24 66 (17.05%) OO
25 64 (16.54%) Jenkins
26 61 (15.76%) PHP

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 38 (9.82%) JBoss
2 31 (8.01%) Confluence
3 30 (7.75%) Apache
3 30 (7.75%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.65%) Documentum
5 16 (4.13%) CMS
6 14 (3.62%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (2.84%) SharePoint
8 11 (2.84%) WebSphere
9 10 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.58%) nginx
9 10 (2.58%) OpenStack
10 8 (2.07%) IIS
11 7 (1.81%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.55%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
13 3 (0.78%) Mule
13 3 (0.78%) WordPress
14 2 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.78%) HipChat
2 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.07%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 43 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.94%) SaaS
3 21 (5.43%) GitHub
4 16 (4.13%) npm
5 11 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.58%) Amazon S3
6 10 (2.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (1.03%) Force.com
8 2 (0.52%) IaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.33%) HTTP
2 7 (1.81%) ATM
3 6 (1.55%) LDAP
4 5 (1.29%) Internet
5 3 (0.78%) DNS
5 3 (0.78%) Firewall
6 2 (0.52%) 4G
6 2 (0.52%) Intranet
6 2 (0.52%) LTE
7 1 (0.26%) Extranet
7 1 (0.26%) Network Security
7 1 (0.26%) PBX
7 1 (0.26%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (23.00%) MySQL
2 77 (19.90%) SQL Server
3 31 (8.01%) NoSQL
4 23 (5.94%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (3.36%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.81%) Big Data
10 7 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (1.81%) DB2
10 7 (1.81%) MariaDB
10 7 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.55%) DTS
11 6 (1.55%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.03%) MarkLogic
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 77 (19.90%) Git (software)
2 67 (17.31%) Selenium
3 64 (16.54%) Jenkins
4 53 (13.70%) JIRA
5 39 (10.08%) SoapUI
6 31 (8.01%) Xcode
7 29 (7.49%) Maven
8 25 (6.46%) JMeter
8 25 (6.46%) Subversion
9 24 (6.20%) Cucumber
10 23 (5.94%) Android Studio
11 22 (5.68%) Visual Studio
12 17 (4.39%) gulp
12 17 (4.39%) JUnit
13 13 (3.36%) GitLab
14 11 (2.84%) webpack
15 10 (2.58%) PhantomJS
15 10 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (2.33%) SpecFlow
16 9 (2.33%) Zephyr
General
1 61 (15.76%) Finance
2 20 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.10%) Vietnamese Language
4 10 (2.58%) Electronics
4 10 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.33%) Automotive
6 8 (2.07%) Banking
6 8 (2.07%) Retail
7 7 (1.81%) Marketing
8 4 (1.03%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.78%) Advertising
9 3 (0.78%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 252 (65.12%) Developer
2 79 (20.41%) Java Developer
3 47 (12.14%) Senior Developer
4 43 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 39 (10.08%) C# Developer
6 38 (9.82%) Applications Developer
7 37 (9.56%) .NET Developer
8 36 (9.30%) Analyst
9 34 (8.79%) Test Analyst
10 31 (8.01%) Web Developer
11 27 (6.98%) Android Developer
12 26 (6.72%) iOS Developer
12 26 (6.72%) JavaScript Developer
12 26 (6.72%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 26 (6.72%) Mobile Developer
13 25 (6.46%) Junior
14 24 (6.20%) Junior Developer
15 23 (5.94%) HTML Developer
16 22 (5.68%) Architect
16 22 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (60.47%) REST
2 150 (38.76%) Web Services
3 147 (37.98%) HTML
4 132 (34.11%) CSS
5 131 (33.85%) XML
6 109 (28.17%) JSON
7 100 (25.84%) .NET
8 93 (24.03%) Spring
9 88 (22.74%) RESTful
10 85 (21.96%) Hibernate
11 73 (18.86%) ASP.NET
11 73 (18.86%) jQuery
12 71 (18.35%) AngularJS
13 60 (15.50%) HTML5
14 54 (13.95%) JPA
15 45 (11.63%) J2EE
16 44 (11.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 43 (11.11%) Spring MVC
18 29 (7.49%) CSS3
19 28 (7.24%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.63%) Mobile App
2 25 (6.46%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.46%) User Experience
3 19 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.58%) Fintech
6 8 (2.07%) iPad
6 8 (2.07%) iPhone
7 7 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.81%) NHS
7 7 (1.81%) Social Media
8 5 (1.29%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.03%) CMDB
9 4 (1.03%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.52%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.52%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.18%) Android
2 43 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 41 (10.59%) Windows
4 36 (9.30%) Linux
5 9 (2.33%) Unix
6 6 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (48.32%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (26.61%) MVC
3 82 (21.19%) Test Automation
4 74 (19.12%) Scrum
5 73 (18.86%) Unit Testing
6 66 (17.05%) OO
7 58 (14.99%) TDD
8 57 (14.73%) Web Development
9 56 (14.47%) SOA
10 42 (10.85%) SDLC
10 42 (10.85%) Software Engineering
11 39 (10.08%) OOP
12 38 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (9.56%) Mentoring
14 35 (9.04%) BDD
15 34 (8.79%) Android Development
16 33 (8.53%) iOS Development
17 28 (7.24%) Customer Requirements
17 28 (7.24%) E-Commerce
18 27 (6.98%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (50.13%) JavaScript
2 167 (43.15%) Java
3 151 (39.02%) SQL
4 100 (25.84%) C#
5 61 (15.76%) PHP
6 35 (9.04%) T-SQL
7 31 (8.01%) Objective-C
8 26 (6.72%) Apple Swift
9 22 (5.68%) VB.NET
10 16 (4.13%) C
10 16 (4.13%) PL/SQL
10 16 (4.13%) XPath
11 13 (3.36%) Ruby
12 11 (2.84%) C++
13 10 (2.58%) PHP 7
14 8 (2.07%) ABAP
15 6 (1.55%) Python
16 5 (1.29%) Bourne shell
16 5 (1.29%) VB
17 4 (1.03%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 54 (13.95%) Degree
2 49 (12.66%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.65%) ISTQB
5 16 (4.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (3.36%) ISEB
7 9 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.81%) OCP
8 7 (1.81%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.82%) QA
2 26 (6.72%) SLA
3 18 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.26%) Section 508
6 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (10.59%) Docker
2 3 (0.78%) vSphere
3 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (12.66%) Puppet
2 43 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (4.39%) Ansible
4 9 (2.33%) Terraform
5 7 (1.81%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.81%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.52%) Nagios
6 2 (0.52%) vRealize
Vendors
1 79 (20.41%) Oracle
2 29 (7.49%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.65%) EMC
3 18 (4.65%) Pega
4 14 (3.62%) ServiceNow
5 13 (3.36%) IBM
5 13 (3.36%) Zend
6 11 (2.84%) SAP
7 7 (1.81%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (1.55%) SEEBURGER
8 6 (1.55%) Sencha
9 5 (1.29%) Facebook
9 5 (1.29%) Yahoo!
10 4 (1.03%) Informatica
10 4 (1.03%) Jitterbit
10 4 (1.03%) Talend
11 3 (0.78%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.78%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.78%) Perforce
11 3 (0.78%) VMware