Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 140 122
Rank change year-on-year -5 -18 +68
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 252 318 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.08% 2.10% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.03% 5.41% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 189 270 333
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,425 £28,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £87,350 £60,000 £56,250
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 4,178 5,877 6,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 34.46% 38.74% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,298 4,921 5,250
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019. 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 -18 158 £44,000 +3.53% 6
East Midlands +22 94 £37,500 -11.76% 6
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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.

1 148 (58.73%) REST
2 145 (57.54%) Web Services
3 136 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (42.46%) C#
5 101 (40.08%) JavaScript
6 93 (36.90%) .NET
7 91 (36.11%) SQL
8 90 (35.71%) HTML
9 89 (35.32%) Java
10 86 (34.13%) SQL Server
10 86 (34.13%) CSS
11 82 (32.54%) Microsoft Azure
12 72 (28.57%) XML
13 69 (27.38%) SOA
14 68 (26.98%) Scrum
15 66 (26.19%) Spring
16 59 (23.41%) Microservices
17 58 (23.02%) MVC
18 56 (22.22%) Microsoft
19 53 (21.03%) Git (software)
20 51 (20.24%) ASP.NET
21 50 (19.84%) Amazon AWS
21 50 (19.84%) AngularJS
22 49 (19.44%) JSON
23 47 (18.65%) Visual Studio
24 45 (17.86%) Degree
25 44 (17.46%) Maven
26 41 (16.27%) JIRA
26 41 (16.27%) Oracle
26 41 (16.27%) RESTful

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 21 (8.33%) CMS
2 15 (5.95%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (5.16%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.78%) Apache
6 7 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (2.38%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.38%) Confluence
8 4 (1.59%) IIS
8 4 (1.59%) JBoss
8 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.19%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.79%) Anypoint
10 2 (0.79%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.40%) Mule
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.79%) HipChat
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.19%) SAP FI-CA
2 3 (1.19%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 82 (32.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (19.84%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (4.76%) Office 365
5 10 (3.97%) PaaS
6 8 (3.17%) IaaS
7 7 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (2.38%) Force.com
8 6 (2.38%) SaaS
8 6 (2.38%) Serverless
9 4 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.79%) GitHub
11 2 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.79%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.38%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.98%) Internet
4 4 (1.59%) Intranet
5 1 (0.40%) AMQP
5 1 (0.40%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.40%) Broadband
5 1 (0.40%) FTP
5 1 (0.40%) HTTP
5 1 (0.40%) SSH
5 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (34.13%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.71%) MySQL
3 26 (10.32%) Big Data
4 19 (7.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.37%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.97%) Azure SQL Database
7 10 (3.97%) DTS
7 10 (3.97%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.57%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.78%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.78%) InterSystems Cache
9 7 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.78%) Redis
9 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.38%) HBase
10 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 53 (21.03%) Git (software)
2 47 (18.65%) Visual Studio
3 44 (17.46%) Maven
4 41 (16.27%) JIRA
5 36 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 31 (12.30%) Jenkins
7 28 (11.11%) Selenium
8 25 (9.92%) Cucumber
8 25 (9.92%) Gradle
9 24 (9.52%) JUnit
10 22 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (5.16%) Subversion
12 11 (4.37%) JMeter
12 11 (4.37%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (3.17%) Mockito
14 7 (2.78%) Ant
14 7 (2.78%) Eclipse
14 7 (2.78%) SonarQube
14 7 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (1.98%) NUnit
General
1 35 (13.89%) Finance
2 12 (4.76%) Law
3 3 (1.19%) Games
3 3 (1.19%) Marketing
3 3 (1.19%) Retail
4 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 159 (63.10%) Developer
2 45 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 34 (13.49%) Software Developer
4 32 (12.70%) C# Developer
5 30 (11.90%) Analyst
6 25 (9.92%) Architect
7 24 (9.52%) .NET Developer
8 21 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (7.54%) Integration Developer
10 18 (7.14%) Lead Architect
11 17 (6.75%) C# Software Developer
12 14 (5.56%) Web Developer
13 13 (5.16%) Enterprise Architect
13 13 (5.16%) Lead Enterprise Architect
13 13 (5.16%) Senior Developer
14 12 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
14 12 (4.76%) Lead Developer
15 10 (3.97%) Applications Support
15 10 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (3.97%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (58.73%) REST
2 145 (57.54%) Web Services
3 93 (36.90%) .NET
4 90 (35.71%) HTML
5 86 (34.13%) CSS
6 72 (28.57%) XML
7 66 (26.19%) Spring
8 51 (20.24%) ASP.NET
9 50 (19.84%) AngularJS
10 49 (19.44%) JSON
11 41 (16.27%) RESTful
12 34 (13.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (13.10%) Hibernate
13 33 (13.10%) jQuery
14 32 (12.70%) J2EE
15 30 (11.90%) Middleware
16 29 (11.51%) .NET Framework
17 26 (10.32%) Java EE
18 25 (9.92%) XSLT
19 24 (9.52%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (2.78%) Taxonomies
3 6 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (1.98%) Internet of Things
4 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.98%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.59%) User Experience
6 2 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.79%) FMCG
7 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.40%) Fintech
7 1 (0.40%) IVR
7 1 (0.40%) PKI
7 1 (0.40%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.32%) Windows
2 10 (3.97%) Linux
3 6 (2.38%) Unix
4 3 (1.19%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.19%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (27.38%) SOA
3 68 (26.98%) Scrum
4 59 (23.41%) Microservices
5 58 (23.02%) MVC
6 40 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (14.68%) OO
8 34 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (12.70%) TDD
10 31 (12.30%) Web Development
11 30 (11.90%) Software Engineering
12 28 (11.11%) CRM
12 28 (11.11%) DevOps
13 26 (10.32%) Customer Requirements
13 26 (10.32%) Test Automation
14 25 (9.92%) SDLC
14 25 (9.92%) Unit Testing
15 24 (9.52%) Computer Science
16 22 (8.73%) ERP
17 20 (7.94%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 107 (42.46%) C#
2 101 (40.08%) JavaScript
3 91 (36.11%) SQL
4 89 (35.32%) Java
5 23 (9.13%) T-SQL
6 20 (7.94%) VB.NET
7 12 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.76%) Python
8 10 (3.97%) VBScript
9 9 (3.57%) PHP
9 9 (3.57%) VB
10 8 (3.17%) C++
11 7 (2.78%) VB6
12 6 (2.38%) Apex Code
12 6 (2.38%) Groovy
12 6 (2.38%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.79%) ABAP
14 2 (0.79%) Perl
14 2 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (17.86%) Degree
2 22 (8.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.59%) ISEB
5 4 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.51%) QA
2 8 (3.17%) GDPR
2 8 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (7.94%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) NFS
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 56 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 41 (16.27%) Oracle
3 13 (5.16%) Google
4 10 (3.97%) ServiceNow
5 9 (3.57%) SAP
6 7 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.19%) Hitachi
8 2 (0.79%) Ariba
8 2 (0.79%) Concur
8 2 (0.79%) hybris
8 2 (0.79%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.79%) Siebel
8 2 (0.79%) VMware
9 1 (0.40%) Gigya
9 1 (0.40%) IBM
9 1 (0.40%) JDA
9 1 (0.40%) Kronos
9 1 (0.40%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.40%) Teradata
9 1 (0.40%) T-Plan