Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 120 138
Rank change year-on-year -30 +18 +29
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 264 386 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.09% 2.51% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.26% 6.34% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 197 352 329
Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -4.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £65,000 £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 4,218 6,085 6,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.35% 39.55% 36.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3,392 5,203 5,455
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,950 £60,000 £58,750
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 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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 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
West Midlands -45 157 £43,250 +8.13% 35
East Midlands +13 107 £44,000 +17.33% 25
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 141 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (52.27%) REST
3 121 (45.83%) Java
4 118 (44.70%) JavaScript
5 116 (43.94%) Web Services
6 115 (43.56%) HTML
7 114 (43.18%) CSS
8 81 (30.68%) SOA
9 80 (30.30%) C#
10 79 (29.92%) Scrum
11 77 (29.17%) SQL
12 76 (28.79%) .NET
12 76 (28.79%) SQL Server
12 76 (28.79%) Spring
13 74 (28.03%) XML
14 72 (27.27%) MVC
15 68 (25.76%) Microservices
16 66 (25.00%) Oracle
17 63 (23.86%) Microsoft
18 61 (23.11%) Git (software)
19 59 (22.35%) Maven
20 52 (19.70%) Microsoft Azure
21 51 (19.32%) JSON
21 51 (19.32%) JUnit
22 49 (18.56%) Finance
23 48 (18.18%) QA
24 47 (17.80%) Cucumber
25 46 (17.42%) Degree
25 46 (17.42%) Problem-Solving
26 42 (15.91%) MySQL

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 (7.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (7.20%) JBoss
3 18 (6.82%) CMS
4 16 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 15 (5.68%) Apache
5 15 (5.68%) WebLogic
6 12 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (3.41%) Confluence
8 8 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (2.27%) Apache Spark
9 6 (2.27%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (1.89%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.14%) nginx
12 3 (1.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.52%) SAP FI-CA
2 4 (1.52%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.38%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 52 (19.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (3.79%) Office 365
5 9 (3.41%) IaaS
5 9 (3.41%) PaaS
6 6 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.52%) Boomi
8 4 (1.52%) iPaaS
8 4 (1.52%) SaaS
9 3 (1.14%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.14%) GitHub
9 3 (1.14%) npm
9 3 (1.14%) Serverless
10 2 (0.76%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.76%) DigitalOcean
10 2 (0.76%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.76%) Yarn
11 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.41%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.27%) Extranet
3 4 (1.52%) Intranet
4 2 (0.76%) SSH
5 1 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.38%) SMS
5 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.91%) MySQL
3 25 (9.47%) Big Data
4 16 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 15 (5.68%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.41%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.03%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (2.27%) InterSystems Cache
10 6 (2.27%) Redis
10 6 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.89%) Power BI
12 4 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (1.52%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 61 (23.11%) Git (software)
2 59 (22.35%) Maven
3 51 (19.32%) JUnit
4 47 (17.80%) Cucumber
5 36 (13.64%) SoapUI
6 33 (12.50%) Selenium
7 31 (11.74%) Gradle
8 29 (10.98%) Visual Studio
9 26 (9.85%) JIRA
10 22 (8.33%) Jenkins
11 15 (5.68%) JMeter
12 11 (4.17%) SonarQube
13 8 (3.03%) Subversion
14 7 (2.65%) Grunt
14 7 (2.65%) TeamCity
15 6 (2.27%) Concordion
15 6 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
16 5 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 5 (1.89%) Mockito
17 4 (1.52%) QF-Test
General
1 49 (18.56%) Finance
2 9 (3.41%) Law
3 8 (3.03%) Publishing
3 8 (3.03%) Retail
4 6 (2.27%) Marketing
5 4 (1.52%) Advertising
5 4 (1.52%) Legal
6 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (66.29%) Developer
2 70 (26.52%) Java Developer
3 37 (14.02%) Lead Developer
4 27 (10.23%) .NET Developer
5 23 (8.71%) Software Developer
6 20 (7.58%) Analyst
6 20 (7.58%) Architect
7 19 (7.20%) C# Developer
8 17 (6.44%) Lead Architect
8 17 (6.44%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.06%) Lead Java Developer
10 14 (5.30%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (4.92%) Consultant
12 12 (4.55%) Test Analyst
12 12 (4.55%) Web Developer
13 10 (3.79%) C# Software Developer
13 10 (3.79%) Enterprise Architect
13 10 (3.79%) Lead Enterprise Architect
13 10 (3.79%) Software Engineer
14 8 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (52.27%) REST
2 116 (43.94%) Web Services
3 115 (43.56%) HTML
4 114 (43.18%) CSS
5 76 (28.79%) .NET
5 76 (28.79%) Spring
6 74 (28.03%) XML
7 51 (19.32%) JSON
8 41 (15.53%) AngularJS
9 40 (15.15%) ASP.NET
9 40 (15.15%) jQuery
9 40 (15.15%) RESTful
10 37 (14.02%) Middleware
11 33 (12.50%) JMS
12 32 (12.12%) HTML5
13 31 (11.74%) Java EE
14 30 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (10.98%) JPA
16 27 (10.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 25 (9.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.92%) Taxonomies
2 11 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.89%) Replication
5 5 (1.89%) Social Media
6 3 (1.14%) Fintech
6 3 (1.14%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.76%) FMCG
7 2 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.76%) User Experience
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) PKI
8 1 (0.38%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.15%) Windows
2 27 (10.23%) Linux
3 11 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.41%) Mac OS
5 8 (3.03%) Unix
6 6 (2.27%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.27%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.52%) Android
8 3 (1.14%) CentOS
9 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (53.41%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (30.68%) SOA
3 79 (29.92%) Scrum
4 72 (27.27%) MVC
5 68 (25.76%) Microservices
6 46 (17.42%) Problem-Solving
7 41 (15.53%) Test Automation
8 34 (12.88%) TDD
8 34 (12.88%) Unit Testing
9 31 (11.74%) SDLC
10 30 (11.36%) Web Development
11 29 (10.98%) Customer Requirements
12 27 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (10.23%) OO
13 26 (9.85%) ERP
14 25 (9.47%) Software Engineering
15 24 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
16 23 (8.71%) DevOps
17 19 (7.20%) Service Design
18 16 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 121 (45.83%) Java
2 118 (44.70%) JavaScript
3 80 (30.30%) C#
4 77 (29.17%) SQL
5 19 (7.20%) T-SQL
6 18 (6.82%) PHP
7 16 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 14 (5.30%) VB.NET
9 13 (4.92%) Java 8
9 13 (4.92%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.55%) Python
11 8 (3.03%) C++
11 8 (3.03%) Groovy
12 7 (2.65%) VB
12 7 (2.65%) XPath
13 6 (2.27%) VB6
14 5 (1.89%) X++
15 3 (1.14%) Jython
15 3 (1.14%) PHP 7
15 3 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (17.42%) Degree
2 6 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (2.27%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.89%) ISEB
3 5 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (6.06%) Docker
2 7 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.89%) Varnish
5 1 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.76%) cPanel
2 2 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 66 (25.00%) Oracle
2 63 (23.86%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.06%) Google
4 10 (3.79%) SAP
5 7 (2.65%) MuleSoft
5 7 (2.65%) VMware
6 6 (2.27%) Adobe
7 5 (1.89%) Hitachi
7 5 (1.89%) hybris
7 5 (1.89%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.52%) Dell
8 4 (1.52%) IBM
8 4 (1.52%) Talend
8 4 (1.52%) webMethods
9 2 (0.76%) ATG
9 2 (0.76%) Siebel
9 2 (0.76%) T-Plan
10 1 (0.38%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow