The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 104 111
Rank change year-on-year +34 +7  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 36 32 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.78% 1.79% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.61% 4.97% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 24
Median salary £55,000 £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.51% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 418 644 658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.23% 36.08% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 339 558 527
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing SOAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Reading

SOAP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Reading

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 52 (76.47%) Java
2 48 (70.59%) XML
3 38 (55.88%) Web Services
4 33 (48.53%) Degree
4 33 (48.53%) REST
5 31 (45.59%) JavaScript
6 29 (42.65%) Oracle
7 28 (41.18%) Open Source
8 27 (39.71%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (38.24%) HTTP
10 25 (36.76%) Spring
10 25 (36.76%) CSS
10 25 (36.76%) Tomcat
11 24 (35.29%) Maven
12 23 (33.82%) NetBeans
12 23 (33.82%) SQL
12 23 (33.82%) Eclipse
12 23 (33.82%) IntelliJ
13 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (30.88%) SOA
14 21 (30.88%) JMS
14 21 (30.88%) IBM
14 21 (30.88%) .NET
15 20 (29.41%) C#
15 20 (29.41%) JBoss
15 20 (29.41%) FTP
15 20 (29.41%) BEA
15 20 (29.41%) Internet
15 20 (29.41%) TIBCO
15 20 (29.41%) Ajax

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 25 (36.76%) Tomcat
2 20 (29.41%) JBoss
2 20 (29.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (29.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.88%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.88%) Drupal
3 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) SaaS
2 9 (13.24%) Force.com
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.94%) GitHub
6 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (38.24%) HTTP
2 20 (29.41%) FTP
2 20 (29.41%) Internet
3 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.47%) DNS
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) Network Security
4 1 (1.47%) SMPP
4 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) MySQL
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.47%) DataStax
6 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (35.29%) Maven
2 23 (33.82%) Eclipse
2 23 (33.82%) IntelliJ
2 23 (33.82%) NetBeans
3 10 (14.71%) Selenium
4 9 (13.24%) WebDriver
5 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.82%) SoapUI
7 5 (7.35%) Bugzilla
7 5 (7.35%) JIRA
8 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.41%) Gatling
9 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.41%) JMeter
9 3 (4.41%) LoadRunner
9 3 (4.41%) Protractor
9 3 (4.41%) Subversion
9 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
9 3 (4.41%) TestLink
General
1 4 (5.88%) Digital Economy
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Automotive
4 1 (1.47%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (51.47%) Developer
2 26 (38.24%) Java Developer
3 20 (29.41%) Integration Engineer
3 20 (29.41%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 20 (29.41%) Senior Support Engineer
3 20 (29.41%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 20 (29.41%) Senior Technical Support
3 20 (29.41%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
3 20 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 20 (29.41%) Technical Engineer
3 20 (29.41%) Technical Support
3 20 (29.41%) Technical Support Engineer
4 17 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 14 (20.59%) Java Software Developer
6 13 (19.12%) Software Developer
7 10 (14.71%) .NET Software Developer
7 10 (14.71%) Senior Developer
7 10 (14.71%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (10.29%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (70.59%) XML
2 38 (55.88%) Web Services
3 33 (48.53%) REST
4 25 (36.76%) CSS
4 25 (36.76%) Spring
5 21 (30.88%) .NET
5 21 (30.88%) JMS
6 20 (29.41%) Ajax
6 20 (29.41%) Java EE
6 20 (29.41%) Java SE
7 18 (26.47%) HTML
8 17 (25.00%) jQuery
9 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
10 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 12 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (16.18%) Backbone.js
11 11 (16.18%) Visualforce
12 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET
12 8 (11.76%) J2EE
13 7 (10.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.71%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (19.12%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.47%) Fintech
6 1 (1.47%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Linux
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Open Source
2 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.88%) SOA
4 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
5 13 (19.12%) Scrum
6 12 (17.65%) Web Application Development
7 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
8 10 (14.71%) OO
9 9 (13.24%) Customer Engagement
10 8 (11.76%) MVC
10 8 (11.76%) Web Development
11 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (7.35%) BDD
12 5 (7.35%) Multithreading
12 5 (7.35%) TDD
12 5 (7.35%) Workflow
13 4 (5.88%) B2B
13 4 (5.88%) Manual Testing
13 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
13 4 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 52 (76.47%) Java
2 31 (45.59%) JavaScript
3 23 (33.82%) SQL
4 20 (29.41%) C#
5 19 (27.94%) PHP
6 15 (22.06%) Perl
6 15 (22.06%) Python
7 11 (16.18%) Apex Code
8 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.47%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) Groovy
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (48.53%) Degree
2 12 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (8.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (42.65%) Oracle
2 21 (30.88%) IBM
3 20 (29.41%) BEA
3 20 (29.41%) TIBCO
4 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.47%) Apigee
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
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