Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 141 130
Rank change year-on-year +48 -11 +30
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 69 39 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.72% 1.27% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.08% 4.46% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64 42 71
Reading median annual salary £46,250 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.92% +26.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,675 £41,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,125 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% +10.00% +7.53%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 854 875 1,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.68% 28.59% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 743 744 1,106
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £31,400 £32,150 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,875 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 54 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (76.81%) Web Services
3 44 (63.77%) SQL
4 37 (53.62%) JavaScript
5 36 (52.17%) Java
6 32 (46.38%) CSS
7 30 (43.48%) Linux
7 30 (43.48%) AngularJS
8 29 (42.03%) HTML
9 26 (37.68%) MVC
10 25 (36.23%) PHP
10 25 (36.23%) Python
10 25 (36.23%) Degree
11 24 (34.78%) Computer Science
12 23 (33.33%) jQuery
12 23 (33.33%) REST
13 22 (31.88%) Test Automation
13 22 (31.88%) Scrum
14 21 (30.43%) MySQL
15 20 (28.99%) OO
15 20 (28.99%) Git (software)
15 20 (28.99%) Computer Science Degree
16 19 (27.54%) Laravel
17 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (26.09%) Web Development
17 18 (26.09%) C#
18 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
18 17 (24.64%) Node.js
19 16 (23.19%) User Acceptance Testing
19 16 (23.19%) QA

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 12 (17.39%) Apache Spark
2 6 (8.70%) Apache Pig
3 4 (5.80%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.35%) Apache
4 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.45%) Drupal
6 1 (1.45%) JBoss
6 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) SAP ERP
1 6 (8.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (5.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Force.com
2 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.80%) SaaS
4 3 (4.35%) GitHub
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) HTTP
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) SSL
3 1 (1.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.43%) MySQL
2 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
3 11 (15.94%) NoSQL
4 9 (13.04%) Hadoop
5 6 (8.70%) Big Data
5 6 (8.70%) HBase
5 6 (8.70%) SQLPlus
6 5 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
6 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.35%) Apache Hive
7 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (4.35%) QlikView
7 3 (4.35%) Redis
7 3 (4.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 20 (28.99%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.39%) LoadRunner
2 12 (17.39%) Selenium
3 10 (14.49%) HP UFT
3 10 (14.49%) WebDriver
4 9 (13.04%) IntelliJ
5 8 (11.59%) Eclipse
5 8 (11.59%) JIRA
5 8 (11.59%) NetBeans
6 7 (10.14%) SoapUI
6 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
7 6 (8.70%) Bitbucket
7 6 (8.70%) eggPlant
7 6 (8.70%) JUnit
7 6 (8.70%) LoadUI
7 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (8.70%) TestNG
7 6 (8.70%) Toad
8 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
8 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Retail
3 6 (8.70%) Publishing
4 5 (7.25%) Back Office
4 5 (7.25%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (72.46%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) Java Developer
2 20 (28.99%) PHP Developer
3 15 (21.74%) Web Developer
4 14 (20.29%) PHP Web Developer
5 13 (18.84%) Senior Developer
6 10 (14.49%) .NET Developer
6 10 (14.49%) Analyst
7 9 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (11.59%) Test Analyst
9 6 (8.70%) Linux Developer
9 6 (8.70%) Python Developer
9 6 (8.70%) SAP Analyst
9 6 (8.70%) SAP Test Analyst
9 6 (8.70%) Team Leader
10 5 (7.25%) .NET Team Leader
10 5 (7.25%) Consultant
10 5 (7.25%) Java Scala Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Lead .NET Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (76.81%) Web Services
2 32 (46.38%) CSS
3 30 (43.48%) AngularJS
4 29 (42.03%) HTML
5 23 (33.33%) jQuery
5 23 (33.33%) REST
6 19 (27.54%) Laravel
7 17 (24.64%) Node.js
8 14 (20.29%) Symfony
9 12 (17.39%) .NET
9 12 (17.39%) Spring
10 11 (15.94%) XML
11 10 (14.49%) .NET Framework
11 10 (14.49%) Ajax
12 9 (13.04%) Java EE
13 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
13 8 (11.59%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (11.59%) RESTful
14 5 (7.25%) WinForms
14 5 (7.25%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 12 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
5 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
5 6 (8.70%) Fintech
6 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
7 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
8 3 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (4.35%) Private Cloud
8 3 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (43.48%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Unix
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.68%) MVC
3 22 (31.88%) Scrum
3 22 (31.88%) Test Automation
4 20 (28.99%) OO
5 18 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (26.09%) Web Development
6 16 (23.19%) OOP
6 16 (23.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (21.74%) Unit Testing
8 13 (18.84%) CRM
8 13 (18.84%) ETL
8 13 (18.84%) SDLC
8 13 (18.84%) TDD
9 12 (17.39%) Test Scripting
9 12 (17.39%) Test Strategy
10 11 (15.94%) BDD
10 11 (15.94%) Performance Testing
10 11 (15.94%) Test Management
11 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (63.77%) SQL
2 37 (53.62%) JavaScript
3 36 (52.17%) Java
4 25 (36.23%) PHP
4 25 (36.23%) Python
5 18 (26.09%) C#
6 9 (13.04%) Perl
7 6 (8.70%) Scala
8 4 (5.80%) Apex Code
9 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 3 (4.35%) XPath
10 2 (2.90%) C++
11 1 (1.45%) Groovy
11 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) Degree
2 20 (28.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (20.29%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.35%) ISEB
4 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) QA
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) HDFS
2 7 (10.14%) Docker
3 3 (4.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Hadoop YARN
1 9 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.35%) Oozie
4 1 (1.45%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) HP
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.70%) SAP
4 5 (7.25%) Zend
5 4 (5.80%) Oracle
5 4 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.35%) Kofax
6 3 (4.35%) Perforce
6 3 (4.35%) Tableau
7 1 (1.45%) BEA
7 1 (1.45%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) TIBCO