Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 156 125
Rank change year-on-year +72 -31 +35
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 69 39 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.95% 1.12% 2.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.91% 3.87% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 60 39 81
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +44.44% -7.22%
10th Percentile £34,025 £44,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,750 £61,250
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% +11.11%

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 774 1007 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.11% 28.92% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 657 861 1165
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,450
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +17.65%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 51 (73.91%) Web Services
2 49 (71.01%) Java
3 46 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (47.83%) SQL
5 31 (44.93%) Degree
6 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
7 29 (42.03%) Test Automation
8 27 (39.13%) Computer Science
9 26 (37.68%) REST
10 25 (36.23%) AngularJS
11 23 (33.33%) Linux
11 23 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
12 22 (31.88%) C#
12 22 (31.88%) Scrum
13 21 (30.43%) CSS
13 21 (30.43%) Git (software)
14 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (28.99%) HTML
15 19 (27.54%) QA
16 18 (26.09%) TDD
17 17 (24.64%) XML
17 17 (24.64%) OO
17 17 (24.64%) LoadRunner
17 17 (24.64%) Selenium
17 17 (24.64%) jQuery
17 17 (24.64%) Test Scripting
17 17 (24.64%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (24.64%) Test Strategy
18 16 (23.19%) BDD
18 16 (23.19%) Test Management

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 9 (13.04%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.25%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.80%) Apache Solr
3 4 (5.80%) JBoss
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.35%) Apache
4 3 (4.35%) Apache Pig
4 3 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.45%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 9 (13.04%) SAP ERP
1 9 (13.04%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (5.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Force.com
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.25%) SaaS
5 3 (4.35%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) HTTP
2 5 (7.25%) Internet
3 4 (5.80%) FTP
4 2 (2.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) MySQL
3 10 (14.49%) NoSQL
4 9 (13.04%) SQLPlus
5 6 (8.70%) Big Data
5 6 (8.70%) Hadoop
6 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
6 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
6 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.35%) HBase
7 3 (4.35%) Redis
8 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 17 (24.64%) LoadRunner
2 17 (24.64%) Selenium
3 15 (21.74%) WebDriver
4 14 (20.29%) IntelliJ
5 13 (18.84%) Eclipse
5 13 (18.84%) HP UFT
5 13 (18.84%) NetBeans
6 10 (14.49%) JIRA
6 10 (14.49%) Maven
6 10 (14.49%) SoapUI
7 9 (13.04%) eggPlant
7 9 (13.04%) JUnit
7 9 (13.04%) LoadUI
7 9 (13.04%) TestNG
7 9 (13.04%) Toad
8 7 (10.14%) Cucumber
8 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
8 7 (10.14%) Subversion
9 6 (8.70%) JMeter
General
1 10 (14.49%) Retail
2 9 (13.04%) Publishing
3 7 (10.14%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Back Office
4 2 (2.90%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (60.87%) Developer
2 21 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Analyst
3 13 (18.84%) Senior Developer
4 12 (17.39%) Web Developer
5 11 (15.94%) .NET Developer
5 11 (15.94%) Test Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) PHP Developer
7 9 (13.04%) SAP Analyst
7 9 (13.04%) SAP Test Analyst
7 9 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (10.14%) PHP Web Developer
8 7 (10.14%) Software Developer
9 6 (8.70%) Linux Developer
10 5 (7.25%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (7.25%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Architect
10 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (73.91%) Web Services
2 26 (37.68%) REST
3 25 (36.23%) AngularJS
4 21 (30.43%) CSS
5 20 (28.99%) HTML
6 17 (24.64%) jQuery
6 17 (24.64%) XML
7 15 (21.74%) Spring
8 13 (18.84%) .NET
9 10 (14.49%) Ajax
9 10 (14.49%) Node.js
10 9 (13.04%) .NET Framework
10 9 (13.04%) Java EE
10 9 (13.04%) Laravel
11 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
12 7 (10.14%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (10.14%) RESTful
12 7 (10.14%) Symfony
12 7 (10.14%) WCF
13 6 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 17 (24.64%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.14%) Fintech
4 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
4 7 (10.14%) Mobile App
5 6 (8.70%) N-Tier
6 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.45%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (15.94%) Windows
3 6 (8.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (42.03%) Test Automation
3 22 (31.88%) Scrum
4 20 (28.99%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (26.09%) TDD
6 17 (24.64%) OO
6 17 (24.64%) Test Scripting
6 17 (24.64%) Test Strategy
7 16 (23.19%) BDD
7 16 (23.19%) CRM
7 16 (23.19%) MVC
7 16 (23.19%) Performance Testing
7 16 (23.19%) Test Management
7 16 (23.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (23.19%) Web Development
8 14 (20.29%) Unit Testing
9 13 (18.84%) ETL
9 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
9 13 (18.84%) SDLC
9 13 (18.84%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 49 (71.01%) Java
2 33 (47.83%) SQL
3 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 22 (31.88%) C#
5 16 (23.19%) PHP
5 16 (23.19%) Python
6 7 (10.14%) Perl
7 6 (8.70%) Scala
8 5 (7.25%) Apex Code
9 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.90%) C++
11 1 (1.45%) Groovy
11 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (44.93%) Degree
2 23 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (20.29%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.35%) ISEB
5 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.54%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Docker
1 9 (13.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (13.04%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.45%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) HP
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.04%) SAP
4 4 (5.80%) BEA
4 4 (5.80%) IBM
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle
4 4 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.80%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (2.90%) Zend