Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 90 146
Rank change year-on-year -16 +56 -15
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 46 61 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.05% 2.65% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.12% 8.06% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31 52 40
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -18.52% +50.00%
10th Percentile £41,750 £34,250 £46,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £77,500
Berkshire median annual salary £51,250 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -6.82% -4.35% +15.00%

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 899 757 1,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 40.08% 32.86% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 798 647 910
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Reading

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

1 33 (71.74%) REST
2 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 24 (52.17%) Java
3 24 (52.17%) SQL
3 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (50.00%) C#
4 23 (50.00%) Web Services
5 22 (47.83%) Oracle
6 21 (45.65%) XML
7 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
8 19 (41.30%) .NET
8 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
9 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
9 17 (36.96%) DevOps
10 16 (34.78%) HTML
10 16 (34.78%) Spring
10 16 (34.78%) QA
11 15 (32.61%) JIRA
11 15 (32.61%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (32.61%) Unit Testing
12 14 (30.43%) RESTful
12 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (30.43%) Scrum
13 13 (28.26%) MVC
13 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
13 13 (28.26%) Maven
13 13 (28.26%) Eclipse
13 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
13 13 (28.26%) Visual Studio
13 13 (28.26%) CSS

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 10 (21.74%) Anypoint
1 10 (21.74%) Confluence
1 10 (21.74%) Mule
1 10 (21.74%) Mule ESB
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (4.35%) EPiServer
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) nginx
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (8.70%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.39%) SaaS
3 5 (10.87%) Office 365
4 4 (8.70%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (8.70%) GitHub
4 4 (8.70%) Scribe Online
5 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
5 2 (4.35%) npm
6 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) PaaS
6 1 (2.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (2.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Network Security
2 2 (4.35%) HTTP
2 2 (4.35%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (2.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.87%) Power BI
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.35%) Adabas
5 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) Big Data
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Git (software)
2 15 (32.61%) JIRA
3 13 (28.26%) Eclipse
3 13 (28.26%) Jenkins
3 13 (28.26%) Maven
3 13 (28.26%) Visual Studio
4 12 (26.09%) JUnit
4 12 (26.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (21.74%) IntelliJ
5 10 (21.74%) Mockito
6 7 (15.22%) NUnit
7 6 (13.04%) Selenium
7 6 (13.04%) Subversion
7 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
9 3 (6.52%) JMeter
9 3 (6.52%) Sahi
9 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
9 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Back Office
3 3 (6.52%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Lead Developer
3 8 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.22%) .NET Development Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Architect
4 7 (15.22%) Development Manager
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Lead Architect
5 6 (13.04%) MuleSoft Architect
5 6 (13.04%) MuleSoft Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) CRM Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Lead .NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (71.74%) REST
2 23 (50.00%) Web Services
3 21 (45.65%) XML
4 19 (41.30%) .NET
5 16 (34.78%) HTML
5 16 (34.78%) Spring
6 14 (30.43%) RESTful
7 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
7 13 (28.26%) CSS
8 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
8 12 (26.09%) RAML
9 10 (21.74%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (19.57%) AngularJS
10 9 (19.57%) jQuery
10 9 (19.57%) React
11 7 (15.22%) JSON
11 7 (15.22%) WCF
12 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (6.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Cloud Native
2 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Fintech
3 1 (2.17%) Robotics
3 1 (2.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Unix
2 8 (17.39%) Linux
3 7 (15.22%) Windows
4 3 (6.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) DevOps
3 15 (32.61%) Unit Testing
4 14 (30.43%) Scrum
5 13 (28.26%) MVC
6 11 (23.91%) Mentoring
7 10 (21.74%) Integration Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Post-Production
8 9 (19.57%) CRM
8 9 (19.57%) MVVM
8 9 (19.57%) TDD
9 8 (17.39%) Change Management
9 8 (17.39%) High Availability
9 8 (17.39%) System Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 8 (17.39%) Web Development
10 7 (15.22%) Microservices
11 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (13.04%) ERP
12 5 (10.87%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) Java
1 24 (52.17%) SQL
2 23 (50.00%) C#
3 20 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
5 11 (23.91%) Java 8
6 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
7 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.52%) Python
9 2 (4.35%) Natural
9 2 (4.35%) RPG
9 2 (4.35%) RPG IV
10 1 (2.17%) Apex Code
10 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.17%) Korn
10 1 (2.17%) Kotlin
10 1 (2.17%) Perl
10 1 (2.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.78%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 22 (47.83%) Oracle
3 15 (32.61%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (26.09%) MuleSoft
5 4 (8.70%) Citrix
5 4 (8.70%) Tableau
5 4 (8.70%) VMware
6 3 (6.52%) IBM
7 2 (4.35%) Adobe
7 2 (4.35%) Google
7 2 (4.35%) webMethods
8 1 (2.17%) AppDynamics
8 1 (2.17%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (2.17%) Blue Prism
8 1 (2.17%) Dynatrace
8 1 (2.17%) hybris
8 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.17%) UiPath