Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 88 154
Rank change year-on-year -16 +66 -25
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 44 64 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.12% 2.65% 1.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.28% 7.94% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 33 56 40
Reading median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.38% +36.84%
10th Percentile £41,750 £34,250 £44,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -13.04% +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 834 806 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 40.21% 33.33% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 732 696 805
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,125 £67,800
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 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 Reading region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 31 (70.45%) REST
2 26 (59.09%) Java
2 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 25 (56.82%) SQL
3 25 (56.82%) Oracle
4 24 (54.55%) C#
5 23 (52.27%) Web Services
6 20 (45.45%) XML
6 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
7 19 (43.18%) QA
8 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
8 17 (38.64%) RESTful
8 17 (38.64%) DevOps
9 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
9 16 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (36.36%) .NET
9 16 (36.36%) Eclipse
9 16 (36.36%) JIRA
9 16 (36.36%) Spring
10 15 (34.09%) Scrum
10 15 (34.09%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (34.09%) HTML
11 14 (31.82%) Visual Studio
11 14 (31.82%) CSS
11 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
12 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
12 13 (29.55%) Maven
12 13 (29.55%) T-SQL

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 11 (25.00%) Anypoint
1 11 (25.00%) Confluence
1 11 (25.00%) Mule
1 11 (25.00%) Mule ESB
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) CMS
4 2 (4.55%) EPiServer
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) JBoss
4 2 (4.55%) nginx
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (9.09%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 16 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (22.73%) SaaS
3 5 (11.36%) Office 365
4 4 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (9.09%) GitHub
4 4 (9.09%) Scribe Online
5 3 (6.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (6.82%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (6.82%) PaaS
6 2 (4.55%) Google Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
1 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
1 2 (4.55%) Network Security
1 2 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
4 4 (9.09%) Power BI
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.82%) Big Data
6 2 (4.55%) Adabas
7 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.27%) MySQL
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.27%) Redis
7 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 16 (36.36%) Eclipse
2 16 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 16 (36.36%) JIRA
3 14 (31.82%) Visual Studio
4 13 (29.55%) Maven
4 13 (29.55%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (27.27%) JUnit
6 11 (25.00%) IntelliJ
6 11 (25.00%) Mockito
7 8 (18.18%) Selenium
7 8 (18.18%) Subversion
8 7 (15.91%) NUnit
9 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
10 5 (11.36%) Robot Framework
10 5 (11.36%) Sahi
10 5 (11.36%) SpecFlow
10 5 (11.36%) UI Automator
10 5 (11.36%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Back Office
4 3 (6.82%) Legal
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Architect
2 10 (22.73%) Lead Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Lead Architect
3 7 (15.91%) MuleSoft Architect
3 7 (15.91%) MuleSoft Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.36%) .NET Development Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Development Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Test Automation Developer
6 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) CRM Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) REST
2 23 (52.27%) Web Services
3 20 (45.45%) XML
4 17 (38.64%) RESTful
5 16 (36.36%) .NET
5 16 (36.36%) Spring
6 15 (34.09%) HTML
7 14 (31.82%) CSS
8 13 (29.55%) .NET Framework
8 13 (29.55%) RAML
9 12 (27.27%) React
10 11 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
10 11 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 10 (22.73%) jQuery
12 7 (15.91%) JSON
12 7 (15.91%) WCF
13 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (9.09%) Dojo
14 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Robotics
2 3 (6.82%) Tandem
3 2 (4.55%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Unix
2 8 (18.18%) Linux
3 7 (15.91%) Windows
4 5 (11.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) DevOps
3 15 (34.09%) Scrum
4 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
5 11 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (25.00%) MVC
5 11 (25.00%) Post-Production
6 10 (22.73%) Change Management
6 10 (22.73%) Integration Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
7 9 (20.45%) CRM
7 9 (20.45%) MVVM
7 9 (20.45%) TDD
7 9 (20.45%) Web Development
8 8 (18.18%) System Testing
9 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (15.91%) ERP
9 7 (15.91%) High Availability
9 7 (15.91%) Process Management
10 6 (13.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) Java
2 25 (56.82%) SQL
3 24 (54.55%) C#
4 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
6 12 (27.27%) Java 8
7 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
7 5 (11.36%) Python
7 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.55%) Natural
8 2 (4.55%) RPG
8 2 (4.55%) RPG IV
9 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.27%) Korn
9 1 (2.27%) Kotlin
9 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.82%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (43.18%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) GDPR
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 25 (56.82%) Oracle
3 15 (34.09%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (29.55%) MuleSoft
5 5 (11.36%) IBM
6 4 (9.09%) Citrix
6 4 (9.09%) Google
6 4 (9.09%) Tableau
6 4 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (4.55%) Adobe
7 2 (4.55%) webMethods
8 1 (2.27%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (2.27%) Blue Prism
8 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.27%) UiPath