Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 151 165
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 -13
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 675 768 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.19% 2.19% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.20% 5.71% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 594 684 706
South East median annual salary £48,500 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.11% +13.10%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,429 £30,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 12977 13442 16394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.15% 38.30% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11281 11831 14196
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in the South East

SOAP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for SOAP in the South East

SOAP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the South East

SOAP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +13 263 £54,000 +1.89% 19
Berkshire +11 131 £50,000 -13.04% 12
Hampshire -44 117 £40,000 - 9
East Sussex +55 97 £44,000 -12.00% 4
Surrey -18 86 £50,000 - 12
Oxfordshire +49 85 £55,000 +2.80% 5
West Sussex +5 74 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Buckinghamshire -25 47 £54,500 +5.83% 2
Kent +7 36 £60,000 +27.66% 6
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 406 (60.15%) JavaScript
2 365 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
3 363 (53.78%) REST
4 357 (52.89%) Web Services
5 355 (52.59%) SQL
6 339 (50.22%) Java
7 266 (39.41%) HTML
8 264 (39.11%) CSS
9 241 (35.70%) C#
10 240 (35.56%) XML
11 213 (31.56%) .NET
12 208 (30.81%) SQL Server
13 199 (29.48%) MVC
14 192 (28.44%) Scrum
15 153 (22.67%) jQuery
16 152 (22.52%) AngularJS
17 151 (22.37%) Linux
18 148 (21.93%) Software Engineering
18 148 (21.93%) Degree
19 147 (21.78%) ASP.NET
20 146 (21.63%) SOA
20 146 (21.63%) JSON
21 143 (21.19%) Spring
22 133 (19.70%) OO
23 128 (18.96%) Git (software)
24 122 (18.07%) Test Automation
25 118 (17.48%) Web Development
26 115 (17.04%) Oracle
27 112 (16.59%) MySQL
28 110 (16.30%) Computer Science

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 55 (8.15%) Apache
2 43 (6.37%) Tomcat
3 35 (5.19%) WebLogic
4 34 (5.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 32 (4.74%) JBoss
6 24 (3.56%) Confluence
6 24 (3.56%) IIS
7 23 (3.41%) CMS
8 16 (2.37%) SharePoint
9 15 (2.22%) Umbraco
10 14 (2.07%) Apache Solr
10 14 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (1.63%) Apache Spark
11 11 (1.63%) SugarCRM
12 10 (1.48%) WebSphere
13 8 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (0.59%) Commerce Server
15 4 (0.59%) Commerce Server 2007
Business Applications
1 13 (1.93%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (1.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.33%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.59%) nopCommerce
7 3 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 98 (14.52%) SaaS
2 88 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (11.26%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.78%) Force.com
5 11 (1.63%) GitHub
6 9 (1.33%) Slack
7 7 (1.04%) Office 365
8 6 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.44%) Boomi
9 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.44%) PaaS
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.30%) IaaS
10 2 (0.30%) npm
10 2 (0.30%) Serverless
11 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.48%) Internet
2 29 (4.30%) HTTP
3 18 (2.67%) SSL
4 13 (1.93%) AMQP
5 12 (1.78%) SMTP
6 6 (0.89%) Firewall
6 6 (0.89%) FTP
7 4 (0.59%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (0.59%) LAN
7 4 (0.59%) LDAP
7 4 (0.59%) NAS
7 4 (0.59%) SAN
7 4 (0.59%) WAN
8 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.15%) DNS
9 1 (0.15%) Intranet
9 1 (0.15%) PPP
9 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (30.81%) SQL Server
2 112 (16.59%) MySQL
3 47 (6.96%) Relational Database
4 39 (5.78%) Oracle Database
5 31 (4.59%) RDBMS
6 23 (3.41%) NoSQL
7 21 (3.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (2.81%) Oracle Database 12c
9 18 (2.67%) MongoDB
10 16 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (2.37%) Redis
11 14 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (1.48%) Big Data
13 10 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.33%) SQLPlus
15 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (1.04%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 128 (18.96%) Git (software)
2 75 (11.11%) Selenium
3 59 (8.74%) Maven
4 57 (8.44%) JUnit
5 56 (8.30%) JIRA
6 50 (7.41%) Subversion
7 42 (6.22%) Jenkins
8 41 (6.07%) SoapUI
9 40 (5.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 32 (4.74%) Eclipse
11 31 (4.59%) IntelliJ
11 31 (4.59%) Visual Studio
12 24 (3.56%) Cucumber
13 23 (3.41%) HP UFT
14 22 (3.26%) WebDriver
15 18 (2.67%) LoadRunner
16 17 (2.52%) Ant
17 15 (2.22%) TeamCity
18 14 (2.07%) TestNG
19 13 (1.93%) NetBeans
General
1 63 (9.33%) Finance
2 37 (5.48%) Front Office
2 37 (5.48%) German Language
3 27 (4.00%) Retail
4 17 (2.52%) Back Office
5 16 (2.37%) Marketing
6 15 (2.22%) Publishing
7 10 (1.48%) Advertising
8 8 (1.19%) Banking
9 6 (0.89%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.59%) Games
11 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
13 2 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 422 (62.52%) Developer
2 131 (19.41%) Java Developer
3 103 (15.26%) .NET Developer
4 96 (14.22%) C# Developer
5 81 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 79 (11.70%) PHP Developer
7 72 (10.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 71 (10.52%) Senior Developer
9 66 (9.78%) Software Engineer
10 65 (9.63%) Architect
11 43 (6.37%) Agile Developer
12 42 (6.22%) Analyst
13 40 (5.93%) Senior Java Developer
14 39 (5.78%) Solutions Architect
15 38 (5.63%) C# Software Engineer
16 35 (5.19%) C# Software Developer
17 33 (4.89%) .NET Software Engineer
18 32 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 31 (4.59%) .NET Software Developer
19 31 (4.59%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 363 (53.78%) REST
2 357 (52.89%) Web Services
3 266 (39.41%) HTML
4 264 (39.11%) CSS
5 240 (35.56%) XML
6 213 (31.56%) .NET
7 153 (22.67%) jQuery
8 152 (22.52%) AngularJS
9 147 (21.78%) ASP.NET
10 146 (21.63%) JSON
11 143 (21.19%) Spring
12 98 (14.52%) WCF
13 97 (14.37%) RESTful
14 90 (13.33%) Ajax
15 82 (12.15%) .NET Framework
16 71 (10.52%) Hibernate
17 67 (9.93%) HTML5
18 62 (9.19%) Entity Framework
19 53 (7.85%) ASP.NET Web API
20 46 (6.81%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 110 (16.30%) Computer Science
2 68 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (9.04%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (6.07%) Mobile App
5 25 (3.70%) User Experience
6 21 (3.11%) Fintech
7 16 (2.37%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.48%) W3C
9 8 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.89%) Life Science
12 5 (0.74%) Animation
13 4 (0.59%) Derivative
13 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.44%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.44%) Virtual Team
15 1 (0.15%) iPhone
15 1 (0.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 151 (22.37%) Linux
2 99 (14.67%) Windows
3 65 (9.63%) Unix
4 22 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.78%) Windows 10
5 12 (1.78%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.59%) AIX
8 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.15%) Android
11 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (54.07%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (29.48%) MVC
3 192 (28.44%) Scrum
4 148 (21.93%) Software Engineering
5 146 (21.63%) SOA
6 133 (19.70%) OO
7 122 (18.07%) Test Automation
8 118 (17.48%) Web Development
9 104 (15.41%) OOP
10 99 (14.67%) SDLC
11 93 (13.78%) Microservices
12 72 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
13 63 (9.33%) TDD
14 55 (8.15%) E-Commerce
15 50 (7.41%) Unit Testing
16 49 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
17 45 (6.67%) Presales
18 39 (5.78%) Mentoring
19 38 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
19 38 (5.63%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 406 (60.15%) JavaScript
2 355 (52.59%) SQL
3 339 (50.22%) Java
4 241 (35.70%) C#
5 109 (16.15%) PHP
6 84 (12.44%) T-SQL
7 56 (8.30%) Python
8 34 (5.04%) PL/SQL
9 32 (4.74%) VB.NET
10 27 (4.00%) Scala
11 23 (3.41%) Apex Code
12 19 (2.81%) TypeScript
13 13 (1.93%) Groovy
14 11 (1.63%) C
14 11 (1.63%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.48%) Perl
16 8 (1.19%) Clojure
17 7 (1.04%) C++
17 7 (1.04%) Ruby
18 6 (0.89%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 148 (21.93%) Degree
2 47 (6.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (3.11%) ISEB
3 21 (3.11%) ISTQB
4 13 (1.93%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (1.48%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.89%) Novell Certification
8 4 (0.59%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (11.85%) QA
2 6 (0.89%) SLA
3 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (6.22%) Docker
2 9 (1.33%) HDFS
3 6 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.93%) Puppet
3 12 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.15%) Ansible
5 1 (0.15%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.15%) Kibana
5 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.15%) logstash
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 115 (17.04%) Oracle
2 87 (12.89%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.56%) HP
3 24 (3.56%) IBM
3 24 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (3.11%) SAP
5 19 (2.81%) Zend
6 13 (1.93%) Sun
7 10 (1.48%) Talend
8 8 (1.19%) MuleSoft
8 8 (1.19%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.04%) Google
10 6 (0.89%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.89%) VMware
11 4 (0.59%) BEA
11 4 (0.59%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.59%) Cisco
11 4 (0.59%) Nokia
11 4 (0.59%) Telerik
11 4 (0.59%) webMethods