Period
to 25 April 2018

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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 149 157
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8 +4
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 780 651 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.47% 2.19% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.62% 5.52% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 682 562 714
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +3.83%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,225 £70,000 £65,000
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 13,882 11,796 15,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.04% 39.64% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12,179 10,241 13,504
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 25 April 2018.

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 25 April 2018. 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 -34 243 £50,000 -4.76% 32
Hampshire -4 222 £42,500 -5.56% 21
Berkshire -9 149 £50,000 -4.76% 16
Surrey +42 129 £45,500 -20.87% 18
East Sussex +52 83 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Oxfordshire -28 69 £51,250 -6.82% 10
Kent +37 57 £52,500 +50.00% 11
West Sussex -21 38 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Buckinghamshire -27 25 £42,500 -10.53% 6
Sussex -22 2 £31,000 -
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South East region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 465 (59.62%) JavaScript
2 441 (56.54%) REST
3 438 (56.15%) Agile Software Development
4 422 (54.10%) Web Services
5 399 (51.15%) HTML
6 381 (48.85%) SQL
7 366 (46.92%) CSS
8 341 (43.72%) SQL Server
8 341 (43.72%) C#
9 294 (37.69%) .NET
10 291 (37.31%) MVC
11 275 (35.26%) XML
12 240 (30.77%) AngularJS
13 236 (30.26%) Java
14 228 (29.23%) jQuery
15 206 (26.41%) JSON
16 205 (26.28%) ASP.NET
17 187 (23.97%) Scrum
18 174 (22.31%) Web Development
19 171 (21.92%) Git (software)
20 169 (21.67%) WCF
21 168 (21.54%) Linux
22 166 (21.28%) MySQL
23 151 (19.36%) Software Engineering
24 146 (18.72%) OO
25 136 (17.44%) Oracle
26 133 (17.05%) PHP
27 132 (16.92%) Microsoft
27 132 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
28 129 (16.54%) Test Automation

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 51 (6.54%) Apache
2 47 (6.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 37 (4.74%) JBoss
4 36 (4.62%) Confluence
5 31 (3.97%) WebSphere
6 29 (3.72%) WebLogic
7 28 (3.59%) Tomcat
8 25 (3.21%) CMS
9 21 (2.69%) IIS
10 14 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
10 14 (1.79%) WordPress
11 11 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (1.03%) JCAPS
13 8 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (1.03%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.90%) nginx
15 6 (0.77%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.77%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.26%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 125 (16.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (9.74%) SaaS
4 26 (3.33%) GitHub
5 18 (2.31%) Force.com
6 17 (2.18%) PaaS
6 17 (2.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 13 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.67%) NuGet
8 10 (1.28%) npm
9 9 (1.15%) IaaS
10 4 (0.51%) Sage Pay
11 3 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.38%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.38%) Slack
12 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.69%) HTTP
2 34 (4.36%) Internet
3 23 (2.95%) SSL
4 13 (1.67%) Network Security
5 12 (1.54%) FTP
6 9 (1.15%) SMTP
7 8 (1.03%) AMQP
7 8 (1.03%) Firewall
7 8 (1.03%) PuTTY
7 8 (1.03%) SSH
7 8 (1.03%) WebEx
8 7 (0.90%) DNS
8 7 (0.90%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.64%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.51%) ATM
10 4 (0.51%) SMS
10 4 (0.51%) SNMP
11 2 (0.26%) PPP
11 2 (0.26%) VPN
12 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (43.72%) SQL Server
2 166 (21.28%) MySQL
3 75 (9.62%) Relational Database
4 39 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 38 (4.87%) Oracle Database
6 29 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (2.95%) NoSQL
8 23 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 18 (2.31%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (1.67%) Power BI
11 13 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
13 11 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 171 (21.92%) Git (software)
2 88 (11.28%) Subversion
3 75 (9.62%) Jenkins
4 67 (8.59%) JIRA
4 67 (8.59%) Selenium
5 61 (7.82%) Maven
6 60 (7.69%) SoapUI
7 58 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (5.13%) Ant
8 40 (5.13%) Eclipse
8 40 (5.13%) Visual Studio
9 34 (4.36%) JUnit
10 29 (3.72%) Cucumber
11 26 (3.33%) IntelliJ
12 15 (1.92%) JMeter
12 15 (1.92%) NetBeans
13 13 (1.67%) gulp
14 12 (1.54%) WebDriver
15 11 (1.41%) Gradle
15 11 (1.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 75 (9.62%) Finance
2 66 (8.46%) Retail
3 31 (3.97%) Marketing
4 23 (2.95%) Banking
5 17 (2.18%) Games
6 16 (2.05%) Back Office
7 10 (1.28%) Billing
8 6 (0.77%) Automotive
8 6 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.64%) German Language
9 5 (0.64%) Publishing
10 4 (0.51%) Front Office
10 4 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.38%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.26%) Advertising
12 2 (0.26%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.26%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 545 (69.87%) Developer
2 185 (23.72%) C# Developer
3 163 (20.90%) .NET Developer
4 123 (15.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 107 (13.72%) PHP Developer
6 102 (13.08%) Software Developer
7 95 (12.18%) Java Developer
8 70 (8.97%) Senior Developer
9 65 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
10 49 (6.28%) Software Engineer
11 44 (5.64%) .NET Software Developer
11 44 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 42 (5.38%) Lead Developer
13 39 (5.00%) Web Developer
14 37 (4.74%) Agile Developer
14 37 (4.74%) SQL Developer
15 35 (4.49%) Analyst
16 34 (4.36%) Architect
16 34 (4.36%) Full Stack Developer
17 30 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (56.54%) REST
2 422 (54.10%) Web Services
3 399 (51.15%) HTML
4 366 (46.92%) CSS
5 294 (37.69%) .NET
6 275 (35.26%) XML
7 240 (30.77%) AngularJS
8 228 (29.23%) jQuery
9 206 (26.41%) JSON
10 205 (26.28%) ASP.NET
11 169 (21.67%) WCF
12 121 (15.51%) HTML5
13 113 (14.49%) Spring
14 109 (13.97%) .NET Framework
15 103 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
16 100 (12.82%) WPF
17 98 (12.56%) RESTful
18 92 (11.79%) Ajax
19 76 (9.74%) React
20 71 (9.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 62 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
2 53 (6.79%) Computer Science
3 43 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.51%) User Experience
4 37 (4.74%) Mobile App
5 33 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
6 24 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
6 24 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (2.69%) EPoS
8 16 (2.05%) Contactless
8 16 (2.05%) Data Centre
8 16 (2.05%) EMV
9 13 (1.67%) Fintech
9 13 (1.67%) W3C
10 11 (1.41%) Animation
11 9 (1.15%) Clustering
12 7 (0.90%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.77%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.77%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 168 (21.54%) Linux
2 89 (11.41%) Windows
3 50 (6.41%) Unix
4 24 (3.08%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.67%) Solaris
6 10 (1.28%) Android
7 9 (1.15%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.15%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.03%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (56.15%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (37.31%) MVC
3 187 (23.97%) Scrum
4 174 (22.31%) Web Development
5 151 (19.36%) Software Engineering
6 146 (18.72%) OO
7 132 (16.92%) Continuous Integration
8 129 (16.54%) Test Automation
9 114 (14.62%) OOP
10 107 (13.72%) SOA
11 97 (12.44%) SDLC
12 76 (9.74%) Microservices
13 73 (9.36%) Unit Testing
14 64 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
15 63 (8.08%) TDD
16 62 (7.95%) DevOps
17 55 (7.05%) E-Commerce
18 44 (5.64%) MVVM
19 42 (5.38%) CRM
20 40 (5.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 465 (59.62%) JavaScript
2 381 (48.85%) SQL
3 341 (43.72%) C#
4 236 (30.26%) Java
5 133 (17.05%) PHP
6 127 (16.28%) T-SQL
7 80 (10.26%) Python
8 34 (4.36%) VB.NET
9 29 (3.72%) PL/SQL
10 23 (2.95%) Apex Code
11 22 (2.82%) TypeScript
12 20 (2.56%) SOQL
12 20 (2.56%) SOSL
13 18 (2.31%) Perl
14 16 (2.05%) PowerShell
14 16 (2.05%) VB
14 16 (2.05%) XPath
15 15 (1.92%) XQuery
16 12 (1.54%) VB6
16 12 (1.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 106 (13.59%) Degree
2 22 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (2.69%) Oracle Certification
4 13 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 12 (1.54%) ISEB
5 12 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.77%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.77%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.08%) QA
2 12 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.03%) GCP
3 8 (1.03%) PSD2
4 5 (0.64%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.13%) COSHH
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (3.85%) Docker
2 8 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.64%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.51%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.51%) HDFS
5 2 (0.26%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (1.15%) Ansible
3 8 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.90%) Puppet
5 6 (0.77%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.51%) Oozie
6 4 (0.51%) TADDM
7 3 (0.38%) SCOM
8 1 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.13%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.13%) Grafana
8 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.13%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.13%) Kibana
8 1 (0.13%) Rancher
8 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 136 (17.44%) Oracle
2 132 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.38%) Zend
4 30 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (3.33%) IBM
6 23 (2.95%) Google
7 21 (2.69%) Sun
8 20 (2.56%) PayPal
9 16 (2.05%) Apple
10 15 (1.92%) Pardot
10 15 (1.92%) Splunk
11 13 (1.67%) SAP
11 13 (1.67%) TIBCO
12 12 (1.54%) WorldPay
13 11 (1.41%) BEA
13 11 (1.41%) VMware
14 10 (1.28%) Capita
15 8 (1.03%) Dynatrace
15 8 (1.03%) Remedy
16 7 (0.90%) Virgin Media