Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 145 150
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +9
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 740 685 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.34% 2.18% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 5.63% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 652 577 771
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,050 £30,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £68,750 £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 13,691 12,160 16,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.24% 38.73% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11,963 10,539 14,274
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,950 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 February 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 23 February 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 -14 255 £50,000 -4.76% 59
Hampshire -30 161 £42,500 -5.56% 24
Berkshire +20 148 £50,000 -4.76% 31
East Sussex +66 115 £44,000 -16.19% 7
Surrey +22 108 £47,500 -5.00% 14
Oxfordshire -1 73 £52,500 -4.55% 17
West Sussex -26 50 £50,000 +14.29% 4
Kent +18 45 £52,500 +16.67% 15
Buckinghamshire -29 34 £42,500 -15.00% 11
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 452 (61.08%) JavaScript
2 446 (60.27%) REST
3 418 (56.49%) SQL
4 400 (54.05%) Web Services
5 393 (53.11%) Agile Software Development
6 355 (47.97%) HTML
7 347 (46.89%) CSS
8 291 (39.32%) XML
9 290 (39.19%) Java
10 285 (38.51%) C#
11 284 (38.38%) SQL Server
12 240 (32.43%) MVC
13 233 (31.49%) .NET
14 229 (30.95%) AngularJS
15 201 (27.16%) jQuery
16 185 (25.00%) JSON
16 185 (25.00%) Scrum
17 176 (23.78%) Linux
18 167 (22.57%) ASP.NET
18 167 (22.57%) Web Development
19 166 (22.43%) MySQL
20 160 (21.62%) Software Engineering
21 151 (20.41%) Spring
22 148 (20.00%) Degree
23 144 (19.46%) OO
24 141 (19.05%) Git (software)
25 138 (18.65%) PHP
26 136 (18.38%) WCF
27 134 (18.11%) SOA
28 128 (17.30%) Oracle

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 56 (7.57%) Apache
2 39 (5.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 34 (4.59%) JBoss
3 34 (4.59%) Tomcat
4 30 (4.05%) WebLogic
5 27 (3.65%) Confluence
6 21 (2.84%) IIS
7 20 (2.70%) WebSphere
8 16 (2.16%) CMS
8 16 (2.16%) Oracle Service Bus
9 11 (1.49%) Apache Spark
9 11 (1.49%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.08%) JCAPS
10 8 (1.08%) Oracle Coherence
10 8 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (1.08%) SugarCRM
10 8 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.81%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 102 (13.78%) SaaS
2 86 (11.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (2.97%) GitHub
5 13 (1.76%) PaaS
6 12 (1.62%) Force.com
7 9 (1.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 9 (1.22%) Slack
8 7 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.95%) IaaS
8 7 (0.95%) npm
9 4 (0.54%) Sage Pay
10 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.41%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.27%) Office 365
12 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.16%) HTTP
2 46 (6.22%) Internet
3 27 (3.65%) SSL
4 13 (1.76%) AMQP
4 13 (1.76%) SMTP
5 10 (1.35%) FTP
6 8 (1.08%) PuTTY
6 8 (1.08%) SSH
7 7 (0.95%) Firewall
7 7 (0.95%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.95%) Network Security
7 7 (0.95%) WebEx
8 5 (0.68%) DNS
9 3 (0.41%) LAN
9 3 (0.41%) SNMP
9 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.41%) WAN
10 2 (0.27%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.27%) PPP
10 2 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (38.38%) SQL Server
2 166 (22.43%) MySQL
3 60 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 40 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 32 (4.32%) Oracle Database
6 24 (3.24%) NoSQL
7 21 (2.84%) MongoDB
8 20 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (1.89%) Big Data
9 14 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.76%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.62%) Oracle BI EE
11 12 (1.62%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (1.08%) DB2
14 8 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 141 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 72 (9.73%) Subversion
3 64 (8.65%) Maven
3 64 (8.65%) Selenium
4 60 (8.11%) JIRA
5 53 (7.16%) JUnit
6 46 (6.22%) Jenkins
6 46 (6.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (6.08%) SoapUI
8 42 (5.68%) Eclipse
9 38 (5.14%) Ant
10 33 (4.46%) IntelliJ
11 29 (3.92%) Cucumber
12 26 (3.51%) Visual Studio
13 14 (1.89%) NetBeans
14 13 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (1.76%) TeamCity
15 12 (1.62%) SpecFlow
15 12 (1.62%) WebDriver
16 10 (1.35%) JMeter
General
1 76 (10.27%) Finance
2 58 (7.84%) Retail
3 23 (3.11%) German Language
4 22 (2.97%) Front Office
5 19 (2.57%) Banking
5 19 (2.57%) Marketing
6 13 (1.76%) Games
7 12 (1.62%) Back Office
8 7 (0.95%) Billing
9 5 (0.68%) Publishing
9 5 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.54%) Automotive
11 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 494 (66.76%) Developer
2 151 (20.41%) C# Developer
3 126 (17.03%) Java Developer
4 120 (16.22%) .NET Developer
5 111 (15.00%) Software Developer
6 106 (14.32%) PHP Developer
7 101 (13.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 69 (9.32%) Senior Developer
9 62 (8.38%) C# Software Developer
10 59 (7.97%) Software Engineer
11 55 (7.43%) Architect
12 41 (5.54%) Agile Developer
13 40 (5.41%) Analyst
14 35 (4.73%) .NET Software Developer
14 35 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 34 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
16 33 (4.46%) Web Developer
17 32 (4.32%) Lead Developer
18 31 (4.19%) ASP.NET Developer
19 30 (4.05%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (60.27%) REST
2 400 (54.05%) Web Services
3 355 (47.97%) HTML
4 347 (46.89%) CSS
5 291 (39.32%) XML
6 233 (31.49%) .NET
7 229 (30.95%) AngularJS
8 201 (27.16%) jQuery
9 185 (25.00%) JSON
10 167 (22.57%) ASP.NET
11 151 (20.41%) Spring
12 136 (18.38%) WCF
13 92 (12.43%) WPF
14 88 (11.89%) Ajax
15 83 (11.22%) RESTful
16 81 (10.95%) Hibernate
16 81 (10.95%) HTML5
17 76 (10.27%) .NET Framework
18 73 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web API
18 73 (9.86%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 93 (12.57%) Computer Science
2 67 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (6.22%) Mobile App
5 33 (4.46%) User Experience
6 21 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.89%) Fintech
10 13 (1.76%) Animation
10 13 (1.76%) Contactless
10 13 (1.76%) EMV
11 10 (1.35%) EPoS
12 9 (1.22%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.08%) Clustering
14 7 (0.95%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.81%) Derivative
15 6 (0.81%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.68%) N-Tier
17 4 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 176 (23.78%) Linux
2 97 (13.11%) Windows
3 55 (7.43%) Unix
4 27 (3.65%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.76%) Windows 8
6 12 (1.62%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.22%) Solaris
8 7 (0.95%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.81%) Android
10 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.27%) AIX
12 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.27%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (53.11%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (32.43%) MVC
3 185 (25.00%) Scrum
4 167 (22.57%) Web Development
5 160 (21.62%) Software Engineering
6 144 (19.46%) OO
7 134 (18.11%) SOA
8 122 (16.49%) OOP
9 104 (14.05%) Test Automation
10 86 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
11 85 (11.49%) Microservices
12 82 (11.08%) SDLC
13 64 (8.65%) Unit Testing
14 56 (7.57%) TDD
15 49 (6.62%) DevOps
16 45 (6.08%) E-Commerce
16 45 (6.08%) Mentoring
17 37 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (4.46%) Use Case
19 32 (4.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 452 (61.08%) JavaScript
2 418 (56.49%) SQL
3 290 (39.19%) Java
4 285 (38.51%) C#
5 138 (18.65%) PHP
6 121 (16.35%) T-SQL
7 77 (10.41%) Python
8 31 (4.19%) VB.NET
9 30 (4.05%) TypeScript
10 22 (2.97%) Scala
11 17 (2.30%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.30%) XPath
12 16 (2.16%) Apex Code
12 16 (2.16%) C
12 16 (2.16%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.03%) Perl
13 15 (2.03%) XQuery
14 12 (1.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 11 (1.49%) SOQL
15 11 (1.49%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 148 (20.00%) Degree
2 38 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (3.11%) Oracle Certification
4 12 (1.62%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.08%) ISEB
6 5 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.14%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (9.32%) QA
2 11 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.81%) PSD2
4 4 (0.54%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.14%) COSHH
System Software
1 37 (5.00%) Docker
2 11 (1.49%) HDFS
3 9 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.54%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.54%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (2.16%) Single Sign-On
2 15 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (2.03%) Puppet
3 9 (1.22%) Ansible
4 8 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.68%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.54%) Oozie
8 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.41%) TADDM
9 2 (0.27%) Kibana
10 1 (0.14%) Grafana
10 1 (0.14%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.14%) logstash
10 1 (0.14%) Rancher
10 1 (0.14%) SCOM
10 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 128 (17.30%) Oracle
2 88 (11.89%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.86%) Zend
4 23 (3.11%) Sun
5 20 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (2.30%) IBM
6 17 (2.30%) PayPal
7 15 (2.03%) Splunk
8 14 (1.89%) Apple
9 12 (1.62%) TIBCO
10 11 (1.49%) SAP
10 11 (1.49%) WorldPay
11 10 (1.35%) Google
12 9 (1.22%) VMware
13 8 (1.08%) BEA
13 8 (1.08%) Dynatrace
13 8 (1.08%) Remedy
13 8 (1.08%) Talend
14 7 (0.95%) Pardot
14 7 (0.95%) Virgin Media