Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South East
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 149 137
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12 +18
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 509 597 769
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.35% 2.23% 2.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.83% 5.47% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 500 536 716
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £70,625
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - -

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 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 8,736 10,921 13,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.38% 40.86% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7,432 9,356 12,001
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SOAP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOAP in the South East.

Salary trend for SOAP in the South East

SOAP
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOAP in the South East over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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
Hampshire +32 165 £44,000 -2.22% 14
Thames Valley +7 140 £57,500 +4.55% 16
Surrey +12 112 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Berkshire +2 83 £60,000 +8.60% 7
Kent +34 42 £51,500 +15.08% 2
East Sussex +5 35 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Buckinghamshire +17 33 £42,500 -17.48% 5
Oxfordshire +17 24 £42,500 -29.17% 4
West Sussex -12 16 £35,000 -38.16% 4
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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.

1 335 (65.82%) REST
2 317 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (54.03%) Web Services
4 250 (49.12%) JavaScript
5 247 (48.53%) SQL
6 219 (43.03%) HTML
7 197 (38.70%) XML
8 187 (36.74%) SQL Server
9 184 (36.15%) CSS
10 176 (34.58%) C#
11 168 (33.01%) .NET
12 157 (30.84%) MVC
13 136 (26.72%) Web Development
14 132 (25.93%) JSON
14 132 (25.93%) jQuery
14 132 (25.93%) Java
15 126 (24.75%) Linux
16 122 (23.97%) PHP
17 111 (21.81%) OO
18 105 (20.63%) MySQL
19 95 (18.66%) Test Automation
20 91 (17.88%) OOP
21 88 (17.29%) Ajax
21 88 (17.29%) Git (software)
22 86 (16.90%) ASP.NET
23 77 (15.13%) TDD
24 76 (14.93%) Scrum
25 75 (14.73%) SoapUI
26 74 (14.54%) Azure
27 72 (14.15%) WCF

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 44 (8.64%) Tomcat
2 35 (6.88%) IIS
3 22 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (4.13%) JBoss
5 14 (2.75%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.57%) Confluence
8 8 (1.57%) Red Hat Fuse
9 4 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
9 4 (0.79%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.59%) WordPress
11 2 (0.39%) Apache
11 2 (0.39%) CMS
11 2 (0.39%) Moodle
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.39%) Totara
12 1 (0.20%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.75%) Magento
2 6 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.98%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.98%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 74 (14.54%) Azure
2 66 (12.97%) SaaS
3 50 (9.82%) AWS
4 22 (4.32%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (3.14%) PaaS
6 12 (2.36%) Boomi
7 8 (1.57%) IaaS
8 5 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.98%) iPaaS
9 4 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.79%) Office 365
9 4 (0.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 3 (0.59%) GitHub
11 2 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.20%) AtomSphere
12 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.20%) GCP
12 1 (0.20%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.14%) HTTP
2 11 (2.16%) X.509
3 5 (0.98%) Internet
3 5 (0.98%) SSL
4 3 (0.59%) 2G
4 3 (0.59%) 3G
4 3 (0.59%) 4G
4 3 (0.59%) Diameter Protocol
4 3 (0.59%) GSM
4 3 (0.59%) INAP
4 3 (0.59%) Megaco
4 3 (0.59%) MGW
4 3 (0.59%) RTP
4 3 (0.59%) SIGTRAN
4 3 (0.59%) SS7
4 3 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.59%) VoLTE
4 3 (0.59%) VoWiFi
4 3 (0.59%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (36.74%) SQL Server
2 105 (20.63%) MySQL
3 38 (7.47%) Relational Database
4 27 (5.30%) RDBMS
5 26 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (3.34%) Azure SQL Database
6 17 (3.34%) DB2
7 16 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (2.75%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.96%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.57%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.20%) GIS
Development Applications
1 88 (17.29%) Git (software)
2 75 (14.73%) SoapUI
3 47 (9.23%) Selenium
4 41 (8.06%) Jenkins
5 32 (6.29%) Visual Studio
6 27 (5.30%) HP UFT
6 27 (5.30%) LoadRunner
6 27 (5.30%) Maven
7 26 (5.11%) JUnit
8 24 (4.72%) Postman
9 22 (4.32%) SonarQube
10 20 (3.93%) Mockito
11 19 (3.73%) DbUnit
11 19 (3.73%) jMock
12 17 (3.34%) Cucumber
13 16 (3.14%) JIRA
13 16 (3.14%) Visual Studio Team System
14 15 (2.95%) Eclipse
14 15 (2.95%) Subversion
15 12 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 54 (10.61%) Finance
2 23 (4.52%) Manufacturing
3 21 (4.13%) Retail
4 15 (2.95%) Marketing
5 12 (2.36%) Banking
6 11 (2.16%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.16%) Public Sector
6 11 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.79%) Automotive
8 4 (0.79%) German Language
9 3 (0.59%) Local Government
9 3 (0.59%) Military
10 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Fire and Rescue
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 368 (72.30%) Developer
2 123 (24.17%) Senior Developer
3 97 (19.06%) PHP Developer
4 79 (15.52%) Software Developer
5 71 (13.95%) .NET Developer
6 70 (13.75%) C# Developer
7 61 (11.98%) Java Developer
8 55 (10.81%) Senior PHP Developer
9 52 (10.22%) Senior Software Developer
10 38 (7.47%) C# .NET Developer
10 38 (7.47%) LAMP Developer
10 38 (7.47%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 38 (7.47%) Senior LAMP Developer
11 30 (5.89%) Software Engineer
12 29 (5.70%) Test Leader
12 29 (5.70%) Web Developer
13 28 (5.50%) Analyst
14 27 (5.30%) Test Analyst
14 27 (5.30%) Tester
15 26 (5.11%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (65.82%) REST
2 275 (54.03%) Web Services
3 219 (43.03%) HTML
4 197 (38.70%) XML
5 184 (36.15%) CSS
6 168 (33.01%) .NET
7 132 (25.93%) jQuery
7 132 (25.93%) JSON
8 88 (17.29%) Ajax
9 86 (16.90%) ASP.NET
10 72 (14.15%) WCF
11 64 (12.57%) Laravel
12 62 (12.18%) RESTful
13 58 (11.39%) CodeIgniter
14 57 (11.20%) AngularJS
15 53 (10.41%) J2EE
16 52 (10.22%) Yii
17 43 (8.45%) .NET Framework
17 43 (8.45%) Spring
18 42 (8.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.41%) Mobile App
2 33 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (6.29%) Virtual Team
4 24 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (1.77%) User Experience
7 8 (1.57%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.57%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.18%) CMDB
8 6 (1.18%) W3C
9 4 (0.79%) Life Science
10 3 (0.59%) BBC
10 3 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.39%) APACS
11 2 (0.39%) Contactless
11 2 (0.39%) EMV
11 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.20%) EPoS
12 1 (0.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 126 (24.75%) Linux
2 38 (7.47%) Windows
3 26 (5.11%) Unix
4 7 (1.38%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.18%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.59%) Solaris
7 2 (0.39%) Android
8 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (62.28%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (30.84%) MVC
3 136 (26.72%) Web Development
4 111 (21.81%) OO
5 95 (18.66%) Test Automation
6 91 (17.88%) OOP
7 77 (15.13%) TDD
8 76 (14.93%) Scrum
9 70 (13.75%) OO PHP
10 64 (12.57%) SDLC
11 60 (11.79%) Unit Testing
12 55 (10.81%) BDD
13 52 (10.22%) Computer Science
13 52 (10.22%) Mobile Application Development
13 52 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (9.82%) Migration
15 48 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (8.64%) Software Engineering
17 43 (8.45%) DevOps
17 43 (8.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 250 (49.12%) JavaScript
2 247 (48.53%) SQL
3 176 (34.58%) C#
4 132 (25.93%) Java
5 122 (23.97%) PHP
6 48 (9.43%) T-SQL
7 22 (4.32%) PL/SQL
8 21 (4.13%) PowerShell
8 21 (4.13%) Python
9 19 (3.73%) TypeScript
10 17 (3.34%) PHP 5
10 17 (3.34%) PHP 7
11 12 (2.36%) C
12 7 (1.38%) Apex Code
12 7 (1.38%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.18%) C++
13 6 (1.18%) Ruby
13 6 (1.18%) Scala
13 6 (1.18%) SOQL
14 4 (0.79%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 61 (11.98%) Degree
2 29 (5.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.59%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.39%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.20%) CIW
7 1 (0.20%) HND
7 1 (0.20%) ISEB
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MCITP
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.50%) PMO
2 18 (3.54%) QA
3 15 (2.95%) GDPR
4 12 (2.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (4.91%) Docker
2 12 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.77%) vSphere
4 5 (0.98%) Postfix
5 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.20%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.79%) HP ALM
2 4 (0.79%) SCCM
3 3 (0.59%) Puppet
3 3 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.39%) Grafana
4 2 (0.39%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.39%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.20%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.20%) MOM
5 1 (0.20%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 53 (10.41%) Microsoft
1 53 (10.41%) Zend
2 39 (7.66%) Oracle
3 14 (2.75%) MuleSoft
4 13 (2.55%) IBM
4 13 (2.55%) TIBCO
5 12 (2.36%) Dell
5 12 (2.36%) VMware
5 12 (2.36%) webMethods
6 11 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.96%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.96%) ServiceNow
8 8 (1.57%) Jitterbit
9 6 (1.18%) HP
9 6 (1.18%) Remedy
10 4 (0.79%) SAP
11 3 (0.59%) Ericsson
11 3 (0.59%) NEC
11 3 (0.59%) Northgate
11 3 (0.59%) Talend