Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 156 154
Rank change year-on-year +31 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 630 611 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.48% 2.10% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.42% 4.87% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 551 499 563
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,100
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £79,750
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 9,811 12,538 12,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.65% 43.07% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,457 10,860 10,495
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £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 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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +58 253 £45,000 -10.00% 33
Berkshire +52 163 £45,000 -10.00% 16
Hampshire +7 159 £45,000 +4.65% 17
Surrey -6 77 £55,000 +20.88% 14
East Sussex +74 76 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Kent +20 53 £42,500 -10.53% 14
Buckinghamshire +11 49 £45,000 - 7
Oxfordshire +23 41 £50,000 -20.63% 10
West Sussex -38 9 £50,000 - 6
Middlesex -10 2 £60,000 -
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 381 (60.48%) REST
2 348 (55.24%) JavaScript
3 318 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
4 288 (45.71%) SQL
5 281 (44.60%) Web Services
6 262 (41.59%) C#
7 260 (41.27%) HTML
8 247 (39.21%) CSS
9 238 (37.78%) SQL Server
10 232 (36.83%) XML
11 230 (36.51%) .NET
12 205 (32.54%) Java
13 183 (29.05%) MVC
14 178 (28.25%) jQuery
15 164 (26.03%) ASP.NET
16 154 (24.44%) JSON
17 143 (22.70%) Azure
18 141 (22.38%) Linux
19 138 (21.90%) AngularJS
20 122 (19.37%) MySQL
21 116 (18.41%) TDD
22 115 (18.25%) Microsoft
22 115 (18.25%) WCF
23 113 (17.94%) PHP
24 107 (16.98%) Git (software)
25 104 (16.51%) OO
26 95 (15.08%) Ajax
27 91 (14.44%) Web Development
28 89 (14.13%) OOP
29 85 (13.49%) 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 58 (9.21%) Tomcat
2 41 (6.51%) JBoss
3 14 (2.22%) Confluence
3 14 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 13 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (1.90%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.43%) Mule
6 9 (1.43%) Mule ESB
6 9 (1.43%) WordPress
7 8 (1.27%) Apache
7 8 (1.27%) IIS
7 8 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.79%) CMS
9 5 (0.79%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.63%) Apache Synapse
10 4 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.63%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.32%) Anypoint
Applications
1 16 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.48%) nopCommerce
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 143 (22.70%) Azure
2 83 (13.17%) AWS
3 62 (9.84%) SaaS
4 14 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (2.22%) Boomi
5 11 (1.75%) GCP
5 11 (1.75%) Serverless
6 10 (1.59%) GitHub
7 7 (1.11%) BrowserStack
7 7 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.11%) Power Platform
8 6 (0.95%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.63%) Apigee
10 4 (0.63%) AWS CloudTrail
10 4 (0.63%) iPaaS
10 4 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.90%) HTTP
2 10 (1.59%) X.509
3 7 (1.11%) SSL
4 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.63%) DNS
6 2 (0.32%) Firewall
6 2 (0.32%) Internet
6 2 (0.32%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.16%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.16%) FTP
7 1 (0.16%) Network Security
7 1 (0.16%) Telnet
7 1 (0.16%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 122 (19.37%) MySQL
3 42 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (6.19%) MongoDB
5 36 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
6 31 (4.92%) NoSQL
7 30 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 26 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (2.70%) DB2
10 15 (2.38%) RDBMS
11 13 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (1.75%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (1.43%) Big Data
15 8 (1.27%) MariaDB
15 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
16 7 (1.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 107 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 56 (8.89%) Visual Studio
3 50 (7.94%) JIRA
4 48 (7.62%) Selenium
5 39 (6.19%) Jenkins
6 33 (5.24%) Maven
7 30 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (4.60%) Subversion
9 26 (4.13%) SoapUI
10 23 (3.65%) Eclipse
11 20 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
11 20 (3.17%) TeamCity
11 20 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
12 19 (3.02%) Gradle
13 17 (2.70%) Cucumber
13 17 (2.70%) JUnit
14 13 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (1.90%) SpecFlow
16 11 (1.75%) JMeter
16 11 (1.75%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (3.65%) Finance
2 19 (3.02%) Marketing
3 16 (2.54%) Publishing
4 15 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.06%) Retail
6 8 (1.27%) Advertising
7 5 (0.79%) Banking
7 5 (0.79%) Games
7 5 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.63%) Back Office
9 3 (0.48%) Automotive
9 3 (0.48%) German Language
9 3 (0.48%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.16%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Military
10 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 430 (68.25%) Developer
2 125 (19.84%) Senior Developer
3 94 (14.92%) Software Developer
4 84 (13.33%) PHP Developer
5 79 (12.54%) .NET Developer
5 79 (12.54%) C# Developer
5 79 (12.54%) Java Developer
6 49 (7.78%) Senior PHP Developer
7 47 (7.46%) Senior Software Developer
8 34 (5.40%) C# .NET Developer
9 33 (5.24%) LAMP Developer
9 33 (5.24%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 33 (5.24%) Senior LAMP Developer
10 30 (4.76%) Analyst
11 27 (4.29%) Test Engineer
12 26 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
13 24 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
15 20 (3.17%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (60.48%) REST
2 281 (44.60%) Web Services
3 260 (41.27%) HTML
4 247 (39.21%) CSS
5 232 (36.83%) XML
6 230 (36.51%) .NET
7 178 (28.25%) jQuery
8 164 (26.03%) ASP.NET
9 154 (24.44%) JSON
10 138 (21.90%) AngularJS
11 115 (18.25%) WCF
12 95 (15.08%) Ajax
13 84 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 82 (13.02%) Spring
15 78 (12.38%) RESTful
16 74 (11.75%) HTML5
17 72 (11.43%) J2EE
18 68 (10.79%) .NET Framework
19 64 (10.16%) ASP.NET Web API
20 57 (9.05%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.59%) Mobile App
2 30 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (2.54%) Client/Server
4 16 (2.54%) Driving Licence
4 16 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (2.38%) Mainframe
6 13 (2.06%) IBM Mainframe
7 11 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (1.59%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.59%) W3C
9 7 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.79%) Life Science
11 4 (0.63%) User Experience
11 4 (0.63%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.32%) APACS
12 2 (0.32%) BBC
12 2 (0.32%) Chip and PIN
12 2 (0.32%) Replication
13 1 (0.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 141 (22.38%) Linux
2 39 (6.19%) Windows
3 31 (4.92%) Unix
4 9 (1.43%) Android
5 8 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.27%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.79%) Fedora
6 5 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.32%) Debian
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (50.48%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (29.05%) MVC
3 116 (18.41%) TDD
4 104 (16.51%) OO
5 91 (14.44%) Web Development
6 89 (14.13%) OOP
7 79 (12.54%) Scrum
8 78 (12.38%) DevOps
8 78 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
9 72 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 69 (10.95%) Mentoring
11 65 (10.32%) SDLC
12 62 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (9.68%) OO PHP
14 50 (7.94%) SOA
15 49 (7.78%) Software Engineering
16 48 (7.62%) Mobile Application Development
17 43 (6.83%) Computer Science
18 41 (6.51%) Integration Testing
18 41 (6.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 348 (55.24%) JavaScript
2 288 (45.71%) SQL
3 262 (41.59%) C#
4 205 (32.54%) Java
5 113 (17.94%) PHP
6 65 (10.32%) T-SQL
7 47 (7.46%) VB.NET
8 44 (6.98%) PowerShell
9 32 (5.08%) PL/SQL
10 31 (4.92%) TypeScript
11 30 (4.76%) Scala
12 29 (4.60%) Python
13 18 (2.86%) PHP 5
13 18 (2.86%) PHP 7
14 9 (1.43%) Java 8
15 8 (1.27%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.27%) Ruby
16 6 (0.95%) C
17 5 (0.79%) Apex Code
17 5 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 68 (10.79%) Degree
2 30 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.90%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.79%) MCITP
6 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.48%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.32%) HND
8 2 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.46%) QA
2 6 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.63%) GDPR
4 2 (0.32%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (7.46%) Docker
2 7 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (3.65%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.11%) Terraform
4 4 (0.63%) Ansible
4 4 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.63%) Puppet
4 4 (0.63%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.32%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.16%) MIIS
6 1 (0.16%) nmon
6 1 (0.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 115 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 85 (13.49%) Oracle
3 56 (8.89%) Zend
4 32 (5.08%) MuleSoft
5 30 (4.76%) IBM
6 15 (2.38%) TIBCO
7 13 (2.06%) webMethods
8 12 (1.90%) Dell
9 11 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.27%) Sage
11 7 (1.11%) VMware
12 6 (0.95%) SAP
13 5 (0.79%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 5 (0.79%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.79%) Remedy
14 4 (0.63%) Informatica
14 4 (0.63%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.63%) WSO2
15 2 (0.32%) Cognizant
15 2 (0.32%) HP