Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 157 155
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 +17
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 618 638 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.12% 2.20% 2.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.93% 5.26% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 506 565 706
South East median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,200 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,625 £80,000 £68,750
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 12,540 12,139 13,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 43.04% 41.91% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10,859 10,506 12,252
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,250 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -27 210 £50,000 -9.09% 21
Hampshire +38 177 £42,500 - 13
Surrey +74 135 £45,500 -17.27% 17
Berkshire -13 110 £51,250 -6.82% 12
Buckinghamshire +4 50 £45,000 -12.62% 3
Oxfordshire -33 50 £63,000 +9.57% 6
West Sussex -33 49 £50,000 - 8
Kent +7 23 £47,500 +26.67% 12
East Sussex -82 15 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Middlesex - 5 - -
Sussex - 2 £38,000 -
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 374 (60.52%) REST
2 357 (57.77%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (47.90%) Web Services
4 289 (46.76%) .NET
5 278 (44.98%) JavaScript
6 275 (44.50%) C#
7 260 (42.07%) SQL
8 240 (38.83%) XML
9 237 (38.35%) HTML
10 220 (35.60%) CSS
11 200 (32.36%) SQL Server
12 195 (31.55%) Java
13 179 (28.96%) MVC
14 158 (25.57%) Scrum
15 147 (23.79%) JSON
16 135 (21.84%) ASP.NET
17 127 (20.55%) Git (software)
18 114 (18.45%) jQuery
18 114 (18.45%) .NET Framework
19 109 (17.64%) Microsoft
19 109 (17.64%) HTML5
20 106 (17.15%) Microsoft Azure
21 105 (16.99%) Linux
22 102 (16.50%) Test Automation
22 102 (16.50%) JIRA
23 101 (16.34%) RESTful
24 100 (16.18%) AngularJS
25 99 (16.02%) OO
26 98 (15.86%) WCF
27 94 (15.21%) MySQL

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 65 (10.52%) Confluence
2 27 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (4.21%) Apache
3 26 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (4.05%) JBoss
4 25 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 23 (3.72%) WebSphere
6 19 (3.07%) CMS
6 19 (3.07%) IIS
7 17 (2.75%) WebLogic
8 16 (2.59%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.78%) SharePoint
9 11 (1.78%) WordPress
10 10 (1.62%) Anypoint
10 10 (1.62%) Mule
10 10 (1.62%) Mule ESB
11 9 (1.46%) Oracle Service Bus
12 8 (1.29%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.29%) Drupal
13 6 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.65%) Sage 200
2 4 (0.65%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 106 (17.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (5.18%) SaaS
4 12 (1.94%) GitHub
5 11 (1.78%) Office 365
6 10 (1.62%) npm
7 9 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.29%) Azure Functions
8 8 (1.29%) iPaaS
8 8 (1.29%) Serverless
9 7 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.65%) IaaS
11 4 (0.65%) Lucidchart
11 4 (0.65%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.65%) Scribe Online
12 3 (0.49%) Sauce Labs
12 3 (0.49%) Yarn
13 2 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.50%) HTTP
2 10 (1.62%) HTTPS
2 10 (1.62%) Internet
2 10 (1.62%) SSL
2 10 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.81%) DAB
4 4 (0.65%) FTP
4 4 (0.65%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.65%) Network Security
4 4 (0.65%) SAN
4 4 (0.65%) Wireless
5 3 (0.49%) Firewall
5 3 (0.49%) VoIP
6 2 (0.32%) SCTP
7 1 (0.16%) DNS
7 1 (0.16%) SMS
7 1 (0.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (32.36%) SQL Server
2 94 (15.21%) MySQL
3 50 (8.09%) Relational Database
4 39 (6.31%) MongoDB
5 32 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (4.53%) Oracle Database
7 22 (3.56%) RDBMS
8 20 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (2.43%) NoSQL
10 15 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (2.27%) MariaDB
11 14 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
12 12 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.62%) Redis
13 10 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (1.29%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 127 (20.55%) Git (software)
2 102 (16.50%) JIRA
3 82 (13.27%) Jenkins
4 65 (10.52%) JUnit
5 64 (10.36%) Selenium
6 57 (9.22%) SoapUI
7 52 (8.41%) Maven
8 50 (8.09%) Subversion
9 44 (7.12%) Visual Studio
10 36 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 33 (5.34%) Eclipse
12 27 (4.37%) webpack
13 26 (4.21%) Cucumber
13 26 (4.21%) IntelliJ
14 17 (2.75%) Sonatype Nexus
15 16 (2.59%) Mockito
16 15 (2.43%) NUnit
17 13 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 13 (2.10%) JMeter
18 11 (1.78%) Robot Framework
General
1 50 (8.09%) Finance
2 24 (3.88%) Retail
2 24 (3.88%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.10%) Marketing
4 10 (1.62%) Banking
4 10 (1.62%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.29%) Automotive
6 5 (0.81%) Back Office
6 5 (0.81%) Games
7 4 (0.65%) Local Government
8 3 (0.49%) Publishing
9 2 (0.32%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.32%) Electronics
9 2 (0.32%) French Language
9 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.32%) Legal
9 2 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 385 (62.30%) Developer
2 117 (18.93%) .NET Developer
3 104 (16.83%) C# Developer
4 83 (13.43%) Software Developer
5 71 (11.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 57 (9.22%) Architect
7 55 (8.90%) PHP Developer
8 50 (8.09%) Lead Developer
9 46 (7.44%) Software Engineer
10 44 (7.12%) Senior Developer
11 38 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
12 37 (5.99%) Java Developer
13 32 (5.18%) Analyst
14 31 (5.02%) C# Software Developer
15 30 (4.85%) .NET Software Developer
16 27 (4.37%) Tester
17 25 (4.05%) C# Software Engineer
18 23 (3.72%) Integration Developer
19 20 (3.24%) .NET Software Engineer
19 20 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (60.52%) REST
2 296 (47.90%) Web Services
3 289 (46.76%) .NET
4 240 (38.83%) XML
5 237 (38.35%) HTML
6 220 (35.60%) CSS
7 147 (23.79%) JSON
8 135 (21.84%) ASP.NET
9 114 (18.45%) .NET Framework
9 114 (18.45%) jQuery
10 109 (17.64%) HTML5
11 101 (16.34%) RESTful
12 100 (16.18%) AngularJS
13 98 (15.86%) WCF
14 71 (11.49%) CSS3
15 68 (11.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 67 (10.84%) Spring
17 64 (10.36%) React
18 50 (8.09%) Ajax
19 45 (7.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.03%) User Experience
2 53 (8.58%) Mobile App
3 41 (6.63%) Computer Science
4 36 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (3.24%) Client/Server
8 17 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (2.59%) W3C
10 12 (1.94%) Mainframe
11 10 (1.62%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (1.13%) Fintech
14 6 (0.97%) Device Driver
14 6 (0.97%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.81%) Cloud Native
15 5 (0.81%) Clustering
16 4 (0.65%) Augmented Reality
16 4 (0.65%) Cyber Defence
16 4 (0.65%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 105 (16.99%) Linux
2 48 (7.77%) Unix
3 41 (6.63%) Windows
4 33 (5.34%) Android
5 32 (5.18%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (57.77%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (28.96%) MVC
3 158 (25.57%) Scrum
4 102 (16.50%) Test Automation
5 99 (16.02%) OO
6 80 (12.94%) E-Commerce
7 79 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
8 73 (11.81%) SDLC
9 72 (11.65%) OOP
10 68 (11.00%) TDD
11 67 (10.84%) Software Engineering
12 63 (10.19%) SOA
13 62 (10.03%) Microservices
14 60 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
15 57 (9.22%) Web Development
16 55 (8.90%) Unit Testing
17 54 (8.74%) DevOps
18 49 (7.93%) Mentoring
19 47 (7.61%) Migration
20 44 (7.12%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 278 (44.98%) JavaScript
2 275 (44.50%) C#
3 260 (42.07%) SQL
4 195 (31.55%) Java
5 90 (14.56%) PHP
6 73 (11.81%) Python
7 67 (10.84%) T-SQL
8 35 (5.66%) C++
9 30 (4.85%) ES6
10 25 (4.05%) PL/SQL
10 25 (4.05%) VB.NET
11 23 (3.72%) Java 8
12 19 (3.07%) Perl
13 16 (2.59%) PowerShell
14 15 (2.43%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.94%) Apex Code
16 11 (1.78%) Apple Swift
16 11 (1.78%) Delphi
16 11 (1.78%) Scala
17 9 (1.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (11.49%) Degree
2 18 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (1.78%) ISEB
5 10 (1.62%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.13%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.13%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.65%) CISSP
9 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.32%) MCITP
10 2 (0.32%) MCPD
10 2 (0.32%) MCSD
10 2 (0.32%) MCSE
10 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.16%) PhD
11 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (11.81%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) PA-DSS
2 5 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.65%) GDPR
4 3 (0.49%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (5.83%) Docker
2 15 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.97%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.32%) KVM
6 2 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.62%) CloudHub
2 8 (1.29%) Puppet
3 7 (1.13%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.81%) Ansible
4 5 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.65%) CA Wily
5 4 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.32%) SCOM
7 1 (0.16%) Grafana
7 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.16%) TADDM
7 1 (0.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 109 (17.64%) Microsoft
2 91 (14.72%) Oracle
3 44 (7.12%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (3.88%) SAP
5 20 (3.24%) IBM
6 15 (2.43%) VMware
7 14 (2.27%) Xamarin
8 13 (2.10%) MuleSoft
9 11 (1.78%) Talend
10 10 (1.62%) Atlassian
10 10 (1.62%) webMethods
11 9 (1.46%) Google
11 9 (1.46%) Splunk
12 6 (0.97%) Cisco
12 6 (0.97%) Citrix
12 6 (0.97%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.97%) TIBCO
12 6 (0.97%) Twitter
12 6 (0.97%) WooCommerce
13 5 (0.81%) Sage