Period
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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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 301 183 137
Rank change year-on-year -118 -46 -9
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 206 319 225
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 1.91% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.88% 4.58% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 136 228 186
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £38,438 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,938 £61,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £80,625
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 7,164 6,961 4,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.42% 41.71% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,118 5,113 3,841
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 17 August 2022.

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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -32 93 £57,500 - 10
Berkshire 0 56 £60,000 - 7
Surrey -77 44 £53,492 +25.86% 2
Buckinghamshire -28 31 £57,000 +20.00% 3
Hampshire -45 27 £48,500 -11.82% 6
Kent -43 21 £42,500 +13.33% 1
West Sussex -51 7 £32,500 -27.78%
Oxfordshire -39 6 £45,000 -5.26%
East Sussex -2 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Middlesex - 1 - -
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, 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.

1 117 (56.80%) REST
2 85 (41.26%) Agile
3 84 (40.78%) SQL
4 82 (39.81%) JavaScript
5 79 (38.35%) Social Skills
6 74 (35.92%) XML
7 71 (34.47%) Java
8 67 (32.52%) HTML
9 63 (30.58%) Web Services
10 49 (23.79%) Linux
10 49 (23.79%) Degree
11 48 (23.30%) Problem-Solving
12 47 (22.82%) Software Engineering
12 47 (22.82%) .NET
13 45 (21.84%) CSS
13 45 (21.84%) Test Automation
14 44 (21.36%) C#
15 41 (19.90%) JIRA
15 41 (19.90%) RESTful
16 39 (18.93%) Full Stack Development
17 37 (17.96%) Scrum
17 37 (17.96%) Oracle
18 36 (17.48%) Git (software)
19 35 (16.99%) Microservices
19 35 (16.99%) SQL Server
19 35 (16.99%) Spring
20 34 (16.50%) JSON
20 34 (16.50%) MySQL
21 31 (15.05%) PL/SQL
21 31 (15.05%) QA

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 13 (6.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (5.34%) WebLogic
3 10 (4.85%) Confluence
3 10 (4.85%) IIS
4 9 (4.37%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (3.88%) Mule
6 6 (2.91%) Mendix
7 4 (1.94%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.97%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.49%) CMS
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.05%) Azure
2 26 (12.62%) AWS
3 23 (11.17%) SaaS
4 20 (9.71%) GitHub
5 12 (5.83%) Amazon Kinesis
6 6 (2.91%) npm
6 6 (2.91%) OpenShift
6 6 (2.91%) Serverless
6 6 (2.91%) Yarn
7 5 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.43%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (2.43%) AWS KMS
8 3 (1.46%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (1.46%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.46%) Azure AKS
8 3 (1.46%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.46%) IaaS
8 3 (1.46%) PaaS
9 1 (0.49%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.71%) HTTP
2 7 (3.40%) SSL
3 6 (2.91%) FTP
3 6 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.94%) Internet
5 3 (1.46%) DNS
5 3 (1.46%) Firewall
5 3 (1.46%) VoIP
6 2 (0.97%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.49%) PPP
7 1 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.50%) MySQL
3 20 (9.71%) NoSQL
4 16 (7.77%) Oracle Database
5 15 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (5.83%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.34%) Oracle Database 12c
8 9 (4.37%) GIS
8 9 (4.37%) MariaDB
9 8 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (3.88%) OLTP
9 8 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.91%) Electronic Patient Records
10 6 (2.91%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.46%) DynamoDB
11 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.46%) Redis
12 2 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (19.90%) JIRA
2 36 (17.48%) Git (software)
3 21 (10.19%) Jenkins
4 16 (7.77%) Cucumber
4 16 (7.77%) Selenium
4 16 (7.77%) Visual Studio
5 15 (7.28%) SoapUI
6 14 (6.80%) Maven
6 14 (6.80%) Postman
7 13 (6.31%) Bitbucket
8 12 (5.83%) Eclipse
9 9 (4.37%) Ant
9 9 (4.37%) Hudson
9 9 (4.37%) Subversion
9 9 (4.37%) WebDriver
10 8 (3.88%) JMeter
11 7 (3.40%) GitLab
11 7 (3.40%) JUnit
11 7 (3.40%) Mockito
12 6 (2.91%) Artifactory
General
1 79 (38.35%) Social Skills
2 13 (6.31%) Finance
3 11 (5.34%) Law
3 11 (5.34%) Retail
4 10 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 7 (3.40%) Front Office
5 7 (3.40%) Legal
6 6 (2.91%) Marketing
6 6 (2.91%) Public Sector
7 5 (2.43%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.43%) Local Government
7 5 (2.43%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.94%) Automotive
9 3 (1.46%) Military
9 3 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.46%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.97%) Back Office
10 2 (0.97%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 94 (45.63%) Developer
2 32 (15.53%) Software Engineer
3 29 (14.08%) Senior Developer
4 19 (9.22%) Full Stack Developer
5 18 (8.74%) Software Developer
6 16 (7.77%) Java Engineer
6 16 (7.77%) Java Software Engineer
6 16 (7.77%) QA Engineer
7 15 (7.28%) Analyst
8 14 (6.80%) Integration Developer
8 14 (6.80%) Oracle Developer
9 13 (6.31%) .NET Developer
10 12 (5.83%) Integration Specialist
10 12 (5.83%) Java Developer
11 11 (5.34%) Architect
11 11 (5.34%) PHP Developer
12 10 (4.85%) .NET Software Developer
13 8 (3.88%) Integration Manager
13 8 (3.88%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 8 (3.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (56.80%) REST
2 74 (35.92%) XML
3 67 (32.52%) HTML
4 63 (30.58%) Web Services
5 47 (22.82%) .NET
6 45 (21.84%) CSS
7 41 (19.90%) RESTful
8 35 (16.99%) Spring
9 34 (16.50%) JSON
10 22 (10.68%) Spring Boot
11 20 (9.71%) Ajax
12 19 (9.22%) jQuery
12 19 (9.22%) React
13 15 (7.28%) JMS
13 15 (7.28%) Kafka
13 15 (7.28%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (6.80%) .NET Framework
14 14 (6.80%) Node.js
15 13 (6.31%) CSS3
15 13 (6.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.28%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (6.80%) User Experience
3 9 (4.37%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.40%) PKI
6 6 (2.91%) NHS
7 5 (2.43%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.94%) IoT
9 3 (1.46%) Biotechnology
9 3 (1.46%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.46%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.97%) CMDB
10 2 (0.97%) EPoS
11 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.49%) PMI
11 1 (0.49%) Social Media
11 1 (0.49%) TRADACOMS
11 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.79%) Linux
2 19 (9.22%) Android
2 19 (9.22%) Apple iOS
3 13 (6.31%) Unix
3 13 (6.31%) Windows
4 11 (5.34%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.46%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (41.26%) Agile
2 48 (23.30%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (22.82%) Software Engineering
4 45 (21.84%) Test Automation
5 39 (18.93%) Full Stack Development
6 37 (17.96%) Scrum
7 35 (16.99%) Microservices
8 25 (12.14%) API Testing
9 24 (11.65%) Software Testing
10 23 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (10.68%) Test Scripting
12 20 (9.71%) DevOps
12 20 (9.71%) MVC
12 20 (9.71%) Regression Testing
13 18 (8.74%) OO
13 18 (8.74%) OOP
13 18 (8.74%) Process Improvement
13 18 (8.74%) Unit Testing
14 17 (8.25%) Test Strategy
14 17 (8.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (40.78%) SQL
2 82 (39.81%) JavaScript
3 71 (34.47%) Java
4 44 (21.36%) C#
5 31 (15.05%) PL/SQL
6 17 (8.25%) Python
7 16 (7.77%) C++
8 12 (5.83%) PowerShell
9 11 (5.34%) PHP
10 10 (4.85%) Perl
11 9 (4.37%) VBScript
12 7 (3.40%) Groovy
13 6 (2.91%) ES6
13 6 (2.91%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.94%) Bash
15 3 (1.46%) Apex Code
15 3 (1.46%) C
15 3 (1.46%) Kotlin
15 3 (1.46%) VB
16 2 (0.97%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 49 (23.79%) Degree
2 23 (11.17%) Security Cleared
3 21 (10.19%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.80%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.46%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.49%) CCNP
8 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.49%) ISEB
8 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.49%) OCA
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.49%) RHCA
8 1 (0.49%) RHCE
8 1 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.05%) QA
2 14 (6.80%) HL7
3 6 (2.91%) GDPR
4 2 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.49%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 24 (11.65%) Docker
2 6 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.91%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.49%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (8.25%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.46%) Grafana
2 3 (1.46%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.46%) MOM
2 3 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.97%) Ansible
3 2 (0.97%) CloudHub
4 1 (0.49%) Consul
4 1 (0.49%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.49%) Nagios
4 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.49%) Puppet
4 1 (0.49%) SCCM
4 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (17.96%) Oracle
2 12 (5.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.37%) Zend
4 8 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.91%) InterSystems
6 5 (2.43%) Datto
7 4 (1.94%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.94%) HP
7 4 (1.94%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.46%) Citrix
8 3 (1.46%) Remedy
8 3 (1.46%) SAP
8 3 (1.46%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.46%) Software AG
8 3 (1.46%) webMethods
9 2 (0.97%) Apple
9 2 (0.97%) Google
9 2 (0.97%) IBM
9 2 (0.97%) Okta
10 1 (0.49%) VMware