Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 155 155
Rank change year-on-year +6 0 +13
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 586 689 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.09% 2.22% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.04% 5.23% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 477 594 646
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £79,625 £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 11,628 13,183 12,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.46% 42.44% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9,961 11,436 11,332
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -30 182 £50,000 -2.91% 27
Hampshire +30 163 £43,500 +8.75% 14
Surrey +69 139 £50,000 - 13
Berkshire -23 104 £50,000 - 17
West Sussex -3 65 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Oxfordshire -14 41 £62,500 +19.05% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 37 £47,500 -12.04% 6
Kent +5 17 £46,250 -31.48% 21
East Sussex -73 14 £43,750 -0.57% 2
Middlesex - 5 - -
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 339 (57.85%) REST
2 329 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (46.25%) Web Services
4 268 (45.73%) JavaScript
5 260 (44.37%) SQL
6 244 (41.64%) C#
7 240 (40.96%) XML
8 239 (40.78%) HTML
9 236 (40.27%) .NET
10 213 (36.35%) CSS
11 176 (30.03%) SQL Server
12 175 (29.86%) MVC
13 165 (28.16%) Java
14 148 (25.26%) Scrum
15 139 (23.72%) Git (software)
16 135 (23.04%) JSON
17 124 (21.16%) ASP.NET
18 113 (19.28%) Test Automation
19 111 (18.94%) JIRA
20 110 (18.77%) HTML5
21 109 (18.60%) Linux
22 108 (18.43%) OO
22 108 (18.43%) jQuery
23 104 (17.75%) Microsoft
24 101 (17.24%) PHP
25 98 (16.72%) Oracle
26 97 (16.55%) .NET Framework
27 92 (15.70%) RESTful
28 89 (15.19%) MySQL
29 88 (15.02%) 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 66 (11.26%) Confluence
2 38 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (4.61%) BizTalk Server
4 23 (3.92%) Apache
4 23 (3.92%) IIS
5 20 (3.41%) JBoss
5 20 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 16 (2.73%) CMS
7 15 (2.56%) SharePoint
8 12 (2.05%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.05%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.88%) Anypoint
9 11 (1.88%) Mule
9 11 (1.88%) Mule ESB
10 9 (1.54%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.54%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.19%) Mendix
12 6 (1.02%) Drupal
12 6 (1.02%) WordPress
13 5 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.68%) Scribe Insight
3 3 (0.51%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 84 (14.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (7.34%) SaaS
4 14 (2.39%) GitHub
4 14 (2.39%) npm
5 11 (1.88%) Office 365
6 9 (1.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 9 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.54%) Serverless
7 8 (1.37%) Azure Functions
7 8 (1.37%) iPaaS
8 7 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.02%) Lucidchart
10 5 (0.85%) Yarn
11 4 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.68%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 4 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (0.68%) Scribe Online
11 4 (0.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.66%) HTTP
2 10 (1.71%) FTP
2 10 (1.71%) HTTPS
2 10 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.54%) Internet
3 9 (1.54%) SSL
4 4 (0.68%) DAB
4 4 (0.68%) DHCP
4 4 (0.68%) DNS
4 4 (0.68%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.68%) SAN
4 4 (0.68%) Wireless
5 2 (0.34%) Firewall
5 2 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (30.03%) SQL Server
2 89 (15.19%) MySQL
3 57 (9.73%) MongoDB
4 41 (7.00%) Relational Database
5 37 (6.31%) Oracle Database
6 32 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 17 (2.90%) NoSQL
9 17 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (2.90%) SQL Server 2016
10 16 (2.73%) RDBMS
11 13 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.88%) DB2
12 11 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.88%) Redis
12 11 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 139 (23.72%) Git (software)
2 111 (18.94%) JIRA
3 75 (12.80%) Jenkins
4 71 (12.12%) Selenium
5 58 (9.90%) SoapUI
6 52 (8.87%) Visual Studio
7 51 (8.70%) JUnit
8 46 (7.85%) Maven
9 42 (7.17%) Subversion
10 39 (6.66%) webpack
11 37 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 36 (6.14%) Eclipse
13 29 (4.95%) Cucumber
14 26 (4.44%) IntelliJ
15 23 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 21 (3.58%) Bitbucket
17 20 (3.41%) NUnit
18 18 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
19 17 (2.90%) JMeter
20 15 (2.56%) Mockito
General
1 59 (10.07%) Finance
2 21 (3.58%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.24%) Retail
4 13 (2.22%) Marketing
5 11 (1.88%) Banking
6 9 (1.54%) Automotive
7 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.19%) Publishing
9 6 (1.02%) Back Office
10 5 (0.85%) Electronics
10 5 (0.85%) Games
11 4 (0.68%) Legal
11 4 (0.68%) Local Government
12 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.34%) French Language
12 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 364 (62.12%) Developer
2 101 (17.24%) .NET Developer
3 87 (14.85%) Software Developer
4 80 (13.65%) PHP Developer
5 78 (13.31%) C# Developer
6 60 (10.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (8.02%) Architect
8 46 (7.85%) Full Stack Developer
8 46 (7.85%) Senior Developer
9 37 (6.31%) Lead Developer
10 36 (6.14%) Tester
11 33 (5.63%) Java Developer
12 30 (5.12%) Consultant
13 29 (4.95%) Software Engineer
14 27 (4.61%) .NET Software Developer
15 26 (4.44%) C# Software Developer
16 24 (4.10%) Analyst
17 21 (3.58%) Junior
18 20 (3.41%) Junior Developer
19 19 (3.24%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (57.85%) REST
2 271 (46.25%) Web Services
3 240 (40.96%) XML
4 239 (40.78%) HTML
5 236 (40.27%) .NET
6 213 (36.35%) CSS
7 135 (23.04%) JSON
8 124 (21.16%) ASP.NET
9 110 (18.77%) HTML5
10 108 (18.43%) jQuery
11 97 (16.55%) .NET Framework
12 92 (15.70%) RESTful
13 88 (15.02%) WCF
14 77 (13.14%) AngularJS
15 76 (12.97%) CSS3
16 75 (12.80%) Spring
17 71 (12.12%) React
18 64 (10.92%) ASP.NET MVC
19 63 (10.75%) Sass
20 49 (8.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.43%) User Experience
2 63 (10.75%) Mobile App
3 32 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (3.58%) W3C
6 15 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (1.88%) Fintech
9 10 (1.71%) EPoS
9 10 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.02%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.02%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.85%) Clustering
12 4 (0.68%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
12 4 (0.68%) CMDB
12 4 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 109 (18.60%) Linux
2 49 (8.36%) Unix
3 42 (7.17%) Windows
4 30 (5.12%) Android
5 28 (4.78%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.05%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.71%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.51%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (29.86%) MVC
3 148 (25.26%) Scrum
4 113 (19.28%) Test Automation
5 108 (18.43%) OO
6 87 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
7 78 (13.31%) TDD
8 71 (12.12%) E-Commerce
8 71 (12.12%) SDLC
9 69 (11.77%) Unit Testing
10 67 (11.43%) DevOps
11 63 (10.75%) OOP
12 62 (10.58%) Mentoring
13 61 (10.41%) SOA
14 58 (9.90%) Web Development
15 57 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
16 50 (8.53%) Integration Testing
17 49 (8.36%) SOLID
18 48 (8.19%) Software Engineering
19 43 (7.34%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 268 (45.73%) JavaScript
2 260 (44.37%) SQL
3 244 (41.64%) C#
4 165 (28.16%) Java
5 101 (17.24%) PHP
6 60 (10.24%) T-SQL
7 51 (8.70%) Python
8 44 (7.51%) ES6
9 34 (5.80%) PL/SQL
10 32 (5.46%) C++
11 20 (3.41%) PowerShell
12 18 (3.07%) VB.NET
13 17 (2.90%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.90%) Java 8
14 14 (2.39%) Perl
15 13 (2.22%) ABAP
16 12 (2.05%) Apple Swift
17 11 (1.88%) Scala
17 11 (1.88%) Shell Script
18 9 (1.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 72 (12.29%) Degree
2 15 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.39%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.19%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (0.68%) CISSP
6 4 (0.68%) ISEB
7 3 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.34%) MCITP
8 2 (0.34%) MCPD
8 2 (0.34%) MCSD
8 2 (0.34%) MCSE
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.17%) CRISC
9 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (11.26%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) GAMP
2 4 (0.68%) GDPR
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.34%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (7.00%) Docker
2 19 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (2.56%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.37%) NFS
6 5 (0.85%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (1.88%) CloudHub
1 11 (1.88%) Puppet
2 9 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.19%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.02%) Ansible
5 5 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.68%) CA Wily
7 3 (0.51%) Terraform
8 2 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.34%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.34%) SCOM
9 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.17%) vRealize
9 1 (0.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 104 (17.75%) Microsoft
2 98 (16.72%) Oracle
3 30 (5.12%) SAP
4 28 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (3.24%) VMware
6 18 (3.07%) Atlassian
7 15 (2.56%) Xamarin
8 13 (2.22%) MuleSoft
9 11 (1.88%) webMethods
10 10 (1.71%) IBM
10 10 (1.71%) Talend
11 9 (1.54%) Splunk
12 8 (1.37%) Google
13 6 (1.02%) Cisco
13 6 (1.02%) Citrix
13 6 (1.02%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.85%) Apple
14 5 (0.85%) Telerik
15 4 (0.68%) Sage
15 4 (0.68%) Zend