Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South East
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 134 155
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 0
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 633 725 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.43% 2.39% 2.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.09% 5.41% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 521 632 553
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 £32,500 £30,850
90th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 10,390 13,409 11,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.91% 44.16% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,829 11,760 9,996
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +48 223 £53,500 +7.00% 8
Hampshire -22 169 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Berkshire +40 146 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Surrey +18 112 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East Sussex -3 49 £38,750 -11.93%
Buckinghamshire +41 48 £47,500 +8.57% 4
West Sussex -7 48 £56,150 +40.38%
Kent -5 31 £42,500 -19.05%
Oxfordshire -3 29 £60,000 +12.15% 2
Middlesex - 2 £75,000 -
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 369 (58.29%) REST
2 348 (54.98%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (52.61%) JavaScript
4 295 (46.60%) SQL
5 294 (46.45%) Web Services
6 263 (41.55%) CSS
7 246 (38.86%) C#
7 246 (38.86%) HTML
8 214 (33.81%) .NET
9 205 (32.39%) XML
10 190 (30.02%) Java
11 188 (29.70%) SQL Server
12 187 (29.54%) MVC
13 162 (25.59%) ASP.NET
14 144 (22.75%) Linux
15 129 (20.38%) Git (software)
16 126 (19.91%) OO
17 125 (19.75%) PHP
18 124 (19.59%) JSON
19 123 (19.43%) MySQL
20 118 (18.64%) jQuery
21 116 (18.33%) Spring
22 114 (18.01%) Test Automation
23 112 (17.69%) AngularJS
24 111 (17.54%) Ajax
25 109 (17.22%) Scrum
26 99 (15.64%) Web Development
27 98 (15.48%) Degree
27 98 (15.48%) OOP
28 93 (14.69%) TDD

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 53 (8.37%) Confluence
2 27 (4.27%) Tomcat
3 24 (3.79%) SharePoint
4 23 (3.63%) Apache
4 23 (3.63%) IIS
5 20 (3.16%) JBoss
6 15 (2.37%) Mule
6 15 (2.37%) Mule ESB
7 11 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.11%) Documentum
10 6 (0.95%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
10 6 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.79%) CMS
12 4 (0.63%) Anypoint
12 4 (0.63%) Mendix
13 3 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.32%) Maple
3 1 (0.16%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.42%) nopCommerce
2 8 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.11%) SAP CO
3 7 (1.11%) SAP ERP
3 7 (1.11%) SAP FI
3 7 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (1.11%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (12.80%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (12.16%) SaaS
4 22 (3.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 20 (3.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 10 (1.58%) Force.com
6 10 (1.58%) GitHub
7 9 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.26%) PaaS
9 7 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.63%) AWS CloudTrail
11 4 (0.63%) IaaS
11 4 (0.63%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.37%) DNS
2 10 (1.58%) DHCP
3 9 (1.42%) HTTP
4 8 (1.26%) FTP
5 5 (0.79%) SSL
6 3 (0.47%) Wireless
7 2 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.16%) 4G
8 1 (0.16%) 5G
8 1 (0.16%) LTE
8 1 (0.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (29.70%) SQL Server
2 123 (19.43%) MySQL
3 39 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (5.69%) NoSQL
5 35 (5.53%) Relational Database
6 33 (5.21%) DB2
7 32 (5.06%) MongoDB
8 23 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (2.69%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (2.21%) Big Data
11 14 (2.21%) GIS
12 10 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (1.26%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.11%) SAP BW
15 7 (1.11%) SAP Data Services
16 6 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
17 5 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 129 (20.38%) Git (software)
2 81 (12.80%) JIRA
3 63 (9.95%) Selenium
4 56 (8.85%) Jenkins
5 42 (6.64%) Subversion
6 34 (5.37%) Visual Studio
7 31 (4.90%) Maven
8 30 (4.74%) JUnit
9 29 (4.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 29 (4.58%) SoapUI
10 25 (3.95%) Eclipse
11 22 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (3.32%) WebDriver
13 20 (3.16%) Cucumber
14 19 (3.00%) Bitbucket
15 15 (2.37%) Oracle APEX
16 14 (2.21%) Gradle
17 12 (1.90%) Protractor
17 12 (1.90%) SpecFlow
18 11 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 37 (5.85%) Finance
2 23 (3.63%) Marketing
3 18 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.53%) Retail
5 14 (2.21%) Games
6 8 (1.26%) Automotive
6 8 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.26%) Publishing
7 5 (0.79%) Electronics
7 5 (0.79%) Law
8 4 (0.63%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.32%) Advertising
9 2 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Back Office
10 1 (0.16%) Banking
10 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.16%) Military
10 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 395 (62.40%) Developer
2 98 (15.48%) PHP Developer
2 98 (15.48%) Senior Developer
3 87 (13.74%) Software Developer
4 83 (13.11%) .NET Developer
5 78 (12.32%) C# Developer
6 73 (11.53%) Java Developer
7 57 (9.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 42 (6.64%) Senior Software Developer
9 33 (5.21%) Analyst
9 33 (5.21%) Software Engineer
10 30 (4.74%) Senior PHP Developer
11 26 (4.11%) LAMP Developer
11 26 (4.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 26 (4.11%) Senior LAMP Developer
12 24 (3.79%) Consultant
13 21 (3.32%) .NET Software Engineer
13 21 (3.32%) Senior .NET Developer
14 20 (3.16%) Senior C# Developer
14 20 (3.16%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (58.29%) REST
2 294 (46.45%) Web Services
3 263 (41.55%) CSS
4 246 (38.86%) HTML
5 214 (33.81%) .NET
6 205 (32.39%) XML
7 162 (25.59%) ASP.NET
8 124 (19.59%) JSON
9 118 (18.64%) jQuery
10 116 (18.33%) Spring
11 112 (17.69%) AngularJS
12 111 (17.54%) Ajax
13 74 (11.69%) WCF
14 73 (11.53%) RESTful
15 71 (11.22%) .NET Framework
16 63 (9.95%) HTML5
17 62 (9.79%) J2EE
18 49 (7.74%) CodeIgniter
18 49 (7.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 48 (7.58%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.48%) Mobile App
2 26 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.79%) User Experience
4 21 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (3.00%) CMDB
6 17 (2.69%) Client/Server
6 17 (2.69%) EPoS
6 17 (2.69%) Fintech
7 15 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.26%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (0.95%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.95%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.79%) APACS
12 5 (0.79%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.63%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.63%) PKI
14 3 (0.47%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 144 (22.75%) Linux
2 62 (9.79%) Windows
3 47 (7.42%) Unix
4 17 (2.69%) Ubuntu
5 15 (2.37%) Android
5 15 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.58%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (54.98%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (29.54%) MVC
3 126 (19.91%) OO
4 114 (18.01%) Test Automation
5 109 (17.22%) Scrum
6 99 (15.64%) Web Development
7 98 (15.48%) OOP
8 93 (14.69%) TDD
9 92 (14.53%) Software Engineering
10 84 (13.27%) Continuous Integration
11 74 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
12 72 (11.37%) Mentoring
13 63 (9.95%) DevOps
14 61 (9.64%) SDLC
15 59 (9.32%) Computer Science
16 52 (8.21%) Mobile Application Development
17 50 (7.90%) OO PHP
17 50 (7.90%) Unit Testing
18 48 (7.58%) User Stories
19 46 (7.27%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 333 (52.61%) JavaScript
2 295 (46.60%) SQL
3 246 (38.86%) C#
4 190 (30.02%) Java
5 125 (19.75%) PHP
6 44 (6.95%) T-SQL
7 42 (6.64%) VB.NET
8 36 (5.69%) Python
9 27 (4.27%) PL/SQL
10 25 (3.95%) C
10 25 (3.95%) C++
11 23 (3.63%) Apex Code
12 21 (3.32%) Scala
13 19 (3.00%) PowerShell
14 16 (2.53%) SOQL
15 12 (1.90%) Java 8
16 9 (1.42%) VB
17 8 (1.26%) Ruby
18 7 (1.11%) Bash Shell
18 7 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 98 (15.48%) Degree
2 44 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 38 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 25 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (3.79%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.79%) HND
7 5 (0.79%) ISEB
8 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.32%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.16%) PMP
9 1 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (10.58%) QA
2 10 (1.58%) GAMP
3 8 (1.26%) SLA
4 6 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.79%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (4.90%) Docker
2 15 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.58%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (2.84%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.53%) Terraform
3 11 (1.74%) HP ALM
4 5 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.79%) Rancher
5 4 (0.63%) Ansible
5 4 (0.63%) CloudHub
5 4 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.63%) Puppet
5 4 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.63%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.16%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 90 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 87 (13.74%) Oracle
3 36 (5.69%) Zend
4 34 (5.37%) SAP
5 30 (4.74%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (2.69%) Atlassian
7 14 (2.21%) Software AG
8 12 (1.90%) HP
9 11 (1.74%) MuleSoft
10 10 (1.58%) IBM
10 10 (1.58%) VMware
11 8 (1.26%) Xamarin
12 7 (1.11%) Autodesk
12 7 (1.11%) OpenText
12 7 (1.11%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.11%) webMethods
12 7 (1.11%) Workday
13 4 (0.63%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.63%) Remedy
13 4 (0.63%) TIBCO