Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 181 133 141
Rank change year-on-year -48 +8 -4
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 220 450 619
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.73% 2.30% 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.04% 5.68% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 173 390 512
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £30,700
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £74,750 £78,750 £66,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 5,440 7,920 10,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.69% 40.53% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4,544 6,818 9,232
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £38,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,650 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +8.00%

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 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021. 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 0 58 £57,500 +15.00% 24
Surrey -5 58 £50,000 -28.57% 3
West Sussex +43 41 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Hampshire -55 36 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Berkshire -1 32 £60,000 - 12
Buckinghamshire +14 16 £57,500 +35.29% 8
Kent -6 14 £37,500 -27.18% 1
Oxfordshire +20 10 £45,500 +7.06% 4
East Sussex +4 7 £52,500 +10.53% 2
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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.

1 161 (73.18%) REST
2 125 (56.82%) SQL
3 102 (46.36%) JavaScript
4 92 (41.82%) HTML
5 91 (41.36%) C#
6 87 (39.55%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (38.64%) SQL Server
8 77 (35.00%) Web Services
9 73 (33.18%) XML
10 68 (30.91%) CSS
11 66 (30.00%) .NET
11 66 (30.00%) Azure
12 65 (29.55%) Java
13 48 (21.82%) JSON
14 46 (20.91%) Scrum
14 46 (20.91%) Git (software)
15 45 (20.45%) WCF
15 45 (20.45%) MVC
16 43 (19.55%) Linux
16 43 (19.55%) AngularJS
17 39 (17.73%) MySQL
18 38 (17.27%) jQuery
19 37 (16.82%) Microservices
20 34 (15.45%) T-SQL
21 32 (14.55%) ASP.NET
21 32 (14.55%) Web Development
22 31 (14.09%) Microsoft
23 30 (13.64%) HTML5
24 29 (13.18%) Test Automation
25 28 (12.73%) Front End Development

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 24 (10.91%) Apache
2 17 (7.73%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.36%) WebLogic
4 12 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (5.45%) JBoss
5 11 (5.00%) IIS
6 4 (1.82%) nginx
7 3 (1.36%) CMS
7 3 (1.36%) Mule
8 2 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.91%) Liferay
8 2 (0.91%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.91%) OnBase
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.45%) Confluence
9 1 (0.45%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) Magento
4 1 (0.45%) Shopify
4 1 (0.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 66 (30.00%) Azure
2 24 (10.91%) AWS
3 19 (8.64%) GitHub
4 14 (6.36%) SaaS
5 12 (5.45%) Azure Service Bus
6 10 (4.55%) Azure Service Fabric
7 9 (4.09%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 8 (3.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 8 (3.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 6 (2.73%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (2.73%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.36%) BrowserStack
10 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.36%) Microsoft 365
10 3 (1.36%) npm
10 3 (1.36%) Serverless
11 2 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.55%) SSL
2 7 (3.18%) HTTP
3 6 (2.73%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.73%) VPN
4 3 (1.36%) Firewall
4 3 (1.36%) Internet
5 2 (0.91%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (0.91%) DNS
5 2 (0.91%) INAP
5 2 (0.91%) Intelligent Network
5 2 (0.91%) SIGTRAN
5 2 (0.91%) SMS
5 2 (0.91%) SS7
5 2 (0.91%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.45%) FTP
6 1 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 39 (17.73%) MySQL
3 22 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 20 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (7.73%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.09%) Data Lake
6 9 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.18%) Big Data
7 7 (3.18%) MS Access
7 7 (3.18%) OLTP
7 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.73%) MariaDB
8 6 (2.73%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.73%) Power BI
8 6 (2.73%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (20.91%) Git (software)
2 27 (12.27%) Selenium
3 21 (9.55%) JIRA
4 15 (6.82%) IntelliJ
4 15 (6.82%) Jenkins
5 14 (6.36%) JUnit
6 13 (5.91%) SoapUI
7 11 (5.00%) Eclipse
8 10 (4.55%) Maven
9 9 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (3.18%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.18%) JMeter
10 7 (3.18%) REST Assured
10 7 (3.18%) WebDriver
11 6 (2.73%) Ant
11 6 (2.73%) Gradle
11 6 (2.73%) Postman
12 5 (2.27%) Hudson
12 5 (2.27%) NUnit
12 5 (2.27%) TestNG
General
1 15 (6.82%) Finance
1 15 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.00%) Marketing
3 5 (2.27%) Banking
4 4 (1.82%) Law
5 3 (1.36%) Automotive
5 3 (1.36%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.91%) Electronics
6 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Military
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 171 (77.73%) Developer
2 44 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 42 (19.09%) C# Developer
4 31 (14.09%) .NET Developer
5 20 (9.09%) Junior
5 20 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
6 18 (8.18%) Junior Developer
7 17 (7.73%) Analyst
8 16 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (6.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 14 (6.36%) LAMP Developer
10 13 (5.91%) Java Developer
10 13 (5.91%) SQL Developer
11 12 (5.45%) Analyst Developer
11 12 (5.45%) Analyst Programmer
11 12 (5.45%) Azure Developer
11 12 (5.45%) Developer Analyst
11 12 (5.45%) Programmer
11 12 (5.45%) Python Developer
12 11 (5.00%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (73.18%) REST
2 92 (41.82%) HTML
3 77 (35.00%) Web Services
4 73 (33.18%) XML
5 68 (30.91%) CSS
6 66 (30.00%) .NET
7 48 (21.82%) JSON
8 45 (20.45%) WCF
9 43 (19.55%) AngularJS
10 38 (17.27%) jQuery
11 32 (14.55%) ASP.NET
12 30 (13.64%) HTML5
13 25 (11.36%) Spring
14 23 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (9.55%) J2EE
16 16 (7.27%) Symfony
17 15 (6.82%) XSD
18 14 (6.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 14 (6.36%) Hibernate
18 14 (6.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.18%) User Experience
4 6 (2.73%) Organisational Skills
5 5 (2.27%) Cloud Native
5 5 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.82%) CMDB
6 4 (1.82%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.36%) Life Science
7 3 (1.36%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (0.91%) DataPower
8 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.91%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.45%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.55%) Linux
2 16 (7.27%) Unix
3 5 (2.27%) Windows
4 3 (1.36%) Android
4 3 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.91%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (39.55%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (20.91%) Scrum
3 45 (20.45%) MVC
4 37 (16.82%) Microservices
5 32 (14.55%) Web Development
6 29 (13.18%) Test Automation
7 28 (12.73%) Front End Development
8 26 (11.82%) Software Engineering
9 25 (11.36%) DevOps
9 25 (11.36%) OO
9 25 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (10.91%) OOP
11 21 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
13 19 (8.64%) SDLC
14 18 (8.18%) Line Management
14 18 (8.18%) Virtual Environments
15 16 (7.27%) Mentoring
16 15 (6.82%) Project Delivery
17 14 (6.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 125 (56.82%) SQL
2 102 (46.36%) JavaScript
3 91 (41.36%) C#
4 65 (29.55%) Java
5 34 (15.45%) T-SQL
6 26 (11.82%) Python
7 23 (10.45%) PHP
8 15 (6.82%) Bash Shell
9 12 (5.45%) Apex Code
10 11 (5.00%) Scala
11 10 (4.55%) Java 8
12 9 (4.09%) PL/SQL
12 9 (4.09%) SOQL
13 8 (3.64%) C++
14 6 (2.73%) VB.NET
15 5 (2.27%) C
16 4 (1.82%) Perl
16 4 (1.82%) VBScript
17 3 (1.36%) Kotlin
17 3 (1.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (6.82%) Degree
2 7 (3.18%) ISEB
2 7 (3.18%) ISTQB
2 7 (3.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.82%) PhD
3 4 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) CITP
5 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.36%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) GRC
2 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.00%) Puppet
2 9 (4.09%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.82%) FlexNet
3 4 (1.82%) HP UCMDB
4 3 (1.36%) Terraform
5 1 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.09%) Oracle
3 13 (5.91%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (5.00%) Adobe
5 8 (3.64%) ANSYS
5 8 (3.64%) Bloomberg
6 6 (2.73%) webMethods
7 5 (2.27%) SAP
8 4 (1.82%) BMC
8 4 (1.82%) HP
8 4 (1.82%) Remedy
8 4 (1.82%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.36%) IBM
10 2 (0.91%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.91%) Hyland
10 2 (0.91%) Nokia
10 2 (0.91%) Talend
11 1 (0.45%) Facebook
11 1 (0.45%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.45%) Zend