Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 163 156
Rank change year-on-year +21 -7 +28
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 690 616 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.26% 2.06% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.14% 5.02% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 599 534 757
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 13,434 12,267 15,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.09% 41.00% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11,704 10,659 13,465
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -48 216 £52,500 -4.55% 32
Hampshire +23 201 £43,500 -3.33% 25
Surrey +71 130 £45,000 -25.00% 12
Berkshire -25 112 £53,750 -2.27% 15
Oxfordshire -36 62 £63,000 +9.57% 10
West Sussex -22 46 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Kent +19 43 £52,500 +50.00% 5
East Sussex -11 43 £45,000 +11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 42 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Sussex -15 4 £31,000 -
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 418 (60.58%) REST
2 413 (59.86%) Agile Software Development
3 379 (54.93%) JavaScript
4 350 (50.72%) Web Services
5 324 (46.96%) C#
6 320 (46.38%) HTML
7 318 (46.09%) .NET
8 291 (42.17%) CSS
9 277 (40.14%) SQL
10 252 (36.52%) SQL Server
11 244 (35.36%) MVC
12 231 (33.48%) XML
13 206 (29.86%) Java
14 186 (26.96%) ASP.NET
15 175 (25.36%) AngularJS
16 173 (25.07%) JSON
17 169 (24.49%) Scrum
18 156 (22.61%) jQuery
19 144 (20.87%) Git (software)
20 141 (20.43%) WCF
21 126 (18.26%) Continuous Integration
21 126 (18.26%) Microsoft Azure
22 125 (18.12%) Test Automation
23 121 (17.54%) .NET Framework
24 118 (17.10%) OO
25 117 (16.96%) Web Development
26 114 (16.52%) HTML5
27 110 (15.94%) Software Engineering
28 109 (15.80%) Linux
28 109 (15.80%) Microsoft

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 48 (6.96%) Confluence
2 39 (5.65%) Apache
3 35 (5.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 35 (5.07%) WebSphere
4 33 (4.78%) JBoss
5 30 (4.35%) CMS
6 24 (3.48%) Tomcat
7 21 (3.04%) IIS
8 17 (2.46%) WordPress
9 16 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (1.45%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.16%) SharePoint
12 7 (1.01%) Drupal
12 7 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.72%) nginx
14 4 (0.58%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
15 3 (0.43%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.43%) NServiceBus
15 3 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (0.72%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.58%) Sage 200
2 4 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 126 (18.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (6.38%) SaaS
4 17 (2.46%) GitHub
4 17 (2.46%) PaaS
5 15 (2.17%) Force.com
5 15 (2.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 10 (1.45%) NuGet
7 9 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.30%) IaaS
8 7 (1.01%) npm
9 4 (0.58%) Sage Pay
10 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.29%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.29%) Office 365
11 2 (0.29%) Serverless
12 1 (0.14%) Mailgun
12 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.09%) HTTP
2 17 (2.46%) Internet
3 12 (1.74%) SSL
4 11 (1.59%) Network Security
5 10 (1.45%) FTP
6 8 (1.16%) WebEx
7 6 (0.87%) DNS
7 6 (0.87%) Firewall
8 5 (0.72%) SMS
8 5 (0.72%) SNMP
9 4 (0.58%) ATM
9 4 (0.58%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.43%) VoIP
11 2 (0.29%) DAB
11 2 (0.29%) SCTP
11 2 (0.29%) VPN
12 1 (0.14%) LAN
12 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (36.52%) SQL Server
2 103 (14.93%) MySQL
3 64 (9.28%) Relational Database
4 35 (5.07%) Oracle Database
5 30 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (3.91%) RDBMS
7 20 (2.90%) NoSQL
8 19 (2.75%) MariaDB
8 19 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (2.75%) SQL Server 2016
9 18 (2.61%) MongoDB
9 18 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (2.03%) Power BI
12 10 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 144 (20.87%) Git (software)
2 97 (14.06%) Jenkins
3 85 (12.32%) JIRA
4 71 (10.29%) Subversion
5 61 (8.84%) Selenium
6 60 (8.70%) SoapUI
7 56 (8.12%) Maven
8 44 (6.38%) JUnit
8 44 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 40 (5.80%) Visual Studio
10 32 (4.64%) Ant
11 29 (4.20%) Eclipse
12 24 (3.48%) IntelliJ
13 23 (3.33%) Cucumber
14 20 (2.90%) Gradle
15 13 (1.88%) JMeter
16 12 (1.74%) LoadUI
17 11 (1.59%) NetBeans
18 10 (1.45%) WebDriver
19 9 (1.30%) gulp
General
1 69 (10.00%) Finance
2 53 (7.68%) Retail
3 33 (4.78%) Marketing
4 21 (3.04%) Banking
5 15 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.59%) Games
7 10 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.16%) Back Office
9 7 (1.01%) Automotive
10 4 (0.58%) Billing
10 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Advertising
11 3 (0.43%) Local Government
11 3 (0.43%) Publishing
12 2 (0.29%) Electronics
12 2 (0.29%) Legal
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 445 (64.49%) Developer
2 164 (23.77%) C# Developer
3 150 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 110 (15.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 67 (9.71%) Software Developer
6 58 (8.41%) Software Engineer
7 55 (7.97%) PHP Developer
8 52 (7.54%) Lead Developer
9 48 (6.96%) C# Software Developer
10 47 (6.81%) Architect
10 47 (6.81%) Senior Developer
11 40 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 40 (5.80%) Java Developer
11 40 (5.80%) SQL Developer
12 37 (5.36%) .NET Software Developer
12 37 (5.36%) Analyst
13 33 (4.78%) JavaScript Developer
14 31 (4.49%) Full Stack Developer
15 30 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
16 29 (4.20%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (60.58%) REST
2 350 (50.72%) Web Services
3 320 (46.38%) HTML
4 318 (46.09%) .NET
5 291 (42.17%) CSS
6 231 (33.48%) XML
7 186 (26.96%) ASP.NET
8 175 (25.36%) AngularJS
9 173 (25.07%) JSON
10 156 (22.61%) jQuery
11 141 (20.43%) WCF
12 121 (17.54%) .NET Framework
13 114 (16.52%) HTML5
14 104 (15.07%) RESTful
15 86 (12.46%) ASP.NET MVC
16 83 (12.03%) ASP.NET Web API
17 65 (9.42%) React
18 64 (9.28%) WPF
19 60 (8.70%) Ajax
20 59 (8.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.12%) Enterprise Software
1 56 (8.12%) User Experience
2 38 (5.51%) Computer Science
2 38 (5.51%) Mobile App
3 35 (5.07%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (2.75%) W3C
7 16 (2.32%) Contactless
7 16 (2.32%) EMV
7 16 (2.32%) EPoS
8 15 (2.17%) Client/Server
9 14 (2.03%) Mainframe
10 12 (1.74%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.74%) Fintech
10 12 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (1.30%) Data Centre
12 8 (1.16%) Life Science
13 6 (0.87%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.58%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 109 (15.80%) Linux
2 60 (8.70%) Windows
3 31 (4.49%) Unix
4 27 (3.91%) Android
5 19 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.88%) Solaris
7 10 (1.45%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.30%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (59.86%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (35.36%) MVC
3 169 (24.49%) Scrum
4 126 (18.26%) Continuous Integration
5 125 (18.12%) Test Automation
6 118 (17.10%) OO
7 117 (16.96%) Web Development
8 110 (15.94%) Software Engineering
9 95 (13.77%) SDLC
10 81 (11.74%) E-Commerce
11 77 (11.16%) SOA
12 74 (10.72%) OOP
13 69 (10.00%) Microservices
14 67 (9.71%) Unit Testing
15 63 (9.13%) DevOps
15 63 (9.13%) TDD
16 60 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
17 50 (7.25%) OOD
18 47 (6.81%) MVVM
19 46 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 379 (54.93%) JavaScript
2 324 (46.96%) C#
3 277 (40.14%) SQL
4 206 (29.86%) Java
5 95 (13.77%) T-SQL
6 94 (13.62%) PHP
7 74 (10.72%) Python
8 36 (5.22%) PL/SQL
9 31 (4.49%) VB.NET
10 26 (3.77%) Apex Code
11 24 (3.48%) C++
12 15 (2.17%) SOQL
12 15 (2.17%) SOSL
13 12 (1.74%) TypeScript
13 12 (1.74%) VB
14 11 (1.59%) Delphi
14 11 (1.59%) Perl
14 11 (1.59%) XQuery
15 10 (1.45%) VB6
15 10 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 61 (8.84%) Degree
2 19 (2.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 13 (1.88%) ISEB
4 11 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (9.71%) QA
2 14 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.30%) GCP
3 9 (1.30%) PA-DSS
4 8 (1.16%) PSD2
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.29%) SLA
5 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.14%) COSHH
System Software
1 19 (2.75%) Docker
2 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.29%) KVM
4 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.14%) HDFS
4 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.72%) TADDM
4 4 (0.58%) Ansible
5 3 (0.43%) CA Wily
5 3 (0.43%) SCOM
6 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.14%) Grafana
7 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.14%) Oozie
7 1 (0.14%) Puppet
7 1 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 109 (15.80%) Microsoft
2 106 (15.36%) Oracle
3 49 (7.10%) Salesforce.com
4 38 (5.51%) IBM
5 22 (3.19%) Zend
6 21 (3.04%) PayPal
7 19 (2.75%) SAP
8 18 (2.61%) Google
8 18 (2.61%) TIBCO
9 17 (2.46%) Apple
10 14 (2.03%) Pardot
11 13 (1.88%) WorldPay
12 10 (1.45%) BEA
12 10 (1.45%) ServiceNow
13 9 (1.30%) Talend
14 8 (1.16%) DevExpress
14 8 (1.16%) Twitter
14 8 (1.16%) VMware
14 8 (1.16%) WooCommerce
15 7 (1.01%) Capita