Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South East
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 140 131 149
Rank change year-on-year -9 +18 +7
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 165 614 609
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.03% 2.44% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.49% 6.31% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 131 591 527
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% -10.58%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.99% +1.00%

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 3,673 9,734 12,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 45.21% 38.64% 42.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,186 8,422 10,719
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020. 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 +13 58 £55,000 +15.79% 11
Berkshire +15 39 £56,250 +25.00% 6
Hampshire +3 36 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Surrey +53 30 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +41 14 £52,500 +10.53% 4
West Sussex +59 13 £36,250 -32.56%
East Sussex -6 12 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +36 5 £50,000 - 1
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 100 (60.61%) REST
2 87 (52.73%) JavaScript
3 73 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (40.61%) Web Services
5 64 (38.79%) XML
6 63 (38.18%) SQL
7 62 (37.58%) CSS
8 61 (36.97%) HTML
9 57 (34.55%) .NET
10 55 (33.33%) C#
11 54 (32.73%) SQL Server
12 42 (25.45%) Ajax
13 40 (24.24%) Azure
13 40 (24.24%) Java
14 37 (22.42%) jQuery
15 36 (21.82%) MySQL
16 35 (21.21%) Linux
17 34 (20.61%) SaaS
17 34 (20.61%) AngularJS
18 32 (19.39%) PHP
19 31 (18.79%) MVC
20 29 (17.58%) WCF
20 29 (17.58%) Degree
20 29 (17.58%) JSON
21 27 (16.36%) OO
22 26 (15.76%) TDD
23 25 (15.15%) OOP
24 24 (14.55%) CRM
25 23 (13.94%) Remedy
25 23 (13.94%) AWS

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 11 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (4.24%) CMS
3 6 (3.64%) DNN
3 6 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.03%) IIS
5 3 (1.82%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.61%) Drupal
6 1 (0.61%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (10.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (9.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (5.45%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (1.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (1.21%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 40 (24.24%) Azure
2 34 (20.61%) SaaS
3 23 (13.94%) AWS
4 16 (9.70%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (3.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 4 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.21%) Serverless
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.61%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.61%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.09%) SSL
1 15 (9.09%) VPN
2 10 (6.06%) HTTP
3 9 (5.45%) FTP
4 5 (3.03%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (3.03%) GSM
4 5 (3.03%) INAP
4 5 (3.03%) Megaco
4 5 (3.03%) RTP
4 5 (3.03%) SS7
5 4 (2.42%) 2G
5 4 (2.42%) 3G
5 4 (2.42%) 4G
5 4 (2.42%) MGW
5 4 (2.42%) SIGTRAN
5 4 (2.42%) VoLTE
5 4 (2.42%) VoWiFi
5 4 (2.42%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.61%) M3UA
6 1 (0.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 36 (21.82%) MySQL
3 17 (10.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 7 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.24%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.21%) MS Access
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.61%) Power BI
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (8.48%) SoapUI
1 14 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (7.88%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.88%) Visual Studio
3 11 (6.67%) Postman
4 9 (5.45%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.45%) NWDS
4 9 (5.45%) Selenium
5 5 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.03%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.42%) JMeter
6 4 (2.42%) Maven
6 4 (2.42%) NUnit
6 4 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (2.42%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.82%) MSTest
7 3 (1.82%) Ranorex
7 3 (1.82%) Robot Framework
General
1 18 (10.91%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.06%) Finance
3 8 (4.85%) Retail
4 6 (3.64%) Marketing
5 4 (2.42%) Local Government
6 3 (1.82%) Electronics
6 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.82%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.21%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.21%) Publishing
8 1 (0.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (53.33%) Developer
2 24 (14.55%) Consultant
3 23 (13.94%) PHP Developer
4 22 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 19 (11.52%) Senior Software Developer
5 19 (11.52%) Software Developer
6 15 (9.09%) CRM Developer
6 15 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
6 15 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 15 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
7 14 (8.48%) .NET Developer
7 14 (8.48%) ITSM Consultant
7 14 (8.48%) LAMP Developer
7 14 (8.48%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 14 (8.48%) Senior ITSM Consultant
7 14 (8.48%) Senior LAMP Developer
7 14 (8.48%) Senior PHP Developer
8 11 (6.67%) Remedy Consultant
8 11 (6.67%) Senior Remedy Consultant
9 10 (6.06%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (60.61%) REST
2 67 (40.61%) Web Services
3 64 (38.79%) XML
4 62 (37.58%) CSS
5 61 (36.97%) HTML
6 57 (34.55%) .NET
7 42 (25.45%) Ajax
8 37 (22.42%) jQuery
9 34 (20.61%) AngularJS
10 29 (17.58%) JSON
10 29 (17.58%) WCF
11 15 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 15 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
11 15 (9.09%) LAMP
11 15 (9.09%) LDAP
12 14 (8.48%) Laravel
12 14 (8.48%) Yii
13 11 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (6.67%) RESTful
14 10 (6.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) CMDB
2 15 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.45%) W3C
4 8 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.82%) BBC
6 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.21%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.21%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.21%) Wiki
7 1 (0.61%) Social Media
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.21%) Linux
2 15 (9.09%) Windows
3 5 (3.03%) Solaris
3 5 (3.03%) Unix
4 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.79%) MVC
3 27 (16.36%) OO
4 26 (15.76%) TDD
5 25 (15.15%) OOP
6 24 (14.55%) CRM
7 22 (13.33%) Web Development
8 20 (12.12%) Migration
8 20 (12.12%) OO PHP
9 19 (11.52%) Test Automation
10 18 (10.91%) ITIL
11 16 (9.70%) ITSM
11 16 (9.70%) Service Management
12 15 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
12 15 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
12 15 (9.09%) ITIL V2
12 15 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
12 15 (9.09%) Presales
12 15 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
12 15 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 87 (52.73%) JavaScript
2 63 (38.18%) SQL
3 55 (33.33%) C#
4 40 (24.24%) Java
5 32 (19.39%) PHP
6 11 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.45%) ABAP
8 8 (4.85%) Python
9 6 (3.64%) Apex Code
9 6 (3.64%) Java 8
10 5 (3.03%) Ruby
11 4 (2.42%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.82%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.82%) C
12 3 (1.82%) C++
12 3 (1.82%) SOQL
13 2 (1.21%) Perl
14 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (17.58%) Degree
2 12 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.85%) MCITP
4 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.85%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) GDPR
2 6 (3.64%) QA
3 2 (1.21%) NIST
3 2 (1.21%) PMO
3 2 (1.21%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.88%) Docker
2 9 (5.45%) NFS
3 1 (0.61%) Postfix
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (9.09%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (4.24%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.42%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (13.94%) Remedy
2 22 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.52%) HP
4 16 (9.70%) ServiceNow
5 15 (9.09%) BMC
5 15 (9.09%) Zend
6 12 (7.27%) SAP
7 9 (5.45%) CheckPoint
8 8 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (3.03%) Oracle
10 4 (2.42%) Ericsson
11 3 (1.82%) Adobe
12 2 (1.21%) Capita
12 2 (1.21%) Google
13 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.61%) Facebook
13 1 (0.61%) OutSystems
13 1 (0.61%) Perfecto Mobile
13 1 (0.61%) Twitter
13 1 (0.61%) VMware