Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 110 112
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2 -22
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 256 305 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.49% 3.03% 2.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.07% 6.76% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 216 268 298
South West median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,325 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £62,500
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 West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,214 4,510 4,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.93% 44.80% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,545 3,877 3,755
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
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 West

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in the South West

SOAP
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOAP in the South West.

Salary trend for SOAP in the South West

SOAP
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in the South West over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the South West

SOAP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Bristol +15 89 £52,500 +34.19% 19
Gloucestershire -37 58 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Wiltshire -8 49 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Dorset -25 24 £37,500 +12.44% 9
Cornwall +3 14 - -
Somerset +20 10 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Devon +11 9 £35,000 -26.32% 7
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 West region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 147 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (53.13%) Web Services
3 133 (51.95%) Java
4 124 (48.44%) REST
5 106 (41.41%) .NET
6 102 (39.84%) SQL
6 102 (39.84%) JavaScript
7 100 (39.06%) C#
8 98 (38.28%) Scrum
9 89 (34.77%) TDD
10 86 (33.59%) MVC
11 79 (30.86%) Finance
11 79 (30.86%) RESTful
12 78 (30.47%) Spring
13 76 (29.69%) HTML
13 76 (29.69%) XML
14 75 (29.30%) Microsoft
15 67 (26.17%) Test Automation
16 66 (25.78%) Continuous Integration
16 66 (25.78%) Business Intelligence
17 65 (25.39%) SQL Server
18 64 (25.00%) CSS
19 63 (24.61%) Marketing
19 63 (24.61%) Spring MVC
20 61 (23.83%) ASP.NET
21 58 (22.66%) Selenium
22 57 (22.27%) Greenfield Project
23 53 (20.70%) Git (software)
24 52 (20.31%) Digital Marketing
24 52 (20.31%) Programme Management

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (6.64%) Tomcat
3 16 (6.25%) Apache Pig
4 11 (4.30%) CMS
4 11 (4.30%) JBoss
4 11 (4.30%) Mule
4 11 (4.30%) Mule ESB
5 9 (3.52%) Confluence
6 8 (3.13%) Drupal
7 6 (2.34%) Alfresco
8 5 (1.95%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.17%) WordPress
11 2 (0.78%) Apache
11 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (13.67%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.86%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (4.30%) SaaS
5 4 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (1.56%) GitHub
5 4 (1.56%) Serverless
6 3 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.77%) HTTP
2 21 (8.20%) TCP/IP
3 20 (7.81%) SSL
4 17 (6.64%) Firewall
5 3 (1.17%) Intranet
5 3 (1.17%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.78%) DHCP
6 2 (0.78%) SMS
6 2 (0.78%) SSH
7 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (25.39%) SQL Server
2 45 (17.58%) MySQL
3 28 (10.94%) Relational Database
4 25 (9.77%) NoSQL
5 23 (8.98%) Big Data
6 18 (7.03%) Hadoop
6 18 (7.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (5.86%) Apache Hive
8 15 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (5.47%) MongoDB
10 12 (4.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (2.34%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.56%) Data Mart
13 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.56%) Power BI
13 4 (1.56%) Snowflake Schema
13 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (1.17%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 58 (22.66%) Selenium
2 53 (20.70%) Git (software)
3 44 (17.19%) JIRA
4 37 (14.45%) SoapUI
5 33 (12.89%) Maven
6 31 (12.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 31 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (11.72%) JUnit
8 29 (11.33%) Jenkins
9 26 (10.16%) Visual Studio
10 19 (7.42%) Bitbucket
11 17 (6.64%) git-flow
12 16 (6.25%) CodeSonar
12 16 (6.25%) Robot Framework
13 14 (5.47%) Subversion
14 13 (5.08%) SpecFlow
15 12 (4.69%) IntelliJ
16 11 (4.30%) Gradle
16 11 (4.30%) NUnit
17 10 (3.91%) WebDriver
General
1 79 (30.86%) Finance
2 63 (24.61%) Marketing
3 52 (20.31%) Electronics
3 52 (20.31%) Manufacturing
3 52 (20.31%) Telecoms
4 19 (7.42%) Retail
5 6 (2.34%) Back Office
6 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 162 (63.28%) Developer
2 75 (29.30%) Java Developer
3 36 (14.06%) .NET Developer
4 35 (13.67%) Senior Developer
5 30 (11.72%) Software Developer
6 29 (11.33%) Software Engineer
7 27 (10.55%) C# Developer
8 25 (9.77%) Senior Java Developer
9 21 (8.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (8.20%) C# Software Engineer
10 20 (7.81%) Analyst
11 17 (6.64%) ASP.NET Developer
12 16 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (5.86%) C# Software Developer
13 15 (5.86%) Java Engineer
13 15 (5.86%) Java Software Engineer
13 15 (5.86%) Tester
14 13 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
14 13 (5.08%) Automation Tester
14 13 (5.08%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (53.13%) Web Services
2 124 (48.44%) REST
3 106 (41.41%) .NET
4 79 (30.86%) RESTful
5 78 (30.47%) Spring
6 76 (29.69%) HTML
6 76 (29.69%) XML
7 64 (25.00%) CSS
8 63 (24.61%) Spring MVC
9 61 (23.83%) ASP.NET
10 51 (19.92%) jQuery
11 38 (14.84%) AngularJS
12 37 (14.45%) .NET Framework
12 37 (14.45%) J2EE
12 37 (14.45%) JSON
13 35 (13.67%) Hibernate
13 35 (13.67%) Node.js
14 28 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (9.77%) WCF
16 19 (7.42%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 57 (22.27%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (10.94%) Computer Science
3 27 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (6.64%) Management Information System
5 15 (5.86%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (4.30%) User Experience
7 10 (3.91%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.52%) Renewable Energy
9 6 (2.34%) Fintech
10 5 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.56%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.78%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.78%) W3C
13 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.39%) Cybercrime
13 1 (0.39%) Robotics
13 1 (0.39%) Security Operations Centre
13 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.45%) Linux
2 24 (9.38%) Windows
3 17 (6.64%) Android
4 16 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 16 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.78%) CentOS
5 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (38.28%) Scrum
3 89 (34.77%) TDD
4 86 (33.59%) MVC
5 67 (26.17%) Test Automation
6 66 (25.78%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (25.78%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (20.31%) Digital Marketing
7 52 (20.31%) Programme Management
8 43 (16.80%) DevOps
9 39 (15.23%) Software Engineering
10 33 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
11 32 (12.50%) Kanban
12 31 (12.11%) E-Commerce
13 29 (11.33%) BDD
14 28 (10.94%) Microservices
15 27 (10.55%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (10.55%) OO
16 26 (10.16%) SDLC
17 25 (9.77%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (51.95%) Java
2 102 (39.84%) JavaScript
2 102 (39.84%) SQL
3 100 (39.06%) C#
4 45 (17.58%) PHP
5 26 (10.16%) Python
6 22 (8.59%) C++
7 20 (7.81%) C
8 18 (7.03%) Bash Shell
9 16 (6.25%) Objective-C
9 16 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 13 (5.08%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.30%) VB.NET
12 9 (3.52%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.73%) Ruby
14 6 (2.34%) Apex Code
15 5 (1.95%) Java 8
16 4 (1.56%) Go
16 4 (1.56%) Groovy
17 3 (1.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (11.72%) Degree
2 20 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.64%) CCNA
3 17 (6.64%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (6.25%) CISSP
4 16 (6.25%) SANS
5 15 (5.86%) CompTIA Security+
5 15 (5.86%) DV Cleared
5 15 (5.86%) GIAC
5 15 (5.86%) ISTQB
5 15 (5.86%) Linux+ Certification
5 15 (5.86%) MCSE
5 15 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (5.86%) Network+ Certification
5 15 (5.86%) SSCP
6 14 (5.47%) Postgraduate
7 8 (3.13%) ISEB
8 6 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.95%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.03%) QA
2 5 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (10.16%) Docker
2 16 (6.25%) vSphere
3 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.78%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.78%) KVM
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) HDFS
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (6.25%) Puppet
1 16 (6.25%) Salt
2 3 (1.17%) Ansible
2 3 (1.17%) CA Service Virtualization
2 3 (1.17%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 75 (29.30%) Microsoft
2 52 (20.31%) SAP
3 35 (13.67%) Oracle
4 15 (5.86%) Apple
5 10 (3.91%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.34%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.17%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.17%) CA
7 3 (1.17%) Google
7 3 (1.17%) HP
8 2 (0.78%) Cisco
8 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.78%) VMware
8 2 (0.78%) Zend
9 1 (0.39%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.39%) ATG
9 1 (0.39%) IBM
9 1 (0.39%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.39%) Informatica
9 1 (0.39%) Splunk