Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 102 89
Rank change year-on-year -11 -13 +18
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 299 333 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.90% 3.05% 3.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.58% 7.56% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 265 313 336
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £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 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 4546 4403 4927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 44.15% 40.29% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3911 3830 4298
South West median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +28 113 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Bristol -7 81 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Wiltshire -21 38 £42,500 +25.93% 2
Dorset -28 30 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Somerset -17 20 £38,000 -15.56%
Devon +16 8 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Cornwall +4 8 £27,500 -
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 218 (72.91%) REST
2 213 (71.24%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (67.22%) Java
4 159 (53.18%) Web Services
5 149 (49.83%) XML
6 144 (48.16%) Linux
7 139 (46.49%) JIRA
8 138 (46.15%) TDD
9 126 (42.14%) MVC
9 126 (42.14%) Git (software)
10 125 (41.81%) Scrum
10 125 (41.81%) JSON
11 120 (40.13%) Spring
12 117 (39.13%) JavaScript
12 117 (39.13%) SQL
13 115 (38.46%) Hibernate
14 107 (35.79%) BDD
15 106 (35.45%) JUnit
16 103 (34.45%) Finance
17 102 (34.11%) HTML
18 97 (32.44%) CSS
19 96 (32.11%) MongoDB
20 93 (31.10%) Tomcat
21 90 (30.10%) JPA
22 89 (29.77%) Mule
23 86 (28.76%) Kanban
24 84 (28.09%) SaaS
25 82 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
25 82 (27.42%) Spring MVC
26 81 (27.09%) Mule ESB

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 93 (31.10%) Tomcat
2 89 (29.77%) Mule
3 81 (27.09%) Mule ESB
4 57 (19.06%) JBoss
5 39 (13.04%) Apache
6 28 (9.36%) Confluence
7 22 (7.36%) WebSphere
8 20 (6.69%) IIS
8 20 (6.69%) WebLogic
9 17 (5.69%) Anypoint
10 16 (5.35%) CMS
11 13 (4.35%) SilverStripe
12 12 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (4.01%) GlassFish
12 12 (4.01%) Umbraco
13 7 (2.34%) Apache Pig
14 4 (1.34%) Alfresco
14 4 (1.34%) Joomla!
15 3 (1.00%) Drupal
15 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 84 (28.09%) SaaS
2 82 (27.42%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (19.73%) Amazon EC2
4 26 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.67%) GitHub
6 4 (1.34%) BrowserStack
6 4 (1.34%) Office 365
6 4 (1.34%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.67%) IaaS
7 2 (0.67%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Force.com
8 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.36%) HTTP
2 6 (2.01%) Firewall
3 4 (1.34%) SSH
3 4 (1.34%) SSL
3 4 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.00%) SMS
5 2 (0.67%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.67%) LAN
5 2 (0.67%) NAS
5 2 (0.67%) SAN
5 2 (0.67%) WAN
6 1 (0.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (32.11%) MongoDB
2 72 (24.08%) SQL Server
3 65 (21.74%) NoSQL
4 59 (19.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 53 (17.73%) MySQL
6 29 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.01%) Big Data
9 6 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.67%) DB2
10 5 (1.67%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.67%) Redis
11 4 (1.34%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.34%) MS Access
12 3 (1.00%) Data Lake
12 3 (1.00%) HBase
13 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.33%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 139 (46.49%) JIRA
2 126 (42.14%) Git (software)
3 106 (35.45%) JUnit
4 70 (23.41%) IntelliJ
5 63 (21.07%) Maven
6 49 (16.39%) SoapUI
7 40 (13.38%) Selenium
8 37 (12.37%) Eclipse
9 35 (11.71%) Cucumber
10 30 (10.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 30 (10.03%) Jenkins
11 27 (9.03%) Visual Studio
12 24 (8.03%) TeamCity
13 18 (6.02%) Ant
13 18 (6.02%) HP UFT
14 16 (5.35%) Gradle
15 14 (4.68%) Bitbucket
16 12 (4.01%) Subversion
17 8 (2.68%) Zephyr
18 7 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 103 (34.45%) Finance
2 74 (24.75%) Manufacturing
3 73 (24.41%) Electronics
3 73 (24.41%) Marketing
3 73 (24.41%) Telecoms
4 52 (17.39%) Retail
5 16 (5.35%) Banking
6 8 (2.68%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 182 (60.87%) Developer
2 107 (35.79%) Java Developer
3 48 (16.05%) Senior Developer
4 41 (13.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 38 (12.71%) Software Engineer
6 34 (11.37%) Java Engineer
7 28 (9.36%) .NET Developer
8 24 (8.03%) Analyst
9 20 (6.69%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (6.69%) PHP Developer
10 19 (6.35%) C# Developer
11 17 (5.69%) Architect
11 17 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 16 (5.35%) Java Software Engineer
12 16 (5.35%) Test Analyst
13 15 (5.02%) Applications Developer
14 14 (4.68%) Test Automation Manager
14 14 (4.68%) Test Manager
15 13 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (72.91%) REST
2 159 (53.18%) Web Services
3 149 (49.83%) XML
4 125 (41.81%) JSON
5 120 (40.13%) Spring
6 115 (38.46%) Hibernate
7 102 (34.11%) HTML
8 97 (32.44%) CSS
9 90 (30.10%) JPA
10 82 (27.42%) Spring MVC
11 72 (24.08%) Apache Camel
12 71 (23.75%) J2EE
13 69 (23.08%) Spring Integration
14 66 (22.07%) .NET
15 63 (21.07%) jQuery
16 47 (15.72%) ASP.NET
17 34 (11.37%) JMS
18 28 (9.36%) ASP.NET MVC
19 22 (7.36%) XSLT
20 20 (6.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.03%) User Experience
2 21 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.00%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.00%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.67%) Replication
8 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.33%) Animation
9 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.33%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.33%) Fintech
9 1 (0.33%) iPhone
9 1 (0.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 144 (48.16%) Linux
2 32 (10.70%) Windows
3 23 (7.69%) Unix
4 11 (3.68%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.34%) Android
6 9 (3.01%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.34%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.00%) AIX
9 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (71.24%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (46.15%) TDD
3 126 (42.14%) MVC
4 125 (41.81%) Scrum
5 107 (35.79%) BDD
6 86 (28.76%) Kanban
7 79 (26.42%) Integration Testing
8 73 (24.41%) Business Intelligence
8 73 (24.41%) Digital Marketing
8 73 (24.41%) Programme Management
9 69 (23.08%) E-Commerce
10 58 (19.40%) Test Automation
11 53 (17.73%) Software Engineering
12 39 (13.04%) Microservices
13 30 (10.03%) OO
14 29 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (8.03%) Waterfall
15 24 (8.03%) Web Development
16 23 (7.69%) OOP
17 22 (7.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 201 (67.22%) Java
2 117 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 117 (39.13%) SQL
3 75 (25.08%) C#
4 32 (10.70%) PHP
5 26 (8.70%) Groovy
5 26 (8.70%) Python
6 24 (8.03%) C++
7 19 (6.35%) Ruby
8 16 (5.35%) PowerShell
8 16 (5.35%) XPath
9 14 (4.68%) VBScript
10 13 (4.35%) Jython
11 12 (4.01%) VB.NET
12 10 (3.34%) C
13 6 (2.01%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.67%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.34%) Delphi
15 4 (1.34%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (14.72%) Degree
2 14 (4.68%) ISTQB
3 11 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (3.34%) ISEB
5 8 (2.68%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.01%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.00%) CCNA
7 3 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.00%) CISSP
7 3 (1.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.00%) GIAC
7 3 (1.00%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (1.00%) MCSE
7 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.00%) SANS
7 3 (1.00%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (1.00%) SSCP
8 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.34%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (4.68%) Docker
2 4 (1.34%) vSphere
3 3 (1.00%) HDFS
3 3 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (4.68%) CA Service Virtualization
2 10 (3.34%) CloudHub
3 5 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.67%) Puppet
4 4 (1.34%) Nagios
4 4 (1.34%) Salt
5 3 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 73 (24.41%) SAP
2 63 (21.07%) Apple
3 36 (12.04%) Microsoft
4 35 (11.71%) Oracle
5 24 (8.03%) IBM
6 20 (6.69%) HP
7 14 (4.68%) CA
8 10 (3.34%) Atlassian
8 10 (3.34%) MuleSoft
9 4 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.67%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.67%) Cisco
10 2 (0.67%) F5
10 2 (0.67%) Nokia
10 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.67%) Sybase
10 2 (0.67%) VMware
11 1 (0.33%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.33%) WSO2