Period
to 22 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 92 126
Rank change year-on-year -80 +34 +9
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 198 338 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.86% 3.33% 2.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.50% 7.66% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 180 291 250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £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 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 4,397 4,412 4,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.35% 43.46% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3,803 3,701 3,851
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £58,750
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 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 May 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 May 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
Gloucestershire -10 64 £52,500 - 11
Bristol -21 52 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Wiltshire -51 21 £46,250 +32.14% 7
Somerset +15 20 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Cornwall -20 17 £45,000 +63.64% 1
Dorset -34 17 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Devon +9 7 £36,677 +9.48% 1
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 132 (66.67%) Web Services
2 131 (66.16%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (60.10%) REST
4 113 (57.07%) Java
5 107 (54.04%) HTML
6 103 (52.02%) JavaScript
7 102 (51.52%) CSS
8 87 (43.94%) SQL
9 81 (40.91%) XML
10 74 (37.37%) Scrum
11 72 (36.36%) MVC
12 71 (35.86%) TDD
12 71 (35.86%) C#
13 70 (35.35%) JIRA
14 65 (32.83%) SQL Server
15 64 (32.32%) Git (software)
16 62 (31.31%) .NET
17 58 (29.29%) Finance
18 57 (28.79%) Linux
19 56 (28.28%) Spring
20 53 (26.77%) Test Automation
21 52 (26.26%) jQuery
22 49 (24.75%) JSON
23 47 (23.74%) Hibernate
24 45 (22.73%) JUnit
25 43 (21.72%) MySQL
26 42 (21.21%) Selenium
26 42 (21.21%) BDD
27 41 (20.71%) ASP.NET
28 39 (19.70%) Business Intelligence

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 34 (17.17%) Mule
2 33 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 32 (16.16%) Mule ESB
4 25 (12.63%) JBoss
5 16 (8.08%) Confluence
6 14 (7.07%) SharePoint
7 13 (6.57%) Apache
7 13 (6.57%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (5.56%) WebSphere
9 10 (5.05%) CMS
9 10 (5.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (4.55%) WebLogic
11 8 (4.04%) Drupal
12 6 (3.03%) Apache Pig
12 6 (3.03%) SilverStripe
13 5 (2.53%) Anypoint
13 5 (2.53%) GlassFish
13 5 (2.53%) IIS
13 5 (2.53%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (2.53%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.01%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (14.14%) SaaS
3 22 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.54%) Office 365
6 6 (3.03%) GitHub
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.57%) HTTP
2 6 (3.03%) Firewall
2 6 (3.03%) Internet
2 6 (3.03%) SSL
2 6 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.01%) SMS
4 1 (0.51%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (32.83%) SQL Server
2 43 (21.72%) MySQL
3 31 (15.66%) MongoDB
4 30 (15.15%) NoSQL
5 26 (13.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (12.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 16 (8.08%) Big Data
8 16 (8.08%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (6.06%) Relational Database
11 8 (4.04%) Hadoop
11 8 (4.04%) Power BI
12 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (3.54%) PerformancePoint
12 7 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (3.03%) Apache Hive
14 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 70 (35.35%) JIRA
2 64 (32.32%) Git (software)
3 45 (22.73%) JUnit
4 42 (21.21%) Selenium
5 36 (18.18%) Maven
6 31 (15.66%) SoapUI
7 24 (12.12%) IntelliJ
8 20 (10.10%) Visual Studio
9 19 (9.60%) Eclipse
9 19 (9.60%) Jenkins
10 17 (8.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (7.07%) TeamCity
12 13 (6.57%) Ant
12 13 (6.57%) Bitbucket
13 11 (5.56%) Cucumber
13 11 (5.56%) HP UFT
14 10 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (4.04%) TestComplete
16 7 (3.54%) Gradle
16 7 (3.54%) Subversion
General
1 58 (29.29%) Finance
2 31 (15.66%) Retail
3 27 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 27 (13.64%) Marketing
4 26 (13.13%) Electronics
4 26 (13.13%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.02%) Law
6 2 (1.01%) Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 139 (70.20%) Developer
2 71 (35.86%) Java Developer
3 41 (20.71%) Senior Developer
4 25 (12.63%) Analyst
4 25 (12.63%) Senior Java Developer
4 25 (12.63%) Software Developer
5 23 (11.62%) .NET Developer
5 23 (11.62%) C# Developer
6 17 (8.59%) Java Engineer
7 13 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (6.57%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (6.57%) Software Engineer
8 11 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 10 (5.05%) Test Analyst
10 9 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (4.04%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (66.67%) Web Services
2 119 (60.10%) REST
3 107 (54.04%) HTML
4 102 (51.52%) CSS
5 81 (40.91%) XML
6 62 (31.31%) .NET
7 56 (28.28%) Spring
8 52 (26.26%) jQuery
9 49 (24.75%) JSON
10 47 (23.74%) Hibernate
11 41 (20.71%) ASP.NET
12 34 (17.17%) RESTful
12 34 (17.17%) Spring MVC
13 30 (15.15%) J2EE
14 29 (14.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (12.63%) Ajax
16 24 (12.12%) .NET Framework
16 24 (12.12%) JPA
17 22 (11.11%) Apache Camel
18 21 (10.61%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.08%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (6.06%) User Experience
6 8 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.54%) Virtual Team
8 6 (3.03%) Fintech
9 5 (2.53%) W3C
10 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.79%) Linux
2 21 (10.61%) Windows
3 8 (4.04%) Unix
4 7 (3.54%) Android
4 7 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.03%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.53%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.52%) AIX
8 2 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (66.16%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (37.37%) Scrum
3 72 (36.36%) MVC
4 71 (35.86%) TDD
5 53 (26.77%) Test Automation
6 42 (21.21%) BDD
7 39 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (16.16%) Software Engineering
9 30 (15.15%) E-Commerce
10 29 (14.65%) Integration Testing
11 28 (14.14%) Kanban
12 26 (13.13%) Digital Marketing
12 26 (13.13%) Programme Management
13 22 (11.11%) Microservices
14 21 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (10.61%) OO
14 21 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (10.61%) Unit Testing
15 19 (9.60%) Web Development
16 18 (9.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 113 (57.07%) Java
2 103 (52.02%) JavaScript
3 87 (43.94%) SQL
4 71 (35.86%) C#
5 26 (13.13%) PHP
6 22 (11.11%) C++
7 19 (9.60%) Python
8 17 (8.59%) T-SQL
8 17 (8.59%) VB.NET
9 15 (7.58%) Groovy
10 13 (6.57%) PL/SQL
11 12 (6.06%) C
11 12 (6.06%) PowerShell
12 11 (5.56%) Java 8
12 11 (5.56%) Ruby
13 9 (4.55%) Jython
13 9 (4.55%) VBScript
14 7 (3.54%) Apex Code
14 7 (3.54%) Bash Shell
15 6 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (12.12%) Degree
2 13 (6.57%) Postgraduate
3 12 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.04%) ISTQB
4 8 (4.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (4.04%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.53%) CCNA
5 5 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.53%) CISSP
5 5 (2.53%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (2.53%) GIAC
5 5 (2.53%) Linux+ Certification
5 5 (2.53%) MCSE
5 5 (2.53%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (2.53%) SANS
5 5 (2.53%) SSCP
6 4 (2.02%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) ISEB
7 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.56%) QA
2 8 (4.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) GDPR
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (10.10%) Docker
2 6 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.55%) CA Service Virtualization
1 9 (4.55%) HP ALM
2 6 (3.03%) Puppet
2 6 (3.03%) Salt
3 3 (1.52%) Ansible
3 3 (1.52%) CloudHub
3 3 (1.52%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.52%) Terraform
4 1 (0.51%) Graylog
4 1 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (17.68%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.13%) SAP
3 25 (12.63%) Oracle
4 20 (10.10%) Apple
5 11 (5.56%) CA
6 9 (4.55%) HP
6 9 (4.55%) IBM
7 8 (4.04%) ATG
7 8 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.53%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.52%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.01%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.51%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.51%) Google
11 1 (0.51%) Pardot
11 1 (0.51%) SnapLogic
11 1 (0.51%) WSO2