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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 117 118
Rank change year-on-year +29 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 170 158 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.36% 2.68% 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.72% 6.80% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 139 112 124
Median salary £45,000 £39,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.20% -0.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2202 2324 2591
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 43.52% 39.44% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1846 1967 2345
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,025 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing SOAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +24 63 £52,500 -12.50% 12
Bristol -22 38 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Wiltshire +34 34 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Cornwall - 11 - -
Dorset +19 8 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Somerset 0 8 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Devon -14 4 £31,750 -51.15% 2
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 253 (70.08%) Java
2 249 (68.98%) REST
3 228 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (59.56%) XML
5 200 (55.40%) Web Services
6 177 (49.03%) Spring
7 151 (41.83%) TDD
8 150 (41.55%) MVC
9 142 (39.34%) Linux
10 139 (38.50%) JavaScript
11 137 (37.95%) Git (software)
12 134 (37.12%) BDD
13 133 (36.84%) Scrum
14 130 (36.01%) Finance
15 128 (35.46%) HTML
16 127 (35.18%) SQL
17 123 (34.07%) Hibernate
18 116 (32.13%) Maven
19 113 (31.30%) JSON
20 106 (29.36%) Spring MVC
21 101 (27.98%) Jenkins
22 89 (24.65%) Telecoms
23 85 (23.55%) JPA
24 84 (23.27%) Kanban
24 84 (23.27%) CSS
25 83 (22.99%) JBoss
25 83 (22.99%) JIRA
26 81 (22.44%) MongoDB
27 80 (22.16%) Tomcat
28 79 (21.88%) JUnit

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 83 (22.99%) JBoss
2 80 (22.16%) Tomcat
3 62 (17.17%) Mule ESB
4 61 (16.90%) Mule
5 58 (16.07%) Apache
6 48 (13.30%) WebSphere
7 30 (8.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 30 (8.31%) WebLogic
8 27 (7.48%) Alfresco
8 27 (7.48%) Joomla!
9 22 (6.09%) WordPress
10 18 (4.99%) Confluence
11 14 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (3.60%) Drupal
13 10 (2.77%) IIS
14 5 (1.39%) Apache Pig
14 5 (1.39%) GlassFish
14 5 (1.39%) Jetty
14 5 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (1.11%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 21 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) Gliffy
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 70 (19.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (3.05%) Magento
3 8 (2.22%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (1.39%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 60 (16.62%) Amazon AWS
1 60 (16.62%) SaaS
2 45 (12.47%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (7.48%) GitHub
4 14 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.99%) HTTP
2 17 (4.71%) SSH
3 15 (4.16%) SSL
4 5 (1.39%) Firewall
5 4 (1.11%) FTP
5 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.83%) Intranet
7 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (22.44%) MongoDB
2 58 (16.07%) NoSQL
3 47 (13.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 44 (12.19%) SQL Server
5 32 (8.86%) MySQL
6 27 (7.48%) MS Access
7 20 (5.54%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (3.32%) Oracle Database
10 9 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.66%) Big Data
13 5 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.11%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.11%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.83%) Redis
16 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
16 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 137 (37.95%) Git (software)
2 116 (32.13%) Maven
3 101 (27.98%) Jenkins
4 83 (22.99%) JIRA
5 79 (21.88%) JUnit
6 68 (18.84%) Subversion
7 52 (14.40%) IntelliJ
8 38 (10.53%) Selenium
9 37 (10.25%) Eclipse
10 31 (8.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 30 (8.31%) Oracle Forms
12 23 (6.37%) Mockito
13 22 (6.09%) SoapUI
14 20 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (4.99%) SonarQube
16 17 (4.71%) Zephyr
17 15 (4.16%) Cucumber
18 14 (3.88%) Bitbucket
19 13 (3.60%) Visual Studio
20 9 (2.49%) Vagrant
General
1 130 (36.01%) Finance
2 89 (24.65%) Telecoms
3 71 (19.67%) Manufacturing
4 70 (19.39%) Electronics
4 70 (19.39%) Marketing
5 49 (13.57%) Retail
6 30 (8.31%) Banking
7 9 (2.49%) Games
8 8 (2.22%) Military
9 5 (1.39%) Back Office
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 202 (55.96%) Developer
2 123 (34.07%) Java Developer
3 61 (16.90%) Senior Developer
4 49 (13.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 40 (11.08%) Analyst
6 34 (9.42%) Java Engineer
7 31 (8.59%) Software Engineer
8 22 (6.09%) PHP Developer
9 20 (5.54%) Java Software Engineer
10 19 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
11 18 (4.99%) Architect
12 16 (4.43%) Technical Architect
13 15 (4.16%) Applications Support
13 15 (4.16%) Development Team Leader
13 15 (4.16%) Software Development Team Leader
13 15 (4.16%) Software Team Leader
13 15 (4.16%) Team Leader
13 15 (4.16%) Test Engineer
14 13 (3.60%) Lead Developer
14 13 (3.60%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (68.98%) REST
2 215 (59.56%) XML
3 200 (55.40%) Web Services
4 177 (49.03%) Spring
5 128 (35.46%) HTML
6 123 (34.07%) Hibernate
7 113 (31.30%) JSON
8 106 (29.36%) Spring MVC
9 85 (23.55%) JPA
10 84 (23.27%) CSS
11 66 (18.28%) Spring Integration
12 64 (17.73%) AngularJS
13 62 (17.17%) jQuery
14 61 (16.90%) Apache Camel
15 50 (13.85%) J2EE
16 47 (13.02%) .NET
17 45 (12.47%) Ajax
18 36 (9.97%) RESTful
19 35 (9.70%) WSDL
20 33 (9.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
1 35 (9.70%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (8.59%) Computer Science
3 25 (6.93%) Management Information System
4 24 (6.65%) User Experience
5 13 (3.60%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (2.77%) Mainframe
7 9 (2.49%) Social Media
8 7 (1.94%) DataPower
9 6 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.66%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 142 (39.34%) Linux
2 41 (11.36%) Android
2 41 (11.36%) Apple iOS
3 40 (11.08%) Unix
4 24 (6.65%) Windows
5 15 (4.16%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.83%) CentOS
6 3 (0.83%) Solaris
6 3 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.55%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (41.83%) TDD
3 150 (41.55%) MVC
4 134 (37.12%) BDD
5 133 (36.84%) Scrum
6 84 (23.27%) Kanban
7 76 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 73 (20.22%) Integration Testing
9 70 (19.39%) Business Intelligence
9 70 (19.39%) Digital Marketing
9 70 (19.39%) Programme Management
10 59 (16.34%) E-Commerce
11 49 (13.57%) OO
12 45 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (10.53%) ITIL
13 38 (10.53%) Open Source
14 36 (9.97%) OOP
15 35 (9.70%) Unit Testing
16 32 (8.86%) Android Development
16 32 (8.86%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 253 (70.08%) Java
2 139 (38.50%) JavaScript
3 127 (35.18%) SQL
4 77 (21.33%) PHP
5 59 (16.34%) C#
6 31 (8.59%) PowerShell
7 27 (7.48%) Delphi
7 27 (7.48%) Pascal
7 27 (7.48%) VBA
8 22 (6.09%) C
8 22 (6.09%) Python
9 14 (3.88%) Ruby
9 14 (3.88%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.05%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.49%) C++
11 9 (2.49%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.49%) XPath
12 8 (2.22%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.94%) Go
13 7 (1.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (13.30%) Degree
2 45 (12.47%) Security Cleared
3 31 (8.59%) ISEB
3 31 (8.59%) SC Cleared
4 26 (7.20%) ISTQB
5 14 (3.88%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.66%) Postgraduate
7 4 (1.11%) CCNA
7 4 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.11%) CISSP
7 4 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (1.11%) GIAC
7 4 (1.11%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (1.11%) MCSE
7 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (1.11%) SANS
7 4 (1.11%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (1.11%) SSCP
8 1 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.88%) QA
2 10 (2.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 10 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.83%) WCAG
5 1 (0.28%) FATCA
System Software
1 15 (4.16%) Docker
2 9 (2.49%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.11%) vSphere
4 3 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.28%) Firmware
5 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 27 (7.48%) Nagios
2 12 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.22%) Puppet
4 4 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.11%) Salt
5 1 (0.28%) Graylog
5 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 78 (21.61%) SAP
2 59 (16.34%) Oracle
3 57 (15.79%) Apple
4 48 (13.30%) IBM
5 38 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 30 (8.31%) Adobe
7 20 (5.54%) HP
8 18 (4.99%) Atlassian
8 18 (4.99%) Coverity
9 7 (1.94%) Software AG
9 7 (1.94%) Unisys
10 5 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.39%) Sencha
11 4 (1.11%) Serena
12 3 (0.83%) ATG
12 3 (0.83%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.83%) Sybase
12 3 (0.83%) VMware
13 2 (0.55%) hybris
13 2 (0.55%) MuleSoft
Swindon
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits and incentives
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Exeter
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £36,880 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + outstanding benefits
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Cheltenham
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Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Bristol DT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Exeter
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 per annum
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Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
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Gloucestershire
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