Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 127 99
Rank change year-on-year +3 -28 +1
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 236 278 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.37% 2.72% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.81% 6.20% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 205 249 320
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £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 4,064 4,486 4,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.85% 43.86% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,317 3,846 3,807
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +6.49%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,750
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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +38 94 £47,500 +26.67% 11
Wiltshire +11 44 £36,250 -23.68% 5
Gloucestershire -33 41 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Dorset -5 24 £57,500 +91.67% 5
Devon +18 20 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Cornwall +12 6 - - 1
Somerset +3 4 £45,000 +24.14% 5
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 152 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (52.54%) Java
3 115 (48.73%) Web Services
3 115 (48.73%) REST
4 99 (41.95%) JavaScript
5 94 (39.83%) Scrum
6 93 (39.41%) .NET
7 88 (37.29%) TDD
8 87 (36.86%) SQL
9 86 (36.44%) C#
10 77 (32.63%) Spring
11 70 (29.66%) Finance
12 69 (29.24%) MVC
13 64 (27.12%) RESTful
14 63 (26.69%) Greenfield Project
15 62 (26.27%) Microsoft
16 61 (25.85%) Test Automation
17 60 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
18 58 (24.58%) ASP.NET
19 57 (24.15%) XML
19 57 (24.15%) Marketing
20 56 (23.73%) HTML
21 55 (23.31%) Selenium
22 54 (22.88%) Spring MVC
22 54 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
23 53 (22.46%) Git (software)
24 50 (21.19%) DevOps
25 47 (19.92%) SQL Server
25 47 (19.92%) SAP
25 47 (19.92%) Electronics

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 17 (7.20%) Apache Pig
2 16 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (4.24%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.81%) Alfresco
4 9 (3.81%) CMS
5 8 (3.39%) IIS
6 7 (2.97%) Drupal
7 6 (2.54%) Apache
7 6 (2.54%) Apache Solr
7 6 (2.54%) Apache Spark
7 6 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.12%) Confluence
9 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.27%) JBoss
10 3 (1.27%) Mule
10 3 (1.27%) Mule ESB
10 3 (1.27%) WordPress
11 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (18.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.97%) SaaS
4 6 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.27%) GitHub
6 3 (1.27%) Serverless
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.59%) SSL
2 24 (10.17%) HTTP
3 21 (8.90%) TCP/IP
4 17 (7.20%) Firewall
5 11 (4.66%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.85%) SMS
7 1 (0.42%) DHCP
7 1 (0.42%) SSH
7 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 38 (16.10%) MySQL
3 33 (13.98%) Relational Database
4 20 (8.47%) Big Data
5 14 (5.93%) Hadoop
6 12 (5.08%) Apache Hive
7 11 (4.66%) Oracle Database
7 11 (4.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (3.39%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.97%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.54%) Redis
11 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (2.12%) HBase
12 5 (2.12%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (1.27%) Geospatial Data
15 2 (0.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 55 (23.31%) Selenium
2 53 (22.46%) Git (software)
3 38 (16.10%) Maven
4 32 (13.56%) SoapUI
5 30 (12.71%) Jenkins
5 30 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (12.29%) JIRA
7 27 (11.44%) Visual Studio
8 25 (10.59%) JUnit
9 24 (10.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 19 (8.05%) Subversion
11 18 (7.63%) Visual Studio Team System
12 17 (7.20%) Bitbucket
13 16 (6.78%) Eclipse
14 15 (6.36%) git-flow
15 14 (5.93%) CodeSonar
15 14 (5.93%) Robot Framework
16 13 (5.51%) Gradle
16 13 (5.51%) WebDriver
17 12 (5.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 70 (29.66%) Finance
2 57 (24.15%) Marketing
3 47 (19.92%) Electronics
3 47 (19.92%) Manufacturing
3 47 (19.92%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.81%) Back Office
4 9 (3.81%) Retail
5 4 (1.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 157 (66.53%) Developer
2 74 (31.36%) Java Developer
3 34 (14.41%) Software Developer
4 33 (13.98%) .NET Developer
5 28 (11.86%) Senior Developer
6 24 (10.17%) Senior Java Developer
7 19 (8.05%) C# Developer
8 18 (7.63%) Software Engineer
9 17 (7.20%) Analyst
10 16 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (6.36%) C# Software Developer
12 14 (5.93%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (5.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (5.51%) .NET Software Developer
13 13 (5.51%) Tester
14 12 (5.08%) Automation Tester
14 12 (5.08%) Backend Developer
14 12 (5.08%) C# Software Engineer
15 11 (4.66%) Test Analyst
16 10 (4.24%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (48.73%) REST
1 115 (48.73%) Web Services
2 93 (39.41%) .NET
3 77 (32.63%) Spring
4 64 (27.12%) RESTful
5 58 (24.58%) ASP.NET
6 57 (24.15%) XML
7 56 (23.73%) HTML
8 54 (22.88%) Spring MVC
9 41 (17.37%) AngularJS
9 41 (17.37%) CSS
10 38 (16.10%) J2EE
11 36 (15.25%) jQuery
12 33 (13.98%) Node.js
13 30 (12.71%) WCF
14 29 (12.29%) .NET Framework
15 28 (11.86%) Hibernate
16 23 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (9.75%) JSON
17 21 (8.90%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 63 (26.69%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.36%) User Experience
4 13 (5.51%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.81%) Renewable Energy
6 8 (3.39%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.97%) Fintech
8 4 (1.69%) Tandem
9 2 (0.85%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.42%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.37%) Linux
2 20 (8.47%) Windows
3 14 (5.93%) Android
3 14 (5.93%) Apple iOS
3 14 (5.93%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.97%) CentOS
4 7 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (39.83%) Scrum
3 88 (37.29%) TDD
4 69 (29.24%) MVC
5 61 (25.85%) Test Automation
6 60 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (21.19%) DevOps
9 47 (19.92%) Digital Marketing
9 47 (19.92%) Programme Management
10 33 (13.98%) Microservices
10 33 (13.98%) Unit Testing
11 27 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (11.44%) Software Engineering
12 25 (10.59%) Kanban
12 25 (10.59%) SDLC
13 24 (10.17%) Integration Testing
14 23 (9.75%) E-Commerce
15 20 (8.47%) User Stories
16 19 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 124 (52.54%) Java
2 99 (41.95%) JavaScript
3 87 (36.86%) SQL
4 86 (36.44%) C#
5 39 (16.53%) PHP
6 28 (11.86%) Python
7 18 (7.63%) Bash Shell
7 18 (7.63%) C++
8 14 (5.93%) C
8 14 (5.93%) Objective-C
9 13 (5.51%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.97%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.97%) Ruby
10 7 (2.97%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.97%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.54%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.12%) Java 8
12 5 (2.12%) Scala
13 4 (1.69%) Groovy
14 3 (1.27%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 21 (8.90%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.63%) Degree
3 14 (5.93%) ISTQB
4 13 (5.51%) CCNA
4 13 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.51%) CISSP
4 13 (5.51%) SANS
5 12 (5.08%) CompTIA Security+
5 12 (5.08%) DV Cleared
5 12 (5.08%) GIAC
5 12 (5.08%) Linux+ Certification
5 12 (5.08%) MCSE
5 12 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.08%) Network+ Certification
5 12 (5.08%) SSCP
6 11 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (3.39%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.97%) ISEB
9 6 (2.54%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.78%) QA
2 7 (2.97%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (8.90%) Docker
2 14 (5.93%) vSphere
3 7 (2.97%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (2.12%) HDFS
5 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.42%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.42%) KVM
6 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (5.93%) Puppet
1 14 (5.93%) Salt
2 5 (2.12%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (1.27%) CA Service Virtualization
3 3 (1.27%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 62 (26.27%) Microsoft
2 47 (19.92%) SAP
3 39 (16.53%) Oracle
4 8 (3.39%) Apple
5 7 (2.97%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.97%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.12%) Google
7 4 (1.69%) IBM
7 4 (1.69%) IBM Sterling
7 4 (1.69%) Splunk
8 3 (1.27%) CA
8 3 (1.27%) HP
9 2 (0.85%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.42%) Cisco
10 1 (0.42%) Informatica
10 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.42%) VMware
10 1 (0.42%) Zend