Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 87 116
Rank change year-on-year -61 +29 +13
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 218 364 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.14% 3.54% 2.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.03% 8.38% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 199 314 265
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +7.59% +2.60%
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 4,338 4,343 4,824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.63% 42.21% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3,710 3,659 4,197
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +6.85%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -3 74 £52,500 - 5
Bristol -17 64 £40,000 - 10
Dorset -25 36 £31,432 -32.04% 8
Somerset -24 16 £40,000 - 4
Wiltshire -58 12 £50,000 +53.85% 5
Cornwall -27 9 £45,000 - 3
Devon +14 6 £48,750 +39.29% 3
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 149 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (67.89%) REST
3 135 (61.93%) Java
4 132 (60.55%) Web Services
5 116 (53.21%) JavaScript
6 111 (50.92%) SQL
7 107 (49.08%) HTML
8 106 (48.62%) CSS
9 99 (45.41%) Linux
10 87 (39.91%) JIRA
11 85 (38.99%) TDD
11 85 (38.99%) XML
12 79 (36.24%) MVC
13 76 (34.86%) Git (software)
14 74 (33.94%) C#
15 73 (33.49%) .NET
15 73 (33.49%) SQL Server
16 72 (33.03%) jQuery
17 70 (32.11%) JUnit
18 66 (30.28%) Spring
19 65 (29.82%) Scrum
20 60 (27.52%) Hibernate
21 59 (27.06%) JSON
21 59 (27.06%) J2EE
22 55 (25.23%) Tomcat
22 55 (25.23%) BDD
23 54 (24.77%) Maven
24 53 (24.31%) Finance
25 48 (22.02%) SaaS
25 48 (22.02%) Test Automation

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 55 (25.23%) Tomcat
2 48 (22.02%) Mule
3 41 (18.81%) Mule ESB
4 31 (14.22%) Apache
5 25 (11.47%) JBoss
6 20 (9.17%) CMS
7 19 (8.72%) SilverStripe
8 18 (8.26%) IIS
9 17 (7.80%) Umbraco
10 12 (5.50%) WebSphere
11 10 (4.59%) Anypoint
11 10 (4.59%) Confluence
11 10 (4.59%) WebLogic
12 9 (4.13%) Apache Pig
13 7 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (3.21%) GlassFish
14 4 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
15 3 (1.38%) Apache Spark
15 3 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 48 (22.02%) SaaS
2 36 (16.51%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (11.01%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.83%) GitHub
5 4 (1.83%) Office 365
6 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.46%) Force.com
7 1 (0.46%) IaaS
7 1 (0.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.46%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.76%) HTTP
2 7 (3.21%) Firewall
3 6 (2.75%) SSL
3 6 (2.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.46%) LAN
4 1 (0.46%) NAS
4 1 (0.46%) SAN
4 1 (0.46%) SMS
4 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (33.49%) SQL Server
2 45 (20.64%) MySQL
3 44 (20.18%) MongoDB
4 26 (11.93%) NoSQL
5 24 (11.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 15 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (5.05%) Big Data
8 9 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (3.21%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.21%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (2.75%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.38%) HBase
13 3 (1.38%) PerformancePoint
13 3 (1.38%) Redis
13 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 87 (39.91%) JIRA
2 76 (34.86%) Git (software)
3 70 (32.11%) JUnit
4 54 (24.77%) Maven
5 40 (18.35%) Selenium
6 39 (17.89%) Eclipse
7 38 (17.43%) SoapUI
8 30 (13.76%) IntelliJ
9 28 (12.84%) Visual Studio
10 27 (12.39%) Jenkins
11 24 (11.01%) Ant
11 24 (11.01%) Cucumber
11 24 (11.01%) HP UFT
12 22 (10.09%) TeamCity
13 15 (6.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (4.13%) Gradle
15 6 (2.75%) Bitbucket
15 6 (2.75%) git-flow
15 6 (2.75%) Robot Framework
15 6 (2.75%) Subversion
General
1 53 (24.31%) Finance
2 34 (15.60%) Electronics
2 34 (15.60%) Manufacturing
2 34 (15.60%) Marketing
2 34 (15.60%) Telecoms
3 27 (12.39%) Retail
4 5 (2.29%) Banking
5 4 (1.83%) Law
6 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 147 (67.43%) Developer
2 78 (35.78%) Java Developer
3 40 (18.35%) Senior Developer
4 32 (14.68%) .NET Developer
5 30 (13.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 24 (11.01%) C# Developer
7 23 (10.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (9.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (8.72%) Java Engineer
9 19 (8.72%) PHP Developer
10 18 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 18 (8.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 18 (8.26%) Test Manager
11 17 (7.80%) Test Automation Manager
12 16 (7.34%) Applications Developer
12 16 (7.34%) Software Developer
12 16 (7.34%) Software Engineer
13 15 (6.88%) C# Application Developer
13 15 (6.88%) Web Applications Developer
13 15 (6.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (67.89%) REST
2 132 (60.55%) Web Services
3 107 (49.08%) HTML
4 106 (48.62%) CSS
5 85 (38.99%) XML
6 73 (33.49%) .NET
7 72 (33.03%) jQuery
8 66 (30.28%) Spring
9 60 (27.52%) Hibernate
10 59 (27.06%) J2EE
10 59 (27.06%) JSON
11 47 (21.56%) ASP.NET
12 44 (20.18%) Spring MVC
13 38 (17.43%) JPA
14 32 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (13.76%) Apache Camel
16 29 (13.30%) JMS
17 26 (11.93%) Spring Integration
18 23 (10.55%) Ajax
19 22 (10.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.01%) User Experience
2 17 (7.80%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.75%) Fintech
6 5 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.38%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.92%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.92%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.46%) iPhone
9 1 (0.46%) PMI
9 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 99 (45.41%) Linux
2 32 (14.68%) Windows
3 19 (8.72%) Unix
4 15 (6.88%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.67%) Android
6 7 (3.21%) Apple iOS
7 6 (2.75%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.92%) AIX
9 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.46%) VMS
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (38.99%) TDD
3 79 (36.24%) MVC
4 65 (29.82%) Scrum
5 55 (25.23%) BDD
6 48 (22.02%) Test Automation
7 46 (21.10%) E-Commerce
8 38 (17.43%) Kanban
9 37 (16.97%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (16.06%) Integration Testing
10 35 (16.06%) Software Engineering
11 34 (15.60%) Digital Marketing
11 34 (15.60%) Programme Management
12 32 (14.68%) Microservices
13 26 (11.93%) OO
13 26 (11.93%) Web Development
14 25 (11.47%) Waterfall
15 24 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (10.55%) OOP
17 21 (9.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 135 (61.93%) Java
2 116 (53.21%) JavaScript
3 111 (50.92%) SQL
4 74 (33.94%) C#
5 34 (15.60%) C++
6 32 (14.68%) Python
7 30 (13.76%) Groovy
8 26 (11.93%) PHP
9 25 (11.47%) Ruby
10 23 (10.55%) VB.NET
11 22 (10.09%) VBScript
12 21 (9.63%) Jython
13 12 (5.50%) PowerShell
13 12 (5.50%) T-SQL
14 10 (4.59%) C
15 7 (3.21%) XPath
16 6 (2.75%) Objective-C
17 4 (1.83%) Bash Shell
18 3 (1.38%) PL/SQL
19 1 (0.46%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 31 (14.22%) Degree
2 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.83%) CCNA
5 4 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.83%) CISSP
5 4 (1.83%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (1.83%) GIAC
5 4 (1.83%) Linux+ Certification
5 4 (1.83%) MCSE
5 4 (1.83%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (1.83%) SANS
5 4 (1.83%) SSCP
6 3 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.38%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.75%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.83%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (5.05%) Docker
2 6 (2.75%) vSphere
3 3 (1.38%) HDFS
4 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (10.09%) CA Service Virtualization
2 6 (2.75%) Puppet
2 6 (2.75%) Salt
3 5 (2.29%) CloudHub
4 3 (1.38%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.46%) Graylog
5 1 (0.46%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.60%) SAP
3 25 (11.47%) Apple
4 23 (10.55%) HP
5 22 (10.09%) CA
5 22 (10.09%) Oracle
6 13 (5.96%) IBM
7 7 (3.21%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.92%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.92%) Sybase
9 2 (0.92%) WSO2
10 1 (0.46%) ATG
10 1 (0.46%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco
10 1 (0.46%) F5
10 1 (0.46%) Nokia
10 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.46%) VMware