Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 105 120
Rank change year-on-year -25 +15 -24
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 247 318 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.36% 3.08% 2.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.67% 6.94% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 216 280 276
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.50% - +5.26%

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 4,356 4,579 4,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.65% 44.29% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,731 3,936 3,723
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,350
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -17 68 £47,500 +4.93% 3
Bristol +6 67 £46,250 +15.63% 23
Wiltshire -29 49 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Cornwall +1 22 - -
Somerset +32 20 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Dorset -33 14 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Devon +16 6 £36,677 +3.31% 4
SOAP
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 160 (64.78%) Web Services
2 133 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (53.44%) Java
4 121 (48.99%) REST
5 111 (44.94%) SQL
6 109 (44.13%) JavaScript
7 106 (42.91%) HTML
8 102 (41.30%) C#
9 93 (37.65%) .NET
9 93 (37.65%) XML
10 91 (36.84%) CSS
11 86 (34.82%) Scrum
12 85 (34.41%) MVC
13 84 (34.01%) TDD
14 76 (30.77%) Finance
15 71 (28.74%) SQL Server
16 70 (28.34%) Test Automation
17 68 (27.53%) RESTful
18 66 (26.72%) JIRA
19 62 (25.10%) Microsoft
20 60 (24.29%) Spring
21 59 (23.89%) Business Intelligence
21 59 (23.89%) Git (software)
22 58 (23.48%) Selenium
23 54 (21.86%) JSON
23 54 (21.86%) ASP.NET
24 51 (20.65%) jQuery
25 48 (19.43%) Spring MVC
26 47 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
27 45 (18.22%) SoapUI

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 23 (9.31%) BizTalk Server
2 22 (8.91%) JBoss
3 21 (8.50%) Tomcat
4 20 (8.10%) Mule
4 20 (8.10%) Mule ESB
5 18 (7.29%) Confluence
6 14 (5.67%) SharePoint
7 11 (4.45%) Apache Pig
8 10 (4.05%) CMS
8 10 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (3.64%) Drupal
10 5 (2.02%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.21%) Apache
11 3 (1.21%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.40%) IIS
13 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.02%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 41 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (11.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (10.12%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (8.50%) SaaS
5 6 (2.43%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.62%) GitHub
6 4 (1.62%) Office 365
6 4 (1.62%) Serverless
7 2 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.88%) HTTP
2 14 (5.67%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.26%) SSL
4 11 (4.45%) Firewall
5 6 (2.43%) Internet
6 3 (1.21%) Intranet
6 3 (1.21%) SMS
6 3 (1.21%) SSH
7 2 (0.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 41 (16.60%) MySQL
3 34 (13.77%) NoSQL
4 32 (12.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (12.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (10.12%) Big Data
8 23 (9.31%) MongoDB
9 22 (8.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 21 (8.50%) Relational Database
11 13 (5.26%) Hadoop
12 11 (4.45%) Apache Hive
13 8 (3.24%) Power BI
13 8 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (2.02%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.62%) Data Mart
15 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.62%) PerformancePoint
15 4 (1.62%) Snowflake Schema
15 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (26.72%) JIRA
2 59 (23.89%) Git (software)
3 58 (23.48%) Selenium
4 45 (18.22%) SoapUI
5 34 (13.77%) Maven
6 32 (12.96%) JUnit
7 30 (12.15%) Jenkins
8 28 (11.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (10.12%) Visual Studio
10 22 (8.91%) IntelliJ
10 22 (8.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (7.69%) Bitbucket
12 14 (5.67%) TestComplete
13 11 (4.45%) CodeSonar
13 11 (4.45%) Eclipse
13 11 (4.45%) git-flow
13 11 (4.45%) Robot Framework
14 10 (4.05%) SpecFlow
14 10 (4.05%) Subversion
15 9 (3.64%) MSTest
General
1 76 (30.77%) Finance
2 39 (15.79%) Marketing
3 38 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 37 (14.98%) Electronics
4 37 (14.98%) Telecoms
5 35 (14.17%) Retail
6 2 (0.81%) Banking
6 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 148 (59.92%) Developer
2 68 (27.53%) Java Developer
3 36 (14.57%) Senior Developer
4 35 (14.17%) Analyst
5 29 (11.74%) .NET Developer
5 29 (11.74%) C# Developer
6 28 (11.34%) Software Developer
7 24 (9.72%) Software Engineer
8 23 (9.31%) Senior Java Developer
9 19 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
10 18 (7.29%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (6.48%) C# Software Developer
11 16 (6.48%) Java Engineer
12 15 (6.07%) Test Analyst
13 14 (5.67%) Business Systems Analyst
13 14 (5.67%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
13 14 (5.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
13 14 (5.67%) Solutions Analyst
13 14 (5.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (64.78%) Web Services
2 121 (48.99%) REST
3 106 (42.91%) HTML
4 93 (37.65%) .NET
4 93 (37.65%) XML
5 91 (36.84%) CSS
6 68 (27.53%) RESTful
7 60 (24.29%) Spring
8 54 (21.86%) ASP.NET
8 54 (21.86%) JSON
9 51 (20.65%) jQuery
10 48 (19.43%) Spring MVC
11 41 (16.60%) .NET Framework
12 40 (16.19%) Hibernate
13 31 (12.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 28 (11.34%) AngularJS
15 26 (10.53%) J2EE
16 25 (10.12%) Entity Framework
16 25 (10.12%) JPA
17 24 (9.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (12.96%) Computer Science
3 28 (11.34%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (10.12%) Management Information System
5 23 (9.31%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.43%) User Experience
7 6 (2.43%) W3C
8 4 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.62%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.21%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.21%) Fintech
10 2 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.40%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.81%) Linux
2 20 (8.10%) Windows
3 12 (4.86%) Android
4 11 (4.45%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.45%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.21%) AIX
5 3 (1.21%) Unix
6 2 (0.81%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (34.82%) Scrum
3 85 (34.41%) MVC
4 84 (34.01%) TDD
5 70 (28.34%) Test Automation
6 59 (23.89%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (18.22%) BDD
8 45 (18.22%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (14.98%) Digital Marketing
9 37 (14.98%) Programme Management
10 36 (14.57%) Software Engineering
11 35 (14.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (13.36%) E-Commerce
13 32 (12.96%) DevOps
14 31 (12.55%) Kanban
15 29 (11.74%) ETL
15 29 (11.74%) OO
16 28 (11.34%) Data Integration
16 28 (11.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 132 (53.44%) Java
2 111 (44.94%) SQL
3 109 (44.13%) JavaScript
4 102 (41.30%) C#
5 41 (16.60%) PHP
6 21 (8.50%) C++
6 21 (8.50%) Python
7 20 (8.10%) PL/SQL
8 18 (7.29%) C
9 15 (6.07%) VB.NET
10 14 (5.67%) T-SQL
11 13 (5.26%) Bash Shell
11 13 (5.26%) PowerShell
12 11 (4.45%) Objective-C
13 9 (3.64%) Java 8
14 8 (3.24%) Apex Code
15 6 (2.43%) Ruby
16 5 (2.02%) Groovy
16 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
17 4 (1.62%) Go
Qualifications
1 34 (13.77%) Degree
2 22 (8.91%) Postgraduate
3 16 (6.48%) ISTQB
4 15 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (5.67%) Security Cleared
6 13 (5.26%) CCNA
6 13 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (4.45%) CISSP
7 11 (4.45%) CompTIA Security+
7 11 (4.45%) GIAC
7 11 (4.45%) Linux+ Certification
7 11 (4.45%) MCSE
7 11 (4.45%) Network+ Certification
7 11 (4.45%) SANS
7 11 (4.45%) SSCP
8 10 (4.05%) DV Cleared
9 9 (3.64%) ISEB
10 8 (3.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.72%) QA
2 9 (3.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (10.53%) Docker
2 11 (4.45%) vSphere
3 2 (0.81%) FreeRADIUS
3 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.81%) KVM
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (4.45%) Puppet
1 11 (4.45%) Salt
2 6 (2.43%) Ansible
3 4 (1.62%) CA Service Virtualization
3 4 (1.62%) HP ALM
4 3 (1.21%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (25.10%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.98%) SAP
3 34 (13.77%) Oracle
4 19 (7.69%) Apple
5 12 (4.86%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.83%) ATG
7 6 (2.43%) CA
8 4 (1.62%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.62%) HP
9 3 (1.21%) IBM
10 2 (0.81%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.81%) Cisco
10 2 (0.81%) VMware
11 1 (0.40%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.40%) Google
11 1 (0.40%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.40%) Informatica
11 1 (0.40%) Pardot
11 1 (0.40%) SnapLogic
11 1 (0.40%) Zend