Period
to 16 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 162 135
Rank change year-on-year -4 -27 +14
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 1,784 2,091 2,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.17% 2.12% 2.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.75% 5.14% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,370 1,719 1,974
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,363 £31,250 £27,575
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 31,009 40,694 40,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 37.74% 41.25% 41.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25,286 34,555 34,390
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.44%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in the UK excluding London

SOAP
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SOAP in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for SOAP in the UK excluding London

SOAP
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the UK excluding London

SOAP
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 16 June 2019. 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
South East +14 691 £45,000 - 21
North of England -36 387 £45,000 -10.00% 25
North West -16 215 £47,125 -5.75% 5
Midlands -5 199 £45,000 +4.65% 16
South West -6 183 £45,500 +1.11% 2
Yorkshire 0 163 £41,250 -8.33% 20
East of England +9 134 £52,500 +7.14% 15
Scotland +1 117 £40,622 +5.51% 2
West Midlands -15 105 £50,000 +17.65% 7
East Midlands +8 92 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Wales +1 49 £36,500 -8.75%
Northern Ireland -3 24 - - 1
North East -11 9 £45,000 -2.17%
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 978 (54.82%) REST
2 914 (51.23%) Web Services
3 879 (49.27%) Agile Software Development
4 815 (45.68%) JavaScript
5 808 (45.29%) SQL
6 761 (42.66%) C#
7 678 (38.00%) .NET
8 647 (36.27%) Java
9 611 (34.25%) HTML
10 604 (33.86%) CSS
11 566 (31.73%) XML
12 515 (28.87%) SQL Server
13 397 (22.25%) ASP.NET
14 395 (22.14%) MVC
15 364 (20.40%) JSON
16 357 (20.01%) Git (software)
17 356 (19.96%) Scrum
18 346 (19.39%) Test Automation
19 333 (18.67%) Spring
20 305 (17.10%) TDD
21 302 (16.93%) OO
22 293 (16.42%) jQuery
23 292 (16.37%) Linux
24 286 (16.03%) Finance
25 285 (15.98%) Microsoft
26 282 (15.81%) AngularJS
27 278 (15.58%) RESTful
28 273 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
29 265 (14.85%) Software Engineering
30 264 (14.80%) WCF

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 82 (4.60%) Confluence
2 71 (3.98%) Apache
3 70 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 59 (3.31%) JBoss
5 49 (2.75%) IIS
6 45 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
7 41 (2.30%) WebSphere
8 40 (2.24%) SharePoint
9 31 (1.74%) CMS
10 28 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 21 (1.18%) Mule
11 21 (1.18%) Mule ESB
12 18 (1.01%) Apache Solr
12 18 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
13 17 (0.95%) Apache Pig
13 17 (0.95%) Apache Spark
14 15 (0.84%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.78%) WordPress
16 13 (0.73%) Umbraco
17 10 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 23 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.28%) HipChat
3 5 (0.28%) Weka
4 3 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.11%) Maple
6 1 (0.056%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.056%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 32 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 30 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.50%) nopCommerce
5 7 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.28%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.28%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.11%) CiviCRM
9 2 (0.11%) Magento
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.11%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 273 (15.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 207 (11.60%) Amazon AWS
3 107 (6.00%) SaaS
4 43 (2.41%) Dynamics 365
5 34 (1.91%) GitHub
6 31 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (1.57%) Office 365
8 25 (1.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 24 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (1.12%) Force.com
10 20 (1.12%) Power Platform
11 19 (1.07%) Serverless
12 18 (1.01%) G Suite
12 18 (1.01%) PaaS
12 18 (1.01%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 16 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (0.73%) npm
15 12 (0.67%) IaaS
15 12 (0.67%) OpenShift
16 11 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.97%) HTTP
2 33 (1.85%) Internet
3 29 (1.63%) SSL
4 20 (1.12%) DNS
4 20 (1.12%) HTTPS
5 19 (1.07%) FTP
6 16 (0.90%) Broadband
7 12 (0.67%) SSH
8 11 (0.62%) TCP/IP
9 10 (0.56%) Intranet
10 9 (0.50%) VPN
11 8 (0.45%) DHCP
11 8 (0.45%) Firewall
12 6 (0.34%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.34%) SMTP
13 4 (0.22%) SMPP
13 4 (0.22%) SMS
13 4 (0.22%) WAN
14 3 (0.17%) ICMP
14 3 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (28.87%) SQL Server
2 232 (13.00%) MySQL
3 123 (6.89%) Relational Database
4 110 (6.17%) NoSQL
5 109 (6.11%) MongoDB
5 109 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 98 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
7 82 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 56 (3.14%) Big Data
9 54 (3.03%) RDBMS
10 41 (2.30%) GIS
11 39 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
12 35 (1.96%) DB2
12 35 (1.96%) Oracle Database
13 33 (1.85%) Redis
14 27 (1.51%) SQL Server 2016
15 24 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
16 21 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 18 (1.01%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 357 (20.01%) Git (software)
2 203 (11.38%) JIRA
3 195 (10.93%) Selenium
4 164 (9.19%) Visual Studio
5 156 (8.74%) SoapUI
6 153 (8.58%) Jenkins
7 145 (8.13%) Maven
8 135 (7.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 106 (5.94%) Cucumber
10 102 (5.72%) Subversion
11 94 (5.27%) JUnit
12 78 (4.37%) Eclipse
13 56 (3.14%) Gradle
14 54 (3.03%) JMeter
15 50 (2.80%) Bitbucket
16 49 (2.75%) WebDriver
17 48 (2.69%) NUnit
18 43 (2.41%) SpecFlow
19 42 (2.35%) MSTest
20 39 (2.19%) NetBeans
General
1 286 (16.03%) Finance
2 80 (4.48%) Retail
3 73 (4.09%) Marketing
4 69 (3.87%) Telecoms
5 43 (2.41%) Banking
6 41 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 33 (1.85%) Games
8 32 (1.79%) Electronics
9 30 (1.68%) Law
9 30 (1.68%) Legal
10 18 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.73%) Publishing
12 11 (0.62%) Back Office
13 8 (0.45%) Automotive
14 7 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.34%) Advertising
16 5 (0.28%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.22%) Billing
18 3 (0.17%) Military
19 2 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,070 (59.98%) Developer
2 258 (14.46%) Java Developer
3 246 (13.79%) .NET Developer
4 229 (12.84%) Senior Developer
5 214 (12.00%) C# Developer
6 210 (11.77%) Software Developer
7 158 (8.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 155 (8.69%) Analyst
9 139 (7.79%) PHP Developer
10 118 (6.61%) Software Engineer
11 75 (4.20%) C# Software Developer
12 74 (4.15%) Tester
13 73 (4.09%) Senior Software Developer
14 71 (3.98%) Lead Developer
14 71 (3.98%) Test Engineer
15 69 (3.87%) Architect
16 67 (3.76%) .NET Software Developer
17 65 (3.64%) Test Analyst
18 64 (3.59%) Senior .NET Developer
19 62 (3.48%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 978 (54.82%) REST
2 914 (51.23%) Web Services
3 678 (38.00%) .NET
4 611 (34.25%) HTML
5 604 (33.86%) CSS
6 566 (31.73%) XML
7 397 (22.25%) ASP.NET
8 364 (20.40%) JSON
9 333 (18.67%) Spring
10 293 (16.42%) jQuery
11 282 (15.81%) AngularJS
12 278 (15.58%) RESTful
13 264 (14.80%) WCF
14 194 (10.87%) Ajax
15 158 (8.86%) .NET Framework
16 143 (8.02%) HTML5
17 141 (7.90%) Hibernate
18 136 (7.62%) J2EE
19 128 (7.17%) WPF
20 127 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 137 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 64 (3.59%) Greenfield Project
4 56 (3.14%) User Experience
5 55 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 42 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (1.57%) Robotics
7 28 (1.57%) Virtual Team
8 26 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
9 25 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 23 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 19 (1.07%) Internet of Things
12 18 (1.01%) CMDB
13 17 (0.95%) EPoS
14 16 (0.90%) Algorithms
14 16 (0.90%) Data Structures
15 14 (0.78%) Smartphone
16 12 (0.67%) Driving Licence
17 8 (0.45%) PKI
17 8 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 292 (16.37%) Linux
2 209 (11.72%) Windows
3 81 (4.54%) Unix
4 47 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 39 (2.19%) Android
6 32 (1.79%) Apple iOS
7 17 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 16 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.67%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.39%) CentOS
11 6 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.22%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.22%) zOS
13 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.056%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 879 (49.27%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (22.14%) MVC
3 356 (19.96%) Scrum
4 346 (19.39%) Test Automation
5 305 (17.10%) TDD
6 302 (16.93%) OO
7 265 (14.85%) Software Engineering
8 262 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
9 224 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
10 208 (11.66%) DevOps
11 170 (9.53%) OOP
11 170 (9.53%) Web Development
12 164 (9.19%) SDLC
13 161 (9.02%) BDD
14 144 (8.07%) Mentoring
15 141 (7.90%) Microservices
16 139 (7.79%) Computer Science
16 139 (7.79%) Unit Testing
17 132 (7.40%) SOA
18 104 (5.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 815 (45.68%) JavaScript
2 808 (45.29%) SQL
3 761 (42.66%) C#
4 647 (36.27%) Java
5 201 (11.27%) PHP
6 199 (11.15%) T-SQL
7 151 (8.46%) Python
8 137 (7.68%) C++
9 94 (5.27%) VB.NET
10 88 (4.93%) PowerShell
11 76 (4.26%) PL/SQL
12 72 (4.04%) C
13 51 (2.86%) Java 8
14 39 (2.19%) Ruby
15 38 (2.13%) Scala
16 35 (1.96%) TypeScript
17 34 (1.91%) Apex Code
18 28 (1.57%) X++
19 23 (1.29%) Shell Script
19 23 (1.29%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 245 (13.73%) Degree
2 122 (6.84%) Security Cleared
3 81 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (4.54%) SC Cleared
4 54 (3.03%) ISTQB
5 28 (1.57%) Numerate Degree
6 25 (1.40%) ISEB
7 15 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.50%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.39%) Master's Degree
12 5 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.28%) HND
13 4 (0.22%) CISSP
13 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.17%) CCSP
14 3 (0.17%) CEH
14 3 (0.17%) CISM
14 3 (0.17%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (8.46%) QA
2 28 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.23%) SLA
4 18 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 17 (0.95%) HMG Infosec
5 17 (0.95%) JSP 440
6 11 (0.62%) GDPR
7 8 (0.45%) GAMP
8 7 (0.39%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.28%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.17%) HL7
10 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (0.17%) NCSC
11 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.056%) BS7666
12 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.056%) FedRAMP
12 1 (0.056%) PMO
System Software
1 104 (5.83%) Docker
2 16 (0.90%) HDFS
2 16 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.34%) vSphere
6 5 (0.28%) NFS
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.11%) Postfix
8 1 (0.056%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.056%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (3.08%) Kubernetes
2 41 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.46%) HP ALM
5 21 (1.18%) Terraform
6 14 (0.78%) Ansible
6 14 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
7 13 (0.73%) Puppet
8 12 (0.67%) Prometheus
9 11 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (0.28%) Kibana
10 5 (0.28%) Rancher
11 4 (0.22%) CloudHub
11 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.22%) Salt
11 4 (0.22%) TIBCO Hawk
12 3 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.17%) MIIS
13 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
14 1 (0.056%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 285 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 248 (13.90%) Oracle
3 66 (3.70%) SAP
4 59 (3.31%) Salesforce.com
5 50 (2.80%) Google
6 49 (2.75%) HP
7 44 (2.47%) Zend
8 41 (2.30%) IBM
9 27 (1.51%) ServiceNow
10 26 (1.46%) Atlassian
11 16 (0.90%) MuleSoft
11 16 (0.90%) Splunk
11 16 (0.90%) Tableau
11 16 (0.90%) WorldPay
12 14 (0.78%) Software AG
12 14 (0.78%) Xamarin
13 12 (0.67%) Informatica
13 12 (0.67%) Pega
13 12 (0.67%) VMware
14 11 (0.62%) Red Hat