Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 217 174 160
Rank change year-on-year -43 -14 -11
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 501 1,351 1,785
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.42% 1.91% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.35% 5.04% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 462 1,207 1,535
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £33,300 £32,500 £31,100
90th Percentile £73,725 £69,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 14,938 26,792 33,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 42.24% 37.79% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12,601 22,168 27,214
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,280 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.04% +2.84% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.64% +4.76% +5.00%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SOAP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOAP in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 -50 148 £53,750 +7.50% 30
North of England -61 97 £46,750 +16.88% 34
South West +40 92 £47,500 +5.56% 16
Midlands +32 67 £47,500 +5.56% 31
North West -12 56 £48,750 +14.71% 14
West Midlands +31 52 £47,500 - 18
East of England +75 51 £65,000 +18.18% 13
Yorkshire +1 34 £37,000 -10.30% 17
Scotland -13 32 £54,000 +35.00% 10
East Midlands +27 15 £56,250 +25.00% 13
Wales +7 10 £52,000 +26.83% 6
Northern Ireland +21 6 £45,000 -18.18% 2
North East -22 6 £38,500 +2.67% 3
Isle of Man - 1 - -
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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.

1 327 (65.27%) REST
2 244 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (46.51%) JavaScript
4 191 (38.12%) Java
5 189 (37.72%) Web Services
6 178 (35.53%) SQL
7 162 (32.34%) C#
8 142 (28.34%) HTML
9 137 (27.35%) .NET
10 135 (26.95%) CSS
11 129 (25.75%) JSON
12 126 (25.15%) XML
13 118 (23.55%) Git (software)
14 117 (23.35%) Azure
15 112 (22.36%) AngularJS
16 101 (20.16%) DevOps
17 98 (19.56%) AWS
18 96 (19.16%) SQL Server
19 92 (18.36%) MySQL
20 88 (17.56%) Scrum
21 87 (17.37%) Linux
22 86 (17.17%) Spring
23 85 (16.97%) Test Automation
24 79 (15.77%) Python
25 78 (15.57%) Finance
26 77 (15.37%) MVC
27 75 (14.97%) RESTful
27 75 (14.97%) TDD
28 73 (14.57%) PHP
29 69 (13.77%) Microservices

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 37 (7.39%) Tomcat
2 30 (5.99%) JBoss
3 20 (3.99%) Apache
4 17 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (3.39%) WebLogic
5 15 (2.99%) CMS
5 15 (2.99%) Mule
6 14 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (2.59%) Mule ESB
8 12 (2.40%) Confluence
8 12 (2.40%) Red Hat Fuse
9 7 (1.40%) nginx
9 7 (1.40%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.00%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.80%) Anypoint
11 4 (0.80%) DNN
11 4 (0.80%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.80%) WordPress
12 3 (0.60%) Appian
Applications
1 5 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.80%) Gliffy
3 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.60%) Magento
1 8 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.80%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.40%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.40%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 117 (23.35%) Azure
2 98 (19.56%) AWS
3 31 (6.19%) SaaS
4 29 (5.79%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (3.79%) GitHub
6 18 (3.59%) GCP
7 16 (3.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 15 (2.99%) Sauce Labs
9 13 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (2.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 12 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (2.20%) PaaS
12 9 (1.80%) Serverless
13 8 (1.60%) Power Platform
14 7 (1.40%) IaaS
15 6 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.80%) Amazon ECS
16 4 (0.80%) Amazon EKS
16 4 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
16 4 (0.80%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.79%) HTTP
2 16 (3.19%) SSL
3 11 (2.20%) VPN
4 9 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.40%) Diameter Protocol
5 7 (1.40%) INAP
5 7 (1.40%) SS7
6 6 (1.20%) SIGTRAN
6 6 (1.20%) Wireshark
7 5 (1.00%) GSM
7 5 (1.00%) Megaco
7 5 (1.00%) RTP
8 4 (0.80%) 2G
8 4 (0.80%) 3G
8 4 (0.80%) 4G
8 4 (0.80%) DNS
8 4 (0.80%) Firewall
8 4 (0.80%) MGW
8 4 (0.80%) VoLTE
8 4 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 92 (18.36%) MySQL
3 53 (10.58%) Relational Database
4 42 (8.38%) NoSQL
5 35 (6.99%) MongoDB
6 30 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.80%) Big Data
9 9 (1.80%) DB2
9 9 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.80%) Redis
9 9 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (1.60%) Oracle Database
11 7 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (1.40%) GIS
11 7 (1.40%) MS Access
11 7 (1.40%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 118 (23.55%) Git (software)
2 68 (13.57%) Selenium
3 62 (12.38%) JIRA
4 46 (9.18%) SoapUI
5 39 (7.78%) Jenkins
6 36 (7.19%) JUnit
7 34 (6.79%) Maven
8 32 (6.39%) Cucumber
8 32 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (4.99%) IntelliJ
10 17 (3.39%) Postman
11 15 (2.99%) eggPlant
12 14 (2.79%) Gradle
13 13 (2.59%) Visual Studio
14 11 (2.20%) Eclipse
14 11 (2.20%) WebDriver
15 10 (2.00%) JMeter
15 10 (2.00%) Mockito
16 9 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
17 8 (1.60%) Mocha
General
1 78 (15.57%) Finance
2 49 (9.78%) Telecoms
3 33 (6.59%) Electronics
3 33 (6.59%) Marketing
4 32 (6.39%) Public Sector
5 26 (5.19%) Manufacturing
6 21 (4.19%) Retail
7 19 (3.79%) Banking
8 7 (1.40%) Law
9 5 (1.00%) Games
10 4 (0.80%) Automotive
10 4 (0.80%) Police
11 3 (0.60%) Back Office
11 3 (0.60%) Local Government
12 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.40%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 297 (59.28%) Developer
2 73 (14.57%) Java Developer
3 56 (11.18%) Senior Developer
4 48 (9.58%) .NET Developer
5 44 (8.78%) Software Developer
6 35 (6.99%) C# Developer
7 34 (6.79%) Architect
7 34 (6.79%) Full Stack Developer
8 33 (6.59%) Lead Developer
8 33 (6.59%) PHP Developer
9 27 (5.39%) Salesforce Developer
10 25 (4.99%) Analyst
11 21 (4.19%) Test Engineer
11 21 (4.19%) Tester
12 20 (3.99%) Test Automation Engineer
13 19 (3.79%) Java Engineer
13 19 (3.79%) Software Engineer
13 19 (3.79%) Test Analyst
14 18 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (65.27%) REST
2 189 (37.72%) Web Services
3 142 (28.34%) HTML
4 137 (27.35%) .NET
5 135 (26.95%) CSS
6 129 (25.75%) JSON
7 126 (25.15%) XML
8 112 (22.36%) AngularJS
9 86 (17.17%) Spring
10 75 (14.97%) RESTful
11 55 (10.98%) .NET Framework
12 50 (9.98%) React
13 47 (9.38%) jQuery
14 46 (9.18%) Hibernate
15 43 (8.58%) ASP.NET
16 40 (7.98%) WCF
17 36 (7.19%) .NET Core
17 36 (7.19%) J2EE
18 33 (6.59%) Node.js
19 32 (6.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.19%) User Experience
2 25 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.19%) Mobile App
4 16 (3.19%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.00%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.80%) Cloud Native
7 9 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.60%) CMDB
8 8 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.20%) PKI
10 6 (1.20%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.00%) Renewable Energy
12 3 (0.60%) DataPower
12 3 (0.60%) Replication
12 3 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 87 (17.37%) Linux
2 29 (5.79%) Unix
3 23 (4.59%) Windows
4 13 (2.59%) Android
5 8 (1.60%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.40%) Amazon Linux
6 7 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.40%) CentOS
7 6 (1.20%) Solaris
8 5 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.40%) VMS
10 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (20.16%) DevOps
3 88 (17.56%) Scrum
4 85 (16.97%) Test Automation
5 77 (15.37%) MVC
6 75 (14.97%) TDD
7 69 (13.77%) Microservices
8 68 (13.57%) Software Engineering
9 53 (10.58%) BDD
10 49 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (9.78%) Kanban
11 48 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
11 48 (9.58%) SDLC
12 46 (9.18%) OO
12 46 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
13 44 (8.78%) Unit Testing
14 41 (8.18%) Mentoring
15 37 (7.39%) Web Development
16 36 (7.19%) SOA
17 34 (6.79%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 233 (46.51%) JavaScript
2 191 (38.12%) Java
3 178 (35.53%) SQL
4 162 (32.34%) C#
5 79 (15.77%) Python
6 73 (14.57%) PHP
7 30 (5.99%) Apex Code
8 21 (4.19%) Go
9 20 (3.99%) Java 8
10 16 (3.19%) T-SQL
10 16 (3.19%) TypeScript
11 15 (2.99%) C++
12 14 (2.79%) C
12 14 (2.79%) SOQL
13 11 (2.20%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.00%) Scala
15 9 (1.80%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.20%) F#
17 6 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (6.39%) Degree
1 32 (6.39%) ISTQB
2 25 (4.99%) ISEB
3 19 (3.79%) ISEB Practitioner
4 8 (1.60%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.80%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.58%) QA
2 8 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.20%) GDPR
4 4 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.80%) SLA
5 2 (0.40%) NIST
6 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 55 (10.98%) Docker
2 5 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.00%) vSphere
3 3 (0.60%) Varnish
4 2 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 36 (7.19%) Kubernetes
2 16 (3.19%) Puppet
3 7 (1.40%) HP UCMDB
4 5 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.80%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.60%) Kibana
6 3 (0.60%) logstash
6 3 (0.60%) Terraform
7 2 (0.40%) Ansible
7 2 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.20%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.78%) SAP
3 35 (6.99%) Oracle
4 33 (6.59%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (2.99%) Remedy
6 14 (2.79%) ServiceNow
7 13 (2.59%) IBM
8 11 (2.20%) HP
9 10 (2.00%) Adobe
9 10 (2.00%) Google
9 10 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.80%) MuleSoft
10 9 (1.80%) webMethods
11 7 (1.40%) BMC
12 5 (1.00%) HubSpot
12 5 (1.00%) Pega
12 5 (1.00%) VMware
13 4 (0.80%) Ericsson
13 4 (0.80%) Talend
13 4 (0.80%) Xamarin