The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK
Rank 148 153 189
Rank change year-on-year +5 +36  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 1825 2262 1845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.18% 2.21% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.46% 5.75% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1389 1906 1436
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

SOAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 33438 39322 39675
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.92% 38.33% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28547 33855 33669
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SOAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in the UK

SOAP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SOAP in the UK

SOAP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the UK

SOAP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +3 1676 £50,000 - 297
London -10 649 £60,000 - 93
South East +6 294 £48,500 +2.10% 49
South West +21 171 £45,000 +13.92% 32
Yorkshire +32 144 £45,000 +7.14% 28
North West -46 134 £42,500 +6.25% 33
West Yorkshire +25 114 £45,000 +7.14% 21
West Midlands +25 103 £36,000 -12.72% 19
Manchester -62 84 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Hampshire +41 81 £45,000 +5.88% 9
East of England -74 78 £60,000 +41.17% 19
City of London -17 77 £62,500 +13.63% 20
East Midlands +43 73 £44,317 +1.29% 15
Leeds +23 72 £46,000 -3.15% 15
Wales +19 71 £45,269 +20.71% 6
Berkshire +5 70 £50,000 - 11
Gloucestershire +30 66 £52,500 -12.50% 13
Scotland +18 61 £43,250 +1.76% 10
South Wales +11 50 £45,269 +20.71% 5
Hertfordshire -2 43 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Bristol -19 38 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Glasgow +34 36 £50,000 +66.66% 3
Halifax +5 36 £37,500 -10.71% 5
Oxfordshire +14 35 £55,000 +2.80% 5
Wiltshire +33 33 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Reading +42 32 £55,000 +12.82% 5
Nottinghamshire +26 31 £50,000 +25.00% 10
West Sussex -35 31 £50,000 - 4
Cheshire +12 28 £40,000 - 13
Basingstoke +7 28 £52,500 +50.00% 2

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for SOAP.

1 2009 (53.77%) REST
2 2001 (53.56%) Web Services
3 1995 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
4 1918 (51.34%) Java
5 1783 (47.72%) XML
6 1592 (42.61%) JavaScript
7 1526 (40.85%) HTML
8 1458 (39.03%) SQL
9 1211 (32.41%) CSS
10 1129 (30.22%) .NET
11 1124 (30.09%) C#
12 1007 (26.95%) MVC
13 996 (26.66%) Spring
14 929 (24.87%) Finance
15 905 (24.22%) TDD
16 892 (23.88%) SQL Server
17 813 (21.76%) Scrum
18 790 (21.15%) JSON
19 773 (20.69%) Linux
20 754 (20.18%) jQuery
21 748 (20.02%) Oracle
22 744 (19.91%) OO
23 722 (19.33%) ASP.NET
24 672 (17.99%) Software Engineering
25 663 (17.75%) Git (software)
26 639 (17.10%) RESTful
27 610 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
28 584 (15.63%) Microsoft
29 575 (15.39%) Hibernate
30 544 (14.56%) SOA

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 352 (9.42%) Tomcat
2 332 (8.89%) JBoss
3 312 (8.35%) Apache
4 252 (6.75%) WebSphere
5 218 (5.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 185 (4.95%) WebLogic
7 181 (4.84%) IIS
8 172 (4.60%) CMS
9 87 (2.33%) Confluence
9 87 (2.33%) Mule
10 83 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
11 81 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
11 81 (2.17%) Mule ESB
12 77 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
13 74 (1.98%) SharePoint
14 71 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 61 (1.63%) Apache Spark
15 61 (1.63%) nginx
16 55 (1.47%) Umbraco
17 42 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 268 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 34 (0.91%) MS Office
3 8 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.11%) Weka
7 2 (0.054%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.054%) MS Project
8 1 (0.027%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 82 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 71 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 46 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
4 43 (1.15%) Magento
5 20 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
8 10 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 9 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
10 8 (0.21%) NetSuite
10 8 (0.21%) Sentinel
10 8 (0.21%) Workday HCM
11 7 (0.19%) Shopify
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
13 5 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 5 (0.13%) SAP CRM
14 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
14 4 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
14 4 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 320 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 191 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 181 (4.84%) SaaS
4 127 (3.40%) GitHub
5 68 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (1.20%) Force.com
7 39 (1.04%) PaaS
8 35 (0.94%) IaaS
9 30 (0.80%) Office 365
10 21 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 21 (0.56%) Slack
11 18 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 16 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (0.37%) Google Analytics
13 14 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (0.27%) Boomi
14 10 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.24%) Google App Engine
16 7 (0.19%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 255 (6.83%) HTTP
2 109 (2.92%) SSL
3 102 (2.73%) Internet
4 100 (2.68%) TCP/IP
5 60 (1.61%) Firewall
6 57 (1.53%) FTP
7 51 (1.37%) LDAP
8 44 (1.18%) HTTPS
9 31 (0.83%) DNS
9 31 (0.83%) Intranet
10 26 (0.70%) SMTP
11 24 (0.64%) SSH
12 13 (0.35%) SNMP
13 11 (0.29%) IMAP
14 8 (0.21%) ATM
14 8 (0.21%) LAN
15 7 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
15 7 (0.19%) WAN
16 5 (0.13%) Kerberos
16 5 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 892 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 477 (12.77%) MySQL
3 464 (12.42%) Relational Database
4 348 (9.31%) NoSQL
5 286 (7.66%) MongoDB
6 191 (5.11%) Oracle Database
7 151 (4.04%) Big Data
8 147 (3.93%) RDBMS
9 123 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
10 115 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 111 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 108 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 89 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 66 (1.77%) Hadoop
15 61 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 58 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 57 (1.53%) DB2
18 51 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
19 44 (1.18%) Apache Hive
20 43 (1.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 663 (17.75%) Git (software)
2 512 (13.70%) Jenkins
3 494 (13.22%) Maven
4 384 (10.28%) Selenium
5 353 (9.45%) JUnit
6 345 (9.23%) Subversion
7 319 (8.54%) JIRA
8 273 (7.31%) Eclipse
9 256 (6.85%) Visual Studio
10 249 (6.66%) SoapUI
11 189 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 186 (4.98%) Cucumber
13 181 (4.84%) Ant
14 119 (3.19%) JMeter
15 112 (3.00%) IntelliJ
16 109 (2.92%) Mockito
17 99 (2.65%) NUnit
18 95 (2.54%) Hudson
19 83 (2.22%) WebDriver
20 82 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 929 (24.87%) Finance
2 304 (8.14%) Banking
3 188 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 186 (4.98%) Retail
5 162 (4.34%) Marketing
6 125 (3.35%) Advertising
7 114 (3.05%) Manufacturing
8 88 (2.36%) Electronics
9 55 (1.47%) Games
10 41 (1.10%) Investment Banking
11 39 (1.04%) Legal
12 33 (0.88%) Publishing
13 32 (0.86%) Military
14 23 (0.62%) Back Office
15 21 (0.56%) Front Office
16 13 (0.35%) Law
17 10 (0.27%) Dutch Language
18 9 (0.24%) Financial Institution
19 8 (0.21%) German Language
20 6 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2296 (61.46%) Developer
2 849 (22.72%) Java Developer
3 568 (15.20%) Senior Developer
4 375 (10.04%) .NET Developer
5 357 (9.56%) C# Developer
6 322 (8.62%) Architect
7 298 (7.98%) Software Engineer
8 296 (7.92%) Senior Java Developer
9 234 (6.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 232 (6.21%) Software Developer
11 206 (5.51%) Analyst
12 197 (5.27%) PHP Developer
13 161 (4.31%) Java Engineer
14 137 (3.67%) Lead Developer
15 128 (3.43%) Web Developer
16 122 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
17 119 (3.19%) Junior
17 119 (3.19%) Tester
18 112 (3.00%) SQL Developer
18 112 (3.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2009 (53.77%) REST
2 2001 (53.56%) Web Services
3 1783 (47.72%) XML
4 1526 (40.85%) HTML
5 1211 (32.41%) CSS
6 1129 (30.22%) .NET
7 996 (26.66%) Spring
8 790 (21.15%) JSON
9 754 (20.18%) jQuery
10 722 (19.33%) ASP.NET
11 639 (17.10%) RESTful
12 575 (15.39%) Hibernate
13 464 (12.42%) J2EE
14 456 (12.21%) AngularJS
15 454 (12.15%) HTML5
16 442 (11.83%) Ajax
17 385 (10.31%) WCF
18 352 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC
19 329 (8.81%) JMS
20 328 (8.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 285 (7.63%) Computer Science
2 245 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 222 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
4 173 (4.63%) Mobile App
5 144 (3.85%) User Experience
6 70 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 65 (1.74%) Fintech
8 58 (1.55%) N-Tier
9 55 (1.47%) Mainframe
10 51 (1.37%) Social Media
11 41 (1.10%) iPad
12 35 (0.94%) Data Structures
13 34 (0.91%) DataPower
14 32 (0.86%) Client/Server
14 32 (0.86%) Virtual Team
15 31 (0.83%) Life Science
15 31 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
16 30 (0.80%) W3C
17 28 (0.75%) Public Cloud
18 22 (0.59%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 773 (20.69%) Linux
2 484 (12.96%) Windows
3 347 (9.29%) Unix
4 243 (6.50%) Apple iOS
5 216 (5.78%) Android
6 105 (2.81%) Windows Server
7 65 (1.74%) Solaris
8 22 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
10 20 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 18 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (0.46%) Mac OS
13 15 (0.40%) CentOS
13 15 (0.40%) HPUX
14 13 (0.35%) AIX
15 11 (0.29%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.27%) Windows 10
16 10 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.21%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1995 (53.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1007 (26.95%) MVC
3 905 (24.22%) TDD
4 813 (21.76%) Scrum
5 744 (19.91%) OO
6 672 (17.99%) Software Engineering
7 610 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
8 544 (14.56%) SOA
9 504 (13.49%) BDD
10 421 (11.27%) SDLC
11 379 (10.14%) E-Commerce
11 379 (10.14%) Unit Testing
12 372 (9.96%) Web Development
13 316 (8.46%) OOP
14 294 (7.87%) Mentoring
15 288 (7.71%) Open Source
16 271 (7.25%) UML
17 247 (6.61%) DevOps
18 215 (5.75%) Waterfall
19 208 (5.57%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1918 (51.34%) Java
2 1592 (42.61%) JavaScript
3 1458 (39.03%) SQL
4 1124 (30.09%) C#
5 468 (12.53%) PHP
6 338 (9.05%) T-SQL
7 318 (8.51%) Python
8 224 (6.00%) C++
9 180 (4.82%) PL/SQL
10 159 (4.26%) C
11 156 (4.18%) VB.NET
12 150 (4.01%) Shell Script
13 131 (3.51%) Groovy
14 112 (3.00%) PowerShell
15 105 (2.81%) Ruby
16 97 (2.60%) Scala
17 78 (2.09%) XPath
18 72 (1.93%) Apex Code
19 68 (1.82%) Objective-C
20 61 (1.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 420 (11.24%) Degree
2 150 (4.01%) ISTQB
3 134 (3.59%) ISEB
4 133 (3.56%) Security Cleared
5 88 (2.36%) SC Cleared
6 31 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (0.75%) HND
8 21 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 20 (0.54%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.29%) HNC
12 9 (0.24%) Postgraduate
12 9 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.16%) CISSP
14 6 (0.16%) MCSA
15 5 (0.13%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.13%) MCITP
15 5 (0.13%) MCTS
15 5 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (7.92%) QA
2 41 (1.10%) SLA
3 38 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 17 (0.46%) MiFID
6 13 (0.35%) WCAG
7 12 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.29%) HL7
9 9 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.21%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.13%) EMIR
13 4 (0.11%) SDET
14 3 (0.080%) GAAP
14 3 (0.080%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.080%) Section 508
15 2 (0.054%) FATCA
15 2 (0.054%) ISO 8583
15 2 (0.054%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.054%) WAI
System Software
1 138 (3.69%) Docker
2 45 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 22 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 19 (0.51%) Varnish
5 19 (0.51%) vSphere
6 8 (0.21%) HDFS
7 6 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.13%) Firmware
9 4 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.054%) iptables
10 2 (0.054%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.054%) Xen
11 1 (0.027%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.027%) NFS
11 1 (0.027%) Samba
11 1 (0.027%) Squid
11 1 (0.027%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.027%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 63 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 62 (1.66%) Puppet
3 41 (1.10%) Nagios
4 39 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
5 25 (0.67%) Ansible
6 16 (0.43%) Piwik
7 15 (0.40%) Kibana
8 12 (0.32%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 11 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.29%) Opsview
10 10 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
10 10 (0.27%) logstash
10 10 (0.27%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.21%) CloudHub
11 8 (0.21%) Perfmon
12 7 (0.19%) Rancher
12 7 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
13 6 (0.16%) Kubernetes
13 6 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 748 (20.02%) Oracle
2 584 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 228 (6.10%) IBM
4 178 (4.76%) SAP
5 97 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 85 (2.28%) Apple
7 81 (2.17%) HP
8 79 (2.11%) Google
9 77 (2.06%) Adobe
10 66 (1.77%) Zend
11 59 (1.58%) ServiceNow
12 57 (1.53%) VMware
13 54 (1.45%) Talend
14 50 (1.34%) MuleSoft
15 48 (1.28%) Splunk
16 45 (1.20%) Atlassian
17 41 (1.10%) Red Hat
18 38 (1.02%) TIBCO
19 37 (0.99%) Sitecore
20 36 (0.96%) Coverity
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + 10% bonus & good corporate bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 10 hours ago
Westerham, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 8 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Aviva
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hiring People
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £65000 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago