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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 151 185
Rank change year-on-year +2 +34  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 1858 2276 1906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.20% 2.20% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.47% 5.74% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1419 1909 1485
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 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,550 £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 33955 39662 40709
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.14% 38.35% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28984 34153 34569
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
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 27 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 27 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 +7 1704 £50,000 - 292
London -6 654 £60,000 - 104
South East -1 294 £48,500 +2.10% 47
South West +27 174 £45,000 +12.50% 30
Yorkshire +28 148 £42,500 +1.19% 27
North West -39 140 £42,500 +6.25% 24
West Yorkshire +34 117 £45,000 +7.14% 23
West Midlands +26 106 £36,000 -12.72% 18
Manchester -53 89 £46,250 +15.62% 10
East of England -70 85 £57,500 +35.29% 16
Hampshire +41 81 £45,000 +5.88% 8
City of London -13 78 £62,500 +13.63% 32
Wales +23 74 £45,269 +20.71% 5
Leeds +31 73 £46,000 -3.15% 17
East Midlands +41 72 £44,658 +5.07% 16
Berkshire +14 70 £50,000 - 12
Gloucestershire +30 68 £52,500 -12.50% 11
Scotland +28 63 £43,250 +1.76% 9
South Wales +12 53 £45,269 +20.71% 3
Hertfordshire +3 46 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Glasgow +40 38 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Halifax +7 38 £37,500 -10.71% 5
Bristol -22 38 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Wiltshire +32 35 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Oxfordshire +25 35 £55,000 +2.80% 7
Reading +40 32 £55,000 +12.82% 4
Nottinghamshire +23 31 £47,500 +18.75% 9
West Sussex -35 30 £50,000 - 3
Cheshire +3 28 £40,000 - 12
Nottingham +33 27 £47,500 +31.03% 9

SOAP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 2008 (53.73%) REST
2 2002 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2000 (53.52%) Web Services
4 1920 (51.38%) Java
5 1789 (47.87%) XML
6 1585 (42.41%) JavaScript
7 1514 (40.51%) HTML
8 1455 (38.93%) SQL
9 1207 (32.30%) CSS
10 1131 (30.26%) .NET
11 1125 (30.10%) C#
12 1006 (26.92%) MVC
13 1004 (26.87%) Spring
14 929 (24.86%) Finance
15 911 (24.38%) TDD
16 893 (23.90%) SQL Server
17 816 (21.84%) Scrum
18 804 (21.51%) JSON
19 774 (20.71%) Linux
20 753 (20.15%) OO
21 751 (20.10%) jQuery
22 743 (19.88%) Oracle
23 725 (19.40%) ASP.NET
24 676 (18.09%) Software Engineering
25 661 (17.69%) Git (software)
26 637 (17.05%) RESTful
27 614 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
28 583 (15.60%) Microsoft
29 581 (15.55%) Hibernate
30 546 (14.61%) SOA

SOAP
Co-occurring 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
1 356 (9.53%) Tomcat
2 333 (8.91%) JBoss
3 310 (8.30%) Apache
4 256 (6.85%) WebSphere
5 218 (5.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 188 (5.03%) WebLogic
7 185 (4.95%) IIS
8 172 (4.60%) CMS
9 89 (2.38%) Mule
10 87 (2.33%) Confluence
11 83 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
12 82 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
12 82 (2.19%) Mule ESB
13 77 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
14 75 (2.01%) SharePoint
15 71 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 62 (1.66%) Apache Spark
17 61 (1.63%) nginx
18 55 (1.47%) Umbraco
19 41 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 275 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 33 (0.88%) 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 85 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 74 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 44 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
4 42 (1.12%) 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 8 (0.21%) NetSuite
9 8 (0.21%) Sentinel
9 8 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
9 8 (0.21%) Workday HCM
10 7 (0.19%) Shopify
11 6 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
12 5 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.13%) SAP CRM
13 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 322 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 192 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 179 (4.79%) SaaS
4 130 (3.48%) GitHub
5 71 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
6 45 (1.20%) Force.com
7 40 (1.07%) PaaS
8 35 (0.94%) IaaS
9 29 (0.78%) 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%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 260 (6.96%) HTTP
2 109 (2.92%) SSL
3 103 (2.76%) TCP/IP
4 101 (2.70%) Internet
5 58 (1.55%) Firewall
6 56 (1.50%) FTP
7 50 (1.34%) LDAP
8 43 (1.15%) 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 7 (0.19%) ATM
14 7 (0.19%) LAN
14 7 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
15 6 (0.16%) Kerberos
15 6 (0.16%) WAN
16 5 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 893 (23.90%) SQL Server
2 482 (12.90%) MySQL
3 463 (12.39%) Relational Database
4 346 (9.26%) NoSQL
5 290 (7.76%) MongoDB
6 185 (4.95%) Oracle Database
7 152 (4.07%) Big Data
8 149 (3.99%) RDBMS
9 124 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
10 119 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 109 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 106 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 88 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
14 68 (1.82%) Hadoop
15 64 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 61 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 57 (1.53%) DB2
18 52 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
19 46 (1.23%) Redis
20 45 (1.20%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 661 (17.69%) Git (software)
2 511 (13.67%) Jenkins
3 498 (13.33%) Maven
4 382 (10.22%) Selenium
5 353 (9.45%) JUnit
6 348 (9.31%) Subversion
7 318 (8.51%) JIRA
8 275 (7.36%) Eclipse
9 257 (6.88%) Visual Studio
10 249 (6.66%) SoapUI
11 190 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 184 (4.92%) Cucumber
13 183 (4.90%) Ant
14 118 (3.16%) JMeter
15 115 (3.08%) IntelliJ
16 111 (2.97%) Mockito
17 98 (2.62%) NUnit
18 95 (2.54%) Hudson
19 83 (2.22%) Gradle
19 83 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 929 (24.86%) Finance
2 302 (8.08%) Banking
3 188 (5.03%) Retail
4 185 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 166 (4.44%) Marketing
6 127 (3.40%) Advertising
7 118 (3.16%) Manufacturing
8 92 (2.46%) Electronics
9 56 (1.50%) Games
10 42 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 39 (1.04%) Legal
12 32 (0.86%) Military
13 31 (0.83%) Publishing
14 23 (0.62%) Back Office
15 21 (0.56%) Front Office
16 13 (0.35%) Law
17 11 (0.29%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.27%) Dutch Language
19 8 (0.21%) German Language
20 6 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2302 (61.60%) Developer
2 856 (22.91%) Java Developer
3 564 (15.09%) Senior Developer
4 370 (9.90%) .NET Developer
5 351 (9.39%) C# Developer
6 318 (8.51%) Architect
7 302 (8.08%) Software Engineer
8 294 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
9 238 (6.37%) Software Developer
10 233 (6.23%) C# .NET Developer
11 202 (5.41%) Analyst
12 197 (5.27%) PHP Developer
13 162 (4.34%) Java Engineer
14 140 (3.75%) Lead Developer
15 123 (3.29%) Web Developer
16 120 (3.21%) ASP.NET Developer
17 118 (3.16%) Junior
17 118 (3.16%) Tester
18 111 (2.97%) SQL Developer
19 110 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2008 (53.73%) REST
2 2000 (53.52%) Web Services
3 1789 (47.87%) XML
4 1514 (40.51%) HTML
5 1207 (32.30%) CSS
6 1131 (30.26%) .NET
7 1004 (26.87%) Spring
8 804 (21.51%) JSON
9 751 (20.10%) jQuery
10 725 (19.40%) ASP.NET
11 637 (17.05%) RESTful
12 581 (15.55%) Hibernate
13 468 (12.52%) J2EE
14 453 (12.12%) AngularJS
15 450 (12.04%) HTML5
16 440 (11.77%) Ajax
17 390 (10.44%) WCF
18 352 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC
19 330 (8.83%) JMS
20 329 (8.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 282 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 244 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 218 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
4 176 (4.71%) Mobile App
5 146 (3.91%) User Experience
6 72 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 64 (1.71%) Fintech
8 58 (1.55%) N-Tier
9 54 (1.45%) Mainframe
10 51 (1.36%) Social Media
11 43 (1.15%) iPad
12 36 (0.96%) DataPower
13 34 (0.91%) Data Structures
14 32 (0.86%) Client/Server
15 31 (0.83%) Life Science
15 31 (0.83%) Virtual Team
16 30 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
16 30 (0.80%) W3C
17 29 (0.78%) Public Cloud
18 23 (0.62%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 774 (20.71%) Linux
2 483 (12.92%) Windows
3 345 (9.23%) Unix
4 243 (6.50%) Apple iOS
5 216 (5.78%) Android
6 104 (2.78%) Windows Server
7 66 (1.77%) Solaris
8 22 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
9 21 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 19 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 16 (0.43%) CentOS
14 14 (0.37%) HPUX
15 13 (0.35%) AIX
16 10 (0.27%) Windows 10
16 10 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (0.27%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.21%) Windows 8
18 6 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2002 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1006 (26.92%) MVC
3 911 (24.38%) TDD
4 816 (21.84%) Scrum
5 753 (20.15%) OO
6 676 (18.09%) Software Engineering
7 614 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
8 546 (14.61%) SOA
9 506 (13.54%) BDD
10 425 (11.37%) SDLC
11 378 (10.12%) E-Commerce
12 376 (10.06%) Unit Testing
13 367 (9.82%) Web Development
14 318 (8.51%) OOP
15 289 (7.73%) Mentoring
16 284 (7.60%) Open Source
17 273 (7.31%) UML
18 251 (6.72%) DevOps
19 215 (5.75%) Waterfall
20 213 (5.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1920 (51.38%) Java
2 1585 (42.41%) JavaScript
3 1455 (38.93%) SQL
4 1125 (30.10%) C#
5 470 (12.58%) PHP
6 342 (9.15%) T-SQL
7 321 (8.59%) Python
8 228 (6.10%) C++
9 183 (4.90%) PL/SQL
10 162 (4.34%) C
11 155 (4.15%) VB.NET
12 149 (3.99%) Shell Script
13 131 (3.51%) Groovy
14 112 (3.00%) PowerShell
15 104 (2.78%) Ruby
16 98 (2.62%) Scala
17 77 (2.06%) XPath
18 73 (1.95%) Apex Code
19 71 (1.90%) Objective-C
20 60 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 420 (11.24%) Degree
2 150 (4.01%) ISTQB
3 135 (3.61%) ISEB
4 133 (3.56%) Security Cleared
5 88 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 31 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (0.72%) HND
8 22 (0.59%) 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%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.21%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.16%) CISSP
15 5 (0.13%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.13%) MCSA
15 5 (0.13%) SANS
15 5 (0.13%) Sun Certification
16 4 (0.11%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (7.95%) QA
2 44 (1.18%) SLA
3 39 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 17 (0.45%) MiFID
6 13 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.35%) WCAG
7 12 (0.32%) HL7
8 9 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.13%) EMIR
11 4 (0.11%) SDET
12 3 (0.080%) GAAP
12 3 (0.080%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.080%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.080%) Section 508
13 2 (0.054%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.054%) SEPA
13 2 (0.054%) WAI
System Software
1 137 (3.67%) Docker
2 44 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.80%) 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 5 (0.13%) Firmware
7 5 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.054%) iptables
8 2 (0.054%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.054%) Xen
9 1 (0.027%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.027%) LXC
9 1 (0.027%) NFS
9 1 (0.027%) Samba
9 1 (0.027%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.027%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 64 (1.71%) Puppet
2 62 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (1.10%) Nagios
4 38 (1.02%) 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
9 11 (0.29%) ZABBIX
10 10 (0.27%) logstash
11 9 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
12 8 (0.21%) CloudHub
12 8 (0.21%) Perfmon
13 7 (0.19%) Rancher
13 7 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
14 6 (0.16%) Kubernetes
14 6 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
15 5 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 743 (19.88%) Oracle
2 583 (15.60%) Microsoft
3 232 (6.21%) IBM
4 185 (4.95%) SAP
5 99 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
6 88 (2.35%) Apple
7 79 (2.11%) Google
8 77 (2.06%) Adobe
9 76 (2.03%) HP
10 66 (1.77%) Zend
11 59 (1.58%) ServiceNow
12 56 (1.50%) VMware
13 53 (1.42%) Talend
14 49 (1.31%) MuleSoft
15 48 (1.28%) Splunk
16 44 (1.18%) Atlassian
17 41 (1.10%) Red Hat
18 39 (1.04%) TIBCO
19 37 (0.99%) Sitecore
20 36 (0.96%) Coverity
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Proteus Europe
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + 22 days holiday + Bank holidays + Bonus Scheme + More!
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Perth & Kinross
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 12 hours ago
Perth & Kinross
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + car, bonus, pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Excellent benefits and bonuses
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum excellent Benefits and bonuses
Posted: 6 hours ago