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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 159 171
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2080 2134 2123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.34% 2.17% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.74% 5.57% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1741 1765
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,400 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 36222 38335 41749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.73% 38.96% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30416 33328 35717
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -1 1929 £50,000 - 262
London -12 721 £58,750 -2.08% 70
South East -8 329 £50,000 +11.11% 32
North West -4 201 £45,000 -5.26% 48
Yorkshire +4 165 £45,000 +12.50% 29
East of England -9 151 £47,500 -5.00% 27
South West -7 149 £45,000 +25.00% 22
West Midlands +24 114 £33,000 -14.83% 21
Manchester -37 93 £50,000 - 23
West Yorkshire -8 91 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Scotland +48 85 £39,500 -1.25% 14
Leeds +8 76 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Berkshire +24 75 £55,000 -4.34% 6
City of London -6 71 £67,500 +12.50% 14
Cheshire 0 59 £42,500 -5.55% 17
Essex +31 55 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Hampshire -21 55 £47,500 +26.66% 6
West Sussex -10 51 £50,000 +9.28% 3
Worthing - 51 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands +16 50 £40,000 - 6
Oxfordshire +24 46 £56,250 +5.14% 7
Gloucestershire +19 44 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Glasgow +19 43 £37,500 +4.16% 11
South Yorkshire +19 43 £45,000 +40.62% 8
Hertfordshire -14 41 £57,500 +9.52% 11
Wiltshire +14 39 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Bristol -33 39 £47,960 +37.02% 10
Reading +27 36 £55,000 -18.51% 4
Edinburgh +9 36 £39,500 -5.95% 2
Surrey -9 36 £62,500 +47.05% 4

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2203 (55.59%) REST
2 2192 (55.31%) Agile Software Development
3 2125 (53.62%) Web Services
4 2006 (50.62%) Java
5 1891 (47.72%) XML
6 1573 (39.69%) JavaScript
7 1432 (36.13%) SQL
8 1393 (35.15%) HTML
9 1146 (28.92%) C#
10 1133 (28.59%) CSS
11 1125 (28.39%) .NET
12 1111 (28.03%) MVC
13 1093 (27.58%) Spring
14 1070 (27.00%) SQL Server
15 1061 (26.77%) TDD
16 1049 (26.47%) Finance
17 981 (24.75%) JSON
18 940 (23.72%) Scrum
19 801 (20.21%) OO
20 799 (20.16%) Git (software)
21 755 (19.05%) Oracle
22 738 (18.62%) Linux
23 733 (18.50%) Test Automation
24 729 (18.40%) RESTful
25 712 (17.97%) Software Engineering
26 710 (17.92%) ASP.NET
27 689 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
28 661 (16.68%) Hibernate
29 629 (15.87%) Maven
30 616 (15.54%) jQuery

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
1 397 (10.02%) Tomcat
2 336 (8.48%) Apache
3 328 (8.28%) JBoss
4 250 (6.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 216 (5.45%) WebSphere
6 179 (4.52%) IIS
7 163 (4.11%) CMS
8 160 (4.04%) WebLogic
9 121 (3.05%) Mule
10 106 (2.67%) Mule ESB
11 104 (2.62%) Confluence
12 78 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
13 67 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
14 65 (1.64%) Drupal
15 61 (1.54%) nginx
16 54 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
17 50 (1.26%) Apache Spark
18 49 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 42 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
20 40 (1.01%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.15%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.10%) Weka
7 2 (0.050%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.050%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.025%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 109 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 59 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 55 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
4 23 (0.58%) Magento
4 23 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
5 20 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
6 19 (0.48%) NetSuite
7 11 (0.28%) Eloqua
7 11 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 8 (0.20%) SAP GRC
9 6 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
9 6 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.13%) Pega PRPC
11 4 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
11 4 (0.10%) Sage X3
11 4 (0.10%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.076%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 336 (8.48%) Amazon AWS
2 254 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 187 (4.72%) SaaS
4 169 (4.26%) GitHub
5 87 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
6 36 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 36 (0.91%) Force.com
7 35 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 30 (0.76%) PaaS
9 28 (0.71%) Boomi
10 27 (0.68%) Amazon S3
11 26 (0.66%) IaaS
12 25 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 16 (0.40%) TestFlight
14 15 (0.38%) iPaaS
15 14 (0.35%) Office 365
16 12 (0.30%) BrowserStack
17 10 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
17 10 (0.25%) Taleo
18 9 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 294 (7.42%) HTTP
2 122 (3.08%) Internet
3 102 (2.57%) TCP/IP
4 70 (1.77%) SSL
5 68 (1.72%) FTP
6 49 (1.24%) LDAP
7 38 (0.96%) Firewall
8 33 (0.83%) DNS
9 32 (0.81%) HTTPS
10 25 (0.63%) SMTP
11 23 (0.58%) Intranet
11 23 (0.58%) SSH
12 16 (0.40%) IMAP
13 9 (0.23%) Wireless
14 7 (0.18%) SNMP
15 5 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
15 5 (0.13%) SS7
16 4 (0.10%) AMQP
16 4 (0.10%) IPv4
17 3 (0.076%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1070 (27.00%) SQL Server
2 602 (15.19%) MySQL
3 394 (9.94%) NoSQL
3 394 (9.94%) Relational Database
4 324 (8.18%) MongoDB
5 154 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
6 145 (3.66%) RDBMS
7 138 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 137 (3.46%) Big Data
9 126 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 123 (3.10%) Oracle Database
11 88 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 84 (2.12%) Redis
13 83 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
14 74 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 70 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 69 (1.74%) Hadoop
17 62 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
18 54 (1.36%) DB2
19 52 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 799 (20.16%) Git (software)
2 629 (15.87%) Maven
3 462 (11.66%) Jenkins
4 447 (11.28%) Subversion
5 437 (11.03%) Selenium
6 416 (10.50%) JIRA
7 396 (9.99%) JUnit
8 279 (7.04%) SoapUI
9 244 (6.16%) Visual Studio
10 224 (5.65%) Ant
11 199 (5.02%) Eclipse
12 185 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 167 (4.21%) Cucumber
14 143 (3.61%) IntelliJ
15 130 (3.28%) TeamCity
16 123 (3.10%) NUnit
17 110 (2.78%) JMeter
18 103 (2.60%) Hudson
19 99 (2.50%) Mockito
20 89 (2.25%) WebDriver
General
1 1049 (26.47%) Finance
2 419 (10.57%) Banking
3 264 (6.66%) Retail
4 214 (5.40%) Marketing
5 169 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 136 (3.43%) Manufacturing
7 126 (3.18%) Electronics
8 81 (2.04%) Advertising
9 80 (2.02%) Investment Banking
10 66 (1.67%) Games
11 64 (1.61%) Legal
12 44 (1.11%) Retail Banking
13 41 (1.03%) Financial Institution
14 34 (0.86%) Back Office
15 32 (0.81%) Military
16 30 (0.76%) Publishing
17 28 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.40%) Automotive
19 14 (0.35%) Front Office
19 14 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2405 (60.69%) Developer
2 893 (22.53%) Java Developer
3 573 (14.46%) Senior Developer
4 382 (9.64%) .NET Developer
5 338 (8.53%) C# Developer
6 327 (8.25%) Architect
7 307 (7.75%) Senior Java Developer
8 306 (7.72%) Software Engineer
9 290 (7.32%) Software Developer
10 246 (6.21%) Analyst
11 242 (6.11%) C# .NET Developer
12 200 (5.05%) PHP Developer
13 144 (3.63%) ASP.NET Developer
14 142 (3.58%) SQL Developer
15 141 (3.56%) Test Analyst
16 132 (3.33%) Java Engineer
17 131 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 131 (3.31%) Consultant
18 130 (3.28%) Lead Developer
19 129 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2203 (55.59%) REST
2 2125 (53.62%) Web Services
3 1891 (47.72%) XML
4 1393 (35.15%) HTML
5 1133 (28.59%) CSS
6 1125 (28.39%) .NET
7 1093 (27.58%) Spring
8 981 (24.75%) JSON
9 729 (18.40%) RESTful
10 710 (17.92%) ASP.NET
11 661 (16.68%) Hibernate
12 616 (15.54%) jQuery
13 579 (14.61%) AngularJS
14 454 (11.46%) HTML5
15 431 (10.88%) J2EE
16 407 (10.27%) WCF
17 381 (9.61%) ASP.NET MVC
18 354 (8.93%) .NET Framework
19 351 (8.86%) JMS
20 316 (7.97%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 304 (7.67%) Computer Science
2 257 (6.48%) Mobile App
3 238 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
4 228 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
5 205 (5.17%) User Experience
6 132 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
7 100 (2.52%) Fintech
8 86 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 80 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 68 (1.72%) Algorithms
11 65 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
12 62 (1.56%) Mainframe
13 59 (1.49%) N-Tier
14 47 (1.19%) Virtual Team
15 45 (1.14%) iPad
16 42 (1.06%) Social Media
17 31 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 28 (0.71%) NHS
19 27 (0.68%) Client/Server
20 24 (0.61%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 738 (18.62%) Linux
2 497 (12.54%) Windows
3 407 (10.27%) Unix
4 275 (6.94%) Apple iOS
5 236 (5.96%) Android
6 65 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 63 (1.59%) Solaris
8 35 (0.88%) Mac OS
9 27 (0.68%) CentOS
10 20 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 19 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
12 18 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.38%) HPUX
13 15 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.33%) AIX
15 11 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.20%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.18%) Windows Phone
18 6 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
19 5 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2192 (55.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1111 (28.03%) MVC
3 1061 (26.77%) TDD
4 940 (23.72%) Scrum
5 801 (20.21%) OO
6 733 (18.50%) Test Automation
7 712 (17.97%) Software Engineering
8 689 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 605 (15.27%) SOA
10 569 (14.36%) BDD
11 446 (11.25%) SDLC
12 438 (11.05%) Unit Testing
13 407 (10.27%) Web Development
14 405 (10.22%) E-Commerce
15 337 (8.50%) Open Source
16 325 (8.20%) DevOps
17 322 (8.13%) OOP
18 290 (7.32%) Mentoring
19 285 (7.19%) Microservices
20 278 (7.01%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2006 (50.62%) Java
2 1573 (39.69%) JavaScript
3 1432 (36.13%) SQL
4 1146 (28.92%) C#
5 496 (12.52%) PHP
6 369 (9.31%) T-SQL
7 278 (7.01%) Python
8 211 (5.32%) PL/SQL
9 201 (5.07%) C++
10 175 (4.42%) Groovy
11 170 (4.29%) C
12 131 (3.31%) Ruby
13 129 (3.26%) Shell Script
14 120 (3.03%) VB.NET
15 113 (2.85%) Objective-C
16 98 (2.47%) XPath
17 91 (2.30%) PowerShell
18 81 (2.04%) Scala
19 73 (1.84%) Apple Swift
20 71 (1.79%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 423 (10.67%) Degree
2 136 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 135 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 128 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 126 (3.18%) ISEB
6 62 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 23 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 20 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (0.43%) CITP
9 17 (0.43%) HND
10 16 (0.40%) DV Cleared
11 15 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.33%) Master's Degree
13 10 (0.25%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.20%) HNC
14 8 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
15 7 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.18%) Postgraduate
16 5 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (8.91%) QA
2 68 (1.72%) SLA
3 39 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (0.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 27 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
6 25 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 18 (0.45%) WCAG
8 17 (0.43%) MiFID
9 14 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.33%) EMIR
11 11 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
12 10 (0.25%) HL7
13 7 (0.18%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.18%) PCI DSS
14 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 5 (0.13%) Section 508
16 4 (0.10%) COBIT
16 4 (0.10%) ISO 8583
16 4 (0.10%) ISO 9000
16 4 (0.10%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 129 (3.26%) Docker
2 31 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 22 (0.56%) Varnish
5 17 (0.43%) vSphere
6 5 (0.13%) HDFS
6 5 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.050%) Firmware
7 2 (0.050%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.050%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.050%) Xen
8 1 (0.025%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.025%) iptables
8 1 (0.025%) NFS
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.025%) Samba
8 1 (0.025%) Squid
Systems Management
1 85 (2.14%) Puppet
2 63 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (1.24%) Nagios
4 33 (0.83%) CloudHub
5 29 (0.73%) Ansible
6 26 (0.66%) ZABBIX
7 24 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (0.43%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 16 (0.40%) Kubernetes
10 13 (0.33%) Piwik
11 12 (0.30%) Kibana
11 12 (0.30%) Opsview
12 11 (0.28%) logstash
13 10 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 8 (0.20%) CA Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.13%) MOM
16 4 (0.10%) Graylog
16 4 (0.10%) Rancher
16 4 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 4 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 755 (19.05%) Oracle
2 588 (14.84%) Microsoft
3 245 (6.18%) SAP
4 216 (5.45%) IBM
5 102 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
6 83 (2.09%) MuleSoft
7 80 (2.02%) Apple
8 76 (1.92%) Zend
9 61 (1.54%) TIBCO
10 57 (1.44%) Google
10 57 (1.44%) HP
11 56 (1.41%) Cognizant
12 54 (1.36%) Splunk
13 51 (1.29%) Adobe
13 51 (1.29%) Sybase
14 49 (1.24%) Perforce
14 49 (1.24%) ServiceNow
15 47 (1.19%) CA Agile Central
16 45 (1.14%) hybris
16 45 (1.14%) Pega
Virginia Water, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Aviva
Salary: £44,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
East Riding
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Volt
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Coded People
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits - Free Parking
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum (Including benefits, great working e
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE + pension + discretionary bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Career Progression
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday