Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring SOAP skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited SOAP over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 452 340 377
Rank change year-on-year -112 +37 -113
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 495 761 1,748
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.92% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.62% 3.32% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 365 576 915
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £35,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £51,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,675 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -16.25% +14.22% +4.55%
75th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £78,250 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% +10.00%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK

SOAP falls under the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 18,885 22,939 70,212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 19.72% 27.65% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13,693 16,483 30,031
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £37,885
25th Percentile £46,250 £50,845 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +13.04%
75th Percentile £80,000 £86,250 £83,125
90th Percentile £102,500 £106,289 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in the UK

SOAP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOAP.

Salary trend for SOAP in the UK

SOAP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOAP over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

Salary histogram for SOAP in the UK

SOAP
Top 17 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 6 months to 21 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England -100 423 £57,500 -14.81% 38
UK excluding London -87 329 £54,000 -10.00% 36
Work from Home -78 198 £57,500 -8.00% 34
London -57 146 £60,500 -24.38% 9
South East -47 102 £55,000 - 14
North of England -21 69 £50,000 -18.27% 7
Midlands -31 47 £57,500 -4.17% 5
North West -6 45 £50,000 -23.08% 5
Scotland -25 36 £47,500 +7.87% 7
East of England -13 32 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South West -14 27 £42,500 -29.17%
West Midlands -23 23 £58,750 -2.08% 3
East Midlands -24 23 £58,750 +38.24% 2
Yorkshire +9 21 £55,000 +5.77% 2
Wales +26 12 £32,500 -38.67%
Northern Ireland +9 4 £85,000 -
North East - 3 £47,500 -

SOAP
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (9.09%) CMS
2 37 (7.47%) IIS
3 25 (5.05%) Apache
4 17 (3.43%) Confluence
5 12 (2.42%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.82%) WildFly
7 8 (1.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.01%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.81%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.61%) JBoss
10 3 (0.61%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.40%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.40%) Drupal
11 2 (0.40%) nginx
11 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Fuse
12 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (4.44%) Photoshop
2 11 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.40%) InDesign
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (7.47%) SDL Web 8
2 10 (2.02%) NEC Housing
3 8 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.40%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.40%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.40%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.20%) HFM
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.20%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 128 (25.86%) Azure
2 85 (17.17%) AWS
3 62 (12.53%) Azure DevOps
4 33 (6.67%) SaaS
5 25 (5.05%) GitHub
6 18 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 18 (3.64%) NuGet
7 13 (2.63%) GCP
8 12 (2.42%) PaaS
9 10 (2.02%) Power Platform
10 9 (1.82%) Boomi
11 8 (1.62%) Serverless
12 7 (1.41%) Google Analytics
13 6 (1.21%) IaaS
14 5 (1.01%) Apigee
14 5 (1.01%) Azure Service Fabric
14 5 (1.01%) Entra ID
15 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.81%) OCI
15 4 (0.81%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.85%) VPN
2 13 (2.63%) SSH
3 11 (2.22%) BGP
3 11 (2.22%) Ethernet VPN
3 11 (2.22%) MPLS
3 11 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.02%) HTTP
4 10 (2.02%) SSL
5 8 (1.62%) SNMP
6 5 (1.01%) Firewall
7 4 (0.81%) Broadband
7 4 (0.81%) DNS
8 3 (0.61%) DMZ
8 3 (0.61%) FTP
8 3 (0.61%) Internet
8 3 (0.61%) Modbus
8 3 (0.61%) NaaS
8 3 (0.61%) VLAN
8 3 (0.61%) Wireless
9 2 (0.40%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (33.74%) SQL Server
2 63 (12.73%) MySQL
3 51 (10.30%) Relational Database
4 46 (9.29%) MongoDB
5 34 (6.87%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 20 (4.04%) Oracle Database
7 20 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (3.23%) OLTP
8 16 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (2.22%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.82%) DynamoDB
10 9 (1.82%) MS Access
10 9 (1.82%) Power BI
10 9 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.01%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 109 (22.02%) Git
2 102 (20.61%) JIRA
3 66 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 40 (8.08%) GitLab
5 39 (7.88%) NUnit
5 39 (7.88%) TeamCity
6 37 (7.47%) Moq
7 33 (6.67%) Postman
8 32 (6.46%) Oracle APEX
9 31 (6.26%) SoapUI
10 28 (5.66%) Jasmine
10 28 (5.66%) Karma Test Runner
11 22 (4.44%) Jenkins
12 21 (4.24%) SpecFlow
13 18 (3.64%) Eclipse
13 18 (3.64%) git-flow
13 18 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
13 18 (3.64%) Sourcetree
14 12 (2.42%) Cucumber
14 12 (2.42%) Selenium
General
1 127 (25.66%) Social Skills
2 92 (18.59%) Finance
3 63 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (11.31%) Marketing
5 40 (8.08%) Law
6 22 (4.44%) Public Sector
7 20 (4.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 20 (4.04%) Telecoms
8 19 (3.84%) Banking
9 16 (3.23%) Legal
9 16 (3.23%) Police
10 12 (2.42%) Local Government
10 12 (2.42%) Retail
11 9 (1.82%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.81%) Welsh Language
13 3 (0.61%) Presentation Skills
13 3 (0.61%) Publishing
13 3 (0.61%) Wearables
14 1 (0.20%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 303 (61.21%) Developer
2 98 (19.80%) Senior
3 63 (12.73%) Senior Developer
4 54 (10.91%) Full Stack Developer
5 53 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 35 (7.07%) Oracle Developer
7 32 (6.46%) Support Engineer
8 29 (5.86%) Architect
8 29 (5.86%) Java Developer
9 28 (5.66%) Java Engineer
10 27 (5.45%) .NET Developer
11 26 (5.25%) PHP Developer
12 24 (4.85%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 23 (4.65%) Software Engineer
14 22 (4.44%) Software Support Engineer
15 21 (4.24%) Software Developer
16 19 (3.84%) Analyst
16 19 (3.84%) Salesforce Developer
16 19 (3.84%) Senior C# Developer
17 18 (3.64%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (63.23%) REST
2 264 (53.33%) Web Services
3 215 (43.43%) XML
4 197 (39.80%) .NET
5 177 (35.76%) HTML
6 143 (28.89%) JSON
7 138 (27.88%) CSS
8 118 (23.84%) RESTful
9 116 (23.43%) ASP.NET
10 83 (16.77%) AngularJS
11 68 (13.74%) React
12 67 (13.54%) .NET Framework
13 63 (12.73%) Spring
14 58 (11.72%) jQuery
15 53 (10.71%) Spring Boot
16 42 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC
17 41 (8.28%) Entity Framework
18 37 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 37 (7.47%) Semantic HTML
19 34 (6.87%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.47%) Legacy Code
2 34 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.24%) CMDB
6 15 (3.03%) Legacy Systems
7 14 (2.83%) Algorithms
8 13 (2.63%) Product Ownership
9 12 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (2.22%) Cloud Native
10 11 (2.22%) NHS
10 11 (2.22%) Reference Data
11 8 (1.62%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.41%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.21%) Distributed Systems
13 6 (1.21%) Low-Code
13 6 (1.21%) Market Risk
13 6 (1.21%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (1.21%) PropTech
14 4 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (16.77%) Linux
2 33 (6.67%) Unix
3 30 (6.06%) Windows
4 27 (5.45%) AIX
5 11 (2.22%) CentOS
6 5 (1.01%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (39.60%) Agile
2 149 (30.10%) Problem-Solving
3 123 (24.85%) DevOps
4 94 (18.99%) Computer Science
5 92 (18.59%) Full Stack Development
5 92 (18.59%) Unit Testing
6 91 (18.38%) OO
7 84 (16.97%) Mentoring
8 83 (16.77%) MVC
9 69 (13.94%) Software Engineering
10 68 (13.74%) Scrum
11 58 (11.72%) ERP
12 57 (11.52%) SDLC
13 52 (10.51%) E-Commerce
14 51 (10.30%) Performance Tuning
15 49 (9.90%) Customer Service
16 47 (9.49%) CI/CD
17 45 (9.09%) API Development
17 45 (9.09%) API Integration
18 42 (8.48%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 280 (56.57%) SQL
2 237 (47.88%) JavaScript
3 178 (35.96%) C#
4 140 (28.28%) Java
5 117 (23.64%) T-SQL
6 69 (13.94%) Python
7 51 (10.30%) VB
7 51 (10.30%) VB.NET
8 44 (8.89%) C
9 41 (8.28%) TypeScript
10 39 (7.88%) PL/SQL
11 33 (6.67%) PHP
12 32 (6.46%) XPath
13 28 (5.66%) C++
13 28 (5.66%) VB6
14 20 (4.04%) Apex Code
15 17 (3.43%) PowerShell
16 13 (2.63%) Perl
17 12 (2.42%) Ruby
17 12 (2.42%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 115 (23.23%) Degree
2 35 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 30 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (5.05%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.22%) DBS Check
6 8 (1.62%) GIAC
7 5 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.01%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.81%) CISM
8 4 (0.81%) CISSP
8 4 (0.81%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.81%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.81%) PMP
8 4 (0.81%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.81%) SANS
9 3 (0.61%) HNC
9 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.40%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (12.12%) QA
2 21 (4.24%) Accessibility
3 10 (2.02%) SLA
4 7 (1.41%) NIST
5 6 (1.21%) GRC
6 4 (0.81%) COBIT
6 4 (0.81%) GDPR
6 4 (0.81%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.40%) HL7
8 2 (0.40%) WCAG
9 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 15022
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 50 (10.10%) Docker
2 5 (1.01%) vSphere
3 3 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.40%) Varnish
4 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 41 (8.28%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.02%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (1.62%) WMI
4 6 (1.21%) CloudHub
5 5 (1.01%) Grafana
6 4 (0.81%) Ansible
6 4 (0.81%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 3 (0.61%) Terraform
8 2 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (0.40%) Kibana
8 2 (0.40%) Packer
8 2 (0.40%) Puppet
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.20%) Progress Chef
Vendors
1 118 (23.84%) Oracle
2 71 (14.34%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.45%) ServiceNow
4 26 (5.25%) Salesforce
5 22 (4.44%) Adobe
6 18 (3.64%) Cognizant
7 16 (3.23%) Google
8 14 (2.83%) MuleSoft
9 12 (2.42%) Sybase
10 11 (2.22%) Cisco
11 10 (2.02%) NEC
11 10 (2.02%) webMethods
12 9 (1.82%) SAP
13 8 (1.62%) Splunk
14 6 (1.21%) Apttus
14 6 (1.21%) Atlassian
14 6 (1.21%) DocuSign
14 6 (1.21%) Zuora
15 4 (0.81%) Guidewire
15 4 (0.81%) Remedy