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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 155 185
Rank change year-on-year +7 +30  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 1926 2300 1993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.23% 2.21% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.47% 5.75% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1455 1870 1579
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 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,750
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 35215 39988 41906
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.76% 38.50% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 29908 34551 35615
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £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 26 April 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 26 April 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 1756 £50,000 - 245
London -18 657 £60,000 - 70
South East -8 289 £50,000 +5.26% 39
Yorkshire +43 174 £42,500 +1.19% 27
North West -10 170 £42,500 +6.25% 23
South West -3 146 £45,269 +20.71% 22
West Midlands +35 125 £36,000 -15.29% 16
West Yorkshire +35 125 £42,500 - 13
East of England -79 94 £52,500 +23.52% 25
Manchester -52 91 £47,500 +5.55% 8
City of London -10 82 £62,500 +4.16% 25
Leeds +41 81 £45,250 -9.50% 9
Wales +23 79 £45,269 +13.17% 3
Berkshire +17 76 £50,000 - 10
Hampshire +46 75 £47,500 +11.76% 11
East Midlands +43 72 £43,750 -2.77% 17
Scotland +11 67 £40,000 +11.11% 11
South Wales +13 57 £45,269 +13.17% 1
Gloucestershire +26 51 £53,750 -2.27% 11
Cheshire +15 48 £40,000 - 9
Oxfordshire +23 40 £55,000 +3.77% 3
Hertfordshire +4 39 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Glasgow +20 38 £31,750 +5.83% 4
Halifax +3 38 £28,500 -32.14% 4
Reading +28 35 £55,000 - 5
Bristol -23 34 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Essex +9 32 £61,250 +36.11% 8
Surrey -9 31 £57,500 +29.94% 2
South Yorkshire +24 30 £45,000 +38.46% 9
Wiltshire +17 30 £35,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 1985 (53.82%) REST
2 1972 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
3 1959 (53.12%) Web Services
4 1906 (51.68%) Java
5 1837 (49.81%) XML
6 1546 (41.92%) JavaScript
7 1433 (38.86%) HTML
8 1411 (38.26%) SQL
9 1148 (31.13%) CSS
10 1115 (30.23%) .NET
11 1111 (30.12%) C#
12 1005 (27.25%) MVC
13 990 (26.84%) Spring
14 947 (25.68%) Finance
15 930 (25.22%) TDD
16 922 (25.00%) SQL Server
17 848 (22.99%) JSON
18 810 (21.96%) Scrum
19 783 (21.23%) OO
20 752 (20.39%) Oracle
21 748 (20.28%) Linux
22 691 (18.74%) ASP.NET
23 685 (18.57%) jQuery
24 661 (17.92%) Software Engineering
25 655 (17.76%) Git (software)
26 628 (17.03%) RESTful
27 614 (16.65%) Continuous Integration
28 591 (16.02%) Microsoft
29 557 (15.10%) Hibernate
30 551 (14.94%) 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
1 353 (9.57%) Tomcat
2 315 (8.54%) JBoss
3 305 (8.27%) Apache
4 236 (6.40%) WebSphere
5 228 (6.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 187 (5.07%) IIS
7 172 (4.66%) CMS
8 170 (4.61%) WebLogic
9 92 (2.49%) Mule
10 91 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
11 89 (2.41%) Mule ESB
12 84 (2.28%) Confluence
12 84 (2.28%) Oracle Service Bus
13 68 (1.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 66 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
15 63 (1.71%) Apache Spark
16 61 (1.65%) nginx
16 61 (1.65%) SharePoint
17 54 (1.46%) Umbraco
18 39 (1.06%) Drupal
Applications
1 37 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.14%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.11%) Weka
6 2 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.027%) FileZilla
7 1 (0.027%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.027%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 88 (2.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 77 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 40 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
4 39 (1.06%) Magento
5 21 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
6 13 (0.35%) NetSuite
6 13 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
7 10 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 8 (0.22%) Sentinel
8 8 (0.22%) Workday HCM
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
10 5 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
11 4 (0.11%) Eloqua
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.11%) SAP GRC
11 4 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 323 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
2 203 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 173 (4.69%) SaaS
4 151 (4.09%) GitHub
5 74 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
6 44 (1.19%) Force.com
7 38 (1.03%) PaaS
8 30 (0.81%) IaaS
9 28 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (0.70%) Amazon S3
11 22 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 22 (0.60%) Office 365
12 20 (0.54%) Boomi
13 18 (0.49%) Slack
14 14 (0.38%) Google Analytics
14 14 (0.38%) iPaaS
15 13 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
16 9 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 8 (0.22%) Google App Engine
17 8 (0.22%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 270 (7.32%) HTTP
2 110 (2.98%) Internet
3 103 (2.79%) TCP/IP
4 98 (2.66%) SSL
5 58 (1.57%) FTP
6 52 (1.41%) LDAP
7 50 (1.36%) Firewall
8 38 (1.03%) HTTPS
9 33 (0.89%) DNS
10 28 (0.76%) Intranet
10 28 (0.76%) SMTP
11 16 (0.43%) SSH
12 13 (0.35%) SNMP
13 11 (0.30%) IMAP
14 7 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
15 6 (0.16%) Kerberos
16 4 (0.11%) IPv4
16 4 (0.11%) LAN
16 4 (0.11%) Network Security
16 4 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 922 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 510 (13.83%) MySQL
3 424 (11.50%) Relational Database
4 342 (9.27%) NoSQL
5 287 (7.78%) MongoDB
6 166 (4.50%) Oracle Database
7 164 (4.45%) Big Data
8 140 (3.80%) RDBMS
9 136 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 131 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
11 120 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 96 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 84 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
14 77 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 75 (2.03%) Hadoop
16 62 (1.68%) DB2
17 60 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 58 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
19 46 (1.25%) Redis
20 44 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 655 (17.76%) Git (software)
2 511 (13.86%) Maven
3 505 (13.69%) Jenkins
4 386 (10.47%) Selenium
5 363 (9.84%) Subversion
6 333 (9.03%) JIRA
7 329 (8.92%) JUnit
8 250 (6.78%) Visual Studio
9 246 (6.67%) Eclipse
10 245 (6.64%) SoapUI
11 194 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
12 193 (5.23%) Ant
13 174 (4.72%) Cucumber
14 116 (3.15%) IntelliJ
15 112 (3.04%) JMeter
16 111 (3.01%) NUnit
17 109 (2.96%) Mockito
18 97 (2.63%) Hudson
19 89 (2.41%) TeamCity
20 81 (2.20%) Gradle
General
1 947 (25.68%) Finance
2 330 (8.95%) Banking
3 192 (5.21%) Retail
4 171 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 169 (4.58%) Marketing
6 118 (3.20%) Manufacturing
7 116 (3.15%) Advertising
8 98 (2.66%) Electronics
9 51 (1.38%) Games
10 42 (1.14%) Investment Banking
11 38 (1.03%) Legal
12 35 (0.95%) Publishing
13 33 (0.89%) Military
14 21 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.52%) Back Office
16 13 (0.35%) Front Office
17 11 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.27%) Law
18 10 (0.27%) Local Government
19 8 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2248 (60.95%) Developer
2 810 (21.96%) Java Developer
3 552 (14.97%) Senior Developer
4 356 (9.65%) .NET Developer
5 331 (8.98%) C# Developer
6 316 (8.57%) Architect
7 293 (7.94%) Software Engineer
8 275 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
9 242 (6.56%) Software Developer
10 223 (6.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 214 (5.80%) Analyst
12 186 (5.04%) PHP Developer
13 144 (3.90%) Java Engineer
14 128 (3.47%) Lead Developer
15 118 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
16 116 (3.15%) SQL Developer
17 115 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 114 (3.09%) Web Developer
19 113 (3.06%) ASP.NET Developer
20 111 (3.01%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1985 (53.82%) REST
2 1959 (53.12%) Web Services
3 1837 (49.81%) XML
4 1433 (38.86%) HTML
5 1148 (31.13%) CSS
6 1115 (30.23%) .NET
7 990 (26.84%) Spring
8 848 (22.99%) JSON
9 691 (18.74%) ASP.NET
10 685 (18.57%) jQuery
11 628 (17.03%) RESTful
12 557 (15.10%) Hibernate
13 478 (12.96%) AngularJS
14 453 (12.28%) J2EE
15 440 (11.93%) HTML5
16 396 (10.74%) WCF
17 375 (10.17%) Ajax
18 354 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
19 340 (9.22%) .NET Framework
20 332 (9.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 275 (7.46%) Computer Science
2 245 (6.64%) Enterprise Software
3 241 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 209 (5.67%) Mobile App
5 147 (3.99%) User Experience
6 134 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
7 84 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 67 (1.82%) Fintech
9 63 (1.71%) N-Tier
10 59 (1.60%) Mainframe
11 50 (1.36%) Social Media
12 41 (1.11%) Data Structures
13 40 (1.08%) iPad
14 37 (1.00%) DataPower
15 34 (0.92%) Virtual Team
16 32 (0.87%) Client/Server
17 30 (0.81%) W3C
18 27 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
19 25 (0.68%) Life Science
20 24 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 748 (20.28%) Linux
2 494 (13.39%) Windows
3 345 (9.35%) Unix
4 271 (7.35%) Apple iOS
5 238 (6.45%) Android
6 97 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 71 (1.93%) Solaris
8 28 (0.76%) Mac OS
9 23 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
11 21 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.54%) CentOS
13 14 (0.38%) AIX
14 13 (0.35%) HPUX
14 13 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (0.22%) Windows 10
17 7 (0.19%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1972 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1005 (27.25%) MVC
3 930 (25.22%) TDD
4 810 (21.96%) Scrum
5 783 (21.23%) OO
6 661 (17.92%) Software Engineering
7 614 (16.65%) Continuous Integration
8 551 (14.94%) SOA
9 510 (13.83%) BDD
10 418 (11.33%) SDLC
11 394 (10.68%) Web Development
12 384 (10.41%) Unit Testing
13 347 (9.41%) E-Commerce
14 337 (9.14%) OOP
15 301 (8.16%) Open Source
16 264 (7.16%) Mentoring
17 262 (7.10%) DevOps
18 250 (6.78%) UML
19 236 (6.40%) Waterfall
20 226 (6.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1906 (51.68%) Java
2 1546 (41.92%) JavaScript
3 1411 (38.26%) SQL
4 1111 (30.12%) C#
5 476 (12.91%) PHP
6 353 (9.57%) T-SQL
7 309 (8.38%) Python
8 224 (6.07%) C++
9 177 (4.80%) PL/SQL
10 165 (4.47%) C
11 147 (3.99%) Shell Script
12 146 (3.96%) VB.NET
13 143 (3.88%) Groovy
14 111 (3.01%) Ruby
15 102 (2.77%) PowerShell
16 92 (2.49%) Scala
17 85 (2.30%) Objective-C
18 78 (2.11%) XPath
19 70 (1.90%) Apex Code
20 64 (1.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 403 (10.93%) Degree
2 143 (3.88%) ISTQB
3 132 (3.58%) Security Cleared
4 124 (3.36%) ISEB
5 82 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 28 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (0.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 20 (0.54%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.54%) HND
9 16 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (0.30%) CITP
10 11 (0.30%) HNC
11 10 (0.27%) DBS Check
11 10 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.24%) Postgraduate
13 7 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.11%) CISSP
14 4 (0.11%) MCP
14 4 (0.11%) Sun Certification
15 3 (0.081%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (8.08%) QA
2 41 (1.11%) SLA
3 39 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 20 (0.54%) WCAG
6 19 (0.52%) MiFID
7 16 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.35%) HL7
8 13 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
10 7 (0.19%) EMIR
10 7 (0.19%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.11%) ISO 8583
11 4 (0.11%) Section 508
12 3 (0.081%) COBIT
12 3 (0.081%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.081%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.054%) GAAP
13 2 (0.054%) GCP
System Software
1 141 (3.82%) Docker
2 37 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.68%) Active Directory
4 22 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (0.43%) Varnish
6 12 (0.33%) vSphere
7 10 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.19%) HDFS
9 6 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.11%) Firmware
11 2 (0.054%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.054%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.054%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.054%) Xen
12 1 (0.027%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.027%) iptables
12 1 (0.027%) NFS
12 1 (0.027%) Samba
12 1 (0.027%) Squid
Systems Management
1 64 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
2 61 (1.65%) Puppet
3 48 (1.30%) Nagios
4 36 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (0.70%) Ansible
6 17 (0.46%) CloudHub
7 16 (0.43%) Opsview
7 16 (0.43%) Piwik
8 14 (0.38%) Kibana
8 14 (0.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 14 (0.38%) ZABBIX
9 11 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.30%) Kubernetes
9 11 (0.30%) logstash
10 8 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 7 (0.19%) Rancher
12 6 (0.16%) HP SiteScope
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (0.16%) Perfmon
13 4 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 752 (20.39%) Oracle
2 591 (16.02%) Microsoft
3 231 (6.26%) IBM
4 196 (5.31%) SAP
5 103 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
6 93 (2.52%) Apple
7 81 (2.20%) Google
8 69 (1.87%) Adobe
9 63 (1.71%) HP
10 61 (1.65%) MuleSoft
11 60 (1.63%) Zend
12 54 (1.46%) Talend
13 53 (1.44%) Splunk
14 50 (1.36%) TIBCO
15 48 (1.30%) Atlassian
15 48 (1.30%) Cognizant
15 48 (1.30%) VMware
16 47 (1.27%) ServiceNow
17 35 (0.95%) Coverity
17 35 (0.95%) Red Hat
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum (Including benefits, great working e
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum bonus, sensible work life balance, 25 days h
Posted: 5 hours ago
Isle of Man
FPSG Connect
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Take Home Pay & Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £84,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum plus incentives and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - £55k per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Pole Star Space Applications
Salary: From £42,000 to £44,500 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Flexi start/finish
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-80,000 + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bangor, Gwynedd
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday