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

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 160 169
Rank change year-on-year +12 +9  
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 2115 2104 2154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.36% 2.17% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.77% 5.57% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 1715 1791
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 £72,500 £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 36626 37769 42224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.95% 38.91% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 30801 32829 36129
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
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 26 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 26 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 +9 1964 £50,000 - 251
London -7 727 £60,000 - 69
South East +5 333 £50,000 +11.11% 35
North West -8 203 £46,250 -7.50% 44
Yorkshire +1 171 £45,000 +12.50% 31
East of England -4 152 £47,500 -5.00% 22
South West -3 150 £45,000 +26.76% 19
West Midlands +34 127 £35,000 -12.50% 16
West Yorkshire +2 95 £45,000 -10.00% 19
Manchester -41 91 £50,000 - 19
Scotland +35 84 £39,500 -1.25% 10
Leeds +9 78 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Berkshire +14 75 £55,000 -5.74% 6
City of London -3 75 £67,500 +12.50% 11
Cheshire +7 61 £42,500 -5.55% 18
Hampshire -9 58 £47,500 +31.94% 6
Essex +30 57 £42,500 -5.55% 3
East Midlands +14 52 £40,000 - 5
West Sussex -4 51 £50,000 +9.28% 3
Worthing - 51 £50,000 - 3
Oxfordshire +22 45 £55,000 +2.80% 6
Glasgow +25 44 £37,500 +4.16% 7
Gloucestershire +14 44 £45,000 -21.73% 3
South Yorkshire +14 44 £45,000 +40.62% 7
Hertfordshire -20 42 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Wiltshire +13 39 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Surrey -3 38 £62,500 +47.05% 4
Bristol -32 38 £43,750 +25.00% 8
Reading +24 36 £55,000 -18.51% 3
Merseyside +15 36 £50,000 +66.66% 5

For the 6 months to 26 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 2198 (55.66%) REST
2 2188 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2118 (53.63%) Web Services
4 2001 (50.67%) Java
5 1888 (47.81%) XML
6 1573 (39.83%) JavaScript
7 1422 (36.01%) SQL
8 1398 (35.40%) HTML
9 1140 (28.87%) C#
10 1135 (28.74%) CSS
11 1122 (28.41%) .NET
12 1109 (28.08%) MVC
13 1096 (27.75%) Spring
14 1064 (26.94%) SQL Server
15 1059 (26.82%) TDD
16 1048 (26.54%) Finance
17 979 (24.79%) JSON
18 937 (23.73%) Scrum
19 798 (20.21%) OO
20 794 (20.11%) Git (software)
21 754 (19.09%) Oracle
22 740 (18.74%) Linux
23 722 (18.28%) Test Automation
24 718 (18.18%) RESTful
25 708 (17.93%) Software Engineering
26 705 (17.85%) ASP.NET
27 688 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
28 662 (16.76%) Hibernate
29 627 (15.88%) Maven
30 616 (15.60%) 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 (10.05%) Tomcat
2 337 (8.53%) Apache
3 330 (8.36%) JBoss
4 252 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 219 (5.55%) WebSphere
6 179 (4.53%) IIS
7 166 (4.20%) CMS
8 161 (4.08%) WebLogic
9 125 (3.17%) Mule
10 111 (2.81%) Mule ESB
11 105 (2.66%) Confluence
12 80 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
13 67 (1.70%) Oracle Service Bus
14 65 (1.65%) Drupal
15 62 (1.57%) nginx
16 54 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
17 51 (1.29%) Apache Spark
18 49 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 43 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
20 41 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.23%) 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 (0.051%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.051%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.025%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 111 (2.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 59 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 57 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
4 24 (0.61%) Magento
5 22 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
5 22 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
6 19 (0.48%) NetSuite
7 11 (0.28%) Eloqua
8 10 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 8 (0.20%) SAP GRC
10 6 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
10 6 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
10 6 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.13%) Pega PRPC
12 4 (0.10%) Sage X3
13 3 (0.076%) OpenText MBPM
13 3 (0.076%) Oracle Payables
13 3 (0.076%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 337 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
2 251 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 187 (4.74%) SaaS
4 170 (4.30%) GitHub
5 89 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
6 37 (0.94%) Force.com
6 37 (0.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 35 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
8 31 (0.79%) PaaS
9 28 (0.71%) Boomi
10 27 (0.68%) Amazon S3
10 27 (0.68%) IaaS
11 25 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 16 (0.41%) TestFlight
13 15 (0.38%) iPaaS
13 15 (0.38%) Office 365
14 12 (0.30%) BrowserStack
15 10 (0.25%) Slack
15 10 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
15 10 (0.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 293 (7.42%) HTTP
2 123 (3.11%) Internet
3 103 (2.61%) TCP/IP
4 68 (1.72%) SSL
5 67 (1.70%) FTP
6 49 (1.24%) LDAP
7 39 (0.99%) Firewall
8 34 (0.86%) DNS
9 33 (0.84%) HTTPS
10 23 (0.58%) Intranet
10 23 (0.58%) SMTP
11 22 (0.56%) SSH
12 14 (0.35%) IMAP
13 8 (0.20%) SNMP
13 8 (0.20%) Wireless
14 5 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
15 4 (0.10%) AMQP
15 4 (0.10%) IPv4
15 4 (0.10%) VoIP
16 3 (0.076%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1064 (26.94%) SQL Server
2 602 (15.24%) MySQL
3 396 (10.03%) Relational Database
4 391 (9.90%) NoSQL
5 324 (8.20%) MongoDB
6 155 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
7 145 (3.67%) RDBMS
8 140 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 137 (3.47%) Big Data
10 124 (3.14%) Oracle Database
10 124 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 87 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 84 (2.13%) Redis
13 83 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
14 75 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 72 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 69 (1.75%) Hadoop
17 63 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
18 55 (1.39%) DB2
19 53 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 794 (20.11%) Git (software)
2 627 (15.88%) Maven
3 466 (11.80%) Jenkins
4 443 (11.22%) Subversion
5 432 (10.94%) Selenium
6 416 (10.53%) JIRA
7 399 (10.10%) JUnit
8 280 (7.09%) SoapUI
9 240 (6.08%) Visual Studio
10 224 (5.67%) Ant
11 201 (5.09%) Eclipse
12 184 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 165 (4.18%) Cucumber
14 145 (3.67%) IntelliJ
15 129 (3.27%) TeamCity
16 125 (3.17%) NUnit
17 110 (2.79%) JMeter
18 105 (2.66%) Hudson
19 99 (2.51%) Mockito
20 88 (2.23%) WebDriver
General
1 1048 (26.54%) Finance
2 417 (10.56%) Banking
3 265 (6.71%) Retail
4 214 (5.42%) Marketing
5 170 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 139 (3.52%) Manufacturing
7 128 (3.24%) Electronics
8 81 (2.05%) Advertising
9 79 (2.00%) Investment Banking
10 64 (1.62%) Games
11 63 (1.60%) Legal
12 43 (1.09%) Retail Banking
13 40 (1.01%) Financial Institution
14 34 (0.86%) Back Office
15 32 (0.81%) Military
16 28 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.71%) Publishing
17 16 (0.41%) Automotive
18 13 (0.33%) Front Office
18 13 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2393 (60.60%) Developer
2 889 (22.51%) Java Developer
3 573 (14.51%) Senior Developer
4 378 (9.57%) .NET Developer
5 332 (8.41%) C# Developer
6 330 (8.36%) Architect
7 307 (7.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 307 (7.77%) Software Engineer
8 286 (7.24%) Software Developer
9 241 (6.10%) Analyst
10 237 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 201 (5.09%) PHP Developer
12 142 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
13 139 (3.52%) SQL Developer
14 137 (3.47%) Test Analyst
15 133 (3.37%) Java Engineer
16 130 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 130 (3.29%) Consultant
16 130 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
17 128 (3.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2198 (55.66%) REST
2 2118 (53.63%) Web Services
3 1888 (47.81%) XML
4 1398 (35.40%) HTML
5 1135 (28.74%) CSS
6 1122 (28.41%) .NET
7 1096 (27.75%) Spring
8 979 (24.79%) JSON
9 718 (18.18%) RESTful
10 705 (17.85%) ASP.NET
11 662 (16.76%) Hibernate
12 616 (15.60%) jQuery
13 577 (14.61%) AngularJS
14 456 (11.55%) HTML5
15 435 (11.02%) J2EE
16 403 (10.21%) WCF
17 378 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
18 356 (9.01%) JMS
19 352 (8.91%) .NET Framework
20 316 (8.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 297 (7.52%) Computer Science
2 260 (6.58%) Mobile App
3 236 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 232 (5.87%) Enterprise Software
5 202 (5.12%) User Experience
6 130 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
7 98 (2.48%) Fintech
8 86 (2.18%) Management Information System
9 78 (1.98%) Data Structures
10 66 (1.67%) Algorithms
11 62 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
11 62 (1.57%) Mainframe
12 60 (1.52%) N-Tier
13 45 (1.14%) iPad
13 45 (1.14%) Virtual Team
14 42 (1.06%) Social Media
15 30 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 28 (0.71%) NHS
17 27 (0.68%) Client/Server
18 25 (0.63%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 740 (18.74%) Linux
2 494 (12.51%) Windows
3 403 (10.21%) Unix
4 278 (7.04%) Apple iOS
5 238 (6.03%) Android
6 66 (1.67%) Windows Server
7 63 (1.60%) Solaris
8 35 (0.89%) Mac OS
9 27 (0.68%) CentOS
10 20 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 19 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
12 18 (0.46%) 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 7 (0.18%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.18%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2188 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1109 (28.08%) MVC
3 1059 (26.82%) TDD
4 937 (23.73%) Scrum
5 798 (20.21%) OO
6 722 (18.28%) Test Automation
7 708 (17.93%) Software Engineering
8 688 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
9 605 (15.32%) SOA
10 572 (14.48%) BDD
11 445 (11.27%) SDLC
12 437 (11.07%) Unit Testing
13 407 (10.31%) Web Development
14 406 (10.28%) E-Commerce
15 341 (8.64%) Open Source
16 322 (8.15%) OOP
17 318 (8.05%) DevOps
18 285 (7.22%) Mentoring
19 281 (7.12%) Microservices
20 278 (7.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2001 (50.67%) Java
2 1573 (39.83%) JavaScript
3 1422 (36.01%) SQL
4 1140 (28.87%) C#
5 498 (12.61%) PHP
6 366 (9.27%) T-SQL
7 279 (7.07%) Python
8 211 (5.34%) PL/SQL
9 204 (5.17%) C++
10 174 (4.41%) Groovy
11 171 (4.33%) C
12 129 (3.27%) Ruby
12 129 (3.27%) Shell Script
13 121 (3.06%) VB.NET
14 113 (2.86%) Objective-C
15 100 (2.53%) XPath
16 92 (2.33%) PowerShell
17 84 (2.13%) Scala
18 73 (1.85%) Apple Swift
19 69 (1.75%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 414 (10.48%) Degree
2 134 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 134 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 126 (3.19%) ISTQB
4 125 (3.17%) ISEB
5 64 (1.62%) SC Cleared
6 22 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 19 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (0.43%) CITP
8 17 (0.43%) HND
9 16 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.33%) Master's Degree
12 10 (0.25%) DBS Check
13 8 (0.20%) HNC
13 8 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
14 7 (0.18%) Postgraduate
15 6 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (8.79%) QA
2 66 (1.67%) SLA
3 39 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (0.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 25 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 25 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 18 (0.46%) WCAG
7 16 (0.41%) MiFID
8 14 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.30%) EMIR
10 10 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
10 10 (0.25%) HL7
11 7 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.18%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.13%) Section 508
13 4 (0.10%) COBIT
13 4 (0.10%) ISO 8583
13 4 (0.10%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.076%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 129 (3.27%) Docker
2 31 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 22 (0.56%) Varnish
5 17 (0.43%) vSphere
6 6 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.13%) HDFS
8 2 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.051%) Firmware
8 2 (0.051%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.051%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.051%) Xen
9 1 (0.025%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.025%) iptables
9 1 (0.025%) NFS
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.025%) Samba
9 1 (0.025%) Squid
Systems Management
1 83 (2.10%) Puppet
2 63 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (1.27%) Nagios
4 33 (0.84%) CloudHub
5 29 (0.73%) Ansible
6 25 (0.63%) ZABBIX
7 23 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (0.43%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 16 (0.41%) Kubernetes
10 14 (0.35%) 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
1 754 (19.09%) Oracle
2 588 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 244 (6.18%) SAP
4 220 (5.57%) IBM
5 102 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
6 83 (2.10%) Apple
6 83 (2.10%) MuleSoft
7 77 (1.95%) Zend
8 62 (1.57%) TIBCO
9 59 (1.49%) Google
10 56 (1.42%) Cognizant
10 56 (1.42%) Splunk
11 55 (1.39%) HP
12 51 (1.29%) Adobe
13 50 (1.27%) Sybase
14 48 (1.22%) Perforce
14 48 (1.22%) ServiceNow
15 46 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
15 46 (1.16%) Talend
16 45 (1.14%) hybris
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-50,000+BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SoCode Limited
Salary: £50k - 58k per year + +Benefits +Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: circa 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Perkbo
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k + 22 days holiday + Bank holidays + Bonus Scheme + More!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JobHoller
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago