Period
to 25 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for SoapUI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SoapUI over the 6 months to 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SmartBear Software SoapUI
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 545 719
Rank change year-on-year -47 +174 +92
Permanent jobs citing SoapUI 714 918 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.96% 2.60% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 590 778 541
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,225 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% +5.26% +1.33%

SoapUI is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36409 35293 38056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.67% 18.44% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29530 30596 32189
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,580
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SoapUI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in the UK

SoapUI
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SoapUI.

Salary trend for SoapUI in the UK

SoapUI
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SoapUI over the 6 months to 25 September 2017.

Salary histogram for SoapUI in the UK

SoapUI
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SoapUI within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
England -40 685 £45,000 +5.88% 36
UK excluding London -32 462 £39,500 -1.25% 27
London -58 251 £55,000 +10.00% 10
South East +3 128 £38,750 -3.13% 11
North of England -75 120 £40,000 - 3
Midlands +56 93 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South West +42 63 £36,000 -2.04% 6
West Midlands +22 61 £42,000 +16.67% 1
Yorkshire -56 60 £40,000 - 2
North West -7 56 £40,000 +6.67% 1
East Midlands +44 32 £45,375 +29.64%
East of England -23 31 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Scotland +11 16 £45,000 -
Wales +6 16 £38,675 +3.13% 1
North East - 5 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2017, IT jobs citing SoapUI 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 SoapUI.

1 597 (83.61%) Test Automation
2 537 (75.21%) Agile Software Development
3 496 (69.47%) Selenium
4 357 (50.00%) Java
5 321 (44.96%) SOAP
6 300 (42.02%) QA
7 260 (36.41%) BDD
8 255 (35.71%) SQL
9 239 (33.47%) Cucumber
10 201 (28.15%) Scrum
11 195 (27.31%) TDD
12 194 (27.17%) C#
13 185 (25.91%) WebDriver
13 185 (25.91%) Test Scripting
14 178 (24.93%) JIRA
15 174 (24.37%) JMeter
15 174 (24.37%) Finance
16 161 (22.55%) Jenkins
17 146 (20.45%) Web Services
18 143 (20.03%) JUnit
19 142 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
20 126 (17.65%) Software Testing
21 124 (17.37%) Manual Testing
22 120 (16.81%) Regression Testing
23 114 (15.97%) ISTQB
24 108 (15.13%) Degree
25 107 (14.99%) Test Management
26 105 (14.71%) Test Strategy
27 104 (14.57%) Unit Testing
28 102 (14.29%) Functional Testing

SoapUI
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 37 (5.18%) Apache
2 36 (5.04%) Confluence
3 25 (3.50%) Tomcat
4 20 (2.80%) IIS
5 19 (2.66%) JBoss
6 18 (2.52%) Mule ESB
7 17 (2.38%) WebLogic
8 16 (2.24%) CMS
8 16 (2.24%) Mule
8 16 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 15 (2.10%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.82%) Anypoint
10 13 (1.82%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.42%) Documentum
11 3 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
1 9 (1.26%) SAP ERP
1 9 (1.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.50%) BrowserStack
4 22 (3.08%) G Suite
4 22 (3.08%) Office 365
5 19 (2.66%) Slack
6 16 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.82%) OpenShift
8 10 (1.40%) GitHub
8 10 (1.40%) Sauce Labs
9 9 (1.26%) SaaS
10 5 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.14%) Boomi
11 1 (0.14%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.36%) Internet
2 17 (2.38%) HTTP
3 13 (1.82%) FTP
4 8 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (1.12%) HTTPS
4 8 (1.12%) VoIP
4 8 (1.12%) VSAT
5 7 (0.98%) PuTTY
6 6 (0.84%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.70%) tcpdump
8 3 (0.42%) ATM
9 2 (0.28%) Firewall
9 2 (0.28%) IPv4
9 2 (0.28%) SMTP
9 2 (0.28%) SSL
9 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.14%) DSL
10 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.14%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.34%) MySQL
3 15 (2.10%) MongoDB
4 13 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.26%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.26%) SQLPlus
7 8 (1.12%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (0.84%) HBase
9 3 (0.42%) Big Data
9 3 (0.42%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.42%) Redis
9 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.28%) Informix
10 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.14%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 496 (69.47%) Selenium
2 239 (33.47%) Cucumber
3 185 (25.91%) WebDriver
4 178 (24.93%) JIRA
5 174 (24.37%) JMeter
6 161 (22.55%) Jenkins
7 143 (20.03%) JUnit
8 81 (11.34%) SpecFlow
9 71 (9.94%) Git (software)
10 66 (9.24%) HP UFT
11 65 (9.10%) Appium
12 62 (8.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 61 (8.54%) Ranorex
14 58 (8.12%) Maven
14 58 (8.12%) TestNG
15 46 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
16 40 (5.60%) LoadRunner
17 39 (5.46%) NUnit
18 38 (5.32%) Eclipse
18 38 (5.32%) WATIR
General
1 174 (24.37%) Finance
2 59 (8.26%) Retail
3 48 (6.72%) Banking
4 14 (1.96%) Digital Economy
5 13 (1.82%) Back Office
5 13 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.26%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.26%) Publishing
7 8 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.12%) Vietnamese Language
8 5 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.56%) Games
9 4 (0.56%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Advertising
11 2 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Law
12 1 (0.14%) Marketing
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 260 (36.41%) Analyst
2 239 (33.47%) Test Analyst
3 137 (19.19%) Test Engineer
4 96 (13.45%) Tester
5 90 (12.61%) Developer
6 77 (10.78%) Test Automation Engineer
7 67 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 67 (9.38%) Senior Test Analyst
8 65 (9.10%) QA Engineer
9 56 (7.84%) Automation Test Analyst
9 56 (7.84%) QA Analyst
10 51 (7.14%) Java Developer
11 48 (6.72%) Consultant
11 48 (6.72%) Test Leader
12 45 (6.30%) QA Test Analyst
13 43 (6.02%) Automation Tester
14 42 (5.88%) QA Tester
15 40 (5.60%) QA Test Engineer
16 36 (5.04%) Automation Test Lead
16 36 (5.04%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (44.96%) SOAP
2 146 (20.45%) Web Services
3 86 (12.04%) XML
4 80 (11.20%) .NET
5 71 (9.94%) REST
6 69 (9.66%) Gherkin
7 55 (7.70%) HTML
7 55 (7.70%) Spring
8 51 (7.14%) JSON
9 49 (6.86%) J2EE
9 49 (6.86%) RESTful
10 34 (4.76%) XSD
11 32 (4.48%) Hibernate
12 28 (3.92%) WSDL
13 27 (3.78%) Node.js
14 26 (3.64%) HTML5
14 26 (3.64%) JMS
14 26 (3.64%) Middleware
15 25 (3.50%) JPA
16 22 (3.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.96%) Computer Science
2 59 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.90%) Client/Server
4 30 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (4.20%) Fintech
5 27 (3.78%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.24%) N-Tier
7 11 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.84%) EPoS
10 6 (0.84%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.70%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.56%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.56%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.42%) EFT
13 3 (0.42%) Replication
14 2 (0.28%) iPad
14 2 (0.28%) Virtual Team
15 1 (0.14%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 72 (10.08%) Windows
2 65 (9.10%) Linux
3 56 (7.84%) Unix
4 15 (2.10%) Android
5 13 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.42%) Kali Linux
6 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.42%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.14%) AIX
7 1 (0.14%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (83.61%) Test Automation
2 537 (75.21%) Agile Software Development
3 260 (36.41%) BDD
4 201 (28.15%) Scrum
5 195 (27.31%) TDD
6 185 (25.91%) Test Scripting
7 142 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
8 126 (17.65%) Software Testing
9 124 (17.37%) Manual Testing
10 120 (16.81%) Regression Testing
11 107 (14.99%) Test Management
12 105 (14.71%) Test Strategy
13 104 (14.57%) Unit Testing
14 102 (14.29%) Functional Testing
15 99 (13.87%) SDLC
15 99 (13.87%) User Acceptance Testing
16 97 (13.59%) Kanban
17 91 (12.75%) Performance Testing
18 79 (11.06%) API Testing
18 79 (11.06%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 357 (50.00%) Java
2 255 (35.71%) SQL
3 194 (27.17%) C#
4 81 (11.34%) Python
5 77 (10.78%) JavaScript
6 74 (10.36%) Ruby
7 63 (8.82%) C++
8 58 (8.12%) C
8 58 (8.12%) Groovy
9 47 (6.58%) Scala
10 38 (5.32%) PHP
11 29 (4.06%) Shell Script
12 27 (3.78%) T-SQL
13 26 (3.64%) PL/SQL
14 24 (3.36%) XPath
15 17 (2.38%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.54%) Perl
16 11 (1.54%) VBScript
17 8 (1.12%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 114 (15.97%) ISTQB
2 108 (15.13%) Degree
3 84 (11.76%) ISEB
4 57 (7.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 18 (2.52%) Security Cleared
7 16 (2.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 14 (1.96%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.28%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.14%) CSQA
11 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (42.02%) QA
2 4 (0.56%) ISO 20022
2 4 (0.56%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (1.68%) Docker
2 10 (1.40%) vSphere
3 6 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.70%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (8.54%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.54%) CloudHub
3 8 (1.12%) Ansible
4 6 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.84%) Puppet
5 4 (0.56%) CA Service Virtualization
5 4 (0.56%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.28%) HockeyApp
6 2 (0.28%) Kibana
6 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 57 (7.98%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.56%) HP
3 49 (6.86%) Oracle
4 38 (5.32%) Google
5 26 (3.64%) CA Agile Central
6 25 (3.50%) IBM
7 12 (1.68%) Dynatrace
8 11 (1.54%) MuleSoft
8 11 (1.54%) Solace
8 11 (1.54%) Sybase
9 10 (1.40%) SAP
10 9 (1.26%) Splunk
11 8 (1.12%) Cisco
11 8 (1.12%) VMware
12 7 (0.98%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.70%) Siebel
13 5 (0.70%) Talend
14 4 (0.56%) CA
14 4 (0.56%) Informatica
15 3 (0.42%) Red Hat