Period
to 16 July 2020

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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SmartBear Software SoapUI
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 474 509 566
Rank change year-on-year +35 +57 +31
Permanent jobs citing SoapUI 368 779 839
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.53% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.51% 2.76% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 296 494 712
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +9.41%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +13.33%

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 14,641 28,213 36,280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.69% 19.35% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11,716 22,399 29,446
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,485 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.83% +2.97% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

SoapUI
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SoapUI in the UK

SoapUI
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for SoapUI in the UK

SoapUI
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing SoapUI over the 6 months to 16 July 2020.

Salary histogram for SoapUI in the UK

SoapUI
Top 16 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 16 July 2020. 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 +34 340 £50,000 +5.26% 18
UK excluding London +82 284 £50,000 +17.65% 13
South East +152 102 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North of England +52 92 £45,000 +12.50% 3
London -2 72 £55,000 -8.33% 6
North West +45 42 £44,697 +11.74% 1
South West +93 40 £50,000 +17.57% 3
Yorkshire +43 33 £50,000 +30.72% 1
North East +36 17 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Midlands +69 16 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East of England +61 14 £37,500 -21.05% 2
West Midlands +94 12 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Work from Home +60 12 £43,988 -3.32% 1
Wales +32 11 £32,500 -5.66%
Scotland +78 9 £52,500 +10.53% 1
East Midlands +32 4 £34,000 -20.00%

For the 6 months to 16 July 2020, IT jobs citing SoapUI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for SoapUI.

1 308 (83.70%) Test Automation
2 269 (73.10%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (65.49%) Selenium
4 165 (44.84%) SOAP
5 158 (42.93%) C#
6 148 (40.22%) SQL
7 145 (39.40%) Java
8 134 (36.41%) JIRA
9 119 (32.34%) Postman
10 117 (31.79%) BDD
11 104 (28.26%) Cucumber
11 104 (28.26%) API Testing
12 101 (27.45%) Jenkins
13 99 (26.90%) JavaScript
13 99 (26.90%) TDD
14 83 (22.55%) Non-Functional Testing
15 82 (22.28%) Degree
16 81 (22.01%) Test Scripting
17 78 (21.20%) QA
17 78 (21.20%) Finance
18 77 (20.92%) Web Services
18 77 (20.92%) Scrum
19 76 (20.65%) WebDriver
20 75 (20.38%) Software Testing
21 68 (18.48%) SpecFlow
21 68 (18.48%) SDET
22 65 (17.66%) Azure
22 65 (17.66%) Continuous Integration
23 64 (17.39%) JMeter
23 64 (17.39%) SDLC

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 54 (14.67%) Confluence
2 14 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.45%) IIS
4 7 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.82%) CMS
5 3 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.54%) Apache
6 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.54%) JBoss
6 2 (0.54%) Moodle
6 2 (0.54%) Totara
7 1 (0.27%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.17%) BASE24
2 4 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 65 (17.66%) Azure
2 20 (5.43%) AWS
3 16 (4.35%) BrowserStack
4 15 (4.08%) Sauce Labs
5 11 (2.99%) BlazeMeter
6 7 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.90%) Office 365
7 6 (1.63%) GitHub
8 5 (1.36%) Serverless
9 3 (0.82%) Azure Functions
9 3 (0.82%) G Suite
9 3 (0.82%) GCP
9 3 (0.82%) PaaS
9 3 (0.82%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (0.82%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (0.82%) Slack
10 2 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.54%) Tricentis Tosca
11 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.17%) ATM
2 5 (1.36%) Skype
3 4 (1.09%) HTTP
4 2 (0.54%) DNS
5 1 (0.27%) DSL
5 1 (0.27%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.42%) Relational Database
3 29 (7.88%) RDBMS
4 17 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.53%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.45%) MySQL
8 9 (2.45%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.82%) DB2
11 2 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 241 (65.49%) Selenium
2 134 (36.41%) JIRA
3 119 (32.34%) Postman
4 104 (28.26%) Cucumber
5 101 (27.45%) Jenkins
6 76 (20.65%) WebDriver
7 68 (18.48%) SpecFlow
8 64 (17.39%) JMeter
9 60 (16.30%) LoadRunner
10 47 (12.77%) Maven
11 42 (11.41%) HP UFT
12 40 (10.87%) Git (software)
13 29 (7.88%) REST Assured
13 29 (7.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 28 (7.61%) eggPlant
15 23 (6.25%) Protractor
16 21 (5.71%) Appium
17 19 (5.16%) JUnit
18 17 (4.62%) TeamCity
19 14 (3.80%) TestNG
General
1 78 (21.20%) Finance
2 26 (7.07%) Retail
3 18 (4.89%) Banking
4 10 (2.72%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.90%) Legal
6 6 (1.63%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.36%) Marketing
8 4 (1.09%) Back Office
8 4 (1.09%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (27.17%) Tester
2 92 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 70 (19.02%) Developer
4 59 (16.03%) Analyst
5 56 (15.22%) Automation Tester
6 54 (14.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 48 (13.04%) Test Analyst
8 42 (11.41%) Developer in Test
9 39 (10.60%) Software Tester
10 38 (10.33%) Software Engineer
11 37 (10.05%) Test Leader
12 35 (9.51%) Software Developer
13 31 (8.42%) Software Test Engineer
14 28 (7.61%) Senior Tester
15 26 (7.07%) Senior Automation Tester
16 24 (6.52%) Development Engineer
16 24 (6.52%) QA Engineer
16 24 (6.52%) Software Analyst
16 24 (6.52%) Software Development Engineer
16 24 (6.52%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (44.84%) SOAP
2 77 (20.92%) Web Services
3 48 (13.04%) XML
4 47 (12.77%) .NET
5 45 (12.23%) RESTful
6 43 (11.68%) CSS
7 35 (9.51%) HTML
8 25 (6.79%) Gherkin
9 24 (6.52%) AngularJS
10 21 (5.71%) WCF
11 17 (4.62%) JSON
12 16 (4.35%) Middleware
13 15 (4.08%) Ajax
13 15 (4.08%) ASP.NET
14 14 (3.80%) .NET Framework
14 14 (3.80%) React
15 13 (3.53%) REST
16 12 (3.26%) HTML5
16 12 (3.26%) jQuery
16 12 (3.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.61%) Virtual Team
2 24 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.80%) Client/Server
5 12 (3.26%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.17%) EMV
6 8 (2.17%) Online Banking
6 8 (2.17%) Tandem
7 7 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.36%) AS400
9 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.09%) EPoS
9 4 (1.09%) NHS
10 3 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.27%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.27%) PMI
12 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.16%) Windows
2 16 (4.35%) Linux
3 9 (2.45%) Unix
4 6 (1.63%) CentOS
4 6 (1.63%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.82%) Android
5 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (83.70%) Test Automation
2 269 (73.10%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (31.79%) BDD
4 104 (28.26%) API Testing
5 99 (26.90%) TDD
6 83 (22.55%) Non-Functional Testing
7 81 (22.01%) Test Scripting
8 77 (20.92%) Scrum
9 75 (20.38%) Software Testing
10 68 (18.48%) SDET
11 65 (17.66%) Continuous Integration
12 64 (17.39%) SDLC
13 62 (16.85%) Performance Testing
14 58 (15.76%) Integration Testing
14 58 (15.76%) Regression Testing
15 52 (14.13%) Test Strategy
16 51 (13.86%) DevOps
17 46 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
17 46 (12.50%) Waterfall
18 39 (10.60%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 158 (42.93%) C#
2 148 (40.22%) SQL
3 145 (39.40%) Java
4 99 (26.90%) JavaScript
5 61 (16.58%) Python
6 37 (10.05%) TypeScript
7 23 (6.25%) C
8 15 (4.08%) C++
9 14 (3.80%) Ruby
10 13 (3.53%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.53%) VB
10 13 (3.53%) VBScript
11 12 (3.26%) PHP
12 8 (2.17%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.17%) Groovy
13 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.36%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.36%) Scala
15 4 (1.09%) Java 8
16 2 (0.54%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 82 (22.28%) Degree
2 45 (12.23%) ISTQB
3 39 (10.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (7.88%) Security Cleared
5 21 (5.71%) ISEB
6 15 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.99%) ISEB Practitioner
7 11 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (2.45%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (21.20%) QA
2 28 (7.61%) PMO
3 8 (2.17%) ISO 8583
4 7 (1.90%) GDPR
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.72%) Docker
2 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (5.98%) HP ALM
2 15 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (2.72%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.09%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.54%) Terraform
6 1 (0.27%) CloudHub
6 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.05%) HP
3 20 (5.43%) Oracle
4 13 (3.53%) CA
5 10 (2.72%) Google
6 9 (2.45%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.36%) Splunk
8 4 (1.09%) Delphix
8 4 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.09%) SAP
8 4 (1.09%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.82%) IBM
9 3 (0.82%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.82%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.54%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.54%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.27%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.27%) InterSystems
11 1 (0.27%) Micro Focus
11 1 (0.27%) Plumtree