Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

SmartBear Software SoapUI
UK
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 617 511 514
Rank change year-on-year -106 +3 +29
Permanent jobs citing SoapUI 196 612 817
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 2.62% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 177 430 644
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,875 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%

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 15,044 23,358 29,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.88% 19.12% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12,203 18,549 23,956
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021. 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 -72 185 £50,000 +11.11% 28
UK excluding London -113 135 £47,500 +5.56% 16
London +123 54 £50,000 -4.76% 13
South West +41 37 £50,000 +33.33% 3
North of England -64 36 £42,500 -5.56% 2
South East +12 31 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Work from Home -84 31 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Midlands +9 26 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands +37 22 £47,500 - 2
Yorkshire -27 19 £50,000 +11.11%
North West -8 17 £37,500 -16.67% 2
East Midlands +5 4 £50,000 +42.86%
Northern Ireland +12 3 £27,500 -8.33% 1
East of England +61 1 £57,500 +35.29% 2
Wales +7 1 £50,000 +42.86%

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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.

1 176 (89.80%) Test Automation
2 146 (74.49%) Selenium
3 115 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (48.47%) Java
5 91 (46.43%) QA
6 89 (45.41%) Cucumber
6 89 (45.41%) SOAP
7 77 (39.29%) Postman
8 70 (35.71%) C#
9 69 (35.20%) BDD
10 66 (33.67%) DevOps
11 61 (31.12%) JIRA
12 58 (29.59%) SQL
13 54 (27.55%) TDD
14 53 (27.04%) Finance
15 52 (26.53%) JavaScript
16 50 (25.51%) Azure
17 47 (23.98%) Scrum
18 44 (22.45%) Git (software)
19 43 (21.94%) API Testing
20 42 (21.43%) Performance Testing
21 40 (20.41%) Test Scripting
21 40 (20.41%) JMeter
22 39 (19.90%) Jenkins
23 38 (19.39%) Python
24 37 (18.88%) SDLC
25 34 (17.35%) AWS
25 34 (17.35%) WebDriver
26 33 (16.84%) ISTQB
27 28 (14.29%) REST Assured

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 21 (10.71%) Confluence
2 13 (6.63%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.55%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.02%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) JBoss
5 1 (0.51%) Mule
5 1 (0.51%) nginx
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.02%) SAP FI-CA
2 2 (1.02%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 50 (25.51%) Azure
2 34 (17.35%) AWS
3 12 (6.12%) Sauce Labs
4 9 (4.59%) BrowserStack
4 9 (4.59%) SaaS
5 3 (1.53%) GCP
5 3 (1.53%) GitHub
5 3 (1.53%) Tricentis Tosca
6 2 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.02%) BlazeMeter
6 2 (1.02%) IaaS
7 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.51%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.57%) Skype
2 2 (1.02%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.02%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (1.02%) INAP
2 2 (1.02%) SMS
3 1 (0.51%) FTP
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 7 (3.57%) MySQL
3 6 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.04%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.53%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.53%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.02%) Bigtable
7 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.02%) DB2
7 2 (1.02%) HBase
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 146 (74.49%) Selenium
2 89 (45.41%) Cucumber
3 77 (39.29%) Postman
4 61 (31.12%) JIRA
5 44 (22.45%) Git (software)
6 40 (20.41%) JMeter
7 39 (19.90%) Jenkins
8 34 (17.35%) WebDriver
9 28 (14.29%) REST Assured
10 22 (11.22%) SpecFlow
11 20 (10.20%) Maven
12 19 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (9.69%) Visual Studio
13 14 (7.14%) eggPlant
14 13 (6.63%) LoadRunner
15 11 (5.61%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (5.61%) Subversion
16 10 (5.10%) Protractor
17 9 (4.59%) Cypress.io
18 8 (4.08%) Fiddler
General
1 53 (27.04%) Finance
2 14 (7.14%) Public Sector
2 14 (7.14%) Retail
3 9 (4.59%) Marketing
4 8 (4.08%) Advertising
4 8 (4.08%) Electronics
4 8 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.04%) Banking
6 3 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.02%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.02%) Back Office
7 2 (1.02%) Billing
7 2 (1.02%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (22.45%) QA Engineer
2 38 (19.39%) Analyst
2 38 (19.39%) Test Analyst
2 38 (19.39%) Test Engineer
2 38 (19.39%) Tester
3 34 (17.35%) QA Automation Engineer
4 32 (16.33%) Automation Tester
5 30 (15.31%) Test Automation Engineer
6 27 (13.78%) Automation Engineer
7 22 (11.22%) Developer
8 21 (10.71%) Java Engineer
9 18 (9.18%) Automation Test Analyst
10 15 (7.65%) Senior Automation Tester
10 15 (7.65%) Senior Tester
11 14 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
12 11 (5.61%) Developer in Test
12 11 (5.61%) QA Test Engineer
12 11 (5.61%) Senior QA Engineer
12 11 (5.61%) Test Leader
13 10 (5.10%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (45.41%) SOAP
2 25 (12.76%) Gherkin
3 20 (10.20%) .NET
3 20 (10.20%) REST
4 18 (9.18%) Web Services
5 14 (7.14%) JSON
5 14 (7.14%) RESTful
5 14 (7.14%) Spring
5 14 (7.14%) XML
6 13 (6.63%) CSS
6 13 (6.63%) Kafka
6 13 (6.63%) Node.js
7 12 (6.12%) WebdriverIO
8 11 (5.61%) AngularJS
8 11 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (5.10%) HTML
9 10 (5.10%) React
9 10 (5.10%) Spring Boot
10 8 (4.08%) Java EE
11 7 (3.57%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (4.59%) Replication
1 9 (4.59%) Wiki
2 8 (4.08%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.06%) User Experience
5 5 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.55%) Renewable Energy
6 4 (2.04%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.53%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.02%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.02%) NHS
8 2 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.67%) Windows
2 14 (7.14%) Unix
3 11 (5.61%) Linux
4 5 (2.55%) Android
4 5 (2.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (89.80%) Test Automation
2 115 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (35.20%) BDD
4 66 (33.67%) DevOps
5 54 (27.55%) TDD
6 47 (23.98%) Scrum
7 43 (21.94%) API Testing
8 42 (21.43%) Performance Testing
9 40 (20.41%) Test Scripting
10 37 (18.88%) SDLC
11 26 (13.27%) Non-Functional Testing
11 26 (13.27%) SDET
12 25 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (12.76%) Regression Testing
13 21 (10.71%) Technical Leadership
14 19 (9.69%) Manual Testing
14 19 (9.69%) QA Automation
14 19 (9.69%) Software Engineering
15 17 (8.67%) Defect Management
15 17 (8.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 95 (48.47%) Java
2 70 (35.71%) C#
3 58 (29.59%) SQL
4 52 (26.53%) JavaScript
5 38 (19.39%) Python
6 13 (6.63%) TypeScript
7 8 (4.08%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.08%) Ruby
8 6 (3.06%) Java 8
8 6 (3.06%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.55%) F#
10 4 (2.04%) C
10 4 (2.04%) Perl
10 4 (2.04%) PHP
10 4 (2.04%) VBScript
11 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.02%) C++
12 2 (1.02%) Groovy
12 2 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 33 (16.84%) ISTQB
2 25 (12.76%) ISEB
3 20 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 20 (10.20%) Security Cleared
4 13 (6.63%) Degree
4 13 (6.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (6.12%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.51%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (46.43%) QA
2 5 (2.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (6.63%) Docker
2 3 (1.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (6.12%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.55%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.55%) Puppet
3 2 (1.02%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.02%) Terraform
4 1 (0.51%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 16 (8.16%) Oracle
2 12 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.12%) SAP
3 8 (4.08%) Dell
3 8 (4.08%) HP
3 8 (4.08%) Intel
4 5 (2.55%) Pega
5 3 (1.53%) OutSystems
6 2 (1.02%) Mavenir
6 2 (1.02%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.02%) New Relic
6 2 (1.02%) Splunk
7 1 (0.51%) CA
7 1 (0.51%) Google
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.51%) UiPath
7 1 (0.51%) webMethods