Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 6 months to 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 71 70
Rank change year-on-year +25 -1 +13
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 50 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.13% 2.91% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.11% 7.75% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 16
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +17.07% +12.64%
10th Percentile £31,250 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £53,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £54,000 £57,500 £51,750
% change year-on-year -6.09% +11.11% +13.74%

SOAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 413 426 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 42.40% 37.57% 26.62%
Number of salaries quoted 361 346 218
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £70,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Watford

SOAP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Watford

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Watford over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT jobs citing SOAP 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 44 (88.00%) Web Services
2 38 (76.00%) SQL
3 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (68.00%) XML
5 29 (58.00%) JSP
5 29 (58.00%) Java
5 29 (58.00%) J2EE
6 28 (56.00%) XSD
7 27 (54.00%) REST
8 25 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (46.00%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
9 23 (46.00%) HTML
10 22 (44.00%) Spring
10 22 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (42.00%) TDD
11 21 (42.00%) Scrum
11 21 (42.00%) Oracle
12 20 (40.00%) WSDL
12 20 (40.00%) IBM
13 19 (38.00%) SOA
14 18 (36.00%) Unix
14 18 (36.00%) JSON
14 18 (36.00%) RESTful
14 18 (36.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 17 (34.00%) Relational Database
15 17 (34.00%) Pair Programming
15 17 (34.00%) OO
16 16 (32.00%) Linux
16 16 (32.00%) PL/SQL

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 18 (36.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (30.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (18.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (18.00%) Apache
3 9 (18.00%) WebSphere
3 9 (18.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (14.00%) CMS
4 7 (14.00%) MQSeries
5 6 (12.00%) Mule
5 6 (12.00%) Mule ESB
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
8 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
8 2 (4.00%) CoreMedia CMS
8 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Magento
2 2 (4.00%) Fredhopper
2 2 (4.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.00%) Boomi
3 7 (14.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) SSL
2 7 (14.00%) Internet
3 4 (8.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) Firewall
3 4 (8.00%) HTTP
3 4 (8.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (28.00%) NoSQL
2 14 (28.00%) Oracle Database
2 14 (28.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (18.00%) RDBMS
4 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (14.00%) DB2
5 7 (14.00%) Jackrabbit
6 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (10.00%) MS Access
6 5 (10.00%) Power BI
6 5 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (4.00%) Endeca
8 2 (4.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
1 16 (32.00%) Subversion
2 14 (28.00%) JIRA
3 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (16.00%) JUnit
4 8 (16.00%) Mockito
5 7 (14.00%) Ant
5 7 (14.00%) Eclipse
5 7 (14.00%) Log4j
5 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 6 (12.00%) SoapUI
7 5 (10.00%) Maven
7 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (8.00%) VersionOne
9 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.00%) Selenium
9 2 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (8.00%) Retail
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (96.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 15 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 11 (22.00%) Senior Developer
5 8 (16.00%) C# Developer
6 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
6 6 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Integration Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (6.00%) ETL Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Junior Java Developer
9 3 (6.00%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (6.00%) SQL BI Developer
9 3 (6.00%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (88.00%) Web Services
2 34 (68.00%) XML
3 29 (58.00%) J2EE
3 29 (58.00%) JSP
4 28 (56.00%) XSD
5 27 (54.00%) REST
6 23 (46.00%) HTML
7 22 (44.00%) Spring
8 20 (40.00%) WSDL
9 18 (36.00%) JSON
9 18 (36.00%) RESTful
10 14 (28.00%) HTML5
11 13 (26.00%) .NET
12 12 (24.00%) Servlets
13 11 (22.00%) EJB
13 11 (22.00%) JDBC
14 10 (20.00%) Middleware
14 10 (20.00%) XSLT
15 9 (18.00%) Ajax
15 9 (18.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (46.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (6.00%) User Experience
6 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Unix
2 16 (32.00%) Linux
3 10 (20.00%) HPUX
3 10 (20.00%) Solaris
4 4 (8.00%) Android
4 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (42.00%) Scrum
4 21 (42.00%) TDD
5 19 (38.00%) SOA
6 17 (34.00%) OO
6 17 (34.00%) Pair Programming
7 16 (32.00%) SDLC
8 14 (28.00%) E-Commerce
8 14 (28.00%) Line Management
8 14 (28.00%) Proactive Monitoring
9 10 (20.00%) Coaching
9 10 (20.00%) OOP
10 9 (18.00%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (16.00%) Agile Project Management
11 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 8 (16.00%) MVC
11 8 (16.00%) Project Management
11 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) SQL
2 29 (58.00%) Java
3 23 (46.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.00%) PL/SQL
5 8 (16.00%) C#
6 7 (14.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (14.00%) Perl
7 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (10.00%) VBA
8 4 (8.00%) XPath
8 4 (8.00%) XQuery
9 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) QA
2 7 (14.00%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Puppet
1 7 (14.00%) Terraform
2 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.00%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (4.00%) Ansible
4 2 (4.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (4.00%) MOM
5 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) Oracle
2 20 (40.00%) IBM
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.00%) Blue Martini
4 9 (18.00%) Demandware
4 9 (18.00%) Elastic Path
4 9 (18.00%) hybris
5 8 (16.00%) WSO2
6 7 (14.00%) ATG
6 7 (14.00%) Dell
6 7 (14.00%) Google
6 7 (14.00%) MuleSoft
6 7 (14.00%) SAP
6 7 (14.00%) Talend
6 7 (14.00%) TIBCO
6 7 (14.00%) webMethods
7 4 (8.00%) CA
7 4 (8.00%) Green Hat
7 4 (8.00%) SnapLogic
8 2 (4.00%) Cognos