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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 298 217 130
Rank change year-on-year -81 -87 +18
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 896 596 202
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.14% 1.60% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.51% 3.29% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 593 495 190
10th Percentile £37,650 £33,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £39,750 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,140 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.03% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,677 18,105 4,607
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.37% 48.65% 51.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,760 13,808 4,060
10th Percentile £39,000 £34,463 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £64,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.17% +4.55% +4.76%

SOAP
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing SOAP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

SOAP trend for jobs with a WFH option

SOAP
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing SOAP.

SOAP salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

SOAP
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing SOAP over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

SOAP salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, SOAP job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for SOAP.

1 540 (60.27%) REST
2 476 (53.13%) Agile
3 408 (45.54%) JavaScript
4 385 (42.97%) Java
5 376 (41.96%) SQL
6 348 (38.84%) Web Services
7 334 (37.28%) HTML
8 298 (33.26%) XML
9 295 (32.92%) Git (software)
10 280 (31.25%) Test Automation
11 263 (29.35%) C#
12 256 (28.57%) .NET
13 233 (26.00%) Microservices
14 232 (25.89%) CSS
15 225 (25.11%) Spring
15 225 (25.11%) JSON
16 224 (25.00%) DevOps
17 211 (23.55%) Social Skills
18 208 (23.21%) Azure
19 198 (22.10%) Software Engineering
20 195 (21.76%) Finance
21 188 (20.98%) Scrum
22 175 (19.53%) AWS
23 165 (18.42%) SQL Server
24 164 (18.30%) RESTful
25 163 (18.19%) Linux
26 158 (17.63%) CI/CD
27 148 (16.52%) Microsoft
28 145 (16.18%) JIRA
29 141 (15.74%) Full Stack Development

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 72 (8.04%) Confluence
2 52 (5.80%) IIS
3 45 (5.02%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
5 19 (2.12%) CMS
6 16 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.67%) Apache
8 10 (1.12%) Mule
9 9 (1.00%) WordPress
10 8 (0.89%) Apache Airflow
10 8 (0.89%) Apache Spark
10 8 (0.89%) Luigi
10 8 (0.89%) Mendix
11 7 (0.78%) Jetty
11 7 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.67%) Jadu
13 5 (0.56%) CICS
13 5 (0.56%) JBoss
13 5 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 47 (5.25%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.78%) Maple
4 5 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 13 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.33%) Shopify
6 2 (0.22%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.11%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.11%) Scribe Insight
7 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 208 (23.21%) Azure
2 175 (19.53%) AWS
3 102 (11.38%) SaaS
4 82 (9.15%) GitHub
5 54 (6.03%) Serverless
6 47 (5.25%) Azure DevOps
7 45 (5.02%) PaaS
8 43 (4.80%) Power Platform
9 40 (4.46%) Amazon Kinesis
9 40 (4.46%) BrowserStack
10 39 (4.35%) Amazon S3
11 33 (3.68%) IaaS
12 28 (3.13%) Amazon SQS
13 27 (3.01%) OpenShift
13 27 (3.01%) Sauce Labs
14 26 (2.90%) CloudBees
15 25 (2.79%) AWS Lambda
16 20 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
16 20 (2.23%) Amazon ECS
17 19 (2.12%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 62 (6.92%) HTTP
2 46 (5.13%) Internet
3 30 (3.35%) SSL
4 11 (1.23%) VPN
5 8 (0.89%) Network Security
5 8 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.78%) SMS
7 6 (0.67%) Firewall
8 4 (0.45%) DNS
8 4 (0.45%) LAN
8 4 (0.45%) SAN
8 4 (0.45%) WAN
9 3 (0.33%) FTP
9 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.33%) Intranet
9 3 (0.33%) MQTT
9 3 (0.33%) VoIP
10 1 (0.11%) SSH
10 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 120 (13.39%) Relational Database
3 99 (11.05%) MySQL
4 79 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 78 (8.71%) PostgreSQL
6 35 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
6 35 (3.91%) Redis
7 34 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
7 34 (3.79%) MongoDB
8 32 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (2.79%) Hadoop
11 25 (2.79%) Power BI
12 23 (2.57%) DynamoDB
13 21 (2.34%) Oracle Database
14 18 (2.01%) Big Data
14 18 (2.01%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.90%) GIS
15 17 (1.90%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 295 (32.92%) Git (software)
2 145 (16.18%) JIRA
3 138 (15.40%) Jenkins
4 128 (14.29%) Selenium
5 110 (12.28%) Cucumber
6 78 (8.71%) Postman
7 58 (6.47%) SoapUI
8 40 (4.46%) Appium
8 40 (4.46%) Maven
8 40 (4.46%) SpecFlow
8 40 (4.46%) Visual Studio
9 38 (4.24%) Cypress.io
10 36 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 35 (3.91%) SonarQube
12 34 (3.79%) JMeter
13 33 (3.68%) Bitbucket
14 32 (3.57%) LoadRunner
14 32 (3.57%) WebDriver
15 31 (3.46%) GitLab
16 29 (3.24%) Robot Framework
General
1 211 (23.55%) Social Skills
2 195 (21.76%) Finance
3 99 (11.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 97 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
5 88 (9.82%) Banking
6 69 (7.70%) Retail
7 46 (5.13%) Law
8 37 (4.13%) Marketing
9 25 (2.79%) Retail Banking
10 23 (2.57%) Legal
11 19 (2.12%) Public Sector
12 18 (2.01%) Automotive
12 18 (2.01%) Local Government
13 15 (1.67%) Games
14 13 (1.45%) Advertising
15 8 (0.89%) Back Office
15 8 (0.89%) Presentation Skills
15 8 (0.89%) Telecoms
16 7 (0.78%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.78%) Police
Job Titles
1 421 (46.99%) Developer
2 134 (14.96%) Senior Developer
3 124 (13.84%) Software Engineer
4 114 (12.72%) Java Developer
5 68 (7.59%) Test Engineer
6 67 (7.48%) Architect
7 55 (6.14%) .NET Developer
8 44 (4.91%) Graduate
8 44 (4.91%) Senior Java Developer
9 43 (4.80%) PHP Developer
10 42 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
11 40 (4.46%) Analyst
12 36 (4.02%) QA Engineer
13 35 (3.91%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 34 (3.79%) Lead Developer
14 34 (3.79%) Technical Leader
15 30 (3.35%) Junior
15 30 (3.35%) Junior Developer
15 30 (3.35%) Software Developer
16 27 (3.01%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 540 (60.27%) REST
2 348 (38.84%) Web Services
3 334 (37.28%) HTML
4 298 (33.26%) XML
5 256 (28.57%) .NET
6 232 (25.89%) CSS
7 225 (25.11%) JSON
7 225 (25.11%) Spring
8 164 (18.30%) RESTful
9 126 (14.06%) AngularJS
10 114 (12.72%) Node.js
11 103 (11.50%) HTML5
12 99 (11.05%) Spring Boot
13 88 (9.82%) ASP.NET
14 82 (9.15%) jQuery
15 77 (8.59%) React
16 72 (8.04%) .NET Framework
17 70 (7.81%) Hibernate
18 56 (6.25%) JSP
19 53 (5.92%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.14%) User Experience
2 40 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (3.91%) Cyberthreat
4 31 (3.46%) Virtual Team
5 30 (3.35%) Low-Code
5 30 (3.35%) Online Banking
6 26 (2.90%) Social Network
7 24 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (2.46%) Mobile App
9 21 (2.34%) Cyberattack
9 21 (2.34%) Data Structures
10 20 (2.23%) Legacy Systems
11 19 (2.12%) Blockchain
12 16 (1.79%) NHS
13 13 (1.45%) Blog
14 11 (1.23%) AS400
14 11 (1.23%) iSeries
15 10 (1.12%) IoT
15 10 (1.12%) Management Information System
16 9 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 163 (18.19%) Linux
2 127 (14.17%) Windows
3 96 (10.71%) Android
4 83 (9.26%) Apple iOS
5 41 (4.58%) Ubuntu
6 20 (2.23%) Mac OS
6 20 (2.23%) Unix
7 6 (0.67%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.56%) zOS
9 1 (0.11%) AIX
9 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (53.13%) Agile
2 280 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 233 (26.00%) Microservices
4 224 (25.00%) DevOps
5 198 (22.10%) Software Engineering
6 188 (20.98%) Scrum
7 158 (17.63%) CI/CD
8 141 (15.74%) Full Stack Development
9 120 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
10 109 (12.17%) TDD
11 108 (12.05%) MVC
12 107 (11.94%) Web Development
13 92 (10.27%) Software Testing
14 91 (10.16%) OO
15 90 (10.04%) BDD
16 88 (9.82%) OOP
17 86 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
18 85 (9.49%) API Testing
19 77 (8.59%) SDLC
20 71 (7.92%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 408 (45.54%) JavaScript
2 385 (42.97%) Java
3 376 (41.96%) SQL
4 263 (29.35%) C#
5 83 (9.26%) Python
6 68 (7.59%) PHP
7 62 (6.92%) TypeScript
8 53 (5.92%) C++
9 32 (3.57%) Kotlin
10 31 (3.46%) T-SQL
11 30 (3.35%) PL/SQL
12 28 (3.13%) Ruby
13 21 (2.34%) Apex Code
14 14 (1.56%) ES7
14 14 (1.56%) ES8
15 13 (1.45%) R
16 12 (1.34%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.34%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.12%) C
18 9 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 139 (15.51%) Degree
2 60 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 41 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 35 (3.91%) DV Cleared
5 29 (3.24%) ISTQB
6 24 (2.68%) SC Cleared
7 20 (2.23%) ISEB
8 12 (1.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 12 (1.34%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.45%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.33%) HND
12 3 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
14 1 (0.11%) APMP
14 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.11%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (13.62%) QA
2 39 (4.35%) Accessibility
3 17 (1.90%) HL7
4 4 (0.45%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.33%) GxP
5 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.22%) SLA
7 1 (0.11%) CDISC
7 1 (0.11%) GDPR
7 1 (0.11%) PMO
7 1 (0.11%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 112 (12.50%) Docker
2 12 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.22%) Postfix
3 2 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 52 (5.80%) Kubernetes
2 27 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (2.34%) Grafana
4 11 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (1.00%) HP UCMDB
6 5 (0.56%) CA Endevor
6 5 (0.56%) MAINVIEW
7 4 (0.45%) Terraform
8 3 (0.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (0.33%) MOM
9 2 (0.22%) Ansible
9 2 (0.22%) Nagios
10 1 (0.11%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.11%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.11%) Istio
10 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.11%) Puppet
10 1 (0.11%) Rancher
Vendors
1 148 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 114 (12.72%) Oracle
3 45 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
4 27 (3.01%) MuleSoft
5 26 (2.90%) Atlassian
6 20 (2.23%) Datto
7 19 (2.12%) Zend
8 17 (1.90%) Dell
8 17 (1.90%) IBM
9 16 (1.79%) BMC
9 16 (1.79%) SAP
9 16 (1.79%) WSO2
10 15 (1.67%) ServiceNow
11 13 (1.45%) InterSystems
12 11 (1.23%) Remedy
13 10 (1.12%) HP
14 9 (1.00%) Xamarin
15 8 (0.89%) Pega
15 8 (0.89%) Splunk
16 7 (0.78%) PayPal