The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 92 99 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -36
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 13 6 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.42% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 1.13% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 16
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £28,500 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
SOAP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
521 529 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.13% 36.99% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 411 371 280
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £48,187
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SOAP across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SOAP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP.

1 29 (72.50%) Web Services
2 22 (55.00%) Java
3 19 (47.50%) OO
4 18 (45.00%) Linux
5 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
6 16 (40.00%) XML
7 15 (37.50%) C#
7 15 (37.50%) HTML
7 15 (37.50%) Degree
8 14 (35.00%) Perl
8 14 (35.00%) Tomcat
8 14 (35.00%) Computer Science
9 13 (32.50%) .NET
9 13 (32.50%) Apache
9 13 (32.50%) QA
10 12 (30.00%) MySQL
10 12 (30.00%) Internet
10 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
11 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
11 11 (27.50%) JSP
11 11 (27.50%) Servlets
11 11 (27.50%) CGI
11 11 (27.50%) RDBMS
11 11 (27.50%) Debian
11 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
11 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
11 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
11 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SOAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SOAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 13 (32.50%) Apache
3 5 (12.50%) ArcGIS
4 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.50%) JBoss
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (5.00%) CMS
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Internet
2 5 (12.50%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) MySQL
2 11 (27.50%) RDBMS
2 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) DB2
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.50%) Moq
2 7 (17.50%) NUnit
3 2 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) JMeter
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.00%) Local Government
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (12.50%) GIS Developer
5 5 (12.50%) GIS Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Architect
7 3 (7.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) Web Services
2 16 (40.00%) XML
3 15 (37.50%) HTML
4 13 (32.50%) .NET
5 11 (27.50%) JSP
5 11 (27.50%) Servlets
5 11 (27.50%) CGI
6 8 (20.00%) Middleware
7 6 (15.00%) WPF
7 6 (15.00%) Silverlight
7 6 (15.00%) RESTful
8 4 (10.00%) LINQ
8 4 (10.00%) Protocol Buffers
8 4 (10.00%) ZeroMQ
8 4 (10.00%) WinForms
8 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.50%) CSS
9 3 (7.50%) J2EE
9 3 (7.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 5 (12.50%) GIS
4 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.00%) iSeries
6 1 (2.50%) Open Source
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) Debian
2 11 (27.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.00%) UNIX
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) OO
2 17 (42.50%) Software Engineering
3 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
5 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
6 7 (17.50%) System Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Web Development
7 6 (15.00%) Project Management
8 5 (12.50%) Quality Management
8 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.50%) Information Management
9 4 (10.00%) TDD
9 4 (10.00%) SOA
9 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
9 4 (10.00%) MVVM
10 3 (7.50%) OOP
10 3 (7.50%) MVC
11 2 (5.00%) Workflow
11 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) C#
3 14 (35.00%) Perl
4 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) C++
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.00%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) XQuery
7 2 (5.00%) Jython
7 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Infragistics
2 4 (10.00%) Google
2 4 (10.00%) Red Gate
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter