The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SOAP over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank 121 129 141
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 42 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.42% 1.01% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.90% 2.65% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 17
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £75,000 £64,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
SOAP
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1076 1169 1387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.43% 37.99% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 698 804 906
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,150 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SOAP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

SOAP Salary Trend in Scotland

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SOAP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SOAP Salary Histogram in Scotland

SOAP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +21 24 £42,500 +3.65% 4
Glasgow -21 16 £42,500 +21.42% 5
West Lothian - 2 £47,500 -
Midlothian - 1 £36,000 -
SOAP
UK

SOAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 63 (76.83%) Web Services
2 53 (64.63%) Java
3 42 (51.22%) XML
4 34 (41.46%) Software Engineering
5 30 (36.59%) SQL
5 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (36.59%) Degree
6 28 (34.15%) OO
7 27 (32.93%) Perl
8 26 (31.71%) Relational Database
9 25 (30.49%) REST
10 24 (29.27%) RDBMS
10 24 (29.27%) Git (software)
11 22 (26.83%) Apache
12 21 (25.61%) Tomcat
12 21 (25.61%) Linux
12 21 (25.61%) JSP
13 20 (24.39%) Internet
14 19 (23.17%) Project Management
14 19 (23.17%) MySQL
15 18 (21.95%) Oracle
15 18 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (19.51%) LAMP
16 16 (19.51%) Debian
16 16 (19.51%) .NET
16 16 (19.51%) CGI
16 16 (19.51%) JSON
16 16 (19.51%) High Availability
17 15 (18.29%) Mentoring

SOAP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 22 (26.83%) Apache
2 21 (25.61%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (9.76%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.10%) GemFire
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle Spatial
4 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.88%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (3.66%) JBoss
7 2 (2.44%) Apache Qpid
7 2 (2.44%) IIS
7 2 (2.44%) Mule
8 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.22%) CMS
8 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) SaaS
3 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.39%) Internet
2 6 (7.32%) Firewall
3 4 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (4.88%) Network Security
4 2 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.71%) Relational Database
2 24 (29.27%) RDBMS
3 19 (23.17%) MySQL
4 13 (15.85%) Oracle Database
5 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (9.76%) Oracle ODI
5 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.10%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.88%) Hazelcast
7 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.88%) QlikView
8 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.22%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.22%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.22%) Redis
10 1 (1.22%) Riak
Development Applications
1 24 (29.27%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.20%) Ant
2 10 (12.20%) Maven
3 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.98%) Subversion
4 5 (6.10%) JDeveloper
4 5 (6.10%) JUnit
4 5 (6.10%) Moq
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (6.10%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (6.10%) Toad
5 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.66%) Android Studio
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (2.44%) Gradle
7 2 (2.44%) Hudson
7 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (18.29%) Banking
2 10 (12.20%) Finance
3 7 (8.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (40.24%) Developer
2 17 (20.73%) Software Engineer
3 16 (19.51%) Java Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Java Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Senior Java Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Android Engineer
9 6 (7.32%) Analyst
9 6 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Database Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Network Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Security Engineer
12 3 (3.66%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (76.83%) Web Services
2 42 (51.22%) XML
3 25 (30.49%) REST
4 21 (25.61%) JSP
5 16 (19.51%) .NET
5 16 (19.51%) CGI
5 16 (19.51%) JSON
5 16 (19.51%) LAMP
6 15 (18.29%) Servlets
6 15 (18.29%) Spring
7 11 (13.41%) RESTful
8 10 (12.20%) HTML
8 10 (12.20%) J2EE
8 10 (12.20%) XSLT
9 9 (10.98%) Hibernate
10 8 (9.76%) Middleware
11 6 (7.32%) CSS
11 6 (7.32%) JMS
11 6 (7.32%) WCF
12 5 (6.10%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (18.29%) Computer Science
3 13 (15.85%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.88%) Derivative
5 4 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.66%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.44%) User Experience
7 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.22%) DataPower
8 1 (1.22%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) Linux
2 18 (21.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (19.51%) Debian
4 13 (15.85%) Android
5 9 (10.98%) Apple iOS
6 7 (8.54%) Unix
7 4 (4.88%) Windows
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) Software Engineering
2 30 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (34.15%) OO
4 19 (23.17%) Project Management
5 16 (19.51%) High Availability
6 15 (18.29%) Automated Testing
6 15 (18.29%) Mentoring
7 14 (17.07%) PRINCE2
7 14 (17.07%) Quality Management
7 14 (17.07%) Unit Testing
8 12 (14.63%) SOA
8 12 (14.63%) TDD
9 11 (13.41%) Scrum
10 10 (12.20%) Android Development
10 10 (12.20%) Mobile Development
10 10 (12.20%) Open Source
11 9 (10.98%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (9.76%) BPMN
12 8 (9.76%) Business Analysis
12 8 (9.76%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (64.63%) Java
2 30 (36.59%) SQL
3 27 (32.93%) Perl
4 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.85%) Python
5 12 (14.63%) PL/SQL
6 9 (10.98%) C#
7 7 (8.54%) Jython
8 6 (7.32%) PHP
8 6 (7.32%) Ruby
8 6 (7.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 6 (7.32%) XQuery
9 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
10 3 (3.66%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.44%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.22%) C++
12 1 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (36.59%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) OCA
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.22%) CCIE
5 1 (1.22%) CCNA
5 1 (1.22%) CCNP
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.22%) CISSP
5 1 (1.22%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.22%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Oracle
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.88%) Cisco
3 4 (4.88%) F5
3 4 (4.88%) Juniper
3 4 (4.88%) Sourcefire
4 3 (3.66%) IBM
5 2 (2.44%) Apple
5 2 (2.44%) Facebook
5 2 (2.44%) Google
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 2 (2.44%) Twitter
6 1 (1.22%) Alterian
6 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.22%) Green Hat
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