Period
to 17 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 111 83
Rank change year-on-year +11 -28 +53
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 129 128 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.51% 2.36% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 5.89% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 84 68 87
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,129 2,174 2,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.49% 40.12% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,372 1,482 1,372
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Scotland

SOAP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for SOAP in Scotland

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SOAP in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Salary histogram for SOAP in Scotland

SOAP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SOAP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 September 2019. 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
Edinburgh -5 70 £38,500 +11.59% 9
Glasgow +25 51 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Fife - 1 - - 1
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 -
Dundee - 1 £37,500 -
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 96 (74.42%) Java
2 80 (62.02%) SQL
3 60 (46.51%) Web Services
4 59 (45.74%) REST
5 57 (44.19%) C#
6 54 (41.86%) .NET
7 51 (39.53%) RESTful
8 49 (37.98%) Software Engineering
8 49 (37.98%) Degree
9 48 (37.21%) JavaScript
10 46 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (35.66%) Git (software)
11 42 (32.56%) SOA
12 41 (31.78%) XML
13 39 (30.23%) Windows
14 38 (29.46%) C++
15 36 (27.91%) Big Data
16 35 (27.13%) HTML
17 32 (24.81%) CSS
17 32 (24.81%) WPF
18 31 (24.03%) Robotics
18 31 (24.03%) Software Testing
18 31 (24.03%) NetBeans
18 31 (24.03%) GIS
18 31 (24.03%) Visual Studio
18 31 (24.03%) Swing
18 31 (24.03%) Numerate Degree
18 31 (24.03%) Innovative Thinking
19 27 (20.93%) Finance
19 27 (20.93%) Test Automation

SOAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (7.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (3.88%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (3.88%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.33%) Apache
3 3 (2.33%) JBoss
3 3 (2.33%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.55%) CMS
4 2 (1.55%) IIS
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.78%) Confluence
5 1 (0.78%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) AWS
1 4 (3.10%) Azure
2 2 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.55%) GitHub
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.78%) npm
3 1 (0.78%) PaaS
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.78%) Yammer
3 1 (0.78%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.53%) SSL
2 10 (7.75%) HTTP
3 7 (5.43%) Internet
4 3 (2.33%) Intranet
4 3 (2.33%) Network Security
5 2 (1.55%) Firewall
5 2 (1.55%) Sourcefire
5 2 (1.55%) VPN
6 1 (0.78%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (27.91%) Big Data
2 31 (24.03%) GIS
3 14 (10.85%) Relational Database
4 13 (10.08%) RDBMS
5 9 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.88%) MariaDB
7 5 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.78%) MySQL
9 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 46 (35.66%) Git (software)
2 31 (24.03%) NetBeans
2 31 (24.03%) Visual Studio
3 14 (10.85%) Jenkins
4 11 (8.53%) SoapUI
5 10 (7.75%) Maven
6 9 (6.98%) JUnit
7 6 (4.65%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.65%) JIRA
8 4 (3.10%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.10%) Gradle
8 4 (3.10%) Subversion
9 3 (2.33%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.33%) JMeter
9 3 (2.33%) jMock
9 3 (2.33%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.33%) Moq
9 3 (2.33%) MSTest
9 3 (2.33%) NUnit
9 3 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 27 (20.93%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Financial Institution
3 5 (3.88%) Legal
4 4 (3.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.55%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Law
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (49.61%) Developer
2 38 (29.46%) Software Engineer
3 32 (24.81%) C# Software Engineer
4 31 (24.03%) Java Engineer
4 31 (24.03%) Java Software Engineer
5 28 (21.71%) Senior Developer
6 23 (17.83%) Java Developer
7 20 (15.50%) Graduate
7 20 (15.50%) Graduate Java Engineer
7 20 (15.50%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
7 20 (15.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 15 (11.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (10.08%) Lead Developer
10 12 (9.30%) Senior Software Engineer
11 11 (8.53%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 11 (8.53%) Senior Java Engineer
11 11 (8.53%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 11 (8.53%) Software Developer
12 9 (6.98%) Senior Software Developer
13 7 (5.43%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (46.51%) Web Services
2 59 (45.74%) REST
3 54 (41.86%) .NET
4 51 (39.53%) RESTful
5 41 (31.78%) XML
6 35 (27.13%) HTML
7 32 (24.81%) CSS
7 32 (24.81%) WPF
8 31 (24.03%) Swing
9 26 (20.16%) JSON
10 15 (11.63%) AngularJS
11 13 (10.08%) Spring
12 12 (9.30%) Apache Flex
13 11 (8.53%) jQuery
14 10 (7.75%) XSLT
15 9 (6.98%) ASP.NET
15 9 (6.98%) CSS3
15 9 (6.98%) HTML5
16 8 (6.20%) Hibernate
16 8 (6.20%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.03%) Robotics
2 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (3.88%) User Experience
4 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.55%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.55%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) IVR
6 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.23%) Windows
2 13 (10.08%) Linux
3 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.10%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.98%) Software Engineering
2 46 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (32.56%) SOA
4 31 (24.03%) Innovative Thinking
4 31 (24.03%) Software Testing
5 27 (20.93%) Test Automation
6 22 (17.05%) SDLC
7 20 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (15.50%) Unit Testing
8 19 (14.73%) OO
9 16 (12.40%) Decision-Making
10 10 (7.75%) Computer Science
10 10 (7.75%) Mentoring
10 10 (7.75%) MVC
11 9 (6.98%) ETL
11 9 (6.98%) OOP
11 9 (6.98%) TDD
12 8 (6.20%) Front End Development
13 7 (5.43%) ETL Development
13 7 (5.43%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 96 (74.42%) Java
2 80 (62.02%) SQL
3 57 (44.19%) C#
4 48 (37.21%) JavaScript
5 38 (29.46%) C++
6 13 (10.08%) Java 8
7 11 (8.53%) Python
8 10 (7.75%) PL/SQL
9 8 (6.20%) C
10 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.88%) T-SQL
12 4 (3.10%) Ruby
13 3 (2.33%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.55%) Perl
14 2 (1.55%) XPath
15 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.78%) PHP
15 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (37.98%) Degree
2 31 (24.03%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) FedRAMP
2 1 (0.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) Docker
1 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) BMC PATROL
1 7 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.55%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.55%) Istio
3 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.78%) Rancher
Vendors
1 21 (16.28%) Oracle
2 7 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.10%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.55%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.55%) Cisco
4 2 (1.55%) F5
4 2 (1.55%) Palo Alto
4 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.78%) Adobe
5 1 (0.78%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.78%) IBM
5 1 (0.78%) New Relic
5 1 (0.78%) Pega
5 1 (0.78%) Sage
5 1 (0.78%) Sonatype
5 1 (0.78%) Xamarin