Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 150 152
Rank change year-on-year +56 +2 -36
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 146 69 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.61% 1.34% 1.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.76% 3.53% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87 40 67
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +14.46% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,000 £32,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 2161 1952 2291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.67% 37.79% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1235 1447
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,350 £57,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +46 79 £32,000 -28.89% 1
Glasgow +24 68 £48,500 -3.00% 2
Fife - 2 £29,000 -
Dundee -5 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £31,500 -
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing SOAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for SOAP.

1 123 (84.25%) Java
2 71 (48.63%) Web Services
3 70 (47.95%) RESTful
4 68 (46.58%) SQL
5 67 (45.89%) Git (software)
5 67 (45.89%) Spring
6 65 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (43.84%) Software Engineering
8 56 (38.36%) REST
9 55 (37.67%) XML
10 43 (29.45%) .NET
10 43 (29.45%) Degree
11 42 (28.77%) Windows
12 40 (27.40%) TDD
12 40 (27.40%) C#
13 34 (23.29%) Scrum
13 34 (23.29%) JSON
13 34 (23.29%) Maven
14 32 (21.92%) AngularJS
15 29 (19.86%) Big Data
15 29 (19.86%) JavaScript
16 28 (19.18%) Unix
16 28 (19.18%) OO
16 28 (19.18%) Swing
16 28 (19.18%) Finance
16 28 (19.18%) GIS
16 28 (19.18%) Software Testing
16 28 (19.18%) Mentoring
16 28 (19.18%) Numerate Degree
16 28 (19.18%) Innovative Thinking

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 20 (13.70%) JBoss
2 16 (10.96%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.16%) Apache
4 5 (3.42%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (2.74%) CMS
6 3 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.68%) IIS
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.68%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.68%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.22%) GitHub
2 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.68%) IaaS
6 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.90%) SSH
1 13 (8.90%) SSL
2 6 (4.11%) AMQP
3 2 (1.37%) HTTP
3 2 (1.37%) RTSP
4 1 (0.68%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) IPv4
4 1 (0.68%) LDAP
4 1 (0.68%) RTCP
4 1 (0.68%) RTP
4 1 (0.68%) SMS
4 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.86%) Big Data
2 28 (19.18%) GIS
3 25 (17.12%) SQL Server
4 16 (10.96%) NoSQL
4 16 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (9.59%) MongoDB
6 12 (8.22%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.79%) DB2
8 6 (4.11%) MySQL
9 5 (3.42%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.74%) CouchDB
10 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.37%) KDB
11 2 (1.37%) Kdb+
11 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.68%) Power BI
12 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (45.89%) Git (software)
2 34 (23.29%) Maven
3 19 (13.01%) Jenkins
3 19 (13.01%) JUnit
4 18 (12.33%) Visual Studio
5 15 (10.27%) NetBeans
6 13 (8.90%) GitLab
7 11 (7.53%) Subversion
8 7 (4.79%) Ant
8 7 (4.79%) JIRA
9 6 (4.11%) DbUnit
9 6 (4.11%) jMock
9 6 (4.11%) Mockito
9 6 (4.11%) SonarQube
10 5 (3.42%) IntelliJ
10 5 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.74%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.74%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.05%) Gradle
12 3 (2.05%) Selenium
General
1 28 (19.18%) Finance
2 15 (10.27%) Banking
3 13 (8.90%) Military
4 9 (6.16%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.48%) Prime Brokerage
6 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.37%) Electronics
7 2 (1.37%) Marketing
7 2 (1.37%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Front Office
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (59.59%) Developer
2 61 (41.78%) Java Developer
3 42 (28.77%) Software Engineer
4 23 (15.75%) Senior Developer
5 22 (15.07%) Java Engineer
6 19 (13.01%) Java Software Engineer
6 19 (13.01%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (11.64%) Software Developer
8 16 (10.96%) C# Software Engineer
9 9 (6.16%) Java Software Developer
9 9 (6.16%) Java Team Leader
9 9 (6.16%) ServiceNow Developer
9 9 (6.16%) Team Leader
10 7 (4.79%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Lead Java Developer
11 6 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (3.42%) GUI Software Engineer
13 4 (2.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 4 (2.74%) Prime Brokerage Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (48.63%) Web Services
2 70 (47.95%) RESTful
3 67 (45.89%) Spring
4 56 (38.36%) REST
5 55 (37.67%) XML
6 43 (29.45%) .NET
7 34 (23.29%) JSON
8 32 (21.92%) AngularJS
9 28 (19.18%) Swing
10 24 (16.44%) JMS
11 23 (15.75%) Hibernate
11 23 (15.75%) HTML
12 18 (12.33%) JDBC
13 16 (10.96%) CSS
14 15 (10.27%) WPF
15 13 (8.90%) Apache Camel
15 13 (8.90%) J2EE
15 13 (8.90%) Spring Security
16 10 (6.85%) Ajax
17 9 (6.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) Robotics
2 12 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.79%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.11%) Tandem
5 5 (3.42%) Equities
6 4 (2.74%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.05%) User Experience
8 2 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.37%) IVR
8 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Derivative
9 1 (0.68%) iSeries
9 1 (0.68%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.77%) Windows
2 28 (19.18%) Unix
3 17 (11.64%) Linux
4 6 (4.11%) Android
4 6 (4.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.37%) Solaris
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (43.84%) Software Engineering
3 40 (27.40%) TDD
4 34 (23.29%) Scrum
5 28 (19.18%) Innovative Thinking
5 28 (19.18%) Mentoring
5 28 (19.18%) OO
5 28 (19.18%) Software Testing
6 26 (17.81%) SOA
6 26 (17.81%) Unit Testing
7 23 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (13.70%) Test Automation
9 15 (10.27%) Analytics
9 15 (10.27%) Visualisation
10 14 (9.59%) BDD
10 14 (9.59%) Kanban
11 11 (7.53%) Infrastructure Management
11 11 (7.53%) Microservices
11 11 (7.53%) OOD
11 11 (7.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 123 (84.25%) Java
2 68 (46.58%) SQL
3 40 (27.40%) C#
4 29 (19.86%) JavaScript
5 22 (15.07%) C++
6 10 (6.85%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.42%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.74%) Scala
9 3 (2.05%) PHP
9 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.37%) Ruby
11 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.68%) Perl
11 1 (0.68%) Python
11 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) X++
11 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (29.45%) Degree
2 28 (19.18%) Numerate Degree
3 11 (7.53%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.68%) ISEB
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.68%) EMIR
2 1 (0.68%) MiFID
2 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.05%) vSphere
2 2 (1.37%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (14.38%) Oracle
2 9 (6.16%) IBM
2 9 (6.16%) ServiceNow
3 6 (4.11%) Sybase
4 5 (3.42%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.42%) Reuters
5 3 (2.05%) VMware
6 2 (1.37%) Alterian
6 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.37%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe
7 1 (0.68%) KANA
7 1 (0.68%) Perforce
7 1 (0.68%) Sitecore