Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 109 127
Rank change year-on-year +12 +18 -43
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 49 134 123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.93% 2.42% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.33% 6.05% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35 92 73
Median annual salary £52,500 £40,375 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.03% -10.28% +12.50%
10th Percentile £42,500 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £55,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - -

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 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 1,131 2,216 2,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 44.56% 40.09% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 699 1,487 1,613
Median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,350
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Scotland

SOAP
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SOAP in Scotland.

Salary trend for SOAP in Scotland

SOAP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing SOAP in Scotland over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

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 12 July 2020. 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
Glasgow +5 21 £55,000 -
Edinburgh +18 18 £50,000 +38.89% 3
South Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Dundee +5 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Midlothian +5 2 - -
West Lothian - 2 £55,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £52,500 -
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 28 (57.14%) REST
2 23 (46.94%) Java
2 23 (46.94%) Web Services
3 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 19 (38.78%) C#
5 19 (38.78%) Test Automation
6 17 (34.69%) RESTful
6 17 (34.69%) .NET
7 16 (32.65%) SQL
7 16 (32.65%) HTML
8 12 (24.49%) XML
8 12 (24.49%) WCF
9 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
9 11 (22.45%) Scrum
9 11 (22.45%) Microservices
10 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
10 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
10 10 (20.41%) Degree
11 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
11 9 (18.37%) CSS
11 9 (18.37%) OO
11 9 (18.37%) Node.js
11 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (18.37%) SDLC
12 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
12 8 (16.33%) Oracle
12 8 (16.33%) JUnit

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 5 (10.20%) JBoss
2 4 (8.16%) Anypoint
2 4 (8.16%) Mule
3 3 (6.12%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Fuse
4 2 (4.08%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) Confluence
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Azure
2 3 (6.12%) OpenShift
3 2 (4.08%) AWS
4 1 (2.04%) Apigee
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) JUnit
1 8 (16.33%) Selenium
2 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.16%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.12%) JIRA
5 2 (4.08%) ClearCase
5 2 (4.08%) CppUnit
5 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) Maven
5 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
5 2 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.04%) JMeter
6 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.04%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Architect
3 7 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Business Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.08%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Angular Developer
8 2 (4.08%) MuleSoft Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) REST
2 23 (46.94%) Web Services
3 17 (34.69%) .NET
3 17 (34.69%) RESTful
4 16 (32.65%) HTML
5 12 (24.49%) WCF
5 12 (24.49%) XML
6 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
7 9 (18.37%) CSS
7 9 (18.37%) Node.js
8 8 (16.33%) JSON
9 4 (8.16%) Ajax
9 4 (8.16%) HTML5
9 4 (8.16%) J2EE
9 4 (8.16%) Spring
9 4 (8.16%) Spring Boot
10 3 (6.12%) .NET Core
10 3 (6.12%) Java EE
10 3 (6.12%) React
10 3 (6.12%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Robotics
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.04%) DataPower
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (2.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) Test Automation
3 11 (22.45%) Microservices
3 11 (22.45%) Scrum
3 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
4 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
5 9 (18.37%) OO
5 9 (18.37%) SDLC
6 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
7 7 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
8 6 (12.24%) SOA
9 5 (10.20%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (10.20%) Economics
9 5 (10.20%) Informatics
9 5 (10.20%) ITIL
9 5 (10.20%) Machine Learning
9 5 (10.20%) MVC
9 5 (10.20%) OOP
9 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
9 5 (10.20%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) Java
2 21 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 19 (38.78%) C#
4 16 (32.65%) SQL
5 6 (12.24%) C++
5 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
5 6 (12.24%) Python
6 5 (10.20%) C
6 5 (10.20%) VBA
7 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.08%) Perl
8 2 (4.08%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) R
8 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) ACF2
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.04%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 4 (8.16%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Automation Anywhere
2 5 (10.20%) Blue Prism
2 5 (10.20%) UiPath
3 4 (8.16%) MuleSoft
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) Black Duck
6 1 (2.04%) CA
6 1 (2.04%) Coverity
6 1 (2.04%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.04%) OpenText