Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 99 144
Rank change year-on-year -1 +45 +6
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 135 151 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.51% 2.67% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.24% 6.91% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 76 91 40
Scotland median annual salary £44,250 £39,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.46% -17.89% +14.46%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £73,000
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 2,163 2,184 1,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.18% 38.67% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,432 1,409 1,227
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,450 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £59,150
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 -6 69 £39,000 +21.88% 10
Glasgow -20 58 £47,500 - 8
West Lothian -17 5 - -
Aberdeen - 2 - - 1
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 81 (60.00%) Java
2 75 (55.56%) SQL
3 72 (53.33%) Web Services
4 68 (50.37%) REST
5 49 (36.30%) JavaScript
6 48 (35.56%) C#
6 48 (35.56%) Software Engineering
6 48 (35.56%) Git (software)
7 46 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (33.33%) .NET
9 42 (31.11%) XML
10 41 (30.37%) Spring
11 39 (28.89%) RESTful
12 36 (26.67%) Finance
13 34 (25.19%) SOA
14 33 (24.44%) JSON
15 32 (23.70%) Degree
15 32 (23.70%) JUnit
16 31 (22.96%) C++
16 31 (22.96%) Hibernate
17 30 (22.22%) Visual Studio
18 29 (21.48%) OO
19 28 (20.74%) Oracle
20 27 (20.00%) Unit Testing
21 26 (19.26%) HTML
21 26 (19.26%) CSS
21 26 (19.26%) MVC
22 25 (18.52%) Swing
22 25 (18.52%) TDD
23 24 (17.78%) Java EE

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 13 (9.63%) JBoss
2 9 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (5.93%) WebSphere
4 7 (5.19%) Apache
5 6 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (2.22%) MQSeries
7 3 (2.22%) Sonic ESB
7 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.48%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.48%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.48%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.48%) CMS
8 2 (1.48%) WordPress
9 1 (0.74%) Drupal
9 1 (0.74%) SAS
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 7 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.74%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (3.70%) GitHub
3 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.48%) Apigee
3 2 (1.48%) Firebase
3 2 (1.48%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.89%) HTTP
2 11 (8.15%) SSL
3 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.70%) Internet
5 4 (2.96%) FTP
5 4 (2.96%) HTTPS
5 4 (2.96%) WinSCP
6 2 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.48%) Intranet
6 2 (1.48%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.48%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.78%) Big Data
2 22 (16.30%) GIS
3 19 (14.07%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.15%) DB2
4 11 (8.15%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.96%) Blockchain
8 3 (2.22%) KDB
8 3 (2.22%) Kdb+
8 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.48%) MySQL
9 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.48%) SQLite
10 1 (0.74%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 48 (35.56%) Git (software)
2 32 (23.70%) JUnit
3 30 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 23 (17.04%) NetBeans
5 18 (13.33%) SoapUI
6 14 (10.37%) Subversion
7 13 (9.63%) Hudson
7 13 (9.63%) Jenkins
8 12 (8.89%) Bitbucket
9 11 (8.15%) Maven
9 11 (8.15%) Mockito
10 10 (7.41%) Gradle
11 9 (6.67%) ClearCase
11 9 (6.67%) Eclipse
12 7 (5.19%) JIRA
13 5 (3.70%) CppUnit
14 4 (2.96%) Cucumber
14 4 (2.96%) IBM UrbanCode
14 4 (2.96%) Selenium
14 4 (2.96%) XMLSpy
General
1 36 (26.67%) Finance
2 22 (16.30%) Banking
3 8 (5.93%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.96%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.22%) Law
5 3 (2.22%) Retail
6 2 (1.48%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 63 (46.67%) Developer
2 39 (28.89%) Software Engineer
3 33 (24.44%) Java Developer
4 31 (22.96%) Java Engineer
5 24 (17.78%) Java Software Engineer
6 23 (17.04%) C# Software Engineer
7 15 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 15 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
8 12 (8.89%) Senior Java Engineer
9 11 (8.15%) Consultant
9 11 (8.15%) Junior
10 9 (6.67%) Graduate
10 9 (6.67%) Graduate Java Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Junior C# Software Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Junior Java Software Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Junior Software Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Programmer
11 8 (5.93%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (53.33%) Web Services
2 68 (50.37%) REST
3 45 (33.33%) .NET
4 42 (31.11%) XML
5 41 (30.37%) Spring
6 39 (28.89%) RESTful
7 33 (24.44%) JSON
8 31 (22.96%) Hibernate
9 26 (19.26%) CSS
9 26 (19.26%) HTML
10 25 (18.52%) Swing
11 24 (17.78%) AngularJS
11 24 (17.78%) Java EE
12 23 (17.04%) WPF
13 19 (14.07%) Struts
14 15 (11.11%) React
15 14 (10.37%) HTML5
16 13 (9.63%) JDBC
16 13 (9.63%) Spring MVC
17 11 (8.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.30%) Robotics
2 11 (8.15%) Fintech
3 10 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.93%) Mainframe
6 7 (5.19%) DataPower
6 7 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (4.44%) Smartphone
8 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.96%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.48%) Clustering
10 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.48%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.04%) Windows
2 11 (8.15%) Linux
3 10 (7.41%) Unix
4 5 (3.70%) Android
4 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.56%) Software Engineering
2 46 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (25.19%) SOA
4 29 (21.48%) OO
5 27 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 26 (19.26%) MVC
7 25 (18.52%) TDD
8 24 (17.78%) Software Testing
9 22 (16.30%) Innovative Thinking
9 22 (16.30%) Storage Management
9 22 (16.30%) Visualisation
10 21 (15.56%) Microservices
11 20 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (13.33%) Web Development
13 17 (12.59%) Test Automation
14 16 (11.85%) CRM
15 15 (11.11%) SDLC
16 14 (10.37%) Open Source
17 13 (9.63%) Inversion of Control
18 11 (8.15%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 81 (60.00%) Java
2 75 (55.56%) SQL
3 49 (36.30%) JavaScript
4 48 (35.56%) C#
5 31 (22.96%) C++
6 15 (11.11%) Java 8
7 14 (10.37%) PL/SQL
8 10 (7.41%) Perl
8 10 (7.41%) Python
9 6 (4.44%) Kotlin
10 5 (3.70%) C
10 5 (3.70%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.48%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.48%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.48%) PHP
12 2 (1.48%) R
12 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (23.70%) Degree
2 22 (16.30%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.48%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.74%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) COBIT
1 4 (2.96%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Docker
2 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (3.70%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.48%) Ansible
4 2 (1.48%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (20.74%) Oracle
2 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.41%) IBM
4 8 (5.93%) Chordiant
4 8 (5.93%) Cognizant
5 4 (2.96%) Google
5 4 (2.96%) HP
5 4 (2.96%) Remedy
5 4 (2.96%) Sybase
6 2 (1.48%) Apple
6 2 (1.48%) F5
6 2 (1.48%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.48%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.74%) Perforce