Period
to 17 January 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 117 125
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 +44
Permanent jobs citing SOAP 102 123 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.01% 2.24% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.82% 5.55% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 62 79 40
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% -15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £26,275 £28,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £59,875 £65,000 £62,000
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 2,115 2,217 1,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.67% 40.36% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,425 1,492 1,157
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,850
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 17 January 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 January 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
Glasgow -12 47 £47,000 -6.00% 13
Edinburgh -3 45 £45,000 +40.63% 6
West Lothian - 7 £42,500 -
Aberdeen - 2 - -
SOAP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 63 (61.76%) Java
2 54 (52.94%) Web Services
3 48 (47.06%) SQL
3 48 (47.06%) REST
4 43 (42.16%) JavaScript
5 42 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (41.18%) Software Engineering
6 37 (36.27%) C#
7 34 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 33 (32.35%) .NET
9 32 (31.37%) RESTful
10 31 (30.39%) JSON
11 29 (28.43%) Finance
11 29 (28.43%) XML
12 26 (25.49%) Degree
13 25 (24.51%) JUnit
14 24 (23.53%) OO
14 24 (23.53%) Spring
15 23 (22.55%) Java EE
15 23 (22.55%) C++
16 22 (21.57%) Hibernate
17 21 (20.59%) Unit Testing
18 20 (19.61%) Visual Studio
19 19 (18.63%) SOA
20 18 (17.65%) Oracle
20 18 (17.65%) Java 8
21 17 (16.67%) Test Automation
22 16 (15.69%) SoapUI
22 16 (15.69%) Jenkins
22 16 (15.69%) Continuous Integration

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 (12.75%) JBoss
2 9 (8.82%) Apache
3 7 (6.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.94%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.94%) Sonic ESB
5 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.96%) WordPress
7 1 (0.98%) CMS
7 1 (0.98%) Drupal
7 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.96%) Magento
3 1 (0.98%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.96%) Apigee
3 2 (1.96%) Firebase
3 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.73%) HTTP
2 11 (10.78%) SSL
3 9 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.96%) Internet
4 2 (1.96%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.96%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.76%) Big Data
2 12 (11.76%) GIS
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.92%) Blockchain
5 4 (3.92%) DB2
5 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.96%) MySQL
7 2 (1.96%) SQLite
8 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.98%) MSDE
8 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 34 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 25 (24.51%) JUnit
3 20 (19.61%) Visual Studio
4 16 (15.69%) Jenkins
4 16 (15.69%) SoapUI
5 15 (14.71%) Hudson
6 12 (11.76%) NetBeans
7 7 (6.86%) ClearCase
7 7 (6.86%) CppUnit
8 6 (5.88%) JIRA
8 6 (5.88%) Subversion
9 5 (4.90%) Maven
10 4 (3.92%) Bitbucket
10 4 (3.92%) Cucumber
10 4 (3.92%) IBM UrbanCode
11 3 (2.94%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.96%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.96%) JMeter
12 2 (1.96%) Selenium
12 2 (1.96%) Xcode
General
1 29 (28.43%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (41.18%) Developer
2 33 (32.35%) Software Engineer
3 26 (25.49%) Java Developer
4 17 (16.67%) Java Engineer
5 15 (14.71%) Senior Developer
5 15 (14.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (13.73%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (12.75%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Consultant
8 7 (6.86%) Graduate
8 7 (6.86%) Graduate Java Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Junior
8 7 (6.86%) Junior C# Software Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Junior Java Software Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Junior Software Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Programmer
9 6 (5.88%) Technical Leader
10 5 (4.90%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (52.94%) Web Services
2 48 (47.06%) REST
3 33 (32.35%) .NET
4 32 (31.37%) RESTful
5 31 (30.39%) JSON
6 29 (28.43%) XML
7 24 (23.53%) Spring
8 23 (22.55%) Java EE
9 22 (21.57%) Hibernate
10 15 (14.71%) JDBC
11 13 (12.75%) AngularJS
11 13 (12.75%) Apache MINA
11 13 (12.75%) Swing
11 13 (12.75%) WPF
12 11 (10.78%) CSS
12 11 (10.78%) HTML
13 10 (9.80%) .NET Framework
13 10 (9.80%) LINQ
14 7 (6.86%) Kafka
14 7 (6.86%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Fintech
2 12 (11.76%) Robotics
3 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.92%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.94%) DataPower
6 3 (2.94%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.96%) Wiki
8 1 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.98%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.71%) Linux
1 15 (14.71%) Windows
2 4 (3.92%) Android
2 4 (3.92%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.92%) Unix
3 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 24 (23.53%) OO
3 21 (20.59%) Unit Testing
4 19 (18.63%) SOA
5 17 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 16 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (13.73%) Computer Science
7 14 (13.73%) MVC
8 13 (12.75%) CRM
8 13 (12.75%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (12.75%) Inversion of Control
8 13 (12.75%) Software Testing
8 13 (12.75%) TDD
9 12 (11.76%) Innovative Thinking
9 12 (11.76%) Open Source
9 12 (11.76%) Storage Management
9 12 (11.76%) Visualisation
9 12 (11.76%) Web Development
10 11 (10.78%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (61.76%) Java
2 48 (47.06%) SQL
3 43 (42.16%) JavaScript
4 37 (36.27%) C#
5 23 (22.55%) C++
6 18 (17.65%) Java 8
7 13 (12.75%) Python
8 11 (10.78%) Perl
9 10 (9.80%) PL/SQL
10 9 (8.82%) Shell Script
11 7 (6.86%) C
12 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.96%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.96%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.96%) PHP
13 2 (1.96%) R
13 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (25.49%) Degree
2 12 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (6.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.92%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.98%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (6.86%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.96%) Ansible
3 2 (1.96%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.96%) Puppet
3 2 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (17.65%) Oracle
2 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.86%) IBM
4 4 (3.92%) Chordiant
4 4 (3.92%) Cognizant
4 4 (3.92%) Google
5 3 (2.94%) Sybase
6 2 (1.96%) Apple
6 2 (1.96%) F5
6 2 (1.96%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.98%) Perforce