The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 208 198 216
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 14 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 1.01% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 6
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WSDL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1560 1788 1804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.52% 33.72% 35.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1310 1489 1598
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WSDL across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WSDL
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WSDL across the Berkshire region.

WSDL Salary Trend in Berkshire

WSDL
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSDL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

WSDL Salary Histogram in Berkshire

WSDL
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 10 - -
Maidenhead 0 2 £51,250 +28.12%
Reading - 1 £60,000 - 3
WSDL
South East

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing WSDL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSDL.

1 31 (91.18%) Oracle
2 30 (88.24%) Web Services
3 29 (85.29%) SOAP
4 28 (82.35%) Telecoms
5 27 (79.41%) XML
5 27 (79.41%) Java
6 24 (70.59%) Software Engineering
7 23 (67.65%) TDD
7 23 (67.65%) WebLogic
8 22 (64.71%) PL/SQL
8 22 (64.71%) SQL
8 22 (64.71%) JMS
8 22 (64.71%) SDH
8 22 (64.71%) Ethernet
8 22 (64.71%) Toad
8 22 (64.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 22 (64.71%) JAXB
8 22 (64.71%) BEA
8 22 (64.71%) WebSphere
8 22 (64.71%) MPLS
8 22 (64.71%) Migration
8 22 (64.71%) Cramer
8 22 (64.71%) Data Migration
8 22 (64.71%) Oracle Database
9 21 (61.76%) MetaSolv
10 8 (23.53%) SOA
11 6 (17.65%) OO
12 5 (14.71%) XSD
13 4 (11.76%) J2EE
13 4 (11.76%) BPEL

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing WSDL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WSDL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (67.65%) WebLogic
2 22 (64.71%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) SDH
1 22 (64.71%) Ethernet
1 22 (64.71%) MPLS
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (64.71%) Oracle Database 10g
1 22 (64.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) HPCC
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Toad
2 2 (5.88%) jMock
2 2 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 28 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Games
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Software Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (88.24%) Web Services
2 29 (85.29%) SOAP
3 27 (79.41%) XML
4 22 (64.71%) JAXB
4 22 (64.71%) JMS
5 5 (14.71%) XSD
6 4 (11.76%) J2EE
7 3 (8.82%) CSS
7 3 (8.82%) jQuery
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (8.82%) HTML5
7 3 (8.82%) HTML
7 3 (8.82%) CSS3
8 2 (5.88%) REST
8 2 (5.88%) XML Schema
8 2 (5.88%) RESTful
8 2 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (5.88%) Middleware
8 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) User Experience
1 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
1 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.94%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Software Engineering
2 23 (67.65%) TDD
3 22 (64.71%) Data Migration
3 22 (64.71%) Migration
4 8 (23.53%) SOA
5 6 (17.65%) OO
6 4 (11.76%) BPEL
7 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.88%) OOD
7 2 (5.88%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Product Management
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.88%) Social Commerce
7 2 (5.88%) Web Development
7 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Java
2 22 (64.71%) PL/SQL
2 22 (64.71%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) XQuery
4 2 (5.88%) C++
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Oracle
2 22 (64.71%) BEA
2 22 (64.71%) Cramer
3 21 (61.76%) MetaSolv