The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 124 104 128
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +24
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 8 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 0.83% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 1.76% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 8
Average salary £32,500 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.98% +2.10%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.84%
WSDL
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
827 738 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.28% 47.28% 44.32%
Number of salaries quoted 712 660 823
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WSDL
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

WSDL Salary Trend in Cheshire

WSDL
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSDL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

WSDL Salary Histogram in Cheshire

WSDL
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WSDL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Chester -1 5 £32,500 -32.98%
Knutsford - 2 £48,750 -
WSDL
North West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) XSL
1 8 (100.00%) Informix
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 8 (100.00%) HTTP
1 8 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 8 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 8 (100.00%) Compuware
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) JUnit
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) JDBC
1 8 (100.00%) Perforce
1 8 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 8 (100.00%) Introscope
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 8 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) HTTP
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Informix
1 8 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JUnit
1 8 (100.00%) Introscope
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) Mockito
1 8 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) XSL
1 8 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) JDBC
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
1 8 (100.00%) RESTful
1 8 (100.00%) PowerMock
1 8 (100.00%) JAX-RS
2 6 (75.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 8 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Compuware
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Perforce