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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 117 118 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 5 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.29% 0.28% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.62% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 11
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% +14.03%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
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
641 803 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.33% 44.96% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 530 691 682
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
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 27 July 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
Chester -5 2 £52,500 +61.53%
Knutsford - 1 £47,500 -
WSDL
North West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
1 10 (100.00%) SDLC
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) JSON
5 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 5 (50.00%) OOP
5 5 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) Retail
6 4 (40.00%) Subversion
6 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (40.00%) Service Management
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) UML
7 3 (30.00%) JSP
7 3 (30.00%) Servlets
7 3 (30.00%) C
7 3 (30.00%) C++
7 3 (30.00%) EJB
7 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
7 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (30.00%) Banking
7 3 (30.00%) jQuery
7 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Java Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) EJB
5 3 (30.00%) JSP
5 3 (30.00%) Servlets
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) JAX-WS
6 2 (20.00%) JAXB
6 2 (20.00%) Cocoa
6 2 (20.00%) Spring
6 2 (20.00%) Java EE
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) JDBC
6 2 (20.00%) J2EE
6 2 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) iPhone
2 2 (20.00%) iPad
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) AIX
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) SDLC
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) OOP
3 5 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) UML
6 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) SOA
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) IBM