The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 123 101 134
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +33
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 6 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.33% 0.65% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 1.41% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 6
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
813 780 1047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.72% 45.77% 45.72%
Number of salaries quoted 704 680 950
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WSDL
North West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 5 £32,500 -
WSDL
North West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 8 (100.00%) Perforce
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Compuware
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Internet
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) Introscope
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) Informix
3 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (75.00%) N-Tier
3 6 (75.00%) HTTP
3 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (75.00%) XSL

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (25.00%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Internet
1 6 (75.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Informix
1 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Introscope
2 6 (75.00%) JUnit
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Mockito
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) XSL
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) JDBC
2 6 (75.00%) Servlets
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) RESTful
2 6 (75.00%) PowerMock
2 6 (75.00%) JAX-RS
3 2 (25.00%) JAX-WS
3 2 (25.00%) POJO
3 2 (25.00%) JiBX
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Axis
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) N-Tier
1 6 (75.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) XPath
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) Perforce
2 6 (75.00%) Compuware
2 6 (75.00%) HP