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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 126 113 139
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 1 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.052% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.91% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Average salary £47,500 £50,250 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.47% +10.43%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £48,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-17.52% +16.86%
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
762 883 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.75% 52.06% 55.98%
Number of salaries quoted 673 753 1129
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,000 £50,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) JUnit
2 8 (88.89%) Introscope
2 8 (88.89%) XSL
2 8 (88.89%) JAX-RPC
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (88.89%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) Mockito
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 8 (88.89%) N-Tier
2 8 (88.89%) Open Source
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) SOAP
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 8 (88.89%) RESTful
2 8 (88.89%) PowerMock
2 8 (88.89%) JAX-RS
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (88.89%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) HTTP
2 6 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Informix
1 8 (88.89%) RDBMS
1 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
1 8 (88.89%) Mockito
1 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
1 8 (88.89%) JUnit
1 8 (88.89%) Introscope
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) XSL
2 8 (88.89%) JAX-RPC
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 8 (88.89%) RESTful
2 8 (88.89%) PowerMock
2 8 (88.89%) JAX-RS
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) JDBC
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) SOAP
3 7 (77.78%) Servlets
4 1 (11.11%) Struts
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) EJB
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) N-Tier
1 8 (88.89%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) Online Banking
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) IVR
3 1 (11.11%) VUI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) TDD
1 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
1 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (88.89%) Compuware
2 8 (88.89%) HP
2 8 (88.89%) Perforce