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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 117 116 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 3 2 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.18% 0.12% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.25% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 24
Average salary £47,500 - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+19.85% +5.26%
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
595 812 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.68% 47.29% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 484 659 665
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
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 22 May 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
Knutsford - 1 £47,500 -
WSDL
North West

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) Finance
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) XML
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) Service Management
6 6 (42.86%) Subversion
6 6 (42.86%) Mainframe
6 6 (42.86%) EJB
6 6 (42.86%) JSP
6 6 (42.86%) Servlets
7 5 (35.71%) OOP
7 5 (35.71%) OO
7 5 (35.71%) JSON
7 5 (35.71%) Retail
7 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
7 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
8 4 (28.57%) TDD
8 4 (28.57%) Banking
8 4 (28.57%) IBM
8 4 (28.57%) Windows
8 4 (28.57%) DB2
9 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
9 3 (21.43%) C
9 3 (21.43%) C++
9 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) J2EE
9 3 (21.43%) Oracle

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 3 (21.43%) JBoss
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) EJB
3 6 (42.86%) JSP
3 6 (42.86%) Servlets
4 5 (35.71%) JSON
5 3 (21.43%) J2EE
5 3 (21.43%) XSD
5 3 (21.43%) Struts
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 2 (14.29%) Sass
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) RESTful
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) CSS3
6 2 (14.29%) Cocoa
6 2 (14.29%) Java EE
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 3 (21.43%) IVR
2 3 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (21.43%) VUI
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) iPhone
3 2 (14.29%) iPad
4 1 (7.14%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) zOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) OOP
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) UML
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
6 2 (14.29%) Investment Management
6 2 (14.29%) Product Management
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
4 2 (14.29%) Apple Swift
5 1 (7.14%) COBOL
5 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Apple