The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 51 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 3 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.04% 1.85% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.34% 6.49% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -32.98%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
WSDL
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
128 77 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 44.44% 28.52% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 97 69 71
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

WSDL
Salary Trend in Chester

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

WSDL Salary Trend in Chester

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) JDBC
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JAXB
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) POJO
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Batch
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Software Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) JDBC
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) JAXB
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) POJO
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Batch
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM