The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 295 302 307
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 12 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.87% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 25
Average salary £67,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,750 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
WSDL
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3585 4612 4614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.65% 37.53% 38.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3086 3944 4135
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WSDL
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

WSDL Salary Trend in the City of London

WSDL
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSDL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

WSDL Salary Histogram in the City of London

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 19 (82.61%) SOAP
1 19 (82.61%) XML
2 18 (78.26%) Web Services
3 16 (69.57%) Java
4 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
6 12 (52.17%) SOA
7 11 (47.83%) CSS
7 11 (47.83%) Finance
8 10 (43.48%) Scrum
9 9 (39.13%) Banking
9 9 (39.13%) SQL
9 9 (39.13%) HTML
9 9 (39.13%) Oracle
10 8 (34.78%) .NET
11 7 (30.43%) REST
12 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
12 6 (26.09%) Kanban
12 6 (26.09%) J2EE
12 6 (26.09%) XSD
12 6 (26.09%) XHTML
12 6 (26.09%) FTP
12 6 (26.09%) Internet
12 6 (26.09%) TDD
13 5 (21.74%) Subversion
13 5 (21.74%) Spring
13 5 (21.74%) Maven
13 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
13 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
13 5 (21.74%) JMS

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
1 4 (17.39%) Confluence
1 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (13.04%) CICS
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) Documentum
3 2 (8.70%) FileNet
3 2 (8.70%) Node.js
3 2 (8.70%) nginx
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.35%) Drupal
4 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Route 53
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) FTP
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) HTTP
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (8.70%) SimpleDB
4 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.70%) Redis
4 2 (8.70%) Couchbase
4 2 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.35%) DB2
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Subversion
1 5 (21.74%) Maven
1 5 (21.74%) Ant
2 4 (17.39%) JUnit
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) FitNesse
2 4 (17.39%) jMock
2 4 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (17.39%) EasyMock
2 4 (17.39%) RSpec
2 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
2 4 (17.39%) Mockito
2 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
2 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
2 4 (17.39%) FishEye
2 4 (17.39%) Gradle
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Spock
2 4 (17.39%) Geb
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Implementation Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Implementation Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Development Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) SOA Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) SOAP
1 19 (82.61%) XML
2 18 (78.26%) Web Services
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 8 (34.78%) .NET
6 7 (30.43%) REST
7 6 (26.09%) J2EE
7 6 (26.09%) XSD
7 6 (26.09%) XHTML
8 5 (21.74%) JMS
8 5 (21.74%) XSLT
8 5 (21.74%) Struts
8 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
8 5 (21.74%) Spring
9 4 (17.39%) Ajax
9 4 (17.39%) JSON
9 4 (17.39%) Silverlight
9 4 (17.39%) Grails
9 4 (17.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) DataPower
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Semantic Web
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Data Conversion
3 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Solaris
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) SOA
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 6 (26.09%) Kanban
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
6 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) Refactoring
6 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
6 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (17.39%) ETL
6 4 (17.39%) UML
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Release Management
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) C
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
3 4 (17.39%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Pega
5 1 (4.35%) F5
5 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (4.35%) Siebel
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) Software AG
5 1 (4.35%) BEA
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
5 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.35%) webMethods
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy