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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 294 303 316
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 19 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.26% 0.077%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.65% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 9
Average salary £63,750 £44,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.88% -16.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,500 £40,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £48,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-17.52% +16.86%
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
3798 4748 4622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.69% 39.90% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3390 4130 4302
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 December 2014.

WSDL Salary Histogram in the City of London

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 23 (54.76%) Web Services
1 23 (54.76%) Scrum
2 22 (52.38%) XML
3 21 (50.00%) JSON
4 20 (47.62%) Java
5 19 (45.24%) SOAP
5 19 (45.24%) OO
6 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (40.48%) Finance
8 16 (38.10%) jQuery
9 15 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
10 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 14 (33.33%) REST
11 12 (28.57%) JMS
12 11 (26.19%) SOA
12 11 (26.19%) XSD
12 11 (26.19%) JIRA
13 10 (23.81%) .NET
13 10 (23.81%) TDD
14 8 (19.05%) J2EE
14 8 (19.05%) CSS
14 8 (19.05%) Middleware
15 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
15 7 (16.67%) UML
15 7 (16.67%) Oracle
15 7 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (16.67%) Spring
15 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (16.67%) Visualforce
15 7 (16.67%) Apex Code

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (11.90%) JBoss
1 5 (11.90%) MQSeries
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.14%) FileNet
3 3 (7.14%) Documentum
3 3 (7.14%) CICS
4 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (2.38%) Confluence
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.38%) GemFire
5 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) FTP
2 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 3 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) Redis
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) JIRA
2 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.90%) Subversion
3 5 (11.90%) Maven
3 5 (11.90%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.90%) Selenium
3 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.52%) Redmine
4 4 (9.52%) Bugzilla
4 4 (9.52%) Hudson
4 4 (9.52%) Mercurial
5 3 (7.14%) Xcode
6 2 (4.76%) JUnit
6 2 (4.76%) Spock
6 2 (4.76%) Geb
6 2 (4.76%) EasyMock
7 1 (2.38%) FishEye
7 1 (2.38%) Gradle
7 1 (2.38%) Ant
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Legal
4 3 (7.14%) Marketing
4 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.76%) Automotive
6 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Java Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Product Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.76%) IT Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) Web Services
2 22 (52.38%) XML
3 21 (50.00%) JSON
4 19 (45.24%) SOAP
5 16 (38.10%) jQuery
6 14 (33.33%) REST
7 12 (28.57%) JMS
8 11 (26.19%) XSD
9 10 (23.81%) .NET
10 8 (19.05%) J2EE
10 8 (19.05%) CSS
10 8 (19.05%) Middleware
11 7 (16.67%) Spring
11 7 (16.67%) Visualforce
12 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 5 (11.90%) XSLT
13 5 (11.90%) Ajax
13 5 (11.90%) WCF
13 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
13 5 (11.90%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Android
2 4 (9.52%) UNIX
2 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Scrum
2 19 (45.24%) OO
3 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (35.71%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (26.19%) SOA
6 10 (23.81%) TDD
7 7 (16.67%) UML
7 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (14.29%) Software Architecture
8 6 (14.29%) BDD
8 6 (14.29%) B2B
9 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
9 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
10 4 (9.52%) Release Management
10 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (9.52%) Web Development
10 4 (9.52%) ETL
10 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
10 4 (9.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.67%) Apex Code
4 5 (11.90%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
5 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 3 (7.14%) Golang
6 2 (4.76%) C
7 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (2.38%) IBM Certification
1 1 (2.38%) CITP
1 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) HL7
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
1 7 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (7.14%) IBM
2 3 (7.14%) Google
2 3 (7.14%) Pega
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Software AG
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) webMethods
4 1 (2.38%) Remedy
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Atlassian