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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 293 312 314
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 9 44 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.92% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 19
Average salary £75,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £42,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £66,561 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
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
3566 4780 4776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 34.86% 37.12% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3112 4113 4206
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 2 July 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 2 July 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 30 (93.75%) Web Services
2 28 (87.50%) XML
3 24 (75.00%) Java
4 20 (62.50%) SOAP
5 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (46.88%) .NET
7 15 (46.88%) SOA
7 15 (46.88%) Finance
8 13 (40.63%) Banking
8 13 (40.63%) CSS
9 12 (37.50%) SQL
9 12 (37.50%) FTP
10 11 (34.38%) J2EE
10 11 (34.38%) XSD
11 10 (31.25%) Oracle
11 10 (31.25%) Scrum
12 9 (28.13%) TDD
12 9 (28.13%) HTML
12 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (25.00%) SDLC
13 8 (25.00%) Project Management
13 8 (25.00%) CICS
13 8 (25.00%) ETL
13 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 7 (21.88%) Project Planning
14 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
14 7 (21.88%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 8 (25.00%) CICS
2 7 (21.88%) Documentum
2 7 (21.88%) MQSeries
2 7 (21.88%) FileNet
3 5 (15.63%) Confluence
4 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.38%) Apache
6 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
6 2 (6.25%) Node.js
6 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 2 (6.25%) nginx
7 1 (3.13%) Drupal
7 1 (3.13%) WordPress
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Route 53
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
1 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) FTP
2 7 (21.88%) Internet
3 3 (9.38%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.25%) SimpleDB
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Redis
3 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Ant
1 5 (15.63%) JUnit
1 5 (15.63%) Subversion
1 5 (15.63%) Maven
1 5 (15.63%) JIRA
1 5 (15.63%) Selenium
1 5 (15.63%) FitNesse
1 5 (15.63%) jMock
1 5 (15.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (15.63%) EasyMock
1 5 (15.63%) RSpec
1 5 (15.63%) WebDriver
1 5 (15.63%) Mockito
1 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
1 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
1 5 (15.63%) FishEye
1 5 (15.63%) Gradle
1 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
1 5 (15.63%) Spock
1 5 (15.63%) Geb
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
3 7 (21.88%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Advertising
5 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.13%) Automotive
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Architect
2 9 (28.13%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Consultant
5 6 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (15.63%) Implementation Consultant
6 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
6 5 (15.63%) Technical Implementation Consultant
7 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Development Manager
8 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Development Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Security Solutions Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Designer
9 1 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) Web Services
2 28 (87.50%) XML
3 20 (62.50%) SOAP
4 15 (46.88%) .NET
5 13 (40.63%) CSS
6 11 (34.38%) J2EE
6 11 (34.38%) XSD
7 9 (28.13%) HTML
8 8 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
9 7 (21.88%) REST
10 6 (18.75%) Struts
10 6 (18.75%) XHTML
10 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
10 6 (18.75%) Spring
10 6 (18.75%) jQuery
11 5 (15.63%) XML-RPC
11 5 (15.63%) Grails
11 5 (15.63%) JSON
11 5 (15.63%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Mainframe
2 6 (18.75%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) DataPower
4 1 (3.13%) Semantic Web
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) SOA
3 10 (31.25%) Scrum
4 9 (28.13%) TDD
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (25.00%) SDLC
5 8 (25.00%) Project Management
5 8 (25.00%) ETL
5 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.88%) Project Planning
6 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
6 7 (21.88%) Release Management
6 7 (21.88%) B2B
6 7 (21.88%) UML
6 7 (21.88%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
6 7 (21.88%) Change Management
6 7 (21.88%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (18.75%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (9.38%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Pega
3 5 (15.63%) Atlassian
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) F5
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe
6 1 (3.13%) BEA
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.13%) webMethods