The table below looks at the statistics for WSDL skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WSDL over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 172 129 113
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -16
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 8 47 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.24% 1.45% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 3.74% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 49
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £48,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +16.86%
WSDL
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1187 1257 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 35.51% 38.74% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1039 1072
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WSDL
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

WSDL Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WSDL
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

WSDL Salary Trend in Leeds

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 32 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (84.38%) Web Services
3 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (65.63%) SOAP
5 17 (53.13%) XSD
6 15 (46.88%) .NET
6 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
6 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
7 14 (43.75%) SQL
7 14 (43.75%) QA
8 13 (40.63%) User Stories
9 12 (37.50%) DSDM
10 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (31.25%) Test Planning
11 8 (25.00%) HP
11 8 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
11 8 (25.00%) Marketing
11 8 (25.00%) Selenium
11 8 (25.00%) FitNesse
11 8 (25.00%) Test Management
11 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
11 8 (25.00%) SpecFlow
11 8 (25.00%) Agile Testing
12 6 (18.75%) Java
12 6 (18.75%) Oracle
12 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
13 5 (15.63%) ITIL

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) OLTP
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 8 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (25.00%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 8 (25.00%) Marketing
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Analyst
2 16 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 14 (43.75%) QA Analyst
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Test Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Technical Support
5 5 (15.63%) Applications Support
5 5 (15.63%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Product Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) SOA Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
9 1 (3.13%) Development Team Leader
9 1 (3.13%) Product Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (84.38%) Web Services
3 21 (65.63%) SOAP
4 17 (53.13%) XSD
5 15 (46.88%) .NET
6 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.25%) Java ME
7 2 (6.25%) Java SE
7 2 (6.25%) Java EE
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE
7 2 (6.25%) HTML
7 2 (6.25%) J2ME
7 2 (6.25%) J2SE
8 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
8 1 (3.13%) JAXB
8 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.13%) Spring
8 1 (3.13%) Ajax
8 1 (3.13%) XSL
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) User Stories
3 12 (37.50%) DSDM
4 10 (31.25%) Test Planning
5 8 (25.00%) Test Management
5 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
7 5 (15.63%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) Time Management
9 3 (9.38%) OOP
9 3 (9.38%) OO
10 2 (6.25%) Scrum
10 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.25%) SOA
10 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Usability Testing
10 2 (6.25%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) C
4 3 (9.38%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) VMware