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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 170 135 151
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +16
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 12 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.32% 0.80% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 2.01% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 11
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £34,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £39,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £52,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +36.36%
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
1098 1142 1160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 29.56% 39.89% 41.79%
Number of salaries quoted 836 969 1001
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSDL across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

WSDL Salary Histogram in Leeds

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 41 (100.00%) XML
2 38 (92.68%) Web Services
3 32 (78.05%) SOAP
4 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (48.78%) XSD
6 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
6 17 (41.46%) .NET
7 16 (39.02%) QA
8 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
9 13 (31.71%) SQL
9 13 (31.71%) Windows
9 13 (31.71%) User Stories
10 12 (29.27%) Test Planning
10 12 (29.27%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (24.39%) HP
11 10 (24.39%) DSDM
11 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
11 10 (24.39%) Test Management
11 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (24.39%) SpecFlow
11 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
11 10 (24.39%) Selenium
11 10 (24.39%) FitNesse
12 9 (21.95%) Internet
13 8 (19.51%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (19.51%) Marketing
13 8 (19.51%) Business Analysis
13 8 (19.51%) Agile Testing
14 7 (17.07%) Finance
14 7 (17.07%) VMware

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 7 (17.07%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) GlassFish
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) CICS
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (24.39%) SpecFlow
2 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
2 10 (24.39%) Selenium
2 10 (24.39%) FitNesse
3 8 (19.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (7.32%) JUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.44%) InstallShield
5 1 (2.44%) JDeveloper
General
1 8 (19.51%) Marketing
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Analyst
2 18 (43.90%) Test Analyst
3 16 (39.02%) Agile Test Analyst
4 14 (34.15%) QA Analyst
5 12 (29.27%) Consultant
5 12 (29.27%) Applications Support
6 6 (14.63%) Applications Consultant
6 6 (14.63%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (14.63%) Technical Support
7 5 (12.20%) Applications Support Consultant
7 5 (12.20%) Support Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) SOA Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Agile Business Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Junior Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) XML
2 38 (92.68%) Web Services
3 32 (78.05%) SOAP
4 20 (48.78%) XSD
5 17 (41.46%) .NET
6 5 (12.20%) Java EE
7 4 (9.76%) HTML
8 3 (7.32%) Grails
8 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.32%) Spring
8 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.32%) JAXB
8 3 (7.32%) XML Schema
9 2 (4.88%) J2ME
9 2 (4.88%) J2SE
9 2 (4.88%) J2EE
9 2 (4.88%) Java ME
9 2 (4.88%) Java SE
10 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.32%) W3C
1 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.32%) Solaris
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) User Stories
3 12 (29.27%) Test Planning
4 10 (24.39%) DSDM
4 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
4 10 (24.39%) Test Management
5 8 (19.51%) Business Analysis
5 8 (19.51%) Agile Testing
6 7 (17.07%) ITIL
7 6 (14.63%) Automation Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.76%) Usability Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
10 3 (7.32%) BPEL
10 3 (7.32%) Scrum
10 3 (7.32%) Project Management
10 3 (7.32%) SOA
11 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) Scala
4 3 (7.32%) Groovy
4 3 (7.32%) Ruby
4 3 (7.32%) COBOL
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 3 (7.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) HP
3 7 (17.07%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle