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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 157 135 135
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 25 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.66% 0.77% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.05% 1.99% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 23
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £31,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £41,700 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
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
1217 1004 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 32.28% 38.59% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 931 802 994
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 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WSDL across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

WSDL Salary Histogram in Leeds

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 84 (100.00%) XML
2 81 (96.43%) Web Services
3 76 (90.48%) SOAP
4 38 (45.24%) Windows
5 36 (42.86%) .NET
6 34 (40.48%) SQL Server
6 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (36.90%) XSD
8 28 (33.33%) QA
9 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
9 26 (30.95%) SQL
10 24 (28.57%) Internet
10 24 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (26.19%) IIS
12 21 (25.00%) HP
12 21 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 21 (25.00%) Test Management
12 21 (25.00%) Selenium
12 21 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
13 20 (23.81%) Finance
14 19 (22.62%) Windows XP
14 19 (22.62%) User Stories
15 17 (20.24%) VMware
15 17 (20.24%) ITIL
16 16 (19.05%) Cucumber
16 16 (19.05%) SpecFlow
16 16 (19.05%) FitNesse
16 16 (19.05%) Usability Testing
17 13 (15.48%) Business Analysis
17 13 (15.48%) QuickTest Pro

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (26.19%) IIS
2 3 (3.57%) Apache
2 3 (3.57%) CICS
2 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.57%) GlassFish
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.57%) Internet
2 3 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (25.00%) Selenium
3 16 (19.05%) FitNesse
3 16 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 16 (19.05%) SpecFlow
4 13 (15.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (3.57%) JUnit
5 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.19%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.19%) InstallShield
General
1 20 (23.81%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (45.24%) Analyst
2 32 (38.10%) Consultant
3 30 (35.71%) Applications Support
3 30 (35.71%) Test Analyst
4 27 (32.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 20 (23.81%) Applications Consultant
6 19 (22.62%) Support Consultant
6 19 (22.62%) Applications Support Consultant
7 14 (16.67%) QA Analyst
8 12 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (11.90%) Technical Support
10 7 (8.33%) Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Tester
11 5 (5.95%) Software Tester
12 4 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (4.76%) Architect
12 4 (4.76%) Integration Architect
12 4 (4.76%) Technical Architect
13 3 (3.57%) Software Engineer
13 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (100.00%) XML
2 81 (96.43%) Web Services
3 76 (90.48%) SOAP
4 36 (42.86%) .NET
5 31 (36.90%) XSD
6 6 (7.14%) XSLT
7 5 (5.95%) Middleware
7 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.95%) Java EE
8 3 (3.57%) Grails
8 3 (3.57%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.57%) Spring
8 3 (3.57%) XML Schema
8 3 (3.57%) JAXB
8 3 (3.57%) HTML
9 2 (2.38%) J2EE
9 2 (2.38%) J2ME
9 2 (2.38%) J2SE
9 2 (2.38%) Java ME
9 2 (2.38%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) W3C
2 3 (3.57%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.24%) Windows
2 19 (22.62%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.57%) zOS
3 3 (3.57%) Solaris
3 3 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.00%) Test Management
2 21 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 19 (22.62%) User Stories
4 17 (20.24%) ITIL
5 16 (19.05%) Usability Testing
6 13 (15.48%) Business Analysis
7 10 (11.90%) DSDM
8 8 (9.52%) BPEL
8 8 (9.52%) Agile Testing
9 6 (7.14%) Automation Testing
10 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.95%) Software Testing
10 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (5.95%) TDD
11 3 (3.57%) Project Management
11 3 (3.57%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.57%) SOA
11 3 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) SQL
2 8 (9.52%) Java
3 6 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (3.57%) COBOL
4 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.57%) Perl
4 3 (3.57%) Python
4 3 (3.57%) Ruby
4 3 (3.57%) Groovy
4 3 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) ISEB
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
1 3 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.00%) HP
3 17 (20.24%) VMware
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle