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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 176 135 122
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -13
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 4 37 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 1.18% 1.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 3.02% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 28 37
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -24.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +26.82%
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
1152 1227 1229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 32.11% 39.15% 42.88%
Number of salaries quoted 912 1041 1079
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 30 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (90.00%) Web Services
3 21 (70.00%) SOAP
4 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (56.67%) XSD
6 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (46.67%) QA
8 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
8 13 (43.33%) .NET
9 11 (36.67%) SQL
10 10 (33.33%) DSDM
10 10 (33.33%) User Stories
10 10 (33.33%) Test Planning
10 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
11 8 (26.67%) Test Management
11 8 (26.67%) Selenium
11 8 (26.67%) FitNesse
11 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
11 8 (26.67%) Marketing
11 8 (26.67%) SpecFlow
11 8 (26.67%) Agile Testing
11 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
11 8 (26.67%) HP
11 8 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (20.00%) Java
12 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
13 5 (16.67%) Java EE
13 5 (16.67%) Degree

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3 (10.00%) Apache
1 3 (10.00%) CICS
1 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) OLTP
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (26.67%) Cucumber
2 8 (26.67%) SpecFlow
2 8 (26.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (26.67%) Selenium
2 8 (26.67%) FitNesse
3 3 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 8 (26.67%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 16 (53.33%) Test Analyst
3 14 (46.67%) QA Analyst
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Support
5 5 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.67%) SOA Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Product Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Product Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) XML
2 27 (90.00%) Web Services
3 21 (70.00%) SOAP
4 17 (56.67%) XSD
5 13 (43.33%) .NET
6 5 (16.67%) Java EE
7 4 (13.33%) HTML
8 3 (10.00%) XML Schema
8 3 (10.00%) JAXB
8 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (10.00%) Spring
8 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (10.00%) Grails
9 2 (6.67%) Java ME
9 2 (6.67%) Java SE
9 2 (6.67%) J2ME
9 2 (6.67%) J2SE
9 2 (6.67%) J2EE
10 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
10 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) W3C
1 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Solaris
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) DSDM
2 10 (33.33%) User Stories
2 10 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Test Management
3 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (26.67%) Business Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) SOA
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) BPEL
6 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Usability Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) COBOL
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) Groovy
4 3 (10.00%) Scala
4 3 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) HP
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
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