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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Rank 164 138 147
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Permanent jobs citing WSDL 22 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.58% 0.71% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 1.81% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 11
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £32,950 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
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
1124 1052 1201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 29.57% 39.42% 42.63%
Number of salaries quoted 866 880 1037
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 £27,500 £26,000
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 2 October 2014.

WSDL Salary Histogram in Leeds

WSDL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 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 56 (100.00%) XML
2 53 (94.64%) Web Services
3 47 (83.93%) SOAP
4 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (42.86%) Windows
5 24 (42.86%) XSD
6 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
7 21 (37.50%) .NET
8 20 (35.71%) QA
9 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
10 17 (30.36%) SQL
11 16 (28.57%) User Stories
11 16 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (28.57%) Test Planning
12 15 (26.79%) Internet
13 14 (25.00%) HP
13 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 14 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
13 14 (25.00%) Test Management
13 14 (25.00%) Selenium
14 13 (23.21%) FitNesse
14 13 (23.21%) SpecFlow
14 13 (23.21%) Cucumber
14 13 (23.21%) IIS
15 12 (21.43%) ITIL
15 12 (21.43%) VMware
16 11 (19.64%) Finance
16 11 (19.64%) Windows XP
17 10 (17.86%) DSDM
18 9 (16.07%) QuickTest Pro

WSDL
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 13 (23.21%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) CICS
2 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.36%) GlassFish
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (25.00%) Selenium
3 13 (23.21%) FitNesse
3 13 (23.21%) Cucumber
3 13 (23.21%) SpecFlow
4 9 (16.07%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (5.36%) JUnit
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.79%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Analyst
2 22 (39.29%) Test Analyst
3 21 (37.50%) Consultant
3 21 (37.50%) Applications Support
4 20 (35.71%) Agile Test Analyst
5 14 (25.00%) QA Analyst
6 12 (21.43%) Applications Consultant
7 11 (19.64%) Support Consultant
7 11 (19.64%) Applications Support Consultant
8 9 (16.07%) Technical Support
8 9 (16.07%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.57%) SOA Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
11 1 (1.79%) Junior Analyst
11 1 (1.79%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) XML
2 53 (94.64%) Web Services
3 47 (83.93%) SOAP
4 24 (42.86%) XSD
5 21 (37.50%) .NET
6 5 (8.93%) Java EE
7 4 (7.14%) HTML
8 3 (5.36%) XML Schema
8 3 (5.36%) JAXB
8 3 (5.36%) Grails
8 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.36%) Spring
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.57%) Java ME
9 2 (3.57%) Java SE
9 2 (3.57%) J2ME
9 2 (3.57%) J2SE
9 2 (3.57%) J2EE
10 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) W3C
1 3 (5.36%) Mainframe
1 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.36%) zOS
3 3 (5.36%) Solaris
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) User Stories
2 16 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 14 (25.00%) Test Management
3 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (21.43%) ITIL
5 10 (17.86%) DSDM
6 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
7 8 (14.29%) Usability Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Agile Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Automation Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.36%) Scrum
11 3 (5.36%) BPEL
11 3 (5.36%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.36%) SOA
11 3 (5.36%) Project Management
12 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) Java
3 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) COBOL
4 3 (5.36%) Perl
4 3 (5.36%) Python
4 3 (5.36%) Ruby
4 3 (5.36%) Groovy
4 3 (5.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.71%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) HP
3 12 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle